Thu, 24 August 2017
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are catching up on movies, sharing their 48 film fest short, and talking the world of fans and fandom thanks to the indie comedy, "Birgsby Bear." Nate's under the weather and sounding a bit more like Kathleen turner, so excuse his voice. In the meantime, enjoy another ribald entry from your favorite podcasters.
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Episode 185 includes:
-Check out the first dramatic short film from the Edwin J. Hill production group, "The Things We Leave Behind" for the 2017 48 Hour Film Fest.
-Lots of Netflix news. Losing Disney but gaining a Shonda Rhimes.
-So WB execs said "Justice League " was "unwatchable." Let that sink in considering these may be the same people that gave a standing ovation to BvS.
"The Dark Tower" will disappoint fans and not fans.
-"Wind River" is an intriguing, character-driven mystery that then.... just explains everything to you.
-"Brigsby Bear" is a poignant and surprising movie that might be this year's "Swiss Army Man" gem.
-This Week's Pitch -- Fans and Fandom!
-Ben pitches a Misery-style kidnapping, a fan dating his older TV sexual fantasy actress, a conspiracy thriller about a lost TV episode no one is allowed to see, and a series based upon the Star Wars commercial kid.
-This Week's Game -- Vanity Project!
-The guys pitch a perfect Samuel L. Jackson vehicle in seconds. That's all it takes, folks.
Tue, 8 August 2017
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" have some updates on their progress on short films and have a couple new movies to talk about, one good and one baffling. The guys are pitching product placement movies in honor of "The Emoji Movie" and basically struggling to make sense of a world of ejaculate spiders, Richard Belzer as cereal pitchman, and Rooney Mara's consumption of baked goods.
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Episode 184 includes:
-Learn Ben's top five fears in life and the time he almost invited a prostitute into his car.
-Once again, a bushy mustache brings down a DCU movie.
-NBC appears to be trying to invent a time machine to bring back 2000s TV.
-"Atomic Blonde" is "Suicide Squad" done right.
-If you're looking for a movie that features Rooney Mara eating a pie for ten minutes, your time has finally come.
-This Week's Pitch -- Product Placement Movies!
-Ben and Nate pitch movies around Pez dispensers, the Domino's Noid mascot, the mattress sheep, and an adventure with Coke mascots.