This week, we’re getting a little cheeky in our review of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom ( spoilers: 31:19 – 48:50) . We also have discussions about the release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League, as well as opinions on Twilight, The Prestige, The Dig and Minority Report.
Intro: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by Branford Marsailis
This week, we’re getting our rocks off as we review Sarah Gavron’s latest film (spoilers: 21:00 – 1:05:15). In addition to this, we also review many other recent watches including Ocean’s 8, The Office (US), Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Big Sick, Small Axe, The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel and The Walking Dead.
The Oscars are still shit. All film award ceremonies are still shit. Why are we still adding to this vacuous bubble of self-satisfaction? Are we so shallow we’ll give acknowledgment to the very thing we hate just to shill out our previously given opinions under the guise of a “special episode”..? Yes we are, enjoy your stupid Oscars special…
This week, Despite all obstacles from 2020, somehow or other we came just the same to bring you our Christmas Special and a review of Ron Howard’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas. In our news segment, we discuss the plethora of content releases recently announced by Disney. We also discuss The Christmas Chronicles 1 & 2, Krampus, Dope, The Shallows, Black Christmas, Scrooged and The Queen’s Gambit.
Intro – Stealing Christmas by Jim Carrey
Outro – Lonely Christmas Eve by Ben Folds
Feliz Navidad by José Feliciano
Carol of the Bells by Mykola Leontovych
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
This week, The monkeys are reviewing Mank, the work of organ grinder David Fincher. We also reflect on the recent ending to this year’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! as well as The Walking Dead, One of These Days, Sun Children and, since the season ’tis upon us, a couple of Christmas films…
Intro – Scenes from Election Night by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
Outro – All This Time by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
This week, we’re exercising our rights to free speech by jumping straight into our Leeds International Film Festival special with a double review of Anne at 13,000 ft and The Columnist (Spoilers: 1:09:12 – 1:20:53). We also discuss The US Office, School of Rock and I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!. Plus, we’re bringing back the news in a fun new segment…
This week, we are presenting our case to the jury over Aaron Sorkin’s latest film, The Trial of the Chicago 7 (spoilers: 1:02:04 – 1:27:57). The lads also discuss the 20th series of a Film Night favourite, I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Plus there’s a chat over a number of Halloween watches including The Fly, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, The Babadook, Trick ‘r Treat, The Thing and Halloween. There’s also scathing criticism of 28 Days Later and Borat Subsequent Moviefilm by Jack and Woody respectively.
This week, Halloween’s been and gone before we had a chance to save your souls with our Halloween Special Review of Saint Maud (spoilers 52:05 – 1:45:50). We also review other watches such as The Bodyguard, The Witch, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm and Jack’s horrifying exploration into the Welcome to the Blumhouse features.
This week, The folks at Film Night are under no delusions as they reckon they doin’ the good Lord’s work by reviewin’ The Devil All the Time. In other news, Henry challenges Jack on his enjoyment of Ready Player One and the lads have a discussion on the release delays of No Time To Die and the fate of cinema in general.
This week, we are thinking of ending friendships as we review Charlie Kaufman’s new film, I’m Thinking of Ending Things (spoilers: 22:20 – 1:28:04). We also discuss the plethora of films we have been watching over the week including Gemini Man, Daphne and Sexy Beast. In addition to this, Knives Out raises its head just one last time!