Cinecast Episode 443 – Cheerfully Sleazy

No katana-wielding turtles and no angry birds knocking down buildings under construction. Sorry, that’s our own integrity as serious journalists simply taking a stand. Across this line, YOU DO NOT… also dude, the indie scene was not looking much better according to the outside reviews. So in preparation for the upcoming documentary, De Palma, we’ve decided this week to take a look back at the very early career of the man, with Hi, Mom!, from 1970. Perhaps more interesting, this is pre-Mean Streets Robert De Niro; and man there is a lot going on in this film. Also as promised, we’ve got an all new top five list celebrating the shorter films of greatness. A small Watch List about robots and the cinematic state of A.I. rounds out this lovely little show.

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Girls on Pop – Episode 4: More TV?

We feel your pain...

We feel your pain…

It’s been an interesting few weeks in the world of pop culture and inside the latest episode of Girls on Pop, Sarah (@iBrockely) and I (@themarina) talk about some of the big news of the last few weeks – from the restructuring at Warner Bros. which had the online movie world all up in arms to the TV upfronts which recently wrapped up (we recorded the show splat in the middle of up fronts week).

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After the Hype #142 – TMNT 2: The Secret of the Ooze



It’s time to break out the mutagen because this party’s gonna shred! We joined The Front Row Movie Review Podcast yesterday to talk Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie (GO LISTEN NOW), and today we welcome The Front Row in our discussion of the super fun Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret of the Ooze. Special thanks to Craig McFarland for his epic turtle rap.

AND REMEMBER! Tokka and Razar AREN’T babies.



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After the Credits Episode 190: June Preview

When a dead guy becomes your everything...

When a dead guy becomes your everything…

Blink and you’ll miss it.

That’s exactly how we’re feeling as June rolls in and we are reminded that half othe year has come and gone with only a handful of really memorable movies and with only one or two worth any note coming in June. Yet… Coleen, Dale (Letterboxd) and I (Letterboxd) gather our wits and run down this month’s opening movies.

Is it really summer movie season? Because judging by these titles, you’d be hard pressed to guess it.

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Mamo 449: X’s and “Oh”s


This Memorial Day, we fondly remember the days when Memorial Day was a good time to open a blockbuster. With X-Men: Apocalypse and Alice Through the Looking Glass in the toilet, we castrate Fox’s management of the X-franchise before diving into the wider question of fan entitlement, platonic relationships, and Cap being in love with Bucky (cuz he IS, ok?).

Cinecast Episode 442 – Pre-Madonna

For whatever reason, X-men seems to be the one Marvel franchise that your hosts seem to have some amount of loyalty to. Even though we all know that the third one is the worst, we traverse the murky waters of X-Men: Apocalypse – the “third one” in the slightly rebooted version of the franchise. With a busy week schedule-wise, there wasn’t much else to talk about, but Andrew threw together a quick, Memorial Day Watch List that includes very early Costner, Robert Mitchum vs a submarine and the very first film for Tom Cruise and Sean Penn. We meander a little bit around the state of the current multi-plex, but ultimately pledge to be back with an all-new Top Five list next and some other goodies. Have a seat and take a listen!

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After the Hype #141 – Summer Blockbuster Battle



We’re joined this week by long time friend and fan Justin Thiele – who brings us plenty of reasons why LAST ACTION HERO is not worthy of the title of BEST SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER FILM. That’s right, folks, it’s time for another battle episode and we’ve got some great movies to talk about. Jon defends PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL but can’t say the title right. Bryan makes a scary-good case for JAWS. Chewie whisks us away to nostalgia-town with TWISTER. Ryan dons the fedora and defends RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. So, which movie wins? Just going to have to listen to the episode and find out!


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