Movie Podcast Weekly, Episode 076 features our reviews of “300: Rise of an Empire,” “Non-Stop,” and “Grand Piano,” with the help of special guest WILLIS WHEELER of the Terror Troop horror podcast. We also encourage everyone to check out the news coverage of Andy’s amazing feat of being the first person from Utah to climb to all 50 U.S. highpoints.
Watch Andy’s video here below:
Movie Podcast Weekly features four hosts (and frequent guests), who give you their verdict on at least one new movie release that’s currently in theaters, mini-reviews of what they’ve been watching lately, and specialty recommendation segments. New episodes release every single Monday.
II. Mini Reviews:
Andy: Sherlock, Season 1; Hell Baby; Breaking Bad, Season 1
Willis Wheeler: Bloody Bloody Bible Camp, The Phantom of the Opera (1989), WWE Network for $9.99 monthly
Karl: Veronica Mars, Season 1 (TV show)
Jason: Nebraska, 12 Years a Slave, Austenland, The Nature of the Beast, In Fear
Clownhouse (1989) – full movie on YouTube (Thanks, Willis!)
III. Feature Review: 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE (2014)
Willis Wheeler: 8 ( Theater IMAX 3D / Buy it! )
Que: 7.5 ( Buy it! )
IV. Feature Review: NON-STOP (2014)
Jason: 6.5 ( Rental )
Karl: 7.5 ( Theater / Rental )
Que: 6 ( Rental )
V. Feature Review: GRAND PIANO (2014)
Jason: 4 ( Avoid )
VI. Genre Recommendation Segments
ANDY’S ABSURD ASSOCIATIONS: Andy’s Favorite Christopher Guest Movies
1. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
2. Best in Show (2000)
3. For Your Consideration (2006)
4. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
5. The Princess Bride (1987)
ROBOTIC ROMANCES WITH KARL HUDDLESTON:
Romance: Moonstruck (1987)
JAY OF THE DEAD’S CREEPS AND CRIME:
Crime: Untraceable (2008)
VII. MPW’s DVD / Blu-ray / Redbox Ratings Reminders for March 11, 2014:
Jason = 6.5 ( Rental )
Jason’s mom = 8 ( Rental )
Out of the Furnace
Jason = 10 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Andy = 8 ( Rental )
The Book Thief
Karl = 8 ( Rental )
Jason = 4 ( Avoid )
Karl = 3 ( Avoid )
Andy = 5 ( Avoid )
The Last Days on Mars
Jason = 4.5 ( Avoid )
Jason = 5 ( Low-priority Rental )
We will be reviewing Need for Speed, Veronica Mars, The Broken Circle Breakdown and Diana.
Links for this episode:
Willis Wheeler’s plugs:
Willis Wheeler on TV’s Toy Hunter
Terror Troop horror movie podcast
Cinema Beef Podcast
On Twitter: @NastyWillDC
Willis On Facebook
Willis on the NFW Movie Commentary Podcast (mostly horror-related)
Read about Andy’s Recent Victory!
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Jason says to check out his wife (and Andy’s wife) discussing books here: Book Review Podcast
Jason and Josh, especially for horror fans: Horror Movie Podcast
Josh covers streaming movies: Movie Stream Cast
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Special thanks goes out to singer-songwriter Frederick Ingram and the Blue Claw Philharmonic for the use of their music and the voice talents of Midnight Corey Graham from The Electric Chair Podcast, Willis Wheeler from the Terror Troop Podcast and Spike Real for their help with our recommendation segment intros.
We’d also like to thank The Dave Eaton Element and Dave Eaton himself for the use of his music for our theme song.
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