Re: Born

Tak Sakaguchi retiring was a bit of a running joke once upon a time, with news reports flipping sides on a near-daily basis. “Today he isn’t retiring, tomorrow he is”. Unfortunately, the ‘speed master’, friend of Sion Sono, and surprisingly good actor within the martial

Shirley – Visions of Reality

In his book Which Lie Did I Tell?, William Goldman offered a typically pugnacious definition of the difference between a director and a cinematographer: “You say to your cinematographer, ‘I want this to look like a Hopper painting’, and you pray he can do it.”

4-Panel 130 – Scrooge and the Ghost of Days of Future Past

The 4-Panel gang ride into town again, which means it’s time for another round-up of all things comic-book and manga related. Kicking things off this week are some newly revealed details about Marvel’s highly-anticipated Avengers: Infinity War, after which we’re shocked to discover that the

Brik Wars: Gloriously Ridiculous Lego Battles

There are reasons I don’t tend to play war games, despite having an unhealthy appetite for moving little tanks and soldiers around a miniature world, cackling maniacally to myself while wearing a general’s hat. The main ones are the high entry cost, the assumption that

4-Panel 129 – The Good Guide to Wearing Trousers

It’s time for more comics and manga shenanigans from your “friendly” neighbourhood podcast, so join Andrew, Mick and Rob as they discuss the cast for upcoming comic-book and superhero movies, re-shoots of The New Mutant movie, and the new series announcements from Marvel’s latest reboot.

Cinema Eclectica 149 – Frisking Bogie’s Butt

Graham and Aidan welcome a new reviewer to the show this week as Sarah comes on board to help us with our hella-tight analysis of Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird”. It’s an Oscar front-runner despite featuring no references to the Dunkirk evacuation whatsoever – but what

Keyframe 108 – The Empire Ran On Tea

So we’re back once again on our ongoing exploration of the great sea of animation, and this week we found a teaser trailer for The Incredibles 2 floating in the shallows around Pixar Island. After that we get into a fight with God Eater (which