MPW Blog: Mr. EULA and The Cloud – by Karl Huddleston

The Cloud

You may remember a few years ago when Walmart announced its big “Cloud” initiative in relation to DVDs and Blu-ray movies. Basically, you could bring in all your discs that you had purchased in the past from anywhere, and they would take them and “give” you a copy of that movie “in The Cloud” that you would own “forever” and stream whenever you like.

Yeah, right.

This is the part where I love to introduce our good friend, “Mr. EULA” (pronounced “yoo-la”). I became good friends with Mr. EULA when I worked for seven years at a large software company doing compliance work. Essentially, my job was to make sure that all our customers had paid for all the software they were using, because they could install as many instances of the software as they wanted — at will. Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 114: Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) and The Overnighters (2014) and Penguins of Madagascar (2014) and Meet the Mormons (2014) and the Star Wars Ep. VII Teaser Trailer

Episode 114

There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? The Dark Side and the Light.

In Episode 114, your Movie Podcast Weekly hosts welcome special guest Jedi Master Steve Hernandez to help us discuss the Star Wars Ep. VII teaser trailer. Next we bring you our famous Mini Reviews, as well as four Feature Reviews for Horrible Bosses 2 and The Overnighters and Penguins of Madagascar and Meet the Mormons. Join us!

If you like what you hear, leave us a review in iTunes or leave a donation through our PayPal buttons or both! Above all, subscribe for free in iTunes.

If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features four hosts — Jason, Andy, Karl and Josh — 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 or on VOD, as well as several mini reviews of whatever we’ve been watching lately. And we usually provide specialized genre recommendations. New episodes release every single Tuesday. Join us! Continue reading

Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 059: Thor: The Dark World (2013) and About Time (2013) and 12 Years a Slave (2013)

In Episode 059 of Movie Podcast Weekly, your regular hosts are joined by fan-favorite WILLIS WHEELER (Jason’s co-host on The Donut Show) for reviews of About Time, Thor: the Dark World, and 12 Years a Slave.

Movie Podcast Weekly features four hosts (and frequent guests), who give you their verdict on at least one new movie release that’s currently in theaters, mini-reviews of what they’ve been watching lately, and specialty recommendation segments. New episodes release every single Monday.

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Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 009: Life of Pi (2012)

For our review of Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi,” Movie Podcast Weekly is proud to feature special guests DAVE EATON, frontman of The Dave Eaton Element and host of the All About Autism Podcast, and NATALIE PYLES, host of Podcasting Revolution.

I. Intro
II. Mini Reviews:
Jason: Grizzly (1976), Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), Red State (2011)
Karl: Van Helsing (2004), Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987), Nobody’s Fool (1994)
Natalie Pyles: Ben and Kate (TV), Nashville (TV)
Dave Eaton: A Christmas Carol (2009), 30 Rock (TV)
III. Feature Review: LIFE OF PI Continue reading