Cinema Eclectica 36 – The Mixing Desk is POWER!

Cinema Eclectica 36 – The Mixing Desk is POWER!

This week we get unnecessarily vengeful about a children’s Christmas film.

Off the Shelf features Nagisa Oshima’s Cruel Story of Youth and Haskell Wexler’s Medium Cool – both from Masters of Cinema. Meanwhile, Ryan delves into the underrated Sympathy for Lady Vengeance and Graham takes on Pop Goes the Easel – Ken Russell’s portrait of artists Peter Blake, Derek Boshier, Pauline Boty, and Peter Phillips. Our Film of the Week is Legend – the Tom Hardy delivery vehicle based upon the story of notorious London gangsters the Kray twins.

Now if you’ll excuse us, we’re off to flash our wad of unpopular opinions.

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Archaeon

Co-founder of The Geek Show Podcast Network. Chief Editor and Executive Producer of thegeekshow.co.uk, and tangentially overburdened host/co-presenter of several shows on the network. When I'm not engaged in production, journalistic shenanigans or the quagmire that is media criticism I watch movies, interesting TV shows and anime, I also enjoy the arts (you know, classical music and stuff), write many, many things, play and collect a lot of video games, read lots of manga, comics and books, and generally enjoy wallowing in the mass of entertainment media like a hippo in mud. I can also cook.

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