Episode 76: Die Hard (1988)

Introduced by Matt Ode to John: The Joy of McTiernan This is both a nod, and an apology to John McTiernan. Not that he'll ever know (or care), but at film school, I was cagey and downright secretive about how much I loved his work. His movies weren’t deemed "avant-garde a clue" enough for me... Continue Reading →

Episode 66: Fatal Attraction (1987) REROTICA SERIES

Film chosen by Gali, introduced by Devlin For a film which formed such a core aspect of the burgeoning erotic thriller genre, establishing so many of its tropes (chief among which, the sexy other woman-turned-homewrecking violent stalker), Fatal Attraction features surprisingly little on-screen sex. But, the politics of sex, desire, monogamy, selfishness, wholly occupy the... Continue Reading →

Episode 65: The Boondock Saints (1999)

Film chosen by guest David Biggins, introduced by Devlin FINALLY, I got around to seeing this film. Many, many years since I first watched, and loved, Overnight, Mark Brian Smith and Tony Montana's salty 2003 documentary hit job, our esteemed guest David Biggins' pick for this episode gave me an excuse to sit myself down... Continue Reading →

Episode 56: The Rock (1996)

Film chosen by listener Louis Naum, introduced by Matt I should begin by publicly apologising to my old school friend, Ben, whose bargain bin copy of The Rock I accidentally-on-purpose held onto forever. He recently reminded me of the giant-boxed ex-rentals and free posters up for grabs in Richmond’s video shops like Trinity Video and... Continue Reading →

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