Firstly, we’d like to thank The Academy for inspiring Episode 179 of Movie Podcast Weekly, a veritable clown car of movie podcasting… In this week’s show, we bring you our review of the 88th Annual Academy Awards, as well as two Feature Reviews of Triple 9 and Eddie the Eagle. This episode is dedicated to the late, great George Kennedy. Thanks for listening!
If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts — Jason, Andy, Karl and Geek Cast Ry — 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. New episodes release every single week!
— Regarding “Gods of Egypt” (2016)
— Regarding Gerard Butler’s filmography
— No “Don’s Plum” scandal listener comments (thus far)
— Listener feedback about our Top 10 Films We Love (But Are Ashamed to Admit It) from Mario, Dino, David, Juan, Gomez, Shannon and Lee
[ 0:16:15 ] II. MPW’s Thoughts on the 88th Annual Academy Awards
Mini Review: Trumbo (2015)
Jason = 7.5 ( Strong Rental )
III. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
Eddie the Eagle
Gods of Egypt
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny
The Last Man on the Moon
A Country Called Home
Against the Wild 2: Survive the Serengeti
Marguerite & Julien
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 1:21:12 ] IV. Feature Review: EDDIE THE EAGLE (2016)
Karl = 7.5 ( Theater / Rental )
[ 1:28:09 ] V. Feature Review: TRIPLE 9 (2016)
Jason = 9 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Andy = 8 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Watch this: Casey Affleck interview
— Regarding “Fuller House”
— Listener and friend-of-the-show, Mack, on “Ip Man 3”
— Shawn in Varina, NC. Watch this video recommended by Shawn: GUNSHIP – Tech Noir
— Paul in Melbourne, Australia
VI. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
Happy birthday to Lance!
Thanks to Jenifer for hosting Andy for the Oscars
And thanks to:
Lance S. in Provo
The Dude from Ontario, Canada
— Karl says watch “Cool Hand Luke.”
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 180 where we’ll bring you our Top 10 Movies of 1984, as well as Feature Reviews of “London Has Fallen,” “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” and “The Assassin.” Join us!
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