Category Archives: Cinema Eclectica

Cinema Eclectica 23 – Grit, Filth and Ron Perlman

Apologies for the delay – this week we’re going rogue (again). On this episode we get right into things with two trailers of the week before diving into a vast collection of titles – both old and new. In “Off the Shelf” we take a

Cinema Eclectica 22 – Death by Grapes

Things get a bit dark this week and now we can’t watch The Family-Ness for a while. On this week’s episode we take a look at Peter Bogdanovich’s Paper Moon, eccentric French auteur-extraordinaire Jean Rollin’s Lost in New York, the underappreciated Miyizaki gem Porco Rosso

Cinema Eclectica 21 – Hey, Hey – Man Tears!

It’s a slow news week because Cannes has rolled around again, but we give it the old college try anyway. In “Off the Shelf” we discuss Fritz Lang’s silent classic Frau Im Mond before discovering the strange wonders of  Second Run’s Polish Cinema Collection Volume

Cinema Eclectica 18 – There’s Only One Swinton

On this week’s episode there are some dark, disturbing revelations. In our Off the Shelf section we take a look at Sidney Lumet’s 1970’s  classic Network, a boxset featuring the work of Chris Marker, the rather alarming soap opera-like Be My Baby, and the silent

Cinema Eclectica 17 – Not Chick Flick Eclectica

This week’s episode features one of the most anticipated releases of the last few years – which means heated and very divisive opinions are on the cards (there would be no point otherwise). With a full cast of unsupportive characters Off the Shelf enjoys Nikkatsu

Cinema Eclectica 16 – Loomets Geneiswys

We have all the pronunciations this week – including the good, the bad and the remarkably ugly. It’s your fault you terrible movie-naming people. In our “Off the Shelf” section we take a look at The Offence from Masters of Cinema, Some Beasts – the

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