Episode #119 – It’s a TV Bloodbath

Wrap yourselves in plastic because it’s a Dexter-level bloodbath as the guys cover all the cancellations that hit last week, plus tackle a little movie et al news, too. 

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 starts, ahem, shooting
  • Bill & Ted will Face the Music one more time
  • The Irishman is challenging
  • Snake Eyes flying solo
  • Everything was cancelled. You don’t have to watch tv anymore. 
  • Cobra Kai will continue to do and not die. 
  • Joel McHale sticking around Netflix for a little longer, kind of
  • Arrested Development, season 5 trailer
  • Peter Jackson may return to the well that is Mt. Doom
  • Star Wars tv show gets a timeline
  • Ron Howard shot second
  • Solo may actually be pretty good
  • Or Peter Jackson goes to the dry well that is DC
  • Avengers still making all the money

All that, plus the usual tangents. 

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Weekend Watch – 05/11/18


Welcome to the Weekend Watch. Where we try to point you towards the best ways to spend your viewing time (or, at least, steer you clear of the garbage).

Movies

Wide Release

Life of the Party

Loren: The only thing that made me even smirk in that trailer was Maya Rudolph. Pass.

RDT: I chuckled just enough to consider it when it’s streaming in a few months.

The Lady™: I didn’t want to find this funny. I’m very over these types of movie. And yet, vaGoogle kinda got me…

Jen: I could watch this on a lazy, hungover Sunday on my couch eating pizza after an epic night of partying. Oh wait, I’m in my 40s? Yeah, never mind.


Breaking In

Loren: I like Gabrielle Union and this is a fun spin on the “Home Invaders” trope. I won’t see this in the theater but I’ll check it out down the road.

RDT: Just badass enough for me to give it a watch on the old ‘Flix or ‘Lu (as the kids are calling it) or whatever streaming service it ends up on.

The Lady™: Cool! Lady’s a badass! Totally not for me, but cool.

Jen: I usually hate movies like this but damn if I didn’t find myself rooting for Gabrielle Union even in trailer form! Maybe it’s the mom in me, but this looks badass and fun. In.


The Seagull

Loren: Was this trailer made in 1999? That’s a lot of people for a movie that doesn’t look so good. I can’t even imagine this is paying for all of their boats. I’m very confused.

RDT: I am stumped for a comment. So, yeah….

The Lady™: I love that this looks like it’s from 1999! The art of the great one and done movie kind of died after the 90s. I have a feeling I’ll end up watching this more than a few times.

Jen: Ah, Chekov’s gun! That’s all I got. Continue reading

Episode #118 – Infinity War and Technical Difficulties

The guys are back after RDT’s solo adventure last week and are talking Avengers: Infinity War. They also go over some of the other news that happened over the course of the week. Stories like:

  • Fast 9 heads to Africa?
  • Jamie Foxx the new Spawn?
  • Stallone coming back for Rambo 5
  • He-Man details
  • DC’s streaming service to be called DC Universe
  • Swamp Thing heads to DC Universe
  • DC/SyFy redeveloping Metropolis
  • Solo tracking to open at $170MM and officially been rated PG-13
  • Ryan Reynolds confirms TJ Miller out for X-Force
  • Infinity War crossed $1B in 11 days
  • Infinity War Thoughts/Spoilers @ 55:20

All that, the Weekly Watched, and the usual tangents!

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Weekend Watch – 05/04/18


Welcome to the Weekend Watch. Where we try to point you towards the best ways to spend your viewing time (or, at least, steer you clear of the garbage).

Movies

Wide Release

Overboard

Loren: RyanReynoldsButWhy.gif. Also, I had forgotten how fucked up that premise is. If I’m super bored some afternoon maybe, but I’m not putting any effort into this.

Rick: Super nope.

The Lady™: Nooooo thanks! There are so many things wrong with the premise of this film, I can barely get past the trailer. I’ll rewatch the original and blissfully ignore all the problems in that one.

Jen: Was anyone asking for this movie? I mean, it’s fine, just… unnecessary.


Tully

Loren: I am definitely not the target demo for this movie.

Rick: I’m probably not the target demo, but I’ve been looking forward to this one.

The Lady™: This looks really great, but also kind of emotionally traumatizing? It might hit a little too close to home for me, and I don’t even have kids!

Jen: I am definitely the target demo for this movie. It hurts my whole body every time I see that breast milk spill.


RBG

Loren: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a badass. I will add this directly to my queue the moment it hits Netflix.

Rick: RBG FTW.

The Lady™: ZOMFG, she’s so tiny and SO amazing!!
RBG for President! RBG for Pope! RBG for my adopted grandmother!

Jen:  Continue reading

Episode #117 – Honestly, you should probably just skip this one…

Loren’s out this week, as are the usual cohorts and cohosts. So, RDT is flying solo!

  • John Wick 3: Halle Berry 1
  • SJ Clarkson trekking to the stars
  • A Quieter Place….?
  • The Terminator
  • Lethal Weapon holstered?
  • Syfy picks up Another Life but passes on Tremors
  • Things get Stranger for season 3 (of Stranger Things)
  • Jack Ryan picked up for season 2 already
  • Alden Ehrenreich will continue to be Han Solo
  • Star Wars: Resistance is the new animated series
  • Some pointless DCEU bits
  • Venom trailer
  • Some not as pointless MCU bits
  • Black Widow narrowing down directors
  • Infinity War makes all the money

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Weekend Watch – 4/27/18

Welcome to the Weekend Watch. Where we try to point you towards the best ways to spend your viewing time (or, at least, steer you clear of the garbage).

Movies

Wide Release

Avengers: Infinity War

Loren: Infinity War is ten YEARS in the making and early buzz is that it’s good! I might even go as far as to say that this is the flick I’m most excited about this summer. We’ve got tix for Thursday night so when you’re reading this, know that we’ve already seen it and most likely have opinions!

RDT: This is all I care about this week, at least regarding pop culture.

The Lady™: https://media.giphy.com/media/vMEjhlxsBR7Fe/giphy.gif


Disobedience

Loren: Hasidic Lesbians. Now there’s a pitch meeting I would have love to have been at.

RDT: All I care about is Avengers: Infinity War but I like these actresses a lot.

The Lady™: Woah. That looks beautiful, and intense, and I am totally in.


The Escape of Prisoner 614

Loren: I can’t tell when this movie takes place. Like there’s no cell phones or computers but there are regular phones and modern looking motorcycles. It could be 1964, it could be 1994, it could be 2014. Otherwise this looks like a movie.

RDT: All I care about is Avengers: Infinity War but this looks kind of weird/funny. Maybe.

The Lady™: I heart Martin Starr so much. Could be really fun, or really boring? I’m cautiously intrigued.
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Episode #116 – Get On Board the Pop Culture Train! Woo Woo!

We’re back this week with some terrible stories, far too much info about a movie night most of you will never attend and some decent pop culture news. Like….

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Weekend Watch – 04/20/18

Welcome to the Weekend Watch. Where we try to point you towards the best ways to spend your viewing time (or, at least, steer you clear of the garbage).

Movies

Wide Release

Super Troopers 2

Loren: I actually already have a ticket for this, well, I have $13 of Fandango money toward a ticket to this. Which of course in LA doesn’t actually get you a full ticket but whatever. I supported the Indiegogo for this and got all my schwag this week. I was a huge fan of the original and from what I understand that’s good news for me for this one.

RDT: I don’t have the all out love for the original some others have, but I enjoyed it. That’ll get a view for movie 2 out of me, definitely. Also, why didn’t they call it Super 2pers?????

The Lady™: Hahahahaha, yes! I’m also very excited for this. And have decided from now on I only argue in French cliches.

Jen: I cannot wait. The original is one of my all time favorite movies and the trailer leads me to believe it’ll be more of the same. Shenanigans!


I Feel Pretty

Loren: So it’s millennial Shallow Hal? I have to imagine then it’ll have the same problems. Couple that with the Schumer backlash and I think I’m out.

RDT: I’m not a Shallow Hal fan at all. This is rubbing me the same kind of wrong way.

The Lady™: Jen totally hit the nail on the head, and I 100% agree. *see below*

Jen: There are a lot of think pieces out about how this is anti-body-positivity and Amy Schumer has a lot of privilege, etc. all before anyone’s seen the actual movie. I’m really curious to check this out, I feel like it could be a very positive or very negative experience and I’m interested to see how I feel about the actual movie rather than just the trailer. Also, Aidy Bryant is the best thing ever.


Traffik

Loren: At first I thought this was going to be part of that sub genre of films, the Black Psychological Thriller. But instead it’s a modern take on the city folk in the country thriller/horror/action movie. Like a Get Out meets The Strangers meets Sons of Anarchy. I think I’m in.

RDT: An old school adult action thriller? I could see myself giving it a watch on a boring Saturday afternoon.

The Lady™: Yeah…no thank you! Racism is horrifying enough as is, I don’t need a horror movie to remind me  it can get worse.

Jen: It’s good to see Coach Tomlinson acting again. Good for him. Continue reading

Episode #115 – 2 Rock 2 Stath

Loren’s back from Texas and has resumed talking pop-culture with RDT. This week the guys are covering stories like:

  • David Leitch to direct Fast & Furious spinoff with The Rock and The Stath
  • Donnie Yen signs on to Disney’s live action Mulan remake
  • Bill Hader and James McAvoy in talks to join Jessica Chastain in the IT sequel.
  • King of Kong’s “villain” Billy Mitchell stripped of all his Donkey Kong high scores for “cheating”
  • New Incredibles 2 trailer!!!!!!
  • Also, The Meg trailer
  • Gabriel Luna is the new Terminator
  • Daniel Craig confirms Bond 25 is his next flick
  • Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser are in for the Mad About You rebootquel.
  • Bad Boys spinoff has a title – LA’s Finest
  • Roy returning to Arrow
  • HBO picked up Barry for season 2
  • New Solo Trailer
  • First look at Beast Boy, Raven, and Starfire from live action Titans
  • Dwayne ‘TR’ Johnson says Black Adam could shoot next year. It won’t.
  • Randall Park joins Aquaman in late reshoots
  • Jessica Jones renewed for season 3 at Netflix

All that, a huge Weekly Watched, and the usual tangents!

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Weekend Watch – 04/13/18

Welcome to the Weekend Watch. Where we try to point you towards the best ways to spend your viewing time (or, at least, steer you clear of the garbage).

Movies

Wide Release

Rampage

Loren: I don’t think this is going to break the video game to movie curse. I’ll catch it on basic cable in like 5 years.

RDT: I hope it’s more Jumanji than Baywatch but, even if it’s not, I’m probably going to see it anyway.

The Lady™: I’m always down for some good old fashioned summer blockbuster fun! If I hear good things I’ll see it in theaters. If not, I’ll wait for streaming, and just enjoy the fact that the Rock is incredibly charismatic.


Truth or Dare

Loren: I dig the concept and it could be fun. I’m not going to lie though, I don’t love that it’s PG-13. That takes the bite out of it a bit. Blumhouse has done great stuff though. I’m pretty torn.

RDT: Truth? I’m not going to see this movie. Dare? I dare you to get me to see this movie.

The Lady™: I imagine this is a direct sequel to Pretty Little Liars. Poor Aria, here life has been rough! I forgot to watch the last season of PLL, and I’m going to forget to watch this.


Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Loren: Nope. I’d be spending the entire movie terrified that the adorable dog is going to die. Because it’s set during the war, and death is all that war brings.

RDT: This is…. based on a true story…..I’ll pass.

The Lady™: I get that dogs are pure beings of unconditional love and dedication, but nothing about any war ever seems ripe for a cutesy take. Continue reading