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Pennywise and Me: A Look at Stephen King’s IT

Warning: The following contains spoilers for Stephen King’s original novel IT, the 1990 television miniseries, and the upcoming 2017 theatrical release. The Urban Legend Just like the kids in Stephen King’s seminal 1986 novel IT, my first encounter with Pennywise

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Episode 133 – Inside Out

Can the film nerds express their feelings about Pixar’s Inside Out? Find out on this week’s episode! We also talk about James Horner, Dick Van patten, Hannibal, Paranormal Activity, Tom Holland as Spider-Man, the Wolverine and Old Man Logan, Dwayne “The

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Episode 94 – Tusk

Did director Kevin Smith hone Tusk to a fine point? Find out on this week’s episode! We also look back on the Summer movie season a week before our movie wager ends! Show Notes: Introduction Summer Movie Season Wrap-up (0:01:30) Review:

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Episode 81 – 22 Jump Street

Can Phil Lord and Chris Miller strike comedy gold once again with 22 Jump Street? Find out on this week’s episode! We also do a quick rundown of recent movie trailers. Show Notes: Introduction Summer Movie Wager Weekly Update (0:01:27) Trailer

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7 Ways To Drive Your Man Wilde: The Midwest Film Nerds Movie Rumor Roundup for May 30th 2014

It doesn’t matter if it’s a song by Lindsay Lohan, an album by Fleetwood Mac, or a gay nightclub located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, people love rumors. People also love movies and talking about movies, and talking about movie rumors.

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Whoomp! (Here it is) The Midwest Film Nerds Summer Movie Preview!!!

Get your popcorn ready because it’s that time of year again. Explosions! Heart pounding action sequences! Grilling outside with people you don’t really like but you want to show off your brand new grill because fuck Carol and John anyway

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One Time Spider-Man Joined Forces With The Cast Of Saturday Night Live

Over the years comics have featured some pretty wacky team-ups with real world celebrities.  Superman has met Pat Boone and Muhammad Ali. A bunch of the lamer Avengers stopped by the set of “Late night with David Letterman” in the

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Episode 74 – Retro Review: Godzilla (1954)

The terror begins! In preparation for Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla remake, we review the original 1954 Godzilla! We also talk about film news and we play a round of Movie Fact or Fiction. Show Notes: Introduction Film News: Zack Snyder will direct a Justice

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Episode 66 – Retro Review: Magnolia (1999)

In honor of the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman, we review Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia. We also talk about what we’ve been watching and we remember Harold Ramis. Show Notes: Introduction What We’ve Been Watching: Willie: Best of the Best 2, Ghosts

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Episode 57 – Inside Llewyn Davis

Does Inside Llewyn Davis have what it takes to be a hit? Find out in our review of the Coen brothers’ latest film. We also talk about some film news. Show Notes: Introduction News: Paul Rudd has been confirmed as Marvel’s

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