Posts by Liam O'Donnell

REKT: The Watermelon Woman

This is REKT, the column where each month one Cinepunx staffer recommends films to the rest of the fam. We may be stoked, or we may be wrecked. This month, it’s Adrianna Gober’s turn to do the damage. Here are Liam’s thoughts on The Watermelon Woman.   REKT is a column that allows the various writers of Cinepunx to interact with each other on a creative level. By writing about a film that one of your colleagues has chosen to share with you, you are engaging them intellectually, and hopefully being drawn into a world of film and filmmaking you might
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CINEPUNX Episode 81: 30 Years of Living Next to TOTORO: Reflections on Hayao Miyazaki

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Cinepunx_Episode_81.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLIKE A GIANT SLAPSHOD HOUSE POWERED BY AN ANGRY FIRE DEMON, THE LATEST EPISODE OF CINEPUNX HAS COME CLAMORING INTO YOUR LIVE, AND IS ALSO VOICED BY BILLY CRYSTAL! OK, that was a random pull. Hey friends, and welcome to a steaming hot take filled episode of CINEPUNX! On this illustrious return we dive in with one of animations greatest story tellers, Hayao Miyazaki. It is the 30th anniversary of the release of My Neighbor Totoro, one of Miyazaki’s most beloved films, and one Josh had not had
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CINEPUNX Episode 80: THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Cinepunx_Episode_80.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSNo matter where you go, there you can LISTEN TO CINEPUNX! Welcome to a new episode of the greatest scientist, surgeon, martial arts, rock star podcast on the planet. We welcome all our Blue Blaze Irregulars and thank you for supporting us on another cinematic adventure across the dimensional waste lands. It has been QUITE SOME TIME since our last episode, but not as long as we have done in the past! On this wonderful installment we discuss one of our favorite films of all time, The Adventures
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CINEPUNX Episode 79: Director Ryan Prows (LOWLIFE) talks KING OF NEW YORK and BAD LIEUTENANT

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Cinepunx_Episode_79.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWELCOME ONE AND ALL TO AN IMMEDIATE AND RIGHT NOW EPISODE OF CINEPUNX! On this amazing episode we talk to director Ryan Prows about his new film Lowlife as well as two classic New York films from Abel Ferrara, King of New York and Bad Lieutenant ! Ryan was in NYC for the WHAT THE FILM FEST where his movie screened (the awesome Adrianna Grober caught it there and will be reviewing it for this very site!) I managed to catch Lowlife at friend of the show, former guest
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CINEPUNX Episode 78: HOWARD THE DUCK and TEMPLE OF DOOM Discussion with Director Liam O’Donnell (BEYOND SKYLINE)

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Cinepunx_Episode_78.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHERE WE GO HERE WE GO HERE WE GO It finally HAPPENED! Yes, I partly mean we finally have TWO EPISODES OF CINEPUNX OUT IN ONE MONTH!! However, what I really mean is that we finally have director LIAM O’DONNELL, my dopple ganger and director of Beyond Skyline on the show! On this episode Liam joins us to talk a little bit about the maing of Beyond Skyline, and then to discuss two films that shaped our childhoods: Howard the Duck and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
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CINEPUNX Episode 77: DARK CITY at 20 or LIAM TRIES TO ALIENATE OUR ENTIRE AUDIENCE

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Cinepunx_Episode_77.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSGREETINGS CINEMA-PUNKERS AND WELCOME TO ANOTHER DARK AND IMPOSING EPISODE!!! On this, our triumphant return to the realm of podcasting we tackle Dark City,  a film from the director of  The Crow! YEAH! OK LOOK, I need to immediately apologize to all of your. The first reason is that this episode is a bit low energy because I have been sick and exhausted lately, and so this was my general demeanor during the recording   Not exactly the dynamic presence you have come to love and expect! Second, we
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CINEPUNX Episode 76: SUICIDE CLUB and 2LDK with Grace Kim and Evan Vellela

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Cinepunx_Episode_76.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOH, HELLO THERE YOU FAIR CINEPUNX! Liam here. Hey, how you doin? I am sick. So, you know, cut me some slack. We have been talking about doing this “Asian Extreme Cinema” episode with our good dude Evan for quite some time. Finally got it done. The same night we recorded, Grace Kim was in town. Grace has been there for this podcast, and specifically for Josh and I since day one. She is a super talented tailor. If you are doing a real ass movie or tv
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CINEPUNX Episode 75: Max and Joey talk Norm Macdonald (DIRTY WORK and SCREWED)

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Cinepunx_Episode_75.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLISTEN HERE YOU JAGS, WHAT WE GOT HERE IS ANOTHER IMPRESSIVE EPISODE OF CINEPUNX! On this year end conversation (which occurred in 2017 btw) we sat down with Joey Breeding and Max Davis to talk about some of our favorites from 2017 and to have a dive into the film work of Norm Macdonald. You may know Joey from shows and the internet, and Max has been in some terrible bands and also wrote briefly for this very website ! Our front end on this episode is a little
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CINEPUNX Episode 74: Discussing FASCINATION (79) With Samm Deighan

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Cinepunx_Episode_74.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWELCOME TO ANOTHER HAUNTING AND PHANTASMAGORICAL EPISODE OF CINEPUNX!! On this amazing episode we spend some much needed time with WRITER, EDITOR, PODCASTER, FRIEND, AND RETURN GUEST SAMM DEIGHAN!! Some places you can find Samm are DIABOLIQUE DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS  and most importantly (ie: buy it) LOST GIRLS: THE PHANTASMAGORICAL CINEMA OF JEAN ROLLIN  On this episode we discuss the work of Jean Rollin, much misunderstood French director, with a special focus on his classic film FASCINATION. Do we solve the puzzles of his mysterious cinematic style? Not
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CINEPUNX Episode 73: Taking a GIRLS TRIP with Tony Rettman

http://media.blubrry.com/cinepunx/p/www.cinepunx.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Cinepunx_Episode_73.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTHEM PUNX ARE BACK IN TOWN!! This is a very SPECIAL EPISODE of Cinepunx, and by “special” we mean incomplete. NOT BECAUSE OUR GUEST, TONY RETTMAN, AUTHOR AND PUNK EXPERT IS NOT AMAZING! Dude rules. No, it is ’cause our beloved Joshua Alavarez could not join us. DO NOT FRET! Friend of the show, booker, artist, and MAN ABOUT TOWN, Evan Vellela, was available to stand in. Granted, I talk a LOT so I did most of the talking, but it was still cool. Hey, we forgot to
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