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Episode 138: The Punisher (1989)

Episode 138: The Punisher (1989)

August 4, 2020

This week on the podcast we fulfil a fan request and watch 1989s The Punisher.

 

This is a big one, as requested we watch 1989s The Punisher.

Based on the popular Marvel comic book, this film begins with Frank Castle (Dolph Lundgren) as a respected police officer dedicated to eradicating the Mafia's influence -- that is, until the mob responds with a lethal car bomb that decimates Castle's family. Now, filled with rage and presumed dead from the horrific explosion, Castle takes to the city's underground sewer tunnels to bring his own brutal brand of vigilante justice to the streets and wreak vengeance on those who killed his family.

Episode 137: Pacific Rim

Episode 137: Pacific Rim

July 28, 2020

This week on the podcast we welcome friend of the show Wes on to enjoy the 2013 blockbuster Pacific Rim. 

 

The government assumes the Jaegers, robotic war machines battling the Kaijus, to be ineffective. However, Stacker Pentecost's team believes that only the Jaegers can save the world from destruction.

 

Episode 136: Kung  Fu Hustle

Episode 136: Kung Fu Hustle

July 20, 2020

This is a John pick : Kung Fu Hustle. After all these years does it hold up? Lets find out.

 

Kung Fu Hustle is a 2004 action comedy film directed, produced and written by Stephen Chow, who also stars in the lead role. The other producers were Chui Po-chu and Jeffrey Lau, and the screenplay was co-written with Huo Xin, Chan Man-keung, and Tsang Kan-cheung.

135: The Expendables

135: The Expendables

July 14, 2020

What a week ... @nicksflicksfix is on this week with his pick the long awaited The Expendables. What a movie. 

A group of mercenaries are tasked with a mission to overthrow a Latin American dictator. But they soon discover that he is a mere puppet controlled by a ruthless ex-CIA officer.

Episode 134: Heat

Episode 134: Heat

July 7, 2020

This week on the podcast we discuss Micheal Manns 1995 classic Heat.

Lieutenant Hanna, a detective, decides to catch a highly intelligent seasonal criminal who has vowed to pull off one last robbery before he retires for good.

Episode 133: Above The Law

Episode 133: Above The Law

June 30, 2020

This week we go back and watch Steven Seagal in his first leading role in Above The Law.

Ex-CIA Nico Toscani works as a policeman and while on an investigation he discovers the existence of a big weapon trade. On investigating further he finds a sinister plot of corruption and murder. 

Episode 132: Baby Driver

Episode 132: Baby Driver

June 23, 2020

This week we quickly jump back to Edgar Wright with the 2017 film Baby Driver.

Doc forces Baby, a former getaway driver, to partake in a heist, threatening to hurt his girlfriend if he refuses. But the plan goes awry when their arms dealers turn out to be undercover officers.

Episode 131: Bloodshot

Episode 131: Bloodshot

June 16, 2020

It's Vin time. This week we take a look at the new Vin Diesel movie, Bloodshot.

 

After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine - Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot recall anything from his former life. But when his memories flood back and he remembers the man that killed both him and his wife, he breaks out of the facility to get revenge, only to discover that there's more to the conspiracy than he thought.

Episode 130: Taken

Episode 130: Taken

June 9, 2020

On this episode of Action, Action we watch the classic Dad movie, Taken.

An ex-Secret Service agent's teenage daughter is abducted by human traffickers while on a trip to Paris. With almost no information on her whereabouts, he travels to Paris to find and save her.

Episode 129: The Fifth Element

Episode 129: The Fifth Element

June 2, 2020

On this weeks show we welcome Jackson from the We Watched This Movie Podcast to discuss The Fifth Element. 

Korben Dallas, a cab driver, tries to secure four mystical stones and a mysterious fifth element that alone can defeat a cosmic evil force during an apocalyptic war.