This week Mick, Graham and Aidan take a dark voyage into the twisted mind of Batman’s greatest enemy Clownface McGinty in Todd Phillips’s “Joker”. It’s weathered all sorts of controversy – interview walk-outs, copycat violence panics, coming from the director of Due Date – but
After looking at the winners and one big loser from Cannes 2019, it’s time for Eclectica to return to its B-sides series where we look back at recent films that we weren’t able to cover at the time of their release, and this week are
The world is very aware of who Robert De Niro is, he is held by many to be one of the greatest actors of his (very good) generation, if not all time. Brian De Palma is a bit more of a complicated character much to
Are you into shame, but not in a weird sex way? If so, this is the Eclectica for you. Prompted by the recent re-release of Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather”, Rob, Aidan and Mick are looking at the original gangster saga (some of them, it
There are a lot of people who found success in their mid 20s, and I am usually jealous of them. But even I draw the line at Al Capone, despite admiring how he rose to the top of Chicago’s busiest criminal enterprise by age 26.
Before her milkshake caused impromptu gatherings at yards across the world, Kelis made her debut with this 2000 album, produced and chiefly written by the then-little-known duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo. Kaleidoscope is obviously of a piece with the late-90s hip-hop and R&B