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48 - Top 5 Keanu Reeves Movies

48 - Top 5 Keanu Reeves Movies

September 23, 2021

Woah. What's that in the distance? Speeding ever closer, not slowing down, doing its superman thing? It can only be the closest thing we have to a perfect movie star, Keanu Reeves.
This week Alex and George are talking all things Keanu, with homework even having a Keanu connection. So dig in, the waters great and you know if you don't check it out John Wick will come for you!

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Spoilers below

Culture discussed in this week's culture catch-up: The White Lotus, The House, Black Country, New Road - For The First Time, Orla Gartland - Woman on the Internet, Malignant, Kevin Can F Himself, Low - HEY WHAT

MyTube: LISA - LALISA

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47 - Top 5 Zombie Films

47 - Top 5 Zombie Films

September 16, 2021

Grrrrr! Arghhhhhh! This week we are welcoming the undead hordes into the Culture Bucket world and sifting through to find our all time favourite Zombie movies. There's a great mix this week of classic zombie films, offbeat zombie films and even children's zombie films. Definitely worth checking in this week, you'll find something worth checking out!

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Spoilers below

Culture discussed in this week's culture catch-up: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Annette, The White Lotus, Iron Maiden - Senjutsu, Chvrches - Screen Violence, Atypical, Good Girls, The Witches, Minari, Little Simz - Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

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46 - Top 5 Remakes and Reboots

46 - Top 5 Remakes and Reboots

September 9, 2021

How often do you watch a remake or a reboot of a franchise you love and come away wondering why they even bothered? Probably 9 times out of 10. This week Alex and George are taking a tour of those remakes that actually justify existing and the rare reboots that seem to understand the franchise they are a part of. Though, remember, it's OK if you don't agree!

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Spoilers below

Culture discussed in this week's culture catch-up: Shiva Baby, Summer of Soul, Jade Bird - Different Kinds of Light, Zola, People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan, Candyman, The Killers - Pressure Machine, Halsey - If I Can't Have Love I Want Power

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45 - A Culture Bucket Special: Promising Young Woman

45 - A Culture Bucket Special: Promising Young Woman

September 2, 2021

It's time this week for another Culture Bucket special! Are you excited? Are you tingling with anticipation? We are! This week Alex and George go deep on Promising Young Woman. Written and directed by Emerald Fennell in her directorial debut and starring the amazing Carey Mulligan alongside a host of incredible actors this film is definitely worth your time.

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44 - Top 5 Summer Films

44 - Top 5 Summer Films

August 19, 2021

Something a little different this week! To help you hold on to that Summer feeling for just a little longer, Alex and George are going to be counting down their favourite films that always give them that summer feeling. There's comedy, adventure, thrills, romance. All the possibility of summer, in one amazing podcast episode.

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Spoilers below

Culture discussed in this week's culture catch-up:  Jungle Cruise, Stillwater, Free Guy, Boys From County Hell, Never Have I Ever, Roxanne Roxanne, Breaking News in Yuba County, Lucky Day

MyTube:

House of Gucci Trailer

Prisoners of the Ghostland Trailer

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43 - Top 5 Tens Bands

43 - Top 5 Tens Bands

August 12, 2021

Continuing with our examination of the decade with no name this week Alex and George are discussing the most notable bands to emerge in the past decade. It's a great chat with a range of music discussed so you might find something new to check out on your commute! (Once you've finished the latest Culture Bucket, natch.)

Alex and George also discuss their thoughts on the new Dave and Billie Eilish albums too in culture catch up.

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Culture discussed in this week's culture catch-up:  The High Note, The Glorias, The White Tiger, Dave - We're All Alone In This Together, Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever, Paranormal Activity Series, The Sacrament, The Suicide Squad, Green Lung - Woodland Rites

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42 - Top 5 Tens Films

42 - Top 5 Tens Films

August 5, 2021

What exactly should we call the most recent decade? There's a variety of options for George and Alex to consider; Teenies, Teensters, One-ders...
We've settled on the option that seems most in line with convention, so join us as we count down our Top 5 Movies from the... Tens! We also have a great culture catch up this week, so check it out.

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Culture discussed in this week's culture catch-up: Space Jam: A New Legacy, Werewolves Within, Old, The Tomorrow War, Dave - We're All Alone In This Together, Workin Moms, The Naked Director, Get Duked!, Villains

MyTube: Slap Chop!

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41 - A Culture Bucket Special: A Classic Horror Story

41 - A Culture Bucket Special: A Classic Horror Story

July 29, 2021

It's time for the third of our special deep dive episodes! This week we've selected the new Netflix film A Classic Horror Story. This Italian film has a lot to say about the state of Italian cinema in 2021 and we found quite a lot to say about this film too! This is a really fun one so make sure you download and check it out. We'll make it clear when we're entering spoiler territory so you're safe until then if you just want to see if it might be for you.

MyTube:

Malignant

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40 - Top 5 Non-fiction Books

40 - Top 5 Non-fiction Books

July 22, 2021

Something a bit different for you this week! It's summer time and we thought you might want some summer reading recommendations! So we're going to be counting down our top 5 Non-Fiction Books. There's a massive range of topics and interests covered this week so listen in and you might find something to take your fancy.

As well as the top 5 we have our usual culture catch-up, homework and even a MyTube this week. It's bumper packed and George is being driven wild by the UK's heatwave, get ready for a big one!

Links to our letterboxd and a few other places can be found in our bio, check it out to see our various film lists, kept there for posterity. Catch you on the flippity flip.

Spoilers below

Culture discussed in this week's culture catch-up: Say Anything..., Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train, A Whisker Away, Pom Pom Squad - Death of a Cheerleader, Call of the Sea, Freaky, The Forever Purge, Fear Street Part Three: 1666

MyTube: Iron Maiden - The Writing on the Wall

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39 - Top 5 Tarantino Movies

39 - Top 5 Tarantino Movies

July 15, 2021

Are you ready for another directors special this week? You better be, cause you're getting one! Alex and George are counting down their top 5 Quentin Tarantino films, so prepare for bad language, violence and lots of style. As well as the top 5 we have our usual culture catch up and homework discussions for you as well!

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Spoilers below

Culture discussed in this week's culture catch-up: I Think You Should Leave Season 2, Modest Mouse - The Golden Casket, Black Widow, Fear Street Part 2: 1978, F9, Another Round, Atlanta, Bad Moms, Good On Paper, Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator, Claude - Super Monster

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