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“Birdman may not be everything it’s been hyped to be, and it may not even be remembered as groundbreaking cinema—mostly because it’s not.”
More terrible puns, weird acting choices, the perils of directing, and baby Jedi named Liam! We've got it all!
After a three-year cliffhanger, guest star "Spazzmaster" finally teaches Il Neige to embrace his inner Goofy Goober as they sit down to review the first Spongebob movie. Also, there's time travel.
“There are times when it feels like the characters in The Giver are really just living in a slightly more authoritarian Disneyworld.”
“If you’ve been waiting decades for the return of your favorite franchises, there’s a good chance you’ll be pleased by what’s coming in the next few years. But there’s a much better chance you won’t, because it’s all going to be terrible.”
Giant bugs! Run!
In this editorial, Joey asks if Disney (not Pixar) should really be making animated sequels like the just announced Frozen 2.
“I would say this movie contains no actual dialogue; just endless action-movie quips.”
Are ya ready Kids? With a new SpongeBob movie out, Joey revisits the first time our friends from Bikini Bottom made the jump to the big screen.
“Of course we’re getting another movie with Ripley, because Fox knows that whatever Prometheus grossed at the box office, a ‘true sequel’ to Aliens starring Weaver and Biehn will put those numbers to shame.”
This episode, Ursa is truly... well... enchanted, and she's talking Disney, cynicism, magic, and why reference jokes do not a good film make. Plus, Amy Adams holds a live fish in her mouth while talking to Ariel.
In this episode, Cecil reviews the awesome '90s action flick One Man's Justice.
“All I can think is, ‘A lot of people out there actually, unironically want this,’ and the thought just depresses me.”
One of the best and sadly overlooked horror films of all time. This is not just a classic horror film; this is a classic film.
“This film finds one note and plays it until we’re either deaf or dead from boredom.”
“Yeah, he might look cute. But while fighting for the people of Grpnlp at the Battle of Plorvox 12, he racked up a body count that would make Rambo shit himself!”
Joey finally looks at an anime film: the revered classic from the '80s that arguably made anime popular in the west.
“It’s a real shame, because if she had found a role in a better franchise to finally launch her into A-list status, those very traits that people hate about her now might have been her most endearing qualities to many of those same people.”
What does Ursa think of The Phantom Menace? Why are the Star Wars prequels in a Stuff You Like episode at all? What is Moosebutter? What is fandom? Who originated the phrase, "Jar Jar, you're a genius!" and made me believe it? And exactly what is Darths and Droids? Some of these questions will be answered in this very episode! Some are mysteries for the ages.
“There’s one thing Marvel fans, movie fans, and pretty much all of civilized society are in unanimous agreement upon: Please, not another Spider-Man origin story.”