Happy Thanksgiving! Jason is profusely sorry that this episode is two days late, but it’s got great news that will make up for it! The actor and our favorite Irishman Karl Huddleston returns! We also bring you special guest William Rowan Jr., while covering Feature Reviews for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and Stretch and #Stuck and Mom’s Night Out. And of course, we bring you Mini Reviews and some talk about trailers! And if you like what you hear, leave us a review in iTunes or leave a donation through our PayPal buttons or both! Above all, subscribe for free in iTunes.
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!
— Welcome back, Karl Huddleston!
— Welcome special guest William Rowan Jr.
II. Mini Reviews
Karl: Forever (TV series), soundtrack to Interstellar
Jason: The Proposition, Scenic Route
Josh: Venus in Fur, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
William Rowan Jr: Happiness
Andy: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Muppet Christmas Carol, The Art of the Steal (2014), Chelsea Peretti “One of the Greats”
III. What’s New in Theaters This Past Weekend
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
The Theory of Everything [ Expanded ]
Happy Valley [ Limited ]
The Sleepwalker [ Limited ]
V/H/S: Viral [ Limited ]
Extraterrestrial [ Limited ]
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 1:01:43 ] IV. Feature Review: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 (2014)
Jason = 7.5 ( Theater / Rental )
Karl = 7.5 ( Theater / Rental )
Josh = 7.5 ( Theater / Rental )
William Rowan Jr. = 7 ( Theater / Rental )
Natalie Pyles = 8 ( Theater / Buy it! )
[ 1:27:33 ] V. Feature Review: #STUCK (2014)
Jason = 4.5 ( Low-priority Rental )
[ 1:37:36 ] VI. Feature Review: STRETCH (2014)
Jason = 7.5 ( Rental )
Andy = 8.5 ( Rental )
Josh = 6 ( Rental )
William Rowan Jr. = 6.5 ( Stream it. Low-priority Rental )
[ 1:54:48 ] VII. Feature Review: MOM’S NIGHT OUT (2014)
Jason = 4 ( Avoid )
Natalie Pyles = 5 ( Rental )
VIII. Movie Trailer and Other Cinema-related News:
— Star Wars Ep. VII teaser trailer
— Jurassic World teaser trailer
— Project Almanac trailer (formerly Welcome to Yesterday) returns
— Insurgent trailer (Jason double-dog dares you to watch this!)
— The passing of director Mike Nichols (The Graduate)
— Steve Carell, potential Oscar nominee!
IX. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
— We’d like to thank Randy, Shane and Michal for their continued support with their monthly recurring donations of $2 each month! You guys are the best! Jason is extra sorry to you that this week’s show was posted two days late…
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