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78. The Holiday Special 2022

78. The Holiday Special 2022

Episode 78 · · 39:17

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE! On this one we close-off Season 3, have a little quickfire chat about Elf, the World Cup and the future of The Movie Newbie.

77. Teenage Riot: The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups)

77. Teenage Riot: The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups)

Episode 77 · · 48:53

The gang discusses its first French New Wave movie with Francois Truffaut's timeless classic THE 400 BLOWS.

76. Teenage Riot: Heathers

76. Teenage Riot: Heathers

Episode 76 · · 40:55

The gang is back in the studio for the second film in our "Teenage Riot" theme. On this episode, we're breaking down Winona Ryder's 80s cult classic HEATHERS.

75. Teenage Riot: Dazed & Confused (feat. Zayn Qureshi)

75. Teenage Riot: Dazed & Confused (feat. Zayn Qureshi)

Episode 75 · · 50:33

The gang kicks off our special theme on teenage rebellion with Richard Linklater's stoner classic Dazed & Confused. Featuring special guest Zayn Qureshi!

74. The

74. The "Yo, What's Up!" Show: World Cup 2022; College Days; and the next theme (feat. Zayn Qureshi)

Episode 74 · · 36:21

The Movie Newbie is joined by special guest Zayn Qureshi to discuss university memories, the World Cup and what we’ve been watching.

73. Frances McDormand: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

73. Frances McDormand: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Episode 73 · · 50:19

The Movie Newbie reviews Three Billboards Outside Missouri, concluding the Frances McDormand masterclass theme with one of her finest performances.

72. Frances McDormand: Almost Famous

72. Frances McDormand: Almost Famous

Episode 72 · · 39:21

Second in Raph's Frances McDormand theme, we've got an all-round great film for the ages, Almost Famous.

71. Frances McDormand: Fargo

71. Frances McDormand: Fargo

Episode 71 · · 43:17

First up in Raph's masterclass theme with Frances McDormand we have a look at her breakthrough role in Fargo.

70. The

70. The "Yo, What's Up!" Show: The Streaming Wars; #LookAtMe; and the next theme

Episode 70 · · 42:24

And we’re back with another episode of The “Yo What’s Up” Show. On this one, we chat about the streaming wars, #lookatme and the next theme.

69. Saudi Arabian Cinema: The Book of Sun

69. Saudi Arabian Cinema: The Book of Sun

Episode 69 · · 55:39

AND WE ARE BACK! For the final instalment of Jabriel's Saudi Arabian Cinema theme, we check out the DIY horror-comedy hit, The Book of Sun (2020)!

68. Saudi Arabian Cinema: Barakah Meets Barakah

68. Saudi Arabian Cinema: Barakah Meets Barakah

Episode 68 · · 43:51

Yo what is up?! We are back again with movie number 2 of our Saudi Arabian Cinema theme. This time, we're chatting about the cute rom-com, Barakah Meets Barakah (2016).

67. Saudi Arabian Cinema: Wadjda

67. Saudi Arabian Cinema: Wadjda

Episode 67 · · 40:55

And we are back for Season 3 with the first film in our new theme, Saudi Arabian Cinema. On this one, we explore the beautifully crafted Wadjda (2012).

66. The

66. The "Yo, What's Up!" Show: Season 3; The Summer; A New Format; Saudi Cinema

Episode 66 · · 38:55

AND WE ARE BACK WITH ANOTHER EPISODE TO KICK OFF SEASON 3 OF THE MOVIE NEWBIE! I hope you missed us because we've got some exciting new updates, a brand new format and a brand ne...

65. The

65. The "Yo What's Up!" Show: Summer Break; Updates; Our Favourite Moments

Episode 65 · · 49:16

Yo what is up my people! Here's a little bonusode for you, right before we go off on our little summer break/holiday because there's "no more steam in the engine room."

64. That Summer Feeling, Vol. II: Before Sunrise (feat. Matt Brothers from

64. That Summer Feeling, Vol. II: Before Sunrise (feat. Matt Brothers from "Is Paul Dano Ok?")

Episode 64 · · 01:08:35

“It’s like our time together is just ours. It’s our own creation…”The summer season is over (metaphorically)! To close out our second volume of the That Summer Feeling theme, we’re t...

63. That Summer Feeling, Vol. II: Luca

63. That Summer Feeling, Vol. II: Luca

Episode 63 · · 52:00

The Movie Newbie dives into the shimmering, pristine waters of the 2021 Pixar film Luca.

62. That Summer Feeling, Vol. II: Wet Hot American Summer (feat. Hainsley Lloyd Bennett)

62. That Summer Feeling, Vol. II: Wet Hot American Summer (feat. Hainsley Lloyd Bennett)

Episode 62 · · 01:12:34

On this one, we welcome the amazing actor and another friend of the show, Hainsley Lloyd Bennett for our chat about the infamous, wacky and off-beat comedy, Wet Hot American Summer.

61. The

61. The "Yo, What's Up!" Show: Avatar 2 Trailer; Palme d'Or Favourites

Episode 61 · · 50:18

In this bonus episode, the Movie Newbie boys check out the Avatar 2 trailer, discuss their favourite Palme d'Or-winning films and contemplate the multi-verse.

60. F*cked Up Families: The Squid & The Whale (feat. Neringa Mikutytė)

60. F*cked Up Families: The Squid & The Whale (feat. Neringa Mikutytė)

Episode 60 · · 01:25:02

Our theme on dysfunctional families concludes with a review of Noah Baumbach's 2005 indie hit The Squid & The Whale. Featuring a guest appearance from friend of the show Neringa Miku...

59. F*cked Up Families: Step Brothers

59. F*cked Up Families: Step Brothers

Episode 59 · · 01:10:36

The Movie Newbie boys review the 2008 Adam McKay comedy classic Step Brothers.

58. F*cked Up Families: Shoplifters (feat. Adam Marple & Budi Miller of Theatre of Others)

58. F*cked Up Families: Shoplifters (feat. Adam Marple & Budi Miller of Theatre of Others)

Episode 58 · · 01:10:44

Jabriel, Raph and Oliver dive into Hirozaku Kore-eda's modern classic SHOPLIFTERS with guests Adam Marple and Budi Miller.

57. The

57. The "Yo, What's Up!" Show: Ezra Miller & "The Rude (Boiz) Kids"; Short-Ass Movies; The Batman Mini-Review

Episode 57 · · 59:04

YOOOOO WHAT'S UP MY PEOPLE AND WE ARE BACK WITH ANOTHER BONUSODE/YO WHAT'S UP SHOW! So for this one, we decided to get even more comfortable. We wanted to just sit back and "TAKE IT ...

56. Kiwi Cinema: Boy

56. Kiwi Cinema: Boy

Episode 56 · · 01:08:12

To round off the Kiwi Cinema theme, the Movie Newbie team ventures into Taika Waititi's world, before he was catapulted into stardom, with his off-beat, charming, fun, and profound l...

55. Kiwi Cinema: The Piano

55. Kiwi Cinema: The Piano

Episode 55 · · 01:25:28

For the second movie in the Kiwi Cinema theme, we take a trip back in time, to the mid-1800s, and discover New Zealand in a different light. The Piano tells the story of an elective ...

54. Kiwi Cinema: Once Were Warriors

54. Kiwi Cinema: Once Were Warriors

Episode 54 · · 01:07:06

In this episode, The Movie Newbie wagon travels to New Zealand to discover the cinematic landscape of this beautiful country. They start north in 1990s Auckland with a powerfully tol...

Minisode: Reacting to the Academy Awards

Minisode: Reacting to the Academy Awards

Episode · · 39:18

Here's a little quickfire episode featuring––FOR THE FIRST TIME––2 out of 3 of The Movie Newbie Crew. For this episode, we chat about the winners, the biggest losers, and one of the ...

53. The

53. The "Yo, What's Up!" Show: The Art vs. The Artist; What We're Watching; Kiwi Cinema

Episode 53 · · 51:14

For the return of The "Yo What's Up!" Show, we're steering the conversation to more controversial territory,

52. Visiting WWII: Downfall

52. Visiting WWII: Downfall

Episode 52 · · 01:18:37

Downfall tells the story of the final days of Hitler's regime. As the opposing forces swoop in to claim Berlin, Hilter, and his closest entourage all seek refuge in his bunker and wa...

51. Visiting WWII: Inglorious Basterds (feat. Federico Mastropietro)

51. Visiting WWII: Inglorious Basterds (feat. Federico Mastropietro)

Episode 51 · · 01:10:59

AND WE ARE BACK! For the second entry of our Visiting WWII theme with the fictional masterpiece from Quentin Tarantino. To honour this momentous occasion, we've managed to convince a...

50. Visiting WWII: The Pianist (feat. Ali Woods)

50. Visiting WWII: The Pianist (feat. Ali Woods)

Episode 50 · · 01:21:38

And we are back! And on this monumental 50th episode we had to do one of our thicc-est episodes yet. We are joined by popular comedian and podcaster Ali Woods to dive into the 2002 m...