Welcome to Episode 151 of Movie Podcast Weekly. In this show, Jason, Karl and Ryan bring you two Feature Reviews of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and later Andy shows up to help Jason review Straight Outta Compton. We hope you’ll 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.
[ 0:01:25 ] II. Movie News and Mini Reviews
Jason: “Fantastic Four” second week box office numbers; Secret agent poll question results: Bond vs. Hunt; Batman is dead; R-rated movies at the library
Karl: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Ryan: Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (Netflix series), Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot
III. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Straight Outta Compton
Mistress America [ Limited ]
People Places Things [ Limited ]
Fort Tilden [ Limited ]
10,000 Saints [ Limited ]
Final Girl [ Limited ]
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 0:34:37 ] IV. Feature Review: THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Karl = 7.5 ( Theater / Buy it from the $5 bin! )
Ryan = 7.5 ( Theater / Rental )
[ 0:50:34 ] V. Feature Review: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (2015)
Jason = 8.5 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Andy = 8 ( Theater / Rental )
If you dig hard-core gangster rap music, one of Jay’s all-time favorites is Ice Cube‘s GHETTO BIRD (**NSFW)
VI. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
— Thank you to Catherine
— Thank you to Tamara
— Thank you to Steve from Wheeling, WV
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Episode 152 where we’ll probably review “Sinister 2” and “American Ultra.” Join us!
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