Marking the 110th anniversary of the Titanic disaster, the CinePunked team assemble to discuss the definitive screen version of the incident – Roy Ward Baker’s 1958 film A Night to Remember. Gathering just outside of Belfast, where the ship was built, Robert, Rachael and Neil consider the legacy of the night, Belfast’s relationship with the story, generational trauma and just what we’d do if faced with the same situation. … More Podcast – Iceberg – Dead Ahead
Prompted by a screening of Eric Steel’s 2006 documentary The Bridge, about those who choose to end their lives at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, the CinePunked team engage in a frank and sensitive panel discussion examining the issues raised by the film, in particular the wider topic of suicide and mental health struggles.
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
The first CinePunked podcast recorded entirely in lockdown is an exploration of Todd Phillips’ Joker, including discussion of gatekeeping and depiction of mental health in the film. … More Podcast – Put On A Happy Face
CinePunked presents a special live recording of the touring show A Comedy of Madness – an exploration of comedy, and mental illness, with an emphasis on male mental health. Devised and presented by acclaimed comedy historian Robert Ross and film historian Robert JE Simpson with special guest, comedian and actor Tony Slattery … More Podcast – A Comedy of Madness
A Comedy of Madness comes to London on 1st March – a celebration of comedy genius and discussion of men’s mental health … More A Comedy of Madness comes to London
CinePunked continues its series of Mental Health Awareness events with two special events this November at Crescent Arts Centre Belfast, featuring special guests Robert Ross and Tony Slattery… … More CinePunked presents A Comedy of Madness & Tony Slattery at Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, 6-7 Nov 2019