Our next foray into Luhrmann territory is his version of the 16th-century play: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S ROMEO + JULIET (1996). Sam goes off on one about one of his pet topics, and we take things further by discussing the playful and inventive qualities of the play brought out by Luhrmann ? along with his innovative use […]
A returning veteran gets turned away from his former job, Sylvester gets gout, a immigrant mouse arrives on US soil, Bugs meets a potential protégé in the form of a large orange monster, and we get an insight into how Bugs funds his schemes.
This week we embark on our next directorial mini-season with the work of Baz Luhrmann. We start with his cinema debut, 1992’s STRICTLY BALLROOM. After opening reviews, we talk about mockumentaries, cinema aesthetic, and artistic frustration ? both in the film and in Luhrmann’s direction itself.
The First episode where we brew a straight forward beer using just marris otter and Cascade hop, its going to be crisp malt flavors and big citrusy flavors. We will cover the recipe, the brewing process, tasting and reviewing some commercial brews.
As Elmer goes off the deep end and turns his hand to mad science, we begin to see the nuances of The Moment and how it reacts to stress. Meanwhile, Daffy and Porky whiff it bad when placed in charge of the Tooniverse’s babies, leaving Porky IV trapped in Africa. We begin to see Porky […]
The final Coppola film in our mini-series is her latest, the 2017 re-make of THE BEGUILED. After our reviews, we talk about horror, tension, and the revision of traditional gendered values. This leads us on to a final discussion of Sofia Coppola’s oeuvre, when we take a look back at some new perspectives we’ve seen […]
We get an eye-opening glimpse into Daffy’s former life, Bugs Bunny’s future sight, and the secret life of books in this particularly rambling and tangential episode. Also, just why ARE people from Newcastle so excited when they meet other people from Newcastle? Tune in to find out, or at least to hear us ask the […]
Our next Sofia Coppola film is her 2006 historical biopic MARIE ANTOINETTE. We talk about decadence, loneliness, and why this film tries to several very interesting things ? but doesn’t quite succeed in pulling them off.