Episode 101 of Movie Podcast Weekly begins with Jason, Karl and Josh briefly reflecting on the summer blockbuster movies of 2014. We also bring you four Feature Reviews of The November Man and As Above, So Below and Dinosaur 13 and God’s Not Dead. We’ve also brought back our specialty genre recommendations. Karl and Jason have two new segments for you. 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!
II. Reflecting on the Summer Blockbusters of 2014
III. Mini Reviews
Karl: The Giver, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Chef, The Hundred-Foot Journey, Magic in the Moonlight, Into the Storm, The Expendables 3
Jason: The Mountain of the Lord, Holes, Freaky Friday (2003)
Josh: TV Series: True Detective (Season 1), TV Series: The Fall (Season 1), TV Series: Survivor: Borneo (Season 1), We Bought a Zoo
IV. What’s New in Theaters This Past Weekend
— The November Man
— As Above, So Below
— Cantinflas [ Limited ]
— Last Weekend [ Limited ]
— Starred Up [ Limited ]
— The Congress [ Limited ]
— Life of Crime [ Limited ]
— The Notebook [ Limited ]
[ 30th Anniversary Re-release of Ghost Busters (1984) ]
[ Adrien Brody’s Houdini on the History Channel ]
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 0:58:15 ] V. Feature Review: AS ABOVE, SO BELOW (2014)
Jason = 2.5 ( Avoid )
Josh = 8 ( Theater / Buy it! )
[ 1:09:31 ] VI. Feature Review: THE NOVEMBER MAN (2014)
Karl = 7 ( Theater / Rental )
[ 1:14:50 ] VII. Feature Review: DINOSAUR 13 (2014)
Jason = 10 ( A Must-See / Buy it to support great cinema! )
Josh = 8.5 ( Rental )
[ 1:31:25 ] VIII. Feature Review: GOD’S NOT DEAD (2014)
Jason = 5 ( Rental )
IX. Specialty Segments:
KARL HUDDLESTON’S GREAT PERFORMANCES AND MIGHTY LINES:
Film: Arthur (1981)
Actor: Dudley Moore as Arthur Bach
Mighty Line: “Everyone who drinks is not a poet. Maybe some of us drink because we’re not poets.”
JAY OF THE DEAD’S 1970s HORROR-THON:
It’s Alive (1974) = 5 ( Low-priority Rental )
X. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
IF I STAY and THE ZERO THEOREM and LIFE OF CRIME. Join us Tuesday!
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