Your hosts of Movie Podcast Weekly have finally reached the end of their reviews of the first six films of the STAR WARS FRANCHISE! So, in Episode 168, we bring you our Feature Review of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983), with special guest Force Ghost Steve Hernandez.
We also bring you Feature Reviews of Spotlight and In the Heart of the Sea and Goodnight Mommy and Landmine Goes Click. 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.
I. Introduction / Miscellany
— Welcome back “Force Ghost Steve Hernandez” (because he’s dead to people)
— Geek Cast Live Podcast reaches 100 episodes! (Congrats!)
— Redbox hits its 13-year anniversary
— Crazed “Walking Dead” fan bites Norman Reedus at zombie convention
— Independence Day: Resurgence
— X-Men: Apocalyspe trailer
— Star Trek Beyond trailer
— Homework follow-up: Bone Tomahawk, The Shrine
— J.J. Abrams on 60 Minutes
[ 0:25:57 ] II. Star Wars Box Office Predictions
— Box Office Haul (Opening Weekend, Domestic)
Jason = $267 Million
Andy = $300 Million
Karl = $275 Million
Ryan = $217.5 Million
Force Ghost Steve Hernandez = $295 Million
— Number of Consecutive Weeks at No. 1
Jason = 12 weeks
Andy = 6 weeks
Karl = 8 weeks
Ryan = 11 weeks
Force Ghost Steve Hernandez = 11 weeks
[ 0:41:27 ] III. Feature Review: STAR WARS EPISODE VI: RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983)
Jason = 10 ( Must-See / Buy it! )
Andy = 7 ( Rental )
Karl = 7 ( Buy it! )
Ryan = 8.5 ( Buy it! )
Force Ghost Steve Hernandez = 8 ( Buy it! )
IV. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
In the Heart of the Sea
The Big Short [ Limited ]
The Lady in the Van [ Limited ]
Don Verdean [ Limited ]
The Boy and the World [ Limited ]
Bleeding Heart [ Limited ]
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 1:10:29 ] V. Feature Review: IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (2015)
Jason = 5.5 ( Low-priority Rental )
Karl = 7 ( Rental )
— A Few Random Mouse Stories
[ 1:29:49 ] VI. Feature Review: SPOTLIGHT (2015)
Jason = 10 ( Must-See / Theater / Buy it! )
Andy = 10 ( Must-See / Theater / Rental )
[ 1:44:56 ] VII. Feature Review: GOODNIGHT MOMMY (2015)
Jason = 7.5 ( Strong Rental )
[ 1:48:44 ] VIII. Feature Review: LANDMINE GOES CLICK (2015)
Jason = 7 ( Rental With Caution ) – Only for Horror fans
IX. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
Thank you to:
Stevie, German, Juan, David, Vance, Joshua, Shannon, Michael, Shane, Randy, Stephanie, Ryan, Steve
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 169 where we’ll be reviewing “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens” and “Victoria.” Join us!
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