Movie Schmovie
Ep. 314-Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Queenpins

Ep. 314-Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Queenpins

September 10, 2021

After its successful opening weekend, the guys discuss Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings's box office numbers, and John shares his thoughts on the movie itself. Then Ron and Steve compare notes on Queenpins, the new true crime comedy starring Kristen Bell, Vince Vaughn, Paul Walter Hauser, and Kirby Howell-Baptiste.

Ep. 313-Vacation Friends and Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed

Ep. 313-Vacation Friends and Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed

September 3, 2021

Ron, Steve, and John check back in on a bunch of TV shows they've been watching and then discuss Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed, a new Netflix documentary about the beloved painter, and the Lil Rel Howery/Jon Cena bromantic comedy, Vacation Friends. Let's just put a happy little podcast right here.

Ep. 312-Candyman, Reminiscence, Coda and Stillwater

Ep. 312-Candyman, Reminiscence, Coda and Stillwater

August 27, 2021

It’s another multi-topic catchup episode as Ronald, Steve, and John share thoughts on the first trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home and then discuss the new Candyman movie, Hugh Jackman’s noirish Reminiscence, the uplifting drama of Coda, and Matt Damon and Tom McCarthy’s unusual ripped-from-the-headlines thriller, Stillwater. 

Ep. 311-Reservation Dogs, Heels, The White Lotus, Snake Eyes, and The Night House

Ep. 311-Reservation Dogs, Heels, The White Lotus, Snake Eyes, and The Night House

August 20, 2021

The onslaught of television and movie viewing options continues this week, but Ronald, Steve, and John volunteer as tribute to suggest where your time is best spent. We start off by diving in to some TV newness, including Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi’s new coming-of-age dramedy Reservation Dogs, Starz’s wrestling drama Heels, and the conclusion of Mike White’s The White Lotus, before breaking down the newest G.I. Joe big-screen effort, Snake Eyes, and the atmospheric thriller The Night House. 

Ep. 310-The Suicide Squad and Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers

Ep. 310-The Suicide Squad and Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers

August 13, 2021

Steve, Ron, and John let you know what to expect when Nine Perfect Strangers, a mysterious drama series with a killer cast, premieres on Hulu on August 18. Then they have an open-ended and somewhat worrying discussion about James Gunn’s wildly entertaining new film, The Suicide Squad, and what its box office performance might say about the future of big-budget movies.

Ep. 309-Jungle Cruise, Old, The Green Knight, and the State of the Film Industry

Ep. 309-Jungle Cruise, Old, The Green Knight, and the State of the Film Industry

August 6, 2021

Ron, Steve, and John catch up on the state of the film industry as it tries to lurch back into life after lockdown. Then they move on to some thoughts about recent films such as Jungle Cruise, Old, and The Green Knight. A pretty good slate of topics, but will it play in Peoria? Find out within!

Ep. 308-Watch-em-all: A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child & Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare

Ep. 308-Watch-em-all: A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child & Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare

July 30, 2021

It’s a boy! A boy named Freddy Krueger who just wants to possess your unborn child, in hopes of returning to the world and… what exactly? Oh, more killing? Very surprising, Fred, very surprising indeed. Good thing Ron, Steve and John are here to compare notes on the fifth and sixth entries in the increasingly elaborate Elm Street saga, so maybe we can find out how to vanquish this guy once and for all! Also, that new Ghostbusters: Afterlife trailer is discussed.

Ep. 307-Fear Street, Zola, Never Have I Ever, Space Jam: A New Legacy, and More!

Ep. 307-Fear Street, Zola, Never Have I Ever, Space Jam: A New Legacy, and More!

July 23, 2021

Ron, Steve, and John are back with a regular, non-Marvel Schmarvel episode of the show. And first, they have to work through some (wait for it) MCU news! But then it’s smooth sailing with no superheroes in sight! Netflix’s Fear Street trilogy! Janicza Bravo’s bold new comedy, Zola! Returning sitcom Never Have I Ever! All this gets a moment in the sun, as well as some basketball movie with Bugs Bunny.

Marvel Schmarvel Nexus Event: Loki and Black Widow

Marvel Schmarvel Nexus Event: Loki and Black Widow

July 16, 2021

The Marvel Schmarvel YouTube show has crossed over into the main Movie Schmovie podcast feed! That means you get to hear Ronald, Steve, and John (or their evil variants, it’s unclear) as they discuss the end of Loki Season One and the latest, much delayed MCU feature film, Black Widow. Have they found their glorious purpose? Or are they destined for the void? The answer awaits you.

Ep. 306-Loki, Summer of Soul, Fear Street Part One: 1994, Werewolves Within

Ep. 306-Loki, Summer of Soul, Fear Street Part One: 1994, Werewolves Within

July 9, 2021

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