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

The Movie Metropolis podcast is live

twitter2After a wonderfully successful 2015, I wanted the site to progress further as we moved into 2016. Naturally, the thing to do was to make a shift into multi-platform blogging.

It’s been a long slog getting the video ready, and there’s another one on the way next weekend, but Rob and I have brought the first ever Movie Metropolis podcast to YouTube for you to enjoy.

So, what can you expect?

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