❉ Life is complex and nothing is easy in Alan Parker’s bold, blistering adult drama.
❉ Often copied, never equalled – the legacy of ‘2001’ in the centenary year of Arthur C. Clarke, who died on this day in 2008.
❉ We celebrate the debut of the band who accidentally invented modern alternative rock music.
❉ An appreciation of the quickfire comedy and anarchic spirit of the Marx Brothers.
❉ An appreciation of George Pal’s film, one of the cornerstones of “Steampunk”, released during the height of the nuclear arms race.
❉ We look back on the work of Arthur Freed, producer of the most outstanding musicals of MGM.