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Film & Spirits

Film & Spirits

By Frederic Bourgeois-LeBlanc & Sean Gallagher
Two Canadian gents, movie critics and whisky amateurs discussing trends in cinema and TV...while having a drink. This show is presented by ScreenHub Entertainment.

Opening theme composed and mixed by Jeremie Corriveau
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EPISODE 22 - 'Jurassic World: Dominion' & franchise REVIEW / GUEST: Francis Papillon (Film & Animation Director)
To review the latest entry in the Jurassic franchise, 'Jurassic World: Dominion', the gents welcome Francis Papillon, a Film & Animation Director from Montreal with whom Fred had the great honour to work with during his short time as a Producer. The trio also share their fond memories and opinions of the previous films, dating back to 1993 when 'Jurassic Park' first came out.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: Coors Seltzer (Strawberry flavoured)  Appleton Estate Signature Amber Rum (Jamaica): SAQ/LCBO Domain Lafrance Dandy Gin (Quebec, Canada): SAQ
01:28:09
June 16, 2022
EPISODE 21 - Top Gun: Maverick REVIEW / Obi-Wan Kenobi Ep. 1-3 / Stranger Things 4
The moment is here: 'Top Gun: Maverick' is out and Sean LOVED it. Is it possibly the best blockbuster of the last few years? The gents also discuss the last three episodes of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' on Disney + and the fourth season of 'Stranger Things' on Netflix.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: Pike Creek 10 Years Rhum Cask Finish Whisky (Canada): SAQ/LCBO The Kraken Black Spiced Rhum (USA): SAQ/LCBO *Our apologies, Sean's mic cut out a few times during the recording. 
01:20:03
June 07, 2022
EPISODE 20 - Doctor Strange 2 Review / HALO TV series finale / GUEST: Tom Bacon (Staff Writer for Screen Rant)
IMPORTANT - Due to technical difficulties, the sound quality of the episode is not optimal. We apologize for this inconvenience.  In this episode, Fred and Sean review 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' alongside Tom Bacon, British Staff Writer for Screen Rant. Also, Fred and Tom give their final thoughts on the 'HALO' TV series on Paramount +, which proved to be highly disappointing.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly.  
01:07:03
June 04, 2022
EPISODE 19 - Fantastic Beasts Review / Avatar 2 & CinemaCon trailers / Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard
Fred and Sean review the latest trailers and footage coming out of CinemaCon, while also discussing the relevance of the 'Avatar' sequels 13 years after the original movie. The gents also refer to the ongoing Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard trial and explore the movie that brought them together: 'The Rum Diary'.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon (Kentucky, USA): SAQ/LCBO Baileys Original Irish Cream (Ireland): SAQ/LCBO
01:05:05
May 04, 2022
EPISODE 18 - Yippie Kay Yay, Bruce Willis! / 'Thor: Love and Thunder' teaser / Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
In honor of their childhood hero Bruce Willis, Fred and Sean discuss his career and their favourite characters. The gents also review the new 'Thor: Love and Thunder' teaser trailer, while Fred also shares his first impressions of 'Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga' while building blocks on Xbox One.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: Yamazakura Blended Whisky (Japan): SAQ El Dorado 12 year Demerara Rum (Guyana): SAQ / LCBO
01:03:31
April 21, 2022
EPISODE 17 - That Will Smith Slap / HALO TV series / Moon Knight
The gents discuss THAT Oscar moment everyone is talking about, as well as the winners. Fred shares his first impression of the HALO TV series on Paramount + as an Xbox gamer and Sean tries to convince his partner that Moon Knight's pilot is actually great.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. In support of Ukraine, please donate generously to the Canadian Red Cross and the Ukrainian Red Cross. The drinks featured in the episode: Molson Common Bond Lager Beer (Canada): LCBO D'Eaubonne Brandy V.S.O.P. (Quebec, Canada): SAQ
01:01:08
April 04, 2022
EPISODE 16 - 'Hogwarts Legacy' Gameplay / Oscars 2022 predictions and favourites (GUESTS: The Average Js Podcast)
For the first time ever, we collaborate with another podcast to discuss cultural news! Fred and Sean chat with Justin and Jay of 'The Average Js Podcast' about the new gameplay of the incoming 'Hogwarts Legacy' video game, as well our predictions and favourites among the nominees of the 2022 Oscars.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. *In support of Ukraine, please donate generously to the Canadian Red Cross and the Ukrainian Red Cross. **You can listen to 'The Average Js Podcast' on Spotify, Youtube and Anchor. 
01:17:28
March 26, 2022
EPISODE 15 - 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Teaser Trailer / 'The Batman' Review
Big week for us geeks! The first teaser trailer for the future Disney + show 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' aired and the boys review the dark knight blockbuster by Matt Reeves: 'The Batman'.   WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode:  The Dalmore 12 Years Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky (UK, Scotland): SAQ / LCBO Jameson, Caskmates Stout Edition Irish Whisky (Ireland): SAQ / LCBO **In support of Ukraine, please donate generously to the Canadian Red Cross and the Ukrainian Red Cross
01:19:35
March 14, 2022
EPISODE 14 - Super Bowl movie trailers / Jurassic World Dominion / Doctor Strange 2 / HALO TV series
Following the Super Bowl, Fred and Sean discuss the latest TV spots and trailers for the next blockbusters of the year, including 'Jurassic World Dominion' and 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness'.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly.  The drinks featured in the episode: Lot No. 40 Rye Whisky (Ontario, Canada): SAQ/LCBO Chivas Regal 18 years Blended Scotch Whisky (United Kingdom, Scotland): SAQ/LCBO
01:00:51
February 22, 2022
EPISODE 13 - The Matrix Resurrections Review / Great movies & shows about money and capitalism
In this episode, Fred delivers his review of the controversial fourth movie in 'The Matrix' franchise and the duo discusses movies and shows that can educate you on money, investments, the stock market and Wall Street (while your bank account suffers in this volatile market $$).  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: The Glenlivet 12 Yeats Double Oak Scotch Whisky Single Malt (UK, Scotland): SAQ/LCBO Vizzy Hard Seltzer Raspberry Lemonade: The Beer Store
01:04:26
February 04, 2022
EPISODE 12 - Our most anticipated movies of 2022 / The Book of Boba Fett Review (so far...)
To begin season 2 of the show with a 'bang', we present our most anticipated movies of 2022, while also giving our first impressions of 'The Book of Boba Fett' on Disney +.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: Wild Turkey Bourbon (Kentucky, USA): SAQ / LCBO Speyburn 10 years Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Scotland, UK): SAQ
01:07:57
January 25, 2022
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL - Spider-Man: No Way Home Review/Our Christmas movies & shows/See you next year!
In order to conclude our first season in style, we review 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' and discuss the most memorable Christmas movies and shows of our childhood. On that note, we wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year! WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: Choco-Crème Cream Beverage (Quebec, Canada) SAQ Powers Signature Release Irish Whisky (Ireland) SAQ
01:04:55
December 24, 2021
EPISODE 10 - Becoming a filmmaker /Meeting Hollywood stars /Martin Scorsese's films/GUEST: Alberto D'Onofrio (young filmmaker)
For the final regular episode of the year, we receive our university buddy and now successful filmmaker Alberto D'Onofrio to discuss the process of getting into the film industry, tell a few anecdotes about the celebrities and movie stars he was able to meet in person and we discuss his favourite director: Martin Scorsese.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: - Jack Daniel's Old No 7 (Tennessee, USA) SAQ LCBO - Monkey Shoulder Highlands Blended Malt (Scotland, United Kingdom) SAQ LCBO
01:29:31
December 18, 2021
EPISODE 9 - A White Russian & Beer /Disney + Day / Boba Fett & Obi-Wan Kenobi / Marvel's Eternals / Yellowstone
In this episode, we discuss our love of cocktails and when we got into mixology. Also, following the Disney + Day fiasco, we chat about the latest news from the Star Wars and Marvel universe, including the 'Obi-Wan Kenobi', 'The Book of Boba Fett' series and 'Spider-Man: No Way Home'. Finally, we rate the latest films we've seen on streaming.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: Fred drinks a White Russian (1 oz of vodka, 1 oz of coffee liquor, 1 oz of milk of cream)  Sean drinks beer - Czechvar Original Lager 
01:20:33
November 22, 2021
EPISODE 8 - DUNE Review (Spoilers) / GUEST: Sebastian Sheath (ScreenHub Entertainment Contributor)
''Fear is the Mind-Killer!'' - We review the movie Dune (2021) by Denis Villeneuve. For the occasion, we receive our colleague and contributor to ScreenHub Entertainment, Sebastian Sheath, live from Berlin and fan of the Dune novels.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: Fred drinks a Gin & Tonic  Sean drinks Fireball Whisky  Sebastian drinks an Old Fashioned
01:16:33
November 04, 2021
EPISODE 7 - Halloween movies / No Time to Die / The Batman & The Flash
Halloween at our doorstep and the DC Fandom coming to a close, we are discussing our favourite horror films as well as the new trailers out of DC Studios, including The Batman and The Flash...and also a quick recap of our appreciation of No Time to Die. WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode: Woodford Reserve Straight Bourbon (Kentucky, USA) SAQ LCBO Jameson 12 years Special Reserve (Ireland) SAQ
58:11
October 28, 2021
EPISODE 6 - Music in Movies and TV / GUEST: Jérémie Corriveau (Music Composer)
Episode 6 brings us in a brand new direction as we discuss the power and influence of movie & TV soundtracks. Our guest is Jérémie Corriveau, music composer and our very own music & sound supervisor for the show.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. Check out Jérémie's official website to hear his work: www.jeremiecorriveau.com  The drinks featured in the episode: Highland Park Magnus Whisky (Scotland, UK) SAQ LCBO Gentleman Jack Tennessee Whisky (Tennessee, USA) SAQ LCBO
01:23:01
October 06, 2021
EPISODE 5 - The James Bond 007 franchise Part 1 / GUEST: Alex Callard (3D Animator)
Now that the latest entry in the James Bond franchise, 'No Time To Die', had its premiere in the UK, Fred and Sean welcome their university buddy and 3D Animator Alex Callard to discuss James Bond movies and their expectations and predictions for 'No Time To Die' before it comes out in theatres.  Part 2 will be recorded soon and we'll review the newest film.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The drinks featured in the episode:  The Vesper Martini Heineken El Dorado 12 years Demerara Old Rhum SAQ LCBO
01:45:04
October 01, 2021
EPISODE 4 - Our favourite critics / directors / actors & actresses in cinema
In this episode, we go a little bit off-script in order to discuss some of our favourite movie critics, directors, actors & actresses who inspired us during our lives as 'moviegoers'.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The whisky featured in the episode: Bushmills 10 years Single Malt (United Kingdom, North Ireland) SAQ LCBO
01:17:44
September 13, 2021
EPISODE 3 - Spider-Man: No Way Home / The Suicide Squad / The Bad Batch & Star Wars: Visions
In episode 3, we discuss the first trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home, while also sharing our thoughts on the Marvel and DC franchises overall. Fred also reviews The Suicide Squad by James Gunn, while Sean goes into deep theories in his analysis of The Bad Batch finale and the Star Wars: Visions series coming to Disney +.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. The whiskies featured in the episode: Jack Daniel's Straight Rye (Tennessee, USA) SAQ LCBO Intrepid Spirits Mad March Hare Irish Poitin Premium (Ireland) SAQ
59:30
September 05, 2021
EPISODE 2 - The Green Knight / Val / The Eternals / Call of Duty: Vanguard & on the rocks or neat?
In this episode, we discuss the next blockbusters to come in cinema, despite the new COVID-19 variant. We discuss Sean's experience watching The Green Knight and Fred's praise of the Prime Video documentary Val about Val Kilmer's career.   We tip our toe into the world of video games, discussing the 'Call of Duty' franchise and more!  ...we ask the ultimate question: on the rocks or neat?  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. Movies & shows mentioned: The Green Knight (2021) Val (2021) The Eternals (2021) The whiskies featured in the episode: Maker's Mark Bourbon (Kentucky, USA) SAQ LCBO Sortilège Canadian Whisky and Maple Syrup liqueur (Québec, Canada) SAQ LCBO
01:05:13
August 22, 2021
EPISODE 1 - Loki & The MCU /Trainspotting/James Bond franchise
In this episode, we review the latest Disney + show 'Loki' following the finale and the overall Marvel Cinematic Universe , while also discussing our shared passion for the Trainspotting films and the James Bond franchise.  WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. Movies & shows mentioned: Loki (2021) The MCU movies (2008-2021) Transpotting (1996) T2: Transpotting (2017) The James Bond franchise (1962-2021)  The whisky featured in the episode: Canadian Club Classic 12 years Old (Canada, Ontario) SAQ LCBO
53:47
July 28, 2021
EPISODE 0 - OUR FIRST DRINK
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In this episode, we introduce ourselves and have a first drink together. We talk about the first movie that made us fall in love with cinema and geek culture. WARNING - This episode does feature alcohol consumption, listeners must be of legal drinking age (age varies depending on the country, province or region) to consume alcohol beverages. Please drink responsibly. Movies & shows mentionned: Blade Runner (1982) Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Star Wars (1977) The Clone Wars Series (2008-2020) The Mandalorian (2019 - ) Aquaman (2018) Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) Army of the Dead (2021) The whisky featured in the episode: The Glenlivet 12 years Double Oak Scotch Whisky Single Malt SAQ LCBO
40:42
July 22, 2021