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.

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

UK premiere of Lambert & Stamp confirmed for Sundance London 2014

by Modculture 17 January, 2014

Now this does look like turning up for. The Sundance London 2014 event has confirmed that it will host the premiere of the Lambert & Stamp documentary. For Who fans, it’s probably a must see. Continue Reading

Video: Talking Quadrophenia – A Fans View plus new book by Simon Wells

by Modculture 5 December, 2013

A couple of related items here, one for now, one for later. The one for now is the video of Talking Quadrophenia – A Fans View. Continue Reading

Pop – Images of Desire movie season at London’s Barbican

by Modculture 23 November, 2013

Plenty of mod must-sees coming to the big screen next week, as the Barbican in London hosts Pop – Images of Desire, a selection of classic pop art flicks. Continue Reading

Watch it: BBC Culture Show: Northern Soul – Keep the Faith

by Modculture 26 September, 2013

If you missed it or happen be be outside the UK, you can check out the BBC Culture Show: Northern Soul – Keep the Faith thanks to YouTube. Continue Reading

Quadrophenia screening plus Q&A with cast and crew at Cine Lumiere, London SW7

by Modculture 20 September, 2013

Fans of the movie might want to know about a Quadrophenia screening plus Q&A with cast and crew at Cine Lumiere, London SW7. Oh yes, we’ve wangled a big discount code for tickets too. Continue Reading