Sadistic and murderous, Kriminal was nevertheless a hugely popular comic book character in the 1960s.
The problems in adapting a complex story for the screen laid bare in John Irvin’s messy, compromised version of Peter Straub’s magnificent novel.
The art provocateurs and cut-up masters create a study of hypocritical religious brutality.
The self-importance – and actual importance – of the rock critic, and why collections of old rock star interviews still have value.
The French adult producers lend their name to a couple of blonde beers.
Why unknown singers joining famous rock bands are almost always doomed to fail.
The evolving history of the Bond Girl is a study in glamour, sexploitation and hypocrisy across six decades.
The continuing Satanic Panic and religious hysteria surrounding Led Zeppelin’s most famous recording.
International museums get their Knickers in a twist over erotic art being called out for what it is.
The once heard, never forgotten recorded works of the unique singer and video producer.
The constant implication in superhero films, that women are inherently powerless with their destinies shaped by the actions of men, does not seem a particularly empowering narrative.
Joe Dante’s most biting satire of suburban America sadly loses its nerve at the last minute and becomes as reactionary and curtain-twitching as its central characters.