Episodes

Jan. 27, 2023

I Used to be Famous & Gudetama

Dan set us up with a kinda music theme this week, with the excellent Good Vibrations for the midweeker and Netflix's I USED TO BE FAMOUS for this week's main event. I Used to be Famous is the story of …

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Jan. 25, 2023

Good Vibrations

Kicking off a bit of a musical theme this week, Dan nominated GOOD VIBRATIONS (2012). The movie is based on the life of Terri Hooley , a record-store owner instrumental in developing Belfast 's punk rock scene. The film has …

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Jan. 20, 2023

The Great Wall & Meekah

A real mongrel of a show this week starting out with the third thing you think about whenever the island of Jersey is mentioned after millionaire tax dodgers and Henry Cavill which is of course cows. Let’s hope you know …

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Jan. 18, 2023

Midweek Mention... Avengement

The sixth collaboration between British action film legends Jesse V. Johnson and Scott Adkins sees the actor in unfamiliar territory as antihero Cain Burgess, escaping from H.M.P. Belmarsh after the death of his mother and se...

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Jan. 13, 2023

The Banshees of Inisherin

We'll get back on to our usual programming soon, but for this week we're taking a look at The Banshees of Inisherin. Serendipitous timing as this nabbed some big awards at the Golden Globes this week. I assure you that …

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Jan. 11, 2023

Midweek Mention... In Bruges

In Bruges is a movie I've heard so much about and never had anyone say a bad word in its general direction. And yet despite that that I've still never found the time to see it. This week it's another …

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Jan. 6, 2023

Man of Steel

Man from Jersey plays the Man of Steel! Our fellow islander make it big with his star turn as Superman in Zac Snyder's take on Kal-Els origin story. In no was biased we get wax lyrical about Mr Cavill and …

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Jan. 4, 2023

Midweek Mention... The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Henry Cavill has been in the news a bit recently. First up he gunned The Witcher. Presumably as he was donning the cape again as Superman. Then all of a sudden that wasn't the case. How quickly things change. Anyhow, …

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Dec. 30, 2022

Home Alone

1990 saw the release of the bewilderingly popular HOME ALONE. This movie was so successful that it holds the Guinness World Record for box office takings for a comedy. Sidey especially finds that statistic hard to stomach giv...

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Dec. 28, 2022

Midweek Mention... Real Steel

Here is another entry in the "movies that did quite well, but no of the Dads no it exists" category. REAL STEEL is the story of Hugh Jackson and the tender story of the rekindling of the broken father & …

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Dec. 23, 2022

Teeth & SpongeBob SquarePants

As we're all no doubt aware by now Peter has had some very real difficulty with his teeth. Two double root canal operations and a hefty bill were at the forefront of our thinking when coming up with ideas for …

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Dec. 21, 2022

Midweek Mention... Marathon Man

We thought it might be fun to laugh at Pete's dentistry related misfortune. First up for this week was MARATHON MAN. Dustin Hoffman undertakes some pretty extreme dental surgery which was all to relatable for poor Pete. Featu...

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Dec. 16, 2022

Falling for Christmas & Waffle and Mochi's Holiday Feast

Stuff We love to hear from our listeners! By which I mean we tolerate it. If it hasn't been completely destroyed yet you can usually find us on twitter @dads_film , on Facebook Bad Dads Film Review , on email …

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Dec. 14, 2022

Midweek Mention... Bone Alone

This weeks Midweek Mention is a glorious mishmash of ultra low-budget niche-interest film-making and Sidey trolling as we start our winter celebrations with a look at The Asylum's HOME ALONE with dogs clone, BONE ALONE (aka A...

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Dec. 9, 2022

First Reformed & Ask The Storybots

Scorsese collaborator Paul Schrader penned TAXI DRIVER and that is the laziest but inevitabliest comparison for FIRST REFORMED which tells the story of Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke), reverend, tour guide and souvenir shop salesm...

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Dec. 7, 2022

Midweek Mention... Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story is a biographical parody film directed by Eric Appel , who co-wrote the screenplay with "Weird Al" Yankovic. The film is a satire of biopics and wildly exaggerates Yankovic's life and career as an...

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Dec. 2, 2022

About Time & The Nutty Boy

We're not just killing time this week as we discuss the best murderers in movies, but what exactly does that mean: memorable murderers, murderers who can't remember, most kills, actors who murder a lot? Why yes, all that and ...

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Nov. 30, 2022

Midweek Mention... Zero Effect

ZERO EFFECT takes the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle short story "A Scandal in Bohemia" and updates it in a 1998 comedy slash mystery from Jake Kasdan which Sidey loves and I had never seen before. Bill Pullman is tortured soul …

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Nov. 25, 2022

Greener Grass & Polly Pocket

We're going full edgelord this week as we discuss the Top 5 Most Controversial movies, from some of the most distressing cinema we've ever seen to the most divisive. Expect buttery sex acts, cannibals, violence, a discussion ...

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Nov. 23, 2022

Midweek Mention... Phone Booth

We've been stanning for Colin Farrell for some time now and following his portrayal of quiet and modest heroism in THIRTEEN LIVES. I thought we should take a look at his back catalogue to work out whether there were early …

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Nov. 18, 2022

13 Lives & The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

Srinivasa Ramanujan, the well known Indian mathematician, had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, yet he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fracti...

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Nov. 16, 2022

Midweek Mention... The Equalizer

Denzel Washington once again collaborates with Antoine Fuqua to bring us THE EQUALIZER. A preboot-remake-aquel of the 1980's tv series, Denzel brings his usual dry wit and charisma to this tale of the OCD suffering Robert McC...

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Nov. 11, 2022

Lightyear & Steamboat WIllie

Bad Dad Peter has recently spent some time with his children in the USA and having sampled the finest our cousins from the other side of the Atlantic have to offer, he thought he'd recognise the high watermark of American …

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Nov. 9, 2022

Midweek Mention... Swiss Family Robinson

Our Disney themed week begins with a review of 1960's SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON. After their ship is wrecked on a deserted tropical island, a family is forced to make a new home whilst simultaneously fending off a menagerie of da...

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