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Flixwatcher: A Netflix Film Review Podcast

Every week the Flixwatcher crew team up with other podcasters to talk about what to watch on Netflix! Flixwatcher is hosted by Helen Sadler and Kobi Omenaka. Every episode discusses and rates a film from Netflix as chosen by special guests from other podcasts using our unique Flixwatcher scoring system. We tackle classic films including Woody Allen's "Manhattan" and "Pulp Fiction" , Netflix Originals such as "Amanda Knox" and "Beasts of No Nation" through to bargain bin b-movies such as Sharknado 3. The choice what to watch on Netflix is given wholly to the podcaster guests. Team Flixwatcher has no say in what they watch from the huge Netflix library! Tune in every week to get Netflix film recommendations and rejections with spoilers guaranteed! If you are ever struggling with what to watch on Netflix then this is the podcast for you! If you do want to skip to the end that is when you'll get all of our film scores using our unique Flixwatcher Netflix scoring system! Tell your friends AND SUBSCRIBE!
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Now displaying: August, 2018
Aug 29, 2018

It’s Episode 73 and it’s a special edition! For this episode we have THREE guests! Not Another Book Podcast join us to review the 2013 documentary Blackfish, the choice of Post Colonial Child. If you haven’t seen this heartbreaking and shocking documentary - stop reading and head straight to Netflix. A modern day tragedy for human and mammals, Blackfish is the true story of Tilikum, a captive killer whale responsible for the death of three people. It’s focus is the tragic death of Dawn Branchau, an experienced and dedicated SeaWorld trainer and the incidents of abuse to the whale that killed her leading up to the violent incident. Barely making a ripple at the box office the legacy of Blackfish is still being felt, John Lassiter and Andrew Stanton changed the story of Finding Nemo after watching this and SeaWorld faced an 84% drop in profits in 2015.

Scores

[supsystic-tables id='75'] Its impossible not to be moved or shocked by this well directed and captive documentary and it’s power is reflected in the scores from Flixwatcher and guests. Blackfish scores overall a strong 4.19, especially for a documentary- recommended. What do you guys think? Have you seen Blackfish? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #073 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #073 Crew of Books and Rhymes @BooksAndRhymes, Post Colonial Child @postcolonialchi, and Book Shy Books @bookshybooks, from Not Another Book Podcast @NABookPodcast. Find their website online here: https://linktr.ee/nabookpodcast Please make sure you give them some love

Flixwatcher Spotify Playlist

It has to be Putting on the Ritz, but there is no Gene Wilder version so we have added the Mel Torme Version!

More about Blackfish

For more info on Blackfish, you can visit the Blackfish IMDB page here or the Blackfish Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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Aug 29, 2018

It’s Episode 73 and it’s a special edition! For this episode we have THREE guests! Not Another Book Podcast join us to review the 2013 documentary Blackfish, the choice of Post Colonial Child. If you haven’t seen this heartbreaking and shocking documentary - stop reading and head straight to Netflix. A modern day tragedy for human and mammals, Blackfish is the true story of Tilikum, a captive killer whale responsible for the death of three people. It’s focus is the tragic death of Dawn Branchau, an experienced and dedicated SeaWorld trainer and the incidents of abuse to the whale that killed her leading up to the violent incident. Barely making a ripple at the box office the legacy of Blackfish is still being felt, John Lassiter and Andrew Stanton changed the story of Finding Nemo after watching this and SeaWorld faced an 84% drop in profits in 2015.

Scores

[supsystic-tables id='75'] Its impossible not to be moved or shocked by this well directed and captive documentary and it’s power is reflected in the scores from Flixwatcher and guests. Blackfish scores overall a strong 4.19, especially for a documentary- recommended. What do you guys think? Have you seen Blackfish? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #073 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #073 Crew of Books and Rhymes @BooksAndRhymes, Post Colonial Child @postcolonialchi, and Book Shy Books @bookshybooks, from Not Another Book Podcast @NABookPodcast. Find their website online here: https://linktr.ee/nabookpodcast Please make sure you give them some love

Flixwatcher Spotify Playlist

It has to be Putting on the Ritz, but there is no Gene Wilder version so we have added the Mel Torme Version!

More about Blackfish

For more info on Blackfish, you can visit the Blackfish IMDB page here or the Blackfish Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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Aug 29, 2018

It’s Episode 73 and it’s a special edition! For this episode we have THREE guests! Not Another Book Podcast join us to review the 2013 documentary Blackfish, the choice of Post Colonial Child. If you haven’t seen this heartbreaking and shocking documentary - stop reading and head straight to Netflix. A modern day tragedy for human and mammals, Blackfish is the true story of Tilikum, a captive killer whale responsible for the death of three people. It’s focus is the tragic death of Dawn Branchau, an experienced and dedicated SeaWorld trainer and the incidents of abuse to the whale that killed her leading up to the violent incident. Barely making a ripple at the box office the legacy of Blackfish is still being felt, John Lassiter and Andrew Stanton changed the story of Finding Nemo after watching this and SeaWorld faced an 84% drop in profits in 2015.

Scores

[supsystic-tables id='75'] Its impossible not to be moved or shocked by this well directed and captive documentary and it’s power is reflected in the scores from Flixwatcher and guests. Blackfish scores overall a strong 4.19, especially for a documentary- recommended. What do you guys think? Have you seen Blackfish? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #073 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #073 Crew of Books and Rhymes @BooksAndRhymes, Post Colonial Child @postcolonialchi, and Book Shy Books @bookshybooks, from Not Another Book Podcast @NABookPodcast. Find their website online here: https://linktr.ee/nabookpodcast Please make sure you give them some love

Flixwatcher Spotify Playlist

It has to be Putting on the Ritz, but there is no Gene Wilder version so we have added the Mel Torme Version!

More about Blackfish

For more info on Blackfish, you can visit the Blackfish IMDB page here or the Blackfish Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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Aug 22, 2018

It’s Episode 72! Beyond the Boxset’s Harry and John return for Harry’s choice the 2018 science fiction fantasy from genius Alex Garland, Annihilation. Annihilation was not intended to be a straight to Netflix release and this is evident is the vast cinema landscape the film inhabitants but it’s is cinemas loss and Netflix’s gain. Rare for a science fiction film the main ensemble is all female, Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson and Tuva Novotn (Oscar Issac and Benedict Wong are minor characters) are on a part rescue, part exploration and part suicide mission into a mysterious shimmer with freaky bears and crazy DNA. Ex Machina part 2 this is not and it largely divided critics and audiences equally on its release - this is not your conventional film.

Scores

[supsystic-tables id='74'] Annihilation scores particularly high on recommendability but lower on the small screen score (not surprising) and overall a very respectable 4.04. What do you guys think? Have you seen Annihilation? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #072 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #072 Crew of John Lucas @JLucas86 and Harry Chappell @harrychapp from Beyond The Box Set @BeyondTheBoxSet.  Find their website online here : http://beyondtheboxset.com Please make sure you give them some love

Flixwatcher Spotify Playlist

It has to be Putting on the Ritz, but there is no Gene Wilder version so we have added the Mel Torme Version!

More about Annihilation

For more info on Annihilation, you can visit the Annihilation IMDB page here or the Annihilation Totten Tomatoes page here.

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Aug 15, 2018

Welcome to Episode 71! Our guests are George (Retro Ramble Podcast) and Ben (@topfilmtip on Twitter) and we’re reviewing George’s choice the 1997 high concept sci fi Gattaca. Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman and Jude Law star in this criminally overlooked film set in a futuristic society driven by eugenics where Hawke fights to claim his space at Gattaca Aerospace Corporation and travel in space despite his genetic disadvantages. Despite the terrible, terrible, TERRIBLE film posters Gattaca is just shy of brilliant. One reason why the film doesn’t feel dated is its focus on script and feel, from the building design to lack of technology to the crisp suits it means the acting tells the story. All the leads are great, even if Uma is a big underused and there are a few delights in the supporting roles.

Scores

[supsystic-tables id=73]Gattaca was a big hit and welcome rewatch from Flixwatcher and guests and scores very highly on recommendability but loses points on the small screen score. Scoring a very strong 3.91 overall Gattaca is highly recommended. What do you guys think? Have you seen Gattaca? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #071 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #071 Crew of Ben @topfilmtip and George (Retro Ramble Podcast) @retrorambleblog  Find their website online here: http://retroramble.blog/ Please make sure you give them some love

Flixwatcher Spotify Playlist

It has to be Putting on the Ritz, but there is no Gene Wilder version so we have added the Mel Torme Version!

More about Gattaca

For more info on Gattaca, you can visit the Gattaca IMDB page here or the Gattaca Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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Aug 8, 2018

This is Episode 70! Tom and John from Best Pick Podcast return for John’s choice Tucker and Dave vs Evil. Tucker and Dale vs Evil is the cabin in the woods, hillbilly in reverse 2010 comedy horror, the always watchable Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine are the hillbillies who inadvertently become mixed up with a murderous teen and a series of unfortunately grisly (but hilarious) methods of death.

Scores

[supsystic-tables id='72'] With a run time of 89 minutes this comedy horror nips along on its rather thin premise. There isn’t much to dislike here, while it’s not quite as clever as it thinks it is it does deliver on gags and grossness. Tucker and Dale scores reasonably well in small screen and engagement (that’ll be the 89 minutes!) and overall comes in at 3.54, if this is your thing enjoy! What do you guys think? Have you seen Tucker and Dale vs Evil? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #070 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #070 Crew of John Dorney @MrJohnDorney and Tom Salinsky  @tomsalinsky from Best Pick Podcast@bestpickpod Find their website online here:  http://bestpick.libsyn.com Please make sure you give them some love

Flixwatcher Spotify Playlist

It has to be Putting on the Ritz, but there is no Gene Wilder version so we have added the Mel Torme Version!

More about Tucker and Dale vs Evil

For more info on Tucker and Dale vs Evil, you can visit the Tucker and Dale vs Evil IMDB page here or the Tucker and Dale vs Evil Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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Aug 1, 2018

Everyone yells and falls down a lot, it’s Episode 69 🍌! Elizabeth (Summercamp & film fan) and Eleanor (Award Winning Short Cuts and Radio Atlas) McDowall join us for Elizabeth’s choice Ibiza. Ibiza is a 2018 film from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay in producer will a plot that is as thin and flimsy as bikinis you’d expect to find in Ibiza. Gillian Jacobs is Harper on a PR trip to Barcelona with her two friends tagging along who meets “empty vessel” DJ and romance doesn’t really happen but there is sex. Ibiza is a rom com lacking in the com and the rom, despite Elizabeth’s staunch defending there is very little to say about Ibiza.

Scores

[supsystic-tables id='71'] Unsurprisingly Ibiza does not score highly, it manages 2.09 overall. I’m fact the film is so bad the island of Ibiza is potentially bringing a lawsuit against Netflix for depicting the island in such an awful way. What do you guys think? Have you seen Ibiza? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #069 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #069 Crew of Elizabeth Sankey @sankles from Summer Camp band @summercampband and Eleanor McDowall @Ellie_McDowall from Radio Atlas @radioatlas Please make sure you give them some love

Flixwatcher Spotify Playlist

It has to be Putting on the Ritz, but there is no Gene Wilder version so we have added the Mel Torme Version!

More about Ibiza

For more info on Ibiza, you can visit the Ibiza IMDB page here or the Ibiza Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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