Finally! It’s our big Oscars show! Welcome to Movie Podcast Weekly, Episode 126. In this show, Jason, Andy and Karl welcome back special guest Geek Cast Ry of the Geek Cast Live Podcast. We also welcome first-time guest (and avid listener of MPW) — Blackbelt Jenifer! (Yes, only one “n.”) And for the first time ever in Movie Podcast Weekly history, we get to hear from the former host of the Book Review Podcast — Shawn, who happens to be Andy’s wife!
During this epic episode we bring you three Feature Reviews of Hot Tub Time Machine 2 and The Duff and McFarland, USA. But most importantly, we talk to you ad nauseam about the and 87th ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS.
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If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features three hosts — Jason, Andy and Karl — 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. And we usually provide specialized genre recommendations. New episodes release every single Tuesday.
— Welcome special guests: Geek Cast Ry and Blackbelt Jenifer!
II. What’s New in Theaters This Past Weekend
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 0:06:05 ] III. Feature Review: HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2 (2015)
Jason = 1 ( Avoid )
[ 0:20:01 ] IV. Feature Review: THE DUFF (2015)
Karl = 7.5 ( Theater / Buy it! )
[ 0:32:46 ] V. Feature Review: McFARLAND, USA (2015) with special guest Shawn
Andy = 5 ( Low-priority Rental )
Shawn = 4 ( Avoid )
[ 0:48:54 ] VI. Feature Review: 87th ACADEMY AWARDS Commentary and Reflections
VII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 127 when we’ll be reviewing “The Lazarus Effect” and “Focus”
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Jason recommends watching Jimmy Fallon and Michael Keaton do a table reading of alternative “Birdman” scripts.
Jason highly recommends: Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 043: Friday the 13th Parts 2 through 4
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