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BBC Radio film critic Laurie Bailey reviews current & classic movies with his brother Phil. Filmmaking discussions, industry news, listener emails & jingles come along for the ride too. Perfect noise for your earphones at work, or driving to work, or avoiding work... Get in touch with us on superbaileybros@gmail.com or @superbaileybros on Twitter. Hope you enjoy the podcast!

BBC Radio film critic Laurie Bailey reviews current & classic movies with his brother Phil. Filmmaking discussions, industry news, listener emails & jingles come along for the ride too. Perfect noise for your earphones at work, or driving to work, or avoiding work... Get in touch with us on superbaileybros@gmail.com or @superbaileybros on Twitter. Hope you enjoy the podcast!
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BBC Radio film critic Laurie Bailey reviews current & classic movies with his brother Phil. Filmmaking discussions, industry news, listener emails & jingles come along for the ride too. Perfect noise for your earphones at work, or driving to work, or avoiding work... Get in touch with us on superbaileybros@gmail.com or @superbaileybros on Twitter. Hope you enjoy the podcast!

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Episodes

Blade Runner 2049 - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

10/13/2017
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Denis Villeneuve’s hugely anticipated sequel is here, and so far the critical consensus looks promising – what did Phil & Laurie make of it? Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Jared Leto and Dave Bautista star in this futuristic sort-of-mystery set 30 years after the events of Ridley Scott’s 1982 seminal sci-fi classic. … Continue reading Blade Runner 2049 →

Duration: 00:37:39


Videogame Movie Special - Resident Evil, Tomb Raider, Warcraft, Assassin's Creed, Max Payne & Super Mario Bros. - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

10/7/2017
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Are videogame adaptations the next big studio cash cow? We take a look at the state of the videogame film genre, covering box office winners & losers over the last 20 years and trying to figure out why none of them have so far avoided a ‘Rotten’ critical reception. Featuring detailed looks at Milla Jovovich … Continue reading Videogame Movie Special – Resident Evil, Tomb Raider, Warcraft, Assassin’s Creed, Max Payne & Super Mario Bros. →

Duration: 01:09:28


Borg McEnroe, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Lucky Number Slevin, Stranger Than Fiction, Ultraviolet & Movie Theme Songs - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

9/29/2017
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We both saw Kingsman: The Golden Circle, reuniting most of the original cast for Matthew Vaughn’s sequel and hopeful franchise starter; how does it hold up? Phil managed to catch Shia LaBeouf in sports docu-drama Borg McEnroe, and WWBW features Milla Jovovich in Ultraviolet, Josh Hartnett & Lucy Liu in Lucky Number Slevin, and Will … Continue reading Borg McEnroe, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Lucky Number Slevin, Stranger Than Fiction, Ultraviolet & Movie Theme Songs →

Duration: 01:31:24


Icarus, Victoria & Abdul, American Assassin & Ratatouille - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

9/22/2017
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Has Netflix scored a hit with sports doping documentary Icarus? Phil tells all, while Laurie catches up with Judi Dench and Ali Fazal in historical drama Victoria & Abdul and Dylan O’Brien and Michael Keaton in ‘espionage thriller’ American Assassin. Pixar’s Ratatouille also joins the pack for WWBW, with Phil and Laurie on opposite sides … Continue reading Icarus, Victoria & Abdul, American Assassin & Ratatouille →

Duration: 01:16:33


It, Wind River, J. J. Abrams Directing Star Wars IX, Fearless & Eastern Promises - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

9/15/2017
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Phil pulled his socks up and tried not to scream (too much) watching the new take on Stephen King’s horror classic It with Bill Skarsgård, while Laurie watched Jeremy Renner try to out craggy-face Daniel Craig in Taylor Sheridan’s chilly crime drama Wind River. We also dip into the news that J. J. Abrams will return … Continue reading It, Wind River, J. J. Abrams Directing Star Wars IX, Fearless & Eastern Promises →

Duration: 01:17:36


True Romance, RoboCop (1987), Circle, Shooter, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Airheads & Colin Trevorrow dropped from Star Wars - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

9/8/2017
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Six older films to watch or avoid this week in a WWBW special. Laurie tackles Mark Wahlberg’s Shooter (2007), Paul Verhoeven’s original RoboCop (1987) & bizarre Brendan Fraser rocker/slacker comedy Airheads (1994). Phil covers Quentin Taratino’s True Romance (1993), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) with Beyoncé Knowles & indie sci-fi flick Circle (2015). We also … Continue reading True Romance, RoboCop (1987), Circle, Shooter, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Airheads & Colin Trevorrow...

Duration: 01:33:16


Detroit, The Limehouse Golem, The Dark Tower, Road House & Rewatch: Colossal - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

9/1/2017
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Phil saw Kathryn Bigelow’s latest heavy-hitting drama Detroit, with John Boyega and Will Poulter, and also caught Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey in The Dark Tower, adapting Stephen King’s hugely popular series for the big screen. Laurie saw Bill Nighy and Olivia Cooke prance about in Jane Goldman’s adaptation of Stephen Ackroyd’s novel, The Limehouse … Continue reading Detroit, The Limehouse Golem, The Dark Tower, Road House & Rewatch: Colossal →

Duration: 01:36:48


Dunkirk Special - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

8/25/2017
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Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk is soaking up critical praise and box office receipts, but is all of the acclaim well-deserved? We spent so long talking about it and reading out all your correspondence that we had to make it a stand-alone special episode! Did Harry Styles ruing everything? Listen to find out, and let us know … Continue reading Dunkirk Special →

Duration: 00:43:11


Logan Lucky, American Made, Ewan McGregor and Julie & Julia - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

8/25/2017
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Steven Soderbergh returns from a 4-year retirement to direct his self-admitted ‘anti-glam’ Ocean’s 11 in Logan Lucky, with Channing Tatum, Adam Driver & Daniel Craig – is it worth a watch? Laurie went to see it, and also caught Tom Cruise trying something a little different in Doug Liman’s based-on-real-events drug story American Made. We … Continue reading Logan Lucky, American Made, Ewan McGregor and Julie & Julia →

Duration: 00:53:35


The Hitman's Bodyguard, Daniel Craig back as Bond, A Scanner Darkly & Rewatching Paterson, Captain Fantastic & Finding Dory - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

8/18/2017
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Is the pairing of Ryan Reynolds & Samuel L. Jackson buddy comedy lightning-in-a-bottle? Find out what Phil and Laurie thought of The Hitman’s Bodyguard. We also chat about Daniel Craig’s recent confirmation that he will be returning as James Bond, after much tedious speculation that Tom Hiddleston might take up the mantle, which let’s be … Continue reading The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Daniel Craig back as Bond, A Scanner Darkly & Rewatching Paterson, Captain Fantastic & Finding Dory →

Duration: 01:19:52


Atomic Blonde, The Emoji Movie, Game of Thrones & Movie Clinic: A Knight's Tale - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

8/11/2017
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Can Charlize Theron convince as an action hero in David Leitch’s cold war spy adaptation? Laurie saw Atomic Blonde and has the answer. Phil took a bullet for us all this week and went along to The Emoji Movie with T.J. Miller, Patrick Stewart and James ‘here I am again!’ Corden – enjoy his inevitable … Continue reading Atomic Blonde, The Emoji Movie, Game of Thrones & Movie Clinic: A Knight’s Tale →

Duration: 01:15:09


Valerian, The Big Sick, War for the Planet of the Apes & The Beguiled - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

8/4/2017
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Luc Besson’s record-breaking independent production landed in cinemas earlier this week with Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne – is it good enough to justify its enormous budget? Phil saw Kumail Nanjiani’s real-life romcom The Big Sick & caught up with Andy Serkis and Woody Harrelson in War for the Planet of the Apes. Laurie also … Continue reading Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, The Big Sick, War for the Planet of the Apes & The Beguiled →

Duration: 01:25:25


Very Special Guest...? (back next week!) - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

7/28/2017
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Join the hype train! Laurie is flying solo this week and has put his spare time to good use – listen to his plan to persuade Adam Buxton (from Adam & Joe) to join us on the Super Bailey Bros show, and how you can play a part! Phil is back next week, when we’ll … Continue reading A Very Special Guest…? (back next week!) →

Duration: 00:07:23


Dunkirk Preview + Bonus - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

7/21/2017
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Phil & Laurie are still away but briefly preview Christopher Nolan’s new war film Dunkirk, featuring Harry Styles – we still can’t believe that last part. Tell us if you’ve seen it, we want to hear your reactions! Send them to superbaileybros@gmail.com and @superbaileybros and we’ll feature them on our back-to-school show. Thanks for listening!

Duration: 00:07:54


War for the Planet of the Apes Preview + Bonus - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

7/14/2017
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Laurie & Phil are on holiday but recorded their thoughts ahead of War for the Planet of the Apes’ release – and chucked in a bonus for good measure. Let us know if you’ve seen it and what your thoughts were – we’ll have a big review roundup on our return in 2-3 weeks! Thanks … Continue reading War for the Planet of the Apes Preview + Bonus →

Duration: 00:07:24


Spider-man: Homecoming, Despicable Me 3, The Circle, Bedknobs & Broomsticks, Galaxy Quest & Picture Perfect: The Fugitive - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

7/7/2017
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Spider-man returns in his third incarnation as Tom Holland in Sony & Marvel’s hopeful new partnership – Phil tells us how it looks. Laurie saw kids’ favourite Despicable Me 3 with Steve Carell, while Phil also managed to catch Emma Watson & Tom Hanks’ tech thriller The Circle. WWBW features Disney classic Bedknobs and Broomsticks … Continue reading Spider-man: Homecoming, Despicable Me 3, The Circle, Bedknobs & Broomsticks, Galaxy Quest & Picture Perfect: The Fugitive →

Duration: 01:20:50


Baby Driver, In This Corner of the World, Avatar, Enemy of the State & Picture Perfect: Lord of the Rings - Moria Staircase - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

6/30/2017
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Edgar Wright returns with a much-hyped genre piece; but how does it drive? / does it get in gear? / does the pedal hit the metal? (You choose the driving pun there). Laurie also saw Japanese animated feature In This Corner of the World covering Hiroshima in the 1940s, and WWBW is back with James … Continue reading Baby Driver, In This Corner of the World, Avatar, Enemy of the State & Picture Perfect: Lord of the Rings – Moria Staircase →

Duration: 01:14:15


Transformers 5, Gifted, Rock Dog, Movie News: Daniel Day-Lewis & Han Solo Directors, The Sweetest Thing, Thor: The Dark World & Older People in Film - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

6/23/2017
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So much to say! Michael Bay directs the 5th (and last?) robots-in-disguise film, Transformers: The Last Knight, while we also cover Chris Evans in Gifted and Luke Wilson in animated feature Rock Dog. Two big movie news stories make the cut, with Daniel Day-Lewis‘s shock retirement, and Disney cutting ties with acclaimed directing duo Phil … Continue reading Transformers 5, Gifted, Rock Dog, Movie News: Daniel Day-Lewis & Han Solo Directors, The Sweetest Thing, Thor: The Dark World & Older...

Duration: 01:27:29


The Mummy, Churchill, Ma Loute, Bicentennial Man, The Host & Symbolism in Film - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

6/16/2017
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Phil catches up with Tom Cruise in The Mummy, kicking off Universal’s ‘Monsters Universe’ – or whatever they’re trying to call it – while Laurie saw Brian Cox take on Churchill and puzzled through Bruno Dumont’s surreal French satirical comedy Ma Loute. WWBW covers Robin Williams in Bicentennial Man and Saoirse Ronan in The Host, … Continue reading The Mummy, Churchill, Ma Loute, Bicentennial Man, The Host & Symbolism in Film →

Duration: 01:11:59


BLAME!, My Cousin Rachel, Children of Men, Sense & Sensibility, Gladiator, How to Train Your Dragon and Movie Fan Frustration - Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land

6/9/2017
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Rachel Weisz tackles Daphne du Maurier’s enigmatic heroine in My Cousin Rachel, while BLAME! sees Netflix release a feature-length adaptation of a long-running Japanese manga series. Laurie saw both of these and also covers Children of Men and Gladiator for WWBW, with Phil taking a crack at How to Train Your Dragon and Sense & Sensibility. He also … Continue reading My Cousin Rachel, BLAME!, Children of Men, Sense & Sensibility, Gladiator, How to Train Your Dragon and Movie Fan Frustration →

Duration: 01:24:51

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