Mon, 25 February 2013
In honor of the Oscar ceremony, the "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are mixing things up. They get into an extended discussion over their predictions for the top awards, then discuss movies they have seen this week, ending on their pitches, which are the ultimate Oscar bait movie. Along the way the guys get tangled up talking about John McCain thinking he's John McClane, the exact equation it would take to turn hentai into Oscar bait, the artistic resonance of the HJ in "Hyde Park on Hudson" vs. the HJ in "The Master," the darkness of the Focker Wilderness, the flat food diet, what happens when you have the oldest and youngest Oscar nominees fight, the cruelty of lying to Helen Keller about time machines, and the awesome fact that Daniel-Day Lewis can do anything.
Episode 39 includes:
-Bonus Discussion -- Oscar Predictions!
-This Week's Pitch -- Ultimate Oscar Pitches!
Direct download: pitch_39.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:34pm EDT
Thu, 21 February 2013
"The Dirty Sons of Pitches" are messin' with all sorts of spoilers with this episode, looking back on the best and worst twist endings in film history. They pitch famous movies if their famous twists happened in the middle, then play another game of This Meets That. Along the way the guys chat about why the Vatican needs two kinds of smoke, Madea Goes to Space, Ernest's potential involvement in "Star Wars," a version of "Maximum Overdrive" where the know-it-all Amish are our only hope, zombie street cred, inappropriate genres for twist endings, the Orphan girl's other potential moneymaking options, Jabb's Hut's sale on metal bikinis, why Mr. Glass desperately needs henchmen, and the true depth the Tim Daly conspiracy gpes to (hint: you're in on it too).
Episode 38 includes:
-This Week's Pitch -- Twist-Middles!
-This Week's Game --This Meets That!
Direct download: pitch_38.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:45pm EDT
Mon, 11 February 2013
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are back and will explain their absence from the week prior, and it is movie-related. This week the guys pitch biopics they'll never see, either because the person is unworthy or has no audience for it. Afterwards they play a new game hwere they have to randomly draw two movie titles and pitch a thematic combination. Along the way they also talk about...
Epsiode 37 includes:
-This Week's Pitch -- Unworthy or Unlikely Biopics!
-This Week's Game -- This Meets That!
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Direct download: pitch_37.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08pm EDT
Mon, 4 February 2013
The guys talk about the career of Tim Burton, from Gothic artist to mainstream big-budget filmmaker. The guys chat about their favorite and least favorite Burton movies and then discuss whether the man is in a creative rut and why this may be. Finally, they each suggest a property they would like Burton to tackle in the future. Come for the disucssion over which is worst, Planet of the Apes or Dark Shadows, and stay for the analytical movie discussion.
Direct download: burton.mp3
Category:Director's Cut -- posted at: 7:10pm EDT