Episode #177 – “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”

It’s the end of the “Hunger Games” saga! Four films, a whole lotta death, and a pesky love triangle. It all comes to a climactic end in “Mockingjay Part 2”. Tune in as we dissect every piece of this final story, including just how damn good Donald Sutherland is. We also discuss what we’ve been watching, including “Master of None” and “The Man in the High Castle” and move on to talk about all the movie-related Black Friday deals we’re interested (and not-so-interested) in!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

12:07 – Black Friday

20:00 – Main review of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”

33:25 – Spoilers for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”

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Episode #176 – “Dope”

We didn’t want to see any of the new releases this week, so we fired up the Blu-Ray players and watched “Dope”! A coming-of-age tale set in a rough neighborhood filled with gangs and drugs. Can the three main geeks in the story make it out alive? We also discuss what we’ve been watching, including “Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl” and “Deadwood” and move on to talk about the new name for the new “Alien” movie that is actually a sequel to “Prometheus”.

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

10:37 – Discussing “Alien: Covenant”

18:15 – Main review of “Dope”

30:10 – Spoilers for “Dope”

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Episode #175 – “Spectre”

Oh boy, here we go! The 24th James Bond film, “Spectre”, has arrived! Daniel Craig is back for his fourth outing as 007 and he’s brought along a title that diehard Bond fans know all too well. Does the resurrection of the infamous SPECTRE group make for a compelling film in 2015? Tune in to find out!

00:00 – Main review of “Spectre”

20:50 – Spoilers for “Spectre”

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Episode #174 – “Bridge of Spies”

Spielberg! Hanks! Spies! What could go wrong? Turns out, what could actually happen? Two of Hollywood’s biggest players getting together for a Cold War thriller. But just how thrilling is it? We break it all down in this episode…tune in!

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Episode #173 – “Steve Jobs”

This is not the Steve Jobs movie with Ashton Kutcher. No, this is the other¬†one we were hearing about after the untimely death of the Apple CEO…the one that would treat us to all sorts of witty Aaron Sorkin back-and-forth. Now that it’s here, with Michael Fassbender, how does it fair? Is it more iPhone than Newton? Tune in to find out! We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “Mazerunner – The Scorch Trials”, “Quantico”, “Blood & Oil”, and “The Muppets” and then move on to talk about the new “Die Hard” film!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

13:52 – Discussing the new “Die Hard” movie announcement

19:07 – Main review of “Steve Jobs”

36:00 – Spoilers for Steve Jobs

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Episode #172 – “The Martian”

We finally have a movie about Mars that isn’t awful! “The Martian” has been described as “Gravity” meets “Cast Away”, but is it more than that? Well, there’s no huge Fed-Ex plug like in that Tom Hanks flick, but NASA sure does play a huge part! Tune in as we go in-depth on Matt Damon’s latest film!

00:00 – Main review of “The Martian”

24:28 – Spoilers for “The Martian”

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Episode #171 – “Sicario”

“Sicario” has gone wide and we’ve got a review for you to check out! Emily Blunt kicks major ass and Benecio Del Toro is mysteriously wonderful. This film is full of twists and turns right to the very end, definitely worth checking out!

00:00 – Main review of “Sicario”

19:33 – Spoilers for “Sicario”

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Episode #170 – “Black Mass”

We’re (finally) back with a new episode and it’s a doozy! There’s already some Oscar buzz for Johnny Depp’s performance in “Black Mass”, the story of notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger. Is it warranted or is it more like the buzz Ben Stiller got for “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”? Tune in to find out! We also talk about the documentary “I Am Chris Farley” and discuss our favorite Johnny Depp roles!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

13:32 – Our favorite Johnny Depp roles

19:51 – Review of “Black Mass”

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Episode #169 – “Straight Outta Compton”

It’s been blowing up the box office and now we’ve got our review. “Straight Outta Compton” tells the story of rap group N.W.A and boy does it take its time. At 2 and a half hours, it’s one of the longer films this summer, but is it warranted? We go in-depth on this music epic. We also talk about what we’ve been watching, including “The Brink” and “Rick and Morty”, and move on to discuss Netflix’s “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp”!

00:00 – What we’ve been watching

12:51 – “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” discussion

26:17 – Main review of “Straight Outta Compton”

41:02 – Spoilers for “Straight Outta Compton”

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Episode #168 – “The Gift”

This week we welcome guest host John Kelley to the show! He last joined us to review “The Amazing Spider-Man” but we all know where that franchise went. Anyway, this week we go in-depth on “The Gift”! Joel Edgerton gets his creep on in this film he both wrote and directed!

00:00 – Brief “Hateful Eight” trailer discussion

10:30 – Main review of “The Gift”

27:12 – Spoilers for “The Gift”

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