We’ve got the battle episode to end all battle episodes, except we aren’t ending these any time soon. It’s a battle of Puppet Movies. In one corner we have Emily with a Muppet Family Christmas. In the next corner we have special guest and friend of the show Johnny Recher bringing Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas to the ring. Next is Jon with Team America: World Police, and then Sam with Child’s Play. It’s an eclectic mix of puppetry you won’t want to miss!
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GOOD NEWS EVERYONE! We’re back from our hiatus. Unfortunately that’s where the good news ends because this week we’re talking about Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time, directed by Ava DuVernay, written by Jennifer Lee, and starring Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Michael Peña, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis, and Chris Pine. Joining us this week to talk about this cinematic “mess”terpiece is special guest and author Allison Fagundes. There’s a lot here and you won’t want to miss any of it!
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This week we’re joined by friend of the show Jackie Trudel as we take a long and hard look at the downer Western that is Hostiles. It packs quite a punch but undercuts itself at every turn by focusing on perhaps the least important character of the story. There’s a lot here and you won’t want to miss a moment of it.
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This week it’s a battle for the ages as we gear up to fight over which dog movie is the best dog movie. You’ll laugh, we’ll cry, and there will be much discussion over doggo agency. You won’t want to miss this glorious battle episode!
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This week on the podcast we’re talking about the Margot Robbie film I, TONYA, which is quite the fun watch but not without its problems. Samantha Garrison joins us once again to talk about what worked, what didn’t, and everything in between.
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Oh hi, Mark! This week we’re talking about the Franco brothers’ adaptation of Greg Sistero’s The Disaster Artist. Watch as the craziness unfolds both on and off the set. Special thanks this week to Elvis Kunesh who joins us on this adventure.
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This week we’re talking about the not-so-great Three Billboards, starring the actually-great Frances McDormand. It’s an absolute mess of a film and we go over what worked, what didn’t, and everything in between. Special thanks to Samantha Garrison for joining us this week!
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This week we embark on a most dangerous safari as we discuss the unexpected and underrated delight – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle! Samantha Garrison stops by to help us discuss what worked, what didn’t, and to give quite the expert breakdown.
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This week we’re joined by friend of the show Elliot Campos to talk about the modern take on the mystery classic – Murder on the Orient Express. Watch the classic tale unravel with an updated cast and an interesting take on Poirot’s ‘stache. Listen as we get to the bottom of what worked and what didn’t. It’s a fun episode that you won’t want to miss!
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Get ready to let the past die, and kill it if you have to because we’re talking about The Last Jedi this week. Special guests Samantha Garrison and Paul Krueger join us to talk about Rian Johnson’s take on the Star Wars saga and what that means for the future of the franchise. It’s a great episode, so don’t waste another minute and give it a whirl.
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