Secret Agent Men – Episode 13: Spectre

13) Spectre

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters are sick to death of Oscar contenders so have decided to get their spy on instead, examining how the Mission: Impossible, Bourne and James Bond franchises have danced around each other over the years.

Matt has spent every day since Spectre came out telling everyone how bad it is but during the course of this podcast began to have his doubts. Does his memory deceive him? Will first time viewer Ben like it? Surely you can’t go wrong with Sam Mendes returning, Christoph Waltz and Andrew Scott as the villains and Lea Seydoux as the female lead… right? Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 13: Spectre

Secret Agent Men – Episode 12: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

12) Rogue Nation

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters are sick to death of Oscar contenders so have decided to get their spy on instead, examining how the Mission: Impossible, Bourne and James Bond franchises have danced around each other over the years.

Christopher McQuarrie has arrived and he’s bringing dissension to Ben & Matt, with the former enamoured and the latter lobbying claims of plagiarism. Get your debating shoes on and figure out where you stand on Crazy Tom’s latest outing as Ethan Hunt. Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 12: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation

Secret Agent Men – Episode 11: Skyfall

Skyfall is biggest earning film in UK

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters are sick to death of Oscar contenders so have decided to get their spy on instead, examining how the Mission: Impossible, Bourne and James Bond franchises have danced around each other over the years.

Buckle up, babydolls, because Ben is punchy and Matt is filibustering as we celebrate 50 years of Bond with what some consider the pinnacle of the franchise. Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 11: Skyfall

Secret Agent Men – Episode 10: The Bourne Legacy

10) Bourne Legacy

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters are sick to death of Oscar contenders so have decided to get their spy on instead, examining how the Mission: Impossible, Bourne and James Bond franchises have danced around each other over the years.

Take your blues or this podcast WILL lower your IQ significantly, as Matt overshares about wolves, Ben is completely dumbfounded and general hysteria sets in extremely quickly. Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 10: The Bourne Legacy

Secret Agent Men – Episode 9: Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

9) Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocl

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters are sick to death of Oscar contenders so have decided to get their spy on instead, examining how the Mission: Impossible, Bourne and James Bond franchises have danced around each other over the years.

Brad Bird takes a stab at live action for the first time and absolutely crushes… most of it. Ben & Matt are here to rave about the first hour and then descend into bickering about if the rest is awful or just very okay. Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 9: Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

Secret Agent Men – Episode 8: Quantum of Solace

8) Quantum of Solace

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters are sick to death of Oscar contenders so have decided to get their spy on instead, examining how the Mission: Impossible, Bourne and James Bond franchises have danced around each other over the years.

Not ones to let a measly Writers’ Strike deter them, the Bond team are back with 007’s shortest adventure to date and it sure is boring! A dull villain, dull action scenes and a boat load of bad times for women await, all wrapped up in a neat bow by a terrible theme song. Enjoy! Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 8: Quantum of Solace

Secret Agent Men – Episode 7: The Bourne Ultimatum

7) The Bourne Ultimatum

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters are sick to death of Oscar contenders so have decided to get their spy on instead, examining how the Mission: Impossible, Bourne and James Bond franchises have danced around each other over the years.

The thinking man’s spy thriller returns to ask the bold question “What if Treadstone, but more?” Yes, Jason Bourne is back and is doing his best to get to the root of Blackbriar before it gets to the root of him… Look he’s trying to expose them before they can kill him, okay? Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 7: The Bourne Ultimatum