Episode #203 – “Snowden” & “Sully”

Snowden Sully

We’re back with a new episode featuring TWO reviews! Both of these films are of the biopic nature and one really succeeds while the other sort of flounders around. One is directed by Clint Eastwood and the other is an Oliver Stone affair…and both have fantastic leading men. Let’s not delay any further, tune in for our reviews of “Snowden” and “Sully”!

00:00 – Review of “Snowden”

17:21 – Review of “Sully”

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Remembering Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder

The world lost a comedic icon this week. Gene Wilder starred in some of the greatest comedies of all time and was arguably at the top of his game in the classic film, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”. It’s a film that to this day fills children with wonderment (and a tiny bit of fear). As we discuss on this special episode, no one did it quite like Gene Wilder…one of the most unique actors of his time and one whose legacy will live on in his library of work.

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Episode #202 – “Hell or High Water”

Hell or High Water

Consider us on a hot streak! After what has been a pretty lackluster summer, last week’s film was a high note and this week’s proves no different! “Hell or High Water” comes from the writer of “Sicario”, a film we both loved, and stars Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges, and Ben Foster. It’s as Texas as a film can get, and when you throw bank robbers into the mix, you’ve got something special. Tune in as we go in-depth on this thrillingcops and robbers film. We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “War Dogs” and “Vice Principals”, and move on to discuss our favorite musicals, thanks to the new “La La Land” trailer.

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

10:53 – Our favorite musicals

20:02 – Main review of “Hell or High Water”

34:10 – Spoilers for “Hell or High Water”

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Episode #201 – “Sausage Party”

Sausage Party

No superheroes this week! Instead, we’re taking a trip to the colorful world of “Sausage Party”, probably the most vulgar film we have ever reviewed on the podcast.  Have you ever wondered what would happen if Seth Rogen got his hands on a Pixar film? Then “Sausage Party” is for you. We also talk about what we’ve been watching, or in Justin’s case reading, including “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and “Stranger Things”, and move on to talk about the news “Wonder Woman” may be a “mess”. Tune in!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

12:41 – The “mess” that is “Wonder Woman”

20:28 – Main review of “Sausage Party”

33:08 – Spoilers for “Sausage Party”

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Episode #200 – “Suicide Squad”

Suicide Squad

It’s our 200th episode!! Can you believe we made it all this way? We’ve seen a lot of movies over the years, some good, some bad, and some really bad…and this week we’re taking on yet another bad one…”Suicide Squad”! It’s the film all about the DC villains, with a little Batman sprinkled in. For a film this size, we needed some help so we brought in friends of the show, Phil Dunphy and Dale Beggs! Tune in for a good one!

00:00 – Main review of “Suicide Squad”

26:52 – Spoilers for “Suicide Squad”

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Episode #199 – “Star Trek Beyond” & “Jason Bourne”

Star Trek Bourne

Bring on the sequels! This week we’re tackling two, count em two sequels to big action franchises. “Star Trek Beyond” looks to redeem the franchise after the much-maligned “Star Trek Into Darkness”…does the film pull it off? Without Benedict Cumberbatch, that’s a tall order! And Bourne is back! Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass return for another film about the forgetful superspy. This time he remembers everything…except he doesn’t. Tune in as we review both of these films!

06:25 – Main review of “Star Trek Beyond”

21:09 – Spoilers for “Star Trek Beyond”

33:16 – Main review of “Jason Bourne”

49:35 – Spoilers for “Jason Bourne”

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Episode #198 – “Ghostbusters”

Ghostbusters

It’s one of the most divisive films of the year! Paul Feig’s all-female reboot of “Ghostbusters” is in theaters and well, the world is still here. There were no riots, the original “Ghostbusters” still exists, and everyone is just carrying on. So how did this new film fare? Was it a home-run like “Spy”? Tune in to find out! We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “Bojack Horseman” and “7 Days in Hell”, and move on to discuss the upcoming Pokemon movie from Legendary.

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

11:18 – Pokemon movie

19:06 – Main review of “Ghostbusters”

47:50 – Spoilers for “Ghostbusters”

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Episode #197 – “The Secret Life of Pets”

The Secret life of pets

This weekend “The Secret Life of Pets” absolutely rocked the box office! It’s become one of the biggest hits of the summer, all while giving us the cutest puppy-dog eyes. Does this film have as much charm as it does dollars? We go in-depth, talking about, well, talking animals. We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “Neighbors 2” and “The Night Of”, and move on to talk about Pokemon Go. What? Pokemon Go? Yes! Gotta get in on that sweet, sweet SEO. Tune in!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

9:49 – Pokemon Go!

16:36 – Main review of “The Secret Life of Pets”

31:11 – Spoilers for “The Secret Life of Pets”

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Episode #196 – “Independence Day: Resurgence”

Independence Day Resurgence

It’s been 20 years since Jeff Goldblum gave a computer virus to an alien spacecraft, which means it’s time to revive the franchise! “Independence Day: Resurgence” is here and boy is it loud and dumb. Was there anything of value to be found in this disaster flick? Tune in to find out! We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “The Lobster” and “The Shallows”, and move on to discuss the awesome season 6 finale of “Game of Thrones”!

**Apologies for the sound quality…we are investigating and working to fix the issue**

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

09:25 – “Game of Thrones” finale

17:55 – Review of “Independence Day: Resurgence”

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Episode #195 – “Finding Dory”

Finding Dory

We’re back with a mega-episode! We don’t review just one movie this week, or even two! No, we are back with a three-review episode! We go in-depth on “Finding Dory” and then move on to talk about “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” and then discuss “Now You See Me 2”.  So to recap, that’s one film lighting the box office on fire and two others that went down in flames. Tune in!

*Apologies for the audio quality this week…we’re working on getting that all ironed out*

00:00 – Review of “Finding Dory”

25:22 – Review of “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”

34:17 – Review of “Now You See Me 2”

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