David & Josh fly solo as Richard is away in Melbourne. This week the boys review Underworld: Awakening complete with a spoiler zone. Also Josh’s Bargain Basement Movie – “Marathon Man”, What We’ve Been Watching and a brand new Lists of Five – Five Movie Series That Have Reached Number Four and Are Worth Watching. Film Actually is the official movie podcast of geekactually.com.
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What Else We’ve Been Watching
Films covered this week are “Deadly Pursuit” (AKA “Shoot To Kill”), “Urban Legend” and Josh’s Bargain Basement Film – “Marathon Man”.
Feature Film Review
‘Underworld: Awakening’ directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein. It is written by Len Wiseman & John Hlavin and J. Michael Straczynski and Allison Burnett based on a story by Len Wiseman based in turn on characters created by Kevin Grevioux, Len Wiseman & Danny McBride. It stars Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Theo James, India Eisley, Kris Holden-Ried & Charles Dance.
When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrioress Selene leads the battle against humankind. Source: IMDB
Our Verdict: Best Underworld film of the series. This is exactly what the series needed, a huge injection of action and energy. Beckinsale shines as the vampire warrior Seline.
Spoiler Section: 40:08 – 47:28 – Fast forward this bit if you don’t want to hear spoilers.
Watch the trailer here: http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/sony_pictures/underworldawakening/
Lists of Five:
This week our Lists of Five: Five Movie Series That Have Reached Number Four and Are Worth Watching. Underworld got us thinking, how many other series have reached four films and are still worth a look. Here you go.
Just a reminder, because we never like to just make things easy on ourselves, our lists are not necessarily top five lists, they are more or a less a list of film recommendations within the theme of the list.
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We opened the show with a clip from “The Big Lebowski”
We close the show with a sample of the score from “Underworld Awakening”.
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