On 12th September 1970, Hullmuth Costard took a load of cameras to Old Trafford and filmed George Best playing football against Coventry City. The final film, 'Fußball Wie Noch Nie' was released in 1971, its status as a document to the best footballer to never play a World Cup only being a footnote. A footnote … Continue reading FuBball Wie Noch Nie X MOGWAI
Join Dani and Nick for the fourth episode of KINOTOMIC. In Episode 4 we will be discussing Paul Verhoevan's satrical war/action film, Starship Troopers and King Vidor's Silent epic-war film, The Big Parade. We discover that the two films, seperated by 72 years, share more in common than one would initially think. "Would you like … Continue reading KINOTOMIC: Ep. 4 – STARSHIP TROOPERS (1997) & THE BIG PARADE (1925)
Join Dani and Nick for the third episode of KINOTOMIC. In Episode 3 we will be discussing Musicals! We talk 1960s gangland New York in West Side Story, and post-apocalyptic gangland Tokyo with Tokyo Tribe. We wish West Side Story was a different movie, and Dani survives her first Sion Sono film. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2b7i7igtF2ZYbv6TatreQW Michael Bay … Continue reading KINOTOMIC: Ep. 3 – WEST SIDE STORY (1961) & TOKYO TRIBE (2014)
Join Dani and Nick for the second episode of KINOTOMIC. In Episode 2 we will be discussing Miami Vice, directed by Michael Mann and starring Colin Farrell's moustache, along with the classic Michael Curtiz directed Film-Noir, Angels With Dirty Faces, starring James Cagney. We attempt to find out why Nick loves Miami Vice so much, … Continue reading KINOTOMIC: Ep. 2 – MIAMI VICE (2006) & ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES (1938)
Me and Dani finally released our FIRST EVER (proper) episode of KINOTOMIC. In Episode 1 we will be discussing Sherlock Jr and The Playhouse, both directed and starring Buster Keaton, along with Jackass: The Movie. We discuss the surprising similarities between a great of Silent comedy, and a bunch of MTV nutters with free-reign to … Continue reading KINOTOMIC: Ep. 1 – SHERLOCK JR. (1924) & JACKASS: THE MOVIE (2002)
Podcast Launch!! Well... Sortof.. This is a beta test recording of one of our many practice sessions. Me and Dani Vilu have worked hard for the last 6 months to come up with a sound podcast concept, that we cannot wait to share with everyone. Trust us, we got some great movie pairings. Here is … Continue reading THE KINOTOMIC: Ep. 0 – PARASITE (2019), PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE (2019) & 1917 (2019)
Damn, everything just sucks. Killing time. Trying not to lose my sanity. With that in mind, inspired by one Max Rushden and his XI, I asked people I know for thier All-Time XI's. Manager, 6 substitutions and formation is free to choose. The results were...... interesting. "I went for a team of players that … Continue reading All-Time XI.
Been extraordinarily busy over the last month with Uni work. My Dissertation on Michael Bay has turned into torture, one word, one explosion, one fucked-frame at a time. On top of that is the usual deadlines and life crap thrown my way. As such, I haven't been to the cinema to see new releases as … Continue reading February 2020.
This series focuses on the one and only Michael Bay. Attempting to deconstruct his filmography, one film at a time. The ideas explored here may or may not end up in my Dissertation about Michael Bay and Post-Cinema. And to answer the question: Does it ever rain in a Michael Bay movie? It is fitting … Continue reading Does It Ever Rain In A Michael Bay Movie? – BAD BOYS FOR LIFE (2020, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah)
This series focuses on the one and only Michael Bay. Attempting to deconstruct his filmography, one film at a time. The ideas explored here may or may not end up in my Dissertation about Michael Bay and Post-Cinema. And to answer the question: Does it ever rain in a Michael Bay movie? And so, we … Continue reading Does It Ever Rain In A Michael Bay Movie? – BUMBLEBEE (2018, Travis Knight)