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)

Ep 45: Kong Skull Island; Beauty & The Beast & Get Out

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.

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] – Intro

[04:25] – Kong: Skull Island

[16:30] – Beauty and the Beast

[26:30] – Get Out

[36:36] – Elle

[46:20] – The Love Witch

[55:20] – Top 3 Least Desirable Movie Locations

[01:13:40] – Quiz: Disney Songs

[01:30:30] – IMDB Top 250 Review: Terminator 2: Judgement day

 

Ep 44: Logan & A Cure For Wellness

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).

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Intro Music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] Intro

[04:50] Logan

[14:30] A Cure For Wellness

[25:05] The Founder

[32:35] Patriots Day

[37:50] Certain Women

[40:30] Beyond The Gates

[44:40] Multiple Maniacs (1970)

[47:48] Top 3 Grossest Movie Moments (WARNING: GROSS EXPLICIT CONTENT)

[01:04:40] Quiz: “Women/Woman” Movies

[01:16:35] IMDB Top 250 Review: Memento (2000) SPOILER ALERT

 

Ep 42: Trainspotting 2 & Loving

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.

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Intro music by Jack Whitney

Outro music by Victor Gurr

[00:00] Oscar Nominations

[18:55] T2: Trainspotting

[25:20] Denial

[35:00] Loving

[43:00] Toni Erdmann

[51:00] Hacksaw Ridge

[58:50] Christine

[01:07:00] Sing

[01:12:20] Top 3 Movies based on true stories

[01:33:40] Quiz: Movie Quotes

[01:48:30] The Godfather (1972) & The Godfather Pt 2 (1974)

[02:06:50] 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 36: Doctor Strange & Queen of Katwe

This week we review Benedict Cumberbatch’s turn in the latest Marvel outing, Doctor Strange. Rhianna also reviews Disney’s Queen of Katwe and Dreamwork animation Trolls starring Justin Timberlake, which prompts us to countdown our Top 3 popstars-turned-actors. Mike quizzes Rhianna on the career of Benedict Cumberbatch. For our IMDB Top 250 pick, we look back at the 2014 Argentinian revenge-anthology, Wild Tales. 

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[00:00] Intro / Listeners Questions

[09:05] Doctor Strange

[19:10] Queen of Katwe

[24:52] Train to Busan

[27:40] Trolls

[32:45] Top 3 Popstars-Turned-Musicians

[48:09] QUIZ: Benedict Cumberbatch

[56:20] IMDB Top 250 Review: Wild Tales (2014)

[01:06:30] Outro / End Notes