Dirty Sons of Pitches

The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are joined by George this week because of George's adoration of the so-bad-it's-good series, "Left Behind." The gang pitches faith-based movies and get far too caught up in their conversational tangents to have a game this week. The guys also talk about the purposes of plugs, TV Catwomen actress orgies, the logistics of chasity belts, whether the Roger Corman "Fantastic Four" is the best version of the characters on screen, Jared Fogel's new slogans, the bad aging of CGI effects, the needless early 90s VR sene in "Disclosure," the eligibility of "The Day the Clown Cried" in ten years time, sighing in someone's face, the exact number of books George has read in his life which can be counted on two hands, what to do and what not to do with the Anti-christ, and Dolly Parton's singing voice.

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Episode 118 includes:

-What if "Star Wars" sucks? Think about it, won't you?

-George talks about his thoughts on "Ant-Man," "Ted 2," "Spy," "Fantastic Four," and "Trainwreck."

-Ben says "Straight Outta Compton" turned him into a Republican voter.

-Nate says "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." is fizzy fun and better use of Guy Ritchie's skills, even if nobody remembers the TV show.

-Nate and Ben are truly shocked to find "Little Boy" to be competent even after it implies God dropped the atom bombs.

-This Week's Pitch -- Faith-Based Movies!

-George explains his love of the "Left Behind" movies and books.

-Nate pitches an inspirational movie where a boy puts his faith in Cthulu.

-Ben pitches an atheist with Messiah syndrome, an inter-faith bowling team, and a priest and rabbi who fight gangs together.

-This Week's Game -- None!

Direct download: pitch_118.mp3
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The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are exploring the would-be catastrophe that is Fox's new "Fantastic Four" reboot, currently being torn apart by critics and fans. The guys pitch unorthodox family projects this week and then play a game of Re-Cast It to better populate a modern "Fantastic" film. Along the way they talk about their possible safe words, Chris Farley as Shrek, David Vitter's diaper fetish, what went wrong with "F4" and what happens next, pitching a film about bad filmmakers exploiting the German tax loophole that helped fund Uwe Boll, and the power of sad giant heads eating planets and its connection to "Flash Gordon."

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Episode 117 includes:

-Watch the guys' newest comedy short film for this year's 48 hour film festival: "Detective/Cop"

-Ben critiques the feminism of "Trainwreck" and the everything of disney's TV musical, "Descendants."

-Nate says the "Entourage" movie is 90 more minutes of bro wish fulfillment.

-Ben says "Fantastic Four" is one half of a potentially interesting movie. Then there was a second half.

-This Week's Pitch -- Unorthodox Families!

-Nate pitches a robot child that keeps living long after his family has died out, going from generation to generation of progeny.

-Ben pitches a horror version of "Just Go With It," a sitcom family that becomes self-aware, and a survivalist trying to hide her background from her groom while saving the wedding from terrorists.

-This Week's Game -- Re-Cast It!

-Ben and Nate recast a new "Fantastic Four" movie with its four heroes and a series of its more famous villains.

Direct download: pitch_117.mp3
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The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are catching up on the major July summer releases and in honor of the new "Mission: Impossible" film they're pitching spy properties. In light of the disastrous new Adam Sandler film, "Pixar," Ben and Nate play a game of Vanity Project to try and figure out how exactly Sandler could recapture his earlier mojo. Along the way they talk about the uses of poor Victorian children, the role of documentaries, Ben as symbol of American carelessness, another shooting in a movie theater, Game of Thrones spoilers, and the hopes of Nichiolas Cage action movies being turned into Broadway musicals.

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Episode 116 includes:

-What does Harry Potter have to do with "Troll 2"? Find out!

-Ben and Nate pitch a TV documentary series wondering what happened to some of the greatest movies never made.

-Nate dishes on the TV show "The Chair" and its two movies it inspied, one okay (Hollidaysburg) and the other awful awful awful (Not Cool).

-"Mission: Impossible" is consistently entertaining even if Tom Cruise is no longer kicking people in the face with the same gumption.

-This Week's Pitch -- Spies!

-Ben pitches a spy gathering with a mysterious killer picking them off, a usband and wife who are on opposite sides, Q as a lead, and a hidden suburbia of spies who were being trained as back-ups.

-Nate pitches Goon School, a group of teens being trained to be evil henchmen for master villains.

-This Week's Game -- Vanity Project!

-The guys attempt to come up with a series of prjects that would re-energize Sandler as an actor and fit his skill set.

Direct download: pitch_116.mp3
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