There Will Be Movies – Episode 45: Widows

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

Our Cynthia Erivo double bill concludes with the excellent crime thriller, Widows, a movie that truly has it all: racism, classism, abuse (both emotional AND physical) a high stakes sauna scene and even a cute little dog!

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10 Hopes and Fears for The Batman

Logo The first trailer for Matt Reeves’ The Batman has dropped and people are freaking the eff out. I myself spent most of the next day watching it on progressively larger screens. A litany of breakdown videos have launched since then, including people solving one of the riddles! Neat!

The movie is obviously a long way off, with a tentative release date of 2021, and hasn’t even finished filming due to the whole global pandemic situation. But why let tiny details like that get in the way of wild speculation??? Here are 10 Hopes and Fears for the movie ahead of its release: Continue reading 10 Hopes and Fears for The Batman

The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 52: Daredevil (2003)

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Jerome and Brian flash back to a time when Ben Affleck could play a superhero and the world wasn’t seemingly going to end any day. The bottom of the barrel is nearly scraped folks. Enjoy the conversation on Bendevil! Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 52: Daredevil (2003)

There Will Be Movies – Episode 21: In Bruges

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Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, kicking things off with Volume 1: 2000 – 2009.

Everybody grab your passports and some dumdums and gather around to listen to a pair of liberals try and explain why they’re celebrating a film jam-packed with EXTREMELY problematic dialogue rather than calling for its cancellation. Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 21: In Bruges