Looking back at Sam Fuller’s much-misunderstood, long withdrawn study of racism and rehabilitation.
Noirvember: The Flying Scot
Continuing our crime month with a look at one of the great unsung classics of the British B-movie.
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.
Classic Albums Revisited: Frank Zappa’s Apostrophe (‘)
Looking back at Frank Zappa’s magnum opus from 1974.
Beware The Creepers: Dario Argento’s Phenomena
The artistic beginning of the end for Dario Argento.
Reinventing The Weimar Republic: Babylon Berlin
The complex and ambitious political German noir TV series is both ambitious and frustrating.
Art, Sex And Seven Days In The Snake Pit: Tokyo Elegy
Explicit sex and romantic intensity in Aryan Kaganof’s experimental drama.
Shut Up And Bleed – The Collected Works Of Teenage Jesus And The Jerks
The no-wave punk pioneers that launched Lydia Lunch remembered.
Classic Albums Revisited: Velvet Underground’s White Light / White Heat
The seminal band’s second album may be the pinnacle of their achievements.
When Sex Leers It’s Inquisitive Head – The Bizarre Recordings Of Peter Wyngarde
The extraordinary, outrageous and quickly withdrawn LP by the legendary louche Seventies superstar.
What’s In The Basket? Frank Henenlotter’s Freaky Horror Trilogy
Looking back at 1980’s grindhouse favourite Basket case and the belated sequels.
Teenage Kicks: The Strangely Dark World Of The Last American Virgin
Re-examing the bleakest teen sex comedy of the 1980s.