Episode 538 – Screenings? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Screenings!

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This Week: Kevin takes a look at the state of streaming services before launching into the trailer park with anticipation of two fall releases. Later, he previews The Glass Castle and The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature (because Hollywood is scared of the bad reviews of these films) before reviewing Annabelle: Creation, Pilgrimage, Detroit and An Inconvenient Sequel. Finally, he wraps things up with a speed test through the box office and the Home Cinema Round-Up!


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Marathon Chat #23

On This Episode: It’s been almost a year, and now the Marathon Chat has returned. Kevin and Joe sit down to talk about the upcoming Slash-O-Rama on August 19th, featuring a bevy of 80s horror slashers! They also talk a bit about losing George A. Romero… rest in peace. Finally, they tease just a bit for the upcoming Shock-Around-The-Clock coming up in October! Boo!

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Episode 537 – Sigh… People!

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This Week: Kevin says good-bye to Sam Shepard, then offers his thoughts on the social justice warriors complaining about the lack of women in War for the Planet of the Apes and Dunkirk. After looking at some trailers, he reviews the films The Dark Tower, Kidnap, Lycan and Capps Crossing. Finally, he talks about the box office and looks back at the Indiana Jones films in the Home-Cinema Round-Up!


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Episode 536 – Poop Emoji

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This Week: Kevin wraps up his celebrity death eulogies with memories of John Heard and June Foray. Later, after looking at some new trailers, he reviews The Emoji Movie, Atomic Blonde, A Ghost Story and Landline. Finally, he answers a couple listener questions, takes a look at the box office and then offers a look at the new Slither Blu-ray in the Home Cinema Round-Up.


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‘Atomic Blonde’ Movie Review



ATOMIC BLONDE
(R)
***1/2 (out of 5)

July 28, 2017

STARRING
Charlize Theron as LORRAINE BROUGHTON
James McAvoy as DAVID PERCIVAL
Eddie Marsan as SPYGLASS
John Goodman as EMMETT KURZFELD
Toby Jones as ERIC GRAY
James Faulkner as CHIEF
Roland Møller as ALEKSANDER BREMOVYCH
Sofia Boutella as DELPHINE LASALLE
Bill Skarsgård as MERKEL

Studio: Focus Features

Directed by: David Leitch

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‘A Ghost Story’ Movie Review



A GHOST STORY
(R)
*** (out of 5)

July 28, 2017

STARRING
Casey Affleck as C
Rooney Mara as M

Studio: A24

Directed by: David Lowery
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‘Maudie’ Movie Review



MAUDIE
(PG-13)
*** (out of 5)

July 21, 2017

STARRING
Sally Hawkins as MAUD LEWIS
Ethan Hawke as EVERETT LEWIS
Kari Matchett as SANDRA
Gabrielle Rose as AUNT IDA
Zachary Bennett as CHARLES DOWLEY

Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

Directed by: Aisling Walsh
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Episode 535 – Doctor Who I’d Like to Smash

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This Week: Kevin starts off the show with a sad farewell to two film legends: George Romero and Martin Landau. Later, after looking at some new trailers, he reviews the new movies Dunkirk, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Girls Trip and Maudie. Finally, he gives his thoughts on the new Doctor Who before taking a look at the box office and the Home Cinema Round-Up, featuring a look at Kong: Skull Island.


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‘Dunkirk’ Movie Review



DUNKIRK
(PG-13)
**1/2 (out of 5)

July 21, 2017

STARRING
Fionn Whitehead as TOMMY
Tom Glynn-Carney as PETER
Jack Lowden as COLLINS
Harry Styles as ALEX
Aneurin Barnard as GIBSON
James D’Arcy as COLONEL WINNANT
Barry Keoghan as GEORGE
Kenneth Branagh as COMMANDER BOLTON
Cillian Murphy as SHIVERING SOLDIER
Mark Rylance as MR. DAWSON
Tom Hardy as FARRIER

Studio: Warner Bros.

Directed by: Christopher Nolan
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Episode 534 – Damn Dirty Apes

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This Week: Kevin comes off a week of travel to look at some James Bond news, causing him to rage out about how terrible of a choice Christopher Nolan would be to direct an installment of that series. Later, he takes a look at the latest season of Doctor Who before giving a retrospective on The Planet of the Apes. Finally, at the end, he wraps things up with a comic book review of Shirtless Bear-Fighter! and a look back at Smokey and the Bandit.


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Episode 533 – Spider-Man Oranges

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This Week: Kevin spins his own web of movie reviewing excellence, but first he starts off with a reality check about the success of Baby Driver. Later, he reviews Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Little Hours, The Hero and Netflix’s Okja. Later, he grinds through the box office numbers and gives his thoughts on the Graham Chapman film Yellowbeard before rattling off the new video releases this week.


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Episode 532 – Americanized British

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This Week: Kevin looks at a bevy of movie news before looking at trailers for some Christmas releases. Later, he reviews Despicable Me 3 with a special guest reviewer. Then he talks about Baby Driver and The House. As things wrap up in the final segment, he offers some suggestions for movie watching on the 4th of July, then heads into the Home Cinema Round-Up with a weirdly relevant review of Watership Down.


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Episode 531 – Incoherence

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This Week: Kevin looks at some Star Wars movie news, including the report on Carrie Fisher and the director kerfuffle with the Han Solo movie. Later, he reviews the new films Transformers: The Last Knight, The Beguiled and The Book of Henry. Finally, he wraps up the show with some box office wisdom and a look back at Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in the Home Cinema Round-Up!


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Episode 530 – If I Had a Nickel

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This Week: Kevin bids farewell to legendary Batman actor Adam West and ponders the future of Wonder Woman’s optimism in the films. After looking at some trailers, he reviews 47 Meters Down, All Eyez on Me, Rough Night and Paris Can Wait. Later, he brings back his son to help review Cars 3, look at the box office and highlight The LEGO Batman Movie in the Home Cinema Round-Up!


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Episode 529 – The Mummy’s Tuna Fish Sandwich

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This Week: Kevin takes some time to deconstruct the success of and what to expect next for Wonder Woman before looking at some new trailers for the week. Movies on the docket for review include The Mummy, It Comes at Night, My Cousin Rachel, Megan Leavey and War Machine. Later, he looks at the box office from last week before putting a spotlight on new Blu-rays of Beauty and the Beast and Bambi.


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