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B007 Ep 140 – Black Panther – The Shape Of Water – Lady Bird

Three major films out in the UK this week! We start with a review of the new Marvel film Black Panther. At 11m45s, we review the stunningly beautiful Giullermo Del Toro-directed, Oscar-nominated adult fairytale The Shape Of Water. Finally, at 18m10s,  we review the mother-daughter relationship dramedy, Lady Bird, starring Saoirse Ronan, and directed by Greta Gerwig – both of whom have been Oscar nominated.

Full written reviews can be found at http://www.bina007.com/

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Ep 14: Pacific Rim

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A ten minute movie review of Guillermo del Toro‘s giant monsters versus giant robots action-fantasy mash-up.

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes-a washed up former pilot and an untested trainee who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

You can listen to the podcast review of PACIFIC RIM directly here or subscribe to Bina007 Movie Reviews in iTunes.

For a more extended and fun-filled discussion of the movie with two guys who actually know something about mecha anime (!) head over to the Vassals of Kingsgrave.

PACIFIC RIM is on global release. It has a running time of 131 minutes and is rated PG-13 in the USA and 12A in the UK.