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The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl

This review has taken a long time. I left it, I left it some more, I left it longer and yet I still can’t wrap my head around the damn thing. The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl is my first exposure to director Masaaki

Wolf Warrior II

How American cinema has changed since the 1980s, I’ll use the action film as the conduit to make this point. Back then we had ridiculously over the top, jingoistic, star vehicles centred around a handful of names. Now, those films are shot and financed exclusively

David Lynch: The Art Life

a unique insight into the Lynchian world. Despite the wealth of information available in the public sphere, David Lynch still manages to remain an enigma to most. America’s most successful surrealist director — responsible for all time classics such as The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and

In This Corner of the World

It’s been a great past year for fans of Anime movies, with ‘Your Name’ taking the world by storm and being followed up by the equally impressive ‘A Silent Voice’ not long after. Thrown into the mix was new installments in the Yu-Gi-Oh, Fairy Tail

Napping Princess

Do you like metaphors? I like metaphors. Let’s talk Napping Princess. Napping Princess opens weird with a long explanation of a bizarre dieselpunk-esque fantasy world full of endless traffic jams because the king reckons cars are the key to happiness. The exposition here is delivered

The Red Turtle Coming to Cinemas in the UK

Almost one year following its resounding success at the 2016 Cannes film festival this studio Ghibli movie if finally coming to our shores.   The Red Turtle is about a man is shipwrecked on a beautiful island devoid of humans and must make the most

Special Screenings of A Silent Voice Announced

On Tuesday 16th May, ‘A Silent Voice’ will screen in select Showcase Cinemas for those who are Hard of Hearing, allowing them to experience the full film, including sounds, music, and noises – this is one of the first anime films to do so in

Cinema Eclectica’s 2017 Preview

Forecasting the year ahead in cinema releases has always been a bit tricky thanks to the disparity between blockbuster releases announced years in advance and smaller films which squeeze in wherever they can.  Over recent years, the divide has deepened, with the major studios apparently

Akira Screenings to Hit the UK

Manga UK has announced cinematic screenings for cult anime Akira for one day only on the 21st of September 2016. Screenings will be held at a number of cinemas nationwide, and here in the North East there will be 2 screenings at Showcase Cinemas in Teesside and

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Geeking About – May

Geeking About is your monthly guide to what’s geeking on in the North East. Each month I’ll present my top events and later on I’ll even review them too. So if you’re interested in art, science, technology, theatre, comedy, film – or you want to