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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

Nov 29, 2016

Tonight we tackle a perennial favourite of international film, the French/Italian co-production Cinema Paradiso. A bildungsroman dealing with the adolescence of a boy growing up in a small Italian village in the wake of World War 2, Daniel was enraptured by the sweet coming-of-age tale, and correspondingly frustrated...


Aug 9, 2016

This week, at the request of Andrew's Dad, we take a look at Southpaw, the boxing film that set the internet all aquiver when it saw how shredded Jake Gyllenhaal had suddenly gotten. It's well-executed and compelling stuff, assuming you've never seen a boxing movie before (which, apparently, Daniel hasn't, so he...


Feb 16, 2016

If you go to pretty much any popular list like "100 greatest movies" or "Movies to watch before you die", you are fairly likely to find this movie in the top 10.

This film is incredibly popular and for good reason too. An entrancing story, wonderful characters, and brilliant cast is topped of by narration by Morgan...


Jan 10, 2016

On this week's episode, we take a look at the movie that bucked the traditional distribution system for movies and emerged all the more noteworthy for it, but it's a remarkable film no matter how you come to watch it. Cary Joji Fukunaga's Beasts of No Nation is a sobering look at the plight of African child soldiers,...


Dec 7, 2015

Taking a break from the testosterone-fuelled insanity of The Warriors last week, we change things up with a rather earnest and sentimental comedy, albeit one livened up by Kevin Smith's trademark flair for vulgarity. We enjoyed Chasing Amy a lot, although some of its treatment of LGBT issues, which were perhaps more...