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Film Junk features funny entertainment news, heated movie reviews, and always a little bit of the unexpected.






Episode 628: mother! and TIFF 2017

We get to the heart of mother! and review all of the movies we saw at the Toronto International Film Festival including The Shape of Water, Downsizing, Brawl in Cell Block 99 and The Disaster Artist. 0:00 - Intro: Jay's Phobia 13:00 - Review: mother! 44:10 - TIFF 2017: The Shape of Water, Thelma, Downsizing, The Disaster Artist, Brawl in Cell Block 99, The Death of Stalin, Love Means Zero, There Is a House Here, Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond 2:25:30 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray 2:28:15...

Duration: 02:58:29

Episode 627: It

We devour It and revisit United 93 and World Trade Center plus we also talk Wind River, The Crimson Kimono, Icarus, Salem's Lot and the Twin Peaks finale. 0:00 - Intro 9:40 - Review: It 37:00 - Headlines: Colin Trevorrow Leaves Star Wars: Episode IX 45:55 - Retro Reviews: World Trade Center and United 93 1:49:30 - Other Stuff We Watched: Wind River, The Crimson Kimono, Salem's Lot, Adaptation, Twin Peaks: The Return Finale, Snatched, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Icarus, Kingsman: The Secret...

Duration: 02:46:37

FJ Classic 145: Beowulf and The Mist

No new episode this week so instead we're going to The Vault for a very early classic that involves Stephen King's The Mist and Jay's legendary confrontation with some disruptive audience members, plus we also discuss Beowulf and our Top 5 Movies with Bugs. 0:00 – Intro 01:50 – Call for Suggestions for Year End Podcast / Episode 150 02:55 – Jay Loses It / Rant About Movie Theatre Disturbances 16:40 – Other Stuff We Watched: Helvetica, The Jesus Guy, Bloody Sunday 20:00 – Junk...

Duration: 01:52:17

Episode 626: Death Note

We try not to write off Death Note and discuss the new Joker movies in development plus we also talk Annabelle: Creation, Goon: Last of the Enforcers, The Tick (2017), Making Contact, One Dark Night and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. 0:00 - Intro: Jay's Romantic Customer Service Call 19:30 - Review: Death Note 38:40 - Headlines: R.I.P. Tobe Hooper, Warner Brothers Announces Two New Joker Movies, Dolph Lundgren to Return for Creed II, James Cameron Says Wonder Woman is a Step Backward...

Duration: 02:53:12

Episode 625: Logan Lucky

We have the good fortune to review Logan Lucky and discuss the Star Wars Obi-Wan spin-off plus we also talk Spy Kids, The Killing (1956) and Twin Peaks: The Return. 0:00 – Intro 17:45 – Review: Logan Lucky 42:25 – News: R.I.P. Jerry Lewis, Obi-Wan Kenobi Spinoff 52:45 – What We Watched: Spy Kids, Twin Peaks: The Return, Jaws (Novel), Full Tilt Boogie, The Killing (1956) 1:18:40 – Junk Mail: Nathan's Confidence, Top 5 of 2017 So Far 1:25:35 – Outro 1:32:08 – Spoiler Discussion: Logan...

Duration: 01:52:46

Episode 624: The Dark Tower

We climb The Dark Tower and discuss the possibility of a Star Wars-themed hotel plus we also talk Mystery Men, Firestarter, The Flintstones and Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later. 0:00 - Intro 18:15 - Review: The Dark Tower 44:50 - Headlines: First Photos of Josh Brolin as Cable, Disney to Launch Streaming Service in 2019, Disney Building Immersive Star Wars-Themed Hotel 1:23:20 - Other Stuff We Watched: Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, Dunkirk, Firestarter, Mystery Men,...

Duration: 02:38:50

Episode 623: Detroit and Girls Trip

We get gut punched by Detroit and go wild for Girls Trip plus we also discuss the Death Wish trailer, Disney's facial recognition tech, The Lost City of Z, Aeon Flux, Booty Call, Cape Fear (1991) and Wizards. 0:00 - Intro 10:25 - Review: Detroit 1:08:05 - Review: Girls Trip 1:22:24 - Headlines: Death Wish Trailer, Disney to Use Facial Recognition to Gather Data in Theatres, Al Gore's Top 5 Movies 1:51:10 - Other Stuff We Watched: The Lost City of Z, Cape Fear (1991), Wizards, Aeon...

Duration: 03:03:08

Episode 622: Atomic Blonde and Hans Zimmer Live

We infiltrate Atomic Blonde and hit the road to watch Hans Zimmer live in concert complete with a very special edition of Score Bits. 0:00 – Intro 9:05 – Review: Atomic Blonde 35:00 – Headlines: Thor Comic-Con Trailer, Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer 49:40 – Hans Zimmer Live: Pre-Show 1:09:50 – Hans Zimmer Live: Score Bits 1:39:10 – Hans Zimmer Live: Review 2:12:30 – Outro 2:13:25 – Spoiler Discussion: Atomic Blonde

Duration: 02:27:38

Episode 621: Dunkirk and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

We evacuate our bowels for Dunkirk and get visually stimulated by Valerian plus we also discuss trailers for Ready Player One, The Shape of Water and 9/11 and we talk The Fifth Element, Heavy Metal. 0:00 - Intro 4:20 - Review: Dunkirk 50:30 - Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets 1:13:55 - Headlines: Ready Player One Trailer, The Shape of Water Trailer, 9/11 Trailer 1:36:40 - Other Stuff We Watched: The Beguiled (2017), The Fifth Element, Heavy Metal, Last Chance U:...

Duration: 02:29:21

Episode 620: War for the Planet of the Apes

We go ape for War for the Planet of the Apes and discuss Tarantino's next movie plus we also talk The Big Sick, The Beguiled, L'Argent and Driver. 0:00 - Intro 9:05 - Review: War for the Planet of the Apes 32:45 - Headlines: Quentin Tarantino Planning Movie About Manson Family Murders 39:10 - Other Stuff We Watched: The Big Sick, L'Argent, The Disaster Artist Trailer, The Beguiled (2017), The Driver 55:50 - Junk Mail: Baby Driver CoPo Backlash Backfire, Best Buy vs. Target, Custom...

Duration: 01:57:26

Episode 619: Spider-Man: Homecoming

We get bitten by Spider-Man: Homecoming and discuss the Charlie Sheen 9/11 movie plus we also talk Tour de Pharmacy, The House, Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press, The Love Guru, Kong: Skull Island and GLOW. 0:00 - Intro / Jay's Quantum Leap Quandary 31:30 - Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming 1:23:12 - Other Stuff We Watched: John Wick, John Wick: Chapter 2, Kong: Skull Island, GLOW, Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press, Tour de Pharmacy, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Rise of the...

Duration: 03:10:33

Episode 618: Baby Driver and Okja

We spin our wheels with Baby Driver and get into a meaty debate over Okja plus we also discuss GLOW. 0:00 – Intro 7:50 – Review: Baby Driver 40:48 – Review: Okja 1:01:45 – Other Stuff We Watched: GLOW 1:07:40 – Junk Mail: Water Phobias, Creative Freedom Within Franchises, Directors Who Worked as Their Own DP, Netflix Movies on Blu-ray, Dating as a Film Snob, What to Wear to a Hans Zimmer Concert 1:50:50 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro 1:53:50 – Spoiler Discussion: Baby...

Duration: 02:16:24

Episode 617: Transformers: The Last Knight

We try to comprehend Transformers: The Last Knight and stare into the abyss of 47 Meters Down plus we also discuss glasses-free 3D for the Avatar sequels and talk The Bad Batch, Spirited Away, Vision Quest, Compulsion, Another Woman, Lost in La Mancha and The Gong Show. 0:00 - Intro 14:40 - Review: Transformers: The Last Knight 1:05:25 - Review: 47 Meters Down 1:41:35 - Headlines: Avatar 2, 3 and 4 to Feature Glasses-Less 3D, Ron Howard Confirmed for Han Solo Movie 2:15:00 - Other...

Duration: 03:19:54

Episode 616: It Comes at Night

We get infected by It Comes at Night and discuss Lord and Miller leaving the Han Solo movie plus we also talk Rough Night, Cars 3, Krisha, The Lego Batman Movie, Oh Hello on Broadway, Very Bad Things, Raw and The Belko Experiment. 0:00 - Intro 9:45 - Review: It Comes at Night 35:10 - Headlines: RIP John G. Avildsen, Phil Lord and Chris Miller Exit Han Solo Movie 50:00 - Other Stuff We Watched: Rough Night, Cars 3, Raw, The Lego Batman Movie, Animal House, Role Models, 23 Paces to Baker...

Duration: 03:06:43

Episode 615: The Mummy

We get imprisoned by The Mummy and discuss the Black Panther trailer plus we also discuss A Cure for Wellness, Life, Born on the Fourth of July, The Mummy (1999) and The Mummy (1932). 0:00 - Intro 19:25 - Review: The Mummy 44:15 - Headlines: RIP Adam West, Black Panther Trailer, The Gong Show and Battle of the Network Stars, Sony to Release Clean Versions of Movies on Home Video 1:10:00 - Other Stuff We Watched: A Cure for Wellness, Life, The Mummy (1999), The Mummy (1932), Look Who's...

Duration: 03:18:04

Episode 614: Wonder Woman

We get liberated by Wonder Woman and discuss the influence of Rotten Tomatoes on box office numbers plus we also talk 78/52, Logan, The Keepers, The Leftovers, Streets of Fire and Psycho Cop Returns. 0:00 - Intro 5:20 - Review: Wonder Woman 45:22 - Headlines: Murder on the Orient Express Trailer, Studios Blame Failure of Pirates 5 and Baywatch on Rotten Tomatoes 1:05:55 - Other Stuff We Watched: Man of Steel, The Keepers, 78/52, The Leftovers, Wonder Woman (1975), Logan (SPOILER...

Duration: 02:58:41

Episode 613: Baywatch

We ogle Baywatch and discuss the Zack Snyder / Justice League news plus we also talk Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, War Machine, The Keepers, Twin Peaks, Patriot's Day, From Beyond, Oklahoma City and Stray Dog. 0:00 - Intro 12:25 - Review: Baywatch 57:35 - Headlines: Zack Snyder Leaves Justice League, Logan Lucky Trailer 1:08:45 - Other Stuff We Watched: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Lion, Patriot's Day, Ruby Ridge, Oklahoma City, The Keepers,...

Duration: 02:50:49

Episode 612: Alien: Covenant

We get fingered by Alien: Covenant and discuss the first trailer for Star Trek: Discovery plus we also talk LA 92, Moontrap, Alias, Our Man in Havana and Gus Van Sant's Psycho remake. 0:00 - Intro / Reed's Primal Scream / Jay's Unboxing 35:00 - Review: Alien: Covenant 1:22:33 - Headlines: Star Trek: Discovery Trailer 1:35:25 - Other Stuff We Watched: Alias, LA 92, Moontrap, The Strain, Our Man in Havana, Master of None: Season 2, Psycho (1960), Psycho (1998) 2:12:24 - Junk Mail: Man...

Duration: 03:52:10

Episode 611: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and Snatched

We cross blades with King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and get taken by Snatched plus we also discuss The Lost City of Z, Mindhorn, Get Me Roger Stone, Win It All and the post-post-mumblecore movement. 0:00 - Intro 15:00 - Review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword 49:40 - Review: Snatched 1:14:10 - Other Stuff We Watched: Win It All, Hannah Takes the Stairs, The Lost City of Z, Snatch, Mindhorn, Get Me Roger Stone, American Honey 2:22:20 - Junk Mail: Favourite King Arthur Movies, Behind...

Duration: 03:00:30

Episode 610: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Greg and Dax join us to review Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and discuss the Hellboy reboot plus we also talk Beauty and the Beast, The Handmaid's Tale, American Gods and Riverdale. 0:00 – Intro 18:25 – Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 1:00:06 – Headlines: Hellboy Reboot Announced, Blade Runner 2049 Trailer, Dunkirk Trailer #2 1:15:45 – Other Stuff We Watched: Beauty and the Beast, The Fate of the Furious, The Handmaid's Tale, American Gods, The Circle, Riverdale 1:37:25 – Junk...

Duration: 02:43:38

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