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At Beyond The Box Set, we believe every great movie deserves a questionable sequel. Each week, we take a stand-alone cinema classic and compete to come up with the best, worst and most bizarre pitches to bring them back to the big screen.

At Beyond The Box Set, we believe every great movie deserves a questionable sequel. Each week, we take a stand-alone cinema classic and compete to come up with the best, worst and most bizarre pitches to bring them back to the big screen.

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United Kingdom

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At Beyond The Box Set, we believe every great movie deserves a questionable sequel. Each week, we take a stand-alone cinema classic and compete to come up with the best, worst and most bizarre pitches to bring them back to the big screen.

Language:

English


Episodes

Previewing the 2022 Oscars

2/5/2022
Hi! Remember us? We're just popping back in from our parenthood-induced hiatus for a quick preview of the forthcoming Oscar season. Nominations are out this Tuesday - John's seen almost everything, Harry's seen almost nothing. Tune in as we discuss our favourites and who we predict will be on the final shortlist... Films discussed include * Being The Ricardos * Belfast * CODA * Don't Look Up * Dune * House of Gucci * The Last Duel * Licorice Pizza * The Lost Daughter * Nightmare...

Duration:01:15:36

Sister Act / Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit

1/9/2022
Our final episode has finally arrived, and what better way to sign-off than with the greatest sequel of all time? On this week's very special episode, we break down both Sister Act and Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit, and pitch sequel ideas for the long awaited third movie in the trilogy! Tune in for our thoughts on manic medleys, 90s teenagers, the curious agelessness of Dame Maggie Smith and much more! ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at...

Duration:02:20:42

Muriel’s Wedding

1/2/2022
For our penultimate episode, it's finally time to cover John's all-time favourite film. Tune in for our thoughts on ABBA stings, the power of lying and iconic Australian catchphrases as we pitch sequels for Muriel's Wedding! ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. If you enjoy this week's show, please hit...

Duration:01:38:13

Crazy Rich Asians (featuring Passport People)

12/26/2021
For our final Guest episode, we're joined by the lovely Fin from Passport People and his equally delightful fiancé Melanie to discuss an appropriately wedding-themed rom-com that took the box office by storm in 2018 - Jon M. Chu's groundbreaking hit Crazy Rich Asians. Tune in to hear our thoughts on fashion montages, the timeless fabulousness of Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina stealing every scene she's in and why Henry Golding is the real villain of this movie. We also brainstorm drinking games,...

Duration:01:54:37

The Wicker Man (2006)

12/19/2021
Our Nicholas Cage mini-season concludes with his infamous turn in The Wicker Man - the horror remake that spawned a thousand memes! Tune in to hear our thoughts on woman punching, capital letters ACTING, some of the worst detective work in cinema history and much more. Along the way we'll also be suggesting some drinking games, checking in with our listeners and pitching sequels to bring this iconic flop back to the big screen. ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist....

Duration:01:34:35

The Rock

12/13/2021
The Michael Bay film it's officially OK to like, The Rock benefits from one of the all-time great action movie pairings in Nicholas Cage and Sean Connery, with a little help from Ed Harris as a morally conflicted veteran soldier. On this week's podcast, we discuss military masturbation, Elton John-themed death scenes, ludicrous gay stereotypes and much more as we break down this ridiculous but entertaining entry into the Cagemas Canon! ---- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a...

Duration:00:59:44

Face/Off

12/5/2021
We open our Nick Cage Christmas season with an all-time action classic that helped him to reinvent himself from arthouse darling to king of blockbusters... it's Face/Off! Tune in to hear our thoughts on creepy face fondling, nonsensical plot twists, the incredible composure of Joan Allen and much more... ---- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to...

Duration:01:38:55

Last Action Hero

11/28/2021
Arnold Schwarzenegger's biggest flop of the nineties, Last Action Hero was a promising concept in search of a coherent script. Tune into this week's episode for our thoughts on movie tropes, incomprehensible dialogue, bad CGI and much more... ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. If you enjoy this week's...

Duration:01:12:56

Dirty Dancing

11/21/2021
The quintessential 80s movie and a sexual awakening for a generation of teenage girls, Dirty Dancing is a true cultural touchstone. On this week's podcast, we break down the surprisingly nuanced plot, the magic of Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey's chemistry, why that oft-quoted line actually makes no sense whatsoever and much more... ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel,...

Duration:01:15:54

Jennifer‘s Body

11/16/2021
A perfect storm of critical backlash aimed at Diablo Cody and Megan Fox saw Jennifer's Body consigned to a shallow grave on its release in 2009. Now considered a cult classic, was the movie a victim of poor marketing and good old fashioned misogyny? On this week's episode, we give our honest reactions to the movie, discuss some of our favourite moments and pitch some overdue sequel ideas... ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known...

Duration:01:16:09

Catch Me If You Can

11/7/2021
Surprisingly the only Spielberg/DiCaprio collaboration to date, Catch Me If You Can is based on the true-ish story of FBI fraud specialist Frank Abagnale, who spent years evading the FBI while running up millions of dollars in fake cheques. On this weeks podcast, we discuss Leo's interesting post-Titanic career choices, Tom Hanks playing against type, an early showcase for Amy Adams and much more, plus drinking games and sequel pitches! ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a...

Duration:01:41:12

Big (1988)

10/31/2021
For a film with such an inherently creepy premise, Penny Marshall's Big is surprisingly charming, thanks in no small part to Tom Hanks' incredible performance - which almost went to a very different sort of actor. In this week's podcast we discuss relationship red flags, the casting choices that might have been, iconic 80s outfits and much more, plus sequel ideas, drinking games and listener submissions! ----- --- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a...

Duration:01:34:21

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

10/24/2021
Brad! Janet! Dr Scott! Rocky! Join us as we discuss one of the most ridiculous cult classics ever committed to film. From Tim Curry's ineffable allure to Susan Sarandons bizarre agelessness, we break it all down on this week's podcast, plus drinking games, listener submissions and sequel pitches! --- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them...

Duration:01:08:33

Cabin In The Woods

10/17/2021
A horror movie with a serious twist! Join us as we discuss the ultimate deconstruction of 00s Horror movie tropes, Drew Goddard's tongue-in-cheek classic Cabin In The Woods! --- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday...

Duration:01:18:20

The Full Monty 2: Dream Bigger

10/10/2021
A classic British underdog story, The Full Monty was shot for less than $3 million, almost went straight to video and ultimately grossed over $200 million, earned a Best Picture nomination and spawned one of the most successful stage shows of the 20th century... Tune in as we discuss gnome wars, emergency lens flare and a truly iconic soundtrack while pitching sequels for this iconic 90s Britcom. ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a...

Duration:01:36:52

Showgirls 2: Starship Hooters

10/5/2021
At long last, one of our most anticipated episodes finally arrives. Featuring baffling dialogue, an unclear sense of the passage of time and the weirdest sex scene outside of a chapter of My Dad Wrote a Porno, join us for a journey into the 1995 camp classic Showgirls! ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. If...

Duration:01:32:25

Casablanca

9/26/2021
Just when Harry thought he'd escaped the classic movie era, friend of the pod Martin Gardner pulls him back in. Fortunately, it's with one of the all-time greats - 1942's Casablanca. Tune into this week's episode for our thoughts on iconic quotes, polite Nazis, bad fake piano playing and much more. Plus drinking games, listener submissions and sequel pitches! ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to...

Duration:01:23:42

Roland Emmerich‘s 2012

9/19/2021
The trouble with Roland Emmerich films is that they're all essentially the same movie. In this week's podcast we react to 2012, one of his many identikit end-of-world thrillers featuring much CGI destruction and precious little character development. Tune in to hear our thoughts on John Cusack phoning it in, mid-movie Bentley commercials, the unsung heroism of Gordon the Plastic Surgeon and much more, including drinking games, listener submissions and sequel pitches! ----- Beyond the Box...

Duration:01:29:58

Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?

9/12/2021
One of the most quotable campfests ever to hit the screen, Robert Aldrich's Whatever Happened To Baby Jane pitted two Hollywood titans against each other and launched the careers of countless drag queens in the process! In this week's podcast, we discuss Bette vs Joan, bizarre sub-plots, pitiful escape attempts and much more! ----- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel...

Duration:01:21:54

Dante‘s Peak

9/5/2021
One of two Volcano-based hits released in 1997, Dantes Peak is a solid B-movie that unites two major franchise stars of the era; James Bond's Pierce Brosnan and Terminator icon Linda Hamilton. On this week's podcast we discuss Volcano science, intrepid dogs, why grandma absolutely deserved to die and much more - plus sequels, drinking games and listener submissions! --- Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete...

Duration:01:27:31