Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Episode 521: The Power of the ReFlicktions

It's time for another set of films watched, enjoyed and absorbed, now to be reviewed, applauded, rejected, and, dare we say... ReFLICKTED.

Mikey, d$, and #TwitterlessDrEarl all team again for another 30 (or 60) films...  we also discuss Cumberbatch and Dunst's Dog performances... d$'s new lists... Mikey's beloved docs (besides Earl)... Dr Earl don't talk about Bruno... a double dose of Sandler... Mikey hating Zennieals... the bad ending to decent franchises...      

Movies discussed and where they are streaming at the time of recording:

  1. The Power of the Dog (Netflix)
  2. The Rescue (doc - Disney+)
  3. Torn (Disney+)
  4. Brazen (Netflix)
  5. Apocalypse Now Redux (Netflix)
  6. Encanto (Disney+)
  7. I'm Your Man (Hulu)
  8. Highball (TubiTV)
  9. Mass (for rental)
  10. Hotel Transylvania 4: Tranformania (Amazon Prime)
  11. Ice Age: The Adventures of Buck Wild (Disney+)
  12. Punch-Drunk Love (HBO Max)
  13. Redeeming Love (theaters)
  14. The Souvenir Parts 1 & 2 (for purchase)
  15. Eight Crazy Nights (Showtime)
  16. Summer of Soul or When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised (Disney+)
  17. Scream (in theaters)
  18. Kill Your Darlings (Starz)
  19. Nightmare Alley (HBO Max)
  20. The Night House (for rental)
  21. The Fallout (HBO Max) (EARL AUDIO FADE)
  22. Serena (Hulu)
  23. Countdown (Netflix)
  24. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Showtime)
  25. It Happened One Night (for rental)
  26. Home Team (Netflix)
  27. Parallel Mothers (in theaters)
  28. Flirting with Disaster (Showtime) 
  29. The Lost Daughter (Netflix)
  30. Ascension (Paramount+)
  31. Flee (Hulu) 
  32. Becoming Cousteau (Disney+)
  33. The Last Duel (HBO Max)
  34. The Beta Test (Hulu)
  35. The Hand of God (Netflix) (PRETENTIONS)
  36. Moonfall (in theaters) (AUDIO ISSUES)
  37. Blacklight (in theaters)
  38. Love & Monsters (Hulu; Epix; Paramount+)
  39. Attica (Amazon Prime; Showtime)
  40. This Is Where I Leave You (HBO Max)
  41. Small Engine Repair 
  42. Copshop (Peacock Premium)
  43. Shut In (Daily Wire)
  44. Kimi (HBO Max)
  45. 15 Minutes of Shame (HBO Max)
  46. Who Killed the Electric Car  (Amazon Prime)
  47. ESPN 30for30: The Year of the Scab 
  48. Uncharted (in theaters)
  49. I Want You Back (Amazon Prime)
  50. Death on the Nile (in theaters)
  51. The In-Between (Paramount+)
  52. The Sky is Everywhere (AppleTV+)
  53. Marry Me (Peacock Premium)
  54. Jackass Forever (in theaters)

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Episode 520: Dave & Mikey's Oscar Nom Reactions

With the Oscar nominations just released, a professional show with a high standard of professional professionalism like The Deucecast Movie Show couldn't let another second go by without discussing such noms.

#TwitterlessDrEarl is out of pocket, doing neuroteleopathy in Burma in the Podcast Doctors Without Borders, leaving Mikey & Dave to discuss everything. 

Along the way, the guys discuss the just occurred Super Bowl and its commercials, the trailers within -- including "Doctor Strange & the Multiverse of Madness", and everything else we can think of. 

The show then gives you a rundown of all categories, giving predictions and thoughts on the majors, wondering why "Meet the Ricardos" is getting so much love, wondering where "PIG" went, wishing more for Denis Villenueve, and much more. 

And the nominees are:

Best Picture
“Don’t Look Up”
“Drive My Car”
“King Richard”
“Licorice Pizza”
“Nightmare Alley”
“The Power of the Dog”
“West Side Story”

Best Director
Jane Campion, “The Power of the Dog”
Ryusuke Hamaguchi, “Drive My Car”
Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast”
Paul Thomas Anderson, “Licorice Pizza”
Steven Spielberg, “West Side Story”

Best Actress
Nicole Kidman, “Being the Ricardos”
Olivia Colman, “The Lost Daughter”
Kristen Stewart, “Spencer”
Penelope Cruz, “Parallel Mothers”
Jessica Chastain, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

Best Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Power of the Dog”
Andrew Garfield, “Tick, Tick ... Boom!“
Will Smith, “King Richard” 
Denzel Washington, “The Tragedy of Macbeth”
Javier Bardem, “Being the Ricardos”

Best International Feature
”Drive My Car”
“The Worst Person in the World”
“The Hand of God”
“Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom”

Best Production Design
“Nightmare Alley”
“The Power of the Dog”
“West Side Story”
“The Tragedy of Macbeth”

Best Cinematography
“Nightmare Alley”
“The Tragedy of Macbeth”
“The Power of the Dog”
“West Side Story”

Best Visual Effects
“Free Guy”
“No Time to Die”
“Spider-Man: No Way Home”
“Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

Best Documentary Feature
”Summer of Soul (Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)”
“Writing With Fire”

Best Documentary Short Subject
“The Queen of Basketball”
“Lead Me Home”
“Three Songs for Benazir”
“When We Were Bullies”

Best Original Song
”No Time to Die,” “No Time to Die”
“Dos Oruguitas,” “Encanto”
“Just Look Up,” “Don’t Look Up”
“Down to Joy,” “Belfast”
“Somehow You Do,” “Four Good Days”

Best Animated Feature
“The Mitchells vs The Machines”
“Raya and the Last Dragon”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
”Coming 2 America”
“House of Gucci”
“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

Best Film Editing
”King Richard”
“Don’t Look Up”
“The Power of the Dog”
“Tick, Tick ... Boom!”

Best Supporting Actor
Ciaran Hinds, “Belfast”
Troy Kotsur, “CODA”
Kodi Smit-McPhee, “The Power of the Dog”
Jesse Plemons, “The Power of the Dog”
J.K. Simmons, “Being the Ricardos”

Best Live Action Short Film
”The Long Goodbye”
“The Dress”
“Ala Kachuu – Take and Run”
“On My Mind”
“Please Hold”

Best Animated Short Film
”Affairs of the Art”
“Robin Robin”
“The Windshield Wiper”

Best Original Screenplay
”Licorice Pizza”
“Don’t Look Up”
“King Richard”
“The Worst Person in the World”

Best Adapted Screenplay
”The Power of the Dog”
“The Lost Daughter”
“Drive My Car”

Best Original Score
“The Power of the Dog”
“Don’t Look Up”
“Parallel Mothers”

Best Sound
“West Side Story”
“No Time to Die”
“The Power of the Dog”

Best Costume Design
“Nightmare Alley”
“West Side Story”

Actress in a Supporting Role:
Ariana DeBose, “West Side Story”
Kirsten Dunst, “The Power of the Dog”
Aunjanue Ellis, “King Richard”
Jessie Buckley, “The Lost Daughter”
Judi Dench, “Belfast”

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Episode 519: The Character Crushes

Happy Valentine's Day from the Deucecast Movie Show!  To commemorate such a special day of love, Dave, Mikey, and #TwitterlessDrEarl invite back to the show long time friend Hurricane Rhett!

The guys recall their fave characters they crushed on as they grew up, or even a few from recent day... 

Hurricane Rhett gives his latest movie watches... Dr Earl mentions Steak & Ale... scary scenes under a bridge... actresses vs characters... Mikey's 5A, B, C, D... to be weathered & leathered... the Huttslayer misnomer... 

Plus a quick review of Jackass Forever

A movie representing the crushes discussed... 

  • Adventures in Babysitting (Disney+)
  • The American President (for rental)
  • BladeRunner 2049 (HBO Max)
  • Broadcast News (HBO Max)
  • Casablanca (HBO Max)
  • Elizabethtown (Showtime) 
  • The Empire Strike Back (Disney+)
  • FanBoys (YouTube Free; rental)
  • Jerry Maguire (rental) 
  • Knives Out (rental)
  • License To Drive (MaxGo; rental)
  • Lucas (unavailable)
  • Metropolitan (HBO Max) 
  • The Parent Trap (Disney+)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (for rental)
  • Robin Hood Prince of Thieves (TubiTV; for rental)
  • ...say anything (HBO Max)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (Netflix; Paramount+)
  • V (TubiTV: AppleTV+)

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Episode 518: The Not 2021 Top Ten

As the review portion of 2021 continues, it's time to take a look at favorite films seen last year... but not FROM last year... nay, from years before!

After a few birthday movie shoutouts, Mikey and #TwitterlessDrEarl and Dave give their take on what they've seen recently that you should check out...  plus, Dave's problem with Woody Allen movies, and a new ScarJo quest.

Then, each give their top ten films seen in 2021 that are films from previous years. And unlike previous NOT Top Tens, this one spans the generations of movies... including Dr. Earl's total pretentiousness... Mikey's take on History Channel Spielberg and sheer hatred of Kate Hepburn... The Orsen Wells oeuvre
Judd Apatow vs Billy Wilder... and the story of the 20 something Aubrey-Matarin novels. Because you needed that.

Films discussed, plus where they are streaming at the time of recording:

  • The Apartment (1961) - TubiTV; for rental
  • Big Trouble in Little China (1986) - STARZ
  • Citizen Kane (1941) - HBO Max
  • Diabolique (1955) - HBO Max
  • End of the Tour (2015) - Showtime
  • Fallout (2022) - HBO Max
  • Fanny and Alexander (1982) - HBO Max; Criterion Channel
  • The Graduate (1967) - for rental
  • In the Heat of the Night (1967) - HBO Max; MaxGo
  • In the Heat of the Night (1988 - television) - AppleTV for purchase
  • Joy (2015) - FX Now
  • The King's Speech (2010) - HBO Max
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962) - for rental
  • The Life & Death of Colonial Blimp (1943) - HBO Max
  • Lincoln (2012) - HBO Max
  • The Maltese Falcon (1941) - HBO Max
  • Mr Smith Goes to Washington (1939) - for rental
  • Master & Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Hulu; EPIX
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) - TubiTV; for rental
  • The Outlaw Josie Wales (1976) - Hulu
  • The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) - Hulu
  • Pete's Dragon (2016) - Disney+
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) - for rental
  • Sahara (1943) - Chicken Soup for the Soul's Crackle
  • Schindler's List (1993) - for rental
  • The Seventh Seal (1957) - HBO Max; Criterion Channel
  • Singing in the Rain (1952) - HBO Max
  • Sunshine (2007) - for rental 
  • Stalker (1979) - HBO Max; Criterion Channel
  • The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 (1974) - TubiTV; for rental
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2007) - Showtime
  • Woman in Gold (2015) - TubiTV; Roku