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Ep. 242-The Streaming Gold Rush

Ep. 242-The Streaming Gold Rush

November 22, 2019

With the arrival of potential Netflix-killers Disney+ and Apple TV+, and with HBO Max just around the corner, the streaming wars are about to get ugly, so thank goodness Ronald, Steve, and John are around to sort through it on your behalf. Who has the best content? The best delivery system? The best price point? And most urgently, what’s that New Kids on the Block song that John likes? Questions are answered.

Ep. 241-Robots, Schmobots

Ep. 241-Robots, Schmobots

November 11, 2019

Steve, Ronald, and John take on a good old-fashioned episode topic: Their favorite robots from cinema history. John also catches up on a classic genre film that has eluded his grasp until now. You’ve been programmed to listen to this podcast and also NOT to kill any humans. Please don’t get those instructions mixed up!

Ep. 240-Halloween Grab Bag

Ep. 240-Halloween Grab Bag

October 25, 2019

It's a triumphant return to your earholes! In this Halloween episode, the guys tackle a gaggle of horror-themed questions, from their favorite slasher to the best and worst seasonal candy.

Ep. 239-Once Upon A Time… In August 2019

Ep. 239-Once Upon A Time… In August 2019

August 23, 2019

Ronald, Steve, and John react to some recent movie news before hunkering down to discuss the films they've seen recently, including the latest from Quentin Tarantino.

Ep. 238-Trailer Roundup Reunion Show

Ep. 238-Trailer Roundup Reunion Show

July 21, 2019

It's been a minute but Ronald, Steve, and John haven't forsaken you. In this episode the guys reconvene in John's still-unfinished basement to engage in face-to-face conversation about the recently released trailers for some big upcoming movies. The whole thing is speculative af. Try it! You'll like it.

Ep. 237-Closing the Book on “Game of Thrones”

Ep. 237-Closing the Book on “Game of Thrones”

May 24, 2019

Now that the ashes have settled on the series finale, it's time for Ronald, Steve, and John to offer some parting thoughts on HBO's "Game of Thrones," including some favorite character arcs, the difficulty of tying up such a giant story, and the cultural impact of this landmark show.

Ep. 236-Avengers: Endgame (and Game of Thrones Recap)

Ep. 236-Avengers: Endgame (and Game of Thrones Recap)

May 5, 2019

After years of hype and preparation, and with the help of the many A-list creatives hired by the MCU, we've finally arrived at the pivotal moment of discovery, when the world will find out... who won the Movie Schmovie Avengers Ice Cream Wager? Ronald, Steve and John reveal all as they discuss Avengers: Endgame. As a bonus, we also follow-up on last week's intense episode of Game of Thrones.

Ep. 235-Pre-Endgaming the Throne

Ep. 235-Pre-Endgaming the Throne

April 26, 2019

This weekend, Avengers: Endgame hits theaters and Game of Thrones will air its much touted Battle of Winterfell episode. The possibility for heroic carnage is high. On the eve of finding out what happens in both epic tales, Ronald, Steve, and John gathered by the fire to eat some shwarma and trade thoughts, theories and predictions.

Ep. 234-Us

Ep. 234-Us

March 31, 2019

For his follow-up to 2017's surprise hit Get Out, writer/director/producer Jordan Peele broadened the scope, complicated the tone, and amped up the scares. Throw in a career-first lead turn from Lupita Nyong'o, and anticipation was off the charts at Schmovie HQ. Does Us seal the deal?

Ep. 233-Captain Marvel

Ep. 233-Captain Marvel

March 8, 2019

Ronald, Steve and John have seen Captain Marvel, the latest installment in the unstoppable MCU saga. This is an origin story that doubles as a space opera (while also serving as a prequel to the existing films in the franchise) and it's the first of 21 films to indisputably star a woman in the lead role. How does it stand up on its own terms, as just, you know, a movie? We've got thoughts...