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#22: Enola Holmes, A Life on Our Planet, The Karate Kid, London Film Festival, cinemas in crisis The Block Busters Podcast

When news broke that the new James Bond movie will be delayed we were in pieces. That’s why we spend most of the news section talking about the dire situation that cinemas in the UK – and everywhere else – are in. But we also discuss other things, like surprising casting additions to upcoming ‘Spider-Man 3’ movie. And we learn what gave Conor chills in the childhood.Our movie reviews and What have we’ve been watching sections cover new releases like ‘Enola Holmes’, film festivals and some classic hits, like ‘Batman Forever’ and ‘The Karate Kid’. This show is almost as well balanced as Ralph Macchio doing ‘the crane’ in his final fight. Enjoy! 00:00 Everything You Always Wanted To Ask About Conor *But Were Afraid To AskNews11:00 ‘No Time To Die’ delayed, ‘Dune’ delayed: are cinemas in real trouble?31:10 Surprising additions to ‘Spider-Man 3’ cast!45:20 ‘Lord of The Rings’ 4K release on Blu-RayWhat have we’ve been watching48:00 Rado: ‘Shitts Creek’ (Netflix, TV series), ‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ (Netflix), BFI London Film Festival Online http://www.bfi.org.uk 57:45 Conor: ‘The Chef’ series 3 (Netflix), ‘Batman Forever’, ‘Batman & Robin’Reviews1:14:15 ‘David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet’ (Netflix)1:29:37 ‘Enola Holmes’ (Netflix)1:41:40 ‘The Karate Kid’ (Netflix) Check scores for movies we review on our Letterboxd account! You can find us online on Twitter: @BlockBusterspod, @rdfolta and @designconor and on Letterboxd: radox and CNRBYL Our theme music is by Scott Holmes and you can find more of his work at scottholmesmusic.com. Thank you for listening. Subscribe, rate and comment on our show. Please also recommend our rants to your friends and enemies. They all deserve it! Our podcast is available on the following platforms: Apple PodcastsOvercastSpotifyGoogle PodcastsCastboxPocket CastsAmazon MusicYouTube ’David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet’ and ‘Enola Holmes’ trailers courtesy of Netflix
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  2. #21: The Devil All The Time, Challenger, Des, Emmy awards
  3. 20: Venice Film Festival, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Batman, The Boys
  4. Episode 19: Tenet – full spoiler discussion!
  5. Episode 18: Tenet review, Chadwick Boseman’s death, DC FanDome reaction
  6. Episode 17: Christopher Nolan extravaganza!
  7. Episode 16: Proxima, Mission: Impossible 4 and 5, Radioactive, Wind That Shakes The Barley and Blade
  8. Episode 15: Stage Mother, Homemade, Mission: Impossible3, Justice League, Selling Sunset
  9. Episode 14: The Old Guard, Warrior Nun, Mission: Impossible 2
  10. Episode 13: Hamilton, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, Unsolved Mysteries