On this week’s podcast Conor and Luke talk about Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and some exciting Movie Express developments.

Don’t forget to check out Near Film (www.nearfm.ie) this Thursday at 6 o’clock to hear Luke and Conor talk film noir with Helen Ryan.

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Welcome one and all to the Movie Express Podcast’s Christmas Special, we love movies and Christmas, and, as it happens, Christmas movies! Conor and Luke check out Alastair Sim in Scrooge and Drafthouse Film’s Miami Connection.  The show also features a very special excerpt from the archives of Sir Thronton Wickham, the most talented actor who ever lived!  Happy holidays everyone!

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I, Robt, you robot and we robot, on this week’s Movie Express Podcast! Conor and Luke revisit the Will Smith sci-fi thriller and talk some other robot stuff in the run-up to this year’s Christmas extravaganza.  Enjoy!

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A short show about a big guy! Conor and Luke discuss the 1999 animated feature The Iron Giant. Directed by Brad Bird and featuring the voices Harry Connick Jr and Vin Diesel.  Listen out for the newest addition to the cast Voice Bot! Next week, I, Robot.

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Hey there, it’s been a while, fortunately Conor and Luke have been keeping busy with the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall, The Great Gatsby, Magic Mike, 21 Jump Street and Nobody Else But You.  Join them, for a very special Table Time!

Cheerfully Inaccurate: Deakins not Deskins.

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Get ready for a spooktacular episode of The Movie Express Podcast! Conor rounds out his 31 Horror Movie Challenge with Dreamscape, a cool movie featuring Dennis Quaid as psychic tough guy Alex Gardner, his mission to save the President’s mind! Also up for discussion, Hotline Miami, The Dead Authors Podcast, Batman 1960s and Luke’s definition of an OK movie!

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Conor and Luke inadvertently get wound up in more Horror movie shenanigans with Clive Barker’s Lord of Illusions, featuring Scott Bakula as Barker’s paranormal detective Harry D’Amour.  We also run through the Waxworks series, Fatman on Batman and a slew of Horror films on this week’s Table Time.

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Prepare yourself for a mysterious episode of The Move Express as Conor and Luke attempt to solve the mysteries of Clue, the original movie about a board-game! The Scandinavian season continues with Troll Hunter, a found-footage movie with an exciting premise and excellent cohesiveness! Also up for discussion, our continuing, half-heated horror-thon exploits with Sinister.

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This week Conor and Luke are in The Doghouse! As we kick off our 30 Days of Horror Films (sort of) with a not-so-charming British film about men who hate women, and women who want to eat men! It’s all pretty scholocky but raises a chuckle now and then.  Speaking of chuckles, our Scandinavian Season continues with Bergman’s The Seventh Seal, marvel as we explore existence itself!

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This week’s show features one of Conor and Luke’s favourite films, Face/Off, it’s great, it’s got John Travolta and Nicolas Cage and it’s directed by John Woo, John Woo! We also kick off our Scandinavian Season with Headhunters, a twisted tale of burglary and short-man syndrome.  Table Time includes a plug for Chuckie Dregs, the new video game magazine show by Ryan Macleod of Consolevania and Video Gaiden fame.  Conor gets tricked into watching another love triangle with Snow White and the Huntsman.

NOTE: The audio quality at the beginning of the second segment is a little spotty but evens out at about two minutes in.

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The finale of our assassins season sees Timothy Olyphant as Agent 47, in HItman.  We also check out the newest screen adaptation of 2000AD’s Judge Dredd with Dredd 3D.  Also featured a newly collected book of essays by Pauline Kael, and By the Sword by Richard Coen on this week’s table time!

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This week Conor and Luke sit down with Ryan Denmark, filmmaker and currently the visual effects editor on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.  Topics discussed include the film editing process, the role of computer graphics and practical effects in filmmaking, contemporary filmmaking style, great movie fight sequences and much more.

Please check out Ryan’s work at Third Star Films dot Com.

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Movie Express favourites JCVD and Scott Adkins star in Assassination Games, a direct-to-DVD action film with some excellent choreography and set pieces.  We also discuss The Jackal and Day of the Jackal.  Table Time sees Conor and Luke talking about all sorts of stuff including Punk’d, Luke’d and One Armed Boxer vs Master of the Flying Guillotine.

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Conor and Luke take in a couple of Pierce Brosnan flicks, Taffin and The Matador. One’s about a debt collector, the other an assassin.  Table Time brings with it a new French intro song, talk of Guild Wars 2, Tiny Odd Conversations and more.

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Cobra is a great movie, Sylvester Stallone is in it.  He’s a no nonsense cop, he has a knife, an elaborate looking gun and neat hair.  Leon, he’s a guy who’s an assassin who takes in a little girl, that Natalie Portman’s in it.  It’s sweet! Table Time brings sees some Sleeping Dogs lying.. on the… Table Time!

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This week; Conor and Luke put hits out on one another, Huey Lewis sings some songs, bears fight one another as only bears can and Table Time gets a new intro.

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This week: Luke is a “Pepsi Jerk”. Chronicle is wicked sweet and exploitation films are discussed in some detail.  Table time sees Conor and Luke discuss The Dark Knight Rises and our impending removal from Rotten Tomatoes.  Enjoy!

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Enjoy the 100th episode of The Movie Express, we’ve laughed, we’ve cried and hopefully so have you.  This week’s show is a bit of a free wheeler, we talk about some movies but mostly we talk about how great Conor is! Enjoy and here’s to a hundred more!

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Strap on your pads, put on your hockey jersey and get ready for Goon, starring Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel and Alison Pill.  Directed by Michael Dowse of FUBAR fame.  Conor and Luke also check out The Amazing Spider Man, a reboot of the popular comic book hero, that doesn’t recapture the magic of its predecessors.

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Join two titans of the British screen as they discuss the ill-fated Dirty Harry adaptation, Filthy Harold.

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Make yours a De Niro Double with the Movie Express! Ronin and Red Lights are up for discussion, the Pre-Code Season continues with I am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang.  Keep on spartacling!

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From Hollywoodland to Skull Island join Luke and Conor as they tackle mysteries both man and ape! King Kong heads up the Pre Code Hollywood Season and the table is brimming with documentaries.  Also relive a classic Movie Express debate; monkey or ape?

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Back, back again! The Movie Express rolls on into a strange wooded area full of rich dudes with guns and quad bikes as Conor and Luke watch the Ice-T vehicle, Surviving the Game.  We also take in John Woo’s seminal (according to Luke) man-hunting movie, Hard Target featuring the Muscles from Brussels, our friend and yours, JCVD! Kicking off the Pre-Code Hollywood Season on a similar note this week is the grandaddy of the ‘rich guy hunts men for sport’ genre, The Most Dangerous Game.  Enjoy, choo choo!

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This week Luke is joined by Jake Connolly, football enthusiast, wearer of beards and all round swell guy.  Up for discussion this week: Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait, Welcome to Woop Woop (as part of Australia Season), Half-Life 2 and Veep.

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This week Luke is joined by Morgan while Conor explores the depths of the Amazon.  Guy Pearce stars in our featured film Ravenous, a period piece cum cannibal flick with plenty of laughs and winces along the way.  Australia Season continues with Ten Canoes, Rolf de Heer’s  award-winning film exploring the folktales of indigenous Australia.  Table Time sees a roundup of TV’s current darlings Mad Men and Game of Thrones.  Enjoy the show!

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