Film Junk Podcast

Film Junk Podcast

United Kingdom

Weekly Movie Reviews, Entertainment News and Other Hijinks


Episode 605: Power Rangers  

We cram some Power Rangers and discuss the new Justice League trailer plus we also talk Edge of Seventeen, Jewel of the Nile, Murder Party, Moana, Morgan and Love: Season 2.

0:00 - Intro
10:30 - Review: Power Rangers
1:00:20 - Headlines: Justice League Trailer, Robert Rodriguez to Direct Escape from New York Remake
1:26:10 - Other Stuff We Watched: Moana, Jewel of the Nile, Live PD, Get Out, Edge of Seventeen, Murder Party, Love: Season 2, Baskets: Season 2, Morgan, Rats
1:51:00 - Junk Mail: Dwane Responds to Reed, Calculating Box Office Profits, Son of Kong NRA Logo, Unmemorable Movie Titles, Are Concert Films Documentaries?, Watching Movies with Graphic Sex with Other People, Best John Carpenter Remake
2:23:40 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro

Episode 604: The Great Wall  

Reed joins us to break down The Great Wall and discuss the possibility of a Matrix reboot, plus we also talk Dragon Blade, Outcast, King Kong Lives and Missing Richard Simmons.

0:00 – Intro
33:15 – Review: The Great Wall
1:25:35 – Headlines: The Matrix Reboot in the Works
1:46:35 – Other Stuff We Watched: Dragon Blade, King Kong Lives, Outcast, Missing Richard Simmons
2:15:15 – Junk Mail: Frank Letterboxd Fails, Making a List of Every Movie You've Watched, Favorite Character Actors + Favourite Movie Studio Logo, Versus Rapid Fire, Nintendo Switch Thoughts
2:48:55 – Recommended "Reeding"
3:04:40 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro

Episode 603: Kong: Skull Island  

Dear Billy, we review Kong: Skull Island and discuss the Baby Driver trailer, plus we also talk Moby Dick, It Came from Outer Space, Unfriended, Deluge and Jackie.

0:00 - Intro
16:20 - Review: Kong: Skull Island
1:00:25 - Headlines: Baby Driver Trailer, Logan Black and White Cut, Joe Carnahan Leaves Bad Boys 4 Life
1:23:00 - Other Stuff We Watched: Unfriended, Jackie, Deluge, It Came from Outer Space, Moby Dick, Nirvanna: The Band: The Show, Girls
1:50:45 - Junk Mail: Best Actor / Superhero Role, Thoughts on Sneaking Into Theatres / Stealing Movies, Monster Energy Drink, Frank's Frankenberry Costume, Ladies Love Frank, The Longevity of Film Junk
2:26:55 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:30:30 - Outro

Episode 602: Logan  

We unleash the beast and go wild for Logan plus we also discuss the new PotC and Alien: Covenant trailers, Moana, Shane, Fences, Hidden Figures, Frailty, Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance and a little bit of Nintendo Switch.

0:00 – Intro
21:30– Review: Logan
1:03:10 – Headlines: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Trailer, Alien: Covenant Trailer, Deadpool 2 Teaser
1:26:05 – What We Watched: Moana, Kubo and the Two Strings, Lion, Frailty, Zombi: Dawn of the Dead, John Wick: Chapter 2, Fences, 1-2-Switch, Hidden Figures, Fleabag, Shane, X-Men: Apocalypse, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance, Split, Kiss of Death
2:21:50 – Junk Mail: Best Laugh Acting in a Movie, Best Movie Homages, Speed "Reed"-ing Movies
2:33:40 – Outro / This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:38:40 – Spoiler Review: Logan

Episode 601: Get Out  

Kurt from Row Three joins us as we dissect Get Out and discuss the 2017 Oscars, plus we also talk I Don't Feel At Home in this World Anymore, A Cure for Wellness, 20th Century Women, Lion, Edge of Eternity, The Bullet Train, Love in the Afternoon and Legion.

0:00 - Intro
9:10 - Review: Get Out
34:55 - Headlines: 2017 Oscars, RIP Bill Paxton, David Gordon Green to Direct Halloween Reboot, Alien: Covenant Prologue
1:07:45 - Other Stuff We Watched: A Cure for Wellness, Hacksaw Ridge, No Highway in the Sky, Lion, Kedi, Edge of Eternity, 20th Century Women, I Don't Feel At Home in This World Anymore, The Bullet Train, The Gate, The Red Shoes, Legion, One of Our Aircraft is Missing, Love in the Afternoon
2:22:35 - Junk Mail: Killing Zoe, Bad Trailers for Good Movies, TV Cleaning Tips, Highlander Remake, Film Junk on YouTube
2:40:00 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:48:50 - Outro
2:57:15 - Spoiler Discussion: Get Out

Episode 600: John Wick: Chapter 2  

We gush over gun kata in John Wick: Chapter 2 and host the ultimate Film Junk fan trivia contest plus we also re-review 600 movies in 60 minutes... or do we?

0:00 - Intro
14:15 - Review: John Wick: Chapter 2
55:25 - The Ultimate Film Junk Fan Trivia Showdown
2:18:15 - Film Junk Re-Review: 600 Movies in 60 Minutes
3:25:00 - Bonus Discussion: Twist Endings
3:56:30 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
3:59:00 - Outro

Episode 599: Paterson  

We wax poetic about Paterson and discuss some Super Bowl trailers plus we also talk Gimme Danger, Beware the Slenderman.

0:00 -- Intro / Frank's Trip / Episode 600 Details
15:00 -- Review: Paterson
55:45 -- Headlines: Super Bowl Trailers, Nashville to Get an Indoor Drive-In
1:07:10 -- Other Stuff We Watched: Gimme Danger, Nirvanna The Band The Show, Beware the Slenderman
1:30:30 -- Junk Mail: Best Tarantino Knockoffs, Twist Endings, Jay's Review of Loving + Logging Festival Films on Letterboxd, Frank's Love of Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Best / Worst Child Performances, Dividing Comedies by Era, Favourite Movie Watching Food
2:08:10 -- This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:13:05 -- Outro

Episode 598: War on Everyone  

Singe and Scott return as we make a citizen's arrest on War on Everyone and discuss Do Not Resist, Freebie and the Bean, The Laughing Policeman, Who? and Special Effects.

0:00 -- Intro
10:00 -- Review: War on Everyone
1:11:10 -- Other Stuff We Watched: Do Not Resist, The Wailing, Train to Busan, The Handmaiden, Sully, Green Room, Sing Street, Who?, Freebie and the Bean, The Laughing Policeman, Captive, Special Effects
2:11:30 -- Junk Mail: Another Assigned Seating Horror Story, Assigned Seating Compromise, What Makes a Film a Classic, Scott's Favourite Japanese Directors and Films, Trump in Film, Memorable VHS Covers, Talking to Casual Movie Fans About Movies
2:43:38 -- This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:46:20 -- Outro

Episode 597: Split and The Founder  

We release the beast on Split and fill up on The Founder plus we also count down our most anticipated movies of 2017 and continue the assigned seating debate with special guest Matt Gamble.

0:00 - Intro
8:30 - Review: Split
28:40 - Review: The Founder
55:15 - Feature: Most Anticipated Movies of 2017
1:09:00 - Other Stuff We Watched: The Park is Mine, Moonlight, On Dangerous Ground, Certain Women, Magnolia
1:26:50 - Feature: Assigned Seating Debate with Matt Gamble
2:19:50 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:24:50 - Outro
2:30:20 - Spoiler Discussion: Split

Episode 596: Patriots Day  

We salute Patriots Day plus we also discuss Operation Avalanche, Live By Night, The Accountant, Eddie the Eagle and Don't Think Twice.

0:00 - Intro
15:00 - Review: Patriots Day
55:20 - Other Stuff We Watched: Operation Avalanche, Eddie the Eagle, The Accountant, Live By Night, The Girl with All the Gifts, Don't Think Twice, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)
1:44:30 - Junk Mail: Assigned Seating Horror Story, Aging Wine, Winter-Themed Movies, Directors Who Star in Their Own Movies, U.K. Criterion Releases, Letterboxd Year in Review, Demo Discs for Surround Sound Systems
2:29:50 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:32:30 - Outro

Episode 595: Silence and Best of 2016  

We meditate on Martin Scorsese's Silence and count down our top 10 movies of 2016 plus we also hand out our awards for the 3rd Annual Junkies!

0:00 - Intro
9:40 - Review: Silence
44:00 - Feature: Top 10 Movies of 2016
2:00:00 - 3rd Annual Junkies
2:50:00 - Outro

Episode 594: The Autopsy of Jane Doe  

We estimate the time of death for The Autopsy of Jane Doe and revisit Disney's John Carter plus we also discuss Passengers, Kubo and the Two Strings, The Eyes of My Mother, Love & Friendsihp, Little Sister and The New Celebrity Apprentice.

0:00 - Intro / New Year's Resolutions
34:00 - Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe
49:00 - Film Junk Re-review: John Carter
1:26:00 - Other Stuff We Watched: Kubo and the Two Strings, Hell or High Water, Passengers, Little Sister, The Eyes of My Mother, Love & Friendship, The New Celebrity Apprentice
2:11:35 - Junk Mail: A Message from Noodles, 3D in 4K, Reclinining Seats and Reserved Seating, Non-Horror Slasher Films
2:32:20 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:33:47 - Outro

Episode 593: Manchester by the Sea and Nocturnal Animals  

We drop tear for Manchester by the Sea and get provoked by Nocturnal Animals plus we also discuss the Alien: Covenant trailer, David Brent: Life on the Road, American Honey, Elle, Jackie, Uncle Nick, Moonlight, Trapped in Paradise and more.

0:00 -- Intro
22:00 -- Review: Manchester by the Sea
48:00 -- Review: Nocturnal Animals
1:04:55 -- Headlines: Alien: Covenant Trailer
1:14:00 -- Other Stuff We Watched: Elle, American Honey, David Brent: Life on the Road, Moonlight, The Dog Who Stopped the War, Trapped in Paradise, Jackie, Maggie's Plan, Sing Street, Masterminds, The Night Of, Deepwater Horizon, Uncle Nick, Loving, Goat, Swiss Army Man
2:47:20 -- This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:51:55 -- Outro
2:54:25 -- Spoiler Discussion: Nocturnal Animals

Episode 592: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story  

We rebel against Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and discuss a plethora of new trailers including Blade Runner 2049, The Fate of the Furious and Baywatch, plus we also debate the true definition of a Christmas movie.

0:00 – Intro
14:15 – Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
1:01:20 – Spoiler Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
2:28:10 – Headlines: Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer, F8 of the Furious Trailer, Baywatch Trailer, Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2 Trailer, Blade Runner: 2049 Trailer, The Mummy Trailer, Dunkirk Trailer
3:06:13 – Feature: What Makes A Christmas Movie
3:39:25 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro

Bonus Podcast: Movie Organization Manifesto, Part 5  

We continue our quest for the perfect movie collection by discussing the arrival of 4K and the dos and don'ts of adopting a new format, plus we once again debate the death of physical media, Disney's new Big Sleeve packaging and the proper way to handle your J-cards. We also do our best to offer tough love to the many lost souls currently suffering through their own personal versions of collecting hell.

FJ Classic 248: Avatar  

Another golden oldie from the Film Junk Vault featuring guest appearances by Singe and Reed Farrington. We review Avatar and discuss some of our favourite films of the 2000s, plus we also talk In The Loop, The Lives of Others, Santa with Muscles, Superbad, Sons of Anarchy and Man v. Food.

0:00 – Intro
2:50 – Singe's Cop Story / Steven Seagal: Lawman
22:40 – Top 20 Films of the Decade: District 9, The Lord of the Rings, The Dark Knight, The Departed, Grizzly Man
39:40 – Review: Avatar
1:16:30 – Trailer Trash: Iron Man 2, Robin Hood, Hot Tub Time Machine
1:31:15 – Other Stuff We Watched: Superbad, Man v. Food, A Threevening with Kevin Smith, Sons of Anarchy, Up, Inglourious Basterds, In The Loop, The Limits of Control, The Messenger, The Lives of Others, Beautiful Losers, Santa with Muscles
2:07:40 – Junk Mail: Kill Bill Vol. 3 and James Cameron's hometown, Commentaries Ruining the Magic, Worst Movies of the Year, Donnie Darko and Zombieland, The Girlfriend Experience, Bob Clark and Halloween, Martial Arts Eras
2:47:35 – This Week on DVD
2:49:14 – Outro

Episode 591: Allied  

We go behind enemy lines with Allied and discuss the trailer for Martin Scorsese's Silence plus we also talk Kubo and the Two Strings, Author: The JT Leroy Story and Eye of the Needle.

0:00 -- Intro / Black Friday Hauls
40:10 -- Review: Allied
1:07:00 -- Headlines: Silence Trailer
1:11:00 -- Other Stuff We Watched: Kubo and the Two Strings, Author: The JT Leroy Story, Swingers, Eye of the Needle
1:43:35 -- Junk Mail: Biggest Box Office Bombs We Saw in Theatres, Blind Spots in Cinema, Movies That Caused a Sexual Awakening in Viewers, Director-Based Premium Podcasts, Sean's Rage Issues
2:15:00 -- This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:17:30 -- Outro

Episode 590: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them  

We get obliviated by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them plus we also discuss Hell or High Water, Train to Busan, True Memoirs of an International Assassin, Cutter's Way, Boiling Point (1990), Snowden and Field of Dreams.

0:00 - Intro
13:20 - Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
38:50 - Other Stuff We Watched: Hell or High Water, Train to Busan, True Memoirs of an International Assassin, Boiling Point (1990), Cutter's Way, David Blaine: Beyond Magic, Field of Dreams, Snowden
1:31:20 - Junk Mail: Why Do Marvel Movies Look Kind of Ugly?, Corny Songs from Movie Soundtracks, Reversible Blu-ray Covers
2:00:25 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:05:10 - Outro
2:08:50 - Spoiler Discussion: Fantastic Beasts
2:27:45 - Spoiler Discussion #2: Arrival

Episode 589: Arrival  

Reed joins us for a mind expanding review of Arrival and we discuss the Valerian and Ghost in the Shell trailers plus we also talk Maelstrom, The Loner, Weiner, The Arrival (1996), Predestination and Black Mirror: Season 3.

0:00 - Intro / Reed's Adumbrations
21:35 - Review: Arrival
45:20 - Spoiler Discussion: Arrival
1:54:50 - Headlines: Valerian Trailer, Ghost in the Shell Trailer
2:04:15 - Other Stuff We Watched: The Loner, Black Mirror, Contact, Weiner, The Arrival (1996), Arrival 2, Predestination, Maelstrom
2:36:10 - Junk Mail: Doctor Strange Casting Controversy, How Trump's Presidency Could Affect Documentaries, Up and Coming A-list Directors + Career Advice, Logging MST3K on Letterboxd, Most Suspenseful Movies
2:40:35 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Reed's Recommended Reading
2:49:55 - Outro

Episode 588: Doctor Strange and Hacksaw Ridge  

We get our minds blown by Doctor Strange and our heads blown off by Hacksaw Ridge plus we also discuss Ouija: Origin of Evil, Lights Out, Oasis: Supersonic, Man vs. Snake, Backdraft, We Were Soldiers and My Neighbor Totoro.

0:00 - Intro
14:40 - Review: Doctor Strange
44:10 - Review: Hacksaw Ridge
1:08:50 - Other Stuff We Watched: Where to Invade Next, Oasis: Supersonic, Ouija: Origin of Evil, Lights Out, Backdraft, Waxwork 1 + 2, Crimson Peak, Brooklyn Nine Nine, Hansen vs. Predator, We Were Soldiers, Man vs. Snake, My Neighbor Totoro, The Cat in the Hat
1:59:15 - Junk Mail: Differences Between Directing Non-Fiction Films and TV, Movies to Watch When Sick at Home, Predictions for Upcoming Movie Gimmicks, Guillermo del Toro Trilogy Packaging
2:23:30 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:28:50 - Outro

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