Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Episode 152 -- The Battle of the Five ReFlicktions

Happy New Year!  Hope your Christmas was wonderful, and what better way to end your holiday season than to check our review show, also called "ReFlicktions", as we ReFlickt on the films we've watched in the last few weeks.

It's December, so our movie watching slowed down considerably, but we spend a little more time both on older favorites and current blockbusters...  in this episode, we cover...

Wet Hot American Summer... two of us love this movie, one of us just doesn't get it...

Happy Christmas... we call out Anna Kendrick again to come on our show

Varsity Blues... Pinky is introduced to the James Van der Beek classic, and whipped cream.

The Theory of Everything... stick around for my incredibly authentic Steven Hawking impersonation and for Mikey's surprise at what he himself thinks about the movie.

Horrible Bosses 2... we see it so you don't have to.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 2: Live Die Repeat: Mockingjay"... it's the one film that I was able to watch, and I'll tell you how good it is.

Exodus: Gods & Kings"... Mikey uses three phrases for this film--"Ridiculous", "Excessodus" and "Random Casting", and then Pinky shares his love for the movie.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies: Live Die Repeat... In a reversal of roles, Pinky expresses his displeasure for this epic, while Mikey actually is decently satisfied.  Oh, and somehow, we relate Evangeline Lilly to Alec Baldwin.  Somehow.

Wild... Mikey tells us of Reese Witherspoon's epic turn that might make her an two time Oscar winner.

Then, all three of us give our favorite films (so far) of 2014, plus our movie assignments which include the classic Dark Crystal, the immortal Vince Vaughn/Travolta epic Domestic Disturbance and the indie film In Your Eyes.

And next week, its the winter movie preview!  Join us as we let you know what's upcoming this January, February and March... pay attention and you'll know what movies you'll want to see, and what to avoid! -- d$

Monday, December 22, 2014

Episode 151 -- Merry Deuce Christmas!!!

It's Christmas time, Christmas time is here!  Unfortunately, no time for a Christmas vacation... however, you can sit back for a spell and listen to your favorite movie dudes discuss their (and your) favorite Christmas films!

First, we let you know what movies are celebrating their milestone birthdays this month... you won't believe how old "Dumb & Dumber" and "Beverly Hills Cop" are.  And find out what legendary film franchise got it's first film released this month in 1979.

We explore "Home Alone" and it's legacy, then toss around the Rotten Tomatoes in a Christmas edition. 

Mikey, Pinky & Dave then count down their favorite Christmas films of all time, including classics like "The Muppet Christmas Carol"... "It's a Wonderful Life"... "Scrooged"... and "White Christmas".  Dave and Pinky give major love to "A Christmas Story", while Mikey gives major hate to it--he's a known Ralphie Hater, by the way.

Plus, proper attention is shown to the underrated "Four Christmases", Mikey gushes about "Ernest Saves Christmas" and Pinky goes crazy for "Jingle All the Way"... and of course, Dave still loves the ABC TV movie "The Night They Saved Christmas".

And find out what they chose back in 2011, during the first list of Christmas favorites as revealed in "The Deucecast Episode XXXVII: A Very Wookiee Christmas."

The payoff on the horrid Christmas movies that were assigned a few episodes ago is in this episode.  Hear the reviews on such holiday masterpieces as "Elf Bowling the Movie: The Great North Pole Elf Strike"... "Bratz Babies Save Christmas"... "The Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger"... and the coup de gras, "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians".  Whew. 

Finally, everyone's favorite movie show segment, Pretty in Pink.  Will the Alec Baldwin/Kevin Spacey/Al Pacino David Mamet directed epic "Glengarry Glen Ross" get top honors?  Or be in the "hated it" column"?  Find out tonight.

Then, a great discussion on the Sony hack and the fervor over "The Interview" cancellation is broken up by... well, as Pinky will put it, some very sensitive mics and some wind.  It's a first for The Deucecast Movie Show and proof that life happens anytime and anywhere.

Next week!  Our ReFlicktions Show for December is a bit shorter, but still we spend much time on "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies"... "The Theory of Everything"... "Exodus Gods & Kings" and several more recent flicks.  And coming up soon, our Winter Movie Preview, and our Top Ten Not-2014 Films of 2014! 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Episode 150 -- Intermission: White Christmas

If you are dreaming of a Deucecast Christmas, with visions of Elf Mikey and Reindeer Dave and Sugarplum Pinky (Sugarpinky?) dancing through your heads, this is totally the Intermission for you!

The guys take on the 50s classic White Christmas, as Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye survive the war, go on tour with their dancing routine, meet up with Vera Ellen and Rosemary Clooney, and follow them to the Christmas paradise of Vermont. Entertainers all, it's time to do a benefit to raise money, fall in love, sing some memorable tunes and dance some memorable dances.

Answers to the burning questions that have been weighing on your hearts... is this a sequel to "Holiday Inn"? Who is that guy in the Bugs Bunny cartoons? And who liked it more (and less) than they thought they would?   Plus, we give a rundown of the main cast, who they are and what became of them...

And in a twist, the discussion takes a dive into the state of "musicals" in Hollywood, and why we fear the medium might be dying a slow death... sad trombone sound here.

It's a movie that really only has Christmas scenes in select parts of the movies, but is considered a Christmas classic to be cherished forever.

(Next week, on The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 151... The Deucecast Christmas Party, starring Mikey and Dave, with Pinky reporting in from a remote location in the woods somewhere!   Our favorite Christmas films (including... Jaclyn Smith?!), the report on the terrible holiday films we were forced to watch and more fun and frivolity!)

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Episode 149 -- Intermission: Jaws

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the podcast... ba-dum... ba-dum... ba-dum... ba-dum ba-dum ba-dum badumbadumbadumbadum.... you'll recognize the music and recognize the terror of the ocean as The Deucecast Movie Show takes on the classic film "Jaws" from 1975.

The guys discuss the making of the film indepth, including how Richard Dreyfuss begged for the part of Hooper... the consideration of Jeff Bridges and others for the part... the monetary success of the movie itself... what the author of the book it was based on had to say about sharks today... the connection to the 2010 movie "Piranha 3D"... Pinky waxing poetic by saying "What scares you the most is what you cannot see"... Mikey using the word "titular"... and so much more trivia, fun and frivolity.

Plus, a quick reference to Jaws 2, Jaws 3D and Jaws: The Revenge--which one does Dave consider to be in his Bottom 10 Movies of All Time.

The are joined in the studio by friend of the show Drew and Brother of the Predator Sean Hall, and their take on Jaws.  And Superman III, for some reason.

Join us next week for The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 150, a special Christmas intermission when we take on the classic "White Christmas"!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Episode 148 -- Interstellar ReFlicktions

Once a month, the Deucecast Movie Show guys do a round up of all the movies seen since the last time they did a round up of all the movies they had seen... and it's time for your December ReFlicktions!

Pinky, Mikey and Dave discuss the heavy vehicles, like tanks in "Fury" and trains in "Snowpiercer"... disasters like volcanoes in "Pompeii" and Johnny Depp's career in "Transcendence"... the violence of Keanu Reeves, as in "John Wick"... the creepiness of Jake Gyllenhaal in "Night Crawler"... and how bad can a "Dumb & Dumber To" really be? Or, the real question, what the crap are you doing, Jeff Daniels?! You were in NEWSROOM!!! But we digress...

The latest films of Bill Murray ("St Vincents")... Ice Cube ("Ride Along")... Adam Sandler ("Blended")... the worthiness of "Birdman" and how Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone and the entire cast should get tons of love during award season... and so much more are in this month's ReFlicktions, plus, the guys have themselves a quick Roman Polanski discussion, a racial discussion and talk about some crap called "Babadook"

"Interstellar" is also in for a major breakdown, and you'll know whether you should see it or not... same with "Big Hero 6" and two of the three hosts take on "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1".

Plus, answer that burning question that you are dying to have answered... what did Pinky really think of the John Candy hidden gem "Summer Rental" (and how badly will Dave drool over his love for '86 Kerri Green?)
And don't forget to join us next week with another Deucecast Intermission when we tell you it's not safe to go into the water... we discuss "JAWS", on The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 149

Full list of movies discussed, in order...
Fury... Friday the 13th Part 2... Snowpiercer... The Double... Palo Alto... Kill the Messenger... Super... John Wick... Anchorman 2: The Legend of Ron Burgandy... Ride Along... Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day... Night Crawler... Venus in Fur... The Purge: Anarchy... Transcendance... The Book of Life... Big Hero 6... Dear White People... St. Vincent... Blended... Hotel Transylvania... Stretch... Video Game: The Movie... Millius... The Conspirator... Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure... Elite Squad... Stardust... Robocop (2014)... Pompeii... Interstellar... Birdman... Bobadook... The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1... Dumb & Dumber To... Labor Day... Bad Words... Underclassman... Sex Tape... Summer Rental

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Episode 147 -- Happy DeuceGiving!

Oh, but Peter Jackson did... he definitely did.
It's an annual tradition, when we at The Deucecast Movie Picture Show, give thanks for the things in the movies that we love, appreciation for theaters we enjoy, actors we cheer for and trends we follow... and by "annual tradition", we mean we did it a few years ago and wanted to do it again... an annual tradition is born... again... we call it DeuceGiving!!

We are honored, first, as Shaz and Jedi Shua from The TechnoRetro Dads podcast calls in and enjoys an easy round of Simple Star Wars Trivia, a game that we hadn't played in quite a while, but Mikey was excited to get another crack at, while P!nky did it for the first time.  So, if nothing else, Shaz & Shua make this episode worth it!

Then, we tell the world what we are truly thankful for in the movie universe, everything from Marvel movies to Amy Adams (who d$ is in love with) to the finality of Hobbit movies... its a celebration of appreciation for theatrical awesomeness.

 A new way to assign movies just for this Christmas time, as we draw out of a hat the titles of the 6 worst Christmas movies we could find on Netflix... find out who is forced to see Santa Claus vs The Martians and who will be forced to watch some randomness subtitled Danger in the Manger.   And that might be the cream of the crop...

Finally, a rousing discussion of Hollywood awards, and whether we feel that "message movies" with perhaps decent performances is more highly regarded than a "original film" with great performances... and be surprised by the trends over the last few years, especially in Best Actress. 

Join us next week as well when we do our monthly ReFlicktions, covering everything from "Birdman" to "Interstellar" to "Big Hero 6" to the problem with Ice Cube in "Ride Along"--and find out what Pinky truly thought about his latest Pretty in Pink assignment...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Episode 146 -- The Mouse Will Be With You... Always

On a somewhat different note, we take you back to the show's appearance at The Alabama Phoenix Festival in May of 2014, where The Deucecast Movie Show co-host Dave is joined by local comic book show owner and Marvel of a man in his own right, Stan Daniel, as they spend and hour discussing Star Wars, Disney and the mash-up of the two.

Dave and Stan discuss various topics about what it means for the future of Star Wars since Disney has purchased the property... the possibility of a 5th theme park... Star Wars Weekends... dining with Darth Vader... the memories of the speederbike in Hollywood Studios... and so much more.

There are also questions to be fielded on everything from "Will Leia be a real Disney princess?" to "What does the merchandising look like?" and yes, we also dive into a Harry Potter comparison.

Plus, predictions for the future of the Disney/Star Wars partnership (since this episode was recorded six months ago, you'll hear a few misses... and several predictions that were dead on!) 

Mikey and Pinky are there too, jumping in with their own conversations, questions and thoughts, and are joined by various Friend of the Show voices of Hurricane Rhett and our buddy Wookiee.

Sure, this episode isn't directly about movies, but it is a one hour geekfest on two things that the guys on the show love.

Coming next week... our annual DeuceGiving Episode, as we give you what we are thankful for in the movie world!   Download and listen to Ep 146 coming next week!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Episode 145 -- The Deucecast Intermission: The Godfather Part II

Mikey, P!nky and d$ jump back into The Godfather Saga by taking on what is arguably the better of the first two (and definitely better than the third... then again, d$ contends that Damon Wayan's Mo' Money is better than the third Godfather III)... and again, we are joined up by Classic Movie Historian and Terence Malick Apologist, the Honorable Doctor Earl. 

...It's the Intermission Episode with the full discussion on the classic The Godfather Part II.  From 1974, the film centers on dueling story lines... first, the ascent of power of Michael Corleone, and his submerging into the darkness that is the mafia in the 1950s... next, we see the early days of the future "don", that being Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando in the first film).

An Academy Award winner for best picture, and starring Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, join the guys as they dissect the movie, talk about favorite scenes, the nuances and the movie as a whole... not from some snotty critics point of view, but from a FAN's point of view!

Also, join on us Episode 146, when d$ and local comic book shop owner and geek extraordinaire have a full discussion on the merging of Disney & Star Wars... sorta movies, sorta magic, all geek.  That's next week!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Episode 144 -- Deucecast Intermission: The Godfather Part I

From the powerful opening notes to it's powerful closing scene, The Godfather is one of the greatest films in cinematic history, or as Mikey puts it, "It's an Italian film made for Italians"

This Intermission episode takes on the Godfather saga, with Part I this week.... character by character, plot point by major plot point, Mikey, Pinky & d$ break down the film, and are joined by film buff and friend of the show Dr Earl to do so.

Hear our favorite scenes, maybe find your favorite scenes, discover and rediscover things you may not have known... trivia, symbolism and making of tidbits.

Vito, Clemenza, Michael, Sonny, Tom Hagen... all discussed at length, and we even talk about the deathly oranges... the horse head (real or fake?)... George Lucas' influence... who was on tap to play Vito besides Brando... the actual madness of Marlon Brando... why Pacino refused his Oscar nod... and our favorite characters and scenes. 

Make sure to listen to The Deucecast Ep 145, next week, as the show takes on... Godfather II in our two part Intermission.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Episode 143 -- October Reflicktions with Predator's Brother

Mikey, P!nky & d$ jump in the studio for a list of their films they were able to watch in the last few weeks...

Here are the movies discussed in this episode:

The original Nightmare on Elm Street... The Way Way Back... Pretty in Pink... Nightmare on Elm Street 3: The Dream Warriors... Wes Craven's New Nightmare... The Perks of Being a Wallflower... Crazy Stupid Love... Hunting the Legend... the original Friday the 13th.. Stretch... The Sweatbox...

...and lengthy discussion on the good and bad of Gone Girl, with Ben Affleck...

...The Guest... Draft Day... the original Fright Night... The Stuff... Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day... the Box Trolls... Lawless... Rosemary's Baby... Phantasm... Dracula Untold... Event Horizon... The Serpent & the Rainbow... The Firm... The Hills Have Eyes (2007)... Saw IV... The Judge... This is Where I Love You... Annabelle... Fury... and Left Behind...

P!nky dives into Harrison Ford's Witness in this episode's "Pretty in Pink" Segment

Also joining us in the studio is Sean Hall, the brother of late actor Kevin Peter Hall, who played the Predator in the classic of the same name, as well as Harry in "Harry & the Hendersons" plus a number of other roles (Big Top PeeWee!), so we get an impromptu chat with Sean about his brother's too short career.

And next week, on episode 144, we do an Intermission where we dive into The Godfather!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Episode 142 -- Getting Reel With Shotglass Digital

Hiya Moviegoers! 

Full show tonight, as d$, P!nky and Mikey are discussing scary movies, movies that go bump in the night, movies that give you a little fright here and there, that make you hide under the blankie while staring at the closet door making sure nothing creeps out of the darkness... mwuhahahaha...

...crap... I think I just scared ourselves...

Anyway, the official announcement is... The Deucecast Movie Show is officially part of the SHOTGLASS DIGITAL NETWORK!!!!

Find out what that means, and why it's so cool in the episode. The guys also bring back a classic, "Reel or Unreel", where you can decide for yourself if "Gobble Gobble (expletive deleted)", "Monsturd" or "They Love Their Grandchildren... Well Done" are actually real titles of real movies (one of them actually is)

The Top Five of 2014 is updated by everyone, including... Draft Day!?!?! The guys also discuss their favorite Scary Films of all time... Fright Night! Poltergeist! Phantasm!  HellraiserThe Shining! Cube!!! So many more scares to talk about.

And what YOU have been waiting for, the results of SCARY MIKETOBER, where Mikey breaks down and ranks the five horror films he was given to watch: Poltergeist, The Exorcist, The Amityville Horror, Fright Night and Saw.

And join us next week when P!nky, Mikey and d$ go through the movies watched in the last four weeks... plus, a SPECIAL guest pops by the studio!!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Episode 141 -- Intermission: Halloween

That's right, this time the guys in The Deucecast Movie Show take on Halloween... no, not the holiday... but the 1978 classic film, Halloween.  Starting from the bone-chilling score that is comprised of just a few notes (and a million nightmares), d$, Mikey & P!nky break down the classic from John Carpenter.

Discussions include the plot itself, the infamous mask and it's origins, Jamie Lee Curtis, the music, the extended scenes and more.

This begins our three-part Halloween (the holiday, not the movie) series of shows... first, this Intermission... then, our Main Show next Monday with a Halloween-movie version of "Reel or Unreel," along with our favorite Horror Films of All Time, and the results of Miketober--Mikey watching classic scary movies, which he hates.

And before Halloween, our usual round up of ReFlicktions, this time with P!nky attempting to watch about 188 scary films per day.  Our young padawan has goals.

THIS FRIDAY... HUUUUUUGE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT THE PODCAST... listen live on or find us on Stitcher, or download the show on Monday to hear what's in store for The Deucecast Movie Show!!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Episode 140: Those Untouchable September ReFlicktions

Hey! Thanks for stopping by and downloading... once again, Mikey, P!nky and d$ take you on a whirlwind tour of all the movies we've seen in September.

In this episode:

  • A YA discussion, including The Maze Runner
  • Fallon and Drew love it up in Fever Pitch
  • Neeson kicking A again in A Walk Among the Tombstones
  • Woody Allen's overratedness in Annie Hall
  • Mikey's jonseing for Pierce in The November Man
  • A football classic?  Or overrated? It's Rudy
  • A family comedy of dysfunction in This is Where I Leave You
  • And a trip to Vegas, baby, with Swingers

...and so much more. Discussions on the new Denzel flick... why P!nky didn't like one of d$'s top ten films of all time... why d$ didn't like one of Mikey's man-crush's movies... why Can't Hardly Wait is one of the best films of a generation.... and we preview the five horror movies that Mikey will be seeing in Scary Miketober!

Monday, September 29, 2014

Episode 139: The 2014 Fall/Winter Movie Preview

Now that it's fall, winter is not too far behind... and that means the movies are getting more Oscar worthy and holidayey... and Mikey, d$ and P!nky are here to tell you all about it.

First, the Top Five of 2014 so far, where you can find out where Denzel's The Equalizer ranks for Mikey... how does P!nky still feel about Boyhood... and is there anything new on d$'s Top Five?

A rousing round of Rotten Tomatoes features Kevin Costner's sports flicks, like For Love of the Game and Draft Day, and then, the preview...

Starting with October, the guys take on each movie weekend and give their input on upcoming blockbusters like Chris Nolan's Interstellar, and Disney's Big Hero Six, and Oscar-bait like Reese Witherspoon's Wild, and Mr. Turner, whatever that is... plus prognosis on random releases like Horrible Bosses 2... the horror flick The Pyramid... Into the Woods... and Foxcatcher...

Plus... why is no one excited about The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Did P!nky like The Untouchables?  Find out in this episode's Pretty in Pink, plus his next assignment. 

And in a segment called Scary Miketober, Mikey--who hates horror flicks--takes on the task of watching five of P!nky & d$'s favorite thrillers.

And next week, in Episode 140, join the guys for more ReFlicktions, including our take on The Maze Runner, Zero Theorem, Annie Hall and how does d$ truly feel about Safe Haven?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

APF Panel: Star Wars The Expanded Universe with Stan Daniel - Episode 138

We continue our Alabama Phoenix Festival series of panels with this expansive "Star Wars: The Expanded Universe" discussion. We discuss the comics, books, the impact of Disney and J.J., and so much more in this lively hour-long panel.

This episode features special guest Stan Daniel of Kingdom Comics fame.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Intermission: The Last Picture Show – Episode 137

In 1971, Peter Bogdavich shot a film in black and white, casted relative unknowns like Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Randy Quaid and Timothy Bottoms, along with old Hollywood legends like Ben Johnson, and created a masterpiece film about a dying small town from the 50s buried in West Texas.  Winner of 2 Academy Awards and nominated for 8, the guys tackle The Last Picture Show in this latest Intermission episode.

P!nky, d$ and Mikey discuss the plot, the making of and the legacy of this classic... we hope you enjoy it, and we hope you watch the film itself!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

APF Panel: Star Wars Episode VII with Shaz – Episode 136

We are finally wrapping up our panels from the Alabama Phoenix Festival, as this time it's a group discussion all about Star Wars Episode VII... what we expect, what we want to see, what we do NOT want to see, our predictions, and lots and lots of unfounded speculation.

If you are a Star Wars fan, or just a casual fan, join d$, P!nky and Mikey as they sit with Shaz from the TechnoRetro Dads Podcast in this hour long Star Wars discussion!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ReFlicktions of an August Rush – Episode 135

It's time for our monthly roundup of all the movies that Mikey, P!nky and d$ have seen recently, and so that's what this episode is all about.  Here you'll hear:

  • A little more Guardians of the Galaxy chatter
  • P!nky's love of Boyhood
  • d$'s love of In a World and Mikey's surprising indifference
  • The horrible Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • The fun of Expendables 3
  • Revisting Tin Cup and Bedknobs & Broomsticks
  • The fake Twister, aka, Into the Storm
  • Rounders chat
  • How good Riddick actually was
  • How bad Baggage Claim actually was

And even more, as we cover over 40 films in a little more than an hour, plus Pretty in Pink tells us the verdict on Short Circuit and we even discuss... Australian Cane Toads?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Episode 134--The Episode with the High School Moviepalooza

The bell has rung and class is in session! 

Talking about high school movies tonight, but first, the guys kick off with a rousing round of The Ryan Phillippe Game, where P!nky calls the names out and Mikey & d$ have to name the films... how many Ethan Hawke names can you come up with? Or ScarJo films?

And we love the high school films that take us back... we have some great discussions on Election... Scream... She's All That... Easy A... Lucas... and even more... plus more discussions on a love for Emma Stone, Emma Watson, "that" scene in Fast Times in Ridgemont High and the ongoing career of actress Chloe Grace Moretz.

A little bit of watch this, not that, and then we present our Top Five of the Year for 2014 (so far)... and of course, Guardians of the Galaxy rule our lists... except for one of the guys, who just didn't like it...

And join us next week with our latest ReFlicktions Episode as well!!!

Finally, make sure you check out our video for the #IceBucketChallenge, as P!nky, Mikey and d$ douse each other in water AND donate to one of our favorite charities, Kulture City, promoting autism awareness and acceptance. You can also donate to the traditional charity associated with the challenge, that being ALS, but also check out Shared Hope, a group that fights sex-trafficking, or Remodeling Clay's efforts to get clean water in Africa...

And Thanks to the TechnoRetro Dads Podcast for the nomination! 

Movies discussed in depth in this episode:

The Breakfast Club
Can't Hardly Wait
Dazed & Confused
Easy A
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Perks of Being a Wallflower
Remember the Titans
She's All That

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Episode 133 -- Thank you Robin Williams

On August 11th, 2014, we movie lovers had a tremendous loss occur with the passing of one of the most prolific actors of our generation, that being Robin Williams.

So the guys--d$, Mikey and P!nky--along with special in-studio guests Hurricane Rhett and Matty the Former Co-Host, with a special appearance by Deucecast Sweetheart Steph, pay tribute to Robin Williams by doing a full retrospective.

The guys don't dive into Robin's private life, his struggles or his demons, leaving that for other shows... instead, they track his complete career from beginning to the most recent films, sometimes breezing past a few, other times, like "Good Will Hunting", "Good Morning Vietnam", "Dead Poets Society", "Aladdin" and more, taking their time and having a great discussion on those films.

Join us as we have a great time celebrating the films of Robin Williams--and yes, acknowledging the fact there were some clunkers too--on this episode of The Deucecast Movie Picture Show

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy Extravaganza - Episode 132

Beware this is a spoiler heavy episode but we warn you before we dive into all that.

On this episode we review Guardians of the Galaxy as only The Deucecast can. The normal crew of Dave, Pinky, and Mike is joined by special guests Rhett and Former Co-Host Matt to discuss all aspects of the movie. Rhett of course has to find some things to complain about. We hope you enjoy the craziness that was this episode.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Episode with the Reboots -- Episode 131

The gang is all here today, with a shorter episode as we continue our weekly excursion into movie discussion excellence!  Mikey, P!nky and d$ kick it off with a quick revisit to movies like The Truman Show and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan before diving into the main topic...

Reboots is the discussion this time around, as the guys bring up classic franchise reboots, everything from Oceans 11 to Batman films to Marvel movies to... Cheaper by the Dozen?  What? 

The Top Five of the Year jumps around a bit for everyone, though we suspect much movement with Guardians of the Galaxy now out in the theaters.

We hope you enjoy our show!!

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Episode with All the ReFlicktions -- Episode 130

The Deucecast is ever evolving, and we make a subtle change this week... we are going... WEEKLY!  This week's episode is a whole bunch of ReFlicktions, as we dash through no less than 50 movies in an hour and change.

We go in-depth into some films, including a rousing discussion on the 70s Superman film, along with parts II, III and IV... we discuss the Stephen King misstep called Maximum Overdrive... the entire documentary trilogy of the West Memphis Three, called Paradise Lost, as well as the additional documentary West of Memphis, and the fictional account Devil's Knot... American Graffiti vs Dazed and Confused... and new films like Lucy, Sex Tape, Hercules, Planes: Fire & Rescue and Deliver Us from Evil.

We also have some great discussions on:

Angel Heart
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Escape from Tomorrow
Godzilla (2014)
Oldboy (2013)
Transformers: Age of Extinction
22 Jump Street
Under the Skin

Join us next week as we find out if P!nky liked Adventures in Babysitting in our Pretty in Pink setting... our Top Five of 2014 updated... and we discuss the best franchise reboots, everything from Cheaper By the Dozen to Batman Begins!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

APF: Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 6 Panel

At this year's Alabama Phoenix Festival The Deucecast Team was able to moderate several panels about Star Wars, Disney, and of course Podcasting. We recorded each panel and will be releasing them all over the next several months. The first in this series of panels is about the Emmy Award winning Animated Series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. This particular panel was specifically about the Sixth Season of this amazing show. Mike and special guest Shazbazzar of the Techno Retro Dads podcast break down each episode and lead a rousing discussion about the series. We hope you enjoy it.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Episode with the Sidekicks

Welcome back to the best podcast concerning movies with hosts named P!nky, Mikey and d$ that you will hear today... NAY... this week.  Maybe even this month.  Dare I say... ever?  Especially since Dr. Earl is back up in the hizzy again.

The guys are back in the Nic Cage Studio on the Deuce Digital Network, kicking off the summer with a great show full of movie news and fun.  Right away, Mikey starts with Nipp News, covering Harrison Ford's leg break, plus the DC film lineup, including the projected date for the Affleck stand-alone Batman film.

ReFlicktions, becoming our biggest and most popular segment, takes on movies we've seen in the last month, including reviews of Million Dollar Arm... Spy Kids: Game Over... Edge of Tomorrow... Maleficent... 22 Jump Street... How To Train Your Dragon 2... and more...

Plus, a look at the four hour documentary, Never Sleep Again, chronicling the Nightmare on Elm Street film series, plus P!nky gives his reviews on classic films like 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and American History X.

In our Pretty in Pink segment, he also gives us his take on the classic Cannonball Run!

After revisiting a few modern films, the guys discuss the experience at the recent Alabama Phoenix Festival.

Friend of the Show and former co-host Matt joins in for a rousing game of Box Office Mojo as they take on Tom Cruise movies, then finally dive into the Big Five Topic--favorite sidekicks in films.

Garth Algar from Wayne's World... Abe from Blade... Fozzie Bear... Kronk from The Emperor's New Grove... Dean from License to Drive... and so many more names tossed into the mix... plus, is Silent Bob an actual sidekick to Jay, or are they equal?  Some of the guys agree... some don't.

Finally... some change over as the guys give their Top Five of the Year (so far), and then assign films for viewing... d$ will watch Steal and Escape from Tomorrow, while Mikey will see the doc Superheroes and Detachment, and P!nky has to catch My Bodyguard and 1992's Dracula.

So many movies, so little time... enjoy the episode, and look out for our Alabama Phoenix Festival episodes to be released soon!

Movies Discussed at Length in this Episode:
American History X
Broken City
Clockwork Orange
Edge of Tomorrow
The Fault in Our Stars
How to Train Your Dragon 2
The Frozen Ground
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Million Dollar Arm
A Million Ways to Die in the West
Muscle Shoals
Never Sleep Again
Red 2
Romancing the Stone
Spy Kids: Game Over
22 Jump Street
2001: A Space Odyssey
White Zombie (1928)
X-Men: Days of Future Past

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Episode with the Awesome Draft

Here comes your movie-guiding-light through tumult of bad film and greatness of good cinema... whatever that means.

Mikey, P!nky and d$ once again take the microphones, sans two turntables, to tell you about all the good and bad movies they've seen, what you should see and avoid, and to rib P!nky about his growing Jimmy Stewart obsession.

We discuss at length films like The Amazing Spider Man 2... A Million Ways to Die in the West... Neighbors... It's a Wonderful Life... and of course, X-Men: Days of Future Past...

A stirring game of Ryan Phillippe holds forth, moderated skillfully by P!nky (how many Chris Cooper movies can YOU name?) and our first edition of Pretty in Pink, where Mikey and d$ make the prediction as to how much he liked Dirty Dancing upon seeing it recently for the first time.

The guys then hold the first ever 2014 Deucecast BadA** Draft, where we decide which action characters would fill up a 10 person roster of the most awesome, kick buttedness team we could possibly put together... names like John Matrix (Commando)... Ripley (Alien)... James Bond (the Casino Royale version)... Jason Bourne... and who picks The Bear Jew from Inglorious Basterds?  Find out!

A great discussion is had on the upcoming Star Wars dealings, including recent casting news and a prospective one-off film, and what the guys think it will be, then a rabbit trail discussion on how Disney and Star Wars is faring against Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando.

We wrap it up with the promise of movies that will be seen over the next month and discussed, including Frozen Ground, the new epic with Cusack and Cage... Never Sleep Again, a four hour doc on Nightmare on Elm Street... and Ashley Judd's award winning story of Flypaper.

Join us next month as the discussion turns to favorite sidekicks in movies, plus a 1932 classic that Mikey has to force himself to watch.


In addition to above links, here are other movies discussed in this episode:

The Family
A Fistful of Dollars
The Getaway
The Graduate
Heaven Is For Real
Let the Right One In
Million Dollar Arm
Mom's Night Out
The Purge
Ride Along

Thursday, May 1, 2014

The Episode with Stupid Movies

Sometimes you do things, like podcast episodes, that you are so proud of, you want to yell to the Heavens and say, "Look at what we've done! Look at our splendor of Awesomesauce!" 

And when The Deucecast Movie Picture Show has an episode like that, we'll make sure to let our fans know... BUT we did record an episode that we do like very much... because it is on our level.

That's right, in this episode, d$, Mikey and P!nky take on "Stupid Movies".  Movies that aren't very smart, movies that perhaps wanted to be great and ended up being kinda dumb (Scream IV)... or really dumb (Airheads)... but that are loved very much in spite of, perhaps for that, very reason!

In depth discussions on really stupid films like The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonsai... Double Impact... Flash Gordon... Honey I Blew Up the Kid.. Con Air.. Snake Eyes... and yes, Batman Forever

The Three are joined in The Deucecast Studios by new friend of the show Mackey, and returning friend of the show, Drew / Morris, while producers Tommy and Shawn also wait in the wings.  And ol' pal Tom Johnson walks through the door at some point.

P!nky and d$ go through a lengthy discussion of little known parody film The Starving Games while Mikey grins in earnest... and although Kurt Russell's Breakdown was P!nky's assigned film to watch, he ends up watching another film instead... with surprising results.

The topics also hit hot button issues like, Johnny Depp's career... where Star Wars will be in 50 years... and what might it look like if JJ Abrams bombs in Episode VII... the guys play a rousing game of "Box Office Mojo" and give the latest incarnation of the Top Five of 2014.

Join us next month, as it's a kick off to summer with MANLY MOVIES... plus a whole lot more fun and the gang being testosteroney (which is the REAL San Francisco treat)

Movies discussed at length this episode:

Beauty & the Beast
Captain America: Winter Soldier
Draft Day
End of Watch
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Starving Games
True Romance

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Episode with Actors We Want More Of

Welcome back to The Deucecast Movie Picture Show!  Mike, d$ and Pinky are back on the microphones, sans turntables, with Producer Tommy on the keyboard and production and Shawn "It's Good... Sssssometimes" Sharp on the annex couch...

Tonight's episode concerns those actors and actresses we just want to see more of, like Brie Larson... Dave Franco... Judy Greer... Rooney Mara... Brandon Routh... Shea Whigham... and... Jimmy Stewart!?  And Robert Downey Jr?  Listen to find out who our "ones to watch" for 2014 are...

Our ReFlicktions covers a wide variety of films like Donnie Darko... Need 4 Speed... Hick... 47 Ronin... Non-Stop and so many more, while our Top Five of the year stays mostly the same, with a few additions...

We play an old fashioned round of "Eliminate Pinky From the Movie Game" before Mikey and d$ actually play The Movie Game, and discuss some of the films we'll be watching over the next month... Like End of Watch (Mikey)... The Station Agent (Pinky)... and Paranoia (d$)... plus, Mikey dishes out his punishment for the other two after he won the Oscar game.

Next month, join us in studio with special guest Ken Movie Mackey, as we discuss Stupid Movies We Love!

Movies discussed at Length This Episode:.
Children of the Corn
Donnie Darko
Force of Execution
47 Ronin
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
I Am Not a Hipster
Mars Attacks
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Need 4 Speed
Non Stop
Three Days to Find a Better Movie Kill
300: Rise of an Empire
What to Expect When You're Expecting

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Episode With the Awards

Its been a month since you've had the honor of hearing our voices in your earbuds, but thankfully for your sanity, we are here again!

And once again, we question why we let Dr Earl
even come on this show...
So much to do this month, as we not only discuss ALL the Oscar nominations and make our picks for the winners (the Academy Awards are March 2nd), we also reveal ALL the winners for the First Annual Deucie Awards...

Will Her win out for Best Screenplay?  Will Cate Blanchett also win the Deucie for Best Actress?  And could Jaden Smith really win an award for the worst acting performance of 2013?  You betcha.

We nod our head to Philip Seymour Hoffman and Sid Caesar, who we lost in the last few weeks, and then discuss the movies we've seen since the last time we met, including Philomena... Robocop, the old and new... James Gandolfini's triumphant Enough Said... and Pinky's disdain for minions in Despicable Me 2

On the annex couch, Dr Earl also joins us for the discussion, with his latest and greatest tripe he's over the moon about... Russian Ark, anyone?

Plus... a nod to... Car Talk?! 

Some of the movies discussed in this episode:

Adult World
August: Osage County
Enough Said
The Iceman
In a World
Last Vegas
The LEGO Movie
Monuments Men
Robocop (1987 & 2014)
Short Term 12

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Deucecast Oscar Pool

Follow along here at The Deucecast Movie Picture Show with our Oscar picks... whoever picks the most right out of the four of us--Mikey, d$, Pinky and special guest, Dr Earl, gets the honor, the right, the duty, nay, the job... of selecting the worst movie possible for each of the other four cohosts to watch.  This is not a title to be taken lightly.


Here are our picks:
Best Picture - 12 Years a Slave
Mikey - 12 Years a Slave
Dr Earl - 12 Years a Slave
d$ - American Hustle
Pinky - Gravity
Winner: 12 Years a Slave

Best Director - Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Mikey - Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Dr Earl - Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
d$ - Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Pinky - Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Best Actor - Matthew McConaughey
Mikey - Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Dr Earl - Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
d$ - Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Pinky - Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress - Cate Blanchett
Mikey - Cate Bkanchett, Blue Jasmine
Dr Earl - Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
d$ - Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Pinky - Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Supporting Actor - Jared Leto
Mikey - Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Dr Earl - Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
d$ - Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Pinky - Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress - Lupita Nyong'o
Mikey - Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Dr Earl - Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
d$ - Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Pinky - Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Best Adapted Screenplay - 12 Years a Slave
Mikey - 12 Years a Slave
Dr Earl - Captain Phillips
d$ - The Wolf of Wall Street
Pinky - 12 Years a Slave

Best Original Screenplay - Her
Mikey - American Hustle
Dr Earl - American Hustle
d$ - Her
Pinky - American Hustle

Best Animated Film - Frozen
Mikey - Frozen
Dr Earl - Frozen
d$ - Frozen
Pinky - Frozen

Cinematography - Gravity
Mikey - Gravity
Dr Earl - Gravity
d$ - Gravity
Pinky - Gravity

Costume Design - The Great Gatsby
Mikey - The Great Gatsby
Dr Earl - American Hustle
d$ - American Hustle
Pinky - American Hustle

Documentary Feature - 20 Feet from Stardom
Mikey - 20 Feet from Stardom
Dr Earl - The Act of Killing
d$ - 20 Feet from Stardom
Pinky - The Act of Killing

Documentary Short - Prison Terminal
Mikey - The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life
Dr Earl - Karama Has No Walls
d$ - Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall
Pinky - The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life

Film Editing - Gravity
Mikey - American Hustle
Dr Earl - Gravity
d$ - American Hustle
Pinky - Gravity

Un-'Merican Movie - The Great Beauty
Mikey - The Hunt (Denmark)
Dr Earl - The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium)
d$ - The Great Beauty (Italy)
Pinky - The Great Beauty (Italy)

Makeup & Hairstyling - Dallas Buyers Club
Mikey - Dallas Buyers Club
Dr Earl - Dallas Buyers Club
d$ - Dallas Buyers Club
Pinky - Dallas Buyers Club

Original Song - "Let It Go"
Mikey - "Let It Go" from Frozen
Dr Earl - "Let It Go" from Frozen
d$ - "Let It Go" from Frozen
Pinky - "Let It Go" from Frozen

Production Design - The Great Gatsby
Mikey - Gravity
Dr Earl - Gravity
d$ - American Hustle
Pinky - American Hustle

Short Film Animated - "Mr Hublot"
Mikey - "Get a Horse!"
Dr Earl - Mr Hublot
d$ - "Get a Horse!"
Pinky - "Get a Horse!"

Short Film Live Action - "Helium"
Mikey - "Avant De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything)"
Dr Earl - "Pitaako Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)"
d$ - "Helium"
Pinky - "Helium"

Sound Editing - Gravity
Mikey - Gravity
Dr Earl - Gravity
d$ - Gravity
Pinky - Gravity

Sound Mixing - Gravity
Mikey - Gravity
Dr Earl - Gravity
d$ - Gravity
Pinky - Gravity

Visual Effects - Gravity
Mikey - Gravity
Dr Earl - Gravity
d$ - Gravity
Pinky - Gravity

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Deucecast: Movies of 2013 Recap

Like Mr. Kotter, you can tell us "Welcome Back!"

Mikey, Pinky & d$ jump in headfirst, taking on the movies of 2013.

For the veteran listeners, we come back with some of the same favorites, like "The Rotten Tomatoes Game"... news and notes...

For the newer listeners, we are three dudes who love movies, who love talking about movies, and invite you to listen in!

ReFlicktions is our discussion on films we've seen recently, like The Juror... Equilibrium... Drinking Buddies... Short Term 12 and August Osage County, plus more...

In "See This, Not That," we tell you what movies by Matthew McConaughey to watch asap, and which ones to skip...

A recap for our favorite films in 2013 include movies like The Wolf of Wall Street... American Hustle... Prisoners... Gravity... The Way Way Back... Dallas Buyers Club... and so many more.

And, our nominations for the first The Deucie Awards -- our picks for the best in film for 2013 (nominations to be posted soon)

That's our January episode of The Deucecast Movie Picture Show... join us again in February for our Oscar Preview show, The Deucie Awards winners, and even more frivolity and fervor!