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PCR Rewind #36 - Back to the Future

July 3rd, 2020

Hey buttheads! In this episode we celebrate the 35th anniversary of the classic film, Back to the Future! On July 3rd 1985, Robert Zemeckis brought us a film that changed the way we look at time travel. Things get heavy as we discuss the impact the franchise has had on pop culture over the years, as well as the cast, crew, characters, the fashion, and of course all the wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff (that's right I said it). So grab your Pepsi Perfect, put up your hover board, undo those power laces on your NeeKays and load up your copy of the movie as we do our own running commentary while we watch it!  Great Scott!

PCR #128 - Revenge of the Clone Wars

May 25th, 2020

In this episode, Travis breaks down and reviews (with spoilers) the final season of Star Wars: Clone Wars.  He spends a little time recapping the first two story arcs, which deals with the "Bad Batch" of Clone Troopers, followed by the return of Ahsoka Tano and what happened to her after she left the Jedi Council in season five.  The real detailed review starts with the final four episodes, which deal with the "siege of Mandalore".  He goes into detail of how these episodes have a unique tone and style different from the rest of the series, the improved voicework, a new technique used in one sequence, and how it all ties-in to Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.  He wraps up by giving his final thoughts on the season as a whole and the mastermind behind it all, Dave Filoni.

Download it, enjoy it, and "may the Force be with you.  Always."

PCR #127 - The Different Seasons of Stephen King

April 23rd, 2020

Stephen King may be the master of horror, but in this episode, Xavier and Travis take a look back at some of his best work that shows he’s also a master of character stories as well. They discuss and breakdown three adaptations from the book “Different Seasons” which you may have heard about: SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, APT PUPIL, and STAND BY ME. They take a look at the cast from each of them, the characters, what worked for the movies and what didn’t translate very well, a connected universe within the books, the memorable moments and scenes, how they were received at the box office, the lasting effects of growing up with Stand By Me, and much more. They wrap up by ranking all three movies and getting a little sidetracked by some talk about IT (both the 1990 and current versions) and how Pet Sematary possibly caused psychological damage to X back in the day. If you’re a fan of Stephen King or just a fan of Stand By Me and/or Shawshank, hit the download button and enjoy!

PCR #126 - The One Where They Talk About Movies During the Coronavirus

March 25th, 2020

It’s the end of the world as we know it, so Travis and X had some time to catch up on some recent movies that they finally got around to seeing and give their reviews for them. Oh, and there’s a stupid virus out there causing all kinds of problems for everyone, so they talk about that as well.

02:15 - Thoughts on Coronavirus and toilet paper shortages
10:06 - Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood
21:55 - Jay & Silent Bob Reboot
36:32 - Knives Out
44:39 - How COVID-19 is affecting the movie industry
48:14 - Samara Weaving mini-spotlight
50:04 - Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano/Mandalorian talk
55:38 - Ford v Ferrari and other car movies
1:03:49 - Superman: Red Son
1:14:47 - Charlie’s Angels (what?!)
1:28:28 - Birds of Prey
1:38:50 - Jumanji: The Next Level
1:43:24 - Kristen Stewart: yay or nay?
1:46:06 - Sonic the Hedgehog
Stick around to the end for some more bonus talk on the ‘Rona as well as the Walking Dead and….One Tree Hill?!

Be safe out there everyone, and stay inside. Take the time to watch a movie or two.

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