Episode 51 – The Godfather Part II / Worst. Sequels. Ever. War Crimes
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or: Let’s Give All of Harrison Ford’s Old Roles to Alden Ehrenreich
Chris and Jacob are joined by Kevin Kisling to discuss his War Crime: The Godfather, Part II. Then from one of the best sequels to all of the worst, see what films were nominated for the title of WORST. SEQUEL. EVER. *PLUS* a funky farmhouse beer pairing, round-ups of weeks 08 & 09 of the Fantasy Movie League, and a trio of really rad recommendations. Do us this favor and listen to this episode. Ask your friends in the neighborhood about us; they’ll tell you we know how to return a favor.
00:05:32- Review (SPOILERS) – The Godfather Part II 00:51:56 – Beer Recommendation: ‘MERICA by Prairie Artisan Ales “Gotta Know Better (I’m Crazy)” – Sports
00:55:49 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Weeks 08 & 09
01:05:52 – Special Features – Worst. Sequels. Ever. “Manicure” – Sports
01:31:22 – Really Rad Recommendations
Episode 50 – The Thing (Short Rounds) Short Rounds
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or: Can I Borrow Your Flamethrower?
October 31st can only mean one thing… time for a spooky special Short Rounds episode! Jake pays penance for his coldest War Crime – John Carpenter’s The Thing. Do the guys see the human in this film, or is it as cold and alien as creepy crawly head-spider? Grab a flamethrower and handful of dynamite, because there’s a 75% chance at least one of us has been infected by the intruder organism!
Episode 48 – The Magnificent Seven / War is Hell War Starts at Midnight
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or: War Starts at Midnight: Brought to you by Hollywood Video
Chris & Jake are joined by Geek Melee’s Drew Allen to figure out if Antoine Fuqua’s new film is Magnificent, a Seven out of 10, or if the wheels fall off the wagon. Then in Special Features, Drew neuters the Kevin Spacey film Nine Lives in our newest segment on the worst films – War is Hell. PLUS – Fantasy Movie League recaps for Weeks 4 and 5.
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00:05:52 – Review – The Magnificent Seven 00:17:27 – SPOILERS –The Magnificent Seven 00:31:11 – Beer Recommendation: Miller Lite by Miller Brewing Company “Gambling Man” – Escondido
00:34:59 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Weeks 04 & 05
00:41:26 – War is Hell –Nine Lives “Idiot” -Escondido
00:56:31 – Really Rad Recommendations
Episode #47 – Snowden / War Crimes Confessions: Part II War Starts at Midnight
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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.
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
Episode 46 – War Crimes: Stir Crazy / Fantasy Film Course Draft War Crimes
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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 inaugural 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.
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
Episode 45 – Civil War: Stand by Me vs. The Sandlot Civil War
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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 Phoenix and the legend of Lardass rally to win the pinnate? PLUS – Star Wars news abounds as a new Rogue One trailer dropped and rumors of the new Lando Calrissian leak across the galaxy.
Episode 38 – Top Gun 30th Anniversary Short Rounds
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or: Does Adam Driver have the abs for a volleyball scene?
Our Cajun correspondent, Jacob “Mad Man” Graves, drops by to help Chris buzz the tower for a special 30th-anniversary review of Tony Scott’s 1986 film, Top Gun. Chris pairs it with an IPA that’s sure to push the envelope of your taste buds and the guys play a game of fantasy casting for a sequel sure to be titled Top Gun 2: Return 2 the Danger Zone.
Production note: Jacob is currently confined to a secret, subterranean bunker located somewhere in the Indian Ocean. Apologies for the sound quality on his end.
00:02:47 – Review – Top Gun Stream:Hulu, Amazon Prime | Rent:iTunes, Google Play 00:12:59 – SPOILERS – Top Gun 00:32:02 – Fantasy Casting:Top Gun 2: Return 2 the Danger Zone 00:49:57 – Beer Recommendation: F5 IPA by Coop Ale Works “Danger Zone” – Dragon Inn 3
00:53:27 – Really Rad Recommendations
Episode 11 – Mad Max: Fury Road / Ambition Addicts War Starts at Midnight
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or: Come for the Easy Rider, Stay for the Ritual Circumcision
Hunter has disappeared off the face of the Earth, so Chris’s bayou-bestie, Jacob Graves, stops by for a better-late-than-never review of Mad Max: Fury Road, Chris interviews musician-turned-filmmaker Beau Jennings about his new film The Verdigris: In Search of Will Rogers, and the dudes basically just list off a bunch of movie characters cursed with ambition in Special Features.
Apologies for the sound quality throughout this episode. In deciding to do a last minute remote recording with Jacob we ran into a few technical issues.