In our study is a tartan cardboard box containing hundreds of ticket stubs I’ve kept over the years, mementoes of movies, concerts and plays, dating all the way back to the summer of 1999. For the longest time I’d thought that must have been around the time that I decided to start keeping them, and… Continue reading Cinematic Time Capsule
Taking a break from all that cherry pie & coffee. It’s time for some cakes and ale… and ice cream! Wonder Woman has just opened and it is a magnificent movie. Join us as we review the film and talk about how it might be just the course-correction the DC movie universe needs.
We’d also like to tell Patty Jenkins that much like the ice cream vendor at King’s Cross, she should be very proud! Contains mild spoilers.
Direct download: Episode 17
With the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, we invited film buff Dave Riley on to chat about the movie. Several cakes, and ales later, we had rambled on about the Marvel Universe, The Dark Tower trailer (Dave is a huuuge fan!), what comics should be adapted on screen, what old properties could be refreshed, and an unnecessary amount about Tango & Cash. We’ve edited our musings into this beast of an episode. Also features a guest background appearance from the pizza delivery guy and a special message for some bloke called Ian at the end.
Direct download: Episode 16
John Constantine has been around for a long time. Beginning as a supporting character in Alan Moore’s run in DC’s Swamp Thing, he later became the star of his own series, Hellblazer from Vertigo. After 300 issues, he joined the current DC continuity in four different series. However, despite his popularity on the page, he hasn’t had the best of luck on screen. With the release of Justice League Dark as part of the DC animated universe, we look back on his screen portrayals on film and TV. Keanu Reeves had one go in the 2005 film “Constantine” and Matt Ryan has had three attempts (with more to come?) in the 2015 TV series “Constantine”, as part of the CW DC TV universe in “Arrow”, and most recently in JLD. All these appearances and still no Funko Pop.
At the top of the episode, we also review a fantastic genre movie double bill, Kong Skull Island and Logan.
Direct download: Episode 13
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is out! Join us for spoiler-filled musings on the newest entry in the Star Wars series. Although we shouldn’t be advocating not listening to our podcast after only a few episodes, don’t listen until you’ve seen the movie.
Plus some thoughts on the new trailers for the Power Rangers movie, Twin Peaks and Blade Runner 2049, the latter revealing the confusion in picking out Ryan Gosling, Ryan Reynolds and Chris Evans in a line-up.
Direct download: Episode 5