Thu, 29 December 2016
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are reaching the end of the year and catching up on many late 2016 films, which involves many spoiler discussions so that the people can save their money on certain dreck. In honor of "Passengers" and its controversy the guys try to pitch movies based upon moral dilemmas that may put the protagonist in an uncomfortable place. The guys finish talking about the last episodes of season three of "Z Nation" and the many names lost this year in 2016's specter of death. Also MASCOT OF THE SHOW GENE SHALIT IS STILL ALIVE AT 90! Minds blown.
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Episode 161 includes:
-DEATH! A lot of beloved celebrities died in 2016 and Ben and Nate quickly try and review the biggest names.
-Spoiler discussions for "Rogue One," "Nocturnal Animals," "Spectral," "Incarnate," and the woefully misguided "Collateral Beauty."
-Nate says "Manchester by the Sea" is a understated, emotionally engaging movie that isn't quite the masterpiece some say but far better than "La La Land."
-Ben and Nate defend "Passengers" from attacks missing the complexity and context in favor of moral outrage.
-This Week's Pitch -- Moral Dilemmas!
-The guys pitch the dark side of time travel, like a more sensible version of "About Time" that is the horror movie it could be.
-Bonus Discussion: 'Z Nation' (3x13-14)
-The final two episodes of season 3 as all the forces come to a head. Stay tuned to Netflix for the new episodes to arrive soon.