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#61: Blade Runner 2049 / The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

On this week's show Pete is joined by esteemed guest host Mark Brennan of the Exit 6 Film Festival for a look into the dusty dystopian near-future of 'Blade Runner 2049' as well as grappling with the varying merits of three generations of a troubled family in Noah Baumbach's latest 'The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)'. Running Order In the Foyer - Memorable Wedding Movies Popcorn Movies - Colossal / Kingdom of Us / The Snowman / The Ritual Coming Attractions - The Shape of Water /...

Duration: 00:40:45

#60: The Bad Batch / Flatliners

On this week's show Paul, Pete and producer Jack stumble across the Texan desert in a cloud of agitated ideas as exhaled by Ana Lily Amirpour and her latest 'The Bad Batch' as well as taking defibrillators to each others chests in an attempt to shock each other back from the brink following Niels Arden Oplev's torpid re-imagining of 'Flatliners'. Running Order In the Foyer - J.J. Abrams' live-action 'Your Name' / Review Scores Popcorn Movies - Colors / The Descent / Gerald's Game / Una...

Duration: 00:52:40

#59: Kingsman The Golden Circle / Perched

On this week's show Paul, Pete and producer Jack return from the 2nd annual Exit 6 Film Festival with a roundup of their highlights which include interviews with the festival's marketing director, Amy-Jean Burns, and Liam Harris, the talented animator who scooped the top prize, as well as a feature review of Matthew Vaughan and Jane Goldman's second installment in the Kingsman franchise. Running Order In the Foyer - Exit 6 Film Festival Roundup; an interview with Amy-Jean Burns; 6 of the...

Duration: 00:58:53

#58: mother! / Close Encounters

On this week's show Paul, Pete and producer Jack attempt to see the allegorical underpinnings in all things as they review Darren Aronofsky's divisive 'mother!', as well as tilting their heads to the heavens for a look at Steven Spielberg's masterful 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'. Running Order In the Foyer - ...It's what you do with it that counts: Short films and their place in the film world Popcorn Movies - American Assassin / Stalker / True Story / Flight of the Navigator...

Duration: 00:59:12

#57: It / Wind River

On this week's show Paul, Pete and producer Jack stumble through the Wyoming tundra as they search for truth within Taylor Sheridan's hotly-anticipated directorial debut 'Wind River' as well as looking Pennywise straight in the eye and floating through a review of 'It'. Running Order In the Foyer - Employment Not Guaranteed: Colin Trevorrow gets the boot. Popcorn Movies - The Wall / God's Own Country / Self/less / Goodfellas Coming Attractions - The Little Hours / Ingrid Goes West / The...

Duration: 00:58:57

#56: Review Roundup

On this bumper episode of the show Paul, Pete and producer Jack spit fire in the form of multi-syllabic film reviews. Lose yourself... Running Order In The Foyer - Re-framing Cinema Reviews - Terminator 2: Judgement Day 3D / American Made / The Limehouse Golem / Little Evil / Clue (Homework Review)/ Death Note / Logan Lucky / Patti Cake$ ----------------------------------------------------------------- Strangers in a Cinema on Twitter: @StrangersCinema Your Hosts: Pete Wall...

Duration: 01:06:51

#55: The Dark Tower / Detroit

On this week's show Paul, Pete and producer Jack overcome grievous technical problems to bring you reviews of Katherine Bigelow's 'Detroit' as well as the big screen adaptation of Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower'. Running Order In the Foyer - 3D screenings of classics Popcorn Movies - Icarus / Deliverance / Elles / Lady Macbeth / Sexy Beast Homework Review - The Game Feature - The Dark Tower / Detroit Exit Music: 'If You Haven't Got Love' - The Dramatics...

Duration: 00:34:06

#54: A Ghost Story / Atomic Blonde

On this week's show Paul and Pete decide whether David Lowery's A Ghost Story is a haunting masterpiece or a load of old sheet as well as entering the blast radius of Charlize Theron's Atomic Blonde. Running Order In the Foyer - The last days of LoveFilm by Post Popcorn Movies - To Paris With Love / Enter The Ninja / Raw Homework Review - Personal Shopper Feature - Atomic Blonde / A Ghost Story Homework - Jack will watch whatever the listeners demand...

Duration: 00:52:56

#53: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets / Girls Trip

On this week's show Paul and Pete take a trip into a deranged new dimension courtesy of Luc Beeson's Valerian before discussing why everyone should be talking about Tiffany Haddish and her standout role in ensemble comedy Girls Trip. Running Order In the Foyer - The return of Darren Aronofsky Popcorn Movies - Something in the Air / Electric Boogaloo: The Wild Untold Story of Cannon Films / Etre et Avoir / The Wizard of Oz Homework Review - Paterson Feature - Valerian and the City of a...

Duration: 00:35:27

#52: The Big Sick / 6 of the Best of 2017 (So Far)

On this week's show Paul and Pete review unconventional culture-clash rom-com 'The Big Sick' before being joined by producer Jack to thrash out their picks for the six best films of the year so far. Running Order Popcorn Movies - All About Eve / The Great Race Homework Review - Memento Feature - The Big Sick 6 of the Best of 2017 (So Far) - Paul: 1. Personal Shopper 2. The Handmaiden 3. Okja 4. Moonlight 5. Jackie 6. Lion Pete: 1. Paterson 2. Toni Erdmann 3. Moonlight 4. Personal Shopper...

Duration: 00:52:13

Episode 51: Dunkirk / The Graduate

In this week's show we take a close look at the much hyped 'Dunkirk' and a retrospective look at 'The Graduate' which celebrated its 50th birthday recently. Also we pick apart the best trailer offerings from San Diego Comic Con. (SDCC) 2017. Running Order: In The Foyer - SDCC 2017 film trailers. Popcorn Movies - McVicar / What Masie Knew/ Sex Tape/ The Killer Inside Me / Pan's Labyrinth Features - Dunkirk / The Graduate Homework - Jack will watch 'Memento'...

Duration: 00:46:29

#50: War for the Planet of the Apes / The Beguiled

On this week's episode Paul and Pete discuss Matt Reeves' latest installment in the Planet of the Apes series and Sofia Coppola's follow-up to 2013's 'The Bling Ring'. All that as well as regular features 'In The Foyer', 'Popcorn Movies' and 'Homework'. Running Order: In The Foyer - The passing of George A. Romero Popcorn Movies - Knightriders / Bernie / Pieces / The Kid with a Bike Homework Review - Strangers on a Train Features - War for the Planet of the Apes / The Beguiled Homework Set...

Duration: 00:28:56

Episode 49: Spiderman Homecoming / It Comes at Night

In a week that saw Paul's girlfriend being the victim of a spider that came home at night, we review both 'Spiderman: Homecoming', the (re) re-boot of the popular MCU series, and 'It Comes at Night', Trey Edward Shults' follow-up to the critically-acclaimed and criminally-underseen 'Krisha'. Running Order: In The Foyer - Pay inequality in Hollywood Popcorn Movies - Krisha / The 9th Life of Louis Drax / Dawn of the Planet of the Apes / Bokeh / The Autopsy of Jane Doe / The Circle Features -...

Duration: 00:52:53

Episode 48: Okja / Baby Driver

On this week's show Paul, Pete and producer Jack bring you reviews of Bong Joon-ho's moving creature feature 'Okja', as well as Edgar Wright's kinetic visual mixtape 'Baby Driver'. Running Order: In The Foyer - RIP Barry Norman Popcorn Movies - Bonjour Tristesse / All Eyez on Me / The Circle / The Captive / Captain Fantastic / Aftermath Features - Okja / Baby Driver Homework - Paul will watch 'Memories of Murder' / Pete will watch 'The Reflecting Skin'...

Duration: 00:43:54

Episode 47: The Book of Henry / Gifted

On this week's show Paul and Pete catch up on a fortnight of new releases. In The Foyer: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller fired from the 'Han Solo' origin movie. Popcorn Movies: Churchill / What Have I Done to Deserve This? / Transformers: The Last Knight / Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press / Mother / The Monster Squad Coming Attractions: American Made / 6 Days Feature: The Book of Henry / Gifted Homework: Paul will watch 'Captain Fantastic' / Pete will watch 'Bone Tomahawk'

Duration: 01:03:03

Episode 46: The Mummy

On this week's show Paul and Pete pull the bandages off The Mummy and decide whether the film that is set to launch the new 'Dark Universe' franchise is a treasure or a decrepit relic. In the Foyer: Empire magazine's Top 10 All-Time List / Sam Taylor-Johnson regrets Fifty Shades Popcorn Movies: Yakuza Papers 2 / Magnus / xx / Magic in the Moonlight / Welcome to the Dollhouse Coming Attractions: The Beguiled / The Book of Henry Feature: The Mummy Homework: Paul will watch 'Mother' / Pete...

Duration: 00:50:35

Episode 45: Wonder Woman

On this week's show Paul, Pete and newcomer Jack are all put well-and-truly in the shade in the presence of Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman as directed by Monster (2003) helmer Patty Jenkins. In The Foyer: Dwindling budgets for indie filmmakers Popcorn Movies: Unfriended / Bonnie and Clyde / Wild Bill / Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee / Dark Horse / The Rover Coming Attractions: Logan Lucky / The Big Sick Feature: Wonder Woman Homework: Paul will watch 'Welcome to the Dollhouse' / Pete...

Duration: 00:54:04

Episode 43: Alien Covenant / Mindhorn

On this week's show: In The Foyer - Boos for Okja at Cannes Popcorn Movies - King Arthur / Fool's Gold / Colossal / The Great Wall / Shivers / Solaris Coming Attractions - The Dark Tower / Baywatch Features - Alien Covenant / Mindhorn Homework - Pete will watch 'V/H/S Viral' and Paul will watch 'Get Hard'

Duration: 01:00:42

Episode 42 - Sleepless/Unlocked

In The Foyer - Hellboy Reboot / MTV Movie Awards Popcorn Movies - House 4 / Starred Up / Apocalypse Now/ Captain Fantastic. Coming Attractions - Blade Runner 2049 / The Red Turtle Features - Sleepless / Unlocked Homework - Paul will watch 'Shivers'and Pete will watch 'Alien 3' & 'Alien Resurrection'(and 'Solaris')

Duration: 00:54:21

Episode 41: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

I am Groot? Ok, I am Groot. So, I am Groot... In The Foyer - Black & White versions of films / Double bills Popcorn Movies - House 3 / Everly / The Right Stuff / The Girl With All The Gifts / Stoker / 31 Coming Attractions - Mindhorn / It Comes At Night Feature - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Homework - Paul will watch 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer' and Pete will watch 'Rings' (and 'Solaris')

Duration: 00:52:30

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