Beyond The Box Set
Sunset Blvd 2: The Grand Delusion

Sunset Blvd 2: The Grand Delusion

August 1, 2021

After watching one of the actual worst films of all time last week, we decided to class up the joint this week with one of the greats! Sunset Blvd starring Gloria Swanson and William Holden is one of the most quotable, iconic movies of all time - and our very first black and white!

Tune in to find out how we fared - and for our thoughts on Simian lovers, old Hollywood glamour, the curse of typecasting and much more - plus drinking games, listener reactions and of course, sequel pitches. Don't call it a comeback!

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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: Better than Citizen Kane?

43.50: Sunset Blvd Drinking Games

47.30: Sunset Blvd sequel pitches

1.12.15: Listener Submissions & Episode 228 Preview

Parasite 2: Reunification

Parasite 2: Reunification

May 3, 2021

As we wind down on another faintly underwhelming Oscar season, we thought it'd be nice to look back on the clear highlight of last year's batch - surprise Best Picture winner and all-round word of mouth sensation Parasite. 

On this week's podcast, we discuss not-so-subtle symbolism, the joy of seeing a plan come together, interior design goals and much more! We also break down the plot of the movie, brainstorm some drinking games, check in with our listeners and pitch some sequel ideas to bring this movie back to the big screen...

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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 spoiler alert is real on this one...

57.15: Parasite Drinking Games

1.05.00: Parasite sequel pitches

1.28.00: Listener Submissions & Episode 215 Preview

BONUS | Ranking the 2021 Oscar Nominees

BONUS | Ranking the 2021 Oscar Nominees

April 24, 2021

It's been a funny old year for film. Of this year's eight Best Picture nominees, we were able to see precisely zero in an actual cinema.

Still, we're holding to tradition and so in this special bonus episode we present our definitive ranking of this year's nominees!

Tune in to hear our thoughts on:

The Father

Judas and the Black Messiah

Mank

Minari

Nomadland

Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago Seven

and much more!

Thelma & Louise 2: Flying Thunderbird

Thelma & Louise 2: Flying Thunderbird

April 12, 2021

Everyone knows Thelma and Louise died when they drove their car over the edge of the Grand Canyon. What this podcast presupposes is... maybe they didn’t?

Join us as we react to the definitive female buddy movie of the 90s from director Ridley Scott, including our thoughts on dangerous driving, curiously empty highways, Brad Pitt's Best Supporting Abs 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: Who would die first on a road trip? (Harry)

45.50: Thelma & Louise Drinking Games

56.30: Thelma & Louise sequel pitches

1.22.45: Listener Submissions & Episode 213 Preview

Little Miss Sunshine 2: On The Road Again

Little Miss Sunshine 2: On The Road Again

April 5, 2021

Little Miss Sunshine was a true word-of-mouth sensation back in 2006, winning two Oscars and making a strong case for the introduction of a 'Best Performance by an Ensemble' category. 

The film stars Abigail Breslin as an adorable 8-year old whose dreams of winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant take her on the road trip of a lifetime with her seriously dysfunctional family. These include her on-the-rocks parents Greg Kinnear and Toni Collette, intentionally mute brother Paul Dano and suicidal gay uncle Steve Carrell. 

On this week's episode, we react to the movie and discuss some of our favourite moments - including Alan Arkin's effortless scene-stealing, the excellent use of character pairing and of course the Steve Carrell run...

We'll also brainstorm some drinking games, check in with our listeners for their reactions and pitch some sequel ideas to get the Hoover family back on the road! 

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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: Finally a movie we both unambiguously loved! 

1.00.00: Little Miss Sunshine Drinking Games

1.07.45: Little Miss Sunshine sequel pitches

1.29.00: Listener Submissions & Episode 212 Preview

You Can Count On Me

You Can Count On Me

March 22, 2021

Long before he found global fame in the MCU, Mark Ruffalo got his Hollywood break with You Can Count On Me, a bittersweet comedy-drama from writer-director Kenneth Lonergan. 

Tune into this week's episode to discover our very polarised reactions to this movie, a heated debate about what constitutes a comedy and a truly bizarre story from Harry's childhood...

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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: Laura Linney must be protected from Marvel at all costs 

48.20: You Can Count On Me Drinking Games

53.30: You Can Count On Me sequel pitches

1.12.00: Listener Submissions & Episode 210 Preview

The Bodyguard 2:The Shoddyguard

The Bodyguard 2:The Shoddyguard

March 8, 2021

Of all the singers who branched out into acting in the 90s, few nailed the cross-promotional opportunities as successfully as Whitney Houston. Not only was The Bodyguard an enormous box office hit, it also spawned the defining song of her career in I Will Always Love You.

On this week's podcast, we react to the original film and give our thoughts on reed herrings, clunky cameos, the inexplicable appeal of Kevin Costner and much more - plus drinking games, listener submissions and, of course, 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: Body-shaming Kevin Costner

53.15: The Bodyguard Drinking Games

1.03.30: Thee Bodyguard sequel pitches

1.25.00: Listener Submissions & Episode 208 Preview

Moonstruck 2: That’s Amore!

Moonstruck 2: That’s Amore!

March 1, 2021

The effervescently fabulous Cher finally won her Oscar for this delightful 1988 romantic comedy. Three decades later, is it time to revisit the tumultuous love lives of the Castorini clan? 

Tune into this week's episode to hear our thoughts on the Cage-Cher age gap, an all-time great movie makeover, the quote that spawned a thousand drag routines 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: Why you should always trust Cher on casting decisions  

47.25: Moonstruck Drinking Games

54.30: Moonstruck sequel pitches

1.19.25: Listener Submissions & Episode 207 Preview

Dreamgirls 2: Divas Reunited

Dreamgirls 2: Divas Reunited

February 22, 2021

Originating as a hit Broadway stage show, Dreamgirls tells the story of a popular sixties girl group who bear a striking - but entirely coincidental - resemblance to The Supremes. The film version starred Beyonce in the Diana Ross role, but it was former American Idol alumni Jennifer Hudson who stole the show, winning an Oscar in the process.

In this week's episode, we discuss our highlights - including Eddie Murphy channelling James Brown, RnB songs clearly written by middle-aged white people and a whole lot of vocal showboating.

We also brainstorm some drinking games, check in with our listeners and pitch sequel ideas to bring the movie back to the big screen. Because after all - you can't keep a good diva down! 

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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: Which of us is the Michelle Williams of this podcast?  

44.00: Dreamgirls Drinking Games

53.00: Dreamgirls sequel pitches

1.16.35: Listener Submissions & Episode 206 Preview

Reviving Pleasantville

Reviving Pleasantville

February 1, 2021

Released in 1998, Pleasantville was a disappointment at the box office, but quickly developed a cult audience as stars Reese Witherspoon and Tobey Maguire became Hollywood A-listers. 

In this week's episode, we discuss our reactions to the film, including the groundbreaking special effects, some surprisingly raunchy gags and William H. Macy's heartbreaking quest for a home-cooked dinner. 

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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: Molly's Game really ruined Tobey Maguire for us...

37.15: Pleasantville Drinking Games

47.05: Pleasantville sequel pitches

1.04.30: Listener Submissions & Episode 203 Preview

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