Do You Expect Us to Talk? returns after longer than anticipated (Thank you for waiting), to finish our Planet of the Apes series. Caesar is in conflict with a rogue U.S. military faction known as Alpha-Omega. When Caesar’s family is attacked, his tribe needs to find a new home, while he seeks revenge on the Colonel who led the attack.
Join Becca, Dave, Chris and special guest Charlie as we discuss, how the motion capture effects have really improved, do we really need Bad Ape, wearing sun glasses indoors makes you evil and we deliver a ranking of the movies themselves.
Do You Expect Us to Talk? returns in this new year to finish off the Planet of the Apes series with the second of the recent trilogy. Dawn. It’s set ten years after the events of Rise and sees most of the human population wiped out while Caesar has formed a new society and family in the woods. When a group of humans clash with the apes, sparks are made that could could ignite the fire of war. However, Caesar sees an opportunity for peace, but has to tread carefully, as some amongst his ranks feel differently.
Join Becca, Dave, Chris and special guest Charlie as we discuss, Wonder Woman 1984, the future of cinema, the scary guy you meet in the pub, what Gary Oldman is doing here and will Matt Reeves continue to make films too long.. (ahem…. The Batman)
Merry Christmas Everyone. It’s January, the festive season has come and gone, but seeing as Christmas has been cancelled (in the UK anyway) , here’s our 2020 Christmas episode. Sorry for the delay but this year it’s Chris’s choice and it’s the Arnie Classic Jingle All The Way. Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a workaholic dad who forgot to buy his son a Turbo Man doll, the season’s hottest toy. In an attempt to live up to his promises and not let his son down, he has to dash across the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul on Christmas Eve. Hilarity ensues.
Join Becca, Dave and Chris as we watch and discuss the Buzz Lightyear craze, how Arnie gives 100%, the late great Phil Hartman, the tragedy of Jake Lloyd, where did Sinbad go (or come from for that matter), why isn’t this starring Tom Hanks, and other Christmas films.
Do You Expect Us To Talk returns with the recent incarnation of The Planet oft he Apes series. Rise is set in modern day as scientists attempt to create a cure for Alzheimer’s disease using apes as test subjects. When pharmaceutical chemist Will Rodman’s key subject is shot after a rampage, he’s left with her son (Caesar) who he takes home. As Caesar grows and becomes smarter as the years go by, Caesar questions his place in the word as the development of the cure takes on the form of a virus.
Join Becca, Dave, Chris and special guest Charlie as we discuss thoughts and feelings upon original release, the angriest man in the world. unhinged monkeys, the kid who plays Draco as a little shit again and James Franco’s ability to portray a scientist.
Do You Expect Us To Talk? returns with our 200th episode and one of our shortest to boot. Tim Burton’s remake left us struggling to remember the plot – if there was one. Staring Marky Mark as the astronaut who follows to reclaim his monkey and finds himself on a mysterious planet rules by apes. Beyond that, we struggle to give you a better synopsis other than Tim Roth looks angry, Marky Mark looks confused smelling a fart and some weird ending no one knows what it’s about.
Join Becca, Dave, Chris and special guest Charlie as we discuss bouncing lasers, sexy looking apes, don’t let Helena Bonham Carter near your husbands, was the early 2000s a crap time for movies, how to break off your engagement and monkeys in space.
Do You Expect Us To Talk? returns with the final chapter of the original run of the Planet of the Apes films. Battle follows Caesar, as he creates a new society while trying to cultivate peace between the apes and remaining humans. As hostility rises between gorillas and humans, Caesar searches for archived footage of Cornelius and Zira within the underground ruins of the forbidden city. Unknowingly trespassing on the ground of the remaining mutated humans, who see the apes as a threat and prepare for battle.
Join Becca, Dave, Chris and special guest Charlie as we discuss Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do ‘ave ’em, 80’s TV themes, the reuse of old movie sets, Gremlins 2:The New Batch, The Equalizer and how all roads lead to Edward Woodward.
Set in 1991 (in the not too-distant future at the time of release), cats and dogs have died-off leaving apes to become pets for humans. Eventually, becoming slaves, the child of the two speaking apes from the future is in hiding. When his owner and only friend is brought in for questioning to protect his identity, Caesar goes into hiding amongst the other apes. There, form the sparks that ignite the flames of revolution.
Join Becca, Dave, Chris and special guest Charlie as we discuss flamethrowers, 1991 looking like an office complex, best way of delivering exposition, how to wear a turtle neck sweater, the art of subtlety and alternative ending.
Do You Expect Us To Talk returns with the third film of the planet of the apes series. Escape finds Zira and Cornelius arrive back on earth in modern day, encountering celebrity status as a new wonder. However, while holding back the truth, they find themselves not seeming a threat to humanity, knowing whats to come. Meanwhile, Zira finds herself pregnant.
Join Becca, Dave, Chris and special guest Charlie as we discuss best drunk acting, Chris’s fruity corner, exploding warmth on screen, why the 70s was so brown and orange, dressing babies in chimp outfits and, of course, George & Mildred.
Do You Expect You to Talk? returns with Charlie Brigden with the next film in the Planet of the Apes series. Following on from the first movie, Beneath the Planet of the Apes see another astronaut, Brent, land back on earth in the future, in search of Taylor – conveniently bumping into Nova after Taylor disappears. Quickly learning about where he is and the events of the last film, Brent finds himself in the forbidden zone to an old subway station where he finds what lays beneath the planet of the apes. Meanwhile, General Ursus, the military leader of the ape society leads a charge to lay siege to the forbidden zone.
Join Becca, Dave, Chris and Charlie as we discuss not-Charlton Heston, abrupt endings, how we never had a proper film adaptation of I Am Legend, and how to worship the bomb.