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.

Black Sea Review

A submarine thriller in the midst of Oscar season? All the Academy contenders in the theater and you want me to think about seeing a little movie in the weirdly specific submarine niche? Um, ok. In fact, that’s kind of what drew me to it. It NOT an Oscar movie. And hey, it’s got Jude…

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Inherent Vice Review

I really loved the trailer to this film. The person that cut the trailer really did their job well, because it made the film look really funny and have a lot of character. It’s not that the trailer lied to us or anything, because it didn’t. Inherent Vice is full of really great characters, and…

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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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