Half Past Podcast - The Movie Review Podcast

Half Past Podcast is a spoiler cast that reviews movies for people who actually like movies. Join Pilot, Grahamn Ricks, and Co-Pilot, Ian Jones on a journey though Film and TV.
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Jun 4, 2018

In this episode we discuss the movie, Avengers: Infinity War. After ten years of movies we finally get to see Thanos in action.
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier Captain America: Civil War, Arrested Development, Community)


Robert Downey Jr. (Weird Science, Chaplin, Ally McBeal)
Chris Hemsworth (Star Trek, The Cabin in the Woods, Snow White and the Huntsman)
Mark Ruffalo (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Zodiac, Shutter Island)
Chris Evans (Fantastic Four, Snowpiercer, TMNT)
Scarlett Johansson (The Horse Whisperer, Lost in Translation, The Island)
Don Cheadle (Boogie Nights, Out of Sight, Ocean's Eleven)
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Hobbit, Star Trek Into Darkness, Black Mass)
Tom Holland (The Impossible, In the Heart of the Sea, The Lost City of Z)
Chadwick Boseman (42, Get on Up, Marshall)
Zoe Saldana (Star Trek, Avatar, Colombiana)

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation puts an end to the universe.

May 10, 2018

In this episode we discuss the movie, Rampage. We also take an impromptu trip down memory lane.
Directed by Brad Peyton (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, San Andreas)


Dwayne Johnson (The Scorpion King, Fast & Furious)
Naomie Harris (James Bond, Pirates of the Caribbean)
Malin Akerman (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Watchmen)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Supernatural, Grey's Anatomy)
Jake Lacy (Obvious Child, The Office)
Joe Manganiello (Spider-Man trilogy, True Blood)

When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago.

Apr 20, 2018

In this episode we discuss the movie, Ready Player One. Is the book or the movie better? A question we will not answer because, of course, we did not read the book. We also talk about the Rampage trailer and why the Rock is so awesome.

Directed by Steven Spielberg (Jaws, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones)


Tye Sheridan (Mud, X-Men: Apocalypse)
Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel, The Quiet Ones)
Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Bloodline)
Lena Waithe (Master of None, The Chi)
T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley, Cloverfield, Deadpool)
Simon Pegg (Three Flavours Cornetto, Mission: Impossible, Star Trek)
Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies, The BFG, Dunkirk)

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

Apr 9, 2018

In this episode we discuss the sequel to Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim. Does this movie deserve its creation? We also discuss the Ready Player One trailer.

Directed by Steven S. DeKnight (Pan's Labrynth, Pacific Rim, Crimson Peak)


John Boyega (Attack the Block, Star Wars, Detroit)
Scott Eastwood (Flags of Our Fathers, Suicide Squad)
Cailee Spaeny (First major release)
Burn Gorman (Layer Cake, The Dark Knight Rises, Crimson Peak)
Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Horrible Bosses, The Lego Movie)
Tian Jing (The Great Wall, Kong: Skull Island)
Jin Zhang (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dargon, My Lucky Star, Ip Man 3)
Adria Arjona (Person of Interest, Emerald City)
Rinko Kikuchi (Babel, Norwegian Wood, Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter)

Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots,
including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

Apr 9, 2018

In this episode we discuss Guillermo del Toro's beautiful, Academy Award Winning Movie, The Shape of Water! This one has been a long time coming.

Directed by Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labrynth, Pacific Rim, Crimson Peak)


Sally Hawkins (Layer Cake, Happy-Go-Lucky)
Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road, Man of Steel)
Richard Jenkins (Six Feet Under, Let Me In)
Octavia SPencer (The Help, Zootopia, Hidden Figures)
Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man, Lincoln, Trumbo)
Doug Jones (Mimic, Hellboy, Crimson Peak)

At a top secret research facility in the 1950s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

Mar 12, 2018

In this episode we discuss Marvel's new movie Black Panther! We also talk about the Avengers: Infinity War trailer.

Directed by Ryan Coogler (Creed)


Chadwick Boseman (42, Get on Up)
Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station, Creed)
Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave, Star Wars)
Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead)
Martin Freeman (Sherlock, The Hobbi Trilogy)
Daniel Kaluuya (Sicario, Get Out)
Leticia Wright (Humans, Black Mirror)
Andy Serkis ( Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Plaent of the Apes Trilogy)

T'Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.

Jan 17, 2018

In this episode we finally discuss Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
We also talk about our trials and tribulations after our long break due to sickness.

Directed by Rian Johnson (Looper)

Mark Hamill (Voice of Joker in Numerous Batman incarnations)
Carrie Fisher (When Harry Met Sally...)
Adam Driver (Girls, Lincoln)
Daisy Ridley (Murder on the Orient Express)
John Boyega (Attack the Block, Detroit)
Oscar Isaac (Ex Machina, X-Men: Apocalypse)
Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings, Planet of the Apes)
Lupita Nyong`o (12 Years a Slave, The Jungle Book)
Domhnall Gleeson (Harry Potter)
Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones)

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers.
Meanwhile the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.

Dec 6, 2017

In this episode we discuss Pixar's new animated movie, Coco.
We also talk about the Incredibles 2 teaser which means we just clamored about how long we have been waiting for this sequel.

Directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3)

Anthony Gonzalez (The Bridge, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders)
Gael Garcia Bernal (Bad Education, Mozart in the Jungle)
Benjamin Bratt (Demolition Man, Blood In Blood Out)
Alanna Ubach (Legally Blonde, Rango)
Renee Victor (Weeds)
Jaime Camil (Jane the Virgin, Secret Life of Pets)
Alfonso Arau (Like Water for Chocolate, Three Amigos)

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to work out the mystery.

Nov 28, 2017

In this episode we discuss whether DC can finally give us the movie we all deserve, with Justice League.
We also talk about the exciting trailer for Black Panther and the unfortunate events of Co-Pilot Jones.

Directed by Zack Snyder (300, Sucker Punch)

Ben Affleck (Armageddon, The Town)
Henry Cavill (Immortals, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.)
Amy Adams (American Hustel, Arrival)
Gal Gadot (Fast & Furious, Keeping up with the Jonses)
Ezra Miller (Trainwreck, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)
Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones, Conan the Barbarian)
Ray Fisher (Stage)

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

Nov 14, 2017

The review of this fourth adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel, Murder on the Orient Express.
There is no trailer for this week so we discuss the current scandals in Hollywood.

Special thank you and shout out to iTunes user Pandora_Spocks for the 5 star review!

Kenneth Branagh (Film versions of Shakespeare's plays)
Tom Bateman (Jekyll and Hyde)
Penelope Cruz (Blow)
Willem Dafoe (Platoon, Spider-Man trilogy)
Judi Dench (Theatre, James Bond films)
Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean Series)
Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon, Frozen)
Derek Jacobi (Stage, The King's Speech)
Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton: An American Musical)
Michelle Pfeiffer (Batman Returns)
Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)

A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. Based off the novel, this story tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man's race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.

Nov 8, 2017

Imprisoned, Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against his former ally. He must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying the Asgardian civilization.

We also discuss the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer!

Oct 31, 2017

A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting demon, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.

We also discuss the Thor: Ragnarok trailer.

Oct 19, 2017

When their headquarters is destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

Aug 11, 2017

After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

We also discuss the Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets trailer

Jul 12, 2017

After the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens while fighting crime as Spider-Man when a new threat, the Vulture, emerges.

We also discuss the Justice League trailer.

Jun 16, 2017

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, princess of the Amazons, leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

We also discuss the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer.

May 9, 2017

The Guardians of the Galaxy continue their adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s father.

We also discuss the Thor: Ragnarok trailer.

Apr 26, 2017

A mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him forcing the crew to take him down.

We also discuss The Last Jedi trailer

Apr 18, 2017

Teenagers with attitude, who are infused with superpowers, harness their abilities to save the world.

Apr 4, 2017

In the near future, a human saved from a terrible crash is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

We also discuss The Fate of the Furious trailer.

Mar 21, 2017

A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.

We also discuss the Power Rangers trailer.

Mar 13, 2017

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.

We also discuss the Kong: Skull Island trailer.

Feb 21, 2017

After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

We also discuss the Logan trailer.

Feb 13, 2017

This is a DVD review of John Wick that Ian and I did years ago when we were figuring out how to do the podcast.  Apologies for the sound quality and we hope you enjoy!

Jan 21, 2017

The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

We also discuss 2016 and the loss of icons.

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