Host emeritus Joshua Ligairi returns to Movie Podcast Weekly, Episode 216 for a short visit to help us Feature Review Moana and Pencils Down! The 100 Days of the Writers Guild Strike. In this episode we also bring you Feature Reviews for Allied and Moonlight. For the uninitiated, Joshua Ligairi is the host of Movie Stream Cast, a co-host on Horror Movie Podcast and an occasional contributor to The Sci-Fi Podcast. This is a very fun episode (especially for old-school MPW listeners). Join us!
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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!
— MPW host emeritus Joshua Ligairi will be joining us later in this episode!
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[ 0:03:23 ] II. Mini Reviews
Karl: The Last Descent and Karl’s visit to the Nutty Putty cave site (You can see Karl’s two photos from his Nutty Putty Cave visit, but WARNING — they both contain spoilers for The Last Descent: Click to view Photo 1, Click to view Photo 2), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The DUFF, The Trend of Natural Lighting: TV Backlighting vs. Projection, VUDU’s free streaming (with ads)
Ryan: The vulnerability of Redbox in the old days, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Star Trek Beyond, Hell or High Water
Jason: Planes, Trains and Automobiles, This Is Us – Season 1: Ep. 8: Pilgrim Rick, Kubo and the Two Strings
III. Movie Podcast Network: Holiday Greeting
— From the Geek Cast Live Podcast
— Welcome back to host Joshua Ligairi
IV. New in Theaters This Past Weekend [Nov. 25, 2016]:
Apartheid City — Fake Ryan movie
Rules Don’t Apply
Route 66 — Fake Ryan movie
Bad Santa 2
Art Song — Fake Ryan movie
Font — Fake Ryan movie
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 1:03:35 ] V. Feature Review: MOANA (2016)
Josh = 10 ( Theater / Buy it! )
[ 1:32:58 ] VI. Feature Review: PENCILS DOWN! THE 100 DAYS OF THE WRITERS GUILD STRIKE (2016)
Jason = 4 ( Avoid )
Josh = 4 ( Avoid for average viewer, but a *MUST-OWN* for industry insiders )
[ 1:52:32 ] VII. Feature Review: ALLIED (2016)
Karl = 7 ( Rental )
[ 1:59:52 ] VIII. Feature Review: MOONLIGHT (2016)
Jason = 6 ( Avoid )
IX. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 217 when we’ll be joined by special guest MPW listener DINO, and we’ll be reviewing:
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
And Dino and Jason will also bring you the first ever MPW Summit, where they’ll be debating how to determine a film’s year of release (especially when creating our 2016 Top 10 lists). Join us!
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