❉ If you’re a fan of Burt Reynolds’ work, this little gem will remind you why he was such a dominating box-office force for so many years, writes Nick Clement.
❉ This year’s highlights included the U.K premiere of ‘King Cohen’, Paddy Considine’s second directorial effort and Harry Dean Stanton’s last film.
❉ Andy Murray on legendary scriptwriter Nigel Kneale.
❉ PS Publishing’s essay collection pays tribute to the Quatermass creator and ‘father of British TV drama’.
❉ A wistful coming of age story, an ode to the inherent power of movie magic, and a spirited shout-out to old-school showmanship.
❉ Your festive viewing doesn’t have to be It’s A Wonderful Life, Home Alone and Scrooge. Here’s We Are Cult’s alternative Xmas faves…
❉ Aliens from outer space strike terror into the hearts of mankind in this 1951 space invasion flick on DVD at last.