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BanterFlix is a Northern Irish based film review website, our weekly podcast hosted by film-critic Jim McClean discusses all manner of film-related nonsense. Each week Jim is joined by different members of the BanterFlix team as they review some of the latest releases and chat about some of the hottest movie news.

BanterFlix is a Northern Irish based film review website, our weekly podcast hosted by film-critic Jim McClean discusses all manner of film-related nonsense. Each week Jim is joined by different members of the BanterFlix team as they review some of the latest releases and chat about some of the hottest movie news.
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BanterFlix is a Northern Irish based film review website, our weekly podcast hosted by film-critic Jim McClean discusses all manner of film-related nonsense. Each week Jim is joined by different members of the BanterFlix team as they review some of the latest releases and chat about some of the hottest movie news.

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@banterflix

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07871 075815


Episodes

It Chapter Two (Spoiler Special)

9/14/2019
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On this week's podcast, Jim was joined by local filmmaker Jim McMorrow as they chatted about the Film Devour Short Film Festival, which recently took place in Belfast earlier this month and they also reviewed It Chapter Two in spoilerific detail.

Duration:01:31:48

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

9/3/2019
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On this week's podcast, Jim was joined by local writers Kate Cannon and Lee Brady as they reviewed André Øvredal's Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. We also chatted about It: chapter One ahead of the second instalment's release later this week.

Duration:01:29:47

Stranger Things Season 3 (Cinema Day 2019 Special)

8/26/2019
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On this episode, Jim was joined by local cosplayer Joanne Alexandre (Hedgescout) and BanterFlix's very own Thérèse Rea. as they chatted in spoilerific detail about Stranger Things Season Three and our general love for the Duffer Brothers series on Netflix.

Duration:01:17:33

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood/Gaza

8/22/2019
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On this week’s recording Jim was joined by BanterFlix’s very own Darren Vincent and local director/producer Margaret McGoldrick as they chatted in spoilerific detail about Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. we also reviewed the documentary Gaza, which recently screened at the Queen’s Film Theatre and Jim spoke with one of the film’s directors Garry Keane

Duration:01:47:57

Quentin Tarantino Special

8/14/2019
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To celebrate the release of Quentin Tarantino's 9th film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, we've dipped into the vaults here at Banter HQ and re-released our Quentin Tarantino Special! Recorded back in 2015 to coincide with the Pop-Up Film Club's Tarantino weekend at T13, this recording features The Big List's Leigh Forgie, Cinepunked's Robert J. E. Simpson and the Sick Sense's Bill Taylor as the discussed the director's cinematic back-catalogue.

Duration:00:48:06

The Captor

8/12/2019
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On this week's podcast, recorded at the Odeon Belfast, Jim was joined by BanterFlix's very own Gavin Moriarty and local writer Lee Brady as we chatted about Indiewire's list of the top 100 films of the past decade and we also reviewed Robert Budreau's latest feature The Captor, starring Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace and Mark Strong! Jim recently caught up with the film's director at the Edinburgh International Film Festival earlier this year, so you can hear that interview!

Duration:01:20:42

Fast & Furious: Hobbs and Shaw + Cinema Day 2019

8/2/2019
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On this episode, recorded at the Odeon Belfast, Jim was joined by one of the Odeon's own, Chris Gray and Gabrielle Riddiough from the W.I.S.H.cosplay group as they reviewed Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw. They also chatted about Film Hub NI's Cinema Day 2019, which takes place on Monday 26th August and Jim spoke with Sara Gunn-Smith from Film Hub NI about this year's event.

Duration:01:11:41

Midsommar (Spoiler Special)

7/27/2019
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On this episode of the BanterFlix Podcast Jim was joined by BanterFlix's Deputy-Editor Joe Mc Elroy as they chatted about Ari Aster's Midsummar in spoilerific detail.

Duration:00:47:08

The Lion King/The Dead Don't Die

7/21/2019
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On this recording, Jim was joined by The Thin Air's Conor Smyth as they reviewed The Lion King and Jim Jarmusch's The Dead Don't Die. Jim also spoke with writer/director Anke Blondé about her film the best of Dorien B. which recently screened at both the Edinburgh International Film Festival and the Galway Film Fleadh.

Duration:00:59:45

Annabelle Comes Home/Masters of Love/Jaws

7/12/2019
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On this podcast, Jim was joined by Joe Mc Elroy and Gabrielle Riddiough as they reviewed Annabelle Comes Home, Masters of Love and the cinematic classic that is Jaws.Jim also spoke with Chloe Chestnutt from Takeover about their screening of All About Eve at the Queen's Film Theatre on the 18th July and he also spoke with some of the cast and crew of Masters of Love.

Duration:01:31:51

Spider-Man: Far From Home/ Robert the Bruce

7/6/2019
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On this recording Jim was joined by two of BanterFlix's regular contributors Darren Vincent and Caitlain Rafferty as they reviewed Spider-Man: Far From Home, Robert the Bruce and Midsommar. Jim also spoke with Angus Macfadyen about reprising his role as Robert the Bruce ahead of the film's world premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

Duration:01:22:53

Toy Story 4/Child's Play/Support the Girls

6/30/2019
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On this episode of our podcast, Jim was joined by BanterFlix's Jess Blair and our very own Peter Parker, Warren Blair as we chatted about Support the Girls, Child's Play 2019 and Toy Story 4.This podcast was recorded at the Odeon Belfast

Duration:01:10:43

Men in Black: International

6/25/2019
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On this episode, Jim was joined by the Sick Sense's Bill Taylor and BanterFlix's very own Leigh Forgie as they chatted about Men In Black: International and also some of the most recent movie news.

Duration:00:57:42

X-Men: Dark Phoenix

6/9/2019
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On this podcast, Jim was joined by BanterFlix's very own Darren Vincent and local cosplayer Gabrielle Riddiough as they chatted about Simon Kinberg's swansong for the X-Men's First Class era in X-Men: Dark Phoenix.

Duration:00:54:44

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

5/31/2019
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On this podcast, Jim was joined by BanterFlix's Deputy-Editor Joe Mc Elroy and The Gown's Victoria Brown as they chatted about Michael Dougherty's Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

Duration:00:52:32

Aladdin (2019)

5/27/2019
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On this podcast, Jim was joined by Therese Rea and Caitlain Rafferty as they reviewed Guy Ritchie's live-action remake of Aladdin and also chatted about the last ever episode of Game of Thrones.

Duration:01:00:58

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

5/21/2019
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On this episode Jim was joined by Colette Fahy and Darren Vincent as they chatted about John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum.

Duration:00:48:20

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

5/17/2019
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On this episode of the BanterFlix Podcast Jim was joined by BanterFlix's Geek Queen Jess Blair and Conor Smyth from the Thin Air as they chatted about Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, which is out in cinemas now!

Duration:00:53:17

Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler Special)

5/15/2019
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On this bumper edition of the Podcast, Jim was joined by local filmmaker Brian Mulholland and BanterFlix's very own Geek Queen Jess Blair as we chatted about Avengers; Endgame in spoilerific detail!You can also hear some of Jim's interview with prosthetic makeup artist Jon Moore at the Odyssey Cinema.

Duration:02:01:53

Ellen Ripley (Game Changing Women)

4/25/2019
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On this episode, BanterFlix's Colette Fahy sat down with local cosplayer Joanne Alexander (Hedgescout) and Dr Giuliana Monteverde from Queen's University to chat about the character of Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver).This Podcast was recorded to coincide with BanterFlix's Game Changing Women screening programme.

Duration:00:38:10