Season 5

Dec. 15, 2021

Midweek Mention... Braindead

Generally regarded as the goriest movie ever made... We watched Braindead. From the guy who made the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The same guy. Unbelievable!!

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Dec. 8, 2021

Peanut Butter Falcon Re-Release

Due to Covid related misery the Dads were unable to get together to record our scheduled programme. Instead lets cast our minds back to one of our favourite episodes. After watching Peanut Butter Falcon, we had some real dad ...

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Dec. 1, 2021

Midweek Mention... The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code is a book. I've never read it, but I recall seeing lots of copies in airport shops back when we were able to travel. Well, the book was a hit, so the Hollywood execs had the …

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Nov. 24, 2021

Midweek Mention... The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil

We're on a sort of hiatus this week; Sidey is harassing elves in Lapland, Howie is being meticulously examined by a physician, Peter is still a father to a newborn, Reegs has man-flu and Dan is old. But fear not, …

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Nov. 17, 2021

Midweek Mention... The Fisher King

Inspired by Peter Andre's mistaken feeling that Sidey hates Robin Williams, we revisited The Fisher King. The film tells the story of a radio shock jock who tries to find redemption by helping a man whose life he inadvertentl...

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Nov. 10, 2021

Midweek Mention... The Boondock Saints

Avid fan of the show, Jamie Cairns nominated The Boondock Saints. This gem was released in 1999 by writer/director Troy Duffy. All round good egg Harvey Weinstein was so taken with the concept that he gave Mr Duffy one hell …

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Nov. 3, 2021

Midweek Mention... Let It Ride

Dan was let loose to nominate this week. Long time listeners may have heard Dan mention this movie a few times down the years. We watched LET IT RIDE (1989). A movie starring a fella whose name we couldn't agree …

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Oct. 27, 2021

Midweek Mention... Sexy Beast

Jonathan Glazer 's directorial debut , Sexy Beast, is a heist thriller featuring an all time great performance from Sir Ben Kingsley. Here he's equal parts swearing machine and crime gang psychopath. He really does steal this...

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Oct. 20, 2021

Midweek Mention... From Duck Till Dawn

With three of the Dads being big fans of From Dusk Till Dawn the pressure was on Sidey to make it a full house. Quentin Tarantino wrote and starred alongside George Clooney in the bonkers film of two halves. It …

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Oct. 13, 2021

Shatter Belt - An Interview with Series Creator James Ward Byrkit

2013 movie COHERENCE is a firm favourite over at Bad Dads Towers. We caught up with the film's director James Ward Byrkit to find out all about his new series sci-fi SHATTER BELT. We're so excited to see this series …

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Oct. 6, 2021

Midweek Mention... Battle Royale

Kinji Fukasaku 's BATTLE ROYALE (200) is sometimes hailed as a modern classic. Quentin Tarantino certainly thinks so, and who are we to argue with him!? Well at least one of the Dads is keen for an argument as someone …

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Sept. 29, 2021

Midweek Mention... Cruella

Join us to discuss the 2021 Disney parent murder-fest CRUELLA. Warning, we do chat about all the spoilerific movie content! We do however also have a bunch of copies of the movie available to giveaway, which is nice. All you …

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Sept. 22, 2021

Midweek Mention... Identity

Identity is a film that we watched.

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Nov. 12, 2020

Me and Earl and The Dying Girl & Clarence

It was a tumultuous week in politics; forget Joe Biden's dramatic victory over some guy whose name I can't recall and cast your vote for the Bad Dads Top 5 Memorable Movie Politicians. There's nothing rigged about this electi...

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Nov. 5, 2020

1917 & The Hollow

As an audience we are predisposed to expect our lead character will survive in the end, no matter how trying their circumstances may be so it's shocking when we witness the death of the main character in a movie. Our …

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Oct. 30, 2020

Nightcrawler & Twirlywoos

A convincing accent can be a powerful tool in an actors arsenal; on the other hand a terrible one can make headlines for all the wrong reasons. Join us this week as we discuss the Top 5 Memorable Movie Accents …

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Oct. 23, 2020

The Gentlemen & Fast and the Furious - Spy Racers

It takes time, money and meticulous planning to make a film but you wouldn't know it from some of the ridiculous goofs we discuss in our Top 5 Movie Continuity Errors. Some gaffs are more trivial than others but it …

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Oct. 16, 2020

Enola Holmes & Baki

Grab your bunsen burner, put on your lab coat and protective goggles and get ready to experiment as we kick off the show with our Top 5 movie scientists. There's real chemistry between the dads as we sort the prized …

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Oct. 9, 2020

The Lobster & Emily's Wonder Lab

Here it is, the highlight of the week! Yes that's just one of the awful, loosely hair-based puns you will have to endure in this episode as we kick off the show with a Top 5 Movie Wigs conversation. There …

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Oct. 2, 2020

Terminator: Dark Fate & Free Rein

Huge budgets and A-list actors are just two of the things you'd be unlikely to find in Direct to Video (DTV) movies, and that's exactly the case in this weeks top 5 about movies released straight to video or streaming …

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Sept. 25, 2020

Safety Not Guaranteed & She-Ra

The stench of fear is palpable since it's Howie's turn to nominate. It's fair to say his track record is patchy at best so will this week be more Mid-90's than Brighton Rock? For the sake of all our sanity …

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Sept. 21, 2020

Interview with Mark Jenkin

We were very lucky to be able to sit down with Cornish writer-director-editor Mark Jenkin , multiple BAFTA award winner and receiver of the Philip French Breakthrough Filmmaker award from the London Critics’ Circle Film to di...

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Sept. 18, 2020

Bait & Bluey

This weeks episode begins with what we universally agreed was our worst ever Top 5 - the best jokes told in movies. Seems like it would be easy wouldn't it? Well if you like to hear poorly told puns and …

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Sept. 11, 2020

The Peanut Butter Falcon & Troop Zero

Controversy reigns at the end of this episode as one of the Dads confesses a shocking musical secret! But first we welcome Bad Dad Peter Andre as he joins us to discuss The Peanut Butter Falcon, a heartwarming buddy pic …

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Sept. 4, 2020

Behind The Candalabra & Bing

The glorious retreat of the man cave is once again the resting place for the Bad Dads for another round of movie and kids tv show reviews. This week has you barking up the right tree with the paw-fect top …

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Aug. 28, 2020

The Vast of Night & Transformers: The War for Cybertron

Hi everyone and thanks for tuning in. We start this weeks episode with quotes from Federico Fellini as we seek out and consider the truth of the artistic experience. It's not long before Reegs is gaslighting Howie though so d...

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