Episode 64: ALIEN³ (1992) LV-RMP SERIES

Welcome back to our trawl through the Alien universe! After starting back to front with gung-ho actioner Aliens followed by Ridley Scott's cerebral sci-fi chiller Alien, we're back in release order for David Fincher's divisive and dark Alien 3. Controversially stripping Ripley (Sigourney Weaver, now a producer with no small amount of clout) of her... Continue Reading →

Episode 63: Leon

Film chosen by Joe We welcome our good friend and uber-talented camera department pro Joe back to the show to discuss his affection for the stylish, influential 1994 hitman thriller Leon. With its poster adorning thousands of student bedroom walls, it's an undeniable touchstone for a whole generation of film lovers: a gateway to European... Continue Reading →

Episode 61: Color of Night (1994) REROTICA SERIES

Film chosen by Patrick, introduced by Devlin Our journey through the seamy, sleazy, seductive and sadly short-lived erotic thriller boom of the 80s/90s has thrown up this anomaly - the Walt Disney-produced (well, Hollywood Pictures, but it still counts!) psychiatrist murder mystery thriller Color of Night. Veteran director Richard Rush's career began by making propaganda... Continue Reading →

Episode 58: Alien (1979) LV-RMP SERIES

Continuing our journey through the ALIEN universe, the team backtrack from James Cameron's seminal 80s action sequel sci-fi classic Aliens, which (almost) all of the gang encountered first, to look back at Ridley (Wiggly) Scott's groundbreaking first film in the series. Our Matt has created, as well as this incredible splattery tribute to South Shields'... Continue Reading →

Episode 53: The Big Lebowski (1998)

Film chosen by Joe, introduced by Matt The Coen Brothers’ pot-heady, mistaken identity picture and ode to the unemployed, adopts and adapts the specificity of film noir's dialogue to create a colourful, highly quotable, stoner-noir. It's as if our fall guy, The Dude - a clueless dropout, has been dragged into the swirling dramatic plot... Continue Reading →

Episode 52: The Misfits (1961)

Film chosen and introduced by Devlin It's now 60 years since this film was released. In the ebb and flow of pop culture, especially in cinema, it's possible this film feels, to a lot of viewers, like a relic of a distant and unknowable past. I mentioned within the episode the strange juncture in movie... Continue Reading →

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