The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard

8
Nov

064.0 - OVERLORD (2018)

Let’s talk about a recent film this time, a WWII ‘biopic’; OVERLORD.
 
//SPOILERS//
 
Thanks for the 5-star reviews, get well soon Jaimie and Bri, Diablo Immortal, pusillanimous: /ˌpjuːsɪˈlanɪməs/ adjective : showing a lack of courage or determination; timid, the filmmakers behind Overlord, ORPHAN spoilers, casting on Spotlight.com, Branagh & Dench’s new project, The Seven Basic Plots, the opening of Overlord, the real D-Day, WWII casualties by nationality, Saving Private Ryan, BATTLEFIELD I, birthing scene, French language, trailers suggestions, Josef Mengele, IMDb goof...
/ 30:56 is when we enter a discussion on controversial subjects like representation and political correctness, we end it at 54:16 / 
...old style movie titles, Anouk almost left the cinema, overcoming the monster plot, Ford and being a soldier, physicality, foley and our ratings.
 
Links:
Russian involvement in WWII:
 
WWII casualties:
 
With regards to the IMDb goof:
 
Controversial discussion:
Katie Hopkins ‘My passion is…. eating. / https://youtu.be/l6SJshJ0R8s?t=280
Holly Willoughby and Katie Hopkins argue on This Morning / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUILF2kVerc
 
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2
Nov

063.0 - JIGSAW (2017) V2

And here we go again, 8th entry in the SAW franchise.

Updates and additions to our V1 episode addressing the flat TV situation, Wikia, continuation of SAW 1 without really taking into account any of the past sequels, does the crime fit the trap?, our social media presence, true crime, and various podcast production things, SAW timeline, 'SAW Story in 5 Minutes (Sort Of)’, the end of the original franchise, rehashing stories, another accomplice AGAIN, Tobin Bell interviews, King Lear, James Wan and Leigh Whannell (creators of SAW), Gears of John (what’s that gearbox for?), weird lines, is a French Jigsaw killer possible?, Thanos, Costas Mandylor lookalike, B plot, John’s x-rays, honest mistake, wall moving during first trap? (set design fault?, Anouk was right, look at that clip to see it, very first scene is not a trap, Shawnee Smith and similarities in actors in SAW, Eleanor, Bechamel test (industry standard), fucking lines, creative use of dictaphones, tough subject matters at the heart of the franchise (making it unique), Tobin Bell as a well of knowledge, colour palette, SEVEN, transitions, how would you react if you were in a trap? (being the one that freaks out?), Xavier vs Charles vs Ryan in the obnoxiousness championships, similarities in concept of not being selfish with SAW V, the final 2 barn people, postpartum depression, cutting your arm off or pulling a lever?, objects falling conveniently in silo, tourniquet, worst decorated house, is it time for SAW to hang up its blade?, ‘DEN’ 2001, 'Would You Rather', 'Pâques Man’ and the noosphere.

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1
Nov

062.0 - SAW VII (2010)

And here we go again, 7th entry in the SAW franchise.

Three titles for one film, bilingual corner, Wikipedia context (plans for SAW VIII), entirely new motif for the franchise, the return of a familiar character (who was out of the franchise due to legal reasons), fake running, Betsy Russell, Costas Mandylor’s range, color palette, Anouk isn’t taking any bullshit from  Bobby ‘How I Survived Jigsaw’ Dagen, AA meeting, gratitude, repetition of traps, le Chevalier du Labyrinthe / Knightmare, ‘foursome’ trap with Chester Bennington (lead vocalist and songwriter of Linkin Park who died in 2017), keeping the reality of the time period, first dream sequence ever, that intestine torture Yann was reminded of while watching the sound activated trap, Tobin Bell’s outfit, educational moment with Uncle Kramer, legal jargon, glorious scene with internal affairs guy and Jill in warehouse (motel), performance class, tech team babble, actual doctors/lawyers react to film/TV and accent technique critique, Hoffman’ s brutal ways, don’t let Adam forget to share the chest expander photo, Back To The Future homage?; Bobby’s wife burned alive conundrums, Hoffman’s body bag, suspending disbelief, Yann’s equator Navy picture (needs to be found and shared here), the franchise became a trap fest only?, John Kramer has been dead for a while now and they are still milking it, Carey Elwes buzz, Jurassic World 2 Ian Malcolm ‘joke', Ryanair joke from Scottish comedian (Fred MacAulay, could not find the specific sketch), third class on airlines, real life explosion, 3D designed scene, teeth ’surgery, wrapping this up, our ratings, "the female test subjects were to lose their t-shirts at some point so…, Extras with Patrick Stewart, a recap of all the films, our SAW top 7 (Anouk: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7, Yann:1-2-3-6-4-5-7, Adam: 1-3-2-6-4-5-7) and The Seven Basic Plots.

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31
Oct

061.0 - SAW VI (2009)

And here we go again, 6th entry in the SAW franchise.

The return of bilingual corner, Mr. Bluetooth’s real name is Ericsson, is there a trail of bad actors in that franchise?, a bit of Venom, Peter Outerbridge, The Merchant of Venice trap, Tanedra Howard (won the reality show Scream Queens and the role of Simone Bethson in Saw VI and Saw VII), picking up from previous film, plot, flashback inside flashback inside flashback, Jigsaw’s accomplices, is Jill in on it?, the contents of that mysterious box from a previous film, getting Cary Elwes back in the franchise, 3D was wanted on this one but time constraints and the directors were not happy about it, Screen X gimmick af, Futuroscope & Parc Astérix, insurances, we don’t want the hero/victims to survive, we don’t care (paradigm shift), carousel trap, "playing states”, Mark Rylance as Iago, Costas Mandylor as Hoffman, let’s analyse Adam! (Jesus Superstar stage story), Ericsson and team discovers Hoffman’s voice is on the tape, retconning, we bought a zoo?, where is this all happening?, hammered dulcimer tune, best acting of the franchise (?!), Paranormal Activity comes and kills this franchise, giving up, last film was supposed to be two movies but box office did not agree, SAW VII shall be last, Venom spoilers, Amanda’s letter revealed and our ratings.

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30
Oct

060.0 - SAW V (2008)

And here we go again, 5th entry in the SAW franchise.

Celeb news and past MCU feuds put to rest, is Obi short for Obadiah?, pitching the new Kenobi A Star Wars Story, Anouk describes the plot of SAW V, Hoffman and Strahm twins, agent Peter ‘Exposition Machine’ Strahm, dreading V, the pendulum trap explained, radical shift in parallel plots (A plot=detectives, B plot=victims in traps, C plot=John Kramer flashbacks), script, absence of JIGSAW, Mr. Bluetooth, incoherences, stupid victims, victims know who Jigsaw is and still don’t think past the obvious, bathtub girl (Meagan Good with an extensive TV and Film resume), neat idea that was the trap surviving team work, back to body humours (bloodletting), the wait-a-bit-more-so-you-don’t-activate-the-timer bit from a previous episode gets addressed in this film, Jill Tuck and John’s Will and the mysterious box, did Betsy Russell’s (Jill Tuck) acting skills improve, trying to figure out the story structure, who is Mr. Bluetooth?, killing John Kramer softly, why did they continue?, voice editing, franchise chronology, tracheotomy, trying to get out of traps, time travelling door, “Do you mind” elevator old lady, the meeting of Hoffman and Kramer, miniatures, Zep or Zepp?, obnoxious bald guy and exploding devices, the nature of explosives, Strahm dies (VFX video), no motif?, tech team homage, the house from SAW II has been redecorated?, watching those films yearly vs binging them, first use of electricity in a trap, bad transitions and our ratings.

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29
Oct

059.0 - SAW IV (2007)

And here we go again, 4th entry in the SAW franchise.

On transitions, French comic lazy guy, bathrooms in horror films, the music of saw, one of the most jarring transitions in horror ever, juxtaposition with music. The introduction of the SAW C Plot, the introduction of John wife. Strome and Hoffman look the same, The Human Centipede Concept, Billy the puppet is a Childs toy, the origin of the pig mask, pigs closer to humans than chimps. The Fly 2, Saw escape room law Vegas, screen tips for budding actors and lots of love, as usual.

Links:

http://www.mtv.com/news/1651299/saw-trap-builder-recalls-the-most-gruesome-and-funniest-traps/

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28
Oct

058.0 - SAW III (2006)

And here we go again, 3rd entry in the SAW franchise.

On Jurassic Park 3 dinosaur phone scene, honest trailer fallen kingdom, one of the worst Michael Caine impression, Scary movie 4, the four humours by Hippocrates, Olympic fails and various crazy facts and impressions.

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27
Oct

057.0 - SAW II (2005)

And here we go again, 2nd entry in the SAW franchise.

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26
Oct

056.0 - SAW (2004)

And here we go, first entry in the SAW franchise.

In terms of notes? Happy Birthday to Cary Elwes on this Friday the 26th of October.

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20
Oct

055.0 - THE PREDATOR (2018)

Warriors of the Yautja race are back, under Shane Black’s direction and photographed by Larry Fong, ASC.

A coincidental birthday, 'Stop Your phones' Snapchat rant 2.0 (follow-up to STOP YOUR PHONES), disclaimer, the controversial removed scene as sight-read by us, quick recap of the movies 2 and 3 we did not touch on after our PREDATOR (1987) episode, the Predator extended universe, Brian Alexander Prince, similarities to other movie, SAW reference?, Gary/Jake Busey, tranq gun feet, original written ending, lines/words, Larry Fong loves magic, back-and-front hand palming, do we read/watch reviews before/after watching a film/recording an episode, Venom, trying to find out why the film was hated as much as it was, funny scenes, cinematography, being an Alien or a Predator buff, swallowing K7 tapes and cloaking balls, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, open ending, secret weapon against predators, xenomorph?, developments on 4K and ratings.

(Recorded on the 5th of October 2018)
 
 
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