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National Lampoon’s Roadtrip

Cars Culture

" There's something about the great American road. It's always been an arena of mythic adventures, tortured mishaps and, if you're lucky, hilarious comedy. And the comedy doesn't get much more hilarious than that dreamt up by Chevy Chase. His National "

Durango 95… Proper Horrorshow

Cars Culture

"[gallery link="file"] There's a bit of an accidental filmic mini theme emerging this week. So for Friday's offering meet the The Probe, star of Stanley Kubrick's epoch making film "A Clockwork Orange" . This special low slung piece of period "

Drive: the movie

Culture

" This Friday Nicolas Winding Refn's new movie Drive is due for UK release. Refn won best director at this year's Cannes film festival for the slick existential thriller, which is a riff on Jean Pierre Melville's 1967 classic le Samourai- the "

Moon Shines

Culture

" In case you’ve been buried under a rock these past years, you can’t help have noticed that there’s a real Hot Rod revival going on, with vintage events cropping up all over the place. Core festivals like "

When two worlds collide…

Bikes Culture

" We're not sure if there is any concrete connection between bike and skate culture. Both share the fixation on rolling through the landscape, but, of course, with vastly different emphasis. But in California - that melting plot of all things "

Kott Custom Culture

Culture

" What follows is a really nice short film about the philosophy, practice and approach of LA-based custom bike builders Kott. There's an increasing number of these sorts of passionate engineering houses stripping away the crap and breathing new life into "

Lelouch film – A Man and a Woman

Culture

" Not sure, but it's a fair bet that not many of you out there would have come across this stunningly original, intriguingly existential film from the brilliant imagination of Claude Lelouch. Lelouch, you may remember is the director of another "

The Ubiquity of Belstaff

Bikes Culture

" Now we kind of dig the whole Belstaff thing. Because over all other ways of wearing motorcycle gear, the classic lines of the brand's products are probably the least offensive. You can ride a motorbike in a Belstaff, be protected "

Goodwood & the Joy of Hills

Culture

" We love hill climbing. Simple format; there’s a track up a hill - you have to be quickest. Unlike gridded wheel-to-wheel racing, there are no tactics, no strategies available and no one to show you the way. It's just "

BMW art by Sandro Chia

Cars Culture

"[gallery link="file"] We've blathered on at length here as to wether or not cars can ever be in and of themselves works of art - most people who care about cars - who are interested in them at any "

Fast Five Director Speaks!

Cars Culture

" Recently having had the experience of sitting through the latest edition of the Fast & Furious franchise with a roomful of children between the ages of five and nine, I was intrigued as to why this high-revving explosion-fest appealed to "