The Movieville.org podcast is hosted by Karan and Kushal. This podcast delves into film, tv and other nerdy topics. Warning: can become very, very nerdy.
The Fall of Skywalker
A heavy critique on Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker, Kushal and Karan talk through why they weren't fans of the final episode in the saga and what they did enjoy.
CAUTION: If You haven't seen it already, there will be major spoilers in this episode.
We've also launched a weekly episodic series, the Movieville Update where we provide periodic news bits and suggestions on what to watch across the streaming platforms, released every Sunday on IGTV.
The One With the Old Man That Hates Friends
Kushal and Karan return in 2020 to discuss one of the last two decades' most important topics; Friends - the TV show.
They discuss how it's aged over time and why some of the 'jokes' can now be seen as offensive or problematic. Conversely, they also discuss the show's merits, and what positive impacts it has had on society today.
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See You Yesterday Breakdown
Karan and Kushal return for their first across-the-world recording, with Karan now residing in Canada and Kushal from his new home area of Belgium.
We break down Netflix film, See You Yesterday, in which two teenage science prodigies spend every spare minute working on their latest homemade invention: backpacks that enable time travel. When one of their older brothers is killed, they put their unfinished project to the test to save him.
We look at the motivations of the characters, what the film means, and what it is exactly we're watching.
See You Yesterday - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8743064/
Terminator: Dark Fate - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6450804/
Maleficent 2 - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4777008/
Shaft - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4463894/
Lying and Stealing - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7558302/
Angel is Fallen - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6189022/
Aziz Ansari: Right Now - https://www.netflix.com/title/81098589
Avengers: Endgame - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4154796/
Pokémon: Detective Pikachu - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5884052/
X-Men: Dark Phoenix - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6565702/
Aladdin - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6139732/
Spider-Man: Far From Home - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6320628/
Star Wars Celebration and the Ethnic Roots of Stories
Discovering where the foundation of Star Wars came from as well as looking at some of the new Star Wars news to come from Star Wars Celebration 2019, such as new Clone Wars footage, sneak peaks at Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian, and of course, the final film in the latest saga, The Rise of Skywalker.
The Boys: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i05Yy9EmcXw
Star Trek: Discovery - Season 2: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5171438/episodes
Thrawn: Alliances: https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Thrawn:_Alliances
Thrawn: Treason: https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Thrawn:_Treason
Clone Wars Season 7 footage:
Star Wars: Resistance: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8336340/
Star Wars: Rebels: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2930604/
Star Wars: Fallen Order: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GLbwkfhYZk
The Mandalorian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrlTosbjylA
Star Wars: Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adzYW5DZoWs
2019 Oscars Review from Belgium and Brexit England
We were intrigued with the 2019 Oscars results so we needed to discuss.
We talk about what some of the wins mean not just the film industry but also our society.
Spider-Man: Far from Home Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjgO_-Zk7bQ
Trigger Warning With Killer Mike - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JW79j81iLDI
Black Lightning: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6045840/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
Russian Doll: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7520794/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Umbrella Academy: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1312171/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Friends from College: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5565334/?ref_=nv_sr_1
New Girl: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1826940/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Godzilla: The Planet Eater: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8478602/?ref_=nv_sr_1
91st Oscar Winners: https://oscar.go.com/winners
2018 Roundup, Disasters, and The Movie Business vs Netflix
This final episode of 2018 contains Karan and Kushal's top film and tv picks of the year, a discussion around some of the poopfests this year, some honourable mentions and why streaming video platforms like Netflix are taking over the traditional cinema format.
Kushal's Top 5 Films of the Year:
The Hate U Give - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5580266/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Blackkklansman - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7349662/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Black Panther - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825683/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Roma - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6155172/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4633694/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Karan's Top 5 Films of the Year:
Black Panther: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825683/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Jurassic World 2: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4881806/?ref_=nv_sr_1
The Hate U Give: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5580266/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4633694/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Ready Player One: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1677720/?ref_=nv_sr_1
A Quiet Place: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6644200/
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch: https://www.imdb.com/find?ref_=nv_sr_fn&q=bandersnatch&s=all
America Chavez: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_America_(America_Chavez)
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6412452/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Killing Eve: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7016936/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Bird Box: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2737304/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Customer ReviewsSee All
If your interested in film, beyond the basics, then you'd love this podcast! A great duo who provide different angles and views, the most interesting talking points in film and a good pinch of humour. Keep it up guys!
An engaging podcast - bravo
A far cry from the host of typically contrived and over sensationalist movie pod casts out there, with a couple of knowledgeable, fun and amiable hosts. Star Wars pod in particular is awesome. Worth a try y'all
Worth a listen
If like me, you enjoy a sometimes silly sometimes informative but always fun podcast or two this one is worth a listen. The guy's format of a topic to discuss each month is a fresh take on podcasts and now the sound is sorted I look forward to receiving some more in my ear holes! Keep it up!