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Cinema Eclectica 115 – Pirates of the Carry On

Witness us! This week our Director’s Lottery came up with Peter Weir’s 1985 thriller “Witness”, with Harrison Ford and a surprise Viggo. There’s also a question about actors who have one good performance in them – and if your first thought was Adam Sandler then

Cinema Eclectica 114 – Cops Vs Goatzilla

Ever had one of those mornings? Anne Hathaway does in our Film or the Week – “Colossal” – when she finds out last night’s drunken bender has somehow destroyed Seoul. There’s plenty of destruction in Off the Shelf with yakuza running amok in Kinji Fukasaku’s

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On The Box 75 – Addicted to the Special Meat

While Sony Pictures pick up the TV adaptation of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, Netflix decide to capitalise on the nostalgia for ‘90s kids shows and also announce a decidedly Western reboot of an old Chinese TV series. This week we’ve been watching Peter

The Red Turtle Coming to Cinemas in the UK

Almost one year following its resounding success at the 2016 Cannes film festival this studio Ghibli movie if finally coming to our shores.   The Red Turtle is about a man is shipwrecked on a beautiful island devoid of humans and must make the most

Cinema Eclectica 109 – Moon-Faced Super Mario

We span the wheel of directors and out popped William Friedkin, so this week we take a look at the ever-growing cult of 1977’s “Sorcerer” (a.k.a. Wages of Fear). We also discuss one location movies, Fellini’s final hurrah in “The Voice of the Moon”, Elio