Happy 40th birthday to Jason! You’re listening to Movie Podcast Weekly and this is Episode 197. In this show, we bring you Feature Reviews of The Legend of Tarzan and The Purge: Election Year and The BFG. During this show, Jason brings you a little BONUS recording with special guest Jason’s mom, Phyllis Pyles. And since it’s Jason’s Big Birthday Bash, this year Jason asked his co-hosts to bring at least one martial arts flick to the table to discuss. It’s gonna be wacky. Join us!
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!
— Ryan’s Disney princess story
— Verdict: Coca-Cola Freestyle at McDonald’s
— “Sully” trailer
— MPW Ep. 200 prep
— Academy expands to be more diverse
— E-mail from Eric in SLC
— E-mail from Leigh
II. Jason’s 40th Birthday Bash: MARTIAL ARTS FILMS
Ryan: The Perfect Weapon (1991), Street Knight (1993)
Jason: Above the Law (1988), Out for Justice (1991)
Karl: Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Andy: Kung Fu Panda, Kung Fu Panda 2 (Tom Segura’s “Completely Normal”)
III. Mini Reviews
Karl: The Dream Team, Downton Abbey (UK version)
Jason: LEGO Batman The Movie: DC Superheroes Unite, G.I. Joe Renegades – Season 1 Volume 1
Andy: I’m Brent Morin (2015), Cabela’s “Gunshots” Story
Ryan: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 1
IV. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
The Legend of Tarzan
The Purge: Election Year
Our Kind of Traitor
Roseanne For President
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 1:19:03 ] V. Feature Review: THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR (2016)
Karl = 6.5 ( Rental )
[ 1:25:07 ] VI. Feature Review: THE LEGEND OF TARZAN (2016)
Jason = 7 ( Theater / Rental )
[ 1:31:32 ] Jason’s Addendum Review: THE LEGEND OF TARZAN (2016)
Phyllis Pyles = 7 ( Rental )
[ 1:54:00 ] VII. Feature Review: THE BFG (2016)
Jason = 4.5 ( Redbox Rental for Kids Only )
Andy = 4.5 ( Redbox Rental for Kids Only )
Ryan = 6 ( Redbox Rental )
VIII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 198 where we’ll be reviewing “The Secret Life of Pets,” “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,” “Carnage Park” and “Swiss Army Man” with special guest MPW listener Eric Herman! Join us!
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