Films on Trial Podcast

Films on Trial

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Episode 19: Demon Knight
Is Demon Knight a welcome tale to the EC Comics universe? Or should it be sealed in the crypt? Gav puts this film forward as part of Horror Month, and will be defending it against Dave. The gang also discusses Silence of the Lambs being downgraded to a 15 age certificate, The Last Jedi, and Deadpool 2. Plus all the usual terrible impressions, songs and a quiz entitled Crypt or Script, in which Dave must answer whether a title is from the Tales from the Crypt series, or a song by Irish rockers The Script.Special Guest: Ausy.Support Films on Trial
Episode 1: Alien 3
Do you like films? Do you like debating whether a film is a cinematic triumph, or if it’s a big hot mess? Well, we’ve got a brand new podcast for you. We aim to settle those raging debates once and for all, as we put Films on Trial This week the team put Alien3 on trial. Is it an underrated cinematic masterpiece, or a big hot mess? There will also be plenty of film news, trivia and banter. Hope you enjoy! Check out our website: www.filmsontrial.org Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/filmtrials Support Films on Trial
Episode 3: The Hangover
This week the team put The Hangover on trial. Is it a sobering comedy for the ages, or a cocktail of bad humour and worse characters? There will also be plenty of news, trivia and banter. Check out our website; www.filmsontrial.org Follow us on Twitter; http://twitter.com/filmtrials Subscribe to us on itunes; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/films-on-trial/id1257389720?mt=2 Give us a like on Soundcloud; www.soundcloud.com/films-on-trial Support Films on Trial
Episode 11: Air Force One
Air Force One is on trial this week, with Joel putting forward his arguments for why it should be on the hit list and Dave doing his best to shoot him down. There's also news about a possible Logan-esque Knight Rider film, discussion of the Hitman's Bodyguard, the rumours about a possible Obi Wan film in the Star Wars franchise and reaction to a remake of Papillon. There's also opinions on the trailer for the upcoming Death of Stalin and Quiz Dave will see him tested on films based on the 'Die Hard formula'. Will he be able to name 'Die Hard on a boat' or 'Die Hard on a train'?Support Films on Trial
Shadow of a Vampire
Shadow of a Vampire is on trial in this episode. A great take on the vampire genre or just a pain in the neck?Support Films on Trial
Episode 4: Con Air
Do you like films? Do you like debating whether a film is a cinematic triumph, or if it's a big hot mess? Well, we've got the perfect podcast for you. We aim to settle those raging debates once and for all, as we put Films on Trial. This week the gang put Con Air on trial. Is it a grounded classic, or does it fly too close to the sun? They'll also be plenty of news, trivia and banter. Plus a new addition to the show; Quiz Dave! This week we test Dave on his knowledge of Nicholas Cage's angry outbursts! Check out our website; www.filmsontrial.org Follow us on Twitter; http://twitter.com/filmtrials Subscribe to us on itunes; https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/films-on-trial/id1257389720?mt=2 Give us a like on Soundcloud; www.soundcloud.com/films-on-trial Support Films on Trial
Episode 31: Super Mario Brothers
Super Mario Brothers is on trial. Did this 1993 movie do the addictive computer game justice, or should we flush it down the toilet and leave it in the sewers? We discuss the golden globes, are we about to see a rise in female leading roles for blockbuster films, and this weeks quiz: Nintendo, Nintendont - Have these Computer games been turned into movies or not? Special Guest: Ausy.Support Films on Trial
The Dark Knight
The caped crusader is in the dock this week. Does The Dark Knight shine brightly or is it just about a man running around with his underpants on the outside? Gav defends this week, with Alex desperately trying to prevent it going on the Hit List. There's the usual news, songs and a quiz that finds out if a name belongs to a Batman villain, or a heavy metal band, entitled "Bat's Entertainment!" Special Guest: Ausy.Support Films on TrialLinks:Dwayne Johnson happily accepts Baywatch's Razzie | The Independent
Tango and Cash
This week the gang put Tango and Cash on trial. Is it a refreshing summer drink? Or is it squash? In the news, the gang talk about Idris Elba being rumoured for Suicide Squad 2, and also provide a no spoilers review of Captain Marvel. Plus in this week’s Film Feels who's better, Stallone or Russell? Also, this week’s quiz is all about the UK drink Tango! All of that plus a Caption Contest, musical instruments, sound effects, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Us
This week the gang put Us on trial. Is it for Us? Or should it Get Out? In the news, the gang talk about Oscar Isaac possibly playing Batman, and Deadpool to the MCU. Plus in this week’s Film Feels we discuss our favourite doppelgängers in movies. Also, this week’s quiz is all about Us...ish! All of that plus a Caption Contest, musical instruments, sound effects, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Woman in Black
This week the gang put Woman in Black on Trial. Is it a triumphant return for Hammer? Or a horrific hammer blow? It’s a continuation of our Halloween Horror Month, where each of the gang picks one of their favourite (and underrated) horror films to defend throughout October. This week, Joel is the who is acting as the defense, and arguing that the atmospheric ghost story be placed on the Hit List. Alex is acting as the prosecution and trying to convince us to just watch Harry Potter instead. Dave and Ausy are the character witnesses, whilst Gav acts as the judge, giving the final verdict. In the news, the gang talk about James Gunn joining the DC Universe, and the trailers for Aladdin and... Plus Alex asks which is our favourite Haunted House in this week’s Film Feels. This week’s quiz is all about the screen adaptations and writings of Jane Goldman! All of that plus a Caption Contest, spooky musical instruments, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Falling Down
This week the gang put Falling Down on trial. Is it ascend to the top of the Hit List? Or does it just fall down? In the news, the gang talk about movie rumours including; Oscar Isaac playing Solid Snake in a Metal Gear Solid movie, Wesley Snipes and Kevin Feige bringing Blade into the MCU, and Lupita Nyong'o and Rami Malek being circled for the new James Bond film. Plus in this week’s Film Feels we discuss our favourite falls in movies. Also, this week’s quiz is provided by Ausy (so who knows what its about !!) All of that plus a Caption Contest, musical instruments, sound effects, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Mary Poppins
This week the gang put Mary Poppins Returns on trial. Is it supercalifragilisticexpialidocious? Or is it a step BACK in time? In the news, the gang talk about the trailers for Us, Aladdin and Hellboy. Plus in this week’s Film Feels we discuss our favourite Disney films. Also, this week’s quiz is all about Mary Poppins! All of that plus a Caption Contest, musical instruments, sound effects, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Is Die Hard really a Christmas film?
Movie News, reviews and the big one... Is Die Hard a Christmas film? Find out in this week's podcast www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
The Christmas Chronicles
This week the gang put The Christmas Chronicles on trial. Is it the most wonderful film of the year? Or is it devoid of Christmas cheer? This week, Gav is acting as the defense, and arguing that it’s a Christmas Cracker. Alex is acting as the prosecution and arguing that it’s a Christmas Turkey. Dave and Joel are the character witnesses, whilst Ausy acts as the judge, giving the final verdict. In the news, there’s a no spoilers review of Ralph Breaks the Internet. Plus this week’s Film Feels ask what our worst Christmas movie is. This week’s quiz is all about Christmas movies! All of that plus a Caption Contest, musical instruments, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Eli
In our penultimate episode of Halloween Horror month, Joel has picked Eli (2019) to be put on trial. Is it a break-out Netflix hit, or more scrolling fodder? On top of that we have a quiz based on haunted houses in film, an almost perfect impression of a man, and a discussion of cinema's scariest children. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Field of Dreams
This week we have Field of Dreams on trial. Does this film hit it out of the park or should it be sent back to the dugout for striking out?Support Films on Trial
Leon
Is Leon a professional hitman of a film? On the face of it Leon has all the makings of a great film but, does it fall short in some areas? Can a film truly be a hit when it has such an uncomfortable behind the scenes story? We try to decipher whether Leon has stood the test of time especially now that we know so much more about the Director and his personal relationships. We've tried to stay as light as possible while giving the topics the respect they deserve but it can be difficult when dealing with such uncomfortable subject matter. We would really appreciate any feedback and comments you have about our approach to filmstrial@gmail.com Special Guest: Ausy.Support Films on Trial
Wolf of Wall Street
This week we put Wolf of Wall Street on trial. Is it a sure fire investment or is it a stock market crash? Joel is acting as the defense, and arguing that you should buy, buy, buy! Alex is acting as the prosecution and trying to sell, sell, sell. Ausy and Dave are the character witnesses, whilst Gav acts as the judge, giving the final verdict. In the news, the gang talk about the Shrek reboot, the Walking Dead films, a Breaking Bad movie, and the sad passing of Stan Lee. Plus this week’s Film Feels ask what our favourite drug-taking scenes in movies are. This week’s quiz is all stock market films! All of that plus a Caption Contest, musical instruments, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
The Predator
This week the gang put The Predator on Trial. If it bleeds, should we kill it? Gav is trying his best to get to the choppa, and get the film placed on the Hit List. Alex is acting as the prosecution, and trying to skin Gav’s arguments and hang them upside down from a tree. Captain Dave and Joel are the character witnesses, whilst Ausy acts as the judge, giving the final verdict. In the news, the gang talk about the death of Burt Reynolds, the first photo of Joachim Phoenix’s joker, and Mark Whalberg’s gruelling schedule. Plus Alex asks which do we prefer Predator or Alien in this this week’s ‘Film Feels’. This week’s quiz is a two-parter: Predators in movies, and which actor has the highest movie death toll? All of that plus a Caption Contest, xylophones, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Men in Black: International
This week the gang put Men in Black:International on trial. Is it Roswell that ends well? Or is it Lost in space? Plus in this week’s Film Feels we talk about our favourite movie aliens! Also, this week’s quiz is all about movie alien races! All of that plus a Caption Contest, musical instruments, sound effects, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Pokemon: the first movie
This week the gang put Pokemon: The First Movie on trial. Should you catch them all? Or should you use protection? In the news, the gang talk about Bad Boys 3, and Child’s Play. Plus in this week’s Film Feels we talk our favourite animal sidekicks in movies! Also, this week’s quiz is all about Pokémon! All of that plus a Caption Contest, musical instruments, sound effects, impressions and banter. www.filmsontrial.co.ukSupport Films on Trial
Episode 21: Ghostbusters (2016)
Is the 2016 version of Ghostbusters heavenly, or a slimy mess? The crew are on call to find out, with Dave defending and Alex prosecuting this week. They also discuss the Jurassic World sequel, whether or not Wonder Woman will get any nominations for academy awards, proposed rumours of Lethal Weapon 5, and Cristoph Waltz's exit from the Bond franchise. As if this wasn't enough, there's even a quiz to find out whether a character is a paranormal expert, or from the world of adult films: "A ghostbuster or a pelvic thruster?"Special Guest: Ausy.Support Films on Trial
Episode 28: Jingle all the way
This week sees the last of the Christmas specials, as Gav puts his favorite festive film on trial. Acting as prosecution is Joel, whilst Dave will be playing the role of character witness. Alex is taking on the difficult role of the judge, as he has to decide if it’s a Christmas classic, or a festive turkey?! The gang also talk about the trailer for Deadpool 2, Woody Harrelson possibly joining the Venom movie, and reactions from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This week’s quiz is a festive musical intros round! Special Guest: Ausy.Support Films on Trial
Episode 27: Gremlins
With two of the gang's films not making the Hit List, the Christmas spirit is low. Will Gremlins make it onto the hit list, or will it end up being put through the blender? Dave will be doing his best to defend his choice, with Gav prosecuting. There's also news of the Golden Globes nominations passing over female directors, a recent survey of favourite Star Wars characters, hope for either Oldman or Defoe to get an Oscar (at last), discussion of the trailer for Alita: Battle Angel, and a segue about Segways. All this and a quiz that asks Dave whether the kill count in films is higher or lower than in Gremlins in a festive quiz titled 'Gav's Christmas Kills'. Special Guest: Ausy.Support Films on Trial
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Podcast Details
Started
Jul 13th, 2017
Latest Episode
Jan 3rd, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
125
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes
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