Review – Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

Exploring Jim Carrey’s full method approach to playing Andy Kaufman for 1999’s Man on the Moon, Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond is one of the finest docs you’ll see this year and a must for all Carrey fans…

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TurningJapanese#3: Your Name 君の名は。

ILT’s TurningJapanese# series returns with a look at one of the finest anime releases of the modern era…

Your Name
Dir: Makoto Shinkai
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Vancouver International Film Festival 2016

Recently, I found myself in the midst of the 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival. So, as usual, I teamed up with the lovely folks at Failed Critics to bring you a round up of seven of the more intriguing pictures featured this year, including Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson and Ti West’s In a Valley of Violence

Check out the reviews here.
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The Punch Up Podcast, Ep.29: ‘Hold the Door & More!’

This week on The Punch Up podcast; the chaps catch up on the big TV releases so far this year, with full reviews of HBO’s Game of Thrones S6 and Silicon Valley S3.

There’s also a ton of other shows to catch up on, including HBO’s The Night Of, AMC’s Preacher, ESPN’s OJ: Made in America, and Harmon Quest; as well as movies Sing Street, X-Men: Apocalypse, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Zoolander 2, Midnight Special, 10 Cloverfield Lane, and David Fincher’s Zodiac

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The Punch Up Podcast, Ep.28: ‘Finding Neon Ghostbusters’

This week on The Punch Up podcast, the chaps visit the Trailer Park with a look at the latest offerings from Justice League, Wonder Woman, and Star Wars: Rogue One.

We also catch up with the latest major releases, with spoiler-free reviews of Finding Dory, Independence Day: Resurgence, The Neon Demon, Ghostbusters, as well as an impassioned plea by Phill for any and everyone to watch Swiss Army Man

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Finding Dory (and its place in Pixar sequel land)

Good fun? Yes. A classic? No. Destined to be overrated? Probably.

See also: Toy Story 3 (aye, I went there)

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Podcast: The Punch Up, Ep.27 – ‘Shane Black & The Nice Guys’

This week on The Punch Up podcast; the chaps review writer/director Shane Black’s, thoroughly enjoyable, fantastically fresh buddy-action-comedy flick, The Nice Guys (spoiler free), before taking a look back at his fascinating career to date.

There’s also some Star Wars chat as Phill and Nick ventured to see the new making of doc, Elstree 1976, and we look forward to an array of blockbusters set for release this summer, from Independence Day 2 to Finding Dory.

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Review: The Nice Guys

Probably the easiest review I’ve ever written; I don’t have a bad word to say.

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Review: Deadpool

The self-aware super-anti-hero genre has a new, er, hero.

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Vancouver Short Film Festival 2016 (Failed Critics)

Continuing the short film theme with the good chaps over at Failed Critics, I recently attended the ‘Dark Deeds’ segment at the 2016 Vancouver Short Film Festival.

Two darkly mirthful tales in particular caught my eye…

Red Handed
Dir: Edward Andrews

Vehicular Romanticide
Dir: Andrew Rowe

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Red Handed

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