Chin Stroker VS Punter (general)
Episode 99- Blockbusters

For our 99th ep we take a look at the changing face of ‘the blockbuster’, discuss it’s meaning and ponder some of the trends and big-players in this prevalent form of movie making (thanks to Cinerama’s Ian Loring for the suggestion..) Cheers to the guys who joined us live in the chat-room as a tech test for episode 100...

Direct download: CSVSP_99.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:46pm +12

Episode 82: Re-casts

This week we take a journey through fantasy land as we re-cast some famous films just for the hell of it! Will you agree with our choices? can you do any better? bring it on, San Dimas High School Football RULES!!!

Direct download: CSVSP_82.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm +12

Episode 78: Style VS Substance

This week we catch up on what we’ve been checkin out over the last few weeks with an epic variety of stuff from Doogie Howser, M.D. to Inglorious Basterds, prior to the main event: We go back to the central conceit of the show and thrash out the balance, importance and meaning of ‘style or substance’ Enjoy… Music clips on this weeks show come from Guru’s "Jazzmatazz."

Direct download: CSVSP_78.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm +12

Episode 77- The 2000's: End of the Decade Show

As we finish a decade, you'd assume we'd be doing our films of the decade right? WRONG We are far too presumptous for that, download and learn more...

Direct download: CSVSP_77.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:10pm +12

Episode 63: 80's VS 90's

It's another battle this week as it's pastel vs noir, designer stubble vs goatee, Dave Lee Roth vs Kurt Cobain.

Direct download: CSVSP_63.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:36am +12

Episode 60: Films VS TV

Self explanatory really! Cheers to Fakeshemp (twitter.com/fakeshemp) for calling in and helping settle things!

[Just a heads up, folks, the audio is a bit wonky on this one.]

 

Direct download: CSVSP_60.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:17am +12

Episode 57- Dear John

As a tribute to the passing of a Hollywood great Mr John Hughes, the lads discuss teen movies. What makes a teen movie? why do we love Hughes's movies so much? do we still get 'proper' teen movies today? plus listener feedback aplenty!!

Direct download: CSVSP_57.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:17pm +12

Episode 50: Happy Birthday to Us

Party!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s our fiftieth birthday and we get back to our roots with wine aplenty (even Paul is off the wagon tonight) so throw on your party hats and join us for a listener feedback-led show, with a whole bunch of mini-topics and general good-hoots. Some thanks to our biggest supporters and pals: Ian Loring (we love ya man, you know your sh#t AND you can take a joke) David Munn (for some of our most detailed and on the ball feedback/discussion) Jim Moon (for awesome website and constant support) Sam Chow (our first feedbacker!!) GGTMC (for the plugging and for turning us on to some badass films) Nowhere In Mulberry (for being funny as all shit) James McNulty (total friend of the show) OTC & Big Red Podcast (keeping Mike sane at work) Horroretc (keep on truckin guys, LOVE your show) Everyone at simplysyndicated.com (you know we didn’t mean it… ;-) ) Chalupa (you’re welcome on anytime man, for gentle plugging or otherwise) Tony (keep those voicemails coming bro) James Price (for becoming more popular than us, hope that condition clears up dog) And to anyone we forgot, I typed this totally fast.

Direct download: CSVSP_50.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:43pm +12

Episode 47: Paul & Mike's Positivity Hour- "Remakes? Not so bad"

As a reaction to the general pissing and moaning about the 'state of cinema' in podcastland (you know who you are), we get on the positive tip and extend a big ol' 'relax guy' and look at the underrated phenomenon of the GOOD REMAKE. Yes, you read that right. Remakes can be good.

Direct download: CSVSP_47.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:01pm +12

Episode 44: Video Games VS Movies

The 'week of CvsP' begins to gain momentum. Today it's a head to head on the topic of pixals vs celluloid. Should the theatrical market throw in the towel and follow the gaming worlds business model of home entertainment, downloadable/subscribed content and social networking? What is the most cinematic video game?  What is the most videogamey film?  And do games make people kill each other?  Or worse yet, turn children into chavs?  Come see.

Direct download: CSVSP_44.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm +12