Episode 555 – I, Fatty

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This Week: Kevin ignores the modicum of sexual misconduct news to talk about the Critics Choice Movie Award nominations and some development news about Quentin Tarantino, Star Trek and Batfleck. After looking at some new trailers, he reviews Just Getting Started, I Tonya, Wonder Wheel and Darkest Hour. As things wrap up, he chats with Ron Shelton, director of Just Getting Started before looking at last week’s box office and highlighting Iving Berlin’s Holiday Inn in the Home Cinema Round-Up!


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Episode 554 – A Movie Little Christmas

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This Week: Kevin kicks off the Christmas season with decorations in the Magical Studio in the Sky and Christmas music abound. He takes a little time from that to bid farewell to Matt Lauer from his last gig at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, then talks about some new award season news. Later, he takes a look at the new trailer for Avengers: Infinity War and the new new trailer for All the Money in the World. When it comes to the reviews, he looks back at expansions for Last Flag Flying and Marshall. He also takes a look at the award-worthy The Disaster Artist before having a nice conversation with special guest Alonso Duralde, author of the perennial favorite Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas. Finally, Kevin wraps things up with a bow by talking about the box office and Wind River as the home-cinema spotlight.


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Episode 553 – Gobble Gobble!

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This Week: Happy Thanksgiving Weekend! This week, Kevin wishes he could be thankful for the sexual misconduct allegation story wave to receded, but that was not in the cards. So after remaking on the scandals… again… he takes a look at some new trailers before reviewing the new films Coco, The Man Who Invented Christmas, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Roman J. Israel, Esq. Later, he answers a listener question and looks at the hype surrounding the Justice League box office. Finally, he wraps things up with a Turkey Day feast of Mystery-Science Theater 3000 in the home-cinema round-up!


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Episode 552 – I’m a Cynical S.O.B.

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This Week: Kevin continues commenting on the sexual misconduct allegations throughout Hollywood, including some unfortunate examples of bad journalism and narrative spiking. After looking at some new trailers, Kevin reviews Justice League, Wonder, Lady Bird, The Star and the controversial unreleased film I Love You Daddy from Louis CK. Finally, Kevin wraps things up with a look at the box office and a home cinema recommendation of Atomic Blonde.


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Episode 551 – Making Dinner For Yourself

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This Week: Kevin rolls his eyes as there is even more sexual misconduct allegations rippling through Hollywood, and he tries to wrap his brain around these. Then, he looks at the new trailers for The Disaster Artist and Fifty Shades Freed before launching into reviews of the original Daddy’s Home, its sequel Daddy’s Home 2 as well as Murder on the Orient Express and Wonderstruck. Finally, he wraps things up with some listener feedback, box office reporting and a look at Cars 3 in the Home-Cinema Round-Up!


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Episode 550 – Fraggle Rock

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This Week: Kevin is forced to ring into the Christmas season a little early with A Bad Moms Christmas, but not before he’s forced to once again talk about sexual harassment and sexual assault in Hollywood. But after the latest Kevin Spacey news, Kevin dives into the movie reviews which also include Thor: Ragnarok, Goodbye Christopher Robin, The Killing of a Sacred Deer and The Florida Project. He also sounds off on why faith-based movies are struggling now when they were doing so well just a couple years ago. And it all wraps up with a gift-box suggestion featuring Alfred Hitchcock.


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Episode 549 – Any Questions?

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This Week: It’s Halloweekend, and that means it’s time for a new Saw film! No, we didn’t jump in a time machine and go back to 2008! Lionsgate has given us the new film Jigsaw to reboot the franchise, and Kevin gives his thoughts about it. He also talks about everything from new films – Suburbicon, Thank You For Your Service, The Truth About Lies and The Babysitter – to David S. Pumpkins! Later, he offers some suggestions for the home cinema for Halloween, and he scares himself silly. Boo!*

*Not affiliated with any Tyler Perry property or film.


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Episode 548 – Oh Lerrrd!

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This Week: Kevin gets set to look at the bevy of new movies for this week, including Only the Brave, The Snowman, Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House, Walking Out, Breathe, Geostorm and Boo 2: A Madea Halloween. He also gives his possibly not-quite-politically-correct take on the #MeToo movement. Kevin also takes a listener question before launching into the Home Cinema Round-Up, with a spotlight on Girls Trip. Holla!


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Episode 547 – Want to Give Me a Massage?

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This Week: Kevin weighs in on the swirling Harvey Weinstein controversy by offering his opinion about the movie business in general and how such allegations are also striking the film criticism community. Later, he looks at trailers and also checks out the new films Happy Death Day, Cold Moon, Demons, Marshall, The Foreginer and Professor Marston and the Wonder Women. As things wrap up with some Blade Runner 2049 box office talk, Kevin wraps things up by offering some home cinema suggestions, leading off with The House. Happy Friday the 13th!


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Episode 546 – There’s Something Artificial

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This Week: Welcome to October, in which Kevin only has time to talk about one horror movie, and that’s at the end of the show. But do not fear as there are plenty of other cool things happening on the show. Kevin rattles off some news and looks at some new trailers before reviewing the movies Blade Runner 2049, The Mountain Between Us, My Little Pony and Generational Sins. He also takes some time to chat with filmmaker Mitch Davis about his new film The Stray. Later, Kevin offers some box office insight and puts a spotlight on Cult of Chucky in the world-famous Home-Cinema Round-Up!


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‘Woodshock’ Movie Review



WOODSHOCK
(R)
* (out of 5)

September 29, 2017

STARRING
Kirsten Dunst as THERESA
Joe Cole as NICK
Pilou Asbæk as KEITH
Steph DuVall as ED

Studio: A24

Directed by: Kate Mulleavy, Laura Mulleavy
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Episode 545 – Whiney Movies

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This Week: Kevin pulls out some old Playboys to say good-bye to Hugh Hefner before ranting about the compartmentalization of streaming services. Later, after looking at the new and depressing trailers for the week, he reviews American Made, Flatliners, ‘Til Death Do Us Part, The Battle of the Sexes, Woodshock, Literally Right Before Aaron and Gerald’s Game. Finally, he wraps things up with a look at the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Blu-ray before diving into his October movie-watching mode.


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