Tag Archives: Adaptation

Cinema Eclectica 167 – Sexy Guernica

After some technical problems the Eclectica gang manage to find the right lever switch to send 5,000 volts through their microphones while they maniacally scream “It’s alive!” as they discuss “Mary Shelley”. With Elle Fanning bringing the Frankenstein author to life and Haifaa al-Mansour supplying

They Came To A City

I’m not really a big fan of overtly political works since they can force an idea upon the viewer. Other times a film or television series that is based on politics but isn’t political is something that I could get behind. So I had a

Keyframe 107 – RUN! It’s a Pixelated Cockroach!

Keyframe rides again, and this time we’ve got a new member for our conga line as we parade through multi-sensory theme park attractions, Bob Marley’s music, samurai bunnies and a new animated feature set on Hawaii during Halloween that has a suitably cringe-worthy name (see

Keyframe 102 – 2017 (The Bad Side)

2017 is over, and what better way to mark the beginning of a new year in animation than a two-part look back at the previous year. With that in mind, we decided to do something a little bit therapeutic (for us), and get all of

Keyframe 101 – Waifu or Otter?

So Disney have bought the lion’s share of the Fox media empire, which means Star Wars and Marvel fans have something to be happy about over the Christmas holidays. Meanwhile, we discuss the impact this will have on the Disney Princess register. Hey! Pointless things

I Am Not a Serial Killer

Based on a 2009 ‘Young Adult’ novel by Dan Wells (the first in a trilogy I believe) I Am Not a Serial Killer is a British/Irish co-production set and shot in the chilly Midwestern state of Minnesota. It is directed by Billy O’Brien and stars

The Ox-Bow Incident

The introduction is one of the most underrated aspects of home video, one as good as that which Peter Stanfield provides on Arrow’s release of William A. Wellman’s The Ox-Bow Incident transforms a film – providing a context, drawing attention to details and being about

Lesson of Evil

Between his flirtation with every genre under the sun and his prolific nature, there is absolutely no else in the world like Takashi Miike. For a while now, he has been maturing as a director, seeking more than the exploitation films he made his name