Allen v. Farrow versus Apropos of Nothing – should I put this in a podcast or write about it? I had thought about whether or not I should write this as a response to an earlier podcast or whether I should record a separate podcast dedicated to the subject. Clearly, I’ve gone with writing about […]Continue reading
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The Broken English blog features our Broken English Podcast and various other items including rants and photographs. This could appeal to you, maybe it won’t. If it doesn’t, again, it’s not us, it’s you. Of course said with love. And maybe a small amount of resentment. Why don’t you love us too, oh, reader?
Going back into theatres to watch movies? Remaking “Utopia” and “The Office” and of course, some Netflix – The Broken English Podcast
Going back into theatres to watch movies in 2020 sounds like a gamble, doesn’t it? Hugo and Bola discuss how the movie theatre going experience has been going and do we want to see “Tenet” in theatres again… Have you guys gone in to watch? The two talk about the recreation of “Utopia” from its […]Continue reading
Blade Runner 2049 and underrated movies, “The Batman,” Oliver Stone, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart – The Broken English Podcast
Hugo and Bola discuss underrated movies, particularly because Bola’s disappointed more people didn’t gravitate towards the epic Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049” and the two elaborate on what quantifies an underrated movie. Is it public reception or box office dollars? What is actually a movie flop? Hugo again cites “Stardust” as an underrated movie that […]Continue reading
Actors, Directors & Artists in general – come to set prepared Jurassic World Dominion and more – The Broken English Podcast
Actors, Directors& Artists in general – come to set prepared Hugo goes off on a rant praising actors who take their craft seriously and slamming those that come unprepared. Bola, a more seasoned actor, responds from the actor’s perspective. They also attribute the same responsibilities to directors and other crew members that are either unprepared […]Continue reading
Tenet is released, AMC charging 15 cents for tickets, Mulan on VOD, The Matrix transgender message and more – The Broken English Podcast
In this week’s podcast Hugo and Bola discuss the fact that Warner Brothers have been relentless in wanting to release “Tenet” and have finally done so in the UK soon it’ll be in North America too. AMC Theatres are selling tickets for 15 cents to lure people back in. 2020 tickets at 1920 prices? “Mulan” […]Continue reading
Yes, COVID-19 and its impact on the film industry again. “Tenet” being delayed. “The Jesus Rolls” Sang-ho Yeon’s “Peninsula” and its box office success
Yes, we’re talking again about COVID-19 and its impact on the film industry. “Tenet” being delayed. “The Jesus Rolls” Sang-ho Yeon’s “Peninsula” and its box office success . Hugo and Bola discuss (prior to the actual confirmation that “Tenet” has been indefinitely delayed) the likelihood and prospect of “Tenet” being delayed and how the movie […]Continue reading
Tom Cruise gets a COVID pass? The Last of Us II’s rabid fans and more – The Broken English Films Podcast
Tom Cruise gets a COVID pass? Apparently. Hugo and Bola discuss the UK allowing A-list actors, crew and their entourage being allowed easier access to the UK without quarantining like every other American entering the country. The justifications behind that ruling and whether it makes sense or not. They also discuss the deluded passions and […]Continue reading
How do film and tv work in the COVID era? Cineworld, Cineplex, Castaway, Covid and President Kanye West?
In this episode of the Broken English Films podcast, Hugo and Bola discuss the Cineplex/Cineworld issues with the rescinded takeover by Cineworld of Cineplex (for billions) cancelled during COVID due to their excessive debt. Why that makes sense and why it doesn’t, plus whether there is still value in cinemas during this current time. Also […]Continue reading
A discussion on race in film and the delaying/opening of movie theatres – The Broken English Podcast
A discussion on race in film and the delaying/opening of movie theatres Hugo and Bola debate the race question in movies and television in today’s current climate. The removal of “Gone With The Wind” from streaming services, “30 Rock” and “Little Britain” having episodes or even the entire show retired and the retiring of Jenny […]Continue reading
Do nostalgia and timing play a big role in a film’s success? And Woody Allen, Apropos of nothing.
Hugo and Bola discuss how much of a role nostalgia plays in a film’s relevance and worth in culture. How much is it due to the current cultural temperature and how much is it solely the quality of the film itself. Of course we have to reference “The Godfather” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” because […]Continue reading