Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 062: Dallas Buyers Club (2013) and Homefront (2013)

… And then there were two! In Episode 062 of Movie Podcast Weekly, Karl and Josh ditch out on Jason and Andy who review two films that are currently in theaters: Gary Fleder’s Homefront starring Jason Statham and James Franco and Jean-Marc Vallée’s Dallas Buyer’s Club starring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto.

Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts (and frequent guests), who give you their verdict on at least one new movie release that’s currently in theaters, mini-reviews of what they’ve been watching lately, and specialty recommendation segments. New episodes release every single Monday.

SHOW NOTES — with Time Stamps!

( 00:00:00 ) I. Intro:
—Karl can’t join us and Josh is leaving early
—Andy was a guest on The Donut Show
—R.I.P. Paul Walker
—Listener Poll results
—Listener feedback re: Love/Hate and Survivor

( 00:16:23 ) II. Mini-Reviews:
Josh: Captain America: The First Avenger, Thor, The Avengers, This Is America Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers (Robot & Frank reviewed at
Andy: 42, The Impossible, The Iceman, I Saw the Devil, Maniac, National Lampoon’s: Christmas Vacation
Jason: Grown Ups 2 (Maniac reviewed on the upcoming Episode 004 of HorrorMoviePodcast)

( 00:44:10 ) III. Feature review of DALLAS BUYERS CLUB:
Andy: 8.5 ( Rent It )

( 00:56:07 ) IV. Feature review of HOME FRONT:
6.5 ( Rent It )
Jason’s Mom: 8 ( Rent It )

VI. Segments:

Running Scared

Andy’s favorite movies set in West Virginia:
A Beautiful Mind
The Deer Hunter
Footloose (actually filmed in Utah and Andy actually doesn’t like it)
October Sky
Super 8
Patch Adams (seriously, Andy?!)
Primal Fear
The Silence of the Lambs
The Mothman Prophecies
We Are Marshall
Wrong Turn

( 01:15:18 ) VI. Wrap-Up

—Paul Walker’s greatest performance is still to come in Hours?
—Woody Harrelson’s creepiest character still to come in Out of the Furnace?
—Episode 066 will cover the best movies of 2013
—Subscribe to Movie Podcast Weekly on iTunes: here!
—Visit West Virginia
—Avoid Louisiana
—Listen to Jason on The Resurrection of Zombie 7: here!
—I want Ka-Andy!
—Listen to Karl on the Donut Show: here!
—Listen to Andy on The Donut Show: here!
—Hovercrafts vs Air Boats
—Watch for Horror Movie Podcast Ep 004 this Friday
—Recording Love Actually commentary for next week

Next Monday on MPW we will review Scott Cooper Out of the Furnace. In two weeks we’ll be covering Paul Walker’s Hours.

Links for this episode:

Jason says to check out West Virginia: Wild and Wonderful

Josh says to check out this doc: The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia

Remember to check out our Thanksgiving premium commentary before it is gone: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Jason and Josh celebrate Thanksgiving on: Horror Movie Podcast Episode 003: Turkeys, Zombies and Danielle Harris

Karl and Andy guest with Jason, Willis and Keith on: The Donut Show

Get help managing you Netflix queue from Josh on: Movie Stream Cast

Special thanks goes out to singer-songwriter Frederick Ingram and the voice talents of Midnight Corey Graham from The Electric Chair Podcast, Willis Wheeler from The Donut Show Podcast and Mr. Ron Baird for their help with our recommendation segment intros.

We’d also like to thank The Dave Eaton Element and Dave Eaton himself for the use of his music for our theme song.

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8 thoughts on “Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 062: Dallas Buyers Club (2013) and Homefront (2013)

  1. Due to today’s blizzard in Utah (and forecasted snow dumpage on Saturday) my Diane Lane look-alike wife has declared my fun-for-the-whole-family 1st Annual Winter Weenie Roast “officially snowed out.” Unofficially, I’m still down at any time with just the guys.

  2. Following the podcast recommendation, I just finished watching Running Scared. I will have to say that this is one of – no, scratch that, THE best crime movie i have watched in the recent years. It is stylish, well paced, very engaging from the beginning throughout to the end. Paul Walker is effective for most of the part, though there are moments here and there I wish he could have a little more acting support – he seems having only 1 angry face and the same angry line – but otherwise excellent effort.

    Thank you MoviePodcastWeekly for the recommendation. This is a very, very enjoyable movie and any crime movie fans should not miss.

    • Que—
      You made my entire week. Your comment is the very epitome of why I am a film critic and a movie podcaster… It’s why I do it. Thanks for letting me know.

      Ep. 062 – Jay of the Dead’s Creeps and Crime: RUNNING SCARED (2006) = 9 ( Buy it! )


  3. Andy,
    Thank you for the invite to a movie the next time I’m in town; I’d love it! Just to set the record straight on my movie preferences, I bought 9 mm at a rummage sale. I had no idea of its’ content. ‘

    “Fool’s Parade” was filmed entirely in Moundsville, WV probably back in the early 70’s. It starred Jimmy Stewart and George Kennedy and was not the greatest movie; but it was filmed here. They used our state prison for filming and also filmed out on Roberts Ridge; which is where we lived for many years. “I’m just sayin’ . . .”

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