Chewie… We’re home. After a disgustingly long absence, the Film Night crew are proud to present their very own comeback special! Within this special episode, we’re covering some of the bigger films that were released during our time off, including Justice League, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Spoilers: 1:11:02 – 1:52:26). We’re also deciding on our best and worst films of 2017 as a lazy, watered-down version of the esteemed Film Night Oscars.
This week, we’re Hela excited to bring you our review of Thor: Ragnarok (Spoilers: 30:49 – 42:20). In our news segment, the headlines are a confirmed title for the Han Solo spin-off and a trailer for Phantom Thread. Other topics to discuss include Snowden, Louis Theroux’s Dark States, Gordon Ramsay on Cocaine, Dumbo, Shark Tale, The LEGO Ninjago Movie, The Exorcist, Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie and Pulp Fiction.
Intro – Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
Outro – Pure Imagination by Gene Wilder, Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Our weekly ceremonial podcast gathers together once more to review The Ritual (Spoilers: 25:59 – 48:03). In our news segment, the headlines are a full trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Harvey Weinstein’s recently made public controversies. Other topics to discuss include Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Nina Forever, Jack Whitehall: Travels with my Father and A Man Called Ove.
This week, we say everything Denis Villeneuve wants to hear, as we discuss Blade Runner 2049 (Spoilers: 28:16 – 56:15). In our news segment, the headlines are trailers for How to Talk to Girls at Parties and Alex Garland’s Annihilation. Other topics to discuss include the return of The Apprentice, Blade Runner, The Big Lebowski, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Amanda Knox , Catfish, The Founder, Men in Black, Ex Machina, Lilo and Stitch & Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!
This week, Jack is given the opportunity to interview Director, Peter Mackie Burns, about his new film, Daphne. He gives some of the details that went in to making the film, as well as his thoughts on modern cinema in general.
This week, we went to see Kingsman: The Golden Circle and we’re still standing, somehow (Spoilers 29:45 – 1:26:41). In our news segment, the headline is a trailer for Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs. Other topics to discuss include Stranger Things, Thor, Garden State, People Just Do Nothing, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, The Deer Hunter, W1A and season 4 of Bojack Horseman.
Intro – Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting) by Elton John
Outro – Someone Saved my Life Tonight by Elton John
We’re not accepting any guests this week to help us review Darren Aronofsky’s mother! (Spoilers: 24:53 – 53:24, also throughout Quiz Night). In our news segment, the headlines are a new director for Star wars: Episode IX, and trailers for Last Flag Flying & Red Sparrow. Other topics to discuss include Passengers, Green Room, Elle, Doctor Foster, Fargo, High Rise, Sully, Manhattan Night, The Nice Guys, The Aristocats, Peter Pan, The Breakfast Club, Unbreakable and season 3 of Gotham.
Intro – Until the End of the World by Patti Smith
Outro – It’s the End of the World as We Know it (And I Feel Fine) by R.E.M.
This week, send in the clowns for our review of It. In our news segment, the headlines are a trailer for Ladybird and some more Star Wars controversy. Other topics to discuss include Hidden Figures, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, The Great British Bake Off, Back and Requiem for a Dream.
This week, ya bois, Dicky Dido, JC9 & El Diablo are spitting rhymes at ya with a review of Patti Cake$ (Spoilers: 24:09 – 38:44). In our news segment, the headline is the racism, sexism & hypocrisy in Hollywood that surrounds such films as the upcoming remakes of Hellboy and The Lord of the Flies. Other topics to discuss include Logan Lucky, American Honey, Detroit, Peep Show, Without a Paddle, Se7en, The Hitman’s Bodyguard and Groundhog Day.
This week, we’re lucky to have an in-depth discussion with Rebecca Blunt on her new film, Logan Lucky (Spoilers: 19:23 – 40:10). In our news segment, the headlines are trailers for season 7 of American Horror Story & series 4 of Black Mirror. Other topics to discuss include Superbad, Wind River, Black Beauty & a second opinion of Léon: The Professional.
Intro – Get Your Baby by Mark & the Escorts
Outro – Some Days Are Diamonds (Some Days Are Stone) by John Denver
This week, the only thing being created is tension between the Film Night team, as we review Annabelle: Creation (Spoilers: 32:33 – 45:21). In our news segment, the headlines are the confirmed Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off and the trailer for Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Other topics to discuss include Season 4 of People Just Do Nothing, Groundhog Day, Joy, Easy A, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Blue Mountain State, Wet Hot American Summer and a fan e-mail helps us analyse Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.
Intro – You Are My Sunshine by Jimmie Davis & Charles Mitchell
This week, we can’t let the Soviets get hold of our review of Atomic Blonde (Spoilers: 27:41 – 34:18). In our news segment, the headline is a trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s Mother. Other topics to discuss include Season 3 of Rick and Morty, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Detroit, Ozark, The Stanford Prison Experiment, Gareth Thomas v Homophobia: Hate in the Beautiful Game, Peep Show, The Full Monty, David Brent: Life on the Road, Unbreakable, Léon: The Professional & Spider-Man.