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An Englishwoman, a Scotsman and a Frenchman walk into a bar… Sounds like the start of a joke and is actually a podcast where we talk about things we love, mostly movies.

An Englishwoman, a Scotsman and a Frenchman walk into a bar… Sounds like the start of a joke and is actually a podcast where we talk about things we love, mostly movies.
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An Englishwoman, a Scotsman and a Frenchman walk into a bar… Sounds like the start of a joke and is actually a podcast where we talk about things we love, mostly movies.

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English


Episodes

050.0 - EMPIRE RECORDS (1995)

8/19/2018
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Turning 1 year auld with this episode, unveiling a special Displate, why did Yann pick this film to be in The Vault?, story-time, disclaimer theatrical vs Fan Remix edition, Anouk’s Mr Miyagi diss track, angsty generation?, JW anecdote, AJ’ sentimental life, how the Asterix comic explains Yann’s approach to meeting girls from teenage years to about 30, High School Musical moment (first outing as an actor, Is that even legal?), flirting, being pessimist, rule 55 in Mark Westbrook’s 100 tips...

Duration:01:47:35

048.0 - SHINE (1996) W/ NIKOLAS THOMPSON

8/19/2018
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Sharing the « stage » with another guest I met thanks to « Hamlet in Seoul », for another entry in our Musical Summer. Today is all about Shine, the David Helfgott biopic who got Geoffrey Rush an Academy Award for Best Actor. Talking about Kite Flying Robot, David Helfgott and the Rach 3 concerto, fact and fiction, picking on scenes, romantic composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, how Rach 3 came to be, Football World Cup, nations, flags, Hilary Duff, scenes we liked, an unsung character, act mental...

Duration:01:04:05

047.0 - BIRD (1988) W/ FRANCIS GIROLA

8/13/2018
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(Recorded during the World Cup of football, during FISM and before we recorded Whiplash.) With us today, Francis Girola, our mentalist friend, ACS trainee too, who was with us to discuss ‘The prestige’ earlier this year. Enjoying a glass of cuvée ‘Fontfresque’ rosé wine and talking about the World Cup, what were you doing aged 19?, news about Francis’ virtual band ‘Sonic Winter’, Bird’s poster (story time), notoriety, FISM, Lindsay Ellis on the 30-years nostalgia cycle, plot, money vs art,...

Duration:01:19:43

046.0 WHIPLASH (2014) W/ ADAM ROSS GREENE

8/5/2018
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“A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.” - Henry Kissinger Focusing on the 2014 phenomenon which gained J.K. Simmons an Oscar and Damien Chazelle worldwide recognition, way before La La land. With Adam Ross Greene, a friend who trained at Acting Coach Scotland the year after us, we talk about various things including but not limited to Fringe, ACS, acting things… “Good Artists Copy; Great Artists Steal” - Usually attributed to Pablo Picasso Touching on how we perceive...

Duration:01:49:05

045.0 - HIGH FIDELITY (2000) W/ PJ DAVEY

7/29/2018
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Kickstarting our Musical Summer today with Stephen Frears’ 2000 adaptation of Nick Hornsby’s novel High Fidelity. We will bring guests for most episodes in this series and we start with PJ Davey, another friend who trained with us at Acting Coach Scotland in 2016. Talking about particular scenes, vinyl records, concert tickets, ‘I didnae ken that’ section is back and loads of fancy music related things. The Old Fashioned ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=003STvBAF14 SoundHound App:...

Duration:01:22:15

EP #44 - GHOSTBUSTERS: ANSWER THE CALL (2016)

7/25/2018
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Is there something strange in your neighbourhood? Did Sony just destroy your childhood? Starting with some disclaimers, a production timeline from the original film to the reboot (a ‘short’ recap, from 05’45’’ to 13’48’’), pointing at plenty of nonsensical elements, bad marketing, GhostHeads documentary, alienating a fandom and introducing a new ‘rating’ category. Some...

Duration:01:38:54

043.0 - GHOSTBUSTERS (1984)

7/20/2018
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Today, we bust ghosts. Are spectral entities real? Is this all a joke? Do you believe in class 4 vapours? Get your spirit fix now! ‘The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard’, we’re ready to believe you! Talking about the 1984 classic tale of ghost busting, the interwoven stories of Spengler, Stantz, Venkman, Zeddemore, Dana, Louis, Zuul, Gozer, a group of strange people in New York City. Get to know if we believe in ghosts or not and various curious things. Also, introducing our...

Duration:01:09:33

EP #42 - DETROIT: BECOME HUMAN (2018)

7/13/2018
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Talking about ‘Detroit: Become Human’, a narrative-driven video-game from the studio that brought us ‘Heavy Rain’. Kara (2013) In story-driven games, ‘Game overs’ are a failure of game design, says David Cage Death Note Potato Chip Scene, intense voice-over Our YouTube gameplay videos Our 100% flowcharts videos Review our sho [...]

Duration:01:08:29

EP #41 - THE NEVERENDING STORY (1984)

7/6/2018
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Getting into Anouk’s Vault today, touching on Wolfgang Petersen’s 1984 epic fantasy film. ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle‘ (2017) was the episode in which ‘The Neverending Story’ entered Anouk’s Vault Trying to locate the monster CGI/practical infographic, well put a link to it when we find it. Links Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (Composer) Lindsay Ellis (YouTuber mentionned by Adam in a couple of episodes) Stranger Things, IT and the Upside Down of Nostalgia

Duration:01:08:27

EP #40 - A GOOD YEAR (2006) W/ WINE TASTING

6/30/2018
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Today is all about wine and friends. Laura ‘Elle’ Watson was with us for the short ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ episode and she is back to talk film and wine for this episode focused on ‘A Good Year’, the 2006 Ridley Scott film. You can see Laura on stage during this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Tickets: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/edge-of-you-1 Thierry de Carbonnières First Book: Saluts and Applaudissements Book #2: Ils me reconnaissent Touching on the casting couch,...

Duration:02:46:30

EP #39 - WORLD CUP PIZZA? (2018)

6/27/2018
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We are currently in the middle of the 2018 Football World Cup and that’s when you should/want to order a pizza while watching a soccer game from your sofa with your friends. Which pizza should you order? We are giving you pointers in this unique episode. Enjoy!!!! (Readiness intensifies) PS: This episode does not contain any 2018 Football World Cup news, it was recorded before our Avengers Infinity War episode. However, the pizza recommendation applies perfectly. Review our show on...

Duration:00:51:36

EP #38 - AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (2018)

5/28/2018
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This episode contains massive spoilers, you can still leave now, we won’t be offended. Today is all about Avengers: Infinity War, the third entry in the Avengers saga and the 19th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With our friend Lee, we discuss many things including but not limited to a few things concerning this movie. This is another of those ‘But I digress’ episodes. In this YouTube playlist (http://miawg.uk/Avengers3ytpl) you will find: -The video Yann used to recommend to...

Duration:01:51:51

EP #37 - GOD OF WAR (2018)

5/24/2018
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Today is all about God of War, released in 2018 and after many previous versions of Kratos’ story, for the first time in the series this game is constructed as a narrative full feature film where you can control the protagonist, who is now a father traveling with his son Atreus. This is the podcast version of our episode that was streamed live and is available as an unedited video here on our Patreon page for $3+ backers. Touching on previous God of War games, narrative driven games,...

Duration:00:57:05

EP #36 - JUMANJI (2017)

5/18/2018
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Unanimous verdict on this one, a surprising one. Also, this episode was recorded before NETWORK so no PS4 was in the house at that time, not even our new TV. Anouk’s Vault: The Neverending Story Review our show on Apple Podcasts: http://miawg.uk/ReviewOurShow Instagram ► https://instagram.com/goodbadstandardpodcast The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

Duration:01:16:23

EP #35 - I, TONYA (2017)

5/11/2018
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This episode has a twist, stay until the end. Based on a true story or inspired by real events. Adam’s Vault: Chicken Run Review our show on Apple Podcasts: http://miawg.uk/ReviewOurShow Insta [...]

Duration:01:16:21

EP #34 - BIN LADEN: THE ONE MAN SHOW (2013-2018)

5/1/2018
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Today is all about Knaive Theatre very first production, an Osama Bin Laden biopic, sort of. Our guests, Sam Redway and Tyrrell Jones. Yann met and interviewed them during their Edinburgh Festival Fringe festival in 2017 and as they just did a few dates in Glasgow, decided to try and have them on the show. Was initially streamed live on YouTube (video still available here). ‘Bin Laden: The One Man Show’ is a multi-award winning stage play where Bin Laden (played by Sam Redway) tells you...

Duration:01:29:20

EP #33 - NETWORK (2017)

4/27/2018
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This is our episode on the 2017 play NETWORK, lead by BRYAN CRANSTON. The video of this episode was live streamed on Youtube on the 19th of April 2018. It has been edited down so it makes sense for podcast listeners; as the included videos were commented live, some bits were kept in there so it’s recommended to follow the links below to watch the videos direcly. Mad as Hell: http://miawg.uk/MadAsHellSceneYT Olivier Awards: http://miawg.uk/OlivierSurprise Family Vineyard:...

Duration:01:22:29

EP #32 - COCO (2017)

4/15/2018
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Today, our third episode in Oscars 2018 season, ‘Coco’. Touching on Mexican culture, family, Allo Allo’s stereotypical French accents and even more unrelated things. New segment, Into the Vault; into Yann’s Vault today, Dead Poets Society. Review our show on Apple Podcasts: http://miawg.uk/ReviewOurShow Instagram ► https://instagram.com/goodbadstandardpodcast The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced...

Duration:01:00:26

EP #31 - CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (2017)

4/2/2018
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Today, our second episode in Oscars 2018 season, ‘Call Me By Your Name’. Touching a lot on the similarities with Stealing Beauty, a revelation about Yann first sexual experience (like, only 5 people in the world knew this) and peaches. Bernardo Bertolucci on Fellow Italian Nonconformist Luca Guadagnino (Variety Article) Erratum: “Call me by your name and I’ll call you by yours” is completely misquoted by Yann, it’s oviously “Call me by your name and I’ll call you by mine”. Review our...

Duration:01:09:36

EP #30 - THREE BILLBOARDS… (2017)

3/25/2018
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Today, we enter Oscars 2018 season with a movie with a title as long as day without bread, ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’. Fargo reference: (Suicide of Takako Konishi) / This Is a True Story (TV Short 2003) Yann’s mum vineyard: www.lvdf.fr Review our show on Apple Podcasts: http://miawg.uk/ReviewOurShow Instagram ► https://instagram.com/goodbadstandardpodcast The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois...

Duration:01:22:59