Time for our annual look at the films coming out Summer 2015! From May 1st - Aug 31st, we're looking at them all! Not just Avengers 2 and Mad Max, but also films like Mr. Holmes and The Gift. Sequels to Terminator, Jurassic Park, Insidious, Pitch Perfect, Ted, and Mission Impossible. New properties like Ant-Man, Inside Out, San Andreas, and much more. Listen to our latest episode as we try to hit them all!

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

  • Summer 2015 Releases (full dates and titles are listed below)
  • Our most and least anticipated of this year's crop of films
  • Summer movie expectations
  • 2015 vs 2014: Improvement or a slide back?
  • Listener choices for the Top 3 most anticipated releases this summer
  • Our review of The Age of Adaline
  • *Email us your thoughts on the episode to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com and be sure to join our Facebook Group

2015 Summer Movie Release Dates

*Click on the month for more information via IMDB

Release Date Titles
5/1 Avengers: Age of Ultron
5/8 Hot Pursuit
5/15 Mad Max: Fury Road, Pitch Perfect 2
5/22 Poltergeist, Tomorrowland
5/29 Aloha, San Andreas
6/5 Entourage (6/3), Spy, Insidious Chapter 3
6/12 Jurassic World, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
6/19 Inside Out, Dope
6/26 Max, The Outskirts, Ted 2, Batkid Begins
7/1 Terminator Genisys, Magic Mike XXL
7/10 Minions, The Gallows, Self/Less
7/17 Ant-Man, Trainwreck, Mr Holmes
7/24 Paper Towns, Pixels, Southpaw
7/31 The Gift, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Vacation
8/7 Fantastic Four, Masterminds, Ricki and the Flash
8/14 The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Straight Outta Compton, Underdogs
8/21 Criminal, Me Before You, Sinister 2
8/28 Regression, Hitman: Agent 47

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Other Great HO Episodes
Kevin Pollak | Director of Misery Loves Comedy
Ep 185 | These Movies Are Not Art
Ep 184 | Lost Souls and Furious 7
Jason Faller and Kynan Griffin | Producers of Mythica
The Walking Dead Seaon 5 Spoilercast
Ep 183 | The Most Important TV Show Ever
Inside SXSW 2015
Direct download: The_Hollywood_Outsider_Ep_186_2015_Summer_Movie_Preview.mp3
Category:Movie Podcast -- posted at: 8:49pm PDT
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Scott and Aaron introduce our Live episode of The Hollywood Outsider, which we recently conducted at the New Media Expo in Las Vegas, NV. Joined by Aaron's The Blacklist Exposed co-host, Troy Heinritz, they discuss TV mythologies, summer blockbusters and much more. Also this episode, Scott and Aaron review Misery Loves Comedy and Adult Beginners, as well as discuss their thoughts on the new Batman v Superman and Star Wars trailers.

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

  • Television mythologies
  • Summer Blockbusters
  • Spoiler-free reviews of Misery Loves Comedy, Ex Machina, and Adult Beginners
  • Trailers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • *Email us your thoughts on the episode to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com and be sure to join our Facebook Group

Listen and Subscribe for FREE to a new episode every Thursday of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast at:

  

Other Great HO Episodes
Kevin Pollak | Director of Misery Loves Comedy
Ep 185 | These Movies Are Not Art
Ep 184 | Lost Souls and Furious 7
Jason Faller and Kynan Griffin | Producers of Mythica
The Walking Dead Seaon 5 Spoilercast
Ep 183 | The Most Important TV Show Ever
Inside SXSW 2015
Direct download: The_Hollywood_Outsider_Live_From_New_Media_Expo.mp3
Category:Movie Podcast -- posted at: 8:38pm PDT
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For this special interview, Aaron sat down to talk to the director of the new documentary, “Misery Loves Comedy“, Kevin Pollak. Yes, THAT Kevin Pollak. You know the famous actor and comedian from classics such as “A Few Good Men” and “The Usual Suspects”, as well as his numerous other film and television credits, or possibly you know him from his own “Chat Show”, where Kevin speaks with other famous, creative talents.

For our conversation, Kevin is here to discuss his new film, “Misery Loves Comedy”. What is his “Misery” about? Here is the official synopsis:

Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, and Jon Favreau are among over 60 famous funny people featured in this hilarious twist on the age-old truth: misery loves company. In-depth, candid interviews with some of the most revered comedy greats who each share their unique path and a life devoted to making strangers laugh.

With arresting anecdotes and insights from the comedy underbelly that reveal a performer’s deep desire to connect with audiences, Kevin Pollak’s MISERY LOVES COMEDY is the definitive master class on the art of humor that details a comedian’s rare ability to help us understand life as only they can.

That is the official description. What we will tell you is that this is the closest we have ever been to truly understanding what makes a comic, a comic. Why would anyone want to spend every day of their lives trying to make someone else laugh? Were they always a comedian, or were they simply masking their pain? Finally, does a person have to be miserable, to be truly funny? This film answers all of those questions.

Kevin and Aaron discuss “Misery Loves Comedy” in detail. From why Kevin wanted to make a film on such a personal topic, to some of the creative directions he chose for the film, and even how he managed to snag every high-profile comedian for the film! The film itself is a wonderfully insightful exploration into the psyche of a comedian. Of many comedians, in fact.weI highly recommend checking the film out, which is available now on iTunes and On Demand, and is releasing to theaters beginning April 24th.

A charming guy and a brilliant talent, it was a pleasure to talk to Kevin about “Misery Loves Comedy”, and we hope you guys enjoy the interview as much as we did.

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Category:Movie Podcast -- posted at: 5:35pm PDT
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Sometimes a film is more than a film. Other times a movie is simply something meant to cause you and your friends to laugh and scream. And then there are those films that make no sense, that somehow think they are smarter than everyone else, and some yahoo slaps the tag of 'Art' on them. We discuss these 'art' films this week, those movies people consistently remind you that you, in fact, 'do not get it'.

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

  • Our topic this week: Movies that are so confounding they are labeled as 'Art'
  • Upcoming releases including Child 44, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, Unfriended, and Monkey Kingdom
  • Spoiler-free reviews of Unfriended and Daredevil
  • The latest in Movie and TV News including:  Need for Speed gets a sequel, The Haunted Mansion gets a reboot, Rocky Horror Picture Show gets a new coat of lipstick, and much more
  • *Email us your thoughts on the episode to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com and be sure to join our Facebook Group

Time Segment
0 Opening | Movie and TV News
27:04 Brian's Trailer Park
31:32 Justin's Upcoming Attractions
47:30 What's This Movie | Reviews | Scott's DVDs
1:01:18 From The Outside In Topic
1:29:18 Emails

Listen and Subscribe for FREE to a new episode every Thursday of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast at:

  

Other Great HO Episodes
Ep 184 | Lost Souls and Furious 7
Jason Faller and Kynan Griffin | Producers of Mythica
The Walking Dead Seaon 5 Spoilercast
Ep 183 | The Most Important TV Show Ever
Game of Thrones Season 4 Recap
Ep 182 | We All Love A Car Chase
Ep 181 | The HOs Go To Jail
Inside SXSW 2015
Direct download: The_Hollywood_Outsider_Ep_185_These_Movies_Are_Not_Art.mp3
Category:Movie Podcast -- posted at: 3:00pm PDT
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With Paul Walker's passing triggering a necessary change in the Fast and Furious franchise, we decided to take a look at the phenomenon of a TV or film series having to decide on recasting a character. Sometimes it is due to loss, but many other times it is due to an actor's ego or selfish needs. So when an actor departs, how do you know when it should be recast versus just letting the character go?

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

  • Our topic this week: When a prominent actor leaves a film or television series, should they be replaced?
  • Upcoming releases including The Longest Ride and Ex Machina
  • Spoiler-free reviews of Ex Machina and Furious 7
  • The latest in Movie and TV News including:  The Muppets are coming back to TV, Machete gets a part 3, Play-Doh: The Movie, Disney decides to remake EVERYTHING, Deadpool gets a rating, and much more
  • Stay tuned through to the end for our Furious 7 Spoilercast
  • *Email us your thoughts on the episode to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com and be sure to join our Facebook Group

 

Time Segment
0 Opening | Movie and TV News
23:46 Justin's Upcoming Attractions
37:48 What's This Movie | Reviews | Scott's DVDs
50:18 From The Outside In Topic
1:15:20 Emails
1:25:46 Furious 7 Spoilercast

Listen and Subscribe for FREE to a new episode every Thursday of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast at:

  

Other Great HO Episodes
Jason Faller and Kynan Griffin | Producers of Mythica
The Walking Dead Seaon 5 Spoilercast
Ep 183 | The Most Important TV Show Ever
Game of Thrones Season 4 Recap
Ep 182 | We All Love A Car Chase
Ep 181 | The HOs Go To Jail
Inside SXSW 2015
Bryan Coyne | Director of Infernal
Ep 180 | Everyone Gets A Cinematic Universe
Direct download: The_Hollywood_Outsider_Ep_184_Lost_Souls_and_Furious_7.mp3
Category:Movie Podcast -- posted at: 4:56pm PDT
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 Inspired by her Wizard mentor Gojun (Kevin Sorbo), Marek (Melanie Stone) escapes indentured servitude and overcomes physical limitations to hone her own mysterious powers. When the beautiful Priestess Teela falls victim to a massive Ogre, Marek rallies a misfit team of adventurers, including Thane the Warrior and Dagen the Thief, to join her in a fight to save her sister and their Legacy.

For our exclusive interview with Mythica producers and creators, Jason Faller and Kynan Griffin (Arrowstorm Entertainment), Aaron sits down to have a spoiler-free discussion on all aspects of the film. Fan expectations, the stigma of independent fantasy films, crafting a bold tale, filming 3 stories back-to-back, and how they came to find their home at ConTV.com - It's all here! So kick back, grab your pint of ale, and enjoy our interview with Jason and Kynan. 

Direct download: The_Hollywood_Outsider_Mythica_Interview.mp3
Category:Movie Podcast -- posted at: 5:33am PDT
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The Walking Dead Season 5 has concluded, so now it is time for our annual recap of our favorite events and moments from this past season. From Terminus, to the Church, to the Hospital, and all the way to Alexandria: This special episode of The Hollywood Outsider Podcast has it covered!

Listen now as Brian leads Aaron and Scott down those lonely Georgia roads to potential salvation. 

Here is a list of what we also discuss on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider Movie and TV Podcast:

  • Rick's evolution as a character
  • Carol's terminator tendencies and baking skills
  • Porch D**k
  • Which characters deserve to lead this season
  • Which characters need to go
  • The tragedies, the deaths, and all bumps along the way

*Email us your thoughts on the episode to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com and be sure to join our Facebook Group

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Direct download: The_Walking_Dead_Season_5_Spoilercast.mp3
Category:Movie Podcast -- posted at: 4:22pm PDT
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