105 - Zombieland: Double Tap

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This week we’re catching up with some old friends as we crash the white house, hang out with some stereotypes, and destroy some zombies - all while discussing the much awaited follow-up to 2009’s Zombieland - ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’.

Zombieland: Double Tap is a 2019 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer and written by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, and David Callaham. A sequel to Zombieland (2009), it stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone reprising their roles from the first film, alongside new cast members Rosario Dawson, Zoey Deutch, and Luke Wilson.

104 - Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Join us as we crack out our whips, beat up some nazis, and do some digging for treasure, all while discussing the 1981 adventure classic ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ - a film that Topher treasures, and Billy has surprisingly never seen.

Raiders of the Lost Ark (later marketed as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark) is a 1981 American action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Lawrence Kasdan from a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman. It was produced by Frank Marshall for Lucasfilm Ltd., with Lucas and Howard Kazanjian as executive producers. The film originated from Lucas's desire to create a modern version of the serials of the 1930s and 1940s.

103 - Joker

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This week we’re taking a gun to the children’s hospital, giving our mothers a sponge bath, and putting on a happy face, all while discussing Todd Phillips grim new take on the comic book origin story - ‘Joker’.

Joker is a 2019 American psychological thriller film directed by Todd Phillips, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scott Silver. The film, based on DC Comics characters, stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker. An origin story set in 1981, the film follows Arthur Fleck, a failed stand-up comedian who turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City. Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Bill Camp, Shea Whigham, and Marc Maron appear in supporting roles. Joker was produced by DC Films, Village Roadshow Pictures, Bron Creative, and Joint Effort, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

102 - Inside Llewyn Davis

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This week (by demand of a patron) we’re heading to the gaslight, heckling a harpist, and losing a cat, all while discussing the 2013 Coen Brothers film ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’.

Inside Llewyn Davis is a 2013 French-American musical comedy-drama film written, directed, produced, and edited by Joel and Ethan Coen. Set in 1961, the film follows one week in the life of Llewyn Davis, played by Oscar Isaac in his breakthrough role, a folk singer struggling to achieve musical success while keeping his life in order. The supporting cast stars Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abraham, and Justin Timberlake.

101 - Ad Astra

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This week we’re heading to the stars to find our dads, and gushing over Brad Pitts face, all while discussing David Gray’s latest sci-fi action-thriller ‘Ad Astra’.

Ad Astra is a 2019 American science fiction adventure film produced, co-written, and directed by James Gray. Starring Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler, and Donald Sutherland, it follows an astronaut who goes into space in search of his lost father, whose experiment threatens the Solar System.

100 - Titanic (w/ Beth, Sam from Movie Reviews in 20 Q's, and Hannah from Boozy Movies)

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This week is our 100th episode and so to celebrate we have some guests!

So join us as we bring back an old woman’s PTSD while searching for an ugly diamond, declare ourselves “KINGS OF THE WORLD!”, and make love in a sweaty vehicle, all while discussing one of the greatest love stories of all time (in Billy’s opinion) ‘Titanic’.

Our guests this week are the lovable Sam Hurley from New Zealand’s finest movie review podcast ‘Movie Reviews in 20 Q’s’. One of our favourites and a good mate, so be sure to check them out at www.mritqs.podbean.com

And

Hannah - One half of ‘Boozy Movies’ . For movie reviews with a little booze, including some of the best impressions you’ll ever hear, check them out at www.boozymovies.com

Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance and disaster film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, it stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its ill-fated maiden voyage.

99 - It: Chapter Two

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This week we’re reuniting with our childhood friends, traipsing through the sewers, and pointing our eyes in different directions all while discussing the much anticipated horror sequel ‘It: Chapter Two’.

It Chapter Two is a 2019 American supernatural horror film and the sequel to the 2017 film It, both based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film is directed by Andy Muschietti and written by Gary Dauberman. Set in 2016, 27 years after the events depicted in the first film, it stars Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, and Andy Bean as the adult versions of the Losers' Club. Jaeden Martell, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Wyatt Oleff reprise their roles as the younger Losers, while Bill Skarsgård also returns as Pennywise the Dancing Clown.

BONUS - The Movie Mass Debate: It (2017) (w/ Movie Reviews in 20 Q's, The Countdown, Shaken Not Nerd, and The IMDB Journey)

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Welcome to a bonus episode organised by Sam Hurley from the wonderful Movie Reviews in 20 Q’s podcast. The ‘Infinity War’ of movie podcast crossovers, as a debate rages on as to whether or not ‘It (2017)’ is a good or bad film.

Forming the Positive side is Paul from The Countdown Movie and TV Reviews Podcast, Dudi from the Shaken Not Nerd podcast, and Daniel from The IMDB Journey. On the Negative (Hereafter referred to as ‘The Correct Side‘) is Billy, Topher and Dean from The IMDB Journey.

We hope you enjoy the bonus, and look forward to our regular episode on ‘It: Chapter Two’ later in the week.

It (retroactively known as It Chapter One) is a 2017 American supernatural horror film based on Stephen King's 1986 novel of the same name. Produced by New Line Cinema, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, KatzSmith Productions, Lin Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment, and distributed by Warner Bros. It is the second adaptation of the novel, following a 1990 miniseries. The film tells the story of seven children in Derry, Maine, who are terrorized by the eponymous being, only to face their own personal demons in the process.The film is directed by Andy Muschietti and written by Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman. Jaeden Lieberher stars as Bill Denbrough, with Bill Skarsgård starring as Pennywise The Dancing Clown. Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Nicholas Hamilton, and Jackson Robert Scott are all featured in supporting roles. Principal photography began in Toronto on June 27, 2016, and ended on September 21, 2016. The locations for It included the municipality of Port Hope, Oshawa, Ontario, and Riverdale, Toronto.

You can find these wonderful podcasts here:

Movie Reviews in 20 Q’s - @moviereviewsin

The Countdown Movie and TV Reviews - @thecountdownpc

Shaken Not Nerd - @ShakenNotNerd

IMDB Journey - @imdbjourney

98 - The Nightingale

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This week we’re heading into the bush, and seeking revenge, while discussing the new Aussie drama from Jennifer Kent - ‘The Nightingale’.

The Nightingale is a 2018 Australian period thriller film written, co-produced, and directed by Jennifer Kent. Set in 1825 in the British penal colony of Van Diemen's Land (now the Australian state of Tasmania), the film follows a young convictwoman seeking revenge for a terrible act of violence committed against her family. It stars Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Baykali Ganambarr, and Damon Herriman.

97 - Interstellar

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This week we’re synchronizing our watches, heading to space, and surprising Matt Damon, all while discussing Christopher Nolan’s 2014 epic space drama ‘Interstellar’ as demanded by patron of the show Megan.

Interstellar is a 2014 American science fiction film directed and produced by Christopher Nolan. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, and Michael Caine. Set in a dystopian future where humanity is struggling to survive, the film follows a group of astronauts who travel through a wormhole near Saturn in search of a new home for humanity.

96 - Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

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This week we’re putting our feet up, realising we’re has-beens, and pulverizing some hippies, all while discussing the 9th film from writer-director Quentin Tarantino ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 comedy-drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Produced by Columbia Pictures, Bona Film Group, Heyday Films, and Visiona Romantica and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, it is an international co-production between the United States and the United Kingdom. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, and Al Pacino. They are part of a large ensemble cast who star in "multiple storylines in a modern fairy tale tribute to the final moments of Hollywood's golden age." The film is set in 1969 Los Angeles, where an aging television actor and his stunt double and longtime friend navigate the changing Hollywood film industry.

95 - Midsommar

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Join us this week as we head to Sweden with a girl we aren’t that in to, eat mushrooms and fur-pie, and have a good old fashioned ritual. all while discussing the latest folk-horror film from Ari Aster - ‘Midsommar’.

Midsommar is a 2019 folk horror film written and directed by Ari Aster and starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Vilhelm Blomgren, and Will Poulter. It follows a group of friends who travel to Sweden for a festival that occurs once every ninety years and find themselves in the clutches of a pagan cult.

A co-production between the United States and Sweden, the film was initially pitched as a straightforward slasher film set amongst Swedish cultists.[4] Aster devised a screenplay using elements of the concept but made a deteriorating relationship the central conflict after he had experienced a difficult breakup. The film was shot on location in Budapest, Hungary in the summer and autumn of 2018.

94 - Fast & Furious: Hobbs and Shaw (w/ Beth)

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Join us as we inject ourselves with a deadly virus, bicker like an old cockney married couple, and fight a cyborg all while discussing the brand new blockbuster ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs and Shaw’.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (also known simply as Hobbs & Shaw) is a 2019 American action film directed by David Leitch and written by Chris Morgan and Drew Pearce, from a story by Morgan. It is the 9th installment and a spin-off of The Fast and the Furious franchise centered around the titular Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw, characters introduced in the main series. Starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham as Hobbs and Shaw respectively, the film follows the unlikely allies who are forced to team up against a greater threat who is threatening the world with a deadly virus. Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, and Helen Mirren also co-star.

93 - The Last Airbender

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This week (at the demand of a patron), we’re acting really poorly, under terrible direction, and shoving in a lot of exposition, all while discussing M. Night Shyamalan’s 2010 disaster ‘The Last Airbender’.

The Last Airbender is a 2010 American action-adventure fantasy film written, co-produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Based on the first season of the Nickelodeon animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender, the film stars Noah Ringer as Aang, with Dev Patel as Prince Zuko, Nicola Peltz as Katara and Jackson Rathbone as Sokka. Development for the film began in 2007. It was produced by Nickelodeon Movies and distributed by Paramount Pictures. Premiering in New York City on June 30, 2010, it opened the following day in the rest of the US grossing an estimated $16 million.

The film was universally panned by critics, audiences and fans of the original animated series alike upon its release with many reviewers citing inconsistencies between the plot, screenplay and source material as well as deriding the acting, writing, casting and dialogue. The film's 3D conversion was also criticized. However, James Newton Howard's score received critical acclaim. The film swept the Golden Raspberry Awards in 2010, with five "wins" including Worst Picture; the film is sometimes considered one of the worst ever made. The Last Airbender opened in second place at the box office behind The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Produced on a $150 million budget, the film grossed $131 million domestically and $319 million worldwide. It is the fourth highest grossing Nickelodeon film, behind The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), and The Adventures of Tintin (2011).[2][6] The film was originally envisioned as the first in a trilogy of Last Airbender films each based on the three seasons of the show, but due to the unpopularity and the low profits of the first film, the planned trilogy was left in doubt for many years. In 2018, Michael Dante Dimartino and Bryan Konietzko announced a live-action remake of the animated series on Netflix, effectively ending any chance of future films.

92 - Logan

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This week we’re getting out the claws, fighting our clone, protecting another clone, and doing lots of other stuff involving clones, all while discussing James Mangolds R rated comic-book blockbuster/oscar nominee ‘Logan’ - as demanded by a patron of the show.

Logan is a 2017 American superhero film starring Hugh Jackman as the X-Men character Wolverine. It is the tenth film in the X-Men film series, as well as the final installment in the Wolverine trilogy, after X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and The Wolverine (2013). The film, which takes inspiration from "Old Man Logan" by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven, based in an alternate bleak future, follows an aged Wolverine and an extremely ill Charles Xavier who defend a young mutant named Laura from the villainous Reavers and Alkali-Transigen led by Donald Pierce and Zander Rice, respectively. The film is produced by Marvel Entertainment, TSG Entertainment and The Donners' Company, and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is directed by James Mangold, who co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Green and Scott Frank, from a story by Mangold. In addition to Jackman, the film also stars Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, and Dafne Keen.

91 - Booksmart

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This week we’re taking a faceful of vitamins, getting intimate with childhood toys, and hitting up some parties, all while discussing the feature directorial debut of Olivia Wilde - ‘Booksmart’.

Booksmart is a 2019 American coming-of-age comedy film directed by Olivia Wilde (in her feature directorial debut), from a screenplay by Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Susanna Fogel, and Katie Silberman. It stars Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever as two graduating high school girls who set out to finally break the rules and party on their last day of classes; Jessica Williams, Will Forte, Lisa Kudrow, and Jason Sudeikis also star. Will Ferrell and Adam McKay executive produced the film through Gloria Sanchez Productions.

The film had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 10, 2019 and was theatrically released in the United States on May 24, 2019, by United Artists Releasing, to acclaim from critics and grossed over 23 millions.

90 - Spider-Man: Far From Home

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This week we’re shooting our web all over the Europe, trying to score with Zendaya, and getting lost in Jake Gylenhaal’s eyes all while discussing the latest MCU entry ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. It is the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and the twenty-third film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Jon Watts, written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, and stars Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, J. B. Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr, Marisa Tomei, and Jake Gyllenhaal. In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Parker is recruited by Nick Fury and Mysterio to face elemental threats from another dimension while he is on a school trip to Europe.

89 - Toy Story 4

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This week we’re struggling to break free of the trash we were built from, leaving our kids room, and heading to a carnival, all while discussing the latest sequel in pixar’s beloved Toy Story franchise - ‘Toy Story 4’,

Toy Story 4 is a 2019 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures. As the fourth installment in Pixar's Toy Story series and the sequel to 2010's Toy Story 3, the film is directed by Josh Cooley (in his feature directorial debut) from a screenplay by Andrew Stanton (who had co-written the first three films) and Stephany Folsom; the three also conceived the story alongside John Lasseter (director of the first two installments in the franchise), Rashida Jones, Will McCormack, Valerie LaPointe, and Martin Hynes. The film stars the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Madeleine McGraw, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Ally Maki, Jay Hernandez, Lori Alan, and Joan Cusack.

88 - Child's Play (2019)

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Join us this week as we befriend a murderous doll, and fail at basic detective work (not to mention screenwriting) all while discussing the brand new horror reboot ‘Child’s Play’, as demanded by a regretful patron.

Child's Play is a 2019 American horror film directed by Lars Klevberg and written by Tyler Burton Smith. It serves as a remake and reboot of the 1988 film of the same title, following a family that is terrorized by a high-tech doll that rejects its programming and becomes self-aware. The film stars Gabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza and Brian Tyree Henry, with Mark Hamill as the voice of Chucky.

The film was officially announced in July 2018, and is the first film featuring Chucky produced without the involvement of creator Don Mancini or actor Brad Dourif. Klevberg and Smith signed on as director and screenwriter, respectively, alongside It producers Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg.

87 - Shaun of the Dead

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Join us this week as we buy flowers for our mums, get dumped by our girlfriends, and oh yeah, there are those zombies about I guess, while we discuss Edgar Wright’s classic zombedy ‘Shaun of The Dead’.

This episode comes at the request (nay, DEMAND) of a patron of the show. To join our patreon, check out http://patreon.com/wewatchedathing.

Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright, co-written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg plays Shaun, a directionless Londoner who is caught in an apocalyptic zombie uprising. The film was a critical and commercial success and was nominated for a BAFTA. It is the first in Wright and Pegg's Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, followed by 2007's Hot Fuzz and 2013's The World's End.