In this episode, we discuss The Guest, a horror/thriller (and dark comedy depending on which one of us you ask) that is an homage to 80s slasher movies. Our opinoins are divided on this one, so we need your help. listen to this episode, watch The Guest, and let us know your opinions!

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In this episode, we discuss the 1995 action movie Bad Boys. For better (Will Smith) or worse (Michael Bay), this movie was responsible for jump vaulting some people to stardom. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence play Miami vice cops that get wrapped up in all sorts of Michael Bay situations, and by that I mean a LOT of explosions, shakey cam, and loads of bad dialogue. Despite Michael Bay's presence, there has to be something redeeming about this movie, right? Listen and find out!

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This episode is a discussion of the 1986 drama The Color of Money. With a legendary cast including Oscar winning director Martin Scorsese (The Departed), Oscar winner Paul Newman (The Color of Money), and Oscar nominees Tom Cruise (Jerry Maguire) and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (The Color of Money), our expectations were high for this one. Listen in to hear if it lived up to those expectations!

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In this episode, we discuss Moon, the directorial debut from Duncan Jones (Warcraft, Source Code, Mute).  This 2009 science fiction drama basically has only two characters in it and they're both played by the Oscar winner Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) so you know the acting is fantastic. Can the story and visuals match Rockwell's tremendous talent level? Listen to find out.

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In this episode we discuss another Denis Villeneuve movie, Arrival. This 2016 science fiction drama stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.  Our crew has loved Villeneuve's films to this point (Prisoners, Sicario, Blade Runner 2049) but can this one live up to those lofty expectations? Listen and find out.

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This episode is a discussion of the listener request, Spotlight, which won two Academy Awards (including Best Picture) and was nominated for four more (including Best Supporting Actor for Mark Ruffalo and Best Supporting Actress for Rachel McAdams). Now, we all know the Academy isn't flawless and the Best Picture award doesn't doesn't always go to a deserving movie (I'm talking about you, La La Land!), so click play to hear our full thoughts on Spotlight. 

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This episode is a discussion of the listener requested Brothers. This 2009 drama has a fantastic cast including Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman, and Sam Shepard. Unfortunately, the writing didn't give these actors much to work with. Can their talent and commitment to the characters overcome the scripts shortcomings? Press play to find out.

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This episode is Aaron Cronican's choice, Hostiles. He is clearly a fan of this movie, as it made his Top 5 Movies of 2017 List. Press play to see if his thoughts have changed and to hear the rest of our thoughts on the movie

 

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This episode is a discussion of writer/director Alex Garland's Ex Machina. This 2014 drama/fantasy is one of the smartest and most well written modern science fiction movies, as well as one of the best examinations of artificial intelligence. For our full thoughts, click play! 

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In this episode, we discuss what many consider to be one of the best serial killer movies ever, and director David Fincher's finest work. Click play to see if we agree.

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