Well, the wait is over and the Northern Soul film is almost ready to hit the big screens nationwide. Is it any good? The Scenester has been lucky enough to attend an early screening of the much-anticipated movie. Here are his thoughts…
Well, everything else is already available to order, including the book and the soundtrack on CD and 45 vinyl box set. So really it’s perhaps no surprise to see Elaine Constantine’s Northern Soul movie offered on pre-order to own too.
A lot to get in, but perhaps best to keep everything about For The Love Of Mod in one place.
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.
I know a few of you went to see this at the BFI when it was part of the Flipside presentation there. But what you might now know is that Some People is getting a DVD release via Network.
Regular readers of the site might recall I did a feature on The Action – In The Lap Of The Mods recently, a VHS-only documentary based around the band’s reunion in the late 1990s. Well, it’s coming out again on DVD.
We mentioned the release of the long lost Rolling Stones movie Charlie Is My Darling on our Facebook page and it caused a good amount of interest. The details of the Super Deluxe Edition might push things up a notch further.
If you want to see how technology has moved on and become more accessible, the arrival of a DVD of the 2012 Friday Street Mod Rally To Ayr is a shining example.