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THE True Bromance Film Podcast - Call Me by Your Name

Episode 185 2017 is winding down and we continue our exploration of the most highly regarded films of the year. This week we tackle the critically acclaimed love story from Luca Guadagnino, Call Me by Your Name. Guadagnino gets a world class performance from TimothΓ©e Chalamet that has the critics and fans frothing at the mouth with excitement. To help us wade through the oceans of praise, we are joined by the apricot of our eye, David Hart, of Mark As Played, The Grand Gesture, and Pop Culture Case Study. MOVIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK: The Foreigner, The Florida Project, Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Jackie Brown, Call Me By Your Name

Movie Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

A lot of how you respond to Guy Richie’s stylish take on “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” has to do with what you go in expecting. If you’re anticipating the gadgetry of retro Bond, the action adventure of the “Bourne” franchise, the stunts of “Mission: Impossible” and the bromance of Richie’s “Sherlock Holmes” movies, you will not find much of that here. Nor, if you do a little research, will you find much similarity to the 60s TV show from which the movie takes its name. In comparison to the film adaption of “The Lone Ranger” (which coincidentally also starred Armie Hammer), “U.N.C.L.E.” is not even a smidge as inflammatory or insulting to its source material. Contradictory to the catastrophe that was “Lone Ranger”, “U.N.C.L.E.” presents its send-up with a far more celebratory spirit and its infectious energy keeps the movie afloat, even as it hits the choppy waters of some overused gags that grow tired fast. Set in 1963, the story revolves around rival spies; American CIA agent Na

Episode 70 of the True Bromance Film Podcast - The Man from U.N.C.L.E. / TV to Film Adaptations

Episode 70 This week we are joined by Paul from the Bloke Busters Podcast to review the latest offering from Guy Ritchie, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. We pair this discussing with a friendly debate about the best and worst TV to film adaptations.