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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

Jan 24, 2017

Our first episode of 2017 proper, we've decided to tackle another difficult art film - this time, it's the English language debut of the acclaimed Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, "The Lobster." A clinically observed, pitch-black comedy on the nature of monogamous relationships, we found it easy to admire...


Jan 16, 2017

Merry Christmas? Happy New year? Happy Valentines? Yeah sorry everyone for this incredibly late episode. Everything in the universe from internet issues, computer issues, software issues, work issues, etc, etc got in the way of this episode. Also sorry for the Audio quality, you wouldn't believe the editing...


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...


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...


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