Saturday, 12 December 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 12 December 2009)

This week's show is looking at older movies on video which are worth replacing with DVD or Blu-ray discs.

Movie of the week: Anything For Her (2009)

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Saturday, 5 December 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 5 December 2009)

Popular movies on video, which maybe should be upgraded to DVD?

Movie of the week: Gone Baby Gone (2007)

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Saturday, 28 November 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 28 November 2009)

Movie of the week: Moon (2009)

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Thursday, 12 November 2009

Saturday, 17 October 2009

Thursday, 15 October 2009

Saturday, 3 October 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 3 October 2009)

To coincide with Energy Saving Day (E-Day) we're looking at movies about the enviroment.

DVD Movie of the week: Valkyrie (2008) Certificate 12A

Featured movies:
Featured music:
  • Break Your Heart by Taio Cruz
  • Fame by Naturi Naughton from Fame (2009)
  • I Need To Wake Up by Melissa Etheridge from An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
  • Weather With You by Crowded House
Movie quote:

"Don't worry. As long as you hit that wire with the connecting hook at precisely 88mph the instant the lightning strikes tower..everything will be fine.."

Back To The Future (1985)

Saturday, 26 September 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 26 September 2009)

Prison movies.

Movie of the week: The Escapist (2008)

Featured movies:
  • The Green Mile
  • Monster's Ball
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Papillon
  • Stir Crazy/Chicken Run/Alien 3
Featured music:
  • The Day I Died by Just Jack
  • Town Called Malice by The Jam
  • Broken Up And Blue by Red Meat from Monster's Ball
  • No You Girls by Franz Ferdinand
Movie quote

"You expect me to talk? No, Mr Bond, I expect you to die!"

Goldfinger (1964)

Saturday, 19 September 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 19th September 2009)

Focus on Patrick Swayze.

Movie of the week: Charlie Wilson's War

Featured movies:
  • Angles And Demons
  • Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Point Break, Donnie Darko
Featured music:
  • Remedy by Little Boots
  • Love Man by Otis Redding from Dirty Dancing
  • Let's Dance by David Bowie from Charlie Wilson's War
  • I Had The Time Of My Life by Bill medley And Jennifer Wornes from Dirty Dancing
Movie Quote

"Wherever we want to go, we'll go. That's what a ship is, you know. It's not just a keel and a hull and a deck and sails, that's what a ship needs but what a ship is... what the Black Pearl really is... is freedom."

Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl

Saturday, 5 September 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 5th September 2009)

Feature on Michael Jackson's film Moonwalker

DVD Movie of the week: Let The Right One In (2008)

Featured movies:
  • Moonwalker
  • Hush
Featured music:
  • Outta Here by Esme Denters
  • The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson
  • Speed Demon by Michael Jackson
  • Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson

Saturday, 22 August 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 22nd August 2009)

A further look at the works of film-maker John Hughes.

DVD movie of the week: Man On Wire (2008)

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Movie quote:

"Listen up. This is New York City, and this is sacred ground. You hear me? It was built for humans, by humans. Not for stinking lice-infested apes. The thought of some mutant gorilla crapping all over the streets of this fair city fills me with disgust. So this is how it's going to be: We find it. We kill it. We cut its ugly head off.."

King Kong (2005)

Saturday, 15 August 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 15th August 2009)

Looking at the movies of film-maker John Hughes, who died recently.

DVD movie of the week: Notes On A Scandal (2006)

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Movie quote:

"This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill - the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes."

The Matrix (1999)

Saturday, 1 August 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 1st August 2009)

Remembering Sir Bobby Robson; today's theme is football.

Movie of the week: Gran Torino (2009)

Featured movies:
  • Mean Machine
  • Offside
  • Gregory's Girl
Featured music:
  • Hot N Cold by Katy Perry (3.42) from The Proposal (2009)
  • I've Got You Under My Skin by Michael Buble (3.47) from The Proposal (2009)
  • Baggy Trousers by Madness (2.48) from Mean Machine
  • Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood (3.56) from The Proposal (2009)
  • Clocks by Coldplay (5.07) from The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Movie quote:

"I want a suite, a shower, a shave, the feel of a suit"

The Rock (1994)

Saturday, 25 July 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 25 July 2009)

Special guest this week was Eve Pritchard

DVD movie of the week: Brazil (1985)

Featured movies:
Featured music:
  1. Ruby by Kaiser Cheifs (3.23)
  2. Shiny Happy People by R.E.M. (3.46) from Marley And Me
  3. Chariots Of Fire by Vangelis (3.29) from Marley And Me
  4. I'm On My Way by The Proclaimers (3.35) from Shrek
  5. Fly Away by Lenny Kravitz
Movie Quote:

"Open the pod bay doors, HAL. I'm sorry Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that"

Saturday, 18 July 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 18 July 2009)

Movies about the Moon, marking the 40th anniversary of the moon landings.

DVD movie of the week: Son Of Rambow (2007)

Featured movies:
  • Apollo 13
  • Capricorn One
  • Moon
Featured music:
  • There's A Touch by The Proclaimers
  • Just Can't Get Enough by Depeche Mode
  • Beyond The Sea by Bobby Darin from Apollo 13
  • Tainted Love by Soft Cell
  • Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Movie Quote

"It's K-K-K-Ken c-c-c-coming to k-k-k-kill me"
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

Saturday, 11 July 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 11 July 2009)

DVD movie of the week: Revolutionary Road (2009)

Featured movies
  • The Wackness
  • Rescue Dawn
  • Silent Running
Featured music
  • Girlfriend by Avril Lavigne
  • I'm So Excited by The Pointer Sisters from Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009)
  • You Ride Your Way, I'll Ride Mine by Rolf Harris from Australia (2008)
  • Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum from Sunshine Cleaning (2009)
  • Hakunah Matata from The Lion King (1994)
Movie Quote

"Sorry, Quaid. Your whole life is just a dream."
Total Recall (1990)

Saturday, 16 May 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 16 May 2009)

Looking at some of the big summer movies.

DVD movie of the week: Taken (2008)

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Movie quote:

"I want a guy who can play 36 holes of golf, and still have enough energy to take Warren and me to a baseball game, and eat sausages, and beer, not lite beer, but beer. That's my ad, print it up."

Saturday, 9 May 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 9 May 2009)

DVD Movie Of The Week: Burn After Reading (2008)

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"Need I remind you, 007, that you have a license to kill, not to break the traffic laws."

Goldeneye (1995)

Saturday, 25 April 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 25 April 2009)

DVD movie of the week: Teeth (2007)

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"If we talk for too long, I'll forget how we started. Next time I see you, I'm not gonna remember this conversation. I don't even know if I've met you before."

Memento (2000)

Saturday, 14 March 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 14th March 2009)

Focus on the Terminator series of movies.

DVD Movie Of The Week: Tough Enough (2006) Certificate 15

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Movie quote:

"Much has been said of the strumpets of yore / Of wenches and bawdy house queens by the score / But I sing of a baggage that we all adore / The landlord's daughter!"

Saturday, 7 March 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 7th March 2009)

A further look at the films of Director Danny Boyle.

Movie of the week: And When Did You last See Your Father? (2007)

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Movie quote:

"Don't be silly, Toto. Scarecrows don't talk."

Saturday, 28 February 2009

Show Notes (Saturday 28th February 2009)

Feature on the early films of Director Danny Boyle.

Movie of the week: Brick Lane (2007)

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Movie quote:

"So, what would you two little maniacs like to do first?"

Saturday, 7 February 2009

Show Notes (Sat 7 February 2009)

Special focus on animals and evolution, in recognition of Charles Darwin's bicentenery (200th Birthday) next week on Thursday 12th February.

The Natural History Museum is promoting Darwin 200: a national programme of events honouring Charles Darwin's scientific ideas, and their impact.

Movie of the week: Angus, Thongs And Perfect Snogging (2008) Certificate 12

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Movie quote:

"It's all right. It's quite all right, really. She's having a rest. We'll be going on soon. There's no hurry, you see. We have all the time in the world."

Saturday, 24 January 2009

Show Notes (Sat 24 January 2009)

Movies set in China, in recognition of Chinese New Year on Monday.

Movie of the week: The Dark Knight (2008) Certificate 12

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"On this day, September 20th 1942, a young shepherd boy from the Urals arrived in the city of Stalingrad on the banks of the Volga. His name is Vassilij Zaitzev. Like thousands before him he came to answer comrade Stalin's call. Armed only with a rifle, he quickly made the fascist invader realise that from now on he would be punished for every step he took in the motherland, that from here on the only way was back."

Saturday, 17 January 2009

Show Notes (Sat 17 January 2009)

Looking at movies nominated for the 2009 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs). The awards are announced on Sunday 8 February 2009.

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"O Captain, my Captain. Who knows where that comes from? Anybody? Not a clue? It's from a poem by Walt Whitman about Mr. Abraham Lincoln. Now in this class you can either call me Mr. Keating, or if you're slightly more daring, O Captain my Captain."

Saturday, 10 January 2009

Show Notes (Sat 10 January 2009)

This week's guest was Vickie Heaney, talking about director Baz Luhrmann's movies.

Movie of the week was: WALL-E (2008) Certificate U

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Movie quote:

"What are you going to do, Johnny? Sit in this grotty flat feeling sorry for yourself, or are you going to get out there and save your country?"

Saturday, 3 January 2009

Show Notes (Sat 3 January 2009)

Taking a look at some of the movies due for release during 2009.

Movie of the week was A Room For Romeo Brass (2000)

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Movie quote:

"I am Connor MacLeod of the Clan MacLeod. I was born in 1518 in the village of Glenfinnan on the shores of Loch Shiel. And I am immortal."

Highlander (1986)