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The Popcast - Episode 108: A Family Reunion
December 06, 2013 05:50 PM PSTWhat better time than in the thick of holiday season for the gang to cut down their seven week hiatus and get together once again. A lot has happened in their time apart and this episode see's the trio discuss disappointing biopics, BS endings, dreadful documentaries and one member of the Popcast family see's fit to defend both Cormac McCarthy's screenwriting and obscured views of dead fish! The Popcast - 107: Dreaming of Tom
November 25, 2013 10:58 AM PSTThis week it's Gwen and Mal who have been reaped as tributes and here they be talking all things Catching Fire. The topic of what makes a good sequel is also chopped up and before you know it things de-rail into a mass swooning over our favourite Asgardian villain. The Popcast - Episode 106: The Extended Desolation of P.J.
November 07, 2013 02:56 PM PSTThis week it's just Dan and Mal on board but fear not as the boys have plenty to talk about, bringing Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 and The Broken Circle Breakdown to the table for review. Opinions on the new Hobbit film are also thrown about, take cover! The Popcast - Episode 105: 5 Minutes of Scoot
October 24, 2013 12:49 PM PDTThis week we're jonesing for banana's and talking movies. In particular, 12 Years A Slave, Escape From Tomorrow and Saving Mr Banks. We also reveal our list of flick's that have passed us by so far this year, whats on yours? The Lone Ranger?! Dont bother! The Popcast - Episode 104: Where's My Animated Movie Cow?
October 13, 2013 03:28 PM PDTThis week it's just Gwen and Mal who poke Romeo and Juliet, Camp 14, Once Upon A Time Wonderland with their review stick. We also briefly discuss what films are left to see the light of day this year and chop up the vegetarian agenda of animated movies. The Popcast - Episode 103: Dingahooey's Unicorn
October 04, 2013 10:20 AM PDTWith our hooves glued firmly to the steering wheel this week we treat you PopT's to reviews of Aint Them Bodies Saints, Prisoners and Gravity. We also mourn the end of Breaking Bad, chop up THAT finale, cast aside Walt Jr's love for breakfast and wander into oddness right from the start. The Popcast - 102: Mr Magorium's Long Jon Emporium
September 27, 2013 12:55 PM PDTThis week we put on our winter sleepwear and pick up the pieces of our damaged psyche after Vince Gilligan puts our feels through the wringer. We also discuss Prisoners, Blue Jasmine, Don Jon and Diana to name but a few things on the menu. The Popcast - Episode 101: Drop It To The Basemant Mahhn!
September 12, 2013 01:01 PM PDTAfter her pub quiz win TV's Gwen Reyes is on confidence overload and blowing minds with Swedish animal videos. As Mal and Dan try to keep up a whole host of movies including Rush, The Kings of Summer and Salinger. The Bling Ring gets a popcastian rant and whilst onboard Charlie Hunnam's elevator we reflect on the summer that was, Miley Cyrus and her scary tongue plus we roll out a selection of celebrity impressions.
The Popcast - Episode 100: The Dog's Beard Pub Quiz
September 05, 2013 12:52 PM PDTIn this episode we achieve the impossible and hit triple digits! 100 episodes in total, 50 as a three pointed transatlantic podcasting machine. We celebrate with a warm pint in The Dog's Beard and a pub quiz in which there will be blood, bell ringing, Al Pacino funk bands, dirty protests and George Lucas may or may not get his head stuck in the mouth of Bruce the shark.
The Popcast - Episode 99: Tread Lightly
August 15, 2013 09:07 PM PDTBack from schmoozing with celebrities and non celebrities alike TV's Gwen Reyes returns to help Mal deliver the Popcasts last ever double digit episode. This time round we talk about the intangible ickyness of Lee Daniels movie making, geek out over Breaking Bad's return and oh did I tell you, Breaking Bad is back!
The Popcast - 98: Only Pods Forgive!
August 02, 2013 06:35 PM PDTThis week we're a little light on news and a little light on Reyes but Dan and Mal make up for the absence of both with plenty of other stuff. This edition of The Popcast divides opinion on Only God Forgives, discusses Indonesian death squads, ponders pop star drive by's and compares Nicholas Winding Refn's face to a thumb!
The Popcast - Episode 97: Rock em' Sock em' Newboy!
July 18, 2013 02:46 PM PDTAfter a two week hiatus we're back together smashing through the veil of pop culture like a Kaiju on heat. This episode has us talking robots, aliens, monsters, ghosts, motor racing snails and epic romance.
The Popcast - Episode 96: Twenty 13 Thus Far
July 05, 2013 10:39 AM PDTSo, we're at the half way point of 2013. A year that started off a little slow but has rapidly picked up the pace. Seing as the first act is over, here at The Popcast we decided to part from the usual structure and break down our top 5 movies of the year so far, as well as pick out some tv highlights and dish out a retrospective platter of both honorable and dishonourable mentions.
The Popcast - Episode 95: Edinburgh In Full Affect!
June 28, 2013 05:09 PM PDTThis week The Popcast see's itself scattered further across the globe as Dan reports live from Edinburgh at the EIFF. We talk over his festival picks, Monsters University and Brad Pitt's zombie infested earth. We also question Yeezus's ability to name children and see a new contender come into the frame regards Box Office or Bust.
The Popcast - Episode 94: Man of Anger!
June 14, 2013 09:20 AM PDTThis week we see the Michael Shannon scale of intensity go up a few notches as we discuss Man of Steel, This Is The End, After Lucia, Wrong and I Give It A Year. We also contemplate the Woody Allen rhythm and the Yeezus - Steve Jobs connection!
The Popcast - Episode 93: Even Cats Need Talent Agents!
June 08, 2013 08:39 AM PDTThis week we tackle a bunch of movies including the likes of The Iceman, Mud, A Band Called Death and The Hangover Part III. We also upset hardcore "whovians" with our lack of interest, dispair over Grumpy Cat and ponder Ke$sha's dirty dietary habits. Which for the record, we dont recommend you try yourself...unless your into that kinda thing!
The Popcast - Episode 92: Beware Vampirates!
May 28, 2013 12:52 PM PDTThis week we join forces once more to discuss British men in glass boxes, Gatsby (again) and Gwen admits she's a shipper on a ship full of vampire pirates.
The Popcast - 91: Blue Ball Wrock!
May 10, 2013 01:12 PM PDTIn this episode we're back to full strength and rocking like Wizards with fully charged wands! We discuss The Iceman, The Great Gatsby and The Place Beyond The Pines. We also pry into some of the stranger Star Trek merchandise available online and find ourselves on the wrong end of Tony Montana's machete!
The Popcast - Episode 90: Internet Glove Slap!
May 03, 2013 05:23 PM PDTThis week TV's Gwen Reyes is off schmoozing with important peeps leaving Dan and Mal alone to discuss Iron Man 3, Upstream Color and to embrace both a bit of Ben and some serious Braff Wrath!
The Popcast - Episode 89: Spring Broken
April 21, 2013 05:27 PM PDTThe latest episode of your favourite pop culture bonanza see's the team divided by Spring Breakers with what could be one of the biggest rants in Popcast history. We also whimsically look over the new Terrence Malick film To The Wonder, fly by a few more stops on Amanda Bynes crazy train and geek out over Aubrey Plaza.
The Popcast - Episode 88: An All Time Low
April 07, 2013 08:04 AM PDTThis episode see's us drop the bar further than before as we discuss monkeys in airports, the desperate pleas for fame, dutch escorts and the celebrity death pool for 2013. An epic battle spills out over Danny Boyle's new film Trance and the recent late night tv shake up is put under the microscope.
The Popcast - Episode 87: Dorris Norris Is Trapped In The Closet
March 22, 2013 07:05 PM PDTThis week we get loose on sizzurp and with our deformed hooves we leaf through The Carrie Diaries, whilst pondering the worlds more existential questions like what is time? And will the internet explode now Chuck Norris no longer has a beard.. We also discuss The Sapphires, Beyond The Hills, The Croods and David Bowie to name but a few.
The Popcast - Episode 86: Trash Humping
March 14, 2013 04:03 PM PDTThis week we learn about Gwen's time in Austin, hump trash, melt down, form a certain level of depravity and discuss Oz, Nicholas Sparks, Justin Timberlake and keep things weird.
The Popcast - Episode 85: Keeping Up During The Come Down
March 01, 2013 05:16 AM PSTIn this weeks episode we're all trying to maintain a high during the awards season come down. We chop up the Oscars and console Dan as a Terrence Malick sized hole of disappointment burns through his soul.
The Popcast - Episode 84: Foxy Foscar Oscar Time!
February 22, 2013 01:51 PM PSTIts the academy awards this week so we chop up all things Oscar related, including gift bags for losers and who we think will win and what not. We also gloss over the Playstation 4, Google Glass, 131 reasons why the everyday Hulk got mad and talk about the Glasgow film festival
The Popcast - Episode 83: Catfishin'
February 01, 2013 12:44 PM PSTThis episode see's us get this pop culture train back on the tracks, as we expand our format, mould some new ideas and tackle a whole bunch of cool stuff like lesbians in sheds and Alan Rickman's sex appeal.
The Popcast - Episode 82: Hola New Year
January 24, 2013 12:23 PM PSTWe're back with another new year of movies and pop culture goodness. To get us back in the saddle we tackle the long list of films we've watched over our last few weeks of absence.
The Popcast - Episode 81: Goodbye 2012, Hello Eternity!!!
December 21, 2012 10:09 AM PSTIt's the last episode of 2012 so we're going all out, bring a hankie! In our end of year bonanza we look at the best and the worst of 2012, give out our annual beard, bear and dog of the year awards and announce this years Box Office or Bust Champion!
The Popcast - Episode 80: Twas The Pod Before The End Of The Year.....Or The End Of The World?
December 14, 2012 07:47 AM PSTIn our penultimate episode we gear up for the end of the year and possibly the world by reviewing The Hobbit, Seven Psychopaths, Sleepwalk With Me, Life of Pi and Sightseers. We also talk festive films and things get pretty hyper from the start.
The Popcast - Episode 79: Papas Got A Brand New Playbook!
November 29, 2012 12:27 PM PSTThis week the gang reunite and in doing so they review Silver Linings Playbook, Amour and End of Watch. We also chip away at the relevance of awards, you know..with awards season on the horizon and all.
The Popcast - Episode 78: It Shouldn't Work....But It Does!
November 09, 2012 01:00 PM PSTThis week we review The Master, Room 237, Rust and Bone and A Royal Affair. We also have a new found appreciation for Katy Perry's firework and we're not entirely sure where we stand with World War Z.
The Popcast - Episode 77: Shaken and Stirred
November 03, 2012 03:48 PM PDTThis week we mark the return of Bond....James Bond by reviewing his latest adventure Skyfall. We also dig into the whole Disney & Star Wars thing that happened this week too.
The Popcast Episode 76 - Sam Dont Dance, Sean Wont Die. The World Is Going Crazy!
October 26, 2012 05:08 PM PDTAfter a two week absence we're back to review Cloud Atlas, Berberian Sound Studio, Safety Not Guaranteed and Dan's favourite picks from the London Film Festival. We also discuss dream Halloween double bills and try to make sense of a movie based world where expectations are no longer to be expected.
The Popcast - Episode 75: Breaking Amish, Breaking Hearts
October 10, 2012 12:00 PM PDTBack to full capacity this week we review On The Road, Seven Psychopaths, Dark Horse, Untouchable and The Perks of Being A Wallflower. We also discuss potential award winners and the television goldmine that is Breaking Amish.
The Popcast - Episode 74: Hardcore Commitment
September 27, 2012 01:49 PM PDTDespite colds, flu and stomach bugs Dan and Mal show what steel determination us brits have, as we review Killing Them Softly, Cosmopolis, Holy Motors and Sound of My Voice.
The Popcast - Episode 73: Grizzly Brit
September 20, 2012 03:17 PM PDTThis week we review The Perks of Being A Wallflower, The Baby Makers, Grabbers and The Devils Business. We also veer off into the world of celebrity meltdowns, discuss car crash tv and introduce a donkey with two legs.
The Popcast - Episode 72: Weezy Gangnam Style
September 13, 2012 06:57 PM PDTThis week we review Compliance, The Master, Premium Rush, The Possession and Dredd. We also discuss the summer, movies that change our minds on second watch and we go into several tangents. But then, whats new?
The Popcast - Episode 71: Seabiscuit of the Box Office
September 07, 2012 11:13 AM PDTThis week despite being a little late and a little light on the panel we review Searching For Sugar Man, Brave, Come A Bright Day and A Cat In Paris. We aslo take the golden opportunity to geek out over Before Midnight and discuss whether secret filming is a good or bad thing.
The Popcast - Episode 70: Lady Darling and Dodgy Scripts
August 29, 2012 06:50 AM PDTThis week we review Shadow Dancer, Premium Rush and The Day. We also look at leaked scripts, radical turtles and the deeper, darker meaning behind Walt Disney's body of work.
The Popcast - Episode 68
August 23, 2012 04:55 PM PDTThis week the gangs back together to review The Watch, Lawless, The Expendables 2 and Damsels In Distress. We also look at the ongoing world of adaptations, Shame the musical, honey boo boo and bad, trashy trailers.
The Popcast - Episode 68: Amish Handball
August 16, 2012 04:10 PM PDTThis week TV's Gwen Reyes returns the Popcast!! But Dan has gone missing?! Despite all this we review Paranorman and Bernie and discuss who should and shouldn't be working in Hollywood.
The Popcast - Episode 67: Wham! Bam! Sugar Jam!
August 08, 2012 03:05 PM PDTThis week with Gwen still on her travels Mal and Dan keep things moving with reviews of Jackpot, 360, 2 Days In New York, Blue Like Jazz and V/H/S. We also look over some of the best sporting movies and discuss monkey baseball, Air Bud and Sugar Jam! The ultimate cryptozoology and sports cross over known to man.
The Popcast - Episode 66: The Elephant Man Rises
August 02, 2012 08:49 AM PDTThis week Dan and Mal hold the fort while Gwen glams it up in the world of Television. We review in a big, bad, spoilerific fashion The Dark Knight Rises along with Wild Bill and [Rec] 3 Genesis. We also meditate on The Hobbit Trilogy, The K-Stew/R-Patzz affair and other non news stories of the week.
The Popcast Episode 65: Aliens vs Water
July 19, 2012 09:33 AM PDTThis week we review (briefly and with tight lips) The Dark Knight Rises, Detachment, Magic Mike, Sound of Noise and Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World. We also ponder our favourite and least favourite film/franchise endings and say hello to the lovely Jennifer Lawrence.
The Popcast - Episode 64: A Podcast In Three Parts
July 12, 2012 12:19 PM PDTThis week we review Ruby Sparks, Ted, Indie Game The Movie and 2 Days In New York. We also decide to embrace this weeks talking point by breaking this episode into multiple parts, yeah we're cool like that.
The Popcast - Episode 63: Here Comes McCreamy!
July 06, 2012 12:22 PM PDTThis week we review The Amazing Spider-Man, Brave, Lawless, This Means War and of course....SAVAGES!! The dramatic rippedness of Kevin James in Here Comes The Boom has us looking at the transformation both comedic and dramatic actors make, oh and did I mention we talk about Savages too.
The Popcast - Episode 62: The Point of No Return
June 27, 2012 05:57 PM PDTThis week we get Dan's rundown of the Edinburgh Film Festival thus far, we review Magic Mike, Breathing and The Corridor. We also find ourselves at the crossroads of 2012 and in a mid year special we count down our top 5 films of the year so far and look at our top 5 most anticipated movies still to come.
The Popcast Episode 61: Jane Eyre That Sh**!
June 21, 2012 04:30 PM PDTThis week we're a Dan down but that didn't stop us from reviewing Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, Brave, Hemingway and Gelhorn and Pariah. We also extract great performances from poor movies and ponder how much a good performance can actually carry a film.
The Popcast Episode 60: Tom Cruise Has A Monkey?!
June 13, 2012 06:22 PM PDTThis week on The Popcast we play catch up and review Prometheus, Rock of Ages, Snow White and the Huntsman, Iron Sky, Beasts of the Southern Wild and Goodbye First Love. Our very own anti Hannah Horvath has us suckling on our history of bad cinematic experiences and it all goes a little haywire towards the end.
The Popcast Episode 59: Dont Google Us, It's Creepy.
May 30, 2012 06:45 PM PDTThis week on The Popcast we review Men In Black 3, Moonrise Kingdom, Snow White and The Huntsman and Turn Me On, Dammit! We also navigate our way through an asteroid field of technical difficulties whilst mapping out what Sci Fi universes we'd to like explore again.
The Popcast Episode 58: Somebody's Gonna Kiss The Donkey!
May 23, 2012 06:40 AM PDTThis week we review The Dictator, The Raid and Michael. We also well and truly sink Peter Berg's Battleship and discuss what movie characters we would like to emulate or aspire to be like.
The Popcast Episode 57: THEY'RE COLLECTIBLES AND THEY NEVER COME OUT OF THE BOX!!
May 16, 2012 04:04 PM PDTThis week we review How I Spent My Summer Vacation, What To Expect When You're Expecting and Cafe de Flore. We also talk toys and movies, collectibles, buckaroo and the time Ben Affleck made Mal cry.
The Popcast Episode 56: From The Box To The Big Screen
May 10, 2012 08:40 AM PDTThis week we review Dark Shadows, Darling Companion, The Innkeepers and Marley. We also delve into the world of TV - Movie Adaptations.
The Popcast Episode 55: Popcast Assemble!
May 02, 2012 10:53 AM PDTIn this weeks somewhat extended episode, we dissect the inaugural Sundance London and combine our collective powers to tackle The Avengers. We also comprise our dream Hollywood projects and talk at great length about Batman and Girls.
The Popcast Episode 54: The Robert Redford Seal of Approval
April 24, 2012 04:33 PM PDTThis week we review American Reunion, The Pirates! Band of Misfits and God Bless America. In an unusual twist we also combine Precious and Robocop, pitch Instagram the movie and compare religious icons to strippers.
The Popcast Episode 53: Drugs,Guns,Pipes and Slippers.
April 10, 2012 04:50 PM PDTDespite an array of technical difficulties this week we soldier on and review This Must Be The Place, Think Like A Man and Absentia. We also take a look at what the summer has in store and compare the stylistic differences between Woody Allen and Oliver Stone.
The Popcast Episode 52: Into The Jaws Of Obscurity.
April 03, 2012 04:58 PM PDTThis week we review Mirror Mirror, Touchback and Into The Abyss. We also confess a list of classic films we should have seen but havent.
The Popcast Episode 51: On The QT And Very Hush-Hush!
March 27, 2012 05:06 PM PDTThis week we review The Hunger Games (once more!) L!fe Happens and Pirates In and Adventure With Scientists! We also discuss our favourite Quentin Tarrantino films, the greatest beard in cinematic history and alternative ways to spend your week when faced with a slate of bad releases.
The Popcast Episode 50: We Need To Talk About Senaca Crane!
March 20, 2012 06:09 PM PDTThis week we review The Hunger Games, Tarnation and The Raven. We also discuss Gwen's shenanigans at SXSW, beatniks and Morgan Spurlock's facial hair.
Ep.49: 2012 ACADEMY AWARDS SPECIAL
February 26, 2012 02:59 PM PSTWe review a whole host of films from this years Glasgow Film Festival, The Raid, Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance as well as a few Best Picture nominees. With it being Oscar time once again we also dissect the 84th Academy Awards and make our predictions.
Ep. 48: BOURNE LEGACY, SPIDER-MAN and ABE LINCOLN VAMPIRE HUNTER
February 14, 2012 11:39 AM PSTWe review: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Lady and the Tramp, and 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days. We also dissect the Bourne Legacy, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and Amazing Spider-Man trailers.
Ep. 47: CHRONICE, THE WOMAN IN BLACK and More
February 06, 2012 08:57 PM PSTWe review Chronicle, The Woman In Black, and more, Discuss Super Bowl commercials in the Trailer Park, and play Box Office or Bust.
Ep. 46: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 3D Goes HAYWIRE
January 23, 2012 03:55 PM PSTWe review Beauty and the Beast 3D, Haywire, W.E. and The Artist. We discuss trailers for Wrong, Detachment, I Am Bruce Lee and Project X. Wrapping up the show we play Box Office or Bust.
Ep. 45: TinTin, Young Adults and Carnage Movie Reviews
January 16, 2012 04:12 PM PSTOn this week's episode of the Popcast Podcast we review The Adventures of TinTin, Young Adult, Carnage and more. We dissect the trailers for Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom and GI Joe 2. To end the show we play Box Office or Bust.
Ep. 44: DRAGON TATTOOS, IMPOSSIBLE MISSIONS and KILL LISTS Galore
January 09, 2012 09:13 PM PSTOn this episode we review the films we watched over the holidays, dissect this weeks trailers in the Trailer Park and finally play Box Office or Bust.
Ep. 43: The Popcast Christmas Special
December 19, 2011 12:54 PM PSTOn this weeks episode of the Popcast we talk all things Christmas and wish you or lovely listeners a happy holiday.
Ep. 42: NEW YEARS EVE, THE SITTER and more
December 12, 2011 01:04 PM PSTOn this weeks episode of the Popcast we review NEW YEARS EVE, THE SITTER and WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN. We also take a look at the latest trailers for WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOUR EXPECTING, THE THREE STOOGES and THE DIVIDE. And as usual we round things off with Box Office or Bust!
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