Throwback! Collateral (15th Anniversary)

This week in the MAM VIP, we're throwing it back to one of the most underrated films of the 2000's, Michael Mann's thriller 'Collateral' AKA the Stuber prequel. How does it hold up, and WHY is it underrated? Join us for this jubilant celebration of the film's 15th anniversary.

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The Farewell

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Even though we’re not officially in ‘Oscar Season,’ there is one movie that is currently getting quite a bit of awards buzz. For this week’s review, we’re joined by MAM regular Ariel of Geek 101 to discuss the meaning and cultural impact of A24’s family comedy-drama ‘The Farewell.’

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Movie News Roundup: Spider-Man to Sony; The Matrix 4; Bond 25

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It’s been quite a few days in the movie news/rumors/rumblings world, so we’ve assembled the MAM Action News team with special guest Ariel of Geek 101 to react to the breaking news concerning Spider-Man’s future in the MCU, the upcoming reboot of ‘The Matrix’ and the title reveal of Bond 25.

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Listener Voicemail: Indy 5; Singers Turned Actors; Favorite Comedies & More

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Who are some of the best singer-turned-actors? Is it too late for Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones? What comedies keep us laughing? Dive into our answers to these questions and more in this special #AskTheMAMFam episode. Have a question or comment? Call us at 214-308-1308!

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

It’s the middle August in the heat of the Summer, so of course it’s time for horror movies, right?! Join Kent and Richard as the HorrorBrothers (patent pending) unite to discuss the way-too-creepy-for-PG-13 ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.’

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Hobbs & Shaw

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We’re known for 3 things around here: Now You See Me, MacGruber, and (maybe) our love of the Fast series. But what is the Fast & Furious world like without Corona, Dom, and stealing VCRs? We’re getting over 2 hours of just that with the first F&F spinoff ‘Hobbs & Shaw.’ Join us for a full breakdown of it's best and worst moments, as well as our patented Weekly Recommends.

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This week’s Weekly Recommends:
Brian - Basketball or Nothing (TV Series/Netflix)
Richard - Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein (Book)
Kent - King of the Hill (TV Series)

Throwback! The Abyss (30th Anniversary)

Fun fact: James Cameron is known for a lot of things other than his love of the ocean! But when he's not changing the world, he makes movies about his underwater fantasies. We're throwing it back to 1989 as we discuss the insane production of 'The Abyss' and how the movie holds up 30 years later in this exclusive VIP Throwback.

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Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood

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Our podcast started with a Tarantino conversation, and it continues with one as he brings his 9th feature ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood' to cinemas worldwide. We’re joined by a special guest for a full-length discussion on the process and experience that was ‘Hollywood.’

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Throwback! Gremlins (35th Anniversary)

Those of us who grew up on Gremlins will never forget the "3 Rules." But why has the film stayed so "relevant" for over 3 decades? Should there be a sequel and more importantly: is it a Christmas movie? We're answering these questions and more as we throw it back 35 years to the original 'Gremlins.'

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Throwback! Inglourious Basterds (10th Anniversary)

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Quentin Tarantino brings us his 9th film this weekend with "Once Upon A Time ... in Hollywood," and coincidentally, it's the 10th anniversary of one of his best films 'Inglourious Basterds.' Join us as we prepare for 'Hollywood' with this Throwback episode of a modern-day classic.

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The Lion King (2019)

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‘The Lion King’ remake conquered the box office over the weekend with a staggering $500 million already in the bank. But aside from the success, the discussion surrounding the movie’s reception has been dominating social media ever since its release. We give our honest account of what we thought of ‘The Lion King’ and hope you will do the same in the comments.

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This week’s Weekly Recommends:
Kent: The Master (Movie - 2012)
Richard: Raised in Captivity by Chuck Klosterman (Book - 2019)
Brian: The Art of Being Bill by Ezra Croft & Jennifer Raiser (Book - 2018)


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Director Ari Aster brought us one of the most-talked-about films of 2018 with his first feature ‘Hereditary.’ This year, he’s at it again with the surreal and visceral ‘Midsommar.’ Was Aster able to repeat the viral success of his debut? What kind of potential does he have as a filmmaker? Kent and Richard combine powers to look for the true meaning of ‘Midsommar.’

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Rants & Raves: Stranger Things 3

Hopefully everyone has finished their bingewatching of Stranger Things 3 by now! In keeping with tradition, Kent and Brian join forces for a special ‘Rants & Raves’ episode to react to season 3’s highs and lows and speculate on where Hawkins goes from here.

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Dave Bautista is a roughneck cop named Vic. Kumail Nanjiani is an Uber driver named Stu. Get ready for some hilarious hijinks and action scenes straight off of your grandparent’s VHS shelf, it’s STUBER! Join Brian and a special guest as they break down all that ‘Stuber’ had to offer (if anything.)

Throwback! The Lion King (25th Anniversary)

A Disney movie gets animated, a Disney movie gets remade. It's all a part of the circle of life. We're stepping back before the highly-anticipated remake of The Lion King for our thoughts on the OG animated classic. Which songs will make it into the new one? Which ones shouldn't? We've got you covered in this exclusive VIP Throwback.

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