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Weekly Recap: The Trip To Greece, Scoob, Cowboy Bebop & More!

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Before the beginning of May became a huge launching ground for the first movie of the Summer Movie Season, Memorial Day weekend was where it was at. Now we've got digital releases, but at least this week has the latest entry in a 'hit' franchise. This week's recap is based around some new films I've seen via digital and some screeners for titles now available on VOD. There's also a list of the recent releases made available to stream, rent, or own digitally. So, this recap includes reviews for The Trip to Grace (fine finale), Scoob! (eh...), The Painter and the Thief (an interesting documentary), and more. Additionally, there are several new podcasts, including a look back at the brilliance of Cowboy Bebop. Finally, there are my various essays lists, and new trailers (Tenet!, Da 5 Bloods!) to dig into as well. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! New Reviews:(All Reviews Are Linked)NEW - In House Reviews: The Trip to Greece, Scoob, Inheritance, …

Out Now Bonus: Cowboy Bebop – Session Launch

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is tracking a few humble bounty hunters. Aaron and Abe are joined by Michael Lee and Mark Pacis to take a look back at the much-loved anime series and genre unto itself, Cowboy Bebopfrom creator Shinichiro Watanabe. The group goes over their thoughts on the classic series, along with the impact it had on them relative to other anime series, movies, and similar media. Along with this, the group also share their favorite episodes, thoughts on the movie, and other things contributing to their real folk blues. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...
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Out Now 406: Scoob!

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe would have gotten away with it too if it weren’t for those meddling kids. Aaron and Abe are joined by the lovely Ana Bosch to discuss the CG animated cinematic take on Scooby-Doo, Scoob! The trio goes over the movie originally intended for theaters, but available on VOD, and featuring the talents of many for the sake of a very modern look at Shaggy, Scooby, and Mystery Inc. Additionally, the other part of this episode puts the focus on games, with each participant having some fun with a movie-themed guessing game. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...
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Weekly Recap: Capone, Beastie Boys, Oscars & More!

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I took a week off for my birthday, but we're back with reviews and more. Theaters are closed, but movies are out there, and I have enough to say. This week's recap is based around some new films I've seen via Netflix and some screeners for titles now available OnDemand. There's also a list of the recent releases made available to stream, rent, or own digitally. So, this recap includes reviews for Capone (an oddball biopic), and more. Additionally, there are several new podcasts, including a review of Beastie Boys Storyand thoughts on the recent changes regarding the next Academy Awards. Finally, there are my various essays lists, and some new trailers to dig into as well. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading! New Reviews:(All Reviews Are Linked)NEW - Capone - A strange but effective biopic with Tom Hardy.In-House Reviews: Beastie Boys Story, Extraction, Bad Education, The Wretched & More!In-House Reviews: To The Stars, Les Miserables, Swallow, Tokyo …

Out Now Bonus: Academy Awards - New World, New Rules

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is laying down some new rules. Aaron and Abe are joined by Matt Neglia of Next Best Picture to discuss the recent changes in the rules as detailed by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, in preparation for the 93rd Oscars. The group goes over the combination of the sound categories, new details regarding original scores and international features, and, most importantly, the loosening of restrictions regarding the release of films on streaming services and platforms. Along with this, there are also thoughts on how this will impact film and the Academy in an uncertain future. 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

Out Now 405: Beastie Boys Story

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is gonna bring it on down because it kicks it root down. Aaron and Abe are joined by Peter Paras to discuss the live documentary Beastie Boys Story, available on Apple TV+. The trio goes over the Spike Jonze-directed music documentary/life story of the famous music group, which features Ad-Rock and Mike D detailing the origins of the group, their music evolution, and the legacy of the now-deceased Adam Yauch, aka MCA. Additionally, the second half of this episode puts focus on the ambitious music videos and live performances from the Beastie Boys, including several favorites (and lots of music drops). 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

Out Now Commentary: The Mummy (1999)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track is raising the sands. Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Scott Mendelson, and Yancy Berns to discuss The Mummy, Stephen Sommers adventure-driven take on the famous Universal Monster character, starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. Listen in to hear the group go over their thoughts on the film, what it did to revamp The Mummy series, the strength of Sommers and his cast, where the series went from this point, the legacy of this film, and all the fun stuff that takes place in this action-packed adventure. There’s plenty more discussion in regards to the filmmaking on display, what makes blockbusters like this stand out, and lots of fun tangents as well.So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…
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