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Hi, My name is Ben - I think we have all had that feeling when you've got a good friend which you happen to get on with like a house on fire, then you take that step - ask the big question! "Have you ever seen ..." Imagine that person replies with "No" to almost every single movie. Now meet Danny - He managed to get to 30 without watching Blade Runner, Ghostbusters, Alien, Back to the future, Flight of the Navigator, Airplane, Naked Gun, and the list goes on. That got us thinking? What better way than to record that journey and maybe find out why?

Hi, My name is Ben - I think we have all had that feeling when you've got a good friend which you happen to get on with like a house on fire, then you take that step - ask the big question! "Have you ever seen ..." Imagine that person replies with "No" to almost every single movie. Now meet Danny - He managed to get to 30 without watching Blade Runner, Ghostbusters, Alien, Back to the future, Flight of the Navigator, Airplane, Naked Gun, and the list goes on. That got us thinking? What better way than to record that journey and maybe find out why?

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United Kingdom

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Hi, My name is Ben - I think we have all had that feeling when you've got a good friend which you happen to get on with like a house on fire, then you take that step - ask the big question! "Have you ever seen ..." Imagine that person replies with "No" to almost every single movie. Now meet Danny - He managed to get to 30 without watching Blade Runner, Ghostbusters, Alien, Back to the future, Flight of the Navigator, Airplane, Naked Gun, and the list goes on. That got us thinking? What better way than to record that journey and maybe find out why?

Language:

English


Episodes

Bonus Episode: "Hot Shots"

9/24/2021
Happy 1st Anniversary to us - As a Thank You for Listening ... Is there a better way to celebrate our first year of podcasting than dropping a film that ends up so random that the best way to honor it is to randomly set it as a bonus episode? "This is probably the dumbest film we are going to watch ... until we watch the second one" - Ben (to Dan) The Charlie Sheen (we don't talk about "That" stuff) comedy always makes me laugh and somewhat was able to generate the occasional chuckle from...

Duration:01:15:00

Episode 10: "Critters"

9/16/2021
Sometimes I wanna crawl into a ball and roll-charge Danny firing Movie classics at him like tiny needles. This movie has huge ramifications on what we might think of Extra-Terrestrials. Are they benevolent or sinister? Rather we should think about how hungry they could be! Because oh sweet ginger boy these things will eat virtually anything... Except for the stuff at the farm that is a credible food source. There are bangers, pipe bombs, aliens, tree climbing, and Billy Zane in this crazy...

Duration:01:49:21

Episode 9: "Dollman"

8/12/2021
What are the odds that there are still films so obscure, so small in scope that Dan has missed? The minuscule facts get dwarfed by the incomprehensible chances that space cop Brick Bardo lands on a planet over 10 thousand lightyears and unwillingly gets involved in the Drug scenes of 90's Bronx. We enjoyed our 13" Dollman, whom of which goes from humble Dirty Laundry defender to a protector of the weak. So kick back, relax and listen to us watch this film in small chunks, talk about...

Duration:01:14:12

Episode 8: "GhostBusters"

1/14/2021
You know there's something strange - when someone is on the wrong side of 20, and they stare at you blankly when you say the name, Bill Murray. We all know who you are supposed to call, but what if the person you called is not interested in busting a ghost - but instead berating your selection of foodstuffs in your fridge - I am talking about GhostBusters. I chose to introduce Dan to the Family Comedy Classic because we were recording between (not that we knew it at the time) two...

Duration:01:57:16

Episode 7: "Universal Soldier"

12/17/2020
What could I possibly say to sum up what would become one of our longest episodes? We watch the cult classic Universal Solder and are persistently baffled by the ongoing exploits of a nosy ex-reporter who is more concerned about hotel room costs than the emotional cost of the death she brings upon her friend & co-worker. We witness a top-secret military cover-up where expendable Soldiers can be re-used, improved, and as long as they keep their multi-million dollar headset on ...Controlled....

Duration:02:31:59

Episode 6: "Rambo: First Blood"

12/1/2020
If I needed a body bag for every iconic film Dan missed growing up - I would need a shit load of body bags, Also we find out in this episode of Ben & Dan's Movie Night Dan's - unique solution to Prisoners and buckets of Shit. In the movie Platoon, we covered the experience of fresh meat going into Vietnam - in "Rambo: First Blood" we witness first hand the struggle Vietnam veterans encountered trying to return to normal life after the war. In the town of Hope Will Tinkle Teasal finds out...

Duration:01:43:04

Episode 5: "Platoon"

11/17/2020
What can I say about the movie Platoon (1986) - Starring a collection of some of the soon to be biggest actors of their time and directed by Oliver Stone. A movie about a very uncomfortable subject matter - The Vietnam war. Why is it uncomfortable? I have never seen it - this fact Dan is more than happy to get us to sit down and watch it. I tried to talk about Predator, Charlie Sheen, and even mistake this film for Apocalypse Now (Luck should have it that Dan has not seen that and did not...

Duration:01:14:30

Episode 4: "Top Gun"

11/3/2020
Top Gun There is a certain caliber of men who can become the best, they already know that they are the best and everyone else just needs to realise! – but can you guess who the best is (at not watching this film)? ( Yes that’s right its Dan a real Maverick ) I flip him the Bird and load up what might be one of our most high profile films with a slight undertone of homo-erotica ( fun fact Dan's auto-correct actually changed it to Tip-Fun instead of Top gun). I believe the song "Danger Zone"...

Duration:01:29:52

Episode 3: "The Terminator"

10/21/2020
This 1984 'Technoir' shows a horrific Future-Nightmare-Scape that a world ruled by Sentient A.I. could bring. The Terminator was by no means a huge hit but that didn't stop James Cameron coming back and creating The huge "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" regarded as the best action sequel Ever Made - Which Danny did in fact watch - but what I really want to know is: "How on earth did Danny watch the second film and never in 20 years (or even longer) or even out of some morbid curiosity attempt...

Duration:01:43:58

Episode 2: "Killer Klowns from Outer Space"

10/6/2020
Hi Listeners, This episode is an example of a horror, Comedy (Hormedy - Coined by Danny) that Danny watched that I never did and that film is Killer Klowns from Outer Space. We follow Mike Tobacco and his friends the Terenzee Brothers (I honestly don't remember how its spelled) and we go off-topic more than on and discuss things like - Clown Technology!, Rubber Button, Popcorn Monsters, and good old fashioned gas lightning. Enjoy.

Duration:01:22:47

Episode 1: "No Retreat, No Surrender"

9/24/2020
Hi Listeners, This the first episode of Ben & Dan's Movie Night! This movie was a personal favourite of mine growing up. I was so delighted when I found out that Danny Liked Van Damme movies and decided to introduce to him to the movie that put Jean Claude Van Damme on the map. In this first episode I attempt to describe the format of the podcast. Enjoy!

Duration:01:29:54

Ben & Dan's Movie Night (Trailer)

9/23/2020
An example of Danny passing the chance to watch all Back to the Future films... Its enough to make my blood boil, and it inspired this podcast.

Duration:00:00:58