0074: Mad Max

0074: Mad Max

This week the gang watch George Miller’s Mad Max, a little Australian indie flick that made a lot of money that introduced the world to Mel Gibson, so has a knock against it from the start.  Join us as we watch an uneven film that a lot of people think they’ve seen but perhaps haven’t, and …

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0073: The Abyss

0073: The Abyss

James Cameron really loves the water, so he made a very expensive film that was very difficult to film so he could become a fish for a few months.  The result is The Abyss, a clunky blockbuster that has a lot more issues than its watery setting. Join us as we discuss why no one makes …

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0072: Predators

0072: Predators

Remember how great Predator was last week? What a well thought out, tightly scripted and tense action film it was? And remember Predator 2? How it took that formula and transplanted it to a city, adding police procedural stuff and weirdo cults to create some fresh and exciting? Well forget all that because this week …

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0071: Predator

0071: Predator

We’re back with a bang, as we celebrate the release of The Predator by watching Predator, no The required. Join us for an in depth breakdown of John McTiernan’s monster movie classic, as we follow Arnie and a team of ’80s action heroes into the jungle. Awful Arnie impersonations, lots of talk about how great a monster …

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0070: Equilibrium

0070: Equilibrium

This week our accidental dystopian double bill continues with Equilibrium!  Christian Bale arrests people for liking art, Sean Bean dies too early and Sean Pertwee lives too long. Next week we get ready for the release of Shane Black’s The Predator with the first of a Predator double bill, er, Predator! Watch a trailer here! 0070: Equilibrium …

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0069: 1984

0069: 1984

IT’S OUR 100TH FILM! And what better film to celebrate than the monochrome miserabilism of Michael Radford’s 1984, yay!  Alex hosts as we thoroughly dissect the film breaking occasionally from the misery to take part in an incredibly self indulgent quiz about…ourselves. Next week we watch 1984 again, but through the lens of a hyperactive 14 year old …

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0068: Dreamscape

0068: Dreamscape

This week we enter the world of dreams where Dennis Quaid is doing some questionable things to other people. Its the ’80s classic no one remembers, listen to find out a million ways this film could have been better, our exciting plans for a new Quantum Leap and how foxes plague Chris’ dreams.  Its another …

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0067: Contact

0067: Contact

This week Chris hosts as we take a look at Robert Zemeckis’ Contact, a very long film with some interesting ideas, good acting and Science.    There’s even a quiz! Next week its 1984’s Dreamscape, watch a trailer here! 0067: Contact This week Chris hosts as we take a look at Robert Zemeckis’ Contact, a very long film …

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0066: Them!

0066: Them!

For a 2nd year running we celebrate Bug Week with some GIANT ANTS.  In a wide ranging episode we dissect the film itself, and also get into projection techniques, an in depth ant quiz, the wonder of a Victorian man in Hollywood and much, much more! Note:  We had a bit of technical trouble whilst …

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0065: Treasure Planet

0065: Treasure Planet

We’re back from summer break and taking a look at Disney’s Treasure Planet, one of the final traditional hand-animated blockbusters from the mouse house, that flopped pretty badly, but is an entertaining (ish) ride. Next week we go all the way back to 1954 for the nuclear monster romp Them!, you can watch a trailer here! 0065: …

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