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Goodnight all!

It probably won't be a big surprise to you guys given our radio silence for the last few months (again!), but we've finally decided to hang up our mics. But we didn't want to just disappear, so we've recorded a few words so say goodbye and thanks.

#41 - Teenage Wildlife

This week we take a look at the intense teen thriller SUPER DARK TIMES, Mario Bava's final movie SHOCK, and Paul Verhoeven's controversial ELLE. Plus a preview of what to expect from Nicolas Winding Refn's new "content platform" BYNWR, and your mail!

#40 - Vaughn To Kill

Vince Vaughn brings the pain in S. Craig Zahler's follow-up to BONE TOMAHAWK, the bone-crunching, head-smashing exploitation drama BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99. We also look at Netflix's recent horror comedy THE BABYSITTER, talk PURGE and SAW, and read your ...

#39 - Oh No Sono!

We've got a Japanese double-bill this week - Sion Sono's latest slice of gory art-trash lunacy TAG, and MIFUNE: THE LAST SAMUARI, a documentary about Kurosawa's leading man, the late, great Toshiro Mifune. And we put the streaming on one side and get i...

#38 - Song Of The Sea

There's synth rock, sleazy nightclubs and cannibal mermaids on the menu this week, as we discuss the Polish horror musical THE LURE. Plus a look at the 70s crime classic STRAIGHT TIME, manga adaptation DEATH NOTE, and more!

#37 - Streets Of Blood

We bite into acclaimed urban vampire tale THE TRANSFIGURATION this week, plus reviews of BLAIR WITCH and Anthony Mann's classic noir T-MEN. And your mail!

Bonus #6 - Mondo Movie 19

On this week's bonus episode we travel back to 2006 and Mondo Movie episode 19. Next week we'll be looking at the indie vampire movie THE TRANSFIGURATION, so to tie into that - plus the sad recent death of director George Romero - here's our review of ...

#36 - The Boil Family

We return after a couple of weeks away with a look at the directorial debut from musician Steven Ellison (aka Flying Lotus) - the bizarre futuristic horror comedy anthology KUSO. Plus your mail and a catch up with some of the movies we've been watching...

#35 - All Night Bong

Bong Joon Ho's genre-bending satire OKJA is our lead review this week, together with a look at John Waters' MULTIPLE MANIACS, the 2000AD documentary FUTURE SHOCK, and Dan's first ever viewing of the classic CHILD'S PLAY!

Bonus #5 - Mondo Movie 45

On the latest bonus episode we ready ourselves for next week's review of Joon-ho Bong's OKJA by going back to 2006 with a look at his previous monster movie THE HOST, chosen from the Mondo vault and introduced by Ben. See you all next week!

#34 - Uwais of the Dragon Sound

This week we take on a double-bill of Asian action, with a look at Johnnie To's latest thriller THREE and the bone-crunching Indonesian hurtfest HEADSHOT. Plus Oz Perkins' chilly horror FEBRUARY/THE BLACKCOAT'S DAUGHTER and the synth-rock cult classic ...

Bonus #4 - Mondo Movie 27

On next week's show we're going to discuss Johnnie To's new movie THREE, so for this latest bonus episode we go back to 2006, and our review of To's gangster classic ELECTION. There's also a look at the '70s Italian warsploitation favourite INGLORIOUS ...

#33 - Malice Cooper

We take a break from the regular format to talk all things David Lynch and TWIN PEAKS. We discuss discovering Lynch and look at the first episodes of the new season, and also review the recent documentary DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE. Plus your mail!

Bonus #3 - Mondo Movie 28 (Robin Hardy)

It's Ben's turn to pick some classic Mondo Movie from archive, and this week we go back to 2006 when we attended the Bradford Festival of Fantastic Films. In particular we reviewed The Fantasist, the little-seen thriller from the late Wicker Man direct...

#32 - Running Up That Kill

On the latest show we take a look at the highly acclaimed Australian abduction thriller HOUNDS OF LOVE, plus animal attack lunacy, groovy Italian sci-fi satire, and movie-obsessed murder.

Bonus #2 - Mondo Movie 50

Twin Peaks is back, so on the latest bonus show Dan takes us back to 2007, and a review of David Lynch's Inland Empire, which appeared on episode 50 of Mondo Movie. There's also a triple bill of Lucio Fulci movies - The Beyond, Contraband and Conquest....

#31 - Wook Who's Talking

This week we dive into the extravagant delights of Chan-Wook Park's lavish period thriller THE HANDMAIDEN. Plus a look at the recent retro chiller SWEET SWEET LONELY GIRL, crazed Japanese psychedelic animation, a '70s grindhouse favourite and a slice o...

Bonus #1 - Mondo Movie 96

On the first Streampunk Bonus episode, Ben introduces a Mondo Movie from October 2009, when we reviewed of Chan-wook Park's vampire drama THIRST and the '80s horror fave NIGHT OF THE CREEPS. And we'll both be back next week with Streampunk 31!

#30 - Mad Mex!

We return to the mic with a new show and a new format! This week we look at the Mexican art-sleaze-fest WE ARE THE FLESH, plus carnival madness, tentacled Lovecraftian horror, and a look at our favourite punk rock docs, all available right now to strea...

Streampunk announcement!

Hi folks, we have a short announcement for you - and it's good news (we hope!)

#29 - Natal Infraction

There's batshit body horror fun this week, as Natasha Lyonne comes to terms with a bizarre pregnancy in ANTIBIRTH, plus ass-kicking action mayhem in the Hong Kong fist-fest SPL 2: A TIME FOR CONSEQUENCES!

#28 - Flaying Alive

On this week's show we explore the dark fairy tale fantasies of Matteo Garrone's TALE OF TALES, and do battle with the FIVE DEADLY VENOMS with a review of the Shaw brothers' kung-fu classic.

#27 - Tears for Fears

This week we plunge into the dark world of small-town murder and possession in the acclaimed Korean horror thriller THE WAILING. We also explore our (and your) favourite Brian De Palma set pieces, and reveal the winner of last week's CHOOSATRON vote!

#26 - Crimes of Fashion

Nicolas Winding Refn returns with the controversial, darkly funny catwalk horror THE NEON DEMON, while Brian De Palma takes us back through his career in the acclaimed documentary DE PALMA. Plus the latest CHOOSATRON selections!

#25 - School's Out

There's violence, drugs and prostitution in a school for the deaf this week in the acclaimed Ukranian drama THE TRIBE, plus a review of Norwegian disasterfest THE WAVE.

#24 - Apartmental!

This week we plunge in the NYC apartment madness of Mickey Keating's black-and-white chiller DARLING, plus the fall-and-rise of Canadian metal god Thor in I AM THOR! Plus more of your INVITATION feedback...

#23 - Dinnerspace

The dinner party from hell unfolds in the creepy horror thriller THE INVITATION, and we look at the winner of this month's Choosatron vote, the sleazy '70s psychodrama HOUSE ON STRAW HILL (aka EXPOSÉ). Plus your mail!

#22 - Flies Like Us

We dive into our listener suggestion pile this week, and pull out the Indian revenge fantasy comedy EEGA, plus the highly experimental black metal mood piece A SPELL TO WARD OFF THE DARKNESS. Plus the Choosatron 3000 announces the winner of this month'...

#21 - The Italian Connection

We return with a change to our previously advertised schedule, with a look at acclaimed Italian crime thriller SUBURRA. There's also a review of dark American indie drama BUZZARD, and the latest CHOOSATRON selection for you guys to vote on!

#20 - Deep Read (Part 1)

Ben's away this week, so we dip back into the Mondo Movie archive with another 'cast from the past. This one's a little different - in March 2007 we did the first of two shows focusing on some of of our favourite and most influential movie books we had...

#19 - Cop Bland

This week we look at the South Korean thriller CHRONICLE OF EVIL, and discuss some of the Korean cinema we've watched over the years. There's also a review of the documentary WELCOME TO LEITH, plus a fascinating update about Dan's attempts to make Thai...

#18 - War Ensemble

There's evil spirits and basement-dwelling ghouls in the snow-bound retro horror WE ARE STILL HERE, plus a routine operation goes horribly wrong for a squad of soldiers in the tense war drama KAJAKI/KILO TWO BRAVO.

#17 - Classic Mondo Movie: Carsploitation!

Life has conspired against us, and we're not going to be able to record together until the end of the week. But we want to keep the shows coming, so this episode is another dip back into the Mondo Movie archive! Back in August 2007 we looked at a quart...

#16 - From Beer To Eternity

There's Civil War drama and beer-soaked Aussie lunacy this week, as we tackle the recent period film THE KEEPING ROOM and the winner of this month's Choosatron vote, the disturbing classic WAKE IN FRIGHT. Drink up mate!

#15 - Into The Woods

This week we face baby-snatching Irish demons in the woodland horror THE HALLOW, and bone-crunching Maori warriors in the historical action drama THE DEAD LANDS. Plus the winner of this month's CHOOSATRON vote!

#14 - Fainting By Numbers

This week there's tragedy, turmoil and hysteria in the 60s-set psychological drama THE FALLING, and a battle over a severed foot in the stranger-than-fiction documentary FINDERS KEEPERS. Plus we announce the four choices for this month's CHOOSATRON 300...

#13 - Who's Laughing Now?

Ben made a flying visit to the UK last week, so for the firsttime in four years we sat together and recorded a podcast in thesame room! We look at the sad, darkly funny life of a touringcomedian in ENTERTAINMENT, and enjoy the home invasionslasher-with...

#12 - One Take Wonder

We return to our normal schedule with a review of the amazing one-take German crime drama VICTORIA, and the oddball horror comedy HE NEVER DIED, starring the great Henry Rollins...

#11 - Classic Mondo Movie - Giallo

Ben's on holiday this week so we've delved back into the archives of our former podcast Mondo Movie to bring you some of our old (or indeed, young) - cult movie chat. It was May 2006 when we did a four week giallo festival on the show, so here are thos...

#10 - It's A Mad Mad Mad Maddin World

On our latest show we dive into the mind of Canadian maverick Guy Maddin and his latest slice of psychedelic lunacy THE FORBIDDEN ROOM. We also ride into town to review haunting Franco-Italian western CEMETERY WITHOUT CROSSES

#9 - Back To The Putra

We put on our armour and wellies and explore the incredible, filth-covered cinematic experience that is the Russian medieval sci-fi epic HARD TO BE A GOD. With special guests Jason Statham and the Choosatron 3000!

#8 - The Farce Awakens

This week we look at the great Paul Verhoeven's first film in many years, his 'viewer generated' drama TRICKED, and Joe Carnahan's madcap limo action comedy STRETCH. Plus the launch of a new feature in which YOU help us decide upcoming reviews!

#7 - Hairy Movie

There's Danish horror chills this week as we explore the dark werewolf drama WHEN ANIMALS DREAM, and we talk anime and the eye-popping, brain-warping MIND GAME. Plus your mails, and the upcoming show schedule! Email us at and fo...

#6 - Do The Spike Thing

This week we tackle Spike Lee's two latest films, both of which are now available to stream. There's DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS, his remake of experimental 70s vampire yarn GANJA AND HESS, plus his inner-city musical satire CHI-RAQ. Email us at podcast@st...

#5 - Destiny's Mild

On our latest show we talk Wuxia, Michelle Yeoh, Donnie Yen, and the belated martial arts sequel CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON: SWORD OF DESTINY, which is now streaming on Netflix. Plus your emails!

#4 - Guns n' Goats

There's gangsters, guns and goat-farming this week as we explore the brooding world of Italian mob drama BLACK SOULS. Plus the weird sights, sounds and smells that can be found IN THE BASEMENT. And your mail....

#3 - The Violence of the Lams

On our latest look at the weird, wild side of movie streaming, we unpeel the layers of creepy Austrian horror GOODNIGHT MOMMY, and tackle Hong Kong action specialist Ringo Lam's comeback WILD CITY. Plus listener comments about some of films we've cover...

#2 - Noe Man's Land

Welcome to STREAMPUNK, a weekly look at wildest and weirdest movies available to stream. On our second show we get to grips with Gaspar Noe's graphic relationship drama LOVE, and the post-apocalyptic retro action romp TURBO KID. Plus listener feedback!

#1 - Frog Comes to Miike-Town

Welcome to STREAMPUNK, a weekly look at the some of the coolest, strangest and most unheralded cult movies currently available to stream. On this first episode, we dive into Takashi Miike's deranged vampire gangster mash-up Yakuza Apocalypse, and explo...