It took 20 years, and the sequel finally came — Independence Day: Resurgence. In Movie Podcast Weekly Episode 196, we’ll review the new alien-invasion sequel with special guest William Rowan Jr. (of The Sci-Fi Podcast), and we’ll also bring you Feature Reviews of Free State of Jones and The Shallows. 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. New episodes release every single week!
— Welcome guest William Rowan Jr.
— Updates on The Sci-Fi Podcast
— MPN Meetup: Sept. 15 – 18, 2016 in Indiana
— Germany Theater Shooter
— Ferris Bueller’s Day Off soundtrack
— Info about the Justice League movie
[ 0:20:05 ] II. Mini Reviews
Karl: Downton Abbey Seasons 1-3 (UK version), The Money Pit, The Dream Team
William Rowan Jr: The Secret Rules of Modern Living: Algorithms, Circle
Jason: Inside 9/11, Life Boat, Jaws, Independence Day
Andy: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
III. New in Theaters This Past Weekend:
Independence Day: Resurgence
Free State of Jones
The Neon Demon
Swiss Army Man
The Fundamentals of Caring
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
Pictured above (left to right): William Rowan Jr., Mattroid, “Brain,” STATION
[ 1:13:01 ] IV. Feature Review: INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE (2016)
Jason = 4 ( Avoid )
Karl = 6.5 ( Theater / Buy it! )
William Rowan Jr. = 3 ( Avoid )
Website: War of 1996.com
[ 1:34:53 ] V. Feature Review: FREE STATE OF JONES (2016)
Karl = 8 ( Rental )
William Rowan Jr. = 9 ( Must-See / Theater / Buy it! )
— Andy’s airline story
[ 1:59:28 ] VI. Feature Review: THE SHALLOWS (2016)
Jason = 6 ( Theater / Rental )
Karl = 7.5 ( Theater / Buy it! )
William Rowan Jr. = 4 ( Avoid )
VII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
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Last but not least: Dino, for Jason’s generous birthday present!
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 197 where we’ll bring you Jason’s Big Birthday Bash! We’ll discuss some martial arts movies, as well as Feature Reviews of “The Purge: Election Year,” “The Legend of Tarzan” and “The BFG.” Join us!
Pictured above (left to right): Mattroid, STATION, “Brain,” William Rowan Jr.
LINKS FOR THIS EPISODE:
Links from William Rowan Jr.’s appearance:
PBS Nature 2016 “Moose: Life of a Twig-Eater” (National Geographic) Documentary
The True Story of the “Free State of Jones”
The Sci-Fi Podcast Episode 22: Independence Day: Resurgence
Limbeck- In Ohio On Some Steps
— MPN Meetup (THIS IS HAPPENING!) — Sept. 15-18, 2016 in Indiana. See the comments below for details!
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