Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Mamo #233: A Prisoner of Your Gibberish

As the year winds to a close we look at a chock-a-block week in popular culture, from Sherlock Holmes to BBC's Sherlock, from The Hobbit to Lord of the Rings, from Tintin to the next Tintin, and from Prometheus to Alien (in reverse). Pull up a chair and get some cream for your coffee.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Mamo #232: The Girl with the Mamo Tattoo

There is no such girl. But wouldn't it be lovely if there were? We look at David Fincher's mega-zeitgeisty adaptation of the biggest book in the world, before turning our gaze to the biggest screens in the world and their recent, thunderous triumph with a certain impossible mission.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Mamo #231: Bane Says What?

The Boys of Mamo head to the multiplexes to take in the first six minutes of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises, and on the way, chit-chat about annual critics' lists, and Butt-Numb-A-Thon, and big burly men in masks with unintelligible voices. Sort of like us.

Friday, December 09, 2011

Mamo #230: Midnight Snack

Special guest star Colin Geddes, Midnight Madness programmer of the Toronto International Film Festival, whisks us away to a secret location to drink old-timey drinks and gab about his cinematic life and times in Toronto. With bonus guest: Our mysterious benefactor! Pull up a stool!