Episode 188 – Ghostbusters (2016)

paulfeigghostbustersYes, it’s true, these Ghostbusters have no dicks. This week we review Paul Feig’s latest film! Tim and Willie also talk about seeing John Carpenter in concert as well as Netflix’s Stranger Things!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Listener Feedback:
    • Jason’s thoughts on Swiss Army Man (BEWARE SOME SPOILERS) (0:02:16)
  • What We’ve Been Watching:
    • Tim: Ghostbusters 2 (0:05:26)
    • Willie: The League TV Series, Netflix’s Stranger ThingsChristine (0:10:05)
    • Tim and Willie: John Carpenter in concert (0:17:48)
  • Tagline Takedown (0:30:19)
  • Full Review: Ghostbusters (2016) (0:37:46)
    • SPOILERS START: (0:57:44)
  • Outro

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Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

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Episode 187 – Very, Very Brief Thoughts on The Secret Life of Pets and Swiss Army Man

swissarmymanThis week on the podcast Alex is an idiot and turned on the wrong microphone for Willie for 80% of the episode! So instead, Alex recaps the entire recording session in 12 minutes and then there’s spoilertary on Swiss Army Man! We sincerely apologize for this error. It took us 187 episodes to make it which is kind of astounding, but what podcast doesn’t have a few lost episodes? In any event, hopefully you enjoy my abbreviated recap, and cross your fingers so that next week there are no technical glitches!

Show Notes:

  • Intro and Recap of the “Lost Episode”
  • SPOILERS for Swiss Army Man (0:13:00)
  • Outro

Make sure you check out AMC’s Preacher and then give a listen to our new podcast Gone to Texas! Now available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and Google Play Music.

Use this link to shop on Amazon and have part of the proceeds of the sale go to the Midwest Podcast Network!

Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

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Episode 186 – The Shallows and The Legend of Tarzan

the-shallows-posterShould you wade out into The Shallows or will it that just come back to bite you? Find out on this week’s episode! We’re quite chatty this week with listener feedback, what we’ve been watching, and some bonus topics after the end of our outro.

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Listener Feedback:
    • Joep’s catch up! (0:02:18)
    • Tommy has some bad news… (0:05:00)
  • What We’ve Been Watching:
    • Willie: Orange is the New Black Season 4, Stephen King’s It (1990) (0:18:28)
    • Alex: Pawn Sacrifice99 HomesHello, My Name is DorisJane the Virgin Season 1, Casual Season 2, Game of Thrones Season 6, The Legend of Tarzan (0:30:05)
  • Anton Yelchin has passed away. (0:42:12)
  • Full Review: The Shallows (0:49:16)
  • Outro
  • Extra discussion: Robert Rodriguez, 4Dx theaters, and the Machete Order of Star Wars (1:14:18)

Make sure you check out AMC’s Preacher and then give a listen to our new podcast Gone to Texas! Now available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and Google Play Music.

Use this link to shop on Amazon and have part of the proceeds of the sale go to the Midwest Podcast Network!

Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

Follow the show and Alex on twitter.

Give us a call and leave a voicemail at (248) 733-5MFN or (248) 733-5636!

We’re also on Instagram (Username: MFNPodcast) and Vine (search for Midwest Film Nerds Podcast)!

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Episode 185 – Finding Dory, The Conjuring 2, and The Ides of March

doryconjuremarchA grab-bag for this week! While Alex is still out of town, the film nerds discuss two recent movies in Finding Dory and The Conjuring 2 as well as an older film in The Ides of March. We also talk about collecting and pose a new Genie question!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • On movie (and other nerdy) collections (0:02:11)
  • Genie question: What three locations from movies and TV (fantastical or not) would you want to visit? (0:11:51)
  • Review Roundup!:
    • The Ides of March (0:29:58)
    • The Conjuring 2 (0:40:15)
    • Finding Dory (0:51:38)
  • Outro

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Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

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Episode 184 – Netflix’s Bloodline Season 2

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Let me tell you somethin’, it’s time to talk about season 2 of Netflix’s Bloodline with Jon and Bryan of the Midwest Game Nerds Podcast!

Show Notes:

  • Introduction
  • Full Review: Netflix’s Bloodline Season 2 (0:01:42)
    • Spoilers start: (0:08:01)
  • Outro

Make sure you check out AMC’s Preacher and then give a listen to our new podcast Gone to Texas! Now available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and Google Play Music.

Use this link to shop on Amazon and have part of the proceeds of the sale go to the Midwest Podcast Network!

Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

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Episode 183 – Warcraft

warcraft posterDid Duncan Jones scrounge up enough resources to build a great Warcraft movie? Find out on this week’s episode! We also discuss other video game movies, both good and bad.

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Video game movie discussion! (0:03:20)
  • Full Review: Warcraft (0:18:30)
    • SPOILER ALERT: (0:44:44)
  • Outro

Make sure you check out AMC’s Preacher and then give a listen to our new podcast Gone to Texas! Now available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and Google Play Music.

Use this link to shop on Amazon and have part of the proceeds of the sale go to the Midwest Podcast Network!

Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

Follow the show and Alex on twitter.

Give us a call and leave a voicemail at (248) 733-5MFN or (248) 733-5636!

We’re also on Instagram (Username: MFNPodcast) and Vine (search for Midwest Film Nerds Podcast)!

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Episode 182 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles-Out-of-the-Shadows-poster-700x1092In this episode find out if you should keep yourself in the dark when it comes to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows! We also congratulate Joep and Eva on their wedding and talk about what we’ve been watching!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • What We’ve Been Watching:
    • Nick: Fantastic Four (2015) (0:03:48)
    • Tim: Now You See Me (0:10:29)
    • Willie: Jaws: The Revenge again? (0:14:38)
    • Alex: Comedy Bang Bang! Season 5 Premiere (0:15:50)
  • Listener Feedback:
    • David Steel’s movie prop picks! (0:16:38)
  • In honor of Joep and Eva getting married, movies we like that involve weddings! (0:20:03)
  • Full Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (0:35:00)
    • SPOILER ALERT: (0:54:53)
  • Outro

Make sure you check out AMC’s Preacher and then give a listen to our new podcast Gone to Texas! Now available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and Google Play Music.

Use this link to shop on Amazon and have part of the proceeds of the sale go to the Midwest Podcast Network!

Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

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Episode 181 – X-Men: Apocalypse

cf7kkqeuuaeqameIs X-Men: Apocalypse an unmitigated disaster or can Charles and Erik save the movie themselves? We also talk about our favorite movie props, Spawn, and more!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Listener Feedback:
    • Tom writes in! (0:01:40)
  • What We’ve Been Watching:
    • Nick: The Running Man (0:04:15)
    • Tim: Spawn (0:00:00)
    • Willie: Jaws: The Revenge, That 70’s Show Mom’s Got A Date With A VampireEddie’s Million Dollar Cook-OffMy Best Fiend (0:14:40)
    • Alex: You’re the Worst Seasons 1 & 2, Bloodline Season 2 premiere, Game of Thrones Season 6 (0:21:02)
  • Movie props we would buy if money was no object (0:23:10)
  • Full Review: X-Men: Apocalypse (0:37:47)
    • SPOILER ALERT: (0:59:47)
  • Outro

Make sure you check out AMC’s Preacher and then give a listen to our new podcast Gone to Texas! Now available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and Google Play Music.

Use this link to shop on Amazon and have part of the proceeds of the sale go to the Midwest Podcast Network!

Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

Follow the show and Alex on twitter.

Give us a call and leave a voicemail at (248) 733-5MFN or (248) 733-5636!

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Episode 180 – Keanu and The Nice Guys

nice-guys-poster-600x889Does The Nice Guys finish last? Find out on this week’s episode! We also talk about Key and Peele’s Keanu, top 10 horror movies of the 2010s, and Summer movie wager statistics!

Show Notes:

  • Cold Open: Recent uptick in jokes at Detroit’s expense in movies.
  • Intro (0:01:40)
  • Willie and Tim’s Top 10 Horror Movies of the 2010s (0:08:32)
  • Summer Movie Wager Statistics(0:17:00)
  • Willie’s Review of Keanu (0:21:57)
  • Full Review: The Nice Guys (0:33:37)
    • SPOILER ALERT: (0:50:44)
  • Outro

Make sure you check out AMC’s Preacher and then give a listen to our new podcast Gone to Texas! Now available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and Google Play Music.

Use this link to shop on Amazon and have part of the proceeds of the sale go to the Midwest Podcast Network!

Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

Follow the show and Alex on twitter.

Give us a call and leave a voicemail at (248) 733-5MFN or (248) 733-5636!

We’re also on Instagram (Username: MFNPodcast) and Vine (search for Midwest Film Nerds Podcast)!

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Episode 179 – Money Monster

moneymonstersmallShould you buy or sell on Money Monster? Find out on this week’s episode! We also talk about Goon, we play tagline takedown, and much more!

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • Listener Feedback:
    • Tom on Nick and Captain America: Civil War (0:08:27) (Civil War SPOILERS from 0:9:10 to 0:11:30)
    • Joep on The Dark Tower audiobooks (0:13:47)
  • Nick and Tim talk Goon (0:19:15)
  • Tagline Takedown! (0:29:06)
  • Full Review: Money Monster (0:34:41)
    • SPOILER ALERT: (0:53:32)
  • One last Doug Benson IMDb Game (1:09:50)
  • Outro
  • Alex is kind of a jerk. (1:17:14)

Use this link to shop on Amazon and have part of the proceeds of the sale go to the Midwest Podcast Network!

Music and artwork were made for us by @ChonConstantine on twitter.

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