Via everything from The X Files to Welsh rugby, ‘Fanomenal’ sees CinePunked’s Robert JE Simpson and special guest Dr Bethan Jones discuss the wide world of fandom including academic fandom studies, anti-fandom, gatekeeping and more. … More Podcast – Fanomenal
CinePunked’s Robert JE Simpson is joined by Dr Paula Blair for a conversation around their responses to the experience of influential, Ukranian-born, avant garde filmmaker Maya Deren, with particular attention to her debut Meshes of the Afternoon, and At Land. … More Podcast – Meshes With Maya
Concluding their Orphic journey, Robert and Neil follow Jean Cocteau into the underworld for his cinematic farewell Testament d’Orphée – a complex, meta-layered film mixing poetry, time-travel, fact and fiction and the complexities of legacy. Will Neil make it through? Does any of it make sense? And how will the experience change the CinePunked team? … More Podcast – Testament d’Orphée
Sunday 27 February 2022, CinePunked presents In the Grip of Hammer 2: Beyond Hammer Glamour.
Continuing our series of CinePunked conversations with fans and enthusiasts, Robert JE Simpson, David L Rattigan and Penny Goodman will be exploring Hammer’s early vampire films. … More LIVESTREAM EVENT – CinePunked presents: In the Grip of Hammer II: Beyond Hammer Glamour
CinePunked continue their exploration of Jean Cocteau’s sublime Orphic Trilogy of films with a study of Orphée, in a conversation steering through love, legacy, sleep and death. … More Podcast – Orphée
Have you ever stayed awake for three days and start hallucinating? If you have, you might just tap into the mindset behind Jean Cocteau’s influential avant-garde film Le Sang d’un Poète (aka. The Blood of a Poet). CinePunked look to the stars for guidance as they step through Cocteau’s mirror… … More Podcast – The Blood of a Poet
CinePunked’s Robert and Neil take a trip to Free City to explore the themes of free will and social revolution that lie hidden in the code of Ryan Reynolds vehicle Free Guy. … More Podcast – Don’t Have a Good Day… Have a Great Day!
CinePunked’s Robert and Rachael fight against the distorted reality of their own sleep deprivation for a conversation exploring the 1920 German Expressionist film classic The Cabinet of Dr Caligari – and its lasting impact on contemporary cinema and goth culture. … More Podcast – You Die At Dawn
CinePunked break rules 1 and 2 as they talk about David Fincher’s 1999 film Fight Club – an iconic piece that challenged our ideas of masculinity and perceptions of reality. Robert and Rachael meander through its imagery, meaning and legacy. … More Podcast – Fight Club
Marking two decades of The Matrix franchise and the release of the fourth film in the series – The Matrix Resurrections, CinePunked ponder the deeper meanings of Lana Wachowski’s new film, including its religious and binary symbolism, and the blurring of lines between what’s real and constructed. … More Podcast – Red Pill or Blue Pill