What happens when a movie seemingly has everything? A perfect story, director, cast – everything lines up just right. Then it releases, and it’s a flaming dumpster fire. How could something so right go so horribly wrong?

This week, we discuss our perfect movies gone wrong. Those films that just failed after so much promise, as well as listener picks for movies they think failed them.

We also cover several recent releases including Patriots Day, The Crash, Get the Girl, and A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Join in on our conversation and listen to the latest episode of The Hollywood Outsider.

Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • (0:00 – 18:59) Movie and TV News: Leia will not be digitized, Dumbo threatens Bad Boys 2, Anna Kendrick is getting set for a modern Santa Claus, and much more
  • (19:00 – 55:51) From The Outside In Topic: When Perfect Movies Go Wrong  | Listener topic comments
  • (55:52 – 1:28:34) What’s This Movie? | Spoiler-Free Reviews of The Crash, Patriots Day, A Series of Unfortunate Events, and Get the Girl  | Upcoming Releases | Reel Movie Titles
  • (1:28:35 – 1:53:17) Recommendations and Outrage | Emails | Closing
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Aaron sits down with Eric England, director of Contracted, the upcoming Huntsville with Sophie Turner and this new film, Get the Girl.

Releasing on January 27th in theaters and On Demand, Justin Dobies stars as Clarence, a wealthy young man who is in love with a local bartender named Alexandra, played by Elizabeth Whitson.

Unfortunately, Elizabeth is oblivious to Clarence. Desperate to win her affections, Clarence decides to do what any rational man would do and hire Noah Segan’s Patrick to kidnap Elizabeth, so Clarence can save her and be her hero. When Elizabeth shows that she’s no damsel in distress and ends up killing one of the kidnappers, things just keep getting darker.

Eric discusses his journey to Hollywood, his love of Fincher and Hitchcock, as well as why this film felt like a story he needed to tell. Enjoy our interview with Get the Girl director, Eric England. 

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Director Aram Rappaport sits down with Aaron to discuss his new film, The Crash, starring Frank Grillo and Minnie Driver. From concept to execution, this is intriguing interview with an up-and-coming director. 

The Crash, now on Video On Demand, stars Frank Grillo as Guy Clifton, a very intelligent man who manipulated the US financial system for his own gain, only to get busted and is now facing serious jail time. When the US government realizes there is an impending breach by cyber-terrorists that could crash the system, they agree to bring in Guy and his team of hackers and programmers to thwart the attack before it ruins America. The film also stars Minnie Driver as his business savvy wife, dealing with both her husband’s possible prison sentence as well as her daughter’s serious medical affliction.

The one very distinct difference between The Crash and other thrillers in this genre is that Guy Clifton is no hero, he’s selfish, and has manipulated his way to the top. And the only people he seems to respect are his family, who also end up wearing the burden of his sins.

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2017 is off to the races and we’re already behind on all of the great movies we want to watch. As our podcast kicks off its new year, what are some of our most anticipated movies and television shows coming in 2017?

For this episode of The HO, we discuss the most anticipated films according to audiences (such as Justice League, Star Wars Episode VIII, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and Beauty and the Beast), the movies we’re personally interested in, new TV shows we can’t wait to watch, and even a few bold predictions for how the year in film and television will ultimately pan out.

The lineup for 2017 looks to be a great one, so grab a calendar, because we’re about to help you navigate the next 12 months of entertainment. 

Join in on our conversation and listen to the latest episode of The Hollywood Outsider.

Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • (0:00 – 1:11:04) 2017 Film Releases: Top 10 audience anticipated movies
  • (1:11:05 – 2:13:50) What’s This Movie | Our movie picks for must-see, listener picks, what looks to be the worst film of the year, bold predictions
  • (2:13:51 – 2:45:14) 2017 Television Releases: Our most anticipated, listener picks, what shows we expect to soar and collapse, bold predictions | Spoiler-Free Reviews of Hidden Figures and A Monster Calls  | Closing
  • Email us your thoughts on the episode, answer our ‘What’s This Movie?’, or suggest a topic to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com or leave us a message at 818-814-6246.
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We discuss this past year in movies and television as we present the 2017 HO Awards for the best and worst we saw in film and television this past year. 

Follow along with the show as we discuss the following categories:

TV 

What show that no one is talking about do you think is the next MUST SEE show?

Favorite Television Lead

Biggest Television Badass

What show, love it or not, needs to die?

Top 3 TV Shows 

Listener Top 3 TV Shows

 

In Memoriam

Which celebrity death hit you the hardest?

  

Movies

Movie Franchise That Needs To Retire

BEST and WORST Movie Theater Experience

Worst Movie

Best Line

Best Use of a worn out movie cliché or plot

The Best Physical Effect or Stunt

Best Use of CGI

Worst stunt or CGI

Favorite Lead Actor/Actress

Worst Actor

Best Badass

The Coherence Award – Best Film No One Is Talking About

The Best and Worst Trailer

Top 5 Films of 2016

 

Listener Picks:

Favorite Actor/Actress

Best Film

Favorite Movie

 

HO Movie of the Year

  

Hollywood Outsider Podcast 

Best HOst Recommendation of 2016

Worst HOst Recommendation of 2016

Favorite episode of The Hollywood Outsider of 2016

 

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2016 is all wrapped up, and to celebrate a new year, here is our compilation of the most popular Battle Royale topics of the year: Horror Movie Villains, Comic Book Origins Story, and TV Pilot.

Join in on our conversation and listen to the latest episode of The Hollywood Outsider.

Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

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As we head into another holiday season, take a listen as we share some of our more popular topics of the last few months in this compilation for The Best of The Hollywood Outsider 2016: Volume 3

For this edition, we discuss if a movie can actually alter your life, what really scares us in movies and TV, actors and our obsession with them, and remakes of films we desperately need. It’s a great compilation and hope you enjoy it!

Join in on our conversation and listen to the latest episode of The Hollywood Outsider.

Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • (0:00 – 36:10) Can a movie change your life? – Episode 244
  • (36:11 – 1:05:00) Scariest movie and TV moments – Episode 249
  • (1:05:01 – 1:33:24) What actors mean to us – Episode 246
  • (1:33:25 – 2:23:48) Movie remakes we deserve – Episode 251
  • Email us your thoughts on the episode, answer our ‘What’s This Movie?’, or suggest a topic to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com or leave us a message at 818-814-6246.
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Rogue One has finally landed! The latest Star Wars film invaded theaters worldwide, and now it is time to discuss the franchise’s first spin-off.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story follows a new character in Jyn Erso, as a rebellious daughter of an Imperial employee who might have the access necessary to deliver a winning solution for the Alliance. With her assembled band of rogue warriors, Jyn attempts to take on the Empire and Darth Vader himself as they infiltrate and attempt to smuggle out the plans to the dreaded Death Star.

For our latest reactions podcast, Aaron, Scott and John discuss the film in detail. From the new characters, to returning favorites, to a few questionable CGI choices. Every aspect of Rogue One is up for discussion, and we have some love and complaint with this first foray into the expanded universe of a galaxy far, far away.

Join in on our conversation and listen to the latest episode of The Hollywood Outsider.

Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • Our individual reviews of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Where the film lands in comparison to the Star Wars Saga films
  • How Rogue One connects to A New Hope
  • Thoughts on new and returning characters, including Darth Vader
  • Issues with the film’s narrative choices and character CGI recreations
  • Favorite moments and lines
  • Where we want to see Star Wars go from here
  • Email us your thoughts on the episode, answer our ‘What’s This Movie?’, or suggest a topic to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com or leave us a message at 818-814-6246.
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Every year, we love to celebrate the holiday season with our listeners, and there is no better way to do that then with our 3rd Annual Holiday Special!

It all started with a random idea, as Aaron and Scott were big fans of holiday specials, and podcasts seemed to skip over the idea completely. We decided we can do whatever we want here at The Hollywood Outsider, so let’s create our own tradition and the annual special was born.

Every year we do a little something different, and this year we are incorporating one of our most popular topics – The Movie Battle Royale! We’ve all debated what IS a Christmas movie and what is not, but what is - ultimately - the GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIE EVERY MADE? By the end of this episode, with a little help from our special guest Amy, it will finally be decided.

That’s not all, oh no. After our debate, the Christmas joy kicks in as we get a little personal and share our personal memories of the holiday season. Favorite movies, TV specials, moments, and even desserts – everything is covered this year!

With a special opening from John, a little whimsy from Aaron, and of course the annual Christmas Poem from Scott – This is the one podcast you don’t want to miss this holiday season!

Join in on our conversation and listen to the latest episode of The Hollywood Outsider.

Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • What is the greatest Christmas movie ever?
  • Movies and TV specials to kick off Christmas right
  • Best and Worst Christmas movie memories
  • What do we want for Christmas and the best present we’ve given someone else
  • The perfect Christmas celebration
  • Scott’s Christmas Poem
  • Our Annual Christmas Carol
  • (0:00 –9:12) Opening | Introductions
  • (09:13 – 1:17:12) Christmas Movie Battle Royale! | Listener Top 3
  • (1:17:13 – 2:37:46) Our Third Annual Holiday Special
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First up, what are some of our favorite guilty pleasures? You know, those movies so bad they’re almost embarrassing to admit to the public that you love? The ones we watch under the cloak of shame and forever neglect to mention in gatherings for worry of street cred being revoked, THOSE movies.

Moving on, we debate bad movie titles and what makes the worst of the worst. Is it nothing more than just a poor choice of words, or is there a deeper problem with the titles studios sometimes choose?

Lastly, after reviews of new films like SING and Pet, we discuss in detail Season 1 of Westworld. Now that HBO’s newest juggernaut has completed its first round, what do we think of this latest science fiction opus, and are we excited for another round?

Join in on our conversation and listen to the latest episode of The Hollywood Outsider.

Discussed on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • (0:00 – 19:11) Movie and TV News: Disney is replacing Epcot’s mascot, Netflix does offline, Amy Schumer takes on Barbie, and much more
  • (19:12 – 1:03:11) From The Outside In Topic: Guilty pleasures and the worst movie titles  | Listener topic comments
  • (1:03:12 – 1:35:05) What’s This Movie? | Spoiler-Free Reviews of SING, Alleycats, and Pet  | Awkward movie titles
  • (1:35:06 – 2:14:30) Westworld Season One Reactions | Be sure to listen to the Beyond Westworld Podcast
  • Email us your thoughts on the episode, answer our ‘What’s This Movie?’, or suggest a topic to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com or leave us a message at 818-814-6246.
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