0096: The Transformers: The Movie

0096: The Transformers: The Movie

Week 2 of nostalgia season and it’s Sam’s choice, the 1986 animated classic The Transformers: The Movie, a film Sam has been pitching repeatedly since episode 2 of the podcast, and finally we get around to watching it. Join us as Alex is overwhelmed by the film’s refusal to take a breather, Chris actually manages …

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0095: The Running Man

0095: The Running Man

It’s the start of nostalgia season! This week Alex plucks a film from his childhood to see if it still holds up, and predictably Arnold Schwarzenegger is involved. In 1987’s The Running Man 2019 is a totalitarian hellscape where TV controls the world and the masses are oppressed by a minority, getting their kicks watching …

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0093: Yor, The Hunter From The Future

0093: Yor, The Hunter From The Future

Many moons ago Chris chose Yor over the Matrix sequels. After putting off watching it for months Alex, Chris and Sam are all pleasantly surprised by Yor’s brand of terrible. Cavemen, dinosaurs, Gimp Vader, the grandpa from Troll 2 and the greatest theme tune we’ve rated yet this week we watch the film that has …

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0092: Attack the Block

0092: Attack the Block

This week Alex hosts and possibly stars in AttackĀ theĀ Block, Joe Cornish’s hoodies vs. aliens sci-fi romp. It doesn’t take us long to decide we have serious issues with the film and then spend a long time trying to come to terms with it. Its the sort of borderline deep conversation you don’t really expect from …

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0091: K-PAX

0091: K-PAX

This week Sam becomes ever more familiar with editing podcasts as we discuss Kevin Spacey’s K-PAX and definitely not anything else related to Kevin Spacey that may be in the news right now. Chris is unwilling to jeopardise any future Hollywood link-ups whilst Sam and Alex are determined to write a better version of this …

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0089: Predestination

0089: Predestination

Our third and final 2014 film is Predestination in which Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook tie themselves in knots trying to catch the poorly named Fizzle Bomber. Predictably we also get a bit confused attempting to un-jumble the paradox before Chris activates his own time machine to cheat on Alex’s quiz. Next week its Dr …

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0088: Interstellar

0088: Interstellar

Part 2 of our 2014 trilogy is Chris’ pick: Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, the big budget sci-fi thinker that *INCEPTION NOISE*d into cinemas five years ago. Find out which host can’t stand Jessica Chastain, which host is bailing out of Nolan films, and which host is finally ‘taking this seriously’ now that we are 88 episodes …

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0087: Under the Skin

0087: Under the Skin

Its 2019 and we’re back from break with three weeks of films from 2014, a year now apparently (and absurdly) FIVE YEARS FROM NOW. I mean really, time is a bit weird, isn’t it? Anyway this week is an uncharacteristically nuanced and deep look at Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin, in which we attempt to …

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