Episode #103 is the final part of our Halloween Spectacular 2022 and it’s all about one of the most iconic parody movies of all time. Scott and Tom are joined by Rob to talk about it’s use of early 2000s cultural references, being a parody to a film that’s already a homage, the strong opening scenes, if the comedy still ...

Episode #101 of Talk and Beans is the 2022 Bromance Valentine’s Special as Scott and Tom find out from Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott how to be a Role Model. We talk about how weird it is to see child actors swear, the movie being a snapshot of it’s time, the presentation of LAIRE and how the film does ...

Episode #99 is the final part of our Christmas Spectacular 2021 and is all about one of the most popular festive films of the modern era. Scott and Tom talk about Buddy’s weird background story, Peter Dinklage’s performance, New York being synonymous with Christmas, the film’s use of special effects and thoughts on the films musical themes. Plus, why promotional ...

Episode #97 is a deep dive into the long awaited return of the Ghostbusters franchise. Scott and Tom discuss the film’s Egon centric plot, attempts to fill in the story’s 32 year gap, the use of Shandor’s Summerville location, reactions to the incredibly emotional moments, believability issues, the film’s attempt to establish new characters and the heavy reliance of properties ...

Episode #96 is a look back at the controversial 2016 attempt to revive the Ghostbusters franchise. Scott and Tom discuss the film’s clear identity crisis, it’s use of cameos, the fan backlash, great scenes & performances that get overlooked, the hit & miss homages to the originals, problems with the plot, the use of modern CGI/3D effects and the incredible amount of ...

Episode #95 is the final part of our Halloween Spectacular 2021 and is all about the film that revived the slasher genre in the 90s. Scott and Tom are joined by Rob to talk about Scream using horror clichés, it’s great use of misdirection, the impactful opening scene, questionable characters, 90s tech nostalgia and debating the film’s fine line between ...

Episode #90 of Talk and Beans is the 2021 Bromance Valentine’s Special as Scott and Tom have the time of their lives talking about Dirty Dancing. There’s talk about the incredible soundtrack, Hollywood casting older actors, the long list of sub-plots, why a period piece set just 20 years earlier worked better then than it would now, the skill to ...

Episode #86 is the second part of the Talk and Beans Halloween Spectacular 2020 and it’s time to celebrate 20 years of Final Destination. Scott and Tom are joined by Steve to talk about if the great premises gets the back story it deserves, how the film makes you paranoid, the cast of horrible unsupportive characters, the impressive plane scene, how ...

There is a strong link between the cast of Christopher Nolan’s Inception and his Dark Knight Trilogy but perhaps none stronger than the possibility of Michael Caine playing Alfred in both universes. Scott and Tom talk about the similarities between the characters, other Batman cast members and go through a range of ridiculous impressions in this clip taken from the ...

Episode #84 is a podcasters dream as we get to over analyse, theorise and have a laugh about all things dreamy with our review of Inception. We talk about the use of practical effects, how the film cleverly explained the dream world, the incredible but recycled cast, which theories we believe are true and we create our own dream worlds ...