BAMP – Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (2022)

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 will introduce a variety of movies or pop-culture-related topics in a series of segments.

Review of Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (2022)

  • Directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson
  • Written by Guillermo del Toro and Patrick McHale
  • Cast:
    • Ewan McGregor as Sebastian J. Cricket
    • David Bradley as Master Geppetto
    • Gregory Mann as Pinocchio
    • Burn Gorman as the Priest, 
    • Ron Perlman as the Podestà,
    • John Turturro as Il Dottore, 
    • Finn Wolfhard as Candlewick
    • Cate Blanchett as Spazzatura
    • Tim Blake Nelson as the Black Rabbits,
    • Christoph Waltz as Count Volpe, 
    • Tilda Swinton as The Wood Sprite & Death,
  • Synopsis: A father’s wish magically brings a wooden boy to life in Italy, giving him a chance to care for the child.
  • 97% RT critic (85% audience), 80 Metascore, 7.9 IMDb user score, and 4.1/5 on Letterboxd, 
  • RELEASE location / DATE: Netflix (limited theatrical)

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Matt’s consumption

  • Happy Sad Confused (Austin Butler, John Boyega, Kumail Nanjiani)
  • Emancipation, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, Aftersun, Triangle of Sadness, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, White Noise, Decision to Leave, 5cream
  • The Bad Batch S2 (embargo)

Jon’s consumption

  • Blank Check: Monkeybone
  • 2010, Good Night Oppy, Elf, Ahed’s Knee, Nanny, Living, Close, Avatar: The Way of Water, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,
  • COD MW 2 and Gotham Knights

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