There Will Be Movies – Episode 87: The Terminator

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

For many years Ben has had to suffer in private as Matt expressed his preference for this movie over its more iconic sequel. Now his suffering can end as the pair take things public for a fun discussion of the entire franchise and occasionally remember to cover the actual movie.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 86: The Karate Kid

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Was this movie picked purely so that Matt could unleash a multi-year rant about Cobra Kai? Potentially! But while we’re here we might as well talk about 80s pop culture, the 2010 Remake and various sitcom references.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 85: Gremlins

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Apologies again for the audio issues, but it’s only fitting as we discuss the deep lore of the chaotic critters, and get very silly with voice acting trivia. References!

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 84: Ghostbusters

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Two white guys talking about how much they love Ghostbusters? On a podcast?! Whatever next? Well, listen carefully and you can hear Matt playing defence to preserve his final joke. And maybe you’ll have fun along the way!

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 83: Trading Places

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

We did a great job of covering for some behind the scenes drama surrounding this pick. Nothing but professional discussion of manslaughter, blackface and a deep dive into stocks.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 82: The King of Comedy

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Martin Scorsese in the 80’s? Obviously it’s time to talk about Robert De Niro! And stand-up comedy! And boxing! Oh… well, two out of three ain’t bad! Yes, we chose Rupert Pupkin over Jake LaMotta. Feel free to yell about it.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 81: Blade Runner

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Is Deckard a Replicant? What stupid thing did Matt do at midnight? How has he managed to make yet another episode about Batman the Animated Series? We’ve got answers to all these questions and more!

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 80: The Thing

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

A contender to Heat‘s crown as ‘possibly the best film we’ve ever covered’ has entered the arena. Is this the most handsome any man has ever looked? What happened in the prequel? How will Matt find a way to make this about Batman? Let’s find out!

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 79: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

You could try and drink every time Ben & Matt wander wildly off topic, but you probably wouldn’t survive this one…

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 78: Thief

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Recorded before the unfortunate passing of James Caan, we discuss his career defining performance and the degree to which Thief feels like a precursor to Heat.

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