The Rocket

Documentarian Kim Mordaunt carved out a name for himself with the Laotian set documentary Bomb Harvest. A personal account of the many bombs left unexploded in “the most bombed country, per capita, on the planet”. In the director’s feature début and Australia’s official best picture

S08E08 – Animex 2014 Special Part 2

Animex is arguably one of the most unique opportunities that students will have during their time at the University of Teesside (or any university for that matter), and while related festivals and copycats are appearing the world over, the original is still the best. Here

Wake in Fright (1971)

For a long time Wake in Fright (aka Outbreak) was regarded as one of the ‘great lost Australian films’. Although critically celebrated across the board its infamously unsympathetic presentation of Australia, unflinching hunting scenes and poor box office saw it lost to the annals of

For Those in Peril

Not to be confused with the Ealing film of the same name, Paul Wright’s 2013’s Feature debut For those in Peril is more of an amalgamation of Baltasar Kormakur’s The Deep and Thomas Vinterberg’s The Hunt than a call back to Ealing. George Mackay stars

Competition – Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

THIS COMPETITON HAS CLOSED Up for grabs this week are four (two copies for the Xbox 360 and two copies for the PS3), full-game promotional copies of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, courtesy of our good friends at Voltage PR and Konami. Lords of Shadow

Portal

Originally released as part of the orange box collection on PC and Xbox, then later on PS3, MAC and Linux – Portal is an exciting puzzle game based on physics. Now some people might be thinking “Puzzles and Physics? Exciting?” but all that reveals is

S08E07 – Animex 2014 Special Part 1

February is a special time for everyone at The Geek Show because a particular annual event happens during the month. There’s excitement in the air, and some of us tend to get a bit starry-eyed. You guessed it. It’s time for Animex. Reviews – Toukiden:

Fellini’s Roma

Masters of Cinema released one of their first Fellini discs with the underappreciated Il Bidone, now comes their second release in as many months – the director’s esoteric microcosm of Roma and one of his most acclaimed films of the 1970s. The film drafts historical

The Killers (1964)

The second adaptation of an Ernest Hemingway short, the Killers is the order of the day and the latest release from Arrow’s Academy label. The first adaptation was the feature acting début of Burt Lancaster and is regarded as a film noir classic; this 1964

Competition – Ys: Memories of Celceta

THIS COMPETITION HAS CLOSED Continuing our run of competitions, this week we’re offering one lucky winner the chance to get their hands on a digital copy of the wonderful Ys: Memories of Celceta on the PS Vita – courtesy of our good friends at Reef