Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 238: The Circle (2017)

Episode 238

Movie Podcast Weekly is watching you… Thank you for staying “plugged in” to our little circle of jerks. tee he. This is Episode 238, the show where we bring you our Feature Review of The Circle (2017), starring Tom Hanks and Emma Watson. Also in this episode, Andy finally catches up with “Arrival,” and he launches into another in-depth review of the logistics surrounding its premise. We provide a spoiler warning before moving into revealing discussion. Karl also tells us a story where he was a hero! And Ryan gives us a hilarious recounting of the Fyre Festival farce (and he provides a very interesting conspiracy theory)! You’ve already joined us! Keep doing it.

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! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 220: La La Land (2016) and Passengers (2016) and Collateral Beauty (2016) and MPW’s Top 10 Best Movies of 2016

Episode 220

Happy New Year’s Eve, and welcome to Movie Podcast Weekly’s Episode 220, our TOP 10 BEST MOVIES OF 2016 celebration! We have Jason, Karl, Ryan and a guy named … “Handy.” But most importantly, we bring you the MPW Collective Listenership’s picks for 2016. We had 37 submissions, and they were (in no particular order): Kevin Z., Christie in Texas, RedCap Jack, Dino, Film critic Cody Clark, Dark Mark, Juan in Texas, DJ Godzilla, Mario, Saif, Leigh and Jensen B. from Canada, Eric Herman, Matt the Marvel and Zack, Michal, Natalie Pyles, Drew F., Jenifer, Marc 2314, Sal Roma, Arturo in Mexico, Jonathan W., Vance, Jody B. from Ohio, K. Porter from Pennsylvania, Smitty, Mack R., Shane W. from the UK, Con, Wild Man Willis Wheeler from D.C., Paul D. from Australia, Dan C. from the UK, Jason Dragon, Dick S. in Colorado, Brandon from Florida, and Adam U! MPW listeners representin’!

To kick off this episode, we talk about many great celebrities we’ve lot in 2016, and we bring you the listeners’ Top 10 Favorite Fake Movie Titles by Ryan. Jason also brings you three Feature Reviews of La La Land and Passengers and Collateral Beauty. And as you may have guessed, we bring you a number of other 2016 lists and shenanigans, so join us! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 214: Arrival (2016)

Episode 214

By way of “innerduction,” welcome to the arrival of Movie Podcast Weekly, Episode 214. In this spicy and feisty installment, you’ll hear your favorite movie podcast hosts fight over a number of sacred cows. We bring you Feature Review of 2016’s highly celebrated new science fiction film, Arrival! And to help us with this important mission, we welcome two of the esteemed hosts of The Sci-Fi Podcast, STATION and her husband and co-pilot, Mattroid. Your intrepid MPW hosts also bicker a great deal about the proper pronunciation of “AT-ATs” and nearly come to blows over Harry Potter and other subjects that will probably irritate our listeners. So, join us! Continue reading