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Ep 84 - Mission: Impossible - Fallout

10/4/2018
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Six films in and miraculously the Mission: Impossible franchise has somehow managed to maintain a level of quality unmatched by any other blockbuster action series. In the latest entry - Fallout - director Christopher McQuarrie returns to the franchise, but can he top his previous, highly acclaimed entry Rouge Nation? Can Tom Cruise and his death-defying stunts blow us away for a sixth time? And will Rebecca Ferguson prove as bewitching as she did in her previous appearance as Ilsa...

Duration:01:17:16

Bonus Ep - Incredibles 2

9/12/2018
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In this episode of The PrePost Film Review Jon and Matt delve into Incredibles 2 - the long awaited sequel to Bard Bird's beloved 2004 superhero film. Raking in huge box office takings, Incredibles 2 is already a sure fire hit, but is it any good? Coming off the back of the mediocre Tomorrowland, Bird has a lot to prove. Will returning to to both animation and a successful Pixar property do the trick? Or will this be another stumbling block for his once flawless track record? Tune in to...

Duration:00:42:31

Ep 83 - Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

8/13/2018
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Jurassic World is back baby! But is that really something to celebrate? After a lukewarm reception to the first film, Jon and Matt return to discuss the sequel. Has writer Colin Trevorrow delivered an interesting, exciting story? Can director J.A Bayona bring a fresh vision to the franchise? There's only one way to find out! (Which is listening to this episode of the podcast.) Join Matt & Jon as they discuss the Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom trailer. Later - after the film has been...

Duration:00:33:41

Bonus Ep - Hereditary

7/1/2018
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In this episode of The PrePost Film Review join Jon and Matt for a discussion of Hereditary. Hereditary has already earned a reputation as one of the 'scariest' films of the decade, with some praise comparing it to The Exorcist - one of the highest benchmarks in horror cinema. Is it possible that this reputation is hurting the film? Are people entering screenings with expectations too high? Or does Hereditary deliver? Tune in to find out! You can get into contact with us a million...

Duration:00:34:13

Bonus Ep - A Quiet Place

6/26/2018
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In this episode of The PrePost Film Review join Jon and Matt for a well overdue discussion of A Quiet Place. The horror film has been received well by both critics and audiences alike, and has made a huge box office return - but does it live up to the hype? Is this film, ahem, silent but deadly? You can get into contact with us a million different ways! Like us on Facebook Email us at prepostfilmreview@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to us on iTunes You can also find Matt...

Duration:00:22:00

Ep 82 - Solo: A Star Wars Story

6/10/2018
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The PrePost Film Review is back! After a short hiatus due to extended travel and a film festival or two Jon and Matt return to discuss the latest entry into the Star Wars franchise - Solo: A Star Wars Story. With only a few months having passed since the release of The Last Jedi and coming off a very troubled production things aren't boding well for Solo. But being big Star Wars fans the guys are willing to give it a chance. Will Solo expand and enrich the original films with it's...

Duration:00:56:25

Ep 81 - Annihilation

3/30/2018
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Bypassing cinemas and landing directly on Netflix, Annihilation - one of both Jon and Matt's most anticipated films of the year - is finally here. The guys were so excited they have refused to watch the trailer, so in this episode of The PrePost we jump straight into a spoiler filled discussion about the film and whether it lives up to both expectations and the book upon which it is based. Join Matt & Jon as they dive straight into a full review of Annihilation. 00:00:00 -...

Duration:00:45:46

Bonus "Catch Up" Ep - The Post & The Shape of Water

3/19/2018
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In another bonus episode of The PrePost Film Review, Matt and Jon catch up on some recent Oscar nominees (and winners!) with a discussion about The Post & The Shape of Water. 00:00:00 - Introductions 00:02:15 - The Post (spoilers!) 00:20:05 - The Shape of Water (spoilers!) You can get in contact with us a million different ways! Like us on Facebook Email us at prepostfilmreview@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to us on iTunes You can also find Matt & Jon on Letterboxd

Duration:00:38:49

Ep 80 - Phantom Thread

3/17/2018
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It's a rare treat for cinephiles when a new Paul Thomas Anderson film hits screens, and his latest film, Phantom Thread, is even more special as it marks the end of Daniel Day-Lewis' acting career. Needless to say, expectations are high. Has PTA crafted yet another modern cinematic masterpiece? Or will this be one of his first disappointments? Tune in to find out! Join Matt & Jon as they discuss their predictions and expectations for Phantom Thread. Then - after the film has been released...

Duration:00:33:02

Ep 79 - 2017 Year In Review

2/15/2018
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Join Matt and Jon in annual year end episode as they look back on 2017 and decide what their favourites and most disappointing films/trailers were! Was this a good year for cinema overall? 00:00:00 - Introductions 00:01:32 - Best film 00:09:55 - Favourite film 00:20:57 - Best trailer 00:27:49 - Worst trailer 00:34:15 - Closing thoughts and looking ahead. We'd like to thank all of our listeners for joining us during 2017. Happy New Year! (We know it's mid February, but the thought...

Duration:00:45:11

Bonus Ep - London Film Festival 2017

1/27/2018
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In this episode of The PrePost Film Review join Jon and Matt for a well overdue recap of the 2017 London Film Festival. Hear Matt run through the highs and lows of the festival and hopefully uncover some hidden gems that may have not been on your radar. Films discussed: Killing of a Sacred Deer Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Foxtrot Hagazussa Makala Good Time The Florida Project Wonderstruck Brawl in Cell Block 99 Ingrid Goes West You can get into contact with us a...

Duration:00:39:51

Ep 78 - Star Wars Episode 8 - The Last Jedi

1/2/2018
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It's December! (Or perhaps January by the time you read this) That means it's time for everyone to hop into their X-Wings, fly to the cantina, order some blue milk with vodka and start discussing the latest Star Wars film. Following on from the hugely successful Force Awakens, The Last Jedi had insurmountable expectations placed upon it. Can director Rian Johnson deliver the goods? Does The Last Jedi keep the franchise feeling fresh and new? Or is it simply a retread of The Empire...

Duration:01:23:35

Ep 77 - Thor: Ragnarok

12/7/2017
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Another day, another Marvel film. In this episode of The PrePost Film Review the guys tackle the 3rd film in the Thor series and the 17th (!) film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While in the past Jon and Matt have been lukewarm on the "MCU" this entry has a secret weapon - Kiwi director, and PrePost favourite, Taika Waititi. Will Taika's comedic brilliance elevate Thor: Ragnarok to a level no other Marvel film has reached? Or will this be a case of a talented director being restrained...

Duration:00:41:40

Ep 76 - Blade Runner 2049

11/10/2017
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In this episode of The PrePost Film Review Jon and Matt discuss the "impossible sequel" that is Blade Runner 2049. Rumours of a Blade Runner sequel had been around for many years prior to the announcement of 2049. It was almost unanimous amongst fans of the original that a sequel would not work and further more, was not needed. Nevertheless, director Denis Villeneuve took on the task, along with writer Hampton Fancher (who was a writer on the original film). The pair obviously felt...

Duration:00:45:28

Ep 75 - mother!

10/29/2017
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In this semi-informal episode Jon and Matt are tackling the latest divisive film from Darren Aaronofsky. mother! has received a whole range of critical and general audience reactions, from profuse praise to seething anger. Where do Matt & Jon fall on this film? Join the guys as they discuss the film in a slightly less formal episode of the PrePost Film Review. You can get in contact with us a million different ways! Like us on Facebook Email us at prepostfilmreview@gmail.com Follow us...

Duration:00:35:13

Ep 74 - MIFF 2017

10/17/2017
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In this bonus episode of the PrePost Film Review, the guys sit down to discuss some of the films Jon saw at the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival. Films discussed: Ingrid Goes West The Endless Japanese Girls Never Die Ikarie KB1 The Face Of Another The Lost City Of Z Jungle Ethel & Ernest In This Corner Of The World You can get in contact with us a million different ways! Like us on Facebook Email us at prepostfilmreview@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to...

Duration:00:40:09

Ep 73 - It

10/9/2017
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In this episode of The PrePost Film Review Jon and Matt continue exploring the dark and twisted mind of Stephen King with the new adaptation of everyone's favourite creepy clown novel - It. Somewhat unusually, the guys are going into this film with very different expectations - Jon is both a massive fan of the book and King in general while Matt is a King novice with no prior exposure of the demented adventures of Pennywise. Will It be able to live up to Jon's love for the source material?...

Duration:00:43:34

Ep 72 - The Dark Tower

9/13/2017
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Stephen King's "Dark Tower" books have had a rough relationship with Hollywood over the past decade, with many different writers and directors attached to adapt the series throughout the years. Finally, however, the series has landed in the lap of director Nikolaj Arcel. With Ron Howard producing and an impressive cast, will this Dark Tower film bring joy to the many fans who have been waiting for an adaptation? Or is it possible this series of "unfilmable" books should stay firmly on...

Duration:00:41:44

Ep 71 - War for the Planet of the Apes

9/2/2017
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Those damn dirty apes are back in this episode of The PrePost Film Review as Jon and Matt discuss the third and final chapter in the latest Planet of the Apes trilogy - War for the Planet of the Apes. With War Matt Reeves is back at the helm as director after knocking it out of the park with the previous Apes film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes which bodes well as both the guys thoroughly enjoyed the previous film and expectations are high. Will this be a triumphant end to an incredible...

Duration:00:42:24

Ep 70 - Dunkirk

8/19/2017
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Christopher Nolan has returned to cinema screens with his World War II epic - Dunkirk. Taking a break from the "genre filmmaking" of his last few releases, Nolan is presenting viewers with a fairly straightforward story, his approach to the filmmaking, however, is any but straightforward. Does this fast paced, almost silent film, live up to the high expectations for a Nolan release? Join Matt & Jon as they discuss their predictions and expectations for Dunkirk. Then - after the film has...

Duration:00:39:30