Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 197: The Legend of Tarzan (2016) and The Purge: Election Year (2016) and The BFG (2016) and Jason’s 40th Birthday Bash!

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Episode 197

Happy 40th birthday to Jason! You’re listening to Movie Podcast Weekly and this is Episode 197. In this show, we bring you Feature Reviews of The Legend of Tarzan and The Purge: Election Year and The BFG. During this show, Jason brings you a little BONUS recording with special guest Jason’s mom, Phyllis Pyles. And since it’s Jason’s Big Birthday Bash, this year Jason asked his co-hosts to bring at least one martial arts flick to the table to discuss. It’s gonna be wacky. Join us!

If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts — Jason, Andy, Karl and Geek Cast Ry — 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, as well as several mini reviews of whatever we’ve been watching lately. New episodes release every single week! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 196: Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) and Free State of Jones (2016) and The Shallows (2016)

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Episode 196

It took 20 years, and the sequel finally came — Independence Day: Resurgence. In Movie Podcast Weekly Episode 196, we’ll review the new alien-invasion sequel with special guest William Rowan Jr. (of The Sci-Fi Podcast), and we’ll also bring you Feature Reviews of Free State of Jones and The Shallows. Join us!

If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts — Jason, Andy, Karl and Geek Cast Ry — 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, as well as several mini reviews of whatever we’ve been watching lately. New episodes release every single week! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 195: Finding Dory (2016) and Central Intelligence (2016)

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Episode 195

Most of the hosts of Movie Podcast Weekly believe that Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” (2003) is a masterpiece. Join us here on Episode 195, we Feature Review its sequel, Finding Dory to see if it’s a worthy follow-up. We also review Central Intelligence. Also in this episode, we lament the untimely death of Anton Yelchin, and we also discuss the undeniable decline in quality of animated feature films — particularly many of Pixar’s recent releases. Oh, and we also fight about the character of Harry Potter and whether he is, as Jason calls him, a wuss and a disappointment. Join us! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 194: Warcraft (2016) and Now You See Me 2 (2016) and The Conjuring 2 (2016) and Love & Friendship (2016)

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Episode 194

In this wacky installment of Movie Podcast Weekly, Andy calls in to the show from (almost literally) the top of the world — Prudhoe Bay, Alaska! Most of the photos in Episode 194’s show notes here pertain to Andy’s travels. We bring you four Feature Reviews of Now You See Me 2 and Warcraft and The Conjuring 2 and Love & Friendship. We also bring you a lengthy debate about the legality and necessity of the movie editing service VidAngel.

If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts — Jason, Andy, Karl and Geek Cast Ry — 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, as well as several mini reviews of whatever we’ve been watching lately. New episodes release every single week! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly BONUS: Reviewing 2,500 Movies in 7 Years for a DVD Infatuation

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BONUS Episode

It’s difficult to even find estimates of how many movie review blogs and websites exist on the Internet. Perhaps no one has dared to attempt a head-count. But just to provide some context, as I write these show notes, there are presently more than 1 billion, 39 million live websites on the Internet. So, I would speculate that at least 39 million of those are movie review blogs. I’m kidding, of course.

The actual figure is probably much higher…

Despite the incalculable number of movie sites, there is one man whose movie-reviewing efforts truly stand out: This BONUS episode of Movie Podcast Weekly consists of an interview with the most prolific film reviewer that I know personally, Mr. Dave Becker (aka “Dr. Shock”) of Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia. I found Dave and his remarkable blog at DVD Infatuation.com on Twitter in 2010, the year he endeavored to review one film a day — every single day — until he reached his goal of watching and reviewing 2,500 movies. Continue reading