Film Junk Podcast

Film Junk Podcast

United Kingdom

Weekly Movie Reviews, Entertainment News and Other Hijinks


Episode 613: Baywatch  

We ogle Baywatch and discuss the Zack Snyder / Justice League news plus we also talk Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, War Machine, The Keepers, Twin Peaks, Patriot's Day, From Beyond, Oklahoma City and Stray Dog.

0:00 - Intro
12:25 - Review: Baywatch
57:35 - Headlines: Zack Snyder Leaves Justice League, Logan Lucky Trailer
1:08:45 - Other Stuff We Watched: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Lion, Patriot's Day, Ruby Ridge, Oklahoma City, The Keepers, Logan, The Void, From Beyond, Rick and Morty, Panic Room, Twin Peaks, War Machine, Stray Dog
2:04:45 - Junk Mail: Mark Hamill's Disagreement Over The Last Jedi, Best Way to Handle Foreign Languages Without Subtitles, Greatest Actor of All Time, Mom and Child Screenings, Deathdream and Nightmare Fulfillment, KOC Origins, 4K Setups and Organization
2:41:45 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:47:20 - Outro

Episode 612: Alien: Covenant  

We get fingered by Alien: Covenant and discuss the first trailer for Star Trek: Discovery plus we also talk LA 92, Moontrap, Alias, Our Man in Havana and Gus Van Sant's Psycho remake.

0:00 - Intro / Reed's Primal Scream / Jay's Unboxing
35:00 - Review: Alien: Covenant
1:22:33 - Headlines: Star Trek: Discovery Trailer
1:35:25 - Other Stuff We Watched: Alias, LA 92, Moontrap, The Strain, Our Man in Havana, Master of None: Season 2, Psycho (1960), Psycho (1998)
2:12:24 - Junk Mail: Man Sues Date for Texting During Movie, Sean's Current Stance on Prometheus, Favourite Dream Sequences, Directors Who Go from Auteur to Jobber, Bootleg DVDs and Blu-rays, Removing Security Strips from Blu-rays
2:52:10 - Reed's New Segment
2:57:56 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:59:45 - Outro
3:05:00 - Spoiler Discussion: Alien: Covenant

Episode 611: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and Snatched  

We cross blades with King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and get taken by Snatched plus we also discuss The Lost City of Z, Mindhorn, Get Me Roger Stone, Win It All and the post-post-mumblecore movement.

0:00 - Intro
15:00 - Review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
49:40 - Review: Snatched
1:14:10 - Other Stuff We Watched: Win It All, Hannah Takes the Stairs, The Lost City of Z, Snatch, Mindhorn, Get Me Roger Stone, American Honey
2:22:20 - Junk Mail: Favourite King Arthur Movies, Behind the Scenes of Film Junk, Day Jobs, Clickbait We Always Fall For, Letterboxd Commandments + Logging Shorts Revisited
2:49:25 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:55:00 - Outro

Episode 610: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  

Greg and Dax join us to review Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and discuss the Hellboy reboot plus we also talk Beauty and the Beast, The Handmaid's Tale, American Gods and Riverdale.

0:00 – Intro
18:25 – Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
1:00:06 – Headlines: Hellboy Reboot Announced, Blade Runner 2049 Trailer, Dunkirk Trailer #2
1:15:45 – Other Stuff We Watched: Beauty and the Beast, The Fate of the Furious, The Handmaid's Tale, American Gods, The Circle, Riverdale
1:37:25 – Junk Mail: Movies We Have Seen the Most Times, One Note Actors, Movie Foods That Make Your Mouth Water, Watch to Rewatch Ratio, Does Frank Speak French?, Rapid Fire Versus
2:10:00 – This Week on DVD and Blu-ray / Outro
2:15:30 – Spoiler Discussion: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Episode 609: Free Fire and The Circle  

We pull the trigger on Free Fire and prevent completion of The Circle plus we also discuss the Roseanne revival news, Casting JonBenet, Big Little Lies, Get Out and De Palma.

0:00 - Intro / Sean's Judgment Night
22:15 - Review: Free Fire
46:50 - Review: The Circle
1:40:00 - Headlines: Roseanne Revival is Happening
1:48:05- Other Stuff We Watched: Get Out, Casting JonBenet, Big Little Lies, De Palma, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
2:02:20 - Junk Mail: Talking to Non-Film People About Films, Politics in Film, YouTube Film Critics, Books We Were Excited to See Adapted Into Movies, Best-Looking 4K Releases So Far, Favourite Time of Day for Watching Movies, Where to File Movies That Start with "The"
2:38:10 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:40:57 - Outro

FJ Classic 323: Green Lantern  

In lieu of a new episode this week we crack open the Film Junk Vault for another classic featuring a couple of riveting stories from Greg and Jay's personal lives. We also review Green Lantern and discuss Fast Five, Kung Fu Panda 2, Teen Wolf, The Knack and How to Get It, Juggernaut and World on a Wire.

0:00 – Intro
2:35 – Greg's Story
16:05 – Jay's Story
26:40 – Headlines: Oscars to Have 5 to 10 Best Picture Nominees, Christian Bale to Star in Darren Aronofsky's Noah, James Mangold to Direct The Wolverine, Russell Crowe is Jor-El
37:55 – Review: Green Lantern
1:19:12 – Trailer Trash: Moneyball
1:23:35 – Other Stuff We Watched: Hall Pass, The Hangover Part II, Party Down, Teen Wolf, Billy the Exterminator, X-Men: First Class, Fast Five, Master Chef, Super 8, Kung Fu Panda 2, Get Shorty, The Knack… And How to Get It, Petulia, Juggernaut, World on a Wire, Charlie Wilson's War, Kingpin, Foo Fighters: Back and Forth, Who Took the Bomp: Le Tigre on Tour
2:25:30 – Junk Mail: Super 8 End Credits, Defending Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Alamo Drafthouse, Fantasy vs. Sci-fi Categorization, CG Animated Movies for Adults, We Didn't Start the Film Junk
2:38:50 – This Week on DVD
2:52:00 – Outro

Episode 608: The Fate of the Furious  

We burn out on The Fate of the Furious and discuss the Star Wars: The Last Jedi teaser plus we also talk Sandy Wexler, The Italian Job, xXx: Return of Xander Cage and MST3K: The Return.

0:00 - Intro
14:05 - Review: The Fate of the Furious
44:00 - Headlines: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer
52:35 - Other Stuff We Watched: Sandy Wexler, The Italian Job (1969), The Italian Job (2003), Louis C.K.: 2017, Girls, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return
1:16:05 - Junk Mail: Lazy Sunday Movie Recommendations, Zootopia + Deepwater Horizon + American Pastoral, Why Jay Loves Fairy Tales, Lacklustre Letterboxd Usage, IMDb Star Rating System, Letterboxd Lists, Keeping Track of Movies You Never Finished
1:59:45 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:01:10 - Outro
2:06:00 - Spoiler Discussion: The Fate of the Furious

Episode 607: T2 Trainspotting and The Void  

We get a nostalgia fix from T2 Trainspotting and join the cult of The Void plus we also discuss the Thor: Ragnarok trailer, the original Trainspotting, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Prevenge and Five Came Back.

0:00 - Intro
14:50 - Review: T2 Trainspotting
45:45 - Review: The Void
1:19:15 - Headlines: Thor: Ragnarok Trailer
1:29:10 - Other Stuff We Watched: Trainspotting, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Prevenge, Netflix Live, Girls, Five Came Back
1:56:20 - Junk Mail: Day Old Corn, Buying Clear Blu-ray Cases, Top 5 John Carpenter Films + Boutique Blu-ray Showdown, Favourite Late '80s / Early '90s Meathead Action Movies, Favourite Fast Food Movie Tie-Ins
2:28:05 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:30:05 - Outro

Episode 606: Ghost in the Shell and CHiPs  

Singe and Scott help us hack Ghost in the Shell and bust CHiPs plus we also discuss the new It trailer along with The Discovery, Lone Wolf and Cub, Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman and Never Let Me Go.

0:00 - Intro
16:24 - Review: Ghost in the Shell
43:55 - Review: CHiPs
1:28:30 - Headlines: It Trailer
1:36:25 - Other Stuff We Watched: Lone Wolf and Cub Collection, Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman Collection, Hidden Figures, The Discovery, Forged in Fire, Ghost in the Shell (1995), Never Let Me Go
2:00:45 - Junk Mail: Japanese Music Recommendations, Dumbed Down Remakes of Foreign Films, Curing a Case of Classitosis, Should You Warn Your Wife When A Movie Has Graphic Sex In It?: Part 2
2:25:00 - This Week on DVD and Blu-ray
2:27:25 - Outro
2:32:15 - Spoiler Discussion: Ghost in the Shell

The Movie Review Show #20: Feb. 21, 1992 – Wayne's World  

Back when they were kids, Jay, Frank and Sean used to record an early version of the Film Junk Podcast on cassette tapes and pass them around to friends. The good news is that we found another tape this week, but the bad news is that it's only a partial show that was cut short because... well, you'll just have to listen to find out. As always, we apologize in advance for the poor sound quality but we hope you enjoy yet another small piece of Film Junk history!

0:00 – Intro
10:30 – Review: Wayne's World
32:20 – Headlines: People Now Prefer Home Video Over Seeing Movies in Theatres
36:40 – Other Stuff We Watched: Turner & Hooch, Hook, The People Under the Stairs
42:30 – Junk Mail: Oscar Nominations, Nintendo vs. Sega
48:20 – Outro

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

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