Six older films to watch or avoid this week in a WWBW special. Laurie tackles Mark Wahlberg’s Shooter (2007), Paul Verhoeven’s original RoboCop (1987) & bizarre Brendan Fraser rocker/slacker comedy Airheads (1994). Phil covers Quentin Taratino’s True Romance (1993), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) with Beyoncé Knowles & indie sci-fi flick Circle (2015). We also discuss the news that Colin Trevorrow has been dropped from Star Wars Episode IX, and Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Twitter meltdown leads us into the relationship between filmmakers and film critics. And we go through some of your emails and tweets too. Loads of stuff! Stay in touch on firstname.lastname@example.org and @superbaileybros – and thanks for listening!
Gal Gadot storms into cinemas as Wonder Woman this weekend, has the DCEU finally scored a hit with Patty Jenkins directing? Laurie tells all and also covers Hirokazu Kore-eda’s new family drama After the Storm, plus Brad Pitt’s new political satire War Machine on Netflix originals. Phil caught Johnny Depp and Brenton Thwaites in Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (or was it Dead Men Tell No Tales?), and also covers off the whole Pirates franchise for a bit of nostalgic context in WWBW. Thanks for your emails & tweets sent to email@example.com and @superbaileybros, and thanks for listening!
Brad Pitt & Marion Cotillard steam it up – sort of – in Robert Zebecks’ wartime romance Allied, while Billy Bob Thornton & Kathy Bates try to convince us there’s more to Bad Santa 2 than its title suggests, and Phil went to sus out whether Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name matches up to its ‘next Studio Ghibli’ hype. We also chat about reviews, opinions, posters, trailers and more can affect our expectations of movies, and is that a bad thing? Thanks for all your emails & tweets, listen out for them at the end of the show – and stay in touch on firstname.lastname@example.org and @superbaileybros on Twitter!