This week, we are pleased to be joined by our recurring guest Matthew Patrick “Chives” Cartmell as we find ourselves both shaken and stirred by the film which marks the finale of Daniel Craig’s tenure as Bond (spoilers 40:31 – 1:19:16). We also cover a review of some recent trailers to have been released, read and respond to an email sent in by one of our newest fans and discuss recent watches such as: Squid Game, Free Guy and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
The boys are captivated this week as they review the award winning film, The Father (Spoilers: 59:00 – 1:43:55). They discuss the longevity of a certain crop of actors, along with the life and times of Robert De Niro.
Intro – Cold Wind Var.2 (Day 4), Ludovico Einaudi
Outro – Three Lions (Football’s Coming Home) – The Lightning Seeds, David Baddiel, Frank Skinner
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 USOffice debate!
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.
Intro: Green by Abraham Marder
Outro: Do You Really Like It by DJ Pied Piper & The Masters of Ceremonies
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…