It’s the 1981 documentary that captured the energy and excitement of the ska scene during the height of the 2 Tone movement in Britain. Featuring electrifying live performances by bands like The Specials, Madness, and The Selecter, it remains a cult classic, one that played… Read More »Film Club 04 – Dance Craze
The Film Club is a spinoff of the main show where we discuss the best ska and reggae movies of all time.
In this episode of Hornpod Film Club, we review the 2019 documentary, Shella Record: A Reggae Mystery. Directed by Chris Flanagan, the film tracks his decade of searching for the soulful siren featured on a 10-cent record he bought in a thrift store, credited only… Read More »Film Club 03 – Shella Record (2019)
In this episode of Hornpod Film Club, we explore the 1997 hit movie, Grosse Pointe Blank. Starring John Cusack as a hitman attending his high school reunion, the film blends action, comedy, romance and maybe a little Rude Boy mythology. The soundtrack is iconic and… Read More »Film Club 02 – Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Hornpod Film Club 01 The Harder They Come (1972) It’s the story of a Jamaican country boy who comes to the big city with dreams of becoming a Reggae star but ends up exploited by the music industry, cheated by the drug trade and eventually… Read More »Film Club 01 – The Harder They Come (1972)