Bonjour! Welcome to Movie Podcast Weekly, Episode 164. This is Part 2 of our 7-Part series where we’re reviewing the entire STAR WARS franchise. We welcome back special guest Steve Hernandez to help us Feature Review Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002), as well as these new 2015 releases: The 33 and Love the Coopers and Cartel Land and Boulevard.
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[ 0:29:58 ] II. Feature Review: STAR WARS EPISODE II: ATTACK OF THE CLONES (2015) with guest Steve Hernandez
Jason = 7 ( Buy it! )
Andy = 5 ( Fans should Buy it!; otherwise, Rental )
Karl = 6 ( Buy it! )
Ryan = 5.5 ( Buy it! )
Steve Hernandez = 5 ( Fans should Buy it!; otherwise, Rental )
III. The /Filmcast agrees with Jason regarding “Spectre” (2015)
IV. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
Love the Coopers
My All American
By the Sea [ Limited ]
Entertainment [ Limited ]
Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words [ Limited ]
Kilo Two Bravo [ Limited ]
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo [ Limited ]
2015 FEATURE REVIEWS WITH TIME STAMPS:
[ 1:37:49 ] V. Feature Review: LOVE THE COOPERS (2015)
Karl = 6.5 ( Theater / Rental )
[ 1:51:35 ] VI. Feature Review: THE 33 (2015)
Jason = 6.5 ( Rental )
[ 2:03:30 ] VII. Feature Review: BOULEVARD (2015)
Jason = 6.5 ( Rental )
[ 2:08:58 ] VIII. Feature Review: CARTEL LAND (2015)
Jason = 8.5 ( Excellent documentary, but proceed with caution )
IX. Weinstein Co. Planning Layoffs
X. The Dismal Box Office Numbers for JEM and Rock the Kasbah
XI. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
XII. The Scariest Nightmare That Andy Has Ever Had…
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 165 where we’ll be reviewing “Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2,” “The Man in the High Castle” and “Kidnapping Mr. Heineken” with special guests Steve Hernandez and Jason Diediker. Join us!
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