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Episode 29: Pulp Fiction

1/4/2018
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Happy 2018 everyone! We are back in court this week and we've got Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction in the dock. Will it be worthy to go on the hit list or should it be stuck next to where Walken keeps his watches? We discuss the new Alex Garland film Annihilation, the most anticipated films of 2018, the turbulent production of the Queen biopic and a newly released image of the new X-men film. All this and a quiz called "Pulp Fact or Pulp Fiction?"

Duration: 00:58:36


Bonus episode - 2017 review

1/2/2018
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The guys get together to discuss the ups and downs of films in 2017. Nothing officially on trial this week, just plenty of opinions about Star Wars and the big news stories in the movie industry this year. Back to normal scheduling on Friday!! Special Guest: Ausy.

Duration: 00:50:01


Episode 28: Jingle all the way

12/27/2017
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This week sees the last of the Christmas specials as Gav puts his favorite festive film on trial. Acting as prosecution and trying to condemn it to the shit list is Joel, whilst Dave will be playing the role of character witness. Alex is taking on the difficult role of the judge, as he has to decide if it’s a Christmas classic, or a festive turkey?! The gang also talk about the trailer for Deadpool 2, Woody Harrelson possibly joining the Venom movie, and reactions from Star Wars: The Last...

Duration: 01:09:07


Episode 26: Trading Places

12/11/2017
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It's week 2 of Christmas Month! Also, its our Christmas day out, so because we have guests with us. this week is also a Jury special! Trading Places is on trial. This film launched Eddie Murphy's career, but is it a Christmas classic or does it need to trade places with a better movie. There's the usual witty lines, a biffy quiz, some songs and a quick round up of latest news: Joel talks about dinosaurs again, as the Jurassic Park trailer has released Another one bites the dust...Bohemian...

Duration: 01:13:57


Episode 25: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

12/4/2017
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This week is the start of the Christmas season. Normally the films are picked at random but this week each member gets to pick a film to defend. The rest of the roles are still picked at random. This week Joel defend's National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Alex is the prosecution and Dave is the all important judge. Gav acts as the character witness to lend his opinion to the arguments presented to the court. Is this a wholesome Christmas comedy, or is this Turkey dry and overdone? Also...

Duration: 00:56:09


Episode 23: Titanic

11/22/2017
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The FoT guys put the 1997 blockbuster Titanic on trial this week. Should this movie be hailed as one of cinema's great voyages or should we have let go. Dave has another week off to continue with building his scale model of the Titanic ship he was going to use to prove that James Cameron had taken massive liberties with the inaccuracies of the movie. This leaves Austin to step in again and try and fashion a prosecution in his absence. Alex has been building a reputation for successfully...

Duration: 01:02:22


Episode 20: Rec

11/4/2017
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It's the turn of Rec to go on trial this week with Gav prosecuting and Joel trying to defend his choice in the last of our horror season. Should it be on the hit list or put under quarantine? There's also news about the Beetlejuice remake, the new trailer for Black Panther, excitement about season 2 of Stranger Things and some frightening statistics on the amount of women in top jobs in Hollywood. All this and a very unique quiz this week which tests the crew on whether a name is of a...

Duration: 01:16:58


Episode 19: Demon Knight

10/26/2017
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Is Demon Knight a welcome tale to the EC Comics universe? Or should it be sealed in the crypt? Gav puts this film forward as part of Horror Month, and will be defending it against Dave. The gang also discusses Silence of the Lambs being downgraded to a 15 age certificate, The Last Jedi, and Deadpool 2. Plus all the usual terrible impressions, songs and a quiz entitled Crypt or Script, in which Dave must answer whether a title is from the Tales from the Crypt series, or an album by Irish...

Duration: 01:09:35


Episode 18: The Ring

10/15/2017
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Is The Ring the scariest film ever made or should it be thrown down a well and forgotten about? Alex has put this film forward as part of Horror Month on the podcast and will be defending it against Joel. The crew also discuss Kate Winslet joining the Avatar sequels, a new Jack Ryan TV show, the controversy surrounding Harvey Weinstein and Martin Scorcese's ideas on why summer blockbusters aren't performing as well as expected. All this and "Ring or Sting?", where Dave must answer whether...

Duration: 01:10:26


Episode 17: Sleepy Hollow

10/11/2017
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This week we begin our Halloween Horror Month where the crew pick their favourite underrated horror film to put on trial. Dave is kicking us off this week with Sleep Hollow. Is it a Gothic horror classic or does it completely lose it's head? As he has chosen it Dave will be defending this week with Alex trying to stop it being entered on the hit list. There's also news about the new Flatliners film, a Vince McMahon biopic by the studio behind WWE, Bruce Willis has signing up for Die Hard 6...

Duration: 00:58:57


Episode 16: Blade Runner

10/3/2017
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The team take on Blade Runner this week with Dave defending and Gav prosecuting. Is it artificial and heartless or a true vision of our future? There's also a small review about the newly released Kingsmen 2 film, discussion of whether political correctness is stifling comedy, news about Linda Hamilton returning for a Terminator film and the upcoming Wes Anderson film 'Isle of Dogs'. The trailer of week under the microscope is for the new Peter Rabbit film and Quiz Dave sees him grilled on...

Duration: 01:21:35


Episode 15: The Notebook

9/27/2017
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Is The Notebook worth remembering or better left forgotten? Alex is prosecuting this time, with Gav trying his best to defend and keep up his recent winning streak. There's also move news about an L.A. Confidential tv series in the works, the new David Simon show The Deuce, Neil Gaiman's Good Omens and the outcry about casting in the upcoming Stronger. On top of all this, Dave has to figure out whether a title is from a Nicholas Spark's novel or a Justin Bieber song.

Duration: 01:07:18


Episode 14: Dracula

9/24/2017
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It's the turn of Dracula to be put on trial! Will Dave drive a stake through its heart or will Joel manage to get it eternal life on the hit list? There's also reaction to the news that J.J. Abrams will be returning to direct Star Wars IX, The Handmaid's Tale's success at the Emmys, that Jamie Lee Curtis is on board for a new Halloween film and the sad passing of Harry Dean Stanton. They'll also be discussing the poster for the new Tomb Raider film and Quiz Dave will be on whether a...

Duration: 01:07:18


Episode 13: Gattaca

9/15/2017
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It's Gattaca on trial this week; an imposter or an underdog worthy of validation? Alex is trying to get it on the hit list this episode, with Gav putting arguments forward for why it should be exposed as a fraud. There's also news about the new Joker movie produced by Martin Scorcese, Ed Skrien's withdrawl from the new Hellboy movie and a small review about the new It film. There's also reaction to the Mother trailer and Quiz Dave sees him grilled on whether NASA felt a film was a...

Duration: 01:22:24


Episode 11: Air Force One

8/28/2017
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Air Force One is on trial this week, with Joel putting forward his arguments for why it should be on the hit list and Dave doing his best to shoot him down. There's also news about a possible Logan-esque Knight Rider film, discussion of the Hitman's Bodyguard, the rumours about a possible Obi Wan film in the Star Wars franchise and reaction to a remake of Papillon. There's also opinions on the trailer for the upcoming Death of Stalin and Quiz Dave will see him tested on films based on the...

Duration: 01:11:19


Episode 10: Lethal Weapon - Jury Special!

8/24/2017
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It's a jury special this week! The regular crew are joined by four jury members who will listen to the arguments and cast their vote to see if Lethal Weapon is crazy good or just too old. With Dave in the role of defender and Joel prosecuting, what will the jury decide? There's also news about the Fast and the Furious live show, the string of summer 2017 flops, the recently announced An Inconvenient Sequel, the Cowboy Ninja Viking comic book adaptation and discussion of the trailer for...

Duration: 01:15:45


Episode 9: Tomorrow Never Dies

8/22/2017
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Tomorrow Never Dies is on trial this week. Should the gang let it live, or let it die? Gav is in the role of prosecutor, going head to head with Alex and trying to get his first win. Will it finally happen for him? There is also discussion about Angelina Jolie's casting methods, reaction to Dark Tower reviews, the newly announced Twins sequel, Daniel Craig's return to play Bond and the new trailer for It. On top of all that, this weeks edition of Quiz Dave tests him on the titles of Bond...

Duration: 01:13:19


Episode 8: Spider-Man 3

8/17/2017
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This week the gang put Spider-Man 3 on trial. Is it a web-slinging classic, or does it fall down the waterspout? They also discuss Avengers: Infinity War, Superman's moustache, the John Wick universe, and the trailer for The Disaster Artist. Also, this week we quiz Dave on whether he can separate Spider-Man villains from Wrestling gimmicks? Check out our website; www.filmsontrial.org Follow us on Twitter; http://twitter.com/filmtrials Subscribe to us on itunes;...

Duration: 01:05:19


Episode 7: Starship Troopers

8/7/2017
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This week the gang put Starship Troopers on trial. Is it a sci-fi gem, or does it get lost in space? They also discuss Kingsmen 2, Daniel Craig, The Exorcist and the trailer for Cult of Chucky. Also, this week we quiz Dave on his knowledge of the many limb losses of Michael Ironside in films. Check out our website; www.filmsontrial.org Follow us on Twitter; http://twitter.com/filmtrials Subscribe to us on itunes; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/films-on-trial/id1257389720?mt=2 Give us...

Duration: 01:06:18


Episode 6: Suspiria

7/27/2017
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This week the gang put Suspiria on trial. Is it an iconic horror masterpiece, or does it fail to deliver the scares? There will also be plenty of news, trivia, banter and Quiz Dave! This week we test Dave on whether he can distinguish between deaths in Dario Argento films, and accidents that have occurred on the BBC show Casualty? Check out our website; www.filmsontrial.org Follow us on Twitter; http://twitter.com/filmtrials Subscribe to us on itunes;...

Duration: 01:06:18

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