or: Overweight Tuscan Raiders Covered in Cheese Snacks


Three showed up for Five Came Back – the new Netflix documentary about John Ford, Frank Capra, John Huston, George Stevens, and William Wyler’s service in World War II. Is this epic, three-part documentary among the few and the proud? Or is it ultimately unworthy of the famous and heroic filmmakers? *PLUS* The Dudes discuss the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, Chris picks a bitter breakfast stout brewed for the chosen few, and Jake gives a week 7 FML recap and tries out his best Dan Carlin impersonation (spoiler – it’s terrible)! Forward march!

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SHOW NOTES

00:12:11 – Review – Five Came Back
00:52:39 – Beer Recommendation: KBS (2017) by Founders Brewing Co.
“Back in Town” – Beau Jennings & The Tigers
01:00:35 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 07
“Lawn & Garden – Beau Jennings & The Tigers
01:13:54 – Really Rad Recommendations

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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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SHOW NOTES

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: The Live Album of Cinema


Wait, Jacob’s never seen Apocalypse Now?! The horror… the horror…

Chris helps Jacob wade deep into the heart of this his cinematic sins to pay penance with a War Crimes review of Francis Ford Coppola’s seminal masterpiece from 1979. But does Apocalypse Now still carry the weight of a 300 pound Brando, or should it be terminated with extreme prejudice?

PLUS! Chris surrenders his stout streak to pair a brighter beer with Coppola’s classic, Jake discloses the details of last week’s Fantasy Movie League dossier, and Chris attempts his best impersonation of Werner Herzog… twice!

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SHOW NOTES

00:12:07 – Review – Apocalypse Now
00:27:52 – SPOILERS – Apocalypse Now
00:58:11 – Beer Recommendation: This Machine IPA by Marshall Brewing Company
“Panama” – Sports
01:02:23 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 03
“Someone You’d Rather Be Dating” – Sports
01:14:42 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: Hooray for the TSA


Grab your teacups and prepare to sink into your chairs as The Dudes discuss Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, Get Out! Will this thriller make you stay woke, or is it just an overhyped snooze fest? PLUS – Jacob’s  micro-review of Logan, Chris’s killer beer pairing, and a truckload of FML Golden Warrior Awards!

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SHOW NOTES

00:05:51 – Review – Get Out
00:20:30 – SPOILERS – Get Out
00:33:01 – Beer Recommendation: Big RICC by Tallgrass Brewing Company
“Keep it Low – Generationals
00:37:03 – Fantasy Movie League Awards
“Turning The Screw” – Generationals
00:50:38 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: If I ever buy a Seadoo, I’m naming it ‘Max von Seadoo’


Holy building block blockbuster, Batman! Special guest Joey Dale joins Jacob & Chris in the War-Cave to review The Lego Batman Movie. Can this picture packed with plastic playthings successfully spellbind the sensibilities of carefree kids & analytical adults alike? Only the world’s greatest podcasting detective team (that’s us) can tell you. PLUS! – Chris couples the Caped Crusader flick with a superbly sable stout, Jacob recaps the penultimate week for Awards Season of the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League – Who’s score that sacred ceramic championship coffee cup??, and The Dudes discuss the fledgling future of Batfleck’s Bat-flicks.

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SHOW NOTES

16:20:00 – Review – The Lego Batman Movie
00:27:00 – SPOILERS –The Lego Batman Movie
00:45:59 – Beer Recommendation: Bomb! by Prairie Artisan Ales
” I Will Follow (That’s All)” – Sam Means
00:51:49 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 12
“How to Sing” – Sam Means
01:01:21 – 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: It Was a Rough Year for Chris Pratt

With the clustercuss that was 2016 behind us, The Dudes sit down to reflect on the best part of the year: the movies! Jacob and Chris (and a few Midnight Warriors!) count down their favorite films of the year and hand out some arbitrary accolades at the second annual Blimpy Award Ceremony. PLUS -The Dudes run down the most anticipated films of 2017 (non-Star Wars category) and recap Week 08 of the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!

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SHOW NOTES

“Spinoza” – Generationals
00:13:19 – Top 10 films of 2016
“Extra Free Year” – Generationals
00:46:53 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 08
00:55:55 – Special Features – 2nd Annual Blimpy Awards
“Put a Light On” – Generationals
01:17:55 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: Michael Crichton Predicted the Gameboy Camera


The Three Amigos discuss Michael Crichton’s directorial debut, Westworld. PLUS – The Week 06 Fantasy Movie League recap & Chris theorizes that the first film completely written and produced by Artificial Intelligence may be closer than we think.

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SHOW NOTES

00:01:45 – Review – Westworld
00:10:12 – SPOILERS – Westworld
00:23:04 – Beer Recommendation: Shiner Bock by Spoetzl Brewery
“All Chorus” – Reubens Accomplice
00:26:40 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 06
“Life is Easy” – Reubens Accomplice
00:35:35 – Really Rad Recommendations

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or: Behold the Majesty of A Goofy Movie


Join Jacob and Chris as they discuss their most anticipated film of the year: La La Land. Does the Emma Stone/Ryan Gosling musical hit all the right steps, or is it just be a waste of a lovely night? What’s the secret weapon Ryan Gosling and John Cena have in common? Does the Baby Goose have the chops for dancing, or is he just a chicken on a stick? And what overlooked animated classic does Jacob consider to be the greatest musical of all time? Discover the answer to all these questions and more in our review of La La Land!  PLUS – Chris pairs the fleet-footed musical with an impeccable imperial stout and The Dudes dispatch some really rad recommendations!

 

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SHOW NOTES

00:04:00 – Review – La La Land
00:29:37 – SPOILERS – La La Land
00:43:09 – Beer Recommendation: Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY Imperial Stout by Oskar Blues Brewery
“Inches and Falling” – The Format
00:47:31 – Really Rad Recommendations

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