Movie Podcast Weekly Episode 135 is an important show for two reasons: First, we bring you a Feature Reviews of Ex Machina, a film that two of the three hosts on this podcast considers a bona fide Masterpiece! And second, we bring you the MPW SUMMER 2015 BLOCKBUSTER POPCORN MOVIE PREVIEW. Join us! You’ll probably have a good time. Don’t forget to leave us a voicemail: (801) 382-8789.
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 Wednesday.
— A shameless Paul Blart 2 ad
— Adam Sandler’s controversy with The Ridiculous 6
— Jason’s existential, pre-screening theater realization
[ 0:07:07 ] II. Voicemail from Dino! (Thanks, Dino!)
— Regarding “Extended Editions” on DVD / Blu-ray
— Poll question results on preferred show length
[ 0:20:00 ] III. Mini Reviews
Karl: Sunshine, Remember the Titans, Finding Forrester
Jason: Innerspace, Penguins of Madagascar
IV. What’s New in Theaters This Past Weekend
Ex Machina [ Nationwide Expansion ]
The Age of Adaline
The Water Diviner [ Limited ]
Adult Beginners [ Limited ]
Misery Loves Comedy [ Limited ]
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 0:39:41 ] V. Feature Review: EX MACHINA (2015)
Jason = 10 ( Theater / Buy it! / Masterpiece )
Andy = 8 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Karl = 9.5 ( Theater / Buy it! / Masterpiece )
[ 1:11:09 ] VI. Feature Review: SUMMER 2015 BLOCKBUSTER POPCORN MOVIE PREVIEW
— May 2015 lineup
— June 2015 lineup
— July 2015 lineup
— August 2015 lineup
[ 1:28:47 ] VII. Specialty Recommendation Segments:
KARL HUDDLESTON’S GREAT PERFORMANCES AND MIGHTY LINES:
Films: Star Trek series
Great Performance: Brent Spiner as Data
ANDY’S UNSEEMLY HOMEWORK:
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) = 10 ( Must-See )
12 Angry Men (1957) = 10 ( Must-See )
I Saw the Devil (2010)
The Gate (1987) = 4.5 ( Avoid )
JASON’S “THE-NEXT-DAY-AT-WORK MOVIE RECOMMENDATION
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Jason = 8 ( Buy it! )
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 136 when we’ll be reviewing “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Join us!
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