Now Playing - The Movie Review Podcast

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Now Playing - The Movie Review Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 541
  • Last: 13 Mar 2018
A movie review podcast that traverses the stream of Hollywood sequels, reboots, and franchises by reviewing every installment in a series, start to finish.

Episodes (541)

  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life
    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life
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    Published: 13 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:12:25
    Angelina Jolie reprised her role as England’s most scantily clad excavator for her second and final Tomb Raider adventure. Cradle of Life finds Lady Croft diving into sunken ruins with Greek sailors, motorcycling across the Great Wall of Ch... Read more →
    Angelina Jolie reprised her role as England’s most scantily clad excavator for her second and final Tomb Raider adventure. Cradle of Life finds Lady Croft diving into sunken ruins with Greek sailors, motorcycling across the Great Wall of Ch... Read more →

  • Death Wish (2018)
    Death Wish (2018)
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:30:36
    Movies with action heroes from the 1980s die pretty hard at the box office these days, but Bruce Willis aims to change all that with a 2018 reboot of Death Wish. The aging tough guy stars as a Chicago surgeon who goes from saving lives in t... Read more →
    Movies with action heroes from the 1980s die pretty hard at the box office these days, but Bruce Willis aims to change all that with a 2018 reboot of Death Wish. The aging tough guy stars as a Chicago surgeon who goes from saving lives in t... Read more →

  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
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    Published: 28 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:36:40
    Five years after busty British archaeologist Lara Croft stole the hearts of PlayStation owners, the planets aligned to bring the video game vixen to the big screen in the skin of Oscar-winning bad girl Angelina Jolie. The 2001 Tomb Raider m... Read more →
    Five years after busty British archaeologist Lara Croft stole the hearts of PlayStation owners, the planets aligned to bring the video game vixen to the big screen in the skin of Oscar-winning bad girl Angelina Jolie. The 2001 Tomb Raider m... Read more →

  • Black Panther
    Black Panther
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 02:11:00
    Chadwick Boseman bounds to the screen as Black Panther - the latest Marvel superhero to leap from comic pages into his own blockbuster movie. Will the newly crowned African Avenger continue to hide his technologically-advanced kingdom from ... Read more →
    Chadwick Boseman bounds to the screen as Black Panther - the latest Marvel superhero to leap from comic pages into his own blockbuster movie. Will the newly crowned African Avenger continue to hide his technologically-advanced kingdom from ... Read more →

  • Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
    Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:35:24
    It took 15 years for filmmakers to hit the reset button on Street Fighter, with a second movie ditching JCVD’s paramilitary squad in favor of an origin story for kung fu pianist Chun-Li.  Does Smallville star Kristin Kreuk prove legendary i... Read more →
    It took 15 years for filmmakers to hit the reset button on Street Fighter, with a second movie ditching JCVD’s paramilitary squad in favor of an origin story for kung fu pianist Chun-Li.  Does Smallville star Kristin Kreuk prove legendary i... Read more →

  • Street Fighter
    Street Fighter
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:43:27
    Podcasters Justin, Stuart, and Arnie have been taken hostage by Street Fighter, the infamous 1994 movie adaptation of the popular arcade fighting game. How much Van Damme-age can the boys withstand when the "Muscles From Brussels" goes Amer... Read more →
    Podcasters Justin, Stuart, and Arnie have been taken hostage by Street Fighter, the infamous 1994 movie adaptation of the popular arcade fighting game. How much Van Damme-age can the boys withstand when the "Muscles From Brussels" goes Amer... Read more →

  • Double Dragon
    Double Dragon
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:33:30
    The fly-kicking Lee Brothers were quick to mimic Mario’s leap from coin-ops and cartoons to a live-action feature film… and just as quick to fail. The 1994 action flick Double Dragon finds video game heroes Billy Lee (Party of Five heartthr... Read more →
    The fly-kicking Lee Brothers were quick to mimic Mario’s leap from coin-ops and cartoons to a live-action feature film… and just as quick to fail. The 1994 action flick Double Dragon finds video game heroes Billy Lee (Party of Five heartthr... Read more →

  • Super Mario Bros.
    Super Mario Bros.
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    Published: 23 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:58:47
    Pixelated plumbers Mario and Luigi spent a decade warping through various video games, cartoons, and comic books before finally arriving on the big screen as Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo in the 1993 live action adventure Super Mario Bros.... Read more →
    Pixelated plumbers Mario and Luigi spent a decade warping through various video games, cartoons, and comic books before finally arriving on the big screen as Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo in the 1993 live action adventure Super Mario Bros.... Read more →

  • Hellraiser - Pinhead’s JUDGMENT - An Interview With Paul T. Taylor
    Hellraiser - Pinhead’s JUDGMENT - An Interview With Paul T. Taylor
    Published: 19 Jan 2018 Duration: 24:50
    In the tenth HELLRAISER film a new actor gets nailed with the starring role -- Paul T. Taylor.  In this video Taylor discusses his acting past, how he got the role, how the production went, and his hopes on how the new HELLRAISER: JUDGMENT ... Read more →
    In the tenth HELLRAISER film a new actor gets nailed with the starring role -- Paul T. Taylor.  In this video Taylor discusses his acting past, how he got the role, how the production went, and his hopes on how the new HELLRAISER: JUDGMENT ... Read more →

  • The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
    The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
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    Published: 16 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:37:34
    The Now Playing Arcade is now open!  Justin, Stuart, and Arnie are reviewing every movie based on a video game in a new retrospective that kicks off with The King Of Kong. Is this 2006 documentary about the heyday of coin-op machines (and t... Read more →
    The Now Playing Arcade is now open!  Justin, Stuart, and Arnie are reviewing every movie based on a video game in a new retrospective that kicks off with The King Of Kong. Is this 2006 documentary about the heyday of coin-op machines (and t... Read more →

  • Insidious: The Last Key
    Insidious: The Last Key
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    Published: 9 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:36:26
    Before elderly psychic Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) faced her mortality battling "Veilhead" in Insidious, she had to confront literal and figurative skeletons in her family closet. New prequel The Last Key shows the Spectral Sightings team goi... Read more →
    Before elderly psychic Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) faced her mortality battling "Veilhead" in Insidious, she had to confront literal and figurative skeletons in her family closet. New prequel The Last Key shows the Spectral Sightings team goi... Read more →

  • The Disaster Artist
    The Disaster Artist
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    Published: 1 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:41:46
    Cult audiences love midnight movie The Room for being crazy melodrama, but the story of how it got made might be even more nuts.  Does James Franco show his talent, or just his ass, stepping into the skin of wannabe writer/director/actor To... Read more →
    Cult audiences love midnight movie The Room for being crazy melodrama, but the story of how it got made might be even more nuts.  Does James Franco show his talent, or just his ass, stepping into the skin of wannabe writer/director/actor To... Read more →

  • The Room
    The Room
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    Published: 26 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:30:07
    Audiences have been tearing delusional actor/writer/director Tommy Wiseau apart for the last 14 years over his self-funded melodrama The Room. Can you ever really trust anyone who would recommend a movie this preposterous? Oh hi Jakob!  Thr... Read more →
    Audiences have been tearing delusional actor/writer/director Tommy Wiseau apart for the last 14 years over his self-funded melodrama The Room. Can you ever really trust anyone who would recommend a movie this preposterous? Oh hi Jakob!  Thr... Read more →

  • The Last Jedi
    The Last Jedi
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 02:42:38
    Episode VIII finds General Leia (Carrie Fisher), Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), Finn (John Boyega), and a dwindling number of Resistance fighters beating a hasty retreat from the rising armies of Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis). Their only h... Read more →
    Episode VIII finds General Leia (Carrie Fisher), Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac), Finn (John Boyega), and a dwindling number of Resistance fighters beating a hasty retreat from the rising armies of Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis). Their only h... Read more →

  • 12 Monkeys
    12 Monkeys
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    Published: 12 Dec 2017 Duration: 02:17:09
    In 12 Monkeys Bruce Willis plays James Cole - a man from the future who’s come to witness the start of an extinction-level pandemic. Or he’s insane, filled with a Cassandra complex. He encounters Brad Pitt’s Jeffrey Goines, who is insane, b... Read more →
    In 12 Monkeys Bruce Willis plays James Cole - a man from the future who’s come to witness the start of an extinction-level pandemic. Or he’s insane, filled with a Cassandra complex. He encounters Brad Pitt’s Jeffrey Goines, who is insane, b... Read more →

  • Now Playing 10th Anniversary DVD ROM set
    Now Playing 10th Anniversary DVD ROM set
    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 02:24
    Because listeners demanded it!   To celebrate Now Playing's 10th Anniversary we are releasing our second DVD-ROM set!  This set contains every podcast we've done from 2013-2017. This is all regular feed shows, all bonus shows, all donation... Read more →
    Because listeners demanded it!   To celebrate Now Playing's 10th Anniversary we are releasing our second DVD-ROM set!  This set contains every podcast we've done from 2013-2017. This is all regular feed shows, all bonus shows, all donation... Read more →

  • Hellraiser: Hellseeker - Donate today and keep Now Playing playing!
    Hellraiser: Hellseeker - Donate today and keep Now Playing playing!
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    Published: 8 Dec 2017 Duration: 12:28
    The sixth installment of Hellraiser goes searching for the series’ original Last Girl, Ashley Laurence.  But no one has seen Kirsty Cotton-Gooden since her shady husband Trevor (Dean Winters) drove their car off a bridge.  Eels and sex tap... Read more →
    The sixth installment of Hellraiser goes searching for the series’ original Last Girl, Ashley Laurence.  But no one has seen Kirsty Cotton-Gooden since her shady husband Trevor (Dean Winters) drove their car off a bridge.  Eels and sex tap... Read more →

  • Death Sentence
    Death Sentence
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    Published: 6 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:14:07
    Saw director James Wan wished to leave the horror genre behind when he signed on to adapt Death Sentence - author Brian Garfield's previously unmade sequel novel to Death Wish. A buttoned-down Kevin Bacon cuts loose, kicks off his Sunday sh... Read more →
    Saw director James Wan wished to leave the horror genre behind when he signed on to adapt Death Sentence - author Brian Garfield's previously unmade sequel novel to Death Wish. A buttoned-down Kevin Bacon cuts loose, kicks off his Sunday sh... Read more →

  • Hellraiser: Inferno - Plus A Donation Christmas Carol!
    Hellraiser: Inferno - Plus A Donation Christmas Carol!
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    Published: 2 Dec 2017 Duration: 13:57
    Q: What's a seven letter word for a diminished movie series? A: INFERNO.  The fifth installment of the Hellraiser franchise returned to Earth, bypassed theaters, and banished Pinhead to a DVD box.  But the Cenobite still hopes to make lege... Read more →
    Q: What's a seven letter word for a diminished movie series? A: INFERNO.  The fifth installment of the Hellraiser franchise returned to Earth, bypassed theaters, and banished Pinhead to a DVD box.  But the Cenobite still hopes to make lege... Read more →

  • Death Wish V: The Face of Death
    Death Wish V: The Face of Death
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    Published: 29 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:13:46
    It was Charles Bronson's wish to never reprise the role of vigilante Paul Kersey after Death Wish IV. So movie producers found $5 million reasons for the 72 year old actor to star as their Face of Death one last time. This fifth chapter sen... Read more →
    It was Charles Bronson's wish to never reprise the role of vigilante Paul Kersey after Death Wish IV. So movie producers found $5 million reasons for the 72 year old actor to star as their Face of Death one last time. This fifth chapter sen... Read more →