Beyond The Box Set
Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce

August 29, 2021

My ill-fated attempt to induct Harry into the joys of classic cinema continues with Mildred Pierce, the Oscar-winning film noir that provided a much-needed comeback vehicle for Joan Crawford. 

Tune in to hear our thoughts on bad police work, Streisand-esque lighting, intimidating shoulder pads 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: Mildred's is not an appetising name for a restaurant 

40.00: Mildred Pierce Drinking Games

46.30: Mildred Pierce sequel pitches

57.00: Listener Submissions & Episode 232 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

All About Eve 2: Even Stevens

All About Eve 2: Even Stevens

August 15, 2021

My attempt to break through Harry's anti-Black & White biases hits a snag this week as we discuss one of the most celebrated movies of all time... the witty, literate All About Eve...

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

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

The Love Guru Must Die

The Love Guru Must Die

July 26, 2021

On this week's episode, we cover by far one of the worst songs we've ever inflicted upon ourselves in five years of podcasting... Mike Myers' notorious 2008 flop The Love Guru.

Tune in to hear our thoughts on cringeworthy cameos, respected actors and comedians slumming it for money, rehashed Austin Powers jokes and much more as we try to get to the bottom of this truly abysmal cosmic failure. 

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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 film may actually be a form of financial crime...

49.30: The Love Guru Drinking Games

1.02.50: The Love Guru sequel pitches

1.18.30: Listener Submissions & Episode 227 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.

beyondtheboxset.com

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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

Timecop 2: Time Bandits

Timecop 2: Time Bandits

June 27, 2021

Hold onto your black belts! It's time for our first ever JCVD movie! Timecops represented the peak of the Muscles From Brussels' career, a convoluted slice of Arnie-lite that gave him ample opportunity to showcase his martial arts skills to aa wider audience...

Tune into this week's episode to hear thoughts on emergency splits, inexplicable mullets, exploding houses and much more! 

00.00 How flexible is Harry?

1.08.00 Timecop Drinking Games

1.17.00 Timecop Sequel Ideas

1.38.35 Listener Submissions + Episode 223 Preview

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