Episode 233: ‘Nightcrawler,’ ‘Birdman,’ ‘Horns,’ more

0:00-5:30 – Hi, it’s Halloween, Jeff is taking the kid trick-or-treating
5:30-16:20 – “Nightcrawler” review (B.S.-approved!)
16:20-31:05 – “Birdman” review (B.S.-approved!)
31:05-38:10 – “Horns” review
38:10-45:35 – Jeff reviews “Before I Go to Sleep,” “Laggies,” and “White Bird in a Blizzard,” Eric pretends to listen
45:35-55:40 – QOTW (new monsters)
55:40-56:30 – iTunes review
56:30-1:00:10 – Hey, What’d You Watch?
1:00:10-1:02:10 – Recap, goodbye

QOTW: Who’s most in need of a career resurrection (a la Matthew McConaughey), and how would you go about it?

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Episode 232: ‘John Wick,’ ‘Ouija,’ ‘Dear White People,’ Interquel

0:00-5:05 – We say hello, talk about parenting, wonder how Eric could inherit his brother’s children, we call it Daddy Fun Time
5:05-17:00 – “John Wick” review (B.S.-approved!)
17:00-27:40 – “Ouija” review (Bayer only, including a review of the audience)
27:40-31:50 – “Dear White People” review (Bayer only)
31:50-44:05 – QOTW – we tabulated the Horror Mt. Rushmore!
44:05-50:55 – A round of Interquel
50:55-56:45 – A round of “Hey, What’d You Watch?”
56:45-59:10 – “Cute” Dylan stories
59:10-1:00:30 – A summary of what we said

QOTW: Make up a new movie monster, something we’ve never seen before. Interpret “monster” however you like.

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B.S.-approved movies: a master list

If a movie gets an 8 or higher from Jeff Bayer and a B+ or better from Eric D. Snider, it’s certified: B.S.-approved®!

These are all the movies we’ve reviewed so far that qualify for this distinguished honor, with links to the shows whereon we reviewed them.

50/50
127 Hours
About Time
The Adjustment Bureau
All Is Lost
Argo
The Artist
The Avengers
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Being Elmo
Bellflower
Birdman
Black Swan
Blue Jasmine
Blue Ruin
Boyhood
The Cabin in the Woods
Captain Phillips
Catfish
Cheap Thrills
Cloud Atlas
Coherence
Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop
Crazy Stupid Love
Cyrus
Dallas Buyers Club
The Descendants
Don Jon
Drive
Edge of Tomorrow
The Fighter
Friends with Kids
Get Low
Goon
The Grey
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Haywire
The Help
Her
The Ides of March
The Impossible
Inception
Inside Llewyn Davis
Iron Man 3
Jeff, Who Lives at Home
John Wick
Killer Joe
Kill List
The King’s Speech
The LEGO Movie
Liberal Arts
Looper
Like Crazy
Locke
Martha Marcy May Marlene
Midnight in Paris
Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol
Moonrise Kingdom
Mud
The Muppets
Neighbors
Nightcrawler

Obvious Child
The One I Love
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Philomena
Premium Rush
Rabbit Hole
The Raid
Rango
Rust and Bone
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Seven Psychopaths
Short Term 12
Sightseers
Skyfall
Snowpiercer
The Social Network
Spring Breakers
Stories We Tell
Super 8
They Came Together
Toy Story 3
The Tree of Life
True Grit
12 Years a Slave
22 Jump Street
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Winnie-the-Pooh
Win Win
The Wolf of Wall Street
The World’s End
Your Sister’s Sister
Zero Dark Thirty

Episode 231: ‘Fury,’ ‘Men, Women & Children,’ ‘St. Vincent,’ ‘Listen Up Philip,’ ‘Whiplash’

0:00-3:25 – Howdy; the efforts expended to record the show; you should write us an iTunes review
3:25-14:00 – “Fury” review
14:00-22:00 – “Men, Women & Children” review
22:00-31:00 – “St. Vincent” review
31:00-37:00 – “Listen Up Philip” review
37:00-46:50 – “Whiplash” review
46:50- QOTW (scary non-horror movies)
58:25-1:03:20 – As always, we end with “Hey, What’d You Watch?”
1:03:20-1:04:30 – Recap!

QOTW: We’re compiling the horror Mt. Rushmore. What are your four (4) favorite horror movies? #HorrorMtRushmore

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Episode 230: ‘Alexander and the Terrible Etc.,’ ‘Kill the Messenger,’ ‘The Judge,’ ‘Dracula Untold,’ Pitch Me

0:00-2:20 – Hello, we marvel at how many shows we’ve done
2:20-11:35 – “Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day” review
11:35-19:45 – “Kill the Messenger” review
19:45-24:35 – “The Judge” review (Bayer only)
24:35-31:05 – “Dracula Untold” review (Snider only)
31:05-39:15 – QOTW (how many movies you watch in an average month)
39:15-45:45 – A round of Pitch Me
45:45-49:10 – Recap; some upcoming movies are better than these ones

QOTW: What is the scariest movie you’ve seen that wasn’t a horror movie? Like maybe you watched “My Girl” and became terrified of bees. (Suggested by listener Horatio)

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Episode 229: ‘Gone Girl,’ ‘Annabelle,’ Character Casserole

0:00-2:20 – Hello, hi, how are you
2:20-19:40 – “Gone Girl” review
19:40-26:00 – “Annabelle” review (Snider only)
26:00-27:20 – We kind of talk about “The Skeleton Twins”
27:20-41:00 – QOTW (best movie you’ve started watching but never finished)
41:00-52:30 – Character Casserole, with a minor tweak in the movie-choosing process
52:30-54:30 – A summary of today’s lessons

QOTW: In an average month, how many movies do you watch in the theater? And how many at home?

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