Eight Legged Freaks

In a small Arizona town a toxic waste dump creates a plague of hundreds of giant spiders. Cue mass destruction and enormous fun, since the SFX are first-rate, the cast…

24 Hour Party People

Madchester: The Movie, in which Michael Winterbottom proves his versatility knows no bounds. In lesser hands, the juiced-up story of Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays and self-styled pratgenius Tony…

Chic – In Japan

The great dance music innovators' final concert, recorded live at the Budokan in April 1996

Jim And Jennie And The Pinetops – One More In The Cabin

Both Jim Krewson and Jennie Benford were raised in tradition-steeped communities (in Pennsylvania and Vermont respectively), rebelling into punk before reconnecting with roots years later. Their third album smudges the…

Flower Power

Twelve-year chronicle of demos and live cuts from '90s keepers of pop flame

Would-Be-Goods – Marden Hill

Marden Hill CADAQUEZ Various Artists THE COOL MIKADO ALL ÉL In the '80s, Mike Alway's él records were a beacon of intelligent perversity, elegantly absurd and non-commercial.…

Irréversible

DIRECTED BY Gaspar Noé STARRING Vincent Cassel, Monica Bellucci, Albert Dupontel Opened January 31, Cert 18, 95 mins You probably heard about this shock-rocking rape-and-revenge drama from the stir it…

Japón

Slow-burning but majestic Mexican drama

The Prisoner 35th Anniversary Companion

On this "Special Edition" DVD you get a wealth of biographical information and visual material, as well as a Renault 21 TV ad based on this legendary Cold War-era feast…

Murder By Numbers

Sandra Bullock got little credit for branching out as a gum-chewing, neurotic hardcase in this clever Barbet Schroeder cop thriller. Two Dostoyevsky students commit the perfect murder as an intellectual…