Beyond The Box Set

Beyond The Box Set

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Pitching the movie sequels that nobody asked for.
#31 | Dom Hemingway 2: Fury Road
Sep 14 • 54 min
It’s Jude Law… but as you’ve never seen him before! This week on Beyond The Box Set, we’re pitching sequels to Dom Hemingway, a 2013 East End Crime Drama that makes some *very* interesting choices… Join us as we discuss uncomfortable blow job scenes,…
#30 | Me Before You 2: Hell on Wheels
Sep 7 • 59 min
What woman doesn’t dream of falling for a paraplegic millionaire with six months to live? This week on Beyond The Box Set, we’re pitching sequels to ‘Me Before You’, the controversial 2016 hit based on the novel by JoJo Moyes, which we found to have some…
#29 | Her 2: Single White Operating System
Aug 31 • 59 min
Is Spike Jonze’s Her a bittersweet futuristic romance or a chilling dystopian horror movie? As our two co-hosts pitch their sequel ideas, they discover that they had very different takes on this 2013 Oscar Winner… In the romance corner, Harry lets slip…
#28 | Interview With The Vampire 2: Fangs For The Royalties
Aug 24 • 59 min
Before the Twilight franchise ruined vampire movies for everybody, two of Hollywood’s most iconic leading men signed on to play a bloodsucking duo with a relationship so dripping with homoeroticism, producers briefly considered adding Cher to the cast to…
#27 | Interstellar 2: Introspection
Aug 17 • 59 min
Is Interstellar Christopher Nolan’s funniest movie? This week on Beyond The Box Set, we’re joined by super fan Joe Timothy to pitch sequels to the time travel space epic that somehow makes room for a wisecracking robot and some unintentionally hilarious…
#26 | Strictly Ballroom 2: Hell Toupee
Aug 11 • 55 min
It was the cult Australian rom-com that launched a worldwide reality TV phenomenon. This week on Beyond The Box Set, we’re joined by Ellie Chalkley – host of the Keep Dancing podcast – to help us pitch sequels to Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom. Join us…
#25 | Knights of Lego Badassdom
Aug 3 • 49 min
Tyrion Lannister and Abed from Community in a comedy horror movie about Live Action Roleplay? Sounds like a recipe for hilarity. Sadly, the reality of obscure box office bomb Knights of Badassdom turns out to be rather different… This week on Beyond The…
#24 | The Talented Mr Ripley 2: Tom Ripley’s Disco Years
Jul 27 • 58 min
Everybody should have one talent. Ours is coming up with questionable sequel ideas for classic movies. This week it’s the turn of Anthony Minghella’s fiendishly gripping 1999 psycho-sexual thriller The Talented Mr Ripley, featuring Matt Damon as a…
#23 | The Sixth Sense 2: Icy Dead People
Jul 21 • 59 min
We’re ready to tell you our secret now. We see… a scenery-chewing Wahlberg brother, questionable plot mechanics and a lot of unnecessary exposition. This week on Beyond The Box Set, we’re pitching sequels to M. Night Shyamalan’s 1999 breakthrough hit ‘The…
#22 | Scott Pilgrim vs. Addiction
Jul 14 • 58 min
Does Edgar Wright have a woman problem? As his new movie Baby Driver lands in cinemas, John and Harry revisit Scott Pilgrim vs The World and are left with very mixed opinions about the Cornetto Trilogy director’s first American movie. From Michael Cera’s…
#21 | District 9 2: Prawns and Recreation
Jul 7 • 56 min
What do you get when you cross an alien body horror movie with a Parks and Recreation style mockumentary? This week on Beyond The Box Set, John and Harry revisit Neill Blomkamp’s inventive but tonally weird feature debut District 9 and imagine what the…
#20 | Cast Away 2: Wilsonism
Jun 30 • 49 min
Is Tom Hanks a great actor, or do people just like him? John and Harry attempt to decipher the appeal of Hollywood’s favourite every-ham as we pitch sequels to Robert Zemeckis’ Oscar-nominated classic Cast Away. From the rise of a Scientology-style…
#19 | The Truman Show 2: The UnReal World
Jun 22 • 50 min
It’s time to resolve the first ever Beyond The Box Set cliffhanger this week, as Harry delivers the second half of his The Room/The Truman Show crossover sequel – with a touch of HBO’s Westworld thrown in for good measure. Along the way we also discuss…
#18 | The Room 2: Flowers for Denny
Jun 15 • 57 min
You are tearing us apart, listeners! This week on Beyond The Box Set, we’re pitching sequels to a feature that’s more meme than movie – Tommy Wiseau’s baffling, brilliant The Room. Joined by super fan Sebastian Clark, we discuss the movie’s clear…
#17 | Gone Girl 2: Bitches Be Crazy!
Jun 8 • 59 min
Incompetent police work, bizarre casting and death by vagina – David Fincher’s Gone Girl is a movie that makes some choices. This week on Beyond The Box Set, John and Harry wade through the plot holes to pitch sequels for one of the most insane thrillers…
BONUS | Rex Pickett on Writing Sideways and Potential Sequels
Jun 6 • 67 min
Last week on Beyond The Box Set, we pitched sequels to Alexander Payne’s highly acclaimed 2005 movie Sideways. In this very special bonus episode, we’re joined by Rex Pickett, author of the award-winning original novel on which the film was based. In a…
#16 | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Jun 2 • 55 min
It’s sing-a-long week on Beyond The Box Set, as Harry and John pitch unfilmable sequels to the charming – yet also deeply unsettling – musical classic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Along the way we discuss Caractacus Potts’ questionable parenting abilities,…
#15 | Sideways 2: The Hangover
May 26 • 58 min
This week John and Harry pitch sequel ideas to Alexander Payne’s bittersweet classic Sideways. Twelve years after the events of the original movie, has Paul Giamatti’s Miles finally made piece with Merlot? Has late in life celebrity transformed Thomas…
#14 | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
May 19 • 54 min
A poignant exploration of love and the nature of memory, the romance between Joel and Clementine in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind might just be too lovely to taint with our trademark brand of silly sequel ideas. The deeply creepy central premise…
#13 | Swiss Army Man
May 12 • 48 min
Not many people actually saw this unexpectedly sweet gay necrophiliac love story, but we liked it so much we decided to come up with some sequel ideas. Obviously Daniel Radcliffe being in it means our ideas are mostly just Harry Potter jokes, but who…