Episode 32: A League Of Their Own (1992)

This week Cross takes us to the golden hued days of the American Mid West circa 1944 for the true story of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. Starring Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty and a pre Oscar winning Tom Hanks, the film hit screens in the summer of ’92. Cross, Mitch & Gordy take up a seat in the bleachers to investigate….

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Episode 29: The Blair Witch Project (1999)

In 1999 Daniel Myrick & Eduardo Sánchez sent three unsuspecting film students in to the woods of Maryland to investigate the legend of the Blair Witch.

In 2016 Gordy sent Mitch & Cross to view the resulting footage. What did they think, and how would they roll?

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Old Dogme, New Tricks

The impact of Dogme 95 wasn’t only felt in the cinema. Patrick Kingsley argues in The Guardian that its influence spread throughout Danish culture and triggered a renaissance in food, television production and architecture.

Read the article HERE.

 

Episode 24: Festen (1998)

Family get-togethers are often fraught with peril, especially in the movies and Thomas Vinterberg’s Festen is no exception. The first film to be made under the strict guidelines of Dogma 95, it was a big hit at the Cannes Film Festival at the time and has proven to be hugely influential in the twenty years since. Neither Cross or Gordy have seen it until now, will it be as big a hit with them?

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Our ‘Inches’ Speeches

On this week’s episode Gordy challenged us all to recreate Pacino’s legendary Inches speech from Any Given Sunday. I think it best to let the performances speak for themselves, so without any further ado, we present to you Gordy, Cross & Mitch…

(with apologies to Al Pacino)

Episode 16: Any Given Sunday (1999)

Oliver Stone’s epic take on the world of Gridiron Football is Gordy’s pick this week. All the sports movie ingredients are here: a once proud team are staring at defeat, can ageing coach Al Pacino, tough-as-nails owner Cameron Diaz and new star quarterback Jamie Foxx turn things around?

Cross is already on side, so will Gordy score a touchdown with this choice or will Mitch find it incomplete?

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