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Two Friends Watch

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

Sep 17, 2016

RIP Gene Wilder, if we had to pick any film to honour your memory it wouldn't have been this. This was an odd movie, it had one joke that it told in 50 different ways. Some of those ways were funny, many were not. 24 mins


Sep 5, 2016

This week, in the interest of expanding our horizons, we take a look at a key film in a genre neither of us have much experience in: '70s Blaxploitation! In spite of the crudity and prurience of 1974's Foxy Brown, we both found ourselves having a thoroughly good time with it, due in no small part to the charisma of Pam...


Aug 22, 2016

On the 15th of April 1912 the RMS Titanic sank on her maiden voyage  to New York. 85 years and $200 million later, James Cameron (with a fantastic team) created the best Romantic-Disaster film based on the same ship. This film held the Box office gross record for 12 years before being supplanted by James Cameron's other...


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...


Jul 25, 2016

If there's something strange in your neighbourhood,

What did we watch (GHOSTBUSTERS!)

If it looks like a movie that really isn't good,

Then you'd be wrong (GHOSTBUSTERS!)

 

32 mins