Episode #247 – “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle

We’re taking a break from reviewing movies up for Oscars and going straight for Dwayne Johnson territory! That’s right, we’ve finally gotten around to reviewing “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”! Does the video game premise hold up or are we left longing for a good ol’ killer board game? Tune in to find out! We also talk about what we’ve been watching including “Hostiles” and “Star Trek Discovery”.

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

09:55 – Review of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”

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Episode #246 – “The Disaster Artist” & “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Disaster Billboards

Another week, another double episode! The next films in the awards season conversation that we’re reviewing are “The Disaster Artist” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”. And while James Franco was snubbed in the Oscars race (possibly for non film-related issues), “The Disaster Artist” has been an awards season darling. And “Three Billboards” has been running away with some of the biggest trophies around! Time will tell if this flick can go the distance come the Academy Awards. What do WE think of these films? Tune in to find out!

00:00 – Main review of “The Disaster Artist”

21:21 – Main review of “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

33:50 – Spoilers for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

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Episode #245 – “The Shape of Water” & “Call Me By Your Name”

The Shape of Name

A double episode! This week we’re reviewing both “The Shape of Water” and “Call Me By Your Name”…two films about forbidden(?) love! One is interspecies and the other is a whole lot more normal. Either way, we’re playing catchup on the Oscar buzz flicks and these two are high on the list! Tune in for two very in-depth reviews.

00:00 – Main review of “The Shape of Water”

16:47 – Spoilers for “The Shape of Water”

23:30 – Main review of “Call Me By Your Name”

37:02 – Spoilers for “Call Me By Your Name”

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Episode #244 – “All the Money In the World”

All the Money

It’s time for yet another episode in which we catch up on an awards-contender! This week we’re diving into “All the Money In the World”, starring Christopher Plummer, Michelle Williams, and Mark Wahlberg. Yes, this is the film that used to star Kevin Spacey but, well, we all know what happened there. So how does Ridley Scott’s film fare without Spacey? Is it a seamless replacement with Plummer? And overall, is this is a good film?? We go in-depth. We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “Bright” and “The Crown” season 2, before moving on to talk about our favorite movies about rich people!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

11:19 – Our favorite movies about rich people

21:05 – Main review of “All the Money In the World”

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Our Favorite Movies of 2017!

2017 Niceee

It’s time for us to reveal our favorite (and least favorite) movies of 2017! You may think you have us pegged but…well, I guess you may. We’re a little predictable but hey, it’s still fun to recap a pretty good year at the movies and tear into some truly awful films, as well. Friend of the show John Kelley joins us for this fun episode. Tune in!

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Episode #243 – “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

The Last Jedi

It’s time for our big review of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”! The second in this new trilogy of films, Rey comes face-to-face with Luke Skywalker…will he turn out to be the hero the Resistance needs? Or will he be a crazy, old man who like blue milk? And what about Supreme Leader Snoke? What do we find out about this mysterious master to Kyle Ren? We break it all down in this massive review. Tune in!

00:00 – Main review of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

19:28 – Spoilers for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

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Episode #242 – “Coco” & “Lady Bird”

Coco Bird

We’re back with a double episode! This week, we’re tackling Pixar’s newest film, “Coco”…it’s all about the Day of the Dead and not forgetting the family members who came before you. Is this film another home run for Pixar? Or is it a rare miss? Tune in to find out! We also review “Lady Bird”…yes, that movie that (until recently) had a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. We all know how skewed Rotten Tomatoes can be (check out Justin’s RT article) so how does “Lady Bird” actually stack up? Putting it bluntly…”Edge of Seventeen” did “Lady Bird” a lot better than “Lady Bird” did “Lady Bird”.

00:00 – Main review of “Coco”

16:25 – Spoilers for “Coco”

20:21 – Review of “Lady Bird”

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Episode #241 – “Justice League”

Justice League

This week is all about “Justice League”! We’re joined by friend of the show Joe Carugati to break down the latest film in Warner Brothers and DC’s latest attempt to be Marvel. Is “Justice League” a roaring success like “Wonder Woman”? Or is it an utter pile of crap like “Suicide Squad”? Tune in as we go super in-depth!

00:00 – Main review of “Justice League”

36:50 – Spoilers for “Justice League”

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Episode #240 – “Murder on the Orient Express”

Murder on the Orient Express

There’s been a…murder. On a train. Overseas. A there’s a ridiculous mustache involved! That’s right, this week we’re reviewing “Murder on the Orient Express”! How does this Kenneth Branagh-directed film compare to the 1970s version? Is it worth your time at all? We break down this star-studded flick. We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “Mindhunter” and “Riverdale”, before moving on to discuss the huge undertaking to replace Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer in “All the Money in the World”. Tune in!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

09:02 – The undertaking to remove Kevin Spacey from “All the Money in the World”

18:30 – Main review of “Murder on the Orient Express”

34:00 – Spoilers for “Murder on the Orient Express”

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Episode #239 – “Thor: Ragnarok”

Thor Ragnarok

Thor is back and maybe the third time is the charm for the God of Thunder. This week we’re tackling “Thor: Ragnarok” and yes, Cate Blanchett is simply incredible. More of that, please. We go in-depth on the second-to-last Marvel movie before next summer’s huge “Avengers: Infinity War”. We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “1922” & “The Thomas Crown Affair”, before moving on to discuss the latest season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. Tune in!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

9:00 – Discussing the new season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

20:06 – Main review of “Thor Ragnarok”

37:20 – Spoilers for “Thor Ragnarok”

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