Special guest Wild Man Willis Wheeler joins us in Episode 120 of Movie Podcast Weekly to help Jason and Karl Feature Review Taken 3. And Andy brings us a very insightful and heartfelt review of Selma. And of course we bring you our world famous Mini Reviews, as well as our recommendation segments. Don’t miss it!
If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features three hosts — Jason, Andy and Karl — 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. And we usually provide specialized genre recommendations. New episodes release every single Tuesday. Join us!
— Welcome special guest Willis Wheeler
[ 0:06:39 ] II. Mini Reviews
Karl: Friends (TV series), 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter, Frozen (2013), In a World…
Willis Wheeler: Martyrs, Pumping Iron, Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI, American Horror Story – Freak Show
Jason: Leonard Maltin’s 2015 Movie Guide, Film Comment’s Top 20 of 2014
Andy: The Whole Nine Yards, Kon-Tiki, Jesus Camp, Brick Mansions, Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child
III. What’s New in Theaters This Past Weekend
Selma [ Expanded ]
Beloved Sisters [ Limited ]
Inherent Vice [ Limited ]
It’s All So Quiet [ Limited ]
Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife [ Limited ]
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 0:52:42 ] IV. Feature Review: TAKEN 3 (2015)
Jason = 5.5 ( Rental )
Karl = 7 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Willis Wheeler = 7.5 ( Theater / Buy it! )
[ 1:16:26 ] V. Feature Review: SELMA (2015)
Andy = 10 ( Theater / Buy it! )
[ 1:31:13 ] VI. Specialty Segments:
KARL HUDDLESTON’S GREAT PERFORMANCES AND MIGHTY LINES:
Film: The Road Warrior (1981)
Great Performance: Mel Gibson as Max
JAY OF THE DEAD’S 1970s HORROR-THON:
When a Stranger Calls (1979) = 7 ( Rental )
ANDY’S UNSEEMLY HOMEWORK:
The Baby (1973) = 6 ( Rental )
Barbarella (1968) = 6 ( Rental )
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974) = 3 ( Avoid )
C Me Dance (2009) = 0 ( Avoid )
VII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
FOXCATCHER (finally!) and BLACKHAT and 88 with special guest William Rowan Jr. — Join us!
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