A bi-weekly podcast which aims to provide an introduction to the exciting world of Asian cinema.
Each episode sees Elwood and Stephen highlighting a diffrent film worth discovering aswell as discussing a wide variety of topics relating from Actor / director profiles through to exploring the more random aspects of this facinating field.
The Battle Royale Podcast #7 - Comparing Weapons
Our chapter by chapter breakdown of "Battle Royale" arrives at one of its most eventful chapters as alpha predators are revealed and loyalties are tested. We also find out what the use of the fan is while also trying to decide what is actually a good weapon to get in the game plus more!!
Kaiju Christmas - Pulgasari
It's once more the happiest time of the year as Kaiju Christmas is here once more!!
This year we have somthing especially special as we look at North Korea's entry into the Kaiju genre with "Pulgasari" whose behind the scenes making of is as equally facinating as the film itself.
Joining us to breakdown the film we have a fantastic pair of guests as Emily (Why This Film Podcast) and Nick (French Toast Sunday) share thier thoughts on the film aswell as the decline of physical media, life lessons learned from kids tv and english cuisine plus more!!
A.C. Film Club #57 - A Penguins Memories
On this episode we look at one of the lost classics of anime "A Penguins Memories" which plays like "Happy Feet" meets "The Deer Hunter" as Mike a young penguin returns home from the war shell shocked and unable to deal with the experience while his friends and family want to celebrate him as a war hero, sending him on the road as he tries to find peace in his life.
We also look at Japan's love for mascots, pumpkin carving and why "The Oily Maniac" which just be the strangest Shaw Bros. movie ever plus much more!!
The Battle Royale Podcast #6 - Memories
The game is finally afoot as our chapter by chapter breakdown of Battle Royale now sees the students entering into the game for real but who is going to be first to fall?
A.C. Film Club #56 - A Moment of Romance
Elwood and Stephen pay tribute to Benny Chan as they check out the first film in the "A Moment of Romance" trilogy in which a chance encounter between a getaway driver and a rich heiress leads to an unlikely romance.
We also check out Crunchyroll's first podcast "Anime In America" and how anime managed to sneak into our lives without us even realising. We also look at Disney's problematic "Mulan", Japanese Mascots and much more!!
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The Battle Royale Podcast #5 - Life's A Game
Nick Rehak (French Toast Sunday) joins us as we continue our breakdown of Battle Royale one DVD chapter at a time.
On this episode it's time for the bags to be handed out, while we question the purpose of the games aswell as how the game could be played outside of the island.