or: It’s Like Somethin was Wearin James Carville. Like a Suit… a James Carville Suit.


In Part II of this very special War Crimes: Civil War episode, The Dudes pit two essential sci-fi flicks against each other to determine which is essentialier – Alien vs. AliensDoes Ridley Scott’s atmospheric, outer space spine-tingler scare up the win? Or do the Dudes fall for the oozing machismo and automatic machine guns of James Cameron’s testosterone-drenched shoot ’em up? Only one can win –  and remember folks, in space, no one can hear you complain. Game over, man, game over!

LISTEN: Apple Podcasts | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Join the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on Apple Podcasts.


SHOW NOTES

00:00:59 – Civil War Showdown: Alien vs. Aliens
“Step Brother City” – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
00:37:01 – Really Rad Recommendations

Continue reading

or: I Punched my Man Card and My Film Card Today


In Part I of this very special War Crimes (colon) Civil War episode, the Dudes review two sci-fi essentials – Ridley Scott’s Alien and James Cameron’s Aliens!  Marvel as three grown men extrapolate on xenomorphs, space marines and more like the unapologetic fanboys that they are. Also, marvel that somehow Jake lived more than a quarter of a century without seeing either of these movies (…smh). Which one of these essential flicks is essentialier? Stay tuned for Part II to find out! *PLUS* Chris and Jake take a break from new releases to discuss their newest adventure – examining the career of John Carpenter in The Carpenter Shop. It’s gonna’ be Big Trouble In Little Tulsa!

LISTEN: Apple Podcasts | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Join the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on Apple Podcasts.


SHOW NOTES

00:07:16 – Review (Spoilers) – Alien
00:32:03 – Review (Spoilers) – Aliens
01:00:39 – Beer Pairing: Terpy Citra Double IPA by American Solera
“Step Brother City” – Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

Continue reading

or: It’s sorta like Herbie Goes Bananas meets The Iron Giant


GeekMelee.com’s Drew Allen joins Jacob & Chris in the War Bunker to discuss James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. – Was this one good enough to make the guys do their best Baby Groot dance? Or was the film’s planet sized Ego in danger of collapsing in on itself? Will Chris’ beer pairing have an appropriate pun in the title? Find the answers to all these questions on another exciting installment of THE BATTLE BEGINS AT TWELVE O’CLOCK SHARP RADIO GAB HOUR!

PLUS – a rundown of Week 11 of the Fantasy Movie League the return of the Home Video Hero, and a ragtag bunch of recommendations to hold you over til Vol. 3.

LISTEN: Apple Podcasts | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Join the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on Apple Podcasts.


SHOW NOTES

00:06:23 – Review – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
00:11:28 – SPOILERS – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
00:40:37 – Beer Recommendation: Space Cake Double IPA by Clown Shoes
“Don’t You (Forget About Me)” – Dragon Inn 3
00:44:42 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 11
00:55:21 – Home Video Hero – Monster Trucks
“Up in the Business” – Dragon Inn 3
01:10:02 – Really Rad Recommendations

Continue reading

or: Oh, peaches!


Collider.com’s Adam Chitwood joins Chris & Jacob in the War Bunker for a War Crime review of Rio Bravo. Does the star power and comradery of John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, and Angie Dickinson hold up after more than 50 years? …Or should this be locked up in the back of the jailhouse and accidentally shot? *PLUS* Chris pairs the film with a beer that’s sweet, but Manly, we read some listener (hate) mail, and Jacob recaps Week 09 of the Fantasy Movie League Spring season.

LISTEN: Apple Podcasts | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Join the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on Apple Podcasts.


SHOW NOTES

00:10:27 – Review – Rio Bravo
00:56:02 – Beer Recommendation: Manly by 405 Brewing Company
“Ain’t No Grave” – Smokey & The Mirror
01:01:07 – Listener (Hate) Mail
01:04:42 – Fantasy Movie League Recap – Week 09
“All Time High” – Smokey & The Mirror
01:13:24 – Really Rad Recommendations

Continue reading

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!

LISTEN: Apple Podcasts | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Join the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on Apple Podcasts.


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

Continue reading

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!

LISTEN: iTunes | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Join the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on iTunes.


SHOW NOTES

00:00:43 – Special Features – Scrutinizing Scorsese

Continue reading

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!

LISTEN: iTunes | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Join the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on iTunes.


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

Continue reading

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!

LISTEN: iTunes | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Join the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on iTunes.


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

Continue reading

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!

LISTEN: iTunes | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on iTunes.


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

Continue reading

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.

LISTEN: iTunes | Google PlayPocket Casts |  Stitcher
FOLLOW: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify Playlist
Join the Midnight Warrior Fantasy Movie League!
Like the show? Help us grow the Midnight Warrior clan by reviewing it on iTunes.


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

Continue reading