Eclectica 154 - Isle of Dogs + Breathless + Legend of the Mountain

Apr 03, 2018, 03:30 PM

All Dogs Gere to Heaven

Somewhere in the British archipelago, no years into the future (but some time in the year 2018 for those of you who are actually in the future). Four strays gather to discuss Wes Anderson's new and strange stop-motion animated movie "Isle of Dogs" - a Film of the Week that splits the pack of Tim, Sarah, Rob and Graham. 

Are they, in a very real sense, good dogs?

Meanwhile, Off the Shelf has the kind of hairpin turn only Eclectica can provide as one minute Graham's marvelling at Richard Gere's fashion choices in Second Sight's Blu-Ray release of Jim McBride's "Breathless", then Rob is lost in a world of ghosts and weirdness with King Hu's "Legend of the Mountain", which is out now from Eureka. But does he enjoy it? No, seriously, does he, he's not sure ...

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