Skills of Haitians helped us to bring you Movie Podcast Weekly, Episode 218. Yep, skills of Haitians… In this dumb show, we bring you four Feature Reviews of Manchester by the Sea and Office Christmas Party and Miss Sloane and Nocturnal Animals. And here is the best quote of this episode: “Discussions held respectfully shouldn’t offend anybody.” -Ryan We know. It’s weird. But 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!
— Official declaration: You can’t include TV series submissions in Top 10 Best of the Year lists
— The Crisis of Second-Viewing Second-Guessing
— Should we bring you CTS-style coverage of the Harry Potter series in 2017?
[ 0:14:08 ] II. Movie News
— Almost real-life Jurassic Park scenario (so close, yet so far)
— Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer
— Planning future sequels far in advance: Spider-Man, Bad Boys, Avatar
— The Fate of the Furious trailer
— Designated Survivor contrivance
— xXx: Return of Xander Cage trailer review (live)
— War for the Planet of the Apes trailer
— The Mummy (2017) trailer
— The Academy’s new position on gender fluidity and admitting nominees
— Margot Robbie’s casting as Tonya Harding
[ 0:51:34 ] III. Mini Reviews
Karl: Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Love Actually, Audio-video: Oppo’s 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray player
Jason: Miracle on 34th Street (1994), Re-Animator, Dead Alive (aka Braindead), Enchanted
Ryan: Freaks of Nature, Cubs World Series Blu-ray collection, You’re the Worst, Mid-season The Walking Dead finale
Movie Podcast Network holiday greeting from: The Sci-Fi Podcast
IV. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
Office Christmas Party
La La Land
Oil and Milk
Land of Mine
The Bounce Back
Eye of the Beholder
Contract to Kill
All We Had
Frank & Lola
Harry Benson: Shoot First
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 1:15:53 ] V. Feature Review: OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY (2016)
Karl = 7.5 ( Rental )
[ 1:25:09 ] VI. Feature Review: NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (2016)
Ryan = 9 ( Buy it! )
[ 1:33:34 ] VII. Feature Review: MISS SLOANE (2016)
Karl = 8 ( Strong Rental )
[ 1:42:03 ] VIII. Feature Review: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (2016)
Jason = 7.5 ( Rental )
IX. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
— Golden Globes on Jan. 8 will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 219 where we’ll be reviewing “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Join us!
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Oil and Milk
Eye of the Beholder
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