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Andy Hughes and Alex Hudson host this weekly podcast covering all the biggest and freshest news stories in film, TV and gaming. Every Sunday sees the arrival of a News & Reviews episode where they talk all the latest movie news and review any releases they've seen that week.Tweet and follow @Dinosaurman15 or find our Facebook page and give it a like.
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Well, as punctual as ever we return to Hogwarts! Alex and Andy return with their version of the events of Part One of the Deathly Hallows. All your favourite segments return, key characters being offed unceremoniously, lots of backfiring wands and a real commitment to education. We're tantalisingly close to the end now so savour these while you can!
In yet another thrilling week in the history of this planet we choose to bring you reviews of a couple of new releases in the world of film.'The White Tiger' is the much lauded Netflix adaptation of the 2008 novel of the same name which is being tipped for Oscar nominations in the coming month, 'Willy's Wonderland' is the latest budget Nicolas Cage action/horror/thriller which leans into the popularity of pizza party nostalgia and Five Nights at Freddy's.Alex also recaps on supernatural horror 'The Vigil', which debuted in the UK last summer and is out in the USA this coming weekend. 
Dinosaur Man 64: Episode 1

Dinosaur Man 64: Episode 1

2021-02-1401:07:13

Bleep Bloop! That's video game for hello and welcome to the first in a new series of special episodes all about video games.This time out Andy and Alex discuss what they've been playing recently. This includes Dark Souls, Blair Witch, XCOM, Tetris and more. Are video games too stressful for Andy to enjoy? Will Alex like a horror adjacent game that isn't Alien Isolation? Find out right here!
Another fortnight, another episode of news & reviews. This week we discuss Gerard Butler disaster film 'Greenland' which is out on Amazon Prime now and Netflix's black and white shot Oscar hopeful 'Malcolm & Marie'.We also have the usual news round up you all love. Blevins, Godzilla, Tomb Raider and much more!
Oh my goodness, would you believe it? That's right, after no big spoiler specials for a whole year the boys are bringing you our thoughts on Warner Brothers hotly discussed 'Wonder Woman 1984'.We discuss the practicalities of wishing stone rules, invisible jets and the questionable attitude of Diana Prince towards pretty much every member of the human race. Andy does himself proud by making Alex cry with laughter so it's an all time classic ep. Warning! Here be spoilers!
With another week we bring you another bunch of streamer reviews. Variety is the order of the day here, with Netflix awards hopeful drama 'Pieces Of A Woman', by the numbers horror 'The Rental' and Covid inspired 'Songbird'.We also have the first instalment of new segment 'WandaWatch' and your regular round up of news stories from the last two weeks.
Ladies and Gentlemen we're returning one last time the shitshow that was 2020 for a final look at some of the films we didn't cover too much on the awards episode. We highlight a few hidden gems and films we maybe judged too harshly on initial release. Check out the films we cover on this one as we felt they were worth a rewatch and should be widely available for you all now.
Our first news and reviews of 2021 acts as a roundup of the last stuff we saw in 2020 during the festive period. With reviews of Pixar's latest 'Soul', big budget superhero sequel 'Wonder Woman 1984', Netflix Oscar hopeful 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom', Irish animation 'Wolfwalkers' and George Clooney's new film 'The Midnight Sky'.
It's finally here! We see off the year in our usual style with the Dinosaur Man awards, joined by Paul to dish out all the biggest gongs. We discuss animated hedgehogs, beloved TV hosts and blockbuster spy action films in our wrap up of the last year in film.Join us in saying goodbye to the strangest year in living memory right here and now.
Since it's been a busy time for both news and new releases we thought we'd split them up for the next couple of episodes. This week we tackle the news of Warner Bros releasing their entire 2021 slate simultaneously theatrically and on HBO Max in a move which has seen uproar from some filmmakers and guilds. We also go through the announcements made at the Disney Investor Day relating to the future of their tentpole franchises and animation divisions including a whole bunch of Disney+ series and movies, Star Wars news and the next stage of the Marvel project.
In another festive episode we look at three new Netflix Christmas films and try to scientifically work out which of them is the most Christmassy of all. It's a tough battle and we had to sit through a lot of holiday cheer but we did it. Our contenders are 'Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square', 'Operation Christmas Drop' and 'Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey'. Are they any good? Who comes out on top? Who will be crowned the monarch of merriment? Find out here!
We begin Dinosaur Man Does December with this festive double bill. We watched both films in The Princess Switch series, and boy are they films with some big problems. We discuss the hunkiness of leads, the insanity of how fictional countries work of a GDP level, whether this is Vanessa Hudgens' Oscar moment and who the mysterious Christmas man actually is. Have you watched these films? Were you thinking of watching them? We would recommend you skip. But hey, it's your life, live it. 
Slow news week but thankfully we make up for that with a bunch of hot and fresh reviews! Three brand new releases in Holiday romcom 'Happiest Season', heartfelt Amazon drama 'Uncle Frank' and Netflix awards hopeful 'Hillbilly Elegy'. All this alongside crime thriller 'Arkansas'. 
We start with the festive cheer a little early here at Dinosaur Man HQ with a review of festive comedy series 'Dash & Lily' which is streaming now on Netflix, we also talk about World War II vampire movie 'Blood Vessel' and catch up on 'The Personal History of David Copperfield' which was released at the beginning of the year. We also talk all this weeks news stories, Wonder Woman 1984, Black Panther 2 and Channing Tatum starring in a monster movie for Universal.
Slow reviews week this week but the news is so jam packed we don't even manage to get through it all, so you're still getting value for money don't worry.  Don't even think about asking for a refund from your favourite podcast platform. Reviews this week are of death row based drama 'Clemency' in which Alfre Woodard gives the performance of a lifetime, as well as Australian sketch comedy in the form of 'Aunty Donna's Big Ol' House of Fun' which is available on Netflix now. 
Back to reviews this week with four hot recent releases. Netflix bring us Remi Weekes 'His House' and Ben Wheatley's adaptation of 'Rebecca', Shudder offers up 'Scare Me' and Robert Zemeckis is the latest director to adapt Roald Dahl's work with his version of 'The Witches' which is available to rent now.
A very spooky greeting to you boos and ghouls! For the final episode of Shock-tober 2020 we're doing a very special head to head to head battle of some titanic horror franchises. Alex has made Andy watch the worst mainline entries in three of the most iconic series of horror 'Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare', 'Halloween: Resurrection' and 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation'. Andy's task is to rate each of these franchise ending movies in a number of categories to establish which is the king of all terrible installments. 
Are we preparing for prom? Because we've got lots of streamers this week! In another jam packed episode we talk about Jared Leto returning to DC, the cost of Bond to streaming services and maybe the most 2020 of all directorial appointments. Releases this week are of Aaron Sorkin's Netflix release 'The Trial of the Chicago 7', surprise sequel 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm', horror anthology 'The Mortuary Collection' and Blumhouse nonsense 'Black Box'.
In an episode as stuffed as a Christmas goose we discuss new releases and news as normal as well as playing a fun game that you can participate in at home. We bring you reviews of Rose Glass' terrifying religious horror 'Saint Maud', upcoming Brandon Cronenberg sci fi thriller 'Possessor', Netflix gothic horror series 'The Haunting of Bly Manor', werewolf horror-comedy 'The Wolf of Snow Hollow', British drama 'Rocks' and long awaited comedy sequel 'Bill & Ted Face the Music'.
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