❉ “Cinema like this must be FELT as well as witnessed.” We report back from the BFI’s exclusive media preview of the restoration of Abel Gance’s silent epic, out this month.
❉ We review Simon Matthews’ magical history tour of Swinging Sixties British cinema.
❉ A lucid biography of 1930s film star Carole Lombard details her extraordinary life and tragic death.
❉ Think you know the man who was the Fifth Doctor? Peter Davison’s witty and candid autobiography may surprise you.
❉ We peruse Marc Almond’s definitive 10-disc box set career anthology.
❉ We review Dusty’s final album from 1995, re-issued as a Collector’s Edition 2-disc set.
❉ We continue with our reviews of ‘American Horror Story: Roanoke’. BEWARE SPOILERS.
❉ We revive the spirit of BBC2’s ‘Moviedrome’ – this week: ‘Beetlejuice’ Day-oh!
❉ Aliens from outer space strike terror into the hearts of mankind in this 1951 space invasion flick on DVD at last.
❉ It’s time to get really depressed again. Thank God for Charlie Brooker.