Episode 522 – Shut Up!

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This Week: Kevin takes a look at almost no Star Wars news from celebration, but that doesn’t stop him from weighing in on the teaser for The Last Jedi. Then he reviews and previews the slate of small moves for the weekend, including Born in China, Free Fire, Their Finest, Unforgettable, Phoenix Forgotten and The Promise. Finally, he wraps things up with a look back at the 90s anthology horror film Tales from the Hood, new on Blu-ray!


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‘Free Fire’ Movie Review



FREE FIRE
(R)
*** (out of 5)

April 21, 2017

STARRING
Brie Larson as JUSTINE
Sharlto Copley as VERNON
Armie Hammer as ORD
Cillian Murphy as CHRIS
Jack Reynor as HARRY
Babou Ceesay as MARTIN

Studio: A24

Directed by: Ben Wheatley
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‘Born in China’ Movie Review



BORN IN CHINA
(G)
***1/2 (out of 5)

April 21, 2017

STARRING
Pandas as THEMSELVES
Snow Leopards as THEMSELVES
Golden Monkeys as THEMSELVES
John Krasinski as NARRATOR

Studio: Disneynature

Directed by: Chuan Lu
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Episode 521 – I 8 2 Fast 2 Furiously

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This Week: Kevin chews through some news stories (but none about Star Wars as that is developing over the weekend), then he moves into some trailers for another Kathyrn Bigelow testosterone-fest and the Marvel showdown making all the noise. Later, he reviews The Fate of the Furious, Gifted, Spark: A Space Tail, Tommy’s Honour and the return of Mystery-Science Theater 3000. Finally, he wraps up the show with some box office info and the home cinema round-up featuring Sing!


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Episode 520 – Just Don’t Bore Me!

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This Week: Kevin takes a moment at the top of the show to bid farewell to insult comic hockey puck Don Rickles. Later, he takes a look at a couple new summer trailers. Then, it’s off to the races with reviews for Smurfs: The Lost Village, Going in Style, Aftermath, Queen of the Desert and The Void. Finally, he wraps things up with a look at the Blu-ray of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. May the Force be with you.


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Episode 519 – The Babyfat Boss

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This Week: Kevin takes a look at a couple new and exciting trailers, including the remake of Stephen King’s It and the upcoming Justice League film. He also reviews the new films of the week, including The Boss Baby, Ghost in the Shell, The Zookeeper’s Wife, The Blackcoat’s Daughter and Land of Mine. Later, he focuses the Home Cinema Round-Up with an interview with John Hamburg, the director of Why Him?, available on DVD and Blu-ray now.


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Episode 518 – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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This Week: Kevin leads into the weekend with a couple fun trailers for the upcoming spring and summer, including Captain Underpants and the highly-anticipated Mystery-Science Theater 3000 reboot. Later, he reviews the new films Power Rangers, Life, Wilson, CHIPS, The Devil’s Candy and Bokeh. Later, he also takes a look at the box office and spotlights the original Ghost in the Shell in the Home Cinema Round-Up!


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Episode 517 – Booty and the Beastly

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This Week: Kevin kicks off St. Patty’s Day weekend with a look at a possible reboot of The Matrix movies. He also reviews the new films Beauty and the Beast, T2 Trainspotting, The Belko Experiment and Atomica. Later, he takes a look at the box office along with a revisit of the World War II spy thriller/romance Allied.


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Episode 516 – My Scientology Radio Show

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This Week: Kevin launches into the program with a look at what the big box office numbers for Logan mean for superhero movies in general. He also shames those out there enraged by a possible gay character in Beauty and the Beast. Later, he reviews the new films Kong: Skull Island, The Ottoman Lieutenant and My Scientology Movie (the last of which gives him an opportunity to play a clip from The IT Crowd. Finally, he caps off the show looking back at the first Sean Connery 007 movies and a spotlight on Disney’s Moana in the Home Cinema Round-Up!


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Episode 515 – Contrarian Wolverine

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This Week: Kevin takes a few moments to pay respects to Bill Paxton, then offers some insight into the Oscars and #Envelopegate! Later, he takes a look at the new movies Logan, Before I Fall, The Shack, Table 19, A United Kingdom and Wolves. Finally, he offers some ideas on the box office numbers and then takes a look at the Home Cinema Round-Up, featuring Doctor Strange.


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Episode 514 – The Little, Skinny Oscar Special

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This Week: Kevin gets ready for the Oscars by not even talking about them much until the last segments. In the mean time, he takes a look at some teasers and trailers before reviewing the new films Get Out, Collide, Rock Dog, Bitter Harvest and You’re Killing Me Susana. Later in the show, he takes a look at the Big Six categories of the Oscars, giving his personal picks to win. Then he wraps things up with some box office and the Home Cinema Round-Up!


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Episode 513 – All White People Look the Same

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This Week: Kevin dives into the show this week with some news about Mel Gibson and Suicide Squad 2 as well as a look at some new trailers. Later, he reviews the movies Fist Fight, The Great Wall, A Cure for Wellness, Elle and 13th. As things wrap up, he looks at the box office numbers and gives a 20th anniversary look back at the Austin Powers franchise. Yeah, baby!


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Episode 512 – Let Your Freak Flag Fly!

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This Week: Kevin has to offer another rest in peace wish, this time to Battlestar Galactica legend Richard Hatch. He also checks out other interesting development news before looking at some trailers and news from the Super Bowl. Later, he reviews the Oscar Shorts, along with the films The LEGO Batman Movie, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Fifty Shades Darker. Then, after some box office news, he continues his look back at John Hurt’s career by taking a fresh look at his film 1984. Big!

Featured music:
The LEGO Batman Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Lorne Balfe
John Wick: Chapter 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Tyler Bates & Joel J. Richard
Stranger Things Original Soundtrack by Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein


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Episode 511 – Remember Remember

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This Week: Kevin says another good-bye to a well-known actor. This time, he bids farewell to John Hurt, which inspires him to give a second look to the film V for Vendetta. He also reviews the new films Rings, The Space Between Us, The Comedian and I Am Not Your Negro. Later, he offers some insight into the box office and spotlights the new Pinocchio Blu-ray in the Home Cinema Round-Up!


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