We review ‘Act of Valor’ and ‘Wanderlust’ as well as take a look at ‘This Means War’ this week. We also take a look at Upcoming March 9th Releases (John Carter, A Thousand Words and Silent House), the newest Film and TV news (A Vacation reboot; a new Hercules film starring The Rock; new film for James Franco and Jonah Hill; a look at why Harvey Weinstein is so upset at the MPAA; and more.) and a few new trailers (Neighborhood Watch, The Moth Diaries and a longer The Avengers Trailer). Aaron goes all Navy SEAL-like in his attempt to ‘Stump the HO’, we try a new ‘What’s THIS Movie?’ before we dive onto The Couch and a look at what’s going on in the world of TV and home video. Brian offers this week’s ‘Flashback DVD’. We wrap up the show with our ‘From the Outside In’ topic, which we’re looking at this year’s Oscars as well as detail the winner of our 2012 HO Oscar Pick Contest! 

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We review ‘Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance’ and ‘The Vow’ this week as we hit Episode 30 of The Hollywood Outsider Podcast (Yes, we meant to spell the title that way). We also take a look at Upcoming Releases (Project X, The Lorax, Being Flynn), the newest Film and TV news (I Am Legend 2; what’s next for Johnny Depp, The Rock and Mark Wahlberg; Paramount sues over the new Godfather book; Dennis Quaid takes to televsion; and more.) and couple of new trailers (Dark Tide and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen). Justin is determined to ‘Stump the HO’, we try a new ‘What’s THIS Movie?’ before we dive into the latest in TV / DVD and Blu Ray. Aaron returns this week and offers a new ‘Flashback DVD’. We wrap up the show with our ‘From the Outside In’ topic: ‘What Would Make The Oscars More Entertaining’…as well as our HOst’s give their picks for this year’s Academy Awards big nominees. 

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Aaron may be in Hawaii, but that doesn’t stop him from joining in on this week’s episode of The Hollywood Outsider. This week in news, we discuss a possible upcoming Ridley Scott Project, the newly released trailer for ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’, and the cancellation of ‘House’. Scott attempts to ‘Stump the HO’ before we talk about what’s catching our eye on TV, upcoming Blu Ray / DVD releases and Justin offers up this week’s ‘Flashback DVD’. We wrap up the show with our ‘From the Outside In’ topic, where we discuss our thoughts on tiered theater ticket pricing. As always, be sure to stick through the closing song for our own version of outtakes. Please subscribe on itunes, Google Reader, Stitcher Radio (give us a Thumbs Up!) or anywhere else with an RSS feed, and email us with suggestions, thoughts or film flashbacks of your own. Be sure to come back next week for more Hollywood Outsider. 

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We review ‘Chronicle’ this week as well as look at New Releases (Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance; The Secret World of Arrietty; This Means War), the newest Film and TV news (what’s next for Denzel; is there a Machete sequel in the works; Wolverine 2 news; A Wedding Crasher’s reunion; and much more) and a few new trailers (looking at the Super Bowl spots as well as that spiffy new Amazing Spider-Man trailer). Brian does his best to ‘Stump the HO’, we try a new ‘What’s THIS Movie?’before we dive onto The Couch with looks at Texas Killing Fields and Drive. Scott takes over this week’s ‘Flashback DVD’. We wrap up the show with our ‘From the Outside In’ topic, this week we look at Sequels that improved on the original. As always, be sure to stick through the closing song for our own version of outtakes. Please subscribe on itunes, Google Reader, Stitcher Radio (give us a Thumbs Up!) or anywhere else with an RSS feed

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This week on The HO Podcast we look at Feb 10 Releases (Safe House, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, The Vow and Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace 3D) the newest Film and TV news (what’s next for Clint Eastwood, Rooney Mara, Liam Neeson and Joe Carnahan; sequel news on Captain America, X-Men: First Class and Riddick; what’s up with The X-Factor; A new Ferris Bueller?; and much more) and a few new trailers (Seeking Justice, Lockout and The Cold Light Of Day). Aaron is determined to ‘Stump the HO’, we also try a new ‘What’s THIS Movie?’before we talk about what’s catching our eye for home viewing. Brian takes his turn with this week’s ‘Flashback DVD’. We wrap up the show with our ‘From the Outside In’ topic, where this week we look at ‘Film Scores That Turned A Bad Film Good’ and vice versa. 

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This week on The Hollywood Outsider we discuss some interesting updates on the newest Film and TV news (Expendables 2 getting a PG-13 treatment, an upcoming ‘Back to the Future’ spinoff, George Lucas’ retirement, Oscar’s Best Pic noms, and much more) and a few new trailers (Detachment, Resident Evil: Retribution, and Jeff Who Lives At Home). Justin tries to ‘Stump the HO’ before we talk about what’s catching our eye on TV, upcoming Blu Ray / DVD releases and special guest, Shawn McGuire, throws out this week’s ‘Flashback DVD’. We wrap up the show with our’From the Outside In’ topic, where this week we discuss our favorite ‘guilty pleasure’ movie types. As always, be sure to stick through the closing song for our own version of outtakes. Please subscribe on itunes, Google Reader, Stitcher Radio (give us a Thumbs Up!)

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This week on The Hollywood Outsider we discuss the recent Golden Globe winners, some interesting updates on the newest Film and TV news (why are theater owners pissed at Disney; the Hunger Games sequel already has a release date; what’s next for Joss Whedon after The Avengers; a Fantastic Four reboot in the works; which classic film is getting the Prequel TV treatmen; and much more) and a few new trailers (Exit Strategy, Friends With Kids and Casa de Mi Padre). Scott tries to ‘Stump the HO’ before we talk about what’s catching our eye on TV, upcoming Blu Ray / DVD releases and Justin throws out this week’s ‘Flashback DVD’. We wrap up the show with our’From the Outside In’ topic, where this week we discuss if micro-budgeted, but financially successful flicks like ‘The Devil Inside’ are going to change how Hollywood makes movies. As always, be sure to stick through the closing song for our own version of outtakes.

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‘The Devil Inside’ gets reviewed on this week’s Hollywood Outsider. We also look at the most recent Film and TV news (what’s George Clooney stealing now; Tim Burton and Robert Downey Jr. together?; what’s up with a Bridesmaids sequel; what’s going on with the Star Wars live-action series; Frank Darabont, where have you gone; and much more) and a few new trailers (ATM, The Five Year Engagement and Silent House). Brian tries to ‘Stump the HO’ before we talk about what’s catching our eye on TV, upcoming Blu Ray / DVD releases and Aaron throws out this week’s ‘Flashback DVD’. We wrap up the show with our ‘From the Outside In’ topic, where this week we look at the first quarters most anticipated films of 2012. As always, be sure to stick through the closing song for our own version of outtakes. Please subscribe on itunes, Google Reader, Stitcher Radio

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We’re closing the book on 2011 with our picks for the best films of the year, as well as the 1st Annual Hollywood Outsider (HO) awards for our own carefully selected categories. We also have more than a few surprise returning guests dropping by to give their thoughts on what the past year had to offer and, as always, we close out with our own version of outtakes. A very special, and FUN, episode of The Hollywood Outsider

Please subscribe on itunes, Google Reader, Stitcher Radio (give us a Thumbs Up!) or anywhere else with an RSS feed, and email us with suggestions, thoughts or film flashbacks of your own. Be sure to come back next week when we discuss the newest in Movie and TV news as well as take a look at the most anticipated films of 2012! Web: http://thehollywoodoutsider.com/ Email: feedback@TheHollywoodOutsider.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theHollywoodOutsider Twitter: H_Outsider 

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