Mark and Brian share some final thoughts on The Monster Squad, while Rick is still out trick-or-treating with his kiddos. The gents wonder what the film would have been like if Liam Neeson had been in it, learn some bizarre movie magic used for the castle rats and discover that the character of Scary German Guy was in real-life really "Scary Italian Guy." The lads also realize that the actor who played Dracula was also Zorro, play an epic round of "King of the Thing" pitting notorious monsters against one another and even go off on a Kids Incorporated tangent. You can tweet these "Creature Comrades" @5DollarBinPOD to weigh in on your favorite Halloween baddie and then tune in for some supernatural silliness!
Mark, Rick and Brian have a "reviewsit" of The Monster Squad to celebrate the spooky Halloween season. The lads compare the similarities between this alias 'Goonies With Monsters' and the actual film The Goonies, point out Dracula's obsession with dynamite and define the verb "dorking" as used frequently throughout the movie. The fellas also meet the film's go-to production assistant guy "Randy the Intern," pitch a new product to help werewolves more easily control that pesky fur and reminisce about classic Simpsons Treehouse of Horror episodes. Check your nards first, then join these "Creatures from the Movie Cave" for this eerie episode!
Mark, Rick and Brian share some final thoughts on Judge Dredd, while also comparing it to the 2012 Karl Urban reboot. The lads reveal how Stallone intended for his film to be a comedy, Rick lists out movies he allegedly made cameo appearances in and they play a round of their new segment "King of the Thing" pitting famous judges against one another. The fellas also argue over the ranking of the best Die Hard movie, cast themselves in a new version of TV's Night Court and discover Mark's hit new catchphrase. If you'd like to share your favorite judicial heroes tweet these "Laughable Lawmakers" @5DollarBinPOD but just don't 'Bummer Down the Fun, Man!'
Mark, Rick and Brian have a "reviewsit" of Judge Dredd, after quickly commenting on the new fall TV season. Mark reveals how he used to confuse this movie with Demolition Man when he was young, the lads point out the overuse of the word 'Mega' toward all the products and locations seen throughout the film and attempt to decipher some of the unintelligible dialogue spoken by Sylvester Stallone. The fellas also share a bit of history of the Judge Dredd comics, devise a plan to get themselves an IMDB credit and even remark on some extreme nose hair acting. Get ready for the trial transcript from these "Joking Judges" because this episode is MEGA NUTS!
Mark, Rick and Brian share some final thoughts on Free Willy, while some foreign "temp co-hosts" apparently stop by as well. The lads dig deeper into the Free Willy animated series and the film's three sequels, take a mini quiz on the animal actor that played Willy and also tackle the "Whale Sound Challenge." The fellas also pit some child actors against one another for a Movie Cave "Child Actor Battle Royale," run down the filmography of Keiko the Whale and make many ocean noises themselves along the way. If you have water words for these "Beluga Boys" you can tweet them @5DollarBinPOD and they'll 'catch' you on the high seas!
Mark, Rick and Brian have a "reviewsit" of Free Willy, after recapping some parade fun they had over the weekend. The lads recall "movie days" back when they were in school, try (and fail) to recite the film's mantra repeated by Jesse throughout and discover an animated Free Will series that used to air on Saturday mornings. The fellas also pitch a horror whale-themed Syfy Channel movie, strongly debate how to pronounce the name of actor Mykleti Williamson and get sidetracked down a Punky Brewster episode nostalgia path. Come listen to a Whale's Tale with these "Ocean Oddballs" because this episode is going to get wet 'n wild!
Mark and Brian share some final thoughts on Sister Act, while Rick is off playing Florence Nightingale. The gents have a mini "reviewsit" of the sequel Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit as well as the musical adaptation, identify actresses that have played young Whoopi and play a round of the "Sister Cinema Game." The lads also run through a list of the top nun films, plot out possible story lines for a 'spiritual reboot' and go down a rabbit hole reminiscing over episodes of Full House. You can tweet these "Whoopie Pie Guys" @5DollarBinPOD then they'll be no mountain high enough, no valley low enough to keep you from having a whole lot of fun with this nun-related episode!
Mark and Brian have a "reviewsit" of the music-filled Sister Act, while Rick is off recreating the sitcom Family Matters somewhere. The gents wonder which of the film's actors did their own singing, hypothesize that Whoopi's character's nun alias might have been inspired by It's A Wonderful Life and question the curious timeline jumps between the settings of Reno and San Francisco. The lads also map out instructions to get Mark back into a choir, reveal the originally planned star of the movie and double down on their previously proposed theory that the film is in a shared universe as prior "reviewsit" Midnight Run. If you're in the 'habit' of enjoying a good laugh, then join these 'Lazy Lounge Singers' as they belt out some sweet cinema song to the rafters!
Mark and Rick share some final thoughts on the movie Face/Off, while Brian is once again off to the House of Mouse. The gents identify some more Greek mythology seen throughout the film, point out a connection to Jurassic Park and reveal the original casting choices for Sean Archer and Castor Troy. The lads also take the "Body Swap Pop Quiz," have a bit of difficulty placing the film within their stack ranking list and imagine what it may have been like if Jon Lovitz had ran the carousel in the opening scene. You can tweet these "Greek Demi-Guys" @5DollarBinPOD, then STEP RIGHT UP to hop on this movie merry-go-round!
Mark, Rick and Brian have a "reviewsit" of the Nicolas Cage/John Travolta body-swapping film Face/Off, while enjoying some novelty potato chips. The lads count the number of "face waterfalls" throughout the movie, debate which actor played the other one better and identify some similarities to the JCVD/Dennis Rodman action flick Double Team. The fellas also ponder who would be cast in a current day reboot of the film, point out a prop connection to the Super Mario Bros movie and a special mystery guest/mythology expert stops by the Movie Cave. Release some doves, start walking in slow motion and get ready to square off face-to-face with this explosive episode!