Dirty Sons of Pitches

The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are back and revealing the movies that helped to shape them as young adults and lovers of cinema, and this week The Movies That Made Us features coming-of-age tales that left an impression. For Ben, it's 1995's "Angus," and for Nate, it's 1993's ensemble dramedy "Dazed and Confused."

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Episode 282 includes:

-New Marvel TV casting news ahoy with Moon Knight and She Hulk.

-Would you buy a James Bond movie for... $600 million?

-Ben cannot follow "Over the Moon" where it goes.

-"The Trial of the Chicago 7" and "Borat 2" are political movies of relevance and both worth watching.

-Movies That Made Us -- Coming of Age Connections

-Ben shares 1995's "Angus" about a fat kid trying to find his place in school and win over his crush. It's more than a kick-ass soundtrack and unfairly forgotten.

-Nate shares Richard Linklater's "Dazed and Confused," a hangout movie about the last day of school in 1976, with over a dozen characters, and Ben couldn't stand it.

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Category:Movies That Made Us -- posted at: 10:27pm EDT

The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are continuing their newest and personally reflective series where each member, Ben and Nate, share a film that helped define them as a movie lover. This week's theme is Movies That Made Us Realize Movies Could Suck, and their two selections are 1994's live-action "Street Fighter" movie and 1998's "Lost in Space," both notorious bombs that maybe deserve reconsideration in the ensuring 20-25 years.

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Episode 281 includes:

-"Dexter" is coming back to TV... for reasons.

-Ben and Nate bemoan a Dinesh D'Souza documentary and what appears to be a canceled Disney+ tween series, so they should have known better.

-A pair of Brian Duffield movies, "Love and Monsters" and "Spontaneous," are two of the better movies to watch and both examples of great comic voice.

-Movies that Made Us -- Realize Movies Could Suck

-Nate and Ben talk the 1994 big-screen video game adaptation from "Street Fighter" and kinda enjoy it.

-Is it also possible that 1998's notorious sci-fi bomb "Lost in space" isn't the generation-defining stinker it's been made out to be?

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Category:Movies That Made Us -- posted at: 7:43pm EDT

Ben and George are looking back at over 230 hilarious episodes to bring to you the best of the best, the weirdest of the weird, and the tops podcast episodes they enjoyed dissecting and trying to make sense of an array of movies starting "Saturday Night Live" alums. For those unfamiliar with their podcast, these Best Of episodes serve as a great introduction to the pair and their show.

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The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are trying a new format that explores the movies that contributed to their maturation as cinema-loving gentlemen, and this week they're examining the movies that specifically scared them as children. Nate selects 1990's "Arachnophobia" and Ben selects 1978's "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" remake that gave him nightmares as a kid.

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Episode 280 includes:

-With even more major studio films getting delayed, will movie theaters even survive?

-Ben was not charmed by "Enola Holmes" and the guys debate who is the most dashing onscreen Sherlock.

-"Vampires vs. The Bronx" is a fun retro 80s romp.

-Movies That Made Us -- Scared Us as Kids

-Nate shares 1990's "Arachnophobia" and has a fun ride with it as an adult

-Ben shares 1978's "Invasion of the Body snatchers" remake and he and Nate marvel at what a terrific dread-filled horror movie it stands as.

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Category:Movies That Made Us -- posted at: 9:23pm EDT

Here's part two of George and Ben's epic comprehensive overview of their podcast "Saturday Night Jive" and the many, many terrible movies they have watched over the course of six years. If you're new to the podcast, this is a great introduction into their SNL-related discussions and you too can learn just how bad bad movies can get.

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