Velvet Buzzsaw

Velvet Buzzsaw is the newest addition in a recent string of attempts to revive the horror genre with innovative ideas, after years of stagnation and poor quality. In this, it is relatively...

Cult Column: Eraserhead (1977)

David Lynch’s Eraserhead (1977) is a genuinely haunting film. It is presented as a fever dream of confusion and disgust which explores both the horrors of parenthood and the cruelty of the modern...

Blade Runner: Visions of 2019

The 2019 of Blade Runner (1982) is one of flying cars, darkness, and perpetual rain. In it, Los Angeles has been purged of green spaces and colonised by a maze of anonymous high rises covered with...

Cult Column: Wittgenstein (1993)

Derek Jarman’s Wittgenstein (1993) is the last in the series of biopics he made about gay or bisexual men of historical note. While Wittgenstein’s private life is an important aspect of this...

Cult Column: The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather (1972) is a crime film about a Mafia family in New York during the years after The Second World War. It is widely regarded as one of the greatest films ever made and, as such, has been...