Tag Archives: Drama

Keyframe 121 – Giant Robot Punch-Up in Space

Once upon a time there was a goose that laid golden eggs … China and the wider South-East Asian region has their own literal version of that famous goose in the form of The Monkey King, and there are numerous movies, TV shows, books, songs,

4-Panel 146 – Captain Harlock’s Synth Pop Album

After a week off it’s time for the phoenix-like return of Andrew and Producer Rob as 4-Panel rides again! So, after a collective and half-hearted “Yeehaa” our the dastardly dashing dynamic duo dissect Kevin Feige’s news dump during the Ant-Man press tour before they find

I Kill Giants

In a small coastal American town, the middle-schooler Barbara has a secret: she must save the lives of everyone around her from murderous giants. Virtually nobody believes that giants exist, of course, but that’s simply because nobody bothers to look at the evidence. Barbara may

Loneliness of a Long Distance Runner

Based on Alan Sillitoe’s 1959 first person short story of the same name, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner was an obvious choice for Woodfall Films following the success they had had with a previous adaptation of a Sillitoe novel; Saturday Night and Sunday

Keyframe 118 – A Psychedelic Night In

So aside from Producer Rob confusing his Sarahs (it should be Sarah Michelle Gellar and not Sarah Jessica Parker), Peter Rabbit gets a sequel, Netflix and Viz Media announce an original martial arts anime series set in Mexico, and Christiano Ronaldo gets animated. After that

Midnight Cowboy

Hey! I’m walking here! I’m walking here!” And thus one of the most iconic moments of improvisational acting was born. 1969’s ‘Midnight Cowboy’ is home to this scene where Dustin Hoffman nearly gets run over by a cab who cuts a red light. However, outside

Keyframe 115 – Curing The Dubstep Flu

It’s the dynamic duo of Tucky and Producer Rob at the helm this week, but don’t worry as we’re absolutely sure we know that we’ve got the good ship Keyframe pointing in the right(ish) direction. Before we get into the serious stuff we discover that

4-Panel 138 – He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Lens Flare

After some Thanos-based finger-snapping shenanigans only two-thirds of us are available for this episode, so join Mick and Producer Rob as they discuss J.J. Abrams’ new and “subversive” superhero movie, DC’s plans for another TV adaptation Swamp Thing, and a strange case involving Superman, Lois

Keyframe 114 – Post-War Pat’s Big Bag of Letters

With the sad news that Ghibli co-founder and legendary anime director Isao Takahata passed away, we take some time to remember some of his remarkable work. After that it’s time for us to continue our examination of the Winter season in anime, so join us

Intimate Lighting

After their great re-release of Juraj Herz’s ‘The Cremator’ on Blu-Ray late last year, Second Run have kindly followed that up by restoring another fan favourite Czech title – Ivan Passer’s ‘Intimate Lighting’. Like his close friend and collaborator, the late Miloš Forman, Passer is