Episode 462: Terminator: Dark Fate, Motherless Brooklyn, The Current War, Countdown, Black and Blue

0:00 – Hello, Eric got himself a day job; Jeff is drinking seltzer
9:00 – “Terminator: Dark Fate” review
19:10 – “Motherless Brooklyn” review
25:25 – “The Current War” review (Snider only)
29:25 – “Countdown” review (Snider only)
32:10 – “Black and Blue” review (Snider only)
35:30 – Discussion of our Movie of the Month: “Horror Express”
45:50 – Next month’s MOTM is “Lolita” (1962)
48:10 – This week’s new DVDs, and the new Disney+ thing that’s happening soon
56:20 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Terminator: Dark Fate: C+ 5/10
Motherless Brooklyn: B- 7/10
The Current War: B
Countdown: C+
Black and Blue: B

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Episode 461: Zombieland: Double Tap, Gemini Man, The Addams Family, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

0:00 – Hello, what is Jeff drinking?
2:50 – “Zombieland: Double Tap” review
13:20 – “Gemini Man” review
20:25 – “The Addams Family” review
25:20 – “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” review (Bayer only)
30:00 – What did you watch?
33:00 – DVDs
40:00 – Wrap up and goodbye

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Zombieland: Double Tap: C+ 5
Gemini Man: C+ 6
The Addams Family: C+ 6
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil: n/a 6

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Episode 460: ‘Joker,’ ‘Judy,’ ‘Ad Astra,’ ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Rambo: Last Blood’

0:00 – Greetings, let’s get to it
1:35 – “Joker” review
14:30 – “Judy” review
21:30 – “Ad Astra” review
27:50 – “Downton Abbey” review
32:15 – “Rambo: Last Blood” review (Snider only)
37:00 – Movie of the Month: “The Stranger” (1946)
42:15 – Next Movie of the Month: “Horror Express” (1972), to be discussed on the Nov. 5 show
43:45 – Some new DVDs came out
45:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Joker: C 5
Judy: B- 7
Ad Astra: B 7
Downton Abbey: B 6
Rambo: Last Blood: D

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Episode 459.1: Fantastic Fest 2019 Part 2

0:00 – Hello, we are no longer at Fantastic Fest, but there are more movies to talk about
3:40 – “Parasite” review
9:40 – “Why Don’t You Just Die” review
12:50 – “Guns Akimbo” review
17:55 – “Knives and Skin” review
23:40 – “Dogs Don’t Wear Pants” review
28:50 – “Random Acts of Violence” review
32:40 – “The Pool” review
37:25 – “Swallow” review
41:35 – “The Death of Dick Long” review
45:35 – “Wyrm” review
49:40 – Wrap up and goodbye

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Parasite: B+ 9 (BS-approved!)
Why Don’t You Just Die: B 8
Guns Akimbo: B 7
Knives and Skin: B+ 7
Dogs Don’t Wear Pants: B- 9
Random Acts of Violence: C 5
The Pool: B 6
Swallow: B+ 7
The Death of Dick Long: B+ 5
Wyrm: B 6

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Episode 459: Fantastic Fest 2019 Part 1

0:00 – Hello, we are Fantastic Fest, Jeff is dressed like Peter Pan, a lot of movies here belong to Netflix
4:20 – “In the Shadow of the Moon” review
11:40 – “VHYes” review
17:05 – “Butt Boy” review
24:00 – “The Platform” review
29:50 – “Fractured” review
33:35 – “Dolemite Is My Name” review
41:10 – Eric doesn’t want to talk about “Jallikkattu”
42:00 – “Synchronic” review
46:00 – “The Lighthouse” review
52:50 – More general discussion, recap and good day

REVIEW:
In the Shadow of the Moon: B- 6
VHYes: B+ 7
Butt Boy: B- 6
The Platform: B+ 8 (BS-approved!)
Fractured: C+ 5
Dolemite Is My Name: B 8
Synchronic: B 6
The Lighthouse: B+ 8 (BS-approved!)

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Episode 458: ‘It Chapter Two,’ ‘Tigers are not Afraid,’ ‘Official Secrets’

0:00 – Hello, Eric has moved
3:25 – “It Chapter Two” review
16:40 – “Tigers are not Afraid” review
25:50 – “Official Secrets” review (Bayer only)
33:00 – September’s Movie of the Month (“The Stranger”) is now October’s Movie of the Month
33:30 – Eric went to the Telluride Film Festival
52:50 – Fantastic Fest Preview
1:09:00 – DVD releases
1:12:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
It Chapter Two: C 6
Tigers are not Afraid: A- 9
Official Secrets: N/A 7

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Episode 457: ‘Good Boys,’ ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2,’ ‘Ready or Not,’ ‘Angel Has Fallen,’ ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette,’ ’47 Meters Down: Uncaged’

0:00 – Hello, it’s Eric’s birthday, here’s an iTunes review
3:20 – “Good Boys” review
13:10 – “The Angry Birds Movie 2” review
20:15 – “Ready or Not” review
26:00 – “Angel Has Fallen” review
34:10 – “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” review
41:45 – “47 Meters Down: Uncaged” review (Snider only)
44:20 – The final results of the Summer Box Office Challenge, and a change to next year’s game
50:00 – This week’s DVDs, including a giveaway of “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”
52:50 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):

Good Boys: B B
The Angry Birds Movie 2: B+ C+
Ready or Not: B B
Angel Has Fallen: C- C
Where’d You Go, Bernadette?: C C+
47 Meters Down: Uncaged: C+

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Episode 456: ‘Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,’ ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,’ ‘Dora and the City of Lost Gold,’ ‘The Kitchen,’ ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain,’ ‘Them That Follow’

0:00 – Hello
2:40 – “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” review
16:40 – “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” review
25:50 – “Dora and the City of Lost Gold” review
34:50 – “The Kitchen” review
43:55 – “The Art of Racing in the Rain” review
51:00 – “Them That Follow” review
58:50 – Summer Box Office Business
1:02:00 – DVD Giveaways of “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu” and “The Hustle”
1:03:45 – July’s Movie of the Month “She’s Gotta Have It”
1:13:55 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw: C+ B-
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: B B-
Dora and the City of Lost Gold: B- B
The Kitchen: B- C+
The Art of Racing in the Rain: C C
Them That Follow: C+ B

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Episode 455: ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,’ ‘The Art of Self-Defense’

0:00 – Hello, Jeff is in Iowa at the moment, Eric is getting ready to move, but there are still movies to talk about
4:40 – “The Lion King” review
18:50 – “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” review
33:45 – “The Art of Self-Defense” review (Eric only)
38:40 – Summer Box Office Challenge update: all of Eric’s movies have opened; we’re just waiting on Jeff’s last four
42:20 – This week’s DVD releases (including an Agent giveaway of “Shazam!”
45:00 – Hey, What’d You Watch? (“Semi-Pro,” “Borat,” a couple of bad 1981 slasher movies)
51:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
The Lion King: C B-
Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood: B+ A- (BS-approved!)
The Art of Self-Defense: B

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Episode 454: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ ‘Midsommar’ ‘Stuber’ ‘Crawl’ and ‘The Dead Don’t Die’

0:00 – Hello and Eric worked a wedding and Jeff had a birthday
6:30 – “Spider-Man: Far From Home” review
18:50 – “Midsommar” review
31:15 – “Stuber” review
40:30 – “Crawl” review
51:45 – “The Dead Don’t Die” review
55:20 – Summer Box Office Business & DVDs
1:04:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Spider-Man: Far From Home: B B
Midsommar: B B
Stuber: C+ B-
Crawl: B B-
The Dead Don’t Die: C C-

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Episode 453: ‘Toy Story 4,’ ‘Late Night,’ ‘MIB Int’l,’ ‘Child’s Play,’ ‘Annabelle Comes Home,’ ‘Shaft,’ ‘Anna,’ ‘Yesterday’

0:00 – Hello, Jeff is back from Spain, and the show is going bi(-weekly)
5:30 – “Toy Story 4” review
18:10 – “Late Night” review
26:10 – “Annabelle Comes Home” review (the rest of these are Eric only)
29:30 – “Men in Black: International” review
30:55 – “Child’s Play” review
33:50 – “Shaft” review
36:00 – “Anna” review
37:00 – “Yesterday” review
43:00 – Summer Box Office Challenge update
47:10 – Some DVDs come out this week, but not many
48:15 – Movie of the Month discussion: “Freebie and the Bean” (1974)
56:45 – July’s MOTM is “She’s Gotta Have It” (1986), which we’ll discuss on the first show of August
58:10 – Some more chit-chat about movies or whatever

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Toy Story 4: B B
Late Night: C C-
Men in Black: International: C
Child’s Play: C
Annabelle Comes Home: B
Yesterday: B-
Shaft: D+
Anna: C

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Episode 452: ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2,’ ‘Dark Phoenix’

0:00 – Hello and it’s a night show because of Jeff’s insane trip!
5:05 – “The Secret Life of Pets 2” Dylan Bayer review
10:15 – “The Secret Life of Pets 2” review
18:35 – “Dark Phoenix” review
27:30 – Summer Box Office Business, DVDs, and giveaways (“Us” and “Wonder Park”)
30:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
The Secret Life of Pets 2: B- B-
Dark Phoenix: C- B-

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Episode 451: ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters,’ ‘Aladdin,’ ‘Booksmart,’ ‘Brightburn,’ ‘Ma’

0:00 – Hello, here’s an iTunes review
2:00 – “Rocketman” review
18:10 – “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” review
26:45 – “Aladdin” review
36:10 – We worry about “The Lion King”
37:30 – “Booksmart” review
47:00 – “Brightburn” review (Eric only)
50:15 – “Ma” review (Eric only)
53:20 – Summer Box Office Challenge update
58:10 – Movie of the Month discussion: “The Lost Weekend” (1945)
1:08:00 – This month’s MOTM is “Freebie and the Bean” (1974); we’ll discuss it on the first show in July
1:09:30 – This week’s DVDs, and a giveaway of “Isn’t It Romantic” for Agents
1:11:15 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Rocketman: A- B+ (BS-approved!)
Godzilla: King of the Monsters: C C-
Aladdin: C C
Booksmart: B+ B+ (BS-approved!)
Brightburn: B-
Ma: C+

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Episode 450: ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum,’ ‘Wine Country,’ ‘Trial By Fire,’ ‘A Dog’s Journey,’ ‘The Sun is Also a Star’

0:00 – Hello and talk of Jeff’s Coke drinks
2:50 – “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” review
15:50 – “Wine Country” review
21:30 – “Trial By Fire” review
27:10 – “A Dog’s Journey”
34:10 – “The Sun is Also a Star”
39:10 – Summer Box Office Challenge update
41:30 – DVDs
42:00 – Tim Conway’s “The Private Eyes”
44:40 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum: B B+
Wine Country: B- B
Trial By Fire: C B-
A Dog’s Journey: C- n/a
The Sun is Also a Star: B- n/a

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Episode 449: ‘Pokemon: Detective Pikachu,’ ‘The Hustle,’ ‘Poms,’ ‘The Head Hunter’

0:00 – Hello, it’s a nice day, Jeff’s house is old
2:30 – “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu” review
12:50 – “The Hustle” review
22:20 – “The Head Hunter” review
27:00 – “Poms” review
32:30 – Summer Box Office Challenge update and housekeeping, including a replacement for one of Jeff’s movies that got bumped from the schedule
37:55 – Don’t forget the movie of the month: “The Lost Weekend” (1945). We’ll discuss it on the 6/3 show
38:35 – This week’s DVDs
39:25 – We re-watched “Observe and Report” (2009) and have things to say about it
43:20 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu: C+ C
The Hustle: B- B
Poms: D n/a
The Head Hunter: B- B+

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Episode 448: ‘Long Shot,’ ‘Amazing Grace,’ ‘Uglydolls’ and ‘The Intruder’

0:00 – Hello and Summer Box Office Challenge Chat
3:45 – “Long Shot” review
16:50 – “Amazing Grace” review
26:10 – “Uglydolls” review (Eric only)
31:30 – “The Intruder” (Eric only) Sparks Treatment
42:50 – DVDs
44:00 – Movie of the Month Club for May – “The Lost Weekend”
45:25 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Long Shot: B+ B+
Amazing Grace: A- A-
Uglydolls: C+ n/a
The Intruder: C- n/a

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2019 Summer Box Office Challenge picks

SNIDER
1) The Lion King (7/19)
4) Detective Pikachu (5/10)
6) Aladdin (5/24)
8) Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (7/26)
10) Dark Phoenix (6/7)
12) John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum (5/17)
14) Rocketman (5/31)
16) Shaft (6/14)
18) Ma (5/31)
20) Child’s Play (6/21)
BAYER
2) Toy Story 4 (6/21)
3) Spider-Man: Far from Home (7/2)
5) The Secret Life of Pets (6/7)
7) Hobbs & Shaw (8/2)
9) Godzilla: King of the Monsters (5/31)
11) Men In Black International (6/14)
13) Annabelle Comes Home (6/28)
15) Dora the Explorer (7/31)
21) *Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (8/9)
19) The Angry Birds Movie 2 (8/16)
*Replaces 17) Artemis Fowl, which was rescheduled to 2020
Opening weekend (Fri-Sun) U.S. box office only. Numbers refer to draft order.
The stakes:
– The loser will dress as Peter Pan for three days at Fantastic Fest.
– The loser will participate in Fantastic Fest’s “Puke & Explode” food challenge.
– The loser will do something else that we haven’t determined yet.

Episode 447: ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Family,’ ‘High Life,’ ‘Wild Nights with Emily,’ Summer Box Office Challenge draft

0:00 – Hello, here is an iTunes review
2:35 – “Avengers: Endgame” review
16:55 – “Family” review
23:00 – “High Life” review
28:30 – “Wild Nights with Emily” review
33:30 – This week’s DVDs, and an Agent giveaway
35:10 – The Summer Box Office Challenge draft
47:00 – The stakes of this year’s contest
50:30 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Avengers: Endgame: B B+
Family: B B
High Life: B+ B+ (BS-approved!)
Wild Nights with Emily: B B+

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Episode 446: ‘Hellboy,’ ‘Missing Link,’ ‘Little’

0:00 – Hello, it’s tax season, Eric is moving in August (but the show will go on)
6:00 – “Hellboy” review
15:20 – “Missing Link” review
22:40 – “Little” review (Eric only)
29:05 – Housekeeping items
33:20 – DVDs
34:50 – Hey, What’d You Watch (“Duck Soup,” “My Name Is Julia Ross”)
39:30  – No show next week, recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Hellboy: C- C+
Missing Link: B- B-
Little: C n/a

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Episode 445: ‘Shazam!,’ ‘Pet Sematary,’ ‘The Best of Enemies,’ ‘Unplanned’

0:00 – Hello, Eric joined the Bayers for family bowling, nearly defeated the children (who cheated)
3:35 – “Shazam!” review
12:00 – “Pet Sematary” review
20:50 – “The Best of Enemies” review (Eric only)
27:15 – “Unplanned” review (Eric only), discussion of propaganda
32:25 – This week’s DVDs
35:25 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Shazam!: B- B+
Pet Sematary: C+ C-
The Best of Enemies: C+
Unplanned: C-

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