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?
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
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
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
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.
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
Chris and Hunter discuss their collective War CrimeIt’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World with Cajun correspondent Jacob Graves! Chris picks an insanely high-point Southern Stout that’ll make you go “mad” (times 4!). In Special Features, the Dudes discuss what makes a great movie title in (Insert Title Here) – which movie titles do they love, and which do they despise? *PLUS* Fellow Rocky fanboy Jacob Graves gives his take on our inaugural Civil War!
00:08:56 – Review – It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 00:35:56 – Beer Recommendation: KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) by Founders Brewing Co. “Calina” – Sam Means
00:40:06 – Intermission
00:45:23 – Special Features – (Insert Title Here) “All I Ever Wanted” – Sam Means
01:10:10 – Really Rad Recommendations
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.
Hunter and Chris are joined by guest Dan Harmon aficionado Jacob Graves to review Neil Berkeley’s documentary Harmontown, about the eccentric creator of Community, as well as to discuss Cults of Personality. Plus find out which illusive director really needs an Instagram.