Episodes
Van Connor reviews the highly anticipated sequel to John Krasinski's horror A Quiet Place starring Emily Blunt and Cillian Murphy. Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on demand. Don't forget to follow us @2minutepods and share our stuff too!
Published 06/05/21
Van Connor reviews the latest Disney live-action take on an animated classic. This time it's Oscar winner Emma Stone stepping into the famous coat of Cruella.... Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on demand. Don't forget to follow us @2minutepods and share our stuff too!
Published 05/26/21
Van Connor reviews the newest chapter in the Saw franchise, starring Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson. Spiral is out now. Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on demand. Don't forget to follow us @2minutepods and share our stuff too!
Published 05/22/21
Van Connor reviews the self-proclaimed anti-rom com written by, directed by and starring Billie Piper (Doctor Who, I Hate Suzie). Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on demand. Don't forget to follow us @2minutepods and share our stuff too!
Published 05/22/21
Van Connor reviews the live action-animated hybrid sequel starring James Corden as the famous Beatrix Potter rabbit. Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on demand. Don't forget to follow us @2minutepods and share our stuff too!
Published 05/22/21
Van Connor reviews on of the year's biggest awards contenders in Emerald Fennell's BAFTA, Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated Promising Young Woman, available to watch on Sky Cinema / Now TV. Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on demand. Don't forget to follow us @2minutepods and share our stuff too!
Published 04/14/21
Published 04/14/21
Following disastrous test screenings, reshoots and further delays since, Chaos Walking amounts to nothing more than one of those YA dystopian love triangle dramas from like five years ago. UK Release Date: 2nd April 2021 Platform: digital Director: Doug Lima Starring: Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Demian Bichir, David Oyelowo Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on demand. Don't forget to...
Published 04/02/21
The latest live-action animated hybrid sees Warner remake classic cartoon Tom and Jerry, but it feels a bit more like Yogi Bear than Roger Rabbit. It's available to watch on digital platforms. UK Release Date: 25th March 2021 Platform: Digital Rent and Buy Director: Tim Story Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Michael Pena, Rob Delaney, Tom, Jerry Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on...
Published 03/24/21
Nowadays A-listers seem to be climbing over themselves to churn out one highbrow serialised thriller after another, destined for television and streaming platforms, with even Oscar winners getting in on the TV game... UK Release Date: 11th March 2021 Platform: HBO Max Director: John Lee Hancock Starring: Denzel Washington, Jared Leto, Rami Malek Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on...
Published 03/12/21
If we're honest, the movie is less and less surprising these days, so the fact someone would try and reboot the now nearly 20 year old trash horror franchise that is Wrong Turn is actually pretty unsurprising... UK Release Date: 26th February 2021 Platform: Digital Director: Mike P. Nelson Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in cinema and on demand. Don't forget to follow us @2minutepods and share...
Published 02/27/21
Originally set up as a Neill Blomkamp before, shock, Blomkamp dropped out, you can be forgiven for taking a glance at the marketing for disaster movie Greenland and expecting a lower tier, more practical effects driven take on an Emmerich movie. UK Release Date: 4th February 2021 Directed By: Ric Roman Waugh Starring: Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Roger Dale Floyd, Scott Glenn Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and...
Published 02/04/21
Essentially Training Day by way of Chappie, Mikael Hafstrom's back with the decidedly ropey Outside the Wire, the latest handsomely produced but ultimately hollow feature exercise from Netflix. UK Release Date: 15th January 2021 Platform: Netflix Directed By: Mikael Hafstrom Starring: Anthony Mackie, Damson Idris, Emily Beecham, Pilou Asbaek, Michael Kelly Listen to the full two minute review and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies now for snappy rundowns of all the newest and biggest films in...
Published 01/14/21
Having clearly learned nothing from the failed Jimmie Hendrix biopic back in 2013, Gabriel Range attempts to bring the story of David Bowie to the screen in Stardust - a snapshot biopic that chronicles the musical legend's journey of self-discovery. UK Release Date: 15th January 2020 Platform: Digital Directed By: Gabriel Range Starring: Johnny Flynn, Marc Maron, Jena Malone, Derek Moran Listen to the full two minute review of Stardust and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies for more snappy reviews...
Published 01/14/21
Animated adventure Soul is here to take up the mantle of this season's Pixar best animated feature nominee at the upcoming Oscars, delivering Wreck-It Ralph in the afterlife. UK Release Date: 25th December 2020 Platform: Disney Plus Directed By: Pete Docter and Kemp Powers Cast: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House, Alice Braga Listen to the two minute review, stream it now on Disney Plus and subscribe to 2 Minute Movies for reviews in less time than it takes to wave your...
Published 12/24/20
One of the few mainstream stars of this century alongside, say, Seth Rogan to effortlessly establish himself as equally poised on both sides of the camera, George Clooney throws on his occasional second hat to direct himself for the first time since 2014's The Monuments Men. UK Release Date: 23rd December 2020 Platform: Netflix Directed By: George Clooney Cast: George Clooney, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Caoilinn Springall, Kyle Chandler Listen to Van Connor's review of The Midnight...
Published 12/23/20
"Well what do you know. Turns out the only good movie of the entire OGDCU franchise went and spawned itself the brand's first genuinely good sequel too" - Wonder Woman 1984 is the highly anticipated sequel from director Patty Jenkins, with Gal Gadot reprising her role as the title character plus added 80s retro and a whole ton of glittery CGI to boot. UK Release Date: 16th December 2020 Platform: Theatrical Directed By: Patty Jenkins Cast: Gal Gadot, Kristen Wiig, Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal,...
Published 12/15/20
Doing for fairies what Elf did for... elves, Godmothered marks the single finest feature film thus far of Disney Plus. And it garners that honour despite being inanely predictable, sporting a bevvy of lacklustre visual effects, and ultimately being nothing more than gender-flipped take on Elf. UK Release Date: 4th December 2020 Platform: Disney Plus Directed By: Sharon Maguire Cast: Isla Fisher, Jillian Bell, Santiago Cabrera, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, June Squibb Listen to Van's review now,...
Published 12/04/20
If the global pandemic has been kind to anyone, it's Netflix, who release yet another big awards contender in David Fincher's Mank - a black and white ode to the golden age of Hollywood starring Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried and Lily Collins. UK Release Date: 4th December 2020 Platform: Netflix Directed By: David Fincher Cast: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Tom Pelphrey, Arliss Howard Listen to Van's review of Mank and subscribe to the show for more reviews of the latest films...
Published 12/03/20
Uncle Frank is a 70s set dramedy in which out and proud New York college professor Frank embarks on a road trip with niece Sophia Lillis to return home for his father's funeral and face the demons of his homophobic upbringing. Listen to Van's 5 star review, subscribe to the podcast, and stream Uncle Frank now. UK Release Date: 25th November 2020 Platform: Amazon Prime Video Director: Alan Ball Cast: Paul Bettany, Sophia Lillis, Peter Macdissi, Judy Greer, Steve Zahn See acast.com/privacy...
Published 11/21/20
Throw together equal parts The Greatest Showman, Disney's live-action Nutcracker and, I sh*t you not, Earth to Echo, and the results will be pretty close to Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey - Baggage Claims's David E. Talbert's new bright and colourful all singing, all dancing Christmas romp for Netflix. UK Release Date: 13th November 2020 Platform: Netflix Directed By: David E. Talbert Cast: Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Hugh Bonneville, Anika Noni Rose, Madalen Mills Listen to...
Published 11/13/20
The Last Black Man in San Francisco was one of the breakout success stories of 2019's festival circuit. Listen to Neil Ramjee's review in support of Black History Month UK. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/31/20
Wolfhunters is the animated film you never knew you always needed in your life, and you'd be "howlingly mad to miss it". Watch it in cinemas or o Apple TV+ from December, and listen to Van's five star review now. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/30/20
Shirley is a film about the writer of a book that became a series which spawned a sequel and now this biographical thriller starring Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale, The Invisible Man), and it gets five shiny golden stars from Van. Listen and subscribe now. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/29/20
Courtesy of Blumhouse, The Craft: Legacy gives one of the biggest cultural influences of the 1990s a fresh makeover. Check out Van's two minute review and subscribe to the show now. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/28/20