Be…Our…Guest! This week we discuss monsters, robots, gorillas, witches and evil white-liberal racists. We review new monster movie Kong: Skull Island, Disney’s live action remake of Beauty and the Beast, Paul Verhoeven’s controversial thriller Elle, Jordan Peele’s hugely acclaimed horror movie Get Out, and Frightfest darling The Love Witch. We countdown our Top 3 LEAST desirable movie locations and Mike quizzes Rhianna on Disney songs. This week for our IMDB Top 250 pick, we review James Cameron’s monumental sci-fi classic, Terminator 2: Judgement Day.
This week we bid farewell to Oscar season and get back to reviewing some trashy, shlocky, popcorn fare. We review the latest Wolverine movie Logan, Gore Verbinski’s psychological horror movie A Cure For Wellness and Michael Keaton’s starring role in The Founder. Mike also reviews Beyond The Gates, Certain Women, Patriots Day and Multiple Maniacs. We countdown our top 3 grossest movie moments and Rhianna quizzes Mike on “Women” movies. For our IMDB Top 250 pick, we revisit Chris Nolan’s twisted thriller Memento (2000).
This week things get steamy and sleazy with the return of Christian Grey…we review Fifty Shades Darker. Oscar season continues with reviews of acclaimed, nominated movies Fences, Hidden Figures, Moonlight, 20th Century Women and we also review Alice Lowe’s brilliant revenge thriller Prevenge and the much-awaited The Lego Batman Movie (with guest reviewers Jake and Theo). We countdown our Top 3 Valentines Day movies and Mike quizzes Rhianna on characters played by multiple actors. For our IMDB Top 250 pick, we review the 1955 French thriller, Les Diaboliques.
It’s our most epic episode so far…and nothing says epic quite like The Godfather and The Godfather Part 2. Today we review BOTH back-to-back as our IMDB Top 250 pick. We also review a plethora of new movies including T2 Trainspotting, Hacksaw Ridge, Loving, Denial, Christine, Sing and Toni Erdmann. Rhianna quizzes Mike on movie quotes and we countdown our Top 3 movies based on true stories (released in the last 20 years). We also discuss this year’s oscar nominations.
Hooray for Hollywood! It’s finally time to review Damien Chazelle’s smash hit musical, La La Land. We also cover Casey Affleck’s brilliant starring turn in Manchester By The Sea. Mike reviews Natalie Portman’s new movie Jackie and M. Night Shyamalan’s bonkers new thriller, Split. We countdown our top 3 most overrated Oscar winning performances and Mike quizzes Rhianna on famous film scores. This week our IMDB Top 250 pick is Danny Boyle’s 90s classic, Trainspotting.
Merry Christmas! While Rhianna is out of commission over the festive break, Mike recommends some of the best movies in UK cinemas this week, including Martin Scorsese’s Silence, devastating fairytale A Monster Calls, space adventure with J-Law and Chris Pratt Passengers and a 4k restoration of the brilliant twisted coming-of-age drama Donnie Darko.