150 episodes of Movie Podcast Weekly! We’ve reached another milestone! So, to celebrate Episode 150, your hosts bring you lists of three films that each host could watch 150 times! We also bring you Feature Reviews of Fantastic Four and The Gift and The Cokeville Miracle. And special guest, Wildman Willis Wheeler, stops by to help us recover from seeing “Fantastic Four.” We also bring you a considerable tribute to Jon Stewart, upon his departing of The Daily Show. 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. And we usually provide specialized genre recommendations. New episodes release every single Wednesday.
— Main Event for Ep. 150: MPW’s 3 Movies We Could Watch 150 Times
— Brief discussion about Ep. 400: Film Junk’s Top 100 Spectacular
— “Fantastic Four” (2015) box office bomb
[ 0:10:44 ] II. MPW’s Tribute to Jon Stewart and Other Melancholy Matters
— Another movie theater attack at a screening of “Mad Max: Fury Road”
— A Tribute to Jon Stewart by Andy, et al.
Clip: Jon Stewart on Crossfire
— Heath Ledger’s diary of preparation for his Joker role
[ 0:44:34 ] III. MPW’s THREE MOVIES WE COULD WATCH 150 TIMES!
Jason’s 3 Movies He Could Watch 150 Times
1. Predator (1987)
2. Intruder (1989)
3. U-571 (2000)
Andy’s 3 Movies He Could Watch 150 Times
1. The Office (American TV series)
2. The Lego Movie (2014)
3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Karl’s 3 Movies He Could Watch 150 Times
1. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
2. The Boat That Rocked (aka Pirate Radio) (2009)
3. Arthur (1981)
Ryan’s 3 Movies He Could Watch 150 Times
1. Die Hard (1988)
2. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
3. Tombstone (1993)
— Karl’s Mini Review of “Mr. Holmes” (2015)
IV. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
Shaun the Sheep Movie
Ricki and the Flash
Cop Car [ Limited ]
The Diary of a Teenage Girl [ Limited ]
Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet [ Limited ]
Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ [ Limited ]
Dark Places [ Limited ]
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 1:20:28 ] V. Feature Review: FANTASTIC FOUR (2015) with special guest Willis Wheeler
Jason = 2 ( Avoid )
Ryan = 2.5 ( Avoid )
Willis Wheeler = 2.5 ( Avoid )
Willis says you should watch this Roger Corman version of “Fantastic Four” on YouTube, instead.
[ 1:46:39 ] VI. Feature Review: THE COKEVILLE MIRACLE (2015)
Jason = 9 ( Must-See Rental )
[ 1:52:26 ] VII. Feature Review: THE GIFT (2015)
Jason = 8.5 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Andy = 10 ( Theater / Buy it! )
VIII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 151 where we’ll review “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” and “Straight Outta Compton.” Join us!
LINKS FOR THIS EPISODE:
Check out the two new Horror Movie Podcast T-Shirts
Ryan recommends this clip from Wet Hot American Summer
Catch up with Willis Wheeler online here:
NFW Commentaries Podcast
The Wild Man’s YouTube Channel
Willis Wheeler on TV’s Toy Hunter
Terror Troop horror podcast
Cinema Beef Podcast
Willis on Twitter: @NastyWillDC
Willis on Facebook
Jason recommends supporting: Operation Underground Railroad
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