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
Paying their respects to critic, actor and filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich, who died recently, CinePunked explores his debut feature – Targets (1968) – a bold and arresting story that combines the stories of a mass shooting with the retirement of a cinematic legend, played by Boris Karloff. … More Podcast – Targets
Marking what would have been David Bowie’s 75th birthday the CinePunked team delve into a world of predators, childlike innocence and Muppets as they revisit Jim Henson’s Labyrinth (1986). … More Podcast – You Remind Me of the Babe
Thursday 13 January 2022, CinePunked presents In the Grip of Hammer.
In the first of a new occasional series of CinePunked conversations with fans and enthusiasts, our very own Robert JE Simpson will be in conversation with David L Rattigan about their shared love of classic Hammer Films. … More LIVESTREAM EVENT – CinePunked presents: In the Grip of Hammer
The second of two CinePunked Christmas specials for 2021 sees the team revisit a childhood of cartoons and toys via the spectacle of 1980s favourite The Transformers: The Movie. … More Podcast – The Unicron Variant