The Geek Show - On The Box

On The Box 50 – Noddy P.I. Versus President Evil

It’s a time of reboots with the return of “Tales from the Crypt”, the TV remake of Stephen King’s “The Mist” and Noddy’s new hipster stylings. This week we’ve been watching Inside Obama’s White House, Bake Off: Crème de la Crème and the second season

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Literary Loitering 42 – Lovecraftsploitation

Good Omens by Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman is getting a TV adaptation! In other news a company will increase your narcissism with selfie colouring books, Scott Marsh whitewashes his “Kanye Loves Kanye” mural for a lot of money, and check your attics because

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Richard III

Ever since the Golden Age of Hollywood, Shakespeare adaptations have struggled to win a box-office take to match their prestige.  The shining exception to the rule came during the 1990s, a period in which the Bard was so bankable that by the end of the decade Julie

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The Cold Day in the Park

Robert Altman is one of Cinema’s most interesting voices, with his dense overlapping dialogue, compelling female leads, ensemble casts etc; of course, many would group these trademarks with his 70s productions. Through Nashville, M*A*S*H and McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Altman was pivotal in defining the tone and outlook of Hollywood’s

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Cinema Eclectica 68 – Carry On Punk Rocking

There’s a Carry On with all this Punk Rock. In Off The Shelf we look at Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “Journey to the Shore”, the gothic horror “Whistle and I’ll Come to You”, the powerful Glenn Campbell documentary “I’ll Be Me” and the forgotten 1980’s horror “Malatesta’s

The Geek Show - S12E14 - Cute is Justice

S12E14 – Cute is Justice

Does cute really make you smarter? Does cute make right? Join us as we dive into the confusion that is kawaii and/or moe – we just don’t know. How can you tell? Is there a guide book? Reviews: Nights of Azure (PS4), A Clockwork Brain

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The Club

Whatever he did for his fourth film, Pablo Larraín must have known he needed to make a sharp turn.  His first three films form such a comprehensive trilogy on life under Pinochet’s dictatorship that anything more would have risked tilling over old ground.  His debut, Tony

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Edvard Munch

As someone who works primarily in the documentary form, Peter Watkins probably doesn’t get asked where he gets his ideas.  Not that there’s any need to – his 1974 epic Edvard Munch, released on Blu-Ray by Eureka Masters of Cinema, is the story of an

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Scott of the Antarctic

Ealing proving once again that didn’t just deal in black comedies concerned with a brand of pure Britannia that has since been consigned to history, evidenced by Studio Canal’s release of Scott of the Antarctic. As winning as Ealing can be and as good as