223 - Black Panther

• February 22nd, 2018

This week we review the cultural phenomenon that is Marvel's "Black Panther" and for our Netflix homework, we discuss the sci-fi horror film "The Cloverfield Paradox." Keith also evades certain death via house spider, we go over some backed up movie news, and Cassidy talks about why he had to log onto facebook with stranger's cell phone. 

Black Panther trailer

The Cloverfield Paradox trailer



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222 - Paddington 2

• February 8th, 2018

This week we record live from San Diego with Keith's wife Ashley Laurence. We make some Oscar predictions and we review the much acclaimed "Paddington 2. For our Netflix Homework, we also review the nominated documentary "Icarus." 

Paddington 2 trailer

Icarus trailer

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Bonus Episode - Let’s Take a Survey

• January 31st, 2018

In lieu of a regular episode this week, we present to you a special bonus short. Here we answer some random survey questions by friend-of-the-show Mike Fallek of the "Lets Start a Cult Podcast." Listen to his show to get the full context, but you can also enjoy the entirety of our hot takes here. 

Topics include:
Is acting lying?
Are slides better than swings?
Will you order mac and cheese from a restaurant?
The value of idle chit-chat. 

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221 - The Post

• January 25th, 2018

This week we review Stephen Spielberg's new awards-courting drama "The Post," along with shorter reviews for "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," and the divisive Netflix original "Bright." Kieth goes over his experience seeing "Hamilton" live for the first time and we talk about what comes up when we google our own names. 

The Post trailer

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle trailer

Bright trailer

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220 - Top 10 of 2017

• January 11th, 2018

This week we run through our top 10 and bottom 5 movies of 2017. There's a few surprises along the way and we also go over last year's favorite films as selected by our listeners. 

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219 - The Disaster Artist

• January 1st, 2018

This week we review "The Disaster Artist;" James Franco's biopic about the infamous cult film "The Room." Cassidy also review's "I,Tonya;" the biopic about the infamous Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding. We give you our movie resolutions for 2018, and at the end of the show, we round out our last Christmas-themed Netflix homework with 1954's "White Christmas."

The Disaster Artist trailer

I,Tonya trailer

White Christmas trailer



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218 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi

• December 21st, 2017

This week we dig deep into "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." We also discuss the split fan reactions to the film and what people expect from a Star Wars adventure. Keith does a solo review of Pixar's "Coco," we catch up on the Star Trek Tarantino news, and at the end of the program, we review the Netflix original film "El Camino Christmas." 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer *                                                                                                                             

Coco trailer *                                                                                                                                                          

El Camino Christmas trailer *                                                                                                                                    



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217 - Shape of Water

• December 14th, 2017

This week it's all things Guillermo del Toro. We look back at the director's work in both Spanish and English genre filmmaking, and we give a full review of his newest monster-driven romance, "The Shape of Water." For our Netflix Homework, we review the 1994 Christmas comedy "The Ref." 

The Shape of Water trailer *    

The Ref trailer *    


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216 - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

• December 7th, 2017

This week we're diving headfirst into prestige season with our reviews of Martin McDonagh's newest crime film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri" and Noah Baumbach's latest film for Netflix, "The Meyerowitz Stories." We also talk about the possibility of a Quentin Tarantino "Star Trek" movie and Ryan Reynolds casting as detective Pikachu. 

Three Billboards trailer *    

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215 - Justice League

• November 30th, 2017

This week Keith gets mad at the internet and argues for ending Net Neutrality to end click bait articles. We weigh Zack Snyder's "Justice League"against the previous films in the fledgling DC cinematic universe. We also talk about Greta Gerwig's latest indie darling "Lady Bird," and for the Netflix Homework we review the U.S. version of Michael Haneke's horror film "Funny Games."

Justice League trailer *

Lady Bird trailer *

Funny Games trailer *

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