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Tuesday, April 1 2014

'The Big Melt' Puts Flesh Onto the Memories of Sheffield's Steel Industry

Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and director Martin Wallace join forces to breathe new vibrancy into a living history of glowing foundries, smoking chimneys and toiling men.


Tuesday, February 11 2014

'The Phantom of the Opera' Is Unsettling and Imbued with a Dense and Shadowy Gothic Atmosphere

This wonderful HD restoration of Universal's horror classic reiterates the brilliance of Lon Chaney's grotesque creation.


Tuesday, January 14 2014

There Are No Easy Answers for Feminism in 'Riddles of the Sphinx'

Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen's seminal experimental film is an interesting synthesis of rigorous feminist film theory and avant-garde sound and music.


Monday, January 6 2014

'Robin Redbreast' and the Creeping Horrors of a Rural Idyll

Released for the first time on DVD, the BBC's 1970 drama is a disturbing film concerning the grim underbelly of sinister rural rituals, and those that adhere to them.


Wednesday, December 25 2013

Scratch Beneath the Surface of 'Dead of Night', If You Dare

If you are patient you will be rewarded with intellectual stimulation, and a tone of general strangeness that will creep insidiously under your skin.


Bodysong [14.Apr.10]
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