El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Breaking Bad ended 6 years ago, and with Better Call Saul still on the air, you'd think we'd have all the Breaking Bad content we need, until now. Vince Gilligan brings us a feature-length film focused on Jesse Pinkman's experiences. But is it necessary? Join Kent and Brian for this special bonus review of El Camino.


Zombieland: Double Tap

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We've seen a trend over the past decade of sequels to comedies we grew up loving coming out, sucking, and ruining our memories of the original. Is this the case for Zombieland: Double Tap or is it a worthy follow-up? Join Kent and Brian for their review and grades.

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Gemini Man

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Journey with us deep into the uncanny valley as Will Smith faces off (see what we did there?) against Will Smith in Ang Lee's Gemini Man. Is it harmless fun or over-indulgence? Join all 3 hosts and VIP Marcus for a full review and a packed edition of Weekly Recommends to round out the episode.

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Throwback! Zombieland (10th Anniversary)

With Zombieland: Double Tap set to open this weekend, it also just so happens to be the 10th anniversary of the original Zombieland. SO what better chance to discuss a cult-classic that features numerous (albeit zombified) American Treasures™. What are your thoughts on this 2009 surprise hit, VIPs? Yay or nay?



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It was quite a weekend in movie-land with Todd Phillips’ “Joker” dominating the conversation on social media and beyond, for both good and bad reasons. But is the debate surrounding the film justified? Is Joker a complex character study, an artistic masterpiece, or neither? Join us as we welcome Batman Shane back to the show to discuss it all.

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Rambo: Last Blood

Sly is going back to the well again, with another attempt to capitalize on our nostalgia. This time, he's bringing back John Rambo for one last hurrah, but why? Join all 3 of your trusted MAM guides for our first (and last) Rambo conversation as we review 'Last Blood.'

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Throwback! Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince


We're nearing the home stretch of our year-long Harry Potter retrospective, with Brian and Richard ogling them for the dozenth time and Kent watching for the first, there has been no shortage of surprises during this journey. This month, we've got 'Half-Blood Prince' on the docket. Enjoy this exclusive VIP episode as we near the Deathly Hallows!


Ad Astra

After decades in the movie business, Brad Pitt finally gets the honor of being blasted into space. But does 'Ad Astra' go too far into the wormhole, or does it find a fun balance of drama and sci-fi? Kent and Brian dive in for this week's Movie of the Week.

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Movie News Roundup: Do the Emmys Even Matter Anymore?

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With shows like Fleabag, Ozark and Game of Thrones sweeping this year’s Emmys and the big 4 networks being all but shut out, this begs the question…do the Emmys even matter anymore? Join Kent and Brian for a wide look at this year’s ceremony and what it says about the future of TV.

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Throwback! Pulp Fiction (25th Anniversary)

Our 1994 retrospective continues in the VIP with arguably the most-worshipped film of the past 25 years, Quentin Tarantino's 'Pulp Fiction.' But is it really a 'masterpiece' or merely overhyped escapism? Join us for this special VIP Throwback as we discuss it all and determine if Brian can put his Travolta blood feud aside for even one episode.


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The Goldfinch

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According to the box office numbers, only 3 people saw The Goldfinch last weekend. But guess what? It was us! So we might as well tell you what we thought, right? Join us for 30+ minutes of confused bewilderment as we examine this truly bleak adaptation.

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Movie News Roundup: AppleTV+ vs. Disney+; Anticipated Movies


Time for another Movie News Roundup as we catch up on the past few weeks of headlines, with the central discussion involving the upcoming launch of AppleTV+ and Disney+, which (if any) we're going to subscribe to and more. We've also got an update for you on the Movie Draft and bring you some of our most anticipated movies for the rest of the year.

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This week's Weekly Recommends:
Brian: The Devil & Daniel Johnston (Documentary)
Kent: Pluto.tv (Streaming service)
Richard: Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich (Book)

Throwback! The Shawshank Redemption (25th Anniversary)

We're working our way thru the Best Picture nominees of 1994, which leads us to one that has been praised more since its release than it was in its original run.So what makes 'The Shawshank Redemption' most people's choice for their favorite movie or the 'best movie ever?' We're diving in right here exclusively for you VIPs!

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It Chapter Two

The Loser Club are back fighting the killer clown from the sewer, but now they’re grown up, but also still young. Also the clown is a spider. Anyway, join us as we’re joined by a guest to make sense of It Chapter Two as it dominates the early September box office.

Throwback! Quiz Show (25th Anniversary)

We're working our way through the standout films of 1994, and there are a lot of them. This week's exclusive episode brings us to a Best Picture nominee that is largely forgotten, Robert Redford's "Quiz Show." Join us as we throw it back 25 years to talk how it holds up and also discuss which scandals we'd like to see made into movies.


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The Peanut Butter Falcon

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With the blockbusters taking a few weeks off, it’s time to dive into an independent film that has been getting some very strong buzz this summer, Shia LaBeouf’s ‘Peanut Butter Falcon.’ Join RB and BGill for their thoughts and some patented Weekly Recommends.

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