Beyond The Box Set
Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

November 22, 2021

The quintessential 80s movie and a sexual awakening for a generation of teenage girls, Dirty Dancing is a true cultural touchstone.

On this week's podcast, we break down the surprisingly nuanced plot, the magic of Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey's chemistry, why that oft-quoted line actually makes no sense whatsoever 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...

45.20: Dirty Dancing Drinking Games

50.50: Dirty Dancing sequel pitches

1.11.15: Listener Submissions & Episode 244 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

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

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

Something Wild feat. The Contrarians

Something Wild feat. The Contrarians

May 9, 2021

He may have hit paydirt with his 90s classics Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, but Jonathan Demme's mid-80s road movie Something Wild remains one of the late director's most stylish and beloved works. 

On this week's podcast, Julio from The Contrarians stops by to share his thoughts on everything from Jeff Daniel's amazing dad dancing to a credits sequence for the ages, 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: Distracting wigs and normcore aspirations...

59.40: Something Wild Drinking Games

1.07.00: Something Wild sequel pitches

1.35.15: Listener Submissions & Episode 216 Preview

True Romance 2:Elvis Has Left The Building

True Romance 2:Elvis Has Left The Building

April 19, 2021

Based on an early script by by Quentin Tarantino, but directed by popcorn maestro Tony Scott, True Romance is a genuinely wild combination of styles with an insanely stacked cast of early 90s stars - from Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette as the unfeasibly gorgeous romantic leads to hilarious supporting turns from Brad Pitt, Gary Oldman, Samuel L Jackson and many more.

In this week's podcast we discuss Slater being technically miscast but weirdly perfect, Arquette's brutal but badass scene with James Gandolfini, Gary Oldman's craziest role ever and much more, plus drinking games, listener submissions and sequel pitches! This one's quite a ride!

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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: Those Goddam Steel Drums...

1.06.00: True Romance Drinking Games

1.12.00: True Romance sequel pitches

1.33.00: Listener Submissions & Episode 214 Preview

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

Crossroads 2: In The Zone

Crossroads 2: In The Zone

March 15, 2021

It's Britney, Bitch! In the concluding episode of our 'musician to movie star' mini-season, we look back at the Princess of Pop's first, and to date only, major movie vehicle. 

Tune in for our thoughts on product placement,  surprisingly dark plot twists and the bizarre agelessness of Kerry Washington. All that plus sequel pitches, drinking games, listener reactions 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: Shonda Rimes having written this movie 100% tracks

50.20: Crossroads Drinking Games

56.00: Crossroads sequel pitches

1.12.30: Listener Submissions & Episode 209 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

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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