His Film Her Movie

His Film Her Movie

Ever want to know what lengths one married couple will go to make the other watch some films they love? Well, this podcast is the answer. Listen in as each episode your hosts choose one film each that relates to the cinematic topic of the week. They cover everything from classics to blockbusters, art-house flicks to guilty pleasures… offering their own very different take and perspectives on the film. As well as whether or not they think you should watch it or not.

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July 16, 2021 62 min

Aaaannnddd we're back, this week Jordan and Lauren have chosen two films where the star of the movie finally got their second big break of their career, rocketing them back into the limelight and acclaim.

Jordan's choice is the Academy Award winning Alejandro González Iñárritu film Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), which shot everyones favourite bio-exorcist, Michael Keaton, back onto our screen in a big way,...

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It's been a huge part of our lives now for well over a decade. Some of us love it, some of us despise it. However, there is no denying that the birth of social media has impacted the population in a huge way. So, we thought we'd take the opportunity this week to talk about a couple of films where social media plays a huge part.


First up in Jordan's choice, the critically acclaimed feature film debut from Bo Burnham, Eigh...

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June 15, 2021 49 min

Check your armpit stains aren't too visible and grab yourself a cocktail cause it's summertime, baby! And given this sunny fact, we here at HFHM HQ thought why not take this opportunity to take a look at two films set during heatwaves.

First up is Lauren's choice with Billy Wilder's steamy The Seven Year Itch, starring Marilyn Monroe is one of her most iconic performances. Jordan then takes you on a seriously sweaty...

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'I'm out of order!? You're out of order! This whole courtroom's out of order!' Yes, it's time to take a plunge into the ageless and fascinating sub-genre of the court-room drama.

First in the witness box is Lauren's choice with Aaron Sorkin's superb slice of 60s liberalism with The Trial of the Chicago 7, before Jordan takes the stand and confesses his love for Sidney Lumet's 1982 film, The Verdic...

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I think Monthy Python said it best... 'and now for something completely different'. Influenced by Charlize Theron's superb portrayal as Furiosa discussed in last week's episode, the choice for kick-ass females seemed an easy one. So that's what we did.


However, instead of choosing two separate films this week, we've gone with one kick-ass female spread across two films. In this episode we take a long look at ...

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May 10, 2021 54 min

Timing has never really been our strong suit, so doing a show about a couple of Post-Apocalyptic movies as we (hopefully) are coming out of a pandemic in the UK may not be the greatest idea but what the hell... we did it anyway.


Lauren's choice this week is the action packed extravangza Mad Max Fury Road from the crazy mind of George Miller. Jordan's pick, however, is a little more subdued with Andrei Tarkovsky's seminal...

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We take a look at a couple of blasts from the past in this week show as your two hosts fix their gaze on two teen movies from the noughties. They've tackled the eighties and nineties so far on this podcast so this one feels right!


First up is Lauren's choice, the girl-power romp that is John Tucker Must Die - starring the it boy of the time, Jesse Metcalfe. Whereas Jordan picks the raunchy but sweet sex-comedy, The Girl Next...

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April 15, 2021 46 min

This week we take a gloomy turn and look at one of the more morose and dark topic's we've tackled in while... Serial Killer films! And we went and chose two which were inspired by real events.


First up is Lauren's choice - Patty 'Wonder Woman' Jenkins' debut, Monster, which earned Charlize Theron a trip the podium at the 2004 Academy Awards. Then we take a jump across the globe to South Korea as Jordan's ...

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March 31, 2021 39 min

As promised last week we're here with another episode of cinematic bliss. Two episodes in two weeks, we said we'd be back with regular content and here we are. In this episode we thought we look to the stars and tackle the popular sci-fi trope... the Alien invasion movie.


First up is Lauren's choice, the very rarely discussed kids animated film, Planet 51. Then it's time for Jordan to take you to inner-city Glasgow t...

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We've finally reached 50 episodes and here at HFHM HQ we thought that was worthy of celebration. It's been a tough last 12 months but we are making a promise to you lovely listeners that we'll be loading more consistent content from now on.


Our show this week was a simple on to come up with... given that we're 50 episodes old, we decided to watch some films that turn 50 this year.


First up is Lauren's choice with ...

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February 22, 2021 48 min

When a plot twist surprises and audience it can totally transform a movie, so we thought it would be interesting to take a look at a couple of films that really shocked their viewers with their twists.


First up is Lauren's choice, as we watch the 1999 global phenomenon The Sixth Sense, before delving into the disturbed mind of Spanish master filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar with his 2011 release, The Skin I Live In.


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February 8, 2021 41 min

We're back after another unplanned hiatus, thank the gods! And what better way to come back than talking about a couple of movies that have fresh starts in common.


First up is Lauren's choice - the 1996 comedy starring Bette Middle, Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn, The First Wives Club. Then we take a trip back in time with a slice of British New Wave cinema as Jordan chooses the John Schlesinger classic, Billy Liar.


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November 26, 2020 51 min

Creating hobbies, or falling back into old ones, has kept many a person sane during this car crash of a year. Sewing has a been a big one at HFHM HQ so we thought we'd watch a few that showcased sartorial talents.


First up is Lauren's pick, the Australian period drama The Dressmaker, directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse. Then it's time for Jordan's choice, the 2017 film (with the rumoured final performance from Daniel Day L...

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November 17, 2020 43 min

Back with another episode of marital film watching, Jordan and Lauren celebrate the release of the final season of one of their favourite TV Shows, Netflix's The Crown, by taking a look at some films revolving around the British Monarchy.


First up is Jordan's choice, and he went with the film which won Best Picture at the 1966 Academy Awards, Robert Zinnerman's period drama, A Man For All Seasons. Lauren follows this up ...

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Quirky [adjective] - Unusual in an attractive and interesting way.


We love offbeat and unique films here at His Film Her Movie HQ, so we thought we'd pick a couple of our favourites and talk about them.


Lauren's choice is the 90s-tastic beauty pageant mockumentary Drop Dead Gorgeous starring Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams and Denise Richards to name just a few. Jordan, however, chose a film from Mr. Quirky himself - the one, the on...

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October 8, 2020 47 min

Grab an energy drink and you're favourite sweat bands as we're about to get sporty in this hizzy. As you may have guessed, this week is all about sports movies.


First up Lauren's choice with Drew Barrymore's girl power extravaganza Whip It, starring Ellen Page and Kristen Wiig. Jordan then makes his wife watch Martin Scorsese's challenging masterpiece, Raging Bull.


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September 22, 2020 43 min

With the beloved Bill & Ted returning to our silver screens last week, we thought we'd honour their presence and discuss two VERY different time-travel movies.


First up is Lauren's choice, the Jennifer Garner starring romantic comedy, 13 Going on 30. After that we have a chat about the seriously complex (go check out the YouTube video) Shane Carruth puzzler, Primer from all the way back in 2004. Of course, Jordan goes fo...

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September 14, 2020 42 min

As we head into #thinkingofyou week, it seems like the perfect time to delve into a theme that's all about about the feels - friendship. So call your bestie and give these two flicks a watch.


First up is Lauren's pick. Get the tissues at the ready as she's chosen the 90s family film, My Girl. And Jordan stays within the warm confines of the 90s as his film this week is director Brad 'The Incredibles' Bird's d...

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September 7, 2020 44 min

It feels like forever since kids were in classrooms but, as parents rejoice around the country, today is the day when they all head back. So we thought let's talk about some interesting school based films in this week's episode.


First up is 80s favourite (and Lauren's choice) Pretty in Pink starring the always charming Molly Ringwald, before we take a turn and head back to 1961 to the brilliant, and seemingly not that wi...

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Like many folks across the United Kingdom, we've been taking advantage of the superb Eat Out to Help Out scheme designed to help eateries across the land. So we thought we'd use it as inspiration for this week's episode.


We've both went and picked a couple of films that has a restaurant as one of it's most important components. Lauren chose the 2009 feel good film, Tonight's Special and Jordan went with the u...

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