Beyond The Box Set
Last Action Hero

Last Action Hero

November 28, 2021

Arnold Schwarzenegger's biggest flop of the nineties, Last Action Hero was a promising concept in search of a coherent script.

Tune into this week's episode for our thoughts on movie tropes, incomprehensible dialogue, bad CGI and much more...

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: John loses his DD virginity...

43.15: Last Action Hero Drinking Games

50.40: Last Action Hero sequel pitches

1.08.50: Listener Submissions & Episode 246 Preview

Big (1988)

Big (1988)

November 1, 2021

For a film with such an inherently creepy premise, Penny Marshall's Big is surprisingly charming, thanks in no small part to Tom Hanks' incredible performance - which almost went to a very different sort of actor. 

In this week's podcast we discuss relationship red flags, the casting choices that might have been, iconic 80s outfits and much more, plus sequel ideas, drinking games and listener submissions!

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: Consider Mercedes Ruehl's character for just a moment...

1.01.23 Big Drinking Games

1.07.35: Big sequel pitches

1.26.30: Listener Submissions & Episode 241 Preview

The Full Monty 2: Dream Bigger

The Full Monty 2: Dream Bigger

October 11, 2021

A classic British underdog story, The Full Monty was shot for less than $3 million, almost went straight to video and ultimately grossed over $200 million, earned a Best Picture nomination and spawned one of the most successful stage shows of the 20th century...

Tune in as we discuss gnome wars, emergency lens flare and a truly iconic soundtrack while pitching sequels for this iconic 90s Britcom.

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: The real striptease was toxic masculinity...

55.00: The Full Monty Drinking Games

1.07.35: The Full Monty sequel pitches

1.30.35: Listener Submissions & Episode 238 Preview

Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?

Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?

September 12, 2021

One of the most quotable campfests ever to hit the screen, Robert Aldrich's Whatever Happened To Baby Jane pitted two Hollywood titans against each other and launched the careers of countless drag queens in the process!

In this week's podcast, we discuss Bette vs Joan, bizarre sub-plots, pitiful escape attempts and much more! 

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: Bette Davis got it 

50.25 Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Drinking Games

58.00: Whatever Happened To Baby Jane sequel pitches

1.16.55: Listener Submissions & Episode 234 Preview

Dante‘s Peak

Dante‘s Peak

September 5, 2021

One of two Volcano-based hits released in 1997, Dantes Peak is a solid B-movie that unites two major franchise stars of the era; James Bond's Pierce Brosnan and Terminator icon Linda Hamilton. 

On this week's podcast we discuss Volcano science, intrepid dogs, why grandma absolutely deserved to die and much more - plus sequels, drinking games and listener submissions! 

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: Linda Hamilton's re-election campaign is doomed

53.00 Dante's Peak Drinking Games

1.01.45: Dante's Peak sequel pitches

1.22.25: Listener Submissions & Episode 233 Preview

Mr & Mrs Smith: Smith Family Values

Mr & Mrs Smith: Smith Family Values

August 22, 2021

When Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie teamed up in 2005 for Mr & Mrs Smith, the result wasn't just a hit movie - it was a pop cultural sensation. 

In this week's episode, we revisit the film that spawned both #Brangelina and #PoorJen - does it hold up now that the tabloid madness has died down?

Join us as we discuss uncomfortable domestic violence, bizarre editing, a complete lack of villains and much more - plus drinking games, listener submissions and sequel pitches!

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: The secrets of a successful marriage 

40:55: Mr & Mrs Smith Drinking Games

50:30: Mr & Mrs Smith sequel pitches

1.16.20: Listener Submissions & Episode 231 Preview

Hugo 2: Changing Faces

Hugo 2: Changing Faces

August 8, 2021

If every great director gets at least one commercially doomed vanity project, 2011's Hugo was Martin Scorcese's. A 2 hour plus love letter to classic cinema shot in luxurious 3D, the movie struggled to find a commercial audience on release, but it racked up 11 Oscar nominations and ultimately won five. 

On this week's episode, we discuss the movie magic on display, the 3D effects we wish we could have seen in the cinemas, the post Love Guru redemption of Ben Kingsley and much more, plus drinking games, listener submissions and sequel pitches!

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: Harry's earliest cinema memories

50:30: Hugo Drinking Games

57.25: Hugo sequel pitches

1.17.25: Listener Submissions & Episode 229 Preview

Serial Mom 2: Serial Family

Serial Mom 2: Serial Family

July 18, 2021

On this week's podcast, we discuss one of John Waters' more mainstream moments in the jet-black satirical comedy Serial Mom.

Tune in for our thoughts on Kathleen Turner's brilliant physical comedy, inventive murder weapons, the immortal Pussy Willows scene and much more - plus drinking games, listener submissions and sequel pitches!

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: Of course Harry has never heard of Ricki Lake...

41.30: Serial Mom Drinking Games

47.30: Serial Mom sequel pitches

1.06.15: Listener Submissions & Episode 226 Preview

But I‘m a Cheerleader!

But I‘m a Cheerleader!

July 12, 2021

One of the best LGBTQIA+ movies of its era, But I'm A Cheerleader was a little too ahead of its time to get much box office mileage in 1999, but its cult favourite status has endured thanks to a dedicated fanbase and the adult success of many of its young stars.

On this week's podcast, we're joined by our favourite recurring guest Louise (and her very loud dog in the background - apologies!) to discuss subverting stereotypes, eye-watering colour schemes, RuPaul's strong thigh game and much more!

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: This movie is a lot darker than you remember...

38.55: But I'm a Cheerleader Drinking Games

44.50: But I'm a Cheerleader sequel pitches

1.04.00: Listener Submissions & Episode 225 Preview

Footloose 2: Disco Inferno

Footloose 2: Disco Inferno

July 5, 2021

Everybody cut loose! On this week's episode we're looking back on the oddly dark 80s dance classic that is... Footloose!

Tune in to hear our thoughts on low-stakes tractor stunts, simmering homo-eroticism, a seriously messed-up love interest and much more as we react to the original movie, brainstorm some drinking games and pitch some sequel ideas...

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Beyond the Box Set is a movie podcast with a twist. Each week we take a look at a well-known standalone movie and compete to pitch ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. 

If you enjoy this week's show, please hit subscribe to receive a brand new episode every Monday morning. You can also sign up to our Patreon to help support our show and access a number of incentives, including a weekly bonus show, extended episodes, a regular on-air promo slot and much more, all available for as little as $2 per month.

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00.00: This movie is a lot darker than you remember...

39.30: Footloose Drinking Games

47.50: Footloose sequel pitches

1.06.30: Listener Submissions & Episode 224 Preview

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