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Cinema Eclectica 188 – Christmas Special 2018

The fire is lit, the mulled wine has been dished out and the word of the week is ‘picaresque’. It’s an Eclectica Christmas party alright, with Aidan, Sarah, Rob and Graham falling hard for Boots Riley’s debut “Sorry to Bother You”. Granted that’s not very

Cinema Eclectica 91 – Smackhead School Reunion

All hail our new Lizard Overlord! On this week’s episode we have a rather eventful Trailerwatch and Question of the Week, and Off The Shelf includes “Two Women” starring Sophia Loren, Werner Herzog’s volcanic documentary “Into the Inferno”, and European depress-’em-up “Aloys”. This week’s Feature

Cinema Eclectica 72 – Nice to Eat you to Eat you Nice

Weird revelations aplenty on this week’s show. In Off The Shelf we look at Frankenheimer’s subversive classic “Seconds”, forgotten early Altman in “The Cold Day in the Park”, Alan Clarke’s dense folk minefield “Penda’s Fen”, and “99 Homes” – a film that was lost under

Cinema Eclectica 63 – Golden Era Crazy Eyes

We’re back to the Golden Age in more ways than one this week. Off The Shelf sees us delve into the Golden Era of Hollywood cinema and BBC documentaries with “Bengal Brigade”, “Sam Bass and Calamity Jane”, “Back to God’s Country” and a continuation of