Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 105: The Equalizer (2014) and Tusk (2014) and This Is Where I Leave You (2014) and Frank (2014)

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Episode 105

Hi, and welcome to Movie Podcast Weekly, Episode 105. Our Feature Reviews for this show are The Equalizer and Tusk and This Is Where I Leave You and Frank. And our special guest this time is Wild Man Willis Wheeler (who pulls a classic Andy later in this show). By the way, Willis has his own Wild Man YouTube Channel. Check it out!

Also in Episode 105, Josh introduces his new genre segment, which just as interactive as Andy’s new segment! And of course, we bring you our Mini Reviews of what we’ve been watching lately, as well as our genre segments. Thanks for listening.

If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts — Jason, Andy, Karl and Josh — along with frequent guests. We give you our verdicts on at least one new movie release from the current year that’s currently playing in theaters or on VOD, as well as several mini reviews of whatever we’ve been watching lately. And we usually provide specialized genre recommendations. New episodes release every single Tuesday. Join us! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 104: A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) and The Maze Runner (2014) and The Zero Theorem (2014) and No Good Deed (2014) and Believe (2014) and Walk of Shame (2014)

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Episode 104

It’s Movie Podcast Weekly, the show where we bring you at least one new movie review every single Tuesday. For Episode 104, we have six Feature Reviews for you, including: A Walk Among the Tombstones and The Maze Runner and The Zero Theorem and No Good Deed and Believe and Walk of Shame. You have your usual four hosts and special guest William Rowan Jr.. And as always, we bring you our Mini Reviews of what we’ve been watching lately, as well as our genre segments. Enjoy!

If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts — Jason, Andy, Karl and Josh — along with frequent guests. We give you our verdicts on at least one new movie release from the current year that’s currently playing in theaters or on VOD, as well as several mini reviews of whatever we’ve been watching lately. And we usually provide specialized genre recommendations. New episodes release every single Tuesday. Join us! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 103: The Drop (2014) and God’s Pocket (2014)

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Episode 103

Episode 103 of Movie Podcast Weekly brings you two Feature Reviews of Crime genre films: The Drop and God’s Pocket. To help Karl and Jason review these movies, we bring back special guest William Rowan Jr. and a brief, walk-on cameo appearance by his wife, Sharon. William brings us more of his Theater Etiquette scenarios, and of course you’ll get our Mini Reviews of what we’ve been watching lately, as well as our genre segments. Neither Andy nor Josh could join us this week.

If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts — Jason, Andy, Karl and Josh — along with frequent guests. We give you our verdicts on at least one new movie release from the current year that’s currently playing in theaters or on VOD, as well as several mini reviews of whatever we’ve been watching lately. And we usually provide specialized genre recommendations. New episodes release every single Tuesday. Join us! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 102: If I Stay (2014) and 50 to 1 (2014) and Life of Crime (2014) and Remembering Anthony Bruno

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Episode 102

This episode of Movie Podcast Weekly is dedicated to MPW guest and friend, Anthony Bruno.

In Episode 102, Jason, Karl and Andy take some time to reflect on the sad loss of Anthony Bruno. (Read Jason’s tribute to Bruno here.) We also bring you three Feature Reviews of If I Stay and 50 to 1 and Life of Crime. And, of course, we bring you our famous Mini Reviews, and Andy introduces his new specialty segment! Thanks for listening.

Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts — Jason, Andy, Karl and Josh — along with frequent guests. We give you our verdicts on at least one new movie release from the current year that’s currently playing in theaters or on VOD, as well as several mini reviews of whatever we’ve been watching lately. And we usually provide specialized genre recommendations. New episodes release every single Tuesday. Join us! Continue reading

In Memoriam: Anthony Bruno, MPW guest and friend

by Jason Pyles
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I remember it was May of 2013, and I was sitting in the playground area of a Carl’s Jr., in Provo, Utah, not really watching my kids because I was too spellbound by what I was reading. Earlier that morning, I realized that Michael Shannon’s new film, “The Iceman,” was adapted from a book titled The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer, by crime writer Anthony Bruno.

Luckily, the book was available nearby at the Utah Valley University library. When I pulled it off the shelf, the book was covered in a thin layer of dust. It was initially published in 1993. But now that this book was the source material for a motion picture that I was anxious to review, I decided to read it. Continue reading