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  3. Granted there has been two “theme years” where he doesn’t qualify, but just realizing that it’s been too long for Jack Nicholson not to have an episode centered around him!
  4. The Witches of Eastwick: Funny enough Supernatural Comedy. Just with the four leads we had, I feel like it should have been epic but still pretty entertaining! Oh, and that John Williams score! Pinocchio: Definitely a good follow-up to Snow White. Some of the animation is really good (See Monstro), characters get personality, and the plot is only kind of a meandering trip. Films: 6
  5. This week on Dread Media, Duane and I watched Porno! Then, to keep that ball rolling, I do a Dread Media Top 5 of Other Misleading Titles in Genre Film. Sorry, maybe next time. Songs included: "Pornstar 80 (Stardust Mix)" by Mary Shelley Overdrive, "Violent Pornography" by System of a Down, "Forget My Name" by Dub Trio feat. Meshell Ndegeocello, and "Porn Piece or the Scars of Cold Kisses" by Ulver. [ 54:57 || 26.6 MB ]
  6. Die #2: I can't explain why, but I'm out. Not grabbing me. Gunning for Hits #1: Decent. Not worth following though. Heroes in Crisis #4: still digging this. Infinity Wars Infinity #1: waste of time. Man Without Fear #1, 2: Nawww...I'm good. Marvel Knights 20th #5: It's losing its shine a bit but there's only one more to go. Murder Falcon #4: still really fun. Outer Darkness #3: Yeah, I'm out. Taking its sweet time. Time that I don't have, Prodigy #2: yeah, this is not good. Shatterstar #4: you know, for a character I've never cared about, this is a
  7. Fight Club: I haven't watched it in ages, but the bus wanted to. Davin was paying lots of attention, and when they're trolling support groups he asked "is she even real?" about HB Carter's character. He was on to something for sure. Haha! Amazingly well-edited movie. Norton's great. Very dated movie. Features: 3 Shorts: 0 Documentaries: 1 Rewatches: 0
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  9. Musangwe Fight Club: this is a bland BBC documentary about a two-week stint every year in a tribal area of South Africa where men from either side of a river come and fight each other in bare-knuckle boxing matches. I found it intriguing, but honestly, got a little sick to my stomach when I discovered 11-12 year old boys were doing it too. Weird watch. Like a Boss: The Tiffany Haddish/Rose Byrne movie. Salma Hayek was great, and I usually LOVE Haddish, but didn't enjoy this movie that much. Features: 2 Shorts: 0 Documentaries: 1 Rewatches: 0
  10. Cool. If she has the same accent and delivery, I'm in.
  11. Diane Morgan did similar schtick for Charlie Booker years beforehand, although her character there was known as Philomena Cunk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4vuUfnTEkg Anecdotally, I was listening to the Cunk audiobook (an encyclopedia that she defines poorly) on my way in to work today. It's a bit UK-centric, and it's 5 hours long so the same type of joke once every 20 seconds for 5 hours does wear thin, but the best observations are legitimately very funny.
  12. So Close (2002): A Cory Yuen directed film about a pair of Hitwomen assassins and the genius cop trying to take them down. This is the same director of the Hey and Actor! classic, "Yes, Madam". It's more serious than that, but the action is completely bonkers. I loved it. Shu Qi is a goddess. Lionheart: Van Damne classic which as it winded down made me remember I probably saw the last act of this on TV once. Perfectly fine. Standard early 90s action fare that's pretty by the numbers. Fight scenes aren't spectacular, but the different arenas were pretty cool, like a Squash room or an empty
  13. I saw When Harry met Sally a few days ago. I enjoyed it alright, but Harry's smarm in his younger days was an obstacle for me to get past for a long time into the movie. I also kinda wish the initial two points from the past lasted a little longer.
  14. I, Tonya: Margot Robbie is going to get her Oscar eventually. Just the way that she captures Tonya Harding in the film is wonderful! Mank: It's Oscar Bait but at least somewhat interesting, especially any part with Amanda Seyfried. Bridget Jones's Diary: It's a yearly tradition to watch this during January. Renee Zellweger is pretty good in it. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Simple but beautiful. Also, to be commended for what it spawned. Films: 4
  15. Final count for 2020: I watched 300 films. This was helped along by the fact that I wasn't hanging out with friends on weekends and that I had the extra money for extra streaming services and the such. That said, I also watched like 70 something films in December alone. October helped it. I will also hopefully not hit 300 films next year but we'll see.
  16. T2 is a classic, I'd even say important film, while the Goodfellas is possibly the most obnoxious gangster movie in existence. Irritating at every turn.
  17. Bill & Ted Face the Music - Saw this at a drive-in in the summer. Still enjoyed it on rewatch. New Mutants - I wasn't looking forward to this after the first trailer. Seemed like it was a horror film. I don't like horror. I don't know what happened between that first trailer and the 17 years it took to release the film. Well, reshoots, because this is nowhere near horror. Instead, we get an incredibly boring movie. The cast tried, but there was nothing in the script.
  18. - Pretty Woman - My Best Friend's Wedding - Erin Brockovich I'd toss Steel Magnolias into the mix as well.
  19. This week on Dread Media, Desmond says hello to 2021, and pays tribute to the great things he discovered in 2020. Follow along as we see what books, comics, TV, podcasts, music, movies, and other releases get the Dread Media nod. Happy New Year, Dreadites! [ 1:30:21 || 43.6 MB ]
  20. Now, how the Euro title goes from Triple H to Owen is worse than what happened with the HBK-HHH title switch though. I think Trips was legit injured, so a month later Owen defeats Goldust, who was mimicking Triple H, and gets awarded the belt based on Goldust’s “acting job”! Owen holds it until a few weeks before ‘Mania, and drops it to Hunter. Hunter defeats Owen at Mania, and holds the bell belt until dropping it to D-Lo Brown in July.
  21. Pretty Woman, Erin Brockovich, Eat, Pray, Love
  22. FUCK! I forgot to post my “Smark trying too hard” story surrounding Kane’s debut! Okay, so Bad Blood is coming up, and I’m in college in Southern Connecticut, and channel surfing. I hit upon a local access cable channel as they have a guy talking wrestling in a call-in show format. Anyway, guessing who Kane was going to be was a question of the day, and a caller says “Diesel” To which the host asks “Which one? There’s been two of them.” In my head I’m thinking “Yeah, Kevin Nash, who was sidelined at the time, is going to jump on his very sweet contract with WCW, and return t
  23. You guys did gloss over some good titles though. Specifically Bingo Long where Pryor was a character based on the iconic Satchel Paige, and a dramatic turn for three standup legends with Redd Fox and Eddie Murphy, Harlem Nights
  24. Death to 2020: this is a funny mockumentary by the guys who do Black Mirror. It's basically a roast of 2020 featuring Sam Jackson, Leslie Jones, Hugh Grant, Lisa Kudrow, Kumail Nanjiani, Tracey Ullman, the fucking hilarious Diane Morgan and quickly becoming my favourite actress: Cristin Milioti. Really fun. Only 70 minutes. Features: 1 Shorts: 0 Documentaries: 0 Rewatches: 0
  25. Yes, you can help influence not only the film Pandy & I use as the joint review, but the homework we assign each other to plot the range of their career. As announced in Episode 78, our subject will be Julia Roberts. Pandy & I will take an executive decision on what makes the joint review by Sunday 17 January so get your ideas in before then! 
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