This Week: After talking a bit about the Doctor Strange IMAX preview, Kevin gives his thoughts on the sexual assault accusations rattling the online movie journalism world. After that, it was on to lighter topics, including reviews of The Accountant, Kevin Hart: What Now?, Max Steel, American Honey, Command & Control and Under the Shadow. Then he finishes off his plate like a good little boy with some box office predictions and home cinema recommendations.
(PG-13) MOVIE: *** (out of 5) VOD EXPERIENCE: *** (out of 5)
Liam Hemsworth as JAKE MORRISON
Jeff Goldblum as DAVID LEVINSON
Jessie T. Usher as DYLAN HILLER
Bill Pullman as PRESIDENT WHITMORE
Maika Monroe as PATRICIA WHITMORE
Sela Ward as PRESIDENT LANFORD
William Fichtner as GENERAL ADAMS
Judd Hirsch as JULIUS LEVINSON
Brent Spiner as DR. BRAKISH OKUN
This Week: Kevin takes a few detours in this episode, taking a look at a kind listener email as well as finally getting back in the swing of things to talk about a listener recommendation. He also covers the new movies The Birth of a Nation, The Girl on the Train, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life and Phantasm: Ravager. Finally, he wraps up the show with a vintage review of Wonder Boys before offering some box office wisdom and home cinema recommendations.
This Week: Kevin gears up for Halloween with the first weekend of October (even though it starts in September) with a review of the new horror flick Clowntown, set to the dulcet tune of Petula Clark’s “Downtown.” He also sounds off about the upcoming Lion King remake before reviewing the other new films: Deepwater Horizon, Masterminds, Queen of Katwe and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Finally, he rounds out the show with some home cinema recommendations as well as a contest for people to win a DVD of Dinesh D’Souza’s film Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Demoncratic Party. (Hint: To enter, email firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Hillary” in the subject line.)
On This Episode: Kevin and Joe take a break from the oral history of the marathons in Columbus to focus on the upcoming Shock Around the Clock, the 8th Annual 24-hour Horror Movie Marathon. They chat about the films in the line-up and answer a slate of listener questions. Get a peek behind what goes into programming an event like this and how the marathons in Ohio stay unique among other events.
This Week: Kevin wails at the sky and gnashes his teeth about the break-up of Brangelina. Boo hoo hoo! He also looks at some new genre trailers for both Christmas and next summer. Later in the show, he reviews The Magnificent Seven, Storks, The Hollars, I.T., Demon and Rob Zombie’s 31. Finally, as things wind down, he touts his box office awesomeness and offers a few home cinema recommendations.