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 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 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 6: Casino Royale

6) Casino Royale

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.

Daddy’s Home. That’s right, Daniel Craig steps into some of the most intimidating shoes in the film industry in his first outing in a rebooted James Bond franchise that has traded in its invisible car for a gritty, sexy, back to basics thriller that asks “What if Bond was a person?” Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 6: Casino Royale