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*spoilerz* - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Páraic and Nigel dissect the disappointment of the latest part of the Star Wars franchise...

The Best Films of 2019 - Marriage Story and Bait take top spots + Friends of Spool!

Nigel and Páraic debate the best films of the year, with nods to Marriage Story (Nigel's #1), Bait (Páraic's #1), The Farewell, Pain and Glory, The Irishman and many more! PLUS some friends of Spool record their picks for 2019's best work. *SPOILER*

The Best Films of the 2010s!

From Blue Valentine to Marriage Story, and from Drive to Phantom Thread, Nigel and Páraic go through the most memorable and impactful films of the last decade as we get in on the trend of reviewing the 2010s. Full list of favourites in the show notes.

Getting comfy for 210 minutes of The Irishman!

Reviews of.... The Irishman, Monos, Marriage Story, Sorry We Missed You, Bait, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, and Terminator: Dark Fate. Plus a look ahead to Knives Out and Frozen II! Boom.

The brilliance of JOKER, the (pointless) joy of EL CAMINO... + more

Páraic and Nigel sit down and dissect Todd Philips' JOKER, with both of them absorbed by the 70mm presentation of the film at Dublin's IFI. Also on the slab this month is Vince Gilligan's Breaking Bad film EL CAMINO, the superb Awkwafina-starring THE FAREWELL, and James Gray and Brad Pitt's opus AD ASTRA. Plus remembering Robert Forster with a nod back to JACKIE BROWN...

Party like it's 1999 - The Matrix, Phantom Menace... | Pain & Glory, Scary Stories, Ad Astra

This month we're celebrating 1999 with a run-through of some of that year’s iconic releases. Back to the present day and we’re talking Pedro Almodovar’s Pain and Glory, Scary Stories to tell in the Dark, Never Grow Old, Angel has Fallen and whatever other bits and bobs that have caught our eye. We’ll be looking ahead to James Gray’s Ad Astra, the Downton Abbey film and the IFI's renovations.

Does Tarantino's 'Hollywood' hold up? [Plus The Lion King, Jim Jarmusch, Hobbs & Shaw, Almodovar and more]

In this episode, we've got an early review of Quentin Tarantino's ninth film ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, we break down the problems and successes with THE LION KING remake and we look back on Jim Jarmusch's small town zombie film THE DEAD DON'T DIE, and Ari Aster's MIDSOMMAR. We pick out two Netflix films worth your attention THE GREAT HACK and ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE, and two upcoming cinema releases PAIN AND GLORY and HOBBS AND SHAW. We wrap up with a sequence of clips taken from Quentin Tarantino's last film THE HATEFUL 8 on the Lincoln letter

The Best Films of 2019 so far? And Spider-Man FFH spoiler review + much more

Páraic and Nigel are back and have an absolute bucket load of films to get through including Spider-Man: Far From Home, Child's Play, Apollo 11, Toy Story 4, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story, Booksmart, Dark Phoenix, Rocketman, Diego Maradona, Murder Mystery, Late Night and Papi Chulo. And we preview the Galway Film Fleadh, and reveal the best and worst films we've seen this year...

#84 – Is John Wick 3 a masterpiece or glorified computer game? Plus PIKACHU v AVENGERS..

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, Pokémon Detective Pikachu and Avengers: Endgame - dissected by Páraic McGeough and Nigel Wheatley...

Pod 83: So, who’s gonna win an Oscar? (w/ guest Eithne Shortall)

Páraic, Nigel and Eithne go through this Sunday's Oscar broadcast...

Pod 82: Green Book v Beale Street v Driving Miss Daisy (kinda)

It's getting close to Oscar season and it's been a few weeks since we yacked away about films so we've got a wealth of things to talk through in the January podcast...

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