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  • At 50: Let Sleeping Corpses Lie AKA The Living Dead At Manchester Morgue

    18 GIU 2024 · To help celebrate turning fifty Ian asked Aaron Huggett from Zed1 podcast to review the cult zombie classic of 1974.  Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974). Directed by Jorge Grau. Written by Sandro Continenza. Starring Christina Galdo, Ray Lovelock and Arthur Kennedy Zed1 is Farringdon, Englands number one zombie based audio drama podcast. 
    Ascoltato 47 min. 40 sec.
  • Adventures In Time and Spain: The Happiness Patrol

    13 GIU 2024 · Ian and Nathan are off to Terra Alpha to confront the Kandyman and hopefully dodge the advance of The Happiness Patrol The Happiness Patrol (1988). Directed by Chris Clough. Written by Greame Curry. Starring Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldrfed, Sheila Hancock and Lesley Glanville 
    Ascoltato 42 min. 19 sec.
  • Doctor Who (2024): Mid Season Review

    28 MAG 2024 · Ian and Nathan settle down to review the first four episodes of the new series of Doctor Who. Written by Russell T Davies and Steven Moffatt. Starring Ncuti Gatwa and Millie Gibson.
    Ascoltato 1 h 7 min. 47 sec.
  • Death Watch (1980)

    21 MAG 2024 · Ian was so taken by sci-fi drama Death Watch he had to get his thoughts out in this special mini review.  Death Watch (1980). Directed by Bertrand Tavernier. From the novel by David Compton. Starring Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, Max von Sydow and William Russel. 
    Ascoltato 19 min. 17 sec.
  • Movie Nite #4: Rebel Moon Part Two: The Scargiver

    26 APR 2024 · Ian watches Rebel Moon so hopefully you dont have to! Rebel Moon Part Two: The Scargiver (2024). Directed by Zack Synder. Written by Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad and Shay Hatten. Starring Sofia Boutella, Djimon Hounsou and Ed Skrein 
    Ascoltato 10 min. 21 sec.
  • A Taste Of Tushingham

    21 APR 2024 · Rita Tushingham burst onto the film scene with her debut role in A Taste Of Honey and established herself as an iconic face of the British New Wave. Ian is joined by film historian Melanie Williams to review three of her early roles.  A Taste Of Honey (1961). Directed by Tony Richardson. Written by Shelagh Delaney. Starring Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan, Robert Stephens, Murray Melvin and Paul Danquah.  Girl With Green Eyes (1964). Directed by Desmond Davis. Written by Edna O'Brien. Starring Rita Tushingham, Peter Finch and Lynn Redgrave.  The Knack...and How To Get It (1965). Directed by Richard Lester. Written by Charles Wood from the play by Ann Jellicoe. Starring Rita Tushingham, Michael Crawford, Ray Brooks and Donal Donnelly Melanie Williams is Professor of Film and Television Studies at the University of East Anglia. A historian of British cinema, her recent books include a BFI Film Classic on A Taste of Honey (2023), Transformation and Tradition in 1960s British Cinema (with Richard Farmer, Laura Mayne and Duncan Petrie, 2019), and Female Stars of British Cinema: The Women in Question (2017). She is currently writing a book about the British filmmaker Muriel Box.
    Ascoltato 1 h 19 min. 24 sec.
  • The Bad Batch Season 3: Episodes 9,10&11

    16 APR 2024 · Is this the darkest Star Wars has ever gone? Ian and Punk continue their review of The Bad Batch.
    Ascoltato 51 min.
  • Kommissar X

    10 APR 2024 · The Kommissar X  series was a distinctly 60s blend of action, travel, outlandish plots, lovely ladies and suave but tough heroes. I'm joined by Holger Haase to discuss it's pulp fiction origins and three of the films.  Kiss Kiss, Kill Kill aka Kommissar X - Jagd auf Unbekannt (1966). Directed by Gianfranco Parolini. Starring Tony Kendall, Brad Harris and Maria Perschy Death Trip aka Kommissar X - Drei grune Hunde (1967). Directed by Rudolf Zehetgruber. Starring Tony Kendall, Brad Harris, Olga Schoberova and Christa Linda.  Kill Panther Kill aka Kommissar X - Drei blue Panther. Directed by Gianfranco Parolini. Starring Tony Kendall, Brad Harris, Corny Collins and Franco Fantasia 
    Ascoltato 1 h 16 min. 24 sec.
  • Adventures In Time and Spain: The Invisible Enemy

    5 APR 2024 · It's the debut of the iconic robot companion K9 but does his first story do justice to this lovable character.  The Invisible Enemy (1977). Directed by Derrick Goodwin. Written by Bob Baker and Dave Martin. Starring Tom Baker, Louise Jamieson, Michael Sheard, Frederick Jaeger and John Leeson as K9
    Ascoltato 50 min.
  • The Reel Diana Dors

    31 MAR 2024 · Diana Dors was  a unique figure in British film as her blend of glamour, personality and acting talent woved both the tabloids and cinemagoing public alike. Ian is joined by Dors biographer  Anna Cale to discuss her life, legacy and, of course, three of her best films.  Tread Softly Stranger (1958). Directed by Gordon Parry. Written by George Minter and Denis O'Dell from the play by Jack Popplewell. Starring Diana Dors, George Baker and Terence Morgan Value for Money (1955). Directed by Ken Annakin. Written by R.F. Delderfield and William Fairchild from the book by Derrick Boothroyd. Starring Diana Dors, John Gregson and Susan Stephen.  Yield To The Night (1956). Directed by J. Lee Thompson. Written by Joan Henry and John cresswell. Based on the book by Joan Henrty. Starring Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell and Michael Craig.  Anna Cale is an arts and culture writer who specialises in classic film and television. She has written for a number of publications and websites, including Little White Lies, Film Stories and the British Film Institute, and has also appeared on Radio 4 and Channel 5. Her writing subjects are wide ranging, but she has an interest in British cinema of the 1940s, 50s and 60s, and in particular showcasing the role of strong female voices in film culture.
    Ascoltato 1 h 3 min. 36 sec.

Cult Connections is the podcast that finds the links between all kinds of film, TV, books and more. From cult classics to major blockbusters we have everything covered. So if...

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Cult Connections is the podcast that finds the links between all kinds of film, TV, books and more. From cult classics to major blockbusters we have everything covered. So if you want to hear about the evolution of the zombie film, the obvious and not so obvious screen versions of Spiderman or three films featuring the "other fellas" then this is the place for you. Join your host Ian (@ArbroathMackem) and a different guest every episode as we explore some Cult Connections!

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