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We’re back! This week we catch up on some film news and reviews. We review Detroit, A Ghost Story, The Big Sick and The Limehouse Golem. Mike also gives us a rundown of some of the best (and worst) films of FrightFest 2017.   https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/back-row-ep-53.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr
We’re back! This week we’re all about TV shows as we review Series 1 of Glow and the new series of Games of Thrones. We also discuss Jez Butterworth’s latest West End play, The Ferryman. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/back-row-ep-52.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr
We’re back! Taking a break from the rigid format, we delve into anything and everything from Dr Who casting, to Tarantino tackling the Manson Family, to the intense but brilliant The Handmaid’s Tale. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/back-row-ep-511.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr
“I’ll see you again in 25 years. Meanwhile…” It’s the TV show that baffled the world back in the early nineties…and it’s back! We take a break from our usual movie reviews to discuss, in depth, parts 1 & 2 of David Lynch’s return to Twin Peaks. Things are about to get very, very weird… https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/back-row-ep-50.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Twin Peaks Theme by Angelo Badalamenti Visit our website – http://www.backrowpodcast.net  
In the Back Row, nobody can hear you scream…this week we review Ridley Scott’s sequel/prequel Alien: Covenant. We also discuss indie/monster flick, Colossal. Mike reviews Jessica Chastain drama Miss Sloane and British comedy Mindhorn. For our IMDB Top 250 pick this week we revisit the 1962 camp classic, What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? We therefore countdown our Top 3 movie sibling rivalries. Mike quizzes Rhianna on robots in movies. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/back-row-ep-49.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr Visit our website at http://backrowpodcast.net, email us on backrowmoviepodcast@gmail.com and follow us on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/backrowfilms [00:00] Intro [03:00] Alien: Covenant [15:40] Colossal [24:00] Miss Sloane [30:45] Mindhorn [36:30] Top 3 Movie Sibling Rivalries [52:30] Quiz: Movie Androids [01:01:20] IMDB Top 250 Review: What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1962)  
Everyone’s favourite space racoon and talking tree are back! We review Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We also discuss British war movie Their Finest and British drama Lady Macbeth, which inspires us to countdown our Top 3 quintessential British movies. We also celebrate the re-release of Mulholland Drive and for our IMDB Top 250 pick we revisit The Great Escape (1963). Mike attempts to describe the horrorshow that is Warren Beatty’s Rules Don’t Apply, and quizzes Rhianna on movie soundtracks. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/back-row-ep-48.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro [02:30] Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 [12:10] Their Finest [19:55] Lady Macbeth [24:30] Rules Don’t Apply [31:40] Re-release: Mulholland Drive (2001) [44:36] Top 3 British Movies [01:08:30] Quiz: Movie Pop Soundtracks [01:23:10] IMDB Top 250 Review: The Great Escape (1963)
After a 4 week hiatus, we’re catching up on ALL the movies we missed! We’ll be discussing Secret Cinema’s Moulin Rouge, The Handmaiden, I Am Not Your Negro, Fast & Furious 8, Raw, A Dark Song and A Quiet Passion. Brace yourself… https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/back-row-ep-47.mp3 If you’re listening, PLEASE vote for us for the British Podcast awards! http://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro [02:10] Secret Cinema Presents Moulin Rouge [09:00] The Handmaiden [18:40] I Am Not Your Negro [24:00] Raw [28:10] A Quiet Passion [31:57] A Dark Song [35:35] Fast & Furious 8 [39:45] Outro / End Notes
It’s MORPHIN TIME! This week we review the long awaited (?!) Power Rangers reboot. We also discuss alien horror movie Life and Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire. Rhianna lends us her thoughts on anime remake Ghost in The Shell and Mike reviews The Autopsy of Jane Doe and The Lost City of Z. For our IMDB Top 250 pick this week, we revisit Billy Wilder’s 1950 classic, Sunset Boulevard. We also countdown our Top 3 movie cameos and Rhianna quizzes Mike on TV shows adapted to movies. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/back-row-ep-46.mp3 If you’re listening, PLEASE vote for us for the British Podcast awards! http://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro [03:10] Life (2017) [13:05] Free Fire [19:40] Power Rangers [27:00] The Lost City of Z [33:00] Ghost In The Shell [37:50] The Autopsy of Jane Doe [43:00] Top 3 Movie Cameos [57:30] QUIZ: TV Shows into Movies [01:08:00] IMDB Top 250 Review: Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Be…Our…Guest! This week we discuss monsters, robots, gorillas, witches and evil white-liberal racists. We review new monster movie Kong: Skull Island, Disney’s live action remake of Beauty and the Beast, Paul Verhoeven’s controversial thriller Elle, Jordan Peele’s hugely acclaimed horror movie Get Out, and Frightfest darling The Love Witch. We countdown our Top 3 LEAST desirable movie locations and Mike quizzes Rhianna on Disney songs. This week for our IMDB Top 250 pick, we review James Cameron’s monumental sci-fi classic, Terminator 2: Judgement Day. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/back-row-ep-45.mp3 If you’re listening, PLEASE vote for us for the British Podcast awards! http://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] – Intro [04:25] – Kong: Skull Island [16:30] – Beauty and the Beast [26:30] – Get Out [36:36] – Elle [46:20] – The Love Witch [55:20] – Top 3 Least Desirable Movie Locations [01:13:40] – Quiz: Disney Songs [01:30:30] – IMDB Top 250 Review: Terminator 2: Judgement day  
This week we bid farewell to Oscar season and get back to reviewing some trashy, shlocky, popcorn fare. We review the latest Wolverine movie Logan, Gore Verbinski’s psychological horror movie A Cure For Wellness and Michael Keaton’s starring role in The Founder. Mike also reviews Beyond The Gates, Certain Women, Patriots Day and Multiple Maniacs. We countdown our top 3 grossest movie moments and Rhianna quizzes Mike on “Women” movies. For our IMDB Top 250 pick, we revisit Chris Nolan’s twisted thriller Memento (2000). https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/back-row-ep-441.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro Music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro [04:50] Logan [14:30] A Cure For Wellness [25:05] The Founder [32:35] Patriots Day [37:50] Certain Women [40:30] Beyond The Gates [44:40] Multiple Maniacs (1970) [47:48] Top 3 Grossest Movie Moments (WARNING: GROSS EXPLICIT CONTENT) [01:04:40] Quiz: “Women/Woman” Movies [01:16:35] IMDB Top 250 Review: Memento (2000) SPOILER ALERT  
This week things get steamy and sleazy with the return of Christian Grey…we review Fifty Shades Darker. Oscar season continues with reviews of acclaimed, nominated movies Fences, Hidden Figures, Moonlight, 20th Century Women and we also review Alice Lowe’s brilliant revenge thriller Prevenge and the much-awaited The Lego Batman Movie (with guest reviewers Jake and Theo). We countdown our Top 3 Valentines Day movies and Mike quizzes Rhianna on characters played by multiple actors. For our IMDB Top 250 pick, we review the 1955 French thriller, Les Diaboliques.  https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/back-row-ep-43.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro [03:10] Fifty Shades Darker [12:00] The Lego Batman Movie [22:20] Moonlight [33:40] Hidden Figures [41:40] Fences [50:45] Prevenge [56:15] 20th Century Women [01:02:50] Top 3 Valentines Day Movies [01:13:40] Quiz: Characters played by multiple actors [01:27:05] IMDB Top 250 Pick: Les Diaboliques (1955)
It’s our most epic episode so far…and nothing says epic quite like The Godfather and The Godfather Part 2. Today we review BOTH back-to-back as our IMDB Top 250 pick. We also review a plethora of new movies including T2 Trainspotting, Hacksaw Ridge, Loving, Denial, Christine, Sing and Toni Erdmann. Rhianna quizzes Mike on movie quotes and we countdown our Top 3 movies based on true stories (released in the last 20 years). We also discuss this year’s oscar nominations. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/back-row-ep-42.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Oscar Nominations [18:55] T2: Trainspotting [25:20] Denial [35:00] Loving [43:00] Toni Erdmann [51:00] Hacksaw Ridge [58:50] Christine [01:07:00] Sing [01:12:20] Top 3 Movies based on true stories [01:33:40] Quiz: Movie Quotes [01:48:30] The Godfather (1972) & The Godfather Pt 2 (1974) [02:06:50] Outro / End Notes
Hooray for Hollywood! It’s finally time to review Damien Chazelle’s smash hit musical, La La Land. We also cover Casey Affleck’s brilliant starring turn in Manchester By The Sea. Mike reviews Natalie Portman’s new movie Jackie and M. Night Shyamalan’s bonkers new thriller, Split. We countdown our top 3 most overrated Oscar winning performances and Mike quizzes Rhianna on famous film scores. This week our IMDB Top 250 pick is Danny Boyle’s 90s classic, Trainspotting. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/backrowep41.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro [03:30] La La Land [19:20] Manchester By The Sea [30:00] Jackie [37:30] Split [45:25] Top 3 Overrated Oscar Winning Performances [01:04:10] Quiz: Film Scores [01:12:00] IMDB Top 250 Review: Trainspotting (1996) [01:29:50] Outro / End Notes
Happy New Year! It’s time for us to countdown our Top 10 movies of 2016. We also discuss the WORST movies of the year and quiz each other on 2016 in movies. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/backrowep40.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro / 2016 Quiz (Pt 1)  [07:25] Top 10 Movies of 2016 (Pt 1)  [38:00] WORST movies of 2016  [43:20] Listener feedback / tweets  [46:42] Top 10 Movies of 2016 (Pt 2)  [01:23:15] 2016 Quiz (Pt 2)  [01:28:09] Outro / Coming up next time
Merry Christmas! While Rhianna is out of commission over the festive break, Mike recommends some of the best movies in UK cinemas this week, including Martin Scorsese’s Silence, devastating fairytale A Monster Calls, space adventure with J-Law and Chris Pratt Passengers and a 4k restoration of the brilliant twisted coming-of-age drama Donnie Darko.  https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/backrowbonusep.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  [00:00] Intro [01:00] Passengers [05:45] Donnie Darko Re-Release [09:25] A Monster Calls [13:30] Silence [18:20] Outro / End Notes
**CUE THE IMPERIAL MARCH** – it’s that time of year again…we return to a galaxy far far away to review the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise. We also review Oliver Stone’s latest movie Snowden, Mike discusses the troublesome Birth of a Nature and retro-horror movie I Am Not A Serial Killer. Rhianna discusses the latest acclaimed Disney animation, Moana. For our IMDB Top 250 pick, we revisit the classic Gene Kelly musical Singin In The Rain, which also prompts us to countdown our Top 3 musical numbers. Rhianna also quizzes Mike on spy movies…for some reason. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/backrowep39.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro / Listeners questions [07:36] Rogue One: A Star Wars Story [17:45] Snowden [26:15] Birth of a Nation [32:40] Moana [39:07] I Am Not A Serial Killer [42:47] Top 3 Musical Numbers [59:00] Quiz: Spy Movies [01:08:00] IMDB Top 250 Review: Singin’ In The Rain (1952) [01:22:18] End notes / Outro
This week Rhianna is VERY excited to delve back into JK Rowling’s world of Witchraft and Wizardry with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. We also review Amma Asante’s epic love story A United Kingdom, Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard in Allied, Spike Lee’s topical musical Chi-Raq and Jim Jarmusch’s bus-driver comedy Paterson. Mike also reviews Tom Hanks’ latest movie Sully and horror movies The Wailing and We Are The Flesh. Rhianna reviews tear-jerking drama Mum’s List. We countdown our top 3 movies set on transport and Mike quizzes Rhianna on magical creatures and fantastic beasts in movies. For our IMDB Top 250 pick, we revisit Martin Scorsese’s 1976 classic, Taxi Driver.  https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/back-row-ep-38.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr. [00:00] Intro [02:30] Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them [11:15] A United Kingdom [19:50] Allied [28:50] Paterson [36:30] Sully [42:50] Chi-Raq [50:46] Mum’s List [56:20] The Wailing [59:50] We Are The Flesh [01:02:15] Top 3 Movies set on transport [01:19:00] Quiz: Magical creatures [01:28:18] IMDB Top 250 Review: Taxi Driver (1976) [01:51:15] Outro / End Notes
Happy Amy Adams week! This week we review her starring turns in Tom Ford’s new movie Nocturnal Animals and Denis Villeneuve’s new thought provoking sci-fi Arrival. We also cover Ben Affleck’s latest action thriller The Accountant and Rhianna gives her verdict on heart-warming true story A Street Cat Named Bob. We countdown our Top 3 alien invasion movies and Rhianna quizzes Mike on movies based on true stories from the past 10 years. This week our IMDB Top 250 pick is Frank Capra’s 1934 Oscar winning rom-com It Happened One Night. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/back-row-ep-37.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro [01:20] Nocturnal Animals [12:25] The Accountant [19:45] A Street Cat Named Bob [25:50] Arrival [35:40] Top 3 Alien Invasion Movies [55:10] Quiz: Movies based on True Stories (2006-2016) [01:04:35] IMDB Top 250 Review: It Happened One Night (1934) [01:19:20] Outro / End Notes  
This week we review Benedict Cumberbatch’s turn in the latest Marvel outing, Doctor Strange. Rhianna also reviews Disney’s Queen of Katwe and Dreamwork animation Trolls starring Justin Timberlake, which prompts us to countdown our Top 3 popstars-turned-actors. Mike quizzes Rhianna on the career of Benedict Cumberbatch. For our IMDB Top 250 pick, we look back at the 2014 Argentinian revenge-anthology, Wild Tales.  https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/back-row-ep-36.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  [00:00] Intro / Listeners Questions [09:05] Doctor Strange [19:10] Queen of Katwe [24:52] Train to Busan [27:40] Trolls [32:45] Top 3 Popstars-Turned-Musicians [48:09] QUIZ: Benedict Cumberbatch [56:20] IMDB Top 250 Review: Wild Tales (2014) [01:06:30] Outro / End Notes  
This week we discuss and review some of our favourite picks from LFF 2016. We also review Emily Blunt’s new thriller The Girl On The Train, John Michael McDonagh’s latest politically incorrect comedy War On Everyone and one of the best horror movies of the year, Under The Shadow. Mike also reviews Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie. For our IMDB Top 250 pick this week we review David Fincher’s Gone Girl and we countdown our Top 3 female villains. Rhianna quizzes Mike on movies set on trains. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/back-row-ep-35.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro [02:13] London Film Festival 2016 [22:40] The Girl On The Train [29:43] My Scientology Movie [34:50] War On Everyone [40:45] Under The Shadow [46:50] The Girl With All The Gifts [48:00] Top 3 Female Villains [01:04:20] Quiz: Train movies [01:10:50] IMDB Top 250 Review: Gone Girl [01:26:05] Outro / End Notes  
Bridget is back! This week Rhianna reviews the long awaited Bridget Jones Baby. We also discuss and review the new outrageous Seth Rogen animation Sausage Party and indie Sundance comedy Captain Fantastic. Mike reviews gripping new horror movie Don’t Breathe and Rhianna reviews WW2 thriller Anthropoid. We rundown our top 3 Movie Love Triangles and Mike quizzes Rhianna on the BBC’s recent poll on the Greatest Movies of the 21st Century. For our IMDB Top 250 review this week, we revisit Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic, The Shining. We also discuss the sad loss of the great Gene Wilder. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/backrowep33.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro / Listeners Questions [05:30] Gene Wilder [08:50] Sausage Party [17:15] Bridget Jones’ Baby [22:25] Captain Fantastic [28:35] Don’t Breathe [32:45] Anthropoid [38:50] Top 3 Movie Love Triangles [55:15] QUIZ: Top 100 Movies of the 21st Century [01:06:00] IMDB Top 250 Review: The Shining [01:18:18] Outro / End Notes
This week we take a break from our usual schedule for Mike to rundown his Top 10 movies from FrightFest 2016. Listen if you dare… https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/back-row-frightfest2016.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney
This week we take you down Equality Street and consider ourselves not just podcasters but ENTERTAINERS. We review David Brent’s Life On The Road, horror movies Lights Out & The Purge: Election Year and bizarre kiwi documentary Tickled. We countdown our Top 3 Road Movies and Rhianna quizzes Mike on Mockumentary films. Our IMDB Top 250 pick for this week is The Lives Of Others. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/08/back-row-ep-32.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00.00] intro / listeners questions [08:45] David Brent: Life On The Road [22:20] Lights Out [31:20] Tickled [38:10] The Purge: Election Year [45:40] Top 3 Road Movies [01:00:20] Quiz: Mockumentary Films [01:08:30] IMDB Top 250 Review: The Lives Of Others (2006) [01:21:30] Outro / End Notes Sent from my iPhone
This week we review the latest DC offering, Suicide Squad and Todd Solondz’ latest dark, uncomfortable indie comedy Wiener-Dog. Mike quizzes Rhianna on Dog Movies and Rhianna gives her verdict on Jason Bourne. Our IMDB pick for this week is Se7en and we countdown our Top 3 scene-stealing performances. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/08/back-row-ep-31.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro / Listeners Questions [08:30] Suicide Squad [24:45] Wiener-Dog [34:20] Jason Bourne [40:30]  Top 3 Scene-Stealing Performances [59:00] Quiz: Dog Movies [01:05:45] IMDB Top 250 Review: Se7en [01:24:30] Outro / End Notes
It’s a big week for summer family movies! We review Disney Pixar sequel Finding Dory, the Ghostbusters reboot, Star Trek Beyond and Spielberg’s adaptation of the BFG. We countdown our Top 3 female protagonists in movies and Rhianna quizzes Mike on Roald Dahl adaptations. This week our IMDB Top 250 pick is Ingmar Bergman’s Persona. https://backrowpodcastdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/back-row-episode-301.mp3 DOWNLOAD SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES  Intro music by Jack Whitney Outro music by Victor Gurr [00:00] Intro / Listener Questions [10:33] Finding Dory [23:10] The BFG [31:35] Ghostbusters [45:25] Star Trek Beyond [54:50] Top 3 Female Protagonists [01:14:00] Quiz: Roald Dahl Adaptations [01:20:50] Persona (1966) [01:34:30] Outro / End Notes  
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Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Nov 15th, 2015
Latest Episode
Aug 31st, 2017
Release Period
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Episodes
56

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