Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the CinePunked team casting their eyes over a festive film. This time out the 2010 Finnish horror/comedy Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale. Fusing traditional tales of Santa Claus, with a sci-fi monster twist – the perfect antidote to the usual saccharine fare.
With Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly. … More Podcast – You Better Watch Out
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
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
CinePunked mark the festive period with the first of two special podcasts – this one exploring the dark fantasy of Richard Donner’s classic reworking of A Christmas Carol – SCROOGED. … More Podcast – The Night the Reindeer Died
CinePunked celebrate what would have been Robin Williams’ 70th birthday with a look at his memorable turn in One Hour Photo in a new podcast episode. … More Podcast – It’s All Pretend