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48 - (LIVE!) The Special Edition

4/3/2017
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On the 3rd of April 2016, we uploaded our first pitch: Tam's 'Spider-Man 4'. One year - and 47 pitches later, Deeby and Wumi decide to repitch their stories in front of a LIVE STUDIO AUDIENCE! Deeby returns to his first pitch with "Fargo II" and Wumi remixes his Daft Punk "Interstella 5555" sequel. Wanna send us a birthday card? Drop us an email at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com and we might send you a postal address. You can find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @BrokenEPod. This week's...

Duration:01:08:18

47 - Rugrats: Reborn

3/25/2017
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Wumi brings the Nick classic to the modern day, taking inspiration from the greatest film of 1989 that wasn't Batman: Look Who's Talking. We're going LIVE! For our 1st anniversary, we're recording our 50th episode at the Rosemary Branch Theatre, London, N1 3DT. Tickets are still available: http://bit.ly/TBE50 This week's blog: http://thebrokenelevator.co.uk/2017/03/25/47-rugrats-reborn/

Duration:01:06:52

46 - Tam & Wumi Save The DCEU

3/10/2017
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Deeby's away this week, leaving Wumi and Tam to unleash their comic book knowledge on Warner Bros' less-than-stellar cinematic universe. What would you change about Batman v Superman or any of the upcoming films? Let us know at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com, or tweet us @BrokenEPod

Duration:01:12:06

45 - Fuse The News II

3/2/2017
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This week we're grabbing another tabloid as we prepare to FUSE THE NEWS! We each take two stories from the newspaper and smash them together into our own Frankenstein's Monster of news of a story. Wumi goes to Washington, Deeby takes a Road Trip and Tam is a Man of Science. and JUSTICE. What recent news stories would you combine? Let us know - email us at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com, or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @BrokenEPod. http://twitter.com/TamDiman...

Duration:00:58:53

41 - Shaft

1/26/2017
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Hollywood’s just announced that they’re rebooting the ‘Shaft’ films, but Tam reckons he can do better that the director of ‘Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer’. Tam introduces a new generation of the Shaft Family to the gritty world of modern-day Harlem - whatever that’s like. With only two days to write his plot, Tam’s only got the opening scenes, but Deeby and Wumi help plan the rest of the story. What other films should we pitch at the last second? Email your suggestions to...

Duration:01:01:17

39 - Interstella 5555. Two

1/12/2017
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Back in 2003 Daft Punk released ‘Interstella 5555 - The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem’, a feature length film of animated music videos for their album Discovery. Fourteen years later Wumi attempts to tie the songs of 2013’s Random Access Memories together in his sequel pitch, ‘Fragments of Time’. Christopher Nolan has no involvement in either project. In this week’s musical episode, Wumi gets super visual, Deeby isn’t a fan, and Tam tries to sing like a robot. Did Wumi’s pitch (Robot)...

Duration:01:40:19

36 - Deeby v Wumi: Dawn of Civil War

11/27/2016
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Tam unveils the Broken Elevator Cinematic Universe as Deeby and Wumi assemble teams of characters from previous episodes. It’s like a versus episode, but it’s not? Wumi loses a colleague, Deeby stops some Polar Bears and the gang get themselves banned from The North with their Liverpudlian accents. Three scenarios down, two to go. Want to help flesh out the BECU? Send some scenarios to brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com and we might use them for another versus episode! Tweet us @BrokenEPod and...

Duration:00:51:23

35 - Disney's Next Animated Film

11/21/2016
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Tam opens up his Big Book of Stories (aka The Internet) and tells Deeby three tales he thinks should be the next Frozen. Or Moana. Is Moana good? We don’t know, we haven’t seen it. Crabbe gets smart in ‘Doctor Know-All’, Tam narrates a peachy story in ‘Momotaro’ and the race is on in ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’. Deeby’s just learnt the power of friendship. Email us at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com to congratulate him, or find us on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram @BrokenEPod. Join us at...

Duration:00:39:56

33 - Marvel's Strange Tales #110

11/7/2016
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Tam looks back at Doctor Strange’s 1963 comic book debut in this week’s episode, and tries to turn an unrelated story in the same issue into Marvel’s next big franchise. But-- he hasn’t read the comic. With Wumi’s help, a two line synopsis for ‘We Search The Stars!’ and a bunch of nameless characters, can Tam make a good story? Sort of. What other fringe Marvel stories could become movies? Send your suggestions to brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com, or find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram...

Duration:00:57:50

31 - Attack the Block 2 (ft. Moses)

10/23/2016
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Friend of the show Moses passes by to pitch a sequel to 2011’s “Hoodsploitation” Sci-Fi, Attack The Block. Moses brings in a different Sci-Fi element, Wumi rips down the block and Tam talks about an embarrassing encounter with Noel Clarke. What you sayin’, bruv? Let us know at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com, or find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @BrokenEPod. Thanks to Moses for coming in - you can find him on Twitter @mozziemutant. Check out Youtube for his upcoming short film,...

Duration:00:48:28

30 - Fuse the News!

10/16/2016
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It’s Episode 30! ...and we’ve run out of ideas. In this week’s episode Tam, Deeby and Wumi take true stories from a newspaper and remix them into original stories. Tam takes an ill-fated train journey, Deeby causes triple-double trouble and Wumi faces the music and gets the gang back together for one last score. What should we fuse next? Send your articles to brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com, or find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @BrokenEPod. Feel free to leave us a review on iTunes:...

Duration:00:35:35

29 - Icon & Rocket

10/9/2016
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In this week's episode, Tam adds two lesser-known superheroes to DC’s Cinematic Universe with an ‘Icon and Rocket’ solo film. Deeby talks Original Sin, Wumi talks Black Lives Matter and Tam just wants to talk about an immortal alien who looks like a Black dude. Tam thinks talking dogs are amazing. Email us at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com if you do too. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @BrokenEPod. Do you have iTunes? Feel free to rate us and leave a review, we'd really...

Duration:00:58:14

28 - Coming to America 2

10/3/2016
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Wumi returns to the African nation of Zamunda with his totally natural-sounding film: “Welcome to England - Coming to America: Part 2”. Wumi’s an Acronym Genius, Deeby loves the Lion King Trilogy and Tam tries to assassinate Eddie Murphy. One of us may or may not actually be a Prince. Email us at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com and we’ll tell you which one. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @BrokenEPod. http://twitter.com/Wumzum http://twitter.com/YesDeeby...

Duration:00:59:10

27 - Bring Me the Head of Paul McCartney

9/25/2016
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Tam takes a Magical Mystery Tour to 1969 in his Beatles-inspired pitch. With A Little Help From his friends - including guest Barney - Tam pitches a trueish story about an Abbey Road billboard on the Sunset Strip. Barney’s got a Ticket to Ride, Deeby’s In The Sky With Diamonds, Wumi want to Hold Your Hand and Tam can’t think of another pun and needs some Help! Are you The Walrus? Let us know at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com, or you can find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @BrokenEPod....

Duration:00:58:37

26 - What We (Also) Do In the Shadows

9/18/2016
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With Taika Waititi’s latest film, “Hunt For the Wilderpeople” in cinemas this weekend, Deeby pitches a sequel to Waititi's Vampire Mockumentary. Tam wants a reverse-Twilight, Wumi questions Buffy’s Vampire Slaying activities, and Deeby raises the (wooden) stakes. What’re you laughing about? Let us know at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com, or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @BrokenEPod. twitter.com/YesDeeby twitter.com/Wumzum twitter.com/TamDiman...

Duration:00:36:10

25 - 'Hail Hydra'

9/12/2016
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Tam and Deeby join forces to turn some of cinema’s greatest heroes to the Dark Side. Deeby rewrites history, Tam doesn’t play by his own rules and Wumi goes on the run in France. Who’s the very best at being bad? Send us your suggestions by email to brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com, or you can find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @BrokenEPod. Are you using Amazon soon? Use our affiliate link before your shop, and we get a small fee which will help us a lot: http://amzn.to/2clAVNa...

Duration:00:41:09

24 - Rear Window

9/4/2016
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Deeby tackles a classic in this week’s episode, as he attempts a modern retelling of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 Thriller, Rear Window. Deeby teaches Henry to appreciate the Master of Suspense, Tam takes Jimmy Stewart to war, and Wumi looks through his rear-view mirror. Which Hitchcock film would you remake - y’know, if you had no choice? Let us know at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com and we promise not to judge you on your answer. Check out Henry’s music on his Soundcloud page:...

Duration:00:31:56

23 - Metal Gear

8/29/2016
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As Gamer Month comes to an end, we’re joined by our Gamer friend Charly who pitches his Raiden-centric Metal Gear prequel game. Charly is the new Accent Master, Wumi mans the canons, Deeby goes to the polls and Tam hides in a box for the entire episode. Do you want to hear the extended, unedited version of this week’s episode? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook @BrokenEPod and we’ll put it up soon. You can also find us at http://instagram.com/brokenepod Thanks to Charly for coming in - you...

Duration:00:53:47

22 - Star Fox Zero

8/22/2016
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This week, Wumi pitches his prequel film idea to Nintendo’s Star Fox Games. Wumi trusts his instincts, Deeby does a U-turn and Tam has a Giant Robot Monkey-sized gap in his knowledge. Do you sense a disturbance in the not-Force? Email us at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com and we’ll try and sort that out. That sounds like a really bad problem. Find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @BrokenEPod. http://brokenelevatorpod.wordpress.com/2016/08/22/22-star-fox http://twitter.com/YesDeeby...

Duration:00:47:05

19 - 1080° Snowboarding

7/31/2016
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http://brokenelevatorpod.wordpress.com/2016/08/01/19-1080-snowboarding It’s GAMER MONTH! Every pitch this month is games-related, and Tam starts off with the obscure Nintendo64 classic, 1080° Snowboarding. Tam can’t do basic maths, Wumi reveals his Indie-kid past, and Deeby wants to breakdance on a board. Tam thinks Ricky Winterborn is the true King in the North. Email us at brokenelevatorpod@gmail.com to swear fealty, or find us at http://facebook.com/BrokenEPod and...

Duration:00:42:40