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
Oct 3, 2016
On this week's episode we take a look at one of the most acclaimed films in the corpus of Brian De Palma, and one of the films that best encapsultes his highly energetic directorial style in a tribute to Hitchcock and Antonioni. Daniel says he finds the plot dull, causing Andrew to just about blow a gasket. 33min