Film Junk Podcast

Film Junk Podcast

United Kingdom

Weekly Movie Reviews, Entertainment News and Other Hijinks


Episode 586: 31 and Mascots  

We grind axes over Rob Zombie's 31 and cheer on Mascots plus we also discuss the new Rogue One trailer, Shin Godzilla, Ash vs. Evil Dead, Pigs and Slugs.

0:00 - Intro / Playstation VR
14:00 - Review: 31
39:40 - Review: Mascots
58:35 - Headlines: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer #3
1:07:00 - Other Stuff We Watched: Swiss Army Man, Shin Godzilla, Pigs, Ash vs. Evil Dead, Slugs
1:26:00 - Junk Mail: Method Acting for Alcoholic Roles, Paralysis of Choice, Watching 3D Movies in 2D, Frank's Favourite Action Movies, Movies to Show Your Kids, Reed Farrington's Mental State
1:56:35 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:02:00 - Outro

Episode 585: The Girl on the Train  

We blackout during The Girl on the Train plus we also discuss The Magnificent Seven, The Wailing, Westworld, Massage Parlor Murders! and The Ghost & Mr. Chicken.

0:00 – Intro
11:00 – Review: The Girl on the Train
30:30 – Other Stuff We Watched: The Wailing, Westworld, The Magnificent Seven, Massage Parlor Murders!, The Ghost & Mr. Chicken, Adventures in Babysitting, The Earth Dies Screaming
1:06:55 – Junk Mail: Horror Recommendations for Halloween, Hunt for the Wilderpeople Missed References, Most Frustrating Food-Related Moments in Movies, What's Holding Frank Back from 4K?, Roseanne Updates, Who We Would Vote For in the U.S. Election
1:40:45 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro

Episode 584: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children  

We feel out of the loop on Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and get basic with Yoga Hosers plus we also talk Deepwater Horizon, Masterminds, Amanda Knox and Pusher.

0:00 - Intro
3:33 - Review: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
32:00 - Review: Yoga Hosers
1:00:25 - Other Stuff We Watched: Amanda Knox, Deepwater Horizon, Masterminds, Breaking a Monster, Brides of Dracula, Pusher (1996)
1:49:53 - Junk Mail: Flight's Portrayal of Alcoholism, How to Stay Awake During Movies, Sequels That Are Better Than the Original
2:09:00 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:12:30 - Outro
2:15:05 - Spoiler Discussion: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Episode 583: Sully and Hunt for the Wilderpeople  

We witness the miracle of Sully and revisit Flight plus we also review Hunt for the Wilderpeople and discuss Cat's Eye, Sing Street, Evils of the Night, De Palma, Blow Out, The Fury, Sex World and Son of Zorn.

0:00 – Intro / Jay's Post-Screening Encounter
15:30 – Review: Sully
33:00 – Film Junk Re-review: Flight
1:03:50 – Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople
1:21:30 – Other Stuff We Watched: Cabin Boy, Sing Street, Cat's Eye, De Palma, Evils of the Night, Blow Out, The Fury, Sex World, Son of Zorn, The Killing of JonBenet: The Truth Uncovered
1:49:40 – Junk Mail: The Marvel Symphonic Universe, Composeurs Continued, John Williams Lawsuit, Frank's Lack of Love for Anchorman, X-Men Apocalypse Boy George Reference + PS 4 Pro
2:28:08 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:34:00 – Outro

Episode 582: Blair Witch and TIFF 2016  

We burn Blair Witch at the stake and review all of the movies we saw at TIFF 2016 including La La Land, Snowden, Voyage of Time: Life's Journey, Loving, Colossal, A Monster Calls, Arrival, The Bad Batch and The Handmaiden.

0:00 – Intro
13:00 – Review: Blair Witch
34:00 – Other Stuff We Watched: Snowden, La La Land, Salt and Fire, Into the Inferno, Voyage of Time: Life's Journey, My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea, Colossal, The Bad Batch, The Handmaiden, Loving, A Monster Calls, Arrival, Fire at Sea, Nocturama, The Girl with All the Gifts, Safari, The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography, Moonlight, Rats
2:50:50 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:56:50 – Outro

FJ Classic 308: Mr. Nobody  

A classic episode from the Film Junk Vault featuring our infamous review of Mr. Nobody plus discussions about Dogtooth, Network, Dog Day Afternoon, Pleasantville, Uncle Buck, Beverly Hills Cop and a bunch of Hitchcock movies.

0:00 – Intro
5:10 – Headlines: Roseanne Reality Show and New Beavis and Butthead Show, Robocop Statue in Detroit, Shane Black Confirmed for Iron Man 3, Disney Announces Cars Spin-Off Called Planes, 2011 Breaks Record for Most Sequels in a Year
29:00 – Review: Mr. Nobody
1:12:45 – Trailer Trash: Apollo 18, Dead Island
1:28:00 – Other Stuff We Watched: Dogtooth, Pleasantville, Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop II, Uncle Buck, Dial M for Murder, I Confess, Lifeboat, Foreign Correspondent, The Wrong Man, Suspicion, Megamind, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Superman, Network, Dog Day Afternoon, I Knew It Was You, Runaway Train
2:16:55 – Junk Mail: Film Junk Artwork Contest, Takashi Miike, Gates of Heaven, Arsenic and Old Lace, Directors We Wish Were Making Different Kinds of Movies, Machine Girl and Man v. Food, Name That Movie and Visually Amazing Films That Are Just Okay, Shutter Island Shutout at the Oscars and Sequel Titles
2:59:15 – This Week’s DVD Releases
3:02:55 – Outro

Episode 581: Skiptrace  

We do our own stunts with Skiptrace and discuss Weiner, Hitchcock/Truffaut, House on Haunted Hill, Pete's Dragon and Beauty and the Beast.

0:00 – Intro
11:20 – Review: Skiptrace
40:35 – Other Stuff We Watched: Pete's Dragon (2016), Hitchcock/Truffaut, Weiner, Beauty and the Beast (1946), Better Late Than Never, Microwave Massacre, House on Haunted Hill (1959)
58:35 – Junk Mail: Movies That Make You Cry, Ghost Dog + Leon: The Professional + Matt Damon v Mark Wahlberg, Christoph Waltz's Samsung Ad, The Boardroom + Favourite Celebrity Apprentice Moments, The Lack of 6/5s in 2016
1:25:10 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro

Episode 580: Don't Breathe  

We hyperventilate over Don't Breathe and pay tribute to Gene Wilder plus we also talk Wiener-Dog and Alfred Hitchcock's Sabotage.

0:00 - Intro
6:00 - Review: Don't Breathe
29:15 - Headlines: RIP Gene Wilder, The BBC's Top 100 Films of the 21st Century
41:20 - Other Stuff We Watched: Wiener-Dog, Sabotage (1936)
1:00:45 - Junk Mail: The Jaws Theme is a Rip Off, Female Film Composers, Buying a New TV, Audience Walkouts, Manifesto Question, Jurassic Park Geography Confusion Continued
1:52:20 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
1:53:55 - Outro
1:55:40 - Spoiler Discussion: Don't Breathe

Episode 579: War Dogs  

We unload on War Dogs and discuss the possibility of a COPS movie plus we also talk Dial M for Murder, The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun and Amazon's new pilot for The Tick.

0:00 - Intro: Frank's Cringeworthy Comments Revisited
23:55 - Review: War Dogs
44:15 - Headlines: Arrival Trailer, COPS Movie in the Works
52:10 - Other Stuff We Watched: Dial M for Murder, The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun, The Tick
1:08:05 - Junk Mail: Rotten Tomatoes Conspiracy Theories, The Tragically Hip, Jay's "Televisual" Criticism, Busking Turf Wars Response, Watching Older Movies on the Big Screen, Movies That Could Have Been Better With Other Directors, Bret Easton Ellis and the Death of American Cinema, Adding Flair to a Movie Collection
1:55:10 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
1:57:30 - Outro

Episode 578: Sausage Party  

We slice up Sausage Party and discuss the new Rogue One trailer plus we also talk Pete's Dragon, The Legend of Tarzan, Stephen King's It, Zoolander 2, Young Adult and The Night Of.

0:00 -- Intro
9:25 -- Review: Sausage Party
49:30 -- Headlines: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer #2, David Fincher to Direct World War Z 2?
1:12:50 -- Other Stuff We Watched: Pete's Dragon, The Little Prince, Rear Window, The Legend of Tarzan, Zoolander 2, Stephen King's It, Young Adult, The Night Of
1:48:22 -- Junk Mail: Ron Howard vs. Rob Reiner, Plot vs. Dialogue, Best Songs Written for Movies, Movies to Christen a New Projector
2:16:20 -- This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:19:40 -- Outro

Bonus Podcast: Stranger Things  

Sean, Frank and Alicia discuss the first season of the Netflix series Stranger Things with initial impressions followed by full spoiler discussion.

Episode 577: Suicide Squad  

We come gunning for Suicide Squad and discuss Nerve, The Little Prince, Last Chance U, BvS: DOJ - Ultimate Edition, Batman: The Killing Joke, Key Largo, Gold and Human Highway.

0:00 - Intro: No Man's Sky
22:50 - Review: Suicide Squad
1:36:10 - Other Stuff We Watched: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Ultimate Edition, Last Chance U, Bad Moms, Nerve, Batman: The Killing Joke, A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY, Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq, Wartorn: 1861-2010, The Little Prince, Key Largo, Busking Turf Wars, Gold, Luv, Human Highway
2:39:30 - Junk Mail: Early Post-Credit Scenes, Stealing Digital Codes from the Library, Can a Cringe-Inducing Film Be in Your Top 100?, French on Blu-ray Spines
3:03:35 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
3:05:00 - Outro
3:07:50 - Spoiler Discussion: Suicide Squad

Episode 576: Jason Bourne  

We hack Jason Bourne and discuss The Rocketeer reboot news plus we also talk Bad Moms, Sing Street, The Holcroft Covenant, The Osterman Weekend, Fantastic Planet, Brief Encounter and In a Lonely Place.

0:00 - Intro
8:45 - Review: Jason Bourne
39:50 - Headlines: Split Trailer, The Rocketeer Reboot to Feature Black Female Lead
57:45 - Other Stuff We Watched: Zero Days, Fantastic Planet, The Holcroft Covenant, Bad Moms, The Godfather, Sing Street, Brief Encounter, The Osterman Weekend, Star Trek Beyond, Independence Day Resurgence, In a Lonely Place, O.J.: Made in America, David Beckham: Into the Unknown, The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs, Dirty Gertie, Last Chance U
2:11:25 - Junk Mail: The McGurk Effect, IMAX 3D Glitch, Inappropriate Laughter in Theatres, Recommended Movies for Dealing with Grief, Ghostbusters II Theme Song Debate, D-Box Annoyances
2:41:00 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:43:50 - Outro
2:46:25 - Spoiler Discussion: Jason Bourne

Episode 575: Star Trek Beyond  

Reed Farrington joins us to review Star Trek Beyond and discuss a bunch of Comic-Con trailers plus we also talk Carnival of Souls, Zero Days, Goodnight Mommy, Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru, Slow West and Terminator Genisys.

0:00 - Intro
17:40 - Review: Star Trek Beyond
1:09:20 - Comic-Con Trailers: Wonder Woman, Justice League, Blair Witch, Kong: Skull Island, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Star Trek Discovery
1:39:08 - Other Stuff We Watched: Goodnight Mommy, Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru, Carnival of Souls, Zero Days, Slow West, O.J.: Made in America, Terminator: Genisys, Vice Principals
2:36:41 - Junk Mail: Sport Goths, Best Star Trek TV Series, Jay C. Remix
2:50:10 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:52:52 - Outro
2:57:34 - Spoiler Discussion: Star Trek Beyond

Episode 574: Ghostbusters  

We cross streams over the Ghostbusters reboot plus we also discuss the new Netflix show Stranger Things and talk Guns n' Roses, the rules for making Year End Lists and Pokemon Go.

0:00 – Intro: Guns 'n Roses Concert
12:40 – Review: Ghostbusters
49:20– Other Stuff We Watched: Stranger Things
57:00 – Junk Mail: Response To Frank's Year End List Rules, Letting Personal Factors Influence Your Enjoyment of a Film, Self-Aware Movies, Barnes & Noble Ethical Dilemma, Pokémon Go Reactions
1:37:00– This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro
1:48:20 – Spoiler Discussion: Ghostbusters

Episode 573: The Neon Demon  

We eat up The Neon Demon and hit the road to see John Carpenter live in Philly, plus we also talk Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, The Purge: Election Year, Swiss Army Man, Equals and Love & Friendship.

0:00 – Intro
3:00 – Road Trip: Frank's Preparation, Barnes & Noble
13:10 – Review: The Neon Demon
54:55 – Road Trip: Director's Cut Trivia Game, Arby's
1:05:45 – Other Stuff We Watched: Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, The Purge: Election Year, Equals, Love & Friendship, Swiss Army Man, The Nice Guys, The In-Laws, Bloodline, Dark Star
1:49:15 – Review: John Carpenter Live
2:11:55 – Junk Mail: Kevin Smith Ripping Off Tim Burton + Beetlejuice 2
2:20:55 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro 2:21:15 – Spoiler Discussion: The Neon Demon

Episode 572: The BFG  

We get flatulent with The BFG and discuss the Sully trailer plus we also count down our top 5 movies of the year so far and talk Game of Thrones: Season 6.

0:00 – Intro
6:25 – Review: The BFG
39:30 – Headlines: Rogue One May Not Have an Opening Crawl, Sully Trailer
47:45– Top 5: Best Movies of 2016 So Far
1:02:05– Other Stuff We Watched: Feeding the Monster: A Week in the Life of Rosanne, Green Room, Airport ’77, Dark Passage, Game of Thrones: Season 6, Finding Dory
1:34:35 – Junk Mail: Busking Turf Wars, Actors That You Went From Hating to Loving, Ever Asked a Movie Theatre for a Poster?, Remakes We Want to See and Who Should Direct Them, Films / Filmmakers That Sparked Our Interest in Movies
1:53:55– This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro

Episode 571: Independence Day: Resurgence and The Shallows  

We obliterate Independence Day: Resurgence and sink our teeth into The Shallows plus we also discuss Arabian Nights, The Wave, Black Orpheus and Weiner.

0:00 - Intro / Jay's Trip to D.C.
22:30 - Review: Independence Day: Resurgence
51:00 - Review: The Shallows
1:14:30 - Other Stuff We Watched: The Knick, Black Orpheus, The Wave, Arabian Nights Vol. 1, Weiner
1:45:00 - Junk Mail: Jay's Memory and Annabelle, What Kinds of Cars We Drive, Most Valuable DVD or Blu-ray, Actors That Were Miscast or a Poor Substitute for Someone Else, Film Junk Nightmares
2:07:10 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:11:15 - Outro

Episode 570: The Conjuring 2  

We get spooked by The Conjuring 2 and mourn the passing of Anton Yelchin plus we also discuss Finding Dory, The Chaser and The Last Man on the Moon.

0:00 - Intro
12:00 - Review: The Conjuring 2
55:45 - Headlines: The Conjuring 2 Spin-Off in the Works, R.I.P. Anton Yelchin
1:16:35 - Other Stuff We Watched: Finding Dory, The Chaser, The Last Man on the Moon
1:36:25 - Junk Mail: The Others, Video Games Based on Movies, Clint Eastwood and Old Directors, What Happens to Directors Who Stop Directing?, Follow-Up Films + Replica Movie Apparel
2:08:10 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:09:30 - Outro

Episode 569: Warcraft  

Dax schools us on Azeroth lore as we mount up for Warcraft plus we also discuss Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, The Brothers Grimsby, Her, Interstellar, Ghost World, The Princess Bride, Look Who's Talking and Look Who's Talking Too.

0:00 – Intro
9:05 – Review: Warcraft
58:35 – Headlines: Christopher Nolan to Crash a Vintage WWII Plane for Dunkirk, Moana Trailer
1:05:15 – Other Stuff We Watched: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, The Brothers Grimsby, Her, Ghost World, Interstellar, The Princess Bride, Mythbusters, Look Who's Talking, Look Who's Talking Too
1:54:50 – Junk Mail: Name the Movie Response, Dealing with a Friend Who is Texting During a Movie, How to Urinate After Buying Popcorn, Reserved Seating + Moving Cats, Musician Documentaries We'd Like to See, Movie Meals vs Snacks + Manifesto Question
2:25:55 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:28:55 – Outro
2:35:00 – Spoiler Discussion: Warcraft

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