Thanks to John Oleszkiewicz for recommending our film this time around – the wonderful Seven Samurai from director Akira Kurosawa. We were initially alarmed by the film’s weighty 207-minute running time, but I can safely say that I enjoyed every goddamn minute – and in fact I wanted to watch it again as soon asContinue reading “Seven Samurai and a momentous year for Japanese cinema”
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#85: Seven Samurai
A reader recommendation this week, and what a treat it was!
Redline is an anime roller-coaster ride
After a now-customary lengthy hiatus, here we are with another piping hot cup ‘o podcast, our mellifluous voices poised to sluice through your ears and soak your thirsty brain with ill-informed opinions about a film we’ve only just watched. And Redline is an absolute cracker of a film that may have snuck beneath most people’sContinue reading “Redline is an anime roller-coaster ride”
Loopy characters, insane race sequences.
WHY DOES EVERYONE HATE GWYNETH PALTROW?
Originally posted on MULTIGLOM:
Mortdecai (2015) What do we mean when we say we hate Gwyneth Paltrow? When I write “we”, I mean me and the people behind the five million hits I got when I googled the words “hate Gwyneth Paltrow,” of which only a few were articles like this one, asking why everyone…
Originally posted on MARKED MOVIES:
Director: David Lynch. Screenplay: David Lynch. Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Ann Miller, Robert Forster, Brent Briscoe, Dan Hedaya, Patrick Fischler, Michael Cooke, Michael J. Anderson, Melissa George, Jeanne Bates, Angelo Badalamenti, Mark Pellegrino, Lori Heuring, Billy Ray Cyrus, Missy Crider, Chad Everett, Monty Montgomery, Scott Coffey, Bonnie…
GIVE ME MY BLUE BLANKET
Hello, we’re back again. We’ve been on hiatus since January owing to Ian’s new addition. And by new addition, I mean baby – he hasn’t grown a new limb, or anything. God, that would be horrific. Although it could be a good excuse to do a David Cronenberg movie marathon… Anyway, things have calmed downContinue reading “GIVE ME MY BLUE BLANKET”
#82: The Producers
GIVE ME MY BLUE BLANKET.
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Chewbacca’s odour and the terrifying 1980s
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