The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard

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.

The post-screening short videos are exclusive to our YouTube videos, here is the playlist containing said videos: http://miawg.uk/SAWplaylist4all

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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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.

The post-screening short videos are exclusive to our YouTube videos, here is the playlist containing said videos: http://miawg.uk/SAWplaylist4all

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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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/

The post-screening short videos are exclusive to our YouTube videos, here is the playlist containing said videos: http://miawg.uk/SAWplaylist4all

Review our show on Apple Podcasts: http://miawg.uk/ReviewOurShow

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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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.

The post-screening short videos are exclusive to our YouTube videos, here is the playlist containing said videos: http://miawg.uk/SAWplaylist4all

Review our show on Apple Podcasts: http://miawg.uk/ReviewOurShow

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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27
Oct

057.0 - SAW II (2005)

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

The post-screening short videos are exclusive to our YouTube videos, here is the playlist containing said videos: http://miawg.uk/SAWplaylist4all

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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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.

The post-screening short videos are exclusive to our YouTube videos, here is the playlist containing said videos: http://miawg.uk/SAWplaylist4all

Review our show on Apple Podcasts: http://miawg.uk/ReviewOurShow

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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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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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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13
Oct

054.0 – JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 (2017)

Birthdays (Braveheart, Suburbicon, Ghostbusters 1 & 3, IT: Chapter 1), a year after John Wick let’s talk about the sequel, plot summary, A Dog Has No Name, developing what came before, sanctuaries for bad guys, Hotel Artemis, things we liked, mirrors, reloading weapons, Fortune Favours the Bold, excommunicado, Keanu Reeves’ acting evolution, use of guns, cinematographers, The Circle reality show, editors and ratings.

(Episode recorded on ‘John Wick Day’, the 21st of September.)

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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6
Oct

053.0 - HEREDITARY (2018)

Quoting friends, schlock, a different cut, spoilers fest, do you know what a scary film is?, A24, be prepared to read on screen stuff/adapting in other languages, Spielberg reveals, miniatures, Orphan similarities, what went wrong (or good), what could have fixed it?, the new Exorcist?, life altering events/incredible post car accident scene, séances, losing focus, trying to make sense out of stuff and ratings.
 
Links:
https://glasgowfilm.org/shows/climax-18 (from 8th to 11th of October 2018)
https://glasgowfilm.org/shows/mandy-18 (from 12th to 16th October 2018)
 

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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28
Sep

052.0 - PREDATOR (1987)

Let's get to da choppa, shall we? Before The Predator (2018) came, we talked about the 1987 original.
 
Birthdays, budget considerations, plot summary (cherish that, not always happening), the honest trailer, Val Verde, Shane Black’s cameo, Stan Winston’s creature, Jean-Claude Van Damme’s screen tests, Alien vs Predator, Predator II, filmed on location?, Anouk’s microphone, Arnold Schwarzenegger acting skills, Benedict Cumber****, THE handshake, Ultra HD (4K) and various formats, ratings and our vision for the #EDFRINGE2018 episode.
 

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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