Kneel Before Pod – Ripley’s Believe It Or Not (119)

Alien Day -also known as April 26th- has rolled around again so it’s time for Kneel Before Pod to indulge in the annual tradition of discussing a film in the Alien franchise. This year’s focus is the much maligned Alien: Resurrection. Our conversation covers cloning, space pirates and sympathy for Xenomorph/Human hybrid babies as well…

Kneel Before Pod – Alien 3 – Sniffing Ripley

Alien Day has come around again -April 26th or 04/26 for American listeners- so we continue the annual tradition of discussing an entry in the Alien franchise to mark the occasion. Angus takes over hosting duties and brings together his group of survivors/prisoners in the form of Craig and Natalie to discuss the much maligned…

Kneel Before Pod – ALIENS

In honour of Alien Day (04/26 according to the way Americans write it) Angus takes over hosting duties and brings together his group of ultimate badasses in the form of Craig, Natalie and Chris to work their way through ALIENS, a film that many consider to be the best sequel of all time. The discussion…

A Monster Calls

A young boy seeks the help of a magical tree monster to help heal his terminally ill mother in J.A. Bayona’s A Monster Calls. This is a difficult film to talk about as the plot description I put in the intro paragraph is actually pretty far from what this film is about so I’m just…

Kneel Before Pod – Halloween Special – Alien

Kneel Before Pod turned over hosting duties to Angus who led a discussion on Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi horror classic, Alien. Joining him in his discussion was myself (Craig) and Natalie who helped cover the claustrophobic horror and white goo aspects of the film Show Notes The original trailer A fan made modern trailer For…

Finding Dory

As part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival I was lucky enough to have access to a preview screening of Pixar’s latest outing Finding Dory directed by Andrew Stanton and Angus MacLane. Finding Dory is the much anticipated sequel to the Pixar highpoint Finding Nemo so immediately it has a very tough act to follow….

On the Silver Screen – Chappie

Neil Blomkamp’s Chappie is the story of a robot given consciousness by an ambitious scientist who doesn’t realise the wider implications of doing so. This film made a big impression on me so following my rating there’ll be a spoiler filled section where I go into more detail about certain aspects of the film. Chappie…