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Episode 38: Blockbuster Video

This episode we reminisce about Blockbuster Video. During our discussion we touch upon memories of the video store and some of the things we miss about renting physical DVDs. We also talk about the current state of movie rentals with streaming and on demand services.

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Episode 37: Yahoo Answers

We take some time this episode to visit the site of Yahoo Answers and read many questions asked by Yahoo users from around the world. Limiting the questions to movie and television related topics, we do our best to provide our answers.

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Episode 36: 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards

This episode, we talk about the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Our primary focus was on the gender-neutral category for best acting performance of the year, which went to Emma Watson for Beauty and the Beast. Is there a future for gender-neutral acting categories? Is it fair to compare acting performances among men and women?

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Episode 35: Could This Be a TV Show? – Forrest Gump

With a popular trend where TV shows are adapted/continued from movies, such as Fargo, Dear White People, Friday Night Lights, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Minority Report, etc. we were wondering if any movie could be made into a TV show. So we tap into our creativity and imagine how Forrest Gump could be adapted into a TV series. Listen up and give us your feedback!

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Episode 32: Summer Box Office Challenge

This episode, we play a game by making predictions on what summer blockbuster films will gross the most money domestically. Inspired by Slashfilm, we discuss what mvoies cracked our Top 10 list and why we think our predictions are right.

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Rob’s List: 

1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
2. Despicable Me 3
3. Spider Man: Homecoming
4. Transformers: The Last Knight
5. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
6. Wonder Woman
7. War for the Planet of the Apes
8. The Mummy
9. Cars 3
10. Alien: Covenant
Wild Cards: Dunkirk, Baywatch, Rough Night

Mike’s List: 

1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
2. Spider-Man: Homecoming
3. Wonder Woman
4. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
5. Transformers: The Last Knight
6. Baywatch
7. Cars 3
8. Despicable Me 3
9. The Mummy
10. Dunkirk
Wild Cards: War for the Planet of the Apes, Alien: Covenant, The Dark Tower

Episode 31: Summer Preview – War Machine

This episode, Rob talks about the upcoming summer release, War Machine. Starring Brad Pitt and being distributed by Netflix. What does this mean for the future of movie distribution? How did the main character, General McChrystal, change during filming?

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Episode 30: Summer Preview – Baywatch

This episode, Rob talks about the upcoming summer release, Baywatch. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, and Priyanka Chopra. Find out what Rob is looking forward to and if it lives up to the hype.

 

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Episode 27: Rotten Tomatoes – Good or Bad?

This episode, we comment and discuss the opinions that were said by Brett Ratner in an Entertainment Weekly article. Ratner said that sites such as Rotten Tomatoes are ruining the movie business. Tune in to find out what we think about his opinions and what we like and dislike about film criticism and sites like Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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Episode 26: Highest Grossing March Releases

This episode we talk about how Beauty and the Beast just broke the record for the highest grossing March opening weekend ever! Impressive stuff! We dive into a deeper conversation about the other films that have done well in March and what kind of movies studios tend to release early on in the calendar year.

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