2016’s Worst: Podcast now live!

Thank you to everyone who has enjoyed the first Movie Metropolis podcast of 2017. Rob and I had great fun making it, despite the arguments that arose from recording in such a confined space.

The second, a look back at 2016’s worst films is now live on YouTube, or simply watch it below. There are a few raised voices in this one. Enjoy!

New Podcast: 2016’s Best Films

14859347_1040969846011519_1192281544_o-copyMovie Metropolis Play is back with a brand new podcast. After the success of the two previous videos that looked at the best and worst movies of 2015, myself and Rob decided there was only one option – to do another two!

There’s tears, screaming, swearing and possibly a couple of black eyes, but we can neither confirm nor deny the latter!

The first podcast is now live on the Movie Metropolis YouTube channel. Continue reading

The Ghostbusters controversy: unraveled

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By Rob Stoakes

If there’s something strange in the neighbourhood, who you gonna call? Outraged MRAs and disappointed movie fans, that’s who.

So, Ghostbusters is yet another film where the controversies surrounding it have significantly more ink on paper devoted to them than the film itself. Increasingly common, it seems, in this age of instant controversy and easy offense. Remember Mad Max Fury: Road? That had THREE gender-based controversies.

Standing on the outside looking in, all of the wailing and gnashing of teeth over Ghostbusters seems kind of dumb. It isn’t kind of dumb, though. It’s actually a ten-car pile up of idiocy. I struggle to think of a stupider thing, maybe Michael Palin making a documentary based entirely on Pokemon Go locations in Milton Keynes. Some of the cars in this pile-up are significantly more bashed up than others, however, so here are the four lowest points of the Ghostbusters debacle! Continue reading

Sponsored: Meet the chaps of Battleship Potemkast

photo.jpgDear citizens of Movie Metropolis,

We at the Battleship Potemkast extend our warmest greetings, and hope this message finds you landlubbers well. For today we stand on the cusp of greatness, at the foot of the mighty river, looking through the spyglass of destiny at the impending death of conventional media. We stand at the forefront of amateur babble about the stuff you love, and we invite you to join us in our quest to disappoint our mothers. Continue reading

New podcast: 2015’s worst films!

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After the success of the first-ever Movie Metropolis podcast, I’m proud to announce the second on the new MM YouTube channel.

This edition focuses on the films from last year that didn’t perform as well as expected, were just downright terrible or perhaps a little disappointing.

As ever, share your views here, subscribe to the MM YouTube channel, like (or dislike) the video and keep an eye out for more content, very soon.