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Alex and Jordan present 'The Podfather', an exploration into the vast world of crime films.

Jun 24, 2018

We've finally arrived at "Ocean's 8", starring Sandy Bullock as Debbie Ocean - the heist film that is still kicking butt at the box office! We discuss the film's place within the "Ocean's" franchise, look at similarities between Ocean's 11 (2001), and ask whether it stands on its own as a heist movie. We also talk about...


Jun 16, 2018

With 'Ocean’s 8' dominating at the box office, we go back to the start of the current ‘Ocean’s’ franchise - 2001’s ‘Ocean’s 11’, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring George Clooney as the titular Danny Ocean. With a great supporting cast, all the twists and turns of an engaging heist flick...


Jun 10, 2018

Before we watch 'Ocean’s 8’, we’re heading back to the two original ‘Ocean’s’ films, starting with the Rat Pack starring ‘Ocean’s 11’ (1960). We discuss the lacklustre opening hour, the hard-to-tell-apart cast and the way these “heartthrobs” from a bygone era talk about women. Spoiler alert, not...


Jun 3, 2018

If you’ve been wondering whether or not Alex and Jordan liked the Ron Howard new heist movie, then wonder no more! Joined once again by the loveable Liam Taylor, we discuss the new entry into the Star Wars franchise, the gangster-ish, caper-y “Solo: A Star Wars Story”. We delve into whether it works as a heist...


May 20, 2018

In today’s episode, we have a rather lengthy conversation about the pros and cons of franchise filmmaking, and then finally launch into a rather rambling disagreement about whether or not “Bloody Mama” (1970) has any merit as a film. We discuss the lack of morals displayed by the characters, the Oedipal themes of...