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    Screener Squad: Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2023 28:27

    ANNE RICE'S MAYFAIR WITCHES SERIES REVIEW The adaptations of Anne Rice continues in the AMC presentation of Mayfair Witches, the follow up to Interview with the Vampire in Anne Rice's Immortal Universe. Rowan (Alexandra Daddario) is a neurosurgeon on bereavement after her adoptive mother passes away. In her grieving she will return to New Orleans… Read More »Screener Squad: Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches

    Screener Squad: The Last of Us

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2023 33:59

    THE LAST OF US SERIES REVIEW Neil Druckmann takes his blockbuster video game from the small screen to…the other part of the small screen. Pedro Pascal stars as Joel and Bella Ramsey stars as Ellie in a world ravaged by mutated cordyceps that turns anyone infected into a mindless zombie. The continental United States is… Read More »Screener Squad: The Last of Us

    Screener Squad: The Lost King

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2023 22:28

    THE LOST KING MOVIE REVIEW Based on a true story, The Lost King follows Philippa Langley (Sally Hawkins), a middle aged woman just stuck… Until she sees a performance of Richard III, and now the dead King follows her around. She takes it as a sign that she needs to find Richard's body, which was… Read More »Screener Squad: The Lost King

    Screener Squad: Champions

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2023 25:59

    CHAMPIONS MOVIE REVIEW Champions (a Bobby Farrelly joint) tells the story of Marcus (Woody Harrelson). After a tiff on the court and a drunk driving charge, Marcus is sentenced to 90 days coaching a local community center's intellectually challenged basketball team. It's a very formulaic situation for a sports/underdog movie, but that doesn't take away… Read More »Screener Squad: Champions

    Trash in the Can: Survival Island

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2023 78:17

    TRASH IN THE CAN: SURVIVAL ISLAND You'd assume a movie featuring middle aged college co-eds lead by the guy from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the girl from Poison Ivy 3 hunted by an evil pinata would be chock full of nudity, right? Well, prepare to be disappointed as guest Marco Noyola and the boys… Read More »Trash in the Can: Survival Island

    Screener Squad: Palm Trees and Power Lines

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2023 23:08

    PALM TREES AND POWER LINES MOVIE REVIEW Although this film was a massive darling at Sundance, receiving glowing reviews and honors, it took several months for the film to find distribution. The reason, according to director Jamie Dack, is that no company wanted to touch a movie that tackles such a controversial subject. Seventeen-year-old Lea… Read More »Screener Squad: Palm Trees and Power Lines

    Screener Squad: A Little White Lie

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2023 25:06

    A LITTLE WHITE LIE MOVIE REVIEW Toni Morrison once said the ability of the writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power. Michael Shannon plays a handyman living in New York city who's mistaken for a very famous, private, and reclusive… Read More »Screener Squad: A Little White Lie

    Highly Suspect Reviews: Scream VI

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2023 46:55

    SCREAM VI MOVIE REVIEW Who would have thought that the comedy-slasher that introduced most folks to meta-horror in 1996 would still be going strong all these years later? Sure, there have been missteps along the way (I'm looking at you, Scream 3) but largely the series has found the right notes to adapt with the… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: Scream VI

    Screener Squad: We Have a Ghost

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2023 23:56

    WE HAVE A GHOST MOVIE REVIEW Due to Frank Presley (Anthony Mackie) constantly trying and failing at get rich quick schemes, the Presleys find themselves moving into a cheap, old ass, house in the Chicago ‘burbs. One thing they didn't count on was “Ernest,” the ghost that lives in the attic (David Harbour). Frank's younger… Read More »Screener Squad: We Have a Ghost

    Screener Squad: Emily

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2023 25:35

    EMILY MOVIE REVIEW Actress Frances O'Connor makes her writer/director debut with Emily, the story of the introverted and brilliant author Emily Brontë. After the death of her mother, young Emily (Emma Mackey) is living her own gothic story.  This reclusive and shy poet shut off from the world is to go to school for higher… Read More »Screener Squad: Emily

    Highly Suspect Reviews: Creed III

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2023 43:40

    CREED III MOVIE REVIEW Hard to believe that there are now actually nine films in the Rocky film franchise, even if Creed III counts as the first one that doesn't actually have the character in the film (he is mentioned once). But Michael B. Jordan has decidedly made the boxing series his own with his… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: Creed III

    Screener Squad: Marlowe

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2023 26:05

    MARLOWE MOVIE REVIEW Studios need a hero to sell the pictures but those pictures need a mystery that's tall and shaped like an hourglass containing enough sand to bury a treasure that the most dangerous crooks this side of the strip are after. Not all treasure is shines like gold; sometimes that treasure is information… Read More »Screener Squad: Marlowe

    Screener Squad: Sharper

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2023 23:19

    SHARPER MOVIE REVIEW Ah, I see you're curious about the art of the con. Well, let me tell you, it's a delicate dance between charm and deception. And the best con films aren't just flash and style, they're about twisting an audience through a thrilling ride, often dealing with characters you come to know but… Read More »Screener Squad: Sharper

    Highly Suspect Reviews: Cocaine Bear

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2023 18:55

    COCAINE BEAR MOVIE REVIEW It's a bear, but on cocaine! Now take that sentence, reorganize it 30 times, and you've pretty much got the movie Cocaine Bear. There, I just saved you 15 bucks. But I know, I know…“IT'S A BEAR, BUT ON COCAINE” you're saying to yourselves. “I've just gotta see that”. I guess… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: Cocaine Bear

    Screener Squad: 80 For Brady

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2023 23:48

    80 FOR BRADY MOVIE REVIEW Ah, 2017. Such a different time. A world before an ongoing pandemic, a world of Spider-man Homecoming and Beyonce pregnant with twins. A time when four elderly best friends and massive fans of the New England Patriots, particularly the team's star quarterback Tom Brady, decided to celebrate the Patriots' victory… Read More »Screener Squad: 80 For Brady

    Trash in the Can: GetEven

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2023 115:58

    TRASH IN THE CAN: GETEVEN What better way to celebrate our 100th episode than with two Trash in the Can all-star guests and an explosion of vanity, iced nipples, and terrified karaoke! One of Us founder Chris Cox and gross storyteller Caroline Sulek (and a few surprise guests) return to discuss Wings Hauser's improv skills… Read More »Trash in the Can: GetEven

    Highly Suspect Reviews: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2023 43:12

    ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA I never expected the Ant-Man movies to make it to three, even with Paul Rudd's inexhaustible charm. I DEFINITELY never expected the third film to be the one that opens wide the gates on the major villain for the Multiverse Saga. But here we are. The whole ant-family reunites and… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

    Digital Noise Episode 317: Dark and Dead: Don’t Worry, Smile!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2023 72:12

    DIGITAL NOISE EPISODE 317: DARK AND DEAD: DON'T WORRY, SMILE! John and Chris continue their dive into the depths of digital with their look at some more home releases. We see if one of last year's most maligned wide-release sci-fi films is as bad as all that. We explore the later half of the 70s… Read More »Digital Noise Episode 317: Dark and Dead: Don't Worry, Smile!

    Highly Suspect Reviews: Knock at the Cabin

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2023 36:08

    KNOCK AT THE CABIN MOVIE REVIEW Are you ready for a new M. Night film? After Old I still can't believe people give him the benefit of the doubt anymore, but here we are. And he's scored a pretty big horror property, the adaptation of horror novelist Paul Tremblay's The Cabin at the End of… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: Knock at the Cabin

    Screener Squad: There’s Something Wrong With The Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2023 19:37

    THERE'S SOMETHING WRONG WITH THE CHILDREN MOVIE REVIEW Let's face it everyone… and I'm including both parents and people without children… kids are f**king creepy. They're like 1/3 the size of an adult and have high pitched voices. You think that would be adorable, but it's not. There's Something Wrong With The Children doesn't bury… Read More »Screener Squad: There's Something Wrong With The Children

    Screener Squad: You People

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2023 25:00

    YOU PEOPLE MOVIE REVIEW You People (directed by Kenya Barris, and written by Jonah Hill/Barris) is a rom com about Ezra (Jonah Hill) and Amira (Lauren London), and how they must navigate each other's families before they get married. Ezra is a dude down with the culture but grew up in privilege with his parents… Read More »Screener Squad: You People

    Screener Squad: Maybe I Do

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2023 25:07

    MAYBE I DO MOVIE REVIEW There comes a time in every cisgendered, white male's, life where he has to settle down with an equally boring cisgendered, white, woman. At least, in this universe, the woman is expecting a lifelong commitment, but that comes to halt when Allen (Luke Bracey) intercepts the bouquet at a wedding,… Read More »Screener Squad: Maybe I Do

    Screener Squad: When You Finish Saving The World

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2023 24:46

    WHEN YOU FINISH SAVING THE WORLD MOVIE REVIEW Gen Xers are typically described as resourceful, independent, and good at maintaining work-life balance. They were the first generation to grow up with personal computers, though not many are going to be able to wrap their heads around Twitch. Gen Xers tend to have liberal views on… Read More »Screener Squad: When You Finish Saving The World

    Screener Squad: Extraordinary

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 21:17

    EXTRAORDINARY SERIES REVIEW Imagine a world where everyone gets a super power on their 18th birthday. Well, almost everyone. From Walt Disney Studios comes Extraordinary, the story of Jen, a snarky, 26 year old slacker, and one of the rare people who doesn't have a superpower. That's right, she's like Mirabel in Encanto, if Mirabel… Read More »Screener Squad: Extraordinary

    Screener Squad: House Party

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 22:47

    HOUSE PARTY MOVIE REVIEW In 1990, cinema was given a generation defining comedy that brought together hip hop duo Kid ‘n Play and the comedic chops of legends like Robin Harris and John Witherspoon. It was a teen romp about a fez-shaped fade-wearing kid going to a party at his friend's house. However, after a… Read More »Screener Squad: House Party

    Screener Squad: Jung_E

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 21:57

    JUNG_E MOVIE REVIEW Streaming on Netflix and from the internationally acclaimed mind of Yeon Sang-Ho, step off the Train to Busan and into the post apocalyptic world of Jung_E. In the distant future, mankind has traveled into space to escape the desolate trash-ridden war-torn wastelands of earth. Three space stations were built to save mankind and… Read More »Screener Squad: Jung_E

    Digital Noise Episode 316: Dogs on a Hinterland Motorcycle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 72:49

    DIGITAL NOISE EPISODE 316: DOGS ON A HINTERLAND MOTORCYCLE John and Chris team up for this first of a two-parter Digital Noise with a WIDE variety of stuff to talk about. From avant-garde French hipsters to a film some called the black American Graffiti. From that film about seeing Star Wars that should have come… Read More »Digital Noise Episode 316: Dogs on a Hinterland Motorcycle

    Trash in the Can: Rockula

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 71:39

    TRASH IN THE CAN: ROCKULA Imagine the greatest musical supergroup of all time starring in a musical that leaves you humming the tunes on the way home. Now, forget all that and you've got 1990's Rockula! Join guest Rhett O'Hara and the boys for Devo babies, Wright's alphabet lesson, and ESL classes led by Hilaria… Read More »Trash in the Can: Rockula

    Screener Squad: Kaleidoscope

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 26:06

    KALEIDOSCOPE SERIES REVIEW The Heist genre has given us some classic films: Heat, Inception, Ocean's 11, to name a few. The tropes are similar if not the same for every one of these stories. A ragtag group of criminals is brought together by the old pro looking to pull off one last job that will… Read More »Screener Squad: Kaleidoscope

    Screener Squad: Alice, Darling

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 25:17

    ALICE, DARLING MOVIE REVIEW The greatest UK Pop sensation of all time once sang, “If you wanna be my lover you gotta get with my friends”. Or was it, “All you need is love”? Alice, Darling is the story of Alice (Anna Kendrick) who happens to have two wonderful friends named Tess (Kaniehtiio Horn) and… Read More »Screener Squad: Alice, Darling

    Screener Squad: The Pale Blue Eye

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 17:31

    THE PALE BLUE EYE MOVIE REVIEW There will always be a willing and vivacious audience for the bloody twists and turns of crime dramas. Netflix could indeed indulge in presenting an offshoot streaming service with their abundance of murder serials, documentaries of men with malicious intent, and motion pictures of scandal and treachery. However when… Read More »Screener Squad: The Pale Blue Eye

    Screener Squad: Willow

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 25:03

    WILLOW SERIES REVIEW Nearly 35 years after the theatrical feature Willow, a television series on Disney Plus, also titled Willow, seeks to continue the story of Elora, Willow, Sorcha and a cast of bright, new exciting young people. Harmoni, Matt, Jordan, and Trevor found themselves hit with nostalgia, anachronism, queer representation, and some light Brownie… Read More »Screener Squad: Willow

    Screener Squad: The Rig

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 22:35

    THE RIG SERIES REVIEW A new six-episode series from Amazon, featuring a mostly Scottish cast, has splash-landed and One Of Us has a full panel to discuss the latest sea horror offering. A crew of blue collar laborers must not only contend with surviving on board a deep-sea oil rig, but must also face the… Read More »Screener Squad: The Rig

    Screener Squad: Chainsaw Man

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 30:40

    CHAINSAW MAN SERIES REVIEW From the internationally acclaimed haunted and depraved mind of Manga writer/artist Tatsuki Fujimoto comes Chainsaw Man.  Yes, he's pretty much what he sounds like: a man made of chainsaws revving up from hell to chop of demons and cop some feels. Denji, a lonely orphan adolescent with despair for a pillow… Read More »Screener Squad: Chainsaw Man

    Screener Squad: The Witcher: Blood Origin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 21:01

    THE WITCHER: BLOOD ORIGIN SERIES REVIEW 1200 years before the tales of Yennefer, Princess Ciri, and Geralt of Rivia, monsters are unknown in the land, as are humans, and the kingdom of Xin'trea is ruled by high elves. However, not all is as it seems, for a dangerous chess game of political power is being… Read More »Screener Squad: The Witcher: Blood Origin

    Digital Noise Episode 315: Incredible But True Reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 87:50

    DIGITAL NOISE EPISODE 315: INCREDIBLE BUT TRUE REVIEWS Right on the heels of our last episode, Wright and Chris probably foolishly continue onto a second show (Twas the night before Christmas and all through Wright's house, two critics were drinking more than…oh hell, a giant mouse). This time around we look at some of the… Read More »Digital Noise Episode 315: Incredible But True Reviews

    Screener Squad: White Noise

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 23:33

    WHITE NOISE MOVIE REVIEW Ever since it was published in 1985, filmmakers have attempted to adapt White Noise, a benchmark in postmodernist literature from acclaimed novelist, Don DeLillo. Despite the book's reputation for being unfilmable, Netflix gave writer/director Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale, Marriage Story) the greenlight to try, as well as a… Read More »Screener Squad: White Noise

    Screener Squad: Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 27:50

    ROALD DAHL'S MATILDA THE MUSICAL MOVIE REVIEW Musicals are a film genre that never truly vanishes. Rather, it booms and wanes in popularity. We've had the Rodgers and Hammerstein films of classic Broadway shows, the 50's road movies, the Disney's animated Renaissance era that tricked two generations into watching and loving musicals, Heck, Chicago even… Read More »Screener Squad: Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical

    Screener Squad: Rick and Morty Season 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 24:10

    RICK AND MORTY SEASON 6 REVIEW Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's multiverse-traveling Doc Brown and Marty McFly animated absurdist satirical comedy is back for it's sixth season. You get the returning voice talents of Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, and Sarah Chalke and loaded with a community of cameos such as Jack Black, Daniel… Read More »Screener Squad: Rick and Morty Season 6

    Highly Suspect Reviews: A Man Called Otto

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 25:08

    A MAN CALLED OTTO MOVIE REVIEW Tom Hanks is grumpy and sad Tom Hanks who we all root to turn into happy Tom Hanks in Tom Hanks: The Movie. A Man Called Otto is an adaptation of a popular 2012 novel and later a Swedish film called “A Man Called Ove”. This new American version… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: A Man Called Otto

    Highly Suspect Reviews: M3gan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 25:17

    M3GAN MOVIE REVIEW Blumhouse Productions can certainly smell a new franchise from some distance, even when that distance is a rejected Chucky script that gets retooled into a new monster. Said monster is the titular M3gan, a robotic life-size child doll that uses advanced AI programming designed by Gemma (Allison Williams) to learn and interact… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: M3gan

    Digital Noise Episode 314: The Critics Two: Critique Like a Beast

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 81:19

    DIGITAL NOISE EPISODE 314: THE CRITICS TWO: CRITIQUE LIKE A BEAST I'm trying to picture a W.A.S.P. satire album cover for this and my brain just shuts down from the horror. Wright and Chris review all the movies. Like, all of them. Or it only feels that way in this first of two back to… Read More »Digital Noise Episode 314: The Critics Two: Critique Like a Beast

    Screener Squad: Emancipation

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 28:04

    EMANCIPATION MOVIE REVIEW On January 1, 1863 Abraham Lincoln issued the the Emancipation Proclamation as the United States entered its third year of the Civil War. A slave named Peter (Will Smith) on a Louisiana plantation is sold into the Confederate war effort. Taken from his family on the plantation, Peter vows to return to… Read More »Screener Squad: Emancipation

    Screener Squad: The White Lotus Season 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 23:54

    THE WHITE LOTUS SEASON 2 SERIES REVIEW Welcome back to The White Lotus, a crown jewel of luxury, this time nestled in Sicilian town of Taormina. There's new faces but don't worry, everything isn't black and white. Speaking of White, of the Mike variety… Mike White returns to write and direct all 7 episodes and… Read More »Screener Squad: The White Lotus Season 2

    Highly Suspect Reviews: Babylon

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 41:16

    BABYLON MOVIE REVIEW Director Damien Chazelle (Whiplash) helms this crazy, hard-R, chaotic look at the late 20s in Hollywood just as it was transitioning into sound films. Brad Pitt plays Jack Conrad, a superstar actor and party staple who has trouble keeping his romantic relationships from imploding (not that he seems to care). Margot Robbie… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: Babylon

    Trash in the Can: Rich Little’s A Christmas Carol

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 79:22

    TRASH IN THE CAN: RICH LITTLE'S A CHRISTMAS CAROL Celebrate the holiday season with a star-studded holiday special that could only afford one star! Baylor Johnson returns for a retelling of A Christmas Carol as only a borderline talented Canadian impressionist can deliver. Come for Liza Minnelli having a seizure and stay for the Kennedy… Read More »Trash in the Can: Rich Little's A Christmas Carol

    Screener Squad: The Peripheral

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 28:59

    THE PERIPHERAL SERIES REVIEW Peripheral: relating to or situated on the edge or periphery of something. Cyberpunk: A genre of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology.  Amazon Prime presents the William Gibson sci-fi classic created for television by Scott B. Smith The Peripheral. Flynne Fisher (Chloë… Read More »Screener Squad: The Peripheral

    Digital Noise Episode 313: The Usual Avatars

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 72:09

    DIGITAL NOISE EPISODE 313: THE USUAL AVATARS Our theme this week is Avatar. I mean, no, not really, but we do have some fun at its expense along the way. What we're really here is to review some new home releases like two classic thrillers on 4k, the biggest movie of 2022, Arrow introducing us… Read More »Digital Noise Episode 313: The Usual Avatars

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    Highly Suspect Reviews: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 28:36

    GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO MOVIE REVIEW Guillermo is having a good year and clearly a productive relationship right out of the starting gate with Netflix. First we get his superlative Cabinet of Curiosities, and now this (some would say) shoo-in for Best Animated Feature. This stop-motion animated musical fantasy takes a grimmer look than Disney… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    Highly Suspect Reviews: Avatar: The Way of Water

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 41:23

    AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER MOVIE REVIEW It's over a decade later (both in terms of the original film's release and in the storyline) and Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and his wife Neytiri (Zoe Saldaña) have enjoyed a peaceful era, settling down with three children of their own, an adopted human child, and one ‘miracle… Read More »Highly Suspect Reviews: Avatar: The Way of Water

    Trash in the Can: Gramps Goes To College

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 93:52

    TRASH IN THE CAN: GRAMPS GOES TO COLLEGE ‘Tis the season for “God” awful movies. Aggressively Christian viral filmmaker and bigoted elf-on-a-shelf, Donald James Parker, helps us ring in the holiday season with a story about the evils of critical thinking! Samia Abu-Shawish returns for the whitest Christmas yet. We watched the first chapter in… Read More »Trash in the Can: Gramps Goes To College

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