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. 217: The Handmaiden (2017) and Man Down (2016) and Captain Fantastic (2016) and Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) and the First MPW Summit: Determining a Film’s Year of Release

Episode 217

You’ve heard about it. Here it is. The first MPW Summit. At the end of this show, Movie Podcast Weekly, Episode 217, Jason and special guest MPW listener, Dino Ticinelli, have a sit-down to figure out how to determine a film’s year of release, particularly when trying to compile one’s Top 10 Best Movies of the Year list! (Note: This discussion, which occurs near the end of this episode, is only for those who are truly interested in that debate.) Also in this show, we bring you Feature Reviews of The Handmaiden and Man Down and Captain Fantastic and Hunt for the Wilderpeople. This episode also features a very brief visit from a guy named “Kandi.” So, we bring you a typical, two-hour episode with lots of reviews, and then we bring you 75 more minutes of additional movie discussion! Join us!

And don’t forget to e-mail your picks for The Top 10 Best Movies of 2016 to, and you could possibly win a $50 Amazon gift card or a $25 Amazon gift card or Ryan’s BMOTY (Best Movie of the Year)! Continue reading