Episode 252 Oscar Preview with Doug Benson Parts 1 and 2!


Chris and Graham welcome back Doug Benson to talk about the 2015 Academy Awards nominations! See if these three film nerds can help your Oscar pool.

Taken 3 Review

Taken 3 has a tag line of “It Ends Here”. If that’s true, we can all breathe a great sigh of relief. I mean, hey, I LOVE this direction Liam Neeson has chosen for himself the past number of years. He reinvented himself as an action film tough guy. And he’s great at it. And…

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American Sniper Review

I remember a tragic story in the news a year or so ago about an ex-sniper that was killed on a firing range helping other soldiers that had come home with PTSD. I didn’t realize at first that this film was about the same guy. American Sniper is essentially a biopic about Navy SEAL sniper…

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Into The Woods Review

For many musical theatre types, Into The Woods is a master work, one of the best pieces by Stephen Sondheim, the anti-populist, intellectual, “difficult” composer and lyricist. Into The Woods is one of his biggies, featuring great music and songs, strong characters, and a fun storyline that subverts a bunch of fairy tales. Huge in…

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Paddington Review

I met Paddington the Bear at a very tender moment in my life. I had been moved to London from Sydney at age seven, an only child, with no friends in my new city and a total sense of displacement. My parents immediately bought me a Paddington Bear, who became my fast friend. I could…

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Asylum Review Part 1

I have just watched 27 minutes of this hour and half movie, and my bootleg copy has locked up. But I am THANKFUL. If you don’t know the back story this, it  is so bad it’s funny. If you know the back story, it is so atrocious it’s hilarious!! DISCLAIMER: I am acting IN this…

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Big Eyes Review

First, let me just say, I am a huge fan of Tim Burton.  And that ain’t easy, sometimes, let me tell you as you’re trying to sit through a remake of… well, any remake he has made. But From Pee Wee’s Big Adventure to Edward Scissorhands to yes, even Sleepy Hollow, I enjoy my time…

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The Imitation Game Review

With Oscar season well upon us, The Imitation Game definitely has a hat in the ring. It’s a historical drama primarily set during World War II, about a man many people may only know by name, but not by deed. I had heard of Alan Turing and vaguely knew his role in WWII, but I…

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