Mini Review: The Mummy

Tom Cruise stars in The Mummy

Donning his infamous Beeb voice once again, Jack brings us another Mini-Pod. This week: The Mummy.

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Episode 105: Baywatch

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson & Zac Efron star in Baywatch

This week, we pushed the boat out and went to sea Baywatch. In lieu of our usual news segment, we get to have a raucous debate on Wonder Woman. Other topics to discuss include Kill List (Spoilers: 1:13:33 – 1:17:07), Silver Linings Playbook, Ted, It Follows, Fletch and Flaked.

Music:

Intro – Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.

Outro – Wouldn’t It Be Nice by The Beach Boys

Episode 103: Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

Johnny Depp & Javier Bardem star in Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge

We’ve got a few tales to tell this week, as we review Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (Spoilers: 29:05 – 1:00:40). In our news section, the headlines are the unfortunate passing of Sir Roger Moore, the unexpected casting of Tom Hardy as Venom in a Spider-Man spin-off and the baffling full trailer for The Emoji Movie. Other topics to discuss include full thoughts on season 2 of Master of None (Spoilers: 1:33:14 – 1:41:21), Iron Man 2, Total Recall, Seven Psychopaths, The Measure of a Man, King Charles III and season 3 of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Music:

Intro – He’s a Pirate by Klaus Badelt & Hans Zimmer

Outro – Live and Let Die by Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney

Episode 102: Mulholland Drive

Naomi Watts & Laura Harring star in Mulholland Drive

This week, we’re a bit hazy on the details of Mulholland Drive (Spoilers: 5:28 – 43:34). In our news segment, the headlines are trailers for The Big Sick and The Dark Tower. Other topics to discuss include Sleepless, By Reason of Insanity, The Incredible Hulk, Little Boy Blue, Reservoir Dogs, The Trip to Spain, 13 Reasons Why and Line of Duty.

 

Episode 101: Alien: Covenant

Katherine Waterston stars in Alien: Covenant.

This week, We’re almost seeing double, as we have a review for both Alien: Covenant (Spoilers: 31:43 – 57:44) and Notes on Blindness. In our news segment, the headlines are trailers for Blade Runner 2049 and Season 5 of Orange is the New Black. Other topics to discuss include Prometheus, debating Captain America: Civil War and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 with a fan-mail,  Season 2 of Master of None, The Social Network, Happy Gilmore, Mrs. Doubtfire and This is England ’86, ’88 and ’90.

Episode 99: Their Finest

Gemma Arterton & Sam Claflin star in Their Finest

This week, we get blown away by Their Finest (16:12 – 46:33). In our news segment, the headlines are post-credit scenes for Guardians of the Galaxy 2, and a trailer for Wakefield, starring Bryan Cranston. Other topics to discuss include Going in Style, The White Helmets, Guerilla, Born to Kill, Peter Kay’s Car Share, Broadchurch, The Imitation Game, Rescue Dawn, What We Do in the Shadows, Kill List and Season 3 of Better Call Saul.

Episode 97: Get Out

Daniel Kaluuya stars in Get Out

This week, we decide whether we’d vote for Jordan Peele to have a second term as a director, let alone a third, as we review Get Out (Spoilers: 27:16 – 54:51). In our news segment, the headlines are trailers for season 2 of Master of None and I am Heath Ledger. Other topics to discuss include The Boss Baby, From Dusk Till Dawn, Embrace of the Serpent, Before Sunrise, Everybody Wants Some!!, and some more thoughts on Kong: Skull Island.