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Weekly Recap: Bob Marley, Madame Web, Pirates, Horror Award & More!

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A couple of Valentine's Day releases have made their way into leading President's Day Weekend in the form of a Bob Marley biopic and a Sony superhero flick, Madame Web . Sadly, neither film is very good, but at least Marley allows you to hear the songs played on the big screen. Outside of this, there is not much new, but plenty of worthwhile Oscar contenders are out there, and I have reviews for all. Plus, enjoy our latest podcast episodes, where we covered the best horror films of 2023 and more. So, feel free to check out all these reviews, podcasts, lists, trailers, and other fun. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! New Movie Reviews: (All Reviews Are Linked) ​​​ Bob Marley: One Love - Has love for its subject but also fairly slight. -  In Theaters   Madame Web - Another Sony misfire in their Spider-Man Universe not featuring Spider-Man -  In Theaters   96th Academy Award Nominations & Thoughts -  A category-by-category breakdo

Out Now Commentary: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary reluctantly accepts a black spot. Aaron is joined by Yancy Berns, Brandon Peters, and Scott Mendelson to discuss Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest , the second part of this 5-part series . Listen in to hear the group dive into what’s changed this time around, the confidence director Gore Verbinski and the writers show, what a big budget can really deliver, and why it received a mixed response from some. Plus, plenty of tangents, thoughts on the film’s legacy, what a triumph Davy Jones is, and more. And how about liar’s dice? So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill… You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoom or Spotify .  Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Out Now Bonus: The 2023 Out Now Horror Awards

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This week's bonus  Out Now with Aaron and Abe is a totally killer look at the scary stuff. Aaron is joined by Professor Mike Dillon and Movie, Films & Flix’s Mark Hofmeyer to discuss the horror films of 2023 by way of the 3 rd Annual Horror Awards show. Hear what the guys have to say about a variety of horror films, and which ones deserve the most credit for their performances, direction, special effects, makeup, kill sequences, scary moments, funny moments, and more. Mainstream flicks such as Saw X, M3GAN, Evil Dead Rise, The Blackening and Knock at the Cabin , along with smaller films such as When Evil Lurks, Talk to Me, Birth/Rebirth, Malum, Huesera and Skinamarink are all among the films discussed. There’s even time for a few special awards deriving from everyone as well. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill... You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoom or Spotify . Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Lisa Frankenstein, Bob Marley, Promised Land & More!

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This is one of those weeks where there are actually quite a lot of releases out there if you look for them, but it is still a slight Super Bowl weekend in terms of new mainstream releases. The biggest new film of the week is Lisa Frankenstein , which has its moments but only in pieces. I also have an early review for Bob Marley: One Love , plus plenty of reviews for smaller features to look out for, including The Promised Land . Plus, enjoy our latest podcast episodes, where we covered Argylle and more. So, feel free to check out all these reviews, podcasts, lists, trailers, and other fun. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! New Movie Reviews: (All Reviews Are Linked) ​​​ Bob Marley: One Love - Has love for its subject but also fairly slight. -  In Theaters 2/14   In-House Reviews #105: Lisa Frankenstein, The Promised Land, Cobweb, Marmalade & More!     96th Academy Award Nominations & Thoughts -  A category-by-category breakdown of the

Out Now 565: Argylle

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This week's  Out Now with Aaron and Abe is keeping its cats close. Aaron is joined by Forgotten Filmcast’s Todd Liebenow and We Live Entertainment’s Peter Paras to discuss the spy action comedy, Argylle . Hear what the group has to say about the Matthew Vaughn -directed Apple Original, released in theaters by Universal. Plus, there’s plenty of time for trailer talk, other movie chatter, and listener thoughts. Tune in for Out Now Quickies™ ( 4:20 ), Trailer Talk for  The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare and Monkey Man ( 29:15 ), the main review ( 36:35 ), Games ( 1:14:30 ), and Out Now Feedback ( 1:25:40 ). So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill… You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoom or Spotify . Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Argylle, Sundance Film Fest, Oscar Noms & More!

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Well, after a few lighter weeks, February is here, and I've got a few things to send everyone's way. First is a review of Matthew Vaughn's spy-comedy, Argylle,  a mostly fun time. I also put in an expansive article covering all the films I watched (virtually) during the 2024 Sundance Film Festival . And there are all the Oscar nominations thoughts I had as well. Plus, enjoy our latest podcast episodes, where we covered both Sundance and the Oscar nominations in a more conversational setting. So, feel free to check out all these reviews, podcasts, lists, trailers, and other fun. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! New Movie Reviews: (All Reviews Are Linked) ​​​ Argylle - It's too long, but it has cat jokes and Sam Rockwell dancing, so mostly fun -  In Theaters   2024 Sundance Film Festival: Virtual Review Round-Up     96th Academy Award Nominations & Thoughts -  A category-by-category breakdown of the nomineees. Best Pictur

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