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Toy Story 2

Sheriff Woody (Tom Hanks) might have patched things up with arrogant astronaut Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), but who’s going to fix all the wear and tear that longtime play has had on his increasingly fragile doll body? Is this cowboy ready to be put out to pasture? Or will Hamm, Rex, Mr. Potato Head, and Buzz stop a thieving toy collector (Wayne Knight) from turning their friend into a collectible, and shipping him off to a museum in Japan? Jakob, Stuart, and Arnie reflect on the heartbreaking lessons of maturity offered in Toy Story 2 when you Listen Now!

Lethal Weapon 3 - For Annual Subscribers

Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and even Joe Pesci are back with director Richard Donner for more stunts and comedic hijinks in the 1992 encore Lethal Weapon 3. Can the unlikely trio stop bickering long enough to nail a corrupt carpenter before he floods inner-city Los Angeles with high-powered guns and cop-killing bullets? And will Rene Russo’s brassy Internal Affairs agent be the first of Riggs’ girlfriends to live long enough to see end credits? Cut the red wire and have a blast with Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob this summer when you Donate for Platinum Level!  

 

 

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Lethal Weapon 3 - Donation Bonus

Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and even Joe Pesci are back with director Richard Donner for more stunts and comedic hijinks in the 1992 encore Lethal Weapon 3. Can the unlikely trio stop bickering long enough to nail a corrupt carpenter before he floods inner-city Los Angeles with high-powered guns and cop-killing bullets? And will Rene Russo’s brassy Internal Affairs agent be the first of Riggs’ girlfriends to live long enough to see end credits? Cut the red wire and have a blast with Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob this summer when you Donate for Platinum Level!  

Toy Story

Every child imagines that their stuffed animals and action figures have a secret life, but the official Toy Story wasn't recorded until Pixar created the first computer animated feature film. Cowboy doll Woody (Tom Hanks) proves playthings can be just as petty as people when his 8-year-old owner Andy receives high-tech space man Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) for a birthday present. Is the fight to be Andy's favorite toy a zero sum game? Are the Now Playing hosts cynical enough to blow up this movie classic when they regress to childhood? Listen Now!

Lethal Weapon 2 - For Annual Subscribers

Murtaugh and Riggs survived the first film, but their bickering chemistry didn’t blow up the box office until the release of Lethal Weapon 2 in the Summer of 1989. Will the multi-racial cops end apartheid in South Africa by taking down a consulate full of Afrikaner drug dealers? Is money launderer Joe Pesci any help in giving Danny Glover the financial advice he needs to retire early? And does semi-crazy Mel Gibson prefer the kiss of new girl Patsy Kensit to putting a Beretta in his mouth? Platinum Level gives you the diplomatic immunity to listen 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!

 

Lethal Weapon 2 - Donation Bonus

Murtaugh and Riggs survived the first film, but their bickering chemistry didn’t blow up the box office until the release of Lethal Weapon 2 in the Summer of 1989. Will the multi-racial cops end apartheid in South Africa by taking down a consulate full of Afrikaner drug dealers? Is money launderer Joe Pesci any help in giving Danny Glover the financial advice he needs to retire early? And does semi-crazy Mel Gibson prefer the kiss of new girl Patsy Kensit to putting a Beretta in his mouth? Platinum Level gives you the diplomatic immunity to listen and find out!

John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum

Who can defeat The Avengers? Leave it to hitman extraordinaire John Wick! The sleeper hit series has, with its third "chapter", topped Avengers from their spot atop the box office charts. That success led to an instant announcement of Chapter 4 coming in 2021. But for all its success, can 54-year-old Keanu Reeves continue to kick ass on screen? Or does new partner Halle Berry "Jinx" the whole affair?  Arnie, Justin, and Jakob have served, and will serve, so join them with this review of Parabellum.

Lethal Weapon - For Annual Subscribers

Are you crazy!? Do you really wanna jump into the Lethal Weapon series? Well that’s fine with Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart. Let’s do it!  Donate for Platinum Level and watch these Three Stooges tackle all four installments in the seminal buddy cop franchise!  Is Danny Glover too old to be the partner of suicidal Mel Gibson, and bust Gary Busey’s ring of heroin-dealing ‘Nam vets? And is the unhinged Aussie onto something about LA gridlock when he decides it’s faster to leave the squad car on the freeway and pursue on foot? Enlist with Now Playing 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!

 

Lethal Weapon - Donation Bonus

Are you crazy!? Do you really wanna jump into the Lethal Weapon series? Well that’s fine with Arnie, Jakob, and Stuart. Let’s do it!  Donate for Platinum Level and watch these Three Stooges tackle all four installments in the seminal buddy cop franchise!  Is Danny Glover too old to be the partner of suicidal Mel Gibson, and bust Gary Busey’s ring of heroin-dealing ‘Nam vets? And is the unhinged Aussie onto something about LA gridlock when he decides it’s faster to leave the squad car on the freeway and pursue on foot? Enlist with Now Playing and find out!

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

Did Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds feel it in his jellies when he signed on to be the voice of electric mouse Detective Pikachu in his first live-action adventure? Or is the sarcastic actor talking to the wrong crowd by partnering with millennial Justice Smith for a PG rated Pokemon movie? Join Stuart, Arnie, and Justin as they wrap up this legendary series, and follow the clues left at a mysterious car crash back to a deadly purple gas and notorious genetic mutation MewTwo.  Catch It Now!