Episode 164 – 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2016

10mostanticipated2016This week we talk about our top 10 most anticipated movies of 2016!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Our 10 most anticipated films of 2016! (0:01:27)
  • Honorable mentions and more (0:50:18)
  • Outro (1:09:25)

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Episode 163 – Our Top 10 Movies of 2015

top10of2015This week we talk about our top 10 movies of last year! We also talk about movies we wish we had seen before making our lists, our honorable mentions, biggest disappointments, worst movies of the year, and more!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • 2015 Podcast Statistics! (0:01:40)
  • Our top 10 movies of 2015 (0:05:50)
  • Disclaimer movies, honorable mentions, and more. (0:53:17)
  • Outro (1:16:23)

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Episode 162 – 2016 Oscar Predictions

oscarsThis week we go on the record with our 2016 Academy Award Predictions! If you’d like to go on the record with yours, shoot us an email and we’ll add you to the scorekeeping list! We also briefly touch on What We Do in the Shadows, The Final Girls, Dreamcatcher, and Casual!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • What We’ve Been Watching
    • Willie: What We Do in the ShadowsThe Final GirlsParenthood (2010 TV Series) (0:04:13)
    • Tim: Dreamcatcher (0:09:27)
    • Alex: Casual (Hulu TV Series) (0:16:08)
  • Alan Rickman has passed away. (0:17:27)
  • Our 2016 Oscar Predictions! (0:24:37)
  • Outro (0:53:36)

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Episode 161 – The Revenant

revenant-leoShould you crawl through the snow and fight off a bear to see Alejandro Gonzales Iñárritu’s The Revenant? Find out on this week’s episode of the podcast! We also talk about David Bowie, the Golden Globes, and reveal the results of the Fall Movie Draft! Listen after the outro for some off topic discussion where Willie, Nick, and Tim record while Alex is away…

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Fall Movie Draft Results! (0:01:20)
  • David Bowie has passed away at the age of 69. (0:04:48)
  • Golden Globes Discussion (0:16:52)
  • George Miller said he doesn’t want to direct another Mad Max (0:26:54)
  • Full Review: The Revenant (0:31:20)
    • SPOILERS: (0:44:54)
  • Outro (1:08:27)
  • Off Topic Discussion (1:11:37)

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Episode 160 – Goodnight Mommy

goodnightmommyIs Goodnight Mommy the movie we think it is or is it something else entirely? Find out on this week’s episode of the podcast! We also talk about what we’ve been watching including Fantastic FourSpotlight, and more!

Show Notes:

  • Cold Open: Nicki is the queen of TV shows!
  • Intro (0:04:06)
  • What We’ve Been Watching:
    • Nicki: Lots of TV! And Dean Cain dog/Christmas films (0:06:17)
    • Willie: Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (0:09:52)
    • Tim: Silicon ValleyCurse of ChuckyFantastic Four (2015) (0:11:51)
    • Alex: FringeMaking a Murderer, Spotlight (0:19:26)
  • Listener Feedback (0:23:25)
  • Full Review: Goodnight Mommy (0:33:00)
    • SPOILERS: (0:48:43)
  • Outro

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Episode 159 – The Hateful Eight

thehateful8-teaser-posterShould you be caught watching The Hateful Eight dead or alive? Find out if Quentin Tarantino’s latest film is a cinematic bounty on this episode of the podcast! We also talked about George Lucas on Charlie Rose, movies we still need to see from 2015, and Alex briefly mentions his thoughts on The Big Short!

Show Notes:

  • Cold Open: George Lucas aired some grievances on Charlie Rose
  • Intro (0:02:06)
  • The first images from Doctor Strange, 2015 Movie Catch-Up, and other topics (0:16:34)
  • Full Review: The Hateful Eight (0:25:19)
    • SPOILERS: (0:42:57)
  • Outro

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Episode 158 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

star-wars-force-awakens-official-posterIs the Force strong with Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Or should it be slaughtered by Anakin like the Jedi children in Revenge of the Sith? Find out on this week’s episode of the podcast!

Show Notes:

  • Cold Open: Willie and Nick really didn’t enjoy RIPD
  • Intro (0:01:49)
  • Feedback: Chicken Soup Movies (0:03:47)
  • Full Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (0:15:15)
    • SPOILERS: (0:22:16)
  • Outro

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Episode 157 – Marvel’s Jessica Jones (Episodes 4 – 13)

jessica-jones-poster-nyccKilgrave has struck again and we’re back to discuss the rest of Marvel’s Jessica Jones! We also talk about the latest movie trailers including Star Trek BeyondX-Men, TarzanTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Independence Day!

Show Notes:

  • Cold Open: Chipotle the Movie
  • Intro (0:01:23)
  • Feedback (0:02:01)
  • Trailer Ticker:
    • Star Trek Beyond Trailer 1 (0:09:18)
    • X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer 1 (0:13:55)
    • The Legend of Tarzan Trailer 1 (0:18:35)
    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Trailer 1 (0:21:21)
    • Independence Day Resurgence Trailer 1 (0:26:20)
  • Full Review: Marvel’s Jessica Jones (0:30:45)
    • SPOILERS: (1:03:36)
  • Outro

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Episode 156 – Krampus

krampus0011Do we still believe in Christmas or will Krampus be paying us a visit? Find out on this week’s episode! We also talk about the Captain America and Batman v Superman trailers along with much, much more!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Willie goes over the films discussed on The Canon (0:02:30)
  • Feedback (0:15:06)
  • Film News:
    • The first Captain America: Civil War trailer has hit. (0:18:01)
    • The second Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer has hit. (0:24:41)
    • Netflix’s Iron Fist television show has found a show runner in Scott Buck of Dexter fame. (0:31:57)
    • ABC is putting on the Dirty Dancing musical with Abigail Breslin. (0:37:14)
    • Lionsgate wants to make Hunger Games prequels. (0:38:47)
    • Kevin Bacon will star in a TV reboot of Tremors. (0:49:54)
    • The Alamo Drafthouse is doing a Star Wars: The Force Awakens marathon contest. (0:50:59)
  • Full Review: Krampus (0:53:00)
    • SPOILERS: (1:03:36)
  • Outro

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Episode 155 – Creed

creedpostersmallThis week the film nerds take on the champ! We discuss the entire Rocky franchise, concluding with a full review of Creed!

Show Notes:

  • Cold Open: On Tom Hanks and SuperHeroHype
  • Intro (0:02:30)
  • Rocky Series Retrospective:
    • Rocky (1976) (0:06:25)
    • Rocky II (1979) (0:10:54)
    • Rocky III (1982) (0:15:02)
    • Rocky IV (1985) (0:20:35)
    • Rocky V (1990) (0:26:38)
    • Rocky Balboa (2006) (0:31:43)
  • Full Review: Creed (0:39:41)
    • SPOILERS: (0:51:14)
  • Outro

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