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THE MUST LIST

SPACEY'S HAN SOLO!
Saturday Night Live clip, with Kevin Spacey as Christopher Walken, auditioning for the role of Han Solo in Star Wars. Bonkers genius. Watch here

BRAZIL SE!
Three-disc Region 1 set from the Criterion Collection of Terry Gilliam's Kafka-style sci-fi fable, includes a brand new director's cut, commentaries and docs.

NEW SOUTH PARK!
From the latest batch of new episodes; the boys enter the nerdy world of online computer gaming. Watch here

THE WINTER OF FRANKIE MACHINE!
The new novel from Don Winslow, about a retired hitman brought back into the game. De Niro's slated to star in the movie version.

APOCALYPSE POOH!
Acehot bootleg, with the Apocalypse Now soundtrack laid over the top of Disney's Winnie-The-Pooh movie, finally comes to You Tube. Watch here

LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!
Among the 350 films screening between Nov 2 - 12 are Hollywoodland (see opposite), plus docs on the American Hardcore scene and Leonard Cohen. www.leedsfilm.com

THE DEER HUNTER SE!
Mau! Mau! Didi mau! The main sell for this 2-disc Special Edition is the exclusive commentary from director Michael Cimino. Out now from Optimum Classics.

BATTLE OF THE BANDS!
Album covers! Fighting each other! Genius animation. Check it out here: Watch here

NEW CORMAC McCARTHY NOVEL!
The All The Pretty Horses author's latest; a man and his son travel through a post-nuclear landscape in search of the ocean.

ROGER DALTRY IN CSI!
The Who provide the opening music for the three shows in the CSI TV franchise, now Rog himself is to star in the show's mothership series - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Anyone remember Lisztomana..?


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Reviewed: Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion by Robert Gordon


As Robert Gordon reminds us in Respect Yourself: Stax Records And The Soul Explosion, his terrific account of the rise and fall of the great Memphis soul imprint, the Stax story is more than a record-label history. “It is an American story,” Gordon writes,”...