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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Episode 444: ‘Dumbo,’ ‘The Highwaymen,’ ‘Hotel Mumbai,’ and ‘The Beach Bum’

0:00 – Hello
1:25 – “Dumbo” review
15:45 – “The Highwaymen” review
24:20 – “Hotel Mumbai” review (Jeff only)
26:45 – “The Beach Bum” review (Eric only)
30:35 – Jeff and Eric watched “A Boy and His Dog”
35:05 – DVDs and a giveaway
42:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Dumbo: D+ C-
The Highwaymen: B B
Hotel Mumbai: n/a B-
The Beach Bum: C n/a

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Episode 443: ‘Us,’ ‘The Dirt,’ ‘Giant Little Ones’

0:00 – Hello, Eric finally has opinions about Jeff’s hair
2:45 – “Us” review
17:00 – “The Dirt” review (Jeff only)
20:50 – Eric saw “Starfish” but only sorta reviews it now because it’s doing road show screenings now and will be on VOD in May and Eric will review it for real then
23:20 – “Giant Little Ones” review (Eric)
26:00 – This week’s DVDs, including a giveaway of “Glass”
29:40 – We open up the ol’ Mailbag for comments about moviegoing in Japan, and talk of foreign countries we’ve visited
35:50 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS (Eric, Jeff):
Us: B B+
The Dirt: n/a B-
Giant Little Ones: B- n/a

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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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