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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Episode 544 – I’m a Fan

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This Week: Kevin says good-bye to both Harry Dean Stanton and Bernie Casey before aiming the news at the F Cinemascore of Mother! Later, he drops some trailers, then reviews Kingsman: The Golden Circle, The LEGO Ninjago Movie, Friend Request, The Trip to Spain and Little Evil. Finally, he wraps things up with a mea culpa to Gal Gadot and her excellent superhero movie Wonder Woman, now available on Blu-ray.


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Episode 543 – Getting Ready for Halloween

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This Week: Kevin opens the show with a look at the MoviePass conundrum, then offers some viewing suggestions for passed horror legends. Later, he previews All I See Is You, American Assassin and Mother! before reviewing PattiCake$, Against the Night, Rat Film and Menashe. He wraps things up with a look at Tom Cruise’s problematic Mummy Blu-ray before getting set to dive into October horror movies.


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‘It’ Movie Review



IT
(R)
****1/2 (out of 5)

September 8, 2017

STARRING
Jaeden Lieberher as BILL DENBROUGH
Jeremy Ray Taylor as BEN HANSCOM
Sophia Lillis as BEVERLY MARSH
Finn Wolfhard as RICHIE TOZIER
Chosen Jacobs as MIKE HANLON
Jack Dylan Grazer as EDDIE KASPBRAK
Wyatt Oleff as STANLEY URIS
Bill Skarsgård as PENNYWISE
Nicholas Hamilton as HENRY BOWERS

Studio: New Line Features

Directed by: Andy Muschietti
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‘Menashe’ Movie Review



MENASHE
(PG)
*** (out of 5)

September 15, 2017

STARRING
Menashe Lustig as MENASHE
Yoel Falkowitz as FISCHEL

Studio: A24

Directed by: Joshua Z Weinstein
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’13 Minutes’ Movie Review



13 MINUTES
(R)
*** (out of 5)

September 15, 2017

STARRING
Christian Friedel as GEORG ELSER
Katharina Schüttler as ELSA
Burghart Klaußner as ARTHUR NEBE
Johann von Bülow as HEINRICH MÜLLER
Felix Eitner a HANS EBERLE
David Zimmerschied as JOSEF SCHURR

Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel
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Episode 542 – 99 Red Balloons That Float

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This Week: Kevin floats into the Magical Studio in the Sky to talk about the new Pennywise in Stephen King’s It! He also invites his coulrophobic son Liam to talk about evil clowns. Other films covered include 9/11, Home Again, Anti-Matter, Rememory and the Death Note remake. Finally, as panic subsides from the red balloons filling the studio, Kevin and Liam dive into the Home-Cinema round-up with a spotlight on Clowntergeist! You’ll float too!


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Episode 541 – Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind

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This Week: Kevin says good-bye to legendary Texas Chain Saw Massacre director Tobe Hooper in yet another loss to the horror movie world. After looking at some more news and trailers for the week, he trudges into the slumping Labor Day box office with reviews of Tulip Fever, A Boy Called Po, Unlocked, Goon: The Last of the Enforcers, I Do… Until I Don’t and Jackals. Finally, he wraps things up with a look back at the original Close Encounters of the Third Kind with some other home cinema suggestions.


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‘Good Time’ Movie Review



GOOD TIME
(R)
***1/2 (out of 5)

August 25, 2017

STARRING
Robert Pattinson as CONSTANCE “CONNIE” NIKAS
Jennifer Jason Leigh as COREY
Ben Safdie as NICK NIKAS
Barkhad Abdi as DASH
Buddy Duress as RAY
Taliah Webster as CRYSTAL

Studio: A24

Directed by: The Safdie Brothers
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Episode 540 – Inferno!

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This Week: Kevin offers a farewell to legendary comedian Jerry Lewis, then talks about the differences between developing the Star Wars franchise and the DC Extended Universe franchise. After looking at some upcoming horror movie trailers, Kevin launches into reviews of Leap!, Good Time, Birth of the Dragon, 13 Minutes and Unleashed. As things wrap up, he interviews Unleashed star Kate Micucci, talks about the box office and spotlights Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 in the Home-Cinema Round-Up!


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