Prometheus disappointed many Alien fans, has Ridley Scott got it right for prequel-sequel Alien: Covenant? Michael Fassbender is joined by Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup and Danny McBride. We’ve also got Benedict’s interview with Alex Taylor, director of upcoming small British film Spaceship, and Laurie & Phil’s take on the unusual production. WWBW features Steven Soderbergh’s Side Effects with Rooney Mara and Jude Law, and M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth with Will & Jaden Smith. Another mini segment squeezes in covering the classic movie-reference-in-a-movie trope, with a few great and terrible examples. Thanks for listening! Keep in touch on firstname.lastname@example.org and @superbaileybros.
Happy New Year! Phil & Laurie have been catching up on the holiday blockbusters. They both saw Assassin’s Creed with Michael Fassbender & Marion Cotillard, Phil also saw Martin Scorsese’s Silence with Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver & Liam Neeson, and Collateral Beauty with Will Smith, Kate Winslet & a host of other stars; Laurie managed to squeeze in Why Him? with Bryan Cranston & James Franco as well. Loads of film thoughts for you, and also a quick chat about watching films with breaks inbetween; does it work or not? Thanks for your emails & tweets, keep them coming at email@example.com and @superbaileybros on Twitter – and thanks for listening!
Film Critic James Luxford is our Special Guest filling in for Phil this week! DC looks to strike back at Marvel with Suicide Squad – find out if it’s a misfire or a must see. We also saw the much less anticipated Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates; could this be Zac Effron’s last beer bro movie? And James tells us whether Blake Lively’s The Shallows is the next Jaws or err, Sharknado. James also gives us some insights from 10 years in the movie review business, and we tackle your Tweets & Emails too – thanks for listening, let us know your thoughts on firstname.lastname@example.org and @superbaileybros on Twitter!