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Two Friends Watch

Daniel and Andrew, two film lovers, separated by time and space, united by passion for the moving image. Come listen to them talk bollocks about movies

May 30, 2015

We turn the clock back this episode for a look at a vintage 70s thriller, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. Though you might be familiar with the mediocre Travolta/Washington remake from a few years back, this original is a taut, fast paced hostage-situation potboiler that serves equally well as a time capsule of the...


May 16, 2015

This week we look at a not greatly known movie, Glory. It follows the first ever all black Platoon in the US Civil War. A fantastic set of memorable characters played by an amazing cast, many of who were still early (ish) in their careers. 37 mins


May 12, 2015

On this week's Two Friends Watch, Andrew picks one of his favourite films of 2014 - the tough, bleak anti-revenge thriller Blue Ruin, the product of a successful Kickstarter campaign that would seem to vindicate crowdfunding as a means of supporting the arts. We're both looking forward to what director Jeremy Saulnier...


May 2, 2015

Both Andrew and I were pretty big fans of this movie when we were younger. That made the disappointment all the worse during the revisit to this childhood favourite. It's still ok in places but overall it isn't as good as we remembered. 39 mins