Episode 363: ‘Transformers: The Last Knight,’ ‘Band Aid,’ Mt. Rushmore of comedy

0:00 – Hello, no apples allowed on the show, here’s an iTunes review
3:15 – “Transformers: The Last Knight” review
25:10 – “Band Aid” review
32:10 – Summer Box Office Challenge update
34:05 – “Masterminds” (2016) is on Netflix and it’s funny
38:20 – The Mt. Rushmore of Comedy, as voted by you the listeners
50:10 – “Life,” the sci-fi horror from a few months ago, is on DVD now; the Bayers like “The Lego Batman Movie”; recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Transformers: The Last Knight: D 3/10
Band Aid: B+ 8/10 (BS-approved!)

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Episode 362: ‘Cars 3,’ ‘Rough Night,’ ’47 Meters Down,’ ‘The Book of Henry’

0:00 – Hello, some teasers
2:00 – “Cars 3” review
14:35 – “Rough Night” review
27:10 – “47 Meters Down” review (Bayer only)
32:25 – “The Book of Henry” review (Snider only), in which the Nicholas Sparks Rule is invoked and the ENTIRE PLOT revealed
42:40 – Summer Box Office Challenge update: Bayer’s “The Mummy” did poorly
47:05 – This week’s DVDs include “John Wick: Chapter 2,” “The LEGO Batman Movie,” “Table 19”; one lucky Agent can have a copy of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2”
50:20 – Don’t forget to watch “sex, lies and videotape” this month, as we’ll be watching it for the first time and talking about it in July; and also, our “Princess Bride” commentary is now available
51:50 – We’re creating the Mt. Rushmore of comedy. Tell us your four (4) favorite comedies of all time (the order doesn’t matter)
54:05 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Cars 3: C- 5/10
Rough Night: D 3/10
47 Meters Down: n/a 6/10
The Book of Henry: D n/a

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Episode 361: ‘The Mummy,’ ‘It Comes at Night,’ ‘I, Daniel Blake,’ ‘My Cousin Rachel’

0:00 – Hello, moms and technology, our T-shirts exist IRL
6:00 – “The Mummy” review
16:30 – “It Comes at Night” review
24:00 – “I, Daniel Blake” review (Bayer only)
25:55 – “My Cousin Rachel” review (Snider only)
29:30 – Summer Box Office Challenge update: Bayer joins the game!
33:35 – This week’s DVDs
35:35 – We dip our grubby hands into the ol’ mailbag and tell our origin story
40:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
The Mummy: C 6/10
It Comes at Night: B+ 7/10
I, Daniel Blake: n/a 8/10
My Cousin Rachel: B n/a

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Episode 360: ‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘Captain Underpants’

0:00 – Hi, Eric enjoyed his trip to Utah, what constitutes a “friend”?
3:20 – “Wonder Woman” review
15:40 – “Captain Underpants” review (Bayer only)
21:25 – Summer Box Office Challenge update
25:00 – Eric saw “Baywatch,” agrees with Jeff
28:00 – This week’s DVDs are “Fist Fight,” “Before I Fall,” and “Collide,” all of which are ehhhhhhhh OK
30:10 – Agent report, and we’re recording a commentary for “The Princess Bride”
31:50 – Readers Ask Us a Question and Then We Give Them an Answer
36:00 – Introducing Jeff and Eric’s Movie of the Month Club
39:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Wonder Woman: B+ 7/10
Captain Underpants: n/a 7/10

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Episode 359: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,’ ‘Baywatch’

0:00 – Hello, Eric and Dogcat are in Utah this week, our history with “Pirates of the Caribbean”
4:30 – “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” review
15:10 – “Baywatch” review (Bayer only)
21:00 – This week’s DVDs include good movies like “Get Out” and “Logan”
23:00 – Summer Box Office Challenge update
25:00 – We revisit Memorial Day weekend 1997
36:45 – Mailbag question about theaters we like
39:40 – “Star Wars” is 40 years old now, and Eric wrote a thing; recap and good day

REVIEWS:
POTC: C- 4/10
Baywatch: n/a 2/10

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Episode 358: ‘Alien: Covenant,’ ‘Everything, Everything,’ ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’

0:00 – Hello, some remembrances of Cannes five years ago
4:20 – “Alien: Covenant” review
14:00 – “Everything, Everything” review
23:30 – “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” review (Snider only)
29:00 – Summer Box Office Challenge update; Bayer is feeling confident
33:30 – Nothing interesting on DVD, including “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter,” which we watched
34:40 – We travel back in time to this weekend in 1992, run through the movies that were playing, and talk about Eric’s high school girlfriend
49:30 – A mailbag question about “guilty pleasures”
52:30 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Alien: Covenant: C 5/10
Everything, Everything: C+ 4/10
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul: D+

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Episode 357: ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,’ ‘Snatched,’ ‘The Lovers’

0:00 – Hello, here’s an iTunes review
3:40 – “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” review
15:40 – “Snatched” review
23:45 – “The Lovers” review (Snider only)
28:00 – This week’s DVDs are bleh, but we’re giving away a copy of “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” to an eligible Agent
30:50 – Summer Box Office Challenge update: Snider is in the lead, doesn’t know if Bayer can catch up
34:00 – Recap and good day (and a cute outtake)

REVIEWS:
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword: B 7/10
Snatched: B 7/10
The Lovers: B+ n/a

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Episode 356: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ ‘Buster’s Mal Heart,’ Summer Box Office Challenge draft

0:00 – Hello, we’ll get right to it
1:40 – “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” review
13:30 – “Buster’s Mal Heart” review
22:45 – Eric talks about “Unforgettable”
27:50 – The Summer Box Office Challenge draft, during which Jeff is already making excuses again
43:10 – Eric’s report from The Overlook Film Festival
51:30 – We reveal the terms of the bet for this year’s Summer Box Office Challenge
57:45 – Recap, a bit more about “GOTG2,” and good day

REVIEWS:
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: B- 7/10
Buster’s Mal Heart: C+ 5/10

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Episode 355: ‘The Promise,’ ‘Free Fire,’ Pitch Me

0:00 – Hello, there are a lot of movies this week but they only screened two of them
3:45 – “The Promise” review
12:30 – “Free Fire” review (Bayer only)
18:35 – This week’s DVDs are “The Founder” and “Split,” and we’re giving away a copy of “La La Land” to an Agent
23:15 – A round of Pitch Me, which we haven’t played in a while
32:25 – No show next week, but when we come back it’ll be time for the Summer Box Office Challenge (for which Jeff already has some ideas); recap and good day

REVIEWS:
The Promise: B- 6/10
Free Fire: n/a 8/10

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Episode 354: ‘The Fate of the Furious,’ ‘Gifted,’ ‘The Void’

0:00 – Hello; the ethics of laser pointers; the abandonment of Bayer
3:50 – “The Fate of the Furious” review
19:25 – “Gifted” review (Snider only)
25:10 – “The Void” review (Snider only)
27:20 – Movie BS Agents are eligible to win a copy of “The Founder”; meanwhile, “Hidden Figures,” “The Bye Bye Man,” “Lion,” and “War on Everyone” (retroactively BS-approved!) are out on DVD this week
33:15 – Hey, What’d You Watch? (“Paper Moon”)
35:45 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
The Fate of the Furious: C 4/10
Gifted: B- n/a
The Void: B- n/a

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Episode 353: ‘Going in Style,’ ‘Colossal,’ ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’

0:00 – Hello, an iTunes review, discussion of beer ingredients, it’s a bad week for movies
5:20 – “Going in Style” review
16:20 – “Colossal” review
24:00 – “Smurfs: The Lost Village,” including more talk of Smurf lore than you need
32:25 – This week’s DVDs (“Rogue One,” “Paterson,” “Office Christmas Party,” “Youth in Oregon”)
38:50 – Recap, another sidetrack, and good day

REVIEWS:
Going in Style: D+ 4/10
Colossal: B- 6/10
Smurfs: C- n/a

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Episode 352: ‘Ghost in the Shell,’ ‘The Boss Baby,’ ‘Raw,’ ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife,’ ‘CHIPS’

0:00 – Hello, Jeff has a new beverage, an iTunes review from Argentina.

4:50 – “Ghost in the Shell” review (Snider only)
13:50 – “The Boss Baby” review
21:15 – “Raw” review
28:35 – “The Zookeeper’s Wife” review (Snider only)
33:20 – “CHIPS” review, and Eric says just a little about “Power Rangers” (it’s not good)
36:35 – DVDs this week: “Silence” (we’re giving a copy away to one of our Agents), “Patriots Day,” “A Monster Calls,” “Why Him?,” and “20th Century Women”
40:20 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Ghost in the Shell: C+ n/a
The Boss Baby: B 7/10
Raw: B+ 10/10 (BS-approved!)
The Zookeeper’s Wife: C n/a
CHIPS: B- 7/10
Power Rangers: C n/a

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Episode 351: ‘T2 Trainspotting,’ ‘Life,’ ‘The Last Word’

0:00 – Hello, Dogcat brings up a good question, Jeff tells of showing Dylan “The Empire Strikes Back”
9:10 – “T2 Trainspotting” review
23:15 – All three new movies this week (“Life,” “Power Rangers,” “CHIPS”) all screened at the same time, at the last minute, because their studios are super proud of them
24:35 – “Life” review
35:05 – “The Last Word” review (Snider only)
39:50 – This week’s DVDs: “Assassin’s Creed,” “Live By Night,” “Miss Sloane,” and “Sing” (which Bayer is not a fan of)
45:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
T2 Trainspotting: B 6/10
Life: B 8/10
The Last Word: D+ n/a

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Episode 350: ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘The Sense of an Ending,’ ‘Personal Shopper’

0:00 – Hello, we’re not at SXSW this year
5:45 – iTunes review


8:20 – “Beauty and the Beast” review
24:50 – There’s also a movie called “The Belko Experiment,” we guess?
26:00 – “The Sense of an Ending” review
33:40 – “Personal Shopper” review
42:10 – DVDs this week: “Collateral Beauty,” “Elle,” “Passengers,” and “Fences” — and patrons can win a copy of “Fences”!
47:40 – Patreon updates: patrons are now called Agents and get free downloads of all past and future movie commentaries we record; and once we meet our goal we’ll start doing a second weekly show!
51:35 – Introducing the Movie BS Cafepress store, which has golf balls and thongs!
55:30 – Hey, What’d You Watch? (“Trainspotting,” “Porky’s”)
59:15 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Beauty and the Beast: C 8/10
The Sense of an Ending: C+ 6/10
Personal Shopper: C+ 6/10

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Episode 349: ‘Kong: Skull Island’

0:00 – Hello; Jeff keeps showing movies to his kid; Eric had to steer a 10-year-old away from “Kong: Skull Island”
5:40 – “Kong: Skull Island” review
18:30 – Directors getting big movies after making very small movies
21:10 – No other new movies this weekend, but “Jackie,” “Moana,” and “A Brand New Testament” are out on DVD; Jeff has ideas about renting and buying movies from iTunes
27:20 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Kong: Skull Island: B 6/10

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Episode 348: ‘Logan,’ ‘A United Kingdom,’ ‘Table 19’

0:00 – Hello, a report on our Oscar bowling
5:25 – iTunes review, but it goes long and we have to break it up
8:20 – We have a spiffy new logo courtesy of the talented Gustavo @WikiRascals
10:30 – “Logan” review
21:15 – Bayer saw “Get Out” and makes it BS-approved; Snider saw “Before I Fall” at Sundance and gave it a C+
22:45 – “A United Kingdom” review
32:15 – More of that iTunes review
33:20 – “Table 19” review
43:45 – The last of that iTunes review
46:00 – DVDs this week include Best Picture “Moonlight” (which Jeff re-watched), “Allied,” “Rules Don’t Apply,” “Doctor Strange” (which Jeff also re-watched),
51:30 – Where to find us online, recap, and good day

REVIEWS:
Logan: B 9/10
A United Kingdom: B 7/10
Table 19: B 7/10

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Episode 347: ‘Get Out,’ ‘The Great Wall’

0:00 – Hello, a correction about principal-based movies, an iTunes review
4:30 – Weirdly, Universal didn’t screen “Get Out” in some cities
6:00 – “Get Out” review (Snider only)
12:50 – There are also movies called “Rock Dog” and “Collide”?
15:00 – “The Great Wall” review (Snider only)
22:45 – DVDs this week include “Bad Santa 2,” “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Manchester by the Sea,” “Nocturnal Animals”
26:50 – The Oscars are this weekend, so don’t forget to go bowling with us
30:10 – Eric reports on his visit to the Oxford (Miss.) Film Festival last weekend
38:20 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Get Out: B+ n/a
The Great Wall: B n/a

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Episode 346: ‘Fist Fight,’ ‘A Cure for Wellness’

0:00 – Hello, Jeff is drinking non-water, an iTunes review, Jeff took Dylan to his first movie
6:50 – “Fist Fight” review
18:00 – “A Cure for Wellness” review (Snider only)
26:40 – This week on DVD; we watched “Muppets Most Wanted”; reminiscing about old Movie B.S. propaganda; a letter from a listener
32:10 – It’s almost time for Oscar bowling!
34:30 – Recap, some undeserved shade thrown at Redbox, and good day

REVIEWS:
Fist Fight: B- 6/10
A Cure for Wellness: B n/a

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Episode 345: ‘The LEGO Batman Movie,’ ‘John Wick: Chapter 2,’ ‘Fifty Shades Darker’

0:00 – Hey! We haven’t done a regular show in a few weeks; Jeff is drinking leftover Sundance beer; family illnesses; and an iTunes review
7:00 – “The LEGO Batman Movie” review, and Jeff’s possible intention to take Dylan to see it
16:30 – “John Wick: Chapter 2” review
27:10 – “Fifty Shades Darker” review (Snider only)
35:20 – Catching up briefly with “Rings,” “The Space Between Us,” and “XXX: Return of Xander of Cage,” including talk of whether it’s true that they grow up so fast
41:20 – New DVDs include “Pinocchio” (for some reason), “The Eagle Huntress,” “Loving,” and “Trolls”
48:50 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
The LEGO Batman Movie: B 7/10
John Wick: Chapter 2: B- 7/10
Fifty Shades Darker: D n/a

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Episode 344: ‘Split,’ ‘The Founder’

0:00 – Hello, iTunes review, we’ll be at Sundance when you hear this (unless we died) (we didn’t)
4:50 – “Split” review
12:50 – “The Founder” review
23:50 – There’s also “xXx: Return of Xander Cage,” but we hadn’t seen it in time for the show. But also, there are new movies on DVD
26:40 – Hey, What’d You Watch? (“Deadpool,” “The Killing” [1956])
32:00 – Recap and good day

REVIEWS:
Split: B+ 7/10
The Founder: B- 8/10

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