Tue, 20 March 2018
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are getting their big screen button-mashing on with the newest incarnation of a movie "Tomb Raider," which inspires this weeks pitch, treasure and treasure-hunting stories. The guys also play another game of their ongoing favorite, So Shalit Be, impersonating beloved, pun enthusiast film critic Gene Shalit.
Available on iTunes.
Episode 206 includes:
-Ava DuVernay gets a new big-budget directing job.... with the DCU... which wants to bury itself even further.
-R.I.P. Stephen Hawking, brilliant scientist and the unknowing bringer of doom for the rest of mankind.
-Anton Yelchin's last film, "Thoroughbreds," is a strongly acted, tense indie thriller worth seeing.
-Take in the madness that is a feature-length game of The Floor is Lava thanks to low-budget Canadian horror flick, "The Bed of the Dead."
-The new "Tomb Raider" is perhaps the best video game adaptation at the movies yet even if Alicia Vikander is no Angelina Jolie in the short shorts dept.
-This Week's Pitch -- Treasure Hunting!
-Nate pitches a scheme where teams must hunt inside the dying body of a wealthy magnate who hid his fortune inside his body.
-Ben pitches kids hijacking a family cruise to hunt for pirate treasure, alien treasure hunt, mob treasure hunt, and parallel world heist crews.
-This Week's Game -- So Shalit Be!
-the guys take the movies they watched this week and produce Gene Shalit-worthy blurbs for each, descending into absurdity.