For any aspiring screenwriter, a tried and tested method for both selling and creating a new project is to take a film and move it somewhere else. What about Jaws in space? How about Die Hard in the white house? or, Evil Dead in the
It’s the 1993 January sales, and Sheila, a bank clerk living in a Thames Valley town, needs a new dress for a date. She visits the local department store, where the persuasive shop assistant Miss Luckmoore sells her a red dress. It’s the only one
Liberated from Hull, Graham settles in with Rob for a preview of perhaps the strangest sports movie ever made – Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt’s “Diamantino”, with its gene-tampering weirdness, lesbian drone pilots and floof bois. It’s not the last dog cameo on the show,
Cult Films have quickly made a name for themselves in the home release market as Italian cinema specialists – but very much at the Fellini/De Sica end of that country’s output, which on the surface makes them a strange choice to reissue Dario Argento’s brutal
While Eclectica is on its holidays, enjoy the first of three weekly minisodes taking stock of 2018. First up, Rob, Graham and Aidan discuss their favourite home video releases and unexpected discoveries of the year, and for that extra Christmas cheer … the films that
Be you a fan of horror or genre cinema, as much as you’d like the opposite to be true, you can’t know about all movements and styles – it’s that very reason why, I, personally, appreciate Arrow Video more than I can put into words.
Which David Lynch film should Tim, Aidan and Graham review this week? A voice from between the worlds calls out ‘Do “Fire Walk With Me”!’ – which is the sort-of prequel to Twin Peaks that received scathing reviews upon its release. Considering that only one
We open this week’s show with one of the most unexpected recommendation sections before throwing ourselves into Pixar’s newest film – “Coco”. We’re not crying as we type this, shut up, you are! *Sniff* Who put all that dust in here? After that eye-watering beginning
Whether or not he was the best director remains to be seen, when the topic of the Giallo comes up one of the first names to come up is Dario Argento. Even if his career took a near-legendary nosedive in the late 1980s-early 1990s, his
Dario Argento is synonymous with the Giallo (Heavily stylised Italian Murder/Slasher) whereby one of his latter-day and inferior films carries the very same moniker, similarly, his directorial debut the Bird with the Crystal Plumage counts among the most acclaimed and beloved movies in the cycle.