❉ Emerging onto Blu Ray for the very first time David Weisman and John Palmer’s Ciao! Manhattan is an odd, fragmentary, fitfully impressive patchwork quilt of a movie.
❉ This black and white Portuguese horror is a game of two halves, Iain MacLeod finds.
❉ An epic, lyrical, brooding, atmospheric western, a psychological study of a murder and a murderer.
❉ A tribute to Sir John Hurt, who David Lynch called “simply the greatest actor in the world.”
❉ Nick Clement presents his assessments of cinematic gems and cult oddities. This week, an ultra-vicious and gleefully nasty satire.
❉ An appreciation of the underground star who “forever changed male sexuality on screen”, who turned 68 on December 31, 2016.