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“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.”
“I kind of hate that people are assuming that the film is trying to sanctify Chris Kyle by portraying him not as he was, but as, well, Bradley Cooper trying to finally win an Oscar. ”
“Yet, as a person, I like Jamie Dornan more for not being able to be the twat waffle that Christian is.”
A review of the early '80s action movie Death Hunt.
“Easily one of the worst films released as part of the Scream-inspired slasher renaissance of the late ‘90s and early ‘00s.”
Cecil takes an in-depth look at what many consider to be the last great John Carpenter film, In the Mouth of Madness.
“The sequence where the big twist is revealed is worth the price of admission all on its own.”
Riddle me this, Marvel fans: what do Captain America movies tell you about being a man? It's a friendship and teamwork extravaganza, don't you know.
Cecil takes an in depth look at the amazing comic book reboot Dredd.
“This film bears all the hallmarks of a perfectly serviceable ‘toon franchise being bled of all its charm by the same man still milking the Transformers for all they’re worth.”
“In the movie’s defense, it tries to dial down the pedo vibe, but it’s a bit futile when the source material is this inherently creepy.”
In tribute to the late, great Robin Williams, the DVD Shelf reviews the 1987 comedic war drama Good Morning, Vietnam, which loosely tells the story of Airman Adrian Cronauer, who spent some time as a morning radio DJ over in Vietnam during the mid '60s and took it upon himself to bring a taste of home to the American soldiers stationed in the country by providing them with lively broadcasts and playing the day’s most popular music.
“We expect Benjamin to have interesting things happen to him, but no, he’s just a boring man with an odd condition.”