BAMPocalypse Now

BAMPocalypse Now: Episode 3 – Contagion (2011)

Jonathan and Matt are, like the rest of you, in isolation at the moment. Safely ensconced in their own homes across the Atlantic, they decided it was time to do a miniseries of films that feel a little too relatable right now. Not to make light of the scary situation we all currently find ourselves in the midst of, but rather to make this time of contemplation a little more enjoyable. The guys as that you seek out the films or, in some cases, you avoid them and then listen to our mini-sodes.

Episode 3 – Contagion (2011)

  • Episode 3: Contagion (2011) 
  • RT: 85% 
  • Metascore: 70
  • Budget: $60,000,000
  • Boxoffice: $136,515,867
  • Directed by Steven Soderbergh
  • Written by Scott Z. Burns
  • Starring  Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, 
  • How to watch: UK Netflix; Cinemax or digital providers in the US

This film is everywhere right now and considering the pedigree of the talent surrounding it, it is shocking that Jonathan and Matt had never seen it. After easing into the subject matter for this miniseries it was time for them to dive into Contagion and discuss how eerily accurate the film feels against the current backdrop of our world.

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The Bloody Awesome Movie Podcast focuses on a single film per episode, usually a new release (hopefully theatrically at some point) giving a spoiler-free review. Then Matt Hudson (@wiwt_uk) from What I Watched Tonight and Jonathan Berk (@berkreviews) from Berkreviews.com will introduce a variety of movies or pop-culture-related topics in a series of segments. Review of X (2022) Directed by Ti West Written by Ti West Starring Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Brittany Snow, Kid Cudi, Martin Henderson, Owen Campbell, and Stephen Ure IMDb.com Synopsis: In 1979, a group of young filmmakers set out to make an adult film in rural Texas, but when their reclusive, elderly hosts catch them in the act, the cast find themselves fighting for their lives. 95% RT critic, 78 Metascore, 7.5 IMDb user score, and 3.8/5 on Letterboxd RELEASE location / DATE: Theaters Chuffed Headlines Movie/Pop culture news that caught our attention Matt’s Headline: Daniel Radcliffe Reveals He Used To Be Embarrassed Playing Harry Potter Jon’s Headline: Inside 2022 Oscars’ swanky, six-figure bags that A-list stars like Steven Spielberg will take home Media Consumption Movies, TV, Video Games, Music, Podcasts (not ours), etc that we use to pass the time Matt’s others: ForceCenter Regarding Henry, The Fisher King, Bugsy, War for the Planet of the Apes Jon’s others Blank Check – Evil Dead More Than Robots, Thelma & Louise, Evil Dead, Evil Dead II, The Army of Darkness, Crimewave, The Night of the Hunter, Fried Green Tomatoes Our Flag Means Death BAMP on Twitter | BAMP on Instagram | TeePublic Merchandise Jon on Twitter | Jon on IG | Jon on Letterboxd.com Matt on Twitter | Matt on IG | Matt on Letterboxd.com Berkreviews.com | WhatIWatchedTonight.co.uk — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bloody-awesome/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bloody-awesome/support

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