March 24, 2017
SHORT REVIEW: 4 Roger Ebert Thumbs sort of pointing down?
The MOUND boys come together to review a movie they barely have any passion for based off source material they...barely have any passion for, POWER RANGERS! Rex, Huey, John and Bob ask the question for the ages, if no one had any pre-existing knowledge of Power Rangers, would this serious, sullen, Nolen-esque take on the show make any sense? The answer is...no. Bryan Cranston sleepwalks, Bill Hader gets a paycheck for 2 hours in a recording booth, and everyone needs to hide all their gold because Rita Repulsa is coming to do something vaguely non-specific with it! This episode sponsored by Krispy Kreme.
March 21, 2017
Lao Tzu said "Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment." Matt, Bob and this week's returning guest, comedian Kathy Carson, do their best to respond to AIR BUD 6 aka AIR BUDDIES! Join these three as they watch the last film role of the legendary Don Knotts and the first of many adventures with B-Dawg, Rosebud, Budderball, Buddah and Mudbud. Hear the muted joy of experiencing TALKING animals for the first time in the AIR BUD CINEMATIC UNIVERSE! Learn about a voice cast assembled, most likely through blackmail, consisting of Molly Shannon, Abigail Breslin, Tom Everett Scott, Wallace Shawn and Michael Clarke Duncan! Can an evil rare-animal collector/whine vineyard proprietor from Latka's home country dognap Air Bud's children? Will Bud verbally explain why he hasn't spoken english for 5 entire movies up until now? Will Fernfield's systemic racism explain why the Framm's black neighbors have no say in the puppy adoption process despite being the legal owners of Molly, their mother? All the answers, and absolutely no pudding or napkins, are just a click away!
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Get extra depressed by reading this: Special Screening and Press Day on the Walt Disney Studios Lot
March 8, 2017
Lao Tzu said: "The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness." Matt, Bob and returning guest, Baltimore comedian Bryan Preston, are most certainly being introduced to higher dimensions of consciousness when they watch AIR BUD: SPIKES BACK, a movie that involves the JEWEL OF ETERNITY. What is that? Who cares, nothing matters. All the answers can be found on the WIKIPEDIA page for the movie, which contains the following plot synopsis:
In Disney's fifth installment to the franchise, Air Bud finds that he also has the uncanny ability to play volleyball. Throughout this experience he and a talking parrot stop some crooks and make some new friends who pledge allegiance to the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq and promptly leave for Syria. Air Bud is radicalized, but when he starts starving in the Syrian desert, he is forced to eat his parrot friend. Air Bud, after wandering around for hours, is killed in a drone strike taken out by the US Army.
Listen to the episode to find out how accurate that is!
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