This week, we chat about the blurring of lines between big and small screens, plus we serve up a review of the 1989 sci-fi family film, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. RIP, Antie.
Next week, we will be watching 13 Assassins, which is currently available on Netflix Watch Instant.
This week, we try to come up with a Sharknado cash in, and we chat about the Australian dystopian flick that could be credited with (or blamed for) launching Mel Gibson's career, Mad Max.
Next week, we will be watching Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, which is currently available on Netflix Watch Instant.
This week, Cameron's back, and we chat about Guardians of the Galaxy. Plus, news of a possible Star Wars theme park inspires a pitch it, and we added a herald to the team. Welcome, Anthony!
Next week, we will be watching Mad Max, which is currently available on Netflix Watch Instant.
This week, Rhea and Ricky deconstruct Lucy -- apparently the larger the percentage of your brain you use, the less interesting you become as a character! Plus the hilarious and charming Nathan Rabin of The Dissolve stops by to share the Movie That Made Him, and Rhea and Ricky go head to head regarding the possibility of a Ghostbusters III.
Next week, we will be watching Guardians of the Galaxy, which is in theaters now.
Find out about the rude image currently branded on British Milkybars, whether Phill will finally make his sexual switch and why Back to the Future III was a truly ground-breaking film.
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Sadie Hasler has two plays on a this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, you can see a promo film for The Bastard Children of Remington Steele and there's one for The Secret Wives of Andy Williams up here. Sadie also recommends the new novel Vulgar Things by Lee Rourke.
Phill Jupitus is taking two shows to the Edinburgh Fringe: Shirking Progress is on at The Stand (maybe the best comedy club in the UK) and he’s also doing a Free Fringe run as Porky the Poet. Phill recommends you catch Elvis Costello’s current tour.
Rhea Butcher has some upcoming tour dates, with more being announced soon on her Twitter,
@RheaButcher. She’s good at Instagram and is co-host of brilliant MaxFun podcast Wham Bam Pow. Rhea recommends specifically Tilda Swinton’s performance in the movie Snowpiercer.
Dave thinks you should check out new Irish film The Stag (or The Bachelor Weekend as it is in the US), which is now available on VoD.
And International Waters co-writer, Sarah Morgan was just on the latest episode of MaxFun show One Bad Mother which is funny, informative, sweet and out now!
This week Eliza Skinner, one of our very favorite stand-up comedians, joins us as a guest panelist! We talk Wonder Woman news, Eliza shares the movie that made her, and we delve into Snowpiercer. Hope you like perpetually moving trains!
Don't miss Eliza's amazing video, Mary Poppins Quits!
Next week, we will be watching Lucy, which is in theaters now.
This week, Rhea and Ricky take a look at Nicolas Cage’s send up to Taken, Stolen. Are you pro-Cage or con-Cage? Plus, Jake Fogelnest shares the Movie That Made Him and discusses the incident that ignited his fear of signal hijacking.
Next week, we will be watching Snowpiercer, which is in theaters and available on demand now.
In the podcast crossover event of the summer, Jordan is joined by Glen Weldon from Pop Culture Happy Hour and Rhea Butcher from Wham Bam Pow for a summer blockbuster breakdown, an exploration of the mystifying nostalgia for Boy Meets World and a discussion of Juggalo homosexuality.
This week, we review this summer's hottest sci-fi flick about primates that wake up early, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes! Plus, Rhea and Cameron chat about animals in movies and discuss some recent news regarding women in popular culture.
Next week, we will be watching Stolen, which is available now on Netflix Watch Instant.
This week, we're back with a look at Brad Pitt's highest grossing film, the zombie drama/thriller World War Z! Plus, in honor of Mr. Pitt's myriad accomplishments, we pitch him new projects in diverse genres. We bet he's thrilled!
We're taking next week off, but we'll be back on July 18th with a review of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which opens July 11th.