Ep 46: Life, Ghost In The Shell & Free Fire

It’s MORPHIN TIME! This week we review the long awaited (?!) Power Rangers reboot. We also discuss alien horror movie Life and Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire. Rhianna lends us her thoughts on anime remake Ghost in The Shell and Mike reviews The Autopsy of Jane Doe and The Lost City of Z. For our IMDB Top 250 pick this week, we revisit Billy Wilder’s 1950 classic, Sunset Boulevard. We also countdown our Top 3 movie cameos and Rhianna quizzes Mike on TV shows adapted to movies.

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] Intro

[03:10] Life (2017)

[13:05] Free Fire

[19:40] Power Rangers

[27:00] The Lost City of Z

[33:00] Ghost In The Shell

[37:50] The Autopsy of Jane Doe

[43:00] Top 3 Movie Cameos

[57:30] QUIZ: TV Shows into Movies

[01:08:00] IMDB Top 250 Review: Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Bonus Mini-Ep: Passengers & A Monster Calls

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. 

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[00:00] Intro

[01:00] Passengers

[05:45] Donnie Darko Re-Release

[09:25] A Monster Calls

[13:30] Silence

[18:20] Outro / End Notes

Ep 37: Nocturnal Animals & Arrival

Happy Amy Adams week! This week we review her starring turns in Tom Ford’s new movie Nocturnal Animals and Denis Villeneuve’s new thought provoking sci-fi Arrival. We also cover Ben Affleck’s latest action thriller The Accountant and Rhianna gives her verdict on heart-warming true story A Street Cat Named Bob. We countdown our Top 3 alien invasion movies and Rhianna quizzes Mike on movies based on true stories from the past 10 years. This week our IMDB Top 250 pick is Frank Capra’s 1934 Oscar winning rom-com It Happened One Night.

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] Intro

[01:20] Nocturnal Animals

[12:25] The Accountant

[19:45] A Street Cat Named Bob

[25:50] Arrival

[35:40] Top 3 Alien Invasion Movies

[55:10] Quiz: Movies based on True Stories (2006-2016)

[01:04:35] IMDB Top 250 Review: It Happened One Night (1934)

[01:19:20] Outro / End Notes

 

Ep 34: Sausage Party & Bridget Jones’s Baby

Bridget is back! This week Rhianna reviews the long awaited Bridget Jones Baby. We also discuss and review the new outrageous Seth Rogen animation Sausage Party and indie Sundance comedy Captain Fantastic. Mike reviews gripping new horror movie Don’t Breathe and Rhianna reviews WW2 thriller Anthropoid. We rundown our top 3 Movie Love Triangles and Mike quizzes Rhianna on the BBC’s recent poll on the Greatest Movies of the 21st Century. For our IMDB Top 250 review this week, we revisit Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic, The Shining. We also discuss the sad loss of the great Gene Wilder.

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] Intro / Listeners Questions

[05:30] Gene Wilder

[08:50] Sausage Party

[17:15] Bridget Jones’ Baby

[22:25] Captain Fantastic

[28:35] Don’t Breathe

[32:45] Anthropoid

[38:50] Top 3 Movie Love Triangles

[55:15] QUIZ: Top 100 Movies of the 21st Century

[01:06:00] IMDB Top 250 Review: The Shining

[01:18:18] Outro / End Notes

Ep 29: The Neon Demon & The Ab Fab Movie

This week we review Nicolas Winding Refn’s new controversial drama The Neon Demon and check out beloved sitcom adaptation Ab Fab the movie. We also discuss The Secret Life of Pets and Rhianna lends us her thoughts on Now You See Me 2 and The Legend of Tarzan. We countdown our top 3 most uncomfortable movie moments and Mike quizzes Rhianna on movies based on TV shows. Finally, our IMDB Top 250 pick of this week is Hayao Miyazaki’s 80s anime classic Castle In The Sky.

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] Intro / Listeners Questions

[11:00] Ab Fab The Movie

[22:00] The Secret Life Of Pets

[27:51] Now You See Me 2

[33:20] The Neon Demon

[45:25] The Legend of Tarzan

[51:00] Top 3 Most Uncomfortable Moments

[01:16:20] Quiz: Small screen to big screen

[01:27:50] Castle In The Sky

[01:41:00] Outro / End Notes

Ep 28: The Conjuring 2 & Tale of Tales

This week we review horror sequel The Conjuring 2, twisted fairytale Tale of Tales and we revisit Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt 2. Rhianna quizzes Mike on the Harry Potter franchise and we countdown our Top 3 jump scares.

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] Intro / Listener questions

[15:45] The Conjuring 2

[29:15] Tale of Tales

[41:00] Top 3 Jump Scares

[59:40] QUIZ: Harry Potter Franchise

[01:07:06] IMDB Top 250 Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt 2

[01:31:45] Outro / End Notes

Ep 26: Alice Through The Looking Glass & XMen: Apocalypse

This week we review the latest Marvel superhero outing with X-Men: Apocalypse, psychedelic antics in Alice Through The Looking Glass and the new Jane Austen adaptation, Love and Friendship. We also discuss the latest Tom Hanks movie A Hologram for the King and revisit 2010’s Toy Story 3, leading us to discuss our Top 3 Hanks Performances. Rhianna quizzes Mike on James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender movies and also gives her verdict on Jodie Foster’s Money Monster and the latest Linklater movie, Everybody Wants Some.

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] Intro / Listeners Questions

[06:25] X-Men: Apocalypse

[20:40] Love And Friendship

[31:15] A Hologram For The King

[41:10] Alice Through The Looking Glass (Rhianna)

[47:30] The Trust (Mike)

[52:45] Money Monster (Rhianna)

[58:05] Everybody Wants Some! (Rhianna)

[01:02:00] Tom 3 Tom Hanks Performances

[01:23:03] Quiz: James McAvoy & Michael Fassbender

[01:31:00] IMDB Top 250 Review: Toy Story 3

[01:49:45] Outro / End Notes