Gareth Negus watches the TV series of Wolf Creek.
Britain’s finest ever zombie biker movie has come back from the dead, courtesy of the BFI and Scalarama. Spank The Monkey takes a ride with the Death Wheelers.
If you had to identify the best-loved post on MostlyFilm – and I mean properly loved, rather than merely popular because it comes high on a Google search for ‘young boy handjob’ – then I suspect that Ricky Young’s four-part series If My Calculations Are Correct would be a prime candidate. It acknowledges that we don’t watch films in a vacuum: the circumstances of their viewing are as important as the films themselves. IMCAC isn’t just about a collection of science fiction classics – it’s about young Ricky encountering them every Tuesday teatime on BBC2, and having his mind opened to a whole genre of cinema. Continue reading Psychomania
If you had the chance to walk the paths of fantasyland, would you? Maybe, but maybe not in the 1980s. Let MrMoth guide you past the dangers untold and hardships unnumbered.
Ricky Young looks at a wonderful slice of not-very-much, driven entirely by the charisma of its two leads.
Directed by Brian De Palma, with a score by Bernard Herrmann, Obsession came out 40 years ago today. Blake Backlash watches it again and experiences déjà vu.
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.
The Criterion Collection continues to expand its catalogue in the UK. Fiona Pleasance has been on a journey with Easy Rider, their latest release, which hits the road today.
Phil Concannon watches Late Shift and ponders the idea of the interactive movie and watching with your phone switched on.
Gareth Negus opens ‘Cult Cinema: An Arrow Video Companion’ and finds a mix of bullseyes and misses.