The nights are drawing in and thoughts turn to horror as Halloween fast approaches. This episode of Cine-Lit looks at the work of the Italian maestro of horror Dario Argento.
Adam and Darrell are joined by film director and proud Derby lad, Dominic Burns, to explore an area of cinema that Dom is very passionate about. The 80s!
As the world reels from the shockwaves of Lockdown and the COVID-19 pandemic, more than ever we need the power of a good comedy. The discussion here takes in 5 great films from the 1980s that may have escaped your notice.
Adam and Darrell delve into the career of one of Hollywood's more enigmatic stars on the eve of his 70th Birthday. Bill Murray has been delighting audiences, wrong-footing Hollywood and forging filmmaking partnerships for over 40 years now.
Cine-Lit explores his career, looking at the late 70s/early 80s, the mega pop culture hit Ghostbusters, Murray's sole directorial effort and his partnerships with some of the most exciting talents in the world of film like Wes Anderson, Sofia Coppola and Jim Jarmusch.
Adam sits down with Steve Hatcher, organiser of the Doctor Who Convention Whooverville, to talk about the Doctor's visits to the big screen.
In the episode, we cover the two Amicus Dalek movies of the 1960s that starred British acting legend Peter Cushing as Doctor Who.
Cine-Lit's Adam Marsh is joined by Derby QUAD's Peter Munford to talk about his passion for East Asian cinema and the films that inspired him to set up the monthly film night Satori Screen.
Covering a wide range of countries and genres we delve into Park Chan Wook's Vengeance trilogy, Jackie Chan's breakthrough movie, the most profitable movie ever made One Cut Of The Dead (2017), the incredibly influential anime Akira and an Indonesian ripoff film called Lady Terminator!
Adam and Darrell pick another topic to explore through five films and this time they have chosen the career and work of director Julien Temple.
Recorded on the weekend when Glastonbury 2020 was due to take place, we explore Temple's documentary on the famous festival as well as his Sex Pistols doc/propaganda exercise The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980).
Cine-Lit take a left turn away from our historical deep dives, and this episode Adam and Darrell are delving into the fictional history of England's Screaming.
The new book from the author Sean Hogan and the excellent PS Publishing, England's Screaming attempts to weave together the fictional history of some of British horror's most fascinating characters.
Cine-Lit host Adam Marsh is joined by resident expert Darrell Buxton to delve into the history of RKO studios through five films that are currently available to view for free on the BBC iPlayer.
From the biggest star in Hollywood (King Kong) to, arguably, the greatest film ever made (Citizen Kane), RKO had a run from the late 1920s through to the mid 1950s and left an indelible mark on cinema history.
Here are five reasons to love…. RKO!
The Old Dark House, the reading of the will at midnight, the secret panels, the hidden rooms, the murderous criminal…. All the clichés that are as familiar as your own hand appear in this sub genre of the crime film.
We are talking Old Dark House mysteries covering James Whale’s iconic Old Dark House (1932), The Cat And The Canary, J B Priestly, Laurel And Hardy, Harold Lloyd and many more.
Adam and Darrell jump back to the earliest days of cinema and take a look at the birth of the crime film in the first in a series of podcasts about the crime genre.