On Screen

On the big screen, on the small screen, on DVD, on Blu-ray. If it’s a cool cult movie or a lost gem off the TV, you are likely to find it on these pages, along with reviews of the latest releases.

Coming to the BBC: The Story of Skinhead with Don Letts

by Modculture 5 October, 2016

BBC Four is always the channel to watch and never more so than on Friday 14th October 2016. That’s the transmission of The Story of Skinhead with Don Letts. Continue Reading

On TV: 1966 – 50 Years Ago Today heads to BBC4

by Modculture 21 July, 2016

One to look out for this weekend – or at the very least record. That’s 1966 – 50 Years Ago Today on BBC4. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Absolute Beginners: 30th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray

by Modculture 1 June, 2016

Can you believe it is 30 years since this hit the big screen? Well it is – and to celebrate that fact, there is an Absolute Beginners: 30th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray. Continue Reading

What’s Good For The Goose on Talking Pictures TV this week

by Modculture 1 May, 2016

A film that has to be seen to be believed is on Talking Pictures TV in the UK this week – What’s Good For The Goose. Continue Reading

Poor Cow (1967) screening on Talking Pictures TV

by Modculture 10 April, 2016

It has become the default channel for many people of late and for good reason. Talking Pictures TV shows some wonderful cult and classic films. So it’s hardly surprising to see a screening of Poor Cow this week. Continue Reading

Coffee bar classics: BFI Flipside reissues Beat Girl and Expresso Bongo

by Modculture 26 February, 2016

Perhaps a little cheesy now, but coffee bar rebellion in the late 1950s was captured for the big screen with both Beat Girl and Expresso Bongo. Both are getting a serious reissue from the BFI very soon. Continue Reading

Fully immersive Quadrophenia screening at the Hammersmith Apollo London

by Modculture 22 January, 2016

If you are a fan of the film and live within commuting distance to the capital, you might be interested in this ‘fully immersive’ Quadrophenia screening at the Hammersmith Apollo on 11th February 2016. Continue Reading

Extensive Jean-Luc Godard season at the BFI plus Anna Karina Q&A sessions

by Modculture 18 December, 2015

Fans of French new wave cinema might want to put some time aside early next year as the BFI is running Jean-Luc Godard season over three months. Continue Reading

Midnight Of My Life (Steve Marriott short movie) available to pre-order

by Modculture 27 October, 2015

We have talked about it for some time, but seeing it hasn’t been easy so far. That is about to change with another screening of the Steve Marriott short movie Midnight Of My Life in London and the option to download a copy for yourself. Continue Reading

Interview: Mark Baxter talks Tubby Hayes – A Man in a Hurry

by Modculture 23 October, 2015

Mark Baxter, in collaboration with Lee Cogswell, has delivered Tubby Hayes – A Man in a Hurry, a film that charts the life and times of perhaps Britain’s greatest jazz exponent. We talked about to Mark about the man, the documentary and the 60s jazz scene, along with Paul Weller and Martin Freeman’s involvement in the project. Continue Reading