Unforgiven


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Dale and Jim have very different opinions on the quality of Clint Eastwood’s 1992 film Unforgiven. Listen to hear who loves it and who hates it!

Other topics include
-WWE’s dumpster match
-C2E2 2017 where Dale interviewed artists and writers on how they tell their stories.
-Jim returning to the big stage on May 5th.
-Dale’s favorite Real Ghostbusters episode.

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The Karate Kid

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What is the best martial art for self-defense? Why didn’t Mr. Miyagi open a karate studio? Why was Ali interested in Daniel? We watched The Karate Kid and examined the choices everyone made!

Other topics include
-Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is a game that Dale is currently very excited about.
-Trailer Rundown featuring Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. What’s up with Luke?!
-Did Shawn Michaels oversell?
-What does Steven Spielberg sound like?
-What is your favorite Real Ghostbusters episode?

 

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Escape from New York

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What would your role be in an Escape from New York scenario? Sewer dweller? Crossdressing theatre enthusiast? Run for Duke of New York?

Other topics include:
-Dale’s favorite Real Ghostbusters episode.
-The “rain at the funeral” trope.
-Thor Ragnarok trailer came out this week and it looks…good?
-Fate of the Furious hits theatres this week. How much will it make?
-A John Wick discussion since both Dale and Jim have now seen it.

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Scream


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On this week’s episode, Jim takes a horror movie quiz ala the opening scene of Scream.

Other topics include:
-The influence of Scream (1996) and how to properly pace a whodunit.
-The Real Ghostbusters is on Netflix. What episode is your favorite?
-WWE Wrestlemania 33 recap. Undertaker is retired. Randy Orton still sucks. Brock screams funny.
-Two screenwriters put Seth Rogen’s pseudonym on the cover in hopes of selling it. Guess how that worked out.
-The Ghost in the Shell ate it at the box office.

Box Office Prediction: Smurfs: The Lost Village
Jim & Dale: 12 Mil

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Jurassic Park


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In Jurassic Park, how much do you think admission would have been? Would you accept the invite to test run a dinosaur theme park? Would you let your girl talk to Ian Malcolm? Who would win in a fight, Mr. DNA or Clippy?

Other topics include:
-WWE Wrestlemania 33 Preview & Predictions.
-Thoughts on Logan (2017).
-Jim drank tequila, jager bombs, and beer before playing guitar at a live show. How did it go?
-Power Rangers (2017) did decent at the box office.
-Escape from New York remake director has been revealed.

Box Office Prediction: Ghost in the Shell
Dale: 28M
Jim: 33M

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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The Character Work film this week is Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Which delicacy from the palace dinner scene would you eat? Who’s the best of the Indiana Jones women? Why did Indiana Jones drink poison?

Other topics include:
-The leaked photos and videos of WWE superstar Paige.
-Mass Effect Andromeda’s awful face animations.
-Dale partying at an Irish bar on St. Patrick’s Day.
-Skeet Ulrich, Neve Campbell, and Courtney Cox playing high schoolers.
-Power Rangers (2017) hitting everything on the minority checklist in hopes of making a profit.

Box Office Prediction: Power Rangers
Dale: 22M
Jim: 66M

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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Some movie theaters are installing playgrounds so the children have a place to play. How does that sound? Movie theaters in general have become a corporate soul-less experience and Dale is not happy about it.

The Character Work film of the week is E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial! Is E.T. a child or an adult screw-up? How hot was Elliot’s mom? Would you kill E.T. if he started manipulating your mind? Did you have an alien friend fantasy as a kid?

Also, a St. Patrick’s Day edition of Pitch It!

Box Office Prediction: Beauty and the Beast
Dale: 80 mil
Jim: 46 mil

 

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Tombstone


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Jim questions his choice of coaching little league while Dale’s choice of trying the Blazin’ sauce at Buffalo Wild Wings led to immediate regret.

Tombstone (1993) brings up the discussion of infidelity, starting a business in a new town, being too casual in dangerous scenarios, and horse sex.

Other topics include Dale’s new D&D adventure “Killer Clowns from Waterdeep” and a Philly man lying about his stolen car and saying there was a kid inside in hopes the cops would find it faster.

Box Office Prediction: Kong: Skull Island
Jim: 54 mil
Dale: 50 mil

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The Fast and the Furious

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This 2017 Academy Award Special episode includes red carpet interviews from Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nic Cage, Donald Trump, Macho Man Randy Savage, George Lucas, and Mark Wahlberg. The Best Picture controversy is covered immediately after the awards ceremony with actors exiting the venue.

Listener Dave joins Dale and Jim to defend sabotaging the listener poll and to discuss Rob Cohen’s 2001 car masturbation movie The Fast and the Furious.

Box Office Prediction: Logan
Dale: 40 mil
Jim: 66 mil
Dave: 120 mil

 

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Galaxy Quest


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The movie of the week is Galaxy Quest! What would your role be on a spaceship? If you came across beings who didn’t know what lying was, would you fill them in or milk them for all it was worth?

Other topics include Dale’s love of John Wick, Finding Dory, Rubtumblers, a screenwriting Craigslist ad, Bark Party, and a Sinbad Pitch It!

Box Office Prediction: Get Out
Dale: 14 mil
Jim: 18 mil

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