The Whisky Bikini Suspense Show
Whisky Bikini Production - The Old Civilian

Whisky Bikini Production - The Old Civilian

June 4, 2022

In the first of what will be an ongoing series discussing indie film production and the practicalities of filmmaking, James chats to Kia Khalili Pir about THE OLD CIVILIAN, a short written and directed by and starring Kia, and produced by James.

Over drinks, Kia and James talk about the whole process of making the short, from planning, budgeting, casting and location hunting through to the shoot, and all the challenges that arose - plenty of useful info for all the indie filmmakers out there!

Category III Carnage - Part Three

Category III Carnage - Part Three

April 21, 2022

In the third part of our SHOCKING series on classic Hong Kong Category III rated cinema, James is joined by Andy Heskins of easternKicks.com fame to discuss some of the key films from a UK perspective.....is Category III a genre? Which films were released in the UK? Which films are truly beyond the pale?

Pour yourself a drink, tune in and find out!

Whisky Bikini vs K-Zombies

Whisky Bikini vs K-Zombies

February 23, 2022

For the first in an ongoing series discussing the zombie genre around the world, Cub and James pour a couple of drinks and chat about Korean zombie films and TV, in particular the hit Netflix series ALL OF US ARE DEAD. 

Cub also talks about some of the differences between Asian and western zombies and about the zombie genre in Hong Kong - a truly chilling episode!!!

The Making of Mojo in the Corridors of Blood

The Making of Mojo in the Corridors of Blood

February 1, 2022

Go behind the mics as Cub and James discuss the process of making the first ever Whisky Bikini radio play, MOJO IN THE CORRIDORS OF BLOOD, armed only with a (very) low budget and a lot of enthusiasm. 

As the drinks flow, we also talk about the inspirations behind and the history of the story, which started life as a film script, and about horror radio plays in the east and the west. 

Mojo in the Corridors of Blood - Episode Seven (Radio Play)

Mojo in the Corridors of Blood - Episode Seven (Radio Play)

January 10, 2022

Episode Seven of Seven – the final instalment of the first ever Whisky Bikini Radio Play is here to chill your blood!

MOJO IN THE CORRIDORS OF BLOOD follows the adventures of a chimpanzee called Mojo and his best friend Jones as they come up against the evil Dr. Valdemar, a mad scientist creating ghoulish assassins by carrying out interspecies brain transplants, backed by his own nefarious chimp henchman.

Mojo in the Corridors of Blood - Episode Six (Radio Play)

Mojo in the Corridors of Blood - Episode Six (Radio Play)

December 8, 2021

Episode Six of Seven - the first ever Whisky Bikini Radio Play is here to chill your blood!

MOJO IN THE CORRIDORS OF BLOOD follows the adventures of a chimpanzee called Mojo and his best friend Jones as they come up against the evil Dr. Valdemar, a mad scientist creating ghoulish assassins by carrying out interspecies brain transplants, backed by his own nefarious chimp henchman.

Whisky Bikini vs THE MEDIUM

Whisky Bikini vs THE MEDIUM

November 2, 2021

In a special Halloween episode, Cub and James discuss the merits of THE MEDIUM, a new found footage horror and a co-production between South Korea and Thailand. Directed by Banjong Pisanthanakun (SHUTTER) and produced by Na Hong-jin (THE WAILING), the film has been playing festivals around the world and is now streaming on Shudder....but is it any good, either as a found footage fright flick or as another Shamanism and possession horror?

Mojo in the Corridors of Blood - Episode Five (Radio Play)

Mojo in the Corridors of Blood - Episode Five (Radio Play)

October 14, 2021

Episode Five of Seven - the first ever Whisky Bikini Radio Play is here to chill your blood!

MOJO IN THE CORRIDORS OF BLOOD follows the adventures of a chimpanzee called Mojo and his best friend Jones as they come up against the evil Dr. Valdemar, a mad scientist creating ghoulish assassins by carrying out interspecies brain transplants, backed by his own nefarious chimp henchman.

Mojo in the Corridors of Blood - Episode Four (Radio Play)

Mojo in the Corridors of Blood - Episode Four (Radio Play)

September 27, 2021

Episode Four of Seven - the first ever Whisky Bikini Radio Play is here to chill your blood!

MOJO IN THE CORRIDORS OF BLOOD follows the adventures of a chimpanzee called Mojo and his best friend Jones as they come up against the evil Dr. Valdemar, a mad scientist creating ghoulish assassins by carrying out interspecies brain transplants, backed by his own nefarious chimp henchman.

The WB Film Review - Elevated Horror (August 2021)

The WB Film Review - Elevated Horror (August 2021)

August 23, 2021

The latest in an ongoing series featuring Hong Kong filmmaker Cub Chien and James Mudge discussing topics in horror and cult cinema - in this episode we ask whether 'Elevated Horror' is the real deal or just a cynical marketing schtick, covering Ari Aster's HEREDITARY and MIDSOMMAR, and throwing in ST MAUD for good luck. 

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