Monthly Archives September 2015

EPISODE 35: Horror Talk with Samm Deighan of SATANIC PANDEMONIUM

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Cinepunx_Episode_35.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWE’RE BAAAAAAAAAAAAACCCCKKKKKKK!!! Greetings you OH SO patient denizens of the city known as CINEPUNX, and welcome to the latest installment of our wild and crazy show. yay? It has been a LONG while since our last encounter, but please be patient with us. Josh was in Hawaii for like a month or so, so that made recording a bit difficult. I am sure, while we were away, you check out ALL THE AMAZING FEATURES ON OUR BLOG! (you better have, and told your cohorts) We also had, what you
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Conceivably Leftist Cinema: MAGIC MIKE XXL (part 2 of 2)

“Ain’t there something money can’t buy?” – Nick Waterhouse           Magic Mike XXL makes its intentions and divergences from Magic Mike clear in its very first shot, opening as it does with a new colour-grading. We are moving from diagnosis to construction. The jaundice is in twilight, as the escape of escape the first film closed with, by the very nature of Mike’s appearance, has been recognised as fictive. Mike, as is elaborated in the opening act, has come to a deeper understanding of capital’s pervasiveness and machinations. Rather than seeing the stripper’s world alone as
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Conceivably Leftist Cinema: MAGIC MIKE (Part 1 of 2)

Magic Mike opens in a jaundiced world, cinematographically yellowed to evoke a barrenness suffered in daylight hours. This is contrasted by the colour and vibrancy of the stage, where the characters appear to experience relief from the capitalist principles that govern their lives and desires—emphasis on “appear.” The mention of capitalism is significant at this early stage, for the Magic Mike duology are films that are firmly about the effect of capitalism upon people and their means of relating; it is a series that takes us through, first in diagnosis, the stages of alienation and the obstacles of what we
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Kevin Hare Talks Movies He Hasn’t Seen- 80s Edition!

EDITORS NOTE: WELCOME FAITHFUL CINEPUNKERS TO THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF KEVIN HARE TALKS MOVIES HE HASN’T SEEN! Kevin Hare is well known in the Philadelphia hardcore scene for his intelligence, pro wrestling acumen, love of ginger ale, and his band DOUBLEDEALER (just kidding, he wouldn’t stoop so low). Kevin loves hearing about movies, and he’s heard about lots and lots of them. But I mean, come on, who has time to actually watch them all? NOT KEV! He has watched the trailers though, and from those trailers he has a PRETTY good idea of what those films are about, and
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