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The Curse of La Llorona

The Conjuring cinematic universe has certainly given Marjorie, Arnie, and Stuart a lot to cry about over the years. Is it a blessing or a curse that a blubbering Spanish spectre named La Llorona has followed Annabelle priest Father Perez to the big screen for a sixth installment in the franchise?  Find out if the podcasters have a bawl watching this Weeping Woman use her long talons to snatch away two children from Hawkeye’s wife Linda Cardellini.  Listen now!

Men in Black: International - A Podcast Preview

Suit up with Jakob, Arnie, and Stuart as they go deep inside Men In Black: International in search of a traitor. Find out if Chris Hemsworth wields a neuralizer as confidently as Thor’s hammer, as he and fellow Ragnarok star Tessa Thompson take on threats from outer space and inside their London office.  Does their game improve when a wisecracking chess piece nicknamed Pawny (Kumail Nanjiani) insists on joining their quest to outgun the star power of M.I.A. agents Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones? Hear this preview, then Donate Today and hear the full review!

Men in Black: International - for Annual Subscribers

Suit up with Jakob, Arnie, and Stuart as they go deep inside Men In Black: International in search of a traitor. Find out if Chris Hemsworth wields a neuralizer as confidently as Thor’s hammer, as he and fellow Ragnarok star Tessa Thompson take on threats from outer space and inside their London office.  Does their game improve when a wisecracking chess piece nicknamed Pawny (Kumail Nanjiani) insists on joining their quest to outgun the star power of M.I.A. agents Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones? Donate and Find Out!

 

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Men in Black: International - Donation Bonus

Suit up with Jakob, Arnie, and Stuart as they go deep inside Men In Black: International in search of a traitor. Find out if Chris Hemsworth wields a neuralizer as confidently as Thor’s hammer, as he and fellow Ragnarok star Tessa Thompson take on threats from outer space and inside their London office.  Does their game improve when a wisecracking chess piece nicknamed Pawny (Kumail Nanjiani) insists on joining their quest to outgun the star power of M.I.A. agents Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones? Donate and Find Out!

 

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Toy Story 3

Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Pixar’s playthings are ready to toy with your emotions once again as they prepare to spend infinity and beyond in the attic. But will their friendship survive after Andy decides to take only one of his childhood favorites to college, leaving the rest to be donated to a frenetic daycare center where passive-aggressive teddy bear Lots O’Huggin (Ned Beatty) orchestrates their misery?  Find out if Toy Story 3 leaves Now Playing’s trio of podcasters in tears when you Listen Now!      

Akira (1988) - For Annual Subscribers

Stuart, Jakob, and Arnie are headed to Neo-Tokyo this June for a much-anticipated review of Akira. Japan’s answer to the X-Men pits telekinetic mutants against a fascist Colonel, and pill-popping bikers, in a post-apocalyptic city scarred by nuclear war. Will tyrant Tetsuo succeed in locating the mythical title character beneath an Olympic stadium? Or will phantom limb pain, and friction with former best friend Kaneda, undo his dreams of earning a gold medal in evil? Absorb everything about cinema’s most celebrated anime by becoming a Now Playing Patron.

Lethal Weapon Retrospective Series Preview

30 years ago Lethal Weapon 2 exploded at the box office. We at Now Playing are celebrating this milestone with our LETHAL WEAPON RETROSPECTIVE SERIES! It's part of our Spring/Summer 2019 donation drive. All four episodes are now available, and you can support indie podcasting and get up to 47 bonus podcasts including the Lethal Weapon series! Find all the details at NowPlayingPodcast.com/Donate

Dark Phoenix

Before the Marvel Cinematic Universe overhauls the X-Men, those first movie mutants rise up from the ashes of the Fox franchise for a last stand with Dark Phoenix. What happens when a space mission leaves Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) surging with energy, and blowing her stack at Professor X (James McAvoy), Cyclops (Tye Sheridan), and all mankind? Will she be attracted to the newfound zen of Magneto (Michael Fassbender)? And does space alien Jessica Chastain come in peace... or just want a piece of her glow? School’s in session when you Listen Now!

Lethal Weapon 4 - For Annual Subscribers

Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are finally too old for this shtick!  But before their popular franchise retires, expectant father Riggs and grandpa Murtaugh take on human traffickers and Triad gangsters relocating to LA’s Chinatown. Can new addition Chris Rock land as many jokes as martial arts superstar Jet Li lands punches? And what does Joe Pesci catch when he goes fishing with his new gun? This plot is crazier than an Ebony Clark romance novel, but Stuart, Arnie, and Jakob break down Lethal Weapon 4 when you Donate at the Platinum Level.

 

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Lethal Weapon 4 - Donation Bonus

Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are finally too old for this shtick!  But before their popular franchise retires, expectant father Riggs and grandpa Murtaugh take on human traffickers and Triad gangsters relocating to LA’s Chinatown. Can new addition Chris Rock land as many jokes as martial arts superstar Jet Li lands punches? And what does Joe Pesci catch when he goes fishing with his new gun? This plot is crazier than an Ebony Clark romance novel, but Stuart, Arnie, and Jakob break down Lethal Weapon 4 when you Donate at the Platinum Level.