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Join TV and film critics (and handsome men) Dan Barrett and Simon Foster with reviews, industry news, and recommendations of great things to check out. This podcast is a perfect example of the dangers of equipping people with knowledge and microphones.

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    • TV & Film
    • 4.0 • 4 Ratings

Join TV and film critics (and handsome men) Dan Barrett and Simon Foster with reviews, industry news, and recommendations of great things to check out. This podcast is a perfect example of the dangers of equipping people with knowledge and microphones.

    Am I OK?, Land of Women, & The Bear

    Am I OK?, Land of Women, & The Bear

    Folks, it is a quiet-as week for a podcast without hot takes on Inside Out 2. But we make do. Simon finally relented and watched The Bear. Spoiler: He digs it. So, we talk about that on the pod too.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    We watched: Bad Boys 4, Presumed Innocent.

    We watched: Bad Boys 4, Presumed Innocent.

    Yeah, we got the reviews.


    Bad Boys 4 - in cinemas now
    Presumed Innocent - it’s on your Apple TV+

    Oh, and we have the Intermission:


    What unexpected on-screen team ups would we like to see a la Deadpool x Wolverine and Alien vs Predator.

    And there’s What Else Have You Been Watching and our weekly quizZes.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Hit Man, Star Wars: The Acolyte, Under Paris, and Simon goes Hollywood

    Hit Man, Star Wars: The Acolyte, Under Paris, and Simon goes Hollywood

    This week on the podcast we go all over the place talking about Simon’s adventures in Hollywood this past week and the great opportunities there are as a pop culture tourist.

    We also have reviews:


    The Acolyte (Disney+)
    Hit Man (Netflix)

    And we talk about Under Paris, Netflix’s new shark movie, and the Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    The weird-as heck Sasquatch Sunset. Plus Dan & Simon save cinema with wisdom

    The weird-as heck Sasquatch Sunset. Plus Dan & Simon save cinema with wisdom

    The last few weeks haven’t been great for the US box office. There’s a lot of concern folks aren’t coming out to the movies anymore. The good news is that Dan and Simon have pooled their collective wisdom together with ideas on how to save US blockbuster cinema.

    Because they’re generous, they are sharing their ideas on this podcast.

    There’s also reviews of two, well, odd films:


    Sasquatch Sunset (coming to Australian cinemas soon)
    Showdown at The Grand (Rent/buy it digitally at the usual places)

    There’s also a deep dive into what the guys have watched this week and the usual quizes.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    This week: Furiosa, The 8 Show, and Atlas. Plus, uh, other stuff

    This week: Furiosa, The 8 Show, and Atlas. Plus, uh, other stuff

    In the spirit of watching things on screens, this week you will witness Dan and Simon reviewing:


    Atlas (Netflix)
    The 8 Show (Netflix)
    Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (In cinemas now)

    The guys also take a deep look at the cinema experiences they prefer, discuss what else they have been watching, and do the usual weekly trivia games.

    Yes. This is too much show.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Mother of The Bride vs Anyone But You, children's entertainment hour Doctor Who, and more

    Mother of The Bride vs Anyone But You, children's entertainment hour Doctor Who, and more

    It might be a quiet week, but Dan and Simon make the week’s reviews worth your while.

    This week:


    Mother of The Bride (Netflix)
    The Way, My Way (In cinemas now)
    Doctor Who (Disney+)

    Dan also discusses why the upfronts were again interesting this year. Oh, and there’s the week’s birthday and history quizzes.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Neil B Johnson ,

Positive!!!

The accents are a bit hard to understand for a US / UK listener (they talk fast) BUT the show is positive and it doesn’t talk down to the listener. Very balanced and positive. One of My new regular Podcasts.

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