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SpielbergPod - The Steven Spielberg Film Podcast

The SpielbergPod is a show where me and some friends rewatch the films of Steven Spielberg going through them one at a time . It's a mix of film discussion, humour and just good ol' fashioned conversation among friends. Features of the show include recastings of the films with current day actors, companion pieces to the film and top five lists.
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Sep 28, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my friend Ramit discuss the Edgar Wright film 'Shaun of the Dead'.

Along the way we mention U2, great comedy horror films, ice cream, Queen, The Walking Dead, mice, great cheesy tunes, Deadpool, British sitcom stars of the 80s and my comedy horror ebook 'Shoulda Woulda Coulda' (available at Amazon's everywhere).

Sep 24, 2016

In this episode, me and my friend Kieran discuss the Steven Spielberg film 'Catch Me If You Can'.

Along the way we discuss Stranger Things, The Great British Bake-Off, the careers of Jennifer Garner/ Chloe Svengy/ Christopher Walken and much much more. 

Sep 17, 2016

FOR FRODO! Join me and my friends Paul and Kieran as we finish our journey to Mount Doom and conclude our Lord of the Rings bonus episode trilogy by talking about 'Return of the King'.

Expect innuendo, impressions and much, much more.

 

Sep 10, 2016

In this innuendo filled bonus episode we continue our journey towards Mordor in our episode on the second Lord of the Rings film, 'The Two Towers'.

Along the way we talk Star Trek, Due South, The New Adventures of Superman and we attempt to do northern England accents.

Sep 3, 2016

In this bonus episode, me and my friends Paul and Kieran begin our sweary, left-wing journey across Middle-Earth in our coverage of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, beginning with The Fellowship of the Ring.

Expect mentions of The Hobbit, Game of Thrones, the X-Men, Brexit as well as impressions and a whole lot more.

Aug 31, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my friend Kieran continue our coverage of the Matrix trilogy by discussing the Wachowski sisters' film 'Matrix Revolutions'.

Along the way we talk about our favourite celebrity sightings, actors from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (the MCU), Brexit gets a mention, we talk about the idea of using Muse in this film (and Superman),  and I make some comments that I should not have....

Aug 27, 2016

In this episode me and my friend Jev discuss the continuing adventures of Twinity and Neon in the Wachowski's 'Matrix Reloaded'.

Along the way we talk Buffy (and my meeting with a cast member at the San Diego Comic-Con), ER, Jev's issue with 'Speed', we disagree on what year the Kill bill films came out on, Jackie Chan/ Jet Li, actors from Kevin Smith films, and try to wrap our heads round how logging out of the matrix works (could it lead to some sort of body-swap situation?).

Aug 24, 2016

In this episode me and my friend Paul discuss the Steven Spielberg film 'Minority Report'.

Along the way we look at the career of Cruise, we ask the question 'whatever happened to Nicole Kidman' and we talk about Metallica. A lot.

Aug 20, 2016

In this episode me and my friend Mike discuss the Steven Spielberg film 'A.I.: Artificial Intelligence'.

Along the way we discuss Battlestar Galactica, the Marvel cinematic universe (specifically Black Widow and Dr Strange), humans being dicks onscreen and off (racism/ trans bathroom rights), Glastonbury, the way Spielberg uses children in his films, the film 'Ted', Stanley Kubrik, science-fiction, rating movies, walking out of films, the new King Kong trailer and much more.

Aug 17, 2016

In this bonus TV episode me and my friend Kieran discuss the Buffy the Vampire Slayer season six episode 'Once More With Feeling'.

Along the way we talk musicals (notably 'Grease' and 'Rocky Horror'), we talk about our favourite episodes of the show as well as our histories with the show, how the Marvel Cinematic Universe has adopted 'Buffy speak', living in Bristol, musical episodes of other shows (such as Fringe and Greys Anatomy), existential crisis's and we ponder whether we should do bonus episodes on The O.C./ The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Mama Mia! 

Aug 13, 2016

In this episode me and my friend Ramit discuss the fourth-best Jurassic Park film, Joe Johnston's 'Jurassic Park 3'.

Along the way we talk about dinosaurs, the other films in the series, David Duchovny's love-life, we ponder whether J-Lo and Ben Kingsley would work as an on-screen couple, we talk guilty-pleasure/ Sunday afternoon films, needing more Jeff Goldblume in films and more.

Aug 12, 2016

In this solo episode I talk about the final two episodes of the 2001 HBO/BBC TV show, 'Band of Brothers' entitled 'Why We Fight' and 'Points'. 

Aug 11, 2016

In this solo episode I talk about two episodes of the 2001 HBO/BBC TV show, 'Band of Brothers' entitled 'The Breaking Point' and 'The Last Patrol'. 

Aug 10, 2016

In this solo episode I talk about two episodes of the 2001 HBO/BBC TV show, 'Band of Brothers' entitled 'Crossroads' and 'Bastogne'. 

Aug 9, 2016

In this solo episode I talk about two episodes of the 2001 HBO/BBC TV show, 'Band of Brothers' entitled 'Carentan' and 'Replacements'. 

Aug 8, 2016

In this solo episode I talk about the first two episodes of the 2001 HBO/BBC TV show, 'Band of Brothers' entitled 'Curahee' and 'Day of Days'. 

Jul 30, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my brother Lee discuss 'The Matrix' by the Wachowski sisters.

Along the way we discuss past excitement for Star Wars: Episode 1, The Walking Dead, Lost, Ghost in the Shell, the works of Edgar Wright (Spaced, Scott Pilgrim, the Cornetto Trilogy and beyond) as well as the insides of the shed where the podcast is recorded and lots more.

Jul 23, 2016

In this episode me and my friend Paul discuss the Steven Spielberg film 'Saving Private Ryan'.

Along the way we discuss World War 2, corned beef, cameos in the film, the career of Vin 'Fast and the Furious' Diesel, the rivalry between Portsmouth and Southampton, double-decker tanks, Friday Night Lights, we compare Dick Winters from Band of Brothers to Capt. Miller, and we preview upcoming episodes. #CowardPride

Jul 9, 2016

In this episode me and my friend Kieran talk about the Steven Spielberg film 'Amistad'.

Along the way we talk about communication and otherness in Spielberg films. We also talk 'Schinder's List', we show our complete lack of knowledge of American history, we talk about the Spielberg season at the BFI (British Film Institute) in London, we do a 'shoutout' to Benview on Spielberg (a fellow Spielberg podcast), we look at Spielberg's career just prior/ post the millennium, we compare this film to both The Color Purple and 12 Years a Slave, we get some feedback from one listener and we continue to moan about Brexit.

Please note- there were some issues with the record so there are a handful of jerky edits in the episode but generally the episode is fine.

Jun 26, 2016

Recorded on the 24th of June 2016, on the day the British 'Brexit' referendum is announced, my friend Kieran and I try to take our minds off this political disaster by talking about our favourite European films.

Along the way we talk Guillermo Del Toro, Pedro Almodavar, Richard Linklater's 'Before' series, Shane Meadows (in particular his film. series 'This is England') as well as reflecting on European trips which include getting sick in Vienna due to in appropriate clothing and how not to talk to women on a trip to Greece.

Expect an undercurrent of frustration throughout. 

Jun 25, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my friend Paul talk about the Luc Besson film 'The Fifth Element'.

Along the way we discuss the career of Bruce Willis (and Jared Leto), we also talk about Highlander, get a Chinese-whispers account of the filming of Red 2, we do some impressions, talk about what TV shows we have been watching (I give my opinion on X-Men: Apocalypse) and more.

Jun 17, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my friend Paul discuss the Roland Emmerich film 'Independence Day'.

Along the way we talk about The West Wing, the highs and lows of the career of Will Smith, Hiroshima, a British take on ID4, the possibility of a volcanic eruption in Yellowstone Park, Paul tries (and fails) to do Pullsman's 4th of July speech, we sing a little (The Offspring! Kenny Loggins!), do some impressions and we cast our thoughts on the forthcoming Independence Day: Resurgence.

Jun 11, 2016

In this episode me and  my friend Jake discuss the Steven Spielberg film 'The Lost World', sequel to Jurassic Park.

Along the way we discuss the other films of David Koepp, the career of the girl who played Kelly, the TV show of Westworld, The West Wing, Swingers, we discuss things we have been watching (such as Witless and The Leftovers) and I introduce a new feature.

May 28, 2016

In this bonus TV episode me and my friend Kieran talk about the TV show 'Friends', specifically the season two episode 'The One Where Eddie Won't Go'.

Along the way we talk in general about the show Friends (how we got into it, favourite episodes, the show post 9/11, Friends as a gateway to American TV shows), we talk about the changing face of sitcoms (multi-camera to single camera) we also talk about bromance, we compare Xander from Buffy to Chander and we discuss the TV shows The Unusuals and Catastrophe.

May 21, 2016

In this bonus episode I look at the Kevin Smith films 'Clerks', 'Mallrats', 'Chasing Amy', 'Dogma' and, if you stick around until the very end 'Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back'.

And in my recasting section I recast the View Askew universe with drag queens from Ru Paul's Drag Race (the Ru-skewniverse?). 

 

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