MEDIA MANIPULATION DOUBLE BILL
This weeks double bill looks at media manipulation. First up is the 1975 sci-fi classic ROLLERBALL set in 2018 where countries have been replaced by corporations and one game has griped the world. The participants have become icons, all be it disposable icons; And when their stock runs out or the powers that be feel their power being eroded a new super player is waiting in the wings this stark look at celebrity and corporate manipulation has become a sci-fi classic. Played with typical 70's grit married with hi-camp it will have you joining the dots between fantasy and reality. Next up is PRIME TIME the guys behind PRIME TIME were the architects of parody film by creating a film that revolves around television through a series of television clips, this and made film was put together on a shoe string budget and independently released turning it into an underground classic. With the usual free popcorn and rum.