❉ Featuring a number of outstanding songs, A Star Is Born is one of those rare films that manages to live up to its hype. Ben Peyton goes ga-ga.
❉ Fast Times At Ridgemont High is as honest, fresh and funny as it was a generation ago.
❉ The Stranglers’ debut LP is forty years old and still unassailable.
❉ These two films tell us everything we need to know about Scorsese then and now.
❉ BFI to release on DVD Who’s That Knocking at My Door (1967) and Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974) on 27 March.
❉ Evergreen! Shagpile rugs! That perm! Sex in a bathtub! Mega outdoor concerts! More F-Bombs than you can count! ‘A Star Is Born’ is camp as Christmas itself.