Secret Agent Men – Episode 14: Jason Bourne

14) Jason Bourne

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 poster alone should tell you everything you need to know about this movie.

Ben went to the World Premiere of this film, and Matt had never seen it, and yet somehow they went into this episode on equal footing. Yes, it’s that most forgettable of films, Jason Bourne. Is it better than The Bourne Legacy? Does the fact that question needs asking speak volumes? The answer to both is “Probably.” Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 14: Jason Bourne

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

Secret Agent Men – Episode 4: The Bourne Supremacy

4) The Bourne Supremacy

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.

Grab the Neski files and your favourite secret passport and join us on a trek from India to Russia via Germany. Sights and sounds include a woman in a fridge, Karl Urban grappling with an accent and a lovely kitchen primed for a remodel.
Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 4: The Bourne Supremacy

Secret Agent Men – Episode 2: The Bourne Identity

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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.

Zip-line through a window and fire your uzis wildly to celebrate Matt’s heartbreak as he’s confronted with the sobering truth that a film he thought was a masterpiece is in fact just pretty okay. Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 2: The Bourne Identity

There Will Be Movies – Episode 13: The Departed

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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.

Come for the discussion of Martin Scorsese’s first Oscar win, stay for the stories about Matt’s dickishness and gentle criticism of Mark Wahlberg. ARE YOU A CAWWWWP?!? Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 13: The Departed

There Will Be Movies – Episode 4: Ocean’s Eleven

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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.

Fun game to play at home: Count how many times the words cool and stylish are used as Ben & Matt muse on Ocean’s Eleven for an hour. Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 4: Ocean’s Eleven