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
Segei Eisenstein’s film Battleship Potemkin is often hailed as one of the best films ever made. It tells the story (based on a real-life incident) of the crew of a Russian battleship mutinying in 1905, leading to a bloody confrontation in the streets of Odessa.
CinePunked gather to assess its value to a modern audience and pick apart the propaganda from the truth. … More Podcast – Men, Maggots and Mutiny
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.
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
CinePunked explore the screen career of iconic 20th century performer Elvis Presley, and his acclaimed dramatic turn in King Creole in the first podcast of 2021. … More Podcast – Danny Boy
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