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#58: mother! / Close Encounters

9/19/2017
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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

9/11/2017
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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

9/4/2017
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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

8/21/2017
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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

8/14/2017
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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

8/6/2017
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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)

7/30/2017
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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

7/25/2017
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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

7/17/2017
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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

7/10/2017
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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

7/3/2017
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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

6/26/2017
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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

6/12/2017
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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

6/5/2017
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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

5/23/2017
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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

5/9/2017
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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

5/1/2017
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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


Episode 39: Fast and Furious 8 / The Sense of an Ending

4/17/2017
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On this week's show: Inbox - Fede Alvarez' interpretation of Labyrinth / Alita: Battle Angel starring Rosa Salazar Popcorn Movies - House / The Discovery / Win It All / Mustang Coming Attractions - The Last Jedi / Kings Features - Fast and Furious 8 / The Sense of an Ending Homework - Paul will be watching: Happy Christmas / Pete will be watching: Labyrinth

Duration: 00:55:36


Episode 37: The Lost City of Z / Ghost in the Shell

4/3/2017
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On this week's show Paul and Pete introduce a new 'inbox' segment as well as the returning 'homework' exchange in which they force each other to watch previously unseen films. As if that wasn't enough, all the regular sections of the show are in place with your hosts ready to deep dive into the world of film. Running order: Inbox - Joss Wheedon and the DC universe / S-Town Popcorn Movies - Elle / Your Name / Why Him? / Creepy Coming Attractions - Neruda / IT Features - The Lost City of Z /...

Duration: 00:56:23


Episode 36: Life / The Greasy Strangler

3/27/2017
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On this week's show Paul and Pete realise that the opposite of love is 'meh', you should never put grease on a fine line, and sometimes you just have to give credit to Brett Ratner Running Order: Popcorn Movies - Beauty and the Beast / Magic Magic / Morgan / King Kong (1976) Coming Attractions - The Belko Experiment (Greg McLean / The Lost City of Z (James Gray) Features - Life (Daniel Espinosa) / The Greasy Strangler (Dan Hoskings) Credits - Brett Ratner (?!)

Duration: 00:58:08

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