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Ep. 288-Watch-em-all: A Nightmare on Elm Street 1 & 2

Ep. 288-Watch-em-all: A Nightmare on Elm Street 1 & 2

February 26, 2021

Ron, Steve, and John begin their long-promised rewatch of the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series, starting with the first two installments, 1984’s A Nightmare on Elm Street and 1985’s A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge. One of these films is a classic; the other has the word “revenge” in the title. Listen to find out which is which!

Ep. 287-Taking the Silk Road to Nomadland

Ep. 287-Taking the Silk Road to Nomadland

February 19, 2021

Ron, Steve, and John are back with a couple movies that are brand new today: dark web drama Silk Road, and Nomadland, the meditative collaboration between Frances McDormand and director Chloé Zhao.

Ep. 286-Judas and the Black Messiah, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Ep. 286-Judas and the Black Messiah, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

February 12, 2021

Ron, Steve, and John are here with thoughts on two brand new movies you can watch today! They couldn’t be more different: the propulsive and engrossing tale of Black Panther Fred Hampton’s final days, Judas and the Black Messiah; and the silly, lumpy, and lighter-than-air buddy comedy, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Listen in to find out which one features Kristen Wiig with helmet hair.

Ep. 285-Sundance 2021, WandaVision

Ep. 285-Sundance 2021, WandaVision

February 5, 2021

Ron, Steve, and John talk about recent movie news before taking a look at this year's streaming version of the Sundance Film Festival and, finally, discussing what the heck is happening over there on WandaVision.

Ep. 284-The Little Things (and Other HBO Max Stuff)

Ep. 284-The Little Things (and Other HBO Max Stuff)

January 29, 2021

Ron, Steve, and John pick some anticipated WB movies scheduled to premiere both in theaters and on HBO Max this year. One such film, a Denzel Washington-starring thriller called The Little Things, is reviewed.

Ep. 283-January 2021 Catchup

Ep. 283-January 2021 Catchup

January 22, 2021

Ron, Steve, and John kick off a new year of episodes with this conversation about a slew of recent streaming releases: Wonder Woman 1984, Soul, Servant, and WandaVision.

Ep. 282-Tenet, Promising Young Woman

Ep. 282-Tenet, Promising Young Woman

December 18, 2020

Ronald, Steve, and John give a little time to Christopher Nolan’s reality-bending spy thriller, Tenet, out now on home video. They also cover some industry news, and Steve recommends festival hit Promising Young Woman, coming your way December 25th.

Ep. 281-News of the World, Freaky, Unhinged

Ep. 281-News of the World, Freaky, Unhinged

December 11, 2020

Ronald, Steve, and John talk about a few recent and upcoming movies, while also running down the massive Disney slate that was just announced.

Ep. 280-Fargo Season 4

Ep. 280-Fargo Season 4

December 5, 2020

Ronald, Steve, and John compare notes on season 4 of Fargo, which was equal parts gangland epic, family saga, and racial commentary, with some juicy performances throughout. (If you haven’t watched it yet, look out for the spoiler warning, about an hour in.) Recent movie news is also discussed, as is the custom.

Ep. 279-November 2020 Catch Up

Ep. 279-November 2020 Catch Up

November 27, 2020

Ron, Steve, and John share their takes on a few things they’ve seen lately—like Ron Howard’s new Netflix film, Hillbilly Elegy—as well as some recent news.

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