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.

Living For The Weekend – BBC4 Northern Soul documentary airs next week

by Modculture 17 July, 2014

We would guess it isn’t going to be the best documentary on the subject (Tony Palmer’s Wigan Casino pictured above probably gets that title), but Living For The Weekend should still be worth checking out if you have any kind of interest in northern soul. Continue Reading

The Harder They Come plus Q&A with Don Letts at Somerset House

by Modculture 5 July, 2014

Right now, there’s a Return of the Rudeboy exhibition taking place at Somerset House and alongside it, a number of mini events. A screening of The Harder They Come is just one of them. Continue Reading

Quadrophenia hits the theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe

by Modculture 24 June, 2014

Thanks to Bernard for flagging this up, a theatre production of Quadrophenia at the Edinburgh Fringe. Continue Reading

Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem on BBC4

by Modculture 21 May, 2014

This was flagged up on the forum, with the BBC4 site offering the briefest details. Thankfully, we’ve been able to get the full details of Timeshift – Mods, Rockers and Bank Holiday Mayhem off the BBC this morning. Continue Reading

For The Love Of Mod screening party – plus pre-order on DVD or download

by Modculture 22 April, 2014

A lot to get in, but perhaps best to keep everything about For The Love Of Mod in one place. Continue Reading

World Premiere: Dexys – Nowhere Is Home plus Q&A with Kevin Rowland at the BFI Southbank

by Modculture 8 April, 2014

First heard about this documentary on Paul Gorman’s blog back in February, but nothing since. However, browsing the new listings for the BFI, spotted a world premiere for Dexys – Nowhere Is Home in May. Continue Reading

Trailer: Get On Up – the James Brown movie

by Modculture 14 March, 2014

Been looking forward to seeing this for some time, but so far we just have the trailer for the autobiographical James Brown movie Get On Up. Continue Reading

Free ticket draw: Northern Soul movie plus Q&A with director Elaine Constantine in Manchester

by Modculture 13 February, 2014

You have to get your name in the draw, but you could get free tickets to the Northern Soul movie plus a Q&A with director Elaine Constantine in Manchester. Continue Reading

Trailer: The Neat Offensive – a film about John Simons

by Modculture 10 February, 2014

Fair to say that if you don’t know about John Simons, you probably have a gap in your knowledge of modernism. Luckily that gap will soon be filled with a film about the great man, going by the name of The Neat Offensive. Continue Reading

London In The Sixties: Ballad In Blue with Ray Charles gets a DVD and Blu-ray issue

by Modculture 31 January, 2014

Now this is a bizarre release. I never knew Ray Charles made a film, let alone one in mid-sixties London. But Ballad In Blue exists and it’s coming out via Network this year. Continue Reading