Episode 30 – Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Bloobcast continue their look back at Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and reminisce about the second film in the trilogy – Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers! They discuss changes from the books, debate the pros and cons of the Elves showing up to Helm’s Deep, the groundbreaking Gollum effects, parallelsContinue reading “Episode 30 – Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”

Episode 18 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of its cinematic release, the Bloobcast revisit the first instalment of Peter Jackson’s legendary Lord of the Rings trilogy – The Fellowship of the Ring. They discuss how the film adapted the book to the screen, why the Fellowship not taking the eagles to Mordor isn’t a plot hole, theContinue reading “Episode 18 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”

Episode 7 – Alien Quadrilogy

(Originally Uploaded 30th January 2021) The Bloobcast kick off 2021 by delving into the seminal Sci Fi Horror film franchise, the Alien quadrilogy. They discuss the different approaches of each film, the strong subtext, the ambiguous nature of the Xenomorph, and the days when toy companies marketed R rated movies to children. Music used: CoolContinue reading “Episode 7 – Alien Quadrilogy”

Episode 5 – X Men

(Originally Uploaded 21st November 2020) In the longest episode yet, the Bloobcast discuss the ups and downs of the X Men movie franchise. They discuss how the series revolutionised super hero movies, the excellent casting, the utter stupidity of X Men Origins Wolverine, the time Euan met Alan Cumming, the potential future of the franchiseContinue reading “Episode 5 – X Men”