or: That Billy Zane, He Deserves an Oscar Nomination


Chris and Hunter are joined by Peterson Hill of Psycho Drive-In to discuss the career of the master in the Special Features topic: “Scrutinizing Scorsese!” In an epic, far-reaching conversation, the trio tackles traditional topics (Marty’s Best Pictures and Characters) to more…unorthodox ideas (what kind of Priest would Fr. Scorsese have been?). PLUS – Terrible impressions of Frank Costello, Bill The Butcher, and Tommy DeVito!

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00:00:43 – Special Features – Scrutinizing Scorsese

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or: Booze: A Solid Analogy for Existence Itself

Chris & Hunter mediate on master filmmaker Martin Scorsese’s SilenceWhere does Scorsese’s religious passion project fall in the pantheon of his greatest pictures? The Dudes confess their opinions on the film, and the challenging questions it raises. PLUS – Chris picks a brew that’ll get you drunk as a monk, and Jake checks in with this week’s FML recap!

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SHOW NOTES

00:00:59 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 05
00:12:15 – Review – Silence
00:20:11 – SPOILERS – Silence
00:50:10 – Beer Recommendation: Three Philosophers by Brewery Ommegang
“Fight for Love” – Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors
00:55:31 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: One busload of kids could’ve swung the whole week.


Chris and Hunter meditate on Martin Scorsese’s controversial, spiritual exploration The Last Temptation of Christ. Nearly three decades later, does Scorsese’s religious reflection belong in the pantheon of his greatest pictures? PLUS Jacob recaps Week 10 of the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie league, and The Dudes debate Star Wars Episode VIII’s title – The Last Jedi!

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SHOW NOTES

00:07:12 – Review – The Last Temptation of Christ
00:42:58 – Beer Recommendation: Devil Dancer Tripple IPA by Founders Brewing Co.
“Dreams” – ROAR
00:49:14 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 10
“Explosion of Birds” – ROAR
00:57:02 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: There Are TPS Reports in Space


Hunter Cates returns to the War Bunker! And Jason Yang (workmoreorless) and Michael Sutton drop by to geek out over the debut Star Wars Anthology film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — But all is not well in this Jedi Council, for there is there is a dissenter among the group! Who is the lone naysayer in among the sea of fanboy glee?! You must listen to find out!

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00:08:43 – Review – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
00:19:16 – SPOILERS – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
01:04:31 – Beer Recommendation: Cara De Luna Black Ale by Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
“Harrison Ford” -Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
01:10:02 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 04
“Loretta” – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
01:21:19 – 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
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00:29:08 – Review – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
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“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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