The Afrofuturist and socio-politically revolutionary film is never less than fascinating in its image of an alternative world – but also labours the point a bit too much.
The Special London Bridge Special – An Unbelievable All-Star Mess
Tom Jones heads an extravagant and unlikely cast in a 1972 TV special celebrating the opening of the relocated London Bridge in Arizona.
Ray Charles, Movie Star: The Strange Tale Of Ballad In Blue
A stiff-lipped melodrama in which the famed musician becomes chummy with a small boy – it was a more innocent time in 1965.
“I Want To be A Sailor, Sailing Out To Sea” – The Timeless Pleasures Of The Thief Of Bagdad
The classic fantasy film of the 1940s remains as wonderful and engaging now as it ever was.
Jesus Christ! The Unbearable Horrors Of Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Bibilical Rock Opera
The film version of the post-hippy reinterpretation of the Passion of the Christ tries hard but is ultimately hamstrung by the terrible, terrible songs.
Here Comes Peter Cottontail: A Stop-Motion Easter Special
A classic stop-motion animated Easter TV special starring Vincent Price.
Cy Payne’s British Leyland Musical Extravaganza
A curious musical performed for car workers and written By Britain’s library music maestro.
Christmas In The Stars – A Spectacular Star Wars Atrocity
Yet another atrocious holiday season cash-in from the Star Wars money machine.