Category Archives: Video

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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Two for Tuesday

Alice Bag

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Saturday Matinee: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Source: Top Documentary Films The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (a.k.a. Chavez: Inside the Coup) is a 2002 documentary about the April 2002 Venezuelan coup attempt which briefly deposed Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. A television crew from Ireland’s Radio Telifís … Continue reading

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Two for Tuesday

E-Turn Maga Bo

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Two for Tuesday

Killing Joke

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Saturday Matinee: Repo Man

By Alex Cox Source: AlexCoxFilms HOW DID REPO MAN OCCUR? After I left UCLA I was hired to write a script for United Artists about the British World War One deserter and agitator, Percy Topliss.  When I delivered the screenplay … Continue reading

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