❉ The legendary Bruce Dern keeps the audience on edge and newcomer Lexy Kolker gives a fantastic performance.
❉ The FREAKS directors talk about making impossible ideas believable, and casting Bruce Dern.
❉ The prodigious young film-maker and poet on her movie ‘Julia 17’ and much more.
❉ Peter Medak’s ghost story arrives on a nicely presented Blu-ray with a generous amount of extras. Does it still hold up over three decades later?
❉ 12 hours of one of the greatest detective shows ever to grace our screens and Columbo’s raincoat, cigars and battered Peugeot have never looked better.
❉ The original series of Columbo, television’s greatest detective, comes to Blu-ray for the first time, fully restored and in hi-definition.
❉ O’Connell writes with wit and repartee on the influence of “George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, a shark, two motherships, some gremlins, ghostbusters and a man of steel”.
❉ Many films exist on a knife-edge … failure is only a screening away.
❉ All nostalgia, no substance? Iain MacLeod levels up.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week, the ‘Mayor’ of Scarfolk. For more information, please re-read.