Forgotten Gem Episodes

Aug. 12, 2022

The Northman & Ulysses 31

The word 'myth' refers to a society's collective stories, often involving Gods and the heroes that have offended them and Bad Dad Peter Andre has us thinking all about them and their cinematic representations and influences t...

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June 3, 2022

The Lighthouse & The Magic Roundabout

This weeks show was masterminded by Bad Dad Sidey who would have pleased the many protective headgear enthusiasts in our audience by nominating the Top 5 Helmets for us to discuss. Will we manage to talk about this subject wi...

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May 6, 2022

Baby Driver & Rastamouse

When it comes to onscreen violence there's nothing quite like a beheading to get the blood pumping. Whether it be in service of the story or the audiences blood lust, screenwriters have chosen time after time to lop off a …

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Jan. 14, 2022

Don't Look Up & The Wonder Years

If there's one thing Hollywood loves doing it's killing us all and given the current state of our world I think we should let them. The first disaster movie, 1936's SAN FRANCISCO, was about the earthquake which ripped that ci...

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Dec. 24, 2021

The Hudsucker Proxy & Old Jacks Boat

The Dads continue to reel from the loss of Reegs, with this week’s horrible take on STAND BY ME as well as Dan declining to tell his masturbation story being two particularly low points. Will they redeem themselves this week?...

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Sept. 10, 2021

Tangerine & M.A.S.K

Just like most of the world’s population I'm hopelessly addicted to my smartphone, whether it be used to avoid talking to my family by playing a pointless grindy mobile game or to earn a small fortune by selling my exclusive …

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May 19, 2021

Midweek Mention... UHF

When I was in my early teenage years I really liked the 'Weird Al' Yankovic album "Even Worse". It probably wasn't that great in hindsight, but the teenage me loved it. Then I discovered that Mr Yankovic had made a …

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May 12, 2021

Midweek Mention... Fear And Loathing in Las Vegas

FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS sees Terry Gilliam bringing Hunter S. Thompson's Rolling-Stone magazine article-turned book covering the Mint 400 motorcycle race to life. 2 hours of drugs and debauchery, but what about the fil...

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April 21, 2021

Midweek Mention... Cloud Atlas

Tom Twyker and the Wachowskis serve up what is surely one of the most ambitious films ever made with 2012's Cloud Atlas. Adapted from David Mitchell's supposedly unfilmable novel, Cloud Atlas follows characters inspired acros...

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April 14, 2021

Midweek Mention... They Live

Well bugger me it's episode 100! We asked you dear listener to tell us what to review. After a long, tense and probably fraudulent twitter vote, They Live emerged triumphantly as our winning movie. So we discussed at length t...

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March 31, 2021

Midweek Mention... Muriel's Wedding

I've avoided this movie like the goddam plague. But, Dan has asked us to talk about it for your listening pleasure so I stuck it on one evening. Turns out you can be wrong about a movie from time to …

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March 24, 2021

Midweek Mention... Bloodsport

Well we haven't ever covered a kung fu movie. This seems like as good a time as ever. We watched Bloodsport. There's lots to love about this movie. It's a true story, JCVD does the splits a lot. The child …

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March 17, 2021

Midweek Mention... Howard the Duck

Our Midweek Mention begins our week long delve into the world of Marvel movies. Egged on by Sidey's unrelenting claims that Howard the Duck is the best Marvel movie, Reegs picked this classic tale of girl meets duck. There ar...

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March 3, 2021

Midweek Mention... Mortal Kombat

If you're not familiar with the rules of Mortal Kombat, allow me to explain it to you. It's a form of kombat (or martial arts kompetition) between fighters from different realms. For some reason our realm - including Earth wh...

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Feb. 17, 2021

Midweek Mention...Mean Girls

Imagine you've been asked to think of the most appropriate film for a group of 40 something dads. Did you think of Mean Girls? Probably not, and yet here we are. Reegs was very keen that we all watched this …

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