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Interactive discussions for film lovers. Critical commentary of classic and contemporary cinema. CinePunked are Robert JE Simpson and Rachael Kelly. www.cinepunked.com

Interactive discussions for film lovers. Critical commentary of classic and contemporary cinema. CinePunked are Robert JE Simpson and Rachael Kelly. www.cinepunked.com
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United Kingdom

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Interactive discussions for film lovers. Critical commentary of classic and contemporary cinema. CinePunked are Robert JE Simpson and Rachael Kelly. www.cinepunked.com

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@cinepunked

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English


Episodes

Daddy, Would You Like Some Sausages?

8/19/2019
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Hugely quotable. Undeniably offensive. For some it's a work of surrealist genius. For others it's one of the worst films ever made. CinePunked take a trip to the bizarre world of Tom Green's Freddy Got Fingered, via Chaplin and the nouvelle vague.

Duration:00:39:09

Brewing Up A New Kind of Monster

8/12/2019
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Rocky Horror Picture Show. Frankenstein and The Monster From Hell. Young Frankenstein. In the mid-1970s, Mary Shelley’s most famous creation saw a new lease of life – and a radical makeover. Join CinePunked’s Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly for an interactive discussion about cinematic homage, parody and reworking. And monsters in stilettos. Recorded live at Octocon 2018.

Duration:00:48:46

Elephant(s)

8/5/2019
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CinePunked's resident film historians Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly plus writer Conor Smyth discuss and debate Alan Clarke’s 1989 Troubles film Elephant, and it’s influences on Gus Van Sant’s 2003 Columbine-focused appropriation of the same name. They’re joined by very special guest Kevin Jackson, who was location manager on Clarke’s original BBC film. Recorded as part of the Belfast Film Festival 2016.

Duration:01:20:02

The Alex Cox Film School

7/29/2019
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Robert JE Simpson meets with director, broadcaster and author Alex Cox to talk academia, writing, fair use and of course Moviedrome.

Duration:00:29:22

Everybody's In Movies

7/22/2019
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After a couple of days soaking up the atmosphere of Tinseltown, CinePunked's Robert JE Simpson meets up with old friend, the acclaimed film historian, critic and presenter David Del Valle for a chat about what's left of old Hollywood, David's career, their shared love of horror films, freelancing and the art of the commentary track.

Duration:01:04:36

Knock On No Doors

7/15/2019
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Richard Elfman is a filmmaker, musician, writer, surrealist. His 1980 film Forbidden Zone has gained a cult following for its bizarre plotting, outlandish characters and breaking of stereotypes. Four decades on and a sequel is in pre-production, hot on the heels of Richard's new film (due out later in 2019), the equally bizarre Hipsters, Gangsters, Aliens and Geeks. Robert met up with Richard at his home in Hollywood for an informal chat about Richard's work earlier this year. During a...

Duration:01:23:29

Night and Fog

4/7/2019
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Robert and Rachael discuss Alain Resnais' chilling documentary about the concentration camps - Night and Fog. What makes it so impactful, over 60 years later, and why should everyone see it?

Duration:00:29:38

Keep Calm... and Carry On

3/21/2019
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Are the iconic Carry On film comedies simply a stream of innuendo and saucy postcard humour? Special guest Robert Ross joins CinePunked's Robert and Rachael for a reappraisal of the brand as they examine Carry On Sergeant, Carry On Columbus, and rumours of a reboot.

Duration:00:49:52

The Trouble with Hitchcock

3/12/2019
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To mark Hitchcock Day 2019, Robert and Rachael explore the darker side of Alfred Hitchcock's work - his brushes with psychoanalysis and allegations of misogyny.

Duration:00:44:11

La Jetée

2/27/2019
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Robert and Rachael are obsessed with a film obsessed with an image, and they can't quite agree what it means... Join them as they navigate Chris Marker's sci-fi classic La Jetée, and delve into a discussion about the power of the image and film itself. With Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly. Produced by Robert JE Simpson

Duration:00:27:06

It's Biller Time

2/14/2019
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CinePunked presents Robert JE Simpson in conversation with filmmaker Anna Biller. In this exclusive chat, Biller discusses her films Viva and The Love Witch, the challenges of filmmaking in Hollywood, #metoo, and female representation on screen.

Duration:01:00:27

Burn the Witch

2/14/2019
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Anna Biller's The Love Witch prompts a rare unified praise from the CinePunked team as they explore feminism, the male gaze, auteurs, and more present in one of the most distinctive and provocative films of the last few years. With Robert JE Simpson, Dr Rachael Kelly and Ben Simpson.

Duration:00:51:10

Yippee-ki-yay Mr Falcon

12/24/2018
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Its the CinePunked Christmas special! This time Rachael tries to convince Robert and Ben that Die Hard 2 is the greatest Christmas film ever... But is it? What even makes a Christmas film a Christmas film? And what are your festive viewing traditions. Quicker than a hail of blanks, CinePunked takes on the mighty McClane. With Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly. Produced by Ben Simpson. © 2018 CinePunked/Avalard Productions. All Rights Reserved

Duration:00:39:23

Tits or Destiny?

12/16/2018
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Tits or destiny? What would you do if the path to eternal riches was laid in front of you? CinePunked explores cult favourite Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, from its meta text to its slacker vibe and rich bromance.

Duration:00:45:31

Art vs Artist

10/27/2018
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Viewing certain films has become more problematic than ever before. Claims of sexual abuse and impropriety dominate the headlines leading to the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns. Once beloved personalities are now box office poison. From Arbuckle to Spacey, Allen to Polanski, scandal clouds the filmmaking industry. Recorded before a live audience at the 2018 Belfast Film Festival, CinePunked’s resident hosts Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly are joined by Liz Nelson (and a special...

Duration:01:23:43

You Can't Kill the Bogeyman!

10/19/2018
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On its 40th birthday, CinePunked take a trip to Haddonfield and revisit John Carpenter's classic Halloween. With Robert J.E. Simpson, Dr Rachael Kelly, and Ben Simpson.

Duration:00:55:52

We Didn't Burn Him!

5/8/2018
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Is The Wicker Man really a horror film? Or is it a musical? Robert tries to convince Rachael and Ben of its merits as a piece of genre-defying collaborative brilliance. www.cinepunked.com CinePunked are Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly Produced by Ben Simpson

Duration:00:51:15

Nobody's Perfect

2/15/2018
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The greatest comedy film of all time? Or an over-hyped slice of cross-dressing mayhem? Rachael and Robert cast their critical faculties over Billy Wilder's 1959 classic Some Like It Hot starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe. www.cinepunked.com With: Dr Rachael Kelly & Robert JE Simpson Producer: Ben Simpson

Duration:01:05:29

Patient Zero

1/21/2018
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Patient Zero Following on from the last episode's discussion of cult film The Room, CinePunked's Robert JE Simpson talks to writer, actor and filmmaker Michael Rousselet - reputedly the patient zero of Room fandom - about the earliest screenings in Hollywood and the Room's unexpected rise to mythical status. www.cinepunked.com

Duration:00:35:51

Oh Hi, CinePunked!

1/10/2018
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Oh Hi, CinePunked! Friendships are on the line as the CinePunked team sit down to Tommy Wiseau's cult film The Room - a film dubbed the "Citizen Kane of bad movies". Oh dear. Rachael and Robert debate the merits of The Room and James Franco's new film about its troubled production - The Disaster Artist while Ben wishes he'd sat this one out. CinePunked are Robert JE Simpson & Dr Rachael Kelly Producer: Ben Simpson www.cinepunked.com

Duration:00:56:14