“Swimming with Men” stars Rob Brydon as accountant Eric Scott anguishing through a mid-life crisis. He fends off his daily misery by regularly escaping to swim at a public pool. There he meets the “Swim Club”, a group of middle-aged male synchronised swimmers. They coerce him into joining, which reinvigorates Eric to find happiness and meaning again. Directed by Oliver Parker, will it make a splash at the box-office or end up face down in the shallow end?Read More
It’s the Jurassic World Cup qualifiers or just another movie about killer giant lizards. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return to the island, this time to rescue the dinosaurs from an erupting volcano. But before we go prehistoric, we give our thoughts about the ongoing spectacle that is E3. Basically all our thoughts on all the coming video game announcements. Listen in now!Read More
Solo Deadpool crossover? Well, not quite but we’re back after a short break to talk about two huge movies that decided to release back to back. Did “Deadpool 2” manage to live up to the promise of the first one? Does “Solo” no suck? You’ll have to listen on to find out.Read More
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The best way to sum up the children’s movie Show Dogs is to recount what a couple said to each other once leaving the theatre. “This was a free movie, right?” Thankfully it was because spending money on this movie might be considered a criminal offence. It is the particular kind of bad that goes beyond merely being a lazy cash-grab. This movie is well and truly mindboggling.Read More
Isle of killer giant dogs anyone? This week we talk about the spin-off series “Cobra Kai” continuing the exploits of the original Karate Kid. We go to the “Isle of Dogs” and critique the latest Wes Anderson animated feature. And in our main segment, we slay “I Kill Giants” the movie adaptation of the graphic novel of the same name. Listen now!Read More
The Avengers: Infinity War is finally here. And before we review possibly the year’s biggest movie, we present the final episode of “The Road to Infinity War”. This week we talk about two official “Avengers” films, with a little speculation on the latest one out now in cinemas. What comic book fans never thought was possible in their wildest dreams, comes the greatest crossover team-up superhero film ever. Taking over cinemas way back in 2012, and making a cool 1.5 billion dollars in the process.
“Batman Ninja” is now available today in digital formats! Arriving stealthily under the shadow of the box-office juggernaut “Avengers: Infinity War”. This new animated feature is a wild departure from the usual caped crusader fare. Taking the Dark Knight back in time to feudal Japan, where battles The Joker, as well as other notable villains in the age of the samurai. All the while also looking for a way back home to the present time. This review contains minor spoilers.Read More
I feel pretty blockers about this fabulous female empowered podcast where we mansplain two new films. One about women’s body positivity and another about girls losing their virginity. we talk “Blockers “ and “I Feel Pretty”. Two movies coming out so they don’t have to contend with the juggernaut that is “Avengers: Infinity War“. Will girl power triumph? Will Black widow ever get her own movie? Is Amy Schumer funny? Find out now!
Coming out at the same time as the Disney juggernaut Infinity War, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is quite the counter-programming. Based on the novel of the same name, the film follows Juliet Ashton (Lily James), a successful but restless author who is tired of writing about trivial stories and wants to find something with meaning. As luck would have it, she receives a letter from the society that gives the movie it’s name. Seeking a break from London at the peak of post-WW2 collapse, she impulsively takes the ferry to Guernsey, where she meets the society and learns about their experiences living under German occupation not so long ago.Read More
Thor and Hulk assemble! It’s our third episode in our spin-off series here from your friends here at The Last King. “Avengers: Infinity War” is right around the corner, so why not use the opportunity to recap every single MCU film prior. In this podcast, we discuss possibly the least celebrated trilogy with the Thor films and also that one Incredible Hulk movie that starred Edward Norton.Read More