Film Basterds

On this week's bumper show, again, we've got a whole bag of reviews for you as we discuss a wide variety of films with potential Oscar heavy hitter Roma, dark horse Oscar contender Mary Poppins Returns, Charlie Brooker's interactive.. thing.. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch AND the critically reviled Holmes & Watson.

Plus discussion of the first trailer for Jordan Peele's Us and a good bit of festive What We Watched. Strap yourselves in, it's a long one.


Noel Mellor joins us for a bumper show looking at 3 of the heavy Christmas hitters with Aquaman, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse AND Bumblebee.

We also discuss the new Hellboy trailer, how much Marc hates Carol and we talk through our favourite Christmas songs.


On this week's show we take a trip to the jungle with Mowgli and ponder whether the craziness of Sorry To Bother You sticks the landing.

There's also trailer discussion including Avengers: Endgame and a chunk of What We Watched too.


Apologies for the no-show last week folks, HOWEVER we have managed to save some of that recording so you get two bursts of news and trailers (this was recorded before Kevin Hart stood down from his Oscar hosting duties BTW), and full reviews of Creed 2 and The Christmas Chronicles aka Kurt Russell Is Santa Claus: The Movie.

Direct download: Episode_281_-_Creed_2_The_Christmas_Chronicles.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 10:33am UTC

On this week's show its a Netflix bonanza as we listen to The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and get muddy with Outlaw King.

There's also some talk on two of the worst films of the year and Becky's thoughts on Black Panther. Busy show!

Direct download: Episode_280_-_The_Ballad_of_Buster_Scruggs_Outlaw_King.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

On this week's episode, we take a look at two rather contrasting films, Steve McQueen's ensemble, female driven thriller Widows and the contained, quietly claustrophobic drama First Reformed, the film many are calling Paul Schrader's return to form.

There's also a chunk of What We Watched and much talk of Detective Pikachu. Much.

Direct download: Episode_279_-_Widows_First_Reformed.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 8:28pm UTC

Join us as Marc & Becky bicker about TV, we all get various shades of annoyed by Bohemian Rhapsody and we spend the first half hour of the show not really talking about films!

Direct download: Episode_278_-_Bohemian_Rhapsody.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 10:06am UTC

On this week's show, Noel Mellor join us for a weekend of randomness in Manchester centred on our review of the new take on Halloween but also featuring debating Queen and discussing our relief that John Carpenter put on a terrific show in Manchester last weekend.

Direct download: Episode_277_-_Halloween.m4a
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 7:49pm UTC

On this week's show, Marc, Becky & Ian check in for some Bad Times At The El Royale and watch Dan Stevens get his Wicker Man on in horror-thriller Apostle.

Direct download: Episode_276_-_Bad_Times_At_The_El_Royale_Apostle.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:15am UTC

It's a bit of an old-school show this week as Becky takes the week off so Noel, Marc & Ian have a cry over Bradley Cooper's A Star Is Born and Marc & Ian wonder if Panos Cosmatos' Mandy can live up to Barry Manilow's mighty musical stylings.

Plus, listener questions, more London Film Festival coverage and tangents!

Direct download: Episode_275_-_A_Star_Is_Born_Mandy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:51pm UTC

On this week's show, Noel Mellor joins us to discuss comic book anti-hero hit Venom and sans Noel, we have a crack at Jeffrey Wright mumble-athon Hold The Dark, the latest from DAAM favourite Jeremy Saulnier.

Direct download: Episode_274_-_Venom_Hold_The_Dark.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:29pm UTC

On this week's show, we take a look at Paul Feig going dark with comic thriller A Simple Favour. Plus, an extended What We Watched section including the start of Ian's look at films playing this year's London Film Festival and Marc and Becky getting their Crowe on with another look at Almost Famous.

Direct download: Episode_273_-_A_Simple_Favour.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 6:23am UTC

Brad Porter joins Ian to look at the highlights, and also what is oddly missing, from the 2018 LFF line up. Please note, this was recorded before Vox Lux was announced as an addition.

Direct download: London_Film_Festival_2018_Preview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:33pm UTC

On this week's show, strap in and GET TO THE POD-ER...

Sorry...

Sweaty men fan Noel Mellor joins us to discuss the ups and downs that are the Predator films. Also, trailers, Twitter questions and quoting.

Direct download: Episode_272_-_The_Predator_Franchise.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm UTC

Join us as we board James Wan & Friends' ghost train of a series with a full look at the Conjuring Universe including the latest effort, Corin Hardy's The Nun.

Direct download: Episode_271_-_The_Nun__The_Conjuring_Universe.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:46pm UTC

On this week's show, we take a look at buzzed about thriller Searching and Leigh Whannell's love letter to 80's sci-fi., Upgrade.

Also, trailer, What We Watched and Marc's response to an annoyed listener...

Direct download: Episode_270_-_Searching_Upgrade.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 8:59am UTC

On a bumper show this week, we enter the Autumn film season with a bang as we take a look ay Spike Lee's Cannes Grand Prix winning BlacKkKlansman, Brian Henson's Muppet subversion The Happytime Murders and more Blumhouse grimness with Unfriended: Dark Web.

Also: Becky on Slender Man and Marc on his seething hatred for cyclists who ride without lights on.

Direct download: Episode_269_-_BlacKkKlansman_Unfriended_Dark_Web_The_Happytime_Murders.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43am UTC

On this week's rather busy show, we take a look at Denzel Washington's first sequel The Equalizer 2, catch up with Jason Statham fighting a shark with The Meg and as a replacement for Red Sonja, WHICH YOU CANNOT LEGALLY STREAM IN THE UK, we talk about The Grey aka Liam Neeson: Wolf Puncher.

There's also more Bond talk, Becky's fondness for physical media and Ian's Adventures In Atmos.

Note: With this show, we've now exceeded our storage limit for this month, next show won't be up until 1st September at the earliest, hope 2 shows in less than a week makes up for this!!

Direct download: Episode_268_-_The_Equalizer_2_The_Meg_The_Grey.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21am UTC

On this week's show, we take a look at the Margot Robie starring Terminal which is now available on Amazon Prime Video in the UK. We also discuss the latest Bond rumours and our ideal casting, some What We Watched including a first time go at Justice League for Becky and an unexpected good time at the cinema for Ian with The Festival.

Direct download: Episode_267_-_Terminal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:01am UTC

On this week's show, comic book correspondent Noel Mellor joins us to discuss Ant-Man & The Wasp

 

#howdoestheplumbingwork?

Direct download: Episode_266_-_Ant-Man__The_Wasp.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 4:07pm UTC

This week, Becky, Marc & Ian reload their arms and go deep into Mission Impossible: Fallout and Netflix's latest "bought off a studio, sure that's not a bad sign" sci-fi drama Extinction.

Also, trailers, what we watched and tangents!

Direct download: Episode_265_-_Mission_Impossible_Fallout_Extinction.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 6:56pm UTC

It is a PACKED show this time round as Brad Porter joins us to discuss the Mamma Mia films and has the time of his life.

Also, Comic Con trailers, top and bottom 5's of the year, What We Watched and stories from the Projection booth.

Direct download: Episode_264_-_Mamma_Mia_Here_We_Go_Again.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:15am UTC

On this week's show, we watch The Rock climbing in Skyscraper and a load of gold paint and boobs being thrown around in Let The Corpses Tan. Plus, discussion of one of the worst films of the show's lifetime and venting about how we can't have nice things. Again.

Direct download: Episode_263_-_Skyscraper_Let_The_Corpses_Tan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:03pm UTC

On this week's show there's a triple review as we take a look at non-chalant grenade throws and big coincidences in Sicario 2, Gary Oldman becomes a house in Tau and tension abounds in Calibre.

Also, some What We Watched, tangents and more married bickering.

Direct download: Episode_262_-_Sicario_2_Tau_Calibre.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 6:21am UTC

On this week's show, Becky Marc & Ian indulge in the simple pleasures of Ocean's 8, Ian continues his quest to convince Marc & Becky to get a 4K TV, Marc recounts his favourite times Ian went temporarily insane and Becky tries to convince the audience that the Da Vinci Code movies are actually good. 

Direct download: Episode_261_-_Oceans_8.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:45am UTC

On this week's show we take a look at the latest horror to be the best horror since the last best horror, Hereditary, we have a look at the latest trailers and go through a big helping of What We Watched including The Matrix, Mindhunters and Zack & Miri Make A Porno amongst others.

Direct download: Episode_260_-_Hereditary.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm UTC

On this week's show, we see some serious shit as Becky, Marc & Ian take a look at the... opinion dividing Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

There's also Trailers, What We Watched and a bit of discussion around E3.

Also a bit on Kelly Marie Tran's treatment online. Just a note, if you disagree with our takes, we'd rather you didn't listen to the podcast going forward.

Enjoy!

Direct download: Episode_259_-_Jurassic_Park_Fallen_Kingdom.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:18am UTC

In this weeks show we get deep into trailers, review Sky Cinema film Anon & Netflix film Cargo, as well as an in-depth chat about physical media and streaming.

Direct download: Episode_258_-_Cargo__Anon.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 4:05pm UTC

On this week's episode Ian returns after saying he was leaving the podcast and just ended up taking a week off. Idiot. Also, Steve Nixon joins Marc, Becky & Ian to talk Solo and we also delve into Trailers and the curious case of Show Dogs.

Direct download: Episode_257_-_Solo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:09am UTC

It’s our first episode of Ian’s sabbatical Marc and New Co-host Rebecca chat your choice of Retro View with Stand By Me. We also give you the usual news, trailers, what we’ve watched and answer some questions along the way! 

Direct download: Episode_256_-_Stand_By_Me-1.m4a
Category:movies -- posted at: 10:58pm UTC

On this week's show, Ian's last as permanent co-host, Noel, Marc & Ian talk Deadpool 2, Marc & Ian talk John Woo's Manhunt and iPad stands become a surprising point of conversation.

Direct download: Episode_255_-_Deadpool_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:36pm UTC

It is time. Time for a big bellendy looking guy to waggle his finger of judgement on Avengers: Infinity War. But enough about Comic Book Correspondent Noel Mellor, once again joining us to talk all things Thanos.

We also talk about the latest Sandler-Netflix joint and ask "Is The Week Of actually a film or a series of still images shown together to make the appearance of movement"?

 

Direct download: Episode_254_-_Avengers_Infinity_War_The_Week_Of.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:09pm UTC

On this week's show, we take a massive change of tack at the start as we talk about Arsene Wenger quitting Arsenal after over 2 decades in charge and then we get back to normal service as we take a look at Liam O'Donnell's Beyond Skyline.

Direct download: Episode_253_-_Beyond_Skyline_Arsene_Wenger_Quits_Arsenal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45pm UTC

On this week's show, we like a big monkey and a big Rock in Rampage, have a bit of a disagreement over Hurricane Heist and wonder where Into The Night has been all our lives.

Direct download: Episode_252_-_Rampage_Into_The_Night_Hurricane_Heist.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:18pm UTC

On this week's show we discuss John Krasinski's surprise horror smash A Quiet Place and take a look at Richard Linklater's Amazon effort Last Flag Flying. Also, more on Netflix and Cannes, some What We Watched and more!

Direct download: Episode_251_-_A_Quiet_Place_Last_Flag_Flying.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm UTC

On this week's show, we take a trip to Trash Island with a look at Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs, go Netflix it up with Game Over, Man! and to mark the 250th episode, we present out Top 5 films of the show's lifetime. 


On this week's show, we take a look at Steven Soderbergh's shot on iPhone psychological thriller/horror Unsane, Steven S. DeKnight's sequel to a film no one really thought would get a sequel Pacific Rim: Uprising and we catch up on George Clooney's Surburbicon which is now on Amazon Prime in the UK.

Direct download: Episode_149_-_Unsane_Pacific_Rim_Uprising_Surburbicon.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 3:40pm UTC

It's a rather packed one this week as Marc & Ian begin by taking a look at the.. dated to say the least Angelina Jolie Tomb Raider films before taking a look at Roar Uthaug's Alicia Vikander reboot Tomb Raider.

After this, Noel joins in to discuss the Avengers: Infinity War trailer before Noel & Ian go in depth on Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One.

Direct download: Episode_248_-_Tomb_Raider__Ready_Player_One_Reviews.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 10:41pm UTC

On this week's show, we get ranty about Netflix haters (again) and then talk some Alex Garland's Annihilation. After this, we talk Brian Taylor's Mom & Dad and discuss what we watched including Baby Driver, The Peanuts Movie... and Chips.

Direct download: Episode_247_-_AnnihilationMom__Dad_Reviews.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:26pm UTC

On this week's show we have a surprise triple review of sorts as we take on the unsexy spy thriller Red Sparrow, the Will Ferrell comedy flop The House and the Rachel McAdams comedy hit Game Night.

Also, What We Watched and our final word on the Oscar season.

Direct download: Episode_246_-_The_Spy_Who_Made_Me_Question_Myself_Sexually.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30pm UTC

On this week's show, we have a triple banger for you with reviews of Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird, Duncan Jones' Mute AND Craig Gillespie's I Tonya.

We also report live from Snowmageddon 2018 and talk about Asda for some reason.

Direct download: Episode_245_-_Annoying_Mums_Missing_Mums.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:31am UTC

Coming up on this week's show, a triple banger of reviews as we take a look at The Shape of Water, Fifty Shades Freed AND FINALLY our retro review looking at PTA's late 90's classic Magnolia.

All this, trailers and a journey into Ian's formative youth await...

Direct download: Episode_244_-_Cat_Deeley_Is_A_Peach.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:49pm UTC

On this week's show, Noel Mellor joins us once again to discuss the film everyone loves, apart from 2 of the people on this podcast, Ryan Coogler's Black Panther, as well as some trailers and a brief bit of What We Watched. The Black Panther review is long, full of spoilers and in our opinion a damn good conversation.

Direct download: Episode_243_-_Jason_Momoas_Jizz-Mated_Hair.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 9:28am UTC

On this week's show, hear utter surprise and joy as we review Roman J. Isreal Esq, the Best Actor nominated film no one has seen, as well as The Cloverfield Paradox and Phantom Thread.

We also go through the SuperBowl trailers and a good chunk of What We Watched. Its a packed one this week.


On this week's show, an epic tangent about a certain distributor's horrific brand identity gives way to a review of Steven Spielberg's Oscar nom'd The Post, we detail our top 5 most anticipated films of 2018 and there's plenty of What We Watched.

Direct download: Episode_241_-_Entertainment_In_Horrible_Logos.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 3:54pm UTC

Its Oscar nominations time as Marc & Ian give initial thoughts as to the running. There's also a review of Liam Neeson being grizzly on public transport thriller The Commuter and a big chunk of What We Watched also.

 

Direct download: Episode_240_-_Insert_Terrible_Irish_Accent_Here.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 8:26am UTC

It is time for more Playing It Forward as Marc, Noel and Ian look at 3 very different films. Starting with one of the hot action films of last year The Villainess, moving onto Richard Pryor's 80's comedy Moving and finishing up with the Australian indie Wish You Were Here. Opinions are positive and vibes are high.

Direct download: Playing_It_Forward_-_Episode_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:36pm UTC

OK folks, it's a long one.

Year-end wrap up time as Marc and Ian take you on a journey through what turned out to be a pretty great year for Film. As it always is if you pay attention...

We've got our top ten's, bottom ten's, top 5 surprises and disappointments, listener lists AND a full review of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Grab a drink, get strapped in and embrace the DAAM.

Direct download: Episode_239_-_2017_Year_In_Review.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 8:00pm UTC

We are back with the first proper show of the year as Marc & Ian bring you a triple review show looking at Molly's Game, All The Money In The World and Hostiles along with a good chunky slice of What We Watched.

Direct download: Episode_238_-_Face_Replace_Is_Ace.mp3
Category:film, Movies, Reviews -- posted at: 8:40pm UTC

In what is perhaps our shortest show ever, listen to a man suffering extreme man-flu and a man desperate to eat race through 3 main reviews for you lovely people.

We've got Jumanji, we've got Bright, we've got The Greatest Showman. And one of them gets a "Geostorm"...

Direct download: Episode_237_-_Sick_Sick_Sick.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:27pm UTC

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