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Out Now 413: The Rental & Relic

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is checking out a couple of homes. Aaron is joined by JoBlo’s Jimmy O to go over the Airbnb thriller The Rental and the dilapidated world of Relic. The two dig into the how successful the suspense and more is for both films, with attention paid to what the story is trying to say and how well it utilizes the unique locations. Following the reviews, 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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Weekly Recap: Rentals, Cows, Old Guards, Greyhounds & More!

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We're well into July and, fun fact, this batch of new reviews means I've covered give or take 50 movies since April. So there's certainly plenty out there, now including Radioactive (decent biopic), The Rental (decent thriller), more. 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 episodes covering Greyhound, The Old Guard, Palm Springs, and First Cow. 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)In House Reviews: Radioactive, The Rental, Danny Trejo & More!
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Out Now 412: Greyhound & First Cow

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe brings the shop home to the farm. Aaron and Abe are joined by Fast Film Review’s Mark Hobin to discuss the Naval warfare thriller Greyhound, starring Tom Hanks, and the frontier western First Cow, from director Kelly Reichardt. The group digs into the merits of both films, how Hanks fares at sea, and whether or not this is the greatest cinematic cow of all time. Following the reviews, 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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Out Now 411: The Old Guard and Palm Springs

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe asks what it means to last forever! Aaron is joined by Le Noir Auteur’s Terence Johnson to discuss two films dealing with immortality to an extent, Netflix’sThe Old Guard and Hulu’s Palm Springs. The due go over how they felt about both films, what fresh ideas they brought to their genres, the hang-ups in each, and more. Following the reviews, 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...
You can also find links to the episode at AudioBoomor Spotify. Subscribe via iTunes HERE

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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