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Mark & Elaine talk TV, film, married life and, occasionally, tragedy and grief. We promise, it's more fun than it sounds.

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Mark & Elaine talk TV, film, married life and, occasionally, tragedy and grief. We promise, it's more fun than it sounds.

    "Lenny Henry’s leg”: Strictly Come Dancing, The Boys (S2), Saint Maud, Judy, The Trial of the Chicago 7

    "Lenny Henry’s leg”: Strictly Come Dancing, The Boys (S2), Saint Maud, Judy, The Trial of the Chicago 7

    Strictly’s back! Discover Mark’s favourite dancer and try to understand (if you can) why he looks up spoilers every week (6:22). Mark reviews season 2 of The Boys (18:30). And we’ve watched some films: psychological thriller Saint Maud (24:28), Oscar-friendly biopic Judy (30:32), and true-life crime drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 (43:03).  Follow us: Twitter - Instagram - FacebookLeave us a review on Apple Podcasts

    • 52 min
    After Work Drinks:  Soul, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Top Gun: Maverick, The Batman, Fargo, Coming 2 America

    After Work Drinks:  Soul, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Top Gun: Maverick, The Batman, Fargo, Coming 2 America

    In this week’s show, Soul’s gone to Disney Plus, Ghostbusters: Afterlife and Top Gun: Maverick aren’t going anywhere for a while, The Batman is filming in Liverpool, Mark’s annoyed he can’t see Fargo on telly, and we don’t know anything about Coming 2 America. Features references to Brookside and lots of sighing.Follow us: Twitter - Instagram - FacebookLeave us a review on Apple Podcasts 

    • 27 min
    Date Night: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

    Date Night: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

    We’ve had our first major podcasting fail and lost the Date Night episode that *should* have come out this weekend. However… to cheer ourselves up, we decided to record another! Take a trip to Padua as we tackle Mark’s favourite film of the 90s (and Top 5 film of all time, no less!).Follow us: Twitter - Instagram - FacebookLeave us a review on Apple Podcasts

    • 44 min
    ‘3 Of A Kind’: The Third Day, Ladhood, Little Mix The Search, Rocks (2020)

    ‘3 Of A Kind’: The Third Day, Ladhood, Little Mix The Search, Rocks (2020)

    This week, we muse over the first part of Jude Law drama The Third Day (2:41). Mark has binged the box-set of BBC Three’s Ladhood (13:00) and thinks you should too (but act quickly!).  And Elaine realises just how far reality TV has come in BBC One’s Little Mix The Search (18:02).  Meanwhile, Mark’s been waiting months to see UK film Rocks (28:25) and now can’t wait to tell everyone how much he loves it.Also, find out which early 2000s songs Elaine hates, and why Mark has been singing them.Follow us: Twitter - Instagram - FacebookLeave us a review on Apple Podcasts

    • 38 min
    After Work Drinks: Cinematic delays (feat. West Side Story, Peter Rabbit 2, Soul, No Time To Die), The Witches, WandaVision

    After Work Drinks: Cinematic delays (feat. West Side Story, Peter Rabbit 2, Soul, No Time To Die), The Witches, WandaVision

    In this week’s show, we continue to lament further delays to a number of films, including the news that No Time To Die has moved to Easter 2021. Elaine is not a fan of The Witches remake. Mark questions Elaine’s definition of a “cult classic”. And we are both excited about the WandaVision trailer. Follow us: Twitter - Instagram - FacebookLeave us a review on Apple Podcasts

    • 29 min
    Date Night – Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

    Date Night – Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

    It’s Judgment Day as we check out the latest film in the Terminator franchise.Expect timey-winey confusion, surprising references to long forgotten X-Factor contestants and overly-excessive analysis of James Cameron’s marriages. Oh, and arguing.Follow us: Twitter - Instagram - FacebookLeave us a review on Apple Podcasts

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Omoshiroi-san ,

Great pop culture chats!

Great, funny podcast from a husband and wife team who know and love movies and telly. Great to listen to on walks, although people may wonder why you’re chuckling!

Mckgem ,

Worth a listen!

Some of my fave film and TV reviews. Such a cute couple. Love listening to this podcast

DrElaineHall ,

Lovely

Such a fab mix, you two are gorgeous

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