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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Episode 257: 2016's Christmas Gifts to the Stars

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Episode 256: Merry Christmas ReFlicktions

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Episode 255: Care Bears & Christmas Guilty Pleasures

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Episode 254: Family Gatherings

It's the holiday season, and whoop de doo, and hickory dock... Mikey, Dave, and Pinky are kicking off the Christmas month with Friend of the Show, the Delightful Lifer herself, Disney mogul and mom to (insert insane number here), Jennifer Kaufman!

First up, it's a Holly Jolly themed round of bDMI, aka, "Reverse IMDb"!  Reading the names of the actors listed in a Christmas film, as appearing on IMDb's movie pages, you get to name that film!

Then, onto family gatherings... and the interpretation of the topic is varied.  Some lists are "family dinner scenes", other lists are "movies where families come together" and still others are just "family scenes"...

Enjoy families celebrated in movies like The Wedding Crashers... The Descendants... Guess Who's Coming to Dinner... The Royal Tenenbaums... and even Beetlejuice and... Indiana Jones?

Plus, some Disney chatter... starting a Disney podcast and listening to any other podcasts... updates on building Kaufman's Top 100... how the movie watching goals are faring...

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Episode 253: Winter Movie Preview

Always looking ahead to the future, Mikey, Pinky & Dave brings you the previews of Winter Movies... The Official Winter Movie Preview, looking at what's upcoming over Christmas and into January and February.

Among the discussed topics...
Those "feel good Will Smith movies"... looking at the new ground covered by Star Wars films... in depth with Chris Pratt & J-Law... animated films with a bajillion movie star voices... a love of Crazy McConaughey... the narcissism of Bella Thorne... January dump months... the difference in Paul W.S. Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson... the problem with evil videotapes... continuing the Cloverfield story line... movies that will be Oscar bait... the John Green sci-fi novel... 

Among the previews previewed... 
The raunchy "Office Christmas Party"... Will Smith in "Collateral Beauty"... "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"... Fassbender in "Assassin's Creed"... "Passengers"... the animated "Sing"... Denzel's directorial effort "Fences"... "Gold"... "Amityville: The Awakening"... "Underworld: Blood Wars"... Jamie Foxx in "Sleepless"... "XXX: The Return of Xander Cage"... "Split"... Michael Keaton's McDonald's movie "The Founder"... "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" (we promise!... maybe...)... "Rings"... "Fifty Shades Darker"... "John Wick: Chapter 2"... "The LEGO Batman Movie"... "A Cure for Wellness"... Matt Damon's weird war sci-fi "The Great Wall"... The Cloverfield story "The God Particle"... "20th Century Women"... Affleck takes the director's chair again in "Live By Night"... "Paterson"... "Patriot's Day"... "Monster Calls"... Scorsese's new film "Silence"... "La La Land"... Natalie Portman's biopic "Jackie"... d$'s girlfriend Amy Adams (and Pinky's boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal) in "Nocturnal Animals"... some social media flick called "Friend Request"... "The Space Between Us"... "Monster Trucks... 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Episode 252: DeuceGiving 2016

It's an annual tradition around these parts, where movie fans Mikey, Dave and Pinky recognize the Thanksgiving Holiday by giving thanks to their favorite things of the movie and pop culture world.

First up, its Birthday movies!  Remember Arthur Christmas?  Neither do we.  But we do remember Sling Blade!  Romeo + Juliet!  American Tail: Fievel Goes West!  The Mosquito Coast!

Then its a round of Rotten Tomatoes, a potpourri style... each of the hosts calls out a movie, and everyone guesses the critics score.  Find out the scores on the Keanu Reeves' The Day the Earth Stood Still... Gigli... Sleepaway Camp II... Sesame Street's Follow that Bird... Insomnia... and the shocking score on Hamburger Hill ("The best Grenada Invasion movie ever made" - Remodeling Clay Shaver)...

What defines a modern western, and do Hell or High Water and No Country For Old Men qualify?  Being happy for theater chain buyouts and movie pass programs... Marvel doing it right, especially with the Avengers... Chris Pratt & Amy Adams movie choices... Disney Animation getting it done... Sci-Fi's resurgence... the turnaround from screen to home viewing...

Plus a breakdown of Pinky and Deer Park Water.

Finally, Pretty in Pink returns as Pinky gives us his thoughts on classic early 80s cartoon The Secret of Nimh.

Special thanks to everyone who adds to our show -- Clay Shaver, Jenn Kaufman, TechnoRetro Dads, Skywalking Thru Neverland, Retro Joe, Scott Ryfun, Billy Seybolt, Terrance Malick Apologize, Whit Stillman fan and Movie Historian Dr. Earl and many more for adding to and making our show great.

And to you, the listener, the downloader and podcast collector... thank you for listening.  We couldn't do this without you.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Episode 251: Mikey + Affleck = Forever ReFlicktions

It's November and it's time for movie talk!  Mikey, Dave & Pinky welcome in Remodeling Clay Shaver

Some of the things discussed on this ep...

The Tom Hardy Mumble syndrome... Revisiting MikeTober... More King of Kong talk... Fassbender as Steve Jobs... Ben Affleck & his Indonesian Fighting Style... Race relations & the 13th amendment... Turning the Corner on Tilda Swinton... Dave's sudden interest in Lauren Ambrose... Nat Portman as a western girl... the wonderful name of Goodnight Robicheaux...

Also, everyone's top five has switched up... and find out how well Scrooged holds up in another edition of Be Kind // Rewind!

Movies reviewed & discussed...
Wolf Creek... Mudbloods (doc)... Man vs Snake: The Long & Twisted Tale of Nibbler (doc)... Cold in July... We are What We Are... The Trust... Holy Hell... The Better Angels... Susperia (1977)... Raiders: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (doc)... Joy... The Revenant... Steve Jobs... Jack Reacher: Never Go Back... The Hitcher... Jane Got a Gun... The Barkley Marathon (doc)... The Accountant... Deepwater Horizon... Sleepwalk With Me... Spotlight... The Town... The Girl on the Train... The Man with One Red Shoe... 13th (doc)... Eye in the Sky... Doctor Strange... Cooties... Mascots... We Need to Talk About Kevin...  Arrival... The Hustler... Morphine: Journey of Dreams (doc)... Magnificent 7...

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Episode 250: The Mount Rushmore of That Guys

After putting the top actors and actresses atop a Mount Rushmore, it's time for Dave, Mikey & Pinky to look at those "Hey, I've seen that guy before, he was in... oh, what was he in, I see him in everything... dang it, what's his name?", aka, THAT GUYS.

First up, though, an acknowledgment of the 250th episode of The Deucecast Movie Show... nothing fancy, no big party, but a fun, quick throwback to The Deucecast Episode 91: Dpodcast Unchained to Pinky's first appearance

Then a celebration of former and current That Guys, who should be honored because of the background work they do.  Names like Brenden Gleeson... JT Walsh... Scoot McNairy... Tom Wilkinson... Joe Pantoliano... Will Patton... William Fichtner... Stanley Tucci... Sam Rockwell... Kevin Pollak... maybe you don't know the name, but you'll know the face!

And a quick look at what's to come in the next several The Deucecast Movie Show eps!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Episode 249: Favorite Political Movies

It's election season here in 'Merica, and to recognize, Mikey, Pinky, and Dave are talking favorite political films!  And who better to bring in to discuss such movies than the President of the Pretentious Corner, the Witt Stillman fan, the Film Historian, the Terence Malick Apologist himself, the honorable Dr Earl.

First up, a round of The Ryan Phillippe Game, where you have to name all the films of a certain actor like Kurt Russell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Owen Wilson or Charlize Theron and more.

And then... fave political movies!   People trying to win an election!  Leaders trying to stop a war!  Superheroes trying to stay on the right side of America!  Movies like Lincoln!  Argo!  Wag the Dog! Captain America Civil War!

A great recommendation for the movie "Failsafe" as well, if you can find it, and for "Eye in the Sky", which is now available on Netflix.

So enjoy the list of political movies and tell us your own faves!

DISCLAIMER:  There isn't any talk of the current political climate, nor it's candidates, its merely a list of favorite films involving not just government, but anything where a leadership plays a game of hierarchy for positioning...

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Episode 248: Greatest Movie Year Tourney Part IV

Another great round of year matches in this part of the tournament, as Dave, Mikey & Pinky are determined to find the Greatest Year of Movies Ever!  Here are the matches you'll see this go-round... 


1993 vs 1980 out of The TechnoRetro Dads Regional

1993 has Jurassic Park... The Fugitive... Sleepless in Seattle... Philadelphia... The Sandlot... Dazed & Confused... Schindler's List... Tombstone

1980 offers The Empire Strikes Back... Airplane!... The Blues Brothers... Smokey & the Bandit II... Raging Bull... Caddyshack... The Shining

The winner battles 1998 in the next round...

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2013 vs 1977 in The Remodeling Clay Regional

2013 brings us 12 Years a Slave... The Wolf of Wall Street... American Hustle... Frozen... Prisoners... Monsters University... 

1977 released Star Wars... Smokey & the Bandit... Close Encounters of the Third Kind... Saturday Night Fever... Annie Hall 

The winner battles of the winner of 1996 vs 2014

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1992 vs 1994 in The Skywalking Thru Neverland Regional

1992 shows Unforgiven... Reservoir Dogs... The Last of the Mohicans... A Few Good Men... Aladdin... Glengarry Glen Ross... 

1994 threw out The Lion King... Forrest Gump... Speed... Pulp Fiction... Maverick... Clerks... The Santa Clause... 

The winner battles the winner of 2002 vs 2015

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1983 vs 1987 in The Skywalking Thru Neverland Regional

1983 will find Return of the Jedi... Trading Places.. WarGames... Risky Business... The Big Chill... Superman III... Krull... National Lampoon's Vacation (the first one!!)... 

1987 conjures up Princess Bride.. Dirty Dancing... Lethal Weapon... The Untouchables... Good Morning Vietnam... Raising Arizona... Spaceballs... Wall Street... 
The winner battles the winner of 2007 vs 1967

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1996 vs 2014 from The Remodeling Clay Regional

1996 will have Independence Day... Mission Impossible... Twister... The Rock... Jerry Maguire... From Dusk til Dawn... Fargo... That Thing You Do!... High School High (with Method & Red)

2014 lets you see Guardians of the Galaxy... Captain America the Winter Soldier... X-Men Days of Future Past... The Imitation Game... The LEGO Movie... Gone Girl.. Whiplash... 

The winner takes on 1977 in the next round



Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Episode 247: MikeTober III: The Deucening... and ReFlicktions

With the pumpkins and ghosts adorning every Southern porch, you know that Halloween is nigh... and that means the return of MikeTober III: The Miking Hour.

Mike, Pinky & Dave join forces with Witt Stillman Fan, Terrence Malick Apologist and Film Historian Dr. Earl, who joins us live from the Pretentious Corner.  And later on in the show, we call upon Friend of the Show Remodeling Clay Shaver to talk a little Be Kind // Rewind.

Tom Hanks' Oscar chances this year... Movies on Starz For One Percenters... the strange new film from Terrence Malick... What films would you find in the subconscious of Andy from Parks & Rec... Teddy KGB's other possible roles... Mikey + Burgess = Moonlighting... the khaki-ness of the podcast cast... 

And then, we get to the third edition of MikeTober, where Mikey goes over the horror films that were assigned to him this year... movies include An American Werewolf in London (assigned by Dave)... Rosemary's Baby (assigned by Friend of the Show Jeremy Burgess)... Hitcher (assigned by Clay Shaver)... A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (assigned by Dr Earl)... and The Thing (assigned by Pinky)...

Finally, a quick session of Be Kind // Rewind with Remodeling Clay discussing the film Risky Business... is it enjoyable now?  And more importantly, does it hold up to today's viewing?

Movies discussed this episode:
Nosferatu (1922)... Shadow of the Vampire (2000)... Sully (2016)... I Am Wrath (2016)... Mojave (2015)... Pete's Dragon (2016)... It Happened One Night (1934)...  Elstree 1976 (doc-2015)... Coherence (2013)... Terrence Malick's Night of Cups (2016)... The Magnificent Seven (2016)... Snowden (2016)... Bottle Rocket (1996)... Saturday Night Fever (1977)... Meet the Robinsons (2007)... Deepwater Horizon (2016)... The Orphanage (2007)... The Decent (2005)... Frank Herbert's Dune (2000)... Zoolander 2 (2016)... The Blair Witch (2016)... Don't Breathe (2016)... Kill Bill Vol 1 (2003)... Who Took Johnny (doc-2014)... All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)... The Deer Hunter (1978)... Not Since You (2009)... Amanda Knox (doc-2016)... The Haunting (1963)... Tusk (2014)... The Wicker Man (1973)... Girl on the Train (2016)... This Boy's Life (1993)... The Invitation (2015)... 


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Episode 246: Barn Raising Religious Films

Channeling our inner Left Behind with some Chris Tomlin and Kirk Cameron, The Deucecast Movie Show turns attention to those great films with a religious tone... be it matters of faith or cult or anything less, Dave, Mike & Pinky welcome back Witt Stillman Fan, Terrance Malick Apologist and Film Historian Dr Earl.

And for the first time on the show, co-host of the Cinemartyrs, a podcast about watching bad Christian films, Atlanta based Bill Seybolt (that's SY-BOLT, thank you very much) joins the guys on the Binder & Binder Hotline.  This, of course, brings the discussion back to Christian Mingle, Lacey Chebert, Stephen Toblowsky and a maritime themed agency.  

First up, doing the birthday movies!  How old is The Depahted?  What about Training Day or The Color of Money or even Enter the Ninja?  Find out here.

Then, a rousing round of bDMI, or Reverse IMDb, reading the actors in a movie and asking for the guesses -- how fast can you guess the films? 

And finally, fave religious films!  Dr. Earl in the pretentious corner, drinks his Chablis while wearing his blazer with the patches on the arm, comes up with the hipster man bun movies ("The Passion of Joan of Arc"?), while everyone else goes more normal... Scientology docs!  Amish Harrison Ford! Steve Martin and the miracles!  Amy Adams, who Dave loves!  Marxist Homosexuals! (not kidding... just listen...)... Elizabeth Olsen and Marcy! May! Martha!  Marlene!  The most famous running music of the 80s!  Hanson, MMMBop and their own beer, MmmHops!

Also, the history of barn raising in film, the resurgence of Christian Slater, as well as a rundown of Contemporary Christian Worship music leaders today.

Pinky also gives his take on a Mel Brooks classic in Pretty in Pink.

Oh, and finally, a reference to the Tom Hanks & Dan Ackroyd classic "Dragnet".


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Episode 245: The Greatest Movie Year Tourney Part III

Mikey, Dave and Pinky come together once again to talk about movie years.  Great movie years.  In fact, the greatest movie year ever, in the greatest movie year ever tournament.  But this much awesome cannot be held only by the three hosts, so joining the group is frequent contributor and friend of the show Remodeling Clay Shaver.

This time, we see movies like Weird Science, Top Gun, The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Aliens go head to head when 1986 takes on 1985.

A controversial decision and disagreement comes in with 1975 runs up against 2005.

A first round blowout in the match of 1975 vs 2005

A close battle with 2010 and 2012.

Titanic from 1997 sails in to try and sink 2001.

And a pattern seems to emerge with the power of the 2000s, with 1984 going straight after the year 2000.




Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Episode 244: These Are Our Confessions

It's confession time... Mikey, Pinky and Dave have things to get off their chest, secrets (or not so secrets) that they have been hiding down deep... but confession is good for the soul.  It's time to talk about these things out loud so the healing can begin.

And what better way to bare the soul than to do it with friends... Terrance Malick apologist, Witt Stillman fan and movie historian Dr Earl comes into talk about what is weighing on him, and Friend of the Show and Miss Independent Jeremy Burgess joins the group as well to discuss his movie confessions.

The state of Pixar!  Hating on The Rock!  Hating on The Snape!  Hating on Costner!  Loving on The Cage!  Becoming a Bronie!  Hallmark lovin!  And so much more...

Movies... actors... actresses... genres... tropes... these are the things that only a few people love... or things that everyone loves that only a few hate... or that everyone knows about that hasn't been experienced...

These are our confessions.

Also, our first Cepheus reference, as well as Ginuine's "Pony"...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Episode 243: Pretentious ReFlicktions of September

Another month brings another set of movies to review.  In studio, joining Mikey, Pinky and Dave is Whit Stillman Fan, Terrence Malick Apologist, and Film Historian Dr Earl, Also on the Binder & Binder Law Firm hotline, Remodeling Clay podcast host Clay Shaver.

The origins of "Pine Nut"... Dr Earl's rash... much love for "Hell or High Water"... being in the Jeff Bridges business... the film known as Der Maverick... Remodeling Clay's big screen debut... the psyche of Lance Armstrong... Pinky hates kids... Sean Connery in a banana hammock... the talent of Mike Birbiglia...


Movies discussed:
Hell or High Water… Fast Times at Ridgemont High… Hitchcock & Truffaut… Anthropoid… Aileen: The Selling of a Serial Killer… Aileen: the Life & Death of a Serial Killer… Pete’s Dragon… Sausage Party… Straight Outta Compton… The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters… The Boss… The Program… Pan’s Labyrinth… XOXO… The Intern… The Peanuts Movie… Morgan… Holidaze… Good Hair… Hail Caesar… Colonia… Dirty Mary Crazy Larry… Kubo & the Two Strings… The Martian… Zardoz… We Are What We Are… Black Hawk Down… Elvis and Nixon… The Little Prince… Everybody Wants Some… Gotcha!... Don’t Think Twice… Star Trek Beyond… Very Good Girls… Sing Street… Countdown... The Night Before...

The hosts reveal their Top Ten of the Year thus far, along with movie assignments and returning to a segment with Remodeling Clay called Be Kind // Rewind, reviewing 16 Candles and whether it truly holds up or not.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Episode 242: Sidewalk Fest & Fall Preview

Fall is here and with it, the Birmingham area Sidewalk Film Festival comes to town with all sort of new independent films for us to discuss. We also cover our most anticipated fall movies that are hitting the cinemas. Mikey, Dave and Pinky welcome in Terrence Malick Apologist and Film Historian Dr Earl as well as the millennial indie film nerd, Jeremy Burgess.

First up, the birthday movies show that before 2011, September was not a great month for films with the likes of Glitter, Bulletproof and Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 hitting theaters (though 50/50, Moneyball and The Descendants brought it.

A rousing game of Western Rotten Tomatoes (Quigley Down Under has what rating??) takes place with a thrilling finish, and then onto Sidewalk...

Pinky & Burgess give their take on the best films (and maybe worst) to come out of the local movie festival, including a return of "Raiders", a beloved film called "Little Sister", a fowl film called "Chicken People", and a crazy doc called "Kate becomes Christine"

Then the fall preview, giving the Top Five Most Anticipated, with upcoming films with Emily Blunt... Ben Affleck's autistic turn... interracial love... Amy Adams (whom Dave is dating) doing a double turn in two movies with lots of potential... a random discussion on racism with Birth of a Nation... being hesitant on Doctor Strange... and the great cast of The Magnificent Seven.

Plus a rundown of other films coming out.

And America's favorite segment where Pinky watches classic films, Pretty in Pink, returns with a take on Road House.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Episode 241: The Mt Rushmore of Directors

After the actors and actresses that have been placed on each personal Mt Rushmore as All Time Favorites (see Episode 219 for Actors and Episode 227 for Actresses), its only fitting that Directors get their due.  And of course, what better way to do it than to bring in Terrance Malick Apologist and Film Historian the Honorable Former Deacon Dr Earl.

Up first, a fast paced edition of Denzel, with someone forgetting the names of the Hobbit movies, someone else forgetting the arthouse award winning film Alicia Vikander was in, and what exactly was the name of the guy who played Freddy Kruger??

Then over to picking the all time best directors ever, based on love of movies, love of directing style, based on the films in the host's favorite movies and Top 100 films of all time...  you'll hear various stories of why certain films are liked and disliked, and who barely made the cut.

Names like Spielberg!  Russell!  Tarantino! Altman! Whit Stillman... wait, who?  And where does Dr Earl place Malick upon Rushmore... or does he place him at all....??

Plus, a close look at the career of director Andy Tennant, director of "It Takes Two" with Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen.


Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Episode 240: Best Movie Year Ever // Opening Round Pt 2

Its the rest of the opening round of The Best Movie Year Ever tournament.... we had three big matches last time (Episode 236) and Mikey, Dave and Pinky welcome in Terence Malick Apologist and Film Historian Dr Earl to discuss the rest of the opening rounds...

Keep reading for your chance to weigh in...

Today's matches includes:

2011 (Fast Five, Bridesmaids, Capt America The First Avenger, Moneyball, The Muppets)
vs
2000 (Gladiator, Cast Away, X-Men, High Fidelity, Almost Famous, The Descendants)

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2013 (Frozen, Fast Six, The Way Way Back, American Hustle, Star Trek Into Darkness)
vs 
2009 (Star Trek, Up, The Hangover, Up in the Air, Inglorious Basterds, The Princess & The Frog)

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1990 (Goodfellas, Total Recall, Home Alone)
vs
1991 (Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Beauty & The Beast, Silence of the Lambs)

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1995 (Toy Story, Se7en, Clueless, The Usual Suspects, Heat, Braveheart)
vs
1982 (E.T., Tootsie, 48 Hours, Poltergeist, Blade Runner, TRON, The Last Unicorn)

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1983 (Return of the Jedi, Trading Places, Risky Business, The Big Chill, A Christmas Story)
vs
2003 (Finding Nemo, LOTR: Return of the King, Mystic River)


One of these matches didn't have a clear winner... check us on Twitter @TheDeucecast and on Facebook (search "The Deucecast Movie Show") for your chance to help us decide!!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Episode 239: TV into Movies (ft Shazbazzar!)

If you've ever watched a classic television show from the 70s or 80s and thought "Man, this would be a great movie!" then this is The Deucecast Movie Show episode for you!


Mikey, Dave and Pinky first welcome in Terrance Malick Apologist and Film Historian Dr Earl, and welcome back to the Perry King Studios none other than TechnoRetro Dads co-host Shazbazzar!  

First up, the birthday movies, including August 1986, which was a gold mine of classic films all released in a few weeks of each other.

Next... playing a game called Chronology, with categories like "Whats My Nam, Yo!" and "Its Gonna Be Huuuughes", naming the correct order of films release dates.

And finally... a collection of television shows from the 70s and 80s that the hosts and guests would love to see turned into a film... imagine a big screen version of Perfect Strangers... or The Wonder Years... or Six Million Dollar Man... or even a classic 80s game show turned into a thriller.  And Dave does his best to make sure a certain beloved actress gets some work!  Plus, who would be better as KITT... Samuel Jackson or Morgan Freeman?   

Can Christian Slater be a Hogan Hero?  Can Jeffrey Dean Morgan be a Haitian priest?  And who is the Scarecrow and who is Mrs King?  

And Dave talks about the dream cast of a classic anime film... and discussions of fitting a long series into a 2 hour film, and Stephen King's upcoming works.  And bonus, a sampling of some classic theme songs! 


Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Episode 238: August ReFlicktions (with Predator's Brother!)

Dave, Mikey & Pinky convene again to discuss a boatload, a bounty, NAY a sheer plethora cornucopia of movies that have been watched, witnessed and absorbed in the last few weeks, and to do that, Dr Earl, the resident Terrence Malick apologist and film historian, makes another appearance into the studio.

And special guest for a short time... you might have seen him in Predator... in Big Top Pee Wee... maybe in Harry & the Hendersons... he's always the big guy, he's Kevin Peter Hall!!  Well, since KPH has passed away many years ago, there is the next best thing, the Brother of the Predator, Sean Hall graces the studio for a few minutes.

Amongst the topics discussed... The villainy of Cumberbatch vs Elba… The Donkey Kong record holders… old school Randy Quaid and Gary Busey… Ryan Reynolds acting abilities… carbon copies of Toy Story films… Minions in your face… When non-Christians make Christian films… the direction of Jeff Nichols director… More OJ talk… movie computer hacking… 90s comedians who get movies… Lloyd Dobler’s legacy… the truth of the WWE… Animated vs Real Batman men… Jason Bourne’s supremacy, ultimatum and identity… Ben Hur old and new… DC’s characters being other worldly vs Marvel’s grounded characters… misleading old people…

Plus, the top five of the year by each of the hosts, including one list that has remained the same for 3 straight months. 

Finally, the movie assignments, including Cloverfield, a horror anthology and a classic cult film that inspired Tarantino.

Movies discussed:
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters… The Invitation… Lolli Madonna XXX…. Star Trek Beyond… How to Be Single… Mississippi Grind… The Secret Life of Pets… Best of Enemies… Christian Mingle… Midnight Special… OJ: Made in America… Love & Friendship… Blackhat… Goya’s Ghost… Ghostheads… The Winding Stream… Strictly Business… Defending Your Life… Say Anything… Jane Eyre… How I Live Now… The Resurrection of Jake the Snake Roberts… Batman: The Killing Joke… The Lobster… Not Another Teen Movie… Jason Bourne… Children of Men… Spotlight… Cradle 2 the Grave… Ben Hur… Suicide Squad… The BFG… The Dependables… Swingers… The Little Prince… Midnight Run… The Man Behind the Poster… Man Up… Elizabethtown… 

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Episode 237: Paige Davis Returns for Romance!

Dave and Mikey are doing the show with four fingers again... Pinky-less.  Dr. Earl does come in, though and the guys are proud to bring in Paige Davis... known for TLC's Trading Spaces, the touring ensemble of Chicago and Beauty & the Beast... and becoming known as The Deucecast Movie Show Friend of the Show!

Working through some throat issues (Mikey) and a cough (Dave), the show must go on!

Paige tells the audience about one of her favorite charities, Operation Backpack (you can find the link up shortly on The Deucecast Movie Show webpage sidebar), which gets school supplies to over 20,000 NYC children who need the help.

And Mikey questions whether Paige knows the actual boroughs of New York, despite the fact she has lived there for forever.

The group plays a little game of Musical IMDb, so play along at home to see if you can name the musicals by the cast list!

The topic tonight is 1990s Romantic Comedies... Dave loves You've Got Mail... Paige loves Dave (no kidding!)... Earl loves As Good as It Gets... Mikey loves Tin Cup... and enjoy Paige Davis walking a tightrope of politics (which Mikey squirmed but Earl and Dave giggled)... get a shout out to Paige's husband Patrick Page (yes, that makes Paige Page... hence the Davis)... and a few people employ the Jennifer Kaufman Rule by insert films that don't actually fit the topic... a Broadway show timeline for Paige Davis... there is yearning for Tom & Meg reunion... why Paige hated Sleepless in Seattle... and the locale of You've Got Mail

Finally, Pinky shows up at the end for America's Favorite Podcast Segment Starring Pinky with Musical Interludes with OMD in the Background... find out if Pinky dug Days of Thunder, and then check out the latest assignment too.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Episode 236: The Best Movie Year Ever Tournament Opening Round

In the many years of The Deucecast Movie Show, there have been hundreds, maybe thousands of movies that have been reviewed, from early in the 1900s until very recently.

However, the guys of the show have wondered what is truly the best year of film ever... not the best movies of the year -- but the BEST YEAR of MOVIES EVER.

The years have been given numbers, and randomly numbers are called to fill out a bracket with 40 different years in it.

First up...
2004 (Hitch, The Incredibles, National Treasure & Mean Girls and, negatively, Catwoman)
vs
1986 (Platoon, Aliens, Ferris Bueller's Day Off & Stand By Me)

Then a battle with
1981 (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Superman II, Stripes & Evil Dead)
vs
1998 (Saving Private Ryan, The Big Lebowski, You've Got Mail &  A Bug's Life)

And the big battle between Saving Private Ryan and Raiders of the Lost Ark

And then you have:
1992 (Aladdin, Unforgiven, A Few Good Men & Reservoir Dogs)
vs
2008 (Iron Man, Wall*E, The Dark Knight & Tropic Thunder)

What do you pick?




Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Episode 235: Summer Lovin'

It's hot outside, like walking through hot soup, but the podcast is cool enough to replace your AC.  Not sure what that means, but this episode is awesome, so whatever.

Mikey, Pinky & Dave bring in Terrence Malick Apologist and Film Historian Dr Earl, and on the Subway Fresh Take Hotline, it's The Delightful Life host and friend of the show Jennifer Kaufman, the girl with the voice so nice that she only comes on so the guys can hear her talk about anything.

First up, a round of IMDb, reading the list of films and naming the actors... including the not-famous-then but famous-now actor who played "Orderly".

Then, its the favorite Summer Films... films that are set in and around summer -- road trips and summer camps and sport camps and vacations and even possibly movies set the night of high school graduation (which technically is summer, even though it just started)

The political incorrectness of "Heavyweights"... Michael Ian Black & Bradley Cooper getting married... the Nancy McKeon summer film that Dave misses... the love of Lucy Deakins... who in the studio are the Rotten Tomato critics and who is the audience... a classic Nia Vardalos vacation film... Jennifer Kaufman's love of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"... and Dude Kaufman's love of the same... the difference in "American History X" and "American Graffiti" and which one is a better date movie... the brilliance of Jason Segel and the rapidity of Jesse Eisenberg... lamenting Lindsey Lohan... female reboots of all male classics... A Where Are They Now? with the cast of "Summer School"...

And if a film that takes place over the course of the fall, winter and spring, can you call it a "Summer Film"?  Jennifer Kaufman defends, while Dave gives her the facts.

And the love of "My Life in Ruins" and the audience who does love it.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Episode 234: The ReFlicktions Juggernaut Episode

Holy crap... how can a couple of dudes take 2 hours and 30 minutes to discuss movies?  These guys show how its done.

In a regrettably longer episode than expected, Dave, Mikey and Pinky welcome in Remodeling Clay podcast host Clay Shaver to jump into ReFlicktions.  Over 70 movies get the quick review treatment, including topics like...

The Midnight what train?... When the visual of Lacey Chebert is all you have in your movie… a smoking, cursing Selena Gomez… Room punches you in the face and hands you a Kleenex… the marking of Lonely Island… the film that is the “Whiplash of War”… the crazy of OJ Simpson… Jason Statham’s range… Sally Field’s range… Pinky hates J-Lo… the Mannequin novelization… the strange sport of competitive tickling… Albert Brooks styling…

Also, Clay Shaver introduces a new segment, Be Kind // Rewind... find an old 80s flick, rewatch it and determine... does it hold up still?  Or has its reputation enhanced how good the movie really is...

Plus, the Top Five of the Year, and movie assignments.  

Movies discussed this time around: 

Shaun of the Dead… The Midnight Meat Train… Christian Mingle… Heist (2015)… I Smile Back… Pet Semetary… Con Air… The Lobster… The Resurrection of Jake the Snake Roberts… As Dreamers Do… The Fundamentals of Caring… Ernest Scared Stupid… Now You See Me 2… They Live… Room… Stealth Fighter… Central Intelligence… THX1138… The Conjuring 2… Pop Star: Never Stop Never Stopping… While We’re Young… Empire State… The Shallows… The Player… Eye in the Sky… OJ: Made in America… Believeland… That Magic Moment… Neon Demon… To Kill a Mockingbird… Swimming with Sharks… Ted 2… Space Jam… The Wedding Singer… Transporter Refueled… The Good Dinosaur… Finding Dory… The Kings of Summer… Big Stone Gap… Hello, My Name is Doris… The Invitation… Out of Sight… Weird Science… Mannequin… Tickled… Babe… Platoon… Flashdance… Raid Redemption… Raid 2… Independence Day Resurgence… 12 Rounds Lockdown… Black Sheep… Scoop… Tooken… Swiss Army Man… We’ll Never Have Paris… The BFG… The Purge: Election Year… Brazil… The Death of Superman Lives… Electric Bugaloo… 27 Dresses… Defending Your Life… National Lampoon’s Vacation… Junebug… Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates… The Nice Guys… 48 Hours… Rent… Before the Devil Knows Your Dead…



Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Episode 233: If I Can Change & You Can Change...

It's a tradition like apple pie, hot dogs, baseball and Will Smith movies... The Deucecast Movie Show once again giving you an Americana themed episode, celebrating the best of patriotic, all American, we love this land kind of films.

Joining Pinky, Mikey & Dave in studio is the Terrence Malick apologist, film historian and Brie Larson crush-holder, the estimable Dr. Earl.

First, birthday movies will tell you how old "Legally Blonde" and "Kazaam" and "Point Break" all are, as they all came out in July of various previous years.

Then, reaching back to a game not played since The Deucecast Episode LXII, for the Independence Day week, a game called "American or Commie".  Who was born in America?  And who is foreign born, naturally making them a communist (for the purposes of this game, of course...).  And you'll find out where Tom Skerritt, Emilio Estevez and yes, Amy Adams hails from.
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And then, a run down of movies that are considered slices of Americana or downright patriotic... movies like "In America" and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" and "Red Dawn" and even the film that actually ended the Cold War.

Theories on how the Air Force One commies would be treated today... Mikey's new love of "Wahlburgers"... the puzzlement of what "The Danger Zone" actually means... the filmography of Heath Ledger... writing a paper on the Civil War, using only a movie for reference... why Rocky Balboa is more American than you...

Finally, in the returning Pretty in Pink, Pinky gives his rundown of the movie "Clueless" and gets another great 90s classic to watch for next go'round.




Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Episode 232: PinkFlicktions

In the bowels of the Magic City Con (re: an hijacked side office room), Mikey, Pinky & Dave come together to do a bonus ReFlicktions ep, this time featuring all the movies Pinky didn't get to chat about in the last few episodes.

Topics include... The lack of songs that are written directly for movies now... liking James Gunn... the making of (and the crap that is) Warcraft... Pinky's Tom Hanks List... Nic Cage's bad southern accent... more Apocalypse talk... Pinky's Marvel talk... and much more...

Movies discussed in this episode:

Bowfinger... Gremlins... The Right Stuff... Mad Max (1979)... Winter's Bone... Slither... Warcraft... Money Monster... Wall Street... Disney's Hercules... The Money Pit... Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising... Turner & Hooch... Joe vs The Volcano... Con Air... The Nice Guys... X-Men Apocalypse... Alice: Through the Looking Glass... Eye in the Sky... Killing Zoe... Hotel Transylvania 2

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Episode 231: Cult Classic Films - The Live Show

Coming to you live and recorded from a small side room (and not the promised main stage, but who's counting...) at the annual Magic City Con in Birmingham, Alabama, it's The Deucecast Movie Show!
Dave, Mikey and Pinky hold court to first do a quick audience participation version of The Rotten Tomatoes Game, then the main segment kicks off.

It's "Cult Classic Films", however you may define it.  Movies that the guys feel that have quite a following, movies that aren't forgotten, movies that really define a slice of a generation.

Enjoy the live show!  And remember those films that somehow have kept being popular and beloved...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Episode 230: The Unnecessary Sequels

You could say every episode after Ep 1 of this show is an unnecessary sequel... but yet, its 229 episodes later.  Being Pinkless again, Dave and Mikey welcome back Hurricane Rhett to the studio, as well as Producer Shawn, and on the line... it's Scott Ryfun!

Before the lists begin, it's time to play another "NAME THAT..." game, this time with acting legend Jean-Claude Van Damme.  Can you tell your "Maximum Risk" from "Cyborg" from "Hard Target" from "Lionheart"?  Find out as you hear the descriptions and make the guess on the titles.  

Finally, because "Now You See Me 2" isn't called "Now You Don't", it qualifies as an "Unnecessary Sequel".  Listen in as Dave, Mikey, Ryfun & Hurricane Rhett give their best examples of great movies that had movies after it that just didn't need to be made...

Movies such as a Halloween sequel... a Crocodile Dundee sequel... a Highlander sequel... A Grumpy Old Men sequel... a Mannequin sequel... and some classic films that have... prequels. Yup. It happens here. 

And topics like... tainting the legacy of "Close Encounter of the Third Kind"... Mike Myers and Willy Wonka... Paul Hogan's tax woes... the future of your franchise when Shannon Tweed gets involved... the lose your virginity 80s genre... the "Put Shia LaBeouf in Everything" era... Edward James Olmos with a Schwarzenegger ISIS flair... Jack Nicholson sequels... the sadness of the prequels... Terry Crews making movies better... the musical stylings of Mac Davis... the fallacy of Louis Gossett, Jr... Bo Svenson vs Joe Don Baker... 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Episode 229: Pinkless ReFlicktions (the Supersized Summer Edition)

Back again with a handful of movies to talk about, discuss, disseminate, propagate, recommend and dis, Mikey and Dave are faced with yet another Pinkyless week.

No matter... Friend of the Show Hurricane Rhett is back in studio, and the guys welcome back on the line Remodeling Clay Podcast host and creator Clay Shaver.  Also, joining the discussion is the bae, the boo, the love of Producer Shawn's Life, Lillian... or, #LadyPinky as she comes to be known on the show.

First, a great round of The Ryan Phillippe Game, in which one of the guys flames out completely on Denzel Washington movies... Embarrassingly so.  And can you name the movies from Tom Hanks?  Reese Witherspoon?  Or even Mark Wahlberg?

Among other discussions... The importance of seeing earlier Marvel movies to watch the newer Marvel movies... the advent of DAVE'Splosion... d$'s love of Tina Fey... 28 Days vs 28 Days Later...  The argument for Kristin Stewart... The possible true story of The Martian... Mikey's choice - Dan vs Fassbender vs Oscar... The great works of Mickey Rourke..

And then, onto The ReFlicktions... Whiskey Tango Foxtrot... A.C.O.D.... The Nice Guys... Captain America: Civil War... American Ultra... Hello, My Name is Doris... The Voices... High Rise... Deadpool... The Martian... part of The Patriot... The Intern... The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassas... Nintendo Quest (doc)... Fed Up (doc)... Prescription Thugs (doc)... Into the Abyss (doc)...  Break Point... Kindergarten Cop 2... Confirmation... MacBeth... All the Way... Serving Sara... Ashby... The Do Over... The Lobster... I Am Road Comic (doc)... Minions... TMNT: Out of the Shadows... 1/2 of Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping... X-Men Apocalpyse... Just Friends...

DAVESPLOSION -- Message from Space... Super Fast... Transmorphers... Men of War... The Road Killers... Gotcha!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Episode 228: Forget Everything You Think You Know... A Marvel-ous Discussion

Forget Everything You Think You Know!!!!  A few weeks back, after the debacle that was Batman Vee Superman Dawn of Justice, the movie guys had a long discussion on the good (not much) and bad (much) on DC movies.
With Pinky out on location filming his first movie, Dave and Mikey welcome in friend of the show, Terrence Malick Apologist and Film Historian Dr Earl, and welcome back to the studio the Rantmaster Extraordinaire Hurricane Rhett to discuss Marvel movies.

After Birthday Movies (Cannonball Run is how old?!), the group dives in discussion topics like...

  • The total rundown of all main Marvel films since 1986's Howard the Duck
  • Fox Studios problem with X-Men
  • Which X-Men can carry a movie, and who would fail
  • The Fassbender to McKellen problem
  • Jennifer Lawrence mailing it in
  • Sony's Spiderman dilemma
  • What has been with Spidey and what could have been 
  • Sony and Disney Marvel working together
  • Possible recasting of RDJ and Chris Evans
  • The test that is Dr. Strange
  • Marvel's approaches to the movies 
  • #SoWhiteAvengers
  • The future movies coming up 
  • The Marvel TV (Daredevil, Jessica Jones) melding into the cinematic universe
  • Brie Larson as Captain Marvel
Also, with some questions of Al Gore's Interwebs, the topic turns to what Marvel should have done differently... who should have been the original Sue Storm in 2005... the future of Inhumans and Mutants... and what the heck a CTI is...

Enjoy this lively discussion of where Marvel movies have been, where they are now and where they are going! 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Episode 227: The Mount Rushmore of Actresses

Mikey, Dave and Pinky return for another rousing rendition of the best movie podcast you'll listen to when you are listening to this one!  In episode 219, the podcast guys gave you their choices of favorite actors of all time.

But first and foremost, the Rotten  Tomatoes game, featuring movies with some of the most often talked about ingenues of the cinematic cinema.... and that includes Kristen Stewart and a rare appearance by the Coyote Ugly Girl herself!

And then, it's the Mount Rushmore of Actresses.   The favorites of the group, both in talent, in beauty, in roles and in awesome.

So listen up, and make your own list... who would be in your Mount Rushmore of Actresses?

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Episode 226: Baby Mamas

Happy belated Mother's Day from Dave, Mikey, and Pinky!  Joined by Terrence Malick Apologist and Film Historian Dr Earl, the episode celebrates the movies of favorite "baby mamas".

First up, a round of The Ryan Phillippe Game, naming films from the likes of Ethan Hawke, Sean Bean, Sam Jackson and so many more.  The pressure is on and the time is fleeting!  And a Beverly Cleary rat mention!

And then... celebrating Mother's Day a few weeks late, the hosts talk about the movies that their significant others happen to love.  Mikey's wife Ashley... Dave's wife Stephanie (his wife, not Mikey's sister)... Pinky's fake girlfriend Natalie... and Dr Earl discusses his boo that may or may even be his boo when you listen to the episode, because Dr Earl still has a lot of leavin' left to do.

Movies like first Hunger Games... a discussion on whether the dead guy in Hunger Games is named Finn, Finnick, Four or what... Steel Magnolias... a medical discussion of Steel Magnolias with diabetes and Dr Earl (who is yes, a real doctor)... Marley & Me, including the puppy years, Marley's origin and why do a prequel when you know what happens to the dog... Pinky's hatred of The Lion King... The Colin Firth Awakening... the career of Billy Zane...

And a deep discussion on "Bed of Roses" with Christian Slater and Marisa Tomei.

And Phillip Prince, Mikey wants his Star Wars Radio Dramas back.  Jerk.



Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Episode 225: The Heigl & Wiig Obsession ReFlicktions


Only 775 episodes away from the Big 1000th episode! We'll let you know when its closer. In the meantime, Mikey, Pinky, Dave and Friend of the Show and Movie Historian Dr Earl come together to talk about the last four weeks of movies seen.

Discussions include... Pixar's Dino-sized misstep... the current Jungle Book and the WB attempt coming... the prison shanking mistakes of WWE's "Vendetta"... What made Dr. Earl decide he was heterosexual... What Marvel did right with Captain America... Dave's Unfortunate Katie Heigl Addiction... Mikey becoming a Wiigist... Dave making FastPasses during the show...

Movies discussed this month: Back in Time... DOPE... V for Vendetta... The Good Dinosaur... The Jungle Book... My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2... Vendetta... Chuck Norris vs Communism.. Can't Stop the Music... Three Musketeers... Four Musketeers... Walt Before Mickey... The Selfish Giant... Everybody Wants Some... Captain America Civil War... Elvis & Nixon... Best in Show... Jackie & Ryan... Hateship Loveship... Crossroads... Pay the Ghost... Regression... Keanu... Explorers... Batkid Begins... Special Correspondence... Good Night Mommy... Envy... Hush... Green Room... Duel... The '85 Bears... Adult Beginners... The LEGO Brickumentary...

The guys give their new Top Five of 2016 thus far... and with the help of Friends of the Show Shaz & Shua from TechnoRetro Dads Podcast and Clay Shaver of  the Remodeling Clay podcast, The Deucecast Movie Show is proud to present... "Dave'Splosion 2016", a collection of really bad action/sci fi/blow 'em up films that Dave will have to see in the next several weeks.






Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Episode 224: Summer Movie Preview, ft Capt America & J-Kaufman as "Cobretti"

It's the summer movie season and The Deucecast Movie Show is here to give you the lowdown on a few dozen flicks that you should see (Suicide Squad) and miss (War Craft) and everything in between.

In the studio, joining Mikey, Pinky & Dave is friend of the show, movie historian and Terrence Malick apologist Dr. Earl, and welcoming on the Binder & Binder Law Firm Hotline is Delightful Life website podcast host, writer, mother and blogger Jennifer Kaufman.

First, the birthday movies where you can find out how old Shrek is, as well as Barb Wired (!) and then a brand new game called "Horse or Communist"... what is a movie from foreign land, and what is the name of a Kentucky Derby contending horse?  Find out here.

And then, the Summer Movies take over... thoughts, opinions and previews on the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot with the great Chris Hemsworth role... lamenting the absence of Rick Moranis... the completion of the latest X-Men trilogy... the ballroom blitz of Suicide Squad... why d$ loves the not-Star Trekky new Star Trek... a Scott Bakula name dropping!... Finding Dory... Pinky's stretching of the rules... and of course, more Superman III talk.  Why?  Ask Pinky... Zac Efron returns... more Angry Birds... the deep of The Shallows... Neon Demon making everyone yell "Elle Yes"... and two of the hosts find their movie in Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates... the 73rd installment of Ice Age... and yes, talking food in an adult cartoon called Sausage Party.

Friend of the Show Jeremy Burgess also submits his movies he wants to see, including independent fair like The Lobster and Swiss Army Man.

America's Favorite Movie Segment returns with Pinky discussing Over the Top in a Pretty in Pink session.  And here Pinky say the words "I have a movie fetish! I like..."

And finally, the Captain America review.  The group talks openly about the film with a SPOILER FREE...

...then gives you plenty of chances to turn the channel as the group goes SPOILER ALERT CRAZY with a spoiler filled discussion on the film.



Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Episode 223: Deucecast Origins

(Show art co-art'ed by Remodeling Clay Shaver)

This episode is like a four fingered hand... the Pinky is missing.  Out doing something with his fake girlfriend on a fake date, filming a fake short film. Or something.
Tonight, it's Dave and Mikey on a very special episode.  If this were an 80's sitcom, a "Very Special Episode" would mean that Dave was dealing with an eating disorder or Mikey was playing inside of a fridge and got locked in... but for The Deucecast Movie Show, it's the short-awaited "origins episode."

Where did the name "Deucecast" come from?  How did Mikey and Dave meet each other?  Where does Pinky come in?  Who is Tommy?  Is Shawn real? 

Dave and Mikey pull back the curtain to talk about what happened to lead to the most popular movie podcast with the name "Deucecast" in the title.  

Plus, a Q&A session, answering inquires from Facebook and email and Twitter, like the hosts' first theatrical films, thoughts on the new release boxes at home, forgotten TV shows into films and more.
Also, listing some fans' own lists of their Top 10 films of all time.  And finally, an in-depth look at a Top 100 list and how to put it together. 

And of course, a name drop of the band Tantric. Because of course Tantric.

Make sure you visit our friends of the show's websites, like Craig Harmann, the worship leader...  

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Ep 222: Whoever's in New England with Joe Tavano

Taking the podcast to a Southie Direction, Mikey, Dave and Pinky bring in fellow movie lover, geek and all around cool dude Joe Tavano, the founder of RetroZap Podcasting Network.

As the guys begin, a brand new game emerges... "NAME THAT SEAGAL".  Can you tell one Steven Seagal movie from another?  It's harder than you think...

Diving into Boston Films, movies set in and around the Boston area take center stage... classics like "The Town", "The Departed" and even "Celtic Pride"... okay, maybe not all three of those make it.  And Joe, being from the area, gives the down-low on several films like "Jaws", "Mystic River" and even "Fever Pitch".  Plus, the trend of mid-80's New England beach films that feature boats and regattas.  

And what to expect when John Laroquette is atop your movie poster.

Bonus!  What song might be Boston' theme song? Well Dave has no idea, but that doesn't stop him from trying, does it?

And don't forget to check out some our favorite shows on RetroZapped.Com, like Skywalking Through Neverland, TechnoRetro Dads, Brews & Blasters and others! 


Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Episode 221: April ReFlicktions

Mikey, Dave & Pinky return again to discuss all the movies seen in the past few weeks.

The death stick problem in "Chasing Amy"... Lamenting the absence of Jason Lee... Dave's continuing quest to see all of Marisa Tomei's, Amy Adams and Elizabeth Olsen's films... The Dearth of Comic Movies coming up... Bruce Jenner being a dude... and a review from Dave on Mikey's punishment movie for losing the Oscar pool...

Movies reflickted this month:

Chasing Amy... Unhook the Stars... The Killer... Zootopia... The Gunman... Insurgent Divergent Detergent Redundant... 10 Cloverfield Lane... Exterminator 2... Big A** Spiders... The Invisible... Barkley Marathons (doc)... Finders Keepers (doc)... Pee Wee's Big Holiday... Batman vs Superman: Crap of Justice... My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2... Entertainment... Red Lights... The Girl in the Book... Bernie... Final Girl... Frankenweenie... Hardcore Henry... London Has Fallen... Eddie the Eagle... Daddy's Home... Demolition... Steve Jobs... Secrets of The Force Awakens... DOPE... Terminator Genysis... Tusk... It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World...

And the first appearance of Top Five 2016 Movies!!







Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Episode 220: The DC Comic / BvS Show


When you say comic, you are likely talking about Mikey, Pinky & Dave in The Deucecast Movie Show!  In fact, you can't say Deucecast without DC... even though the guys are more Marvel, they dive into DC Comic movies!

Joining the group is Terrance Malick Apologist and Film Historian Dr Earl, aka, McDreamySteamy, and Friend of the Show, host of the Remodeling Clay podcast Clay Shaver.  

Up first are the birthday movies ("Bridget Jones Diary" is how old??), and then a new segment where the group is forced to discuss situations where Tom Cruise may never win an Academy Award... where Adam Sandler never gets his groove back, if he had a groove... or Avengers Infinity War makes a billion dollars and yet, isn't any good.

Favorite DC Comic movies is the topic, and though there is a lot of Batman and Superman, there is also some Violence, some Perdition, a few Losers, a Vendetta, a Hornet.. and yes, Blue Junk.  

You'll also hear a callback to "Swordfish"... Mikey the Contrarian... and mentions of Jacquline Bisset, David Schwimmer as Superman AND a Plastic Man addition, though that might be a stretch. 

The talk eventually turns to the spectacle that is "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", recently released.  Starring Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck, with Gal Gadot and Jessie Eisenberg, Mikey's boyfriend Kevin Costner in a flashback and Dave's love of Amy Adams, the film is divisive among the hosts and guests... 

The first bit of discussion is spoiler free, just overall opinions... there is a warning given, then a dive into much deeper discussion, filled with spoilers.

And you'll also get to hear the latest "Pretty in Pink"... find out what Pinky thinks of "The Lost Boys"

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Episode 219: The Mt Rushmore of Actors

The Deucecast Movie Show records once again from the Deucecast Studios in Meadowbrook, Alabama, and this time it's a quick 1/2 hour... just enough to fill your Deuce Cup.


First, a brand new game called "The Rename Game", finding out what movie could also be called "The Ocho With a Negative Disposition"

The main event in this episode is the Mount Rushmore of Actors.  Now that the gang has given their all time 100 favorite films, its time to find out what films belong on each guy's "Mt Rushmore of Actors"... the four favorite actors of all time.  Names like Ford... Connery... DiCaprio... and The Rock.  And of course, Cage.  Always Cage. Naturally Cage.

Plus, the sad state of affairs with Pacino & DeNiro... and which actor is considered "Comfort Food"... and Mikey gets morbid about the mortality of acting icons... 




Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Episode 218: The All Time Top Five Favorite Films

It's been a year in the making, but here it is... five films from Mikey, from Dave, and from Pinky, along with special guests Remodeling Clay Shaver and local filmmaker Jeremy Burgess, who give their five of all time.

Jumping right in, with Mikey's #5, the discussions flow on where Diehard 2 stands in the original trilogy... two Gregory Peck films... the delight of "In Bruge"... a double dose of Andy Dufresne... Harrison Ford makes a big splash... when "Pulp Fiction" is too low... a film that millennials should discover... Dave's previous favorite film ever until this one... Thoughts on "Blade Runner 2"... Pinky's weird party going habits... the generation gap between Bale's & Keaton's Batman... how to get ripped off after being paid $4 billion... and who does Jeremy think is kidding when they talk about their favorite film?

Plus, tips on creating your own Top 100...

As a refresher:

Mike's 10 to 6 -- Pulp Fiction... Clerks... Heat... The Breakfast Club... True Romance

Dave's 10 to 6 -- Up in the Air... Almost Famous... Titanic... To Kill a Mockingbird... Star Wars Episode IV: The Empire Strikes Back

Pinky's 10 to 6 -- Inception... 50/50... Goodfellas... The Descendants... Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings

Clay's 10 to 6 -- Full Metal Jacket... Chasing Amy... Back to the Future... Lethal Weapon... Amadeus

Jeremy's 10 to 6 -- The Thing... The Cabin in the Woods... Superbad... The Dangerous Lives of Alter Boys... Rocky


Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Episode 217: Ryfun, Amblin fun & Spring Movie Fun

It's an epic episode of awesomeness with Dave, Mikey and Pinky as they take on the films made under the banner of Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment.  To take on such a task, not only is friend of the show, Terrence Malick Apologist and Movie Historian, the esteemable Dr. Earl brought in, but radio host and host of My Star Wars Story and Dinner For Geeks podcasts Scott Ryfun.



After the intros, a stirring game of Denzel brings forth the films of Rob Schneider, who played the love interest chick in I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry and "the guy, I'm seeing the guy in Herbie Fully Loaded"... plus, the most Edward Woodward Talk you've ever heard on The Deucecast Movie Show!

Plus, could a podcast called "My Steel Magnolias Story" work?  Maybe?  Maybe not?

The Spring Movie Preview takes shape, giving the rundown on how DC's television rocks and movies suck, while Marvel's TV is okay and their movies rock... prospects of the new "Insurgent Detergent Redundant" film... Hiddleston's Hank Williams movie... the major fault in the third installment of "The Ring" series... Don Cheadle's bid for the Oscar... the film that Dave considers a loose reboot of "Troop Beverly Hills"... a first person shooter movie... the lack of buzz for the live action "Jungle Book"...

From the director of "New Year's Day" and "Valentine's Day", the next in the series of random holiday flicks...

And... what flick seems like a ripoff of the Dabney Coleman classic "Short Time"?

And then, the gang dives into their favorite Amblin Films (you can see the list of Amblin movies here).  Among the discussion points:  That time that Disney & Warner Brothers worked together... more shocking revelations of films that Pinky hasn't seen... Mikey's irrational fear of Peter Coyote... John Goodman as an exterminator... the peak of Harley Jane Kozak... the controversy of Poltergeist and Amblin... The History Channel version of Steven Spielberg... the dim prospects of Christian Bale... Scott Ryfun's hate/love for Spielberg... Audrey's final movie... and lots of Saving Private Ryan talk.

Pretty in Pink takes on the movie "Heathers"... and guest Scott Ryfun chooses the next Pretty in Pink film!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Episode 216: The 2016 Deucie Awards

The Guitar Guy, aka iOTA, aka Sean Hape, nominated for Best
Music for Mad Max Fury Road...
It's the show when we finally close the book on The Year in Film 2015... Dave, Mikey & Pinky not only talk about their Top Ten Fave Films of 2015, but its also time for The 3rd Annual Deucecast Motion Picture Awards for the Best in Motion Picture Films, aka, "The Deucies".

Great films like Room, Kingsman Secret Service, that latest Star Wars film, Steve Jobs and even The Intern are remembered and celebrated here. 

Will Brie Larson get her first Deucie after being nominated 3 times in her career (twice this year), or will Emily Blunt steal it for her thrilling her performance in Sicario?

In the stacked Supporting Actor, what will become of a Bale vs Goggins vs del Toro vs Hardy vs Isaac battle? 

For the first time ever, there was a complete unanimous winner in a category!  

Will Fantastic Four take home The Worst Film Deucie, or will Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser finally win something?  

Find out the answers to these burning questions and more... plus a quick take on Zootopia! 

The Deucie Nomination List

BEST PICTURE
The Big Short
Mad Max Fury Road
The Revenant
Spotlight
Steve Jobs
AWARD FOR DIRECTING ACHIEVEMENT
JJ Abrams (Star Wars The Force Awakens)
Alenjandro Inarritu (The Revenant)
Tom McCarthy (Spotlight)
George Miller (Mad Max Fury Road)
Quentin Tarantino (The Hateful Eight)
BEST ACTOR
Bryan Cranston (Trumbo)
Matt Damon (The Martian)
Paul Dano (Love & Mercy)
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs)
BEST ACTRESS
Emily Blunt (Sicario)
Brie Larson (Room)
Jennifer Lawrence (Joy)
Daisy Ridley (Star Wars The Force Awakens)
Amy Schumer (Trainwreck)
BEST SCREENPLAY
JJ Abrams (Star Wars The Force Awakens)
Pete Docter (Inside Out)
Adam McKay & Charles Randolph (The Big Short)
Aaron Sorkin (Steve Jobs)
Quentin Tarantino (The H8ful Eight)
MOST ENTERTAINING FILM
Furious 7
Inside Out
Kingsman Secret Service
Mad Max Fury Road
Star Wars The Force Awakens
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Christian Bale (The Big Short)
Benecio del Toro (Sicario)
Walten Goggins (The H8ful Eight)
Tom Hardy (The Revenant)
Oscar Isaac (Ex Machina)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Brie Larson (Trainwreck)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (The H8ful Eight)
Rachel McAdams (Spotlight)
Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina)
Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)
BEST ANIMATED FILM
The Good Dinosaur
Home
Hotel Transylvania 2
Inside Out
The Peanuts Movie
BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
Avengers: Age of Ultron
The Big Short
The Hateful Eight
Spotlight
Star Wars The Force Awakens
BEST SCORE/SONG
iOTA aka Sean Hape (Mad Max Fury Road)
Johann Johannsson (Sicario)
Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight)
Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Revenant)
John Williams (Star Wars the Force Awakens)
BEST COMEDY
Inside Out
The Intern
Pitch Perfect 2
Sisters
Trainwreck
BEST ACTION FILM
Ant Man
Furious 7
Kingsman Secret Service
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
BEST FANTASY SCI FI
Ant Man
Ex Machina
Mad Max Fury Road
The Martian
Star Wars The Force Awakens
BEST DRAMA
The Big Short
The Hateful Eight
Room
Sicario
Spotlight
WORST ACTING PERFOrMANCE
Dave Franco (Unfinished Business)
Kevin James (Paul Blart Mall Cop 2)
Toby Kebbell (Fantastic Four)
David Space (Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser)
Channing Tatum (Jupiter Ascending)
WORST MOVIE
Fantastic Four
Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser
Paul Blart Mall Cop 2
Unfinished Business
Vacation