About to Watch What

by Tom Stackpole

About to Watch What
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 20
  • Last: 24 Apr 2015
Tom Stackpole and his guests watch the first 15 minutes of a random movie and then decide if they’re willing to watch the rest.

Episodes (20)

  • #40: Mouse Hunt
    #40: Mouse Hunt
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    Published: 24 Apr 2015 Duration: n/a
    Combine a somersaulting corpse, a geriatric string factory, the severed still-moving head of a cockroach, and a lobster loaf and what do you get? 1997′s Mouse Hunt, of course. But will Tom Stackpole, Abby Winslow, Charles Zavelle and Edmun... Read more →
    Combine a somersaulting corpse, a geriatric string factory, the severed still-moving head of a cockroach, and a lobster loaf and what do you get? 1997′s Mouse Hunt, of course. But will Tom Stackpole, Abby Winslow, Charles Zavelle and Edmun... Read more →

  • #39: 13th Child: Jersey Devil
    #39: 13th Child: Jersey Devil
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    Published: 10 Apr 2015 Duration: n/a
    You catch sight of a bizarre and frightening creature! Impossibly, it seems to have the head of Tom Stackpole, the arms of Mike O’Mealy and the legs of Meg Stackpole. It hisses! Is it angry with you, or angry at having just seen 2014′s 13t... Read more →
    You catch sight of a bizarre and frightening creature! Impossibly, it seems to have the head of Tom Stackpole, the arms of Mike O’Mealy and the legs of Meg Stackpole. It hisses! Is it angry with you, or angry at having just seen 2014′s 13t... Read more →

  • #38: The Search for Santa Paws
    #38: The Search for Santa Paws
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    Published: 27 Mar 2015 Duration: n/a
    After watching 2010′s The Search for Santa Paws, Tom Stackpole, Abby Winslow and Charles Zavelle are horrified, absolutely horrified to learn that Santa Paws is missing. Will they lead the rescue mission or will they dig a deeper grave? Li... Read more →
    After watching 2010′s The Search for Santa Paws, Tom Stackpole, Abby Winslow and Charles Zavelle are horrified, absolutely horrified to learn that Santa Paws is missing. Will they lead the rescue mission or will they dig a deeper grave? Li... Read more →

  • #37: The Grand Budapest Hotel
    #37: The Grand Budapest Hotel
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    Published: 13 Mar 2015 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole and Mike O’Mealy have selected a movie randomly and are checking in to 2014′s The Grand Budapest Hotel. Will they hand write a letter announcing their displeasure or will they decide to follow this tracking shot as far it tak... Read more →
    Tom Stackpole and Mike O’Mealy have selected a movie randomly and are checking in to 2014′s The Grand Budapest Hotel. Will they hand write a letter announcing their displeasure or will they decide to follow this tracking shot as far it tak... Read more →

  • #36: See Girl Run
    #36: See Girl Run
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    Published: 6 Mar 2015 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole and the Horde have decided to post an episode from 9 months ago, and therefore don’t quite remember enough about 2012’s See Girl Run to write a satisfying introduction. They think there were lobsters. Listen
    Tom Stackpole and the Horde have decided to post an episode from 9 months ago, and therefore don’t quite remember enough about 2012’s See Girl Run to write a satisfying introduction. They think there were lobsters. Listen

  • #35: Out of Sight
    #35: Out of Sight
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    Published: 27 Feb 2015 Duration: n/a
    Three-quarters of the Stackpole family are gathering to watch 2006’s Out of Sight and to rob a bank. Will either turn out well? Listen
    Three-quarters of the Stackpole family are gathering to watch 2006’s Out of Sight and to rob a bank. Will either turn out well? Listen

  • #34: The Fall
    #34: The Fall
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    Published: 19 Feb 2015 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole, the unrepentant Aborigine human cannonball, and Mike O'Mealy, the revolutionary Belgian eggplant farmer, are about to enter an outlandish fantasy world where people only have one name and make movies like 2006’s The Fall. Wi... Read more →
    Tom Stackpole, the unrepentant Aborigine human cannonball, and Mike O'Mealy, the revolutionary Belgian eggplant farmer, are about to enter an outlandish fantasy world where people only have one name and make movies like 2006’s The Fall. Wi... Read more →

  • #33: Beyond Silence
    #33: Beyond Silence
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    Published: 13 Feb 2015 Duration: n/a
    Tom and Alison Stackpole brave the double language barrier of 1996’s Beyond Silence. After 15 minutes of it, will the ASL word they’re most eager to learn be “stop” or “go”? Interpret
    Tom and Alison Stackpole brave the double language barrier of 1996’s Beyond Silence. After 15 minutes of it, will the ASL word they’re most eager to learn be “stop” or “go”? Interpret

  • #32: Once
    #32: Once
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    Published: 6 Feb 2015 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole has a rocking chair with a broken leg and Mike O'Mealy has a trumpet with a bunch of cheese stuck in it, objects which in no way parallel their own situations. Now, together, they will come together and discover 2006’s Once. ... Read more →
    Tom Stackpole has a rocking chair with a broken leg and Mike O'Mealy has a trumpet with a bunch of cheese stuck in it, objects which in no way parallel their own situations. Now, together, they will come together and discover 2006’s Once. ... Read more →

  • #31: The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
    #31: The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
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    Published: 30 Jan 2015 Duration: n/a
    (deep breath) Tom Stackpole, Kat Showalter, Patchen Mortimer, Rebecca Miller, Jason Carini, Josh Ain, Rachelle Ain, and Steve Wollkind gather to watch and discuss the first 15 minutes of 1974’s The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, or in a literal ... Read more →
    (deep breath) Tom Stackpole, Kat Showalter, Patchen Mortimer, Rebecca Miller, Jason Carini, Josh Ain, Rachelle Ain, and Steve Wollkind gather to watch and discuss the first 15 minutes of 1974’s The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, or in a literal ... Read more →

  • #30: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
    #30: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
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    Published: 22 Jan 2015 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole has some remarkable friends. Together with pizza-devouring Mike O'Mealy, time-altering Justin Schmorr and poop-creating Matthew Schmorr, they will attempt to separate fiction from reality and worth-watching from not-worth-wat... Read more →
    Tom Stackpole has some remarkable friends. Together with pizza-devouring Mike O'Mealy, time-altering Justin Schmorr and poop-creating Matthew Schmorr, they will attempt to separate fiction from reality and worth-watching from not-worth-wat... Read more →

  • #29: Hidden Assassin
    #29: Hidden Assassin
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    Published: 15 Jan 2015 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole, Abby Winslow, Charles Zavelle, and Jo Gold are called into Prague to prevent a potentially devastating international crisis - the use of the wrong font for the title of 1995’s Hidden Assassin. Will they get to read about the... Read more →
    Tom Stackpole, Abby Winslow, Charles Zavelle, and Jo Gold are called into Prague to prevent a potentially devastating international crisis - the use of the wrong font for the title of 1995’s Hidden Assassin. Will they get to read about the... Read more →

  • #28: The Thin Red Line
    #28: The Thin Red Line
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    Published: 9 Jan 2015 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole and Mike O'Mealy ponder the trees’ silent laments for the tragic follies humans continue to plant with their conflicts and wars. Why won’t the trees just say something? We all know the trees lament. What good are silent lamen... Read more →
    Tom Stackpole and Mike O'Mealy ponder the trees’ silent laments for the tragic follies humans continue to plant with their conflicts and wars. Why won’t the trees just say something? We all know the trees lament. What good are silent lamen... Read more →

  • #27: La Ronde
    #27: La Ronde
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    Published: 1 Jan 2015 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole and Patchen Mortimer are visiting a turn-of-the-century movie set version of Vienna in 1950’s La Ronde. Will the film be the embodiment of their desire to connect or will they turn and flee the film’s metaphorical carousel of... Read more →
    Tom Stackpole and Patchen Mortimer are visiting a turn-of-the-century movie set version of Vienna in 1950’s La Ronde. Will the film be the embodiment of their desire to connect or will they turn and flee the film’s metaphorical carousel of... Read more →

  • #26: Goodbye, Mr. Chips!
    #26: Goodbye, Mr. Chips!
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    Published: 26 Dec 2014 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole and Mike O'Mealy say hello to the oldest movie to appear on the podcast yet, 1939’s Goodbye, Mr. Chips. Time has all but forgotten this film so will Tom and Mike, after their fifteen minute introduction to Mr. Chips, welcome ... Read more →
    Tom Stackpole and Mike O'Mealy say hello to the oldest movie to appear on the podcast yet, 1939’s Goodbye, Mr. Chips. Time has all but forgotten this film so will Tom and Mike, after their fifteen minute introduction to Mr. Chips, welcome ... Read more →

  • #25: 3 Backyards
    #25: 3 Backyards
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    Published: 18 Dec 2014 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole’s backyard is a repository site for radioactive waste. Jason Carini’s backyard is a former war zone, now strewn with dozens of unmarked underground land mines. Shannon Carini’s backyard is patient zero of the next global pand... Read more →
    Tom Stackpole’s backyard is a repository site for radioactive waste. Jason Carini’s backyard is a former war zone, now strewn with dozens of unmarked underground land mines. Shannon Carini’s backyard is patient zero of the next global pand... Read more →

  • #24: Trinity is Still My Name
    #24: Trinity is Still My Name
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    Published: 11 Dec 2014 Duration: n/a
    Son Tom and Mom Meg Stackpole hitch up their horses for hi-jinks and low-down shenanigans with another pair of family-related outlaws. Will they be happy with their share of the haul, or will 1971’s Trinity Is STILL My Name leave them high... Read more →
    Son Tom and Mom Meg Stackpole hitch up their horses for hi-jinks and low-down shenanigans with another pair of family-related outlaws. Will they be happy with their share of the haul, or will 1971’s Trinity Is STILL My Name leave them high... Read more →

  • #23: Pearl of the South Pacific
    #23: Pearl of the South Pacific
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    Published: 4 Dec 2014 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole and Edmundo Flores are stowaways on a trip across the Pacific! Fortune awaits, but is it in the form of a giant octopus, fried and served with a mayonnaise sauce, or 1955’s Pearl of the South Pacific? Listen
    Tom Stackpole and Edmundo Flores are stowaways on a trip across the Pacific! Fortune awaits, but is it in the form of a giant octopus, fried and served with a mayonnaise sauce, or 1955’s Pearl of the South Pacific? Listen

  • #22: The Masked Magician
    #22: The Masked Magician
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    Published: 21 Nov 2014 Duration: n/a
    Tom Stackpole and Justin Schmorr are about to pick a card, any card. Somehow, it’s a movie - 1988’s The Masked Magician. Were they dazzled by the sleight of hand or was it, to them, all just be an obvious illusion? Listen
    Tom Stackpole and Justin Schmorr are about to pick a card, any card. Somehow, it’s a movie - 1988’s The Masked Magician. Were they dazzled by the sleight of hand or was it, to them, all just be an obvious illusion? Listen

  • #21: Breakdown
    #21: Breakdown
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    Published: 14 Nov 2014 Duration: n/a
    Tunes are playing, the windows are down, and Tom Stackpole and Edmundo Flores are enjoying a pleasant drive through the American southwest. Then there’s a clank, a sputter, and look out - it’s 1997’s Breakdown. Listen
    Tunes are playing, the windows are down, and Tom Stackpole and Edmundo Flores are enjoying a pleasant drive through the American southwest. Then there’s a clank, a sputter, and look out - it’s 1997’s Breakdown. Listen

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