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Nov 16, 2022

33 years after Weird Al Yankovic’s cult movie UHF comes his biopic-parody movie “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story.” We review this movie and then a 1960s romcom starring Elvis. Surprised? Turns out Elvis had a prolific acting career as Blue Hawaii was his 8th film (and most lucrative up to that point). Black Panther:...

Nov 9, 2022

Black Adam still tops the box office for its third consecutive weekend, but is sure to surrender the crown next weekend when Wakanda Forever debuts. We cover the minimalist movie Fall and a trio of 40s film noir movies from the ongoing Dark Side of Cinema collection.


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Nov 2, 2022

It’s the Top Gun Maverick episode! After hyping this movie up for multiple months’ worth of podcasts, it’s time for a deep dive into the movie and what made it such a surprise hit. We’ve also got a review for Nope which has been discussed briefly already but now we dig into the details.


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Oct 26, 2022

We’ve got a micro-review for Black Adam, the House of the Dragon season finale, and full reviews for DC animated movie Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons and classic 30s romantic comedy film By Candlelight. On top of that is tons of industry news with James Gunn taking a co-leadership position at DC.