In this special on-location episode, I discussed Pirates of the Caribbean 5 (#Privates) with former full-time host, Mike White! We review Pirates, talk about Johnny Depp, Power Rangers ads, and The Dark Tower trailer some more. Continue reading →
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Mike’s on Spring Break and decided to drop by for an Extended Potpourri! We rant about Fuller House, talk about my strange emotional viewing of Locke, talk about some early 2016 horror movies, some comedies from last year and this year and more! Continue reading →
Set in Earth’s future, young Ender Wiggin is trained and groomed to become the leader of Earth’s military attack against the alien “Buggers.” Ender is put through a series of tests that include several intense battles in zero gravity rooms. Ender’s final test is to display his tactical genius in a simulation against the Buggers, but is it really just a game? Writer’s note: Ender’s Game has been published in several different editions with more covers than I can count. The picture above is the version of the cover of the Ender’s Game book that I read. Continue reading →
Since 2009’s Trick R Treat, horror audiences have been treated to a resurgence of anthology movies. V/H/S and it’s superior sequel were successful movies, and a breath of fresh air from the Paranormal Activity movies dominating theaters every year. The anthology format serves horror well. Where several horror movies struggle to pack 90 minutes with scares, segments in a horror anthology can back out to the frame story before tension wavers. Even a weak segment reaps the benefits of a mostly successful group of shorts. When the work is cohesive and the scares are quick and fun, anthologies thrive. Continue reading →
Today the entertainment world mourns the loss of its most prolific and beloved critic. Roger Ebert died yesterday after a lengthy battle with cancer. Knowing I couldn’t do the man proper justice, I asked my friend (and fellow blogger at Geek is the New Pop) Mike White to share a few words on Ebert’s passing. Below is what he had to say… Continue reading →
I really loved this movie. It's beautiful, joyful, and bittersweet. The musical numbers and dance sequences are really energetic and impressively choreographed. The ending is very moving in a way that I really wasn't expecting and the chemistry between Gosling and Stone is phenomenal. Loved it.
Holy shit, this movie was an abomination. The trailer presents a Christmas Carol style movie about a grieving man. But the actual movie is much more disturbingly cruel and is actually self-aware enough to comment on how cruel it's being. But it's still presented as a feel good holiday drama. This is a really perplexing and offensively terrible movi […]
Funny, endearing, and depicts change within a group dynamic in such an earnest way. Mike Birbiglia handles an ensemble cast of characters so well and gives each character their own dimension and motivations. Really dug the movie.
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In this special episode (recorded live outside a bookstore), Tiny and I review IT with two of our Patreon subscribers Tony Troxell (Indiana Geeking) and Matt Andreko immediately after seeing the movie in the theater as part of our Obsessive Viewer Facebook Group Screening Event! SHOCKTOBER IN IRVINGTON Join the OV Facebook Group! Support the podcast! Buy Off […]