Noah And The Whale – Last Night On Earth

Adults who love model railways are, and always will be, human punchlines. However, the novelty of seeing something so complicated reduced down to a quaint, yet fully functioning model delivers a unique brand of satisfaction which, despite its inherent silliness, has earned our respect. For this same reason, we should really give a second chance to Noah and the Whale’s ‘Last Night on Earth’.

Big Wednesday

By combining the coming-of-age story of American Graffiti, the Deer Hunter’s exploration of post-Vietnam trauma and Rocky’s sports film heart, John Milius produced the most 70’s film of the 1970’s.

All The President’s Men

In the world of politics, historically significant moments often take place in the most mundane of settings and situations. In All The President’s Men two journalists uncover the origins of the Watergate scandal, but the story’s revelations don’t occur in the West Wing of The White House, but in hotels, car parks and newspaper offices.

The 400 Blows

In 1958, film critic Francis Truffaut was banned from the Cannes Film Festival for writing articles condemning the state of the French film industry. The next year he was invited back to the festival, awarded Best Director for his debut film, The 400 Blows.

The Beach Boys – Love You

Convinced it would be the Pet Sounds of the 70’s, The Beach Boys rallied behind their troubled leader Brian Wilson to help create the oddest album in their catalogue.

Audio Commentaries

Fiona Apple recently said in an interview that ‘Every addict should get locked in a private movie theatre with Q.T. and P.T.A. on coke, and they’ll never want to do it again.’ If that’s the case, why do so many people love listening to audio commentaries?