James and David take the plunge into Del Toro's new rom-com The Shape of Water. There is the usual chat John Cena, conscientious objection and making love to a squid. Adam Levine has a great character arc throughout, Russia is a bleak and Sly Stallone is a spoiler turd. Also reviewed are Loveless, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2, Ferdinand, Wonder and Marshall.
RIP Johann Johannson. Dave and Jim review Phantom Thread, Kong: Skull Island, Logan, The Square, Roman J Israel Esq. and I, Tonya. Also generally buzz about life imitating art, hating on trump (standard) and an unsung hero who has dedicated his life into being a monkey.
David and James review the new Pixar animation Coco, with varying emotional responses. They delve into the details of their new short film, We Progress, shout a lot and agree that James Corden is an unfunny piglet. Also reviewed are the documentaries Abacus: Small enough to Jail and Last Men in Alleppo, as well as the "movies" Beauty and the Beast, Boss Baby and On Body and Soul. As Shakespeare was often quoted "Listen to this podcast because these flabby cow men are funny!"
The two grown men review Spielbergs newest offering The Post, share their respect over that guy from Stranger Things' hair and shout at passing dogs. Also reviewed are Loving Vincent, The Florida Project, Strong Island, The Big Sick and Molly's Game. James also explains how ultimately Spiderman is a complete twat. We pod hard so you don't have to.
Oscars season is here and the boys discuss, Darkest Hour, Get Out, War for the Planet of the Apes, DUNKIRK, Icarus and Baby Driver. James' can't ignore Kevin Spacey and gets emotional about his film of the year whilst David questions his morality for rubbing a black co workers afro. As Paul Simon said "These are the days of miracles and wonder"
In this weeks pod David & James talk Martin McDonagh's Three Billboards, James rekindles his love of Japanimation and David reveals traumatic events of his past. With the usual attack on Hollywood's nasty boys as well as an Unnamed Actor and a Iranian-British property mogul. A happy pod full of hope and cheer for all.
David & James talk 'for the love of Gyllenhall', James Franco's Disaster Artist, lay into a horrible little narcissist as well as touch on Norwegian Black Metal, murder and discuss why the Western is the evolving dinosaur of film genre. All in a pods work.
Episode 4\. Reykjavik Special. James and David review the new Yorgos Lanthimos move 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer, share their love for this years Wonder Woman, their irrational fear of Peter Sarsgaard and the most important parts of a movie they've missed when needing the toilet. All the while nursing hangovers larger than Iceland itself.