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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Episode 528 – Captain Wonderpants Woman

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This Week: Kevin offers an alternate take on the intense overhyping of Wonder Woman, but first he gives Kathy Griffin (and those offended by Kathy Griffin as well as those offended by those being offended by Kathy Griffin) the what for. For the reviews, 9-year-old Nicholas Carr makes a triumphant return to the Magical Studio in the Sky to talk about Captain Underpants. Of course, there’s a whole segment about Wonder Woman, including a review and an analysis of the hype surrounding the film. Later, Kevin looks at the new film The Wedding Plan and offers and analysis of the box office, finalizing things with the Home Cinema Round-Up with The Ticket.


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Episode 527 – Family Bonding

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This Week: Kevin covers some sad stories in the news, specifically the tragic story from Zack Snyder’s family as well as the death of Roger Moore. Later, he reviews the new films Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Baywatch and The Lovers. As things wrap up, Kevin gives some advice on running your own at-home movie marathon for the family as well as puts a spotlight on My Life As a Zucchini in the Home Cinema Round-Up. Happy Memorial Day!


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Episode 526 – Diary of a Wimpy Alien

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This Week: Kevin says good-bye to character actor Powers Boothe before covering a little more movie news. Then he takes a look at some TV trailers that topped out the movies ones this week. Later, he reviews Alien: Covenant, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, Everything Everything and Norman. During the show, he talks to his nine-year-old son Nicholas about one of the movies (not the Alien one) and also interviews Jerusalem Press Club’s Uri Dromi about another film in the line-up (the Norman one). Finally, he wraps things up with a look at last week’s box office and some home cinema recommendations.


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Episode 525 – My Spirit Animal

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This Week: Kevin takes a look at the second-weekend slump in releases for May with King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Snatched, 3 Generations, Lowriders and Citizen Jane: Battle for the City. He also covers some movie news and takes a gander at a couple smaller trailers recently released. After checking out the box office, he takes a look at home cinema releases with a spotlight on the solid horror movie The Autopsy of Jane Doe.


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Episode 524 – The Pits!

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This Week: Kevin gears up for the summer movie season while Hollywood kicks things off with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2. He gives his thoughts on the upcoming Stephen King adaptation of The Dark Tower with its new trailer as well as Gal Gadot’s arm pits. Later, he also reviews the new movie The Dinner and takes a look back at M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable. Finally, he wraps things up with a listener’s question, box office and the Home Cinema Round-Up, featuring MindGamers.


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Episode 523 – We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Screening!

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This Week: Kevin takes aim at Hollywood this week for wimping out on screening its new releases. But before he gets to that, he bids farewell to Erin Moran and Jonathan Demme. Later, he looks at some other news and a couple new trailers. Then, he reviews the films (or previews those not screened) The Circle, How to Be a Latin Lover, Sleight, Below Her Mouth and My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea. Then, he wraps up the show with a look at the Blu-ray of M. Night Shyamalan’s Split.


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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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