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Sequelisers

Sequelisers is a film podcast about discussing, re-writing, recasting and ultimately fixing the bad sequels from the history of cinema.Hosted by Jack Chambers with Matthew Stogdon and Tim Maytom.

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Season 5 Episode 1 - The Dark Knight Rises

Welcome to season five! In the first episode of our brand new season, we finally fix The Dark Knight Rises!Check out our new rewards and tiers:www.patreon.com/sequelisersSponsor: Stitcher Premiumhttps://www.stitcher.com/premiumPromo code: SEQUELISERSTwitter: www.twitter.com/sequelisersInstagram: www.instagram.com/sequelisersMusic by Daniel Williams.

1hr 49mins

7 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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Season 4 Episode 7 - Son of the Mask

OK. Seriously. This is the worst film we've ever talked about on this show. Worse than Mulan 2, Return of Jafar and Highlander 2.Son of the Mask is one of the worst films ever made. Maybe THE worst film ever made.So, how are we going to fix it? That's a very good question. Burn the original to the ground and start from scratch or salvage the tiny scraps of decency and try to make them work? Tune in to find out!Do you have any thoughts about our Son of the Mask ideas or the season as a whole? Then why not email us at sequelisers@gmail.comWould you like to support us in an extra special way? Head on over to patreon.com/sequelisers and sample the lovely rewards on offer.Theme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_LadJack: @JLWChambers

1hr 40mins

15 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Inter-Season - Trilogies Gone Bad

In our first of two inter-season episodes, we take a Patron suggestion (thanks Mark!) for the topic of trilogies that started off well and then went bad.Each sequeliser picks a trilogy that they feel fell off a cliff with its fourth installment and, to the surprise of no one, chaos and hilarity ensue!Would you like to support us in an extra special way? Head on over to patreon.com/sequelisers and sample the lovely rewards on offer.Theme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_LadJack: @JLWChambers

1hr 10mins

19 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Season 3 Episode 5 - Ghostbusters 2 Reel 1

Welcome back to season 3 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.In this episode, we’re talking about the follow-up to an 80s classic that has the Sequelisers (and the internet) somewhat divided – 1989’s Ghostbusters 2.So, what’s wrong with Ghostbusters 2? A studio-pressured needless sequel? Half-hearted performances? Weird continuity problems from the first film?All of the above, pretty much.Do you have a good idea for Ghostbusters 2?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersJack: @JLWChambersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_Lad

50mins

29 May 2018

Rank #4

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Season 3 Episode 8 - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Reel 2

It’s time for the finale of season 3 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.In this episode, it’s #PartTime vs #Jonesy and we're going out on a high with 2008’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.So, how do we fix Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull? Introduce some Argo-esque elements? Continue with Shorty’s journey instead of introducing Mutt? Have Indy trot the globe in search of the fountain of youth? All of the above, pretty much.Do you have a good idea for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comSequelisers Soundtrack Spotify link:open.spotify.com/user/vi1nkttmsrkg8frqwgm75st8gTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersJack: @JLWChambersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @Stoghz

1hr 13mins

17 Jul 2018

Rank #5

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Mid-Season 02 - Cinematic Universes

We're back for another mid-season discussion, this time focusing on the industry-altering powerhouses that are cinematic universes. What is a cinematic universe? What makes them successful? How have others tried and failed? How long can they be sustained? Have a listen as your favourite podcasting heroes answer all these questions and more.Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comSequelisers Soundtrack Spotify link:open.spotify.com/user/vi1nkttmsrkg8frqwgm75st8gTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersJack: @JLWChambersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @Stoghz

1hr

28 Aug 2018

Rank #6

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Season 3 Episode 3 - Poltergeist 2 Reel 1

Welcome back to season 3 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.In this episode, we’re baaaaack to discuss our obligatory horror film for this season. It’s time for us to talk about 1986’s Poltergeist II: The Other Side.So, what’s wrong with Poltergeist II: The Other Side? Terrible acting? Nonsensical subplots? Undoing everything the first film established? All of the above, pretty much.Do you have a good idea for Poltergeist II: The Other Side?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_LadJack: @JLWChambers

42mins

1 May 2018

Rank #7

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Season 5 Episode 9 - Hannibal

Tuck in your napkin and sharpen your knives, this week the Sequelisers are tucking into 2001's Hannibal. Can we improve on Ridley Scott's bland offering and do one of cinema's greatest villains justice?Check out our new rewards and tiers on Patreon:patreon.com/sequelisersSponsor: Stitcher Premiumstitcher.com/premiumPromo code: SEQUELISERSTwitter: twitter.com/sequelisersInstagram: instagram.com/sequelisersMusic by Daniel Williams.

1hr 49mins

3 Mar 2020

Rank #8

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Season 4 Episode 8 - Die Hard 4.0

In our jumbo season finale, we try to Live Free and Die Hard as we tackle the fourth in the iconic action series. But with our three Sequelisers more divided than John McClane and Holly Gennaro, will they ever find a solution? And when are we going to deal with the Olyphant in the room?Do you have any thoughts about living free, dying hard or season 4 as a whole? Then why not email us at sequelisers@gmail.comWould you like to support us in an extra special way? Head on over to patreon.com/sequelisers and sample the lovely rewards on offer.Theme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_LadJack: @JLWChambers

1hr 31mins

29 Oct 2019

Rank #9

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Mid-Season 01 - Bad Sequels We Like

This week we take a break from slating bad films and take some time to sit down and celebrate the features that have been decried by critics and the public. So join us as we discuss the bad sequels we actually really like.Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comSequelisers Soundtrack Spotify link:open.spotify.com/user/vi1nkttmsrkg8frqwgm75st8gTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersJack: @JLWChambersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @Stoghz

59mins

14 Aug 2018

Rank #10

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Season 3 Episode 6 - Shrek 2 Reel 1

Welcome back to season 3 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.In this episode, we’re talking about the most critically acclaimed sequel we’ve ever tackled. Most people seem to like it but we've agreed that it needs fixing. It’s time to talk about 2004’s Shrek 2.So, what’s wrong with Shrek 2? An unnecessarily complex plot? Ignoring the lessons learned from the first film? A weird obsession with inter-species relationships?All of the above, pretty much.Do you have a good idea for Shrek 2?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersJack: @JLWChambersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_Lad

52mins

12 Jun 2018

Rank #11

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Between Seasons - Our Favourite Sequels

Here's something a little different from the Sequelisers...We're not fixing bad sequels this time, we're taking the chance to talk about some of our favourite sequels.We also say goodbye to one of our founders and welcome our newest member who will be carrying the torch into season 3 and beyond.Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comBrand new theme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTom: @MadeByForwardTim: @Trivia_LadJack: @JLWChambers

1hr 58mins

16 Jan 2018

Rank #12

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Season 3 Episode 2 - Highlander 2 Reel 2

Welcome back to season 3 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.It’s finally time to fix one of the most requested bad sequels ever. This week, our teams fix Highlander II: The Quickening.So, how do we fix Highlander II: The Quickening? Get rid of Planet Zeist altogether? Introduce new Immortals and powers? Have Connor’s children carry on his legacy?All of the above, pretty much.It’s #PrincesoftheSequelverse vs #TooHighTooLanderHighlander decapitation compilation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnMVgrC4uRcDo you have a good idea for Highlander II: The Quickening?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersJack: @JLWChambersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_Lad

43mins

24 Apr 2018

Rank #13

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Season 3 Episode 6 - Shrek 2 Reel 2

Welcome back to season 3 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.In this episode, it’s #WhenThisBabyHits88mphYoureGoingtoSeeSomeSeriousShrek vs #ChrisFarley and we're fixing our most critically acclaimed sequel to date – Shrek 2 from 2004.So, how do we fix Shrek 2? Change the setting? Mash it up with Back to the Future? Bring back Lord Farquaad?All of the above, pretty much.Do you have a good idea for Shrek 2?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comSequelisers Soundtrack Spotify link:open.spotify.com/user/vi1nkttmsrkg8frqwgm75st8gTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersJack: @JLWChambersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @Stoghz

1hr 3mins

19 Jun 2018

Rank #14

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Season 3 Episode 7 - Beyond the Poseidon Adventure Reel 1

Welcome back to season 3 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.In this episode, we’re talking about a sequel to a 70s disaster movie classic. We need to talk about how 1979’s Beyond the Poseidon Adventure needs fixing.So, what’s wrong with Beyond the Poseidon Adventure? Underwhelming characters? Regular logic breaking moments? Almost universally bad acting?All of the above, pretty much.The ‘Making of’ documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVFVEi72fCUThe legendary Roger Egert 1-star review/sequelise pitch: https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/beyond-the-poseidon-adventure-1979Do you have a good idea for Beyond the Poseidon Adventure?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersJack: @JLWChambersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_Lad

49mins

26 Jun 2018

Rank #15

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Season 3 Episode 2 - Highlander 2 Reel 1

Welcome to season 3 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.This episode we discuss one of the worst films ever made. No, seriously. We’re sequelising 1991’s Highlander II: The Quickening.So, what’s wrong with Highlander II: The Quickening? Planet Zeist? Christopher Lambert? The whole damn film?All of the above, pretty much.In defence of Highlander II: https://furrysenpai.wordpress.com/2012/02/11/625/Do you have a good idea for Highlander II: The Quickening?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_LadJack: @JLWChambers

57mins

17 Apr 2018

Rank #16

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Episode 8 - Alien 3 (Season 1 Finale)

Welcome to the eighth and final episode of season 1 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.This episode is all about where the rot first set in for a franchise that is now plagued with terrible movies, Alien 3.So, what can we do to fix it? Fill it with loads of xenomorph variants? Cast famous actors and kill them off? Unceremoniously kill of Newt AGAIN?All of the above, pretty much.It's Chicken Shit Outfit vs Giger's Nightmare: Street Sharks to decide who wins Season 1!Who do you think had the better pitch?Use #ChickenShitOutfit or #GigersNightmare to let us know!Do you have a good idea for Alien 3?Do you disagree with the decision?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTom: @MadeByForwardJack: @JLWChambers

1hr 34mins

8 Aug 2017

Rank #17

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Mid-Season 03 - Sequel That Never Was: Dredd 2

We're back for another mid-season discussion, not so much covering a good or bad sequel, so much as a non-existent one. This week we are taking a look at a sequel to 2012’s Dredd; what we liked about the film, what we would like to see in a sequel and how likely that will be. If you like this type of topic and have any thoughts for other films that deserved sequels, let us know and we’ll no doubt do more in between regular content.Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comSequelisers Soundtrack Spotify link:open.spotify.com/user/vi1nkttmsrkg8frqwgm75st8gTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersJack: @JLWChambersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @Stoghz

1hr 2mins

11 Sep 2018

Rank #18

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Season 2 Episode 4 - Matrix Reloaded

Welcome to fourth episode of season 2 of Sequelisers, the show all about fixing bad sequels to good movies. If there’s a good movie that was followed by a terrible sequel, we’re going to try and fix it.This episode is all about one of the most requested films we’ve ever had - The Matrix Reloaded (and sort of Revolutions as wel).So, what can we do to fix it? Make Zion a shithole? Get a huge new cast of characters? Get rid of the Wachowskis?All of the above, pretty much.Who do you think had the better pitch?Use #WebSurfers or #NeoandSmithsBogusJourney to let us know!Do you have a good idea for Matrix Reloaded?Do you disagree with the decision?Email us at sequelisers@gmail.comTheme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersStuart: @AshensAlec: @Alec_PlowmanMatthew: @StoghzTom: @MadeByForwardJack: @JLWChambers

1hr 32mins

31 Oct 2017

Rank #19

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Inter-Season - Q&A and Best of the Decade

Strap yourself in, kids, because it's our longest episode ever. We answer your questions and then run through our favourite films of the decade in this epic inter-season special.Would you like to support us in an extra special way? Head on over to patreon.com/sequelisers and sample the lovely rewards on offer.Theme music by Daniel Williams.Twitter: @Sequelisers or #SequelisersMatthew: @StoghzTim: @Trivia_LadJack: @JLWChambers

3hr 13mins

10 Dec 2019

Rank #20