Episode 442: ‘Wonder Park,’ ‘Relaxer,’ ‘Captive State,’ ‘Triple Frontier’ and ‘Five Feet Apart’

0:00 – Hello, we talk about Gwyneth Paltrow
2:40 – “Wonder Park” review
16:50 – “Relaxer” review
26:35 – “Captive State” review
33:30 – Netflix talk
36:40 – “Triple Frontier” review
46:20 – “Five Feet Apart” (Eric only) review
51:05 – DVDs and a giveaway
56:35 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Wonder Park: D+ B
Relaxer: B+ B
Captive State: B C+
Triple Frontier: C C+
Five Feet Apart: B- n/a

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Episode 441: ‘Captain Marvel,’ ‘A Madea Family Funeral,’ ‘Greta’

0:00 – Hello, chit-chat
2:05 – “Captain Marvel” review
13:25 – We talk about the other Captain Marvel, who’s also called Shazam now
15:35 – “A Madea Family Funeral” review
26:30 – “Greta” review (Eric only)
28:35 – Luke Perry remembered
33:30 – This week’s (and last week’s) DVD releases
35:30 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Captain Marvel: B- B+
A Madea Family Funeral: D D
Greta: C n/a

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Episode 440: ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,’ ‘Fighting With My Family,’ ‘High Flying Bird’ and the Oscars

0:00 – Hello
2:00 – “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” review
10:30 – “Fighting With My Family” review
16:00 – “High Flying Bird” review
20:30 – Jeff finally saw “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”
27:35 – DVDs and giveaways
29:05 – We watched the Oscars
38:15 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World: B- B-
Fighting With My Family: B- B
High Flying Bird: B A-

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Episode 439: ‘Happy Death Day 2U,’ ‘Alita: Battle Angel,’ ‘Isn’t It Romantic,’ ‘What Men Want,’ ‘Mega Time Squad’

0:00 – Hello, Eric has been traveling a lot lately but now he is home
2:25 – “Happy Death Day 2U” review
10:10 – “Alita: Battle Angel” review
20:30 – “Isn’t It Romantic” review (Eric only)
25:10 – “What Men Want” review (Eric only)
28:40 – Eric caught up with “Cold Pursuit,” mostly agreed with Jeff
31:30 – “Mega Time Squad” review (Eric only)
35:30 – This week’s DVDs
36:30 – The upcoming Oscars, and how to play Oscar Bowling
41:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Happy Death Day 2U: B B-
Alita: Battle Angel: C+ B-
Isn’t It Romantic: B n/a
What Men Want: C+ n/a
Cold Pursuit: C C
Mega Time Squad: B n/a

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Episode 438: The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, ‘The Prodigy,’ ‘Cold Pursuit’ and the Oxford Film Festival

0:00 – Hello
1:35 – “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” review
8:20 – “The Prodigy” review (Eric only)
11:45 – “Cold Pursuit” review (Jeff only)
21:40 – “The Kid Who Would Be King (Jeff only)
15:55 – “Serenity” (Nicholas Sparks Treatment)
27:30 – DVDs and giveaways
29:00 – Jeff finally saw “Love, Simon” and “A Simple Favor”
31:25 – Eric went to the Oxford Film Festival
35:10 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part: B+ B+
The Prodigy: B- n/a
Cold Pursuit: n/a C
Serenity: D C

Retroactive Grades:
The Kid Who Would Be King: B+ (Eric)
Love, Simon: B+ (Jeff)
A Simple Favor: B (Jeff)

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Episode 437: Sundance Recap, ‘The Farewell,’ ‘The Nightingale,’ ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’

0:00 – Hello, Sundance is over, “Cheers,” and the Super Bowl
6:40 – “The Farewell” review
11:30 – “The Nightingale” review (Eric only)
17:55 – Sundance chat
21:40 – “The Kid Who Would Be King (Jeff only)
25:15 – New DVDs and giveaways
27:35 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
The Farewell: B+ A-
The Nightingale: B+ n/a
The Kid Who Would Be King: n/a B+

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Episode 436.3: Sundance 2019 – Episode 3

0:00 – We’re a bit tired because we had a party last night
2:00 – “Animals” review
6:30 – A guy who was taller than Jeff was at the party, and now they’re best friends
8:30 – “Sweetheart” review
13:30 – “Judy and Punch” review (Jeff only)
16:15 – Eric almost talks about a movie but doesn’t
16:45 – “Blinded by the Light” review (Jeff only)
18:25 – Eric almost talks about a movie again, still doesn’t; good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Animals: B B
Sweetheart: B+ B
Judy & Punch: n/a C
Blinded by the Light: n/a C

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Episode 436.2: Sundance 2019 – Episode 2

0:00 – Hi, it’s still Sundance
0:45 – “Little Monsters” review
8:20 – “Greener Grass” review
12:35 – “Sister Aimee” review
17:40 – “The Sound of Silence” review (Jeff only)
20:00 – “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” review (Eric only)
24:10 – Jeff saw David Arquette, Eric saw some deer, and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Little Monsters: B+ C
Greener Grass: B C
Sister Aimee: B B+
Sound of Silence: n/a B
Extremely Wicked B- n/a

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Episode 436.1: Sundance 2019 – Episode 1

0:00 – Hello, Eric is attending his 20th Sundance
3:30 – “Honey Boy” review
11:00 – “The Lodge” review
16:50 – “Troop Zero” (Eric only) review
20:32 – “Paddleton” (Jeff only) review
22:55 – “The Hole in the Ground” (Eric only) review
26:10 – “After the Wedding” (Jeff only) review
30:15 – “Share” (Eric only) review
33:15 – Sonja: The White Swan” (Jeff only)
37:50 – Bye

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Honey Boy: B B+
The Lodge: B- C+
Troop Zero: B+
Paddleton: B
The Hole in the Ground: B
After the Wedding: B
Share: B
Sonja: The White Swan: B

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Episode 436: Glass, Sundance preview

0:00 – Hello, there was only one new movie this weekend and that’s not our fault
2:00 – Glass review
3:00 – “Glass” review
18:30 – Oh wait, there was also a “Dragon Ball” movie, but who cares? Here are some other good movies currently in theaters
20:45 – We’re going to Sundance! Here are some movies we’re looking forward to
40:45 – This week’s DVDs, including a giveaway of “First Man”
44:25 – More chit-chat, recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Glass: B, B

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Episode 435: ‘Escape Room,’ ‘A Dog’s Way Home,’ ‘The Upside,’ ‘Bird Box’, ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ and ‘Replicas’

0:00 – Hello and welcome and Jeff went to the Critics’ Choice Awards
6:20 – “Escape Room” review
14:40 – “A Dog’s Way Home” review
24:15 – “The Upside” review
33:50 – “Bird Box” review
41:40 – “Mary Queen of Scots” review
49:00 – “Replicas” review (Eric only with the Sparks Treatment)
1:02:40- Giveaway: “Halloween”
1:04:05 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Escape Room: B- B
A Dog’s Way Home: B- D+
The Upside: D B
Bird Box: B+ B+
Mary Queen of Scots: B A-
Replicas: D

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Episode 434: Our 2018 top 10 lists, plus ‘Aquaman,’ ‘Bumblebee,’ ‘Holmes & Watson,’ ‘Stan & Ollie’

0:00 – Hello, happy new year, here’s an iTunes review
3:00 – Preamble to the top 10 lists
6:00 – Our top 10 lists
41:30 – Other good movies that weren’t on our lists
44:40 – “Aquaman” review
49:15 – “Bumblebee” review
53:00 – “Holmes & Watson” review
57:40 – “Stan & Ollie” review
1:03:50 – Recap and good day — oh, and no show next week

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Aquaman: B- C+
Bumblebee: B B
Holmes & Watson: C+ C-
Stan & Ollie: B+ B+ (BS-approved!)

Jeff Bayer’s top 10:
1) Hereditary
2) BlackKklansman
3) The Favourite
4) Hearts Beat Loud
5) A Quiet Place
6) Tully
7) Bodied
8) First Man
9) Widows
10) Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Eric D. Snider’s top 10:
1) Hereditary
2) The Favourite
3) The Death of Stalin
4) Bodied
5) Leave No Trace
6) Eighth Grade
7) The Rider
8) Paddington 2
9) Can You Ever Forgive Me?
10) Blindspotting

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Episode 433: ‘Vice,’ ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ ‘Destroyer,’ ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ and ‘At Eternity’s Gate’

0:00 – Hello and welcome
1:45 – “Vice” review
11:50 – “On the Basis of Sex” review
19:25 – “Destroyer” review
24:15 – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” review
33:50 – “At Eternity’s Gate” review (Eric only)
36:00 – New on DVD
37:20 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Vice: B- A
On the Basis of Sex: B B-
Destroyer: B+ B
Can You Ever Forgive Me?: B+ A-
At Eternity’s Gate: C

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Episode 432: ‘Spider-Man: Welcome to the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ ‘The Mule,’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘Mortal Engines’

0:00 – Hello, Eric had a Christmas party, Jeff doesn’t know the words to songs
5:15 – “Spider-Man: Welcome to the Spider-Verse” review
17:10 – “Mary Poppins Returns” review
27:40 – “The Mule” review (Snider)
34:10 – “If Beale Street Could Talk” review
39:50 – “Mortal Engines” review (Snider)
43:20 – This week’s DVDs
44:20 – Mailbag: more obscure Christmas movies
48:10 – Recap and preview of next week and good day

REVIEWS:
Spider-Man: A- A- (BS-approved)
Mary Poppins Returns: B B
The Mule: C+ n/a
If Beale Street Could Talk: B B+
Mortal Engines: C n/a

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Episode 431: ‘Roma,’ ‘Wildlife,’ ‘Beautiful Boy,’ ‘Ben Is Back,’ ‘Boy Erased,’ ‘Vox Lux,’ and ‘Anna and the Apocalypse’

0:00 – Hello and welcome
3:40 – “Roma” review
18:25 – “Wildlife” review
23:50 – “Beautiful Boy” review
31:25 – “Ben is Back” review
37:50 – “Boy Erased” review
50:40 – “Vox Lux” review
59:20 – New on DVD
1:00:00 – “Anna and the Apocalypse” review
1:03:20 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Roma: A- B-
Wildlife: B B
Beautiful Boy: B B
Ben is Back: B+ B+
Boy Erased: B B+
Vox Lux: B B+
Anna and the Apocalypse: B+ C

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Episode 430: ‘Green Book,’ ‘The Favourite,’ ‘The Front Runner,’ ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’

0:00 – Hello, Eric saw “The Possession of Hannah Grace” but you don’t need to
2:00 – “Green Book” review
17:30 – “The Favourite” review
32:15 – “The Front Runner” review
38:40 – “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” review
47:00 – This week’s new DVDs
48:00 – Questions from the mailbag: obscure Christmas movies; actors we hate in movies we like; where our people are from
1:01:20 – Follow-up on suggestions for our 14-year-old listener’s one R-rated movie he gets to watch
1:06:20 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Green Book: B- A-
The Favourite: A- A (BS-approved)
The Front Runner: B- B-
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: B+ B+ (BS-approved!)

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Episode 429: ‘Creed II,’ ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ ‘Robin Hood,’ and ‘Instant Family’

Episode 429: ‘Creed II,’ ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ ‘Robin Hood,’ and ‘Instant Family’
0:00 – Hello and welcome
5:20 – iTunes review
6:40 – “Creed II” review
17:45 – “Ralph Breaks the Internet” review
23:15 – “Robin Hood” (Snider only) review
31:30 – “Instant Family” review (Snider only)
38:05 – New on DVD
40:00 – Jeff & Eric answer a young listener’s question
47:20 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Creed II: B- B-
Ralph Breaks the Internet: B- B
Robin Hood: C
Instant Family: B+

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Episode 428: ‘Widows,’ ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald,’ ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web,’ ‘The Grinch’

0:00 – Hello, Jeff can’t really talk but is doing it anyway
3:00 – “Widows” review
14:00 – “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” review
24:50 – “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” review
28:30 – “The Grinch” review
34:35 – Dylan LOVED “The Grinch”
36:00 – This week’s and last week’s DVDs
38:40 – We’re coming up on the holiday movie season, which includes another “Robin Hood”; our Thanksgiving plans and traditions; recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Widows: B+ A- (BS-approved!)
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: C- C+
The Girl in the Spider’s Web: C C-
The Grinch: B- B

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Episode 427: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ ‘Burning,’ ‘Hunter Killer,’ ‘Johnny English Strikes Again,’ ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,’ and ‘Nobody’s Fool’

0:00 – Hello and welcome and facial hair
5:00 – iTunes review
7:45 – “Bohemian Rhapsody” review
17:25 – “Burning” review
27:05 – “Hunter Killer” (Snider only) review
30:55 – “Johnny English Strikes Again” review (Snider only)
32:10 – “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” review (Bayer only)
37:15 – “Nobody’s Fool” review (Snider only)
43:40 – New on DVD
47:10 – Hey Eric, What Did You Watch?
51:30 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Bohemian Rhapsody: C C-
Burning: B- C-
Hunter Killer: B-
Johnny English Strikes Again: C
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: B-
Nobody’s Fool: C-

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Episode 426 – ‘Halloween,’ ‘The Oath,’ ‘Free Solo,’ ‘Mid90s,’ ‘The Hate U Give’

0:00 – Hello, we’re not doing a show next week so we can spend the holiday with our families, but here’s an iTunes review
3:20 – We talk about the original “Halloween” first
7:30 – “Halloween” review
20:40 – “The Oath” review
28:30 – “Free Solo” review
36:15 – “Mid90s” review
43:00 – “The Hate U Give” review (Snider)
46:15 – This week’s DVDs, and Agents could win a copy of “BlacKkKlansman”
48:00 – Eric fulfilled his final obligation for losing the Summer Box Office Challenge, and it was fine
50:30 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Halloween: B- B+
The Oath: B- B
Free Solo: B+ B
Mid90s: B B
The Hate U Give: B- n/a

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