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Andy Hughes and Alex Hudson host this weekly podcast covering all the biggest and freshest news stories in film, TV and gaming. Every Sunday sees the arrival of a News & Reviews episode where they talk all the latest movie news and review any releases …


News & Reviews: Countdown
Nov 17 • 51 min
In a (relatively) brief episode this week we talk about the horror movie about a killer app ‘Countdown’. We also discuss the remodelled Sonic trailer and the financial losses of Doctor Sleep.Andy does his best to derail the podcast throughou…
News & Reviews: Le Mans ‘66 (Ford v Ferrari)
Nov 10 • 59 min
After the smorgasbord of reviews last week we take a more sedate approach today with just the one review. Alex previews the upcoming release of motor-sport biopic ‘Le Mans ‘66’ with performances from Christian Bale and Matt Damon. We ch…
News & Reviews: Doctor Sleep, Terminator: Dark Fate, Dolemite Is My Name & Western Stars
Nov 3 • 92 min
With four (count ‘em, 4) reviews this week we’ve been busy boys indeed. We talk about the news surrounding Netflix and their plans of speeding up movies and then releasing them in 8 screens. We also review Stephen King sequel ‘Doctor Sl…
News & Reviews: Monos, The Peanut Butter Falcon & Wounds
Oct 27 • 81 min
It’s a triple header this week with reviews of Alejandro Landes’ film ‘Monos’, Mark Twain influenced adventure tale ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ and mystery horror film ‘Wounds’ which is available to stream now. And on top of all this we …
News & Reviews: Zombieland: Double Tap, Gemini Man & American Woman
Oct 21 • 81 min
In an episode packed with a bumper amount of news you’ll wonder how we had time for reviews, and so do we. We talk about comedy sequel ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’, Will Smith action movie ‘Gemini Man’ & ‘American Woman’ featuring a ter…
Episode 125: Pitch A Meme Horror Film
Oct 17 • 52 min
Welcome to this special Shocktober episode of the Dinosaur Man Podcast! This time we’re joined by by Paul to pitch our very own horror films based on internet memes. Are we cool yet?
News & Reviews: The Day Shall Come
Oct 13 • 62 min
The boys are back with just one new release this week, Chris Morris’ ‘The Day Shall Come’. But in addition to this we unveil a new segment as well as bringing you news of the trailers for ‘Dolittle’, ‘Jungle Cruise’ & ‘The Turning’.
Episode 124: Joker Discussion & Spoiler Talk
Oct 9 • 86 min
We’re joined by frequent guest Anthony to discuss the recent release of ‘Joker’ in full. We talk about where this film leaves the landscape of comic book movies, whether the talk of it being a masterpiece is justified and whether it delivers as an o…
News & Reviews: Joker & The Last Tree
Oct 6 • 76 min
This week we’re joined by special guest Paul to review one of the most hotly anticipated and widely talked about films of the year, Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’. Starring Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, is it everything it’s been built up to be or does…
News & Reviews: Ready Or Not & The Farewell
Sep 30 • 57 min
We’re a day late but don’t worry about it, we’re still as informed as ever. This week we’re particularly informed about Lulu Wang’s family drama ‘The Farewell’ and comedy horror ‘Ready Or Not’ starring Samara Weaving. We discuss Spider-…
News & Reviews: Ad Astra & Rambo: Last Blood
Sep 22 • 72 min
After a week in Hogwarts School defending the world of magic the boys are back to their usual tricks. Andy and Alex both review James Gray’s ‘Ad Astra’ before Andy delves into the world of ‘Rambo: Last Blood’.
Harry Potter and the Cockblocking Headmaster
Sep 15 • 73 min
Well well well, look who finally pulled their wands out and produced this patronus of a podcast a mere 10 months later than originally intended? Alex and Andy return with their take of the sixth year of Harry Potter’s story at Hogwarts,…
News & Reviews: IT Chapter Two
Sep 8 • 54 min
Just the one review this week for ‘IT Chapter Two’, the conclusion of the losers club’s battle against Pennywise and his evil forces. It’s a long old film so we didn’t have space for any other reviews this week as a result.
News & Reviews: Angel Has Fallen & Pain and Glory
Sep 1 • 64 min
We’ve got a brace of films for you this week which might be as far apart from each other as it’s possible to get. Andy reviews the third instalment in the Mike Banning action series ‘Angel Has Fallen’, but is it the best yet?Ale…
News & Reviews: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Good Boys, Blinded by the Light & Spider-Man out of the MCU
Aug 25 • 96 min
Running OrderNews (04m 30s) Spider-Man Discussion (43m 30s) Reviews (65m 36s)Okay guys so this week is even more of a bumper week that usual. We have three film reviews alongside a whole heap of trailer news and D23 info. In…
News & Reviews: Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood
Aug 18 • 52 min
Alex and Andy are here like two ageing movie stars to talk about the latest in the world of movie news & reviews. This week in addition to the usual chat about Disney+ and Harry Styles, they also bring you book recommendations.Our review…
News & Reviews: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Aug 11 • 64 min
In a week where two popular characters get their own spin off franchise thank goodness for this podcast where we never change the cast. Andy has seen the Fast & Furious property ‘Hobbs & Shaw’, Alex has not. Is it the feel good action romp o…
News & Reviews: Crawl
Aug 4 • 53 min
This week Andy is swanniing off on his jollies yet again so just the one review. Full service to be resumed next week when he gets back all tanned and relaxed. Our review today is of the alligator thriller ‘Crawl’ starring Kaya Scodelario and direct…
News & Reviews: The Boys
Jul 28 • 51 min
In a fallow week for movie reviews, Andy has done the legwork this week to bring you his thoughts on the Amazon adaptation of the Garth Ennis comic series ‘The Boys’. Is it true to its source material or is it a case of a misfire?We also dis…
News & Reviews: The Lion King & Comic Con News
Jul 22 • 77 min
Andy is ill once again so the podcast is late but not cancelled, we bring you a review of Disney’s photo-real remake of ‘The Lion King’ alongside a bunch of news from comic con. We talk all of the MCU news as well as the return of ‘Top …
News & Reviews: The Dead Don’t Die, Stranger Things 3 & The Matrix
Jul 14 • 76 min
In a mixed bag of reviews this week we tackle Jim Jarmusch’s ‘The Dead Don’t Die’, the 20th anniversary 4K restoration of ‘The Matrix’ and Netflix’s returning flagship series ‘Stranger Things 3’. But is it a classic case of something old, something …
Episode 122: Spider-Man: Far From Home Spoiler Special
Jul 12 • 89 min
Alex and Andy are joined once again by Paul to discuss the latest addition to the MCU ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’. We delve into new and returning characters, praise Jon Watts’ direction, the central performances and the way the plot unfolds. We go …
News & Reviews: Spider-Man: Far From Home & Midsommar
Jul 7 • 68 min
Welcome back to everyone’s 13th favourite movie reviews podcast where this week we swing into town with talk about the trailers for Jumanji: The Next Level and Mulan whilst also maybe shedding light on the possibility of The Flash actually being mad…
News & Reviews: Yesterday & Child’s Play (Live from Glastonbury!)
Jun 30 • 66 min
Coming to you live from the Podcast Stage at Glastonbury with a host of special guests, we bring you reviews of both ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Child’s Play’. Is Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis’ collaboration the feel good film of the summer as advertised? Is …
News & Reviews: Toy Story 4 & Men in Black International
Jun 23 • 73 min
We return after a fallow week for News & Reviews with a couple of big name properties to talk about as well as some steaming hot news news dumplings to shovel into your ears. First off we chat about the forthcoming re-release of ‘Av…
Episode 121: State of Comic Book Movies 3: Dream Warriors (ft Marc Barrett)
Jun 16 • 102 min
The Dinosaur Man team follow up their 2017 State Of Comic Book Movies podcast with a reappraisal of the genre as a whole in the wake of yet another mammoth year of releases including the MCU’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’. Have things improved or declined ov…
News & Reviews: Dark Phoenix & Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
Jun 10 • 52 min
Back once again with a review of a big summer blockbuster it’s us, the Dinosaur Man men. Andy has seen the latest X Men film ‘Dark Phoenix’, the closing chapter in this iteration of these iconic characters. Is it a worthy send off or not?
News & Reviews: Godzilla: King of the Monsters & Booksmart
Jun 2 • 42 min
It’s yet another Andy week for you all (aren’t you lucky little duckies?), with reviews of monster box office smash ‘Booksmart’ and small plucky comedy ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’. Both are new this week and Andy gives his views on whether they…
News & Reviews: Aladdin, Rocketman, The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot & The Perfection
May 26 • 60 min
Guys I’m not apologising here or anything but this week is jam-packed with 4 reviews and a bunch of hot fresh news nuggets to boot. So prepare for a podcast overload of film related stuff. We cover the big releases of the week in Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ …
News & Reviews: John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum & Thunder Road
May 19 • 61 min
We’re back to a double film week this time on the podcast, our reviews for both ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum’ and ‘Thunder Road’ are coming up today alongside our usual news round up where we discuss casting for ‘The Batman’ and ‘Game of Thron…
News & Reviews: Pokemon Detective Pikachu
May 12 • 42 min
It’s just the one review this week, but don’t think that means it’s a short one. Andy bangs on about Pokemon as much as you’d expect while Alex just sits and listens patiently. Lots of jokes and lots of exclusive instagram content. Fill your boots!
News & Reviews: Vox Lux & Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil & Vile
May 5 • 54 min
With a couple of films far less Marvel-y than the current behemoth occupying the top spot of the box office (by some distance). Natalie Portman plays a pop star born out of tragedy in Brady Corbet’s ‘Vox Lux’, a film that takes aim at t…
Episode 120: Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler Special!)
May 2 • 133 min
Welcome to this lengthy and spoiler filled discussion of Avengers: Endgame in which we discuss all aspects of the film. If you have yet to see it, skip this episode until you do as we leave no stone unturned and all spoilers well and truly spoiled. …
News & Reviews: Avengers: Endgame & Eighth Grade
Apr 28 • 60 min
We return to provide you with reviews of two hot and fresh box office smash hits as well as your weekly helping of entertainment news to get you through the week. First of all we talk about James Bond 25, X Men in space and The Defenders before goin…
Episode 119: MCU Recap Part Two
Apr 22 • 88 min
We’re back with the conclusion of our MCU recap in anticipation of the impending release of Avengers: Endgame. This episode takes us right up to the events of the most recent entry ‘Captain Marvel’, time will tell how important a role Carol Danvers …
Episode 118: MCU Recap Part One
Apr 17 • 65 min
With the biggest event in comic book movie history just around the corner we thought that our beloved listeners may benefit from a recap on the events in the MCU up until this point. Unfortunately Andy left it up to Alex to remember the key moments …
News & Reviews: Hellboy & Star Wars Celebration News!
Apr 14 • 68 min
Alex and Andy return with a review of the most hotly anticipated comic book film of the year, Hellboy! The David Harbour starring reboot has just hit the cinemas and (Hell) Boy oh boy is it a film. Also discussed is all the news from Star Wars Celeb…
Episode 117: Shazam! Spoiler Special
Apr 10 • 44 min
Alex and Andy return for a midweek treat with a rare spoiler special episode on the new DC movie ‘Shazam!’ starring Zachary Levi. As usual with these episodes this is spoiler filled so if you are planning on seeing the film come back to this episode…
News & Reviews: Pet Sematary, Unicorn Store & Joker Trailer
Apr 7 • 66 min
Hey guys and welcome to a spooky week here at Dinosaur Man HQ. We’ve seen Pet Sematary and now we’re spooky cats so that’s fun, in addition to this Alex caught up with Netflix film ‘Unicorn Store’. We also discuss the trailers for ‘Joker’ and ‘My Sp…
News & Reviews: Us, Shazam! & The Kindergarten Teacher
Mar 31 • 50 min
After a fallow week of no podcasting from us we return with a bunch of reviews for you all. It’s a big week for new releases including Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’, new DC superhero film ‘Shazam!’ and Maggie Gyllenhaal starring ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’.&nb…
News & Reviews: Serenity & Love, Death & Robots
Mar 17 • 43 min
In what we hoped would be a tight episode we discuss ‘Serenity’ and ‘Love, Death & Robots’, both available for your viewing pleasure at home if you have Sky Cinema or Netflix. The real question of course is whether either of them are worth your …
News & Reviews: Captain Marvel & Fighting With My Family
Mar 10 • 56 min
Happy pod day to all you loyal listeners out there, I hope Santa got you what you asked for. Alex and Andy return this week with two films to review and a whole bunch of nonsense news. Our reviews this week are Marvel’s latest box office juggernaugh…
News & Reviews: The Umbrella Academy, Roma & Isn’t It Romantic?
Mar 3 • 54 min
In a wicked twist of fate this week Alex has been struck down by illness. But more fool you if you think that will stop him from podcasting his opinion about ‘Roma’ before Andy waxes lyrical about ‘The Umbrella Academy’. We’ll be back a…
Episode 116: Oscars 2019 (almost) LIVE!
Feb 25 • 92 min
It’s that time of year again where awards season comes to a head and we celebrate by staying up too late and watching the Oscars live and report back to you once you’ve already found out the results. It’s one of the many helpful services we offer as…
News & Reviews: If Beale Street Could Talk
Feb 17 • 56 min
It’s the last week before the Oscars so it’s about time we talked about Barry Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’. It’s also a week in which we discuss ‘Umbrella Academy’ and ‘Titans’, both of which are available on Netflix in the UK now.
News & Reviews: Alita: Battle Angel & The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Feb 10 • 63 min
This week sees the arrival of two big budget studio films alongside the usual raft of movie and gaming news. First up is ‘Alita: Battle Angel’, Robert Rodriguez’s adaptation of the celebrated manga, 20 years in the making but was it wor…
News & Reviews: Escape Room, Polar & Super Bowl Trailers
Feb 4 • 42 min
In a sparsely populated week of new releases we discuss two which aren’t in the running for awards or further recognition. First up is thriller ‘Escape Room’, a Saw inspired bucket of nonsense which follows every trope imaginable, Andy then talks ab…
News & Reviews: Free Solo, Beautiful Boy & Fyre
Jan 27 • 64 min
Back once again for the renegade master (Or just a couple of chumps with a podcast). Guys it’s a factual episode this week with two documentaries and an adaptation of real life memoirs by a father and son. We’re basically your only source of news no…
News & Reviews: Glass, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Stan & Ollie and SHAZAM TRAILER 2!
Jan 22 • 64 min
In yet another bumper episode we bring reviews of ‘Glass’, ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ and ‘Stan & Ollie’ as well as the big news of trailers for Shazam! and Spider-Man: Far From Home. Lots to go through but it’s worth the ride and when have we e…
Episode 115: Films of 2018 Awards
Jan 18 • 121 min
Finally and in such timely fashion (1/24th of the way through this year), we here at Dinosaur Man HQ are delighted to bring you the official awards for films of 2018. In what has become a long and heated tradition we battle it out with our guest Pau…
News & Reviews: The Favourite, Colette & Mary Poppins Returns + GAMBIT NEWS!
Jan 13 • 55 min
2019 is at full speed already as we bring you three big reviews this week. Awards frontrunner ‘The Favourite’, Keira Knightley’s Oscar push ‘Colette’ and long awaited sequel ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ are the films in question. And as if th…
Episode 114: 2019 Preview
Jan 10 • 73 min
Yes folks it’s that time of year again, we’re looking ahead to the films we’re most excited for in 2019! Such a huge task can’t be undertaken alone so Paul joins us for some insight into his cinematic year. What are you most looking for…
News & Reviews: Vice, Holmes & Watson, Birdbox and 2018 catch-up
Jan 6 • 62 min
It’s new me- new you here at Dinosaur Man HQ aswe bring you our first podcast of the post-2018 era. We have boiling hot reviews of Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’, Conan Doyle slapabout comedy ‘Holmes & Watson’ and Netflix’s new hit ‘Birdbox’ as well …
News & Reviews: Bumblebee
Dec 23, 2018 • 43 min
It’s the final News & Reviews of 2018 and we see you out with ‘Bumblebee’. It’s the latest entry in the Transformers series but signals a departure from the tired and tested formula of the franchise thus far.Thanks for following us this …
Episode 113: Aquaman Spoiler Special
Dec 18, 2018 • 94 min
We return early with a special extended spoiler filled episode of the Dinosaur Man Nerdcast. This week we discuss ‘Aquaman’ in all his wet glory. Full spoilers throughout and that, so go and see it if you don’t want it ruining. All …
Sidecast: Special Announcement!
Dec 17, 2018 • 2 min
Sidecast: Special Announcement!
News & Reviews: Aquaman, Spiderman: Into The Spider-Verse & Sorry To Bother You (final time we promise)
Dec 16, 2018 • 50 min
It’s comic book week on the Dinosaur Man Nerdcast this episode as we bring you reviews of two of the hottest superhero properties of the year in ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse’. We also recap Boots Riley’s ‘Sorry To Bother You’ for …
News & Reviews: Green Book, The Old Man & the Gun, Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle
Dec 9, 2018 • 66 min
It’s a triple threat of reviews this week with a very advance review of ‘Green Book’ along with new releases ‘The Old Man & the Gun’ and ‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’. With December in full swing we’re seeing movies come thick and fast so bumpe…
News & Reviews: Creed II & Ralph Breaks The Internet
Dec 3, 2018 • 55 min
It’s sequel week-uel here on the Dinosaur Man Nerdcast and we’ve got a couple of humdingers to review for you ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’ & ‘Creed II’ to be precise. Find out on the pod whether we like them, the new trailer for Artemis Fowl and …
News & Reviews: Robin Hood
Nov 25, 2018 • 53 min
On the show this week Andy brings you a review of the new ‘Robin Hood’, starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx. It’s a tale as old as time, but how good is it? Listen in to find out. We also discuss Pokemon Let’s Go and The Lion King tra…
News & Reviews: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs & The Haunting of Hill House
Nov 18, 2018 • 73 min
Hey guys! Want a fat dollop of news and movie reviews? You’re in luck as we have reviews of this week’s biggest and brightest. We bring you our thoughts on ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald’, ‘The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs’ and ‘The Haunti…
News & Reviews: Widows
Nov 11, 2018 • 55 min
Oh yeah, that’s it we are the boys who do the podcast about the movies and this week we’re talking ‘Widows’, Steve McQueen’s new movie is a heist movie featuring political intrigue and towering performances. Is it worth checking out though? Only two…
News & Reviews: Truth Or Dare & The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Nov 4, 2018 • 58 min
In a quiet week for new releases we decided to treat you to a throwback review of one of the releases from earlier in 2018, in keeping with the conclusion of Shocktober we discuss Blumhouse’s ‘Truth Or Dare’. It’s a doozy guys, lots of fun if you’re…
Episode 112: Which Horror Movie Character Makes The Best Stepdad? (Is Dracula A Mormon?)
Oct 31, 2018 • 69 min
Happy Halloween listeners! We return with our final episode of Shock-tober 2018, it’s a special bonus episode featuring Paul Hudson in which we sit round and work out a league table ranking of which horror movie characters would make the best step d…
News & Reviews: Bohemian Rhapsody & Daredevil Season 3
Oct 29, 2018 • 53 min
Coming to you live from Wembley it’s the Dinosaur Man Nerdcast! Not really guys, just a bit of fun from us little jokers here at DMN HQ. We’re back to review both the 3rd series of ‘Daredevil’ on Netflix and also the new Freddie Mercury biopic ‘Bohe…
Episode 111: A Nightmare For Andy On Elm Street!
Oct 25, 2018 • 37 min
No news, no reviews, all fun! This was the working title for this podcast.In this special episode, Alex puts Andy into the ‘A Nightmare On Elm Street’ franchise and allows him to choose his own adventure just like the books our your youth.&n…
News & Reviews: Halloween, First Man & Apostle
Oct 21, 2018 • 70 min
As it’s October the time is just about right for a new Halloween film, this review takes precedence this week alongside Damien Chazelle’s new Neil Armstrong biopic ‘First Man’ and the Netflix horror ‘Apostle’. It’s a spooky, space fille…
News & Reviews: Sorry To Bother You & The Hate U Give
Oct 15, 2018 • 66 min
This week is a very special episode as we have two previews of hotly anticipated releases coming to UK cinemas later this year. YA adaptation ‘The Hate U Give’ features terrific performances from Russell Hornsby and breakout star Amandla…
News & Reviews: Venom & A Simple Favour
Oct 7, 2018 • 58 min
A double review week for you plus a bonus little Netflix extra as well seeing as we’re deep into Shocktober now. We discuss Paul Feig’s ‘A Simple Favour’ and ‘Venom’, Sony’s latest attempt at a cursed character. Do they pull it off or is it a car cr…
News & Reviews: A Star Is Born, Hold The Dark, Iron Fist Series 2 & The Nun
Sep 30, 2018 • 88 min
With the end of September comes the arrival of huge amounts of trailers, screentests and other snippets of news. In addition to this we have plenty of reviews too so don’t think we’re neglecting our duties. A preview of Bradley Cooper’s forthcoming …
Episode 110: Scooby Doo and the Youtube Crew
Sep 23, 2018 • 43 min
Last minute holiday plans have interfered once again here at Dinosaur Man HQ and here is your delicious reward, another Alex pitches a thing episode. This week, to celebrate Sarah Michelle Gellar’s finest hour as Daphne you are invited to the pitch for…
News & Reviews: The Predator
Sep 16, 2018 • 55 min
With Andy off on his jollies you’d think we slack off, but oh no that boy Hudson has pulled out all the stops and duplicated himself. Paul Hudson joins Alex once again to bring hot reviews and even hotter biscuits (news). We discuss loads of DCEU nonse…
News & Reviews: BlacKkKlansman
Sep 9, 2018 • 41 min
Back again with another hot episode of News & Reviews, we take on less of the weeks big news stories than usual but also mostly avoid talking about novelty rollercoasters like we did last week. Our review this week is Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’, but …
Episode 109: Rando Calrissian
Sep 3, 2018 • 51 min
With Andy only making brief visitations and the tram broken there are no movies to review and no news to news. As a result here is our best attempt at a podcast this week, sit back, relax and enjoy the nonsense. Find us at Dinosaur Man Nerdcast on …
News & Reviews: Christopher Robin
Aug 27, 2018 • 65 min
Finally we return for more of the usual waffle and movie reviews, it’s a particularly waffle heavy episode this week as handy has yet to leave his hotel room and Alex saw Christopher Robin and nothing else. We talk about the Oscars, Bond losing Danny B…
Episode 108: A (half yearly) review episode!
Aug 13, 2018 • 83 min
Andy is away but fear not loyal listeners, Paul Hudson has valiantly stepped up to co host and discuss the best and worst of this years cinematic offerings. Just a standing half yearly report on the state of films in the UK. Find us at Dinosaur …
News & Reviews: Ant-Man and the Wasp
Aug 5, 2018 • 41 min
A giant sized welcome to this episode of news and reviews, where this week we are bringing you our thoughts on Ant-Man and the Wasp! Finally the UK has got the release of the last MCU property of 2018. Is it a five bagger just like Paul Rudd’s first ou…
News & Reviews: Incredibles 2, Mission Impossible:Fallout & Hotel Artemis
Jul 29, 2018 • 81 min
After last week’s news heavy offering we bring you an astounding 3 films this week. Mission Impossible: Fallout, Incredibles 2 and Hotel Artemis are our offerings this week to you fine podcast listeners. Find us at Dinosaur Man Nerdcast on Facebook…
News & More News: San Diego Comic Con, James Gunn fired & Alex loves DC
Jul 22, 2018 • 78 min
As we’re in the midst of San Diego Comic Con and have seen an influx of big trailers, this week is just pure unadulterated news. We discuss big stories including James Gunn being let go by Disney, Aquaman getting a trailer and maybe DC doing the right…
News & Reviews: Skyscraper & Happy Death Day
Jul 15, 2018 • 53 min
With the World Cup now over, News and Reviews makes a sparkling comeback with a review of Skyscraper starring Dwayne Johnson and Neve Campbell. As our resident action man, Andy went to check this one out and give you his thoughts. We also do a brief re…
Episode 107: Harry Potter and the True Leaders of Dumbledore’s Army
Jul 11, 2018 • 65 min
So here it is, the episode we know you’ve all been clamouring for! Today is a great day in podcasting as it’s the return of Dinosaur Man does Harry Potter, it’s easily the best series of podcasts out there. Today we tackle The Order of the Phoenix, it’…
News & Reviews: Tag
Jul 2, 2018 • 45 min
Thanks to a merciful one day respite from World Cup related activities, a miracle has occurred and Andy has seen a film. This week comes the turn of ‘Tag’, a new ensemble comedy featuring Jeremy Renner based on a real life group of friends who brought …
News & Reviews: Hereditary
Jun 24, 2018 • 58 min
Yes we’re back, you thought you had seen the last of us but no, not even football can keep us away. This week alongside all the usual discussion of the news, we bring you a review of ‘Hereditary’, is it the scariest film of the year or is it a thanksgi…
News & Reviews: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jun 10, 2018 • 71 min
This week sees the return of another huge franchise, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hits cinema screens across the UK. We’re here to talk about it and the fact there’s about 400 trailers to discuss this week. We cover Bumblebee, Halloween and everythin…
News & Reviews: The Breadwinner and Happy!
Jun 3, 2018 • 42 min
Hello and bienvenue, this time the pod is bilingual! Also it has been a slow news week but we make up for it in quality anecdotes and great chat. Reviews this week are of most of ‘Happy!’, a graphic novel adaptation from SyFy starring Christopher M…
News & Reviews: Solo: A Star Wars Story
May 27, 2018 • 71 min
Ahoy there mateys and may the force be with you this fine day! Alex and Andy are joined by Paul for a deep delve into Solo: A Star Wars Story amongst the hottest news stories of the week. We talk about Mowgli, Morbius, Bond 25 being directed by Danny B…
News & Reviews: Deadpool 2
May 20, 2018 • 69 min
This week we return with another big superhero release, the hotly anticipated Deadpool 2. The surprise hit of 2016 has got the sequel it was hoping for but is it the sequel it deserves? Only your favourite dinosaur men will be able to tell you that. Tu…
News & Reviews: Annihilation
May 13, 2018 • 74 min
Welcome back to this the Dinosaur Man Nercast for a very special review episode as Infinity War’s continued success at the box office has made it near impossible to see a film. So instead we review something from March which is available on Netflix, ‘A…
Episode 106: Avengers: Infinity War Spoiler Discussion
May 6, 2018 • 96 min
This week we bring you an action packed episode, we’re joined by not one, not two but three special guests to form our very own Avengers team. Jason Nichols, Anthony McCormack and the returning Marc Barrett all pitch in their opinions and ideas on the …
News & Reviews: Avengers Infinity War (Spoiler Free)
May 2, 2018 • 54 min
Finally it’s here! The biggest moment of the decade! Dinosaur Man HQ is sparkly and new and bigger than ever. Oh and also we review ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. We also have Venom, Ant Man and the Wasp and Gambit news in what is a pretty comic book hea…
News & Reviews: Rampage & Ghost Stories
Apr 21, 2018 • 45 min
Even though we’re busier than ever, we’ve managed to see two whole films! We really spoil you loyal listeners and sacrifice some stuff that really should be prioritised over a podcast. Reviews this week are of the Dwayne Johnson starring action rom…
News & Noviews: News, Instruments and Egg Custards
Apr 14, 2018 • 56 min
As is expected by now we are busy for a third week in a row. No reviews at all this week but that doesn’t stop us discussing new sponsorships, playing instruments badly and Andy’s eating habits. If you enjoy what you’re hearing why not subscribe to …
News & Reviews: A Quiet Place (We’re still busy)
Apr 8, 2018 • 41 min
After another week of nearly moving house Andy and Alex return with just one review but a whole bunch of news for you. We talk Venom, Batman, Studio Ghibli and cryptocurrency before diving into the review of ‘A Quiet Place’, the new horror/thriller…
News & Reviews: Game Night (We’ve been very busy)
Apr 1, 2018 • 44 min
An episode light on reviews but heavy on F-U-N-! Alex and Andy discuss forgotten Eastenders characters, childhood games and discover why holding in a sneeze can nearly kill you. Our review this week is of the comedy ‘Game Night’, it’s been out for …
News & Reviews: Ready Player One, Pacific Rim Uprising & Tomb Raider
Mar 25, 2018 • 67 min
This week we bring you three huge reviews of three huge films. From the Spielberg spectacle of ‘Ready Player One’ to the most recent monsters and robots movie ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’. With plenty of news packed in as well this is a busy week for Dino…
News & Reviews: Love, Simon, You Were Never Really Here, Mom and Dad & Avengers Infinity War Trailer!
Mar 18, 2018 • 68 min
Hello and welcome to this here episode of News & Reviews. It’s a jam packed episode this week with a bunch of trailers coming out including Avengers Infinity War and Fantastic Beasts 2. Alongside this we have our regular review section, this week w…
News & Reviews: Jessica Jones Season 2, Kristen Wiig as Cheetah & More!
Mar 11, 2018 • 52 min
Andy and Alex come back to news & reviews with a look at the first half of Jessica Jones season 2 on Netflix. Andy evaluates how it stands up in relation to previous series. Alex is on news duty this week with hot info on MCU, Sherlock Holmes and …
Episode 105: Oscars 2018 (almost) LIVE!
Mar 7, 2018 • 77 min
Alex and Andy take you on a trip to tinseltown for Hollywood’s biggest night! Red carpets are walked, statuette’s are won and backs are slapped. Who will come away with the biggest prizes of the evening? Find out here! Or online, the ceremony alrea…
News & Reviews: I, Tonya & Lady Bird
Mar 4, 2018 • 55 min
On Hollywood’s biggest night we bring you reviews of a couple of the biggest films of the year, Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial effort ‘Lady Bird’ and the Margot Robbie led project ‘I, Tonya’. Both feature much lauded performances but are the films any…
News & Reviews: Mute & Joss Whedon Leaves Batgirl
Feb 26, 2018 • 45 min
This week our review is the Netflix Duncan Jones sci-fi film ‘Mute’ starring Alexander Skarsgaard and Paul Rudd. Does it stand alongside the modern greats or is it a mis-hit? We we also discuss Joss Whedon leaving the DCEU, Sam Rockwell potentially ret…
News & Reviews: Black Panther (Spoiler Free) & Freddy vs. Jason
Feb 18, 2018 • 51 min
Alex and Andy return with yet more news and reviews, this week sees a spoiler free review of Marvel’s new behemoth ‘Black Panther’ as well as a super late review of ‘Freddy vs. Jason’. News includes box office records being smashed, Brie Larson bei…
Episode 104: Black Panther SPOILER Review (What Do We Actually Know About Wakanda?)
Feb 14, 2018 • 62 min
This is a SPOILER review, you have been warned (and will be warned again by the spoiler Porg). Alex and Andy have seen Wakanda and escaped alive, these are our thoughts on ‘Black Panther’, the latest addition to the MCU stable of heroes. We discuss …
News & Reviews: The Cloverfield Paradox, Venom Trailer, Deadpool 2 Trailer & Superbowl Trailers
Feb 11, 2018 • 52 min
With just one movie to review this week, the latest installment in the ever expanding Cloverfield universe ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’, we focus most of our energy on fresh trailers. The Superbowl saw a bunch of trailers landing including a first loo…
News & Reviews: The Shape of Water, Phantom Thread, Call Me By Your Name & Early Man
Feb 4, 2018 • 53 min
This week our news and reviews episode is stuffed with reviews of Oscar contenders in possibly our most Guardian reader friendly episode ever. An advance screening of Guillermo Del Toro’s new romantic fairytale ‘The Shape Of Water’, Daniel Day Lewi…
News & Reviews: The Post, Oscar Nominations and Gambit News Update!
Jan 28, 2018 • 43 min
Welcome to this weeks news and reviews episode, this week we discuss Oscar Nominations, Casey Affleck, Wonder Woman’s complete snub and of course the latest update regarding the cursed Gambit film. Alex reviews ‘The Post’, Steven Spielberg’s latest …
News & Reviews: Coco, All The Money In The World, Darkest Hour
Jan 21, 2018 • 50 min
Welcome back to the weekly news and reviews episode. This week jam packed full of news of DCEU, Gerard Butler’s outlandish claims and sad news for any fans of Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’. Reviews this week are of Pixar’s latest ‘Coco’, much talked about Rid…
News & Reviews: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Pitch Perfect 3, Bright, The Greatest Showman
Jan 15, 2018 • 55 min
After a month of special episodes Alex and Andy are back with a News & Reviews episode so packed it’s almost too long. We are joined this week by Paul Hudson to talk about all manner of news before giving our opinions on a bunch of new releases. ‘T…
Episode 103: Films of 2017 Awards
Jan 7, 2018 • 115 min
Andy and Alex are back for the annual Dinosaur Man Nerdcast awards, Marc was unavailable so they’re joined by Paul from the From God Knows Where Podcast. As usual they cover the categories of Best Moment, Most Disappointing, Most Surprising, Best F…
Episode 102: A Look Ahead At 2018
Dec 31, 2017 • 64 min
Alex and Andy are joined by Paul from the From God Knows Where Podcast to look ahead at the films of 2018, some are entirely expected but Alex springs a surprise on the others. It should be mentioned that ‘Annihilation’ is our collective 4th pick, Alex…
Episode 101: Harry Potter and The Cowardly Teenager
Dec 24, 2017 • 69 min
Alex and Andy return with another long overdue installment of their wonderful wizardly adventures in the world of Harry Potter. Creevy’s are met again, dragons are faced and graveyards are entered. Who will survive this episode? Will Dumbledore be …
Episode 100: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoiler Review (ft Matt McGowan)
Dec 20, 2017 • 80 min
Andy and Alex are joined for this lengthy spoiler filled review of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ by resident Star Wars expert Matt McGowan. We discuss in depth the pros, cons and big moments of the film as well as what it means for the future of the saga….
News & Reviews: Star Wars: The Last Jedi & Brigsby Bear
Dec 17, 2017 • 41 min
Andy and Alex talk news of the Disney/Fox buyout deal and the ramifications of that both short and long term. Reviews this week are of the behemoth that is ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ and of the Sundance breakout success ‘Brigsby Bear’. Most feature…
Episode 99: The State of Comic Book Movies 2: Electric Boogaloo (ft Paul Hudson)
Dec 13, 2017 • 55 min
The Dinosaur Man Nerdcast follow up their 2015 State Of Comic Book Movies podcast with a reappraisal of the genre as a whole in advance of yet another mammoth year of releases including the MCU’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. Have things improved or de…
News & Reviews: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle & The Muppet Christmas Carol
Dec 10, 2017 • 40 min
Ho ho ho and festive December time greetings to you all, how are you listener? Answer another time and instead dive face first into this Christmas goose of a podcast. Reviews this week are of the upcoming ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ and the all…
News & Reviews: The Disaster Artist, Molly’s Game & Avengers Infinity War Trailer
Dec 3, 2017 • 53 min
News & Reviews is back with a bang and this week we’ve got pre-release reviews of James Franco’s ‘The Disaster Artist’ and Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Molly’s Game’, two biopics garnering early Oscar buzz for their central performances. Is it justified buzz? W…
Episode 98: Justice League (Full Spoilers) ft Anthony McCormack
Nov 29, 2017 • 83 min
Well this is it folks, the moment the world has been waiting for has finally arrived. Hudson vs McCormack. Hater vs Lover. Andy and Alex are joined this week by DCEU apologist Anthony McCormack to get into a full spoiler review of Justice League an…
News & Reviews: Battle of the Sexes, Ingrid Goes West & Punisher
Nov 26, 2017 • 52 min
Alex and Andy come at you with a bunch of news of castings and rumours. Alongside this, we have three hot reviews of films and television shows, we give you the Dinosaur Man Nerdcast verdict. ‘Battle of the Sexes’ is an Oscar frontrunner but does it…
News & Reviews: (Spoiler Free) Justice League, Paddington 2 & The Florida Project
Nov 19, 2017 • 61 min
Andy and Alex return with more hot reviews of some of the biggest movies of the moment, including the mighty return of DC with ‘Justice League’. Is it rubbish or amazing? Only time (and this review) will tell. ‘Paddington 2’ sees the return of ever…
News & Reviews: Suburbicon, Murder on the Orient Express & Stranger Things 2
Nov 12, 2017 • 68 min
Alex and Andy are back in the first of a reorganised news and reviews series. With reviews of the upcoming George Clooney film ‘Suburbicon’, lavish Agatha Christie adaptation ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ and a full discussion of Stranger Things 2. …
News & Reviews: The Shining, Thor: Ragnarok, Shazam Casting and much more
Nov 1, 2017 • 35 min
Welcome back to the podcast, we return with a non spoiler review of ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and Alex’s thoughts on the re-release of Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic ‘The Shining’. We also discuss how Warner Bros and DC have managed to mess up this week …
Episode 97: Thor: Ragnarok (Spoiler Review)
Oct 29, 2017 • 48 min
Welcome back everyone to this episode of The Dinosaur Man Nerdcast, this week we bring you a spoiler review of the latest MCU offering ‘Thor: Ragnarok’. Directed by Taika Waititi and starring a host of stars from across the globe, does this film liv…
News & Reviews: Geostorm & The Death Of Stalin
Oct 25, 2017 • 37 min
Finally, it is here! The long awaited ‘Geostorm’ has arrived and smacked audiences in the face with a tornado of explosions. Andy has been to see it, but is it any good? Alex has seen the new Armando Iannucci film ‘The Death Of Stalin’, a period sat…
Episode 96: A Brief History Of Disaster Movies
Oct 22, 2017 • 50 min
To celebrate the release of the new Gerard Butler starring disaster movie Geostorm, Andy gives us his potted history of the disaster movie. Why he loves them, how they’ve changed over the years and what the future of the genre holds. From The Toweri…
News & Reviews: The Snowman, The Ritual & The Babysitter
Oct 18, 2017 • 45 min
A triple bill of The films this week on our news and reviews episode, of varying quality and varying star power. With it being the month of horror, all have elements of horror but which ones actually work? Listen in to find out… Find us at Dinosau…
Episode 95: Upcoming Horror Films
Oct 15, 2017 • 45 min
Alex and Andy bring you yet another Shocktober edition of the DMN full of previews of upcoming horror films of the next couple of years. Are slasher films back? Will Jason Statham punch a shark? Will Keyface unlock the secrets hiding in your neck? …
News & Reviews: Blade Runner 2049, Star Trek Discovery, Justice League & Star Wars Trailer Talk
Oct 11, 2017 • 50 min
Alex and Andy have recovered from illness (sort of) to give their adoring public another dose of movie news and reviews. This week saw the arrival of two pretty huge trailers, Star Wars The Last Jedi and Justice League. Will these be the last trail…
News & Reviews: Flatliners & The Bad Batch
Oct 4, 2017 • 42 min
Alex and Andy review the 2017 remake of Flatliners, is it worth reviving or should be labelled DNR? Listen in to find out. Alex also reviews Ana Lily Amirpour’s new film ‘The Bad Batch’, a cannibalistic romance story set in a Texas wasteland. But is it…
Episode 94: Four Stephen King Stories That Should Be Adapted
Oct 1, 2017 • 56 min
Due to the extraordinary success of IT, film studios are rushing to push through as many new Stephen King adaptations as they can to ride on the wave of box office records. Alex first discusses with Andy why this might not be such a good thing befo…
News & Reviews: Kingsman: The Golden Circle, IT, Wind River, mother!, American Made & Logan Lucky
Sep 27, 2017 • 81 min
Like Jesus we are back! Unlike Jesus, we choose to return in the medium of podcast. Alex and Andy have made it across the Atlantic Ocean to bring you the most bumper review week ever. With six films to discuss and plenty of news stories the boys re…
News & Reviews: The Defenders, The Dark Tower & Death Note
Aug 30, 2017 • 49 min
We’re back with another news and reviews episode and this week Marc Barrett graces us with his presence to help Andy review and discuss Marvel’s The Defenders, is it as successful a team up as it needed to be? Andy also talks on Death Note and airs his…
Episode 93: Terrible Star Wars Anthology Films
Aug 19, 2017 • 50 min
With news breaking this week of Disney developing a Jabba the Hutt spin off film in the near future, Alex and Andy looked at other tertiary Star Wars universe characters and which of those would provide the most interesting films. Lobot, Max Rebo an…
News & Reviews: Atomic Blonde, Valerian, A Ghost Story & Annabelle: Creation
Aug 16, 2017 • 42 min
A bumper set of reviews this week, so bumper in fact that we have no time for any news whatsoever. Big reviews of Atomic Blonde, Valerian and the City of A Thousand Planets, A Ghost Story and the latest in the Conjur-verse Annabelle: Creation. With…
News & Reviews: Detroit & The Emoji Movie
Aug 10, 2017 • 38 min
Alex and Andy are basically over the illness hump and as such bring you this news and reviews episode. Discussion of the Judge Dredd TV series is had, as well as extensive reviews of The Emoji Movie and the upcoming Kathryn Bigelow release Detroit….
Episode 92: Pitch A More Cynical Film Than The Emoji Movie
Aug 6, 2017 • 44 min
A podcast in need of heavy medication this week as Alex and Andy bring you their pitches for films with a more cynical cash grabbing feel than The Emoji Movie: Express Yourself. Listen as we pitch movies about sausage-meat, vacuums and much much mo…
News & Reviews: Dunkirk, The Big Sick & Bond 25 Rumours
Aug 2, 2017 • 46 min
Andy is back from his summer break to discuss Dunkirk and The Big Sick with Alex, is Christopher Nolan’s war story up there with the all time greats? Is The Big Sick that rarest of things, a genuinely funny romantic comedy? Listen in to find out. Ne…
Episode 91: What Makes Nolan Great?
Jul 30, 2017 • 47 min
Andy is off this week and is replaced by Paul from @FGKWPodcast to talk to Alex about what it is about Christopher Nolan’s work that makes his films something to look forward to. From the sense of scale down to carefully plotting each component that go…
Episode 90: Comic-Con 2017 Round Up: Justice League, Ready Player One, Thor Ragnarok & More
Jul 23, 2017 • 68 min
A packed episode this week in which we bring you the hottest news and reviews of trailers that have dropped at this year’s SDCC. We cover as much as we can, TV series, films and everything in between. Will Justice League work, does Thor still look …
News & Reviews: War For The Planet Of The Apes, Castlevania, D23 News
Jul 19, 2017 • 37 min
This week our news and reviews episode is chock full of news stories from Disney’s D23 event, Lion King, Infinity War and much more beside are discussed. Reviews this week are of one of this summer’s big blockbuster releases Matt Reeves’ War For Th…
Episode 89: Unexpected Winner of The Game Of Thrones
Jul 16, 2017 • 42 min
We’re back this week to celebrate the return of Game of Thrones series 7, with tensions and action being ratcheted up Alex and Andy propose some unlikely people who could sit on the Iron Throne. Political scheming, brute force and piles of cash are all…
News & Reviews: It Comes At Night & The House
Jul 12, 2017 • 32 min
The Dinosaur Man team return with yet another midweek news and reviews episode for your ears to enjoy. Alex and Andy discuss James Bond 25, Suicide Squad 2 and Quentin Tarantino’s rumoured 9th film. Reviews this week are the fantastically chilling …
Episode 88: Spider-Man: Homecoming Spoiler Review
Jul 9, 2017 • 62 min
Alex and Andy are joined this week by long time friend of the podcast Marc Barrett to discuss Spider-Man: Homecoming in all manner of ways, this is a spoiler review so be aware of that if you haven’t yet seen the film. We discuss what works for us,…
News & Reviews: The Book of Henry
Jul 5, 2017 • 28 min
Hey podcasteers and welcome to this latest edition of our news and reviews podcast where we talk news and indeed reviews. News this week includes Baby Driver 2 rumours, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle dropping it’s first trailer and of course Marvel…
Episode 87: A Screen History Of Spiderman
Jul 2, 2017 • 60 min
Welcome back to Sunday all our listeners, Alex and Andy return with a brief potted history of Spiderman on the big screen in advance of Spiderman: Homecoming being released this coming week. We give an overview of where previous films got it right …
News & Reviews: Jawbone & Prevenge
Jun 28, 2017 • 34 min
Alex and Andy once again return with the freshest and most exciting reviews and news stories you’ll see this week! Including, Ron Howard taking on Han Solo, Justice League possibly being terrible and Drake Bell as Nightwing?! Reviews this week are …
Episode 86: Transformers: The Last Knight Review
Jun 25, 2017 • 46 min
Alex and Andy are sad to announce that this episode is a review of the latest Transformers film, they wish with every fibre of their beings that it wasn’t but it is. Such is the way of the world. It’s a slightly scattershot review of a very scatters…
News & Reviews: Baby Driver, Bootleg Spiderman News
Jun 22, 2017 • 33 min
Alex and Andy return with another dose of news and reviews. This week sees the announcement of lots of news in the Bootleg Spiderman universe, Han Solo directors being fired and a round up of all the best bits of E3. Our review this week is a advanc…
Episode 85: Choose Your Movie Dad
Jun 18, 2017 • 33 min
Happy Fathers Day podders! Alex and Andy return to tell you their off kilter choices for the ultimate dad from the movies. Together they discover a few areas they want a dad to be proficient in. Who would be your ideal dad? Which character could be the…
News & Reviews: The Mummy, Black Panther Trailer and Batgirl News
Jun 14, 2017 • 32 min
Hello and welcome one and all to this news and reviews episode, where we talk news and indeed reviews. Big news this week was the trailer for Marvel’s forthcoming Black Panther, Andy and Alex discuss what they think, whether it has us excited and w…
Episode 84: E3 (Entertaining Enlightening Eejits)
Jun 10, 2017 • 45 min
Hey folks, in the midst of the excitement that is E3, we thought we’d talk about a subject we don’t allot too much time to usually, video-games. We cover our gaming histories and discuss what makes the medium engaging and entertaining. Anyone for a…
Episode 83: Wonder Woman (Spoilers)
Jun 4, 2017 • 56 min
Welcome to this review of Wonder Woman by us here at Dinosaur Man HQ. This episode is a full spoiler review so if you haven’t seen Wonder Woman you may want to come back to us afterwards. Wonder Woman touched down worldwide this week and here’s our…
News & Reviews: Baywatch & Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge
May 31, 2017 • 45 min
Welcome to the news and reviews show, where every week we talk all the biggest news and bring you the newest reviews. This week we discuss the rebooting of Resident Evil, the long awaited return of Jeepers Creepers and the lyrics of Fatboy Slim reco…
Episode 82: Pirates Of The Caribbean (Rated Arrr)
May 28, 2017 • 47 min
With the release of the fifth instalment of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, we look at the history of the series and work out why it has received such critical drubbings and how it would be possible to save it and turn the ship around (par…
News & Reviews: Colossal & King Arthur: Legend of the Sword plus Tom Hardy as Venom
May 24, 2017 • 26 min
Welcome to a news packed episode! Lots of stories to get through this week including Zack Snyder leaving Justice League and the casting of two Toms. Tom Hardy in Sony’s upcoming Venom movie and Tom Holland as Nathan Drake in the Uncharted franchise. …
Episode 81: Alien Dinner Party
May 21, 2017 • 43 min
The release of Alien: Covenant got us here at Dinosaur Man HQ thinking about aliens in general. More importantly, which alien would make the worst dinner guest in a Dinner For Schmucks situation? Alex and Andy put forward 3 choices each, who do you…
News & Reviews: Alien: Covenant
May 17, 2017 • 33 min
Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends! Alex has been to see one of the biggest movies of his year, Alien: Covenant. Does it meet with his approval or is he severely disappointed? Listen to find out. We also discuss the weeks news sto…
News & Reviews: Mindhorn, The Sexy Brutale
May 10, 2017 • 33 min
Hello and welcome to this news and reviews episode, this week we discuss the very biggest trailers of the last week as well as news of a Hellboy reboot, Judge Dredd TV series and of course Ridley Scott’s plans for the Alien franchise. Reviews this w…
Episode 80: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (Spoilers)
May 1, 2017 • 64 min
Be warned, spoilers ahead! Here it is folks, the first MCU film of 2017 has arrived we’re joined by Paul Hudson from the From God Knows Where podcast to discuss it in all its glory. New characters, plot lines and future villains are all pondered upo…
News & Reviews: The Fate of the Furious & The Belko Experiment
Apr 26, 2017 • 31 min
Welcome back listeners to your weekly dose of film news and reviews, in the most matter of factly titled podcast ever. We discuss news of The Lion King casting, the English remake of The Raid and the next X-Men movie. Alongside our freshly picked ne…
Episode 79: Summer Blockbuster Preview
Apr 23, 2017 • 53 min
Andy and Alex look ahead to the big releases of the summer, evaluating the big hitters and what they think will be the also-rans this year. Who will win the box office battle? Will DC hit a masterstroke with Wonder Woman? Find us and let us know at…
News & Reviews: Ghost In The Shell & Raw
Apr 20, 2017 • 29 min
Our midweek news and reviews show covers two films and a whole bunch of news, primarily casting and crew news for a variety of projects from Marvel and Harry Potter. Reviewed this week is the much discussed ‘Ghost In The Shell’ adaptation, is the fi…
Episode 78: How to Harry Potter Part 3 and the Soul Sucking Prison Guards
Apr 16, 2017 • 58 min
In this weeks episode Andy and Alex jump back into the wizarding world of Harry Potter. This time they explore the story of the third Harry Potter film ‘The Prisoner of Azkaban’. They have to deal with the arrival of the Dementors, trips to Hogsmead an…
News: Star Wars Celebration & Thor Ragnarok Trailer
Apr 12, 2017 • 23 min
A review free episode this week as we discuss the monster year that Disney are due to have, we evaluate the teaser trailer for Thor Ragnarok and work out whether we like it or not. Video games are also pondered upon, with a particular look at the way p…
Episode 77: The Walking Dead
Apr 9, 2017 • 47 min
With Season 7 drawing to a close in fairly unspectacular fashion, Alex and Andy take a look at The Walking Dead as a series on the whole. Discussing what it does well, not so well and what it would have to do to start improving again. Spoilers ahea…
News & Reviews: Beauty and the Beast, Life, Legion & Personal Shopper
Apr 5, 2017 • 43 min
Welcome listeners to the midweek newsy reviewsy episode where we discuss the latest releases and hot news topics. Joss Whedon’s rumoured Batgirl film is discussed alongside the meteoric rise of Jordan Peele off the back of the magnificent ‘Get Out’…
Episode 76: The Stephen King Cinematic Universe (SKCU)
Apr 2, 2017 • 48 min
Welcome to the weekend episode, where Alex is hypothesising about a potential future cinematic universe kickstarted by the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s IT. He scratches the surface of the multitude of references and shared connections thro…
News & Reviews: Justice League & Spiderman Trailers, Power Rangers & CHiPs
Mar 29, 2017 • 44 min
Welcome listeners all to our midweek News & Reviews show, where we talk news and reviews. News this week was dominated by the trailers for Justice League and Spiderman Homecoming while our reviews take on Power Rangers and CHiPs, for better or for …
Episode 75: #thisisyourfilm
Mar 25, 2017 • 43 min
Welcome to our weekend episode, we have something slightly different this week. So on twitter this week the #thisisyourfilm was trending, we decided to try and compile our favourite films of each year of our lives. Some unconventional choices but some …
News & Reviews: Kong: Skull Island & Get Out
Mar 22, 2017 • 36 min
Hey friends and podsquad, welcome to the midweek episode where we talk news and reviews. News topics this week glance at internet crackpot theorists, Marvel movies and T.V. shows. Our reviews this week are ‘Kong: Skull Island’, the first huge block…
Episode 74: Reviewing Reviews and the Iron Fist Situation
Mar 19, 2017 • 29 min
In this weeks episode Andy and Alex decide to talk about the disparity between the critic and audience review of Marvels Iron Fist. Don’t worry, no spoilers for Iron Fist here. In this they also discuss how series length and critic scores play into the…
News & Reviews: Moonlight, Free Fire & Passengers
Mar 15, 2017 • 41 min
We’re back from our week in The Maldives/ The Louvre to bring you our midweek episode where we talk news and reviews. This week is jam packed full of stuff so strap yourself in, our reviews include Academy Award winning ‘Moonlight’ and the new Ben …
Episode 73: Logan (Spoiler Filled Review)
Mar 5, 2017 • 52 min
Alex and Andy are joined this week by Marc to have a spoiler filled review of Logan, the latest superhero offering from Fox. We only really scratch the surface of this quite spectacular movie, there’s some stuff we don’t touch on but would love to in t…
News & Reviews: Oscars Special
Mar 1, 2017 • 50 min
This week we present a slightly different News & Reviews show as we’re joined by Vicky to give our predictions and opinions on the Oscars. We present our pre awards build up and the aftermath after the dust settled on the whole event. What did you …
Episode 72: The Pick(John)wick Papers
Feb 26, 2017 • 42 min
Welcome back my friends and neighbours to this, the Dinosaur Man Nerdcast! This week it’s a bumper double bill of John Wick. First we discuss what made the first one so great and refreshing, we then review Chapter 2 which is in cinemas now and see …
News & Reviews: Lego Batman & Hidden Figures
Feb 22, 2017 • 32 min
Hey folks, it’s time for a bit of news and reviews for you. More of Warner Bros ruining Batman director talks, Alex promised to behave himself this week and not rant. Reviews this week are of The Lego Batman Movie’ and Hidden Figures, are these wor…
Episode 71: D(ire) C(inematic) Films
Feb 19, 2017 • 42 min
Hi folks, another unusual episode today as it’s partof a news item that got rather out of hand. Alex has had it up to here with DC properties already, with two further films on the way this year he decided it was time to lay into Warner Bros and their …
News & Reviews: Hacksaw Ridge, The Founder & Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Feb 15, 2017 • 41 min
Welcome to a week of two strange episodes, Alex ruined the news segment this week by going on a 50 minute rant about DC movies. Fear not though, we decided to release that rant as Sunday’s episode. So what you get today are lovely long reviews of ‘Hack…
Episode 70: Shadows of the Empire
Feb 12, 2017 • 45 min
Hey there folks, we’re back with an apology for our lost midweek reviews episode. We start with reviews of ‘Lion’ and ‘Gold’, two releases still in UK cinemas of varying quality. We then get to the meat of the issue, Alex has rediscovered his forme…
Episode 69: If You Like It Then You Should Have Put A Rings On It
Feb 5, 2017 • 29 min
Welcome to episode 69 of the podcast in which Andy and Alex sit down to discuss what they expect of the film Rings and the Ring films to date (don’t worry, there are no spoilers here). They discuss how they feel the films should have gone, how to spend…
News & Reviews: T2 Trainspotting, Christine & Denial
Feb 1, 2017 • 30 min
Hi folks, we recorded another review episode and here it is, delivered hot and steaming into your ears. Alex and Andy review new releases including T2 Trainspotting’, a return to the characters of the original that has the added burden of expectation t…
Episode 68: Horror Film Games
Jan 29, 2017 • 49 min
Hello listeners, we hope this podcast finds you well. The recent release of Resident Evil 7 got us thinking about what horror films would convert well into video games, so we each went away and came up with a few ideas to pitch to each other. From …
News & Reviews: xXx 3 & Split
Jan 25, 2017 • 29 min
Hello and greetings listeners to our midweek round up of new movies and indeed movie news. This week our reviews are of ‘xXx 3’ which could be an action epic or an unnecessary reboot, only Andy can tell us the answer! Alex has gone to see whether M….
Episode 67: What A Twist!
Jan 22, 2017 • 53 min
Welcome to the episode listener, this week we commemorate the career of M. Night Shyamalan to coincide with the release of his latest film ‘Split’. We work through his career film by film to assess whether he’s a wasted talent or a lucky chancer. W…
News & Reviews: La La Land, A Monster Calls & The Bye Bye Man
Jan 18, 2017 • 34 min
News and reviews returns this week for a largely strong edition which gets ruined by a terrible horror film at the end. Reviews of Oscar contender ‘La La Land’, heartfelt fairytale ‘A Monster Calls’ and the absolutely baffling ‘The Bye Bye Man’. Con…
Episode 66: Best Of The Rest Of 2016
Jan 15, 2017 • 57 min
Hey folks, we’re saying our final goodbyes to 2016 by giving some reviews of the films we loved last year which didn’t quite make it into our awards list last week. We’ve got a big range of films to suit any situation, so check out any that take your f…
News & Reviews: Assassin’s Creed, Manchester By The Sea & Live By Night
Jan 11, 2017 • 35 min
Welcome back friends and listeners to the midweek news and reviews podcast in which we discuss upcoming and current releases as well as news that’s had us talking. This week includes reviews of the latest Ben Affleck film ‘Live By Night’, Oscar con…
Episode 65b: Films of 2016
Jan 8, 2017 • 57 min
Hello podcast fans and welcome to one of our favourite episodes of the year, our year in review of 2016! In this special two parter we hand out awards in four categories to some of the stand out films of 2016, we’re joined by our friend Marc Barrett…
Episode 65a: Films of 2016
Jan 6, 2017 • 58 min
Hello podcast fans and welcome to one of our favourite episodes of the year, our year in review of 2016! In this special two parter we hand out awards in four categories to some of the stand out films of 2016, we’re joined by our friend Marc Barrett…
Episode 64: Films Of 2017 Preview
Jan 1, 2017 • 50 min
Happy New Year listeners! Andy and Alex are joined in this brave new futureworld by Marc Barrett to preview the slate of film releases in the coming 12 months. Will Alex choose popular films? Will Marc actually speak? Will Andy’s films come out this ye…
Episode 63: Christmas Day Plans
Dec 25, 2016 • 45 min
Merry Christmas listeners! Andy and Alex join you on this most chilly of winter days to warm your soul by the podcast fire. We discuss worst Christmas presents ever, how Action Man can’t fly and what films we will watch on the big day. We’re back in…
News & Reviews: The Edge Of Seventeen, Sully, Bleed For This and A United Kingdom
Dec 21, 2016 • 42 min
Hello everyone, welcome to a bumper edition of our reviews podcast which comes as our final pod before Christmas. This episode features reviews of ‘The Edge Of Seventeen’, ‘Sully’, ‘Bleed For This’ and ‘A United Kingdom’ as well as a bonus game review …
Episode 62: Rogue One (Spoiler Discussion)
Dec 18, 2016 • 52 min
In this weeks episode Andy and Alex sit down to discuss Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. They discuss all the main points and spoilers as they decide whether this is a positive or negative entry to the Star Wars universe. Why not let us know what you t…
Episode 61: Life On The Death Star (How does a space log flume work?)
Dec 11, 2016 • 48 min
Andy and Alex are joined by Paul Hudson from the From God Knows Where Podcast to discuss the Death Star in anticipation of the release of Rogue One next week. We get into the everyday life of a Death Star employee, largely dealing with accounts bas…
News & Reviews: Weiner
Dec 7, 2016 • 30 min
Back again with another review, this time of the political documentary ‘Weiner’. Andy and Alex first discuss many new trailers that were released this week, including the preposterous ‘The Mummy’ and the weirdest scream you’ve ever heard. Let us kno…
Episode 60: NERVE!
Dec 4, 2016 • 41 min
In this latest episode Alex and Andy look into the problems with the most hyped movie of the year (solely by Andy), Nerve. They investigate why this is Alex’s most stupid film of the year and offer improvements for the inevitable sequel. There are spoi…
News & Reviews: Batman: Fantastic Beasts, Midnight Special & Captain Fantastic
Nov 28, 2016 • 30 min
This week we take on the might of J.K. Rowling in our review of ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’, the latest Harry Potter universe film, we also review Jeff Nichols’ ‘Midnight Special’ and the charming ‘Captain Fantastic’. The podcast also gai…
News & Reviews: The Accountant & Nocturnal Animals
Nov 23, 2016 • 29 min
Welcome back all you lords and ladies to the the midweek Dinosaur Man Nerdcast! Andy and Alex first bring you news nuggets from the heart of Hollywoodland before diving into reviews of two big releases of recent weeks. Is The Accountant as boring as…
Episode 59: How to Harry Potter Part 2 and the Snake That Does a Paralyse
Nov 20, 2016 • 66 min
Welcome back to the podcast! In this weeks episode Andy and Alex jump back into the wizarding world of Harry Potter just in time for the release of Fantastic Beasts and where they at? This time they explore the story of the second Harry Potter film ‘Th…
News & Reviews: Nerve & The Girl On The Train
Nov 16, 2016 • 22 min
Andy and Alex discuss the hottest release of the year ‘Nerve’. Is it a pile of poo or film of the year? Andy will tell us his verdict before Alex rushes through a ‘The Girl On The Train’ If you like what you’re hearing give us a follow on Twitter @D…
News & Reviews: I, Daniel Blake & Arrival
Nov 15, 2016 • 38 min
Andy & Alex return with reviews of two of our favourite recent films. ‘I, Daniel Blake’ is possibly the most important film of the year, we discuss the issues dealt with in the film and reflect on how they aren’t fictional in the slightest. ‘Arriva…
Episode 58: Doctor Strange Spoiler Review
Nov 6, 2016 • 70 min
In this episode Andy and Alex are joined by 3 special guests! Marc returns and is also sitting down with Paul and Nick from the ‘From God Knows Where’ podcast. This is all in aid of Marvels latest release, the mind-bending Doctor Strange. We go full sp…
News & Reviews: Jack Reacher and Skyrim Remastered
Nov 2, 2016 • 29 min
In this midweek episode the roles are reversed as Alex goes over all the news he’s found while Andy handles the reviews section. Today we talk about Jack Reacher: Never Stop Going Back to Going Back and Skyrim Remastered. If you like what you’re hea…
Episode 57: A Very Spooky Halloween!
Oct 30, 2016 • 57 min
In this weeks episode Andy and Alex sit down to talk a little about Halloween but also get into horror in other mediums. They talk Halloweens gone by and then about scary books and games among others. Let us know what your worst Halloween costume ha…
News & Our Views: Logan
Oct 26, 2016 • 34 min
A review-less week this week. Instead Alex and Andy discuss a few topics including the dropping of the first trailer for Logan. Is it going to be good or terrible? Will Alex actually enjoy it? So many questions are still to be answered. Have you see…
Episode 56: Is My Nan A Ten?
Oct 23, 2016 • 47 min
Hey welcome guys and dolls to another Shock-tober episode. We’re joined by friends Marc and Hamish to finally work out which horror icon would be the worst best friend (which gardening comes into a lot). We can be found on Facebook and Twitter @Din…
News & Reviews: Swiss Army Man, War on Everyone Re-upload and Best Horror
Oct 19, 2016 • 36 min
Hey guys, last week our reviews cut off far too soon so here they are correctly plus the added bonus of Alex reeling off a list of horror films to watch too. What a fun bonus! Enjoy! As ever, contact us on Facebook or Twitter @Dinosaurman15 and rate…
Episode 55: A Brief History of Horror
Oct 16, 2016 • 78 min
Welcome to the episode folks! This week is slightly longer as Alex delivers a lecture of horror cinema, it’s fairly in depth at times but for anyone interested in the genre there’s plenty of passion and information. If you want to get in touch we ca…
News & Reviews: Swiss Army Man, War on Everyone and much more
Oct 12, 2016 • 21 min
Wowee guys have we got a October version of a Christmas stocking bursting full of sweet sweet news nuggets and film reviews! Andy and Alex disagree about Marvel TV shows, Alex still doesn’t like Max Landis and Andy reveals his inner child. Revie…
Episode 54: How Do You Stop It From Following?
Oct 9, 2016 • 49 min
This week Andy and Alex start their October horror episodes by looking at the film It Follows. They discuss the questions they have that don’t really get discussed in the film. Andy asks whether a ghost can go to prison while Alex explains how he would…
News & Reviews: The Magnificent Seven
Oct 5, 2016 • 31 min
Hiya folks, had a good day? Alex and Andy return with a review of the new remake of ‘The Magnificent Seven’, we also touch upon ‘Central Intelligence’ and ‘Now You See Me 2’. Andy has watched all three films this week which a nice change. You can te…
Episode 53: Big News and Reviews
Oct 2, 2016 • 65 min
This week Andy and Alex decide they have a lot of new and a lot of reviews to cover so decide to extend the usual episode. Alex reviews 6 separate films while Andy tells of his visit to Barcelona. Enjoy what you’re hearing? Why not give us a rating …
Episode 52: Rat Race
Sep 29, 2016 • 47 min
Hello and greetings, Andy has been in Spain so this episode comes to you slightly later than usual. Andy and Alex discuss Rat Race and in particular one moment which is a very odd left field choice in guest appearances. The episode of course descen…
News & Reviews: Kubo and the Two Strings
Sep 21, 2016 • 33 min
Welcome back our little nuggets to the news and reviews! Andy and Alex cover Netflix news and breaking news regarding a film only Alex is interested in seeing. We review two strong films this week, Laika’s newest offering ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ …
Episode 51: Let’s Get Animated!
Sep 18, 2016 • 49 min
Wassuppppppppppp!!!!!!!!!!!! The late 90’s say hello to all our listeners. Alex and Andy chat about animated films this week, what makes a good one, which are our favourites and why. It’s pretty upbeat which is a lovely change from the reviews on t…
News & Reviews: Blair Witch and Conjuring 2
Sep 17, 2016 • 33 min
Welcome to the News & Reviews, a little late with the upload this week. This week Alex saw 3 films. Andy saw none. This means Alex lets us know what he thought of multiple films. If you enjoy what you’re hearing please follow us on Twitter @Dinosaur…
Episode 50: Guilty Pleasures
Sep 11, 2016 • 52 min
We made it! 50 episodes deep into this preposterous experiment we get into the nitty gritty. Guilty pleasures. Andy and Alex choose the films that they love that aren’t seen as ‘good’. What are your guilty pleasures? Do you have secret love for a t…
News & Reviews: Morgan, Bad Neighbours and Hell and High Water
Sep 10, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode it does exactly what it says on the tin. Andy and Alex review three films and talk all of the news. Let us know what you think by getting in touch on Twitter @DinosaurMan15 and on Facebook at Dinosaur Man Nerdcast. Share the podca…
Episode 49: Willy Wonka and The Oompa Loompa Choir
Sep 4, 2016 • 48 min
Andy and Alex remember Gene Wilder by celebrating his greatest role, Willy Wonka. The episode quickly descends into a sketch between Wonka and his ideas man Brian. Brian does not value health and safety legislation as much as Willy. Why don’t you te…
News & Reviews: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Aug 31, 2016 • 28 min
Welcome to Wednesday, the traditional day of movie news and reviews. This week Andy and Alex discuss the new comedy release ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’. We also reveal how quickly we binged the rest of ‘The Get Down’. In the news is plenty…
Episode 48: Smack My Pitch Up
Aug 29, 2016 • 60 min
In this latest episode Alex and Andy are joined by Paul to pitch some comic book movies to Hollywood (or in this case Andy). Alex creates a delightful family comedy while Paul definitely doesn’t. Listen to find out who won. Did Alex go too light? Did P…
News & Reviews: Shallows and Triple 9
Aug 24, 2016 • 34 min
In this midweek special Andy and Alex talk all the fuss surrounding Spider-Man Homecoming. They also talk about new movie announcements while Alex gives some incredible breaking news. BREAKING NEWS I TELL YOU! We also review The Shallows, Triple 9 a…
Episode 47: Remembering Robin
Aug 21, 2016 • 52 min
In this latest episode Andy and Alex look back on the career of the late great Robin Williams. They discuss his impact on the film industry and then go into their new segment Dinosaur Man Debates. They look at a Robin Williams film and see argue whethe…
News & Reviews: Sing Street & Stranger Things
Aug 17, 2016 • 29 min
In this latest mid week special Andy and Alex talk rogue one, the CW superhero shows and Oceans 8. They review Sing Street and Stranger Things. Two greats with similar themes. Let us know what you thought of both by messaging us on Twitter @Dinosaur…
Episode 46: Talking Suicide Squad with the Squad
Aug 14, 2016 • 60 min
In this latest episode of the podcast we talk DC’s latest venture ‘Suicide Squad’. We get the gang back together as Marc and Fowler join Andy and Alex to muse on David Ayer’s summer blockbuster. They get to talk characters, plot and what DC are doing. …
News & Reviews: Batman: The Killing Joke & Cell
Aug 10, 2016 • 29 min
Welcome back to you, the listener! Andy and Alex discuss the petition to shut down Rotten Tomatoes started by an idiot who doesn’t understand what Rotten Tomatoes actually is. Reviews this week are Batman: The Killing Joke AKA #batsex and rubbish S…
Episode 45: How to Harry Potter Part One: The Stone That Makes You Live Longer
Aug 7, 2016 • 54 min
In this episode Andy and Alex discuss the first Harry Potter movie ‘Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone’. They look at how Harry dealt with the situation and how things would’ve gone south had they been involved. Let us know how you would’ve cha…
News & Reviews: Ghostbusters, Money Monster and Preacher
Aug 3, 2016 • 35 min
In our news and reviews section this week we discuss the much needed sequel to The Rocketeer and review the most hated film of internet trolls this year, Ghostbusters. Is it good, bad or just in between? Check out the podcast and let us know on Face…
Episode 44: How do you Purge?
Jul 31, 2016 • 44 min
In this latest episode Andy and Alex sit down to discuss the annual Purge and what we have planned for this year. They discuss problems with the purge and take some very drastic action to protect themselves. How would you survive ‘The Purge’? Why n…
News & Reviews: Comic Con and Star Trek Beyond
Jul 27, 2016 • 29 min
Andy and Alex bring the biggest headlines from the San Diego Comic Con this year. Justice League, Doctor Strange and the Pepe Le Pew movie are covered before we review Star Trek Beyond. Does the newest film hold its own or is it an immense disappoin…
Episode 43: How Do You Survive Jumanji?
Jul 24, 2016 • 46 min
To commemorate 20 years since the release of the classic childhood film, Andy and Alex sat down and worked out two important questions. How can you win Jumanji and more importantly, why on earth would you attempt to play it in the first place? …
News & Reviews: Independence Day 2, The Nice Guys
Jul 22, 2016 • 50 min
In a relaunched Nerdcast we kick off our new weekly news and review show with an absolute doozy. Independence Day: Resurgence has hit the cinemas and is getting panned, Andy and Alex try to work out if it’s really that bad. We also cover some r…
Episode 42: Warcraft
Jun 23, 2016 • 47 min
In the latest episode Andy and Alex sit down to discuss Warcraft: The Beginning. They go over what they’ve seen recently and then get into their opinions on Warcraft. Listen in to find out what they thought. Was this the best game adaptation of all …
Episode 41: Game to Movie Adaptations
Jun 8, 2016 • 55 min
In the latest episode Andy, Alex and Marc sit down and talk about movies based on video games. To celebrate the release of Warcraft and Angry Birds they discuss the best and the worst of them. What’s your favourite film based on a video game? Tell u…
Episode 40: X-Men Apocalypse
May 25, 2016 • 61 min
In this episode Andy and Alex sit down to discuss the latest superhero blockbuster of 2016 X-Men Apocalypse. They talk about whether this holds up against the other X-Men films or if it’s a steaming mess. Let us know what you thought of the film by …
Episode 39: Sportsball!
May 18, 2016 • 53 min
In this Dinosaur Man Quietcast Andy and Alex are joined by nobody else as they talk best and worst Sports Films. The talk basketball, football, dodgeball and more. Alex talks about how a golden retriever learnt all the sports and Andy talks how Rocky p…
Episode 38: Entourage
May 11, 2016 • 31 min
This weeks episode is a bit of a special treat. Instead of the regular podcast it’s a minisode where Alex and Andy are joined by Paul Hudson from the ‘From God Knows Where’ podcast. They talk all about the movie experience that is ‘Entourage’. None of …
Episode 37: Civil War Review
May 4, 2016 • 61 min
The Dinosaur Men gathered together to discuss thoughts and feelings they had about Captain America Civil War. We discuss fight scenes, old characters, new characters and plenty more besides. Will this episode cause a civil war on the podcast? Only …
Episode 36: Build Up to Civil War
Apr 27, 2016 • 58 min
In this episode Andy, Alex, Fowler and Marc talk all about the build up to Marvels ‘Captain America: Civil War’. We try to have a guess at what will happen in the upcoming film. We also look at the comic and what we think can easily transfer over. W…
Episode 35: Hunger Games Survival Guide
Apr 20, 2016 • 51 min
Greetings to you Dinosaur Man listeners! This week we departed from discussions of comic related topics and decided to plan our strategies for surviving The Hunger Games. Andy, Marc and Alex all have very different plans with varying levels of reliance…
Episode 34: Comic Book Movie Pitch
Apr 15, 2016 • 77 min
Hello and welcome to this latest episode of the Dinosaur Man Nerdcast! This week we do something different, as Marc knows comics we decided to pitch the latest hot comic book properties to him to see which he’d rather see. Which of the films would …
Episode 33: Daredevil Season 2
Apr 6, 2016 • 65 min
Andy, Fowler and Alex sit down without Marc to round up Season 2 of Netflix’s Daredevil. Spoilers ahead so be warned, we talk Karen and her career path, Foggy’s upcoming transfer to The Mighty Ducks and why James Corden will ruin a cinema date. …
Episode 32: Batman V Superman!
Mar 30, 2016 • 74 min
It’s finally here. After years of waiting we finally got to see Batman V Superman. What did we think? Have a listen and we’ll let you know. There are a lot of spoilers in this episode, as in all of the spoilers, so be warned! Was Alex right about Sn…
Episode 31: Let’s Talk Batman
Mar 23, 2016 • 61 min
In this weeks episode we go in hard on Batman. Last we we discussed Man of Steel but now we shift our attention to The Dark Knight himself. We look at what Christopher Nolan got right and wrong in his universe and what we would like from Batman in Batm…
Episode 30: Man of Steel
Mar 16, 2016 • 63 min
In this episode Andy, Alex, Marc and Fowler look forward to the upcoming Batman V Superman film by revisiting our last look at Superman in ‘Man of Steel’. We discuss our preconceived notions of the character and how this could affect our viewing of …
Episode 29: I Know Comics!
Mar 11, 2016 • 58 min
Who knows comics? The age old question is finally answered in this episode of the Nerdcast. Fowler, Alex and Marc go head to head in a battle of their comic book knowledge. Mind the c bombs towards the end. Get in touch with us on twitter and fa…
Episode 28: Deadpool
Feb 21, 2016 • 58 min
In this episode Andy, Fowler, Marc and Alex talk Deadpool, the R rated smash comic book hit. We discuss the ins and outs of whether it works, what lets it down and more importantly what it can teach studios about making films that work. Got points …
Episode 27: The Hateful Eight and Tarantino Troubles
Feb 10, 2016 • 67 min
Welcome to the podcast guys, we’re discussing a film which gave us all very different things. Quentin Tarantino hasn’t had the easiest of times with The Hateful Eight and we try to work out where our issues lie and whether he is still turning out g…
Episode 26: All About Ant-Man
Feb 4, 2016 • 49 min
Greetings to you, podcast listener! This episode is one from the archives. Andy and Marc visited Alex last year to discuss the fact that he actually liked the most recent Marvel film. Here’s what we have to say about all that Ant-Man does so well.
Episode 25: Films of 2016
Jan 29, 2016 • 72 min
Hi guys, this week we take a look ahead at some of the films we’re most excited about this coming year. There’s little discussion of comic book films as we’re sure to take on those big films individually as and when they are released. Alex of cours…
Episode 24b: Films of 2015
Jan 21, 2016 • 68 min
In this episode Andy, Alex, Marc and Fowler discuss the films of 2015 . We spoke so long we had to split it into two parts. In this half we chat ‘the best film of 2015’ and ‘the worst movie of 2015’. Let us know the films that fit in these categorie…
Episode 24a: Films of 2015
Jan 19, 2016 • 59 min
In this episode Andy, Alex, Marc and Fowler discuss the films of 2015 . We spoke so long we had to split it into two parts. In this half we chat ‘the best moment of 2015’ and ‘the most disappointing movie of 2015’. Let us know the films that fit in …
Episode 23: Star Wars: The Compilation Begins
Jan 14, 2016 • 30 min
In this short sidecast of an episode we asked ‘What makes Star Wars Special?’ This is answered by our friends Alex Hudson, Nerdsync, Storybreakers, Matt McGowan and Alicia Malone. Check out the projects from the our contributors and follow us on …
Episode 22: The Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Jan 6, 2016 • 68 min
In this bumper episode Andy, Marc, Fowler, Alex and Vicky come together to discuss the biggest film of this year. We left it a few weeks to give people time to see the film so beware of Spoilers! Listen in to see what we thought of the film and let …
Episode 21: State of Comic Book Movies
Dec 30, 2015 • 85 min
In this episode Andy, Marc and Alex discuss how we got to this point in time where comic book movies are the best selling movies of the moment. We look at where we’ve come from to be able to decide where we are going. Will the bubble burst? And if not …
Episode 20: A Christmas Time Podcast
Dec 23, 2015 • 74 min
In this episode Andy, Marc and Vicky take it in turns to pick a Christmas film to discuss. They can then decide whether it’s a good or bad movie using the most confusing of rating systems. All before voting on what the best Christmas film of all time i…
Sidecast: Rare Exports
Dec 18, 2015 • 6 min
Welcome back to the Sidecast at Christmas, today we go into Alex’s true territory. ‘Rare Exports’ is a film in both Finnish and English, a real hidden gem that has comedy, horror, fantasy and plenty more to boot. It’s great to come across a fun fil…
Episode 19: Why Star Wars?
Dec 15, 2015 • 67 min
In this weeks episode Andy, Marc and Fowler attempt to get to the bottom of what makes Star Wars so special. Anyone who listens regularly to the podcast will know that Andy has not seen the original trilogy so instead asks why the other two love this f…
Sidecast: Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Dec 15, 2015 • 8 min
Uploaded again due to a fault in the file yesterday. Greetings LEGEND SQUAD! Welcome back to the Sidecast! Winter is drawing in so how about some John Hughes festive cheer by means of ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’? My oh my, finally a good fi…
Sidecast: Nativity 3: Dude, Where’s My Donkey?
Dec 10, 2015 • 5 min
Finally, the worst Christmas film of all time is covered. The episode is mercifully short as I wanted to get onto watching a decent film (coming on Monday). DO NOT WATCH THIS FILM! Okay thanks guys!
Sidecast: Jingle All The Way 2
Dec 7, 2015 • 12 min
Hey guys, we’re back again and this time with a film which makes Jingle All The Way Oscar worthy. It’s Jingle All The Way 2! No Jake Lloyd but plenty of Larry the Cable Guy and Santino Marella! WWE Studios have got a lot to answer for here guys!
Sidecast: Jingle All The Way
Dec 3, 2015 • 8 min
Ho ho ho and welcome to this, the first of the festive Sidecasts. I’ve got a real line up of absolute stinkers and gems this month. Starting with Arnie’s attempt at getting into the holiday spirit. It’s ‘Jingle All The Way’! Enjoy Jake Lloyd at his…
Episode 18: Civil War Trailer Breakdown
Dec 2, 2015 • 53 min
In this episode Andy, Marc and Fowler discuss the first trailer for Civil War. While watching the trailer they break it down with thoughts of what might be happening. They then give their thoughts on Civil War as a whole and what they expect from this …
Episode 17: Jurassic World
Nov 18, 2015 • 46 min
In todays episode Andy, Fowler and Marc discuss the current highest grossing film of the year - Jurassic World. Andy goes on a trip through nostalgia avenue, Fowler attempts to go through 65 million years of history and Marc finds a fatal flaw with …
Episode 16: Mad About Max
Nov 5, 2015 • 50 min
In this episode Andy, Marc and Fowler wax lyrical about one of their favourite films of the year to date, Mad Max. This podcast contains SPOILERS! So don’t say we didn’t warn you. Fowler discusses how Nintendo may owe George Miller some money, Marc …
Sidecast: Halloween
Oct 31, 2015 • 13 min
The final episode of Shocktober is here and it was never really going to end any other way was it? It’s John Carpenter’s indie smash hit ‘Halloween’ the film which catapulted slasher movies into the 80’s on a wave of huge success. Enjoy this absolu…
Sidecast: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
Oct 29, 2015 • 11 min
Pod squad, the penultimate episode of Shocktober is here. We’re going out strong with these episodes. First up is the most important film of the year. If you watch no other film from Shocktober make it this one! ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night’ i…
Sidecast: Hellraiser: Hellworld
Oct 26, 2015 • 10 min
Welcome back faithful listeners, we’re in the last week of Shocktober now and ending with a bang. This is the first of 3 podcasts this week and my oh my, what a corker! The EIGHTH in the Hellraiser series, Hellworld is a dreadful cashgrab of a film…
Sidecast: An American Werewolf In London
Oct 22, 2015 • 7 min
Hello all! The Sidecast today discusses British-American horror-comedy cult classic ‘An American Werewolf in London’. After the disappointing ‘Twixt’, this is a real belter of a film so get it in your itunes mate! Tweet @DmSidecast
Sidecast: Twixt
Oct 19, 2015 • 8 min
Hello pod mods! Alex has forgotten which podcast he’s hosting and only gets it right once all episode even after correcting himself. In his defence, he has been suffering from the fears. Did you like The Godfather series and ‘Jack’? Well you will h…
Sidecast: Alien
Oct 15, 2015 • 10 min
It’s that time of a Thursday/Monday again! The Dinosaur Man comes stomping in to deliver you a bite sized Nerdcast Sidecast, absolutely crazy scenes! This time out it’s the absolutely phenomenal ‘Alien’ from Ridley Scott. Will you see a better film …
Sidecast: Tusk
Oct 12, 2015 • 9 min
Greetings to the pod squad! Welcome back to another installment of ‘Shocktober’. This episode Alex looks at a wonderful gem of a film from @thatkevinsmith ‘TUSK’. A real midnight movie spawned from a podcast and made by a film maker who has a new d…
Episode 15: Items From Films
Oct 11, 2015 • 70 min
In this episode Andy, Andy, Marc and Thom all discuss the items from films they would like to have in real life. Thom becomes really attached to his first idea, Andy finds out the best ways to make the other Andy’s life a misery and Marc will probably …
Sidecast: Wes Craven’s New Nightmare
Oct 5, 2015 • 10 min
Greetings sidecast ladies and gents. Alex is back, for the second installment of Shocktober! (Shut up, it’s a great pun) This episode is about the best film featuring the titan of terror with the clawed glove, Frederick Kreuger. It’s Wes Craven’s Ne…
Sidecast: Leprechaun
Oct 1, 2015 • 10 min
Listen up pod goblins! October is here, the scariest month of the year! So we kick off a month of special horror film reviews which Alex has come up with a great title for. Listen to find out what that is. This episode is about the film which paid W…
Sidecast: Machete
Sep 28, 2015 • 7 min
Sidecast crew, you’re the coolest cats I’ve ever seen. Your reward? Another Sidecast of course! This time, ‘Machete’! Robert Rodriguez back to his B Movie best! Tweet me @DmSidecast yo!
Sidecast: Man of Steel
Sep 24, 2015 • 12 min
Listen up Sidecasters! This episode is all about the greyest film you’ve ever seen. Zachariah Snyder’s ‘Man of Steel’. Well well well, Alex did not enjoy this, listen to find out why and then tweet at him @DmSidecast to call him a fucking idiot.
Episode 14: Pokemon (I Want to be the Very Best)
Sep 23, 2015 • 61 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc are joined by Thom where they discuss all things Pokemon. They traipse through their memories from the series, games and tackle the new Pokemon Go! Marc brings a weird definition to the word ‘win’, Andy creates hi…
Sidecast: Monsters
Sep 21, 2015 • 6 min
Hey champs, want to know what Gareth Edwards did before Godzilla? Of course you do, well it was the most excellent ‘Monsters’ (2011). Alex talks about it now. So listen up and go and watch it!
Sidecast: Demoted
Sep 17, 2015 • 7 min
Hey guys! Alex is back with a review of the pretty shitty Demoted (2011). Hear what he has to say about this 100 minute long bore fest and then tell him he’s right on twitter @DmSidecast
Episode 13: What’s Up With Marvels Villains?
Sep 10, 2015 • 53 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc discuss the villains of the MCU and discuss, ‘are they really that bad?’ They run down the main candidates and decide on who the top five villains. Andy managers to discuss Iron Man 3 without breaking down. Marc gets…
Sidecast: The Babadook
Sep 9, 2015 • 9 min
The first in a new series of podcasts from the DinosaurMen. Alex Hudson (the one who doesn’t care for comic book films) brings you bitesize podcast reviews of films. This time it’s Alex’s film of 2014, ‘The Babadook’. Want to get in touch? Twee…
Episode 12b: Reboot City Part Deux
Aug 28, 2015 • 49 min
In a continuation of our reboot episode Andy, Andy, Alex and Marc continue to discuss their ideal reboots. In this episode it is Andy and Marc’s turn to pitch their ideas. Andy takes gives us a scene by scene breakdown of a film he describes as ‘sho…
Episode 12a: Reboot City Part Un
Aug 26, 2015 • 43 min
After last weeks rip-roaring success at rebooting the Fantastic Four, Andy, Andy, Marc and Alex have another go. In this episode Andy and Alex pitch their ideas for their ideal reboots. Alex gets the tone of The Pagemaster all wrong and Andy potenti…
Episode 11: Rebooting the Fantastic Four
Aug 19, 2015 • 54 min
In this episode our own Fantastic 4 of Andy, Andy, Marc and Alex as they discuss what went wrong with the recent reboot of The Fantastic 4. All without seeing the film. Alex then goes on to take us through his idea for what should happen in the next…
Episode 10: San Diego Comic Con
Jul 20, 2015 • 53 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc talk all they learnt from SDCC. They discuss what they would dress as, Batman V Superman, Suicide Squad, Deadpool and Andy tries his hardest not to be murdered by getting his Star Wars wrong. What was your favouri…
Episode 9: Batman V Superman
Jul 6, 2015 • 61 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc discuss their idea for the perfect Batman V Superman movie. Andy kicks things off with his opening complete with backing music before they work their way through to the aforementioned fight. There are some sound i…
Episode 8: The New Expendables
Jun 29, 2015 • 53 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc discuss the expendables franchise up to now. Andy and Marc then go on to explain how they would have done their own version of The Expendables. It was all going so well until they forgot their actual plot and members…
Episode 7b: Avengers Age of Ultron Spoiler Review
May 17, 2015 • 75 min
In the second half of this special podcast Andy, Andy and Marc go over their feelings on Avengers Age of Ultron. We discuss all of the new characters and how the old team now seem more accustomed to their roles. We end up discussing our thoughts on the…
Episode 7a: Daredevil (The Good One)
May 15, 2015 • 60 min
In the first half of this episode Andy, Andy and Marc delve into Hell’s Kitchen to discuss the murky depths of Marvels Netflix series Daredevil. In this time they get angry with Karen, wonder how they managed to keep their law firm running and Andy bel…
Episode 6: Items We Want From Childhood TV
May 4, 2015 • 72 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc discuss TV shows from their childhood and the fantastical items portrayed. They then discuss the ins and outs of which they would like to have. This episode takes some weird turns as we realise Andy is easily corrupt…
Episode 5: Diagnosis DC
Apr 8, 2015 • 84 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc talk all about the planned DC universe as well as their favourite characters and TV shows. They discuss what storylines they would like to see on the big screen and what they want to see from DC and Warner Bros. Marc…
Episode 4: Mad About Marvel
Mar 12, 2015 • 75 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc are joined by guest Jason to get their teeth into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After talking about Alien and Aquaman in the news they then get on topic. Talking about Best MCU Movie, Best Side Character, Where to g…
Episode 3: Looking to 2015
Feb 23, 2015 • 59 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc talk all about the films to come out in 2015 and what they feel will be the hits and misses of the year. Unfortunately we weren’t able to cover every film coming out but we hope we get enough in. What film are you mo…
Episode 2: Films of 2014
Feb 15, 2015 • 86 min
In this episode Andy, Andy and Marc are joined by Alex to discuss the movie slate we had during the year 2014. Although we don’t get to discuss every movie we do discuss four main questions: The Best Movie of 2014, The Best Moment of 2014, The Most Dis…
One Shot: Spider-Man Back at Marvel
Feb 13, 2015 • 4 min
In this short Dinosaur Man One Shot Andy explains why Marvel having Spider-Man back in their ranks is a positive for all involved.
Episode 1: Comic Book TV
Feb 4, 2015 • 84 min
Andy, Andy and Marc talk all things Comic Book TV related while discussing Arrow, Flash, Gotham and the Walking Dead. They also discuss what stories they would like to see made into a TV series and also which reality TV show deserves to be in the Comic…