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The Back Row

29 EpisodesProduced by What I Watched TonightWebsite

Join Matt Hudson in The Back Row for all things movies. Views, retrospective reviews, rankings, opinions, annual lists, guest interviews and more - there's more going on in the back row than you might think!The Back Row from What I Watched Tonight - the home of Rotten Tomatoes certified movie review… read more

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The Dark Knight - Retrospectives

August 4th, 2020

1:45:11

This episode, Matt is joined by the busiest man in film fandom - Thomas Clark from Clark FIlm. They're discussing 2008's The Dark Knight in all it's glory and dive into everything they loved about the movie (plus a few …

Million Dollar Baby - Retrospectives

July 28th, 2020

1:38:48

Matt is joined by Caroline Ames from Lets Go To The Movies.co.uk to discuss the majestic Million Dollar Baby - Clint Eastwood's multi-Oscar winning …

Blindspotting - Retrospectives

July 21st, 2020

1:36:13

Joining Matt in The Back Row this week is the Statesman to my Kingsman, Jon Berk from berkreviews.com. Together they're discussing 2018's Blindspotting - Directed by Carlos Estrada Lopez and starring Daveed Diggs, …

LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring - Retrospectives

July 14th, 2020

1:35:17

Joining Matt in The Back Row this week is the King of Wales, Luke Summerfield, and together they're discussing 2001's epic The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended Edition, of course). They dive into …

Jaws - Retrospectives

July 7th, 2020

1:40:51

Christopher Pattison - AKA Oz Movie Geek - joined Matt in The Back Row this week to discuss Steven Spielberg's classic Jaws. They dive into everything they loved about the movie (plus a few things that maybe they …

Ex Machina - Retrospectives

June 30th, 2020

1:52:12

This episode is all about Ex Machina from 2014 and joining Matt in The Back Row is WIWT legend, the jewel of the Southern Hemisphere and all-round boss Morgan McGregor. They dive into everything they loved about the …

Apollo 13 - Retrospectives

June 23rd, 2020

1:37:25

Matt is joined in The Back Row by the Queen of Canada, Lora, who returns to the show once more. Together they discuss Ron Howard's Apollo 13 from …

Alien - Retrospectives

June 16th, 2020

1:39:16

Joining Matt in The Back Row for this episode is the only man who should be initialled JC, Jared Charles of The Burrow Reviews. Together they discuss …

The Blair Witch Project - Retrospectives

June 9th, 2020

1:58:21

Joining Matt in The Back Row for this episode is the scarily cool Siobhan of the Dead. Together, they discuss 1999's infamous The Blair Witch Project …

Knives Out - Retrospectives

June 3rd, 2020

1:34:24

Joining Matt in The Back Row for this episode is the greatest graphic/web designer in the galaxy and Disney buff - Isaac Pevy. Together, they discuss Rian Johnson's 2019 whodunit Knives Out and dive into everything they …

Jurassic Park - Retrospectives

May 26th, 2020

1:36:37

Joining Matt in The Back Row for this episode is YouTube streamer, big movie fan and all-round legend - Ant aka AntShotFirst. Together they discuss Steven Spielberg's 1993 classic Jurassic Park - the guys dive into …

The Prestige - Retrospectives

May 19th, 2020

1:30:42

For this episode, Matt is joined by the coolest journalist/smuggler in the land, Eammon Jacobs, to discuss Christopher Nolan's The Prestige. Jackman, …

Composers, Scores & Soundtracks...

February 22nd, 2020

2:07:26

Matt is joined by the Queen of Canada, Lora, to discuss their favourite composers, scores and...soundtracks! Plus more movie chat weaved in too, come join us!


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The Best of 2019

January 4th, 2020

17:52

Matt delivers his top twenty movies on 2019, including some honourable mentions and a few that maybe weren't quite so...good too. Check it out and see if you agree or disagree...


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La La Land - Retrospectives

October 17th, 2019

1:37:13

Matt is joined by the Chicago King, Eric Eilersen, and together they into the City of Stars to discuss 2016's La La Land and, BOY, is it a great discussion! (It is) The guys dive into everything they loved about it …

Gladiator - Retrospectives

October 12th, 2019

1:39:48

For episode 3 of Retrospectives, Matt is joined by the Hertfordshire Legend (tm), Katie Stubbs - AKA KATIIIIIEEEEE! Together, they discuss Ridley Scott's epic from 2000, Gladiator and converse about everything they …

Zodiac - Retrospectives

September 27th, 2019

1:31:41

For this episode of The Back Row: Retrospectives, Matt is joined by the Jewel of Ukraine, Rose. The pair discuss David Fincher's Zodiac and converse about everything they loved about it (plus a few things that maybe …

The Exorcist III - Retrospectives

September 20th, 2019

1:39:36

For this FIRST episode of The Back Row: Retrospectives, Matt is joined by the Pride of Cooper Angus, The Film Grump himself - Kevin Crighton. The pair discuss William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist III and converse about …

The Matrix, Jurassic Chat, Star Wars and Sidney Crosby with Lora

July 30th, 2019

1:19:42

In this latest episode, Matt is joined by the Queen of Canada, Lora, to talk movies and more movies. Expect to hear talk about the following - A …

SCRAWL Director Peter Hearn

July 5th, 2019

1:28:03

Matt sat down with director Peter Hearn to discuss his recently released low-budget horror, SCRAWL - starring Daisy Ridley - plus the stories behind …

Talkin' Horror

June 24th, 2019

52:07

BOO! Matt's talking all things horror in this latest episode. He gives his top echelon horror picks - also referring back to 2018's Death By Pod Horror Special with Terrelle Graham - and talks about some classics …

The Friedkin Files - The Guardian

March 21st, 2019

14:51

In the second episode of an ongoing series highlighting directors, Matt dives into the back catalogue of William Friedkin, one of the rebels of …

The Exorcist

February 23rd, 2019

1:52:35

To celebrate the first year of The What I Watched Tonight Show stable of podcasts, Matt got together with his first guest, Jon Berk, to discuss his …

The Friedkin Files - Killer Joe

February 11th, 2019

14:13

In the first episode of an ongoing series highlighting directors, Matt dives into the back catalogue of William Friedkin, one of the rebels of …

2019 Oscar Noms Special

January 23rd, 2019

29:39

It’s that time of the year again! The Oscars are back in town and the  nominations for the 91st Academy Awards have been announced. In this  special, Matt dives into the major nominations giving his thoughts and …

Anticipating 2019

January 10th, 2019

33:00

Matt runs through the movies releasing in 2019 that have piqued his interest or just get him bloody excited to be alive - and some potential turkeys too.

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2018's Best and Worst

January 1st, 2019

1:26:22

2018 has been and gone leaving us with plenty of movie memories for better or worse. In this year-end rundown, Matt delivers and discusses his 20 best and worst movies from the year gone by - check it out and see if you …

The Force, Females and Fandom

December 6th, 2018

1:10:08

Jenmarie from anakinandhisangel.com joins Matt in The Back Row for this debut episode where she discusses the Star Wars fandom, her near …

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