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Pet Sematary (2019)

The ground has been pretty sour for Jakob, Stuart, and Arnie as they’ve trudged through some pretty rocky Stephen King film adaptations. Have their fortunes improved now that they’ve returned to Pet Sematary? One of the author’s most celebrated novels has found new life in a big budget “elevated horror” remake. Do the hosts hit the breaks on the dramatic plot twist that steers the Creed family down a different road?  And will they dig Jason Clarke and Oscar nominee John Lithgow in the iconic roles? Listen Now, and let Now Playing take you to Church!

Big - For Annual Subscribers

Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob are taking April Patrons back to their childhood as they revisit Big - the ultimate coming-of-age comedy. Tom Hanks earned his first Oscar nomination playing a pint-sized 12-year-old boy, who makes a careless wish on a carnival fortune-telling machine, and wakes up in the body of a 30-year-old man. Does Penny Marshall’s fable still play for a grown up audience? And how has parenting changed in the decades since this classic opened?  A small contribution is all that’s required to become a Now Playing Patron and Find Out!

Shazam!

All hands on deck! Detective Comics has added a new superhero to its cinematic family. SHAZAM! might not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but this week he’s pushed his way past Captain Marvel to top the box office. Can a 14-year-old foster kid use Zachary Levi as his Photo ID, and pass himself off as the next Superman? Or do podcasters Justin, Stuart, and Arnie have BIG problems with a man-child in spandex? Your phone is charged with lots of laughs and great conversation when you download the show, and Listen Now!

The Man With No Name Trilogy - A Podcast Preview

There’s two kinds of people in this world: those who Donate to hear about Clint Eastwood’s iconic cowboy trilogy, and those who die wishing they had! Now Playing's Spring donation series is here and the first three episodes are available now! Listen to this preview of all three reviews - A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Then head to NowPlayingPodcast.com/donate to support independent podcasting and get up to 43 bonus podcast movie reviews!

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - For Annual Subscribers

There’s two kinds of people in this world:  those who Donate to hear about Clint Eastwood’s iconic cowboy trilogy, and those who die wishing they had!  This week’s Silver Level treasure map leads listeners back to the most celebrated Spaghetti Western of all time - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Find out what happens when three bandits crash the Civil War in a race to claim buried Confederate gold. Will Clint’s Man With No Name be the one left holding that fistful of dollars?  Or does Eli Wallach’s Tuco steal the whole show? Donate Now and find out!

 

 

NOTE: This listing is for annual subscribers to our show. You can also get this movie review individually for a small donation.

Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!

 

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Donation Bonus

There’s two kinds of people in this world:  those who Donate to hear about Clint Eastwood’s iconic cowboy trilogy, and those who die wishing they had!  This week’s Silver Level treasure map leads listeners back to the most celebrated Spaghetti Western of all time - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Find out what happens when three bandits crash the Civil War in a race to claim buried Confederate gold. Will Clint’s Man With No Name be the one left holding that fistful of dollars?  Or does Eli Wallach’s Tuco steal the whole show? Donate Now and find out!

Pokemon 4Ever (Celebi – Voice of the Forest)

It may feel like Stuart, Arnie, and Justin have talked about Pokemon 4Ever, but Ash and Pikachu still have a long road to travel before they complete their cinematic journey. Perhaps they can speed up the process when they encounter Celebi - a legendary Pokemon with the power of time-travel.  The hosts rewind the clock too when they pull out some classic Pokemon board games, and return to the era of dice rolls and moving tokens along fold-out maps. Listen Now and find out the true identity of the masked marauder!

For a Few Dollars More- For Annual Subscribers

Clint Eastwood and director Sergio Leone went searching For A Few Dollars More when they saddled up again for another Spaghetti Western classic. This time the Man With No Name fights with older gunslinger Lee Van Cleef to collect the bounties on a ruthless gang of pot-smoking bankrobbers. Are Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob checking their pocket watches because of the increased run time, or because they want to jam out to composer Ennio Morricone’s classic chiming score? You’ll score big when you donate for Now Playing’s 2019 Silver Level Series!

 

 

NOTE: This listing is for annual subscribers to our show. You can also get this movie review individually for a small donation.

Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!

 

For a Few Dollars More - Donation Bonus

Clint Eastwood and director Sergio Leone went searching For A Few Dollars More when they saddled up again for another Spaghetti Western classic. This time the Man With No Name fights with older gunslinger Lee Van Cleef to collect the bounties on a ruthless gang of pot-smoking bankrobbers. Are Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob checking their pocket watches because of the increased run time, or because they want to jam out to composer Ennio Morricone’s classic chiming score? You’ll score big when you donate for Now Playing’s 2019 Silver Level Series!

Pokemon 3: The Movie (Entei – Spell of the Unown)

Ash and Pikachu are off pursuing new Championship dreams in the distant land of Johto when Pokemon 3 brings them face-to-face with the Unown! How will the travelers fare against a lonely orphan girl who’s harnessed the power of psychic Pokemon, and kidnapped Ash’s mother Delia, in an attempt to rebuild her missing family? And will Ash’s retired fire-breather Charizard return to the fold, and save his former Trainer from a Legendary pocket monster named Entei? Catch Stuart’s, Justin’s, and Arnie’s evolving opinions on this franchise when you Listen Now!