It’s Episode 36! Sam and Martin from Song by Song return for the 2016 Shane Black comedy The Nice Guys starring the heartthrob Ryan Gosling and everyone’s least favourite Antipodean Russell Crowe.

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Its Sam’s choice despite the fact he HATES Russell Crowe, lets face it the man doesn’t do himself any favours but he has made some pretty decent films (including this) when teamed up with the Gosling and Shane Black’s script playing a washed up, a bit of a loser bloated waster it feels a fitting role.

There are lots of influences sewn in together and there are a lot of brilliantly funny moments – mostly down to Gosling’s physical comedy and slapstick – PLEASE, PLEASE DO MORE COMEDY – he’s the perfect idiot but with his heart in the right place to balance the bitter and nastier Crowe.


It’s hardly a feminist classic, not that it sets out to be, but it is fairly enjoyable and Gosling is brilliant and overall it scores a respectable 4.0 (incredible considering the levels of decimal places!)  – we’d love a sequel!

What do you guys think? Have you seen The Nice Guys? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

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More about The Nice Guys

For more info on The Nice Guys you can visit The Nice Guys IMDB page here or The Nice Guys Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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Films New on Netflix

As well as this weeks episode we think you should know some of the best new films on Netflix UK this week. Subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest news.

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

This film reveals how Julian Assange fired a global debate on secrecy when his web site, Wikileaks, published thousands of confidential documents.

Added: 7th December 2017

Midnight Run

An ex-cop turned bounty hunter is offered $100,000 to transport an accountant who embezzled millions from the mob from New York to Los Angeles.

Added: 7th December 2017

My name is Lenny

A brutal childhood was the driving force behind Lenny McLean’s evolution into one of Britain’s most notorious bare-knuckle fighters.

Added: 9th December 2017

The Collector

Desperate to be free of his debt to his ex-wife, Arkin breaks into his employer’s house to snag a jewel he knows will buy him independence.

Added: 12th December 2017


When their yacht hits a storm, Jess and her friends board a mysterious ship. The clock on the vessel has stopped — and so has any sense of safety.

Added: 12th December 2017

Films Leaving Netflix

Unfortunately, not all of the films stay on Netflix for ever, booooo! Often you don’t get to find out until its too late. The films listed below are leaving Netflix UK super soon so please don’t miss out!


After their only child disappears from a service station bathroom, a shattered husband and wife take different dark paths to deal with the grief.

Leaving: 13th December 2017

A Walk in the Woods


A travel writer decides to hike the Appalachian Trail and enlists his long-estranged best friend, a wisecracking recovering alcoholic, to tag along.

Leaving: 18th December 2017

Jurassic World

The owners of a dinosaur theme park try to attract tourists with a thrilling new exhibit, but a deadly giant breaks loose and terrorizes the island.

Leaving: 19th December 2017

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