Coming Attractions - The Matrix, The Joker and Woke Culture
Published October 11, 2019
Advice for the Ice Road Truckers, News about The Matrix and The Joker kick off the latest coming Attractions Episode. Joe names the male lead of the fourth installment of the Matrix and educates Todd about the Wachowski's Transgenderism. They speculate as to the roles of Keanu Reeves and Carrie Anne Moss in the film and Todd makes a bold prediction.
They discuss the mixed reviews of The Joker, plus which major director was eyeing the job prior to filming and why he would be seen to be an ironic choice. The idea of films made by streaming services at The Oscars is discussed. They talk about Todd Phillips' comment that the "Woke Culture" ruined comedy.
Joe shares a favour he did for his mother related to a friend's weird dream. They discuss the surge of TV Drama hitting the big screen and which TV shows could still be adapted as a film. The next film in the October Horror series is announced. Todd shares some tales from the sea and Joe tries to match him with his desk job.
Phantasm - “It’s Ke$ha!”
Published October 4, 2019
The guys go balls out when they give their commentary for Phantasm. They talk about director Don Coscarelli, cemetery sex in horror films and some interesting tips used to save money on this low-budget thriller. They discuss what their own funeral plans are.
Details of The Tall Man's actual height and Joe's connection to Michael Stipe are discussed. Joe talks about a book written by the lead character and why he was replaced for the sequel. An interesting inspiration from this movie is talked about.
Todd shares a story about a creepy trip through the woods. Angus Scrimm's career, including a confusing Grammy win, is detailed. They debate the potential replacement for the late Angus Scrimm as The Tall Man. Joe recounts some of his recent dreams and the credits are scrutinized for repeat names.
Coming Attractions - Feige, Star Wars and October Horror
Published September 27, 2019
In a short Coming Attractions Episode, Joe talks about Kevin Feige's reported involvement in the Star Wars Universe and announces the first movie of the October Horror schedule. Joe announces an upcoming appearance and plays a game where you can guess a true piece of trivia for the next movie for prizes.
Maximum Overdrive - “Special Friend”
Published September 20, 2019
Joe and Todd dive deep into the mind of Stephen King in his directorial debut, Maximum Overdrive. They talk about the author's impact on pop culture and movies, we hear in his own words why he wanted to direct this film and why he says he can't remember shooting it. They discuss the opening text and if it hurt the movie, the use of the Green Goblin on the truck and how Todd decided he wanted to do this movie. Joe questions how the machines are killing people and talks about a crew injury that could have been easily avoided. They discuss the poor fate of Swamp Thing (some accounts of what happened have changed since this was recorded). The guys do a modern recasting of the movie. Todd points out a missed opportunity at the end of the movie.
Coming Attractions - TIFF, Batman and ASMR
Published September 14, 2019
Join Joe and Todd as they bring you this week's coming attractions episode. They talk about Hailee Steinfeld and the upcoming Hawkeye series, some of the events of TIFF. and Joe addresses some poorly timed comments during last week's pre-recorded episode. The root of the success of Hobbs and Shaw is discussed. Joe talks about James Cameron's reaction to Avengers: Endgame setting the box office record. The film festival reactions to The Joker and rumours of Robert Pattinson's Batman making a potential future appearance are discussed. Joe tells us Christian Bale's advice for Pattinson as Batman and they uncover Batman's REAL arch enemy. They talk about Star Wars and pick their favourites from the original trilogy while Joe admits that the movies have flaws. They chat about celebs whose kids look just like them They discuss a new podcast about a mutual favourite TV Show. Next week's movie is announced and he guys dip back into the Miscast Commentary Archives from when they tried to enter the world of ASMR.
Beverly Hills Cop - “The Ray Liotta Factor”
Published September 6, 2019
The guys jump into an 80's classic as they give their commentary to Beverly Hills Cop. They chat about Eddie Murphy at his hottest, the film that put the director of this film in "Director's Jail" and what film finished him off for good.
They discuss the dangers of shooting the film in Detroit and the upcoming Eddie Murphy sequels. Joe answers the question "Where is Bronson Pinchot now?"
They discuss a special distinction that cast member Ronny Cox has as well as the film debut of Damon Wayans. Todd celebrates Pride late. Joe rants about the surge of 90's reunion shows and creates a rule for bringing any show back. They pitch what they think Beverly Hills Cop 4 should be and
*NOTE - We made some comments about Kevin Hart, but this episode was recorded in June. We wish Kevin a speedy recovery, but take nothing back.
Coming Attractions - D23 and Everything Disney
Published August 30, 2019
Season 4 is under way and Joe is solo in studio, but he gets Todd on the phone all things D23 plus more. Joe announces the first movie of the season and then, with the help of Todd, discuss the loss of Spider-Man in the MCU, the expected cameos in WandaVision and the news behind the What If Animated Series, including Todd's prediction that would lead to some recently acquired Marvel Characters being introduced. They discuss Kit Harrington's addition to the Eternals, the confirmation of Black Panther in 2022 and another character added to The Falcon/Winter Soldier series. Joe brings up the reveal of the additional Marvel Series, including She-Hulk, Ms. Marvel and Moon Knight, including an interesting casting rumour for the latter.
They transition from Marvel to Star Wars with their reaction to The Mandalorian Trailer, the return of Ewan MacGregor to the role of Obi Wan Kenobi and the new trailer for Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker, after which Joe shares a theory about Rey and his prediction as to the inclusion of the Planet Kamino.
Then the guys move over to Disney + and talk about Canada's inclusion in the inaugural launch, the cost and Joe explains the not very new concept of 4K to Todd. A rant about a restaurant ensues before they resume their discussion with The World According to Jeff Goldblum and the introduction of The Simpsons to a streaming program! A licensing issue with some of the Marvel Movies that are currently on Netflix is discussed.
They make a quick stop at Pixar where they discuss the movies Onward with Chris Pratt and Tom Holland and Soul, with Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey with a very interesting music department. They finish their D23 coverage with news on the Disney Parks, starting with the Star Wars Hotel and its overall experience, news about the Rise of the Resistance Ride and the new Disney App. The big park updates, specifically the Epcot upgrade and the Marvel expansion, Avengers Campus is detailed.
The Best of Season 3
Published August 23, 2019
Joe looks back on an excellent 3rd season of commentaries, coming attractions episodes and so much more. He also explains why Todd is missing. They get a shout out from a podcasting friend and play a lost clip when a fire alarm broke out. Celebrate our 3rd anniversary with us as we relive our favorite moments of the year.
Season 3 Outtakes
Published August 16, 2019
We begin our two week celebration of our third Anniversary with the best of our Season 3 outtakes. Hear what the guys are talking about before they record the episode, content that was cut from the coming attractions episodes, good old fashioned flubs and one time when Joe's Blu Ray player straight up froze in the middle of a movie.
Coming Attractions - Andy Serkis, Phase 4 and VHS
Published August 9, 2019
Joe and Todd celebrate three years of podcasts with their final episode of the season. They talk about Joe's recent injury and Todd's great name for him. Joe is concerned that people will assume that the cause of his injury was dirty.
They address the fact that this is one of the only daytime recording sessions they have done in the history of the show and talk about Andy Serkis becoming the director of Venom 2, including their expectations for this movie. They find themselves re-addressing the Snyder Cut of Justice League.
Todd re-evaluates his expectations of the upcoming MCU movies. They share the extent of their Shakespeare knowledge and share a story about an awkward visit to a college play. They talk about Todd's extensive VHS collection and Joe asks him about his favourite parts of the collection. They discuss some lesser streaming services and a new addition to an expanded universe.
They discuss the next two weeks, where we will celebrate the last year with a collection of outtakes followed by a best of episode. Joe suggests a better way to play Monopoly and they pitch a tawdry board game. Joe laments not being able to play trivia games with his loved ones.
Deep Blue Sea - “Snuffster’s Degree”
Published August 2, 2019
Finish Shark Week in style with the guys as they watch Deep Blue Sea! They talk about the Director and his legacy with the show, the movie's 20th Anniversary and Tom Jane's interesting resume before this, his arguable breakout. They discuss character actor Ronny Cox, who appears in the movie with no lines and the story behind casting Samuel L. Jackson.
They talk about the whistleblower from Marineland and how Joe tried to get him on the show. They compare the set of this movie to the set in Resident Evil and Joe reveals the existence of a Beetlejuice Musical to Todd. The question of who the hero is in the movie and what was decided by the director is discussed as is the reason that it even matters.
They address how much younger the cast looks than present day (and yes they know how the passage of time affects aging). They debate whether the marriage between Renny Harlin and Geena Davis ended because of his box office failures. Todd uses his knowledge as a sailor to determine which character was making the least amount of money and notices a strange piece of decor in Joe's apartment. Joe thinks that now is the time for another Entourage Movie.
Joe explains an old challenge that Todd attempts during the podcast. LL Cool J's song "Deepest Bluest (My Hat Is Like A Shark's Fin)" is discussed and they attempt their own Shark rhymes.
Published July 26, 2019
The guys are back (but not necessarily in one piece) for this week's Coming Attractions Episode. They talk about all things Comic Con, including the Trailer for Top Gun: Maverick, Star Trek: Picard and the lineup of Marvel projects that were announced.
They discuss the first Horror Movie in the MCU, returning characters and new crossovers in Phase 4 as well as how the Disney Plus Shows will tie into it all.
Todd weighs in on the Loki symbol and reviews The Lion King. They discuss the big return of an actor to the Terminator Franchise and Joe updates you on a recent injury (*UPDATED - since this was recorded, he was also diagnosed with bursitis).
They update you on their Patreon campaign and the tiers that you can join and announce their next movie, just in time for Shark Week!
UHF - “The Hall and/or Oates”
Published July 19, 2019
The guys are tuning in this week as they give their own Movie Commentary to Weird Al Yankovic's "UHF" on its 30th Anniversary. Joe explains what UHF is to the younger audience, they discuss Weird Al's Music (and how it affects the people he parodies and why Oscars in Movies never look like the real deal.
They discuss the Director's extended relationship with Weird Al and Joe reveals what stars turned down a supporting roles in the film. They try to make sense of Michael Richards' rant at a comedy club so many years after this movie and discuss the concept of Normal Al-ing a song.
The guys take issue with what Weird Al wanted to call the movie. Joe points out what major movies were out when this movie was released and how it fared. A major cameo that didn't come to pass is revealed. They pitch a sequel and Joe has a hot take on Weird Al's original songs.
Todd reveals his Playstation Network user handle and the guys talk about internet scams.
Published July 12, 2019
Joe and Todd are back with a Coming Attractions Episode. They react to the Mulan trailer. lament not having seen Toy Story 4 or Spider-Man: Far From Home and talk about Disney's prolific year in theatres.
They guess what the big post-credits scene might be for Spider-Man (No spoilers, because they don't know). They also discuss the most recent casting to the James Wan-produced Mortal Kombat Movie as well as the development of a Big Lebowski Spinoff.
Joe talks about a recent podcast appearance. They announce next weeks movie as well as their new Patreon Campaign and how you can double the amount of content you hear from us.
The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (Pt 2 of 2) - “Merry and Perry”
Published July 5, 2019
Listen as these travelers complete their journey into Middle Earth with part 2 of their Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Movie Commentary.
Joe shows off his word play chops and shares a story about another film maker who loves big spiders. They talk about the last shot to be filmed for the movie (which was shot after the movie had already won an Oscar). They find a similarity between one of Andy Serkis' voice roles in this movie and one from another popular franchise.
They talk about the top rated movies and token Oscars, asking the question what movies belong in the upper echelon and if time is needed to appreciate a movie. Joe reveals that this is the 9th movie to win Best Picture and not be nominated for an acting role, so the guys pitch who could have gotten the nod.
The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (Pt 1 of 2) - “Show Me On the Doll Where Nobody Touched You.”
Published June 28, 2019
Joe and Todd start their final trip into middle earth with Part One of their movie commentary for the Extended Edition of The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.
The guys debate the merits of a 2 disc blu ray and discuss the casting for the upcoming Amazon Series. Joe talks about an early scene in the movie that should have been in the second movie. They talk about potentially doing George Lucas-esque updates to the movie in the future and do a quick recap of where our heroes are since the previous film.
Todd asks why they didn't release the extended cuts in the first place. They compare the complexity of characters in this to Game of Thrones and Joe reveals exactly how many Effects shots are in the movie.
They review the Appendices on the Blu Ray/DVD. Joe talks about his theory of "correct snarkiness." They list what people got from set after the movie wrapped.
They talk about anxiety they felt in high school.
Published June 21, 2019
In this week's Coming Attractions Episode, the guys talk about what they expect from Robert Pattinson's Batman and chat about the beginning of shooting for Bill & Ted Face the Music and the Game of Thrones prequel. They discuss rumours of who Sophie Turner hopes to play in a Biopic. They celebrate the unlikely victory of Dan Levy at the MTV Awards for Schitt's Creek. Joe mentions that Levy looks a lot like another celebrity. They also celebrate the recent victory of the Toronto Raptors and the lack of media coverage from the US. Jack Nicholson is discussed including theories about how he lives out his days. They discuss gun safety following the shooting at the Raptors' Celebration and discuss Kyle Kashuv, the young man whose admission to Harvard was rescinded following a series of racist posts that were uncovered. Joe brings up The Rock's inspirational speech at the MTV Awards and Joe makes a bold prediction. They announce the next movie, which brings another Miscast Commentary series to its conclusion and Todd pitches a theme restaurant based on the movie.
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure - “Crypt-OOOOHH-Currency”
Published June 14, 2019
The guys travel back in time to the 80's with the movie commentary of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. The guys chat about the upcoming sequel to the franchise, a wish list of who they might want to appear and how Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter caught the eye of the writers of the film.
They pitch ideas for part 3. The origins of Bill and Ted as an improv show. Joe talks about George Carlin's career and they review how many of the seven words you still can't say on TV.
Joe reveals the original script idea. They explore where they would want to travel if they could go back in time. Todd shares a theory about getting special credit for the afterlife. They address offensive language in some of their old favourites.
Joe wonders if the addition of the character Missy had more meaning. They ask the question of what piece of current technology would blow the minds of people in the past. They cast the historical figure roles with bigger stars. The guys share their worst oral presentations ever given in school. Joe pitches a series of spin--offs with the historical figures.
Published June 7, 2019
In an almost-missed coming attractions episode of the podcast, the guys tease a video reaction to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, talk about the official signing of Robert Pattinson for The Batman and react to the teaser image of Wonder Woman that was posted (including a theory by Todd regarding the costume).
Joe mentions a fan-created wish for the Batman movie involving a previous actor from the franchise. They watch the trailer to the Dark Crystal Netflix series and discuss the trailer for Sylvester Stallone's latest Rambo installment.
They discuss the race for the highest grossing movie of all time and make their pick for what they think should have made the most among the top grossing movies.
They talk about their upcoming trips to Niagara Falls Comic Con, what they are hoping to get and who they are hoping to meet while they are there.
Todd admits to a guilty pleasure TV show and they announce a most excellent movie commentary for next week.
Howard the Duck - “Lives Were Ruined”
Published May 31, 2019
The guys dip their toes back into Marvel with a commentary of one of the first Marvel movies... Howard the Duck!
They discuss the careers that were ruined because of this project, which actress made her debut in this movie and fill your ears with duck puns. Joe reveals its original rating despite some pretty adult content. Todd reflects on an old job.
They uncover a celebrity likeness for Howard and what this movie cost George Lucas. Joe talks about Comedians who write comics and Todd claims a new record for the podcast.
The guys explore what it would have been like if another actor who auditioned to play Tim Robbins' role got the part instead.
Published May 24, 2019
Joe talks about his Finale-filled Sunday, rates the end of Game of Thrones (And teases an upcoming GoT related project) and the guys talk about the divisive fandoms in pop culture in this week's coming attractions episode. Joe gives potential callers a warning regarding the voice mail and they give news about the Falcon and Winter Soldier cast. They guys talk about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and the current and rumoured rules to help keep it from overcrowding. Todd reviews John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum and discusses the future of the franchise. Joe makes a plea to fans to see Avengers: Endgame for just a little bit longer and the guys debate the future box office prospects of the Avatar sequels. Joe talks about the release of new photos from Star Wars Episode IX. Todd addresses rumours about the WWE and the death of Ashley Massaro. Joe talks about Dan Aykroyd's new production company and a prequel to Ghostbusters. They react to the casting of Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/Batman and Joe talks about his last straw having a negative reaction to an actor being cast in an iconic role. The guys announce next week's movie, a dip back into Marvel Movies. Todd talks about a recent purchase.