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Weekly Recap: Mirai, Green Book, The Favourite, Spider-Man & More!

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The week after Thanksgiving is always a bit of an odd one. However, I did have a chance to see Mirai, which is quite good and fun for families. There's also the expansion of several very good films, including The Favourite and Green Book. Take a look at my early review for the terrific animated Spider-Man film coming soon too. Plus, I have reviews for some new home releases, along with my write-up for the pretty good mid-season finale of The Walking Dead. Lastly, we have a packed podcast to be enjoyed this week as well. Thanks for reading!

Out Now 345: Creed II & Ralph Breaks The Internet

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe features a match that may or may not get wrecked! Aaron and Abe are joined by David Yeh and Zaki Hasan to discuss and review Creed IIand Ralph Breaks the Internet. The group goes over the Disney sequel and the Rocky spin-off with plenty of enthusiasm and thoughts to share, along with other takes on Disney’s upcoming ventures. Among topics covered, we have a fun round of Know Everybody (4:21), Out Now Quickies™ (10:00), some Trailer Talk for Aladdinand The Lion King (30:00), the main reviews (47:30) and (1:17:20), Games (1:55:50), and Out Now Feedback (2:02:27). We then wrap things up (2:18:42) and have some bloopers (2:28:17) following this week's closeout song. 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: Creed II, Ralph Breaks The Internet, The Favourite & More!

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I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving, and just a good week in general for the non-Americans out there. Creed and Wreck-It Ralph are fighting for the championship this week, as both have two new movies that have opened up. The Favourite and Roma are also out there in limited release, and they are great. And Green Book and The Front Runner now expand to more theaters as well. At home, you get some very good releases to keep an eye out for. And, of course, there are our latest podcasts, which are both packed shows and a lot of fun. Enjoy!
In Theaters Now:
Creed II - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-creed-2-takes-hits-keeps-swinging/ (A strong follow-up to keep the Rocky franchise alive)
Ralph Breaks the Internet - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-disneys-ready-player-ralph/ (Good ideas here, in a well-meaning animated film)
The Favourite - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-favourite-power/ (A subversive costume drama that's very funny, i…

Out Now 344: Widows & Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is a steal, two reviews on one podcast! Aaron is joined by Jay Cluitt, Maxwell Haddad, and Terence Johnson to discuss WidowsandFantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The group goes over the heist film with the all-star cast, along with the magic-based follow-up to the Wizarding World-set prequel. Among topics covered, we have a fun round of Know Everybody (3:56), Out Now Quickies™ (16:40), some Trailer Talk for Holmes & Watson (6:51), the main reviews (21:44) and (50:40), Games (1:18:07), and Out Now Feedback (1:27:34). We then wrap things up (1:51:55) and have some bloopers (2:03:53) following this week's closeout song. 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: Toy Story (1995)

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Time for an all-new Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track and strange things are happening to these guys! They are here to talk all about the first Toy Story. Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Scott Mendelson, and Maxwell Haddad to discuss the first Pixar feature, its legacy, what happened with animated films, fun anecdotes, facts, and more. Listen as they have plenty of fun going over this classic buddy pairing of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, and why it works so well.So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…

You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoomor Spotify.  Subscribe via iTunes HERE

Weekly Recap: Fantastic Beasts, Widows, Green Book, Buster Scruggs & More!

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the film hitting the most theaters this weekend, so it gets prime mention here, though I wish it were better. Meanwhile, Widows delivers an excellent heist thriller for adults, and the Coen Brothers have plenty of darkly comedic fun with their western anthology, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, now on Netflix. The big Oscar player, Green Book, is now in limited release as well, so be sure to look out for that. And I have some other reviews of upcoming theatrical releases. There are also a couple of home releases I have reviews for, in addition to my continued TV write-ups for The Walking Dead. And finally, be sure to check out this week's podcast covering Overlord and more. Thanks for reading and listening!

In Theaters Now:
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald -https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-fantastic-beasts-crimes-placeholding/ (A bit of a letdown for this franchise)
Widows -https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefi…

Out Now 343: Overlord

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is a throwback to simpler times and zombie times. It is just Aaron and Abe this week, as the guys discuss the WWII Nazi zombie movie, Overlord. The duo tackles this J.J. Abrams-produced thriller, along with a few other films Abe was able to catch up with, and more. Among topics covered, we have a fun round of Know Everybody (5:32), some Trailer Talk for Missing Link (9:18) and Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (14:45), Out Now Quickies™ (23:43), the main review (57:47), and Out Now Feedback (1:25:30). We then wrap things up (1:41:02) and have some bloopers (1:58:11) following this week's closeout song. 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: Overlord, The Front Runner, Buster Scruggs & More!

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Overlord is one of several new releases this week, but I don't have much to say about The Grinchor The Girl in the Spider's Web. That said, I do have a few early reviews for some upcoming films to look forward to, such as The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, along with some writing about The Front Runnerand more. Additionally, two great films hit home this week, so look out for those. Be sure to read up on my take of this week's pivotal Walking Dead episode. Lastly, be sure to enjoy this week's Bohemian Rhapsody podcast episode. 
In Theaters Now:
Overlord - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-overlord-brings-hell-back/ (This is a fun genre-bender)
The Front Runner - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-hugh-jackman-staffers-holds-front-runner-together/ (An okay look at an old controversy)
The Long Dumb Road - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-fun-slight-long-dumb-road/ (A decent buddy movie)
Early Review: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs - https…

Out Now 342: Bohemian Rhapsody

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe has the group under pressure to talk about a killer Queen movie. If only everyone was going radio ga ga for it. Aaron is joined by Joseph Braverman, Mark Hobin, and Markus Robinson to discuss Bohemian Rhapsody. The group a large conversation over whether or not this Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic does proper justice to the legendary rock group. Among topics covered, we have a fun round of Know Everybody (3:28), some Out Now Quickies™ (6:14), Trailer Talk for Rocketman (36:47), the main review (42:24), Games (1:25:30), and Out Now Feedback (1:35:50). We then wrap things up (1:47:01) and have some bloopers (2:07:50) following this week's closeout song. 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: Bohemian Rhapsody, Suspiria, Beautiful Boy & More!

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Bohemian Rhapsody is the big release of the week. The Freddie Mercury/Queen biopic fails to deliver anything more than some decent rock show lip synchs on the big screen, but more are out there. Suspiria heads to more theaters this weekend, along with some other films worth checking out, and others that aren't. I also have an early review up for Green Book. At home this week, even more audiences will now have a chance to see Mandy. Finally, be sure to check out the many horror-themed podcast episodes from last month. Thanks for reading!

In Theaters Now:
Bohemian Rhapsody - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-bohemian-rhapsody-no-champion-even-rocks/ (Sadly conventional and a flat look at Queen)
Early Review: Green Book - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-green-book-delivers-marvelous-timely-road-trip-movie/ (It's terrific)
Suspiria - https://weliveentertainment.com/welivefilm/review-guadagninos-suspiria-one-bewitching-reimagining/(A twisted reimagining,…

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