Oscar Nomination Day is like Mamo Christmas! We get together at the pub for a quick discussion of the noms for 2014, while nomming the food that continuously arrives throughout the show. Plus, both Price and Brown announce their side projects because clearly this marriage has gotten old. It’s Mamo!
Bryan and Jon are back after a week off and ready to delve into Sony’s THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2. They discuss Jamie Foxx’s interesting take on Electro, as well as one of the more iconic scenes in comic book history. There’s a lot to talk about here so strap on your web-slingers, grab some cold medicine, and get ready to be hit in the face with a sewer cover. Hrm. That sounded better in my head.
We needed a referee. Seriously. And unless it’s Jesse “The Body” Ventura, we might as well not even bother. The rampages on 2014-in-film are epic: Battles are fought, won, lost and lines are drawn in the sand (Cross this line, you DO NOT…) Also, Jim Laczkowski from The Director’s Club Podcast is here to help us figure out Inherent Vice. Is it “pure shit” or “something that needs to be seen 18 times to enjoy”? And where does Matt Gamble come down within the argument? Shortly after tackling the critical darling that seems to be Selma, we look at all of the trends and highs and lows of 2014: from lack of strong female performances to computer desktop horror to the importance of ski lifts and dog revenge. Everything culminated in our annual top ten list and figuring out the odds (or lack thereof) of best picture winner.
As always, please join the conversation by leaving your own thoughts in the comment section below and again, thanks for listening!
Mamo rings in the New Year with a potpourri discussion of the news of the last few weeks: Ant-Man, Sam Raimi, Steven Soderbergh, awards season, The Interview, The Hobbit, and more. Welcome to 2015!
This week Bryan and Jon are joined by Chewie and Sam as they discuss the polarizing Angelina Jolie vehicle MALEFICENT. They discuss the problem areas (there are many), as well as point out the things that turned out better than expected (there are few). Note there are some audio issues. We did what we could. Blame those stupid fairies.
Trigger warning for discussion of rape in context to the “wing” scene.
After successfully making our way through a full year of monthly previews, Colleen (adead.horse), Dale (Letterboxd) and I (Letterboxd), set off on another year of podcasting goodness with the first of the monthly previews for 2015!
Other stuff we talk about off the top:
– “Each for All” on Vancouver Co-Op Radio
Happy New Year! Mamo does away with the year-end top ten and in its place, repurposes the Premiere Power List format to count down the top movers, shakers, influencers, and creative superpeople of the film industry for 2014. Who made their mark in the year that was, and will shape the years to come? Join us!
We delve into what we consider the worst Christmas films of all time. It’s epic.
Bryan and Jon discuss the Mass Effect Series.