Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 016: Gangster Squad (2013) and Zero Dark Thirty (2013)

For Episode 016, we have another double-feature review for you of “Gangster Squad” and “Zero Dark Thirty,” with special guest screenwriter / producer WILLIAM ROWAN JR. During this show, we’ll also reflect on the nominees for the upcoming, 85th Academy Awards ceremony, as well as our usual Mini Reviews.

I. Intro
II. Our Thoughts and Predictions on the 85th Academy Award Nominees
III. Mini Reviews:
Karl = Parental Guidance (2012), Promised Land (2012)
Josh = Hitchcock (2012), Hyde Park on Hudson (2012), Family Plot (1976)
William Rowan Jr. = The Thing (1982), The Thing (2011), Hitchcock (2012), Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
Jason = Compliance (2012)

IV. Feature Review No. 1: “Gangster Squad”
Ratings and Recommendations for GANGSTER SQUAD
Jason = 5.5 ( Rental )
Josh = 5.5 ( Rental )
William Rowan = 5.5 ( Avoid )

V. Feature Review No. 2: “Zero Dark Thirty”
Ratings and Recommendations for ZERO DARK THIRTY
Jason = 9.5 ( Theater / Buy It! )
Karl = 8 ( Theater / Rental )
Josh Ligairi = 8 ( Theater / Buy It! )

VI. Wrap-Up

NEXT WEEK’S MOVIES: Broken City and Mama with special guest Joel Robertson of the Forgotten Flix Podcast

Links for this episode:

William on Twitter: @GalanoPro
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