Episode 173: Nomadland

This week, the man, the myth, the legend, Matthew ‘Tepi’ McLaughlin makes his return to join the boys to review Oscar Award winning film, Nomadland. The lads hear Tepi’s opinions on The English Game, the Bond franchise and have the ever popular UK vs US Office debate!

Music:

Intro – Oltremare by Ludovico Einaudi

Outro – On the Road Again by Nomadland Cast

Episode 172: Sound of Metal

This week, the lads don’t need to use sign language to articulate their musings of double-Oscar-winning film Sound of Metal (spoilers: 59:55 – 1:33:27).

Detective Chief Inspectors McLafferty and Woodsford forensically dissect the finale of series 6 of Line of Duty, while Constables Clarke and Withers investigate Zack Snyder’s Justice League.

Other topics discussed include a difference of opinion on Palm Springs (spoilers: 1:59:25 – 2:05:00), Godzilla vs. Kong, Wolfwalkers, Promising Young Woman, Nathan For You, This Time with Alan Partridge, The Dissident, Down Terrace, Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal and Wakefield.

Music:

Intro: Green by Abraham Marder

Outro: Do You Really Like It by DJ Pied Piper & The Masters of Ceremonies

Episode 170: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

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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 TwilightThe Prestige, The Dig and Minority Report.

Music:

Intro: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by Branford Marsailis

Outro: Deep Moaning Blues by Branford Marsailis

Episode 169: Rocks

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. 

 

Episode 168: Film Night Oscars 2020

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…

Episode 167: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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.

Music:

Intro – Stealing Christmas by Jim Carrey

Outro – Lonely Christmas Eve by Ben Folds

Other Music:

Feliz Navidad by José Feliciano

Carol of the Bells by Mykola Leontovych

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Waltz of the Flowers by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

March by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Russian Dance by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Episode 166: Mank

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…

Music:

Intro – Scenes from Election Night by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

Outro – All This Time by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

Episode 165: Anne at 13,000 ft and The Columnist – LIFF 2020

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…

 

Episode 164: The Trial of the Chicago 7

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.

Music:

Intro – Chicago by Graham Nash

Outro – Hear My Voice by Celeste

Episode 163: Saint Maud

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.

Music:

Intro – Monster Mash by Bobby Pickett

Outro – Thriller by Michael Jackson

Episode 162: The Devil All the Time

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.

Music:

Intro – Dream by The Pied Pipers

Outro – Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers