Film Reviews

Long time friends Daniel & Dean get together to breakdown every movie on the IMDB Top 250 list, giving their own light hearted thoughts, rankings and any general banter along the way. Along with any listener reviews and questions, the guys also battle it out with other podcasts in movie quizzes and movie drafts (That you the listener can vote on) in what we call ‘Pod v Pod’, as well as briefly discuss any other films they’ve watched recently. So come along and join the journey!

Episodes

April 30, 2019

Avengers: Endgame

How could we not do a bonus episode on the biggest film of the year?! Here is our review on Avengers: Endgame, complete with a spoiler free segment as well as a spoiler filled portion after that. So even if you haven't seen the film yet, there's still something to check out here!
 
So come on in and join our journey!
 
SPOILER FILLED REVIEW TIMESTAMP - 10:11
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including early access to this main show, as well as a weekly patron only podcast where we do mini breakdowns of films not on the top 250 list. So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
https://www.patreon.com/imdbjourney
 
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This week we take on Jay Ledbetter & Ryan McQuade from InSession Film in our 18th Pod v Pod, including a draft on 'Non Superhero Films Starring Avengers'! Jay & Ryan have great film knowledge and were an absolute blast to battle, be sure to check out their work over at InSession Film!
 
We then go through some responses to our Question of the week, and give our 'Top 5 Batman Films'. We then find out the results of the final 4 in our 'Best 1960's Film' tournament.
 
After all that, we kick back and discuss what else we've been watching recently, including the latest Hollywood remake 'The Upside', and Brie Larson's directorial debut 'Unicorn Store'.
 
So come on in and join our journey!
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including a weekly patron only podcast where we breakdown movies not on the Top 250 list, and the ability to shape the podcast the way you would like it! So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
https://www.patreon.com/imdbjourney
 
LISTEN ON:
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/the-imdb-journey/id1325000302
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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1W7xYjmwAaRnbWqDIe6zhc?si=315Szz5iT5a48hSf1oKyXA
Podbean: https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/d4gpd-617e5/The-IMDB-Journey-Podcast
Radio Public: https://radiopublic.com/the-imdb-journey-Wez702
TuneIn: https://tunein.com/podcasts/Film/The-IMDB-Journey-p1119938/
iHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/the-imdb-journey-29496685/
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Daniel: https://letterboxd.com/Hendo/
Dean: https://letterboxd.com/deano_j88/
 
SHOWNOTES
 
Introduction (0:00)
Movie Watching Challenge (3:31)
Promos: Livestream For The Cure, InSession Film (6:02)
Pod v Pod XVIII (8:09)
Pop Quiz Asshole (11:44)
Don't I Know You? (26:25)
Movie Draft (41:23)
Question Of The Week (52:34)
Our Top 5 Batman Films (55:07)
Best 1960's Film Tournament Final 4 Results (56:33)
Promos: We Watched A Thing, Now That I'm Older (57:45)
What Else We've Been Watching (SPOILER FREE) (1:00:54)
 
MOVIES REVIEWED:
-A Dog's Way Home
-Blazing Saddles
-Caddyshack
-Evil Dead 2
-Friday
-Fruitvale Station
-Grand Piano
-In Bruges
-Remastered: The Miami Showband Massacre
-Someone Great
-The Perfect Date
-The Professor And The Madman
-The Silence
-The Upside
-Unicorn Store
-We're The Millers
-West Side Story
 
 
 
This episodes promos are from The Livestream For The Cure! (@Livestream4Cure) May 17th -19th: FORTY HOURS of content to raise $7,500 for the Cancer Research Institute. We are proud to be a part of it this year! http://www.livestreamforthecure.com/
 
As well as this episodes awesome guests, InSession Film! (@InSessionFilm) Like movies? Like podcasts? You'll get along great! A fantastic show that gets a massive two thumbs up from us! Hear JD, Brendan, Ryan & Jay every Monday and Friday. Go ahead and check them out! http://insessionfilm.com/
 
As well as former Pod v Pod contenders We Watched A Thing! (@WeWatchedAThing ) a weekly podcast hosted by Billy, a large, hairy visual effects artist, and Topher, a larger, hairier cameraman. Each week they watch one movie, either a new release, or a classic which one of them loves and the other hasn't seen. Join them, as they watch a thing together. You won't regret it! https://www.wewatchedathing.com/
 
And finally Now That I'm Older! (@NTIOPod) Getting older sucks & is awesome, at the same time. They talk about how life is different than when they were younger, make fun of weird news, and just talk shit.. check them out! http://nowthatimolder.com/
 
Check all these great podcasts out!
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The time has come to bring all our characters together as we breakdown 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past'. Will the crossover of both old and new work out in this film series favour? Listen along to find out! We hope you enjoy this preview of that episode!
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including a weekly patron only podcast where we breakdown movies not on the Top 250 list, and the ability to shape the podcast the way you would like it! So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
https://www.patreon.com/imdbjourney
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We're back for a breakdown this week, and with Dean's pick you would suspect it would be DC related, and you'd be right! This episode is our breakdown of Christopher Nolan's 'Batman Begins'! Listen on as Daniel says 'Katie Holmes' every which way he can, Dean spends more time on Batman trivia than every other episode combined, and we both put our vocal cords to the test with our Batman voices.
 
As well as the breakdown, we give our 'Top 5 Christopher Nolan Films' and find out the results of our Pod v Pod XVII in our 'Stage to Screen Adaptations' draft. We reveal the matches in the final 4 of our 'Best Film of the 1960's' tournament, and then we'll find out what film Daniel is picking for us to break down next time!
 
So come on in and join our journey!
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including early access to this main show, as well as a weekly patron only podcast where we do mini breakdowns of films not on the top 250 list. So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
https://www.patreon.com/imdbjourney
 
 
SHOWNOTES
 
Introduction (0:00)
Movie Watching Challenge Update (3:22)
IMDb Top 250 Update (4:01)
Promos: Livestream For The Cure, The Countdown (6:47)
Batman Begins Breakdown (SPOILERS) (8:44)
Final Thoughts (1:21:16)
Our Rankings (1:23:37)
Promos: InSession Film, Netflix N' Swill (1:24:48)
Listener Reviews (1:28:47)
Listener Question (1:32:15)
Our Top 5 Christopher Nolan Films (1:34:46)
Pod v Pod XVII Results (1:36:02)
1960's Film Tournament Final 4 Matches (1:37:24)
Our Next Movie (1:37:49)
 
LISTEN ON:
 
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/the-imdb-journey/id1325000302
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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1W7xYjmwAaRnbWqDIe6zhc?si=315Szz5iT5a48hSf1oKyXA
Podbean: https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/d4gpd-617e5/The-IMDB-Journey-Podcast
Radio Public: https://radiopublic.com/the-imdb-journey-Wez702
TuneIn: https://tunein.com/podcasts/Film/The-IMDB-Journey-p1119938/
iHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/the-imdb-journey-29496685/
Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/daniel-henderson/the-imdb-journey
 
FOLLOW US:
 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/imdbjourney
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/imdbjourney/
Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/imdbjourney/
Daniel: https://letterboxd.com/Hendo/
Dean: https://letterboxd.com/deano_j88/
 
This episodes promos are from The Livestream For The Cure! (@Livestream4Cure ) May 17th -19th: FORTY HOURS of content to raise $7,500 for the Cancer Research Institute. We are proud to be a part of it this year! http://www.livestreamforthecure.com/
 
As well as former Pod v Pod contestants The Countdown Movies & Television Reviews Podcast! (@thecountdown) Join fellow Aussies Paul & Wayne as they countdown their top 10 lists of all things movies (and occasionally TV) and bring their hilariously crude and delightful banter to each of their episodes. A very high recommend from us over here! https://thecountdownpc.podbean.com
 
As well as InSession Film! (@InSessionFilm) Like movies? Like podcasts? You'll get along great! A fantastic show that gets a massive two thumbs up from us! Hear JD & Brendan every Monday and Friday. Go ahead and check them out! http://insessionfilm.com/
 
And finally former Pod v Pod contestants Netflix N' Swill! (@netflixnswill) A podcast where Dan and Caleb drink the worst alcohol and pontificate about the things streaming on Netflix. Check them out! https://www.netflixnswill.com/
 
Check out all these awesome podcasts!
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April 15, 2019

The Wolverine

Since we got bugger all Wolverine in X-Men: First Class, our next Patreon breakdown makes up for that with James Mangold's 'The Wolverine'. We hope you enjoy this preview of that episode!
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including a weekly patron only podcast where we breakdown movies not on the Top 250 list, and the ability to shape the podcast the way you would like it! So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
https://www.patreon.com/imdbjourney
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This week we take on Kevin Brackett from Reel Spoilers in our 17th Pod v Pod, including a draft on 'Stage To Screen Adaptations'! Kevin is a great guy, we had a blast battling it out with him, be sure to check out his podcast as well!
 
We then go through some responses to our Question of the week, and give our 'Top 5 Films With The Best Ensemble Casts'. We then find out the results of the final 8 in our 'Best 1960's Film' tournament.
 
After all that, we kick back and discuss what else we've been watching recently, including Tim Burton's Disney live action remake 'Dumbo', and M Night Shyamalan's trilogy conclusion 'Glass'.
 
So come on in and join our journey!
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including a weekly patron only podcast where we breakdown movies not on the Top 250 list, and the ability to shape the podcast the way you would like it! So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
https://www.patreon.com/imdbjourney
 
LISTEN ON:
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/the-imdb-journey/id1325000302
Whooshkaa: https://player.whooshkaa.com/shows/the-imdb-journey
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1W7xYjmwAaRnbWqDIe6zhc?si=315Szz5iT5a48hSf1oKyXA
Podbean: https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/d4gpd-617e5/The-IMDB-Journey-Podcast
Radio Public: https://radiopublic.com/the-imdb-journey-Wez702
TuneIn: https://tunein.com/podcasts/Film/The-IMDB-Journey-p1119938/
iHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/the-imdb-journey-29496685/
Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/daniel-henderson/the-imdb-journey
 
FOLLOW US:
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Daniel: https://letterboxd.com/Hendo/
Dean: https://letterboxd.com/deano_j88/
 
SHOWNOTES
 
Introduction (0:00)
Movie Watching Challenge (3:22)
Promos: Livestream For The Cure, Reel Spoilers (3:55)
Pod v Pod XVII (6:12)
Pop Quiz Asshole (7:58)
Don't I Know You? (24:13)
Movie Draft (40:45)
Question Of The Week (46:38)
Our Top 5 Films With The Best Ensemble Casts (50:22)
Best 1960's Film Tournament Final 8 Results (55:31)
Promos: Customers Also Watched, That Moment In (56:32)
What Else We've Been Watching (SPOILER FREE) (1:00:41)
 
MOVIES REVIEWED:
-A Dog's Way Home
-Alice In Wonderland
-Babe
-Cube
-Dragged Across Concrete
-Dumbo
-Friday
-How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
-Glass
-Isn't It Romantic
-Piercing
-Run Lola Run
-The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari
-The Dirt
-The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot
-The Showdown At Sparrow Creek
-Traffic
-Welcome To Marwan
 
 
This episodes promos are from The Livestream For The Cure! (@Livestream4Cure) May 17th -19th: FORTY HOURS of content to raise $7,500 for the Cancer Research Institute. We are proud to be a part of it this year! http://www.livestreamforthecure.com/
 
As well as this episodes awesome guests, Kevin Brackett from Reel Spoilers! (@ReelSpoilers) A podcast that talks about movies in-depth. If you listen, you have either: 1. Already seen the movie, or 2. Don't care if you find out what happens in the movie. Hence the name, Reel Spoilers. https://play.acast.com/s/reelspoilers
 
As well as Customers Also Watched! (@CAWPodcast) Reviews of Amazon Prime horror, sci-fi, and bad movies, strictly following the Customers Also Watched List. https://customersalsowatched.podbean.com/
 
And finally That Moment In! (@ThatMomentIn) Theater and Indie Film Reviews, Gaming and Great Moments in Movies. Home to Podcasts Cinema Recall & Game Warp! https://www.thatmomentin.com/
 
Check all these great podcasts out!
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April 8, 2019

Shazam!

Since we both had the opportunity to check the latest big DC release of 'Shazam!' we've done a bonus episode review on the film, complete with a spoiler free segment as well as a spoiler filled portion at the end of the episode. So even if you haven't seen the film yet, there's still something to check out here!
 
So come on in and join our journey!
 
SPOILER FILLED REVIEW TIMESTAMP - 10:11
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including early access to this main show, as well as a weekly patron only podcast where we do mini breakdowns of films not on the top 250 list. So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
https://www.patreon.com/imdbjourney
 
LISTEN ON:
 
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/the-imdb-journey/id1325000302
Whooshkaa: https://player.whooshkaa.com/shows/the-imdb-journey
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1W7xYjmwAaRnbWqDIe6zhc?si=315Szz5iT5a48hSf1oKyXA
Podbean: https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/d4gpd-617e5/The-IMDB-Journey-Podcast
Radio Public: https://radiopublic.com/the-imdb-journey-Wez702
TuneIn: https://tunein.com/podcasts/Film/The-IMDB-Journey-p1119938/
iHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/the-imdb-journey-29496685/
Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/daniel-henderson/the-imdb-journey
 
FOLLOW US:
 
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Dean: https://letterboxd.com/deano_j88/
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April 7, 2019

Dancer In The Dark

Our fifth patron requested review, this one comes from Shane, and he has selected the Lars Von Trier film 'Dancer In The Dark'. We hope you enjoy this preview of that episode!
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including a weekly patron only podcast where we breakdown movies not on the Top 250 list, and the ability to shape the podcast the way you would like it! So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
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It's breakdown week on the podcast, and for this episode we've got a request from one of our top tier patrons Shane, and he has selected Martin Scorsese's 'Casino'! Listen on as Daniel has Vincent Price on the brain, Dean says one of the most 'Aussiest' things he's ever said on the show, and we both try to break our F-Bomb record.
 
As well as the breakdown, we give our 'Top 5 Gambling Films' and find out the results of our Pod v Pod XVI in our 'Coming Of Age Films' draft. We reveal the matches in the final 8 of our 'Best Film of the 1960's' tournament, and then we'll find out what film Dean is picking for us to break down next time!
 
So come on in and join our journey!
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including early access to this main show, as well as a weekly patron only podcast where we do mini breakdowns of films not on the top 250 list. So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
https://www.patreon.com/imdbjourney
 
 
SHOWNOTES
 
Introduction (0:00)
Movie Watching Challenge Update (2:31)
Promos: Livestream For The Cure, Jake & Tom Conquer The World (5:29)
Casino Breakdown (SPOILERS) (8:04)
Final Thoughts (1:08:11)
Our Rankings (1:10:36)
Promos: Invasion Of The Remake, Films On Trial (1:11:36)
Listener Reviews (1:15:05)
Listener Question (1:18:54)
Our Top 5 Gambling Films (1:21:56)
Pod v Pod XVI Results (1:23:26)
1960's Film Tournament Final 8 Matches (1:25:15)
Our Next Movie (1:26:01)
 
LISTEN ON:
 
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/the-imdb-journey/id1325000302
Whooshkaa: https://player.whooshkaa.com/shows/the-imdb-journey
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1W7xYjmwAaRnbWqDIe6zhc?si=315Szz5iT5a48hSf1oKyXA
Podbean: https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/d4gpd-617e5/The-IMDB-Journey-Podcast
Radio Public: https://radiopublic.com/the-imdb-journey-Wez702
TuneIn: https://tunein.com/podcasts/Film/The-IMDB-Journey-p1119938/
iHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/the-imdb-journey-29496685/
Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/daniel-henderson/the-imdb-journey
 
FOLLOW US:
 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/imdbjourney
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/imdbjourney/
Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/imdbjourney/
Daniel: https://letterboxd.com/Hendo/
Dean: https://letterboxd.com/deano_j88/
 
This episodes promos are from The Livestream For The Cure! (@Livestream4Cure ) May 17th -19th: FORTY HOURS of content to raise $7,500 for the Cancer Research Institute. We are proud to be a part of it this year! http://www.livestreamforthecure.com/
 
As well as Jake & Tom Conquer The World! (@thedrunkendork) Talking about comic books, movies & booze, Jake & Tom give you the show your guidance councilor warned you about!
 
As well as The Invasion Of The Remake Podcast! (@InvasionRemake) They're in your theatres, your neighbours homes, or even your own! Jason, Trish & Sam defend you against all the remakes! Check them out! http://invasionoftheremake.libsyn.com/
 
And finally Films On Trial! (@filmtrials) A movie podcast hosted by 5 Liverpool lads, Gav, Joel, Dave, Alex & Austin. They put films on trial. They also include quizzes, news, songs & much more! Check them out! http://filmsontrial.co.uk/
 
Check out all these awesome podcasts!
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April 2, 2019

X-Men: First Class

We're deep into our X-Men film series over on our Patreon as we move into the prequels with X-Men: First Class. We hope you enjoy this preview of that episode!
 
If you enjoy our show, please support the podcast by becoming a patron! For as little as a dollar a month, there's plenty of rewards and benefits we have lined up for you along the way, including a weekly patron only podcast where we breakdown movies not on the Top 250 list, and the ability to shape the podcast the way you would like it! So please go and check out the page, see if anything interests you, and we hope you can join our little community and help make this podcast grow!
 
https://www.patreon.com/imdbjourney
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