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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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Jan 20, 2017

In this episode me and my friend Paul say farewell for now to Steven Spielberg as we discuss his most recent film to date, 'The BFG'.

We also discuss the books of Roald Dahl (and the art of Quentin Blake), the Queen meeting James Bond back in the 2012 Olympics, the animated version of The BFG and compare this film to a tonne of Spielberg films from E.T to Schinder's List.

Oh, and we preview my new film podcast- Easy Riders Raging Podcast. A podcast where we will be discussing the films of the 60's one at a time. Available now from iTunes and all good podcatchers everywhere.

Jan 14, 2017

In this episode me and my friend Campbell discuss the film 'Jurassic World'.

Along the way we discuss Chris Pratt, celebrity sightings, Limp Bizkit, Westworld, 'heelgate', the brilliance of John Williams, what we have heard about Jurassic World 2 and much more.

Jan 7, 2017

In this episode me and my friend Paul discuss the Steven Spielberg film 'Bridge of Spies'.

Along the way we talk about mob mentality, 20th century history (and events from this we'd like to see Spielberg tackle next), Mark Rylance, the Cold War, The West Wing (as ever) and much more.

Oh, and that film we couldn't think of. It's 'J. Edgar' (which was directed by Clint Eastwood- and not Martin Scorsese).

Dec 30, 2016

MAYBE IT'S A RUSSIAN THING. In this festive bonus episode we complete our coverage of the Die Hard films with the fifth in that series: 'A Good Day to Die Hard'.

Along the way we talk about the Police Academy films, different versions of this film, Bruce Willis' appearance in the TV show Friends, the films of Jai Courtney, along with what we want/ what we expect from Die Hard 6.

Dec 29, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my friend Jev continue our week of Die Hard coverage by discussing 'Live Free or Die Hard' (AKA Die Hard 4.0).

Dec 28, 2016

In this bonus episode we continue our festive romp through the Die Hard franchise as me and my friend Kieran discuss the film 'Die Hard With A Vengeance'.

Along the way we talk about the best onscreen villains, the career of Samuel L. Jackson, we big up our German fans and we talk about eggs. And how they should/ shouldn't be consumed.

 

Dec 27, 2016

In this seasonal bonus episode me and my friend Paul discuss the film Die Hard 2: Die Harder.

Along the way we do impressions, talk terrible dialogue, we discuss Rene Harlin films, phoning in sick to work and get into an Amy Adams-off.

Dec 26, 2016

Happy Christmas Spielberg fans! To celebrate the season we're breaking precisous continuity and doing a week of episodes on the Die Hard series. To kick things off, me and my friend Jake discuss the classic- Die Hard.

Along the way we discuss our favourite Christmas films, the career of Alan Rickman, musicals we have seen on the stage, chocolate bars, the biggest hits of the 90's (and ponder Bieber covering them) and much, much more.

Expect quotes, impressions, singing and terrible (pun-based) spin-off ideas.

Dec 24, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my friend Jev discuss Star Wars Episode Seven: The Force Awakens.

And it is a drunken, innuendo-filled journey across the galaxy complete with impressions, puns and other absurdities. 

Dec 17, 2016

In this episode me and my friend Kieran discuss the Steven Spielberg film 'Lincoln'.

Along the way we discuss the Gilmore Girls reunion, the film Valentine's Day and we touch on recent politics (Donald Trump/ Brexit).

Dec 10, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my friend Paul complete our coverage of the Edgar Wright/ Simon Pegg Cornetto trilogy by discussing the film 'The World's End'.

Along the way we discuss friendship, going home, Antman, Brexit, Bridesmaids, we also tell drinking stories, have a little sing-song and generally have a bloody good chat.

Dec 3, 2016

In this episode me and my good friend Kieran discuss the Steven Spielberg film War Horse.

Along the way we discuss crying watching films, the best Quentin Tarantino films, World War one, Richard Curtis, the great British TV show 'This is England' and the trailer for Trainspotting 2. We also ask the question- 'how old is Eddie Redmayne?' and work out who would win in a 'posh-off' between Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston.

Nov 26, 2016

In this episode I have two separate discussions on 'The Adventures of Tintin' with my friends Kieran and Paul.

Along the way we discuss Ardman Animations 'Wallace and Gromit' specials, Tintin's sexuality, the two Truman Capote movies, Peter Jackson, Steven Moffat's time on Dr Who, Steven Spielberg's future projects and much more.

Nov 12, 2016

In this episode me and my friend Jev discuss the JJ Abrams film 'Super 8'.

Along the way we give a big shoutout to the show's Swedish fans, discuss a trip to Sweden, the London riots, lens flares, Cloverfield, calling things 'mint', mystery in JJ's films and much more.

Nov 5, 2016

This week me and my friend Campbell (from the fantastic comedy group Late Night Gimp Fight) discuss the Steven Spielberg film 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull'.

Along the way we discuss everything from The OC/ Dawson's Creek/ Party of Five to the new Ghostbusters to the career of Neighbours star Alan Dale to 80''s comedies to the Robert Rodriguez/ John Malkovich cognac movie and much much more.

Oct 29, 2016

In this bonus episode me and Kieran discuss the Edgar Wright film 'Hot Fuzz'.

Along the way we discuss more celebrity sightings, Scotland, a former life working in supermarkets, we compare the Cornetto trilogy, talk about old (and new) British sitcoms and much much more.

Oct 26, 2016

In this short (swear-free) solo episode I talk about the Michael Bay film 'Transformers'.

Along the way I talk about the career of Kurtzman and Orci, the films of Michael Bay, the films Spielberg produced post-Jurassic Park, boring acts I've seen headline music festivals (including a memory of watching Bruce Springsteen at Glastonbury), a tale from my days working at a cinema and more.

Oct 22, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my friend Jev discuss the JJ Abrams film 'Mission Impossible 3'.

Along the way we discuss the other Mission Impossible films, the James Bond films (and whether there can be a female or non-white 007), the films of John Woo, Jev's encounters as a film extra, the career of Philip Seymour Hoffman, we discuss whether Jev's girlfriend is a spy, we do impressions, discuss the films of 2006, JJ making Star Wars and much much more.

NOTE- This was recorded before the UK voted in the European Referendum, hence why we do not know the outcome in this podcast.

Oct 15, 2016

On this episode me and my friend Paul discuss the Steven Spielberg film 'Munich'.

Along the way we recreate a scene from Knocked Up and we talk nudity in movies but also the history of Israel and the surrounding controversy.

Oct 12, 2016

In this short solo bonus episode I talk about the Kevin Smith film 'Clerks 2'.

Along the way I talk Zack and Miri Make a Porno, the Simpsons, Russell Brand and more.

Oct 8, 2016

In this episode me and my friend Paul talk about the Steven Spielberg film 'War of the Worlds'.

Along the way we talk WWE, my favourite films of 2005, a memorable trip to the cinema in Moab, Pok√©mon Go, American breakfasts, War of the World related books and much more.

Oct 5, 2016

In this bonus episode me and my friend Mike talk about the Joss Whedon film 'Serenity'.

Along the way we talk politics (both in the world of Serenity and... well... not), we talk about the show Firefly as well as Stranger Things, Expanse, Ray Donovan, Freaks & Geeks and Fear the Walking Dead. 

Oct 1, 2016

In this episode I speak to my friend Richard from comedy group Late Night Gimp Fight about the Steven Spielberg film 'The Terminal'.

Along the way we talk about Suicide Squad/ The DC film universe, working at McDonalds, eating McDonalds abroad, Burger King vs McDonalds, Amazon Prime recommendations, Pizza Hut delivery failures, drive-in cinemas, the career of Tom Hanks, Big Brother and lots more.

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. 

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