Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Cannes Film Festival Episode 2: ‘Rust and Bone’ and more

0:00-4:10 – Introduction; bonus fireworks; we had a perfect day; Bayer got enough sleep
4:10-6:40 – Our first experience at the iconic Grand Lumiere Theatre
6:40-16:00 – “Rust and Bone” review, including an interlude where we eat a baguette
16:00-20:50 – “Mystery” review, including unintended racism
20:50-29:20 – Snider writes; Bayer sees “Mekong Hotel,” which he hates; nobody can say the director’s name (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
29:20-36:00 – The American Pavilion and its cocktail party
36:00-44:35 – Things we love about France (first musical number in “Beauty and the Beast”; everyone says “bonjour”; different varieties of potato chips; French bakeries)
44:35-46:00 – Sincere appreciation and amazement that we’re even here, for crying out loud!
46:00-47:40 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Cannes Film Festival Episode 1: ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ and more

0:00-1:10 – Introduction; welcome to France!
1:10-5:00 – Our 22-hour journey
5:00-6:30 – Bayer has not slept; Snider has
6:30-15:50 – “Moonrise Kingdom” review
15:50-18:50 – How the Cannes press screenings work
18:50-25:50 – Cannes publicity stunts, leading into a review of “The Dictator”
25:50-29:00 – Our afternoon at the beach!
29:00-37:20 – “After the Battle” review, with an alarming story about Snider’s phone playing music
37:20-40:30 – Half-brained preview of tomorrow; wrap-up and goodbyes

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 110: ‘Dark Shadows’ and more

0:00-1:45 – Introduction
1:45-19:50 – “Dark Shadows” review
19:50-25:00 – QOTW (what actor/director combo should team up)
25:00-37:00 – “Sound of My Voice” review
37:00-40:10 – “Headhunters” review (Snider only)
40:10-52:10 – Cannes preview
52:10-58:20 – Interquel (“Moulin Rouge” and “Taken”)
58:20-1:04:00 – More French nonsense, Bayer’s plans to break Snider’s jaw, wrap-up and goodbyes

Remember, we’ll be doing shows every day while we’re at the Cannes Film Festival! Look for one approximately each afternoon (U.S. time) from Thursday, May 17, through Wednesday, May 23.

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 109: ‘The Avengers,’ summer box office wagering, and more

0:00-2:50 – Introduction
2:50-19:50 – “The Avengers” review
19:50-27:40 – QOTW (what team of movie characters would you assemble, and what problem would they fight)
27:40-29:20 – Next week’s QOTW
29:20-31:40 – Snider wrote something about girls and “The Avengers”
31:40-32:40 – Bayer is in San Diego; there is some innuendo
32:40-48:40 – Bayer and Snider’s summer box office challenge
48:40-50:45 – Bayer’s philosophy on competition
50:45-54:45 – “Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians” review
54:45-58:00 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: In honor of the latest Tim Burton/Johnny Depp collaboration (“Dark Shadows”), what director/actor combo do you think should work together?

“Every Girl’s Guide to ‘The Avengers,'” by Quartney Vagington.
Here’s the video of what happened after last year’s summer box office challenge.
Here’s more about “Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians.”

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 108: ‘The Five-Year Engagement’ and more

0:00-1:40 – Introduction
1:40-11:05 – “The Five-Year Engagement” review
11:05-17:50 – “The Raven” review
17:50-28:00 – “Goon” review
28:00-34:15 – “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” review (Bayer only)
34:15-38:30 – “Damsels in Distress” review (Bayer only)
38:30-49:00 – QOTW (what movie have you seen the most times)
49:00-50:55 – Next week’s QOTW
50:55-55:30 – Snider went to the Tribeca Film Festival
55:30-1:04:00 – Pitch Me (Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, space musical)
1:04:00-1:07:30 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: If you could assemble a team of characters from different movies to combat a problem, what would the problem be and which characters would you assemble?

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 107: ‘The Lucky One’ and more

0:00-2:30 – Introduction, warning of upcoming “Lucky One” spoilers
2:30-21:50 – “The Lucky One” review
21:50-22:50 – It’s safe to come back after “Lucky One” spoilers!
22:50-30:40 – “Think Like a Man” review
30:40-37:25 – “Coriolanus” review
37:25-41:30 “Chimpanzee” discussion, no review because they didn’t screen it in Portland, who should narrate things?
41:30-42:35 – More about “The Lucky One,” just for a minute, and Danny Glover’s new lisp
42:35-54:10 – QOTW (what animal hasn’t yet been the focus of as many movies as it deserves?)
54:10-55:25 – Next week’s QOTW
55:25-56:10 – More about platypuses and beavers
56:10-1:01:40 – Character Casserole (Stitch, Butch, and Chief Wiggum)
1:01:40-1:04:00 – Wrap-up and goodbyes and how Eric is getting to the airport

QOTW: What movie have you seen the most times in your life?

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 106: ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ and more

0:00-2:00 – Introduction
2:00-12:40 – “The Cabin in the Woods” review (totally spoiler-free), including a tangent about “Red Dawn,” for some reason
12:40-23:00 – “Bully” review
23:00-32:55 – “The Three Stooges” review
32:55-36:35 – “Blue Like Jazz” review
36:35-50:35 – QOTW (what movie was spoiled for you before you saw it)
50:35-51:50 – Next week’s QOTW
51:50-57:50 – Interquel (“The Shining” and “The Wizard of Oz”)
57:50-59:10 – Rich sponsored our lunch; you can do the same; also maybe write an iTunes review if you want to
59:10-1:03:25 – Bayer played ping pong, and then talked about it for some reason
1:03:25-1:05:00 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: Enough with the monkeys, dogs, and horses — what animal has not yet been the focus of enough movies?

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 105: ‘American Reunion’ and more

0:00-1:45 – Introduction
1:45-17:10 – “American Reunion” review
17:10-26:30 – QOTW (what movie from 1999 should have a sequel or reunion)
26:30-28:55 – Next week’s QOTW
28:55-33:35 – “Wrath of the Titans” review
33:35-35:10 – Snider’s potential new movie rating system, “Smell the Jar.”
35:10-41:15 – Our memories of “Titanic”
41:15-45:50 – Our new columns at Film.com and Movies.com
45:50-55:10 – Pitch Me (Bill Paxton, Eugene Levy, horse adventure)
55:10-58:00 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: What movie was actually spoiled for you before you saw it, and how?

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 104: ‘Mirror Mirror’ and more

0:00-4:05 – Introduction; why we didn’t see “Wrath of the Titans”
4:05-16:20 – “Mirror Mirror” review
16:20-24:00 – QOTW (what overlooked fairy tale should they make a movie out of)
24:00-25:55 – Next week’s QOTW
25:55-34:25 – “The Raid” review
34:25-37:00 – “Undefeated” review (Bayer only)
37:00-45:05 – Character Casserole (Scotty, Sheriff of Nottingham, Rain Man)
45:05-47:10 – This week’s lunch sponsor: Brock Dittus and The Sprocket Podcast
47:10-48:40 – iTunes reviews
48:40-51:15 – Update on the Kickstarter rewards
51:15-55:10 – Bayer wants to talk about more things; Snider doesn’t; “Anchorman 2” wagers
55:10-56:30 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: In honor of “American Reunion,” what other movie from 1999 would you like to see a sequel to or reunion of? (Here’s a handy list of 1999 movies.)

Our lunch sponsor: The Sprocket Podcast

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Episode 103: ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home,’ ‘Casa de Mi Padre,’ ‘Salmon Fishing on the Yemen,’ Ezra Miller interview, Interquel

0:00-1:45 – Introduction
1:45-16:45 – “The Hunger Games” review
16:45-23:45 – “Jeff, Who Lives at Home” review
23:45-30:10 – “Casa de Mi Padre” review
30:10-34:25 – “Salmon Fishing on the Yemen” review (Bayer only)
34:25-37:20 – QOTW for next week: What overlooked fairy tale should Hollywood make into a movie, and who should star in it?
37:20-52:05 – Ezra Miller (“We Need to Talk About Kevin”) interview
52:05-59:00 – Interquel (“The Music Man,” “Million Dollar Baby”)
59:00-1:01:25 – Wrap-up and goodbyes
1:01:25-1:03:40 – Randy Newman’s Theme Song from “We Need to Talk About Kevin”

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 102: ’21 Jump Street’ and SXSW

0:00-2:05 – Introduction; we didn’t do a show on Friday because of reasons
2:05-11:00 – “21 Jump Street” review
11:00-16:50 – QOTW (movie characters whose high school years you’d like to have seen)
16:50-41:50 – South By Southwest Film Festival highlights: “Cabin in the Woods,” “Fat Kid Rules the World,” “Big Easy Express,” “Killer Joe,” “Safety Not Guaranteed,” “Sinister,” “Sleepwalk with Me,” “Charles Bradley: Soul of America,” “Bernie.”
41:50-49:30 – SXSW Music Festival, according to Bayer
49:30-51:45 – SXSW Music Festival, according to Snider
51:45-52:10 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 101: ‘John Carter’ and more

0:00-2:00 – Introduction; Jeff is super mellow
2:00-3:45 – We’re going to Cannes! Can you believe that??
3:45-15:10 – “John Carter” review
15:10-23:45 – “Friends with Kids” review
23:45-25:50 – Jeff’s rules for when he has kids
25:50-30:20 – QOTW (your most interesting experience with kids at the movies)
30:20-32:40 – We’re not sure if we have a question for next week
32:40-35:00 – “Silent House” review (from Eric only)
35:00-36:40 – Some stupid Eddie Murphy thing
36:40-44:50 – What we’re looking forward to at SXSW, including a side conversation that’s just between Jeff and Eric
44:50-51:00 – Pitch Me (Ellen Page, Cheech Marin, historical wrestling biopic)
51:00-54:05 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: What movie characters would you like to see in high school?

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 100: ‘The Lorax’ and more

0:00-2:20 – Introduction; it’s our 100th episode!
2:20-4:10 – Kickstarter campaign for us to do podcasts from Cannes: it’s in the home stretch!
4:10-14:10 – “The Lorax” review, including a tangent about the names of Jeff’s cars
14:10-23:55 – “Project X” review, including a tangent about movies ending in the letter “X”
23:55-33:20 – QOTW (which movie party would you like to have attended)
33:20-34:20 – Next week’s QOTW
34:20-40:40 – “Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie” review
40:40-43:20 – “Rampart” review (from Bayer only)
43:20-51:40 – Character Casserole (Paul Blart, Travolta from “Wild Hogs,” and Vin Diesel from “Fast and Furious”)
51:40-53:40 – Where you can find us online; we’ll be at South By Southwest
53:40-55:15 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: What’s your most interesting or amusing experience involving kids at the movies?

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 99: ‘Wanderlust’ and more

0:00-2:00 – Introduction; more false promises about sound quality
2:00-14:20 – “Wanderlust” review
14:20-23:15 – “Act of Valor” review, including talk of a TV show called “Freedom’s Sake”
23:15-33:10 – “Gone” review, including tangents about the beauty of Portland
33:10-35:05 – Tyler Perry has a new movie, apparently?
35:05-42:35 – QOTW (which movie’s characters you would want to live on a commune with)
42:35-44:00 – Next week’s QOTW
44:00-51:55 – Interquel (“Life Is Beautiful” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”)
51:55-54:50 – Kickstarter! Cannes Film Festival! Let’s do this!
54:50-57:30 – iTunes reviews; what Bayer and Snider say at poker games
57:30-1:00:55 – Bayer’s needlessly complicated Oscar-predicting contest; what shall Bayer and Snider’s wager be?
1:00:55-1:02:05 – Our lunch sponsor, Hank & Bullit’s Canine Adventures in Park City! It’s really a thing!
1:02:05-1:03:53 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: What movie party do you wish you could have attended?

 

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 98: ‘Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance’ and more

0:00-3:55 – Introduction; Kickstarter; etc.
3:55-12:35 – “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” review
12:35-24:55 – “This Means War” review
24:55-26:00 – They didn’t screen “The Secret World of Arrietty” for us, so whatever
26:00-37:50 – QOTW (movie characters you would kill/marry/sleep with)
37:50-38:30 – Next week’s QOTW
38:30-46:45 – “Bullhead” and “Kill List” reviews
45:45-53:40 – Pitch Me (John Goodman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, historical fiction domestic drama)
53:40-56:15 – Our lunch sponsor, Ladybug Crochet! She made us hats.
56:15-58:15 – Kickstarter to Cannes
58:15-59:30 – Go vote on the TSR Movie Awards
59:30-1:01:03 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: Which movie’s cast of characters would you want to live on a commune with?

Our lunch sponsor: Ladybug Crochet!

Vote on the TSR Movie Awards!

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 97: ‘Safe House’ and more

0:00-5:40 – Introduction; detailed discussion of the Kickstarter campaign to send Movie B.S. to the Cannes Film Festival
5:40-17:00 – “Safe House” review
17:00-27:25 – “The Vow” review
27:25-36:15 – QOTW (your most romantic movie-watching experience)
36:15-38:25 – Next week’s QOTW (which movie characters would you marry/kill/sleep with?)
38:25-47:55 – “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” review
47:55-51:20 – “The Phantom Menace” is in 3D now; our memories of the first time we saw it
51:20-53:35 – Send us your new game ideas; thanks to Jerilyn Pool for doing our Cannes logo; thanks to Snider’s brother Jeff for web stuff
53:35-1:03:45 – Character casserole (Chris Rock from “Lethal Weapon 4,” Justin Timberlake from “Shrek the Third,” Bradley Cooper from “The Hangover Part II”); also a tangent about sitcom theme songs
1:03:45-1:06:10 – Portland International Film Festival, Cort & Fatboy’s midnight movie
1:06:10-1:08:55 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: Which movie characters (not actors/actresses but characters) would you marry, kill, and sleep with?

Here’s the Kickstarter page. Special thanks to our talented graphic-designer friend Jerilyn Hassell Pool for doing the illustration.

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 96: ‘Chronicle’ and more

0:00-2:20 – Introduction; Bayer and Snider as Calvin and Hobbes
2:20-15:15 – “Chronicle” review
15:15-15:45 – Bayer’s mom is in town
15:45-24:40 – “The Woman in Black” review
24:40-32:10 – “The Innkeepers” review, during which Movie B.S. becomes a horror movie too
32:10-37:10 – “Big Miracle” review (from Bayer only, because Snider didn’t see it because he was at a major film festival like some kind of big-shot)
37:10-40:05 – The QOTW for next week: What’s your most romantic movie-watching experience?
40:05-49:05 – Interquel (“The Adjustment Bureau” and “500 Days of Summer”)
49:05-50:25 – iTunes reviews
50:25-52:55 – What if we went to the Cannes Film Festival?
52:55-53:48 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

QOTW: What’s your most romantic movie-watching experience?

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 95: ‘Man on a Ledge’ and more

0:00-3:55 – Introduction; technical difficulties; Bayer and Snider are incoherent and tired; “Ghost Dog”
3:55-10:05 – “Man on a Ledge” review
10:05-17:10 – “The Grey” review
17:10-23:00 – Snider’s Sundance recap
23:00-24:30 – Movie B.S. might be going to war with other podcasts
24:30-33:15 – Our changes to the Oscar nominations
33:15-39:00 – Pitch Me (sci-fi comedy, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman)
39:00-43:22 – Wrap-up and goodbyes; a last Sundance anecdote; apologies

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 94: ‘Red Tails’ and more

0:00-3:05 – Introduction; Bayer’s knee
3:05-14:55 – “Red Tails” review
14:55-24:40 – “Haywire” review
24:41-26:45 – “Underworld: Awakening” non-review
26:45-36:35 – QOTW (which actress would you like to see beat up which actor)
36:35-45:40 – “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” review
45:40-53:35 – Character Casserole (Eddie Murphy from “Daddy Daycare,” Melissa McCarthy from “Bridesmaids,” and the frog from “Princess and the Frog”)
53:35-55:50 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 93: ‘Joyful Noise’ and more

0:00-5:35 – Introduction; Bayer’s vacation
5:35-14:40 – “Joyful Noise” review
14:40-27:20 – QOTW (your best celebrity encounter story)
27:20-40:45 – Bayer’s adventures at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards
40:45-42:30 – Next week’s QOTW
42:30-49:05 – Interquel (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “Up in the Air”)
49:05-52:15 – Discussions of James Franco, Michael Fassbender, Ron Perlman, Steven Spielberg, Elijah Wood
52:15-53:40 – Wrap-up and goodbyes

Your QOTW for next time: Which actress would you like to see beat up which actor in a movie?

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