Please note: this podcast is more enjoyable than the fifth (and Michael Bay’s final) Transformers movie, The Last Knight. Plus, Tom and Dave pack in a bunch of film news including Daniel Day Lewis retiring from acting and the firing of the Han Solo directors.
Sony is re-editing their movies to make “clean” versions, Dan Aykroyd thinks the latest Ghostbusters would have been better if they’d just listened to him and Terry Gilliam has somehow managed to finish filming Don Quixote. Tom and Dave review the beginning of the “Dark Universe”, The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise.
Tom and Dave remember the late Roger Moore, Top Gun 2 is happening whether you like it or not, Joss Whedon takes the reigns of the Justice League film and Sam Mendes might direct a live-action Pinocchio. Pirates of the Caribbean is back with Dead Men Tell No Tales which gets the feature review treatment.
A guy sues his date for texting during a movie, hackers steal the new Pirates movie and threaten to release it five minutes at a time unless their bitcoin ransom is paid, Netflix isn’t charging you what you think they are and Powers Boothe is memorialised. Dave and Tom review Guy Ritchie’s latest film, King Arthur.
LIKE MOVIES??? Catching up on 2016 films before the end of the year has accidentally made this in to an epic movie review marathon episode. Capped off with a discussion of Hacksaw Ridge, Tom and Dave also review Free State Of Jones, Yoga Hosers, Everybody Wants Some!!, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Chemsex, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, The Survivalist, Welcome To Me, Central Intelligence, Bad Neighbours 2, The Lady In The Van, Hell Or High Water, Money Monster, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, Cafe Society, Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie, The Visit, The Huntsman: Winter’s War and Pete’s Dragon. Holy crap.
Ben Affleck is… The Accountant. Sound dull? Well, what if he wasn’t just an accountant but was also oddly good at extreme methods of violence? Dave and Tom review said movie plus the Super Smackdown returns! 1994 action movies go head to head to head as Speed vs True Lies vs Streetfighter battle to be Smackdown premiers. Also: Amanda Knox, Halloween.
Jack Reacher reaches forward for his first sequel, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. Meanwhile, Dave reaches back a month to review the Blair Witch sequel/re-make and reaches back a couple of weeks to talk about Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie. Tom reaches so far back he breaks his spine reviewing A Face In The Crowd while also reaching in to the last week for a bit of film news.
‘Re-Bourne’…’Bourne Again’….hell, even ‘Bourne in the USA’ is probably a better title than ‘Jason Bourne’ but whatevs. Come check out what we thought of it. Plus the controversial Batman: The Killing Joke and a whole bunch of other films get all talked about. Also: Embrace of the Serpent, Stalingrad, 7th Heaven.