Tagged With ‘cult’

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

The Avengers officially-licensed pop art prints by Art & Hue

by Modculture 13 August, 2015

If you love The Avengers, you might just love The Avengers officially-licensed pop art prints by Art & Hue. Continue Reading

Small Faces films feature in line-up of new Talking Pictures TV channel

by Modculture 26 May, 2015

If you have a Sky box (whether you have a contract or not), you should be able to get the new, free-to-air Talking Pictures TV channel from today (Tuesday 26th May) and it might turn out to have some interesting vintage movies on it. Continue Reading

1960s cult classic novel Adrift In Soho to be turned into a movie

by Modculture 20 October, 2014

Have you read the book Adrift In Soho? You really should, especially if you are a fan of Absolute Beginners, as it carries a very similar vibe (and covers a similar time period. If not, there’s a film on the way. Continue Reading

Network releases cult 1960s TV soundtracks on heavyweight vinyl

by Modculture 14 October, 2013

The company reissues the shows on DVD and Blu-ray, so Network releasing cult 1960s TV soundtracks on heavyweight vinyl perhaps isn’t a big surprise. Continue Reading

1960s Battle of the Mods movie posters

by Modculture 27 November, 2012

This weekend, I posted up a picture of my Battle of the Mods movie poster, which isn’t (as yet) up for sale. The feedback was pretty impressive, so with that in mind, I’ve dug around for variations of the movie poster currently for sale on eBay and elsewhere. Continue Reading

And Soon The Darkness (1970)

by Modculture 2 June, 2012

It’s an obscure thing that used to live on late night TV, but And Soon The Darkness has an interesting back story. Continue Reading

Absolute Beginners (1986)

by Modculture 27 April, 2012

Absolute Beginners – it was the film franchise that couldn’t fail. A cult novel that reads like a film screenplay, a ‘hip’ director and a bag load of goodwill. But it did fail – and unlike most movies that get ripped apart by the critics, this one didn’t even get belated cult status. But is it really so bad? Well… Continue Reading

James Bond 50th anniversary posters by Max Dalton

by Modculture 25 April, 2012

I suspect there will be a few posters at the official James Bond 50th anniversary exhibition, but probably not as good as these James Bond 50th anniversary posters by Max Dalton. Continue Reading

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1968)

by Modculture 24 April, 2012

Originally a Hunter Davies book about teenage love and lust in mid-60s Carlisle, Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush made it to the big screen in 1968, courtesy of director Clive Donner. Continue Reading