❉ Ange Chan previews a new British musical about friendship, love & survival, set in Soho across 60 years, featuring the songs of Marc Almond and Soft Cell.
❉ It’s in the trees! Andy Murray pores over Powerhouse’s exhaustive Blu Ray edition of the cult classic, here with a generous section of extras.
❉ 1980 John Carpenter classic returns to cinema screens and home entertainment newly restored and looking better than ever.
❉ ‘The defiantly humanist, brilliantly written series I fell in love with all those years ago is well and truly back’, writes Rob Fairclough.
❉ This movie shows that risks can still be taken with the Western, such as giving the genre’s template a South African cultural overhaul.
❉ Morecambe & Wise will be the focus of a brand new documentary series hosted by Jonathan Ross this December. The series also includes the duo’s very first appearances on television in colour.
❉ We talk to composer & conductor Carl Davis CBE about Paul McCartney’s elegiac classical opus, released in the US 27 years ago today.
❉ One of the great missing masterpieces of British television, The Road is rising again at long last, in the form of a new BBC Radio 4 adaptation written by Toby Hadoke.
❉ This is a highly recommended purchase for anyone into British punk, especially the streetpunk/Oi! genres, writes Brad Shepherd.
❉ Whether channelling Keats, Joyce and Python with Peter Gabriel or blasting out stadium rock favourites with Phil Collins, Genesis had something for everyone. Here’s ten of the best.