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The Great Escape Breakout
33 minutes | 3 years ago
Breakout Ep. 202 – Christmas Lists 2017
Christmas is coming! To celebrate, join Mark, Chrissey and Rich as they chat about what they’d put on their indie Christmas lists, chat about their favourite traditions and what they’re looking forward to in the Winter break. Thanks for listening to our Christmas podcast! Tell us all about what you’re looking forward to on our Facebook page, facebook.com/TGEBreakout. Also, check out our pages on iTunes ( https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-great-escape-breakout/id1004495683?mt=2 ) , TuneIn ( http://tunein.com/radio/The-Great-Escape-Breakout-p789702/ ) and Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-great-escape-breakout )!
30 minutes | 4 years ago
Breakout Ep. 201 – What have we done?
We’re back! And what better way to start this new season of the Breakout podcast with a chat about what we’ve been up to… which veers wildly into the realm of why comic book films struggle with story and the concept of the ‘poop sandwich’. Oh well. Thanks for listening! Got a topic you think we should cover in a future episode of Breakout? Drop us a line on our Facebook page, https://facebook.com/TGEBreakout Also, check out our pages on iTunes ( https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-great-escape-breakout/id1004495683?mt=2 ) , TuneIn ( http://tunein.com/radio/The-Great-Escape-Breakout-p789702/ ) and Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-great-escape-breakout )! Mentioned in the podcast Carnival of Sorrows Clownface Bristol Festival of Literature Baby Driver The Lego Batman Movie IT (2017) The Fast & Furious Franchise Liverpool Horror Con Bristol Horror Con Birmingham Horror Con BristolCon The Birthday Massacre b/w Lesbian Bed Death at The Fleece, Bristol, 31st October 2017
51 minutes | 5 years ago
Breakout Ep. 10 – Halloween Horror Special
It’s Halloween! And what better way to celebrate than to get together, chat about our favourite things about the festival, our favourite horrific media, and much more! Thanks for listening! Want to share your own thoughts on your memories of VHS? Drop us a line on our Facebook page, facebook.com/TGEBreakout. Also, check out our pages on iTunes, TuneIn and Stitcher! Mentioned in the podcast Shudder – Horror Streaming Service Insidious Final Destination The Terminator Tremors Jaws Dog Soldiers Cabin Fever Saw 2 Misery Universal Monsters Hammer Studios Films “Sick City Syndrome” by Peter Sutton Ian Millsted North Bristol Writing Group James Herbert Clive Barker NESS Threefold Terror of the Killer Carnivorous Coat
55 minutes | 5 years ago
Breakout Ep. 9: RIP VHS
Replica Watches As the last video recorder rolls off the production line, we get all sentimental about the humble VHS videotape – sharing our memories, our histories and, for some people, distaste towards the 40-year old format. Thanks for listening! Want to share your own thoughts on your memories of VHS? Drop us a line on our Facebook page, facebook.com/TGEBreakout. Also, check out our pages on iTunes, TuneIn and Stitcher! Mentioned in the podcast BBC News: Japan ‘to stop making VCR machines’ EngineerGuy: How Sony’s Betamax lost to JVC’s VHS Cassette Recorder A Drop To Drink & The Stop-Motion Adventures of Pony (coming soon) Techmoan – Retro-Tech: When HD Movies came out on VHS BBC Academy – Digitizing the BBC Archive Doctor Who Missing Episodes IMDb: Masters of Menace Stan VHS – The modern movies and series adapted on good old VHS Tapes Dude Bro Party Massacre III ‘Trashing’ the Academy : Jeffery Scourse The Amstrad Double Decker VHS Recorder Both ‘A Drop To Drink’ and the stop motion adventures of Pony will be online soon.
52 minutes | 5 years ago
Breakout Ep. 8: What the heck is Science Fantasy?
The TGE crew get chatting on the mashing together of science fiction and fantasy. What is it? Why do people do it? Does it more palatable for the general public? And why isn’t Terminator 2 an example of it? Thanks for listening! Want to share your own thoughts on Science Fantasy? Drop us a line on our Facebook page, facebook.com/TGEBreakout. Also, check out our pages on iTunes, TuneIn and Stitcher! Mentioned in the podcast The Disease by Paul Kane (Hellbound Media) The Hero With A Thousand Faces, by Joseph Campbell TV Tropes: Punk Punk Vox: “We’ve hit peak lens flare, here’s how it started” (A history of the lens flare) Films & TV Series mentioned Star Wars Krull 2001: A Space Odyssey Clash of the Titans Solaris Sunshine Moon Gravity Interstellar I, Robot The Abyss Avatar (aka: Fern Gully In Space) The Terminator & Terminator 2 The Marvel Cinematic Universe Star Trek: Generations, First Contact and Insurrection Star Trek The (Slow) Motion Picture & The Wrath of Khan Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit Doctor Who Babylon 5 Stargate SG-1 Game of Thrones Stuffed Animals Mentioned: Squishy, the giant squid that Chrissey made has kind of become our unofficial mascot. A photo posted by The Great Escape (@thegreatescdotcom) on Jul 2, 2016 at 5:29am PDT
50 minutes | 5 years ago
Breakout Episode 7: The Cinema Experience
The TGE crew get nostalgic for 90s cinema as they discuss their earliest memories of going to the cinema, and remember their favourite cinema experiences. Nowadays the cinema experience is very different to how it was twenty years ago, but is it better? Do cinemas have the right idea with the new fad for multi element pricing, or should they just be focusing on keeping the screens clean? Mentioned in the podcast Quentin Tarantino gets pissed off at Disney (Hateful 8 bumped from Cinerama Dome, LA) The Prince Charles Cinema, London (possibly the best cinema in the UK) The Curzon Community Cinema, Clevedon (the cinema of our childhood) Theatre market statistics (the average person only sees 6 films a year!) Thanks for listening! Want to share your own thoughts on the cinema experience? Drop us a line on our Facebook page, facebook.com/TGEBreakout. Also, check out our pages on TuneIn and Stitcher!
65 minutes | 5 years ago
Breakout Episode 6: Are Subscriptions the future of Entertainment?
From Netflix to Amazon Kindle Unlimited, more and more people are getting their media fix through the ever expanding world of digital content subscription services. But will on-demand services be the end of traditional entertainment? Mentioned in the podcast Spectre God Bomb by Kit Power Desert Bus For Hope Twitch.tv Curzon Community Cinema, Clevedon Brooklyn Rick and Morty LoveFilm Apple Music Big Finish Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Evernote Thanks for listening! Want to share your own thoughts on subscription services? Drop us a line on our Facebook page, facebook.com/thegreatesc. Also, check out our pages on TuneIn and Stitcher!
34 minutes | 5 years ago
Breakout: Christmas Special 2015
It’s Christmas! And to celebrate, Rich, Chrissey, Ben and Felek talk about what they are looking forward to over Christmas, their favourite festive films (especially low-budget, straight to DVD ones) and their geeky Christmas traditions. Mentioned in the podcast Watching Stargate SG-1 and Atlantis in Order Star Wars: Despecialized The Star Wars Saga: Introducing Machete Order Krampus Thanksgiving Turkey Cooking Fails ‘David Hoff’ Bone Alone Arthur Christmas Thanks for listening to our Christmas podcast! Tell us all about your Christmas traditions on our Facebook page, facebook.com/thegreatesc. Also, check out our pages on TuneIn and Stitcher!
47 minutes | 6 years ago
Breakout Episode 5: Should you ‘Fix It In Post’?
In this episode of Breakout, we discuss the benefits and pitfalls of ‘fixing it in post’, or vowing to correct an issue during the production of a film in the post-production phase. Is it a phrase that should always be avoided, or are there some merits to it? Mentioned in podcast Terror of the Killer Carnivorous Coat Gabriel Cushing vs. The Zombie Vampires About ADR or Looping ‘Australia’ – Behind the Scenes – Location Sound Patton Oswalt on Blade: Trinity About the lost Hellraiser 2 Surgeon scene Since recording this podcast, it has been revealed that the scene, which previously was thought never filmed, has turned up on a VHS workprint copy of the film, and will be released as part of Arrow Film’s new Hellraiser boxset. Find out more here: Rue Morgue: Exclusive look at the lost Surgeon Scene from Hellraiser II! We hope you enjoy our latest episode of Breakout. Please give us your comments, topics you’d like us to discuss in the future and more. Also, If you’d like to receive alerts for future episodes, be sure to like and/or subscribe!
63 minutes | 6 years ago
Breakout Episode 4: The Ups and Downs of Unpaid Work
In this episode of Breakout, actress Marley Hamilton joins us for a chat about the pros and cons of unpaid work. We share experiences and observations from the world of indie film, about the attitudes to free work from both sides of the fence; production company and freelancer. Should we all be refusing to work for free? Mentioned in podcast The Freelancer Club: #NOFREEWORK “It’s Terrible Being Nice” from the play Goodbye Charles by Gabriel Davis Great Escapes Fiction Submissions Indie Red Hire Melksham Comic Con StarNow DuoTrope Filmmaker Magazine: Unpaid Crew vs. Underpaid Crew (via Raindance) Andy Weir Gabriel Cushing Versus The Zombie Vampires We hope you enjoy our latest episode of Breakout. Please give us your comments, topics you’d like us to discuss in the future and more. Also, If you’d like to receive alerts for future episodes, like and/or subscribe!
18 minutes | 6 years ago
Breakout: Melksham Comic Con Special
In this special episode of Breakout, we head on the road to Melksham Comic Con 2015 and chat with the organisers, attendees and Brians at the event. We also took Bee Mic round Melksham Comic Con to interview organisers, volunteers … Continue reading →
52 minutes | 6 years ago
Breakout: Episode 3: Is Crowdfunding Here To Stay?
In Episode 3 of Breakout, we discuss crowdfunding – the effect websites such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo are having on independent creativity, and whether there is a long term future in this funding model. We also talk about our thoughts on Flexible … Continue reading →
52 minutes | 6 years ago
Breakout: Episode 2: The Future of Web Series
In Episode 2 of our new podcast, Rich, Chrissey, Mark, Ben and Felek discuss the current state of the Web Series market (which are short form scripted series predominantly found on sites such as YouTube), and their future in the … Continue reading →
46 minutes | 6 years ago
Breakout: Episode 1: 4K Digital Cinema Cameras and Indie Film Making
In the pilot episode of our new podcast, the Great Escape team get together to chat about the influence of high quality digital cinema cameras on the indie film making scene. It doesn’t all go to plan and we frequently … Continue reading →
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