EP 38: “Now that’s what I call a close encounter.”

April 16, 2014

In which we get in touch with nostalgia and reminisce about our “Rumble in the Bronx" (1995) with the great Jackie Chan. We also talk about the popular Netflix series "House of Cards" and its tremendous cast.

To end the episode, we share an interesting conversation about Netflix’s method for distributing its shows and how it measures up against a televised series with episodes released weekly.

Music: “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” by Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)

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EP 37: “Here’s looking at you, kid.”

February 14, 2014

In which we share our Top 5 Movies of 2013! We also share many Honorable Mentions in a lengthy discussion about the best films of the year.

To end the show, we pay tribute to the greatness that was Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014).

Music: “Fare Thee Well (Dink’s Song)” by Oscar Isaac & Marcus Mumford (Inside Llewyn Davis)

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EP 36: “Yeah, bitch! Magnets!”

January 23, 2014

In which we share another Top 5 List. In this episode, we discuss our Top 5 Shows of 2013!

Music: “You’ve Got Time” by Regina Spektor (Orange is the New Black)

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EP 35: “Pinky, are you pondering what I’m pondering?”

January 14, 2014

In which we share our personal lists of Top 5 Shows of All-Time! A few surprise picks in the mix.

We also share listener Top 5 Lists. Thanks to everyone for sharing your lilsts!

Music: “The Simpsons Theme” by Danny Elfman (The Simpsons)

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EP 34: “The dishes are done, man.”

December 15, 2013

In which we have a game-themed episode by discussing the films “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (in theaters) and the sci-fi hit "Ender’s Game" (2013).

We are also joined by special guest Jaime Radar as he and Mike go head-to-head in the return of the robot-voiced Movie Soundtrack Game. There might be some actual singing in this one too, folks. So, try not to fall out of chair while listening like our guest almost did mid-game.

Music: “Christmas Vacation” by Mavis Staples (Christmas Vacation)

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EP 33: “I am Loki of Asgard, and I am burdened with glorious purpose.”

November 13, 2013

In which it’s never too late to talk about scary movies with the Halloween season gone as we discuss the horror movie “V/H/S" (2012). Beforehand, we share our mixed feelings about Marvel’s "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." (ABC) and later touch on some stand-up comedy with "Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive" (2013 - only on Netflix).

Also, we talk about the very ambitious movie “Cloud Atlas" (2012) before ending the show by discussing Alfonso Cuaron’s hit film "Gravity" (2013 - in theaters).

Music: “(Adagio In D Minor) Surface of the Sun” by John Murphy (Sunshine)

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EP 32: “I am the one who knocks!”

October 16, 2013

In which we celebrate 5 amazing seasons of “Breaking Bad” (AMC) and discuss our thoughts on the finale. In the first part of the episode, Jorge is joined by returning guest Chris Gobin before wrapping up this spoiler-filled Breaking Bad episode with a lengthy conversation about the show with Mike.

Song: “Baby Blue” by Bad Finger & “Negro Y Azul: The Ballad Of Heisenberg” by Los Cuates De Sinaloa

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EP 31: “It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again.”

September 21, 2013

In which we have tons to talk about in movies and television. In the world of television, we touch on Marvel’s upcoming series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." (ABC), Mindy Kaling’s popular comedy "The Mindy Project" (Fox), and the investigative drama "The Bridge" (FX).

We also talk about the movies “Certified Copy" (2010), Steve McQueen’s "Hunger" (2008), and end the show with an intense discussion about Edgar Wright’s "The World’s End" (in theaters).

*Side note: Apologies for the quality of the audio this episode. Trying to break in this new mic.

Music: “Crystal Blue Persuasion” by Tommy James & The Shondells (Breaking Bad: Season 5)

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EP 30: “To infinity, and beyond!”

August 25, 2013

In which we rank our favorite animated movies with our newest Top 5 List! Before sharing our lists, we discuss the buzz around Ben Affleck being cast as the new Batman. Also, we briefly touch on the supernatural hit film “The Conjuring” (in theaters).

Before ending the show, we read listener Top 5’s! Thanks to all that emailed and shared with us!

Music: “You’ve Got a Friend In Me” by Randy Newman (Toy Story)

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EP 29: “Today, We Cancel the Apocalypse”

August 11, 2013

In which Jorge and Mike gush about Guillermo Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” (in theaters) before going bonkers and “Breaking Bad” for AMC’s hit show.

To end the episode, Mike and Jorge go head-to-head in the show’s new “Six Degrees of John C. Reilly” game. It wasn’t pretty, but in the end, there was a victor.

Music: “Breaking Bad Theme” (Breaking Bad)

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