❉ Queen’s music is a fundamental part of the texture of Flash Gordon, an artful fusion of sound and vision, writes Don Klees.
❉ It is tempting to consign Sky to that enduring but beige ‘easy listening’ category, but to leave it at that would be overly simplistic. There is much in here to beguile and intrigue.
❉ After-Image looks at single images and the emotional and narrative weight they carry. This week: Industrial Relations, ‘Alien’-style.
❉ John Rain on Dog Man Star, Galton & Simpson, Peter Cook, Twitter and, of course, Smersh Pod.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Laurence R. Harvey – Martin from ‘Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence)’.
❉ Saturday morning TV legends on their career, comedy influences and cult heroes. But do they do duvets?
❉ We revive the spirit of BBC2’s ‘Moviedrome’. This week: Robert Altman drags Raymond Chandler into the 1970s with ‘The Long Goodbye’.