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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Spider-Man: Far from Home

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Marvel Studios just keeps cranking out the hits! Spider-Man is back to dominating the box-office, so we’re back to breaking down what’s next for the MCU and how ‘Far from Home’ ranks among the past films in the franchise. We’re also discussing a lost project from Tom Holland and answering your questions in the return of #AskTheMAMFam!

0:00 - Welcome / shoutouts
5:15 - Movie news
17:30 - #AskTheMAMFam
31:00 - Spider-Man: Far from Home review
1:25:00 - Weekly Recommends

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This week’s Weekly Recommends:
Kent: The Wandering Earth (Movie - 2019)
Brian: Jessica Jones Season 3 (TV Series - 2019)

Child's Play (2019)

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Episode brought to you by The Movies on CNN - Premiering this Sunday @ 9PM! // Apparently the world just can’t get enough of movies about dolls coming to life, so this week we’re discussing the third-most-popular one currently in theaters, the reboot of the 1980s horror-comedy classic ‘Child’s Play,’ as well as some other properties of that time that could be getting reboots of their own very soon!

0:00 - Welcome
3:00 - Reboot news
24:00 - Child’s Play review
56:00 - Weekly Recommends

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This week’s Weekly Recommends:
Kent - Garden State (Movie - 2004)
Richard - Anima by Thom Yorke (Album - 2019)
Nick - Wild and Crazy Guys by Nick de Semlyen

Throwback! Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

We're continuing our journey through the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Brian and Richard for the 97th time, and Kent for the first. Where will our thoughts differ?! What did the #mamfam rank as their favorite Potter film? We've got all things 'Goblet of Fire'-related on the table in this exclusive Throwback!

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