Sun, 24 April 2016
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are losing themselves deep in the jungles of... jungles. In honor of the new Disney version of "The Jungle Book" the guys are pitching movies set in or related to jungles. But before they get to that they have an array of news items to discuss from the high and low.
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Episode 139 includes:
-NEWS! Dr. Strange trailer! Star Trek TV show! MIB 23! Jumanji 2! Etc.!
-Would you go to a theater that allowed texting? Stupid Millenials.
-Hollywood finds a way to be even dumber about white washing with the live-action "Ghost in the Shell." #GhostinShellSoWhite
-Ben says "The Jungle Book" is a great visual experience... weighed down by a bad child actor.
-This Week's Pitch -- Jungle Pitches!
-Nate pitches a sequel to "A Bug's Life" set in a rain forest.
-Ben pitches a story where the world wakes up to nature having taken over, a flower that grants immortality deep in a jungle, and Tarzan in space on a jungle planet.
Mon, 18 April 2016
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are adopting the perspective of the new action thriller "Hardcore Henry" which means they're pitching movies from a first-person perspective. The guys also finish their discussion rewatching season 2 of SyFy's zombie series "Z Nation."
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Episode 138 includes:
-What is the appeal of apocalyptic chic? What would the movies of the post-apocalypse be like?
-"Rogue One" trailer debuts and there's already sexist complaints.
-Louie C.K.'s web series "Horace and Pete" is one of the greatest things you will ever see and a twenty-first century masterpiece of theater.
-Ben declares "Hardcore Henry" the best action movie of all time and Nate says it made him sick.
-This Week's Pitch -- POV Movies!
-Nate pitches a first-person version of "Rashoman."
-Ben pitches witnesses to their own murders, a totalitarian government that can jump from different people's eyes and ears for surveillance.
-Bonus discussion: 'Z Nation' Re-watch (episodes 2x14-15)
-The guys come to an end of the second season with the SyFy Channel zombie series.
Sat, 9 April 2016
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are celebrating four years doing this silly thing and they are reflecting on their time together and what it has meant. The guys reveal a lot of information they've been holding back for years. Beforehand, they've got even more to discuss about the reactions to "Batman vs. Superman" and end the anniversary show on a return game of Five-by-Five. No Marthas need to die when you listen to the DSoP.
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Episode 137 includes:
-How much do you think you know about Johnny Appleseed? Was it all a ruse? Do you know how to behave with apple salesmen?
-"Batman vs. Superman" and its negative fallout on WB/DC Universe. Marvel has proven itself as a brand. DC not so much. Affleck Batman solo film? "Suicide Squad" reshoots for levity? Record second weekend drop?
-They compare BvS to the animated "Dark Knight Returns" and what could have been BvS.
Bonus discussion: 4-Year Anniversary Podcasting!
-Ben and Nate reflect about podcasting together for four years and also FINALLY reveal exciting news about their creative productivity thanks to this very podcast. They've been holding back on this stuff for a long time.
-This Week's Game -- Five-by-Five!
-The guys take turns guessing five movies that were on each other's list of category topics. They then get into a final round of seeing who can name more Gary Oldman movies, and they fail.