Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Episode 432: Summer Movie Goals

The summer isn't quite here yet, but the weather is warming up, the sun is getting brighter, and in lieu of a Summer Movie Preview, the Deucecast crew has hashtag goals. It's the summer movie goals, by Mikey, Dave, and #TwitterlessDr Earl, each with their list of cinema focused tasks to accomplish between now and September.

First up, a round of Box Office Mojo, looking at the few movies that actually made money in 2020, then the guys list their goals.... catching up on a movie missed, or re-watching a classic, or watching a longer version of a movie seen before... chasing a director... chasing an actor... updating a movie list... and of course, the Nintendo Power Glove.


Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Episode 431: The That Guy, That Gal Draft

In what feels like Quarantine Episode 1003, the Deucecast Movie Show crew joins together via another Zoom meeting to discuss another draft... this time, not just the "Hey! It's That Guy!'s , but also the "Hey, its That Girl!'s as well." Mikey, Dave, and #TwitterlessDrEarl bring in the young, heavy hitter, Spawn of Ryfun, Every since he was a Lowercase G (But now he's a big G) from Southeast Georgia, Garrison.

After the drafts that saw each of the guys build their movie studio with actors, then actresses, then directors, it's time to fill the studio with the supporting casts.

To determine who goes first, a few rounds of Exhibition Denzel commences, before a real elimination style Denzel match ensues.

Among some of the draft picks, John Wick's butler... a Disney voice over legend... Ben Affleck's Gone sister... Friday Night Kyle... a few that can be argued shouldn't be there... and that CCH Pounder lady...

Plus the revelation that "Grand Daddy Daycare" exists.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Episode 430: Better Living Through ReFlicktions


Perhaps some of the country is opening again, but the Deucecast guys have never closed, back again for another week of ReFlicktions, with all the movies seen in the last few weeks. Mikey is better living through chemistry on some painkillers for a kidney stone, Dave from the office with the kid who keeps appearing, and #TwitterlessDrEarl ready to lay out his huge list of films.

Among the Topics:
The rise and fall and fall and fall of Travolta's career... Sully's boring life... a doc that Dave loves... #TwitterlessDrEarl isn't impressed with classic horror... Mikey takes on the docs... weird Netflix flicks... classic Gene Hackman... tennis flicks... cleaning out the DVR... and more Gerard Butler


  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God (Prime)
  • Angel Has Fallen (Netflix)
  • Attack the Block (DirecTV / Crackle)
  • Bad Education (HBO)
  • Blinded by the Light (HBO / Hulu)
  • Comic Book Confidential (Prime)
  • The Death of Dick Long (VOD)
  • Drop Zone (Crackle)
  • Extraction (Netflix)
  • The French Connection (Starz)
  • The Hospital (Prime)
  • In a Valley of Violence (HBO)
  • John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection (Prime)
  • The Kitchen (HBO)
  • The Lighthouse (Prime)
  • Literally, Right Before Aaron (Hulu)
  • Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary (Prime)
  • Phantasm (Prime)
  • Platform (Netflix)
  • Rosemary's Baby (Prime / Hulu)
  • The Scheme (HBO)
  • Sully (DirecTV)
  • Three Identical Strangers (Hulu)
  • To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (Netflix)
  • Trolls World Tour (VOD)
  • The Wild & Wonderful World of Whites of West Virginia (Prime)
  • The Willoughbys (Netflix)
  • The Wolfpack (Hulu)




Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Episode 429: On the Mark

In the new episode of The Deucecast Movie Show, the guys 'fess up about the things they are passionate about when it comes to movies. Mikey, Dave, and The Twitterless One, #TwitterlessDrEarl brings up those things in movies they "mark out for". From the Urban Dictionary: When you "mark out", you stand up for something or believe something completely.  Believing something completely.

And to help the guys mark out, they bring in a Friend of the Show who always marks out for The Deucecast, Miss Independent himself, Jeremy Burgess.

First up, a game of Rotten Tomatoes, checking out movies all about spring -- call out your score, whoever is closer (over or under) and get the point.

And then the crew looks at the directors, actors, genres, scenes, tropes and more they "mark out for", or "stan" for, or even as #TwitterlessDrEarl would say, "find groovy, the bees knees, the cat's pajamas"...  media movies... legendary logos... superstar deaths... and getting nekkid. Just listen. You'll get it.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Episode 428: Best of the Worst 2000s

In these uncertain times, it's important to embrace what you truly love -- bad movies. And leave it to Mikey, Dave, and #TwitterlessDrEarl to bring you the best. The Best of the Worst.
After doing the Best of the Worst films of the 2010s with Lil G Ryfun (Ep 377) and 1990s (Ep 389), it was time to do Best of the Worst films, as dictated by a Rotten Tomatoes score of 50% or less... and to get the perspective of the fairer kind, the Jennifers make a return... Jennifer Kaufman and Jennifer Novotny both join the show!

First up, to celebrate the release weekend anniversary of Avengers Infinity War and Endgame, an MCU themed version of IMDb, naming the movie roles of those in the MCU...

Then the trash that we love, movies that rank low on RT but high in our hearts, from Orlando Jones getting shoved up an alien's bum to Britney Spears hitting a cross road to a Star Wars mission road trip to #TwitterlessDrEarl surprising everyone with his Scooby Doo love.

Plus, what happened to Julia Robert's best role in the Julie Bracket... Doctor Aphra... love for Favreau... Va-poo-rizers... M Night's folly... Dim Sum... Richard Pryor's bad Toys... Robin Williams bad Toys... the J-Lo Triumverate..

Movies discussed, and where to find them streaming (at the time of recording)

  • America's Sweethearts (STARZ)
  • August Rush (for rental)
  • Crossroads (not streaming anywhere)
  • Couples Retreat (for rental)
  • Daredevil (for rental)
  • Eagle Eye (for rental)
  • Elizabethtown (Amazon Prime)
  • Employee of the Month (Showtime)
  • Envy (for rental) 
  • Equilibrium (Netflix)
  • Evolution (Amazon Prime)
  • Fanboys (for rental)
  • Four Christmases (DirecTV)
  • Gone in 60 Seconds (Vudu Free)
  • The Island (HBO)
  • Lady in the Water (for rental)
  • The Majestic (Vudu Free)
  • Nacho Libre (Netflix)
  • National Treasure (Netflix) 
  • Night of the Museum (STARZ)
  • Romeo Must Die (for rental)
  • Scooby Doo (IMDb TV)
  • Surfer Dude (Vudu Free) 
  • Sydney White (Crackle)
  • The Toy (Crackle)
  • Toys (not streaming)
  • The Wedding Planner (Showtime; STARZ)

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Episode 427: Favorite Movie Opening Sequences

Another week, another episode from Quarantine Central, and Mikey, Dave, and #TwitterlessDrEarl.
First up, a random game of See This Not That with 80s movie stars... and to bring in more movies and more opinions, it's the pride of St. Simon's Island, Georgia, that being Scottie Ryfun... and what's better than one Ryfun?  Ice cream. But in lieu of having ice cream, how about another Ryfun?  Lil G Ryfun returns again (and even has his pic on the website!)

Finally, to the Top Five... One of the most crucial parts of any film is the beginning, and the guys want to give their Favorite Movie Opening Sequences of All Time.

Also randomly discussed... Truman Capote... Ziro the Hutt... Annie Hall... the pretty of Ana de Armas... the early acting of Katie Heigl... JCVD's birthright... Leonard Nimoy's kid show... when Ryfun woke up Danny Glover... the old man that is Lil G Ryfun... Dave sees Star Wars on HBO...

These are the movies discussed, and where they are streaming at the time of recording:

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (DirecTV)
  • Baby Driver (FX Now)
  • Blade Runner (Netflix)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Showtime)
  • The Dark Knight (DirecTV)
  • Ghostbusters (for rental)
  • The Godfather (for rental)
  • Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom (Netflix)
  • Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade (Netflix)
  • Inglorious Basterds (Netflix)
  • Jaws (DirecTV; Cinemax)
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (for rental)
  • Lethal Weapon 3 (STARZ)
  • The Lion King (Disney+)
  • Minority Report (Netflix)
  • Mission Impossible III (for rental)
  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (Hulu)
  • Police Story (Criterion Channel; Kanopy)
  • Quantum of Solace (HBO)
  • Pulp Fiction (STARZ)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (Netflix) 
  • Saving Private Ryan (DirecTV) 
  • Scream (Showtime)
  • Seems Like Old Times (Crackle)
  • Star Wars: The Voyage Home (Disney+)
  • Up (Disney+)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Episode 426: Clay Comforts

In these times, it's important to take time to be safe and healthy, but sometimes you need just a little more security in your earholes. Which is why The Deucecast Movie Show guys -- Mikey, Dave, and #TwitterlessDrEarl -- are bringing the world a list of "Comfort Movies"... movies that just make you feel good, or that you've seen so many times, it's a total escape to watch.

But to truly provide the comfort you may need, the DCMS brings on the dulcet tones of Friend of the Show Clay Shaver!  Back again to show up the crew with his awesome style, the show catches up with the old friend, bragging a little on the Spawn of Clay and her record making track style, as well as getting the latest COVID news from up north.

Then, in a game played for the first time since Episode 350 (Oct 2018), a rousing round of Reel or Unreel, as Dave calls out the movie description and Mikey, Clay, & #TwitterlessDrEarl have to decipher what is... well, real... or unreal...

And finally, the topic at hand, Comforting Films. Those movies that just make you feel good, that you can enjoy at any point in these troubled times. From a Jesus musical to a Nic Cage drama to retrieving a baseball to the movie that stole the Oscar from "Enchanted".

Movies featured, and where to stream them at recording time:

  • The Cannonball Run (unavailable for streaming)
  • Con Air (for rental)
  • DieHard 2: DieHarder (HBO)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (Netflix)
  • Go (CBS All Access) 
  • Godspell (for rental)
  • Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade (Netflix)
  • Inside Out (Disney+)
  • The Intern (for rental)
  • La La Land (DirecTV)
  • Mallrats (for rental)
  • Metropolitan (Showtime)
  • The Music Man (DirecTV)
  • Napoleon Dynamite (STARZ)
  • Once (for rental)
  • The Power of Glove (for rental)
  • The Sandlot (STARZ)
  • Star Wars (Disney+)
  • The Terminal (for rental)
  • The Wedding Singer (AMC On Demand)
  • The Wizard (HBO)

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Episode 425: ReFlicktions and TV Time Too

The second week of quarantine recording brings Mikey, #TwitterlessDrEarl, and Dave back to their respective Deucecast Central, Deucecast ER, and Deucecast Cabanas, to give a quick recap of the movies that have been seen in the last few weeks.

Mikey was able to catch just a few films in the theaters before the lockdown, while Dave and #TwitterlessDrEarl slum it up on conventional TV screens....

And speaking of TV screens, after the list of movies, the guys turn their attention to the small screen as they go over some of the television shows they've been watching and binging -- The Outsider (HBO)... WestWorld (HBO)... Lost in Space (Netflix)... LegoMaster (Hulu) are a few of the several shows discussed, and for the first time in a long time... Grey's Anatomy Watch returns!

Here are the movies discussed:

  • Abominable (for rental)
  • All the Bright Places (Netflix)
  • Angel Has Fallen (Netflix)
  • At Close Range (Amazon Prime)
  • Battered Baseball of Baseball (Netflix)
  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Netflix)
  • Bloodshot (for rental)
  • Coffee & Kareem (Netflix)
  • Cop Car (Netflix)
  • Dark Side of the Ring: Benoit (YouTube)
  • The Dead Don't Die (Cinemax)
  • The Death of Stalin (Netflix)
  • Downfall (Amazon Prime)
  • Frances Ferguson (Amazon Prime)
  • Galveston (HBO)
  • The Hunt (for rental)
  • The Invisible Man (for rental)
  • The Last Unicorn (HBO)
  • Murder Mystery (Netflix)
  • Ninjak vs the Valiant Universe (YouTube)
  • Onward (Disney+)
  • Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis (HBO)
  • Scott Pilgrim vs the World (Netflix)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (for rental)
  • Spenser: Confidential (Netflix)
  • Sweetheart (Netflix)
  • Zombieland: DoubletTap (Starz)

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Episode 424: Islands in the Streaming VI

The Deucecast Movie Show is here and ready to fill your quarantined earholes with lots of fun goodness and movie magic! And bringing back a long standing tradition, perhaps more important now than ever, is the Islands in the Streaming episode.  Mikey, Dave & Dr Earl bring forth their favorite picks for films to stream while you are stuck safe at home.

Need a drama? Try Chinatown.  Need to laugh? What about Vacation? Want some true life? Check out Paradise Lost.  Plus 27 more films to choose from, and where to find them.

Here's where you can find the movies discussed...


  • All the Bright Places (Netflix)
  • Always (Starz)
  • Bolt (Disney+)
  • A Boy Named Charlie Brown (Hulu)
  • Chinatown (Starz)
  • Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (Netflix)
  • Dr. No (DirecTV Stream)
  • Equalibriam (Netflix)
  • Happy Death Day (HBO)
  • Innerspace (Cinemax)
  • John Carter (Disney+)
  • The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (Starz)
  • Kingpin (Amazon Prime, Netflix)
  • Kumiko the Treasure Hunter (Kanopy)
  • Mary Poppins Returns (Disney+)
  • Miracle on 34th Street (Disney+)
  • National Lampoon's Vacation (Hulu)
  • Pan's Labyrinth (Netflix; Starz)
  • Paradise Lost: The Child Murders of Robin Hood Hills (Amazon Prime)
  • Parenthood (Starz)
  • Reality Bites (HBO)
  • The Rundown (HBO)
  • Searching for Sugarman (Netflix)
  • Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs (Disney+)
  • Spider-man: Into the Spiderverse (Netflix)
  • Sunshine Cleaning (Amazon Prime)
  • There Will Be Blood (Netflix)
  • Vertigo (Starz)
  • When We First Met (Netflix)
  • 12 Monkeys (Showtime)


Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Episode 423: The Directors Draft

In a final episode together (for now, anyway), Mikey and Dave take a look at the studio draft... first, the guys drafted the best Actors around for their own studios.  Then, then best actresses.

And now, the guys pick their favorite directors. And like always, the Spawn of Ryfun, the Lowercase G who now is a Big G, calls in to select the directors to direct their films.

First up, a classic round of The Ryan Phillippe Game, then picking one by one -- Matt Reeves... Greta Gerwig... Baumbach! Watiti! Nolan and much more!

Who would you pick to lead your studio? 

(NOTE: Recorded before social distancing became a strong suggestion in many areas, as well as before Kenny Rogers passed away)

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Episode 422: The 2020 Deucie Awards and 2019 Top 10

It's that time of the year, late winter, early spring, when the Deucecast Movie Show puts a cap on the previous year by not only by listing the picks for the Top Ten Films of the Year, but also the People's Movie Awards, the true champions of film, The Deucie Awards of 2020.

Dave, Mikey, and #TwitterlessDrEarl sit down on the mic and share their picks for their fave films in all of 2019, from a Malick masterpiece (?) to a Fast & Furious spinoff to a Korean star is born.  Only five films made it on all three lists, while a handful more made it only on two.

All along the countdown, the winners are revealed for categories like Supporting Actor... Best Ensemble... Best Comedy... the first real winner of the Jacob "Pinky" Pinkerton Brain Candy Film of the Year... can Saoirse Ronan become a two time winner?  Can John Wick win a trilogy of Best Action movies?  How many of the 9 nominations can Little Women actually win? Will #TwitterlessDrEarl's fandom of A Hidden Life actually carry it to an award?

Find out in this exciting episode! Get your ballots out and see how your predictions go!

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Episode 421: ReFlicktions for the Wilderpeople


As winter draws to a close, spring has sprung and is springing with springiness -- and a great time to do a round up of the movies seen by the Deucecast guys, Mikey, Dave, and #TwitterlessDrEarl.

Amongst the old and new movies reviewed, the crew also discusses Octavia Spenser roles... Will Ferrell's latest career choices... Dr. Earl's love of comics... Noah Jupe vs Finn Wolfhard... Leigh Whannell's directorial efforts... another Amy Adams flick for Dave... watching one for Burgess... when Dane Cook was a thing... and Pixar's latest...

Here are the movies discussed and where to find them streaming (at time of recording):
  • Bad Boys for Life (in theaters)
  • Downhill (in theaters)
  • Wrinkles the Clown (Hulu)
  • Ma (HBO)
  • The Killing Joke (HBO)
  • The Hustle (EPIX)
  • Just Mercy (in theaters)
  • Honey Boy (Amazon Prime)
  • The Creepy Line (Amazon Prime)
  • A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (Netflix)
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me (HBO)
  • In a Valley of Violence (HBO)
  • The Gentlemen (in theaters)
  • Outlaw King (Netflix)
  • Alita: Battle Angel (HBO)
  • The Master (Netflix)
  • Call of the Wild (in theaters)
  • Horse Girl (Netflix)
  • Higher Learning (CBS Streaming)
  • Upgrade (HBO)
  • Invisible Man (in theaters)
  • Godzilla King of the Monsters (HBO)
  • The Lodge (in theaters)
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Hulu)
  • The Way Back (in theaters)
  • Good Luck Chuck (Showtime)
  • Onward (in theaters)
  • Spenser Confidential (Netflix)

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Episode 420: 2020 Spring Movie Preview

As the winter prepares for one last blast of cold before the sun decides to destroy the land for six months, Mikey and Dave get ready for all the upcoming movies.

Starting in early March, going weekend by weekend, the Deuce guys give you the rundown on each big release, including some streaming films -- everything from Black Widow and A Quiet Place Part II to another Peter Rabbit film, another Trolls film, still another Spongebob film and somehow another Scooby Doo film.  

And of course, they talk about good stuff too.   

Friday, February 28, 2020

The 2020 Deucie Award Nominations

Here are the official nominations for the 7th Annual Deucie Awards;  awards to be presented on Episode 421, released on March 11th.

By the numbers:
Most nominations: Little Women (9)... Marriage Story (7)... Knives Out (5)... Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (5)... Parasite (5)... A Hidden Life (4)... Bombshell (4)

BEST PICTURE

  1. 1917
  2. A Hidden Life
  3. Knives Out
  4. Little Women
  5. Marriage Story
  6. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood
  7. Parasite


AWARD FOR DIRECTING ACHIEVEMENT BY A DIRECTOR WHO DIRECTED

  1. Noah Baumbach, "Marriage Story"
  2. Greta Gerwig, "Little Women"
  3. Bong Joon Ho, "Parasite"
  4. Terrance Malick, "A Hidden Life"
  5. Sam Mendes, "1917"
  6. Quentin Tarantino, "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood"


BEST ACTOR

  1. Christian Bale, "Ford v Ferrari"
  2. Leonardo DiCaprio, "Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood"
  3. Adam Driver, "Marriage Story"
  4. Eddie Murphy, "Dolemite is My Name"
  5. Joaquin Phoenix, "Joker"
  6. Adam Sandler, "Uncut Gems"


BEST ACTRESS

  1. Akwafina, "The Farewell"
  2. Scarlett Johansson, "Marriage Story"
  3. Lupita Nyong'o, "US"
  4. Florence Pugh, "Midsommar"
  5. Saoirse Ronan, "Little Women"
  6. Charlize Theron, "Bombshell"


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  1. Alan Alda, "Marriage Story"
  2. Timothee Chalamet, "Little Women"
  3. Daniel Craig, "Knives Out"
  4. Al Pacino, "The Irishman"
  5. Joe Pesci, "The Irishman"
  6. Brad Pitt, "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood"


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  1. Laura Dern, "Little Women"
  2. Rebecca Ferguson, "Doctor Sleep"
  3. Scarlett Johansson, "JoJo Rabbit"
  4. Thomasin McKenzie, "JoJo Rabbit"
  5. Florence Pugh, "Little Women"
  6. Margot Robbie, "Bombshell"


THE JACOB PINKY AWARD FOR BEST BRAIN CANDY FILM

  1. Doctor Sleep
  2. Fast & Furious Present: Hobbs & Shaw
  3. Ford v Ferrari
  4. John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum
  5. Jumanji The Next Level


BEST ORIGINAL OR ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

  1. Noah Baumbach, "Marriage Story"
  2. Greta Gerwig, "Little Women"
  3. Rian Johnson, "Knives Out"
  4. Bong Joon Ho & Jin Won Han, "Parasite"
  5. Quentin Tarantino, "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood"


BEST ANIMATED FILM

  1. Frozen 2
  2. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
  3. Missing Link
  4. Toy Story 4
  5. Wonder Park


BEST SONG OR SCORE

  1. Bombshell, music by Theodore Shapiro, featuring Caroline Shaw, Petra Haden, Susanna Hoffs
  2. A Hidden Life, music by James Newton Howard
  3. Joker, music by Hildur Guonadittior
  4. "I Punched Keanu Reeves" from "Always Be My Maybe", music and lyrics by Randall Park and Dan the Automator
  5. Little Women, music by Alexandre Desplat
  6. Uncut Gems, music by Daniel Lopatin


BEST CAST ENSEMBLE

  1. Avengers Endgame
  2. Bombshell
  3. Knives Out
  4. Little Women
  5. Parasite


BEST MOTION PICTURE DRAMA 

  1. Dark Waters
  2. A Hidden Life
  3. Marriage Story
  4. Parasite
  5. Uncut Gems


BEST MOTION PICTURE COMEDY

  1. Always Be My Maybe
  2. Dolemite is My Name
  3. JoJo Rabbit
  4. Knives Out
  5. Late Night


BEST MOTION PICTURE ACTION

  1. 1917
  2. 6 Underground
  3. Avengers Endgame
  4. Fast & Furious Present: Hobbs & Shaw
  5. John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum


BEST FANTASY / SCI FI

  1. Avengers Endgame
  2. Captain Marvel
  3. Doctor Sleep
  4. Spider-Man Far From Home
  5. Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker



Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Episode 419: The Decade by Genre Pt 2

What's better than almost two hours spent, discussing six genres of films in the 2010s?  Another 90 minutes more with the guys talking about six more genres!

Mikey, Dave, and #TwitterlessDrEarl are again joined by Friend of the Show, Miss Independent himself Jeremy Burgess, to tackle even more films in the years spanning 2010 to 2019.

First up, birthday movies, with classics like "Hot Tub Time Machine", "Major Payne", "Romeo Must Die", and even "Baby: Secret of a Lost Legend" all coming upon 10, 20, even 35 years from release.

Jeremy also gives a heads up about a few indie films to keep an eye on.

Then, the rest of the decade, with the guys giving their top three in genres like Comedy... Sci/Fi Fantasy... Documentaries... Action movies... even guilty pleasures... and wild card round of Potent Potables.

Expect lots of love for a Mission Impossible flick... Mad Max's glorious return... Sandler's gems... Mikey's love for the man behind the Winnebago... and of course, Dave's pick for the best bicycle messenger movie ever.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Episode 418: The Decade by Genre Pt 1

The first decade of The Deucecast Movie Show has ended -- as the show counts the commonlaw definition between 2010 and 2019 -- and the crew is ready to discuss the best films of the last ten years.

With an upcoming special featuring the Top Ten of the 2010s, it's important to discuss many of the other films that were loved and beloved by Mikey, Dave, #TwitterlessDrEarl, and Friend of the Show Burgess.

In this first of two parts, the show features six of twelve genres - drama, animated, family, comic book films, indie movies, and horror/thriller films -- and each of the team gives their top three, genre by genre.

You'll get a look at what makes Captain America Civil War so great... the joy of Paddington...  lots of Wes Anderson and Terrence Malick love... Burgess hates families... why The Social Network might be a perfect film... THEY KNEW from Spotlight... the horror of Black Swan... Dave's pick for the possible best script of the 2010s... and much, much more. 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Episode 417: Burgentines Day Nomination ReFlicktions

Happy Heart Day, a mere few days away, and Mikey and Dave are in-studio to celebrate.  On the Binder & Binder Law Hotline, the #TwitterlessDrEarl calls in, taking a break from the kidney transplant he was performing.

Also calling in for Burgentine's Day III, Miss Independent himself Jeremy Burgess, to discuss the movies assigned to him to watch for this week of romance.  Which film will be his #1?  And which show contributor assigned him the worst of the bunch (the answer may shock you!)

Along the way, the nominations for the 7th annual Deucie Awards are announced... with Little Women receiving 9 nominations... Marriage Story getting 7... Knives Out, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and Parasite getting 5 each... A Hidden Life and Bombshell with 4... 1917, JoJo Rabbit, Doctor Sleep, Avengers Endgame, and Uncut Gems getting 3 each... and another 22 films getting 1-2 each... (the full nomination list will be posted this week)


Movies discussed (and where you can find them at the time of episode posting)
  • 1917 (in theaters)
  • A Hidden Life (in theaters)
  • Southern Rites (HBO doc)
  • Parasite (in theaters)
  • One Day in September (Prime)
  • A Song For You: Austin City Limits (Prime)
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Hulu)
  • Little Women (in theaters)
  • JoJo Rabbit (in theaters)
  • Bad Boys for Life (in theaters)
  • The Gentlemen (in theaters)
  • Klaus (Netflix)
  • I Lost My Body (Netflix)
  • Blow Out (Prime)
  • A Vigilante (Prime)
  • Troop Zero (Hulu)
  • Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (in theaters)
  • Tell Me Who I Am (Netflix)






Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Episode 416: Oscar Travesties

The Oscars are coming in just a few days, and a few days later, the Oscar predictions made before the Oscars but released after the Oscars (get it? got it? good!) but until then Mikey and Dave are here to discuss snubs and travesties.

Up first, Birthday movies, find out which movies dropped 5, 10, 15, 20, even 45 years ago!  Taylor Swift hit the big screen in 2010, Dave had a date in 2000, you were asked to not forget about the Brat Pack in 1985, and much more.

Then, the guys look at recent Oscar history and talk about the biggest mistakes, the biggest snubs, and the biggest travesties of all time... why didnt Mr Rogers get a nod?  Why didnt Ford get a Witness?  How did Art Carney win an award? And so much more...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Episode 415: Surprise and Delights of 2019

Another 2019 in review episode commences, all leading up to the Top Ten of 2019 (coming soon!), but this time around, it's Movie Surprise and Delights of 2019.

Mikey, Dave, and Alison Brie Larsen Lover #TwitterlessDrEarl welcome in Mr Independent himself, Friend of the Show Jeremy Burgess, to talk all about a little of everything.

First up, its Word Up, where the guys fill in the blank when talking about Avatar 2, Endgame Oscars, and much more.

Then it's the list of "Surprise & Delights" of the year, a handful of movies from 2019 that started with low expectations, and to the surprise of the guys... the movie was delightful. The crew jumps into the topic at hand, movies like Escape Room (!)... Triple Frontier (!)... Marriage Story (!?)... and Cats (!!??)

It's a great way to remember the films that you may have forgotten, or chose to forget!








Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Episode 414: See This, Not That - The Oscar Edition

Award season is in full swing, and Mikey, Dave, and #Twitterless Dr Earl have loved seeing their favorites -- Adam Driver, ScarJo, Joaquin, Charlize, and many more -- end up with Academy Award nominations (even after some Golden Globe wins!)

And the guys decided to look at all the nominees to figure out what people should see from their body of work (Flo Pugh takes a train! Laura Dern and the dinos!  Tom Hanks lawyers up!  Pacino can't sleep!) and then... maybe what you should skip (Flo Pugh takes a train!  Joaquin is still here! Margot shouldn't focus! Brad's world goes cool!)

It's a supersized edition of the game "See This, Not That", where the Deucecast crew goes through all the Best Actor, Best Actress, Supporting, and Best Director Awards and gives their picks for a film you should see, and one you should skip.