Episode 142 – The Transformers: The Movie [1986]

Episode 142 – The Transformers: The Movie [1986]

In the 80’s, Transformers were huge. The toys were amazing and the TV show was a hit. So the next logical step: give them their own movie! Released in 1986, Transformers ended up being a box office disappointment and sparked some controversy over one character’s death. The movie has a bit of a cult following now and is considered a classic. Have you seen it? What do you think? Let us know!

*Justin was sick this episode… Sorry.*

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Episode 141 – Jurassic World [2015]

Episode 141 – Jurassic World [2015]

Universal Studios decided it wasn’t done with Isla Nublar or Jurassic Park and hired director Colin Trevorrow to helm the franchise’s fourth film. Although this sequel ignores parts 2 and 3 and is considered a soft reboot, whatever that means. This time around we’ve got a whole new cast of characters. In fact, we’ve got whole new dinosaurs, including one that was genetically engineered: The Indominus Rex. Was this sequel necessary? Is it any good? Check out what the guys think of it and let us know what you think of Jurassic World!

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Episode 140 – The New Mutants [2020]

Episode 140 – The New Mutants [2020]

The New Mutants was plagued by a number of problems but the fact that the movie was delayed a bajillion times certainly didn’t help things. Once it was released it was met with a cold reception and the movie was considered a failure. Now that a couple of years have gone by, is the film really that bad or were people just expecting too much from a movie they waited a long time to see? Check out what the guys think and let us know what you think of The New Mutants!

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Bonus Episode – Most Anticipated Movies of 2023

Bonus Episode – Most Anticipated Movies of 2023

**NOTE: Stew’s audio is pretty terrible this episode. Long story short: He wore his airpods this time and when they connected, it changed his microphone settings. What can you do?**

It’s that time of the year! Where we look ahead and talk about what movies we can’t wait to see! This year we had trouble narrowing it down to 10, so instead we did a Top 15 list!

Let us know what movies you are looking forward to in 2023!

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Episode 139 – Justice League: Throne of Atlantis [2014]

Episode 139 – Justice League: Throne of Atlantis [2014]

The follow up to Justice League: War is basically Aquaman: The Movie (similar to how Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox was a Flash movie). Based on the graphic novel of the same name, Arthur Curry is introduced to the Super Seven… I mean, Justice League! When Orm threatens to destroy the surface world, Arthur must accept his destiny and join forces with the League in order to stop him! What do you think of Justice League: Throne of Atlantis?

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Episode 138 – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [2003]

Episode 138 – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [2003]

For our end-of-the-year episode, we are watching the final chapter in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Return of the King! Winner of 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Return of the King finishes the story started by Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn and the others in The Fellowship of the Ring. It’s hard to believe this movie is 19 years old! We welcome back John to the podcast for this episode (and, unfortunately, lose Stew) as we discuss the good, the bad (is there any?) and the ugly of Part Three. What do you think of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King? Let us know!

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Episode 137 – The Nightmare Before Christmas [1993]

Episode 137 – The Nightmare Before Christmas [1993]

Is it a Halloween movie? Is it a Christmas movie? Take your pick! This week the guys discuss the 1993 stop-motion masterpiece The Nightmare Before Christmas. If you’ve never seen it, do yourself a favor this holiday season and check it out. Even though Tim Burton’s name is above the title, he didn’t direct it (although everything on screen is very much his style and design). It was directed by Henry Selick, with music and lyrics by Danny Elfman and straight from Tim Burton’s imagination. It has been a holiday favorite for almost 30 years, so what do the guys think of it? Check it out and let us know what you think of The Nightmare Before Christmas!

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Episode 136 – Kick-Ass [2010]

Episode 136 – Kick-Ass [2010]

In 2010, about ten years into the Superhero movie boom, director Matthew Vaughn delivered Kick-Ass: a comedy, action movie that simultaneously spoofs the superhero genre while also belonging to it. It’s an R-rated, violent film but has plenty of laughs. Aaron Johnson is the titular Kick-Ass, a teenager who wonders why no one has ever tried being a superhero. So he decides to do it himself and gets in over his head. Chloe Grace Moretz is Hit-Girl and Nicolas Cage is her father Big Daddy, two vigilantes/superheroes who come out of the woodwork shortly after Kick-Ass does. How does it hold up? Check it out and let us know what you think of Kick-Ass!

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Episode 135 – Superman/Batman: Public Enemies [2009]

Episode 135 – Superman/Batman: Public Enemies [2009]

One of the earliest DC animated films adapted the “Public Enemies” storyline written by Jeph Loeb and drawn by Ed McGuinness. Featuring the voice talents of Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly and Clancy Brown, it’s almost like a Batman/Superman The Animated Series reunion, except the animation resembles Ed McGuinness’s style more so than the classic Bruce Timm style (which I appreciate. I like that they tried to make it look like the comic.) How does the movie hold up? How does it compare to the original comic? Check it out and let us know what you think of Superman/Batman: Public Enemies!

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Episode 134 – The Mummy [1999]

Episode 134 – The Mummy [1999]

In 1999, Universal rebooted one of their classic monster movies The Mummy. Writer/Director Stephen Sommers took on the challenge and brought us a humorous, adventure filled take on the story. Featuring perhaps a career defining performance for Brendan Fraser and Arnold Vosloo, the film also features future-Oscar winner Rachel Weisz. But does the movie hold up after 23 years? Check out the episode to find out and let us know what you think of The Mummy!

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