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Episode 47! Stu and Billy are back at the flicks this week to watch Wonder Woman!

Directed by Patty Jenkins (Monster),Wonder Womanis 4th instalment in the DC Extended Universe, and tells the origin story of Wonder Woman.

Set in the early 20th century Diana (Gal Gadot), Princess of the Amazons, has been trained to be an unconquerable warrior on the hidden paradise island of Themyscira.

After American pilot Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) crash lands on the island he tells Diana and the Amazons about the ongoing events of the first World War. Compelled by duty to help, Diana leaves her island home to travel with Steve to London and bring an early end to the war.

The film also stars Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya, Lucy Davis, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Said Taghmaoui, Ewen, Bremner, and Eugene Brave Rock.
As well as the films, Stu and I discuss what else we've been watching this week, and look over the latest in movie news.
As always it would make our day if you could take a couple …

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Spider-Man: Homecoming - Trailer 3

Game of Thrones Season 7

Wind River 



Castlevania: Vengeance



Episode 46! Stu and Billy are back at the flicks this week as they watch the highly anticipated John Wick: Chapter 2!

Directed by Chad Stahelski (John Wick),John Wick: Chapter 2is the sequel John Wick and is set a few days after the first film.

After tracking down his stolen 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 retired super-assassin John Wick is asked to repay a past favour by Italian Gangster Santino D'Antonio.

Having no choice but to accept the assignment, Wick reluctantly travel to Rome to take out D'Antonio's sister, the ruthless capo atop the Italian Camorra crime syndicate.
The film stars Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Common, Ruby Rose, Laurence Fishburne, Ian McShane, Lance Reddick, Claudia Gerini and many others.

We do provide a spoiler warning when we start to go into a more in depth analysis of the film.

As well as the films, Stu and I discuss what else we've been watching this week, and look over the latest in movie news.

As always it would make our day if you could take …

John Wick: Chapter 2 review

Alright, everyone settle down, John Wick: Chapter 2 is worth the wait. My non spoiler reaction is ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ”ช๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ”ช๐Ÿ”ช๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ”ช๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ˜  7/10. Wanna know more? Feel free to read on, but it will contain spoilers.
John Wick: Chapter 2 expands upon the established world of the original film and nicely hints at bigger & badder things to come. As sequels go, it ticks plenty of boxes but falls into a few sophomore pitfalls. In many ways I liken the John Wick franchise to Gareth Evan’s The Raid series; both employ tonnes and tonnes and I dare say tonnes of gratuitous gun-fu/hand-to hand combat, which hey I happen to love, but does tire after a while. With a few niggling gripes that I'll expand upon later, I can happily recommend you get out to catch John Wick: Chapter 2 on the biggest screen available and with the rowdiest of cr…


Episode 45! Stu and Billy are out in the far reaches of space this week as they watch Alien: Covenant!

Directed by Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Alien, Kingdom of Heaven), Alien: Covenantis a sequel to to the 2012 film Prometheus and the second instalment in the Alien prequel series. It is also the sixth film in the overall Alien film franchise.

Set in 2104, the crew of the colony ship Covenant is bound for a remote planet Origae-6 with two thousand colonists and a thousand embryos aboard. 

The crew of the ship are awakened by an energy surge in space and discover via a mysterious signal what they think to be an uncharted paradise planet. The mysterious world soon turns dark when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a fight for survival.
The film stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride, Billy Crudup, Demian Bichir, Jussie, Smollett, Carmen Ejogo, and many others.
We do provide a spoiler warning when we start to go into a more in depth analysis of the film.

As we…

John Wick: Chapter 2 giveaway

To celebrate the fact John Wick: Chapter 2 is hitting cinemas on May 18, we're giving you the chance to win 1 of 5 double passes. How do you win one? Good question and thank you for asking, simply head over to our Facebook Page RIGHT HERE and find the John Wick: Chapter 2 giveaway post. So simple!

In this high-octane sequel to the 2014 hit, legendary super-assassin John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy Italian assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers in an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride that takes the non-stop action of the original to a whole new level.

Also starring Ruby Rose, Common, Laurence Fishburne and Ian McShane, JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 hits cinemas May 18.

Trailer Park - our weekly trailer round-up

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Marvel's The Defenders

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Masters of None Season 2

Little Nightmares (PS4) Review

If I ever needed a game that was wholesome, friendly and cute, Tarsier Studios would be one of my first ports of call. The Swedish developer has since moved from their colourful days as the custodians of the family-friendly festivals of Little Big Planet and Tearaway Unfolded, and is now intent on giving us arresting anxiety in Little Nightmares, a wordless story about a little girl in a yellow raincoat who moves through the bowels of a seaborne den of horror and gluttony, drawing on some of the most primal and deep-rooted fears dredged direct from my childhood.

Needless to say, this is something of a gear change.

I actually don't want to give much away of the story beyond that little snippet above, since part of the game's engrossing quality is figuring out the story for yourself. You play as a raincoat-clad girl named Six, who wakes up in a suitcase aboard a mammoth waterborne boat/submersible thing called The Maw. Making her way through the bowels of a bad dream birthed fro…

April at the Movies

While Get Out doesn't get its official Australian release until May 4; it managed to remain at number one for the second month in a row. Surprisingly John Wick: Chapter 2 and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 both failed to crack my top 10. Trust me, I'm more shocked than you are. Rachel Weisz's Denial has crept into tenth place at the expense of The Lego Batman Movie.

As always I'd love to hear your thoughts on my list. Feel free to check out my lists for January, February and March.

If you agree or disagree sound off in the comments below.

- Stu

Top 10 for April:

1. Get Out
2. Moonlight
3. Land of Mine
4. Loving
5. The Salesman
6. Jackie
7. A Man Called Ove
8. Colossal
9. Edge of Seventeen
10. Denial 

Films watched:

Zach's Ceremony
The Lego Batman Movie
The Country Doctor
The Boss Baby 
John Wick: Chapter 2 
The Fate of the Furious 
Going In Style
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
The Osiris Child Science Fiction Vol 1
Free Fire