Tag Archives: Documentary

Lost In France

The music industry is full of holy grail moments. A significant, chance meeting that launches a band that goes on to change the world, a landmark album, a legendary gig or the promise of what might have been.  It doesn’t matter what band, singer or

The Unknown Girl

The Unknown Girl is the latest film from the Belgian Dardenne brothers, those purveyors of social realism who achieved critical and commercial acclaim most recently for their 2014 film Two Days, One Night, which starred Marion Cotillard as Sandra, a young woman who, following an

Raising Cain

In Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow’s disarmingly forthright documentary, De Palma, its subject talks about the highs and lows of his career. In that one man and his camera documentary, there is one sentence that perfectly encapsulates how modest a man Brian De Palma is.

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On The Box 67 – Schrödinger’s Carl

It’s been a weird week with possible UFC in GoT, Tom Hardy’s bedtime story, ambitions for Strictly, and a Walking Dead college course. This week we’ve been watching Black-ish, The Grand Tour and Planet Earth II. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

The film with the wonky sets?  Yes, the film with the wonky sets – but Robert Wiene’s silent horror landmark has so much more to offer, and that’s never been as apparent as it will be when you watch Eureka Masters of Cinema’s new loaded-up

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On The Box 66 – Resting Blue-Steel Face

As always, television has its ups and downs. Michelle Yeoh will be in Star Trek Discovery (up), there are troubling rumours about The Apprentice (down), and we look at the trailer for Emerald City (currently free-falling passed the moles). This week we’ve been watching Channel

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On The Box 65 – Going Down Duckett’s Passage

With the sad passing of Robert Vaughan we lose another TV legend, but the reunification of Mitchell & Webb gives us some hope for the future. This week we’ve been watching Ash Vs. Evil Dead season 2, Goodnight Sweetheart, Black Mirror season 3, Asian Provocateur:

Cinema Eclectica 95 – BIFAs, Barbies and Brexit

This week marks the beginning of yet another awards season. When will they ever end? Aside from the shiny things we also look at Steve Martin’s “Roxanne”, the skateboarding documentary “Lords of Dogtown”, Tom Hanks’ latest attempt at being a real boy in “Sully”, and