The Best Sports Films Of All Time

The Best Sports Films Of All Time

Our friends over at SBO.net have put together an interesting infographic looking at the best sports movies of all time! Million Dollar baby scores highly! I was a little surprised about the placing of some of my favourite movies like Rocky, Escape to Victory and a few others. What do you think of the list and do you agree with the placement's of the movies? Have they missed any movies out? See infographic here …
Baby Driver - Movie Review

Baby Driver - Movie Review

Baby Driver - Edgar Wright's heist thriller drives to a unique beat of its own precise making. As I sat down to watch Baby Driver, I had a moment of fear. What if this film disappoints me, if it doesn't meet my unnecessarily high expectations. I only have myself to blame, I've followed the entire progress of this film, since it was announced. I clamoured for every poster, every trailer, because everything about it excited me! I need not have …
Nostalgia: Jurassic Park Movie Review

Nostalgia: Jurassic Park Movie Review

With great monsters comes great responsibility. Or something like that? Paraphrasing from one of the most famous lines in fictional adventure, I’ve gone all upside down and inside out and, sorry to disappoint you, but I’m almost definitely talking about dinosaurs here, not spiders. Or men. Sorry about that. No Spiderman here. In 1994 what could be expected of a film was much different than what would be expected now. Back then, the focal point of a film would be physical, …
Nostalgia: Forrest Gump Movie Review

Nostalgia: Forrest Gump Movie Review

For full disclosure, Forrest Gump is my second favourite film. I find that, usually, writing about something you love, cherish and find meaningful will get the juices flowing twice as fast and take half the length of time than writing about something you don’t really care about will. It seems obvious but maybe not. It took me almost 24 years to watch Forrest Gump. I think I had seen it when I was younger – primary school age – but …
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AI Movie Night - Discussing A Star Is Born

AI Movie Night - Discussing A Star Is Born

It’s the AI Movie Night Podcast in full effect, and this time, we’ve got a new host: Jesal Padania.For Jesal’s debut, he’s joined by Luke Chandley and Simon Dowling to talk about the spectacular new film directed by Bradley Cooper featuring himself and Lady Gaga…“A Star Is Born.”After a spoiler-free opening, the trio discuss performances, soundtracks and narrative arcs. There are plenty of points of interest to delve into with this surprisingly gritty musical extravaganza, one which has already achieved enviable levels of commercial and critical success.
AI Movie Night Podcast: Discussing Solo - A Star Wars Story

AI Movie Night Podcast: Discussing Solo - A Star Wars Story

For one-night-only the Star Wars team on Anfield Index are back and they're discussing SOLO - A Star Wars Story. Gags Tandon hosts this one with former host Joe Simpson returning as a guest and Star Wars podcast regular Andy Wales.After a short discussion on the issues the movie had with it's original directors being axed and the box office numbers it earned the trio discuss whether Alden Ehrenreich was suited to the role of Han Solo and the character's development in the movie. They also discuss the rest of the cast too.Chewbacca and Han Solo's relationship gets particular focus as well as the Kessel Run!Finally the trio discuss whether the movie should have been made and whether it made any difference to the Star Wars experience overall.
AI Movie Night Podcast: 80’s Movie Special

AI Movie Night Podcast: 80’s Movie Special

Your host Rory returns with guests Simon Dowling and Stuart Bridson, to discuss all things 1980’s. An era full of iconic films and nostalgic bliss. Our trio have their work cutout to countdown their top 5 films of the decade and unsurprisingly have an absolute blast whilst doing so.
AI Movie Night Podcast: Ryan Gosling Special

AI Movie Night Podcast: Ryan Gosling Special

Your host Rory Greenfield is joined by pod debutant Robin Cooper to discuss the career of Ryan Gosling. The often divisive Canadian actor is given a glowing recommendation, as they delve through his vast catalogue of cinematic releases.  Described by Rory as a “chameleon in Cinema”, they discuss Gosling’s wide ranging career. From his Oscar nominated breakout film Half Nelson (2006). The hilarious Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011). The masterpiece that is Drive (2011) and the controversial Only God Forgives (2013). More recently the excellent Big Short (2015), The Nice Guys (2016), La La Land (2016) and last year’s visual wonder Blade Runner 2049.
AI Movie Night Podcast: Alex Garland Special

AI Movie Night Podcast: Alex Garland Special

Rory Greenfield is joined by regular guest Simon Dowling and debutant Craig Gribble, to discuss the work of British writer, producer and director Alex Garland.They discuss his unique writing style (28 Days Later, Sunshine, Dredd) and collaboration with Danny Boyle. They delve into his directorial debut Ex Machina, a modern masterpiece and ground breaking film that gained both critical and commercial fame.  Plus this year’s most divisive release Annihilation, which is discussed in great detail.
AI Movie Night: Ready Player One Review

AI Movie Night: Ready Player One Review

Rory Greenfield is joined by newcomer Viktor Fagedström, to discuss Steven Spielberg’s latest blockbuster Ready Player One. They delve deep into the action set pieces, the films many pop culture references and performances. Plus they attempt to rank Spielberg’s work.
AI Movie Night Podcast: Oscars 2018 Reaction

AI Movie Night Podcast: Oscars 2018 Reaction

Rory Greenfield returns with Simon Dowling to give the reaction to this years Oscar’s.They run through their thoughts on the nominations, the winners, losers and those they feel should have been nominated.
AI Movie Night Podcast: Master of the Thriller - David Fincher - Part 2

AI Movie Night Podcast: Master of the Thriller - David Fincher - Part 2

AI Movie Night returns, with a new host Rory Greenfield. On his debut, he’s joined by Luke Chandley and Simon Dowling to cover the master of the thriller, David Fincher. From the directors unique style, his influence on modern Cinema and their favourite films he’s produced. They have an in depth discussion all thing’s Fincher, that has expanded to a two part special. This is part 2 of this 2 part series!
AI Movie Night Podcast: Master of the Thriller - David Fincher - Part 1

AI Movie Night Podcast: Master of the Thriller - David Fincher - Part 1

AI Movie Night returns, with a new host Rory Greenfield. On his debut, he’s joined by Luke Chandley and Simon Dowling to cover the master of the thriller, David Fincher. From the directors unique style, his influence on modern Cinema and their favourite films he’s produced. They have an in depth discussion all thing’s Fincher, that has expanded to a two part special. Catch part 1 here, with part 2 soon to follow.
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