OV154 – Romantic Comedies – Hail Caesar!, The Finest Hours, The Propaganda Game, Trophy Kids, and Hannibal Season 1

This week, Matt and Tiny discuss their favorite (and not so favorite) romantic comedies. They also talk about the Super Bowl trailers and CBS hiring Bryan Fuller to run the new Star Trek show. In the Potpourri section, they talk about Hannibal season 1, the new Coen brother’s film Hail, Caesar!, North Korea documentary The Propaganda Game, kid sports documentary Trophy Kids, and Disney’s rescue adventure movie The Finest Hours.

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Runtime: 2:05:19

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  • Show Start – 00:17
  • Shocktober in Irvington 3 Date – 01:09
  • Listener Email – 01:50
  • News – 04:28

(Bryan Fuller running Star Trek; CBS All Access, and Super Bowl Trailers: Jason Bourne, Gods of Egypt, and The Secret Life of Pets)

Romantic Comedies14:22

  • Some of the Classics – 20:47
  • Some Formulaic Examples – 36:05
  • Some Fresh Takes – 1:03:55
  • One of Matt’s Favorite Movies of All Time – 1:13:28
  • More Fresh Takes – 1:18:21

OV Potpourri1:32:50

  • Matt: Hannibal – Season 11:33:14
  • Tiny: The Propaganda Game (2015)1:41:16
  • Matt: Hail, Caesar! (2016)1:48:20
  • Tiny: Trophy Kids (2013)1:52:24
  • Matt: The Finest Hours (2016)1:56:30
  • Next Week’s Topic and Homework – 2:00:19
  • Stinger: Pre-Show Flub – 2:03:11
  • Pre-Recorded Outro – 2:03:19

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