Skip and Drew kick start the show congratulating our competition winners Jayna and Marc who were both very happy to have received their package from the DHL delivery man.
First GSFNews starts with the announcement of a departure from the Twilight franchise. Batman news includes the money making, Oscar awards push of the re-release of The Dark Knight. Are we being cynical in thinking any excuse to award Heath Ledger an award? Speaking of which, Heath Ledger receives a post-houmous (mmmm! caramelised onion houmous) award from the Australian Film Institute for playing The Joker. And in more Batman related death news, Bruce Wayne/Batman is killed off in the latest issue of the comic series.
Not one, but two of Europe’s first digital IMAX cinemas have open in London, one in Wimbledon and the other in Greenwich. There’s a planned remake of the BBC series The Day of the Triffids. Set in London, the titular plants escape captivity and begin to rapidly breed and attack a blinded population having lost their sight after a meteor shower.
Drew and Skip review Max Payne and Quarantine and have a disagreement over which one is the better film. Drew favours Max Payne’s valiant attempt to bring the limited storyline from the game onto the big screen, with dazzling visuals and effects. Skip prefers the claustrophobic Quarantine, set inside a single location where a journalist and her camera man record a set of terrifying circumstances as they’re locked in a building with a viral outbreak.
The question dear listener is, who do you agree with? Leave your comments on the site.