35. Best Actors-Turned-Directors

April 9, 2018

Inspired by the release of A Quiet Place, directed by John Krasinski, the team looks at the history of actors who turned to directing. There's plenty to talk about, and there's some hilarious results. 

 

2:49 John Krasinski

8:20 Ben Affleck

16:06 Kevin Costner

20:32 Jodie Foster

21:02 Ben Stiller

24:15 George Clooney

28:30 Clint Eastwood

31:10 Mel Gibson

33:50 Jordan Peele

34:30 Greta Gerwig

37:13 Rob Reiner

40:55 Robert Redford

42:53 David Schwimmer

44:28 Jon Favreau

49:26 James Franco

58:30 Charlie Chaplin

59:00 Angelina Jolie

1:00:34 Kenneth Branagh

1:02:30 Tom McCarthy

1:04:08 Joseph Gordon-Levitt

1:05:05 Richard Ayoade

1:09:50 Ron Howard

1:20:00 Watchlist (Johnny English 3 trailer, James Acaster's Repertoire, Luke Cage)

 

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34. Ready Player One

April 2, 2018

Ready Player One has hit cinemas, and boy, there are opinions. 

Nick hated it, Lachie loved it, and James was in the middle. Let the debate begin!

The team also gets into all the news of the week including Fox's X-Men reshedule, Captain Marvel's cast announcement, and more.

1:05 News (Pedro Pascal joins Wonder Woman 2, X-Men update and more)

16:15 Ready Player One SPOILER-FREE

42:03 Ready Plater One FULL SPOILERS

1:02:30 Watchlist (History of Godzilla, Love season 3, Warcraft)

 

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33.Jessica Jones season 2 and Deadpool 2 trailer

March 27, 2018

Thomas joins James to discuss season 2 of Jessica Jones, Marvel's newest Netflix series. We also get into the news of the week, especially the revealing trailer for Deadpool 2. 

1:11 News

6:34 Deadpool 2 Trailer Breakdown

25:57 Jessica Jones season 2 NON-SPOILERS

38:18 Blue Water High Tangent

41:12 Jessica Jones season 2 SPOILERS

1:00:21 Recommendations and Closing (Love, Simon, 

 

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32. Annihilation

March 19, 2018

Netflix has released Alex Garland's new Sci-Fi film Annihilation to international audiences. We checked it out, and had plenty of thoughts on the mind-bending thriller. 

 

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0:47 News (Shia Labeouf biopic, Infinity War trailer, Tommy Wiseau in Scary Love trailer and more)

22:00 Annihilation non-spoilers (but really you should just watch the movie first)

30:45 Annihilation SPOILERS

50:37 Recommendations (Stranger Things, Marvel Netflix-verse, What we do in the Shadows)

 

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31. The Future of the MCU and the Oscars

March 6, 2018

After tackling the future of the DCEU last week; the fools now turned to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With a whole bunch of newly announced release dates, there's plenty to specualte about for the mega-franchise. 

 

1:15 News

14:12 The Oscars

19:00 The future of the MCU

56:44 Star Wars Rebels (Time Travel in Star Wars?)

1:04:07 Watchlist and Closing

 

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30. The (confusing) future of the DCEU

February 26, 2018

DC has over 20 films that are "in development". This week, James, Thomas and Steven go through all of the behind the scenes turmoil at Warner Brothers, to try to see which films will actually happen, and where the future of the DCEU should go. 

 

1:18 News

8:40 The Future of DC

10:05 Films with release dates (Aquaman, Wonder Woman 2, Shazam)

24:20 Films without release dates (including The Batman, Flashpoint, Birds of Prey, Justice League Dark and many, many more)

 

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29. Black Panther

February 18, 2018

The Fools share their thoughts on Black Panther, the newest huge release from Marvel Studios. 

We talk characters, action scenes, the future of Wakanda and more!

 

1:30 News

8:00 Black Panther No Spoilers

23:10 Black Panther SPOILERS

43:55 Closing and recommendations

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28. Superbowl Trailer Bonanza

February 12, 2018

It's been a huge week of trailers, James, Thomas and Charlie get into all of them with hilarious results. Check it out!

 

2:30 Deadpool 2

11:07 Skyscraper

13:20 Mission Impossible: Fallout

16:00 Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom

20:35 Jessica Jones Season 2

30:50 Avengers: Infinity War

36:00 DC News

39:07 Cloverfield Paradox

40:05 Han Solo, and the Beniof and Weiss series

48:11 Venom, Round the Twist, and Closing

 

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27. Darkest Hour, The Post and the Ant Man and the Wasp Trailer

February 3, 2018

We're back and better than ever!

This week the Fantastic Fools Podcast returns with a look at the new trailer for Ant Man and the Wasp, as well as a look at two oscar nominated films: The Post and Darkest Hour

Thanks for listening as always. 

1:08 News (Ant Man and The Wasp, Mr Rogers Biopic, Fantastic Beasts is Weird and Poorly Planned)

21:35 Darkest Hour

34:00 The Post

47:02 Recommendations (Donnie Darko, Merlin, The End of the F***ing World)

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26. Best and Worst of 2017 awards!

January 8, 2018

2017 was a weird and wonderful ride. The fools give out some Freddo awards for the best and worst of the year. Thanks to everyone who has listened over the course of the year!

 

1:45 Best Comic Book Movie

7:46 Best Comic Book TV Series

12:34 Best Action Scene

19:23 Best Cameo

25:34 Best Meme

30:50 Saddest Death

38:20 Best Moment

44:10 Worst Moment

54:37 Best Part of a Bad Movie

57:00 Best use of a John Denver Song

1:00:08 Best Original Film

1:02:36 Worst Thing That Should Have Been Great

1:05:27 Best Thing That Should Have Been Terrible

1:11:17 The "we get it" Award

1:15:12 Best Divisive Movie

1:17:15 Worst Movie

1:20:18 Best Movie

 

1:25:55 Closing (The Greatest Showman) 

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