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Ep 216: Spectral Upodcast Review

We recorded this episode during the holidays but never got a chance to post it, so with this UPOD brings you a belated festive cheer!  Returning with a Santa’s sack of new TV to consider Ahmed talks about Hulu Original Shut Eye, Shooter on Netflix and the pilot of the McGyver reboot.( As usual Martin and Asim are generally ignorant about these shows).

Bringing this back to cinema Martin talks about John Carpenter and also the upcoming season of Martin Scorcese films at London’s BFI. (for more information about the Martin Scorcese season head over to the BFI website)

The main event however belongs to a Netflix original: Spectral, which we discuss at length and alsodebate the merits of providing original content via the “new” disruptive players in the marketplace.

Spectral is available on Netflix globally, and here’s the trailer if you have missed out:


Happy 2017!

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The Jungle Book Review Upodcast

This week’s we join Jon Favreau on his re-imaginging of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book in an updated CGI jungle bonanza.

Our guest this week is the overall awesome dude Dj Shai Hussain ( you can check out more of his work on www.shaihussain.com), who grew up watching the 60’s Disney version on repeat and Asim who has never seen it or read the book.

THE JUNGLE BOOK SWINGS INTO UK CINEMAS ON 15TH APRIL

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Quantico Ep 1 & 2 Upodcast Review

Priyanka Chopra US TV debut Quantico is a big deal! So much so that we needed to dedicate an hour just to dissect the first 2 episodes.

We’re joined by Jay also known as @Bollybrit (Nominated as a finalist in the Best Blog Category at this year’s Asian Media Awards!) who is a pretty big Priyanka Chopra fan and of course Martin who saw her in our first ever Upodcast episode of Kaminey but had lost any recollection of seeing the movie.

We talk about why Quantico is important from a diversity perspective as well as stepping stone for Bollywood. We review the first 2 episode in more detail, speak about the general intrigue, the action set pieces and how it stacks up to contemporary shows like Scandal and How to Get Away from Murder.

We wrap up the podcast by talking about which level of Bingeability the show has and which other actors could possibly make the jump to Hollywood too.

Check out more of Jay’s work on his blog on www.BollyBrit.com

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Tomorrowland Upodcast Review

The latest smash from Disney studios hits screens in the UK this Friday 22nd May.  But what can we expect from such a potentially stunning combination of actors, writers and directors?  George Clooney is the main lead on stage, with directing contributions from Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Ratatouille and MI:3 – aka the best one of the series so far, with Philip Seymour Hoffman) and writing credits from Damon BahBlahLof, courtesy of Lost and numerous others.

This might well be a one-off in terms of UPOD, but we do delve deeply into the land of make-believe and Disney’s latest sci-fi / futuristic imaginarium.  The spoilers kick-in at around the 19 minute mark, but other than that, no need to worry!

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Oz The Great and Powerful: New Full Trailer and Movie Stills

We posted quite a few posters a couple of days ago and now we get the full trailer and a few still from the movie, set to be Disney first big release of 2013.

I love most of the cast involved just as long as the titular character doesn’t “Franco” it up. Whatever we’ve seen looks beautfil and colorful and I just hope that it stays clearly away from the Burton-esque esthetic of recent Disney releases.

Let us know what you think!

Oz The Great and Powerful Releases 13th of December

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