Is there a movie you like that no one else gets? Or hasn't even heard of? Cinema Limbo is the home for movies whose time has come for revaluation. Hosted by Jeremy Phillips.
092 - The Tailor of Panama
After a long interregnum, Anthony Malone returns to the podcast, joining Jeremy for a discussion of 2001 comic spy drama The Tailor of Panama, based on the novel by John Le Carré, directed by John Boorman and starring Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush and Jamie Lee Curtis. Their discursive discussion covers such a range of topics as Raise the Titanic, authorial distance, pandemic delays, the persistance of a lack of memory and Alan B'Stard.
091 - Detour
Jeremy is joined again by author and podcaster Paul Morris to discuss the 1945 suspense drama Detour. Their discussion of this semi-forgotten B-picture covers such topics as double features, celebrity fans, low budget economics , unreliable narrators, murderous actors and Marion Crane's absent father.
090 - Oh! What a Lovely War
Chris Arnsby joins Jeremy to examine the 1969 satirical musical Oh! What a Lovely War directed by Richard Attenborough from the Joan Greenwood stage production, with an ensemble cast featuring Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, John Mills, Dirk Bogarde, Susannah York, John Gielgud and Vanessa Redgrave. Their discussion covers such bouncy topics as the roots of alternative comedy, satire without jokes, the nature of history, mankind's natural aversion to conflict and the establishment eating itself. Roll up, roll up!
089 - My Life Without Me
Jeremy is joined for the first time by fellow Podnoser Gary Rodger. one of the brains behind The Sitcom Club and Jaffa Cakes for Proust, to discuss the 2003 Spanish-Canadian drama My Life Without Me, written for the screen and directed by Isabel Coixet and starring Sarah Polley, Mark Ruffalo, Scott Speedman and Debbie Harry. Their discussion covers a range of jovial topics including daytime melodrama, straight-to-Netflix, modern trends towards selfishness, A Tale of Two Cities, On the Buses and how revolting bananas are.
088 - Highlander II: The Quickening
Jeremy reunites with author and scriptwriter Simon Guerrier for a New Year's Eve special examining Highlander II: The Quickening, the 1991 action fantasy sequel starring Christophe Lambert, Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen and Michael Ironside. Their conversation covers such wide-ranging topics as the implausible endurance of the franchise, the film's multiple edits and interpretations, its debt to other film sequels, chaos in Argentina, the identity of the "80s sci-fi Jonah" and the true meaning of the Quickening.
087 - Jaws: The Revenge
Jeremy once again enjoys the company of Chris Arnsby for A Very Cinema Limbo Christmas. Together, they explore the 1987 suspense sequel Jaws: The Revenge, directed by Joseph Sargent and starring Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario van Peebles and Michael Caine, and discover voodoo curses, amateur icthyology, Sharkula, Jeremy's favourite Bible joke and what the film would be like without a shark in it.