Gareth Negus learns to stop worrying and love the bomb, with the new Criterion Collection blu-ray.
Philip Concannon on a new Blu-ray edition of the complete Buster Keaton short films, on general release today.
As MostlyFilm’s 1986 week draws to a close, five more of our contributors share their favourite filmic memories of the year that also brought the world Robert Pattinson, Lindsay Lohan, the Olsen twins and Megan Fox. No, we didn’t think all those people were the same age either.
Yesterday we brought you Paul Duane’s takedown of (almost) everything 1986 has to offer the dedicated cineaste, so today we redress the balance with some of our contributors’ favourite memories of the year that saw the birth of Pixar, Ghibli and The Simpsons, though the animated film we’ve selected below is a little less cheery than any of those.
1986 week continues at MostlyFilm Towers, where over the next few days we’ll be wishing a happy 30th birthday to some of our contributors’ favourite films. But first, Paul Duane has something he needs to get off his chest…
It’s 1986 week here at MF Towers, where sometimes the present day is too grim to contemplate and we allow ourselves a period of reverie in the past. The fun kicks off with Indy Datta on today’s anniversary re-release of Cocoon.
Sarah Slade revisits David Bowie Is, the documentary made about the 2013 V&A exhibition, which is showing in cinemas across the UK tonight.
This movie doesn’t need to take abuse from us: it has hundreds of people dying to abuse it. Danni Glover braves the Ghostbusters remake.
Paul Duane on Howard Brookner’s 1983 portrait of William Burroughs, released today in a new blu-ray restoration from Criterion.