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May 26 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 753: The Lodge
We get snowed in with The Lodge and discuss the Snyder Cut coming to HBO Max plus we also discuss The Trip to Greece, MIami Vice, The Salt Mines, The Transformation, The Spy Who Loved Me and An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn.

0:00 - Intro
13:20 - Review: The Lodge
44:20 -...

May 22 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 13: Fortnite Party Royale
We discuss the Tenet trailer premiere in Fortnite and the game as a social platform plus we also talk Uncharted: Golden Abyss, The Last of Us, Golf with your Friends, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Full Throttle Remastered.

May 20 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 752: Capone + The Last Dance
We check our drawers after Capone and trash talk The Last Dance plus we also discuss Scoob!, The Wrong Missy, Betty, My Lucky Stars, Bronson and the Star Wars 4K UHD releases.

0:00 - Intro
14:55 - Review: Capone
37:20 - Review: The Last Dance
1:16:05 - Other Stuff We...

May 15 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 12: Unreal Engine 5 Demo
We react to the Unreal Engine 5 Demo running on the PS5 plus we also discuss the Ghost of Tsushima State of Play video and talk I Expect You To Die, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD, Assassin's Creed Unity and The Last of Us.

May 12 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 751: 12 Monkeys + Spaceship Earth
We experience mental divergence with 12 Monkeys and get cooped up with Spaceship Earth plus we also discuss the AMC / Universal beef and talk The Keep, Blink, Bad Education, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Bio-Dome and Devs.

0:00 - Intro
10:00 - Retro Review: 12 Monkeys (with...

May 08 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 11: Xbox Series X Gameplay Reveal
We walk through all of the third-party games shown off at the Inside Xbox livestream event and debate what constitutes a gameplay trailer plus we also talk A Fisherman's Tale, Streets of Rage 4, Assassin's Creed Unity and Final Fantasy VII Remake.

May 06 2020
Film Junk Podcast Bonus Podcast: Cursed Films Q&A
Jay takes us through the making of his documentary series Cursed Films and answers some of your questions.

May 01 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 10: Assassin's Creed Valhalla Reveal
We discuss the reveal and first trailer for Assassin's Creed Valhalla plus we also dig into Xbox Game Pass hitting 10 million subscribers and The Last of Us: Part II's new release date and spoiler leak, plus we talk Moving Out, Gears Tactics, Streets of Rage 4 and more Final Fantasy VII Remake.

Apr 28 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 750: Wendy
We chase adventure with Wendy plus we also discuss Extraction, Beastie Boys Story, F/X 2, The Last Dance, Unlawful Entry and The McPherson Tape.

0:00 - Intro
10:40 - Review: Wendy
36:20 - Other Stuff We Watched: Unlawful Entry, Extraction, F/X 2, Beastie Boys Story, The Last...

Apr 24 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 9: Xbox Series X Logo + Best Party Games
We discuss the Xbox Series X Logo, speculate on possible next-gen launch titles and recommend some party games plus we also talk Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, Final Fantasy VII Remake, A Fold Apart and Gato Roboto.

Apr 21 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 749: Underwater + Twilight Zone: The Movie + F/X
We witness the wetness of Underwater and offer up retro reviews of Twilight Zone: The Movie and F/X plus we also talk Lawrence of Arabia, Breakdown, The Signal and Coffee & Kareem.

0:00 - Intro
16:00 - Review: Underwater
43:00 - Retro Review: The Twilight Zone: The Movie
Apr 17 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 8: Cooking Mama Drama
We attempt to comprehend the Cooking Mama: Cookstar legal dispute and debate the Resident Evil 4 remake rumours plus we discuss the Final Fantasy VII Remake, Blood & Truth, Dragon Age II and Animal Crossing: New Horizons annoyances.

Apr 14 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 748: Sea Fever + Joe Versus the Volcano
We contract Sea Fever and revisit Joe Versus the Volcano plus we also discuss Star Trek: Picard, Quibi, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Kinetta.

0:00 - Intro
18:25 - Review: Sea Fever
35:45 - Retro Review: Joe Versus the Volcano
54:30 - Trivia Game: More or...

Apr 10 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 7: Sony PS5 DualSense Controller
We discuss Sony's new DualSense controller, Google Stadia's free trial and some sobering Steam sales statistics plus Final Fantasy VII and The Room VR: A Dark Matter.

Apr 07 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 747: Knowing
We find the patterns in a re-review of Knowing plus we also discuss Onward, The Long Good Friday, TV Junkie and Tunnel.

0:00 - Intro
17:10 - Film Junk Re-review: Knowing
44:30 - Other Stuff We Watched: Tunnel, Onward, TV Junkie, The Long Good Friday, The Goonies
Apr 05 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 6: The Last of Us Part II Delay + Resident Evil 3
We speculate on the reasons for The Last of Us Part II delay and the COVID-19 effects on the game industry plus we talk Resident Evil 3, Oneiros and Riverbond.

Apr 02 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 746: Tiger King
We get mauled by the Tiger King documentary series plus we also discuss Sonic the Hedgehog, Malabimba, The Platform and News From Home.

0:00 - Intro
10:45 - Review: Tiger King
42:30 - Hot Topic: Frank's Bread
47:20 - Other Stuff We Watched: Sonic the Hedgehog,...

Apr 01 2020
Film Junk Podcast Recommended Reeding: Episode 1
Unfortunately, due to on-going issues with Frank's internet connection, it looks like we will be unable to record new Film Junk episodes for the next little while. In the meantime, Reed Farrington has offered to start hosting a brand new weekly podcast about books that he has been reading. Enjoy!

Mar 28 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 5: Naughty Dog and Crunch Culture
We discuss the recent Kotaku article about Naughty Dog's crunch time on The Last of Us Part II plus we also discuss the For Honor documentary Playing Hard, A Short Hike and South Park: The Fractured but Whole.

Mar 25 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 745: The Hunt
We get triggered by The Hunt plus we also discuss Black Christmas (2019), The Golem, Bad Times at the El Royale, Ma, Hardware, Spookies and Blow the Man Down.

0:00 - Intro
15:30 - Review: The Hunt
41:55 - Other Stuff We Watched: Black Christmas (2019), Surviving the Game,...

Mar 20 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 4: PS5 Deep Dive
We pore over the technical details revealed during the PS5 Deep Dive video and discuss the Game Developers Choice Awards plus we talk Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Roundguard and The Messenger.

Mar 18 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 744: Queen & Slim
We go on the run with Queen & Slim and discuss the many movie delays and shut downs due to the coronavirus plus we also talk Tread, Color Out of Space, Dark Waters and Love is Blind.

0:00 - Intro
15:00 - Review: Queen & Slim
34:30 - Headlines: Movie Delays Due to...

Mar 14 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 3: Ori and the Will of the Wisps
We discuss the cancellation of E3 and offer a full review of Ori and the Will of the Wisps.

Mar 11 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 743: Spenser Confidential
We get set up by Spenser Confidential and discuss the best outbreak / pandemic movies plus we also discuss Friday Night Lights, Looking for Richard, A Quiet Place and Devs.

0:00 - Intro
19:05 - Review: Spenser Confidential
40:25 - Hot Topic: Best Outbreak / Pandemic...

Mar 06 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 2: Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo
We offer some thoughts on the Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo and discuss the release date announcement for Ghost of Tsushima plus we also talk Ori and the Blind Forest.

Mar 04 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 742: The Invisible Man
We see right through The Invisible Man and count down our most anticipated movies of 2020 plus we also talk Cruising, McMillions, The Invisible Man (1933), The Anderson Tapes, Patty Hearst, The Jericho Mile, The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) and Hollow Man.

0:00 - Intro
27:10 -...

Feb 29 2020
Game Junk Podcast Game Junk Prototype Episode 1: New Xbox Series X Details
We introduce an experimental new format and discuss new Xbox Series X details as well as Gears 5, The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening and Apple Arcade.

Feb 25 2020
Film Junk Podcast Bonus Podcast: Movie Organization Manifesto, Part 6
We revisit the core tenets of the manifesto and discuss the current state of boutique Blu-ray distribution plus we also weigh the pros and cons of moving to digital and answer many of your Blu-ray organization questions.

0:00 - Intro
5:05 - Manifesto Recap
1:10:20 - New...

Feb 19 2020
Game Junk Podcast Episode 40: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order + Best of 2019
We force feed Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and count down our top 10 games of 2019 plus we also discuss what we know about the upcoming Playstation and Xbox consoles and the impending video game streaming war.

Feb 12 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 741: Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn
We get vexed by Birds of Prey and offer some thoughts on the Oscars plus we also talk Pain and Glory, Bad Boys for Life, American Dharma, Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire, Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet and Apple TV+.

0:00 - Intro: Oscar Talk
28:35 - Review: Birds of the Prey and the...

Feb 05 2020
Film Junk Podcast Episode 740: Terminator: Dark Fate
Reed helps us melt down Terminator: Dark Fate and debate the reality of movie critics getting paid for positive reviews plus we also talk Miss Americana, Star Trek: Picard, 6 Underground, The Ultimate Warrior, Demon Seed, No Blade of Grass and Portrait of a Lady on Fire.

0:00 ? Intro