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La Cage aux Folles and The Birdcage

La Cage aux Folles and The Birdcage

June 21, 2020

As we get closer to episode 100 and the much dreaded/anticipated format change we decide once and for all: which of your two hosts is hairier? After that bit of masculinity is settled it's on to LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and THE BIRDCAGE in a battle of deception between two great pairs of fathers and two horrible sons. Happy Father's Day!

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Man of Steel and Brightburn

Man of Steel and Brightburn

June 1, 2020

It's been one year since the attempted launch of yet another failed superhero cinematic universe in BRIGHTBURN... so why not bring on one of the most negative movie podcast voices around to revisit Zack Snyder's MAN OF STEEL as well? No need for a #ReleaseTheSnyderCut movement here... unless it will help our guest Dave Giannini promote his show A PODCAST DIRECTED BY.

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Notorious and Mission: Impossible 2

Notorious and Mission: Impossible 2

May 20, 2020

Returning guest Dwight Hurst of THE BROKEN BRAIN podcast returns to accept the mission of once again being our Hitchcock expert in loose remake of NOTORIOUS in John Woo's MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 2. In keeping with the film selection we pressure our listeners into our loose analysis of the snarling Tom Cruise must face in his second spy adventure, while also pretending to be wine experts for the spy games of Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman.

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Fright Night 1985 and 2011

Fright Night 1985 and 2011

April 30, 2020

While the practical applications of horror classic FRIGHT NIGHT might have always been in doubt, in the age of social distancing we see two neighbors truly crossing lines in both the 1985 and 2011 versions of these comedic takes on the vampire genre. And while one host likes his vampire neighbor a bit more aggressive when he comes over to borrow a can of beer the other host, perhaps due to his southern gentlemen upbringing, prefers the charm of an unbuttoned shirt and a come hither gaze. I believe you appropriately in the mood for our long-awaited episode on FRIGHT NIGHT.

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When Harry Met Sally and Always Be My Maybe

When Harry Met Sally and Always Be My Maybe

April 12, 2020

On Easter we celebrate the ultimate New Year's movie... which we planned to release on Valentine's Day... and perhaps you could blame the slow editing crew for missing a better joke release date of April Fool's... but YOU KNOW WHAT?? Anytime is a good time to revisit WHEN HARRY MET SALLY... and for at least one of our co-hosts its also a holiday to rewatch one of his favorite films of 2019 in ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE. We discuss the chances of both couples as friends and lovers, the speeches given, and Billy Crystal's unfortunate white man's overbite. Happy holidays... all of them!

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Bad Boys and Bad Boys for Life

Bad Boys and Bad Boys for Life

April 2, 2020

No longer the podcast bad boys we once were it's time to come to terms with the fact that our goatees are white and not only are our dreams of being as cool as Will Smith not happening... we may not be as cool as Martin Lawrence. But a review of our own lives is for another time! Instead we look at the BAD BOYS franchise from its beginning to the 2020 hit BAD BOYS FOR LIFE, stopping just long enough on BAD BOYS 2 to shoutout the great Michael Shannon.

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A Star Is Born 1976 and 2018

A Star Is Born 1976 and 2018

September 5, 2019

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This episode reveals the origin story of an unappreciated podcaster with talent who meets a well-known drunk and thus this very podcast was born. Shockingly Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper tell a very similar story in their Oscar-nominated remake of a film that is now on its fourth incarnation. We choose to compare it to the 1976 version with Barbara Streisand and Kris Kristofferson because it's all about the music. Man. Or something like that. Click these links, that's what matters:

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Child’s Play 1988 and 2019

Child’s Play 1988 and 2019

August 19, 2019

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Peter and Mike return to discuss the latest installment of Child's Play. Listen in as they discuss the differences and whether or not the voice casting of Mark Hamhill helped the movie.

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Overboard 1987 and 2018

Overboard 1987 and 2018

January 10, 2019

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Peter is back after being thrown OVERBOARD for our first episode of 2019, but he gets his revenge on co-host Mike by taunting him over his lack of a shoe rack built by The Great Kurt Russell. As it turns out in that 1987 film his co-star Goldie Hawn also does not get such magnificent shelving for shoes and instead through the movie magic of amnesia finds out that she is married to Mr. Russell (life imitates art, I guess) and is now a blue collar mother of three. This original film gave birth to another remake but on this episode we are talking about the 2018 version starring Eugenio Derbez and Anna Faris. And we were not amused. Hopefully you are with this episode though, which you can find at the links below:

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Night of the Demon and Drag Me to Hell

Night of the Demon and Drag Me to Hell

January 3, 2019

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2018 is over but we cynically expect 2019 to get a whole hell of a lot worse. And to help us with that doomsday predicting mood we bring on the biggest cinephile cynic we know, Ben Zuk of 99 FROM 99 to take in a double feature of NIGHT OF THE DEMON and DRAG ME TO HELL. And while Sam Raimi's 2009 film was loosely inspired by this 1957 horror movie, they both provide a great playbook with how to live with a curse. For instance one might want to try killing a cat? Or better yet, just leave that to the movies, you'll feel better about yourself and we'll feel better after you click on these links below:

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And here are some other movie podcasts I host:
How the Grinch Stole Christmas 1966 and 2000

How the Grinch Stole Christmas 1966 and 2000

December 28, 2018

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For Christmas 2018 one of us decided to make a trip to theater to see Illumination's new animated GRINCH movie. And while Mike came away pleasantly surprised at this latest version of the Grinch cinematic universe, Peter truly played the part and stayed inside like a hermit to watch the 1966 and 2000 versions of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS. We debate the merits of telling this story in a longer form, animated vs. live action, and most importantly of all... do loyal dog companions really care if their Christmas treat says "naughty" or "nice" on it? Find out all these answers in more by opening your podcast presents at the links below:

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Miracle on 34th Street 1947 and 1994

Miracle on 34th Street 1947 and 1994

December 5, 2018
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We double down on Christmas (supposedly there's a war on it) with a month of originals and remakes on this festivus for the rest of us. First thing we do is put Santa on trial with the 1947 and 1994 versions of MIRACLE ON 34th STREET, finding one more violent and unfortunately for that particular Santa... he also has the less impressive lawyer defending him. We'll let you decide (actually we do as no on else can hear you but your poor friends listening to you gripe about us) at the links below:
 
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Father of the Bride 1950 and 1992

Father of the Bride 1950 and 1992

June 30, 2018

We conclude our Wedding month with a discussion of the Father of the Bride movies. We talk a little bit more of our own wedding experiences and also some of the "wedding traditions" as depicted in the movies.

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Bride Wars 2009 and 2015

Bride Wars 2009 and 2015

June 28, 2018

Inspired by OCEAN'S 8, we take a look at another Anne Hathaway movie where she plays opposite of Kate Hudson in BRIDE WARS! We discuss and compare its Chinese remake and talk a little bit about our personal experiences at weddings too.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.1 and Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.1 and Vol. 2

May 1, 2018

Inspired by the release of Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War, we decided to take a look at two other space Marvel movies in the Guardians of the Galaxy movies.

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He’s Just Not That Into You and How to Be Single

He’s Just Not That Into You and How to Be Single

April 26, 2018

Inspired by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein's I Feel Pretty, we take a look at He's Just Not That Into You and How to Be Single and discuss relationships?.. 

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Jumanji and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Jumanji and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

April 18, 2018

With the recent release of RAMPAGE, we focus on Dwayne Johnson and discuss the pairings of JUMANJI and the 2017 reboot JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE. We talk a little bit about some of Robin Williams previous movies while somehow bringing up Tom Hanks. 

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Rear Window and Disturbia

Rear Window and Disturbia

April 12, 2018

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Guest Web Bist returns to ORIGINAL REMAKE discussing possibly host Mike's ALL TIME FAVORITE FILM in Alfred Hitchcock's REAR WINDOW. Is the enthusiasm shared for 2007's loose remake DISTURBIA? Well, no, but we have a lot of fun with this one debating the nuances of how we can root for peeping tom Jimmy Stewart, who chooses his creepy activities over a life with Grace Kelly... and yet we still hate Shia Labeouf SO MUCH MORE. So maybe none of this is surprising, but to wrap up these shownotes with some bit of new information... Web and Mike have a new podcast coming soon called TRILOGY TALK. More later but until then you can follow THIS PODCAST at the links below:

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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 1974 and 2009

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three 1974 and 2009

April 11, 2018

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For READY PLAYER ONE we do some counting of our own, though as usual we can only manage getting up to two movies. No matter, as this time our original film is the Walter Matthau starring THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE from 1974 and our remake casts Denzel Washington in 2009 for the same part as a train conductor trying to negotiate the release of hostages in New York's subway tunnels. If you want to continue the counting game, try your hand at how many expletives John Travolta throws out during his negotations and also how many times host Peter lets you know that he continues to hate Mr. Matthau. Co-host Mike hates writing up these show notes so let's end it here with some begging to follow at the links below:

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Attack the Block and Super 8

Attack the Block and Super 8

April 10, 2018

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On this episode we gather up our friends (more specifically Peter and his partner Mike the Troll) to take on not one but TWO alien invasions in the films ATTACK THE BLOCK and SUPER 8. Separated by months in the States back in 2011, these two films share similar premises of teenagers coping with an alien presence in their small communities and we share our own experiences growing up to inform our outlook. Since we can't (or won't) share our teenage battles fighting aliens from outer space, we do our usual thing and stick to the movies. And that's something you can do with us at the links below:

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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Tomb Raider

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Tomb Raider

March 25, 2018

TombRaiderPROMO.jpgIn this episode we dicuss and compare the portrayal of Lara from LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER and the new theatrical release of TOMB RAIDER and how each version was used and some of the supporting men from both movies.

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Star Trek 1979 and 2009

Star Trek 1979 and 2009

March 17, 2018

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On this episode we journey to a place that Hollywood has been many times before... the STAR TREK universe. In particular we look at the first feature film for this franchise with 1979's STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE and the J.J. Abrams reboot in 2009. Which jerk Captain Kirk do you prefer? The back from retirement William Shatner version from the 1979 film OR the hothead amateur played by Chris Pine in in the 2009 reboot? Find out what two redshirts think here and at the links below:

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Perfect Blue and Black Swan

Perfect Blue and Black Swan

February 28, 2018

PerfectBlueBlackSwanPROMO2.jpgInspired by the recent release of RED SPARROW, we decide to review another movie involving a bird of color, Darren Aronofsky's BLACK SWAN which was inspired by Satoshi Kon's PERFECT BLUE. Despite being one of our shorter episodes, we still manage to bring up ballet, overbearing mother's that can bake and hentai.

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The Jackie Robinson Story and 42

The Jackie Robinson Story and 42

February 21, 2018

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To promote the new indie film BLACK PANTHER we go back to a 2013 film starring Chadwick Boseman, 42. In this film, Mr. Boseman has the challenge of not only playing Jackie Robinson who broke the color barrier in basseball, but also to try and best Mr. Robinson who played himself in THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY. This is a first in ORIGINAL REMAKE, although it will not be the first time we do a little sports talk radio. Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on if you are a baseball fan, one host has to break these movies down in basketball terms and the other still laments Kevin Durant not making his way to the Celtics. And with that we just lost all of our movie podcast listeners... did we mention that this in celebration of a little movie called BLACK PANTHER?

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Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey

Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey

February 14, 2018

TwilightFiftyShadesPROMO.jpgFor Valentine's Day, we decide to give the listeners something sexy. And what sexier than a teen vampire and a rich playboy who's handy with the whips! We talk about TWILIGHT and FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, the fan faction that it's inspired by.

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