It’s our annual Oscar prediction show! We make our picks in every Oscar category. Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally win Best Actor? Will Alejandro G. Iñárritu repeat as Best Director? Will the interpretive dance for the Fifty Shades of Grey song get weird? We’ll tell you what we think.
In this episode we watch trailers for buddy action comedy The Nice Guys with Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe, war thriller Eye in the Sky with Helen Mirren and Aaron Paul, and the newest trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. We also review the Irish immigrant drama Brooklyn and talk about What We’re Watching. Plus we exercise our “expert” box office prediction skills to choose which of the Christmas Day new releases will make the least money on opening weekend.
– Andy: Spotlight (now in theaters) / Rush
– Dustin: A Very Murray Christmas / Chaos on the Bridge
– Cody: The Leftovers – Season 2 (HBOGO / HBONOW) / Fargo – Season 2 (FX) / Peep Show – Season 9 (Channel 4-UK)
The Nice Guys (Universal Pictures) — in theaters May 20, 2016
Eye in the Sky (Bleecker Street) — in theaters March 11, 2016
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Warner Bros) — in theaters March 25, 2016
The trailer for Captain America: Civil Warhad a record-breaking 61 million online views in just 24 hours–so yeah, we’re going to talk about that trailer in this episode. We also watch trailers for Don Verdean (from the creators of Napoleon Dynamite) and Zoolander 2. Plus we review Aziz Ansari’s Netflix series Master of None and talk about What We’re Watching.
In this episode we watch trailers for the investigative journalism movie Spotlight, the Brie Larson drama Room, and the romantic drama Brooklyn about an Irish immigrant in 1950s New York City. We also review Steve Jobs, written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, and talk about what We’re Watching