063 - REVIEW OF THE YEAR 2018

Jeremy rounds up his choices for the best and worst films of the year, assisted by Chris Arnsby and Anthony Malone, the latter joining via written notes, as together they cover such subjects as the stage version of The Exorcist, the parallel between Freddie Mercury and Neil Armstrong, Jurassic World: The Lawsuit, the distance of history and exactly what Jeremy thinks of Ernest Cline.

059 - MERRY CHRISTMAS MISTER LAWRENCE

Jeremy is joined by incoming guest and literary friend Emmanuelle Harscouet to discuss the 1983 war drama Merry Christmas Mister Lawrence, with a discussion that takes in such diverse points as cultural transference, war as communications failure, the culture/language interface and the responsibility of recording history. Merry Christmas!

058 - SUPER MARIO BROS.

Jeremy is reunited with comics author and gaming expert Dan Whitehead to mull over 1993 sci-fantasy adventure Super Mario Bros, based on the popular video game series. Along the way, they take in such sights as Drain Man, Gloom Raider, the Cream of Scotland Yard and the game/film dynamic.

During the conversation, a couple of other projects that you can read about online were referenced. The script for the unproduced “last” Pink Panther film, Romance of the Pink Panther by Peter Sellers and Jim Moloney, can be read here, while the fan-produced sequel, Super Mario Brothers 2, can be read here.

057 - HOW TO GET AHEAD IN ADVERTISING

Jeremy and Chris Arnsby cast off the shackles of commercialism to watch How to Get Ahead in Advertising, the 1989 satire written and directed by Bruce Robinson and reuniting him with his Withnail, Richard E. Grant. Their discussion of this dark and disgusting comedy covers such rib-tickling topics as George Orwell, Franz Kafka, Sergeant Pepper, Blake's 7 and Thomas the Tank Engine.

056 - STREET FIGHTER

Jeremy is joined by comics author and gaming journalist Dan Whitehead to tackle 1994 action adventure Street Fighter, very loosely based on the video game series and starring Jean-Claude van Damme and Raul Julia. Their discussion touches on the limits of yoga, electric frogs, the Last James Bond Film and international movie star Simon Callow.

032 - TRON LEGACY

Ed Bloomer returns to help Jeremy discuss the 2010 science fantasy sequel TRON Legacy, with a heated discussion that takes in subjects including two-minute dancing, anti-helmet bias and David Frost.

Here's an article about the unproduced third TRON film, from an interview with director Joseph Kosinski from March this year.

And here's the article offering a counter-argument to the film's politics regarding the freedom of information.

 

030 - THE 2016 REVIEW

Jeremy returns for a new year and is joined by Chris Arnsby for a review of the last year's new releases. Listen in to discover the secret genius of Dan Brown, the importance of good diction, which film only Chris saw and find out what Jeremy sounds like when he's really cross.

See below for a playlist of previous best film winners!

 
 

027 - MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE

Jeremy and Chris Arnsby present a commentary for the 1966 horror anti-classic Manos: The Hands of Fate, intended for listening while playing the film via home video or online. Join them as they uncover the Cocktail Party of the Damned, David Niven's shoulders and lashings of waldorf salad.