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Join Rob & Sam, two life-long friends, one a veteran of the film industry, the other a Cambridge-educated writer on books, movies and graphic novels. Each week they talk about a film and some of the ideas it throws up.

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Recent Episodes:

1.6 – DIE HARD (1988) & Masculinity - In which Rob & Sam agree about the film and lament the death of a franchise…
1.5 – MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2015) & Myth - In which Rob & Sam disagree about Mad Max: Fury Road and they talk about mythical text, metatext and subtext….
1.4 – WARRIOR (2011) & Sports Films - In which we discuss WARRIOR, when a sports film isn’t a sport film and the acting talents of Vinnie Jones…
1.3 – RESERVOIR DOGS (1991) & Tarantino - In which we discuss the 1991 classic, Reservoir Dogs, pop culture riffs and films about films...
1.2 – ZERO DARK THIRTY (2012) & The Other - Welcome to world of The Other, what makes a character The Other and some films that highlight that
1.1 – AVENGERS 2 (2015) & The Art Of The Sequel - This week, we dive into Marvel's latest offering, AVENGERS 2 and what makes a good sequel, how to avoid making a bad sequel and some of our favourite part twos.