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Weekly Recap: Greyhound, Old Guard, Palm Springs & More!

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Well, this is fun. It appears this is the big release week for July. There's a new Tom Hanks war movie, Greyhound; a superhero flick with Charlize Theron, The Old Guard; Palm Springs, a very inventive romantic comedy; and a re-release of First Cow, one of the year's best films. This week's recap also features a list of the recent releases made available to stream, rent, or own digitally. Additionally, there are a couple of solid podcasts we put together, which still includes our great commentary track for Jaws, in honor of its 45th anniversary. Finally, there are my various essays lists, and new trailers to dig into as well. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! Movie Reviews:(All Reviews Are Linked)Greyhound - Tom Hanks wrote and stars in this decent naval thriller.The Old Guard - A solid superhero film about immortal mercenaries.Palm SpringsThe best film of its kind since Groundhog's Day.First CowOne of the year's best films now on VOD.
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Weekly Recap: Best of the Year So Far, Jaws, Old Guard & More!

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Happy Fourth of July! It may be a different kind of year, but Happy Fourth, regardless. And for this week in releases, I only have one new review, an early one for Netflix's The Old Guard(Good!), but I also have a top ten for the best films of the year so far. This week's recap also features a list of the recent releases made available to stream, rent, or own digitally. Additionally, there are a couple of solid podcasts we put together, including our commentary track for Jaws, in honor of its 45th anniversary, as well as our "Way to Early Academy Awards." Finally, there are my various essays lists, and new trailers to dig into as well. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! Movie Reviews:(All Reviews Are Linked)Aaron's Top 10 Favorite Films of 2020 So FarEarly Review: The Old Guard - A solid superhero film about immortal mercenaries.
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Out Now Commentary: Jaws (1975)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track is gonna need a bigger boat. Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Jim Dietz, and Yancy Berns to discuss Jaws, the original Summer blockbuster classic, directed by Steven Spielberg. Listen in to hear the group dig deep on another perfect film, let alone one of the most watchable films of all time. There’s plenty of discussion regarding the impact Jaws had on cinema, how Hollywood has responded since, the various knock-offs, how great Spielberg is as a director, what’s going on with this great cast, and more. Plenty to cover, even argue over, and just when you thought it was safe to listen to this podcast, there’s still other fun to unleash here.So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…
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Out Now Bonus: 2020’s Way Too Early Academy Awards

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This week's bonus Out Now with Aaron and Abe is a look at what’s the best the year has offered in film, way too early! Aaron and Abe are joined by FirstShowing’s Alex Billington for a ceremony referred to as the Way Too Early Academy Awards. Find out which films have stood out in their high regard, earning some major awards from this prestigious ceremony. Additionally, listen to what Alex has to say about how wild film festival season has been, given how different everything is this year. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...
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Out Now Bonus: Irresistible

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This week's bonus Out Now with Aaron and Abe is heading out to America’s Heartland! Aaron and Abe discuss Irresistible, the political comedy starring Steve Carell, from writer/director Jon Stewart. Find out whether or not they felt Stewart brought his A-game for a film focused on the craziness of today by way of a film skewering the political landscape. Before the review, the guys also have some words to share about the late Joel Schumacher and Ian Holm. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...
You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoomor Spotify. Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Irresistible, My Spy & More!

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Summer has arrived, June is just about over, and we're getting closer to the reopening of theaters (not an idea I support). And for this week in releases, I have reviews for a couple of less than stellar films, My Spy and Irresistible. This week's recap also features a list of the recent releases made available to stream, rent, or own digitally. Additionally, there are a couple of solid podcasts we put together for Artemis Fowl and The King of Staten Island. Finally, there are my various essays lists, and new trailers to dig into as well. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! Movie Reviews:(All Reviews Are Linked)Irresistible - I expected more from Jon StewartMy SpyDave Bautista is a big and funny guy, and his kid-friendly movie is pretty stale
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Out Now 410: The King of Staten Island

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is heading to the smallest of New York’s Burroughs! Aaron and Abe are joined by Jonathan Van Dyke to discuss the Judd Apatow film, The King of Staten Island, starring Pete Davidson. The guys discuss how Apatow has evolved as a director, and whether or not Davidson brings what’s necessary for a comedy-drama that places him in the lead. Following the review, the guys also go through some listener feedback to round out the episode. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...
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