Category Archives: Cinema Eclectica

Cinema Eclectica 101 – Run Gunners and Misused Colons

After the party of episode 100 comes the hangover as Ryan, Tim, Aidan and Graham head to Room 101 for the worst cinema has to offer. From misbegotten video game adaptations (are there any other kind?), with Hitman and dubious documentaries with Expelled: No Intelligence

Cinema Eclectica 100 – Ruth Negga’s Eyebrow Game

100 episodes! It’s been quite the ride. Join us for our centenary episode as we ignore convention and recommend each other something in the spirit of the festivities. We have a controversial Question of the Week followed by our featured films – “Castaway on the

Cinema Eclectica 99 – The Pinnacle of Mount Woody

We’ve never been accused of being political, but this week we had no choice in the matter. Join us as we talk movie presidents and Pablo Larrain’s American debut “Jackie”, followed by a big old chat about Woody Allen featuring “Zelig”, “Stardust Memories”, and a

Cinema Eclectica Episode 97 – A Very Special Star Wars Christmas

Christmas is a-coming, and here we are with our annual special episode! We take this opportunity to look a selection of films set around the 25th December (or thereabouts), but with a slightly skewed take on the festive season including “Blast of Silence”, “Krampus”, “Three

Cinema Eclectica 95 – BIFAs, Barbies and Brexit

This week marks the beginning of yet another awards season. When will they ever end? Aside from the shiny things we also look at Steve Martin’s “Roxanne”, the skateboarding documentary “Lords of Dogtown”, Tom Hanks’ latest attempt at being a real boy in “Sully”, and

Cinema Eclectica Episode 94 – Opening a Can of Kevin Smith

We have our second ever photonegative show featuring lots of new releases from all over the world. The choice cuts are Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “Creepy”, Botswanan drama “A United Kingdom”, Robert Zemeckis’ “Allied” and hysteria-laden Korean horror “The Wailing”. Staying with South Korea, Kim Jee-Woon is

Cinema Eclectica 93 – High Voltage: Carlos Danger

The weather was as bad as Carlos Danger this week so we apologise for the inconsistent audio. The Director’s Lottery returns for another innings, but before that we take a look at the hilarious political documentary “Weiner” and the early John Carpenter classic “Assault on

Cinema Eclectica 92 – Understanding Forest Whitaker

We have a new voice on the show this week. Off The Shelf includes “Voice without a Shadow”, a Michael Madsen (not that one), double-bill of “Into Eternity: A Film for the Future” and “The Visit: An Alien Encounter”, “Twilight’s Last Gleaming” and the surreal