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Daniel and Andrew, two film lovers, separated by time and space, united by passion for the moving image. Come listen to them talk bollocks about movies

Dec 13, 2016

Although violent, gory, and at times repulsive, this is one fantastic movie. Quentin Tarantino pulls another classic out of the bag with this wonderful story about two fairly odd characters facing a culture of racism, violence, and unrest. There really is little we could find wrong with this film; a strong stomach is...


Nov 29, 2016

Tonight we tackle a perennial favourite of international film, the French/Italian co-production Cinema Paradiso. A bildungsroman dealing with the adolescence of a boy growing up in a small Italian village in the wake of World War 2, Daniel was enraptured by the sweet coming-of-age tale, and correspondingly frustrated...


Nov 11, 2016

On our sudden Jim Henson themed run we look at the rather odd and not particularly great "The Dark Crystal".  One of the first all-puppet-no-people films to hit the big screen. While it does have some good points they are seriously overshadowed by some major failings throughout. 26 mins


Oct 31, 2016

Happy Halloween, everyone! We've got a especially spooky episode for you tonight - we take a look back at a vintage piece of British folk horror, Tigon Productions' The Blood on Satan's Claw from 1970. Despite having some terrific performances, production values and atmosphere to spare (as well as possibly the most...


Oct 17, 2016

As a bit of a tribute to the late great David Bowie we are reviewing an iconic film of his, Labyrinth. A piece of puppetry genius the amount of background work to control and organise the huge cast of puppets is staggering. Also it is a bloody good film. 29 mins