This divisive episode will separate those who love and appreciate the “Fast and the Furious” franchise from those who don’t. Welcome to Movie Podcast Weekly,
Episode 236, where we bring you a lengthy and unusual Feature Reviews of The Fate of the Furious (2017) with special guest Brian “The Brain” Patchett (of The Sci-Fi Podcast). Brian joins us to talk about some of the “science” found in “The F8 of the Furious.” You’ll also hear us talk about “The Last Jedi” teaser trailer, a couple of interesting documentaries streaming on Netflix, and the trajectory of Kevin Hart’s career. 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 special guest The Brain, physicist extraordinaire
— Listener complaints of too much ambient noise on MPW
— The Last Jedi teaser trailer
[ 0:19:15 ] II. Mini Reviews
Jason: Tower, The Birds, Oliver’s Stone’s The Untold History of the United States Ep. 001 (on Netflix), Weird Wonders of the World (on Netflix), Nature’s Weirdest Events (on Netflix)
The Brain: Ghost in the Shell, Logan, Life
Ryan: Indiana Comic-Con
Karl: Hello Kitty Flanagan, USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, The Twilight Zone: “The Last Flight”
Andy: Louis C.K. 2017, Kevin Hart: What Now?
III. New in Theaters This Past Weekend [ Friday, April 14, 2017 ]:
The F8 of the Furious
The Lost City of Z
Spark: A Space Tail
Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo
My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
Too Much Too Soon
A Quiet Passion
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 1:12:21 ] IV. Feature Review: THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (2017)
Jason = 8 ( Theater / Buy it! )
Andy = 2 ( Avoid )
The Brain = For fans: 9 ( Theater / Buy it! ) ; For normal people: 4 ( Low-priority Rental )
V. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
Episode 237 where we’ll be reviewing “Free Fire.” Join us!
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