Ep 47: Secret Cinema; The Handmaiden; Fast 8

After a 4 week hiatus, we’re catching up on ALL the movies we missed! We’ll be discussing Secret Cinema’s Moulin Rouge, The Handmaiden, I Am Not Your Negro, Fast & Furious 8, Raw, A Dark Song and A Quiet Passion. Brace yourself…

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] Intro

[02:10] Secret Cinema Presents Moulin Rouge

[09:00] The Handmaiden

[18:40] I Am Not Your Negro

[24:00] Raw

[28:10] A Quiet Passion

[31:57] A Dark Song

[35:35] Fast & Furious 8

[39:45] Outro / End Notes

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 38: Fantastic Beasts & A United Kingdom

This week Rhianna is VERY excited to delve back into JK Rowling’s world of Witchraft and Wizardry with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. We also review Amma Asante’s epic love story A United Kingdom, Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard in Allied, Spike Lee’s topical musical Chi-Raq and Jim Jarmusch’s bus-driver comedy Paterson. Mike also reviews Tom Hanks’ latest movie Sully and horror movies The Wailing and We Are The Flesh. Rhianna reviews tear-jerking drama Mum’s List. We countdown our top 3 movies set on transport and Mike quizzes Rhianna on magical creatures and fantastic beasts in movies. For our IMDB Top 250 pick, we revisit Martin Scorsese’s 1976 classic, Taxi Driver. 

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr.

[00:00] Intro

[02:30] Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them

[11:15] A United Kingdom

[19:50] Allied

[28:50] Paterson

[36:30] Sully

[42:50] Chi-Raq

[50:46] Mum’s List

[56:20] The Wailing

[59:50] We Are The Flesh

[01:02:15] Top 3 Movies set on transport

[01:19:00] Quiz: Magical creatures

[01:28:18] IMDB Top 250 Review: Taxi Driver (1976)

[01:51:15] 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 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