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Five Years of Film
54 minutes | Jul 17, 2016
30. Dog Day Afternoon
Back from their hiatus, on this episode David and Stephen are discussing Dog Day Afternoon. At the start of the show we talk about season 6 of Game of Thrones, so if you want to avoid spoilers, skip to 7 mins, 36 seconds! Stephen gives us the usual Scandinavian TV Update™, this time it's an icelandic show called Trapped, which seems to give off a bit of a Twin Peaks vibe! We touch briefly on The Conjuring 2 and Independence Day: Resurgence before getting on to our main topic: Dog Day Afternoon, starring Al Pacino. Next week's IMDb entry: Shutter Island Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music. We do not own the rights to audio from any of the films discussed.
75 minutes | May 1, 2016
29. Before Sunrise
On this episode, Gareth and David give a final opinion on 10 Cloverfield Lane, go a bit deeper into sci-fi land with a bit of talk about Midnight Special. Gareth also watched My Name is Emily, the newest work from acclaimed writer/director Simon Fitzmaurice. This week's film is the first entry in Richard Linklater's 'Before' Trilogy, Before Sunrise. We've already watched the sequel, Before Sunset, so we might as well find out where the story began! in the news we discuss the upcoming films Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhal, and Batman: The Killing Joke, the much-anticipated animated film based on the graphic novel of the same name. Next week's IMDb top 250 entry: Dog Day Afternoon Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music. We do not own the rights to audio from any of the films discussed.
94 minutes | Apr 10, 2016
28. La Haine
So far, so good! We're back this week with possibly our most anticipated (by us) film on the list so far! La Haine, the stylish French drama gets top billing this week. Also touched upon are Attack the Block, 10 Cloverfield Lane and Fair City... yeah. In this week's news we discuss the Rogue One trailer, and we get back to the contentious issue of the Pirates of the Caribbean soundtrack! Next week's IMDb Top 250 entry: Before Sunrise Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music. We do not own the rights to audio from any of the films discussed.
89 minutes | Mar 20, 2016
27. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? We are, George, we are! The opinions of FYOF (minus Stephen) on this classic film are contained in this week's podcast. David finally went to the cinema. We discuss Zootropolis, Hail, Caesar!, Sing Street and The Witch. A slow news week but we talked about the Sausage Party trailer, and read out some listener email! Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music. We do not own the rights to audio from any of the films discussed.
91 minutes | Mar 7, 2016
26. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
This time on the podcast we're talking all the "latest" Oscar news, as well as our opinions on a few of the nominated films. Gar watched a bit of Cooked, a new Netflix documentary about humans' relationship with food and cooking. The culchie lad watched a few talkies as well. This week's film was Pirates of the Caribbean (the first one). We received a few emails this week, including one from a high-profile fan of the show! Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music. We do not own the rights to audio from any of the films discussed. Next week's IMDb Top 250 entry: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
89 minutes | Feb 6, 2016
25. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
This week we're back with a bunch of talk about Oscar-nominated movies, the highlights of which are: Spotlight, The Big Short, Room, The Revenant, Sicario, and Mad Max: Fury Road! The IMDb film of the week this week is Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (which we may or may not all have watched). We also talked about the SAG results, Saoirse Ronan and the pronunciation of Irish names, and we creeped on the old man in the building across the way for a bit! The emails segment makes its triumphant return. Next week's IMDb film is: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music. We do not own the rights to audio from any of the films discussed.
72 minutes | Jan 25, 2016
24. The Big Sleep
This week on the podcast: Back from Christmas break with Stephen in tow! We're talking about young fellas smoking, as well as Creed, Downton Abbey, and Danish TV as always! This week's IMDb film is The Big Sleep, another classic film installment. In the movie news, we dig into the Oscar nominations which you can find at this link, and of course our predictions for the winners! Next week's IMDb film: Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music. We do not own the rights to audio from any of the films discussed.
86 minutes | Dec 7, 2015
23. Monsters Inc.
This week on the podcast: Just the two of us! Gareth and David fly... duo? This week we're talking about bad tattoos, Star Wars theories, and what we've been watching lately, which includes Marvel's Jessica Jones, Trailer Park Boys and Black Mass. This week's IMdB Film was Monsters Inc. (2001). In the news, we're talking about the slate of upcoming movies: Star Wars The Force Awakens, The Revenant, and Krampus. Next week's IMDb film: The Big Sleep. Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music. We do not own the rights to audio from any of the films discussed.
68 minutes | Nov 22, 2015
22. Barry Lyndon
This week on the podcast: the gang gets back together! After a long stint away because of life reasons, we're back on the horse for more Five Years of Film! This week we're talking about what we've been watching while we've been away, which includes Spectre, The Hallow, and CYBERCRIME in the form of Mr. Robot! This week's film is Barry Lyndon (1975) Next week's IMDb film: Monsters Inc. Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music. We do not own the rights to audio from any of the films discussed.
93 minutes | May 25, 2015
21. The Battle of Algiers
This week on the podcast we've been watching Little Miss Sunshine, as well as a host of great documentaries: The September Issue Girl Model Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. This week's IMDb movie is The Battle of Algiers (1966). Worst Idea of All Time Podcast Next week's IMDb film is Barry Lyndon (1975) Our Netflix recommendations of the week: David: Rigor Mortis (2013) American Netflix only Gareth: The Trip (2010) American Netflix only Thank you to Stephen Ralph-Fennessy for our intro music
87 minutes | May 15, 2015
20. The Graduate
This week on Five Years of Film we've been watching The Goonies, The Drop, and of course, the IMDb film of the week: The Graduate. Stephen leaves early so David and Gareth discuss some Marvel casting news and make predictions about the upcoming Irish Film and Television Awards. Oh yes, we also talked about Irish Truck Photography... The Graduate Our IFTA Picks Irish Truck Photography Facebook page Next weeks film: The Battle of Algiers
98 minutes | May 8, 2015
19. Memories of Murder
This week we talk about a plethora of documentaries you can catch right now on Netflix, as well as touching on Avengers and new Irish films Glassland and I Used to Live Here. Our IMDb film this week is Memories of Murder (2003) In the news, we discuss the IFTA Nominations, as well as reading our first listener mail!
79 minutes | Apr 27, 2015
18. Castle in the Sky
In this week's episode, the return of Stephen! We talk about the rise of Danish TV, Marvel's Daredevil, Les, Revenants, Don Jon, and In A World. This week's movie is Castle in the Sky from Studio Ghibli. In the news, we discuss the glut of trailers we've been experiencing recently and casting decisions in the new Beauty and the Beast movie. Ewan McGregor to play Lumiere in live action Beauty and the Beast New comic book movie universe from Valiant Entertainment Lego Movie Sequel, Lego Batman Movie Star Wars second trailer Jurassic World trailer Fr. Roderick watches the Star Wars trailer Next week’s film: Memories of Murder
49 minutes | Apr 5, 2015
17. Roman Holiday
We're back after another extended break! This week we've been watching a bunch of horror films, and of course this week's film, Roman Holiday. In the movie news, we discuss some of the anticipated releases of this year.
94 minutes | Feb 18, 2015
16. The Hustler
We're back! And in this week's episode we're talking about The Hustler (1961). What we've been watching this week: Nightcrawler! Creepy Jake Gyllenhal at his finest. All this plus lots of Oscar nomination talk during the news!
79 minutes | Jan 2, 2015
This week we take a break from our usual schedule to bring you a special Christmas episode! We talk about some of our favourite and least favourite Christmas movies.
80 minutes | Dec 17, 2014
15. A Fistful of Dollars
On this week's episode we talk about what we've been watching during our little hiatus, and our film this week is A Fistful of Dollars!
92 minutes | Dec 17, 2014
14. The Help
This week we're talking about The Help, as well as a smattering of spoooooky films because Halloween!
100 minutes | Oct 15, 2014
This week we're talking about The House I live In, 20,000 Days on Earth, and our featured film for the week, Festen! Part of the extreme realist cinematic movement, Dogme 95.
84 minutes | Sep 30, 2014
12. The Truman Show
This week on Five Years of Film, we've been watching Magic in the Moonlight, The Abyss and Land of Amber! We discuss The Truman Show as our movie of the week, and in news we have John Michael McDonagh's comments on the Irish film industry and Prometheus 2!
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