Episode 476 – As Relevant as Kanye West’s Burps

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This Week: Kevin continues explaining why fan service based on Internet demands is a bad thing, particularly when it comes to the new Star Wars movie. He also offers a fresh alternative to the grand James Bond debate. Later, he reviews the new films Me Before You, The Congressman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Almost Holy and Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. Finally, as he wraps things up, he offers some box office insight and home cinema recommendations.


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Cinema @ Home – May 31, 2016

This week’s suggestions of new content on Blu-ray, DVD and streaming for maximum home viewing enjoyment.

Be sure to listen live each Tuesday morning on 700 WLW, when Kevin gives his top recommendations to Mike McConnell.

Also, tune in each week to the Fat Guys at the Movies radio program to hear Kevin talk about the top recommendations for home cinema for the week.

TOP PICK


Gods of Egypt
Rated PG-13
Studio: LIonsgate
Formats available: 3D BD, BD, DVD, VOD
Though overdone with CGI and starring B-level actors, this is a fun and silly look at Egyptian mythology in a Clash of the Titans sort of way.
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Episode 475 – I Want to Play Iron Man!

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This Week: Kevin takes a small break from the outrageous news stories to offer some words of caution about John Carpenter returning to the Halloween series, and he also wags his finger at the entertainment news sites puking out stories about actor speculation. He then takes a point to review the Memorial Day movies, including X-Men Apocalypse, Alice Through the Looking Glass, The Ones Below, The Lobster and The Meddler. Later, he offers some box office predictions and suggest some home cinema recommendations.


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‘Mystery-Science Theater 3000: Volume II’ DVD Review



mst3k2dvdMYSTERY-SCIENCE THEATER 3000: VOLUME II

(not rated)
MOVIE: ***** (out of 5)
DVD EXPERIENCE: ** (out of 5)

STARRING
Joel Hodgson as JOEL ROBINSON
Michael J. Nelson as MIKE NELSON
Trace Beaulieu as CROW T. ROBOT
Kevin Murphy as TOM SERVO
Trace Beaulieu as DR. CLAYTON FORRESTER
Frank Conniff as TV’s FRANK

Studio: Shout Factory

Created by: Joel Hodgson
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‘How to Be Single’ Blu-ray Review



howtobesinglebdHOW TO BE SINGLE

(R)
MOVIE: ** (out of 5)
BLU-RAY EXPERIENCE: **1/2 (out of 5)

STARRING
Dakota Johnson as ALICE
Rebel Wilson as ROBIN
Alison Brie as LUCY
Leslie Mann as MEG
Anders Holm as TOM
Nicholas Braun as JOSH
Damon Wayans Jr. as DAVID
Jake Lacy as KEN
Jason Mantzoukas as GEORGE

Studio: Warner Bros.

Directed by: Christian Ditter
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Find Your Drink Number: “How to Be Single” Drinking Game

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Back on Valentine’s Day weekend, the female sex comedy “How to Be Single” hit theaters. It was crushed by “Deadpool” at the box office, but that doesn’t mean that it didn’t grab the interest of at least a few ladies for a girl’s night out a the movies.

Now, “How to Be Single” is out on all home cinema formats, allowing girlfriends to gather together in the sanctity of their own homes. Forget high heels and tight skirts at the singles’ bars. Wear sweat pants and drink their wine as you watch this latest relationship comedy.

The film features some talented ladies in the cast, including Dakota Johnson, Alison Brie and Rebel Wilson. It may not have been the biggest hit at the box office, but it should certainly find an audience on Blu-ray and DVD,

And now, to cover our butts… This game is only for people over the age of 21. Please drink responsibly, and remember to practice safe sex (whether you’re drunk or not).
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Cinema @ Home – May 24, 2016

This week’s suggestions of new content on Blu-ray, DVD and streaming for maximum home viewing enjoyment.

Be sure to listen live each Tuesday morning on 700 WLW, when Kevin gives his top recommendations to Mike McConnell.

Also, tune in each week to the Fat Guys at the Movies radio program to hear Kevin talk about the top recommendations for home cinema for the week.

TOP PICK


The Finest Hours
Rated PG-13
Studio: Disney
Formats available: BD, DVD, VOD
THis inspirational Disney movie tells the story of a daring Coast Guard rescue mission. Chris Pine headlines a strong cast and an uplifting message. Bonus content includes a look at the real town behind the story, two spotlights on the cast, some stories of real Coast Guard rescues and a look at the real heroes of the Coast Guard. The Blu-ray also includes the DVD and deleted scenes.
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Episode 474 – Neo-Feminism in Movie Criticism

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This Week: Kevin dives into hot water and takes on the neo-feminist film critics with a scathing rebuttal of why it’s not sexist to be skeptical of the new Ghostbusters and later why Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising isn’t anything to be proud of. He also looks at other new movies like The Angry Birds Movie, A Bigger Splash and The Nice Guys. Finally, he dissects who is really at fault for the shake-up at DC and Warner Bros., and eventually offers his take on this week’s box office and some home cinema recommendations.

Featured music: The Nice Guys Original Motion Picture Score by John Ottman and David Buckley


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