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Hosts Alex Mattis and Julio Olivera take on popular opinion, trashing movies everyone loves and praising movies everyone hates. Visit their website at www.wearethecontrarians.com

Hosts Alex Mattis and Julio Olivera take on popular opinion, trashing movies everyone loves and praising movies everyone hates. Visit their website at www.wearethecontrarians.com

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United States

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Hosts Alex Mattis and Julio Olivera take on popular opinion, trashing movies everyone loves and praising movies everyone hates. Visit their website at www.wearethecontrarians.com

Language:

English


Episodes

113 - Homefront

8/1/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:17 Intro 00:01:18 - 00:18:09 Opening and RT quotes 00:18:10 - 01:12:54 Contrarians Corner 01:12:55 - 01:14:04 Homefront Red Carpet 01:14:05 - 01:59:30 Real Talk 01:59:31 - 02:02:58 Perennial Plugs 02:02:59 - 02:10:38 Today’s Plugs 02:10:39 - 02:13:01 The Winona Dream - Alex’s current games are THE CREW 2 and INJUSTICE 2. - Julio thinks THE ASSISTANT is one of the best 2020 releases so far and THE PLATFORM is one of the best Netflix releases so far. - THE...

Duration:02:13:01

Bonus! - The Crucible

7/21/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:17 Intro 00:01:18 - 00:12:08 Opening: This Really Happened? 00:12:09 - 01:11:19 Contrarians Corner 01:11:20 - 01:13:07 God’s Finger 01:13:08 - 02:01:19 Real Talk 02:01:20 - 02:03:17 Perennial Plugs 02:03:18 - 02:06:54 Today’s Plugs - Check out Julio’s guest spot on Ashlee’s RABBIT EARS PODCAST to listen to them talk about Game of Thrones for 90 minutes. Also, check out CINEMA PARADISO, a gem from the 80s. - THE FESTIVE YEARS have been letting us use their...

Duration:02:06:54

112 - Edward Scissorhands

7/11/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:27 Intro 00:01:28 - 00:16:07 Opening and Clips 00:16:08 - 01:20:02 Contrarians Corner 01:20:03 - 01:21:03 Because You Asked Me To 01:21:04 - 02:05:05 Real Talk 02:05:06 - 02:07:10 Perennial Plugs 02:07:11 - 02:15:13 Today’s Plugs - Alex’s recommends UGLY DELICIOUS, a series of food-related documentaries. - Julio recommends the ONLINE WARRIORS PODCAST for your gaming and overall entertainment news! Also, give drive-ins a shot! - THE FESTIVE YEARS have been...

Duration:02:15:13

111 - The Dilemma

7/2/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:18 Intro 00:01:19 - 00:15:26 Opening, Corrections and Quotes 00:15:27 - 01:09:21 Contrarians Corner 01:09:22 - 01:10:57 Winona’s Oscar Clip 01:10:58 - 01:50:10 Real Talk 01:50:11 - 01:53:39 Perennial Plugs 01:53:40 - 02:07:42 RIP Joel Schumacher - Alex’s favorite Schumacher movies are FALLING DOWN and THE LOST BOYS. Julio’s are A TIME TO KILL and FLAWLESS. - The Festive Years have been letting us use their music for years now and they are amazing. You can...

Duration:02:07:42

Bonus! - Bram Stoker's Dracula

6/22/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:16 Intro 00:01:17 - 00:11:54 Opening and Guest Clips 00:11:55 - 01:04:55 Contrarians Corner 01:04:56 - 01:06:27 Take me away from all this death! 01:06:28 - 01:56:13 Real Talk 01:56:14 - 02:00:04 The Future 02:00:05 - 02:01:38 Perennial Plugs 02:01:39 - 02:10:07 Today’s Plugs! - Alex binged the second season of DEAD TO ME and is jonesin’ for more episodes. - Julio finally plugged CULT 45 properly and also finished THE WITCHER III: THE WILD HUNT. - Hans...

Duration:02:10:07

110 - Reality Bites

6/11/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:18 Intro 00:01:19 - 00:10:56 Opening and L4TC Recap 00:10:57 - 00:20:06 Gimmick and Clips 00:20:06 - 01:21:48 Contrarians Corner 01:21:49 - 01:23:06 The World Doesn’t Owe You Any Favors 01:23:07 - 02:07:13 Real Talk 02:07:14 - 02:11:20 The Future and Perennial Plugs 02:11:21 - 02:15:56 Today’s Plugs! - Alex has moved on to playing L.A. NOIR, which apparently stars Aaron Staton. - Julio was lukewarm on RISKY BUSINESS but thought JUST MERCY was a powerful...

Duration:02:15:56

109 - Lost Souls

6/7/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:15 Intro 00:01:16 - 00:08:42 Opening and Guest Clip 00:08:43 - 00:59:28 Contrarians Corner 00:59:29 - 01:00:48 I Believe in God and The Devil 01:00:49 - 01:40:46 Real Talk 01:40:47 - 01:45:10 Perennial Plugs & L4TC! 01:45:11 - 01:54:56 Today’s Plugs! - Alex continues indulging on PS4 games, now with HOTLINE MIAMI. He also made his father watch THE GOODS, which will definitely be the subject of a future episode. - Julio would like to recommend YOUR BRAIN ON...

Duration:01:54:56

Bonus! - Alien: Resurrection

5/21/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:16 Intro 00:01:17 - 00:16:17 Opening and Guest Clips 00:16:18 - 01:09:59 Contrarians Corner 01:10:00 - 01:10:57 Winona Interview 01:10:58 - 01:54:51 Real Talk 01:54:52 - 01:59:11 Ranking the Aliens and Droids 01:59:12 - 02:01:04 Perennial Plugs! 02:01:05 - 02:05:31 Livestream 4 The Cure info! 02:05:32 - 02:09:57 Today’s Plugs! - Alex and Julio are truly sorry for the passing of both comedic greats, Jerry Stiller and Fred Willard. Tough week for TV dads. -...

Duration:02:09:38

108 - Beetlejuice

5/11/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:16 Intro 00:01:17 - 00:10:32 Opening and Guest Clips 00:10:33 - 00:03:48 Critics Quotes 01:03:49 - 01:04:43 Strange and Unusual 01:04:44 - 01:44:23 Real Talk 01:44:24 - 01:48:16 The Future 01:48:17 - 01:51:27 Livestream for the Cure info! 01:51:28 - 01:54:34 Perennial Plugs! 01:54:35 - 02:01:57 Today’s Plugs! - Alex finished Season 3 of OZARK and is kicking up to the level of Actually Great TV. He’s also looking forward to binging the second season of DEAD...

Duration:02:01:57

107 - Mr. Deeds

5/2/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:15 Intro 00:01:16 - 00:12:14 The Summer of Winona 00:12:15 - 00:22:31 Critics Quotes 00:22:32 - 01:01:21 Contrarians Corner 01:01:22 - 01:02:20 Space Oddity 01:02:21 - 01:43:06 Real Talk 01:43:07 - 01:46:04 The Future and Usual Plugs 01:46:05 - 01:51:11 Livestream for the Cure info! 01:51:12 - 02:03:39 Today’s Plugs! - Alex is back on the SEX AND THE CITY wagon, really liked THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT and cried a little while rewatching THE WEDDING...

Duration:02:03:39

106 - Boyhood

4/20/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:17 Intro 00:01:18 - 00:11:43 Opening and Quotes 00:11:44 - 01:06:41 Contrarians Corner 01:06:42 - 01:08:19 The Black Album 01:08:20 - 01:44:59 Real Talk 01:44:50 - 01:59:44 Plugs! - Alex dug out DETROIT: BECOME HUMAN and truly enjoyed it! - Julio was relieved to find out WEEKEND AT BERNIE’S holds up! - Check out the LIVESTREAM FOR THE CURE website and make sure you mark your calendar so you can support the cause that weekend! Our segment will be Saturday,...

Duration:01:59:44

105 - The Hangover III

4/10/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:14 Intro 00:01:15 - 00:10:28 Opening and Quotes 00:10:29 - 01:00:38 Contrarians Corner 01:00:39 - 01:01:50 Hurt 01:01:51 - 01:41:59 Real Talk 01:42:00 - 01:56:04 Blue Velvet Feedback 01:56:05 - 02:03:05 Plugs! PLUGS! - Alex watched DRESSED TO KILL and THE BLACK DAHLIA. One’s good and one isn’t! - Julio finally remembered to play the FOR YOUR REFERENCE promo! Listen to them! - Check out the LIVESTREAM FOR THE CURE website and make sure you mark your...

Duration:02:03:05

Bonus! - No Holds Barred

4/1/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:15 Intro 00:01:16 - 00:05:55 The Contagion Game 00:05:55 - 00:17:51 Quotes 00:17:52 - 01:06:06 Contrarians Corner 01:06:07 - 01:08:06 Randy Savage & Zeus Promo 01:08:07 - 02:01:20 Real Talk 02:01:21 - 02:11:11 Plugs! PLUGS! - Alex watched SUPERSTAR: THE KAREN CARPENTER STORY, the best movie ever made with Barbie dolls. - Julio gave in and fell hard for Netflix’s THE CIRCLE. - Check out the LIVESTREAM FOR THE CURE website and make sure you mark your...

Duration:02:11:11

Bonus! - Street Fighter

3/21/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:17 Intro 00:01:18 - 00:10:24 Opening and Quotes 00:10:25 - 01:05:20 Contrarians Corner 01:05:21 - 01:06:34 Pax Bisonnica 01:06:35 - 01:59:20 Real Talk 01:59:21 - 02:10:21 Plugs! PLUGS! - Topher honored Kirk Douglas by rewatching SPARTACUS. - Billy loved WEATHERING WITH YOU. - Alex revisited NEBRASKA and appreciated it even more. - Julio finally started the final season of SILICON VALLEY. - Listen to Billy and Topher’s show, WE WATCHED A THING for more of...

Duration:02:10:21

104 - Blue Velvet

3/11/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:16 Intro 00:01:17 - 00:10:36 Opening and Quotes 00:10:37 - 00:59:59 Contrarians Corner 01:00:00 - 01:00:21 Homer watches Twin Peaks 01:00:22 - 01:50:52 Real Talk 01:50:53 - 01:55:50 Plugs 1: Promos 01:55:51 - 02:08:09 Plugs 2: Jason and San Francisco 02:08:10 - 02:10:34 The Future PLUGS! - Alex watched a seven hour documentary about the Friday The 13th franchise and loved it. - Julio finally watched THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO and it lived up to...

Duration:02:10:34

103 - Michael

3/2/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:13 Intro 00:01:14 - 00:06:53 Opening and Quotes 00:06:54 - 00:45:10 Contrarians Corner 00:45:11 - 00:45:59 Not That Kind of Angel 00:46:00 - 01:17:24 Real Talk 01:17:25 - 01:21:01 The Future 01:21:02 - 01:35:41 Plugs! 01:35:42 - 01:36:37 All in the Family PLUGS! - Alex thinks REVOLUTIONARY ROAD but doesn’t need to watch it ever again. - Julio went in blind to COME FROM AWAY and loved it. - Hans Rothgiesser, the man behind our logo, can be reached at...

Duration:01:36:37

102 - Ever After

2/20/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:16 Intro 00:01:17 - 00:06:48 Opening and Quotes 00:06:49 - 00:49:36 Contrarians Corner 00:49:37 - 00:51:11 Prince Charming, Indeed 00:51:12 - 01:22:27 Real Talk 01:22:28 - 01:30:38 Plugs! PLUGS! - Alex finally watched the last season of KING OF THE HILL and it maintains its quality all the way to the end. - Julio guested on WORD SALAD RADIO to talk about Oscar-winner American Factory. - Hans Rothgiesser, the man behind our logo, can be reached at...

Duration:01:30:38

Bonus! - The Terminator Franchise (Part Two - RT)

2/15/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:18 Intro 00:01:19 - 00:16:45 Genisys 00:16:46 - 00:31:54 Salvation 00:31:55 - 00:42:01 Rise of the Machines 00:42:02 - 00:55:51 Judgment Day 00:55:52 - 01:09:46 The Terminator 01:09:47 - 01:38:18 Dark Fate 01:38:19 - 02:04:02 Terminator Videogames 02:04:03 - 02:08:01 Plugs and thanks! 02:08:02 - 02:10:50 Ass Talk PLUGS! - Chas is one of the hosts of the wonderful DRAFT ZERO podcast: an excellent learning tool for screenwriters. And now you can check out...

Duration:02:10:50

Bonus! - The Terminator Franchise (Part One - CC)

2/10/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:17 Intro 00:01:18 - 00:04:15 Welcome back, Chas 00:04:16 - 00:19:40 The Terminator 00:19:41 - 00:34:31 Judgment Day 00:34:32 - 00:49:13 Rise of the Machines 00:49:14 - 01:09:29 Salvation 01:09:30 - 01:32:10 Genisys 01:32:11 - 01:37:47 Dark Fate 01:37:48 - 01:39:03 Plugs and Thanks! PLUGS! - Hans Rothgiesser, the man behind our logo, can be reached at @mildemonios on Twitter or you can email him at mildemonios@hotmail.com in case you ever need a logo (or...

Duration:01:39:03

101 - Duplex

2/2/2020
TIMELINE 00:00:00 - 00:01:15 Intro 00:01:16 - 00:05:24 Opening and Quotes 00:05:25 - 00:47:58 Contrarians Corner 00:47:59 - 00:49:08 You’re evil too! 00:49:09 - 01:20:51 Real Talk: Duplex 01:20:52 - 01:24:29 The Future 01:24:30 - 01:30:43 Plugs! 01:30:44 - 01:31:13 That Movie With The Hot Dancing PLUGS! - Watch HONEYLAND (currently on Hulu!) so you can cheer for it at The Oscars. - The guys from BEYOND THE BOX SET really liked our Endgame episode. We love you too, John and...

Duration:01:31:13