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The Geek Show - S16E09 - Stegosaurus Mike or Go Home

S16E09 – Stegosaurus Mike or Go Home

We’ve been away for a little while because of E3 (check out our coverage on our YouTube channel, and don’t forget to subscribe while you are there), but we won’t dwell on that because things other than video games have been happening in the world.

The Apparition (L’Apparition)

The Catholic Church has a problem. An 18-year-old novice in a small southern French village claims to have seen an apparition of the Virgin Mary several times, and pilgrims are flocking in their hundreds to attend services with her and the local priest, who is

Le Corbeau

A moment on the pen; a lifetime on the soul. Set in a small French village, Le Corbeau is the dark tale of a number of residents who find themselves the target of poison pen letters that condemn their perceived immoral behaviour. The primary target

Wages of Fear

The Wages of Fear is a masterpiece of suspense by director/co-writer Clouzot, which keeps the viewer on the edge of their seat with each bump and turn in the road. It is not hard to see why it won multiple awards, and why, even today,

The Love of a Woman

‘En dix ans, douze millions de beaux bébés pour la France.’ With those words Charles de Gaulle ushered in a new era of French ‘politique nataliste’ in 1945, a system of government incentives and social and religious pressures intended to address the country’s low birth