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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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 92: ‘The Artist’ and more

Introduction, we’re doing the art-house stuff, covering a few stragglers from the end of 2011 – 0:00
“The Artist” review – 4:00
“The Iron Lady” review – 14:25
“My Week with Marilyn” review – 23:35
“Carnage” review – 32:30
“A Dangerous Method” – 41:05
QOTW (your two most anticipated movies of 2012) – 46:40
Next week’s QOTW, including a fanciful tale about Johnny Depp – 57:35
“The Devil Inside” – 1:00:05
Wrap-up and goodbyes – 1:04:35

Your QOTW for next time: What is your greatest celebrity encounter?

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 91: The Best Movies of 2011

Introduction, explanation of what a “list” is, and so forth – 0:00
The best movies of 2011 – 4:40
Tangent about the relativity of “worst” movies, and Entertainment Weekly – 42:50
The worst movies of 2011 – 45:10
QOTW (your defining movie moment in 2011) – 48:20
Random facts about 2011 movies – 58:30
Thanks to (and gentle mockery of) this week’s lunch sponsor – 1:03:05
Wrap-up and goodbyes – 1:04:35

Your QOTW for next time: What are your TWO (no more, no less!) most anticipated movies of 2012?

Jeff Bayer’s top 10 list:
1. “Hugo”
2. “Beginners”
3. “Drive”
4. “Young Adult”
5. “The Tree of Life”
6. “50/50”
7. “Rango”
8. “The Muppets”
9. “Win Win”
10. “Martha Marcy May Marlene”

Eric D. Snider’s top 10 list:
1. “Drive”
2. “Bellflower”
3. “The Tree of Life”
4. “50/50”
5. “Rango”
6. “We Need to Talk About Kevin”
7. “Winnie the Pooh”
8. “Rubber”
9. “Like Crazy”
10. “Martha Marcy May Marlene”

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 90: ‘We Bought a Zoo’ and more

Introduction, with talk of expectations vs. realities, related to holidays and movies – 0:00
“We Bought a Zoo” review – 5:15
“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” review – 14:50
QOTW (most awkward movie-watching experience with family) – 23:40
“The Adventures of Tintin” review – 34:40
“War Horse” review – 42:35
Pitch Me (Tom Cruise, Sissy Spacek, biopic ghost comedy) – 51:40
Lunch sponsorship, Christmas plans, etc. – 57:15
Wrap-up and goodbyes – 1:01:00

Your QOTW for next time: What is the defining movie moment of 2011 for you?

NOTES: Here are the links to Snider’s written reviews of “We Bought a Zoo,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “The Adventures of Tintin,” and “War Horse.”

Here is the link to Bayer’s written review of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.”

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 89: ‘Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol’ and more

Introduction, blathering, nonsense – 0:00
“Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” review – 1:40
QOTW (actors who should be in the Running Hall of Fame with Tom Cruise) – 15:30
Discussion of next QOTW, and tangent about holidays – 20:55
“Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” review – 23:50
“Young Adult” review – 31:45
“We Need to Talk About Kevin” review – 42:15
Character Casserole (Sidney Prescott, Rango, and Merry) – 50:45
iTunes reviews – 58:30
Wrap-up and goodbyes – 59:15

Your QOTW for next time: What is the most awkward movie you’ve watched with your family (or a family member)?

NOTES: Here are the links to Snider’s written reviews of “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,” “Young Adult,” “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” and “We Need to Talk About Kevin.”

Here are the links to Bayer’s written reviews of “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” and “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.”

Hanukkah begins at sunset on Dec. 20. Christmas begins at 12:00 a.m. on Dec. 25.

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 88: ‘New Year’s Eve’ and more

Introduction (our increasingly unusual recording setup; how much coffee Jeff has had) – 0:00
“New Year’s Eve” review – 4:20
QOTW (movies that take place all in one day) – 22:10
Photographs in movies – 30:10
“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” review – 31:25
“Shame” review – 41:20
Eric saw “Hugo” again – 50:35
Lunch sponsorship – 53:25
iTunes reviews – 55:35
Interquel (“The Graduate” and “Juno”) – 56:40
Wrap-up and goodbyes – 1:03:30

Your QOTW for next time: Who should join Tom Cruise in the Running Hall of Fame? Cite examples of their fine work running in movies.

NOTES: Here are the links to our written reviews of “New Year’s Eve” (Bayer, Snider); “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” (Snider); “Shame” (Snider); “Hugo” (Snider).

Here are the episodes of the /Filmcast and Not Just New Movies podcast that had Eric on as a guest.

If you’d like to share the “Rocky” song heard at the very end of the show with your friends and loved ones, it’s on YouTube.

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – Episode 87: ‘The Muppets’ and more

Introduction (our first post-Cascadia show; our “studio” is Eric’s apartment) – 0:00
“The Muppets” review – 1:45
“Arthur Christmas” review – 13:08
“Hugo” review – 18:35
“The Descendants” review – 27:00
“Melancholia” review – 35:30
“Being Elmo” review – 44:45
“The Lie” review – 50:00
Pitch Me (Woody Allen, Jessica Lange, horror comedy) – 53:00
Wrap-up and goodbyes – 58:30

Your QOTW for next time: What is your favorite movie that takes place entirely in one day?

NOTES: Here are the links to our written reviews of “The Muppets” (Bayer, Snider); “Arthur Christmas” (Bayer, Snider); “Hugo” (Bayer); “The Descendants” (Bayer, Snider); “Being Elmo” (Bayer); “The Lie” (Snider).

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