Category Archives: Film

Saturday Matinee: Sacco and Vanzetti (2006)

SACCO AND VANZETTI brings to life the story of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial. The ordeal of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: I fight, therefore I am

I fight therefore I am (in french: Je lutte donc je suis) is a documentary film about social and political struggles in Greece and Spain which provides an overview of the struggles in Europe against austerity, capitalism and fascism. A … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Damned

“The Damned” (released as “These Are the Damned” in the USA) is a 1963 British science fiction film directed by blacklisted Hollywood expat Joseph Losey, produced by Hammer Film and starring Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors and Oliver … Continue reading

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Cyberpunk is Now and No One Knows What to Do With It

By Pattern Theory Source: Modern Mythology Cyberpunk broke science fiction. Creeping in alongside the commercialization of the internet, it extrapolated the corruption and dysfunction of its present into a brutal and interconnected future that remained just a heartbeat away. Cyberpunk … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Salvador

From Wikipedia: Salvador is a 1986 American war drama film co-written and directed by Oliver Stone. It stars James Woods as Richard Boyle, alongside Jim Belushi, Michael Murphy and Elpidia Carrillo, with John Savage and Cynthia Gibb in supporting roles. … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Laughing Prisoner

“The Laughing Prisoner” (1987) is a parody of the 60’s cult programme The Prisoner, starring Jools Holland and Stephen Fry. This was shown as part of The Tube programme in 1987, and was repeated on 1st January 1993 as a … Continue reading

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Two for Tuesday

The Julie Ruin Max Q

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Saturday Matinee: Z

Review by Roger Ebert Source: RogerEbert.com There are some things that refuse to be covered over. It would be more convenient, yes, and easier for everyone if the official version were believed. But then the facts begin to trip over … Continue reading

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