Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Episode 607: Islands in the Streaming XI: Holiday Streaming

It's been far too long, but once again, Kenny & Dolly have returned to The Deucecast Movie Show... in the form of Islands in the Stream... and this time, it's a Holiday Streaming edition!  Mikey and Dave give you their picks for their fave films on your fave streaming services, with a Christmasy winter theme, and to add to the list, #XLessDrEarl is also here to add his suggestions!

All three give their faves available on streaming, from Family films to Drama to Animation to Comedy and more... including the first ever "PRETENTIOUS" film category. 

Plus, chats on Alexander Payne's filmography, Dave forgets a title, Earl cannot find a documentary, and Mikey loves Batman.

And here's where you get to find them (at the time of recording)

  • Anastasia (Disney+)
  • Batman Returns (Amazon Prime)
  • Casting JonBenet (Netflix)
  • Christmas in Connecticut (the original - d MAX)
  • Christmas in Connection (with Kris Kristofferson - for rental)
  • A Christmas Story Christmas (MAX)
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (Disney+)
  • Cold Pursuit (Netflix)
  • 8-Bit Christmas (MAX)
  • The Fat Man (Peacock Premium)
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (for rental)
  • Gremlins (AMC+)
  • The Ice Harvest (for rental)
  • In Order of Disappearance (the Cold Pursuit original; for rental)
  • Joyeux Noel (TubiTV)
  • The Journey of Natty Gann (Disney+)
  • Klaus (Netflix) 
  • Little Woman (Starz)
  • The Man Who Invented Christmas (Amazon Prime) 
  • Metropolitan (MAX)
  • Mixed Nuts (Peacock Premium; TubiTV)
  • The Night They Saved Christmas (Tubi CracklePlex)
  • Prisoners of the Snow (Hulu)
  • Scrooged (Amazon Prime; Paramount+)
  • A Simple Plan (Showtime; Paramount+)
  • The Secret of NIMH (TubiTV)
  • The Shop Around the Corner (MAX)
  • The Thing from Another World (TubiTV)
  • Transiberian (Peacock Premium)
  • Violent Night (Amazon Prime) 
  • While You Were Sleeping (Disney+)
  • Your Christmas or Mine (Amazon Prime) 

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Episode 606: DeuceGiving 2023

 It's our annual episode of giving thanks, in a DeuceGiving style!  This is the episode where Mikey, Dave, and #TwitterlessDrEarl gives their thanks!

Here, we give thanks for actors that took a year off... directors who were on their game... film festivals... innovative stories... Christmas gore... and a certain movie duo that took the world by storm this summer.

And the biggest thanks to YOU, for listening, downloading, and subscribing!!

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Episode 605: The Prestige of Nolan

 With David Fincher releasing a new (and super good) film this week, "The Killer", the Deucecast thought it would be a great time to pay homage to one of our country's greatest living directors - Christophe Nolan.  (We aren't sure everyone had time to see Fincher's latest, so we swerved)

And what better way than to call up our friend of the show, the Podawan himself, The Pride of Smyrna, Georgia, young Garrison Ryfun!

First, a little round of WORD UP!, where the guys fill in the blanks on the most important topics of the day -- the failure of The Marvels, the success of Five Nights at Freddys and what to think about TayTay's concert film.

Also, does #XlessDrEarl really want to see "It's a Wonderful Knife?"

And then, the guys do a ranking of their top 10 (out of the 12) theatrical releases of Chris Nolan movies... from the most well known -- Inception, Interstellar, Dunkrik -- to the less known -- Following -- to the forgotten gems -- The Prestige, Insomnia -- and of course, Big Oppy.

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Episode 604: The November 80s

The holiday season is here, and we are one week out from our annual DeuceGiving episode, which kicks off two months of annual eps - from Christmas gifts to Kaufman's yearly seasonal offerings to Top Tens of Not the Year to Lumps of Coal and much more.

But that's later.

Two years ago, we talked best November movies of the 2000s (episode 505). Last year, we took it back a decade and did the best of the 90s (episode 558), and this time around, the 1980s take center stage, as Mikey, d$, and special guest, "The Rocket Man" Uncle Brian, gives their fave films released in any year of the 80s, but only within the month of November.

First up, Uncle Brian reveals one of his hobbies -- the first time in 604 eps that Blinko has ever been discussed. Then, a miserable, total failure round of Box Office Mojo -- no seriously, the performance is awful and must be acknowledged as such.

Then, the Top Five 80s November films -- a little Trek... some Bugs... Charlie Sheen and a weird car... Chuck Norris rescues POWs... M'Lynn is wearing a brown football helmet... ending the Cold War... and a somewhat real discussion on the career and films of one Deucecast legend, Jim Varney, aka, "Ernest".

Films discussed, and where to find them streaming:

  • Back to the Future Part II (Peacock Premium)
  • The B.R.A.T. Patrol (unavailable)
  • Ernest Saves Christmas (Disney+)
  • Flash Gordon (for rental)
  • The Last Unicorn (Hulu; Peacock Premium; Tubi)
  • The Looney Looney Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (for rental)
  • Missing in Action (Amazon Prime)
  • My Bodyguard (for rental)
  • The Outsiders (MAX)
  • The Rescue (for rental)
  • Rocky IV (MAX)
  • Something Wild (for rental)
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Paramount+)
  • Steel Magnolias (for rental)
  • They Live (Starz in Dead Wrestlers)
  • Three Men & a Baby (Disney+)
  • Time Bandits (MAX)
  • Transylvania 6500 (Amazon Prime; Tubi)
  • The Wraith (Amazon Prime; Tubi)

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Episode 603: All Hail the Burgessing

It's an annual tradition around this time, not only to celebrate Halloween with a little spooky movie talk, but also to give the fans what they want - the results of the 9th annual MikeTober Event.  It's not as big as the Lilith Fair, but bigger than Toyotathon ever hoped to be -- its Mikey watching five scary movies and ranking them from least to best. 

But first, Mikey, d$, and #XlessDrEarl welcome in Friend of the Show, Miss Independent himself, Jeremy Burgess, as Burgess catches everyone up on the latest with his film "Don't Die" as well as giving a few film recommendations that you may have not heard of.

A little entertainment tonight, October B'day movies rolls in, including "Venom", "Never Say Never Again", "Kill Bill Vol 1" and even "Lassie Come Home", all celebrating birthdays in October. 

Finally, the Stephen King Countdown. All the guys give their top five fave King adaptations, some horror, some sci-fi, some just great films... and some not so great.  We hope you get your own list of films to see!

And then MikeTober pays off, as he gives his take on "The Descent" (d$'s pick)... "The Wailing" (Garrison)... "Cat People" (Burgess)... "The Wicker Man" (Dr. Earl)... "His House" (Roth from Wyoming)... and of course, Aussie Nate's huge addition, "Little Monsters". 

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Episode 602: DeuceFellas - The Scorsese Top 5

 "You downloading me? You listenin' to me?!" That's right, it might sound like a DeNiro themed episode, but we actually turn our attention the legend behind the camera, one Martin Scorsese, as Dave, Mikey, and #XLessDrEarl discuss and rank some of their fave Marty films.

First, a quick catch up, then a spoiler free review of the latest, "Killers of the Flower Moon", then the return of the Rotten Tomatoes game, this time with a little Scorsese Potpourri.

Then, the guys rank and discuss each of their fave Top 5 Scorsese directed films, with the full knowledge there a ton of them they haven't seen. Nonetheless, it still makes for a great conversation, as they discuss thoughts on "Goodfellas", on "Color of Money" (and Mary Elisabeth Mastrantonio, of course), on "Taxi Driver" and a ton more. 

Then, once the credits role, Steve signs off, and Casey counts 'em down, a special aftershow, spoiler filled review of "Killers of the Flower Moon"... chatting about the cast, the cinematography, the music, some Easter Eggs, how Lily Gladstone matched up with DeNiro and Leo, and the film's Oscar -- and Deucie -- chances. 

The films discussed and where to find them at time of recording:

  • Australia! (Hulu)
  • Boxcar Bertha (Amazon Prime; Tubi)
  • Bringing Out the Dead (Amazon Prime; Paramount+; MGM+)
  • Cape Fear (Starz in Menacing)
  • The Color of Money (for rental)
  • The Departed (for rental)
  • Goodfellas (for rental)
  • Infernal Affairs (for rental)
  • Internal Affairs (Amazon Prime)
  • The King of Comedy (Plex)
  • Mean Streets (for rental)
  • Silence (Paramount+)
  • Taxi Driver (for rental)
  • The Wolf of Wall Street (Netflix; Paramount+)

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Episode 601: Operation ReFlicktions

Finally, the Deucecast Movie Show has crossed the Rubicon... the Podicon... the RubiPod? of 600, and now Mikey, d$, and #XlessDrEarl moves on!

And moving on begins immediately with a new ReFlicktions show! Since there hasn't been one of these since August, there is a lot to say!

We double up on Jason Statham, dive deep into Jewish teen angst on Netflix, talk about films from Deucie nominated Friend of the Show Burgess, give you the good (Mia Goth!) and the bad (No more Vacation Friends!) and the obscure (who is Flora?)

Plus, a brand new Top 5 of 2023 from everyone, and... MikeTober festivities begin with the assigned films from d$, Dr Earl, Burgess, Ryfun, Aussie Nate, and Roth from Wyoming.

  • Crank High Voltage (Netflix)
  • Fantastic Lies (Hulu)
  • Don’t Die (unavailable)
  • You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah (Netflix)
  • Love & Gelato (Netflix)
  • A Disturbance in the Force (unavailable)
  • The Equalizer 3 (in theaters)
  • Dumb Money (in theaters)
  • Margin Call (TubiTV; Paramount+)
  • X (Showtime; Paramount+)
  • Pearl (Showtime; Paramount+)
  • Vacation Friends 2 (Hulu)
  • Nature Calls (Amazon Prime; Hulu; Peacock Premium)
  • Twister (for rental)
  • Theater Camp (Hulu)
  • Retribution (in theaters)
  • Persona (Max)
  • A Haunting in Venice (in theaters)
  • River Wild (Netflix)
  • Past Lives (for rental)
  • No One Will Save You (Hulu)
  • Hypnotic (Peacock Premium)
  • The Creator (in theater)
  • Reptile (Netflix)
  • Stephen King: A Necessary Evil (TubiTV)
  • The Wrath of Becky (Showtime; Paramount+)
  • Wes Anderson Short Films (Netflix)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (Max; AMC+)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 (Max; AMC+)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 (Max; AMC+)
  • BS High (Max)
  • The Mean Season (Max)
  • House (1977) (Max; Criterion Channel; Watch TCM)
  • House (1985) (Amazon Prime)
  • Totally Killer (Amazon Prime)
  • Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre (STARZ)
  • The Square (Amazon Prime; Hulu; Tubi’s CracklePlex)
  • Flora and Son (AppleTV+)
  • Compliance (Max)
  • The Wicker Man (TubiTV; FreeVee)
  • Hacksaw Ridge (Netflix)
  • Taylor Swift The Eras Tour (in theaters)

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

DCMS Episode 600: The Big Bracket

Finally, after all the hubbub and chatter and stops and starts, Mikey, d$ and #XLessDr Earl have made it to the culmination of topics of 28 previous episodes... The Big Bracket. 

From Episode 291 to Episode 599, 36 movie roles were chosen and now will face off one on one... a majority vote rules, as the crew goes through the match ups one at at time.

But what fun is a Movie Role Bracket if there aren't more Friends of the Show joining up?  And Friends of the Show join up... producing the show is Roth from Wyoming and stepping in is Lil G "Pride of Albany" Ryfun... then along the way comes (in order of appearance...) Lil Andy... Aussie Nate... Hurricane Rhett... "Amish" Jenn Novotny... Jenny Kaufman... Matty Mink... Uncle Brian... Coach DiBello... and of course, The Icon, Scotty "Ryfulicious" Ryfun... 

It's absolutely the longest episode we've ever done, as we agreed early on there would be no Big Bracket in 601 -- the group powers through the entire show. New theme songs, familiar favorites, jokes fly, Garrison drives, Mikey has a delay, Earl changes his mind, d$ keeps it all moving. 

Enjoy the show. 

Make sure you tune into some of our fave podcasts...

Roth from Wyoming & the Good Day 4 a Movie Podcast
Hurricane Rhett and On the Doc
Jenn Novotny
and The Main Street Electrical Podcast
Matt Mink and The Soundtrack of Life
The Ryfun Boys and WGIGAM Podcast

Also, don't forget Melissa Reagan and the Food For Thoughtcast
Craig Harmann and the Harmanny Music Education Podcast
Jonny Hile and the Captain's Logs & Lightsabers

Your Bracket:
Play In games:

(32) Sally Albright vs (33) "Good" Will Hunting
(29) Belle vs (36) Anna Scott
(31) George Bailey vs (34) Castor Troy
(30) Prince Akeem vs (35) Joe Miller

(1) Darth Vader vs 32/33 winner
(16) The Joker vs (17) Peter Venkman
(9) Mary Poppins vs (24) Jerry Maguire
(8) Capt Jack Sparrow vs (25) Uncle Buck

(4) Superman vs 29/36 winner
(13) Freddy Krueger vs (20) Jack Torrence
(12) Kermit vs (21) Nick Fury
(5) Batman vs (28) Derek Zoolander

(2) Indiana Jones vs 31/34 winner
(15) Ironman vs (18) Dracula
(10) Rocky Balboa vs (23) Robin Hood
(7) Harry Potter vs (26) The Bandit

(3) James Bond vs 30/35 winner
(14) Woody vs (19) Captain America
(11) The Terminator vs (22) Gollum
(6) Vito Corleone vs (27) Beetlejuice

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

DCMS Classic Episode 500


As Mikey, d$, and #XLessDrEarl get set for the release of Episode 600 the Deucecast Movie Show is releasing a series of "milestone" episodes, including the first ReFlicktions ep (#130) , Episode 300, Episode 400, and this week Episode 500.

Original Episode 500 Show Notes:

We have a plethora, a cornucopia, dare I say, a tundra of guests, special guests and super stars on our show... head to YouTube to watch the show in it's entirety, or check out the first part this week (and part 2 next week)... the show is 99.7% unedited (just the glitches and such)... 

Things we've discussed... Movies we should have seen... Stan Daniel... Eastwood's final movies... Dirty Dancing and #TwitterlessDrEarl... Skywalking Thru Neverland... High School Movies... Richard's movie poster moment... Teen Wolf... Riding on top of a moving van... 80s monkey movies... forgotten films... the Poison Ivy TV movie... Don Bluth... Beethoven... Movies you cannot stop watching... Burgess' big beer arrival... Snow movies... hockey updates... Seagal shout out... Nic Cage movies... peeing fire... Amber Heard pretentiousness... Shang Chi reviews... Biker Boyz... Moviepass Funded films... Heist movies... A Fish Called Wanda... Watching Endgame for the first time... best audience experiences... Rhett, saying a lot of things..

Among the topics discussed....An update on Stephanie (Mikey's Sister, NOT d$'s wife)... Susie's messed up buns... Steve Glosson's glorious arrival... Mikey's kids crash the show... fanning out to My Little Pony... Matt's entry... Movies that we liked much better the second time around... Napoleon Dynamite... Mean Girls... Joe isn't a teenage girl -- yet... defense of The Last Jedi... Hurricane Rhett's former love of The Last Jedi... Glosson's deep Last Jedi dive... Dune chatter... Space invasion films... M Night's Signs... in defense of Rocky V... sports films that don't feature baseball, basketball, hockey, or football... the grand return of Pinky... the whereabouts of the Pinkster... Suicide Squad... Independence Day: Resurgence... Ranch Water... Halloween Guilty Pleasures... Leprechaun in the Hood... Movies we want People to Love... Ernest Films... Ryfun's Football Talk... the longest plug ever... Honeymooning in Hazelhurst... 

Also, an extended convo after the show with Mikey, Dr Earl, Matt R, Pinky, and Steve Glosson, to discuss the future of the show... Geek Out Loud.. and the issues with the new Masters of the Universe show... Glosson's problem with Kevin Smith... Sandler's dramatic roles...

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

DCMS Classic Episode 400

As Mikey, d$, and #XLessDrEarl get set for Episode 600, the Deucecast Movie Show is releasing a series of "milestone" episodes, including the first ReFlicktions ep (#130) , Episode 300 last week, and this week Episode 400 which was our Virtual Film Festival.



Friday Night
4p - HEAT (1995). The Michael Mann classic kicks off the entire film festival, with a Q&A featuring Mikey, Retro Joe, and Burgess. Selection from Mikey.

9p - THE MATRIX (1999). Incredible visuals deserving to be seen on the biggest screen possible. Selection from RetroJoe.

Saturday Night
1p - LORD OF THE RINGS: FELLOWSHIP OF THE RINGS (2001). Selection from Pinky and Amish Novotny.

6p - BLADE RUNNER (1982). The showcase Saturday night film. Selection from Mikey

10p - STAR WARS EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE (1977). Selection from Retro Joe

Sunday Night
2p - TOY STORY (1995). Selection from Pinky

7p - MAD MAX FURY ROAD (2015). This recent masterpiece closes out the Virtual Film Fest. Selection from Dave.


Big hits, classic movies, great selections

5p - Inside Out (2015). Followed by Q&A featuring Jennifer Kaufman & Dave. (Kaufman pick)

8p - Broadcast News (1987).  #TwitterlessDrEarl pick

10a - Krull (1983). Selection from Jedi Shua

1230p - Footloose (2011). Selection from Burgess

3p - Kevin Smith double feature, featuring Clerks (1994) followed by Mallrats (1995). Selection from Mikey and Clay Shaver.

8p - Liberal Arts (2012). Selection from Dave

1030p - Tasmanian Devils (2013). Selection from Scotty Ryfun

10a - Charade (1963) - Selection from G Ryfun

1p - Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1988), followed by Q&A featuring RetroJoe, Mikey, Dave, Shaz & Shua

4p - Canvas (2006), followed by Q&A featuring Scotty Ryfun


A selection of films from days gone by  

5p - The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928). Selection by #TwitterlessDrEarl

7p - Foreign Correspondent (1940). Selection by G Ryfun

9p - Lawrence of Arabia (1962) - Selection by #TwitterlessDrEarl

10a - Rosemary's Baby (1968). Selection by Burgess

1230p - Singin' in the Rain (1952). Selection by Amish Novotny

3p - Halloween (1979), followed by Q&A featuring Pinky and Burgess

630p - Breaking Away (1979). Selection by Shaz

9p - Days of Heaven (1978). Selection by #TwitterlessDrEarl

10a - Contact (1997). Selection by RetroJoe

2p - The Godfather (1972). Selection by RetroJoe


Friday Night Only. A group of films from the TechnoRetroDads

430p - Rock & Rule (1983), followed by a Q&A with Shaz, Shua, & Scotty Ryfun

730p - Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982), followed by Q&A with Shaz, Shua, & RetroJoe

930p - Fire & Ice (1983). Selection by Shazbazzar


Saturday Only. A collection of some of the group's favorite films

10a - Memories of Murder (2003), followed by Q&A featuring G Ryfun

1230p - My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002). Selection from Jenny Kaufman

3p - Rushmore (1998). Selection from Mikey.

530p - Tower (2012), followed by a Q&A with Dave and Clay Shaver

830p - Silence (2016), followed by a Q&A with #TwitterlessDrEarl and Mikey


Sunday Only

10a - WINNEBAGO MAN (2009). Selection by Mikey

1230p - HOOP DREAMS (1994), followed by a Q&A with Burgess & Clay Shaver

430p - JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI (2011). Selection by Clay Shaver


A collection of movies, both young and old, for all movie lovers, young and old

6p - The Goonies (1985). Selection by RetroJoe

9p - Bedtime Stories (2008). Selection by Scotty Ryfun

12p - Lucas (1986). Selection by Dave

3p - Care Bear Nutcracker Suite (1988), followed by Q&A with Kaufman and Mikey

6p - Mary Poppins (1967), followed by Q&A with Kaufman, Novotny, Dave

9p - Enchanted (2008). Selection by Dave

1p - The Last Starfighter (1984). Selection by Shaz

330p - Gremlins (1984). Selection by RetroJoe

Get your tickets from TicketMaster, from StubHub, from EventBrite, and from Phil's Pawn & Tackle on Highway 44, just past the dirt road and the Krystals.

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

DCMS Classic Episode 300

As Mikey, d$, and #XLessDrEarl get set for Episode 600, the Deucecast Movie Show is releasing a series of "milestone" episodes, including the first ReFlicktions ep (#130) last week, and this week, Episode 300. 

Aside from the RetroZap Podcasting Network bumper being taken off the front, and the stinger added to the end, the episode itself is here in it's entirety, as it was released on October 25th, 2017.

Here are the original notes (and the original post): 

After many years and many late nights, Mikey, Pinky and Dave ring in the 300th episode of The Deucecast Movie Show.  First, the guys say hello to Producer Shawn and Lady Pinky (and then bye, as they leave quickly), and invite in Friend of the Show Wit Stillman Fan, Film Historian, Terrance Malick Apologist, Brie Fan (Allison, Larsen & Cheese) and World Renowned Proctimologist Dr Earl...

And then, the Cavalcade of Stars begins!

Shazbazzar, co-host of the TechnoRetro Dads podcast, joins the crew with some of his favorite films, including the original animated Lord of the Rings film, WarGames and the dangerous, unaccountable teenagers from the 1980s.  Plus, the first ever mention of "Rock & Rule".

When Remodeling Clay finally gets on the line, the gang plays an old school game of "Reel or Unreel", aka, "Faux or Show".  Plus an update on Clay's favorite films and a few documentary recommendations that we all have to see.

The Retrozap dot com Podcasting Network Podfather Retro Joe then comes on to discuss some of his favorite films, including Army of Darkness, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, and Ghostbusters.  Plus a discussion on Patriots Day, which took place around Joe's neck of the woods.  And with Retro Joe, a great round of Box Office Mojo on "Third Films in a Series".

To wrap up the Cavalcade of Stars, Jennifer Kaufman brings up some of her favorites she's seen this year, with Spotlight, A Fish Called Wanda and more.

Pinky then riffs on an assigned film, "Audition", one of those "Most disturbing movies ever made!"  More crap on Superman III and then, a throwback to an early sponsor of the show, Real Men of Genius.

To you, the listener and film fan, thanks so much for downloading, listening, and being a fan!

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

DCMS Classic Episode 130

 In preparation for Episode 600, we are going to be releasing a series of "classic" eps for a few weeks... this is the first episode in which we did "ReFlicktions" as an entire episode -- from July 28, 2014, its Episode 130. 

You can find the original
show notes by clicking this link

Here are the movies discussed

  • Maximum Overdrive
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction 
  • Snowpiercer
  • Oldboy
  • Angel Heart
  • American Graffiti
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Awful Nice
  • Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula
  • Go
  • Superman: The Movie
  • Superman II
  • Superheroes
  • Superman III
  • Superman IV
  • Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  • 21 and Over
  • Escape from Tomorrow
  • Steal 
  • Sixteen Candles
  • Paradise Lost Trilogy
  • West of Memphis
  • Planes 2
  • Detachment
  • Delivery Man
  • Carrie
  • Godzilla
  • Primal Fear
  • The Sandlot 2
  • The Rock
  • Little Black Book
  • Life Itself
  • Natural Born Killers
  • Deliver Us from Evil
  • Bernie
  • This is Martin Bronner
  • Think Like a Man 2
  • Begin Again
  • Without a Paddle
  • Wayne's World
  • Bad Santa
  • Earth to Echo
  • Purge: Anarchy
  • My Bodyguard
  • Tammy
  • 20 Feet from Stardom
  • Sex Tape
  • Lucy
  • Hercules
  • 22 Jump Street
  • Under the Skin

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Episode 599: The Final 9 Roles

It took over 12 years to get here, but here we are.  Dave, Mikey, and #XLessDrEarl are at the penultimate episode of an episode that feels bigger than 500.  A hundred eps bigger, as a matter of fact...

This is Episode 599.

As the Big Bracket finally takes shape, there are 27 movie roles that will vie for the title of "Most Iconic Movie Role of All Time" -- from Indiana Jones to Sally Albright to Derek Zoolander to James Bond and more... but we don't need 27. We need 36.

And to fill the final 9 roles, we've asked a podcasting legend, the one, the only Geek Out Loud's Steve Glosson to join the show and discuss.

With over 40 iconic movie roles in play, most will be eliminated outright, as round by round, more and more famous legendary names are dispensed, tossed aside like Mikey tosses aside Star Wars now...

Ethan Hunt gets a final shot... Harry Potter hopes to work some magic... Lord of the Rings has several nominees... Keanu Reeves has two up for debate... familiar names, previous losers like Carl Spackler, Freddy Krueger, and Kermit the Frog try once more.

And at the end of the episode, only 9 remain. The Final 9.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Episode 598: Recasting the Avengers

As the summer comes to a close, so does 2023 edition, and the final edition of #FanBoySummer this year (and possibly for a while), Dave, Mikey, and #XLessDrEarl welcome back one of the show faves -- Straight Outta Iowa, it's Aussie Nate!

First, a quick catch-up on Nate, then a rousing round of Denzel... where #XLessDrEarl goes straight for the jugular in his ruthless ambition to win.

Then, Aussie Nate instructs the group on the topic for the day. Something something about recasting the main Avengers - Tony Stark, Cap, Nat, Hawkeye, Thor, and Hulk - and doing it per decade but keeping one of the originals that doesn't count for the 2000s but then in order so like the 90s first then the 80s then back to the 2000s and whatever. 

As you'll hear, Mikey screwed up all the instructions. Either way, it makes for a delightful conversation, one that ends with quick chatter on the Star Wars Holiday Special screening from the weekend, mad props to Friend of the Show Burgeydoodle for his big win, and much more random conversation.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Episode 597: The Odd ReFlicktions Couple

 One week remains in the 2nd annual #FanBoySummer, and we'll take that week next go 'round with our friend Aussie Nate... but until then, we have to talk about the movies... nay, ReFlicked upon the movies we've seen in the last few weeks.

Dave, Mikey, and #XLessDrEarl jump right in with Mikey discussing a handful of older films from Pacino and Hoffman... Nic Cage's upcoming awesome crap... and his new-to-him laserdisc collection... #XLessDrEarl is full of pretention this episode, with French Freedom films... movies straight out of ISIS... and some Malick inspiration... and d$ laments about how badly Gal Gadot's non-super hero career is going... a TriviaHD documentary... and another Amy Adams flick crossed off the list.

And of course, all the latest, including a solid liking for Blue Beetle... praise for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem... some Haunted Mansion darkness... and much more, of course...

Movies discussed and where to find them at time of recording:

  • Fear the Night (for rental)
  • Foxy Brown (Showtime; Paramount+)
  • Slapshot (Netflix)
  • Glitch (MAX)
  • Death Wish (Paramount+)
  • Dog Day Afternoon (Criterion Channel; for rental)
  • Mosul (Netflix)
  • Heart of Stone (Netflix)
  • Marathon Man (Amazon Prime; Paramount+; MGM+)
  • Straw Dogs (for purchase)
  • Withnail and I (MAX)
  • Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (TubiTV)
  • The Beanie Bubble (AppleTV+)
  • Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game (Hulu)
  • Jules & Jim (MAX)
  • Tenacious D: Pick of Destiny (MAX)
  • Talk to Me (in theaters)
  • Haunted Mansion (in theaters)
  • Blue Beetle (in theaters)
  • Accidental Love (Hulu)
  • Nefarious (Hoopla; for rental)
  • Sympathy for the Devil (for rental)
  • Sick of Myself (Paramount+; Showtime)
  • The Out-laws (Netflix)
  • The Meg 2: The Trench (in theaters)
  • Mirror (for rental)
  • TMNT Mutant Mayhem (in theaters)
  • The Passenger (for rental)
  • The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story (Hulu)
  • Alexander the Great (Amazon Prime: TubiTV; Mikey’s Laserdisc Collection)
  • Earthquake (Netflix)
  • The Hotel New Hampshire (Amazon Prime; TubiTV)
  • Crank (Peacock Premium)
  • The Odd Couple (Showtime; Paramount+)
  • Happiness for Beginners (Netflix)

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Episode 596: SNL Actors

The August moon is nigh, the summer is waning, the dog days are here... and what better way to beat the heat than to listen to a great podcast!  So make sure to subscribe to Roth From Wyoming's Good Day 4 a Movie Podcast!

After that, you can tune into this little ditty, as The Deucecast Movie Show's own Mikey and d$, sans #TwitterlessDrEarl this time, invite in first time guest (and first time podcaster!) Coach DiBello all the way down from Miami, Florida!

Tonight is all about some Saturday Night Live, and the actors who started and shined as Not Ready For Primetime Players.

First up, a chit-chat on who Coach is, and how he found the show itself... CTI must return!

Then, an SNL Draft... who would be in a dream cast! Make sure to listen and comment on Twitter, or X, or TheDeuceCord about who's lineup is the absolute best!

Finally, top five SNL performers... of course, Mikey told d$ it was who got their start... for Mikey and Coach, it's who shined the most.  So the lists are varied, but the names are huge - Murphy... Aykroyd... Murray... Radner... Sandler... Zweibel?  Him too.

Also... a lot of hot Hurricane Rhett talk, so Rhett fans, tune in.

The movies mentioned and where to find them right now:

  • Animal House (Peacock Premium)
  • Ghostbusters (for rental)
  • Meatballs (Amazon Prime; TubiTV)
  • Meatballs II (TubiTV)
  • Meatballs III (unavailable)
  • Meatballs IV (Amazon Prime; TubiTV)
  • Mystery Alaska (for rental)
  • Nebraska (for rental)
  • Spies Like Us (for rental)
  • Trading Places (for rental)
  • Trapped in Paradise (for rental)
  • Uncut Gems (Showtime; Paramount+)

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Episode 595: Our 1988 Favorites

It's always an honor and a pleasure to welcome back one of our absolute favorites and a spot of true class on our little show... and since Jenn Novotny was not available, we called upon our beloved Jennifer Kaufman as this week's #FanboySummer winner loser participant! (we kid, we kid... we love Kaufman)

First up, lots of birthday movies from the previous 5, 10, 20 and so on years -- including the original The Meg's 5th birthday, 2 Guns 10th birthday, The Fugitive's 30th birthday, and more.

Then, a round of Reel or Unreal, as the crew tries to guess the names of really bad films few people have heard of.

Finally, a great look at the year in film 1988.  Kaufman gives her reasons for picking this topic, and everyone gives their favorite films from that year including vintage Eddie Murphy... all the actors who were up for the legendary role Bob Hoskins got... the sad  tale of "Yep Yep Yep"... a shout out to Garrison's fave film... Seagal, Ernest, and Chevy all get love from Mikey... and Dr Earl gets pretentious, of course.

Movies discussed and where to find them:

  • Above the Law (for rental)
  • All Hat (Amazon Prime; MGM+; TubiTV; Paramount+)
  • Beetlejuice (AMC+; for rental)
  • Big (Disney+; MGM+)
  • The Care Bears Nutcracker Suite (for rental)
  • Coming to America (Netflix)
  • Dangerous Liasons (for rental)
  • Die Hard (Hulu)
  • Dominick and Eugene (unavailable)
  • Ernest Saves Christmas (Disney+)
  • Fading of the Cries (unavailable)
  • A Fish Called Wanda (Showtime)
  • Funny Farm (for rental)
  • The Great Outdoors (for rental)
  • How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (Plex)
  • The Land Before Time (for rental)
  • License to Drive (Starz)
  • Midnight Run (for rental)
  • Oliver and Company (Disney+)
  • Rain Man (Showtime; Paramount+)
  • The Rescue (Hoopla; for rental)
  • Shoot to Kill (unavailable)
  • A Smile Like Yours (for rental)
  • Teenage Space Vampires (TubiTV; Plex)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Disney+)
  • Working Girl (Amazon Prime; MGM+)

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Episode 594: The Mike v Dave Tourney

 With episode 600 looming, the Big Bracket is getting full... and Dave, Mikey, and #TwitterlessDrEarl welcome back Friend of the Show Clay Shaver, and he brings a special tournament for the crew to push through.

This time around, to determine which role will join the greats like Prince Akeem, Castor Troy, Indiana Jones, Anna Scott, and not Ethan Hunt, this time, there are 16 "DAVE" or "DAVIDs" from the movies, and 16 "MIKE", "MIKEY", or "MICHAELs to vote on. 

Plus, the guys catch up with the latest with Clay in the Mitt of Michigan, his thoughts on the "Barbie" phenomenon, and lots of  talk about Robert Romanus.  Lots of talk.  And even some Boner Stabone. 

You just gotta listen.

And then, Dave pays off the 1st annual Dave'Stalgia, with older films assigned by friends of the show like Burgeydoodle, Roth from Wyoming, Lil G, from hosts Mikey and #TwitterlessDrEarl and a last minute addition from Clay himself.