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Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #41: Escape From New York and L.A.

Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #41: Escape From New York and L.A.

22 September 2021

Two films celebrating birthdays this year are John Carpenter's Escape films, with the seminal Escape From New York celebrating its 40th Birthday while its much-maligned offspring hits 25 in 2021. Adam and Darrell head into the future of 1997 and 2013 to spend some quality time with Snake Plissken.

Cine-Lit Podcast - Reforming The Image #2: Intersectional Representation on Screen

Cine-Lit Podcast - Reforming The Image #2: Intersectional Representation on Screen

14 September 2021

In this second podcast to tie in with our Reforming The Image: Black Representation On Screen season Filmmaker Ian Harnarine, Director of Doubles With Slight Pepper, talks with Rebekah about the process of making his short film while also discussing Intersectional Representation.

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Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #40: Bond, James Bond

Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #40: Bond, James Bond

7 September 2021

It has been the longest time between Bond films since the late 80s but finally, the latest 007 adventure will be hitting cinema screens. Adam and Cine-Lit's resident expert Darrell Buxton are joined by Director (and Bond Mega Fan) Dominic Burns to explore the history of the character from its introduction in the 1950s novels, to the big screen spectacles that established him in popular culture.

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Cine-Lit Podcast: Reforming The Image #1

Cine-Lit Podcast: Reforming The Image #1

2 September 2021

In the first of a series of podcasts linked to our Reforming The Image: Black Representation On Screen season Rebekah Taylor (QUAD Film Officer) and Louise Giadom from All3Media talk about what they felt about on-screen representation growing up Black British. Rebekah and Louise explore what films and television shows they were drawn to growing up and the people that are changing the narrative.

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Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #39: The French Connection(s)

Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #39: The French Connection(s)

24 August 2021

It is the 50th Anniversary of the Oscar-winning classic The French Connection. What better time, then, to take a look back and see if the film still holds up! Adam and Darrell head back to the mean streets of 1970s New York for William Friedkin's The French Connection (1971) before hopping the English Channel to France and the moyenne des rue of Marseilles for John Frankenheimer's The French Connection II (1975).

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Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #38: Video Nasties

Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #38: Video Nasties

10 August 2021

To coincide with Prano Bailey-Bond's film Censor, set during the height of the moral panic surrounding videotapes in the 1980s, Cine-Lit takes a look at the time period when headlines like "Ban Video Sadism!" were commonplace and common sense seemed to go out of the window. Joining Adam and Darrell for this discussion is John Martin, author of the book on Video Nasties "Seduction Of The Gullible."

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Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #37: Summer Holidays

Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #37: Summer Holidays

27 July 2021

Adam and Darrell are joined by film lecturer David Leicester to discuss that particular strand of film, the Summer Holiday movie. In a year where many people don't have the luxury of a summer holiday abroad, Cine-Lit will be your travel guide to an aural trip away. David picks out five British Summer Holiday films for discussion including Holiday Camp (1947), Summertime (1955), Bhaji On The Beach (1993), Movern Callar (2002), and Unrelated (2007).

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Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #35: When Musicians Act!

Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #35: When Musicians Act!

29 June 2021

Some musicians take to acting like a duck to water... but then others hit the water and sink fast! For this episode of Cine-Lit, Adam and Darrell are joined by Rob Lane of the Straight To Video podcast (and an actual musician!) to talk about some of the best (and worst) examples of musicians attempting the crossover into acting. 

You can check out more of Rob and the Straight To Video Podcast at stvpod.com

Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #34: David Bowie - Cracked Actor

Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #34: David Bowie - Cracked Actor

16 June 2021

Now we all know that Bowie was a genius, right? A musical giant whose name will live on long after we're dust. But will his acting roles live on? Join Adam J. Marsh and self-confessed Bowie-nut Darrell Buxton as they explore the acting career of David Bowie.

Covering films like The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976), The Hunger (1983), Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence (1983), Absolute Beginners (1986) and perhaps his most famous film, Labyrinth (1986).

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Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #33: Steve Martin & Carl Reiner

Cine-Lit Podcast Ep. #33: Steve Martin & Carl Reiner

1 June 2021

Steve Martin came out of the gate on the big screen and was pretty much an instant success (at least in the US). Four films in this initial six-year period (1979-1984) were directed by Carl Reiner.

Join Adam and Darrell as they explore what made this partnership so special and led to the creation of The Jerk (1979), Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982), The Man With Two Brains (1983) and All Of Me (1984).

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