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Two Minutes About Time
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Luke Allen and Robert E G Black discuss with guests the 2013 Richard Curtis film About Time, two minutes of the film per episode.
Oct 23, 2020
The Last Week: Richard Curtis Interview
The show comes to an end with an interview with Richard Curtis, with a special appearance by Emma Freud, and then we say our goodbyes.
Oct 21, 2020
The Last Week: Commentary Special
Former guests Curtis Bloes, Helen Mae Austin, and Reece Ord join us as we watch the whole film together one more time. Note: commentary is timed to the Blu-ray and Netflix, not the DVD.
2 hr 27 min
Oct 19, 2020
The Last Week: Random Minutes Special
Former guests Katie Proctor, Helen Mae Austin, Johann Joseph, Bryon Lockhart, Curtis Bloes, and Reece Ord join us again to look back at a few randomized minutes of About Time.
Oct 16, 2020
About Time Minutes 119-123 - "There are no boom mics or weird shadows of equipment in this whole movie!"
Luke goes a little nuts as we discuss the end credits, Luke calls set decorator Liz Griffiths, and we get in shoutouts to Unstable and Groundhog Day Project once again. Also, special thanks to Ben Millington.
Oct 14, 2020
About Time Minutes 118-119 - "I never wanted to hear that song again"
Location Manager Steve Mortimore joins us to discuss About Time's filming locations, and we get into the above the line end credits and the cast as the credits roll.
Oct 13, 2020
About Time BONUS - Luke's and Robert's radio interview
Luke and Robert are interviewed by Mark Elliott on BBC Shropshire to discuss the ending of Two Minutes About Time and to announce a big guest for next week's final episode. From 'Evenings on BBC Shropshire - Recorded on 12/10/2020. Released with permission from Mark Elliott.
Oct 12, 2020
About Time Minutes 116-118 - "The family of purple"
Director Aisling Walsh joins us to discuss Elizabeth Is Missing, having one day left on Earth, Richard Curtis writing women, morning rituals, a montage of strangers, Tom Hollander, Dylan Thomas, An Inspector Calls, and creativity during lockdown.
Oct 9, 2020
About Time Minute 115 - "Jeff's Gone"
Eddie O'Keeffe joins us one more time to discuss Jeff's problems, Tim's extraordinary ordinary life, Mary's jarring moment, Unstable, Ireland, accents, Goodbye Christopher Robin, Kingdom Hearts, Paddington, and Cats.
Oct 7, 2020
About Time Minutes 113-114 - "Robert now hates the film"
Eddie O'Keeffe (who doesn't like Kit Kat) joins us to discuss Butterfly Effect, the big emotional scene, the beach, Keeping Mum, Bill Nighy, Community, Chevy Chase, making your own mistakes (like choosing not to like Kit Kat), Vicar of Dibley, and erasing Jeff.
Oct 5, 2020
About Time Minutes 111-112 - "We're watching this from Jeff's point of view"
Comedian Eddie O'Keeffe joins us to discuss being trapped in a Richard Curtis film, Animal Crossing, Oedipus, Les Miserables, Cats, and the last table tennis match.
Oct 2, 2020
About Time Minute 110 - "People don't breathe on my shows"
Brad Mendenhall is with us one more time to discuss podcast editing, Mary convincing Tim to have another child, the deleted Abbey Road scene, Pete Best, and best man speeches.
Sep 30, 2020
About Time Minutes 108-109 - "Sit for a moment and take in the Wednesday"
Brad Mendenhall joins us again to discuss Bonfire Night, how children are made, casting Rachel McAdams, and being positive.
Sep 28, 2020
About Time Minutes 106-107 - "He doesn't care because he's a baby"
Brad Mendenhall joins us to discuss normalizing time travel, Bill Nighy, Mary's perspective, and Charles Dickens.
Sep 25, 2020
About Time Minute 105 - "Hateful Minute"
Bryon Lockhart joins us to discuss Time Jesum Transeuntum Et Non Reverntum... ...and introductions, pronoun mishaps, After Life, what Nick Cave believes in, secret CD tracks, Desmond's impeccable dress, and checking sadness in the mirror. Plus a bonus moment with Set Decorator Liz Griffiths regarding that Nick Cage painting and commonly-used props.
Sep 23, 2020
About Time Minutes 103-104 - "Why did I think that was gonna sound good?"
Bryon Lockhart joins us again to discuss convenience store meals, courtroom sets, Rory as a lawyer, the Graham Curries, not stopping the music, Gary Allen's feel good music, and Rachel McAdams, as Mary and Tim lie in bed.
Sep 22, 2020
About Time - Ron Sexsmith Interview
Luke interviews singer songwriter Ron Sexsmith about his song "Gold In Them Hills" and about his own interests in music and film.
Sep 21, 2020
About Time Minutes 101-102 - "Dedicated to Graham Curry"
Bryon Lockhart joins us to discuss gaining pop culture knowledge from memes, sandwich trays that look like sandwich trays, the Pret A Manger lady, Luke's lessons in theology, Clint Eastwood's entourage, Michael Myer's mother, Mary's poor manuscript storage, Tim vibrating in bed, Time Freak, and a preview of Luke's Ron Sexsmith interview.
Sep 18, 2020
About Time Minute 100 - "The best piece of advice that anybody could give anybody for anything"
Andy Jay joins us again to discuss the dying father, the real mothership, the bad trailer, The Time Traveler's Wife, and living each day as it is.
Sep 16, 2020
About Time Minutes 98-99 - "She might not tackle him to the ground"
Andy Jay joins us again to discuss the penny drop moment, being on the... receiving end of time travel, needing a hug, knowing you're going to die, and making the moment about someone else.
Sep 14, 2020
About Time Minutes 96-97 - "Mary and Mary sound so much alike"
Andy Jay joins us to discuss downplaying grief to make it resonate more.
Sep 11, 2020
About Time Minute 95 - "The whole point of the film is that your haircut doesn't matter"
Film teacher Kate Smith joins us one last time to discuss sound and the use of silence, a clear sky on a bad day, the cast, and color schemes.
Sep 9, 2020
About Time Minutes 93-94 - "I don't know what I'm saying"
Film teacher Kate Smith joins us again to discuss self confidence, the romcom audience, the trying-on-outfits scene, and Quicksilver at the therapist, before we get to the chaos in Mary's office.
Sep 7, 2020
About Time Minutes 91-92 - 101 Things that are wrong with every time travel movie
Luke's former film teacher Kate Smith joins us to discuss camera angles, lighting, the film's color palette, screaming babies, rustic chaos, plus a bad review and Tim as misogynist narrator.
Sep 4, 2020
About Time Minute 90 - "She does a lot of jumping on people"
Mentalist Derren Brown joins us again to discuss Kit Kat, responsibility, maturity, Jay vs Rory, the perfection of Bill Nighy, and valuing what is.
Sep 2, 2020
About Time Minutes 88-89 - "There's a horror film in this"
Mentalist Derren Brown joins us again to discuss the chances of any of us existing, learning the lessons of time travel, stoicism, Groundhog Day, and knowing when you can't control the world around you.
Sep 2, 2020
About Time Minutes 86-87 - "I had Rachel McAdams over for dinner"
Mentalist Derren Brown joins us to discuss reacting to extreme situations, remembering different versions of time, explaining the mechanics vs telling a story, and the treatment of women in the film.
Aug 28, 2020
About Time Minute 85 - "How a child would dress to a party"
Callum Read joins us again, to discuss Jimmy, the butterfly effect, having no plot, not being a romcom, fandom rewatches, Doctor Who, and Bill Nighy.
Aug 26, 2020
About Time Minutes 83-84 - "There's old people all over the place, we just didn't notice them"
Filmmaker Callum Read joins us again to discuss the faller, Tim revealing his secret, fixing your own problems, Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas, the TARDIS, and grounding the film in reality (i.e. no time travel).
Aug 24, 2020
About Time Minutes 81-82 - "We're gonna kill Jimmy!"
Filmmaker Callum Read joins us to discuss needing to watch this film twice; Tiamat, Mother of Dragons,; repercussions of time travel; Kit Kat's relationship with Posy; Richard Curtis' memorable characters; The Time Traveler's Wife. Plus a new segment: negative reviews from letterboxd.
Aug 21, 2020
About Time Minute 80 - "The movie or the country?"
Podcaster Sean German joins us again to discuss Sunscreen, Australia, Kit Kat's car accident, Tim's Oedipal Complex, and New Year's traditions.
Aug 19, 2020
About Time Minutes 78-79 - "In your defence, I am wrong"
Sean German is our guest. Posy is born. Kit Kat is sad. Luke is wrong. Jay is rude. Babies are messy. Time travel is unnecessary. The bear is Horace. Harry is jealous.
Aug 17, 2020
About Time Minutes 76-77 - "It was a good artistic decision to attach the foot to the baby"
Podcaster Sean German joins us to discuss our origin stories, marketing time travel romcoms, getting Harry's autograph, Tim's love life, Spiegel im Spiegel, Tim's fixation on fixing things, and the deleted Abbey Road scene.
Aug 14, 2020
About Time Minute 75 - "I've given so many different opinions on scotch eggs"
Actor Ewen MacIntosh joins us again, this time to discuss generic questions about The Office, NEW UNRELEASED FACTS ABOUT THE OFFICE, Mile High, calling someone kind, loving B.B. King, and crying at films.
Aug 12, 2020
About Time Minutes 73-74 - "I'm losing my film credentials"
Actor Ewen MacIntosh joins us to discuss Harry fuming, Rory standing in for Hugh Grant, Owen Wilson standing in for Woody Allen, Tom Hiddleston standing in for Owen Wilson, Canadian accents, The Office, age ratings, and wedding speeches.
Aug 10, 2020
About Time Minutes 71-72 - "Aphorisms & Platitudes"
Actor Ewen MacIntosh joins us to discuss, in no particular order, Wes Anderson, Vincent and the Doctor, Bill Nighy, Donnie Darko, Il Mondo, The Office, John Hughes, Rev, Timecrimes, The Tall Guy, Yesterday, Richard Curtis tropes, and avoiding every Richard Curtis film since Notting Hill.
Aug 7, 2020
About Time Minute 70 - "Maybe she does this for every time she needs him to make a decision"
Filmmaker Joe Archer joins us to discuss pants vs trousers, Mary's red wedding dress, intimate lighting, looking forward, simple moments, and upcoming projects.
Aug 5, 2020
About Time Minutes 68-69 - "Half Man/Half-Armchair"
Filmmaker Joe Archer joins us to discuss repeated jokes, blundering characters, Mary's nihilism, Richard Curtis' style, and the zeitgeist of Englishness, as Tim makes some announcements and Mary starts to get her kit off.
Aug 3, 2020
About Time Minutes 66-67 - "This is where Kit Kat always tackles people"
Filmmaker Joe Archer joins us to talk about a quaint British summer in movie form, a painting of Nicolas Cage, and figuring out character relationships from just these few minutes.
Jul 31, 2020
About Time Minute 65 - "Mary Being Mary"
Reece Ord joins us again to discuss behind the scenes scheduling, great conversations, Mary=Mary so Superman=Batman?, and Reece's short film 'Connor' as we rush to show relationships.
Jul 30, 2020
About Time Minutes 63-64 - "Oh heck, it's Rachel McAdams!"
Reece Ord joins us again to discuss The Time Traveler's Wife, Rachel McAdams' look, proposals in film, one of Robert's favorites line in About Time, location shooting on Hood, and saying 'no' to tea.
Jul 27, 2020
About Time Minutes 61-62 - "The weirdos draw us in"
Reece Ord joins us to discuss Hood: The Legend Reborn, Rachel McAdams' variety of films, watching About Time twice, running across London while fleeing temptation, and proposing marriage.
Jul 24, 2020
About Time Minute 60 - "Be true to yourself"
Actress Helen Mae Austin joins us again to discuss Charlotte's confidence, the walk homing after dinner, Tarantino's final film, charity shop DVDs, Margot Robbie in a RomCom, going from Harry Potter to Swiss Army Man, narration in film, being too British, and getting started as an actor.
Jul 22, 2020
About Time Minutes 58-59 - "Just be a Rory!"
Actress Helen Mae Austin joins us to discuss the joy of being Rory, Richard Curtis' extensive oeuvre, characters brought to life, rewatchability, Unstable, attraction, (not) objectifying Charlotte, and going to meals by yourself.
Jul 20, 2020
About Time Minutes 56-57 - "You don't often just automatically assume time travel"
Actress Helen Mae Austin joins us to discuss the joy of Rory, the National Theatre, obsessing about filming locations (or maybe that's just Robert), time traveling Rachel McAdams (#RachelMcAdamsIsTheDoctor), Groundhog Day, and Charlotte and her "girlfriend" Tina.
Jul 17, 2020
About Time Minute 55 - "Does she sleep all day?"
Johann Joseph joins us one more time to discuss Mary being pregnant already, Rory not getting a smash cut, Jay and Rory being redundant, and what Tim really wants from time travel.
Jul 15, 2020
About Time Minutes 53-54 - "Anything could go wrong here"
Johann Joseph joins us again to talk color-coordinated book storage, sex talk with parents, as well as manners and power dynamics as Luke tries to one up the tension of Tim meeting Mary's parents by having computer problems and illogical sound issues.
Jul 13, 2020
About Time Minutes 51-52 - "Maybe they're just invisible"
Podcaster Johann Joseph joins us to discuss the soundtrack, buskers, the subway montage, handheld camerawork, director credits, cliched parental visits, and American violence.
Jul 10, 2020
About Time Minute 50 - "The fun-ness of facts"
Simon Fisher-Becker joins us one more time to talk about repeat sex, time travel jet lag, post-coital editing, becoming a controversial podcast, contract riders, laughing at yourself, Luke's attention span, and lockdown.
Jul 9, 2020
About Time - Production Design and Set Decoration with Liz & J.P.
Set Decorator Liz Griffiths and Production Designer John Paul Kelly join us to talk about the Cornwall house, Mary's crazy flat, others sets, other props, and working on a great production.
Jul 8, 2020
About Time Minutes 48-49 - "There's Something (Wrong) About Mary"
Actor Simon Fisher-Becker joins us again, to discuss making the first move, modern relationships, American prudery, sex scenes, controversial films, censorship, Christian films, and writing, as Tim and Mary have sex for the first time, and then for the first time.
Jul 6, 2020
About Time Minutes 46-47 - "Okay"
Actor Simon Fisher-Becker joins us to talk about Harry Potter, Doctor Who, and modern attention spans, as Tim and Mary go to Mary's flat.
Jul 3, 2020
About Time Minute 45 - "What a hilarious and well-timed original joke!"
Luke and guest Curtis Bloes try their hand at acting, Robert (smartly) stays out if it, as Tim and Mary have some great banter over Greek food.
Jul 1, 2020
About Time Minutes 43-44 ' No description for this episode - just titles"
“We’ll do it live” or “if Kate Moss is listening, I’m sorry” or “There’s no Kate Mossy things happening in her life” or “Instagram has rules” or “Okay, I got another time traveler on my hands” or “the Rachel McAdams universe” or “It’s like a bootstrap paradox kinda thing” or “I would never go back to me if I was time traveling” or “Why do these guys in the Lake family keep secrets from their wives?” or “You could really save money on holidays” or “Everyone thinks they’re the only one that can time travel” or “I had to go stop someone from killing Hitler again” or “The pentagon just released footage of HBO” or “That’s one version of time travel” or “I don’t’ think we’ve got past the first line, have we?” or “She’s more impressed with the concept of more than one starter” or “I want to fluff your pillows” or “It’s not allowed on my Christian Minecraft server” or “I see now hearing it” or “…
Jun 29, 2020
About Time Minutes 41-42 - "My complaint is with reality and not the movie"
Podcaster, photographer, reporter Curtis Bloes joins us to talk about Tim's karmic bet hedging, age ratings, Luke's secret marriage, American vs British sitcoms, problematic London addresses, filming locations, sex scenes from The Room, Joanna's drug use, and party timing (and crashing).
Jun 26, 2020
About Time Minutes 40 - "I'm okay with Rupert until he enters"
Alexander Westwood joins us again to talk about Horrible Histories Rupert Bear, Paddington 2, The Simpsons, Spiegel Im Spiegel, and Movie 43. Also, Tim asking for far too much information about how Rupert and Mary met.
Jun 24, 2020
About Time Minutes 38-39 - "Salted Pringles and Cadbury's Chocolate Buttons"
Alexander Westwood joins us again to talk about Joanna as trusting animal, Tim Phil Connoring Mary, the morality of time travel, the Doctor Who Experience, mixed popcorn, strange food combinations, and Cats.
1 hr 1 min
Jun 22, 2020
About Time Minutes 36-37 - "15 Bonus Memories"
Actor Alexander Westwood joins us to talk about "Vincent and the Doctor", Tim meeting Mary for the second time, and Joanna as a foil for Tim. Also, Alex hasn't seen the film, and Luke has a tangent about high School Musical.
Jun 19, 2020
About Time Minute 35 - "Maybe... ish... possibly"
Joshua Griffiths is with us again, still having not seen the film, to discuss Tim and Kit Kat waiting at the Kate Moss exhibit, Mary as a character, and first impressions.
Jun 17, 2020
About Time Minutes 33-34 - "Every Year is 2013"
Joshua Griffiths joins us again to talk about clever reveals, Kate Moss, and the Kate Moss Exhibition montage.
Jun 15, 2020
About Time Minutes 31-32 - "I didn't know at all that he time travelled"
Actor Joshua Griffiths joins us, without having seen the film, to talk about forgetting lines, losing phone contacts, and working with Richard Curtis on the set of Yesterday.
Jun 12, 2020
About Time Minute 30 - "On any level, that's just wrong"
Director Piotr Szkopiak joins us one more time to discuss surprises, stage acting, premieres, directing, Shakespeare & Hathaway, The Last Witness, and being nominated for a BAFTA.
Jun 10, 2020
About Time Minutes 28-29 - "you're as good as your worst extra"
Director Piotr Szkopiak joins us again to discuss good movies, bad movies, Richard Griffiths, profanity, age ratings, visual filmmaking, and continuity.
Jun 8, 2020
About Time Minutes 26-27 - "We all know that the fringe is awful"
Director Piotr Szkopiak joins us to talk about Tim and Mary's first interactions in the light, and about filmmaking.
Jun 5, 2020
About Time Minute 25 - "I can verify that I do not look like Kate Moss"
Niall McGowan joins us one more time to talk about meet cutes, outdated phones, vandalism, Star Wars, British accents, and much, much more.
Jun 3, 2020
About Time Minutes 23-24 - "Is that Hugh Bonningdale?"
Niall McGowan joins us to talk about dodgy Jay, sexiness, token Americans, and method acting for good, among other things.
Jun 1, 2020
About Time Minutes 21-22 - "I can erase you at any time, Child."
Niall McGowan joins us to talk about Rory and Harry, and Mary, dark restaurants, Doctor Who, Richard Curtis, and much, much, more.
1 hr 11 min
May 29, 2020
About Time Minute 20 - "Luke doesn't know what Britney Spears looks like"
James Anderson of Crossroads Minute is with us again as Tim learns about Harry's wife and daughter and Luke learns about Britney Spears.
May 27, 2020
About Time Minutes 18-19 - "If your mother is Winston Churchill, please email in!"
James Anderson is with us again as Tim leaves home for London and meets Harry.
May 25, 2020
About Time Minutes 16-17 - "You've taken physical appearance off the table"
Podcaster James Anderson joins Luke and Robert as Tim goes back in time one month to try to hook up with Charlotte again and learns that time travel can't make someone love you.
May 23, 2020
About Time BONUS - Luke's radio interview
Luke is interviewed by Mark Elliott on BBC Shropshire to promote Two Minutes About Time and attempt to explain the movies by minutes format. From 'Evenings on BBC Shropshire - Recorded on 18/05/2020. Released with permission from Mark Elliott.
May 22, 2020
About Time Minute 15 - "They're all Desmond's friends"
Alice Lauren is with us again to discuss Tim failing to hook up with Charlotte on the last night of summer.
May 20, 2020
About Time Minutes 13-14 - "What is the point of you?"
Charlotte is the best at Tennis, and the best at casually flirting in a deleted scene, and Alice Lauren is the best guest we've got on the show this week.
May 18, 2020
About Time Minutes 11-12 - "Hello, I'm Tim in different outfits"
With guest Alice Lauren, we discuss some deleted scenes and Tim meeting Charlotte.
May 15, 2020
About Time Minute 10 - "Kit Kat bars don't jump on you in bed"
Guest Katie Proctor returns as we discuss commentary tracks, Roald Dahl, the dad's study, Desmond, Kit Kat, and The Vicar of Dibley.
May 13, 2020
About Time Minutes 8-9 - "good at being awkward and good at being horrible"
Guest Katie Proctor is back as we discuss Bill Nighy's acting and Tim tries time travel for the first time.
May 11, 2020
About Time Minutes 6-7 - "the most realistic film about time travel"
With great father-son banter, Tim learns that he can travel in time. And we are joined by special guest Katie Proctor.
May 8, 2020
About Time Minute 5 - "hi-ee to the Nighy"
Kit Kat wakes Tim strangely and Tim is summoned to his dad's study for a conversation that will change his life.
May 6, 2020
About Time Minutes 3-4 - "later continuity ruins earlier continuity"
The New Year's party comes and goes and we discuss Richard Curtis.
May 4, 2020
About Time Minutes 1-2 - "we should tell them what we're actually gonna be doing"
It's mostly logos, voiceover, and family introductions as About Time gets started.
Apr 23, 2020
About Time Teaser
coming soon: a movies by minutes podcast about About Time.