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Commentary Club

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Welcome to Commentary Club! Join Jim and Teresa as they talk over various movies and bits of cult TV. So take your seat, make yourself comfy as we do commentaries for all kinds of films, the classic, the cult and the crap!

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COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 047 - The Young Ones - Demolition

September 16th, 2022

37:09

In this episode we begin a rewatch of a classic alternative comedy - The Young Ones starring Rik Mayall, Ade Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Chris Ryan and Alexei Sayle.

COMMENTARY CLUB 066 - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

September 3rd, 2022

2:15:38

We've a whale of a tale to tell ya friends! Join us as we revisit Disney's lavish live action version of Jules Verne's classic adventure 20, 000 …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 046 - Public Information Frights

July 28th, 2022

49:22

In this episode Jim shows Teresa a selection of PIFs - Public Information Films - from the 1970s and 1980s. So then we have short clips warning the public of the dangers of roads, strangers, escalators, fireworks, and …

COMMENTARY CLUB 065 - The Haunted Mansion

July 14th, 2022

1:39:09

It's crap move time again and we venture into the highly dubious cinematic genre of movies based on theme park rides, and for added peril, it's also a late period Eddie Murphy move to boot! Yes, it's Disney's The …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 045 - Apaches

June 29th, 2022

41:07

In this minisode we delve into the terrifying world of UK Public Information Films, beginning with the infamous Apaches from 1977 which attempted to warn children about the dangers of mucking about on farms and …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 044 - Blackadder Goes Forth - Goodbyeee

May 29th, 2022

37:46

We reach the very last episode of Blackadder Goes Forth, a rightly celebrated final episode of a legendary series! 

COMMENTARY CLUB 063 - Willow

May 14th, 2022

2:11:43

It's classic film time again, and this week we are revisiting Willow from 1988, the fantasy epic from George Lucas and Ron Howard, starring Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer and Joanne Whalley.

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 043 - Blackadder Goes Forth - General Hospital

April 27th, 2022

33:46

In this episode, George lands up in hospital tended by Nurse Fletcher Brown, played by guest star Miranda Richardson. However there is also allegedly a German spy for Blackadder to winkle out...

COMMENTARY CLUB - Easter Special 2022 - Gamera Vs Jiger

April 18th, 2022

1:30:56

Thanks to a random search involving the word "egg", we've ended up with a kaiju movie from 1970 - giant radioactive turtle Gamera takes on grumpy …

COMMENTARY CLUB 062 - Ice Spiders

April 2nd, 2022

1:35:33

Beware! It's crap film time again! And this week we are experiencing the low budget terrors of Ice Spiders, a Scifi Channel movie from 2006!

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 042 - Blackadder Goes Forth - Private Plane

March 24th, 2022

34:29

"Hi, Flashheart here. Yeah, cancel the state funeral, tell the King to stop blubbing."


In this episode the boys join the air force under the command of Lord Flashheart played by the late great Rik Mayall. And if that …

COMMENTARY CLUB 061 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show

March 18th, 2022

1:51:35

It's cult film time again, in this podcast we are doing the most culty cult movie of all time - it's time to throw open the switches on the Sonic …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 041 - Blackadder Goes Forth - Major Star

March 10th, 2022

36:33

In this episode we find Blackadder in charge of a concert party and having trouble with his leading lady Georgina and a slug balancing act...

COMMENTARY CLUB 060 - Some Like It Hot

March 3rd, 2022

2:11:24

In this show we revisit one of the greatest comedies of all time - Some Like It Hot (1959) starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemon and Tony Curtis, directed by Billy Wilder.

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 040 - Blackadder Goes Forth - Corporal Punishment

February 21st, 2022

35:14

Orders for Operation Insanity arrive and Blackadder breaches regulations by eating the messenger. Can the Flanders Pigeon Murderer avoid the firing …

COMMENTARY CLUB - St Valentines Special 2022 - Dellamorte Dellamore

February 14th, 2022

1:53:48

For our traditional wildly inappropriate Valentine's Day special, we have a movie whose title translates as "Of Death, Of Love". Yes, it's Italian …

COMMENTARY CLUB 059 - The Ice Road

February 5th, 2022

2:02:20

It's crap film time again, and this week we're joining Liam Neeson on a mission to punch winter itself in the chops! Yes, we are doing The Ice Road (2021).

WARNING - A very very sweary and angry episode ensues....  

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 039 - Blackadder Goes Forth - Captain Cook

January 28th, 2022

38:23

"Tally-ho pip-pip and Bernard's your uncle!"
We kick off a new run of minisodes by cracking open the fourth and final series of Blackadder! It will all be over by Christmas!

COMMENTARY CLUB 058 - Xtro

January 20th, 2022

1:38:44

It's cult film time again and it's back to the 1980s for a touching tale of a boy and an alien... But not all aliens are friendly! Yes, we are …

COMMENTARY CLUB - New Years Knees Up

December 31st, 2021

1:29:19

For New Year's Eve, we thought we'd throw a little party! And so we scaled the north face of the drinks cabinet and span some favourite tunes! Warning - does contain some very strong language, but on the upside, there's …

COMMENTARY CLUB CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2021 - The Muppet Christmas Carol

December 22nd, 2021

1:35:50

For our Christmas special this year, we are revisiting a much loved modern classic, a fuzzy felt incarnation of a famous festive tale by Charles …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 038 - Star Wars Christmas Special

December 16th, 2021

1:51:12

As Teresa had never seen the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special - dubbed the worst two hours of television ever - we thought it would be a fun idea …

COMMENTARY CLUB 057 - Sint

December 9th, 2021

1:32:30

For our classic movie we are keeping on the theme of bad Santas and revisiting the marvellous Dutch comedy horror Sint (2010) in which an undead Sinterklaas - the Dutch version of St. Nick - terrorises Amsterdam!

COMMENTARY CLUB 056 - Santa’s Slay (2005)

December 2nd, 2021

1:24:49

Sadly it's crap film time again, but as it's nearly Christmas we have some seasonal stupidity for you in the shape of Santa's Slay (2005) in which …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 037 - Blackadder3 - Duel and Duality

November 24th, 2021

37:35

In this final episode of Blackadder III, our hero is embroiled in a potentially deadly tiff between Prince George and Wellington, played by Stephen Fry at his shoutiest!

COMMENTARY CLUB 055 - Suspiria

November 18th, 2021

1:49:03

In this podcast, we have one of the greatest cult movies of all time - Dario Argento's 1977 masterpiece Suspiria! A dark fairy tale of murder and …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 036 - Blackadder3 - Amy and Amiability

November 12th, 2021

34:58

In this episode Prince George is skint and so Blackadder tries his hand at being a dandy highwayman. Plus we have guest stars Warren Clarke and the great Miranda Richardson!

COMMENTARY CLUB HALLOWEEN SPECIAL 2021 - The Blair Witch Project

October 30th, 2021

1:25:37

For this year's Hallowe'en special, we venture into the woods and relive classic found footage frightener The Blair Witch Project!

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 035 - Curse of the Blair Witch

October 28th, 2021

57:21

As an extra spooky treat, and as a lead-in to our Hallowe'en special, we thought we'd take a look back at the faux documentary Curse of The Blair Witch!

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 034 - Blackadder3 - Sense and Sensibility

October 22nd, 2021

32:23

In this episode, there's more trouble for Prince George and Blackadder the shape of a pair of actors, played by comedy legends Kenneth Connor and Hugh Paddick. 

COMMENTARY CLUB 054 - Jaws

October 16th, 2021

2:15:30

It's classic film time again, and in this podcast we go back to 1975 for Steven Spielberg's movie version of a book whose author thought no one would …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 033 - Blackadder3 - Nob and Nobility

October 8th, 2021

35:40

In this minisode Blackadder gets involved in the French Revolution and the dashing Scarlet Pimpernell! With Tim McInnerny returning a non-Percy role …

COMMENTARY CLUB 100th Episode Special

September 11th, 2021

2:16:54

This will be our one hundredth episode! And to celebrate, we thought we would revisit perhaps the most beloved movie of all time! So it's back to …

COMMENTARY CLUB 053 - Killer Sofa (2019)

August 21st, 2021

1:29:33

In this podcast we delve in the murky depths of streaming services and come up with Killer Sofa, an alleged horror comedy from New Zealand from 2019!

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 032 - Blackadder3 - Ink and Incapability

August 13th, 2021

35:33

In this minisode we revisit the phrasmotic meeting between Blackadder and that splendid brainbox Dr Johnson. Warning! Several big papery things tied up with string were harmed during the making of this episode!

COMMENTARY CLUB 052 - Dredd (2012)

August 7th, 2021

1:40:27

It's cult movie time again, and we take a look at the under appreciated Dredd (2012) starring Karl Urban - which was at last a proper movie …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 031 - Blackadder3 - Dish and Dishonesty

July 26th, 2021

35:40

In this minisode we kick off a fresh batch of Blackadders, with the opening episode of the third series Dish and Dishonesty, and meet the new addition to the show, nice but dim Prince George played by Hugh Laurie!

COMMENTARY CLUB 051 - DragonHeart (1996)

July 16th, 2021

1:54:20

Sean Connery as a dragon? Of course it's a classic! Revisiting the 1996 fantasy movie starring Dennis Quaid, Dina Mayer, David Thewlis, Pete …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 030 - TOTP 1996

June 26th, 2021

1:12:58

In this show we sample selection of the (allegedly) biggest hits of 1996, in a special old people at rant clouds minisode. We may have had a few …

COMMENTARY CLUB 050 - Night of the Demon (1983)

June 10th, 2021

1:44:22

In this podcast we revisit one of the original video nasties - Night of the Demon from 1983 AKA The One Where Bigfoot Rips Off a Man's..... Well, you'll see! Don't say we didn't warn you!

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 029 - Big Hits 1983

June 2nd, 2021

51:47

Before we plunge into the era of the video nasty next week, we stop off to sample some of the biggest hits from 1983! Warning! May contain a small outbreak of Kajagoogoo and high levels of Jed!

COMMENTARY CLUB 049 - Legend

May 15th, 2021

1:42:51

It's cult film time again, in this podcast we go back to 1980s to revisit Ridley Scott's Legend, a dark fairy tale starring Tom Cruise, Mia Sara and …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 028 - Blackadder II - Chains

May 7th, 2021

37:33

In this episode we reach the grand finale of the Blackadder II saga! There's been a spate of kidnappings which prove to be just the first stage of a cunning plan from evil Prince Ludwig the Indestructible played by Hugh …

COMMENTARY CLUB 048 - Ghostbusters

April 29th, 2021

1:49:19

There is no Dana, there is only Zuul! In this podcast we go back to 1984 for classic comedy horror Ghostbusters, starring Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd, …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 027 - Blackadder II - Beer

April 22nd, 2021

34:26

In this episode Blackadder has the twin problems of a drinking contest with Lord Melchett and his Puritan Aunt Whiteadder coming for tea... But on the upside, we learn of Merlin the Happy Pig and there's a lovely song …

COMMENTARY CLUB 047 - Patient Zero

April 12th, 2021

1:35:30

It's crap film time again and we endure Patient Zero, starring Matt Smith, Natalie Dormer and Stanley Tucci. A movie that was shelved for years before leaking out onto home video, and in this podcast we discover why, …

COMMENTARY CLUB 046 - The Case of the Bloody Iris

April 8th, 2021

1:49:20

In this episode we delve into true cult territory with a classic 1970s giallo - The Case of the Bloody Iris, a twisted thriller with a mystery killer …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 026 - Blackadder II - Money

March 30th, 2021

35:13

In this episode Blackadder is strapped for cash and owes money to the infamous baby eating Bishop of Bath and Wells. And if that wasn't enough, the Queen's in the mood for some practical jokes...

COMMENTARY CLUB 045 - The Old Dark House

March 18th, 2021

1:22:50

This episode we look at the classic Universal movie The Old Dark House. Directed by James Whale this gothic black comedy stars Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Melvyn Douglas, Gloria Stuart, Lilian Bond, Ernest …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 025 - Blackadder II - Potato

March 10th, 2021

36:33

In this episode Blackadder attempts to out-do Sir Walter Really, I mean, Raleigh, with a sea voyage of his own. Unfortunately Captain Redbeard Rum …

COMMENTARY CLUB 044 - Starcrash (corrected version)

March 2nd, 2021

1:41:38

In this episode we look at one of the legendary bad films - Italian Star Wars knock-off Starcrash (1979)! Is it really as bad as folks claim? What …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 024 - Blackadder II - Head

February 24th, 2021

30:55

In this episode we find Lord Blackadder being given the job of overseeing the execution of traitors at the Tower of London. However his plans to get *ahem* ahead go awry...

COMMENTARY CLUB - St Valentines Day Special 2021 - My Bloody Valentine

February 13th, 2021

1:39:36

It's Valentine's Day once again, and so in the spirit of St. Skeletor, we proudly present another massively inappropriate movie and revisit that seminal slasher from 1981 My Bloody Valentine

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 023 - Blackadder II - Bells

February 9th, 2021

37:45

In a new mini season of our stay in, stay safe comedy podcasts, we look at the first episode of Blackadder II, in which we catch up with Blackadder, …

COMMENTARY CLUB 043 - Clue

February 4th, 2021

1:44:51

This time round we are looking at cult favourite Clue from 1985 - the first movie based on a board game! Featuring an all-star cast including Tim …

COMMENTARY CLUB 042 - Jack the Giant Killer

January 19th, 2021

1:44:31

In this podcast we go back to 1962 for a classic fantasy adventure Jack the Giant Killer! A magical tale based on British folklore starring Kerwin …

COMMENTARY CLUB CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2020 - Scrooged

December 17th, 2020

1:52:47

For our Christmas special this year we have a real classic - the celebrated comedy take on A Christmas Carol starring Bill Murray and Karen Allen - …

COMMENTARY CLUB 041 - Unholy Night

December 10th, 2020

1:33:10

In this show we are venturing in the worrying world of low budget Christmas horror, with Canadian anthology Unholy Night (2018) will festive frights …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 022 - Blackadders Christmas Carol

December 4th, 2020

50:25

We have a festive visit to Mr Ebenezer Blackadder for Blackadder's Christmas Carol! First aired back on 23rd December 1988, this classic Yuletide …

COMMENTARY CLUB 040 - The Nightmare Before Christmas

November 26th, 2020

1:28:09

'Twas a long time ago, longer now than it seems, in a place that perhaps you've seen in your dreams.... Yes, it's cult film time again, in this …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 021 - The Storyteller - The Greek Myths Part II

November 18th, 2020

57:27

In this minisode we return to the Jim Henson's The Storyteller to look at the final two episodes from the little known second season. Here we have two classic tales of heroes versus famous monsters - Theseus and the …

COMMENTARY CLUB 039 - The African Queen

November 14th, 2020

1:55:39

Join us on an epic adventure across Africa with some Hollywood's brightest stars as we revisit a true classic - The African Queen (1951) starring …

COMENTARY CLUB HALLOWEEN SPECIAL 2020 - Halloween (1978)

October 31st, 2020

1:40:18

This year, for the spookiest night of the year, we are revisiting John Carpenter's classic horror movie - Halloween (1978) - the film that brought us the Shape, AKA Michael Myers! 

COMMENTARY CLUB 038 - Zombeavers

October 22nd, 2020

1:24:46

It's crap film time again, and we have a movie about undead wildlife - Zombeavers (2014)! Yes, a film about zombie beavers... Does hilarity ensue?

COMMENTARY CLUB MINISODES 20 - The Storyteller - The Greek Myths Part I

October 2nd, 2020

58:19

In this minisode we return to the Jim Henson's The Storyteller to look at two episodes from the little known second season. In this series, Michael Gambon takes on the mantle of the Storyteller to recount tales from …

COMMENTARY CLUB 037 - Westworld

September 3rd, 2020

1:39:52

In this episode we take a trip to Delos for the holiday of the future! Yes, we are revisiting Michael Crichton's first tale of a futuristic theme …

COMMENTARY CLUB 036 - The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)

August 18th, 2020

1:35:07

For our classic movie this time we are watching a hugely important film, a massive influence on modern science fiction and the grandfather of Hammer horror - yes, it's The Quatermass Xperiment (AKA The Creeping Unknown

COMMENTARY CLUB 035 - Enter the Dragon

August 5th, 2020

1:55:29

As a tribute to the late great John Saxon we settle to watch one of his most celebrated movies - the martial arts classic Enter the Dragon (1973), in which Mr Saxon, an actual real-life black belt, co-starred with the …

COMMENTARY CLUB 034 - Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

July 14th, 2020

1:33:49

In this show we take a look at one of the most infamous rubbish films of all time Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978). Is this a terrible movie made by morons or actually an ahead-of-its-time spoof? 

COMMENTARY CLUB MINISODES 19 - The Black Adder - The Black Seal

July 9th, 2020

41:05

In the next of our stay in, stay safe comedy podcasts, we look at the sixth and final episode of The Black Adder - the tragic tale of the Black Seal! The most cunning plan and the most evil men in England plot to take …

COMMENTARY CLUB 033 - What We Do in the Shadows

July 2nd, 2020

1:36:06

It's cult movie time again, and this time we are looking at one of the best horror comedies of recent years - What We Do in the Shadows a …

COMMENTARY CLUB MINISODES 18 - The Black Adder - Witchsmeller Pursuivant

June 24th, 2020

35:55

In the fifth of our stay in, stay safe comedy specials, strange omens and dark forces are abroad in the kingdom of The Black Adder, and the dreaded …

COMMENTARY CLUB MINISODES 17 - The Black Adder - Born to be King

June 9th, 2020

39:31

In the fourth of our stay in, stay safe comedy specials, we voyage back in time to watch The Black Adder - Born to be King! It's St. Leonard's Day …

COMMENTARY CLUB 031 - Robot Monster (1953)

June 3rd, 2020

1:09:15

It's crap film time again, and this time we have gone for one of the worst movies of all-time - Robot Monster from 1953! Shot in four days and in 3D, see an incredible alien invader, the Ro-Man - which looks …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 016 - Some More Goodies

May 27th, 2020

1:03:36

As we enjoyed it so much last time, we pay tribute again to the late great Tim Brooke-Taylor, with another two of our favourite episodes of classic 1970s comedy series, The Goodies! In this episode we are watching are …

COMMENTARY CLUB 030 - Mars Attacks

May 19th, 2020

1:52:31

We are back in cult film territory and back to the films of Tim Burton too - this time for his 1990s SF comedy Mars Attacks! Ack! Ack! Ack! 

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 015 - The Archbishop

May 13th, 2020

38:07

In the third of our stay in, stay safe comedy specials, we voyage back in time to watch The Black Adder - The Archbishop! Has the King finally found a use for his other son... you know, the slimy one?

COMMENTARY CLUB 029 - Beetlejuice

May 5th, 2020

1:37:43

Once again we are going back to the 1980s for a classic movie! This time is the celebrated horror comedy Beetlejuice, directed by Tim Burton and starring Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder!

COMMENTARY CLUB MINISODES 14 - Some Goodies For You

April 28th, 2020

1:07:01

As a tribute to the late great Tim Brooke-Taylor, we celebrate his life and works with a rewatch of two of our favourite episodes of classic 1970s comedy series, The Goodies. The episodes we are watching are Lighthouse …

COMMENTARY CLUB 028 - 2012 (2009)

April 20th, 2020

2:38:47

It's crap film time again, and we embark on our most gruelling challenge yet - Roland Emmerich's disaster (in every sense of the word)movie 2012 …

COMMENTARY CLUB Easter Special - Reanimator

April 12th, 2020

1:34:00

For a little Easter extra surprise, we couldn't resist going back to another movie from the late great Stuart Gordon. And we picked that dream …

COMMENTARY CLUB Minisode 13 - The King of Spain's Beard

April 9th, 2020

43:24

We return to the world of glorious television for another episode of some vintage Blackadder! In the second ever episode of this classic comedy, the Black Adder finds himself betrothed to be married...

COMMENTARY CLUB 027 - From Beyond

April 4th, 2020

1:39:12

Our cult movie is From Beyond (1986) - a classic adaptation of a story by HP Lovecraft from the late great Stuart Gordon. Starring Jeffrey Combs, …

COMMENTARY CLUB Minisode 12 - The Black Adder

April 1st, 2020

44:13

In the first of our staying in comedy shows, we look at the very first episode of The Black Adder - The Foretelling!

COMMENTARY CLUB 026 - The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

March 25th, 2020

1:27:14

In this show we are revisiting one of the early classics of cinema, The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920). Starring Conrad Veidt, this silent German Expressionist masterpiece is a genuine piece of movie history and has just …

COMMENTARY CLUB ST PATRICK'S DAY SPECIAL - Leprechaun

March 17th, 2020

1:37:58

To celebrate that special day of the year when everyone pretends to Irish and drinks too much, we are watching cult classic Leprechaun starring the …

COMMENTARY CLUB 25 - Friday 13th Part VIII - Jason Takes Manhattan

March 12th, 2020

1:52:37

It's the dreaded crap movie point of our podcast cycle, and in this episode we are delving into the murky world of 1980s slashers and one of the worst outings for Mr Jason Voorhees esq. Yes, it is the infamous Friday …

COMMENTARY CLUB 24 - Brazil

February 28th, 2020

2:32:16

It's cult film time again, and this time we are back to the 1980s for a slice of dystopian sci-fi satire! Yes it's Brazil, the strange retro-future …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Valentines Day Special - Hellraiser

February 13th, 2020

1:48:28

It's Valentine's Day and so we thought we'd go for something from the heart... Well, The Hellbound Heart at any rate! Yes, in this massively inappropriate special, we revisit classic British horror movie, Hellraiser, …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 011 - The Heartless Giant

February 6th, 2020

32:47

Once again we return to Jim Henson's The Storyteller, this time for the final story from the fireside, the tale of The Heartless Giant

COMMENTARY CLUB 23 - Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl

January 30th, 2020

1:32:08

In this special podcast we pay tribute to the late great Terry Jones with a look back at Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

COMMENTARY CLUB 22 - Seventh Voyage of Sinbad

January 15th, 2020

1:43:16

It's classic film time again, and in this show we set sail with one of the greatest heroes of them all! We accompany the legendary Sinbad on a fantastic adventure masterminded by of the true geniuses of cinema, Ray …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 010 - All Four One

December 31st, 2019

1:00:48

Once again we return to The Storyteller for another two tales beside the fire, although in a somewhat *ahem* more festive mood than usual... This time we are revisiting The Three Ravens and Sapsorrow

COMMENTARY CLUB - Christmas Special - The Christmas Chronicles

December 19th, 2019

1:50:59

For our special festive podcast this year, we just couldn't resist Kurt Russell as Santa Claus in The Christmas Chronicles (2018). 

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 009 - Three is the Magic Number

December 17th, 2019

55:16

We return once again to The Storyteller for another two tales beside the fire. This time we are revisiting The Soldier and Death and The True Bride

Commentary Club 21 - Santa Claws

December 9th, 2019

1:34:27

In this podcast we plumb the depths of festive film and look at the cat-astrophic Santa Claws from 2014. Can cute kittens save Christmas or will we end up looking for a brick, a sack and an icy canal?

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 008 - A Second Helping of The Storyteller

December 4th, 2019

57:34

We return once again to the best place by the fire and The Storyteller! In this minisode we look at the episodes A Story Short and The Luck Child! Beware of the Griffin!

Commentary Club 20 - John Dies At The End

November 27th, 2019

1:53:49

Films don't come much more cult that this - John Dies at the End (2012)! A highly surreal SF horror tale based on the book by David Wong, directed by …

Commentary Club 19 - The Dark Crystal

November 19th, 2019

1:47:16

It's classic film time again, and we heading back to the 1980s to revisit the fantastic world of The Dark Crystal, a dream collaboration between Jim …

Commentary Club Minisode 07 - The Storyteller

November 12th, 2019

59:14

In this podcast we head back to 1987 to revisit the first two episodes of the Jim Henson fantasy television series The Storyteller starring the late great John Hurt! 

COMMENTARY CLUB - Halloween Special - Creepshow

October 30th, 2019

2:09:07

This Halloween we are going back to 1982 to watch the classic collaboration between George Romero and Stephen King - Creepshow! An anthology horror …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 006 - Top of the Pops November 1982

October 28th, 2019

38:57

To get us in the mood for some 1980s horror, we take a rambling trip back to November 1982 to sample the music in the charts the week Creepshow was released! 

COMMENTARY CLUB 018 - Lair of the White Worm

October 22nd, 2019

1:44:39

It's crap film time again, and we are chatting about Ken Russell's frankly bonkers adaptation of Bram Stoker's Lair of the White Worm starring Amanda Donohoe, Hugh Grant, Peter Capaldi, and a terrifying strap-on! 1980s …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 005 - Top of the Pops 1988

October 15th, 2019

34:06

To get us in the mood for a craptastic slice of 1980s horror in the dubious shape of Ken Russell's Lair of the White Worm, we dig up a slice of pop telly from the week of its release! 

COMMENTARY CLUB 017 - Duel

October 8th, 2019

1:41:31

It's cult time time again, and we hit to road to look at the early Steven Spielberg classic Duel starring Dennis Weaver and the bloody big truck!

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 004 - Totally British Rock n Roll

October 3rd, 2019

1:10:15

As we are travelling back to the 1970s for our Duel episode next week, we thought we stop off and sample some vintage 1970s rock! 

COMMENTARY CLUB 016 - Back to the Future

September 19th, 2019

2:08:06

In this episode we are back in the 1980s, back in the 1950s, and indeed, Back to the Future! Hop in the Delorean with us and revisit this classic movie from Robert Zemeckis

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 03 - The Five Doctors

September 5th, 2019

1:57:52

In a special episode to celebrate the life and works of Terrence Dicks, who sadly passed away this week, we hop in our TARDIS to revisit the feature length special , The Five Doctors, which originally aired on November …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 002 - Top of the Pops 1985

August 29th, 2019

33:40

In a little bonus episode to get you in the 1980s mood for our next show, we're going back to 1985 to watch an episode of BBC music show Top of the Pops that aired the very week back to the Future was released!

COMMENTARY CLUB 015 - The Ridiculous 6

August 21st, 2019

2:17:07

In this very very sweary episode, we look at our first movie that has 0% on Rotten Tomatoes - The Ridiculous 6. This alleged comedy western was the …

COMMENTARY CLUB 14 - The Running Man

August 9th, 2019

1:54:26

It's cult film time again, and this time we are back to the 1980s for a slice of Arnie sci-fi action! Yes it's The Running Man, directed by Paul …

COMMENTARY CLUB 013 - Shaun of the Dead

July 19th, 2019

1:50:49

It's classic movie time again, and in these podcast we chatting along to one of the all-time great horror comedies Shaun of the Dead! Making his feature debut, director Edgar Wright pits Simon Pegg and Nick Frost …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Minisode 001 - Spaced Art

July 16th, 2019

33:12

As a prelude to our Shaun of the Dead episode, we thought it would be fun to revisit the Spaced episode where Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg first …

COMMENTARY CLUB Wedding Special - Dr Terror's House of Horrors

July 3rd, 2019

1:51:54

Welcome to a special Commentary Club in which we are indulging ourselves something rotten with a joint favorite film - the classic Dr Terror's House …

COMMENTARY CLUB 012 - Space Amoeba

June 19th, 2019

1:37:13

It's crap movie time again, and as Godzilla is on the loose in the cinemas once again, we thought it would be fun to watch an old kaiju movie! Hence …

COMMENTARY CLUB 011 - The Addams Family

June 6th, 2019

1:52:01

Der-der-der-dum! Click! Click!
It's cult movie time again, and we're going back to the 1990s. It's Teresa's pick and so we are paying a visit to The …

COMMENTARY CLUB 010 - Robocop

May 23rd, 2019

1:50:39

It's classic time again, and for this show Jim picked classic 1980s SF action flick Robocop directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Peter Weller and …

COMMENTARY CLUB 009 - The Car (1977)

May 2nd, 2019

1:51:53

It's crap movie time again and in this episode Teresa and Jim are watching driving horror flick The Car (1977) which sees James Brolin going toe to …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Easter Special - Monty Python's Life of Brian

April 19th, 2019

1:46:19

Join Teresa and Jim for a special Easter podcast in which we chat about, and indeed all over, classic comedy Monty Python's Life of Brian. It's not the Messiah, it's a very naughty podcast! 

COMMENTARY CLUB 008 - Drop Dead Fred

April 4th, 2019

1:47:37

In this episode it's cult movie time once more and Jim has picked Drop Dead Fred, the 1991 comedy starring Rik Mayall and Phoebe Cates. Is it a …

COMMENTARY CLUB 007 - The Mummy

March 14th, 2019

2:14:36

This time round we are off to Egypt to discover what happened at the end of the 1990s when Universal resurrected one of their old classic monsters! …

COMMENTARY CLUB ST. SKELETOR'S DAY SPECIAL - Sightseers

February 13th, 2019

1:40:45

In a special bonus episode Teresa and Jim celebrate St. Skeletor's Day with a suitably anti-romantic movie - Sightseers (2012). Starring Alice Lowe and Steve Oram and directed by Ben Wheatley, this British comedy horror …

COMMENTARY CLUB 006 - Howard the Duck

February 5th, 2019

1:59:08

George Lucas making a big screen adaptation of a cult Marvel comics character? What could go wrong? Well, just about everything... as Teresa and Jim …

COMMENTARY CLUB 005 - Tucker & Dale Vs Evil

January 24th, 2019

1:36:28

In the first episode for new year, Teresa and Jim return to tackle a favourite cult movie - the 2010 horror comedy Tucker & Dale Vs Evil

COMMENTARY CLUB - Christmas Special - A Christmas Carol

December 18th, 2018

2:02:14

Welcome to our first Christmas special! In this especially festive episode Teresa and Jim take a look the 1984 version of A Christmas Carol by …

Commentary Club 004 - Gremlins

December 11th, 2018

1:55:23

In this episode, for Jim's pick of a classic movie to chat over, we are playing with Gizmo and dodging Stripe in the Joe Dante/Steven Spielberg Christmas creature caper Gremlins!

COMMENTARY CLUB 003 - Sharknado

November 30th, 2018

1:38:55

Teresa and Jim discover what happens when it rains great whites when they tackle the craptastic Sharknado! Several bottles of merlot died in this valiant struggle...  

COMMENTARY CLUB 002 - Killer Klowns from Outer Space

November 9th, 2018

1:31:06

In space, no one can hear you eat ice cream! Get your kotton kandy ready and join Teresa and Jim for a viewing of the kult kollision of SF, horror …

COMMENTARY CLUB HALLOWEEN SPECIAL - Ghostwatch

October 27th, 2018

1:44:12

In our first Seasonal Special, Teresa and Jim celebrate Hallowe'en with a viewing of a legendary TV movie. Written by Stephen Volk and screened on …

COMMENTARY CLUB 001 - Monty Python and the Holy Grail

October 19th, 2018

1:41:32

Bring out your dead! Join Teresa and Jim for the first episode of a brand-new cast Commentary Club. In this show we chatter through the classic …

COMMENTARY CLUB - Infocast

October 10th, 2018

10:22

Welcome to the Commentary Club! In this infocast, we'll tell you all about this new show! 

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