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Once Upon a Time In the West/Once Upon a Time in America - Podcast Preview

Our Spring/Summer 2019 Donation Drive is coming to an end, and we can really use your support! Our last Silver Level podcast, a review of Sergio Leone's "Once Upon a Time in America" is out now, and you can hear all five Leone reviews for a donation of only $10. Or go higher and get reviews from our Summer of '89 series, Lethal Weapon, Men in Black, Child's Play, and reviews of every movie by Quentin Tarantino! Listen to these previews and find all the details at NowPlayingPodcast.com/Donate

Mercy

Only witches can make a "weeping book", but Hollywood often wrings tears from Stephen King readers with their many poor adaptations. Will Blumhouse - the studio behind Paranormal Activity and Get Out - show Mercy in their telling of Skeleton Crew short story “Gramma”? Chandler Riggs (Walking Dead) stars as a mama’s boy out to determine if his nana (Shirley Knight) is a dying woman with dementia, or a black magic practitioner trying to possess his soul. Find out if this flick makes the podcasters want to put axes in their heads when you Listen Now! 

Once Upon a Time in the West - For Annual Subscribers

Make a Silver Level Donation and cowboy up with Stuart, Jakob, and Arnie this summer as they ride the Sergio Leone Express! This week the train pulls into the Italian director’s acclaimed 1969 epic Once Upon a Time in the West, in which Charles Bronson’s harmonica-playing Man With No Name squares off with an uncharacteristically evil Henry Fonda, and lovable bandito Jason Robards.  Will any of them help a widow (Claudia Cardinale) in hot water with a greedy railroad baron (Gabriele Ferzetti) out to take her land? It only takes a fistful of dollars to find out!

 

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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!

 

 

Once Upon a Time in the West - Donation Bonus

Make a Silver Level Donation and cowboy up with Stuart, Jakob, and Arnie this summer as they ride the Sergio Leone Express! This week the train pulls into the Italian director’s acclaimed 1969 epic Once Upon a Time in the West, in which Charles Bronson’s harmonica-playing Man With No Name squares off with an uncharacteristically evil Henry Fonda, and lovable bandito Jason Robards.  Will any of them help a widow (Claudia Cardinale) in hot water with a greedy railroad baron (Gabriele Ferzetti) out to take her land? It only takes a fistful of dollars to find out!

The Mist

Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart get lost in The Mist as they find their way back to the Stephen King retrospective. It took Shawshank Redemption director Frank Darabont more than a decade to bring this standout entry in King’s Skeleton Crew short story collection to the big screen. Are the beasties that maroon Thomas Jane and his son in a grocery store as scary as the religious zealotry of fellow refugee Marcia Gay Harden? And what will the hosts make of that infamous downbeat ending?  Listen Now and clear the air on this controversial adaptation.

Eyes Wide Shut - For Annual Subscribers

Everyone knows infidelity broke up Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, but did their marital problems begin after legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was invited into their bedroom for the longest film shoot in history? Eyes Wide Shut peels back the curtain on the superstar couple as it sends Tom off on an all-night cruise for sex - climaxing in a masked orgy and a dead supermodel. (But don’t all couples go through this?) Use the password “Patron” to access this exclusive July 2019 show, and get busy with Arnie, Jakob, Stuart, and Kubrick.

 

NOTE: This listing is for annual subscribers to our show. You can also get this movie review and all other Patron exclusives by supporting us at the $10 level or higher.

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!

Spider-Man: Far From Home Movie Review

Peter Parker leaves his friendly neighborhood Spider-Man alter ego behind for a journey Far From Home meant to alleviate the loss of mentor Tony Stark. But S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury won’t let the 16-year-old tourist shirk his Avenger duties while on European holiday, rebranding him “Night Monkey” so that Peter can fight elemental monsters alongside new superhero Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal). Can the web-slinger still make time to kiss Zendaya on the Eiffel Tower while keeping Venice afloat, or London Bridge from falling down? Listen and find out!

Slaughterhouse Rulez - for Annual Subscribers

Beloved movie comedians Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have reunited to form Stolen Pictures - a production company intent on releasing the next generation of British horror-comedies. But does first effort Slaughterhouse Rulez have the same flavor of blood and ice cream that made Shaun of the Dead so delicious? And are Pegg and Frost any help to dysfunctional prep school kids fighting off subterranean monsters unearthed by fracking?  Find out whether Jakob, Arnie, and Stuart have struck cinematic gold when you Donate at the Frosty Level!

 

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!

Slaughterhouse Rulez- Donation Bonus

Beloved movie comedians Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have reunited to form Stolen Pictures - a production company intent on releasing the next generation of British horror-comedies. But does first effort Slaughterhouse Rulez have the same flavor of blood and ice cream that made Shaun of the Dead so delicious? And are Pegg and Frost any help to dysfunctional prep school kids fighting off subterranean monsters unearthed by fracking?  Find out whether Jakob, Arnie, and Stuart have struck cinematic gold when you Donate at the Frosty Level!

Annabelle Comes Home

While Ed and Lorraine Warren are off “conjuring” up their next big screen supernatural adventure, daughter Judy and her groovy babysitters are back Home trying to contend with Annabelle. It’s an apocalypse in the Artifacts Room when the devil doll escapes her glass case, and unleashes everything from a bloody bridal dress to a British werewolf in an effort to claim souls.  What else will Marjorie, Stuart, and Arnie discover when they reach inside this Feeley Meeley box and sort through the odds and ends? Download the podcast and Find Out!