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Jun 20, 2017

This Week: Your favorite movie reviewers and podcasts hosts are back! and ready to kick in to gear the summer movies of 2018. First they review Universal Studio's reboot "The Mummy" Audy thought it was a complete waste of Sofia Boutella's talents, while Elvin thought the Dark Universe is off to a miserable start. Then they review the summer movies thus far and try to pinpoint just why movies like Alien Covenant and Guardians of the Galaxy just failed short of expectations and why dumb ass movies like Baywatch and Pirates 5 still get greenlit. Afterwards, they review Wonder Woman. Elvin praises the film saying its the "purest superhero movie since the original Christopher Reeves Superman. Next the fellas discuss the promising news of Joss Whedon taking over the Justice League movie and the implications it has on the DC Universe movie forward and Lastly -- The fellas split on "It Comes at Night" Elvin thought the movie was one gigantic false advertisement from peviews to screen, whereas Audy really appreciated its accomplished masterwork on a small budget to achieve its psychological and symbolic scope convincingly. 


Film Ratings 

The Mummy - 1.5 stars and "Hell No" don't go see it! (Audy) 
Wonder Woman - 3.5 stars and "Hell Yeah" go see it! (Elvin) 
It Comes at Night - 3.0 stars and "Hell Yeah" go see it! (Audy) 

Remember to Listen, subscribe, rate, review and follow our guys on social media. 
 

You can follow your hosts:

Audy Christianos 
Twitter: @cinesamurairiff
Instagram: @cinemasamurai 
www.cinemasamurai.net

Elvin Jones
Twitter: @imthenerdfather 
Instagram: @darkphenix305 
www.thenerdfather.com

Feb 15, 2017

This Week: The fellas are joined by special guest and resident horror movie critic Sulla Black from trashtuesday.com and Wolf Wheel Productions. First off the bat, all three hosts review the 2017 Best Picture Nominee, neo-noir western Hell or High Water starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster. Audy gave it a Top 10 best film's of last year rating, while Elvin thought it was good but slow and Sulla just not feeling it as it derived too much off No Country For Old Men. Next, Sulla puts his foot up Hollywood's ass for its dire need to get political during award shows in his "The Hills Are Burning" Segment. Then the fellas review M. Night Shyamalan's Blumhouse Production collaboration horror film Split, starring James McAvoy. Elvin and Sulla liked it and claimed Shyamalan was back, while Audy thought it was another exercise of hack work direction of the nth degree! Lastly, Sulla and Audy, rave about Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi, human condition/alien case study Arrival starring Amy Adams. Audy gave it a Hell Yeah, another Top 10 picture, and Sulla gave it a rare 4 stars review! 

 
Film Ratings 
 
Hell or High Water - 3.5 stars and "Hell Yeah" go see it! (Audy) 
Split - 3 stars and "Hell Yeah" go see it! (Elvin) 
Arrival - 4 stars and "Hell Yeah" go see it! (Sulla) 
 
Remember to Listen, subscribe, rate, review and follow our guys on social media. 
 
Special guest:
 
Sulla Black
Twitter: @sullablack and @trashtue
www.trashtue.com / www.wolfwheelproductions.com
 
 

You can follow your hosts:

Audy Christianos 
Twitter: @cinesamurairiff
Instagram: @cinemasamurai 
www.cinemasamurai.net

Elvin Jones
Twitter: @imthenerdfather 
Instagram: @darkphenix305 
www.thenerdfather.com

Feb 8, 2017

This Week: Academy Awards nominations are LIT!!! The fellas are joined this week by guest co-host none other then the show's producer, Jessica Elliott aka Peety Draws, to talk about the Academy Award nominations. First Audy and Elvin review Kenneth Longeran's Best Picture Nominee Manchester By The Sea. Audy felt it was just "fine" like a slice of cheese pizza, saggy in its own misery, while Elvin thought its dry humor missed the mark. Next, the fellas try to decipher Ben Affleck's stepping down as director from Warner Brother's stand alone movie The Batman. Afterwards, Jessica comes on with the hosts to determine what all the La La Land hype is about, if it's overrated or really is good as it looks. Lastly, all three hosts breakdown the top six Academy Award categories (Best Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress, Best Director and Best Picture) and break down each by "Who should win, Who they want to win, and Who will the academy choose." 

 
Film Ratings 
 
Manchester by the Sea - 2 Stars "Hell No" Don't go see it 
La La Land - 2.5 "Hell No" Don't go see it
 
 
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Special guest:

Jessica Elliott
Twitter: @peetydraws
Instagram: @peetydraws
www.peetydraws.etsy.com

 

You can follow your hosts:

Audy Christianos 
Twitter: @cinesamurairiff
Instagram: @cinemasamurai 
www.cinemasamurai.net

Elvin Jones
Twitter: @imthenerdfather 
Instagram: @darkphenix305 
www.thenerdfather.com

Jan 8, 2017

This week, Audy and Elvin dive right into the awards season and review three black prestige films that put #oscarssowhite on its ass! First, the fellas review the NASA biographical drama Hidden Figures. Both Audy and Elvin gave it a 3 Stars: Hell Yeah, but question the movie's merits on whether it's good enough to be nominated for Best Picture or not. Then they pay respects and pour an intergalactic 40oz out for Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and reflect on her legacy. Next, the fellas review Denzel Washington's Fences, and walk away amazed by its gripping, wrenching performances from its lead actors. After that, the fellas review Kevin Costner's performance in Hidden Figures and determine if he finally has earned his "Hood Pass." Lastly, your hosts split on Barry Jenkins, humanistic, coming of age, examination of sexual identity picture, Moonlight. Audy gave it a Hell Yeah, top 10 rating but Elvin was less enthused with its ambiguous emotional narrative.  

 
Film Ratings 
 
Hidden Figures - 3 Stars "Hell Yeah" go see it 
Fences - 3.5 Stars "Hell Yeah" go see it 
Moonlight - 3 Stars "Hell Yeah" go see it 
 
 
Remember to Listen, subscribe, rate, review and follow our guys on social media. 
 
 
You can follow your hosts: 
 
Audy Christianos 
Twitter: @cinesamurairiff
Instagram: @cinemasamurai 
 
Elvin Jones
Twitter: @imthenerdfather 
Instagram: @imthenerdfather
Jan 2, 2017

This week Elvin is on vacation with the worst Wi-Fi in the history of free hotel rooms and Audy is battling the worst cold since Matt Damon in Contagion. They decided to overcome some technical difficulties and put together another great podcast for your listening pleasure. First the fellas review Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. While Audy praised the film from a character driven standpoint, Elvin was much less enthused but still rewarded the movie based upon its execution even though we already know how it ends. Following Assassin's Creed horrible box office performance, the hosts try to theorize on exactly why "videogames can't get their shit together" when it comes to film adaption. And lastly, they end the podcast with a review of the star-driven Sci-Fi, space romance thriller, Passengers, starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - 3 Stars "Hell Yeah" go see it 
Passengers - 1.5 "Hell No" don't go see it 
 
 
Remember to listen, subscribe, rate, review and follow our guys on social media.
 
Host: 
Audy Christianos 
Twitter @cinesamurairiff / IG @cinemasamurai / Cinemasamurai.net
 
CoHost: 
Elvin Jones
Twitter @imthenerdfather / IG @imthenerdfather /  thenerdfather.com 
Oct 31, 2016

Happy Halloween! 

 
This week's guest host is from Trashtuesday.com, horror critic Sulla Black, and joins the fellas to review three horror films on Netflix in celebration of Halloween. The first film is Elvin's pick - the found footage, anthology film V/H/S. Next, the fellas review Sulla's pick the supernatural, 70's homage film We Are Still Here and lastly the show ends with Audy's pick, the Joon-Ho Bong helmed Korean monster film satire The Host. Also Audy, Elvin and Sulla breakdown their favorite Top 5 Horror Movie Female Badasses in movie history. Also make sure to listen, rate and review Film Don't Lie on iTunes, Soundcloud and Stitcher.
 
This Weeks Guest: 
Sulla Black - twitter: @sullablack and @trashtue / Trashtuesday.com
 
Host: 
Audy Christianos 
Twitter @cinesamurairiff / IG @cinemasamurai / Cinemasamurai.net 
 
CoHost: 
Elvin Jones 
Twitter @imthenerdfather / thenerdfather.com 
Jun 20, 2016

This week your favorite movie reviewers give a solid appreciation to James Wan's good but toothless 'The Conjuring 2.' Then they discuss the buddy cop co-dependent viability The Rock and Kevin Hart need from one another to make 'Central Intelligence' passable. Afterwards, they assess if the rest of the summer is in bad shape for the movie industry and finally, slam the uber stupid magic kitsch-fest of 'Now You See Me 2.'

Jun 4, 2016

Audy and Elvin debate over the alpha dog chemistry of The Nice Guys, then discuss Bryan Singer's allegorical slapdash of the 12 different sub-genres that made up X-men: Apocalypse and finally gush over the savage energy of The Jungle Book. Also the fellas discuss Daniel Craig possibly leaving James Bond and who could fill those large blue-eyed shoes. 

May 27, 2016

Audy and Elvin discuss which team wore the Marvel Championship Belt better - Team Captain America or Team Iron-guy. Then they review the varying degrees of George Clooney's handsome face and how it hinders your plot in the toothless thrill Money Monster. Lastly, the fellas try to decipher just where in the hell all of the new Ghostbusters reboot hate is coming from. Also: Cinema Report Card with letter grades of all the Avengers' Civil War characters.

Feb 5, 2016

Movie reviews for The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, The Room

Jan 17, 2016

Movie reviews for Spotlight, The Hateful Eight, The Revenant

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