150 minutes | Jun 8, 2021

Episode 71 - The Rock

Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home and.... listen to Rocket Man on the roof of their apartment building.  Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam, and Ethan as we're heading to The Rock on a BOYS NIGHT in search of misguided military vets and glass encased toxic gas. It's a (only borrowed) Hum-Vee of a 71th episode as we discuss:

  • How a member of the panel needs to be convinced that kidnapping makes you a villain
  • Who was initially the first choice for the part of John Mason
  • You won't believe who the ghostwriters on this film were
  • What theory is there about Mason's backstory
  • Why does the film forget all about Ed Harris and his men for 45 minutes?
  • Why Michael Bay was so adamant about shooting on location
  • If we're really supposed to believe that Stanley Goodspeed is a nerdy guy and why that makes no sense whatsoever
  • The plothole that Michael Bay discovered and his feelings about it
  • How easily General Hummel and his men could have won the film
  • Which part made Michael Bay walk off set and which sequence was the hardest for him to shoot
  • One of the panel can't say 'Alcatraz'
  • We reveal the results of our series of "Which Friend would we all be" polls from last wee
  • Whether or not The Rock is the Best Film Ever

Massive thanks to Lex Van Den Berghe for the use of 'Mistake' by Luckydog.  Catch more from Lex's new band, The Maids of Honor at https://soundcloud.com/themaidsofhonor

Also massive thanks to Moonlight Social for our age game theme song.  You can catch more from them at https://www.moonlightsocialmusic.com/

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