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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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Jan 22, 2020

Hannah Russell (Mags Creative: Deliciously Ella, Honestly with Clemmie Telford) and Georgie Grier (The Screenster Podcast) join Flixwatcher to review the 2013 Richard Curtis romantic drama About Time.

Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) is let into a secret by his father James (Bill Nighy) that all the men (yes, the men only) can travel back in time. Tim uses this opportunity to go back in time to stalk/make Mary (Rachel McAdams) fall in love with him. There is more time travel that services his own best interests (if he prevents his sister from being involved in a car crash he would have a son instead of a daughter) and again when he nearly forfeits having another child because it would stop him traveling back in time to spend more time with his father.

It’s two hours about a very selfish man or a charming romantic drama depending on how you look at things. Ignoring any inconsistencies about the logistics of time travel About Time favours male white privilege and all of the female characters are poorly written (Mary’s only interest is Kate Moss).

Scores

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Both guests and Kobi found it charming and heartwarming, let’s just say Helen was less favourable towards it! Despite low scores across the board from Helen About Time scores 3.86 overall.

What do you guys think? Have you seen About Time? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

 

Episode #140 Crew Links

 

Thanks to the Episode #140 Crew of  Hannah Russell (@hannahruss) from Mags Creative: Deliciously Ella,(@mags.creative) Honestly with Clemmie Telford and Georgie Grier (@georgie_grier) from The Screenster Podcast

 

Find their websites online at https://www.magscreative.co.uk/ and  https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-screenster-podcast/id1453025577

 

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More about About Time

 

For more info on About Time, you can visit About Time IMDb page here or About Time Rotten Tomatoes page here.

 

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