Episode 13: Hamilton, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, Unsolved Mysteries
Jul 7th, 2020 by TheBlockBusters
Conor finally finished 'The Last of Us Part II', so he could watch some movies for todays show. We dove deep into two big releases on streaming platforms: 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga' on Netflix and 'Hamilton' on Disney+. Did they leave us singing and dancing? Check it out.
This week also sees a debut of our Letterboxed account where we will be sharing our rating for movies we review on the show.
We also share some fun facts about us: Conor says that he uses notes when he watches films to write his brilliant thoughts. And Rado admits he still watches DVDs!
Bonus: wait 'till the end to hear Conor’s dog
00:00 'The Last of Us Part II' review and reception
Technical review of The Last of Us part 2 by Digital Foundry on YouTube
14:20 Ennio Morricone, iconic film music composer, passed away at the age of 91
15:35 Update on cinemas and film releases
Wired article about why cinemas aren’t reopening
22:05 Jason Mamoa to voice Frosty the Snowman!
23:00 'Pirates of the Caribbean' reboot with Margot Robbie
24:45 What have we’ve been watching:
Conor: 'Mission Impossible' (Digital Download), 'Unsolved Mysteries' (Netflix)
Rado: 'Clueless' (Netflix), 'Legally Blonde' (Amazon Prime), 'Demolition Man' (Amazon Prime), 'Aliens'
37:17 Rado Recommends: 'Climax' (Netflix), 'Dating Amber' (Amazon Prime), 'Pain and Glory' (Mubi) and 'Family Romance, LLC.' (Mubi)
39:40 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga' (Netflix)
55:09 'Hamilton' (Disney+)
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Ennio Morricone’s 'The Good The Bad and The Ugly' theme curtesy of EMI.
'Unsolved Mysteries' and 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga' trailers curtesy of Netflix.
'Hamilton' trailer curtesy of Disney+.