In Episode 184 of Movie Podcast Weekly, your favorite podcast hosts bring you four Feature Reviews of Eye in the Sky and I Saw the Light and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 and Against the Wild: Survive the Serengeti. And of course, we bring you our world famous Mini Reviews and other shenanigans. (Don’t forget to watch for Episode 185 — our next show — when Ryan visits Utah! Releases Wednesday!) Thanks for listening.
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. New episodes release every single week!
— Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits Blu-ray (and Karl “buys it!”)
— Jason obsesses over Batman v Superman reviews
— Batman v Superman’s second weekend box office drop-off
— Random (and probably unfair) Elton John trivia
— Cutting off Ryan
— “Saturday’s Warrior” (2016) director and cast at Thanksgiving Point MegaPlex in Utah on April 1
[ 0:20:17 ] II. Mini Reviews
Karl: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl [revisited], Music: Brian Eno’s “Music for Airports | Ambient 1” (linked below)
Jason: Mad Men Season 1, Ep. 1; My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Ryan: Investigation Discovery TV network, Cubs baseball, The Walking Dead Season 6 Finale (No Spoilers)
Andy: What We Do in the Shadows, Dark Places
III. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
I Saw the Light
Against the Wild: Survive the Serengeti
Eye in the Sky
Everybody Wants Some
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 0:43:00 ] IV. Feature Review: EYE IN THE SKY (2016)
Jason = 8 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Karl = 8.5 ( Theater / Rental )
[ 0:56:27 ] V. Feature Review: AGAINST THE WILD: SURVIVE THE SERENGETI (2016)
Karl = 7.5 ( Rental )
[ 1:07:41 ] VI. Feature Review: I SAW THE LIGHT (2016)
Jason = 8.5 ( Stream it on Netflix someday )
Compare the appearance of Karl’s grandfather and Tom Hiddleston
[ 1:20:13 ] VII. Feature Review: MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 (2016)
Jason = For fans of the first movie: 7 ( Redbox or Stream it on Netflix someday )
— Ryan falls asleep and snores on MPW.
VIII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 185 when Ryan is in Utah, and your four hosts record together for the very first time! We’ll review “Hardcore Henry” and “Midnight Special.” Join us!
LINKS FOR THIS EPISODE:
Karl recommends Brian Eno’s Music for Airports | Ambient 1
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