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or: Is this a prequel to Breaking Bad?


Chris & Jake celebrate the memory of Gene Wilder with a special War Crimes review of the buddy comedy Stir Crazy. Chris selects a wild ale that’s sure to pair nicely with anything starring the hilarious Mr. Wilder. In Special Features the dudes host the inagural Fantasy Film Course Draft – it’s like fantasy football for film buffs! Who drafted the better film history course? It’s up to you to decide!  *PLUS* Jake challenges the Midnight Warriors to find an essay topic he can’t relate back to Taxi Driver.

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SHOW NOTES

00:08:02 – Review – Stir Crazy
Rent: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play
00:38:44 – Beer Recommendation: Amorous by Wicked Weed Brewing
“Nobody Could Change Your Mind” – Generationals
00:42:01 – Special Features – Fantasy Film Course Draft
“When They Fight, They Fight” – Generationals
01:41:12 – Really Rad Recommendations


 

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or: The Martian: starring Werner Herzog


Chris & Jacob locked themselves up in an undisclosed location for this week’s review of Oliver Stone’s latest film, Snowden. Chris recommends a beer you must go offline to find. And the dudes are force him to flaunt their deepest, darkest cinematic sins when they discuss the films they’re most ashamed to admit we’ve never seen in this week’s Special Features Segment: War Crimes: Confessions (Part II).  *PLUS* Results for week 03 of the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League are in! Spoilers: the Midnight Warriors are beating us.

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SHOW NOTES

00:8:10 – Review – Snowden
00:20:53 – Beer Recommendation: Westvleteren 12 by Brouwerij De Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren
“Young Presidents” – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
00:33:16 – Fantasy Movie League – Week 03 Recap
00:38:08 – Special Features – War Crimes Confessions: Part II
“Loretta” – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
01:09:36 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: #DonaldForEveryone


Chris and Jacob get in the biggest pickle they’ve ever seen when they pit The Sandlot vs. Stand By Me in a head-to-head Civil War Showdown! Will the ever-quotable baseball flick live on FOR-EV-ER as the essentialiest coming of age summer film of all time? Or will River Phoneix and the legend of Lardass rally to win the pennate? PLUS – Star Wars news abounds as a new Rogue One trailer dropped and rumors of the new Lando Calrissian leak across the galaxy.

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SHOW NOTES

00:11:30 – Review – The Sandlot
Stream:
 Crackle | Rent/Buy: iTunesAmazon, Google Play
00:32:32 – Review – Stand by Me
Stream:
 Crackle | Rent/Buy: iTunesAmazon, Google Play
America You Look Good – Reubens Accomplice
00:57:27 – Civil War Showdown – The Sandlot vs. Stand by Me
01:24:45 – Beer Recommendation: Puff – Double IPA by Sixpoint Brewery
This Desert – Reubens Accomplice
01:28:30 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or:  I would’ve become the Dr. Manhattan of bitterness.


Hunter and Chris are joined by guest Bat-expert Joey “The Joe-Ker” Dale to do a critical kamikaze on the DCEU’s latest, Suicide Squad! Wait – Hunter actually liked it!?!?! Anyway…Chris continues his “Summer of IPA” with a dirty south brew that is just plain bad. In Special Features, the Dudes discuss the less celebrated scoundrels of cinema in B-List Baddies. *PLUS* Hunter suffers the consequences for making a bad bet (again) and pays his India Pale Ale Penance.

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SHOW NOTES

00:00:32 – Second Summer Beer Bet
00:11:16 – Review – Suicide Squad
00:30:58 – SPOILERS – Suicide Squad
00:46:08 – Beer Recommendation: Palmetto Beach Day IPA by Palmetto Brewing Company
“Bad Without You” – Escondido
00:51:08 – Special Features – B-List Baddies
“Uh Huh” – Escondido
01:06:29 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: I want King Kong tested for GGH – Gorilla Growth Hormones.


Chris and Hunter answer the call to critique the spooky, slapstick reboot – Ghostbusters! Chris continues his “Summer of IPA” with a phan-tastic pick that’s so high in hops, you’ll sense something strange in your neighborhood. In Special Features, the Dudes cross streams to discuss Suffering from Sequelitis – are 2016’s franchise failures an isolated trend or a sign of things to come? PLUS – The Dudes review trailers from SDCC 2016 during Trailer Talk! PLUS (part 2) – Stick around for some post-credits banter!

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SHOW NOTES

00:09:06 – Review – Ghostbusters
00:28:21 – SPOILERS – Ghostbusters
00:31:11 – Beer Recommendation: Phantasmagoria by Prairie Artisan Ales
That Was The Ghost – Cheyenne
00:34:19 – Special Features – Suffering from Sequelitis
The Army Marching Past – Cheyenne
00:47:39 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: Lee Marvin would’ve killed that shark with his bare hands.


Hunter and Chris return to do battle in Civil War, this time pitting Jaws against E.T. The Extra Terrestrial in the Summer Spielberg Showdown! Both films are among Spielberg’s best, but only one be his best best. So who will win – the murderous mouth from Massachusetts, or the creepy but cuddly critter from…somewhere? *PLUS* – The Dudes discuss friend of the show Adam Chitwood’s article on our beloved bearded bravura filmmaker!

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SHOW NOTES

00:12:25 – Review – Jaws
Rent: iTunesAmazon, Google Play
00:29:08 – Review – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Stream:
Netflix | Rent: iTunesAmazon, Google Play
“Night Swim” – Sports
00:50:52 – Listener Feedback
00:54:08 – The Showdown – Jaws vs. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
01:21:36 – Beer Recommendation: Aprihop IPA by Dogfish Head Brewery
“You Are the Right One” – Sports
01:27:00 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: Is This Part of the A24 Cinematic Universe?


Chris and Hunter use their measly homo-sapien brains to review Independence Day: Resurgence. Chris continues the “IPA Summer” with a double so strong you’ll be three sheets to the wind for your next close encounter of the third kind. In Special Features, the Dudes discuss The Curious Case of Jeff Goldblum –  hear two grown men gush on The Goldblum’s strange cinematic appeal, from his unblinking stare to unwavering stammer. *PLUS* What does BitTorrentNow’s new service mean for independent film?

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SHOW NOTES

00:05:38 – Review – Independence Day: Resurgence
00:26:54 – SPOILERS – Independence Day: Resurgence
00:29:03 – Beer Recommendation: Endeavour Imperial IPA by Saint Arnold Brewing Company
“Trevor Forever” – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
00:32:48 – Special Features – The Curious Case of Jeff Goldblum
“Full Possession Of All Her Powers” – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
00:57:49 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: Could Daniel Day-Lewis beat J.K. Simmons in a cage fight?


Hunter and Chris critique the quirky dark comedy from Yorgos Lanthimos, The Lobster! Chris picks an appropriately named high-point brew that is sorta’ many things, all of which get you tanked. In Special Features, the Dudes discuss B-list actors who never quite made it over the hump into superstardom during Coulda’ Been A Star. *PLUS* Star Wars: Rogue One re-shoots, jacked J.K. Simmons, Passion of the Christ 2 and more!

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SHOW NOTES

00:09:18 – Review – The Lobster
00:18:31 – SPOILERS –The Lobster
00:38:27 – Beer Recommendation: New Crustacean Barleywineish Imperial IPA Sorta by Rogue Ales
“Dog Problems” – The Format
00:42:01 – Special Features – Coulda’ Been A Star
“Snails” – The Format
01:09:12 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: This show needs a Dog Baby!


Chris and Hunter are joined by Adam Chitwood of Collider.com to do in-depth detective work on Shane Black’s pulpy noir comedy, The Nice Guys! Chris wishes you a hoppy summer with a super bitter IPA. In Special Features, the Dudes discuss the best and worst buddy flicks during BFF Films! *PLUS* One year after the infamous Summer Shandy Shaming, Hunter makes another risky bet. Cheers!

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SHOW NOTES

00:08:43 – Review – The Nice Guys
00:37:16 – Beer Recommendation: Hi-Res by Sixpoint Brewery
“Nothing but Trouble” – Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors
00:41:00 – Listener Feedback
00:45:24 – Special Features – BFF Films
“Nothing Lie a Woman  – Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors
01:11:05 – Really Rad Recommendations

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