Film Junk Podcast

Film Junk Podcast

United Kingdom

Weekly Movie Reviews, Entertainment News and Other Hijinks


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

Premium Podcast: The Halloween Franchise  

In lieu of a regular episode this week we present our Halloween premium podcast covering all of the Halloween films from John Carpenter's 1978 original to Halloween Resurrection. Special guest Matt Gourley joins us and confronts his childhood fear of Michael Myers.

Episode 587: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back  

We review Jack Reacher: Never Go Back and discuss the first Logan trailer plus we also talk 13th, Chopping Mall, Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle, Black Mirror and Joshy.

0:00 - Intro
14:15 - Review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
47:45 - Headlines: Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Teaser, Logan Trailer, Tim Miller Leaves Deadpool 2, Donald Glover to Play Young Lando
1:09:40 - Other Stuff We Watched: 13th, Chopping Mall, Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle, Joshy, Black Mirror
1:30:00 - Junk Mail: Movies That Don't Have a Three Act Structure, Buying Used DVDs and Blu-rays from a Rental Store, Frank Going Digital, The Importance of Sound in Movies
1:49:25 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
1:52:05 - Outro

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

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