The Lair of The Worm

Ken Russell is a bit of a devil. In all his films you can see an unabashed joy of sex, life, and kitsch whilst having the underlying thread of Christianity throughout; explicitly or otherwise. Lair of the White Worm is no exception but, against his

Keyframe 106 – Having A Chuuni Moment

This week we brace ourselves after the announcement of a new Mario Bros. movie (but thankfully it may not be live-action). We also get our first look at the new design of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Netflix announces several surprising partnerships to produce

The Geek Show - Maanderig Mic Trap

Meandering Mic with Egor Gurjev (Playkey)

Video games streaming services aren’t a new thing, but historically they’ve operated on a centralised structure – with greater or lesser success! With the advent of Block Chain technology, Playkey is looking to change the way we think about video games streaming services, and if

Monster Mayhem: When board games go bad

Once a film is successful it will be remade, rebooted, reimagined, prequelled, sequelled, and trequelled with reckless abandon, often with less than stellar results. The end products tend to be weak imitations of the original; the Star Wars prequels, the fourth Indiana Jones film, the

Ice Cold in Alex

According to some, Ice Cold In Alex is one of the most beloved British war films of the 1950s. StudioCanal seem to think so; they’ve released a new 4k restoration to mark the 60th anniversary of its release. Count me among those for whom, up

4-Panel 126 – Doctor Doom’s Splendid Fairy Cakes

Once the door to shenanigans has been opened, there’s no closing it … which can only mean that it’s time for another instalment of everyone’s favourite comic-book and manga podcast! It’s been an interesting week, and first up for discussion is the rare occurence of

Orchestra Rehearsal

‘Orchestra Rehearsal’ saw Federico Fellini strip back his surreal tendencies and channelled his energy into something more tangible and less wild. Released in 1978, ‘Orchestra Rehearsal’ is set in one, large, barren hall. A wry voice-over explains that this place was once the burial site

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Gran Turismo Sport

A Conversation About Gran Turismo Sport

Rob and Mark decided to go for a spin, but with so many cars to choose from they simply couldn’t decide, so instead they decided to get test drive the latest addition to Sony’s long-running Gran Turismo franchise. So is the new game an absolute

Brakes

London based actress Mercedes Grower makes her screenwriting and directorial debut with Brakes, a film that couldn’t be any more lo-fi if it tried. Episodic and improvisational in feel, Brakes is a multi-stranded ensemble piece that explores what it is to fall in and out