Michael Shannon

Loving Review

Loving Review

The true story of Richard and Mildred Loving is one that is ripe for a film adaptation. On paper, one can easily conjure up a saccharine version of this film beat for beat: a story of a couple in love who have to drive across state lines just to get married, only to return to their home state and be persecuted due to their interracial relationship. Cue the Celine Dion music and sunset tinged vista...[Read More]

70 – Arrival, American Honey, Nocturnal Animals, The Girl on the Train, Bad Santa 2, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life – Winter

70 – Arrival, American Honey, Nocturnal Animals, The Girl on the Train, Bad Santa 2, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life – Winter

Can you believe there’s 100 of these things? Well, we almost forget that we’ve sat down 100 times to record and discuss films on this show, but at least we slapped that forgotten record to the beginning of this episode. And what an episode. We discuss a few major film releases – after all, it’s turning into the back end of the year where all the quality films show up. Start...[Read More]

55 – Eddie the Eagle, Midnight Special, The Jungle Book, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Z for Zachariah

55 – Eddie the Eagle, Midnight Special, The Jungle Book, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Z for Zachariah

Explicit Content It’s a bit all over the shop this week as we look at the Olympic underdog tale of Michael ‘Eddie’ Edwards in Eddie the Eagle. Jeff Nichols once again proves himself as a talent to keep an eye on with the sci-fi-esque Midnight Special. Andrew politely rips into The Jungle Book, while Bernadette talks about My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. Finally, the Young Adult book ...[Read More]

45 – The Project, 99 Homes, Tehran Taxi, Cop Car

45 – The Project, 99 Homes, Tehran Taxi, Cop Car

In this episode things get a little bit heated as we discuss The Program and 99 Homes. Bernadette defends Andrew Garfield’s acting. Andrew doesn’t think he’s very good. I guess that’s a spoiler right there. We also re-discuss a film we talked about earlier this year, Jafar Panahi’s Taxi – or Tehran Taxi. And finally look at Kevin Bacon’s latest, Cop Car. D...[Read More]