In this packed episode of the FilmBunker Podcast, we discuss some pressing film and TV news and review Johnny English Strikes Again, Kidding, Ozark, and A Simple Favour.
Sometimes films completely surprise you. Matthew Lind went into Smallfoot expecting a silly film about a smallfoot. Read his review to find out what he got instead.
The mockumentary genre has seen little traction in cinema, despite its critical and cult successes. Has its cultural capital run dry, or is there life in it yet?
Johnny English. incompetent spy extraordinaire, strikes again in this surprise sequel. Does it give us something interesting, or should it have stayed a duology? Kelsey reviews.
Paul Feig’s latest entry is dark comedy/mystery thriller ‘A Simple Favour.’ Mapped by a best-selling novel and starring two of Hollywood’s most likeable actresses, this film has got to be enjoyable… right? Ciaran reviews.
Emerging from planet sequel, ‘The Predator’ is the newest film to take a classic monster and, well, sell tickets from it. Is this a blatant fan-service cash-grab, or something more? Izzy reviews.
This week, the crew talk about some fresh movies: the feel-good Christopher Robin, rom-com Crazy Rich Asians, and new Aussie-dramedy The Flipside. Meanwhile, two horror movies battle it out for a spot in the bunker, and Kelsey has a strange outburst.
Remember the funny Sabrina? This isn’t it. Nic breaks down the first teaser trailer for ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’.
The Conjuring Universe’s latest, ahem, conjuring is The Nun. Read Matthew Lind’s review to find out if the supernatural ghost nun is as scary as real-life boarding school.
This week, the crew discuss some fresh television shows: the spooky New Zealand mockumentary ‘Wellington Paranormal’, and the new Matt Groening outing ‘Disenchantment’. Meanwhile, Simon skirts past an existential crisis.