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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Favorite Disney Movies

For the Christmas Holiday Season we want you to unwrap an episode previously lost. We recorded this back in October and we discuss our favorite Disney Movies. Oh and Dave says good bye... but not for long if you've seen our recent announcement.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Brothers in Movies

"Hey Brother.." That's right we at The Deucecast Movie Picture Show love Hollywood Movie Families. The brotherly love of Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez, Beau and Jeff Bridges, and of course Alec, Stephen, William, and Daniel Baldwin. Mike, Pinky, and Dr. Earl take the reigns this week as Dave is visiting that Mouse in Florida. We pick our favorite brothers in movies together in such movies as The Fabulous Baker Boys , Young Guns, and of course I'm Gonna Git You Sucka.

We ReFlick movies such as Blue Jasmine, The Family, and Prisoners. Including a very special "Moment With Malick" brought to you by Dr. Earl.

Discuss our Top 5 of the year. There are some major changes thanks to the majesty of Prisoners.

And there is a rousing new game created by Mike that Dr. Earl is really good at... he may or may not win with spouting out the answer Grand Prix.

Be sure to download this week's episode on iTunes and rate and review us as you see fit. You can always stream the episode on your Android or Blackberry device via Stitcher and stream the episode right here on this magnificent website.

Be sure to look for us next week as we drop our next Intermission episode. This time on the DeNiro Classic Taxi Driver.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Intermission: Scarface

Its another quick hit on another classic film, as always with The Deucecast Intermission, and this time, the guys take on the Al Pacino gangster film Scarface from 1983.  A mainstay in the IMDb Top 250, and considered one of the greatest modern era films of all time, Scarface is the story of Tony Montana, a Cuban immigrant who rises to power in Miami and becomes a drug overlord... before watching all of it fall apart at the hands of his own product.

Starring Michelle Pfieffer, F. Murray Abraham, Robert Loggia, a bunch of names none of us had ever heard of, and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, who later went on to be blue and naked in The Abyss and also star in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (outperforming Kevin Costner... but lets face it, the left knee of the guy who played Little John's younger sister outperformed Kevin Costner) and The Color of Money.

Listen to the episode and hear the disappointment dripping out of our voices as we all expected to... well, you know, actually like this movie...

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Movies about Football Stuff

On this Episode of The Deucecast Movie Picture Show... the guys tackle movies with football themes in them.  First, though, there are the list of movies they've seen in the last few weeks, including 2 Guns, The Wolverine and Blue Jasmine, plus Mikey loves Riddick...

Our "See This, Not That" game challenges the guys to find a good and a bad movie with Julia Roberts, Kevin James and more... while Pinky struggles bigtime with The Movie Game.

The main topic is Football films, like The Blind Side and The Waterboy and Any Given Sunday, plus heated debates about whether Jerry Maguire, The Last Boy Scout or Lucas are actually football films... hmm...

Join us next week on The Deucecast Intermission, as we take on the bloody mess that is Scarface, and while d$ is out for the following The Deucecast Movie Picture Show, Mikey and Pinky hold down the fort with whatever they feel like discussing!

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Intermission: Sabrina

On the episode of The Deucecast: Intermission.... Mikey, Pinky and d$ channel the romance by taking on a 1954 classic (and thereby fueling Mikey's odd mancrush on William Holden) called "Sabrina".

Its a tale of a girlish crush, a playboy gent and an older brother... the girl loves the gent, who is attached to someone else, and that someone else is the key to a mega business deal... and all the sorts of hilarity and heartstrings-pulledness occurs along the way.

The guys discuss the likes and dislikes of the film, along with all sorts of little trivia (like, did you know Humphrey Bogart thought Audrey Hepburn was talentless, and that co-star William Holden was kinda stupid?)

Don't forget, next week on The Deucecast Movie Picture Show, all the usual frivolity, including discussing football films... and then on the next Deucecast Intermission, we go family friendly... with Al Pacino's "Scarface"

Monday, September 2, 2013

Movies Made into TV Series

On this episode of The Deucecast Movie Picture Show... Mikey, Pinky & d$ once again join forces to fight the evils of non-movie watching, to promote the good of movie watching, and to discuss lots and lots of movies watched.

In ReFlicktions, bringing up the films seen in the last two weeks, the guys hit a number of titles, including "View From the Top"... "Mud"... "CLUE"... "The Evil Dead", the original.... "The World's End"... "Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams"... and a bunch of indy films that Mikey loved, like "Muscle Shoals" and "Zero Charisma".

The topic today included movies that were turned into television shows, like "Ferris Bueller"... "The Real Ghostbusters"... a few of the 403 "Stargate" reiterations... and d$'s love of "Muppet Babies".  Some tackled it from the angle of "good movies that were turned into good and bad shows", and we also hit the side of "eh movies turned into good tv shows", like "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", to which Pinky had no idea that it was, in fact, a movie first.

The guys also touch on the movies that were assigned to them to see, including "Side Effects"... "Muriel's Wedding"... and an odd film that Pinky will put into his DVD collection from here on out.

The Ryan Phillippe Game returns, with Mikey, d$ and Pinky battling it out as to who can name the most films of a given actor, and in a new twist on "See This, Not That", names and topics are tossed out at random via the "Magic Movie Wheel".

Finally, d$ ends the show on a personal note, with a non-movie related topic, but is still good to hear...

Next go round... the guys take on "Football Themed Films" for the now-here football season... and don't forget next week's Intermission, where we discuss at length the Audrey Hepburn classic, "Sabrina"

FILMS DISCUSSED AT LENGTH

Elysium
Kick Ass 2
Moneyball
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Room 237
Trouble With the Curve
You're Next

Monday, August 26, 2013

Intermission: 12 Angry Men

For this week's Deucecast Intermission... three jolly, chunky, geeky, goofy, attractive, dorky guys take on 12 angry men... that is, "12 Angry Men", from 1957, the movie that lost to "The Bridge On the River Kwai" for Best Picture.

The film is a limited storytelling movie with 12 men sitting around the jury room, deciding the fate of a minority defendant, on trial for the murder of his father.  All seem to want to convict, though one juror demands they stay and talk it out... and thus, the story unfolds.

In a great Intermission, the guys discuss the complexities of the film, including juror by juror, likes, dislikes and a great comparison to the 1997 update with Jack Lemmon and George C. Scott. 

Enjoy this Intermission, and then go watch this classic film! 

Saturday, August 17, 2013

The Underappreciated Characters Episode

On this episode of The Deucecast Movie Picture Show... Pinky, Mikey and d$ talk about... well, movie picture shows.

This picture of Emma Watson from "The Bling Ring"
has been posted specifically for Pinky, who has
declared himself a big Emma Watson fan
In particular, we jump from the movies we've seen (ReFlicktions) like "Moon"... "Wimbledon"... "Mud"... and "The Bling Ring"... to movies that were assigned to us, like "Blitz"... "Tombstone"... and "Hot Rod"

Our topic is characters in movies that aren't appreciated enough either in death, in their heroics or both, by the other characters in the movie... like the Air Force Pilot who gave his life for the President in "Air Force One" (and is then ignored)... the real benefactor to Indiana Jones... Sarah Connor's baby daddy in "The Terminator"... and the REAL hero for the Rebellion in "Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope: George Lucas:  Messed Around With" Edition.

The Top Five of 2013 for each of the hosts is only slightly unchanged... and in a stirring game of "Rotten Tomatoes", the guys discuss the films of the stars of TV's "Grey's Anatomy"--like "The Ugly Truth"... "Ramona and Beezus"... and the Oscar winning Patrick Dempsey classic "Made of Honor"

And speaking of Grey's Anatomy... you'll definitely want to tune in to hear the long awaited return of... "GREY'S ANATOMY WATCH"!!!! 

Next go 'round, its the topic of TV Shows that originated from Movies... and the guys discuss the movies assigned, including "Muriel's Wedding"... "Side Effects"... and "A Good Old Fashioned... what?!?!"

Movies Discussed in Depth:
Air Force One
Blitz
The Dark Knight Rises
Hot Rod
Limitless
Moon
Planes
The Terminator
T2: Judgment Day
Tombstone
The Way Way Back
The Wedding Planner
Wimbledon

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Intermission: The Bridge on the River Kwai

Welcome back to another classic film dissection with the most notable cinema scholars movie fans you'll find.... Mikey, Pinky and d$ are joined by Dr Earl once again to discuss the film that some people call "the greatest movie to ever reference the Kwai River in the title", ever.

According to the American Film Institute, its the 36th best movie of all time, the 13th best on the "Best Cheers" list, and #58 on the "Best Thrills" list, and as of this posting, its 103rd on the IMDb Top 250.

However comma

The guys might have a different take on it.  d$ had major internet issues and was not able to watch more than the first 30 minutes of the film, but Mikey, Pinky and Doc Earl dished on what they liked (William Holden) and what they didn't like (a longer discussion)...

You can hear it all here on this week's Intermission.  Join us on the next The Deucecast Movie Picture Show for our favorite underappreciated movie characters... and on our next Intermission, it's 12 Angry Men!

Friday, August 2, 2013

Favorite Comic Book Movies

On this episode... we geek out as we go comic book movie crazy... and once again, Dr. Earl joins us as we discuss "The Best Comic Book Movie Adaptions"...

In ReFlicktions, we discuss movies seen like Grown Ups 2 and Olympus Has Fallen and Oblivion and Pain & Gain and R.I.P.D. and some older films that Pinky catches up, like The Fugitive and Blade Runner...

Box Office Mojo is the source for our game, as we do our best guesses in the Top 200 Movies of All Time (domestic box office)... how much did Batman & Robin make, anyway?!

Our favorite comic book films include Iron Man"... various forms of the X-Men films... Watchmen... various "Batman" films... and Josie and the Pussycats"?  And... Weird Science?  You'll have to listen to find out...

Our Top Five has a little movement, with Olympus Has Fallen... and a huge roundtable discussion on The Wolverine

Join us next week for "The Deucecast Intermission: The Bridge on the River Kwai"... and The Deucecast Movie Picture Show takes on Favorite Unsung Heroes of the Movies... you know, those characters that don't get their just appreciation in a film, maybe they get knocked off and are forgotten... Jeff Daniels in Speed?  A hero... blowed up 1/2 way through the film... forgotten by all.  So Sad.

Films Discussed In-Depth This Week:

  • The Dark Knight
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • Grown Ups 2
  • The Hunt for Red October
  • Little Black Book
  • The Losers
  • Oldboy
  • Olympus Has Fallen
  • R.I.P.D.
  • Spiderman
  • Spring Breakers
  • Superman II
  • The Wolverine
  • X-Men


Saturday, July 27, 2013

Intermission: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

On this Intermission... the guys are joined by the wise ol' Dr Earl, and in this week's discussion is the 1964 Stanley Kubrick classic, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.

A political satire, one that the late Roger Ebert called "the greatest political satire of the 20th century", "Dr. Strangelove" is the story of a United States General who goes rogue, sending a nuclear missile towards the Soviet Union... George C. Scott is another general who works with the president to solve the crisis... Slim Pickens is the airman piloting the plane who is about to drop the bomb... and Peter Sellers is the President, named Merkin Muffley... and Peter Sellers plays Capt. Lionel Mandrake, who is being held by the crazy general.  Oh, and it also stars Peter Sellers as the title character, Dr. Strangelove, an eccentric expert with a weird hand problem brought in to advise the situation...

Enjoy the episode as we give our insights, our likes, our dislikes and more..

Join us for the next Deucecast Movie Picture Show, when the guys take on "Marvel Movies"... and the next Intermission, with The Bridge on the River Kwai.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Invaders from Mars! (and other places)

On this episode... With the release of Pacific Rim this past weekend, Pinky, d$ and Mikey take on the topic of Earth Invasion movies... and in the studizzy... Dr Earl makes his re-appearance!

What makes an Earth invasion movie?  A film where aliens, perhaps otherworldy, perhaps of this worldly, plot to take over the planet either for enslaving us, or to use up our resources and move on... of course, the guys never let the thought process of rules encumber what they try to do...

So goes the discussions of Earth Invasions like ID4...They Live...Marvel's The Avengers...Mars Attacks!... and so many more... and is Super 8 an invasion film, or just a movie about an alien who just wants to go home?  Find out.

We debate about the good--and bad--of this epic film
that will surely lose a ton of jack for Disney
We have round robin discussions on films like The Lone Ranger--and whether Johnny Depp should have even been a part of this movie or not... World War Z... Monsters University... and the aforementioned Pacific Rim...

We also play a little "Which Crap Is Better"? game, taking familiar films like "The Watch", "Battlefield Earth" and "Signs" and match them up against unseen little gems like "Feeders 2: Slay Bells" and the Oscar winning epic "Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Across America"... and what was that movie called?  Say what?  Yes.  Its a real title.  Just listen.

Speaking of Oscar winning epics... Mikey gives his rundown of how much he loved Heaven's Gate, and how Pinky cried at the majesty that is Double Jeopardy...

And our Top Five changes up slightly, with the appearance of new films!

Join us next week as our latest Deucecast Intermission takes on the classic Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love the Bomb

And in our next Deucecast Movie Picture Show, we discuss the best (and worst) comic book films... specifically, Marvel films... and d$ talks about Oldboy... Pinky watches The Hunt for Red October and Mikey relishes in the late Brittany Murphy classic, Little Black Book


Movies Discussed This Week:

Cloverfield
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Despicable Me
Despicable Me 2
Double Jeopardy
Evolution
Grown Ups 2
Heaven's Gate
Independence Day
The Lone Ranger
Mars Attacks
Monsters University
Pacific Rim
Signs
Super 8
Thank You For Smoking
They Live
13 Going on 30
V: The Final Battle (tv mini-series)
World War Z