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Episode 25 - Homefront

In this episode, Michael and Ben discuss the trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Jason Statham’s first ever performance in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, The Rock’s remake of Walking Tall, the tragic passing of Paul Walker, and Homefront.

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Episode 24 - 12 Years a Slave

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In this episode, Michael and Ben discuss the trailer for the latest Arnold Schwarzenegger film Sabotage, whether Love Actually is a classic romcom or overlong and overrated, Chiwetel Ejiofor’s villainous turn in Four Brothers, the merits of remaking Road House, the video release of The World’s End, and whether or not 12 Years a Slave is too preoccupied with showing horrific acts to be a truly great film.

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Episode 23 - Captain Phillips

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In this episode, Michael and Ben discuss the trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s Bible epic Noah, Wes Anderson’s underrated masterpiece The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, whether or not The Terminal is a lesser Tom Hanks effort, Wes Anderson’s delightful new short film Castello Cavalcanti, the ill-advised potential It’s a Wonderful Life sequel, and Captain Phillips.

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Episode 22 - The Counselor and Thor: The Dark World

In this episode, Michael and Ben discuss the trailer for The Raid 2: Berandal and the awesomeness of the original Raid, Marvel’s TV show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Andrea Arnold’s Fish Tank, Michael Fassbender’s amazing performance in Shame, the potential for Attack The Block’s Joe Cornish to direct the upcoming Star Trek sequel, Ridley Scott and Cormac McCarthy’s The Counselor, and Thor: The Dark World.

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Episode 21 - Big Bad Wolves and Bad Grandpa

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In this episode, Michael and Ben discuss the trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the Steve Coogan/Rob Brydon road trip film The Trip, the Halloween-appropriate gems The Descent and Trick ‘r Treat, the Israeli film festival darling Big Bad Wolves, and Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa.

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Episode 20 - TIFF Roundup, Insidious: Chapter 2, Gravity, Escape Plan

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In this extra-long catch-up episode, Michael and Ben discuss a few of the films they saw at the Toronto International Film Festival (The Sacrament, Felony, Southcliffe, Blue Ruin, Under the Skin, Why Don’t You Play in Hell?, Man of Tai Chi, The Green Inferno, and Blind Detective), James Wan’s supposed horror swan-song Insidious: Chapter 2, the breathtaking Gravity, and the long awaited Arnold Schwarzenegger / Sylvester Stallone team-up Escape Plan.

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Episode 19 - Blue Jasmine

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In this episode, Michael and Ben discuss the trailer for Neighbors, Sam Raimi’s underrated gem The Gift, Woody Allen’s Vicky Christina Barcelona, the news that Alan Taylor is going to direct the Terminator reboot, the slow-burn box office champ We’re the Millers, and Blue Jasmine.

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Episode 18 - The World’s End and You’re Next

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In this double-bill episode, Michael and Ben discuss the trailer for Paul W.S. Anderson’s Pompeii, the excellent horror comedy Shaun of the Dead, the much less excellent A Horrible Way to Die, the shocking news that Ben Affleck will be playing Batman, Tony Jaa in the new Fast and the Furious movie, The World’s End, and You’re Next.

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Episode 17 - Kick-Ass 2

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In this episode, Michael and Ben discuss the trailer for Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut Don Jon, the little-seen John Leguizamo starrer The Take, the MMA action film Never Back Down, the flat-out awesomeness of Breaking Bad, the sad decline of Jim Carrey’s career, and Kick-Ass 2.

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Episode 16 - Elysium

In this episode, Michael and Ben discuss the trailer for George Clooney’s Monuments Men, Neill Blomkamp’s impressive District 9, the underrated ’90s gem The Talented Mr. Ripley, season two of HBO’s Girls, Bruce Willis’s absurd salary demands for The Expendables 3, and Elysium.

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