Thu, 22 December 2016
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are breaking from the critical herd when it comes to one of the most popular movies of the 2016 season, and they don't care. There's a lot of news to get through, good and bad, and this week the guys are pitching movies from long-dead genres in Hollywood in honor of "La La Land" being released. Stay to discover how the Curies fit in with the need fore more 90s-style "Baywatch" beauties.
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Episode 160 includes:
-Old cases of male misconduct are burning up social media, and the guys examine the controversies around "Last Tango in Paris," misapplied butter, and Casey Affleck.
-The guys review a whole mess of trailers including "Spider-Man: Homecoming," "The Mummy," "Transformers 5," "Baywatch," and "War of the Planet of the Apes."
-Ben is surprised with how great "Storks" actually is. Really.
-"Miss Sloane" is a political thriller that exists in a different universe where gun control legislation can actually happen.
-Ben's love for Nicolas Cage is on full alert with "Army of One."
-Ben and Nate resurrect the ghost of Gene Shalit for their collective thoughts on awards darling "La La Land": "More like 'Blah Blah Bland'."
-This Week's Pitch -- Revive a Dead Genre!
-Ben and Nate try and pitch movies in genres that Hollywood has moved on from, like darker adventure movies for kids, German expressionism, and even pornos with stories to them.