Episode #194 – “X-Men: Apocalypse”

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

Oscar Isaac is here to bring our world to an end! And he’s dressed like a blueberry. This week we tackle “X-Men: Apocalypse”, the third film with the ‘younger’ X-Men cast. “First Class” and “Days of Future Past” were great films, so how does this one hold up? Tune in to find out! We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “The Night Before” and “The Nice Guys”, and move on to talk about the supposed re-shoots plaguing “Rogue One”.

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

12:43 – Trouble for “Rogue One”?

19:27 – Main review of “X-Men: Apocalypse”

39:38 – Spoilers for “X-Men: Apocalypse”

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Interview with Tanner Kalina from “Everybody Wants Some!!”

Tanner Kalina

This week we have a special episode! Tanner Kalina, one of the stars of “Everybody Wants Some!!” joins us to talk about what it was like to work on a the latest Richard Linklater film. Tanner gives us some great insight into what it was like to work with an ensemble cast as talented as the one in this nostalgic comedy. Tune in for a great conversation!

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Episode #193 – “Captain America: Civil War”

Captain America Civil War

Summer movie season is here and boy did it start with a bang! Captain American vs Iron Man…two characters we have gotten to know over 12 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, finally going head-to-head. And they’re not alone, they’ve brought some of the biggest superheroes to join the fight. What side are you on? Team Cap or Team Iron Man? We’re joined by friend of the show Phil Dunphy to break down what is surely one of the biggest films Marvel has ever put out. Tune in for a great episode!

00:00 – Main review of “Captain America: Civil War”

33:12 – Spoilers for “Captain America: Civil War”

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Episode #192 – “Keanu”

Keanu

This week Key and Peele make the jump to the big screen! Known for their brilliant sketch show on Comedy Central, the duo now stars in “Keanu”, the tale of a cat who gets mixed up in all the wrong business.  Sure, the kitten is cute but does the film move beyond it’s central joke at all? Tune in to find out! We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “Green Room” and “The Night Manager”, and move on to discuss the summer movie season!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

12:00 – Summer movies we’re looking forward to

19:00 – Review of “Keanu”

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Episode #191 – “Everybody Wants Some!!”

Everybody Wants Some!!

It’s time to bro out on the podcast! That’s because we tackle Richard Linklater’s newest film, “Everybody Wants Some!!” We’re thrown into the crazy world of college debauchery in the magical year of 1980. The music is incredible, the clothes are fantastic, but does that equal an amazing film? We discuss in great detail, so tune in! We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “Dice” and “99 Homes”, and geek out over the season 6 premiere of “Game of Thrones”. It’s a great episode!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

15:49 – A spoilery discussion of the “Game of Thrones” premiere

24:11 – Main review of “Everybody Wants Some!!”

51:35 – Spoilers for “Everybody Wants Some!!”

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Episode #190 – “The Jungle Book”

The Jungle Book

Disney has been busy mining its animated classics, looking for the next live-action adaptation. This week it’s “The Jungle Book”! Jon Favreau has been pouring his heart and soul into his latest flick about Mowgli and his animal friends, and the result is a beautifully rendered look into the lives of jungle animals. Voice acting comes from only the best in this blockbuster pic that just scored a huge opening weekend. We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “11.22.63” and “The Intern” and move on to discuss the trailer for “Doctor Strange”. Tune in!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

15:18 – Discussing the “Doctor Strange” trailer

20:34 – Review of “The Jungle Book”

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Episode #189 – “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

Batman v Superman

It’s here! Our MEGA-review of one of the biggest films of 2016. “Batman v Superman” is destroying box office records in its debut so it’s only fitting we talk about this flick for over an hour. But we’re not alone this week, friend of the show Joe Carugati joins us to talk everything Batman, Superman, and Justice! Does this latest Zack Snyder film address the shortcoming of “Man of Steel”? Does it get us all pumped up for the forthcoming “Justice League” films? Tune in to find out!

00:00 – Main review of “Batman v Superman”

42:24 – Spoilers for “Batman v Superman”

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“Man of Steel” Retrospective

Man of Steel

“Man of Steel” hit theaters in 2013 and it instantly divided movie-goers. “Is this the kind of Superman movie we want?” people would ask. “Isn’t it too dark?” Well, we are here to bring balance to the conversation. We never reviewed “Man of Steel” because of reasons but now with “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” coming out, we figured it would be a good time to revisit the first film! How does it hold up over time? Tune in to find out!

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Episode #188 – “10 Cloverfield Lane”

10 Cloverfield Lane

Can you believe it? We’re here talking about a sort-of sequel to “Cloverfield”! But right from the first trailer, it’s easy to see “10 Cloverfield Lane” is very different from its predecessor. Are the two films actually connected? We dive in and debate that point and much more! Plus, we also talking about what we’ve been watching, including “Fiddler on the Roof” on Broadway and the series finale of “Downton Abbey”, and then move on to discuss the new “Indiana Jones” film announcement. Tune in!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

12:11 – Discussing the news of a fifth “Indiana Jones”

22:35 – Main review of “10 Cloverfield Lane”

38:31 – Spoilers for “10 Cloverfield Lane”

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Episode #187 – “Zootopia”

Zootopia

This week we travel to the animal kingdom known as “Zootopia”! The latest flick to come out of Disney Animation Studios has not one princess in sight and instead gives us an awesome bunny heroine who has to unravel a mystery. We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “House of Cards” and “Vinyl”, and move on to discuss the wacky “21 Jump Street”/”Men In Black” crossover film. Tune in!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

11:30 – “21 Jump Street” meets “Men In Black”?

17:18 – Main review of “Zootopia”

38:20 – Spoilers for “Zootopia”

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