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The Bad Perspective
32 minutes | Mar 3, 2016
Episode 19 - The Rock
Who doesn't know the Nicolas Cage movie "The Rock"? A movie about pension policy and procedure in a land of generic tombstones. Anna is joined by movie-improv super-team Genre Claude Van Damme and together they dissect a really entertaining movie. Learn about the importance of the inside voice and the maths of extortion. There is also rampant speculation as to which scenes and lines were written by Tarantino and of course improv all around. Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
52 minutes | Feb 3, 2016
Episode 18 - Star Wars - The Force Awakens
Martin loves Star Wars, Anna is somewhat indifferent and Alastair hasn't seen it. An interesting discussion ensues. The gang talks about why the villain in this movie is actually quite effective and what makes him interesting. There is an exclusive sneak peak for the sequels (all made up of course) and we fill in the backstory to Han and Lea's divorce. Also regular listeners can find out the age of the gang so watch out for that! Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
32 minutes | Jan 20, 2016
Episode 17 - The Hunger Games
When you watch a movie like The Hunger Games, one of the most legitimate questions you can ask is: why do we need hunger games if we can create dogs out of thin air? So we at the Bad Perspective answer and explore the motivations and rationales of a clearly insane government. How would the Capital deal with climate change, underage drinking and speeding? We find out. Why are there 12 districts We find out. Who calls it the Reaping? Not so sure. Tune in to our award-nominated free comedy podcast with Anna, Tom and Iain.Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
34 minutes | Jan 4, 2016
Episode 16 - X Men - Days of Future Past
With a name like "Days of Future Past" we knew this movie would be fun to look at and this time the Bad Perspective is joined by fellow UK Podcasters nominee "A Little Bit Racey"! In this cross-over episode, we combine analysing the movie from the villain's perspective with one of the most fun improv games around. Listen to Svavar and James as they have to race back through time to get to 1973 and save the plot. In this free comedy podcast,we also identify that no one seems to be listening to anyone else and that sometimes there can be such a thing as too many villains. Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
43 minutes | Dec 7, 2015
Episode 15 - Skyfall
We cannot stop looking at James Bond movies. This week Anna, Sophie and Simon pick apart the movie Skyfall and Silva's super complicated plan. We debate where exactly Silva's plan lost its efficiency and what part he could have left out. Also who had the idea to put live komodo dragons in a casino? Is M really good? And how did the tube crash affect normal Londoners? All will be explored in this free comedy podcast. Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
26 minutes | Nov 22, 2015
Episode 14 - The Fugitive
This episode, the Bad Perspective reviews a film from the 90s. Anna is joined by Jacqueline from Wax Lyrical and together they pick apart the Fugitive. In this free movie podcast, the two try to find out why the villain is being so helpful to the hero of the story and also why there are so many facial hair montages. There is of course some improv and the awards are being given to unsuspecting bad guys. Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
30 minutes | Nov 3, 2015
Episode 13 - The Dark Knight Rises
City Impro is joined by Lee from C.S.I. (Crime Scene Improvisation) and together we pick apart one of the most hyped movies of the decade - The Dark Knight Rises. Listen, as we try to make sense of Bane's convoluted plan that is about both destroying Gotham and trolling Batman. We also find out about the nitty-gritty of running a city that is cut off from the rest of the world and where all that shaving cream must have come from. We also answer the question: where was Alfred for most of the movie? And believe us, the answer to that will put the Apple Watch conspiracy to shame. Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
39 minutes | Oct 19, 2015
Episode 12 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - 2014
City Impro is joined by Henri and we review a movie that all makes us rather angry: Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Listen as we realise that no decision made by the villains makes any sense and count down their worst mistakes. Also, why is the Foot Clan called the Foot Clan? We interview those responsible and find out. And who was that poor henchman that was used to present and explain the entire evil plan to the turtles? His background story is also explored. Listen to this fun episode as it will make up your experience of watching the movie. We promise. Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
33 minutes | Oct 4, 2015
Episode 11 - Star Trek: Wrath of Khan
Anna and Martin from City Impro and Heather from the Pina Colliders get together to record a podcast episode. Two of them watch one movie, one watches another. What happens next is general awesomeness. Heather tries to guess what Wrath of Khan is about and why everyone is tanned even though they lived on a planet with virtually no sunlight. We discuss why everyone constantly pauses between words, find out what the rest of the crew was doing whilst fighting was going on and come up with better last words for Spock. We also launch a self-help book series for movie villains. It is generally a lot of fun, so just hit subscribe and give us a listen. Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
38 minutes | Sep 21, 2015
Episode 10 - Kingsman
What a movie and what a villain! This episode Anna is joined by two great guests, namely Nick from Volcano Improv and Liam from Science of the Living things. Together they dissect all things bad about the movie Kingsman including Valentine's plan, Valentine's lack of foresight and the moral dubiosity of the Kingsman organisation. They will answer such questions as "Can Gazelle live in an apartment with wooden flooring?" "What is the real life application of the flooding room test?" and "What portion of the people to be saved by Valentine were undertakers?" There is also a free-standing context free improv scene for you to enjoy plus trivia, theories and quotes. So don't wait any longer, just hit subscribe! Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
29 minutes | Sep 6, 2015
Episode 9 - Ghostbusters- Part 2
Anna, Martin and Svavar are back and we are still discussing Ghostbusters. Whilst we focussed on the ghosts last episode, it is now time to look at the busters in a bit more detail. We gather an impressive list of crimes committed by our so-called heroes and begin calculating how much damage they caused. We also find out what happens to the ghosts once they have been busted and visit ghost jail. Listen, as we struggle to come up with some good life lessons for Peter Venkman and join us for part 2 of the review of this great movie. Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
30 minutes | Aug 18, 2015
Episode 8 - Ghostbusters
When it's time to review the villain's plan of one of the most iconic movies of the 80s, who you gonna call? The Bad Perspective, that's who! This episode we tackle evil plan in Ghostbusters. Join us, as we finally find out why ghosts prank us before they kill us and imagine what would have happened if the heroes had not been there to stop them. Also has anyone ever noticed what terrible life lessons this movie teaches us? Listen to Anna, Martin and Svavar as they cross the streams and give the bad perspective to a truly fun movie! Also, we are nominated for an award! Please vote for us here: tinyurl.com/oxwfuza Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
34 minutes | Aug 2, 2015
Episode 7 - Godzilla - 2014
This episode we tackle the 2014 remake of Godzilla. Very quickly, we are faced with a new challenge. Who is the villain in this movie? We identify quite a few possibilities and marvel at the terrible decision making skills displayed by, well, everyone. Also featured is an exclusive inside look at the inner life of the MUTOs and Godzilla's true role in this movie. Join Anna, Svavar and Alex and try to find out who is the baddest of the bad guys. Soundtrack by Gerrit Schatte.
39 minutes | Jul 19, 2015
Episode 6 - Speed 2
On this episode we discuss the most misleadingly named sequel of all time: Speed 2. Join us as we quickly figure out that the scriptwriters made a mistake when assigning Geiger the role of the villain and why there is a much bigger bad on the boat. This time around, we convincly argue that Alex is really the villain, show that a more compelling film could have been made with everyone just saying two lines and briefly visit Geiger's memorial service. Join Anna and David from City Impro with special guest Katy (who has her own podcast: www.destinationpod.co.uk) as we cruise along reviewing Speed 2. The awesome new soundtrack is by Gerrit Schatte.
37 minutes | Jul 5, 2015
Episode 5 - Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
In this episode we review an endlessly quotable movie and ask the really important questions, like who was in charge of health and safety in Mola Ram's sacrificial chamber, why were the railtracks in the mine built like a rollercoaster and what did the builders of all those deathtraps really think about their boss? We also offer an exclusive insight into Mola Ram's private life and find out that he is really just like the rest of us. Join Anna, Martin and Alex for a fun-filled half-hour rollercoaster of a podcast episode and experience a cult classic from a completely new perspective! Music Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) and Suit and Tie by the Monitors. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)
36 minutes | Jun 22, 2015
Episode 4 - James Bond - On her Majestys Secret Service
This week we wonder at the most expensive blackmail job in the history of blackmail jobs. Would you have come up with the idea to develop a vaccine as part of your plan? Well, our villain, Blofeld, did. Listen, as we try to put a price tag on this villain's plan, wonder what board of directors ever approved the enterprise and compete to find the best line of dialogue. Forget OITNB, this is OHMSS! Music Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) and Suit and Tie by the Monitors. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)
28 minutes | Jun 1, 2015
Episode 3 - Batman Forever
In this week's The Bad Perspective, or should we say the BAT Perspective, we review a truly insane movie: Batman Forever. Listen, as we try to figure out whether and what anyone really was thinking, where Two-Face hired his henchmen and who designed the Riddler's lair. There is also some Apple related conspiracy theories and loads of improv! Music Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)
30 minutes | May 10, 2015
Episode 2 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Voldemort what were you thinking? We discuss one of the most convoluted plans in the Harry Potter series, come up with five other unforgivable curses and host an exclusive interview with a certain Moby-lookalike. Music Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)
26 minutes | Apr 28, 2015
Episode 1 - Superman Returns
Join us in our first episode as we discuss one of the most prolific movie villains ever: Lex Luthor. Prepare for continent building schemes, how to best use crystals and a sentimental goodbye to a henchman gone too soon. Music Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)
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