Midweek Mention Episodes

Sept. 21, 2022

Midweek Mention... The Men Who Stare At Goats

George Clooney explains how to be a Jedi to Ewan McGregor in director Grant Heslov’s debut feature, satirical war movie THE MEN W…

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Sept. 14, 2022

Midweek Mention... The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Garth Jennings's adaptation of THE HITCHHIKERS'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY starts much like the source material, when the Earth is unex…

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Sept. 7, 2022

Midweek Mention... Back to the Future III

BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III picks up immediately after the cliff-hanger ending of the second movie, with Marty McFly (Michael J. …

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Aug. 31, 2022

Midweek Mention... The Fly

Wouldn't it have been fun to review THE FLY (1986) and also the 1958 original version? I guess we'll never know, having only foun…

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Aug. 24, 2022

Midweek Mention... L.A. STORY

Steve Martin apparently worked on the script for L.A. STORY for seven years before he and director Mick Jackson brought this roma…

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Aug. 17, 2022

Midweek Mention... PTU

Produced and directed by prolific Hong Kong auteur Johnnie To, PTU: POLICE TACTICAL UNIT (2003) spawned a multi film franchise ab…

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Aug. 10, 2022

Midweek Mention... 300

Based on a 1998 Frank Miller comic book which in turn was inspired by the 1962 Rudolph Maté sword and sandals epic THE 300 SPARTA…

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Aug. 3, 2022

Midweek Mention... The Game

The late 90's saw a run of films which deconstructed the idea that reality was an illusion; THE TRUMAN SHOW, THE MATRIX, DARK CIT…

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July 27, 2022

Midweek Mention... Swingers

SWINGERS was released in 1996 and Sidey in particular has loved it ever since. Dan joined in the conversation as the guys try to …

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July 20, 2022

Midweek Mention... Transporter 3

Having frittered away this weeks budget on extravagances like cheese and pickled chillies, the Dads were forced to choose a movie…

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July 13, 2022

Midweek Mention... Face/Off

6 years after an assassination attempt goes horribly wrong, resulting in the death of his young son, FBI Agent Sean Archer (John …

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July 6, 2022

Midweek Mention... A Cinderella Story

This week's notes were written before all the technical flummoxing that occurred, scuppering our collaboration. They are however …

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June 29, 2022

Listener Suggestion... Super Mario Bros.

Of course, it seems obvious now to reimagine the iconic video game characters for 1993's SUPER MARIO BROS. movie as being captive…

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June 22, 2022

Listener Suggestion... The Green Mile

In the spirit of the movie we are reviewing I thought it would be humorous to make the show notes excessively long so that it wou…

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June 15, 2022

Listener Suggestion...So I Married an Axe Murderer

We have been subjecting ourselves to THE PENTAVERATE for reasons it is hard to explain so when Johnny Utah responded to our call …

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