West Herts Drivetime With Danny Smith

The official podcast for the ultimate drivetime show in West Herts on 92.6FM and online. Presented by the gorgeous Danny Smith, including the weekly Radio Verulam Film Guide with Simon Carver, Agony Aunt Penelope Pritchett and daily editions of Chris' Film Club.

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      The Radio Verulam Film Guide: Friday 18th May 2018


      The Radio Verulam Film Guide: Friday 18th May 2018 Simon was excited for a birthday party later tonight, so he talked about films with the same amount of enthusiasm as normal. Friday The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) 10.00pm – 12.20am ITV4 Saturday The Damned United (2009) 10.35pm – 12.05am BBC2 Sunday The Heat (2013) 9.00pm – 11.20pm Film4 Monday Spy (2015) 9.00pm – 11.20pm Film4 Tuesday Pulp Fiction (1994) 9.00pm – 12.00am Film4 Wednesday Payback (1998) 10.00pm – 12.10am ITV4   Thursday The ...


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Bruce Almighty


      Charlotte finishes a week of the best of 2000-2003 with 'Bruce Almighty'. This 2003 comedy stars Jim Carrey as the titular Bruce Nolan, a Newsroom personality who blames God when he loses out on his dream anchorman position. Soon after, God (Morgan Freeman) actually contacts Bruce and offers him all of his powers if he thinks he can do a better job. Bruce accepts and goes on a spree, using his new-found abilities for selfish, personal use until he realizes that the prayers of the world are...


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Bruce Almighty


      Charlotte finishes a week of the best of 2000-2003 with 'Bruce Almighty'. This 2003 comedy stars Jim Carrey as the titular Bruce Nolan, a Newsroom personality who blames God when he loses out on his dream anchorman position. Soon after, God (Morgan Freeman) actually contacts Bruce and offers him all of his powers if he thinks he can do a better job. Bruce accepts and goes on a spree, using his new-found abilities for selfish, personal use until he realizes that the prayers of the world are...


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      Charlotte's Film Club: 28 Days Later


      Today's Film Club looks at British post-apocalyptic thriller '28 Days Later' from 2002. A courier wakes up from a coma a month after an infectious virus strikes, and finds the city of London devoid of life aside from the zombie-like victims of the ‘Rage Virus’. He soon unites with another group of survivors and joins them on a perilous journey to what he hopes will be safety. Directed by Danny Boyle, it stars Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson and Christopher Eccleston .


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Donnie Darko


      Charlotte's Film Club continues with the focus of early 2000s cinema with the 2001 cult classic 'Donnie Darko'. After surviving a freak accident, Donnie (Jake Gyllenhaal) begins to explore what it means to be alive, and in short order to be in love, he uncovers secrets of the universe that give him a tempting power to alter time and destiny. Jenny Malone, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Drew Barrymore also star.


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      Charlotte's Film Club: What Women Want


      Another Film Club kicks off today, and Charlotte wants to look at releases between 2000 and 2003. Up first is 'What Women Want' from 2000. Mel Gibson stars as an advertising executive who acquires the ability to hear anything women are thinking. Seeing an opportunity, he attempts to use this power to bring about the fall of his female boss, but the more he finds out about her, the more he finds himself falling in love! Nancy Meyers directs, and Helen Hunt also stars.  


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Fast & Furious


      Our final Car Film this week is the fourth entry of the 'Fast & Furious' franchise. Vin Diesel's Dominic Toretto and Paul Walker's Brian O'Connor cross paths once again in this new entry to the franchise, which sees the two put aside their rivalries temporarily to investigate the death of Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), one of Torreto's old gang members.  


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Fast & Furious


      Our final Car Film this week is the fourth entry of the 'Fast & Furious' franchise. Vin Diesel's Dominic Toretto and Paul Walker's Brian O'Connor cross paths once again in this new entry to the franchise, which sees the two put aside their rivalries temporarily to investigate the death of Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), one of Torreto's old gang members.  


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Mad Max


      More 'Car Films' this week, with today being all about the apocalyptic classic 'Mad Max'. In a future in which oil has become a limited resource, the world has degenerated from war and a huge rise in crime. Mel Gibson stars as Max, an officer of the Main Force Patrol, a group trying desperately to keep the peace. When his wife and child are hunted down by a gang of raiders, Max is driven on a vendetta that will see him cross the line however.  


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Drive


      Charlotte's next Car related pick for the Film Club is 'Drive', the crime thriller from 2011. Ryan Gosling is the mysterious Driver, a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Despite hosting a cold exterior, Driver finds himself warming to his neighbour (Carey Mulligan) and her son while not at work. However, when her husband gets free from prison and enlists Driver's help for a heist, the two will will be thrown into real danger. Bryan Cranston, Oscar...


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