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Transatlantic Rebels - Music & Films: Eminem Kamikaze, Lupe Fiasco Drogas Wave, Nicki Minaj Queen, BlacKkKlansman, Drake Scorpion, Cobra Kai, Berlin Syndrome, Teyana Taylor KTSE, Cardi B, Janelle Monae, Avengers: Infinity War

A guy from the UK (Jesal) and a guy from the USA (Rochard) host a podcast talking in depth about various albums, films, books and TV shows.
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Transatlantic Rebels - Music & Films: Eminem Kamikaze, Lupe Fiasco Drogas Wave, Nicki Minaj Queen, BlacKkKlansman, Drake Scorpion, Cobra Kai, Berlin Syndrome, Teyana Taylor KTSE, Cardi B, Janelle Monae, Avengers: Infinity War
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Sep 17, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on our NEW Twitter: https://twitter.com/PodcastRebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 91 finds us heralding the return of Spike Lee.

"BlacKkKlansman" seems to have hit the mark, so Rochard and Jesal discuss the film. It prompts many tangents and avenues, proving to be a fascinating launchpad for current issues.

@JesalTV is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

@RochardScott has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Sep 11, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on our NEW Twitter: https://twitter.com/PodcastRebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 90 finds us doubling up on some kick-ass action.

First up, it's "Mission Impossible: Fallout" where Jesal keeps calling the lead character "Ethan Hawke" continuously (sorry). It's one of the blockbuster highlights this year, and prompts some interesting conversation on CGI vs "real stunts."

Then, we contrast it with a film recommended by Twitter and many a Comments section: Indonesian action flick, "The Raid". Jesal was oblivious to it, and finally catches up with Rochard.

@JesalTV is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

@RochardScott has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Sep 11, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on our NEW Twitter: https://twitter.com/PodcastRebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 89 finds us quenched by the 20th installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe...

It's "Ant-Man and the Wasp" time!

It took ages to get this review up, because the World Cup delayed the UK release by 6 weeks. Better late than never.

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and the importance of this film within the entire MCU itself. We also look ahead to 2019.

There really is so much to discuss, and since Rochard is a Marvel expert - well, you've come to the right place, friend.

@JesalTV is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

@RochardScott has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

Jul 6, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Episode 85 finds tackling the current (or is it?) issues sabotaging the Star Wars universe.

With proposed remakes, actors harrassed and a divided fanbase, what lies in store for? Difficult it is to see, the future....

@JesalTV is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

@RochardScott has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Enjoy!

Jun 26, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

In Episode 77, we discuss recent horror film "Hereditary" (which has made quite the splash).

Critics are raving about it (with it currently sitting at 90%) - yet audiences have slapped a D+ rating...

So... Who is right?

Is it frightening or just plain frightful?

@JesalTV is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

@RochardScott has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Apr 29, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 73 finds us quenched by the 19th installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe...

It's "Avenger: Infinity War" time!

We have seen the film 5 times between us, so have a pretty good handle on things.

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and the importance of this film within the entire MCU itself. We also look ahead to "Part 2" next year.

There really is so much to discuss, and since Rochard is a Marvel expert - well, you've come to the right place, friend.

@JesalTV is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

@RochardScott has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Apr 28, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

It's episode 72 and we tackle three recent Stephen King movie adaptations.

Gerald's Game is a Netflix entity, featuring a stunning performance from Carla Gugino.

1922 is another Netflix job featuring Thomas Jane.

IT is the worldwide smash featuring 99 Red Balloons.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Apr 11, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

It's episode 71 and seriously, stop eating that popcorn... We've just watched "A Quiet Place" and what an experience.

We discuss the brand new horror film that is taking the world by storm. It features real-life married couple Emily Blunt and John Krasinksi as a married couple with a few kids in a world where they can't make a lot of noise without serious repercussions. (Krasinski also directed & co-wrote the film).

It's a fascinating concept merging screams, silence and family together into a heady mix.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Mar 30, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 69 sees us tackling a brand new film directed by septuagenarian Steven Spielberg.

"Ready Player One" is based on the 2011 novel by Ernest Cline. Jesal has already read the book; Rochard has not, so he viewed the film with fresh eyes.

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances, gamer culture, film vs CGI, how Art3mis pulled her hamstring and life in 2045.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Mar 12, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 68 finds us delving into a trio of recent films all written by Taylor Sheridan.

With the main focus on "Wind River" (2017), we also reference "Hell or High Water" (2016) and "Sicario" (2015).

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and the importance of shining a light on Native Americans in Hollywood.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Feb 17, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 67 finds us tackling a brand new era for superheroes and the 18th installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe...

It's "Black Panther" time! Wakanda forever!!

It came out in the UK 4 days earlier, so Jesal was twiddling his thumbs waiting for Rochard the American to catch up.

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and the important of this film within the entire MCU itself.

There really is so much to discuss, and since Rochard is a Marvel expert AND black - well, you've come to the right place, friend.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Jan 10, 2018

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 64 finds us reviewing the year 2017. We go through our favourite films, TV shows, books and albums.

It's a timely reminder of how strong various elements of the arts were over the past 12 months.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Dec 18, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 62 sees us entering the Star Wars universe once again to review in full with spoilers...

"Star Wars: Episode XIII - The Last Jedi".

 

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and development... And the ENDLESS controversies and gripes which have arisen!

We could have talked for hours about this but had to cut it off at a sensible length. We managed to cover a lot, but there is a written companion piece from Jesal: https://medium.com/@JesalTV/star-wars-episode-viii-the-last-jedi-review-8b69a989f306

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Dec 11, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 61 finds us tackling one of the most controversial films of 2017...

"mother!" by Darren Aronofsky.

(Yes, it is lower case and with an explanation mark, sorry - exclamation mark).

It is possibly Rochard's favourite film of the year.

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and the importance of this film in a fascinating year of cinema.

We could have talked for hours about this but had to cut it off at a sensible length. We managed to cover feminism, religion and the diverse reviews.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

Nov 6, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 57 finds us tackling a brand new threequel and the seventeeth installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe...

It's "Thor: Ragnarok" time!

It came out in the UK a week earlier, so Jesal was twiddling his thumbs waiting for Rochard the American to catch up.

There is plenty to cover as we dive into the main characters, their performances and the important of this film within Thor and the entire MCU itself.

We could have talked for hours about this but had to cut it off at a sensible length. We managed to cover colonialism, out of sync accents and what lies ahead.

(We had some sound issues, sorry! You may need to turn the volume up)

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Oct 24, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 55 celebrates the 15th anniversary of a wonderful film starring a rapper called Eminem. You may have heard of him.

"8 Mile" ended up giving us so many fascinating topics of discussion, it's is an absolute MUST LISTEN! 

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

 

Oct 17, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 53 finds us tackling not one but two new movies funded by Netflix themselves.

"Okja" and "What Happened to Monday" (also known as "Seven Sisters") give us plenty of talking points. 

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Oct 9, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Episode 52 finds us tackling a brand new sequel to the 1982 cult classic - a truly excellent "Blade Runner 2049."

There is plenty to cover as we primarily focus on the new Denis Villeneuve film, but look back on the original by Ridley Scott. It's a fascinating listen that helps digest a mammoth movie.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Sep 5, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

We're back! After our summer break, Season 2 begins in earnest. New theme music, a new logo and a new structure...

Episode 50 is a SPOILER-FREE quickfire round-up about these Summer Movies of 2017:

- Spider-Man: Homecoming

- War For the Planet of the Apes

- Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2

- Baby Driver

- Wonder Woman

- Dunkirk

- Jab Harry Met Sejal

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

May 30, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 45, we both choose films with similar themes for a good old-fashioned compare and contrast.

Rochard has chosen "Room" (2015) and Jesal picked "Dogtooth" (2009).

We start off with a spoiler-free session for the first few minutes... But then dish out gigantic spoilers (you have been warned).

There are plenty of similarities to discuss, as well as obvious differences. Watch both films, then listen to our lively debate - it was cracking fun to record.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Follow us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Apr 4, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 36, we have a very special guest called Leslie Byron Pitt (who goes by AfroFilmViewer) and take a look at one of Jesal's favourite films of recent years: "Get Out."

With gigantic SPOILERS (you have been warned), we discuss the film, performances and delve into multiple aspects of racism.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy!

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/T_Rebels

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRebels

Check out Leslie's blog: http://afrofilmviewer.blogspot.co.uk/

Feb 21, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 29, we take a look at one of our favourite films of 2016: "Arrival."

With gigantic spoilers (you have been warned), we discuss the film, performances and rant about the Oscars.

There is also a wider discussion about science fiction films, particularly ones from the past decade.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy! And follow us on Twitter - @T_Rebels

 

Jan 17, 2017

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 23, we take our first look at the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Jesal is your average Marvel viewer, and Rochard knows every nook and cranny of the Universe.

The main focus is on four films (the three "Captain America" ones and "Age of Ultron"); discuss plenty of the other MCU releases since 2008; try to understand why they've been so successful; and look forward at what to expect next.

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy! And follow us on Twitter - @T_Rebels

Nov 1, 2016

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 12, our special Star Wars Prequels series consisting of in-depth past reviews concludes with the final part of the Prequel Trilogy "Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" from 2005.

We talk about how this movie is hugely misunderstood; why the lightsaber battles are so amazing; brotherhood and the loss of friends to the Dark Side; West Wing; and try with all of our might not to get emotional about Order 66. Also, for some insane reason Rochard actively wants to give you $100. Seriously!

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy! And follow us on Twitter - @T_Rebels

Oct 25, 2016

Meet Jesal and Rochard. We are the Transatlantic Rebels.

In Episode 11, our special Star Wars Prequels series consisting of in-depth past reviews continues with the second outing of the Prequel Trilogy "Episode II - Attack of the Clones" from 2002. We will follow this next week with a podcast for the third Prequel film "Revenge of the Sith."

We talk about how this movie is somewhat misunderstood; the essential politics of the Prequels; "Get By" and Talib Kweli; and how we don't like sand... It's coarse and rough and irritating, and it gets everywhere!

Jesal is from the UK, and Rochard is from America. We like to talk in depth about albums, films, TV shows and books.

Rochard has a background in TV, acting, writing and many other areas of art creation. Jesal has a background in music: DJ, producer, artist, critic and other stuff.

Enjoy! And follow us on Twitter - @T_Rebels

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