Shinichi Chiba (A.K.A. Sonny) became a star in the global kung fu fever inspired by Bruce Lee and the international success of his unfortunate swansong, Enter the Dragon. Like many of his Hong Kong peers, Chiba starred in an awful lot of movies and not
Everything is Terrible in Bikinis – Alt-Rebellion as a Means of Disrupting the Patriarchy Daisies is an appropriate film for the exciting realm of Cinema Eclectica. It is a 1960s Czech avante-garde film about two bored girls who decide that, as the world has been
The expectation that goes with the release of a new Paul Thomas Anderson movie gets bigger and bigger every time. Ever since the acclamations for There Will Be Blood, the director has often found himself being touted (alongside one or two others) as the next heir
Prisons aren’t just buildings to house and punish those who have wronged society, they can also be of psychological and social construction, the flexibility of the notion has seen it bend and twist into one of fiction’s most well-travelled concepts. As far as film is
In this episode of the Geek Show we discuss how women are portrayed in media. What makes a strong female character? How much ‘sexy’ is too much? And what is womanufacturing? Includes a Interview with Susan Arendt, Managing Editor of The Escapist magazine.
For most human adults these rules apply: 1. People like to feel strong 2. People like to feel smart 3. People like to feel sexy I have no qualms when someone wants the strength to feel safe, the knowledge to feel useful or the look