Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Episode 322: Deuce Deuce Bang Bang ReFlicktions

Just Mikey and Dave on this edition of The Deucecast Movie Show, as they give a rundown of all the good (a Nic Cage movie!), the bad (a Nic Cage movie!) and everything in between (a Nic Cage movie!)

They get right to the action, and along the way, tackle such pressing issues as good and bad Nic Cage... Dave crushin' on a hot Michelle Monaghan... Mikey verbally destroying K-Stew... Munchhausen by Proxy... Emily Blunt's perfect casting... and lots of questions about Wakanda.

Movies discussed:

The Darkest Hour… Kiss Kiss Bang Bang… I Tonya… Gilbert… Personal Shopper… Edge of Seventeen… Mommie Dead & Dearest… Good Time… When We First Met… Army of One… Arsenal… The Mummy… Celeste & Jesse Forever… The Girl on the Train… Table 19… Stasis… Wilson… Frances Ha… Paint It Black… Battle of the Sexes… Wind River… Death Wish… Annihilation… Black Panther…

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Episode 321: The Deucie Delights

It's that time of the year again, where The Deucecast Movie Show presents truly the best movie awards show around, The 5th Annual Deucie Awards!  Forty films are nominated, including films like Lady Bird (6 noms), Star Wars The Last Jedi (6), Blade Runner 2049 (4), Dunkirk (4), Baby Driver (3) and more.

Dave and Mikey bring in Friend of the Show, Wit Stillman Fan, Lover of Brie (Allison, Larsen & the Cheese), Terrance Malick Apologist, Film Historian and Butt Doctor, the Twitterless Charming Dr Earl, as well as Miss Independent himself, Jeremy Burgess.

All during the show, The Deucie Awards are given out for categories like Best Comedy, Best Sci Fi, Director, Actor and even Best Popcorn Movie!

And the crew gives their picks for the five films of 2017 that they were surprised to enjoy, including Kong Skull Island, Happy Death Day, Baby Driver, Split and more.

Discussion includes:  Burgess and Dr Earl solve racism... the director of "Colossal"... the fun of "47 Meters Down"... the upcoming Universal Monster films... a little Spice (Girls)... winning a DEGOT...

Monday, March 19, 2018

The 2018 Deucie Award Nominees

Number of Nominations:
6 nominations: Lady Bird... Star Wars Ep VIII: The Last Jedi
5 nominations: The Shape of Water... Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri
4 nominations: Dunkirk... The Phantom Thread... Blade Runner 2049
3 nominations: Baby Driver... Hostiles... I, Tonya... The Disaster Artist
2 nominations: Father Figures... Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2... Logan... Logan Lucky... The Big Sick... Valerian & the City of 1000 Planets... Wonder Woman
1 nomination: All the Money in the World... Beauty & the Beast... Cars 3... Coco... Fate of the Furious... Free Fire... I Don't Feel at Home in this World Anymore... John Wick Chapter 2... Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle... Justice League... Kingsman Golden Circle... mother!... Mudbound... Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales... Spider Man Homecoming... The Darkest Hour... The Greatest Showman... The LEGO Batman Movie... The Post... Thor Ragnarok... Transformers: The Last Knight... Wind River...

Blade Runner 2049
The Shape of Water
Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri
Wind River

Paul Thomas Anderson (The Phantom Thread)
Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird)
Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk)
Guermillo del Toro (The Shape of Water)
Denis Villenueve (Blade Runner 2049)

Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water)
Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri)
Margot Robbie (I, Tonya)
Saorise Ronan (Lady Bird)
Michele Williams (All the Money in the World)

Christian Bale (Hostiles)
James Franco (The Disaster Artist)
Hugh Jackman (Logan)
Daniel Day-Lewis (The Phantom Thread)
Gary Oldman (The Darkest Hour)

Baby Driver
Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Spider Man Homecoming
Thor Ragnarok

Adam Driver (Star Wars Ep VIII: The Last  Jedi)
Harrison Ford (Blade Runner 2049)
Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri)
Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri)
Patrick Stewart (Logan)

Holly Hunter (The Big Sick)
Allison Janney (I, Tonya)
Lesley Manville (The Phantom Thread)
Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird)
Rosamund Pike (Hostiles)

The Big Sick
The Disaster Artist
Lady Bird
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri

Baby Driver
F8te of the Furious
John Wick Chapter 2
Star Wars Ep VIII: The Last Jedi
Wonder Woman

Lady Bird
The Shape of Water

The Disaster Artist
Free Fire
I Don't Feel At Home in This World Anymore
I, Tonya
Logan Lucky

Blade Runner 2049
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
Star Wars Ep VIII: The Last Jedi
Thor Ragnarok
Wonder Woman

Baby Driver
Lady Bird
Logan Lucky
Star Wars Ep VIII: The Last Jedi

Cars 3
The LEGO Batman Movie

Jonny Greenwood (The Phantom Thread)
Keala Settle ("This is Me" from The Greatest Showman)
John Williams (The Post)
John Williams (Star Wars Ep VIII: The Last Jedi)
Hans Zimmer (Dunkirk)

Father Figures
Kingsman Golden Circle
Transfomers: The Last Knight
Valerian: City of a Thousand Planets

Cara Delevigne (Valerian & the City of Thousand Planets)
Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Tell No Tales)
Ed Helms (Father Figures)
Jason Mamoa (Justice League)
Emma Watson (Beauty & the Beast)

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Episode 320: The Top Ten of 2017

Finally! The year is coming to a close with this week and next's weeks "2017 In Review" shows, with Mikey & Dave inviting in Friend of the Show, Wit Stillman Fan, Lover of Brie (Allison, Larsen & the Cheese), Terrance Malick Apologist, Film Historian and Butt Doctor, the Twitterless Charming Dr Earl, as well as Miss Independent himself, Jeremy Burgess.

The guys have a quick Oscar recap, on the surprises and boring, a look at what might have won 10 years ago vs now, and of course, Jeremy stays woke.

Then, each host and guest give their own Top Ten of the past year in film, with both award winners (The Shape of Water), the favorites (John Wick Chapter 2) and Dave's indecisiveness (8! and 8A?).

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Episode 319: Beirut in the 80s (The Spring Preview)

Just a small crew in The Deucecast Studios, and Mikey and Dave take an hour and check out the next few months of Spring Cinema.
Among many of the topics discussed, the guys talk about the good -- and bad -- of Jennifer Lawrence's latest career choices... the number of faith based films coming out soon... Beirut in the 80s... Non Madea Tyler Perry movies... excitement over Avengers... excitement over Hurricane Heist... seeing The Rock in everything... and Solo talk

Previews include Death Wish, Red Sparrow, A Quiet Place, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Deadpool 2, Rampage, Ready Player One, Pacific Rim Uprising, Love Simon and many, many more. 

Friday, March 2, 2018

The Deucecast Oscar Picks

Here is a list of the 2018 Oscar Nominees, and the choices of Dave, Mikey & Dr Earl.  The Deucecast Host who gets the most right gets to assign the other two a film to watch, traditionally something very bad.

Best Picture:
“Call Me by Your Name”
“Darkest Hour”
“Get Out”
“Lady Bird”
“Phantom Thread”
“The Post”
“The Shape of Water” (Mikey, Dr Earl)
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (Dave)
Mikey - 18-5
Dr Earl - 14-9
Dave - 13-11

Lead Actress:
Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (Dave, Mikey, Dr Earl)
Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”
Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
Meryl Streep, “The Post”
Mikey - 17-5
Dr Earl - 14-8
Dave  - 13-10

Lead Actor:
Timothée Chalamet, “Call Me by Your Name”
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Phantom Thread”
Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”
Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” (Dave, Mikey, Dr Earl)
Denzel Washington, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”
Mikey - 16-5
Dr Earl - 13-8
Dave - 12-10

“Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan
“Get Out,” Jordan Peele
“Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig
“Phantom Thread,” Paul Thomas Anderson
“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro (Dave, Dr Earl, Mikey)
Mikey - 16-5
Dr Earl - 13-8
Dave - 11-10

Original Song:
“Mighty River” from “Mudbound,” Mary J. Blige (Mikey)
“Mystery of Love” from “Call Me by Your Name,” Sufjan Stevens
“Remember Me” from “Coco,” Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez (Dave)
“Stand Up for Something” from “Marshall,” Diane Warren, Common
“This Is Me” from “The Greatest Showman,” Benj Pasek, Justin Paul (Dr Earl)
Mikey - 15-5
Dr Earl -12-8
Dave - 10-10

Original Score:
“Dunkirk,” Hans Zimmer (Dave)
“Phantom Thread,” Jonny Greenwood
“The Shape of Water,” Alexandre Desplat (Mikey, Dr Earl)
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” John Williams
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Carter Burwell
Mikey - 15-4
Dr Earl - 12-7
Dave - 9-10

“Blade Runner 2049,” Roger Deakins (Mikey, Dr Earl)
“Darkest Hour,” Bruno Delbonnel
“Dunkirk,” Hoyte van Hoytema (Dave)
“Mudbound,” Rachel Morrison
“The Shape of Water,” Dan Laustsen
Mikey - 14-4
Dr Earl - 11-7
Dave - 9-9

Original Screenplay:
“The Big Sick,” Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani
“Get Out,” Jordan Peele (Dave, Mikey)
“Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig (Dr Earl)
“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Martin McDonagh
Mikey - 13-4
Dr Earl - 10-7
Dave - 9-8

Adapted Screenplay:
“Call Me by Your Name,” James Ivory (Mikey)
“The Disaster Artist,” Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber
“Logan,” Scott Frank & James Mangold and Michael Green 
“Molly’s Game,” Aaron Sorkin
“Mudbound,” Virgil Williams and Dee Rees (Dr Earl, Dave)
Mikey - 12-4
Dr Earl - 10-6
Dave - 8-8

Best Live Action Short Film:
“DeKalb Elementary,” Reed Van Dyk (Mikey)
“The Eleven O’Clock,” Derin Seale, Josh Lawson (Dr Earl)
“My Nephew Emmett,” Kevin Wilson, Jr.
“The Silent Child,” Chris Overton, Rachel Shenton
“Watu Wote/All of Us,” Katja Benrath, Tobias Rosen (Dave)
Mikey - 11-4
Dr Earl - 10-5
Dave 8-7

Best Documentary Short Subject:
“Edith + Eddie,” Laura Checkoway, Thomas Lee Wright (Mikey)
“Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405,” Frank Stiefel
“Heroin(e),” Elaine McMillion Sheldon, Kerrin Sheldon
“Knife Skills,” Thomas Lennon (Dr Earl)
“Traffic Stop,” Kate Davis, David Heilbroner (Dave)
Mikey - 11-4
Dr Earl - 10-4
Dave - 8-6

Film Editing:
“Baby Driver,” Jonathan Amos, Paul Machliss
“Dunkirk,” Lee Smith (Dr Earl, Mikey)
“I, Tonya,” Tatiana S. Riegel (Dave)
“The Shape of Water,” Sidney Wolinsky
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Jon Gregory
Mikey - 11-3 
Dr Earl - 10-3
Dave - 8-5

Visual Effects:
“Blade Runner 2049,” John Nelson, Paul Lambert, Richard R. Hoover, Gerd Nefzer (Dave, Dr Earl, Mikey)
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Jonathan Fawkner, Dan Sudick
“Kong: Skull Island,” Stephen Rosenbaum, Jeff White, Scott Benza, Mike Meinardus
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Ben Morris, Mike Mulholland, Chris Corbould, Neal Scanlan
“War for the Planet of the Apes,” Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett, Joel Whist
Mikey - 10-3
Dr Earl - 9-3
Dave - 8-4

Animated Feature:
“The Boss Baby,” Tom McGrath, Ramsey Ann Naito
“The Breadwinner,” Nora Twomey, Anthony Leo
“Coco,” Lee Unkrich, Darla K. Anderson (Dave, Dr Earl, Mikey)
“Ferdinand,” Carlos Saldanha
“Loving Vincent,” Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman, Sean Bobbitt, Ivan Mactaggart, Hugh Welchman
Mikey - 9-2
Dr Earl - 8-3
Dave - 7-4

Animated Short:
“Dear Basketball,” Glen Keane, Kobe Bryant (Dr Earl)
“Garden Party,” Victor Caire, Gabriel Grapperon
“Lou,” Dave Mullins, Dana Murray (Mikey, Dave)
“Negative Space,” Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata
“Revolting Rhymes,” Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer
Mikey - 8-2  
Dr Earl - 7-3
Dave - 6-4

Supporting Actress:
Mary J. Blige, “Mudbound”
Allison Janney, “I, Tonya” (Dave, Mikey, Dr Earl)
Lesley Manville, “Phantom Thread”
Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”
Octavia Spencer, “The Shape of Water”
Mikey - 8-1
Dave - 6-3
Dr Earl - 6-3

Best Foreign Language Film:
“A Fantastic Woman” (Chile) (Mikey)
“The Insult” (Lebanon) (Dr Earl)
“Loveless” (Russia) (Dave)
“On Body and Soul (Hungary)
“The Square” (Sweden)
Mikey - 7-1
Dave - 5-3
Dr Earl - 5-3

Production Design:
“Beauty and the Beast,” Sarah Greenwood; Katie Spencer
“Blade Runner 2049,” Dennis Gassner, Alessandra Querzola
“Darkest Hour,” Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer
“Dunkirk,” Nathan Crowley, Gary Fettis (Dave)
“The Shape of Water,” Paul D. Austerberry, Jeffrey A. Melvin, Shane Vieau (Mikey, Dr Earl)
Mikey - 6-1
Dave - 5-2
Dr Earl - 5-2

Sound Mixing:
“Baby Driver,” Mary H. Ellis, Julian Slater, Tim Cavagin (Dave)
“Blade Runner 2049,” Mac Ruth, Ron Bartlett, Doug Hephill
“Dunkirk,” Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo (Mikey)
“The Shape of Water,” Glen Gauthier, Christian Cooke, Brad Zoern (Dr Earl)
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Stuart Wilson, Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick
Dave - 5-1
Mikey - 5-1
Dr Earl - 4-2

Sound Editing:
“Baby Driver,” Julian Slater (Dr Earl)
“Blade Runner 2049,” Mark Mangini, Theo Green
“Dunkirk,” Alex Gibson, Richard King (Dave, Mikey)
“The Shape of Water,” Nathan Robitaille, Nelson Ferreira
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Ren Klyce, Matthew Wood
Dave - 5-0
Dr Earl - 4-1
Mikey - 4-1

Best Documentary Feature:
“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,” Steve James, Mark Mitten, Julie Goldman
“Faces Places,” JR, Agnès Varda, Rosalie Varda (Mikey)
“Icarus,” Bryan Fogel, Dan Cogan (Dave, Dr Earl)
“Last Men in Aleppo,” Feras Fayyad, Kareem Abeed, Soren Steen Jepersen
“Strong Island,” Yance Ford, Joslyn Barnes
Dave - 4-0
Dr Earl - 4-0
Mikey - 3-1

Costume Design:
“Beauty and the Beast,” Jacqueline Durran
“Darkest Hour,” Jacqueline Durran
“Phantom Thread,” Mark Bridges (Mikey, Dr Earl, Dave)
“The Shape of Water,” Luis Sequeira
“Victoria and Abdul,” Consolata Boyle
Dave - 3-0
Dr Earl - 3-0
Mikey - 3-0

Makeup and Hair:
“Darkest Hour,” Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski, Lucy Sibbick (Dave, Mikey, Dr Earl)
“Victoria and Abdul,” Daniel Phillips and Lou Sheppard
“Wonder,” Arjen Tuiten
Dave - 2-0
Dr Earl - 2-0 
Mikey - 2-0

Supporting Actor:
Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
Woody Harrelson, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water”
Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World”
Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (Dave, Dr Earl, Mikey)
Dave - 1
Dr Earl - 1
Mikey - 1