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#148: It Follows

2015-04-07
Length: 42s

Written and directed by David Robert Mitchell, It Follows is a horror film that's received a lot of buzz for it's old-school feel and original story. Does it transcend the horrror genre? We discuss on this episode of The Screen Watchers Guild.…

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#147: Christopher Presswell

2015-03-24
Length: 54s

On this edition of the Screen Watchers Guild, we talk to Christopher Presswell (@ChrisPresswell, chrispresswell.co.uk) to talk about his latest film, Candlestick, available in select theaters and VOD on April 11th, be sure to check out CandlestickFilm.com for more details. "A social gathering is rocked to its core when Jack accuses his best friend's wife of infidelity. But as the allegations start flying, it soon emerges that far more sinister intentions may be at play..." CandlestickFilm.com@Candlestickfilm …

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#146: Cinderella

2015-03-17
Length: 55s

We are joined by Nick Ruiz of the Strange Bedfellows podcast (bedfellowspodcast.com) and do our manliest review yet: Disney's Cinderella live action remake. Just three dudes going over the magic and wonder of one of Disney's greatest fairy tale adaptations.…

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#145: Chappie

2015-03-10
Length: 36s

Neill Blomkamp's third major film, Chappie, has been panned by critics and features the controversial band Die Antwoord. What is happening in this movie? We break it down on this edition of the Screen Watchers Guild. Also starring Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, & Dev Patel.…

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#144: Hot Tub Time Machine 2

2015-03-06
Length: 26s

Comedy sequels rarely work. Is Hot Tub Time Machine 2 an exception? Find out on this episode of the Screen Watchers Guild.…

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#143: Kingsman: The Secret Service

2015-03-02
Length: 30s

Matthew Vaughn's latest film Kingsman is ultra-violent, crazy, and fun. So basically, it's a Matthew Vaughn movie. Starring Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, and Samuel L. Jackson, Kingsman is a bananas film to say the least.…

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#142: The 2015 Academy Awards ...Awards

2015-02-24
Length: 50s

The 3rd Annual Academy Awards ...Awards has arrived! We go over our favorite moments of the night as well as, well, the box thing. Yeah, the box thing. Enjoy our recap of the Oscars!…

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#141: A Most Violent Year

2015-02-17
Length: 21s

A Most Violent Year stars Oscar nominees Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain, except they aren't nominated for this film. Is it a snub? Is the movie as a whole being snubbed? Is the movie good? Questions are not good for descriptions. Check out our review.…

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#140: Strictly News 02.13.2015: Spider-Man Edition

2015-02-13
Length: 1s

The day has arrived! Spider-Man to return to the Marvel fold and a new age has dawned, or risen, which one comes first? We discuss who should play Peter Parker/Miles Morales, who should direct, and Paul randomly talks about the multi-verse theory.…

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#139: American Sniper

2015-02-10
Length: 54s

Depending on who you talk to, American Sniper is either a propaganda film or the greatest thing ever made about an American. We tend to see a little more down the middle. We look at Clint Eastwood's latest film starring Bradley Cooper as a film first... and then some of the more controversial aspects of the adaptation of Chris Kyle's book.…

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#138: Strictly News 02.03.2015

2015-02-03
Length: 50s

Lots of casting discussion in this edition of Strictly News. We go over the new Ghostbusters, the new X-Men, the new Marvel villains, and more.…

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#137: The Best (and Worst) of 2014

2015-01-22
Length: 1s

Here it is, our Top 10 of 2014! We also have our Bottom 5 as well... which is always fun.…

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#136: The Guest

2015-01-22
Length: 29s

From Adam Wingard, the director of a segment of V/H/S and You're Next comes a an amazing throwback thriller called The Guest. Starring Downton Abbey alum Dan Stevens in a breakout role as David, this film takes the best part of 80's horror/thrillers and whips it in a blender with a Halloween theme. Engaging, fun, thrilling, and one of the best films of the year this is The Guest.…

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#135: Strictly News: Oscar Picks 2015

2015-01-20
Length: 1s

We go over the Academy Awards nominations, who should win, who will win, who got snubbed, and more. Red carpet optional.…

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#134: Whiplash

2015-01-20
Length: 31s

If you don't like jazz or drums, you just might hate this film. Whiplash stars Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons, and heeeeeeere's our review.…

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#133: 2015 Movie Preview

2015-01-12
Length: 1s

We take an extended look at the films to come in 2015!…

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#132: The Drop

2015-01-12
Length: 26s

We review The Drop, starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini in his final role. …

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#131: Foxcatcher

2015-01-05
Length: 37s

After a brief holiday hiatus, we take a look at Foxcatcher, directed by Bennett Miller and starring Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, and Mark Ruffalo.…

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#130: Boyhood

2014-12-23
Length: 36s

We recorded a few minutes of this episode every year for the past decade. Not really; that'd be crazy! We take a look at Richard Linklater's latest film time capsule experiment, Boyhood. …

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#129: The Interview

2014-12-18
Length: 38s

Cancelled by Sony Pictures, threatened with acts of terrorism... We bring you, The Interview, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. Paul was able to watch this movie during a pre-screening, so he reviews the film briefly. Mostly we go over how this affects the film industry as a whole.…

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#128: Fury

2014-12-15
Length: 36s

We take a look at the latest movie set during Dubya Dubya Two, Fury. Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LeBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, and Jon Bernthal, Fury is a gritty take on a tank brigade in World War 2. David Ayer creates an immersive experience in this film, but how good is it? Leave it to the SWG to let you know! Or don't. Tanks anyways. Tee-hee.…

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#127: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

2014-12-08
Length: 40s

We check out half a movie. No, we aren't being even more lazy than usual. The studio decided they needed to make money twice for one movie, so here we are. Lee Daniels' The Hunger Games: Mockingjabberjaw - Part 1; Based ont he Novel 'Push' by Suzanne Collin Firth. Jennifer Lawrence, the lesser Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, and MORE star in this Part 1 of the final book adaptation of the most popular of the 1984/The Giver inspired books and films.…

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#126: Big Hero 6

2014-11-24
Length: 39s

On this episode we take a look at Big Hero 6, the first movie Disney Marvel movie where Disney didn't use Marvel studios to make the movie, even though they own Marvel Studios... Yeah. That's it.…

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#125: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Spoiler Episode

2014-11-11
Length: 48s

SPOILER ALERT! We go over the spoilers, themes, and meaning of major plot points and of course, the ending, of Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).…

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#124: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

2014-11-11
Length: 28s

We check out the critically acclaimed Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Zack Galifianakis, Naomi Watts and Edward Norton. …

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#123: Interstellar Spoiler Episode

2014-11-10
Length: 44s

SPOILER ALERT! We go over all of Interstellar's plot, ending, etc. Enjoy!…

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#122: Interstellar

2014-11-10
Length: 47s

Christopher Nolan's Interstellar stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Jessica Chastain, and more. It reaches for the stars, both plot-wise and in ambitious filmmaking. Does it reach those heights?…

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#121: John Wick

2014-11-05
Length: 35s

We check out John Wick, a return to form for Keanu Reeves and a refreshing addition to the action genre.…

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#120: Strictly News: Superhero Movie Madness

2014-11-03
Length: 1s

DC drops a bombshell, Marvel drops a nuclear bomb, Fox hangs back for a bit, and Sony... well, Sony's there I guess. Avengers, Justice Leage, X-Men, blah blah blah.... SO MANY. We go over it all. Enjoy.…

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#119: Ryan Sickler & Jay Larson

2014-10-27
Length: 18s

Comedians Ryan Sickler and Jay Larson, of the Crabfeast podcast, joined Paul in the Podcast Lab of LA Podcast Festival to talk a bit about comedy and podcasting.…

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#118: Eddie Ifft

2014-10-27
Length: 28s

From the LA Podcast Festival, Eddie Ifft joins Paul in the Podcast Lab after his insane live podcast recording of Talkin' Shit with Eddie Ifft. We go over why he hates Guardians of the Galaxy and The Royal Tenenbaums, podcasting, and doing comedy all over America.…

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#117: Kira Soltanovich

2014-10-22
Length: 26s

The lovely and talented Kira Soltanovich was kind enough to record a podcast with Paul at the LA Podcast Festival. We go over a wide range of topics, from comedy to Guantanamo Bay. …

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#116: Todd Glass

2014-10-22
Length: 15s

Prior to closing out the LA Podcast Festival with his incredibly fun live taping of The Todd Glass Show, comedian Todd Glass was able to sit wth Paul and talk comedy and podcasting for a bit. …

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#115: Jimmy Pardo

2014-10-20
Length: 10s

Paul sat down with Jimmy Pardo at the Los Angeles Podcast Festival to talk about comedy, his podcast Never Not Funny, working on the various incarnations of Conan O'Brien's talk shows, and more.…

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#114: April Richardson

2014-10-20
Length: 8s

From the Los Angeles Podcast Festival, Paul had a chance to have a quick chat with the very funny April Richardson about the differences between doing Chelsea Lately and @Midnight, working on Jason Nash is Married, podcasting, and of course, Saved by the Bell and her podcast about it, Go Bayside!.…

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#113: Dave Anthony

2014-10-14
Length: 19s

Paul had a chance to sit and talk with comedian, writer, actor, and podcaster Dave Anthony, of Maron, The Dollop podcast, Walking the Room podcast, and co-creator of the Los Angeles Podcast Festival. How many credits can one man have?! Last year at LA Podfest we only had a few minutes with him, but we are happy to have a longer discussion this time around. The topics are random, from comedy, to podcasting, to the state of soccer in America. …

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#112: Matt Kirshen

2014-10-14
Length: 32s

From the 2014 LA Podcast Festival, Paul had the chance to once again speak with the hilarious comedian Matt Kirshen of the Probably Science podcast to talk a bit about the festival, comedy, podcasting, and more. Chris Mancini of Comedy Film Nerds also jumps in at the end, because at the Podcast Festival, we're all family.…

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#111: Gone Girl Spoiler Episode

2014-10-13
Length: 56s

Spoiler Alert! We go into detail about the film Gone Girl. Ending, major plot points, all the details will be explored. …

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#110: Gone Girl

2014-10-13
Length: 40s

Ben Affleck plays Nick Dunne in David Fincher's Gone Girl, where the disappearance of his wife Amy, played by Rosamund Pike, puts him into the media spotlight. Also starring Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, and Kim Dickens. …

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#109: Graham Elwood

2014-10-06
Length: 8s

From the LA Podcast Festival, Graham Elwood of the Comedy Film Nerds podcast sat down with Paul to discuss Batman Vs. Superman, the festival, and the upcoming Ear Buds podcasting documentary.…

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#108: Snowpiercer

2014-10-06
Length: 32s

We take a look at Snowpiercer, a South Korean film starring Chris Evans as an ass-kicking revolutionary on a train traveling the world in a post-apocalyptic class warfare thrill ride. Yep, how could you resist that plot?…

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#107: Chris Mancini

2014-09-29
Length: 17s

From the 2014 Los Angeles Podcast Festival, Paul sits down with one of the festival's creators, Chris Mancini of the Comedy Film Nerds podcast, to talk a about the festival, the podcast documentary Ear Buds, and the movie Chris wrote and a studio managed to ruin, Asylum, S.W.A.T. vs. Devil, or whatever the hell else they might name it in another country.…

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#106: Tusk

2014-09-29
Length: 35s

Here's our review of Kevin's Smith's latest film, and first in his Canuck Trilogy, Tusk. Starring Justin Long, Michael Parks, Genesis Rodriguez, Haley Joel Osment, and a surprise A-List cameo... this film asks the question: Who the hell would want to be human, when you could be a walrus? #WalrusYes…

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#105: A Million Ways to Die in the West

2014-09-08
Length: 29s

We review Seth Macfarlane's follow up to Ted, A Million Ways to Die in the West. …

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#104: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Spoiler Episode

2014-09-01
Length: 1s

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a reboot directed by Jonahan Liebesman, and produced by Michael Bay. Megan Fox apparently doesn't think Bay is a Nazi anymore. They're turtles, and it's a kid's movie, but apparently they kill people willy-nilly. Enjoy.…

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#103: Guardians of the Galaxy Spoiler Episode

2014-09-01
Length: 29s

What more can we say? Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, etc. You've seen it, now hear the SPOILER REVIEW!…

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#102: Guardians of the Galaxy

2014-08-25
Length: 46s

Our review of James Gunn's newest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy. Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, and yes, even Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista, pull off a great movie that takes comic book movies into a new, fun time.…

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#101: Pete Holmes & Chris Thayer

2014-08-11
Length: 25s

After their show at Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco, Pete Holmes and Chris Thayer were kind enough to sit down for an interview about comedy, movies, and what kind of plans Pete might be making with the staff after the show. …

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#100: The 100th Episode

2014-08-05
Length: 48s

Here it is, folks. 100 episiodes later. …

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#99: Transformers: Age of Extinction Spoiler Episode

2014-07-28
Length: 1s

Bud Light. American flags. Chevy. Transformium. Mark fuckin' Wahlberg. This is Transformers: Age of Extinction.…

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#98: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

2014-07-22
Length: 36s

We look at a prepositionally phrased film, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to the suprise hit, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Listen to the Review of the sequel, on the podcast of the Guild of the Screen Watchers. Of. The. Of the.…

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#97: Maleficent

2014-07-14
Length: 34s

This is our review of the odd reboot/prequel/reimagining blah-blah of Sleeping Beauty, titled Maleficent, or that time Angelina Jolie wore fake cheekbones and Sharlto Copley had an even stranger accent.…

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#96: How to Train Your Dragon 2

2014-07-07
Length: 35s

The sequel to the surprise hit, How to Train Your Dragon was well-recieved by critics and fans alike, but what did Paul and Cody think of it? That's why you listen, isn't it?…

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#95: 22 Jump Street

2014-06-30
Length: 31s

We take a look at 22 Jump Street, what worked and what didn't, and what was better/worse than the original. The original remake... Hollywood, folks. Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman, etc... all return to create not only a parody of the original show, but also manage to deliver a sequel that also parodies sequels.…

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#94: Edge of Tomorrow Spoiler Episode

2014-06-24
Length: 31s

Shoot yourself in the head and reset, it's a spoiler-ific episode of The Screen Watchers Guild podcast. We are joined by Ikaika Shiveley, and we dive deeper into the ending of Edge of Tomorrow. …

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#93: Edge of Tomorrow

2014-06-16
Length: 28s

Paul and Cody are once again joined by Ikaika Shiveley, continuing our Summer of Ikaika series of The Screen Watchers Guild. We take a look at Edge of Tomorrow  starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. …

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#92: Johan Miranda

2014-06-02
Length: 31s

Johan Miranda is a San Francisco Bay Area comedian, and as our show is from the Bay Area, of course Paul would meet him in Portland at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Johan has performed at all the major comedy venues in the Bay Area and is growing in reputation every day. Be sure to check him out at JohanMiranda.com to see when you can watch him perform live. …

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#91: X-Men: Days of Future Past Spoiler Episode

2014-05-30
Length: 57s

SPOILER ALERT! We will be discussing major plot points including the ending of X-Men: Days of Future Past in this episode. We are joined once again by Ikaika Shiveley. The summer of Ikaika is in full swing.  …

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#90: X-Men: Days of Future Past

2014-05-29
Length: 57s

Bryan Singer returns to the X-Men franchise in the star-studded X-Men: Days of Future Past. The cast of First Class meets the originals, all bridged together by Hugh Jackman's Wolverine. We are joined by Ikaika Shiveley to discuss one of the more surprising movies of the year so far.…

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#89: Godzilla Spoiler Episode

2014-05-23
Length: 57s

SPOILER ALERT: The purpose of this review is to discuss major plot points and the ending. If you have not seen this movie, stay away... unless you don't care about Spoilers... Maybe you're dead inside. Who knows? All we know is, Godzilla round 2... time for some spoilerific discussion.…

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#88: Godzilla

2014-05-21
Length: 32s

In this episode of The Screen Watchers Guild, we check out the 2014 version of Godzilla. Starring Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron-Taylor Johnson, and Ken Watanabe. …

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#87: Neighbors

2014-05-19
Length: 25s

We review Nicholas Stoller's latest comedy, Neighbors. Starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, we get to see Rogen grow up a tad, and Efron flex some comedic chops. Add in some great Dave Franco moments, and this added up to a well-rounded comedy.…

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#86: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Spoiler Episode

2014-05-16
Length: 33s

Shhhh... SPOILER ALERT! We go over all the juicy spoilers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and if we even care what they mean for the extended Spider-Man universe (ugh why is this a thing?). Will it hold up to Marvel's cinematic universe? Spoiler alert, no. It won't.…

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#85: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

2014-05-15
Length: 32s

We check out the latest installment in the rebooted Spider-Man franchise, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The little things we liked, the much larger things we didn't like, and more are discussed in Fox's latest reason why they should sell the rights back to Marvel.…

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#84: Anthony Lopez Part 2

2014-05-15
Length: 1s

This is Part 2 of Paul's interview with Anthony Lopez. More of the stuff we talked about in the first episode, geeky movies, geeky shows, etc. …

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#83: Anthony Lopez Part 1

2014-05-14
Length: 57s

This is Part 1 of a 2 part interview with Anthony Lopez, comedian and writer from Portland, Oregon. …

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#82: Summer Movie Preview

2014-05-06
Length: 1s

Paul and Cody take a look at the Summer's biggest movies, as well as some lesser-known possible surprise films. This is our 2014 Summer Movie Preview.…

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#81: Andrew Johnstone

2014-04-28
Length: 28s

From the 2013 LA Podcast Festival, we have found some previously lost audio files, and thus, more interviews! Paul was able to do some podcast talk with Andrew Johnstone, host of the podcast about podcasts, Podcast Squared. Podcast Squared recently ended, but it was great while it lasted. Check out past episodes of that, and be on the lookout for what Andrew will be working on next!…

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#80: Dave Anthony

2014-04-28
Length: 6s

From the 2013 LA Podcast Festival, we have found some previously lost audio files, and thus, more interviews! In this episode, Paul caught a really quick interview with Dave Anthony, comedian and also a founder of the LA Podcast Festival! He was a busy man so we were really glad he could sit down for a talk, even if only for a few minutes!…

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#79: Divergent

2014-04-18
Length: 34s

Take a test, choose your fate, somewhere between Twilight and The Hunger Games lies Divergent. We take a look at what elements were surprisingly interesting about it, and of course, the parts that were typical and did not work as well.…

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#78: Noah

2014-04-14
Length: 36s

Darren Aronofsky's latest film, Noah, has caused much debate. How much debate? You'll hear it in this episode. To put it lightly, we... disagree, about almost everything this movie had to offer.…

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#77: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Spoiler Episode

2014-04-11
Length: 33s

We take a spoiler-ific look at Captain America: The Winter Soldier. We also discuss what the ramifications the events in Winter Soldier will have on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and more! …

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#76: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

2014-04-10
Length: 32s

Our heroes take a spoiler-free look at the biggest movie in April history, with Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The latest chapter in Marvel's second Phase of their cinematic universe holds up well. Is it up to par with The Avengers or other Marvel films? Paul and Cody take a look at how this Captain America movie fares, when the Russo brothers, known for comedy, take on this action-thriller.…

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Quicksilver in a Carl's JR commercial

2014-04-07

X-Men: Days of Future Past is looking great... with the exception of the controversial look of Quicksilver. Up until now we haven't seen too much of him, but Carl's Jr./Hardee's has a commercial featuring Quicksilver in all his  bacon snatching glory. Does he look as ridiculous as we've previously thought? You be the judge. Click here to check out the commercial!…

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#75: Matthew Burnside

2014-03-31
Length: 20s

From the 2013 LA Podcast Festival, we have found some previously lost audio files, and thus, more interviews! In this episode Paul took a walk on the Burnside and chats with Nerdist and Indoor Kids' own, Matthew Burnside!…

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#74: Need for Speed Spoiler Episode

2014-03-27
Length: 50s

We take a spoiler-ific look at Aaron Paul's follow up to the brilliant Breaking Bad... the not-so brilliant Need for Speed. Hilarity ensues, mostly on the parts not supposed to be funny. Enjoy, if you can.…

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#73: 300: Rise of an Empire

2014-03-24
Length: 30s

What does a 300 movie look like when you take out Zack Snyder? Pretty bad. Warning, some spoilers ahead. Not everything is spoiled, but some major plot points are in this episode. …

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#72: The Grand Budapest Hotel

2014-03-22
Length: 24s

We take a look at the latest Wes Anderson feature, The Grand Budapest Hotel. We give our review, and go over some online reviews of the film as well.…

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Bad Movie Minutes: R.I.P.D.

2014-03-22

R.I.P.D. was one of last year's worst movies. So instead of having to endure the whole thing, The Screen Watchers Guild brings you "Bad Movie Minutes." We give you a mish-mash of scenes from the film that gives you the main idea in a few minutes or less... because really, why waste a couple hours instead of a couple of minutes?  …

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#71: Murray Valeriano

2014-03-20
Length: 23s

From the 2013 LA Podcast Festival, we have found some previously lost audio files, and thus, more interviews! In this episode Paul was joined by the hilarious Murray Valeriano for a great interview about comedy and other topics. Check out his podcast, Road Stories, and check out MurrayValeriano.com!…

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#70: The Monuments Men

2014-03-17
Length: 26s

We take a look at George Clooney's latest film, The Monuments Men. Loosely following the organization during WWII that tried to preserve art in the midst of chaos. …

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#69: Greg Warren

2014-03-10
Length: 56s

We had the talented Greg Warren on to talk his early life, comedy, and movies. We had some great stories and discussion in this one. Make sure to check out GregWarrenComedy.com and follow Greg on Twitter @GregWarren.…

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#68: Strictly News

2014-03-09
Length: 37s

We talk about Star Wars ep. 7, Space Jam 2, Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic, the Entourage Movie, Dredd 2, The Guardians of the Galaxy, and much, much more news and rumors in the world of film!…

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#67: Nick Vattarott

2014-03-08
Length: 16s

After his show in San Francisco, Nick Vattarott was kind enough to do a quick interview with Paul Ponte and talk a bit about growing up a comedy nerd, crowd etiquette, and comedy comedy comedy. Did I mention we talk comedy? Check out Nick's podcast, the Nick Vatterott Show!…

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#66: T.J. Miller

2014-03-07
Length: 10s

T.J. Miller graced us with an interview after his show in Oakland, CA. T.J. talks about Transformers 4, Search Party, Cloverfield, Silicon Valley, and makes it super weird at the end of the interview.…

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2014-03-06

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2014-03-06

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2014-03-06

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2014-03-06

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2014-03-06

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2014-03-06

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2014-03-06

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#65: The Academy Awards ...Awards 2014

2014-03-06
Length: 38s

What's more frivolous than an extravagant awards show where everyone pats themselves on the back? An awards show where we give awards for another awards show. Convoluted? Absolutely. Wickedly talented. Thanks John Travolta. Also, a big thanks to Sergio Elisondo for composing our amazing music for the intro/outro of this episode! Like him on Facebook, and check him out on YouTube!…

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#64: The Lego Movie

2014-03-03
Length: 27s

We take a look at The Lego Movie... is it a typical kids movie, or something more?  …

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#63: Oscar Picks 2014

2014-02-27
Length: 48s

We take a look at the Academy Awards nominees and give our predictions and picks.…

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#62: 12 Years a Slave

2014-02-17
Length: 26s

We take a look at Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave (no, not THAT Steve McQueen). …

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#61: Inside Llewyn Davis

2014-02-10
Length: 28s

Cody and Paul adopt cats, learn to sing some folk tunes, and be bitterly angry at the world.…

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#60: Strictly News

2014-02-04
Length: 33s

We take a look at what's new in the world of movies in our first edition of STRICTLY NEWS... …

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#59: Her

2014-01-31
Length: 36s

Entire episode read by Scarlet Johansson. Customized to fit your every need... this... is... US... reviewing Her.…

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#58: The Wolf of Wall Street

2014-01-21
Length: 32s

Fuck. Check out our review of The Wolf of Wall Street. Have a good fucking time. Did we mention this movie says fuck a lot?…

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#57: 2014 Movie Preview

2014-01-10
Length: 34s

We take a look at our top 10 most anticipated movies. It wouldn't be us if we didn't completely mess up somewhere making this list, so enjoy that part of it.…

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#56: Saving Mr. Banks

2014-01-08
Length: 30s

We take a look at the story of Mary Poppins; or rather, the story of P.L. Travers, the woman who wrote Mary Poppins. Tom Hanks plays the iconic Walt Disney in the film Saving Mr. Banks, a biopic told in flashbacks and narrative. Is the movie accurate to the real story? The suspense is killing you.…

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#55: American Hustle

2014-01-06
Length: 33s

In this review episode we take a look at American Hustle, a loose telling of the ABSCAM sting operation of the late 70's.…

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#54: Graham Elwood / Chris Mancini (Comedy Film Nerds)

2014-01-03
Length: 37s

From the Podcast Festival, Paul gets two great interviews with the hosts of the popular Comedy Film Nerds podcast. There's some great discussion about the role of the military in film with Graham, calling on his experience touring the Middle East to entertain troops. We also go over some of the biggest films of the year. With Chris Mancini we go over some films of the year and the state of podcasting in general.…

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#53: The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug / Dallas Buyers Club

2013-12-18
Length: 1s

Two reviews this week, both much talked about for different reasons. The Desolation of Smaug for being better than An Unexpected Journey, and Dallas Buyers Club generating major Oscar buzz. Two reviews and a ton of news, this is a jam-packed episode.…

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#52: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

2013-12-03
Length: 1s

More puns and more funs as we review Catching Fire, the latest installment in The Hunger Games series. We also go over a plethora of news, and Cody plays a round of "You Did Your Best"...…

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#51: Nate Bargatze

2013-11-27
Length: 41s

We welcome comedian Nate Bargatze to the show, and go over comedy, movies, movie etiquette, etc. Nate was an awesome guest and you can check him out on the Clean Cut Comedy Tour and at NateBargatze.com.…

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#50: Ender's Game

2013-11-24
Length: 58s

We review Ender's Game and have our 50th episode SPECTACULAR... which differs kinda from a normal episode. More prep time? Possibly.…

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#49: Thor: The Dark World Spoiler Episode

2013-11-15
Length: 31s

SPOILER ALERT... We go over Thor: The Dark World. Jacob joins us again, this time to point out some of the things we didn't understand in this film. I assure you, though we bash some of the story, we all still really enjoyed it.…

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#48: Thor: The Dark World

2013-11-14
Length: 1s

Cody and Paul are joined by their buddy Jacob Othon to discuss what they thought of Thor: The Dark World. They also go over some movie news, including the big Marvel-Netflix announcement.…

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#47: Dean Haglund

2013-11-12
Length: 28s

Dean Haglund... whether you know him from his Podcast, Chillpak Hollywood Hour, The Lone Gunmen, or the show from which that spun, the X-Files, Dean was a great guest and was gracious enough to sit down at the LA Podcast Festival with Paul Ponte and talk about a wide range of topics. Check out his Podcast, and check out this interview!…

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#46: Matt Kirshen

2013-11-06
Length: 1s

From the LA Podcast Festival, Paul sat down with comedian Matt Kirshen. We go over his time on Last Comic Standing, the differences between a plethora of things in England and America, his podcast (Probably Science), and of course, movies!…

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#45: The Counselor

2013-11-01
Length: 56s

Paul and Cody review the Counselor, a strange, dark tale slaughtered by critics. Is it really that bad? We also go over some news and new trailers.…

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#44: Rush

2013-10-22
Length: 1s

We go over our review of Ron Howard's Rush, go over some movie news, and check out some trailers  with a segment we like to call "Yay! ...or meh."…

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#43: Aisha Tyler

2013-10-18
Length: 15s

Paul had a chance to sit and talk with the lovely and talented Aisha Tyler at the LA Podcast Festival. We managed to cover movies, growing up in the Bay Area, and other topics despite a brief interview. Remember to check out her Podcast, Girl on Guy, and follow her on Twitter @aishatyler.…

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#42: Chris Gore

2013-10-13
Length: 28s

From the LA Podcast Festival, Chris Gore was kind enough to join Paul for a great interview. Make sure to check out Chris' twitter @thatchrisgore and his podcast, PodCRASH. Unfortunately, the audio gets a little distorted near the end.…

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#41: Dax Jordan

2013-10-09
Length: 48s

From the Squarespace Podcast Lab at the Los Angeles Podcast Festival, Paul talks to Dax Jordan about Gravity, other films, and a little about comedy in general.…

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#40: Gravity / Prisoners

2013-10-08
Length: 1s

We review Gravity and Prisoners, go over a plethora of movie news, and play Plot or Plot.…

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#39: The Kings of Summer / The Way, Way Back / Drinking Buddies

2013-09-27
Length: 1s

Big review show this week, as well as some "Yay or meh" at new trailers, and a Top 5 of movie characters who "Broke Bad" in honor of the final Breaking Bad episode.…

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#38: Riddick Spoiler Episode

2013-09-16
Length: 35s

So Riddick-ulous we had to spoil it. Can you spoil an already rotten egg? We try!…

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#37: Riddick

2013-09-13
Length: 46s

We check out Riddick. The third in the Tour de Force of Vin Diesel's Riddick anthology. How bad is it? We'll discuss.…

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#36: We're the Millers

2013-09-06
Length: 1s

Cody and Paul review the surprise box office hit, We're the Millers. We also go over a Fall movie preview.…

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#35: The World's End

2013-08-29
Length: 52s

The 3rd chapter in the Cornetto Triology. How does it hold up? Pretty well if you ask us. We also do our TOP 5 Summer movies, and our Bottom 3.…

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#34: Kick-Ass 2

2013-08-22
Length: 1s

Ben Affleck is Batman? Star Wars Episode 7 being FILMED? And a review of Kick-Ass 2. Our most divisive review since the Great Gatsby.…

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#33: Elysium

2013-08-16
Length: 1s

We review Neill Blomkamp's follow-up to District 9, Elysium. Does it compare, or is it another After Earth? We also go over a plethora of movie news, and go over our picks for casting the Justice League movie.…

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#32: The Wolverine

2013-07-31
Length: 51s

Is this the Wolverine movie that finally makes us forget about Origins? Let's find out.…

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#31: R.I.P.D. / San Diego Comic-Con Recap

2013-07-26
Length: 1s

Paul reviews RIPD, and Cody goes over his Comic-Con weekend. We also go over all the news revealed at San Diego Comic-Con.…

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#30: Pacific Rim Spoiler Episode

2013-07-16
Length: 27s

Shhhhh... spoilers ahead! We get real Specific Rim about Pacific Rim. More bad puns to come. Let's get in depth about Guillermo del Toro's latest.…

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#29: Pacific Rim

2013-07-16
Length: 56s

Cody and Paul review Pacific Rim, and Jacob Othon jumps in for some movie news discussion, and we go over the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con.…

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#28: The Lone Ranger / The Heat

2013-07-12
Length: 1s

Another double review... isn't Summer fun? The Lone Ranger, The Heat, plus some news. Enjoy.…

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#27: Monsters University / World War Z

2013-06-30
Length: 58s

Cody & Paul talk about Pixar's newest sequel, and Paul talks a little about World War Z. We also go over some movie news and some random things.…

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#26: Man of Steel Spoiler Episode

2013-06-20
Length: 1s

Spoilers ahead! We go over the film meticulously... if you don't want complete spoilers of everything, stick to the last episode with the regular review until you've seen Man of Steel...   Once again joining us is Ikaika Shiveley, of the Flicks of Fury movie blog.   Remember to check out reviewsbyikaika.blogspot.com…

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#25: Man of Steel / This Is The End

2013-06-20
Length: 1s

The long anticipated review of Man of Steel. Have the critics been too harsh? We shall see. Also a review of This Is The End and joining us is Ikaika Shiveley, of the Flicks of Fury movie blog. Remember to check out reviewsbyikaika.blogspot.com…

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#24: Now You See Me

2013-06-12
Length: 57s

Review of 'Now You See Me,' along with some DC/Marvel universe discussion in film, including some previews of Man of Steel, and some Star Wars news.…

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#23: After Earth / Behind the Candelabra

2013-06-06
Length: 1s

A double review this week, this time of the 1st major flop of the Summer 2013 season, After Earth, and then the made for tv movie Behind the Candelabra. Also some movie news in between. It's a Will Smith/Matt Damon sandwich.…

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#22: The Hangover Part III

2013-05-30
Length: 1s

Review of The Hangover Part III, and in contrast talk about our Top 5 sequels that surpassed their originals, and go over some movie blathering.…

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#21: Star Trek Into Darkness

2013-05-23
Length: 55s

Star Trek Into Darkness review, a rather difficult to make Top 5 Sci-Fi movies of the 21st century thus far, and some movie news.…

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#20: The Great Gatsby

2013-05-15
Length: 1s

We review The Great Gatsby, go over our Top 5 Atrocious Adaptations of Literature, and do some news. Enjoy Episode 20! A milestone that we ignore entirely!…

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#19: Iron Man 3

2013-05-10
Length: 1s

The first GIANT Summer Blockbuster of the year. Iron Man 3, not to be confused with Iron & Wine 3. Our top 5 Three-quels are also discussed, plus a plethora of movie tidbits.…

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#18: Summer Movie Preview Part 2

2013-05-02
Length: 55s

The epic conclusion.…

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#17: Oblivion & Summer Movie Preview pt. 1

2013-05-01
Length: 57s

After a week hiatus... we bring you not one, but TWO episodes this week. (Really we just talked for far too long and had to split it up... but nonetheless!) Review of Hollywood Moon... or Oblivion... and we begin our Summer Movie Preview!…

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#16: 42

2013-04-18
Length: 1s

We discuss the movie 42, or the Jackie Robinson movie for those that forget easily. We also go over our Top 5 Baseball movies, discuss some news (including Star Wars news), and play some games.…

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#15: Evil Dead

2013-04-09
Length: 54s

Paul and Cody are joined by a guest, Jacob Othon for their review of the 2013 sequel/remake, Evil Dead. We also go over a Top 5 Cult Horror Movie list which will probably infuriate real horror fans. We go over some news and play a game as well.…

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#14: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

2013-04-05
Length: 1s

We review G.I. Joe: Retaliation (ughhhhhh), talk about our Top 5 movies that should be 3D, discuss some film news, and look back at some memorable quotes from the reviews of the late, great Roger Ebert.…

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#13: Spring Breakers

2013-03-28
Length: 45s

Paul gives a review of the controversial and oft-genre confused Spring Breakers, our heroes discuss the Top 5 child actors to appear in Disney products who made it in the moving pictures as adults, and some movie news as well.…

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#12: Jumble Boogie

2013-03-21
Length: 52s

No review today. Cody and Paul discuss some film news, give their top 5 Nicolas Cage movies, and play some games.…

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#11: Oz the Great and Powerful

2013-03-12
Length: 52s

We review Oz the Great and Powerful, discuss our Top 5 Movie Prequels, go over some box office news, and Cody plays a game of WHO SAID IT: Captain Kirk or Obi-Wan Kenobi.…

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#10: Jack the Giant Slayer

2013-03-07
Length: 54s

Paul reviews Jack the Giant Slayer. Our heroes give their Top 5 disturbing children's movies, talk a little box office, and go over a plethora of movie news.…

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#9: The Academy Awards... Awards 2013

2013-02-26
Length: 1s

oin us on the red carpet of our living rooms, and journey with hosts Paul and Cody as they give out prestigious awards to people that participated in this year's Academy Awards. The Oscars may be over with and can no longer judge... but we are here to judge the awards themselves. With categories such as Best Speech, Worst Speech, Dick of the Night, Hero of the Night, Best Long-Haired Creep, etc. We also go over our most anticipated films of 2013. Music credits for this episode: 'Americana' & 'The Rule' by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)…

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#8: Side Effects / Top 10 of 2012 / Oscar picks

2013-02-19
Length: 58s

  In this jam-packed episode, Cody reviews "Side Effects", we discuss the Top 10 movies of 2012, and go over our Oscar picks as well. Academy Awards are this weekend, folks! We also go off on "The Dark Knight Rises" randomly... yeah.…

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#7: Day Workers of the Living Dead

2013-02-16
Length: 43s

Cody has abandoned his child! Not really, but Paul flies solo in this interview with Jesus Cruz. Cruz' latest project, "Day Workers of the Living Dead" is the first part of a series called "Chicano Tales From the Dark Side," a Latin parody of different horror genres. We get into some movie talk, and digress into some good old fashion wrestling discussion. You can check out his other short film called "Attack of the Zombie Luchadores" on YouTube. Also check out indiegogo.com/dayworkersdead to donate and find out more information regarding the production of "Day Workers" as well as anything else they might be working on.…

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#6: Life of Pi / Warm Bodies

2013-02-12
Length: 57s

DOUBLE REVIEW SHOW, how exciting. Cody reviews Life of Pi while Paul reviews Warm Bodies (both spoiler-free). We also go over the box office, our Top 5 video games that should be made as films, and some movie news as well.…

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#5: Silver Linings Playbook

2013-02-05
Length: 54s

Episode 5 comes around continuing our Oscar theme by talking about Silver Linings Playbook. We also go over our Top 5 twists in movie history, what's going on in the box office, and upcoming movies and movie news. Psst... Star Wars news.…

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#4: Lincoln

2013-01-31
Length: 52s

We discuss Lincoln, go over the Top 5 football movies in honor of the upcoming Super Bowl, and discuss some Star Wars news that broke right after we recorded our previous episode.…

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#3: Argo

2013-01-24
Length: 47s

This week Cody and Paul decide not to see the The Last Stand and instead take a look at the Oscar nominated ARGO. In this Spoiler-heavy episode not only is Argo discussed but the top 5 movies Ben Affleck has been involved in, a little bit of Coming Soon, what we're definitely NOT seeing this week, and some film news as well.…

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#2: Zero Dark Thirty

2013-01-15
Length: 52s

Our heroes discuss Zero Dark Thirty, and Spoiler alert: Bin Laden dies. We also go over our Top 5 snubs for movies nominated for Best Picture, go over what's opening this week, and talk a bit of random nonsense. Enjoy.…

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#1: Django Unchained

2013-01-10
Length: 44s

In the first ever episode of the Screen Watcher's Guild, Cody and Paul review Django Unchained, go over some of the films opening this week, and rank their Top 5 Tarantino films. WARNING:Spoilers.…

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