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. 219: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Episode 219

Merry Christmas from Movie Podcast Weekly! A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. three hosts brought you Episode 219, where we Feature Review Rogue One: A Star Wars Story while also discussing solutions for loud, scrunchy popcorn bags inside the theater. We also fight more about the ending of Bridget Jones’s Baby (includes spoilers), as well as a pretty epic battle over the cinematic merits of “Gods of Egypt.” Join us by voting on our poll question below!

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. 193: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) and The Finest Hours (2016)

Episode 193

Welcome to The Ryan and Jason Show — a special two-hander episode — where there’s no Karl or Andy in sight. (But then, there’s never really Karl or Andy insight… Har har. Get it?) This is Movie Podcast Weekly, Episode 193. In this podcast, you’ll hear Feature Reviews for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows and Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping and The Finest Hours.

Also in this episode, Geek Cast Ry and Jay talk about their concerns for the narrative of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” according to some ominous rumors. GCR also discusses his predictions about the quality of “Warcraft” and whether it will unseat “Silent Hill” (2006) as the best video game-to-film adaptation. They also discuss a tremendous new must-listen podcast called LORE. Thanks for joining us (since Karl and Andy couldn’t be bothered to do so). Continue reading