Category Archives: Cinema Eclectica

Cinema Eclectica 116 – Post-Capitalist Sesame Street

We’re no longer waiting for Gadot as Patty Jenkins’ long-awaited “Wonder Woman” is our Film of the Week. Can she save the world, and more importantly, the DC Cinematic Universe? We also have a question of the week about opening titles and a chat about

Cinema Eclectica 115 – Pirates of the Carry On

Witness us! This week our Director’s Lottery came up with Peter Weir’s 1985 thriller “Witness”, with Harrison Ford and a surprise Viggo. There’s also a question about actors who have one good performance in them – and if your first thought was Adam Sandler then

Cinema Eclectica 114 – Cops Vs Goatzilla

Ever had one of those mornings? Anne Hathaway does in our Film or the Week – “Colossal” – when she finds out last night’s drunken bender has somehow destroyed Seoul. There’s plenty of destruction in Off the Shelf with yakuza running amok in Kinji Fukasaku’s

Cinema Eclectica 111 – Getting Sent to ELO Rehab

This week starts with a bit of déjà vu as we discover everyone’s favourite sequels in Question of the Week. After that we dive straight in and say hello to some sailors in “Letter to Brezhnev”, then Aidan reviews the Dickens out of Walter Hill’s

Cinema Eclectica 110 – Herbie’s Bananarama

This week we’re a duo for only the second time ever, but one of us struggles to keep his composure in the latest and sleaziest Question Of The Week. Moving on as seamlessly as possible we look at a trio of movies including the dreamlike

Cinema Eclectica 109 – Moon-Faced Super Mario

We span the wheel of directors and out popped William Friedkin, so this week we take a look at the ever-growing cult of 1977’s “Sorcerer” (a.k.a. Wages of Fear). We also discuss one location movies, Fellini’s final hurrah in “The Voice of the Moon”, Elio

Cinema Eclectica 107 – The Luis Buñuel Drinking Game

The wanderer returns. After a month away Rob is back, and what a week to return! We kick things off with another trip to Korea with Kim Jee Woon’s spy thriller “Age of Shadows”, and then everything gets delightfully weird as it seems to be