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Boisterous action ensues when colourfully tattooed extreme sports fanatic Xander Cage is press-...

The spaghetti western was flagging by 1970 when Enzo Barboni gave it a spoof shot in the arm with...

Van Wilder—Party Liaison

One of the last spasms from the gross-out "wave", this National Lampoon effort has—among the...

Path To War

Made for HBO, John Frankenheimer's final film shows how the US stumbled into the Vietnam war....

High Crimes

Someone seems to have decided that Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman are a marketable team, and their...

No Man's Land

A Bosnian and a Serb share a trench in this Oscar-winning anti-war film which uses farce and satire...

Dark Side Of The Loons

Glam's loveable Black Country bovver boyz expose the grim realities of the rock'n'roll lifestyle

Jacob's Ladder

Tim Robbins is Jacob, a Vietnam Vet trying to adjust to civilian life in New York but suffering...

Sci-Fi - Fantasy Roundup

Psychiatric patient Prot (Kevin Spacey) seems remarkably sane, except for his assertion that he's...

Deep Purple—Heavy Metal Pioneers

Heavy metal pioneers certainly, but as this appealing history shows, Deep Purple also had the knack...

Yes—Yes Years

Yes Years chronicles the band's career from the late '60s through to their '90s reunion via two...

Cream—Strange Brew

This includes much of the surviving live footage of Clapton, Bruce and Baker, including extracts...

Welcome To Tha House—The Doggumentary

An opening tour of the interior of Snoop Doggy Dogg's mink-lined Cadillac gives an indication of...

Gil Scott-Heron—Black Wax

A terrific primer on Scott-Heron's lyrical, funky jazz bluesology, Robert Mugge's semi-concert...

Robin Williams Live On Broadway

The culmination of a sell-out 2002 tour sees a middle-aged Williams return to his maniacal roots,...

The Yardbirds

You might think there's not enough surviving live footage of The Yardbirds to fill a full-length...

Dinner Rush

Danny Aiello dominates this ensemble drama as the weary owner of an Italian restaurant in New York'...

Q&A

Made in 1990 but in a Serpico-style '70s tradition, Sidney Lumet's Q&A pits Nick Nolte's...

Knockaround Guys

Producer Lawrence Bender wears his Tarantino badge with pride. Which is fine when producing QT...

A Fish Called Wanda—Special Edition

Fifteen years on, the only thing that's dated about John Cleese's romantic-comedy-cum-caper-movie...

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Editor's Letter

The return of The Aphex Twin, and Caustic Window


Last year, Warp Records embarked on a campaign for Boards Of Canada's "Tomorrow's Harvest" comeback that was notable for its obtuseness. Unmarked 12-inches were hidden in record stores, strings of numbers and inexplicable broadcasts were strewn enigmatically across the internet. At one point, I...