Bryan Cranston is just the best. That’s not opinion. It’s fact. That’s why it’s great that he stars in the trailer for the biopic Trumbo. We also watch trailers for Bradley Cooper as a really dramatic chef in Burnt and Julia Roberts as an FBI agent who has to take the law into her own hands (cliche intended) in Secret in Their Eyes. Plus we review The Gift starring Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, and Joel Edgerton, and we talk about What We’re Watching.
– Andy: Show Me a Hero (HBO / HBOGO / HBONOW)
– Cody: Straight Outta Compton (now in theaters) / End of the Tour (now in theaters)
– Dustin: Dom Hemingway (HBO / HBOGO / HBONOW)
– BK: Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Houston Texans (HBO / HBOGO / HBONOW)
Trumbo (Bleecker Street) — in theaters November 6, 2015
Burnt (The Weinstein Company) — in theaters October 23, 2015
Secret in Their Eyes (STX Entertainment) — in theaters November 20, 2015
Aloha! No, we’re not saying “hello.” (Or “goodbye.”) That’s just title of one of the trailers we’re talking about this week, along with the Amy Schumer comedy Trainwreck and lost-in-the-woods thriller Backcountry. We also take a look at Das Boot for what is the first time for most of us, and we share What We’re Watching.
– Cody: Parks and Recreation (final season on NBC) / Get on Up
– Andy: Patton Oswalt: My Weakness is Strong / Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time
– Dustin: Predestination
– BK: No Country for Old Men (book) / Galveston (book)
Aloha (Sony Pictures) — in theaters May 29, 2015
Trainwreck (Universal Pictures) — in theaters July 17, 2015
Backcountry (IFC Films) — in theaters March 20, 2015
In this episode, we watch the for Spy with Melissa McCarthy and talk about the recently announced cast for the new Ghostbusters which will include McCarthy. We also check out trailers for the Fantastic Four reboot and horror flick Unfriended. Plus we continue our run-up to the Oscars with a review of Best Picture nominee American Sniper, and we share What We’re Watching.
Episode 120 - Automata, John Wick, Serena; review: 3 Days to Kill; catching BK up on Summer 2014[ 1:00:54 ]Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (450)
BK joins us for the entire episode as we watch trailers for Antonio Banderas in the sci-fi Automata, Keanu Reeves in action film John Wick, and Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in the romance Serena. Plus we review Kevin Costner in 3 Days to Kill (on Netflix), catch BK up on some of the summer movies he missed while in Africa, and talk about What We’re Watching.
Episode 84 - Transcendence, Dom Hemingway, Million Dollar Arm, review: American Hustle, discussion: Netflix subgenres[ 56:04 ]Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (498)
African-American Police Whistleblower Comedies? Understated Mind-Bending Slice of Life Period Pieces for Hopeless Romantics? First Love Space-Travel Dramas Set in Latin America? Those are all real Netflix subgenres according to a generator on The Atlantic website, which we talk about first in this episode. We also watch trailers for Johnny Depp sci-fi Transcendence, Jude Law going nuts as Dom Hemingway, and Jon Hamm’s baseball thingy Million Dollar Arm. All that, plus we take a look at Oscar nominee American Hustle and talk about What We’re Watching.
– Andy: House of Cards, Season 1 with commentary / Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay
– Dustin: Cry-Baby
– Cody: video games – Gone Home (official website) / The Stanley Parable (official website)
– BK: The Lords of the Rings, Extended Edition / Grand Theft Auto V (Amazon)
Transcendence (Warner Bros. Pictures) — in theaters April 18, 2014
Dom Hemingway (Fox Searchlight) — RED BAND trailer — in theaters April 4, 2014
Million Dollar Arm (Walt Disney Pictures) — in theaters May 16, 2014