Cinema Limbo

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Jeremy, Chris Arnsby and Antony Malone continue their journey through the last year in film, as Chris pursues a family vendetta, Jeremy insults Mexico and Antony is hypnotised by a French screen legend.
Jeremy and Chris Arnsby take a long jump into left field for Werner Herzog's 1970 satirical fantasia Even Dwarfs Started Small, taking in crucified monkeys, hypnotised chickens and drowned rats on the way.
Jeremy returns for a new year and is joined by Chris Arnsby for a review of the last year's new releases. Listen in to discover the secret genius of Dan Brown, the importance of good diction, which film only Chris saw and find out what Jeremy sounds like when he's really cross. See below for a playlist of previous best film winners!
Amy Parr-Young joins Jeremy to discuss the 1992 action fantasy sequel Batman Returns, with a conversation that covers such topics as Moses, Johnny Carson, Take Me Out and the Red Death.
Tilt Araiza joins Jeremy live from California to discuss 1997 romantic thriller The Saint, starring Val Kilmer and based on the popular character from page and screen, as part of an epic conversation that covers disparate topics including the Willy Fogg musical, a naked Hywel Bennett, Mr Rossi, test cards, Inception and which actor was rejected from the role of James Bond for having 'a face like a hammer'.
George Grimwood joins Jeremy for a conversation about the 1992 comedy fantasy Toys starring Robin Williams. In this first of two parts, their conversation touches on matters including Nicolas Winding Refn, Lewis Carroll and JG Ballard.
In this edition, Chris Arnsby joins Jeremy to talk about Tom Green's infamous 2001 bad taste comedy Freddy Got Fingered, where they discuss the perfection of Back To The Future, Kenny Everett's rule of comedy and how much they both hate Seth MacFarlane.
Jeremy is joined by Ed Bloomer to discuss Stanley Kubrick's last film Eyes Wide Shut, with digressions reaching such subjects as Hawkins Bazaar, the colour of bedclothes, the jigsaw theory of audience engagement and the Secret Ruler of the World.
Amy Parr-Young joins Jeremy for a chat about 1974 oceanic thriller Juggernaut, directed by Richard Lester and featuring an all-star cast, with the conversation covering such subjects as Hi-De-Hi!, the perfect cure for seasickness and Jeremy's Roy Kinnear fan fiction.
Jeremy and writer Antony Malone think small for the 1973 sci-fi drama Phase IV, with a conversation that touches on Scarlett Johansson, Westworld, Will Self, Charles Laughton and Darren Aronofsky.
Jeremy and Chris Arnsby go where few have past ventured by exploring Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, the 1989 science fiction adventure based on the television series and starring, co-written and directed by William Shatner. Along the way Jeremy recounts more of his overseas exploits, David Warner goes in the corner, Sean Connery makes terrible career choices and everyone wears SAS jumpers.
Ed Bloomer returns to discuss VHS favourite Biggles: Adventures in Time, the 1986 sci-fi period adventure, with a chat that encompasses the world's greatest science joke, time-travelling Hitler and the forgotten action hero of British cinema, Peter Cushing.
George Grimwood joins Jeremy to talk about The Avengers, the 1998 film version of the classic 1960s TV series, in which their conversation includes chat about the correct way to pronounce Ralph Fiennes' name, geographically accurate chase scenes and the worst film in the world.
Jeremy is brought out of his six-month hibernation by Chris Arnsby in time for this mini-episode, which precedes a new run of Cinema Limbo from next week. In the meantime, Jeremy explains where he's been, pitches the next Bond film and reviews the Godfather Trilogy, while Chris bemoans listmakers' obsession with death.
Jeremy is joined again by Emmanuelle Harscouet to investigate 1976's comedy thriller Silver Streak, starring Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh and Patrick McGoohan, with the symposium taking in such subjects as Sunday afternoons on ITV, British Rail FM, Canadian accents and The Magic Roundabout.
Jeremy is joined again by Anthony Malone to mull over the 1985 satirical comedy Water starring Michael Caine, Leonard Rossiter, Brenda Vaccaro, Valerine Perrine and Billy Connelly, as part of a discussion that covers such topics as the BBC Shakespeare, comic actor Salma Hayek, Bernard and the Genie and knockabout prankster George Harrison.
Jeremy is joined once again by Chris Arnsby for the first of a two-part episode, in which they tackle the films of the Incredible Hulk. First is Ang Lee's 2003 drama Hulk, with a discussion that touches on such varied subjects as Andy Capp, Anthony Horowitz, safe cycling and The Russ Abbott Show.
Jeremy and Chris Arnsby cast off the shackles of commercialism to watch How to Get Ahead in Advertising, the 1989 satire written and directed by Bruce Robinson and reuniting him with his Withnail, Richard E. Grant. Their discussion of this dark and disgusting comedy covers such rib-tickling topics as George Orwell, Franz Kafka, Sergeant Pepper, Blake's 7 and Thomas the Tank Engine.
Jeremy is joined by comics author and gaming journalist Dan Whitehead to tackle 1994 action adventure Street Fighter, very loosely based on the video game series and starring Jean-Claude van Damme and Raul Julia. Their discussion touches on the limits of yoga, electric frogs, the Last James Bond Film and international movie star Simon Callow.
Chris Arnsby and Jeremy explore the 2015 superhero adventure Fantastic Four, in a packed episode that takes in Superman's rainbow powers, the Midvale School for the Gifted, Max Landis and SCENE MISSING.
Anthony Malone joins Jeremy to discuss 1967's epic comedy Play Time, starring, co-written and directed by Jacques Tati. As they dissect the film they immediately decide is a masterpiece, they also touch on Terry Gilliam, The Prisoner, Peep Show, architectural prophecy, silent farce and all the joy of the world.
Jeremy and Chris Arnsby go to the beach to enjoy the 1989 comedy Weekend At Bernie's, starring Jonathan Silverman and Andrew McCarthy, with the discussion taking in such subjects as imaginary baseball teams, Superman III, Outback masculinity and giving Thatcher a kicking.
Fellow film fan NikDrou joins Jeremy to pick over festive favorite Santa Claus: The Movie, the 1985 fantasy starring Dudley Moore and John Lithgow, with the gingerbread-fueled discussion taking such seasonal topics as 9/11, socialism, Polly Poo-Pants and whether the film is a prequel to The Shining. Merry Christmas!
Chris Arnsby joins Jeremy to discuss the 1987 comedy adventure Ishtar, starring Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman, in a conversation touching on such diverse subjects as Ted Bovis, Paul McCartney, Transformer fatigue and hilarious subversions.
Jeremy is joined by Anthony Malone for a discussion pertaining to John Carpenter's 1987 quantum horror Prince of Darkness, starring Donald Pleasance. Their conversation covers such matters as broken-down cars, academic dissertations, future sitcom stars and Joe Pesci impressions, while Anthony is tickled by the notion of an Erich von Daniken theme park and Jeremy is interrupted by an actual ghost.
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Sep 10th, 2015
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Mar 4th, 2020
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