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The place for Irish cinema-obsessives Páraic McGeough and Nigel Wheatley to discuss the best and worst films that they've seen in cinemas and on the telly. We've been on the go since 2012. Say hello @spool on Twitter.

The place for Irish cinema-obsessives Páraic McGeough and Nigel Wheatley to discuss the best and worst films that they've seen in cinemas and on the telly. We've been on the go since 2012. Say hello @spool on Twitter.
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Ireland

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The place for Irish cinema-obsessives Páraic McGeough and Nigel Wheatley to discuss the best and worst films that they've seen in cinemas and on the telly. We've been on the go since 2012. Say hello @spool on Twitter.

Twitter:

@spool

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English


Episodes

Does Tarantino's 'Hollywood' hold up? [Plus The Lion King, Jim Jarmusch, Hobbs & Shaw, Almodovar and more]

8/1/2019
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In this episode, we've got an early review of Quentin Tarantino's ninth film ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, we break down the problems and successes with THE LION KING remake and we look back on Jim Jarmusch's small town zombie film THE DEAD DON'T DIE, and Ari Aster's MIDSOMMAR. We pick out two Netflix films worth your attention THE GREAT HACK and ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE, and two upcoming cinema releases PAIN AND GLORY and HOBBS AND SHAW. We wrap up with a sequence of clips taken from Quentin...

Duration:00:38:04

The Best Films of 2019 so far? And Spider-Man FFH spoiler review + much more

7/4/2019
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Páraic and Nigel are back and have an absolute bucket load of films to get through including Spider-Man: Far From Home, Child's Play, Apollo 11, Toy Story 4, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story, Booksmart, Dark Phoenix, Rocketman, Diego Maradona, Murder Mystery, Late Night and Papi Chulo. And we preview the Galway Film Fleadh, and reveal the best and worst films we've seen this year...

Duration:00:46:10

#84 – Is John Wick 3 a masterpiece or glorified computer game? Plus PIKACHU v AVENGERS..

5/18/2019
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John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, Pokémon Detective Pikachu and Avengers: Endgame - dissected by Páraic McGeough and Nigel Wheatley...

Duration:00:29:10

Pod 83: So, who’s gonna win an Oscar? (w/ guest Eithne Shortall)

2/20/2019
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Páraic, Nigel and Eithne go through this Sunday's Oscar broadcast...

Duration:00:30:28

Pod 82: Green Book v Beale Street v Driving Miss Daisy (kinda)

1/30/2019
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It's getting close to Oscar season and it's been a few weeks since we yacked away about films so we've got a wealth of things to talk through in the January podcast...

Duration:00:41:01

Pod 81: THE BEST FILMS OF 2018

12/19/2018
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It's that time of the year where we sit down and argue about what the best films of the year were, while discretely taking notes about all the new things to add to our watch-list over Christmas.

Duration:00:48:13

Pod 80: Raising a glass to Tom Waits, Robert Redford, Sly Stallone and Tessa Thompson

12/13/2018
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A quick run through four of the big films in cinemas right now that we are digging!

Duration:00:27:07

Pod #79 – Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’, plus Bohemian Rhapsody, Mandy, Rosie & more

11/9/2018
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Steve McQueen's latest 'Widows' is one of the year's smartest heist films and worth your money. We talk it, the Freddie Mercury biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody', Peter Jackson's 'They Shall Not Grow Old', Nic Cage's crazy 'Mandy', Roddy Doyle's 'Rosie' and lots more.

Duration:00:40:18

Pod #78 – We watch ‘The Crying Game’, 1992’s most shocking film and legendary piece of Irish cinema

10/8/2018
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Something a little different this month as we take advantage of a few days away by catching up with a classic of modern Irish cinema which (shamefully) neither of us had seen, The Crying Game.

Duration:00:21:42

Pod #77 – The ‘BlackKklansman’ and ‘Airplane!’ connection, American Animals, Searching, Lucky & more

8/29/2018
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We're back in the podcasting saddle with a look at three big releases - Blackkklansman, American Animals and Searching.

Duration:00:39:49

Pod #76 – What’s coming to Galway Film Fleadh 2018? And what’s in the cinema for when the World Cup is finished?

7/11/2018
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We're packing our bags for the west as we preview what's coming to the 30th Galway Film Fleadh, and we've got some reviews for what's been showing up in cinemas during the World Cup!

Duration:00:34:58

Pod #75 – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom in hilarious Cineworld 4DX, Book Club, Deadpool 2, Solo & more

6/10/2018
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We're back in the podcasting saddle for a look at three big heavy-hitting blockbusters - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Deadpool 2, and Solo: A Star Wars Story. Beyond that The Breadwinner, Tully, Lean on Pete and Book Club are also up for discussion.

Duration:00:36:27

Pod #74: Avengers Spoilerz, The Delinquent Season, Deadpool 2 & more

5/6/2018
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Nigel and Páraic go deep on the Avengers: Infinity War and chat through The Delinquent Season, The Cured, Rampage, Deadpool 2 and Solo.

Duration:00:32:07

Pod #74: Avengers Spoilerz, The Delinquent Season, Deadpool 2 & more

5/6/2018
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Nigel and Páraic go deep on the Avengers: Infinity War and chat through The Delinquent Season, The Cured, Rampage, Deadpool 2 and Solo.

Duration:00:32:07

Pod #73 – Is ‘Isle of Dogs’ the first bad Wes Anderson movie? Is ‘Michael Inside’ the best Irish film of the year?

4/9/2018
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It's been a few weeks but we've got absolutely oodles of new and recent releases to burn through, including the superb Michael Inside and the hit-and-miss Isle of Dogs...

Duration:00:41:04

Pod #73 – Is ‘Isle of Dogs’ the first bad Wes Anderson movie? Is ‘Michael Inside’ the best Irish film of the year?

4/9/2018
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It's been a few weeks but we've got absolutely oodles of new and recent releases to burn through, including the superb Michael Inside and the hit-and-miss Isle of Dogs...

Duration:00:41:04

Pod #72 – An Oscars Conversation (w/ special guest Eithne Shortall)

2/26/2018
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It's that time of the year again - Awards Season! And what better way to celebrate than to sit down with special guest Eithne Shortall.

Duration:00:40:45

Pod #72 – An Oscars Conversation (w/ special guest Eithne Shortall)

2/26/2018
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It's that time of the year again - Awards Season! And what better way to celebrate than to sit down with special guest Eithne Shortall.

Duration:00:40:45

Pod #71 – The Shape of Water, Phantom Thread & many, many more

2/10/2018
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Phantom Thread, Darkest Hour, Three Billboards, Coco, The Greatest Showman, The Post, Downsizing, A Futile and Stupid Gesture, Lady Bird, I Tonya, Black Panther and ADIFF 2018 Preview

Duration:01:01:39

Pod #71 – The Shape of Water, Phantom Thread & many, many more

2/10/2018
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Phantom Thread, Darkest Hour, Three Billboards, Coco, The Greatest Showman, The Post, Downsizing, A Futile and Stupid Gesture, Lady Bird, I Tonya, Black Panther and ADIFF 2018 Preview

Duration:01:01:39