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The Empire Film Podcast

Empire Magazine
TV & Film

The Empire Film Podcast is the official podcast of Empire, the world's biggest and best movie magazine. We bring you all the latest movie news and nonsense, as well as reviews of the week's new films, an assortment of irreverent, film-related chat and interviews with some of Hollywood's best and brightest. New episodes every Friday. For our famous deep dives into specific movies, subscribe to the Empire Spoiler Special Podcast at Love TV? Subscribe to our sister show, The Pilot TV Podcast, which covers every quality show landing on the small screen — because you can't watch *everything*.


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It's another guest-packed jamboree on this week's Empire Podcast, folks. First, Chris Hewitt asks Richard Curtis about revisiting his BBC Christmas classic, Bernard & The Genie, as the new Sky Cinema film, Genie. Chris also chats with William Oldroyd... more

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4.6 out of 5 stars from 3.5k ratings
  • Awful.

    Chris Hewitt is deeply unfunny; he talks a lot but says very little.

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    Dan J Hardy
    United Kingdoma month ago
  • Legendary chemistry, awful takes.

    Chris, Helen

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Empire podcast

    I need my weekly fix. The only problem is if I’m listening on the train to work and I burst out laughing in a crowded carriage. Very bad form on London transport. Chris and James are a very dangerous combination. I pity Helen trying to wrangle them.

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    United Kingdom2 months ago
  • The best movie podcast around

    Great sound quality and excellent hosts and guests more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom2 months ago
  • The best movie podcast around

    Great sound quality and excellent hosts and guests more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom2 months ago

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