Top 10 Performances in the Harry Potter Films

Okay, so these movies are mostly ass. In fact, calling them “movies” is pretty much a stretch. For the most part, it just feels like the books were plugged into Google Translate to go from “book” to “movie” and they were just spit out. There was no real vision and the differing early styles, and the whole thing was clearly just a quick cash-in. Whatever! These books were not designed well for adaptation for the screen (big or small). As such, there’s really no great acting in there, but some characters were better served than others in the script with actors actually doing what was needed!

10. John Cleese

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The Matt Signal – Episode 51: The Man Who Killed Batman

Plot summary: Small-time crook Sid the Squid’s life takes a turn for the worse after he apparently kills Batman.

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Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 12 (Better Call Saul Season 5)

The fifth season of Better Call Saul may be the best yet, and Jerome and Kevin break down why.

A long discussion of the characters and stories leads to some gushing over some of the series’ top episodes, and bellyaching over the Emmy snubs of Bob Odenkirk and especially Rhea Seehorn. Some old Breaking Bad characters make some first time appearances as well, and we see some characters going down the darker paths that will lead them to their Breaking Bad destination.

With the show’s final season in abeyance, Kevin and Jerome lay down some Season 6 predictions to end the episode, and reveal their next project. Don’t worry, Reel Bad will wrap up whenever Season 6 is released!

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The Superhero Pantheon: Watchmen (2019) & Wonder Woman 1984

Jerome and Brian come back to superheroes for an end of the year special as they discuss HBO’s huge Watchmen adaptation that takes its cues from the graphic novel and less so from the 2009 film. The duo discusses why this television series is worth assessing for the Pantheon.

Then the final 30 minutes are a discussion of Wonder Woman 1984. Find out their very spoiler filled thoughts on a mixed bag of a movie to say the least.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 50: Parasite

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters continue to present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, this time with 2010 – 2019.

Another year and another volume of There Will Be Movies in the books, and we’re closing with our only Oscar-winner to date: Parasite. Come for the class discourse, stay for Matt’s bleak announcement about future plans.

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The Matt Signal – Episode 50: Off Balance

Plot summary: Batman finds himself caught in the middle of in-fighting in the Society of Shadows as Count Vertigo attempts to unleash an experimental weapon.

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The Matt Signal – Episode 49: I Am the Night

Plot summary: On another anniversary of his parents’ death, Batman contemplates hanging up his cape and cowl for good when his inaction leaves Jim Gordon fighting for his life.

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The Reel World Christmas Special 2020: Lethal Weapon & Happiest Season

Happy Christmas! Wear a fucking mask!

Oh, and enjoy two very different Christmas movies with Mike & Matt for their fourth annual special. Matt brings the Shane Black classic Lethal Weapon, while Mike throws us a curveball with Happiest Season.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 49: Little Women

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters continue to present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, this time with 2010 – 2019.

Gather around everyone for the last Ben’s Book Club of Volume 2, as we discuss feminism, literature and how many Oscar categories Greta Gerwig’s latest #WhitePeopleProblems flick was robbed in.

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