Episode 198 - The Founder, Jason Bourne, The Magnificent Seven (2016); reviews: House of Cards - Season 4, Game of Thrones - Season 6 PremierePlay Now | Play in Popup | Download (566)
In this episode, we watch trailers for The Founder about McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc, the return of Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, and the remake of The Magnificent Seven. Plus we review two TV shows–season 4 of House of Cards and the sixth season premiere of Game of Thrones. All that plus What We’re Watching.
Our friend Aaron fills in for Cody as we watch the newest trailer for The Revenant starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy, plus trailers for Truth with Robert Redford playing Dan Rather and the X-Files revival. Plus we review The Martian and talk about What We’re Watching.
Hey everybody, Cody’s getting married! We start this episode with some special messages from our friends to Cody and Neena before their wedding this weekend. Then we remember that we’re a movie podcast and talk about trailers for Matt Damon in the Ridley Scott sci-fi The Martian, Joseph Gordon-Levitt in true story The Walk, and Bill Murray in the dramedy Rock the Kasbah. We also review the entire fifth season of Game of Thrones (beware of massive spoilers!) and talk about What We’re Watching.
Dustin and Andy are back, and Cody easily slides back into wacky sidekick mode as we watch trailers for David O. Russell’s American Hustle, George Clooney’s The Monuments Men, and Robert Redford in All is Lost. We also review Elysium, talk about critical opinion vs. audience opinion, and share our picks of the week.
0:00 – 4:40 Welcome
4:40 – 13:43 Critical opinion vs. popular opinion
13:53 – 19:05 Trailer #1: American Hustle
19:05 – 33:26 review: Elysium
33:26 – 37:13 Trailer #2: The Monuments Men
37:13 – 43:35 Picks of the Week…
– Cody: Heat
– Dustin: Fruitvale Station (now in theaters)
– Andy: Long Way Round
43:35 – end Trailer #3: All is Lost
American Hustle (Sony Pictures) — in theaters December 25, 2013
The Monuments Men (Sony Pictures) — in theaters December 18, 2013
All is Lost (Roadside Attractions) — in theaters October 25, 2013
Seasons Greetings! In this episode our friend Aaron joins us to watch the trailer for a heist film with a magic twist, Now You See Me. Then BK joins us to watch the trailer for After Earth, starring Will Smith and written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. We also check out the trailer for the drama Promised Land, written by and starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski. Plus we review the Charlize Theron film Young Adult and offer our picks of the week.
0:00 – 9:34 Trailer #1: Now You See Me (with Aaron)
9:34 – 18:23 Review: Young Adult
18:23 – 33:28 Trailer #2: After Earth (with BK)
33:28 – 41:10 Picks of the Week…
– Cody: The Directors (2012 Oscar Roundtable) (via The Hollywood Reporter)
– Dustin: Scrooged
– Andy: Midnight in Paris
41:10 – end Trailer #3: Promised Land
Now You See Me (Summit Entertainment) — in theaters June 7, 2013
After Earth (Columbia Pictures) — in theaters June 7, 2013
Promised Land (Focus Features) — limited release December 28, 2012 – wide release January 4, 2013