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!

May 2, 2018

#13 - Ben-Hur / Avengers: Infinity War

Episode 13! Or if we're going by Roman numerals, XIII! It actually makes sense to use Roman numerals this time as in this episode we breakdown the 1959 biblical epic 'Ben-Hur'. With a whopping 3 and a half hour run time, Can this film maintain our focus and enjoyment from beginning to end? Listen along as Dean explains the process of auto-erotic asphyxiation, Daniel explains the best uses for honey and vinegar, and we get into a feud about the differences between 'favourite' and 'best'.
As well as this breakdown, we also partake in another quiz, find out the results of last weeks Twitter poll movie draft, and take some listener feedback. We then move into talking about what else we've seen during the week, including reviews for 'A Quiet Place', and a spoiler free AND spoiler filled discussion on the latest MCU juggernaut 'Avengers: Infinity War.' We then finish it of by doing this weeks movie draft, where the topic is 'MCU Films.'
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This episodes promos are from The Epic Film Guys (@epicfilmguys) and their charity event Livestream for the Cure 2.0 (@Livestream4Cure) head on over to their site to get involved!
As well as the We Watched A Thing Podcast! (@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!
Introduction/iTunes Reviews (0:00)
Ben-Hur Breakdown (SPOILERS) (9:05)
Final Thoughts (1:07:19)
Our Rankings (1:11:11)
Listener Reviews (1:12:01)
Twitter Poll Result (1:14:16)
Pop Quiz Asshole (1:14:51)
Next Week's Movie (1:19:17)
What Else We've Been Watching (SPOILER FREE) (1:22:44)
Avengers: Infinity War SPOILER DISCUSSION (1:37:42)
'DvD' Challenge (1:52:28)

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