Merry Christmas this week from Movie Podcast Weekly! This is Episode 169, when we finally get to review the three years-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). We are joined by special guest Steve Hernandez. We are also happy to bring you Feature Reviews of Sisters and Victoria. Join us!
NOTE: Next week on Tuesday, December 29, 2015, we’ll release MPW’s Top 10 Movies of 2015. Be sure to participate and enter our content by:
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II. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Son of Saul [ Limited ]
The Lady in the Car With Glasses and a Gun [ Limited ]
Noma My Perfect Story [ Limited ]
Extraction [ Limited ]
He Never Died
Mojin: The Lost Legend
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 0:05:12 ] III. Feature Review: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (2015)
Jason = 7 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Karl = 8 ( Don’t miss in theaters / Definite buy )
Ryan = 10 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Steve Hernandez = 9.5 ( Theater / Buy it! )
[ 1:36:57 ] IV. Feature Review: SISTERS (2015)
Karl = 7 ( Rental )
[ 1:41:20 ] V. Feature Review: VICTORIA (2015)
Jason = 8.5 ( Must-See / Strong Rental )
VI. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
— Thank you to Mario, Josh, Shannon, Shane, Randy and Michel.
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 170 where we’ll MPW’s Top 10 Movies of 2015 and our review of “The Hateful 8,” as well as a review of “The Big Short” with special guest Rob Booker. Join us!
LINKS FOR THIS EPISODE:
Karl recommends: Ex-Wife: The Heart Behind Star Wars
GCL.ninja – Listen to Episode 100 (S2E48)
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