Category Archives: Cinema Eclectica

Cinema Eclectica 123 – Even David Cronenberg Has His Limits

Above all else, Cinema Eclectica wants to heal your soul. Do you have traumatic memories of Watership Down? Ryan’s review of BFI Flipside’s “The Orchard End Murder” might be able to help. Is your home life confusing? It can’t be as confusing as Vittorio De

Cinema Eclectica 122 – Cinema du Eric Cartman

You know there’s a new Tom Hardy film out when we bring out our silly voices to celebrate. That would be “Dunkirk” – our Film of the Week – and may we suggest some other movies to go with it? We may. After the recommendations,

Cinema Eclectica 121 – Beverley Hills Wicker Man

How scared are you of the internet? Not as scared as you will be after Off the Shelf takes a look at Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s technophobic J-horror classic “Pulse”. Elsewhere, Ryan continues his quest for a good ghost story with “The Entity”, and Graham reviews four

Cinema Eclectica 120 – Spiderman & The Spooky, Spooky House

In a change from the previously scheduled programming, we move from the landscape of a dusty post-apocalyptic horror to the skies above New York with “Spiderman: Homecoming”. Away from all of the web-swinging and wall-crawling though, Rob dives into the magical world of Mamoru Hosoda’s

Cinema Eclectica 118 – Beachy Beachy Fun Times With The Rock

Rob and Graham go head to head after accidentally super-gluing their foreheads together. It’s a two-man show this week that starts with an uncharacteristically adorable preview before normal service resumes in Off the Shelf with the Western “One Eyed Jack’s” from Arrow Academy, the Eastern

Cinema Eclectica 117 – Joe Swanberg’s Lens Cap

After a snap election, Cinema Eclectica agrees not to do any more strained political puns after the introduction. Aside from that there’s some exciting news about future shows tucked away inside Ryan’s preview of “My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea”, and a typically

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