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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Episode 274: Nostalgia vs Recency Bias - Movie Year Tourney IX

The guys of the Deucecast Movie Show -- Mikey, Dave & Pinky -- join forces with friends of the show Remodeling Clay Podcast host Clay Shaver as well as Terence Malick Apologist, Wit Stillman Fan, Brie lover (both the cheese and the Larsen), Film Historian and -ologist of the world, Dr Earl.

In this ep, you'll hear the gang discuss Shelley Long films... Homeward Bound (ooooh)... Pare vs Dudikoff in the Battle of the Michaels and another Six Pack mention.

Tonight's battles:

Jurassic Park... Schindler's List... The Fugitive... Tombstone... Dazed & Confused



Aliens... Top Gun... Stand By Me... Ferris Bueller's Day Off... The Money Pit



The Revenant... Mad Max Fury Road... The Intern... Spotlight... Jurassic World...



Raising Arizona... Spaceballs... Wall Street... Dirty Dancing... The Princess Bride



Ghostbusters... The Karate Kid... Terminator... This is Spinal Tap... Beverly Hills Cop



The LEGO Movie.. Guardians of the Galaxy... Gone Girl... Into the Woods... Big Hero 6



Field of Dreams... The Abyss... Major League... Batman... Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade



Tron... ET: The Extra Terrestrial... Blade Runner... Poltergeist... Six Pack


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Episode 273: Pinky Goes Commando (and other ReFlicktions)

April is here, spring has sprung and movies have been watched!  Pinky, Mikey, and Dave come back to 'fess those flicks, inviting in Friend of the Show Remodeling Clay Shaver and Film historian, Brie (cheese & Larson) lover, Terence Malick apologist, Wit Stillman fan and -ocologist of the world, Dr Earl.

Birthday movies kick it off with a reminder of how old Rock a Doodle is... and then the long awaiting return of the Cusack Game.  Then, the movies!

Topics this month include:  Remodeling Clay's Oscar catch up... WWE's Jake the Snake... the fun of Kong... Dr Earl and his HBO troubles... Zack Galifianakis can do better... Can Kristen Wiig do better?... Usher, Taylor Dayne & bad subtitles... Pinky discovers Commando... CHiPs vs CHIPs... a Barry Bostwick compendium... making Belle fall in love with you... Jami Gertz...

Then, Pretty in Pink with Pinky, as he discusses Jason Segel Steven Seagal in Under Siege... and then a round of Be Kind // Rewind with Remodeling Clay.

Movie assignments as well!

Movies discussed include:
Hell or High Water... Nocturnal Animals... Arrival... Moonlight... Hidden Figures... Fences... The Resurrection of Jake the Snake... Kong Skull Island... Tickled... Masterminds... Becoming Warren Buffett... The Wraith... I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore... Life... Solitary: Red Onion Prison... The Fury... Hands of Stone... Commando... Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising... CHIPs... Megaforce... Sing Street... Rock & a Hard Place... The Slums of Beverly Hills... Beauty & the Beast... Byzantium... The Conversation...  The Edge of Seventeen

Monday, April 10, 2017

Episode 272: Underrated Star Wars

Mikey, Pinky and Dave are talking Star Wars in this latest ep of The Deucecast Movie Show! And joining the guys this week, over in the pretentious corner, its Wit Stillman Fan, Terence Malick Apologist and Lover of Brie (both the cheese & Larson varities) the greatest –cologist in the world, Dr Earl.

With Star Wars Celebration coming up (of which the podcast is a proud sponsor of!), what better way to talk a Galaxy Far Far Away than to invite in two favorites, the original Skywalking thru Neverlanders, Richard & Sarah Woloski!

The subject is underrated and underappreciated Star Wars characters, including the cutest blue Jedi in the galaxy… who’s most likely to be a mob informant… the guy who yelled “Hold your fire!”… the 7 foot tall rabbit… Kenny Rogers & Six Pack… Dynomite Magazine… Bossk’s unknown ship… Jay Underwood & the boy who could fly…

It’s a fun episode full of "Galactic That Guys" and "Where is that girl?" and "I don't even know what that is..."  Plus, Star Wars Celebration plans… and so much more via random topics and rabbit trails.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Episode 271: Movie Tourney Year Part VII

Once again, Pinky, Mikey & Dave come together to decide the greatest year of movies, ever... this time, with four more matches to finally set up the Entertaining Eight

After a quick chat about RetroZap Podcasting Network, a quick preview of Star Wars Celebration, which Mikey & Dave will be attending (while Pinky goes to prom with his fake girlfriend)

Plus... a throwback to Kenny Rogers' and how he turned our Love Around... and the story of Kenny Rogers' Roasters... and a quick bio of Tony "Tiny" Lister... and the remarkable gap between the years advancing...

ET: The Extra Terrestrial... Rocky III... Poltergeist... 48 Hours... Tron... BladeRunner


Marvel's The Avengers... Skyfall... Argo... Looper... Django Unchained...


Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade... Batman... The Little Mermaid... Major League... UHF... When Harry Met Sally


The Matrix... Fight Club... The Sixth Sense... Star Wars The Phantom Menace... Toy Story 2... Office Space...


The Graduate... The Jungle Book... Guess Who's Coming to Dinner... Bonnie & Clyde... The Dirty Dozen... In the Heat of the Night... Cool Hand Luke...


The Princess Bride... Lethal Weapon... The Untouchables... Wall Street... Full Metal Jacket


Boomerang... Aladdin... The Bodyguard... Unforgiven... Reservoir Dogs... Glengarry Glen Ross... Last of the Mohicans


Mad Max Fury Road... Inside Out... The Revenant.. Room... The Martian... Star Wars the Force Awakens... Jurassic World

Which movie year is your favorite??

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Episode 270: The Deucecast Senior Year

It's that of the year where Senioritis hits everyone who is peering down the barrel of forever... their graduation and the release into the real world.  Of college, anyway.  The old Mikey, the older Dave, and the zygote Pinky welcome in Witt Stillman Fan, Terrence Malick Apologist and Brie Lover (both the cheese & the Larsen), the indomitable Dr. Earl... and calling in on the Binder & Binder Hotline, its Friend of the Show, direct from Bainbridge Brunswick, Georgia, it's Scott Ryfun!

First, a quick chat about Hurricane Matthew stories along with The Huddle & Waffle House saga...

Birthday movies brings the release date celebrations of classics like The Devil's Own... BAPs... All About the Benjamin... Raising Arizona... and of course, The Cutting Edge (TOEPICK!)

And then movies that were released in the Senior Years of high school amongst the Deucecast Movie Show hosts and guests.  For Dave, its films that came out in 1992-93... For Mikey, its 1995-96... For Pinky, its 2011-2012 (so young).  For Ryfun, it was 1987-88 and for Dr Earl was for 1986-87

Movies like Big!  The Untouchables!  Moneyball!  Se7en!  They bring up stories like Dr Earl's first double date... the Clark Cinemas in Enterprise, Alabama, where you have to "pick a side"... Pinky's criminal streak... early Disney love for Dave... bad Sean Connery impressions... janking on pretty boy Brad Pitt... the difference in The Four Tops & The Temptations and where does Levi Stubbs belong?... Dr Earl gets really pretentious... The the (non) success of the cast of Heat... and, of course, the story of The Sperminator

Plus, a full defense of the Chevy Chase film "Funny Farm".

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Episode 269: The Ides of ReFlicktions

Another month brings another batch of movies seen, as Mikey, Pinky and Dave invite in Wit Stillman Fan, Terence Malick Apologist, Movie Historian and Brie Lover (both of cheese and Larson), Dr. Earl...

Right off the top, Dr. Earl gives over his movie assignment to the guys, as he is the Oscar Game Winner of the year... Barry Bostwick, anyone?

Some of the topics discussed...
Setting up John Wick Chapter III... Pinky loves Kong... Andrew Garfield's nominations & career... not a Redford fan... the fascination with Tickled... weird Tom Hanks... Spotlight's spiritual sequel... Dave's cheaper Amy Adams... Olympia Dukakis lives!... tossing shade at indie darling Jeremy Burgess... the sorta good prostitute movie and the very bad food movie... Jewish Hutts... A Melanie Lynskey surge... Mikey's issues with Jennifer Connelly's needles... bad Anna Kendrick... and a Mark Wahlberg film for the ages

Plus, America's favorite classic review segment Pretty in Pink gives a review of Tron!

The Movies Discussed...
Sing Street… Monster… John Wick Chapter 2… Kong: Skull Island… Hacksaw Ridge… Brubaker… The LEGO Batman Movie… WarDogs… The Commitments… Tickled… The Tickled King (short form)… Daddy’s Home… Contact… Once… Max Payne… Cop Car… A Hologram for a King… All the President’s Men… Family Plot… Jack Reacher Never Go Back… Keeping Up with the Jones… The Infiltrator… The Thin Blue Line… Logan… I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore… Get Out… Sausage Party… The Escort… The Gift… The Age of Adeline… Star Wars the Clone Wars…  Shelter... Barton Fink…Rocket Science… Dirty Harry… Silver Streak... Patriot's Day

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Episode 268: The 2017 Deucie Awards (and Top Ten Faves!)

Roll out the red carpet as Mikey, Dave, and Pinky invite in celebs Jeremy Burgess and Terrance Malick Apologist, Wit Stillman Fan, World Famous Oncologist & Lover of Brie (Both Cheese & Larson) Dr Earl, and call in contributions from Shazbazzar and Jennifer Kaufman!

Forget the Oscars, forget the Golden Globes, forget the BAFTAs and everything else -- it's The Deucie Awards!

And during the awards, the guys list their Top Ten of 2016, with discussions on films like "The Invitation" and "The Lobster" and "Captain America Civil War" and "Blue Jay" and "OJ Made in America" and more and more.

Here are the 2017 Deucie Award Nominees...  Nocturnal Animals picked up 8 nominations, with La La Land getting 7... Manchester By the Sea grabbed 6 nods... Hell or High Water and Rogue One a Star Wars Story both get 5 each, while Loving takes 4, and with 3 nominations each, Arrival, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Captain America Civil War, Magnificent Seven and (for the Worst awards) Independence Day Resurgence.  Twenty two more films picked up 2 noms or less.

-Hell or High Water
-La La Land
-Manchester By the Sea
-Nocturnal Animals
--Damien Chazelle - La La Land
--Barry Jenkins - Moonlight
--Kenneth Lonergan - Manchester by the Sea
--David Mackenzie - Hell or High Water
--Denis Villeneuve - Arrival
--Amy Adams - Arrival
--Ruth Negga - Loving
--Sarah Paulson - Blue Jay
--Natalie Portman - Jackie
--Emma Stone - La La Land
--Casey Affleck - Manchester By the Sea
--Joel Edgerton - Loving
--Ryan Gosling - La La Land
--Jake Gyllenhaal - Nocturnal Animals
--Michael Keaton - The Founder
--Jeff Bridges - Hell or High Water
--John Goodman - 10 Cloverfield Lane
--Aaron Taylor Johnson - Nocturnal Animals
--Nick Offerman - The Founder 
--Michael Shannon - Nocturnal Animals
--Amy Adams - Nocturnal Animals
--Viola Davis - Fences
--Helen Mirren - Eye in the Sky
--Michelle Williams - Manchester By the Sea
--Mary Elizabeth Winstead - 10 Cloverfield Lane
--Damien Chazelle - La La Land
--Tom Ford - Nocturnal Animals 
--Kenneth Lonergan - Manchester By the Sea
--Jeff Nichols - Loving
--Taylor Sheridan - Hell or High Water
--Captain America Civil War
--Deepwater Horizon
--Magnificent Seven
--Rogue One A Star Wars Story
--Finding Dory
--The Little Prince
--Kubo & the Two Strings
--Another Day of Sun - La La Land
--We Know the Way - Moana
--You're Welcome - Moana
--Score - Rogue One A Star Wars Story
--Drive It Like You Stole It - Sing Street
--Eye in the Sky
--Hell or High Wtaer
--Manchester By the Sea
--Nocturnal Animals
--Central Intelligence 
--Don't Think Twice
--Hello, My Name is Doris
--La La Land
--The Nice Guys
--Captain America Civil War
--Doctor Strange
--Rogue One A Star Wars Story
--Star Trek Beyond
--10 Cloverfield Lane
--The Accountant
--Captain America Civil War
--London Has Fallen
--Magnificent Seven
--Rogue One A Star Wars Story
--Don't Think Twice
--Magnificent Seven
--Nocturnal Animals
--Rogue One A Star Wars Story
--Sing Street
--Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice
--The Do-Over
--Independence Day: Resurgence
--Kindergarten Cop 2
--Zoolander 2
--Liam Hemsworth - Independence Day: Resurgence
--Judd Hirsh - Independence Day: Resurgence
--Dolph Lundgren - Kindergarden Cop 2
--Adam Sandler - The Do Over
--Ben Stiller - Zoolander 2

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Episode 267: The Mount Rushmore of That Girls

The Deuce Guys Dave, Mikey and Pinky have discussed their own personal Mount Rushmore of Actors (Ep 219)... Actresses (Ep 227)... Directors (Ep 241) and That Guys (Ep 250)... and to continue the series, they now turn their attention to the character actors of the fairer kind, the Mount Rushmore of That Girls!

The names you may or may not know of those lovely actresses who you see and say, "Oh, that's that girl who was in '13 Going on 30'!" or "That's that girl who was in 'The Fighter'!" or "That girl is Stifler's Mom!"

See if you can remember the choices we make... Hope Davis!  John Cusack's sister!  Cobie Smulders!  And after this year's Oscars, Dave's Marisa Tomei comment is even more prescient!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Episode 266: Movie Tourney Year Part VI

Another round of movie year matchups... these are films in the Cinema Sixteen, all vying for a shot at The Entertaining Eight...

Schindler's List... Sleepless in Seattle... Jurassic Park... Dazed & Confused... Tombstone


Saving Private Ryan... The Truman Show... The Big Lebowski... A Bug's Life... Rushmore...


Top Gun... Platoon... Aliens... Ferris Bueller's Day Off... The Color of Money


LA Confidential... Face/Off... Titanic... Men in Black... As Good as It Gets... Air Force One...


Star Wars... Smokey & the Bandit... Close Encounters of the Third Kind... Annie Hall... Slap Shot


The LEGO Movie... Guardians of the Galaxy... Whiplash... Captain America Winter Solder...


Ghostbusters... Gremlins... The Terminator... Beverly Hills Cops... The Muppets Take Manhattan


Jaws... One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest... Dog Day Afternoon... Monty Python & the Holy Grail... Nashville...

So what wins, what loses?  Listen, decide, let us know what YOU think!

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Episode 265: Spring Preview & Oscar Picks

With the winter almost over -- considering it barely started -- it's time for Pinky, Dave and Mikey to look ahead to the movies coming out in March, April & May.

Movies like Logan... The Wall.. Beauty & the Beast... King Arthur: Legend of the Sword... Alien Covenant and much, much more!

Coming out:
March 3th

March 10th 
Kong: Skull Island
The Wall

March 17th
Beauty & the Beast
The Belko Expirament

March 24th
Life... Power Rangers... CHiPS

March 31st
Ghost in the Shell

April 14th
The Fate of the Furious

April 21st
Free Fire
The Lost City of Z

April 28th
The Circle

May 5th
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

May 12th
King Arthur: Legends of the Sword

May 19th
Alien: Covenant

May 26th
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales


And then, our Oscar preview:
  • Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”
  • Mel Gibson, "Hacksaw Ridge" 
  • Damien Chazelle, “La La Land” - Mikey, Pinky, d$ 
  • Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight” 
  • Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea” 
Actor in a leading role
  • Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea” - d$, Mikey, Pinky
  • Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge” 
  • Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”
  • Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic” 
  • Denzel Washington, “Fences”
Actor in a supporting role
  • Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight” - Mikey, Pinky, d$
  • Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water” 
  • Lucas Hedges, “Manchester by the Sea”
  • Dev Patel, “Lion”
  • Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals” 
Actress in a leading role:
  • Emma Stone, “La La Land” - d$
  • Natalie Portman, “Jackie” - Pinky
  • Ruth Negga, “Loving” 
  • Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Isabelle Huppert, “Elle” - Mikey
Actress in a supporting role
  • Viola Davis, “Fences” - Mikey
  • Naomie Harris, "Moonlight" 
  • Nicole Kidman, “Lion”
  • Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”
  • Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea” - d$, Pinky 
Adapted Screenplay
  •  “Lion,” by Luke Davis
  •  “Arrival,” by Eric Heisserer 
  •  “Moonlight,” by Barry Jenkins - Pinky 
  •  “Hidden Figures,” by Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder 
  •  “Fences,” by August Wilson - d$, Mikey
Original Screenplay
  •  “Manchester by the Sea,” by Kenneth Lonergan - Mikey, Pinky
  •  “Hell or High Water,” by Taylor Sheridan 
  •  “La La Land,” by Damien Chazelle - Pinky
  •  "20th Century Women," Mike Mills 
  •  “The Lobster,” by Efthymis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos 
  • Bradford Young, “Arrival” - d$
  • Linus Sandgren,“La La Land” - Pinky, Mikey
  • Greig Fraser, “Lion”
  • James Laxton, “Moonlight”
  • Rodrigo Prieto, “Silence”
Documentary feature
  • “Fire at Sea” 
  • “I am Not Your Negro” 
  • “Life, Animated”
  • “OJ: Made in America” - Mikey, Pinky, d$
  • “13th” 
Documentary short:
  • “Extermis”
  • “4.1 miles”
  • “Joe’s Violins”
  • “Watani: My Homeland” - d$, Mikey, Pinky
  • “The White Helmets”
Foreign language film:
  • “Toni Erdmann,” Germany 
  • “The Salesman,” Iran - Pinky
  • “A Man Called Ove,” Sweden - d$, Mikey 
  • “Tanna,” Australia 
  • “Land of Mine,” Denmark 
Sound editing
  • Sylvain Bellemare, “Arrival”
  • Wylie Stateman and Renée Tondelli, “Deepwater Horizon”
  • Robert Mackenzie and Andy Wright, "Hacksaw Ridge”
  • Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan, “La La Land” - Pinky, Mikey, d$ 
  • Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman, “Sully” 
Sound mixing
  • Bernard Gariépy Strobl and Claude La Haye, “Arrival” 
  • Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace, "Hacksaw Ridge”
  • Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee and Steve A. Morrow, “La La Land” - Mikey, Pinky 
  • David Parker, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” - d$
  • Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Mac Ruth, “13 Hours"
Original score
  • Justin Hurwitz, "La La Land" - d$, Mikey, Pinky 
  • Mica Levi, "Jackie"
  • Nicholas Britell, "Moonlight"
  • Volker Bertelmann and Dustin O'Halloran, "Lion"
  • Thomas Newman, "Passengers"
Original song
  •  “City of Stars” (“La La Land”) - Pinky
  • “How Far I’ll Go” (“Moana”)
  • “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” (“La La Land”) - Mikey, d$ 
  • “The Empty Chair” (“Jim: The James Foley Story”)
  • “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” (“Trolls”) 
Production design
  • Patrice Vermette, Paul Hotte, "Arrival"
  • Stuart Craig, Anna Pinnock, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” 
  • Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh, "Hail, Caesar!" 
  • David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, "La La Land" - d$, Mikey, Pinky
  • Guy Hendrix Dyas, Gene Serdena, "Passengers" 
Visual effects:
  • Craig Hammack, Jason Snell, Jason Billington and Burt Dalton, “Deepwater Horizon” 
  • Stephane Ceretti, Richard Bluff, Vincent Cirelli and Paul Corbould, “Doctor Strange” - d$, Pinky
  • Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Dan Lemmon, “The Jungle Book”
  • Steve Emerson, Oliver Jones, Brian McLean and Brad Schiff, “Kubo and the Two Strings” - Mikey
  • John Knoll, Mohen Leo, Hal Hickel and Neil Corbould, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” 
Makeup and hairstyling
  • Eva von Bahr and Love Larson, “A Man Called Ove” - d$
  • Joel Harlow and Richard Alonzo, “Star Trek Beyond” - Mikey, Pinky 
  • Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson, “Suicide Squad” 
Costume design
  • Mary Zophres, "La La Land" - Pinky
  • Madeline Fontaine, "Jackie" 
  • Consolata Boyle, "Florence Foster Jenkins" - d$
  • Colleen Atwood, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" - Mikey 
  • Joanna Johnston, "Allied" 
Film Editing
  • Joe Walker, “Arrival” - Mikey
  • John Gilbert, “Hacksaw Ridge”
  • Jake Roberts, "Hell or High Water"
  • Tom Cross, “La La Land” - d$, Pinky
  • Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon, “Moonlight”
Live-action short
  • "Ennemis intérieurs," Selim Azzazi 
  • "La femme et le TGV," Timo von Gunten - d$
  • "Silent Nights," Aske Bang, Kim Magnusson - Mikey, Pinky 
  • “Sing,” Kristof Deák, Anna Udvardy 
  • "Timecode," Juanjo Gimenez 
Animated Short Film
  • "Blind Vaysha”
  • "Borrowed Time"
  • "Pear Cider and Cigarettes"
  • "Pearl" 
  • "Piper" - d$, Pinky, Mikey 
Animated Feature Film
  • “Kubo and the Two Strings” 
  • “Moana” 
  • “My Life as a Zucchini”
  • “The Red Turtle”
  • “Zootopia”  - d$, Pinky, Mikey

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Episode 264: ReFlicktions & That Pittsburgh Feeling

Now that that silly love stuff is over, it's time to get to real issues of the day... like how can Mikey, Dave, and Pinky have a ReFlicktions show that is under 2 hours?  Especially when Witt Stillman Fan, Movie Historian, Terence Malick Apologist and Brie Larsen Lover Dr Earl and host of the Remodeling Clay Podcast, Clay Shaver.

The 4th Annual Deucie Award Nominations are released on this episode!!!

Topics discussed include:
Carrie Fisher chit-chat... the legacy of National Lampoon... Mikey's Nic Cage Netflix obession... DAD! I DON'T WANNA BE IN YOUR GANG!!!... a six minute breakdown on Jennifer Beals in Flashdance... Jackie's scoring... Mikey hates being happy... Pinky La La Loves It... early 90s hood movies... and a history of Detroit's economy...

Remodeling Clay Shaver gives us a Be Kind // Rewind take on Smokey & the Bandit...

Movies discussed:
Bright Lights (doc)... Wishful Drinking (doc)... Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead (doc)... Dying of the Light... Life, Animated (doc)... For the Love of Spock (doc)... Sing... Flashdance... Everybody Wants Some... Jackie... La La Land... Moonlight... Silence... Menace II Society... Straight Outta Compton (doc)... Can We Take a Joke (doc)... Hello, My Name is Doris.... Detropia (doc)... Sense & Sensibility... Beware the Slender Man (doc)... Whiskey Tango Foxtrot... Men, Women & Children... Live By Night... Criminal... Cafe Society... The Accountant... Manchester By the Sea.... Top Spin (doc)... Boondock Saints... The Founder... Patriot's Day... Deepwater Horizon... Captain Fantastic... Blue Jay... Sing Street... Hidden Figures... Split... Christine

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Episode 263: Valentine's Pink (ft J-Kauf!)

Love is in the air, but there are some techie issues in this episode, so just be forewarned.

Mikey, d$ and Pinky celebrate the time of love with a Valentine's Day themed episode!  And what better way to celebrate love for you, the audience, then to invite in Wit Stillman fan, Terance Malick Apologist and Film Historian, world renowned cardiologist Dr Earl!

And then, for a voice from the fairer side, a call is given to Friend of the Show Jennifer "The Delightful Life" Kaufman!

First up, a round robin version of Rotten Tomatoes, the Potpourri edition.  Everyone comes up with a movie and the critics score is predicted.  Kate & Leopold!  Crossroads! Even a bare bottomed Ned Beatty classic!

Then, the Top Five Romantic Chemistry Duos in Film.... actors & actresses in films that provided the best, sweetest, cutest pairings in cinema.  Duos like Meg & Billy... or Meg & Tom... maybe Swayze and Jenn... Mike and Kathy, romancing the stone... Joaquin and ScarJo in some techno-love...

Finally, the results of Valetine's Pink.  Which love stories assigned to Pinky had his heart all a flutter?  Maybe Robert Downey Jr in Two Girls & a Guy?  Or d$'s pick of My Life in Ruins?  Or maybe the Kaufman romcom of Bridget Jones Diary?  Or how about some dreck that Friend of the Show Jeremy Burgess picked?  Maybe Broadcast News, or even Kissing a Fool?

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Episode 262: Greatest Movie Year Ever Part V

After a three month break in the action, Pinky, Mikey and d$ return to finish out the final 16 movie years... the Cinema 16, if you will...

The Battles in this episode:

1989 - Honey I Shrunk the Kids... The Little Mermaid... The 'Burbs... Major League... The Abyss...


1991... Beauty & the Beast... Silence of the Lambs... Boyz in the Hood... Point Break (the original!!)... Terminator 2: Judgement Day


2006 - Casino Royale... The Prestige... The Departed... Pan's Labyrinth... Inside Man...


1999 - Star Wars: The Phantom Menace... The Sixth Sense... Toy Story 2... The Matrix... Office Space


2007 - No Country for Old Men...There Will Be Blood... Ratatouille... Enchanted... The King of Kong


1967 - The Graduate... Disney's The Jungle Book... Bonnie & Clyde... The Dirty Dozen... Dr. Doolittle...


2002 - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers... Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets... Spider Man... Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones... Catch Me if You Can...


2015 - The Big Short... Sicario.. Mad Max Fury Road... Steve Jobs... The H8ful Eight...


1988 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit... Rain Man... Beetlejuice... Diehard... A Fish Called Wanda...


1982 - ET: The Extra Terrestrial... Rocky III... Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan... Poltergeist... Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Which movies win each battle and move on to the Cinema 16???

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Episode 261: The Carrie Show (with Rogue One discussion)

A special retrospective brings on a TechnoRetro Dad, that being Shazbazzar from TRD.  Shaz joins d$, Mikey, & Pinky and Wit Stillman fan, Terence Malick Apologist & Film Historian Dr. Earl as the gang talks about the legacy of Carrie Fisher, who we lost in December of 2016.

The discussion ranges from her legacy as an actress to her comeback, overcoming her demons, as well as listing the favorite Carrie Fisher movies that are NOT Star Wars.  She did so much as a producer, writer, script doctor and more besides being Princess Leia, and this episode shines a spotlight on that.

Films like Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back... The Blues Brothers... The 'Burbs... Soapdish and so much more.  

Then, Star Wars enters the discussion, and her legacy as Leia, and what's next for the Star Wars universe as it moves on without her.

PLUS... to end the episode, America's favorite running segment where a 20 something discusses movies in the 90s, PRETTY IN PINK!  Pinky talks about "Hackers", while Shaz assigns a classic. 

And bonus segment!  Keep listening after the credits and you'll hear a spoiler filled Rogue One: A Star Wars Story discussion

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Episode 260: So Many January ReFlicktions

It's the start of a new year, and with that, the start of new movie goals and new movies seen!  Thus, the January ReFlicktions is super duper uper sized!

Welcoming back to the studio, Mikey, Pinky and Dave invite in friend of the show Clay Shaver, host of the Remodeling Clay Podcast, but also Witt Stillman fan, Terence Malick Apologist and Film Historian the Honorable Dr. Earl! 

Amongst the topics, you'll hear The heartbreaking scene with Casey Affleck… the heartbreaking scene of Sarah Paulson & Mark Duplass... and where does Dan Fogelberg come in?... A Judy Garland retrospective… pretentious Pinky…  a lot of McConaughey…  the joys of Werner Herzog, aka Vernah Herrzog… the delight of Emma Stone… how Mikey hates happiness… the best kinds of plane crashes… Meryl Streep gets nominated for everything… video game movies… Ellen Page’s young turn… the problem with Passengers… holiday adorableness

You'll also hear the movies assigned to Pinky for the 3rd Annual Valentine's Pink!  

The movies discussed include The Peanuts Movie… Shaun the Sheep… Anomalisa… Kubo & the Two Strings… Gleason (doc)… Gotcha!... Manchester by the Sea… Blue Jay… Creep… Point Break… Boondock Saints… Other People… Meet in St. Louis… Jackie… Always Shine… Sing… Free State of Jones… The Late Bloomer… My Brilliant Career… Once Upon a Time in the West… Lo & Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (doc)… Into the Inferno (doc)… Marathon:  The Patriots Day Bombing… Balls of Fury… The Jungle Book… Barcelona… LA LA Land… Don’t Think Twice… Assassins Creed… Sully… Florence Foster Jenkins… Midnight Special… Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street… Fences… Moana… A Serious Man… Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles… Definitely Maybe… Hard Candy… Passengers… Criminal… Dog Eat Dog… Ghostbusters… The Holiday Engagement… A Fistful of Dollars…

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Episode 259: The (Not) 2016 Top Ten

The year of 2016 produced some great films, but there were many seen by Mikey, Dave and Pinky that they considered great as well.  So while the guys are still finishing up their 2016 Best Of lists, they also wanted to mention the other films not in 2016 that were seen in 2016 but weren't from 2016, but were seen in 2016.  Capeche?  Good.

And back to the show a big warm welcome goes to Remodeling Clay Shaver, host of the Remodeling Clay podcast (find on iTunes, drops every Thursday!), as he is here to give his list as well.

Birthday movies proves what a dearth of good films are out in January, and a round of Denzel shows how tough James Franco and Seth Rogen films can be.

Then, the Not 2016 Top Ten, with final reviews and more love lavished on Brie Larson for her turn as a captured mother... on Kurt Russell for fighting off the cannibals... for Ben Stiller in a Baumbach underrated film... on Phillip Seymour Hoffman for bedding Marisa Tomei... on Ben Affleck for the heists and the Amy-chasing... and so much more.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Episode 258: 2016's Lumps of Coal

Throughout the year, there are good movies, there are bad movies, and there are movies that Dave, Mikey and Pinky watch that are just terrible.  So as the last of the Christmas themed episodes, the trio give their worst films of the year they've seen.

A great round of The Denzel Game kicks off the episode, as they try to come up with who starred in "Slow West"... Pinky mentions the words "Midnight Meat Train"... Who is Marion Cotillard?... and what exactly is that "Female baseball movie" called??

And then... the worst films of 2016. The films that just hurt the eyes that watched them and melded the brains that absorbed them.  Movies like "Transporter: ReFueled" or "Goya's Ghost" or the Village People bio pic, "Can't Stop the Music".

Turkeys that starred the normally beloved Nat Portman or Bill Murray or Marisa Tomei or Larry the Cable Guy...

And how can you not love a movie with Bugs Bunny AND Michael Jordan?  Dave tells you how.

What animated movie almost makes Mikey angry?   And finally... Pootie Tang.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Episode 257: 2016's Christmas Gifts to the Stars

Another year is winding down, and the generosity of Mikey, Pinky, Dave and guest Remodling Clay Shaver knows no ending.

It's the annual episode where the hosts of the show (and guests) give out Christmas gifts to the celebrities and movie stars who need a little Christmas cheer.

First up, Remodeling Clay, who's words will discount or qualify the validity of a song when it comes to the "Christmas" label, gives his take on a classic by The Eagles.

The presents flow readily... gifts for Amy Adams... Bradley Cooper... Brendan Fraser... Kevin Hart... the cast of Ice Age... Marvel... John Cena... M Night Shymalan... even Vanessa Hudgens... and someone gives a gift to themselves, involving Dermot Mulrooney.  Wait, Dylan McDermont. Wait, Dermot McDermot. Um... Dylan Muldermot?  Well, crap. You know that guy.

And does James Cameron need an epiphany? Should Crackle have the ability to make Oscar nominated films?  Can there be a "no fly" list for reboots?  Find out in this ep (spoiler: The answer is Yes to all three)

Thanks for a great year, thanks for listening, subscribing and being a Deucecast Movie Show Fan!!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Episode 256: Merry Christmas ReFlicktions

Once a month, Mikey, Pinky, and Dave bring you a very long episode... not just because they are long winded, but because they have lots of movies to talk about.  All the films seen in the last 3 to 4 weeks!  And as per usual with ReFlicktions, they invite in Remodeling Clay podcast host Clay Shaver to say hello and hang out with the group.

Among the topics discussed this month:  The dissertation of Wham!'s "Last Christmas"... Jerry Lewis movies... coming up in the video game doc series... the stress you might face in Norway... Harry Potter chit chat... what's wrong with Kevin Smith... bad app movies... hot Dune action... a quick OJ Simpson take... being gay "in the hood"... The Rock, animated... and a serious discussion on race relations and documentaries in that area... and the Oscar buzz is in the air!

Movies reviewed & discussed:
The Trust... Man vs Snake: The Long & Twisted Tale of Nibbler... Eye in the Sky... American Dreamz... My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn (doc)... Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them... Queen Mimi... Heavy Weights... Kubo & the Two Strings... Hacksaw Ridge... Yoga Hosers... True Memoirs of an International Assassin... The Angry Birds Movie... Dune... Uncle Nick... Now You Don't (now you see me 2)... 13th (doc)... Who Framed Roger Rabbit?... Keanu... Spies Like Us... Moonlight... Nocturnal Animals... Moana... Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing... Loving... Trumbo

The guys list their ongoing top five of the year, while Remodeling Clay brings us an overview of "The Golden Child" in Be Kind // Rewind

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Episode 255: Care Bears & Christmas Guilty Pleasures

Its that time... Christmastime is here... everybody knows, there's not a better time of year...

So says Mavis Staples from Christmas Vacation, and Mikey, Pinky and Dave agree!  The guys welcome in Friend of the Show and Disney Media Mogul Jennifer Kaufman to talk all about their favorite guilty pleasures full of cheer!

First up, birthday movies!  2001 was a huge year, apparently, and "The Good, the Bad & the Ugly" is how old??

Then a little Box Office Mojo, figuring out what the top domestic box office movies are for the year 2016.

And then, the Christmas movies that aren't good... but are beloved.  Movies with Santa and Katie Heigl and The Ref and Vince Vaughn and Rankin & Bass and the difference in Arthur and Arthur and more bad Nic Cage and reindeer and Reindeer Games...

And... Care Bears.  So much Care Bears talk...