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A film and television discussion Podcast from the writing staff at film89.co.uk. We provide news, in-depth reviews of new and classic films, discuss our top 3 favourite films/actors/other from different categories each episode and offer informative and entertaining content relating to all aspects of film, television and gaming.

A film and television discussion Podcast from the writing staff at film89.co.uk. We provide news, in-depth reviews of new and classic films, discuss our top 3 favourite films/actors/other from different categories each episode and offer informative and entertaining content relating to all aspects of film, television and gaming.
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United Kingdom

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A film and television discussion Podcast from the writing staff at film89.co.uk. We provide news, in-depth reviews of new and classic films, discuss our top 3 favourite films/actors/other from different categories each episode and offer informative and entertaining content relating to all aspects of film, television and gaming.

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@Film89UK

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English

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7855809470


Episodes

Episode 16 - Predator (1987) - The Predator (2018).

9/18/2018
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In Episode 16 of The Film ‘89 Podcast Neil and Skye are joined by filmmaker and host of the Flixwise Podcast and contributor to film89.co.uk, Martin Kessler for an in-depth discussion of the long-running action/science-fiction franchise that began in 1987 with director John McTiernan’s Predator starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The guys examine what makes Predator such an enduring classic and discuss the sequels Predator 2, Predators and the cross-over Alien vs. Predator films. This all leads...

Duration:02:13:23

Episode 15 - RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop (2018).

9/10/2018
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In Episode 15 of The Film ‘89 Podcast we’re joined by Gary Smart, producer, writer and director and founder of Dead Mouse Productions and Cult Screenings UK Ltd, creators of the definitive making-of documentaries, ‘Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II’ and ‘You’re so cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night’ along with original Fright Night director Tom Holland. Gary joins us to discuss the team’s latest forthcoming venture, the epic ‘RoboDoc: The Creation of...

Duration:01:44:22

Episode 14 - Ant-Man & The Wasp (2018).

8/10/2018
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In the giant 14th Episode of The Film ‘89 Podcast, Neil, Richie & Skye discuss Disney’s controversial removal of director James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 and Sir Patrick Stewart’s recent announcement that he’s to return to his most iconic TV role, Jean Luc Picard; the main review is Peyton Reed and Marvel Studios’ latest entry to the MCU, Ant-Man & The Wasp; they discuss their favourite movie trilogies and answer yet more of your listener questions. Enjoy! James Gunn - 02:59;...

Duration:02:14:19

Episode 13 - Ten Years of The Dark Knight - Part 2, The Dark Knight (2008).

8/2/2018
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Episode 13 of The Film ‘89 Podcast is the second of our two-part celebration of the 10th anniversary of Christopher Nolan’s seminal 2008 masterpiece, The Dark Knight. Having given an overview and analysis of The Dark Knight Trilogy in the previous episode, this time Skye and Neil concentrate solely on the second film and give their in-depth analysis of it by way of an audio commentary. You can listen to the episode whilst watching your own copy or just listen to the guys dissect this amazing...

Duration:02:38:38

Episode 12 - Ten Years of The Dark Knight - Part 1, The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005 - 2012).

6/29/2018
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Episode 12 of the Film ’89 Podcast is the first of a special two-part celebration of the 10th anniversary of Christopher Nolan’s seminal 2008 masterpiece, The Dark Knight. Skye is at long last joined from Melbourne, Australia by Film ’89’s very own Haydn Spurrell. As well as having recently published his own comic book, Chimera, Haydn is a huge DC Comics fan and in this first part the guys take the deep dive on the films that form Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy; Batman Begins (2005), The Dark...

Duration:01:36:48

Episode 11 - Watching Skies: Star Wars, Spielberg & Us (2018).

6/23/2018
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In Episode 11 of the Film ’89 Podcast, Skye is joined by Mark O’Connell, author of Catching Bullets: Memoirs of a Bond Fan, to discuss his new book, Watching Skies: Star Wars, Spielberg & Us. Mark discusses his love of a very special period of film from roughly 1975 - 1984 and the hugely influential films from this era of summer blockbusters. Films such as Jaws, Star Wars, Close Encounters, Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., Poltergeist, Gremlins, Ghostbusters and many more from the...

Duration:01:27:13

Episode 10 - Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).

5/29/2018
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In Episode 10 of The Film ’89 Podcast, Skye, Steve Amos and Jim Cottle give their in-depth analysis and spoiler-filled verdict on Solo: A Star Wars Story. They discuss their favourite movie characters and answer the usual listener questions. Plus, don’t miss our on-going contest to win a guest spot on the podcast discussing the film or TV show of your choice. Like, subscribe, leave us a review, but most importantly, enjoy. Main Review - Solo: A Star Wars Story - 0:01:28 Favourite Movie...

Duration:01:40:57

Episode 9 - Deadpool 2 (2018).

5/21/2018
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In Episode 9 of The Film ’89 Podcast, Skye, Neil and Jim discuss YouTube Red’s new show Cobra Kai, their follow-up to the ‘80s classic The Karate Kid; the main review is 20th Century Fox’s R-Rated comic book sequel, Deadpool 2; the lads discuss their all-time favourite science-fiction films and they answer the usual listener questions. Also, they reveal a new contest where the prize is a rare opportunity for podcast fans to… let’s just say prizes like this aren’t given away very often....

Duration:02:10:32

Episode 8 - Casablanca (1942).

5/12/2018
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Episode 8 of The Film ‘89 Podcast is something of a departure from the regular format of the show as Skye and Steve Amos provide an audio commentary to one of the most beloved of all Hollywood classics, Casablanca. Skye and Steve go in-depth into the history of the film’s production, offer behind the scenes trivia and discuss the themes and impact of this truly iconic movie. Listen to it whilst watching your copy of the film or without, either way we’re sure you’ll enjoy this passionate...

Duration:01:48:33

Episode 7 - Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

4/27/2018
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Episode 7 of The Film ’89 Podcast is a full-on, SPOILER-FILLED, no punches pulled examination of Marvel Studios' 10-years-in-the-making superhero epic, Avengers: Infinity War. Skye, Neil and Richie leave no (Infinity) stone unturned as they give their in-depth analysis of a film that is destined to go down in history as one of the most ambitious ever made. Comic book movies simply don’t come bigger than this and the guys have brought you an episode every bit as epic as the film they’re...

Duration:02:10:54

Episode 6 - Ready Player One (2018).

4/1/2018
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The 6th jam-packed episode of the Film ’89 Podcast is a Steven Spielberg Special hosted by Skye, Steve Amos and Jim Cottle. As well as giving their full-on, spoiler-filled review of the legendary director’s latest film, Ready Player One, the guys also give the rundown of their favourite films from his long and illustrious career as well as answering the usual listener questions. Review - Ready Player One - 0:02:48; Favourite Steven Spielberg films - 0:45:40; Listener Questions - 1:21:46.

Duration:01:35:10

Episode 5 - Annihilation (2018).

3/23/2018
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In the fifth episode of The Film ‘89 Podcast, Skye, Neil Gaskin and Richie Roberts take a look forward to Marvel Studios’ hugely anticipated superhero epic Avengers: Infinity War, the main review is Alex Garland’s new sci-fi film Annihilation, the guys discuss their favourite actors and answer some more listener questions. Infinity War Preview - 0:02:09; Review - Annihilation - 0:24:23; Favourite Actors - 1:10:23; Listener Questions - 2:03:36

Duration:02:12:59

Episode 4 - Black Panther (2018).

2/15/2018
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For the fourth episode of The Film ’89 Podcast Neil and Skye are joined by Jim Cottle to give a rundown of the latest movie trailers; they give their analysis of Season One of Star Trek: Discovery; the main review is Marvel Studios’ Black Panther and the trio discuss their favourite movie opening scenes. Trailer Rundown - 02:36; Review - Black Panther - 40:56; Favourite Movie Opening Scenes - 1:25:03; Listener Questions - 2:10:46.

Duration:01:43:42

Episode 3 - John Carpenter's The Thing (1982).

1/28/2018
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The third episode of The Film ’89 Podcast is something of a departure from the regular format of the show as we present the first of our Retrospective episodes where we go in-depth and offer some probing discussion and analysis of a classic film. The first film to be featured in this regular series is John Carpenter’s 1982 sci-fi/horror masterpiece, The Thing. Joining Skye to discuss The Thing is former stage director Matt Jenkins, a lifelong fan of the film, and filmmaker and host of the...

Duration:01:42:15

Episode 2 - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017).

1/18/2018
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In the second episode of The Film ‘89 Podcast we give our rundown of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards. Our main review is Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and we discuss our all-time favourite sports films. 00:00 - Intro; 02:44 -Golden Globes 2018; 36:12 -Review - Three Billboards...; 1:10:50 - Favourite Sports Films of all-time; 1:59:52 - Listener Questions.

Duration:01:58:48

Episode 1 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).

1/7/2018
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In the debut episode of The Film '89 Podcast we give our review of 2017 and discuss our favourite films from last year. Our main review is Star Wars: The Last Jedi and we discuss our all-time favourite comedy films. 00:00 Intro; 02:03 Review of 2017; 42:31 Review - Star Wars: The Last Jedi; 1:26:48 - Our Favourite Comedies; 2:03:19 Outro.

Duration:01:55:09