https://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/hthhi3/Singin_in_the_Rain_podcast_mixdown.mp3“The sun’s in my heart and I’m ready for love” The Spoiler team are back for series 8 and what better way to celebrate our 50th episode than by finally acknowledging the elephant in the recording studio that’s been hanging over Paul since series 1; Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly’s definitive film musical ‘Singin’ in […]
https://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/rrpi99/Indiana_Jones_Podcast_mixdown.mp3“We seem to have reached the age where life stops giving us things and starts taking them away.” It’s the end of series 7 and the Spoiler team have finally got round to a Steven Spielberg film. So which classic have we gone for? ‘Jaws’? ‘Jurassic Park’? ‘Schindler’s List’ perhaps? No, we’ve opted for probably […]
https://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/9jux65/The_Buried_Giant_podcast_mixdown.mp3“Is it not better some things remain hidden from our minds?” This week, against Paul’s express wishes, the Spoiler team have accepted a listener request and are reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s philosophical fantasy novel ‘The Buried Giant’. This dense meditation on collective memory pretty much splits the team three ways, with professed fantasy fan Rachael wishing […]
https://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/qzhfvu/I_Daniel_Blake_Podcast_mixdown.mp3“Wasting my time, employers’ time, your time. And all it does is humiliate me, grind me down. Or is that the point?” This week, in a very special bumper episode of Spoiler, we’re watching Ken Loach’s 2016 drama ‘I, Daniel Blake’ and the team are all in agreement that it is one of the most […]
https://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/pyasmi/Ex_Machina_Podcast_mixdown.mp3“Isn’t it strange, to create something that hates you?” This week the Spoiler team are trying to get to grips with the intricacies of Alex Garland’s psychological sci-fi thriller ‘Ex Machina’ starring Domnhall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac. A film that has long been on the Spoiler back-burner, ‘Ex Machina’ ultimately proves divisive among the team with Rachael and […]
https://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/spoilerpodcast.podbean.com/mf/web/ud5bi8/Detectorists_Podcast_mixdown.mp3“Tea without sugar is just vegetable soup” This week we’re watching the first series of Mackenzie Crook’s 2014 sitcom ‘Detectorists’ and, perhaps predictably, it’s a complete love-in. With no-one willing to criticise such a brilliant series just for the sake of it, Andy talks about how the show made him almost glad to have a […]
https://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/spoilerpodcast.podbean.com/mf/web/nxw3bm/Labyrinth_Podcast_mixdown.mp3“If she ever kisses you, I’ll turn you into a prince. Prince of the Land of Stench!” The Spoiler team are back for series 7 and we’re kicking off by watching Jim Henson’s 1986 fantasy adventure ‘Labyrinth’ starring David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly and an array of fantastic puppets. As lifelong Jim Henson devotees, Rachael and […]
https://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/spoilerpodcast.podbean.com/mf/web/zni7kb/Nigel_Plaskitt_mixdown.mp3In the run up to our series 7 première episode on Jim Henson’s ‘Labyrinth’, the Spoiler team are proud to present a very special episode on the art of puppetry in which Andy talks to British puppeteer, actor, producer and director Nigel Plaskitt about his long and varied career.
The Spoiler team are dusting off their best GCSE French as this week we take a look at Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s quirky romantic comedy ‘Amelie’ starring Audrey Tautou and Mathieu Kassovitz.