Category Archives: Cinema Eclectica

Cinema Eclectica 14 – Up Your Gory Alley

Confusion is in the air this week on Cinema Eclectica with the announcement of a Play-Doh movie and the existence of the Zombie Chicken sub-basement genre. We  take a look at The Duke of Burgundy, Mark of the Devil and Day of Anger in “Off

Cinema Eclectica 13 – And BOOM Goes the Herzog

On this week’s episode there’s some verbal fisticuffs for trailer of the week, and we discuss Kevin Smith’s Tusk, Himizu, The Killers, Like Water for Chocolate and the irreplaceable Werner Herzog’s Invincible in Off the Shelf. For our film of the week, we opted for

Cinema Eclectica 12 – Say No to Young Guns

This week we go rogue once again, featuring not one but two trailers of the week (how crazy are we!). We have all sorts of news on the show, but our main point of contemplation is the possible brave new beginning for The Avengers. In

Cinema Eclectica 11 – Ladies & Gentleman, Mr Mark Rylance!

This week we give the “Film of the Week” a big old miss, and instead of covering Liam Neeson’s latest outing we take a look at the hordes of action movies that feature “veteran” actors (i.e. pensioners), in their lead roles (a.k.a. Geriaction). We also

Cinema Eclectica 10 – Barbie With Added Trees

Double figures, Baby! This week we actually have news to work with, which we duly use as an excuse to fly off into glorious tangents. In addition to our flights of fancy we discuss we discuss Life of Riley, The Mill and the Cross, Clown,

Cinema Eclectica 09 – Improvised Synth

This week on Cinema Eclectica we go free form and drop the trailer of the week (bad trailer week is bad), but we’ve added the loveliest news story we’ve covered so far on the show . In the Off the Shelf section Owen faces a

Cinema Eclectica 08 – We Need More One-armed Push-ups

The peak of the awards season is here and we need more one-armed pushups (Go Jack Palance!).As well talking about the Oscars in our own distinctive way, we take a look at Spring in a Small Town, The Turning, Back to 1942, and Shoah in

Cinema Eclectica 07 – B-Sides Vol. 1

This week we forcibly ejected 50 Shades of Grey, and instead opted to give the “other guys” a chance. In ‘Off the Shelf’ we looked at Spione, Enemy, Sake Bomb, Shanghai 13 and For Love’s Sake. Our highlights of the week are The Theory of

Cinema Eclectica E06 – Honking Gilliam

On this week’s show we talk about the BAFTAs while gushing about a palette of amazing titles in the off the shelf section. Somewhere in between we manage to review Kotoko, Metropolis and the notorious Blue Velvet. For our featured film, we poke fun at

Cinema Eclectica E05 – Vice and Selfies in the Yabba

This week on Cinema Eclectica we break all the rules and anger the Great Internet Overlord. We also manage to cram in reviews of “Kinetta”, “Bitter Lake”, “Diary of a Lost Girl”, “Greatful Dead”, “Wake in Fright”, and “The Children’s Book of Cinema”. That’s right.