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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 20: Reactions to the Oscars

This episode we give our reactions to the surprising outcome of the 89th Academy Awards. We talk about the big upset of Moonlight beating La La Land for Best Picture and how that was possible. We also discuss Casey Affleck beating out Denzel Washington for Best Lead Actor and what we thought of Jimmy Kimmel’s hosting performance.

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Episode 17: Manchester by the Sea / Arrival

This episode we review and discuss the films Manchester by the Sea and Arrival.

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Episode 15: Best Lead Actress

This episode we discuss the race for Best Lead Actress and give our predictions who we think will win. Is Emma Stone a lock? Or is there upset potential from Natalie Portman and Isabelle Huppert?

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Episode 14: Wonder (Review)

Rob reviews the youth adult novel, Wonder, written by R.J. Palacio.

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Episode 13: A Dog’s Purpose/Casey Affleck (News)

This episode we discuss two recent news articles in the movie world. First, the viral video from TMZ that leaked from the set of A Dog’s Purpose. Was it really animal abuse? What did we think about PETA’s reaction to the video? Then we give our opinions on Casey Affleck’s sexual harassment allegations and whether or not that might affect his chances to win a Best Actor Oscar.

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Episode 12: The Good Place

This episode we recap and review the first season of NBC’s comedy, The Good Place. Rob and Mike are both huge fans of the season and especially the finale. Warning: there are spoilers.

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Episode 11: Reactions to the Oscar Nominations

This episode we give some of our reaction to the Oscar nominees that were announced. We talk about some of the snubs and some surprises among the nominations, as well as La La Land’s record-tying 14 nominations.

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Episode 10: Fences

Rob reviews the movie Fences.

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