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.

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