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.

http://westhertsdrivetime.radioverulam.com/

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      Charlotte's Film Club: Deadpool 2


      Another recent release on the Film Club today, as Charlotte rounds off a focus on the years 2016 to 2018 with Deadpool 2! Following the events of the previous film, wisecracking mercenary Deadpool finds himself in the way of Cable, a genetically enhanced soldier from the future, when he decides to protect an angsty teenage mutant named Russell. However Deadpool can't do this alone, and must team up with a vast range of new mutants such as Domino and Shatterstar to even the playingfields....


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Tomb Raider


      Charlotte looks at a release from this year today on the Film Club, "Tomb Raider". Alicia Vikander stars as Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished years ago. Hoping to solve the mystery of her father's disappearance, Croft embarks on a perilous journey to the last place he was ever seen, a mythical island off the coast of Japan. The stakes couldn't be higher as Lara must rely on her sharp mind, blind faith and stubborn spirit to venture into the...


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Get Out


      Today the Film club looks at "Get Out", the award-winning experimental horror from writer/director Jordan Peele, released in 2017. Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) decide they are at a point in which he can meet her parents. On the trip, Chris finds the open nature of the family unnerving, and as he investigates more discovers an even worse truth. Get Out won an oscar for best original screenplay, and was nominated for more.


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Deadpool


      This week the Film Club continues moving to even more recent releases, as Charlotte focuses on the years 2016-2018. Up first is 'Deadpool' from 2016! Ryan Reynolds stars as Wade Wilson, a mercenary who finds love with Vanessa (Morena Baccarin), but has his world turned upside down when he discovers he has advanced cancer. With no other options, Wilson joins an experimental program that reveals his hidden mutant power: extreme regeneration, but leaves him horribly deformed. Putting on a red...


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      The Radio Verulam Film Guide: Friday 27th July 2018 with @SusW


      The West Herts Drivetime Film Guide folks chat films: the usual please bar-keep except with Susie stepping up to the plate while Simon is away. Susie has perused the film listing on free-to-air TV and picked her must watch movies for your convenience. They also covered the Top 10 at the Box Office and new releases. Saturday Mannequin (1987) 1.45-3.30pm 5Star Warm Bodies (2012) 9-11pm E4 Sunday Face off (1997) 9-11.45pm Channel 5 OR 28 Days Later (2002) 9-11.10pm Horror Channel Monday...


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Jurassic World


      The last instalment of Charlotte's "2012-2015" themed Film Club is all about sci-fi thriller "Jurassic World". This 2015 entry to the famous 'Jurassic Park' series sees a park full of dinosaurs successfully opened as an extremely popular luxury resort. However, when a genetically engineered dino known as the Indominus Rex gets loose, a chain reaction is triggered that sees the entire park thrown into chaos. Only the park's operations manager and an ex-military animal expert can track down...


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Whiplash


      Another Oscar winner from between 2012 and 2015 on the Film Club today, as Charlotte tells us everything we need to know about "Whiplash" from 2014. An ambitious young jazz drummer does everything he can to reach the top of his class in his elite music school. When a well renowned music director known for his brutal teaching method selects the young man to be part of his ensemble, the two will go down a path of obsession that drives the student to even question his own ability and sanity....


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      Charlotte's Film Club: Dallas Buyers Club


      Charlotte and Danny are still looking at the best Films of the years 2012 to 2015, and today look at the award winning "Dallas Buyers Club", starring Matthew McConaughey. McConaughey stars as Ron Woodroof, an electrician in the 80s stunned to learn that he has AIDS. Despite being told it is advanced, and he only has 30 days left to live, he takes it upon himself to get hold of any possible treatments or therapies that can work no matter how legal. Seeing how difficult it is for the people of...


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      Charlotte's Film Club: The Impossible


      It's a Monday, and thus the start of another new week of Charlotte's Film Club! Continuing the theme of the previous few weeks, Danny and Charlotte have been looking at the best releases between certain years, now on to 2012-2015! Released in 2012, "The Impossible" tells the real-life story of the events of the Indian-Ocean Tsunami of 2004. A family find their Christmas Holiday in Thailand turned into a horrific nightmare by the previously mentioned Tsunami, which destroyed buildings and...


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      The Radio Verulam Film Guide: Friday 20th July 2018 with @SusW


      Susie steps into Simon's shoes (why he left them in the studio is a mystery...) and talks to Danny about the top 10 at the Box Office, new releases for the week and her choice of movies on free-to-air TV! Saturday Kingsman: the Secret Service 9:00 - 11:35 pm Channel 4 Sunday 21 Jump Street 9:00 - 11:10 pm Channel 5 Monday Singin' In The Road 4:55 - 7:05 pm Paramount Network Tuesday The Football Factory 11:05 pm to 1:00 am Channel 5 Wednesday The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 9:00 - 11:10...


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