78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene

Is there a scene more ingrained into the popular consciousness than the shower scene from Psycho? That question is answered by Documentarian Alexandre O. Philippe in his film 78/52. He applies a laser focus on those 78 setups and 52 cuts to discuss this watershed

Pulp

It is a film about the abuse of a young girl by people in positions of power and the cover up this corruptible high society instigate to ensure they are never held to account for the crime they have committed.  It is a film that

Keyframe 99 – Scrooge McDuck’s Human Trafficking Operation

Shocking revelations abound this week! First we discover that Batman is actually a ninja in the trailer for the cunningly titled animated film Batman Ninja. After that we’re left positively thunderstruck by Akira Toriyama’s claim that Saiyans need S-cells to become super. All together now

4 Panel 120 – Meaty Slabs of Beef

Mick has gone to more exotic climes so Rob takes the third seat alongside Andrew and Producer Rob for another comics and manga podcast extravaganza. In other news, Marvel are thinking of doing their own story-based podcast, we get our first look at the live-action

The Cremator

Opening on extreme close-ups of a leopard trapped within a cage, Juraj Herz’s ‘The Cremator’ is the cinematic equivalent of a black hole, it sucks the audience into the warped imagination of Karl Kopfrkingl (Rudolf Hrušínský), who is out on a day trip with his

The Geek Show - S15E09 - A Red Sock and Two Bills

S15E09 – A Red Sock and Two Bills

The two Robs return for a new episode, and they’re greeted with nuclear lightning, the worst blow science could ever deliver to the London tourism board, an ‘intriguing’ use of 3D printing technology and a film to end all films. What else can we say?

Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb

It’s nearly Christmas, so let us think of those less fortunate than us: specifically, the Mummy.  Even before this summer’s Tom Cruise-led flop, ol’ bandage face had a chequered screen history.  The 1932 Universal feature had Boris Karloff in front of the camera, Karl Freund

The Witch Who Came from the Sea

Newly released as a stand-alone Blu-Ray by Arrow, The Witch Who Came From the Sea was previously part of Arrow’s American Horror Project Vol. 1 along with Malatesta’s Carnival of Blood and The Premonition.  It’s a much less comfortable fit within the horror genre than those

Keyframe 98 – Gundam’s Glorious Jazz Hole

The 26 animated feature films that have been shortlisted for an Oscar nomination have been announced so naturally, we’re going to see what all the fuss is about … Before all of that though, our first order of business is visiting Mark who is currently

4-Panel 119 – So Much Blood

It’s time for another heaped spoonful of comics and manga with Andrew, Rob and Mick. So the big news this week is the release of the first official trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, and the “accidental” (but technically totally on-purpose), racism from Marvel’s new Editor-in-Chief