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On The Box 72 – Iron Lady Versus Bandit Queen

Aside from The Big Bang Theory getting a prequel we have a full cast of Inhumans and a slightly annoyed Schwarzenneger. This week we’ve been watching Apple Tree Yard, The Nightly Show and Modus. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for all the

The Informer

There are features on the disc and in the booklet accompanying the BFI’s new dual format release of Arthur Robison’s 1929 thriller The Informer describing how long and careful the restoration process was.  Just as well; anyone under the delusion that a silent film could be

Dungeon Keeper

Heroes. Virtuous beings who take it upon themselves to rid the world of evil and bring about a calm to the populace while slaughtering any monstrous beings who may oppose them in any shape or form. Such despicable pathetic bags of flesh. If you ever

Letter to Brezhnev

Call me a sentimental old northerner, but the opening to Letter to Brezhnev remains one of my favourite moments of celluloid. Whilst budgetary constraints mean that it may not be as epic as it clearly wants to be, it nevertheless understands that Liverpool is a

Drunken Master

After the demise of Kong Kong Legends, British fans of martial arts classics were left wanting if they wanted to advance their collection or discover new favourites. Terracotta and 88 films picked up some of the slack but never enough to fill the void left

Experiment in Terror

Blake Edwards’ 1962 thriller, Experiment in Terror, opens on the night skyline of San Francisco. Lines of traffic cruise down the highway in the pitch black with Henry Mancini’s haunting and sinister score lumbering in the background. It then cuts to a suburb with a

Keyframe 72 – For All Your Death Stationary Needs

This week we’ve got export restrictions, dragon dentists, same faces, strange mousemats and all sorts of other paraphernalia that make animation such an odd place to visit. Our featured anime are Berserk (1997), and Death Note. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for

Brotherhood of Blades

It’s not the language barrier, nor the theatrics and flamboyance, no, the biggest cross for martial arts cinema to bear is context. As a Westerner, many of the nuances of Eastern history allude me, unfortunately, its those very nuances that the historical martial arts film