Movieville Podcast

Movieville Podcast
The podcast is hosted by Karan and Kushal. This podcast delves into film, tv and other nerdy topics. Warning: can become very, very nerdy.
61: Black Female Icons in THUG, Widows, Titans, Dear White People
Nov 13 • 54 min
In episode 61 of the podcast, Kushal and Karan talk about the recent and latest addition to the zeitgeist of today, The Hate U Give and the black female icons that are represented in this as well as Widows, Titans, and Dear White People. References: The…
60: Redgrave vs Movieville, Predator, Venom, & BLACK-k-KLANSMAN!
Oct 31 • 73 min
in this episode of the Movieville podcast, Kushal and Karan talk about Blackkklansman, Venom, Predator, Clone Wars, and much more. References: Equalizer: End of Watch: Extinction:…
59: Why Most Video-Game Based Movies are Crap and How to Fix Them
Sep 10 • 67 min
In this episode, Kushal and Karan talk about the ever-present issue of movies based on video games. We’ll discuss why exactly they don’t work, films that have come close and how they can be changed. Tomb Raider:…
58 - Passing Legs and Men Problems Plus Jurassic World and Queer Eye
Jul 30 • 51 min
This episode, Kushal and Karan discuss James Gunn’s departure from the Guardians of The Galaxy series, the problem with The Incredibles 2, Jurassic Worls: Fallen Kingdom, Queer Eye, Preacher, and much more. Cloak and Dagger:…
57: Slurping, Munching, Westworld S2, Deadpool 2, Solo, and… Roseanne. SegUE!!
Jul 17 • 54 min
This episode, Kushal and Karan discuss some of the deeper points around Westworld, why Altered Carbon being renewed is good for the world and a rather hefty chunk of conversation around Solo, the new addition to the Star Wars universe. References:…
56: Finite Misunderstanding, Thanos Love, and Marvel Master Plan
Jun 21 • 75 min
This episode, Karan and Kushal talk about the eagerly-awaited instalment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War. We’ll talk a bit about the characters and how they’ve been developed over time and so much more, goddammit. References:…
55: A Pacifically Quiet Player One Place Ready Rim
May 6 • 48 min
This month, Kushal and Karan talk about some of the important issues clouding society today as well as film stuff, obviously. We also discuss recent releases like Pacific Rim: Uprising, Ready Player One, Tomb Raider, A Quiet Place and shows like Black…
54: It’s About Wakanda, Stupid
Mar 19 • 81 min
This episode, Karan and Kushal finally talk about Black Panther, the 90th Academy Awards, the Shape of Water, The Good Place, Altered Carbon and more. References: Fritz: Haber:…
53: Black Lightning, Altered Carbon, and Coco
Feb 22 • 67 min
Warning: Contains spoilers for Clone Wars Season 3, and The Cloverfield Paradox. And Coco. Kind of. This episode, Karan and Kushal talk about Coco, Black Lightning, Altered Carbon, a bunch of trailers and teasers that landed and also express their delight…
52: Great Big Golden Globes
Jan 23 • 63 min
This month, Karan and Kushal discuss Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, The Big Sick, Lady Bird and more. The Aziz Ansari case is also discussed and how it is surrounded by controversy after being coupled with the…
51: The Penultimate Jedi
Dec 24, 2017 • 69 min
This episode, we discuss Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. [CAUTION: SPOILERS IN THIS EPISODE] If you haven’t seen The Last Jedi yet and you don’t particularly want to hear any spoilers, it’s best you avoid this episode of the podcast. Otherwise,…
50: Why Justice League isn’t Completely Rubbish
Nov 28, 2017 • 86 min
We’ve hit the big 5-0, folks! This episode, we talk Thor: Ragnarok, Star Wars, Lore, Murder on the Orient Express, Henry Cavill’s moustache and of course, Justice League and how it fares against its other DCEU counterparts. As always, thanks for listening…
49: One Away From Fifty
Nov 15, 2017 • 92 min
In episode 49, we ease the tone a little and shoot the shit as we always do. We cover the Weinstein assaults and various others, coffee, alcohol, and what we’ve been up to lately. References:…
48: The Pantone Problem - Part Two
Oct 14, 2017 • 98 min
And here’s part two of two. We hope you enjoyed. As always, hit us up on @kushaljoshi or @movievillekazed on Twitter. References: - Impact of Trump’s America on Future Seasons of Dear White…
48: The Pantone Problem - Part One
Oct 14, 2017 • 62 min
In this long-awaited two-part episode, Kushal and Karan discuss the ever-important topic of race in society and films as well as the history of biased movie themes. **Kushal misquotes an old statistic - The U.K. Is now 12% BAME, not 4%, as revealed by the…
47: Dear Men People
Jul 7, 2017 • 70 min
Folks, greatest apologies for the lateness of this episode. We should be back on track from here. This episode, Kushal and Karan talk about women in film. We recount some of the awesome female characters we’ve seen on the small and big screens as well as…
46: Sci-Fi, Futurism, and Challenge Accepted
May 27, 2017 • 69 min
In this episode, Karan and Kushal discuss Sci-Fi as a genre, as well as films within the genre, including the recently-released Alien Covenant, how Alien changed the genre and the impact that it’s had. A challenge is also issued that could potentially…
45: Hobbes, Hokusai, and… Mahatma who?
Apr 10, 2017 • 69 min
This episode, we talk about the Ghost in the Shell, how it missed the mark with the original anime and what the new Hollywood flick carried over. Enjoy! Resources: Movieville’s What to Watch on Netflix:…
44: “I Feel Angry” - A Reflective, Post-Oscars Episode
Mar 12, 2017 • 89 min
This episode, Karan and Kushal revisit the Academy Awards and see if their predictions were on point. We also discuss the Moonlight screwjob as well as the state of the society we’re living in and how this screwjob relates to it. We’re now on Instagram…
43: Breaking Kaz and Movies and Society in a Post-Trump World
Feb 12, 2017 • 88 min
In this episode, Karan finally breaks. We also discuss the ever-important topic of film in a post-Trump world. Resources: Infinity War Teaser: Power Rangers: Alien…
42: It’s Awards Season… But Do They Matter Anymore?
Jan 27, 2017 • 76 min
This month, we talk about the awards (Golden Globes, Oscars, BAFTAs) and what relevance/importance they have on ours and moviegoers’ opinions. Resources: Golden Globe Judges:…
41: (Rogue) One Year Anniversary Special!
Dec 29, 2016 • 88 min
Title music has been taken from Rogue One opening. Please note: This podcast was recorded before the recent death of Carrie Fisher. In this final episode of the year, we got really, really excited about Rogue One, which released in early December. Kushal…
40: Catch (Up) and Release
Nov 29, 2016 • 69 min
This episode, Karan and Kushal catch up and discuss what they’ve watched over the last month. It’s also episode 40! The big 4-0. Yes. Next month’s episode will be a year since we starting recording the new podcast and it’ll be a special Rogue One edition.…
39: Punch Out with Southpaw
Nov 7, 2016 • 72 min
This episode, Karan and Kushal revisit breaking down a film - this time with Southpaw, starring Jake Gyllenhaal. It’s becoming one of the staple segments of our podcast, and it continues with episode 39. Not a huge amount of resources this episode.…
38: Karan’s US Tour & Suicidal DC Film Productions
Sep 26, 2016 • 67 min
Damn, this episode was deep. After a monthly long hiatus from Karan, he and Kushal reunited to continue the Movieville Podcast. This month, they discussed what things have happened in the month Karan’s been away, what they’ve both watched as well as what…
37: Childhood Shows, Cartoons and Other Things
Aug 17, 2016 • 94 min
A casual chat around favourite TV shows from childhood to now with Kushal and Karan, two people from (pretty much) different generations. The Cathode Ray Tube Site Shows that prematurely end Firefly Penny Dreadful Shows that may/may have not ended the…
36: Diversity, The Brexit, & SELF GROIN PUNCHING
Jul 2, 2016 • 92 min
In this episode, Karan and Kushal address an important issue in today’s media: diversity. A quick disclaimer, though: this episode is an attempt to have an open conversation about diversity issues in Film and TV, especially lack of racially diverse…
35: Science, Batman, Superman & Logic
May 17, 2016 • 66 min
This episode, Karan and Kushal discuss some nonsensical things that occur in films. Specifically discussed in this show was Civil War, Batman v Superman amongst other things. Check out the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher. Follow us on Twitter - Karan at…
34: Skyfalling… With Style
Apr 12, 2016 • 77 min
This month, Karan and Kushal talk and break down Skyfall and try and find out why Karan isn’t a fan. An interesting experiment we’ll no doubt do again with another film. We broke the film down in various parts and analysed its subtext. We talk briefly…
33: An Easy Saturday Morning About Casting
Mar 15, 2016 • 71 min
This month, me and Kushal discuss casting in films. Specifically, we spoke about Wonder Woman in Batman V Superman, Rey in The Force Awakens, James Bond, Dr Who and actors who have broken out of type, such as Jim Carrey, Jonah Hill and Robin Williams. I…
32: Breaking the Sixteenth Wall
Feb 16, 2016 • 68 min
This month’s edition of the Movieville Podcast, me and Kushal discuss marketing for film. Well, not explicitly, but we discuss how some films in recent times have utilised marketing effectively. In particular, we talk about, at length, about Deadpool, how…
31: The Spoiler Awakens
Dec 28, 2015 • 46 min
This episode, Karan and Kushal talk about their experience with Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Kushal talks a lot about the Star Wars canon and it’s relationship between this new film and the canon. Be aware, THERE ARE **SPOILERS** IN THIS…
30: Sons of Anarchy and The Walking Dead Finales
Dec 6, 2012 • 9 min
In this special Episode, Kazed talks about The Walking Dead and the Sons of Anarchy finales that aired this past week.
29: Films lack originality and it makes me sick
Nov 22, 2012 • 8 min
In this episode, Kazed talks about how films have lost Original concepts and have resorted to old wives tales for ideas for films. Crap, no, but that would’ve been a better topic.
28: Lucasfilm and it’s acquisition by Disney, and how the future could be affected?
Nov 4, 2012 • 9 min
In this episode, Kazed goes on about Star Wars, Lucasfilm, and how Disney’s acquisition of the company could affect future Star Wars films.