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Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington are friends who've decided to express that friendship not by doing productive or enjoyable things, but instead by watching critical or commercial flops, and then discussing those terrible movies for you to enjoy in your ear-holes. Although, honestly, most of the time they just talk about random bullshit.

Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington are friends who've decided to express that friendship not by doing productive or enjoyable things, but instead by watching critical or commercial flops, and then discussing those terrible movies for you to enjoy in your ear-holes. Although, honestly, most of the time they just talk about random bullshit.
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Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington are friends who've decided to express that friendship not by doing productive or enjoyable things, but instead by watching critical or commercial flops, and then discussing those terrible movies for you to enjoy in your ear-holes. Although, honestly, most of the time they just talk about random bullshit.

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Ep. #263 - Samson

8/4/2018
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Jordan Morris joins the peaches to talk about the biblical story that somehow Dan always wants to spell "Sampson," Samson. Meanwhile Dan advocates for all-hours masturbation, Elliott rewrites the hit film "Book Club," Stuart gets all hyped up for the appearance of an old god, and Jordan talks about a tiny little MaxFun project that's had absolutely no promotion. Wikipedia synopsis for Samson Movies recommended in this episode Tragedy Girls Oculus The Painted Veil L7: Pretend We're Dead

Duration:02:15:33

Ep. #262 - Sherlock Gnomes

7/21/2018
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We discuss Sherlock Gnomes, the sequel to Gnomeo and Juliet, the first movie entirely based on a stupid rhyme. Meanwhile Stuart somehow forgets the song Rocket Man, Elliott remembers every OTHER song, and Dan talks far too much about sex swings. Wikipedia synopsis for Sherlock Gnomes Movies recommended in this episode Incredibles 2 The Purchase Price Assassination Games Hereditary

Duration:01:43:36

Ep. #261 - The Hurricane Heist

7/7/2018
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On this episode we discuss the alliterative disaster-heist movie hybrid The Hurricane Heist. Meanwhile Stuart is tired, Dan is hungover, Elliott is at his in-laws, and by the time this episode drops 2/3 of us will be on vacation, so let's all just pretend I wrote more detailed show notes, okay? Wikipedia synopsis for The Hurricane Heist Movies recommended in this episode Human Highway Andre the Giant Gilbert Sorry to Bother You

Duration:01:45:52

Ep.#260 - Brain Smasher... A Love Story

6/23/2018
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On this episode April Wolfe from Switchblade Sisters and Who Shot Ya? joins us to discuss a direct-to-video movie you've probably only heard about if you had HBO back in the early 90's: Brain Smasher... A Love Story. Meanwhile Elliott reveals his pro-samurai agenda, Stuart reveals his imprisoning Garfield fantasies, and Dan impugns the Muppets' ability as Broadway hitmakers. Wikipedia synopsis for Brain Smasher... A Love Story Movies recommended in this episode Upgrade Revenge I Don't...

Duration:02:11:19

Ep. #259 - Fifty Shades Freed

6/9/2018
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Hey, whaddaya know, with Fifty Shades Freed, we did our first full trilogy. Or, because it's Fifty Shades, should we call it a THRILLogy? No. No we shouldn't. Meanwhile Elliott discusses the most cutting-edge cenobite, Stuart briefly becomes Gene Shalit, and Dan has old man ears. Wikipedia synopsis for Fifty Shades Freed Movies recommended in this episode Solo: A Star Wars Story Secretary Come and Get It

Duration:01:43:21

Ep. #258 - Justice League

5/26/2018
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With Infinity War breaking records, it's time to check in with that OTHER cinematic universe, that hath given the Flop House so much, with our look at Justice League. Meanwhile, Stuart reveals Donatello's government job, Dan misreads the title, and Elliott posits that Batman is the result of inbreeding. Also, there was a problem with Elliott's audio track this week, so we had to switch to a backup recording halfway through. Apologies for the diminished audio quality. We're as annoyed as...

Duration:02:02:49

Ep. #257 - The Greatest Showman

5/12/2018
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Because Huge Ackman so desperately wanted to do a big, original musical, we found ourselves watching The Greatest Showman. And it sure is... showy. Meanwhile, Elliott names off cold-based DC villains, Stuart has feelings on the name Phineas, and Dan apparently goes into a brief memory coma. Wikipedia synopsis for The Greatest Showman Movies recommended in this episode The Little Hours Ingrid Goes West The Endless

Duration:01:43:36

Ep. #256 - Power Rangers

4/28/2018
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Because they haven't gotten around to a gritty Saved by the Bell reboot, we discuss Power Rangers. Meanwhile, Elliott gives us the local news report, Stuart calls Elliott to task for the laziness of his impressions, and Dan inadvertently says the grossest thing that's ever been on the show. Wikipedia synopsis for Power Rangers Movies recommended in this episode You Were Never Really Here It Comes at Night Private Parts

Duration:02:03:35

Ep. #255 - The Layover

4/14/2018
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The Max Fun Drive is technically over, but if you go to maximumfun.org/donate, this weekend, it'll still count! As for us, we watched "William H. Macy Surrounds Himself With Beautiful Women: The Movie" AKA "The Layover." Meanwhile, Dan insults the noble profession of teaching, Elliott reminds us of that time Bill Clinton awarded a medal to a character from Con Air, and Stuart is a Layover detective, picking up all the clues. Wikipedia synopsis for The Layover Movies recommended in this...

Duration:01:56:37

Ep. #254 - Kidnap

3/31/2018
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It's the Max Fun Drive, everyone! So put down your phones and go donate at maximumfun.org/donate, while you're thinking about it! Everyone back? Good. Because we had a lot of fun watching the Halle Berry Taken-style thriller, Kidnap, and we think you can tell. Meanwhile, Stuart details problems with his Alexa, Dan speculates unfairly about swamp folk, and Elliott reminds us all he's a father again. Wikipedia synopsis for Kidnap Movies recommended in this episode Thoroughbreds Good...

Duration:01:41:28

Ep. #253 - The Snowman

3/17/2018
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Mister Police, you could have saved us from watching The Snowman. You gave us all the clues. Meanwhile, Elliott takes us behind the scenes at Shrek, Stuart bravely reveals his medical syndrome, and creepo Dan McCoy is a creepy creep. Wikipedia synopsis for The Snowman Movies recommended in this episode Southern Comfort Annihilation Silence

Duration:02:03:25

Ep. 252 - The Book of Henry LIVE

3/3/2018
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Another from our backlog of live shows! This one is from Toronto, our discussion of The Book of Henry! Wikipedia synopsis for The Book of Henry

Duration:01:54:37

Ep. #251 - Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

2/17/2018
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We watch one we were all honestly pretty excited about: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Were we all as excited once we were done? Meanwhile Dan introduces a new Jeff Foxworthy routine, Elliott explains Nicholas Cage's pursuit of Bernadette Peters, and 'allo 'allo? Oo's back again, then, Stuart? Wikipedia synopsis for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Movies recommended in this episode Mom and Dad Raw Now, Voyager

Duration:01:41:56

Ep. #250 - The Apple

2/3/2018
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Hey, we found a guy from much more popular podcasts than ours to come guest host with us. Travis McElroy from My Brother My Brother and Me and The Adventure Zone (and like 50 others) joins us to discuss the movie he insisted we watch, The Apple. It's... a trip. Meanwhile Elliott clarifies the plot to Bosom Buddies, Dan refuses to meet an actual vampire, Stuart reveals a Julian Sands secret, and Travis quickly discovers that the easiest way to fit in is to bully Dan. Wikipedia synopsis for...

Duration:02:02:44

Ep.# 249 - The Great Wall LIVE

1/20/2018
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We dig into our vaults to bring you this live The Great Wall episode, from the Philly Podcast Festival! Wikipedia synopsis for The Great Wall

Duration:01:19:42

Ep.#247 - Bright

1/6/2018
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Two in-person episodes in a row? This one recorded in Dan's apartment? Must be a post-Cagemas miracle! And to ring in the New Year, we talk about Netflix's racially shaky blockbuster Bright. Meanwhile, Dan explains his dimension of shrimp, Elliott likely angers Marc Maron, and Stuart is Ike Barinholtz's number one fan. Wikipedia synopsis for Bright Movies recommended in this episode A Dark Song Brawl in Cell Block 99 I, Tonya Logan Lucky Dunkirk

Duration:02:03:17

Ep.#247 - Inconceivable

12/23/2017
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Merry Cagemas everyone! Reunited and it feels so good -- we recorded this one all together, in Dan's hotel room in San Francisco. What made we of the Cage-light domestic thriller Inconceivable? You'll have to listen to find out. Meanwhile, Stu has photographic recall of Unforgettable, Elliott explains the genealogy of the "O" family, and Dan is just a vast expanse of flesh. Wikipedia synopsis for Inconceivable Movies recommended in this episode The Verdict The Devil's Candy The Furies

Duration:01:43:18

Ep.#246 - 50 Shades Darker LIVE

12/9/2017
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We reached into the vault to finally release this gem from back in the summer, the first and only time we've had an extra guest at a live show, the always lovable Hallie Haglund. And what better thing for three gross dudes to discuss with a woman than 50 Shades Darker? Wikipedia synopsis for 50 Shades Darker LIVE SHOWS Dec. 9 – San Francisco, at the Marines Memorial Theater

Duration:01:22:15

Ep.#245 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

11/25/2017
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We're doing another podcrawl, along with Read it and Weep and Too Beautiful to Live! They covered the first two of the original Ninja Turtles movies, and we covered Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III aka the one where they go back in time and wear samurai garb that is somehow fitted to giant turtles. Meanwhile, Stu reveals Elliott's diaper secret, Dan has an energy drink scam, and Elliott poses a question about inter-generational incest. Wikipedia synopsis for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...

Duration:01:45:21

Ep. #244 - Unforgettable

11/11/2017
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Our love (?) affair with Katherine Heigl continues, as we discuss the crazy ex-wife thriller "Unforgettable." Meanwhile Elliott leans deep into dad jokes, Stuart discourses on the racism of a Mexican restaurant, and Dan''s covered in chili. Wikipedia synopsis for Unforgettable Movies recommended in this episode The Shop Around the Corner Thor: Ragnorok Crimson Peak The Lost City of Z LIVE SHOWS Dec. 9 – San Francisco, at the Marines Memorial Theater

Duration:02:01:03