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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.

    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
    Monkey see, monkey HEAR! We review: Kingdom of the Planet of The Apes, The Idea of You, Let It Be, Dark Matter, and more.

    Monkey see, monkey HEAR! We review: Kingdom of the Planet of The Apes, The Idea of You, Let It Be, Dark Matter, and more.

    There were accusations this week’s podcast was impossible to hear. Like, it was fine on Spotify, but not on other podcast platforms.

    Why was that? Some people are saying the illuminati.

    This version of the podcast should be better for your earholes.

    Know that this week on the show we review:


    The Idea of You (Prime Video)
    Kingdom of The Planet of The Apes (In cinemas)
    Let It Be (Disney+)

    And then Simon starts talking about film festivals for some reason. Yeah, I don’t get it either.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    We watched: Unfrosted, A Man in Full, The Veil, Fremont, and uh, more.

    We watched: Unfrosted, A Man in Full, The Veil, Fremont, and uh, more.

    May the 4th be with you all. This week on the podcast we delve into our Star Wars dominated lives and get a heat check on how we feel about it now.

    We review:


    Unfrosted (Netflix)
    A Man in Full (Netflix)
    The Veil (Hulu/Disney+)
    Fremont (In cinemas now)

    We also do our weekly quizzes: This week in history and the Birthday Quiz.

    • 51 min
    The Fall Guy, Elsbeth, Knuckles, and movies greatest stunts

    The Fall Guy, Elsbeth, Knuckles, and movies greatest stunts

    This week, we settle into our armchairs to review:


    The Fall Guy (In cinemas now)
    Elsbeth (Paramount+)
    Knuckles (Paramount+)

    Then Dan and Simon discuss their favourite movie stunts.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Challengers, Fallout, Baby Reindeer, Rebel Moon, and more

    Challengers, Fallout, Baby Reindeer, Rebel Moon, and more

    Our main reviews for this week:


    Challengers (In cinemas now)
    Fallout (Prime Video)

    In our Intermission segment:


    TV and cinema can’t leave the 1950s “nostalgia” behind

    What else have we been watching?


    Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon Part 2
    Bluey - The Sign
    Baby Reindeer

    • 1 hr 10 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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