What Are Your Favorite TV Catchphrases?

This week, we want to kick back, relax, and chat about our favorite TV catchphrases together. Every TV show has that great one-liner that sticks with us and we find ourselves repeating it in everyday life. The Simpson's "D'oh!", the infamous "How you doin'?" from Joey on Friends, and even more recent ones like "Come on son!" and "You know that's right" from Psych. Also on this week's episode: the movie hero game, reviews of Hamilton, Psych 2: Lassie Come Home, Unsolved Mysteries, The Beach House, The Outpost, and The HO Teachable Minute.

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An adventure 9 years in the making, THIS is the 400th episode of The Hollywood Outsider Podcast!

On this grossly over-sized episode, we drop the usual strict adherence to format and simply speak about the changes in entertainment since the show’s inception, as well as the evolution of the podcast itself as Aaron, John, and Amanda join up with former HOsts Scott Clark and Brian Williams to discuss all the years and memories of The Hollywood Outsider, as well as pay respects to the late Justin Macumber.

Complete with scattered compilation clips from the best episodes throughout the years, we make sure to give you an episode full of laughs, memories, and inappropriate humor.

400 is one episode you do NOT want to miss.

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

  • (0:00 – 1:01:01) Opening | Film and TV Discussion: How movies and TV have evolved since 2011, the evolution of streaming, and movie recommendations that moved us over the years, collections of outtakes from 400 episodes.
  • (1:01:02 – 1:31:51) Brian Williams and Scott Clark join to discuss the past 400 episodes
  • (1:31:52 – 3:08:48) Host Discussion | Thanks for the Memories
  • (3:08:49 – 3:17:22) Outtakes of the past 100 episodes
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Please vote for The Hollywood Outsider at PodcastAwards.com!

The Podcast Awards award the best in podcasting, and the finalists are determined by YOU, the listeners. Therefore, here we are, asking for your support. Before July 31, you may cast your vote for us, if you would, and we would be eternally grateful.

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Controversial Debates in Film and TV

Did Rose really have enough room on the door for Jack? Was that Karate Kid kick illegal? Did Scarlett Johansson get a fair shake in Ghost in the Shell? Is the Snyder Cut really a good thing? Is replacing controversial actors or canceling shows over difficult themes the right course of action? The controversial debates in film and TV are infinite and we are definitely diving right into the thick of many of them on this special episode.

Also on this week's episode: debating how to handle controversial films, reviews of Perry Mason, You Should Have Left, and The King of Staten Island.

Discussed on this episode

  • (0:00 – 28:09) Recasting in the MCU, did Rose have room for Jack, our stance on AMC Theaters vs. Universal studios
  • (28:10 – 43:56) Reviews: Perry Mason, You Should Have Left, The King of Staten Island | Upcoming Releases
  • (43:57 – 1:42:15) From The Outside In: Controversial Debates in Film and TV
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Which Summer Franchise of the 2000's is the Best of the Best?

Movie Battle Royale is back, but this time: Summer Franchise Edition. We wanted to talk about those franchises released in the 2000's that kept us going back to the theater for the next. The rules are limited: the franchise must have had at least 3 films release in the summer (May-August), they must have occurred within the 2000's, and the MCU films must be broken down (Captain America, Iron Man, Avengers, etc.). Will Mr. Potter survive the ApesCan Spider-Man swing faster than Fast and the Furious can vroom-vroom? Will Tom Cruise's Mission Impossible be able to take on the Avengers?

Also on this week's episode: debating how to handle controversial films, reviews of Da Five Bloods, Artemis Fowl, The Family Tree, and The HO Teachable Minute.

Discussed on this episode

  • (0:00 – 31:06) Movie & TV Discussion: Controversial Themes
  • (31:07 – 47:28) Reviews: Artemis Fowl, and Da 5 Bloods | Upcoming Releases
  • (47:29 – 1:37:39) From The Outside In: Movie Battle Royale - Summer Franchise Edition
  • (1:37:40 – 1:42:25) Recommendations | HO Teachable Minute | Closing
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What Are Your Favorite Opening Sequences?

On this week's episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, we wanted to talk about those incredible movie intros. Whether it's an action-filled car chase, a terrifying phone call from someone in your house, or a bank robbery with triple-crossing and a mysteriously ominous character whose identity remains unknown, we're talking about it all. Of course, we also have to talk about those films with a stellar opening sequence that ultimately led to disappointment.

Also on this week's episode: debating movie theater reopening requirements, You Can Do It!,  spoiler-free reviews of Becky, Shirley, and Darkness Falls, and The HO Teachable Minute.

Discussed on this episode

  • (0:00 – 32:07) When Should Movie Theaters Reopen | You Can Do It!
  • (32:08 – 48:22) Reviews: Becky, Shirley, and Darkness Falls | Upcoming Releases
  • (48.23 – 1:29:21) From The Outside In: Memorable Cinematic Opening Sequences
  • (1:29:22 – 1:42:44) Recommendations | HO Teachable Minute | Outtakes
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Enjoy a selected episode of the SMIRK podcast, more episodes are now available in your favorite podcast app or at SmirkPodcast.com.

On this episode of Smirk, grab a notepad and settle in…for murder! We’re trying something a little differing this time, as our story reveals itself as a full-fledged murder-mystery. Only after we discuss and dissect our love for the genre will we reveal the killer. Can you guess it before the murderer’s identity is unmasked?

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Aaron sits down to share a few thoughts and ask one simple question: Are we listening?

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Aaron sits down with director Matt Eskandari to elaborate on his new Bruce Willis and Chad Michael Murray thriller, Survive the Night. Matt discusses isolating in L.A. while waiting for filming to resume, casting his film, and working with an icon in Bruce Willis. 

Survive the Night is now available on streaming platforms. 

Read Aaron's full review of Survive the Night HERE

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How do you feel about "predictable" plot devices?

On this week's episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, we wanted to talk about those regurgitated and predictable plots and devices that every movie has reused at this point. We discuss some of our favorites predictable plot devices, as well as the ones that drive us NUTS! Of course, a debate emerges as we even discuss the negative connotation behind the word "predictable". 

Also on this week's episode: our news roundup, significant anniversary: 40th anniversary of Friday the 13th,  spoiler-free reviews of Hammer, Scoob!, and Survive the Night, and The HO Teachable Minute.

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What Are The Craziest TV Premises You've Ever Heard of or Seen?

On this week's episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, we're discussing those wacky, crazy TV show premises. There are some TV shows that are so bonkers, you cannot believe a group of someones were high enough to green-light them. A lot of them involve animals, because who doesn't love a plot revolving around talking monkeys, but many of them are supposedly deep thinking dramas or even reality based. Sure ideas like My Mother the Car and ALF make the list, and Cop Rock hits among top ranks, but even shows like The Bachelor / The Bachelorette have a spark of insanity to them.

Also on this week's episode: our news roundup, spoiler-free reviews of Valley Girl and season one of TNT's Snowpiercer, #EntertainmentContainment recommendations, and The HO Teachable Minute.

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The Perfect Summer Movie Soundtrack

What are the best songs or themes from movies to crank up once Summer hits? Instead of dwelling on it all, let’s just make our perfect playlist. We each get 10 songs – they can be themes, songs from a movie soundtrack, or just synonymous with a movie – and make our own perfect summer movie soundtrack! That means you could see yourself, windows down, hair flowing, driving or jogging or whatever to our Spotify playlist, The Hollywood Outsider Perfect Summer Movie Soundtrack. Bonus points if you know the chorus…

Also on this week's episode of The Hollywood Outsider: our news roundup, spoiler-free reviews of The Wretched and Upload, tons of recommendations, and The HO Teachable Minute.

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What are the most prominent TV cartoons from your childhood?

You've heard it before: morning cartoons were everyone born before 2005's jam. Maybe you loved all the superhero character cartoons like Batman or Spider-Man, or preferred The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo or Looney Tunes, and later on you loved Rugrats, or perhaps you just only love the filth of South Park. Whatever it is, we have all been exposed to cartoons at some point, and childhood memories are often the fondest of memories, so we wanna talk about it.

Also this week: news roundup, including AMC Theaters taking on Universal Pictures over Trolls 2, Oscar rule changes, #EntertainmentContainment reviews extend to Netflix's Extraction, HBO's Bad Education, and new to VOD The Flood, new releases - YES! we do still have some - and the HO Teachable Minute.

Discussed on this episode

  • (0:00 – 24:05) News Roundup | AMC Theaters vs Universal Pictures | Oscar Rule Changes
  • (24:06 – 44:40) Entertainment Containment Reviews - Extraction, Bad Education, The Flood | Upcoming Releases
  • (44:41 – 1:24:34) From The Outside In: The Cartoons We Grew Up On
  • (1:24:35 – 1:30:51) Recommendations | HO Teachable Minute
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What movie scenes make you laugh the absolute hardest?

Everyone has a slightly different sense of humor, so which movie scenes - in ANY MOVIE - do find the most hilarious? Are you a bit more refined with your tastes so you lean into Monty Python and the Black Knight's flesh wound? Maybe a little less so and prefer the wildly inappropriate antics of Bridesmaids or The Hangover? Surely you might be serious about Airplane and the like? Well on this episode of The Hollywood Outsider, we discuss the funniest movie scenes of all-time, including a Listener Top 10!

Also this week: our news roundup makes a triumphant return, we recommend a few items from our #EntertainmentContainment, and the HO Teachable Minute.

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What are the most debated series finales on TV?

LOST, Dexter, How I Met Your Mother, Game of Thrones and more... Each of these shows have one thing in common and it's not just people dying. They each create a massive divide among fans, and also between fans and creators. This is specifically for TV shows that had an intended series finale rather than an abrupt, forced conclusion to the show.

On this week's episode of The Hollywood Outsider, we are joined by co-host of The Blacklist Exposed and 84 other TV podcasts, Troy Heinritz, to bring some passionate heat to the podcasting studio.

Also this week: where we stand on the movie theater experience, spoiler-free reviews of Stray Dolls and Faith Based, and the HO Teachable Minute.

Discussed on this episode

  • (0:00 – 20:02) Missing Movie Theaters
  • (20:03 – 31:39) Reviews: Stray Dolls, Faith Based | Upcoming Releases
  • (31:40 – 1:52:25) From The Outside In: Debating TV's Most Controversial Series Finales - Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dexter, Battlestar Galactica, The Sopranos, Seinfeld, How I Met Your Mother, Game of Thrones, The Shield, Lost
  • (1:52:26 – 1:58:01) Recommendations | Closing | HO Teachable Minute
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Since many of us are stuck in quarantine, we decided to have a little fun and watch a movie people are talking about, Outbreak. But instead of the typical back and forth on the film, we watched it while recording our LIVE commentary. So either go off of memory or sync up your Netflix accounts, because this is our Outbreak Movie Commentary Track!

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Who is the Best Anti-Hero in Television History?

An anti-hero or anti-heroine is defined as a main character in a story who lacks conventional heroic qualities and attributes such as idealism, courage and morality. Often, an anti-hero is unorthodox and might flaunt laws or act in ways contrary to society's standards. Who among those on TV does this best?

On this week's episode of The Hollywood Outsider, we return to one of our favorite segments as we decide, once-and-for-all, who is the BEST! Walter White, Dexter Morgan, Frank Castle (The Punisher), 24's Jack Bauer...the list goes on and on, but only can claim the title of "Best TV Anti-Hero"! We took a poll on our Facebook group to gather four of the eight in our latest Battle Royale and it's finally time to find out who is the winner.

Also this week: a news roundup, and spoiler-free reviews of Ozark season 3 and Tiger King.

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What movies or TV shows do you watch when you're feeling down?

On this episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, we are discussing movies and television that pick us up when things are dire. With everything currently affecting the world, and millions of people across the globe enduring isolation or quarantine, we decided what better time to talk about the films or TV we turn to in order to turn our frowns upside down. We discuss the current entertainment predicament - theater closures, production shutdowns, release delays - and how we're coping with it.

Also this week, we elected to kick corona to the curb and bring back a little South By Southwest festival action! Despite the SXSW 2020 Film Festival being canceled due to the coronavirus, we reached out to many filmmakers with films that had been officially selected for the festival and reviewed them on this very episode. We would have loved to have had more, but with times the way they are, we did what we could. If you want to learn more about all of the films from the festival, be sure to visit SXSW.com, and make a plan to attend next year's event!

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FBI Profiler Illeana Scott (Angelina Jolie) has been called in to help hunt down an elusive serial killer known for taking the lives of his victims. When a witness to an attack arrives in James Costa (Ethan Hawke), Illeana finds herself caught up in a desperate game to stop the killer before he claims yet another victim. Or herself. 

A serial killer thriller that has grown in cult status over the years, we've been fans of the film for some time. Therefore it was perfect for this selection of a film critics might not appreciate, but we find to be a pretty good movie. And joining us to discuss a wealth of behind-the-scenes info, as well as his research into FBI profiling, serial killers, and how Illeana Scott connects to Liz Keen in The Blacklist, is the screenwriter of Taking Lives AND the creator of The Blacklist, Jon Bokenkamp!

You won't want to miss this episode!

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On this episode, we're discussing what YOU want us to! A wide range of submitted questions from what it takes for us to walk out of a movie to remakes, from foreign language film favorites to a hypothetical Kurt Russell experience. We've got a lot for you, including laughs and the craziest thing (or person) we've snuck into a theater.

Also this week: news roundup, including the unfortunate news that SXSW is canceled due to coronavirus concerns, spoiler-free reviews of Spenser Confidential, Onward, and The Way Back, upcoming releases, The HO Teachable Minute, and spoilery-goodness on HBO's The Outsider.

Discussed on this episode

  • (0:00 – 32:10) News Round-up | Coronavirus vs SXSW and Entertainment
  • (32:11 – 52:38) Spoiler-free reviews: Spenser Confidential, Onward, The Way Back | Upcoming Releases
  • (52:39 – 1:33:05) From The Outside In: Dealer's Choice - Listener Questions
  • (1:33:06 – 1:41:44) The HO Teachable Minute | Closing
  • (1:41:45 – 1:58:14) HBO's The Outsider Finale Discussion (spoilers!)
  • Email topic suggestions or episode reactions to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com
  • Please support The Hollywood Outsider and gain immediate access to bonus content, including Patreon exclusive podcast content, by visiting Patreon.com/TheHollywoodOutsider.
  • This month's Patreon-exclusive Bad Movie Night is Space Jam
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How Do You Feel About "Inspired By" In Film?

On this episode, we're discussing where we stand on "inspired by". Coming out this past week was Wendy, a film about a group of kids lost on an island that is “inspired by Peter Pan”. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and 1917 were inspired by true events, namely the Manson Murders and World War 1. Just Mercy was a film that recently was inspired by very true events.  So many films use this as a way to sell their movies, even when they play fast and loose with the original details they claim inspired them. We have numerous serious films that are “inspired by” works of fiction, as well as real life people and cases, but veer pretty far from the source material. So where do we stand on this: Necessary marketing tactic, or cheap gimmick to garner legitimacy, or something else? 

Also this week: spoiler-free reviews of The Invisible Man, Guns Akimbo, and All the Bright Places, a fun game called How Do You Survive?, upcoming releases, The HO Teachable Minute, and our coverage of the Beloit International Film Festival.

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Do You Love Classic Movie Monsters?

On this episode, we're discussing those movie monster classics such as Mummy (1932), Frankenstein, Wolf Man, Dracula, Invisible Man, Creature of the Black Lagoon, etc. These classic horror movies are the beginning drivers for what we know horror movies and horror characters to be today and their visionary masters still reside in the horror hall of fame. We decided - with the upcoming release of The Invisible Man - we need to discuss these classic monsters: how they scared us, our favorites, why we love them despite being less of a razzle-dazzle than horror movies now, and what we would bring back if we could.

Also this week: spoiler-free reviews of The Call of the Wild, Blood on Her Name, Just One More Kiss, and Hunters, a delightful surprise in the form of an Eric Roberts interview, upcoming releases, The HO Teachable Minute, and much more.

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On this episode, we're discussing CGI characters, from our first memory of them to our top favorites, joined by guest HO, Troy Heinritz from The Blacklist Exposed. While CGI characters are computer generated, so many of them have had a substantial impact on us, sometimes for inspiration and other times emotionally. Characters like Caesar from Rise, Dawn, and War of the Planet of the Apes, and Rocket and Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy, for example, have so much charisma, personality, and complexity that they connect on a deeper level with us. We figure with the expansion of CGI use and the recent release(s), that now is better than ever to discuss these effects we remember for years to come.

Also this week: spoiler-free reviews of Sonic the Hedgehog and Fantasy Island, upcoming releases, What's This Movie?, The HO Teachable Minute, and much more.

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What are the most dreadful TV couples?

On this episode, we're discussing bad TV couples. Anyone who loves television has a favorite couple, or even several favorites. But have you ever loved a show and two characters getting together just ruined it for you? Are there shows where you just dread any potential romantic couplings - like it just doesn't belong? We will be discussing all of this and giving our top 3 worst TV couples we've experienced.

Also this week: reviews of Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey and Netflix's Locke and Key, upcoming releases, News Roundup is here to stay, John tackles The HO Teachable Minute, and much more.

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For this special Oscars 2020 wrap-up, Aaron and Amanda discuss the events, speeches, and winners of the 92nd Annual Academy Awards. Find more information at TheHollywoodOutsider.com

The Academy Awards are the most prestigious awards in filmmaking and showcase some of the greatest talent and work in motion pictures for that running year. The nominees and winners are selected by majority vote from members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Ballots are cast by members from within the industry and, in most categories, represent the corresponding branch.

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What is the best film from all of the Academy Award 'Best Picture' nominees from 2010-2019?

Oscar season is very real and hits full effect in January/February when the nominations go live and awards are presented, but what about those 'snubs'? Movies that should've but didn't, or maybe you agree with the Oscar contenders!

We're selecting the best of the best, as defined by the Academy, for this week's episode of The Hollywood Outsider, as we return to one of our favorite segments. We will decide, once-and-for-all, what the is the BEST! Could it be 12 Years a Slave, or possibly 2019's Parasite? Will the War Rig of Mad Max: Fury Road out-run Beasts of the Southern Wild? Can Hacksaw Ridge make it to the end without a single shot? Is Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle) better than Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)? Find out the winner with our Movie Battle Royale: Oscars 2010s Edition!

Also this week: a news roundup, upcoming releases, HO Teachable Minute, and much more.

Discussed on this episode

  • (0:00 – 20:43) Opening | News Roundup 
  • (20:44 – 27:59) Make The Case | Upcoming Releases
  • (28:00 – 1:18:39) From The Outside In: Movie Battle Royale - Oscars 2010s Edition
  • (1:18:40 – 1:26:45) Recommendations | The HO Teachable Minute | Closing
  • Email topic suggestions or episode reactions to feedback@thehollywoodoutsider.com
  • Please support The Hollywood Outsider and gain immediate access to bonus content, including Patreon exclusive podcast content, by visiting Patreon.com/TheHollywoodOutsider.
  • This month's Patreon-exclusive Bad Movie Night is Heartbreakers, and our exclusive Bonus Episode is a fun roundtable of getting to know the hosts.
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On this episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, we revisit 2019 as we present the 2020 Awards for the best we witnessed in film and television over the past year. From the continued explosion of quality content on TV and streaming services, to the implosion of mediocrity scattered about, to an overload of greatness both at home and in theaters – THESE are the only podcast awards you need to listen to!

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2020 Categories:

TV

• Best Special Effects and/or Stunts

• Favorite Supporting Character

• The Biggest Badass

• Favorite Actor

• Favorite TV Villain

• Best Single Moment

• The Coherence Award - Best Little-Seen TV Series

• Top 5 TV Shows of 2019

Movies

• Best Line

• Best Villain

• Best Use of a Worn Out Cliche or Plot

• Best Physical Effect or Stunt

• Best Use of CGI

• Best Supporting Character

• Best Badass

• Favorite Actor

• The Coherence Award – Best Little Seen Film

• Best Specific Moment

• Top 10 Movies of 2019

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What do you want from TV in 2020?

On this episode, we're discussing television in 2020. Specifically, with over 500 scripted TV shows in 2019, what more could we possibly want from the medium over the next several months? Genres? More baking, true crime, cheerleaders, what do we want from TV in 2020? We follow that up with our 15 most anticipated TV shows of 2020, and why they stood out to us.

Also this week: reviews of Bad Boys for Life, Dolittle, News Roundup makes a return, we find the positive aspects to negativity in You Can Do It, a new section titled The HO Teachable Minute, and much more.

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This is our 2020 Movie Release EXTRAVAGANZA!

On this year's episode, we break down the most anticipated releases of the 2020 movie calendar, including ours and listener picks as well. And with the year already in full swing, it’s finally time to look ahead at all of the exciting releases still to come in 2020!

We kick things off with the most anticipated film releases. Titles such as Wonder Woman 84, A Quiet Place 2, Free Guy, Dune, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Tenet, No Time To Die, Top Gun: Maverick, Black Widow, and a whole lot more.

All of those titles are just the tip of the iceberg, as we also review the stunning films 1917 and Just Mercy.

We’re discussing over 35 new movies releasing in 2020 on this episode, so bring a notebook because we’re about to help you plan your entire year in entertainment!

Editor's Note: Scroll to the bottom of The Hollywood Outsider post on this episode for the entire wide release film schedule for 2020.

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As we take the week off, here are three of our most popular topics from last year: Classic Films, Childhood Heroes Brought Back To Life, and the Most Quotable Movies. The HO will return with our 2020 Movie Release Extravaganza on January 15, 2020!

First up, from Episode 361: We discuss the concept of classic films and what defines them for us. We also debate what we miss about these films, and especially what we don’t.

Next, we head to Episode 363: We take a look at those moments when our own childhood heroes are sprung back to life. Not all of these resurgences went as smoothly as we would have hoped, yet that does not take away from the excitement we felt as we all approached opening day or the first time a new episode hit the airwaves. Our favorites, the ones that crushed our dreams, and maybe even one or two that had us questioning our own childhood memories.

Finally, we head to Episode 358: If you’re a fan of entertainment, then odds are you randomly drop movie or TV quotes as breadcrumbs to identify your fellow die-hards.  “I’ll be back”, “Ouch”, “You can’t handle the truth!” – these are just a few of the quotes people use all the time, often without even realizing they’re doing it. For this section, we discuss why it is we do this practice of using established pop-culture language to handle the conversing for us, as well as what our favorite movie quotes are, as well as the movies we most often find ourselves referencing seemingly every day of our lives.

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On this special episode, Aaron discusses the winners of the 2020 Golden Globes, which were announced on Sunday, January 5th, 2020 on NBC. The Golden Globes are prestigious accolades given to honorees for their excellence in television and film, both domestic and internationally, on behalf of the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

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