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2024 Summer Movie Draft

2024 Summer Movie Draft

Two despicable deadpool bad boys team up, get twistered and turned inside out, and let their furiosa fly me to the moon as they compete to predict the top movies at the summer box office.

Marky Mark at the Movies

Marky Mark at the Movies

From Renaissance Man to The Happening to Arthur the King, we break down our favorite Mark Walhberg movie moments.

Unforgettable Opening Credits

Unforgettable Opening Credits

We spotlight movie title sequences that continue to kick around our hippocampuses long after the end credits have rolled.

Best Movie Posters of 2023

Best Movie Posters of 2023

Over 400 new movies hit theaters or streaming this year. Only four made our list of favorite movie poster art.

2023 Summer Movie Awards

2023 Summer Movie Awards

We look back on the summer movie season to see which movies turned out to be Barbies and which ones were just Kens.

Pick 3 Part 3s

Pick 3 Part 3s

Anyone can make a sequel, but a great threequel is a rare feat. We pay tribute to some part threes that took trilogies to triumphant new heights.

Non-Franchise Ford Fiesta

Non-Franchise Ford Fiesta

We all know Harrison Ford for playing iconic characters like Han Solo and Indiana Jones, but how does his career hold up without those franchise staples?

2023 Summer Movie Draft

2023 Summer Movie Draft

It’s a dead reckoning when two rivals navigate mermaids, spider-verses, and transformers to predict the biggest box office hits of the summer movie season and meet their dial of destiny.

Artificial Movie Pitch

Artificial Movie Pitch

Can today’s advanced AI generate blockbuster movie concepts? We test it to find out.

Bowling for Blockbusters

Bowling for Blockbusters

We watch every trailer that aired during Super Bowl 57 and rank them based on how much hype they produced.

Strongest Stallone Cover Art

Strongest Stallone Cover Art

When it comes to home video cover art, you be hard-pressed to find more muscle than the films of Sly Stallone.

2022 Summer Movie Awards

2022 Summer Movie Awards

We honor the winners and losers of a rollercoaster movie season that delivered us everything from mavericks and minions to carnivores and crawdads.

August Movie Madness

August Movie Madness

Play along as we answer trivia questions about movies released in the month of August over the past 40 years.

2022 Summer Movie Draft

2022 Summer Movie Draft

Two maverick podcasters must confront the ghosts of their past to complete a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice: predicting the box-office winners of a thin 2022 summer movie lineup.

Video Game Movie Mashups

Video Game Movie Mashups

From Super Mario Bros. to Uncharted, dozens of video games have tried jumping to the big screen. But would they be better in multiplayer mode?

Mockbusters

Mockbusters

We’ve all been there: you go to rent “Transformers” and you accidentally rent “Transmorphers”. Welcome to the wonderful world of Mockbusters.

Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China

35 years ago a movie hit theaters that wildly blended genres and delivered an iconic Kurt Russel performance. It crashed and burned at the box office… but it’s legend has lived on.

2021 Summer Movie Awards

2021 Summer Movie Awards

We look back on lessons learned from a weird season at the box office and award the champion of our annual summer movie draft.

Best Bond Movie Titles

Best Bond Movie Titles

In honor of “No Time to Die” finally hitting theaters, we share our picks for top named films in the James Bond franchise.  

Summer Movie Rewind 2000: Gone in 60 Seconds

Summer Movie Rewind 2000: Gone in 60 Seconds

We look back at a movie over twenty years old and rewatch Nic Cage and Angelina Jolie heist a ton of cars in one high-octane night. The verdict? It might just be our favorite guilty pleasure

Ranking the Rock

Ranking the Rock

He’s been making movies for 20 years. But how strong is Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s film career?

2021 Summer Movie Draft

2021 Summer Movie Draft

After a year without summer movies we’re back drafting our (suicide?) squads of summer movies we think will make the most bank at the U.S. box office.

The Suicide Squad Red Band Trailer

The Suicide Squad Red Band Trailer

They’re dying to save the franchise. Can the marketing for The Suicide Squad (2021) make us forget the horrors of watching Suicide Squad (2016)? 

Fresh or Rotten

Fresh or Rotten

Many people rely on Rotten Tomatoes for their movie-watching decisions. But what does a Tomatometer score really mean? We conduct a test.

Nicolas Cage Match

Nicolas Cage Match

He’s made more than a dozen movies in the past three years—most of them completely bonkers. But what if Nic Cage’s recent films had to fight each other to the death?

Private Watch Party

Private Watch Party

We talk about our personal experiences renting out movie theaters for private watch parties.

Toughest Box Office Turkeys

Toughest Box Office Turkeys

No, we’re not talking about the biggest birds to ever grace the big screen. We’re talking about movies that crashed and burned the hardest at the box office.

Scariest Movie Trailers

Scariest Movie Trailers

Sometimes you don’t even have to see the movie to scream. In honor of the Halloween season, we share our picks for the four most frightening movie trailers of all time.

Bill & Ted Face the Music

Bill & Ted Face the Music

We travel through time with Bill & Ted’s latest adventure—sharing our excellent expectations before the movie, some radical reactions while watching, and our post-viewing takeaways on whether this trip was worth the 30-year wait.

Summer 2020 & 2021 Movie Predictions

Summer 2020 & 2021 Movie Predictions

With the short- and long-term future of summer movies currently hanging in the balance, we forecast whether the blockbuster season can return to its former glory.

Winning Sports Movie Taglines

Winning Sports Movie Taglines

From The Hustler to Hoosiers to Happy Gilmore, we make our picks for the all-time greatest sports movie ad slogans.

Movies Set in the Future

Movies Set in the Future

As we move into a new decade, we explore how movies from previous decades imagined the future.

2019 Summer Movie Awards

2019 Summer Movie Awards

As the blockbuster season comes to a close, we crown the champion of our annual box office challenge and discuss the summer’s hits and misses.

Top Gun: Maverick Trailer

Top Gun: Maverick Trailer

After 30-plus years of service, Maverick flies back into our lives with a new Top Gun trailer. Does the trailer match our sky-high expectations?

Extraterrestrial Movie Marketing

Extraterrestrial Movie Marketing

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Alien and the return of Men in Black, we dissect some of the best & worst space creature movie marketing.

2019 Summer Movie Challenge

2019 Summer Movie Challenge

From Godzilla to Spider-Man to The Lion King, we draft our summer blockbuster teams to see who can rake in the most green.

The John Wick 3 Trailer

The John Wick 3 Trailer

Does this first glimpse of the new Wick relight our interest in returning to the world of neon, assassins, and non-stop action?

Best Marvel Movie Posters

Best Marvel Movie Posters

As the 21st Marvel movie hits theaters, we share our picks for the five most powerful marvel movie posters.

Revising the 1999 Oscars

Revising the 1999 Oscars

Sorry, Shakespeare in Love. With 20 years of hindsight, we can now more confidently say what movies should have really won Oscars in 1999.

Flashback to Point Break (1991)

Flashback to Point Break (1991)

We revisit the marketing behind the greatest movie ever made about surfing bank robbers and talk about why this flick has held up as a classic.

Aquaman vs. Bumblebee

Aquaman vs. Bumblebee

Two movies featuring otherworldly title characters are released on the same day, seemingly aimed at the same audience. Which one had the better marketing?

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