the best albums of 2017

Posted by on November 23, 2017 in , , ,

The votes are in, the numbers have been crunched and the records have been obsessed over. Below is our comprehensive list of the best albums of 2017, as voted for by staff in all of our nine stores. You can read about our favourite albums and film ...Read More

the driller killer: review

Posted by on November 2, 2017 in , ,

Like Martin Scorsese, Abel Ferrara was raised a Catholic in New York. Like Scorsese, Ferrara’s early films explore a seedy milieu of afterhours New York – a nerve-jangling noctural hustle full of misfits and obsessives. Of the films made in the E ...Read More

tales of terror: review

Posted by on October 31, 2017 in , ,

Edgar Allan Poe had an exceptionally good 1960s. Thanks largely due to the patronage of b-movie filmmaker Roger Corman, eight Poe adaptations were committed to celluloid – starring, inevitably, the grand master of gothic cinema, Vincent Price. Corm ...Read More

dressed to kill: review

Posted by on October 31, 2017 in , ,

Brian De Palma had been making films since the late Sixties although arguably it wasn’t until 1973 that he found his creative ‘voice’. This was with Sisters, a psychological horror film about separated Siamese twins – one of whom is a suspect ...Read More