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Neil Rosen and Bill McCuddy love to disagree about what they see in pop culture and they see hundreds of movies every year, so there's plenty for them to yell about. The New York based duo are seen nationally on Time Warner Cable's weekly series "Talking Pictures On Demand". They're joined each week Entertainment Correspondent for CBS Radio News Bill Bregoli. These guys hobnob at movie premieres, parties and industry panels. They'll recommend the movies you can watch right away at home as they sift through the myriad of VOD offerings. Join them and learn what to Demand and what to miss. "We watch the bad movies so you don't have to."

Neil Rosen and Bill McCuddy love to disagree about what they see in pop culture and they see hundreds of movies every year, so there's plenty for them to yell about. The New York based duo are seen nationally on Time Warner Cable's weekly series "Talking Pictures On Demand". They're joined each week Entertainment Correspondent for CBS Radio News Bill Bregoli. These guys hobnob at movie premieres, parties and industry panels. They'll recommend the movies you can watch right away at home as they sift through the myriad of VOD offerings. Join them and learn what to Demand and what to miss. "We watch the bad movies so you don't have to."
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Neil Rosen and Bill McCuddy love to disagree about what they see in pop culture and they see hundreds of movies every year, so there's plenty for them to yell about. The New York based duo are seen nationally on Time Warner Cable's weekly series "Talking Pictures On Demand". They're joined each week Entertainment Correspondent for CBS Radio News Bill Bregoli. These guys hobnob at movie premieres, parties and industry panels. They'll recommend the movies you can watch right away at home as they sift through the myriad of VOD offerings. Join them and learn what to Demand and what to miss. "We watch the bad movies so you don't have to."

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Crazy Rich Asians, plus The Meg and The Wife Plus the New Oscar Category!

8/17/2018
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We're not Asian, or rich but we may be crazy, which is why we can't wait to talk about "Crazy Rich Asians." It's the first movie with an all-Asian cast since "The Joy Luck Club" came out in 1993 - before most of its audience was even born. It's also the first rom-com to come out in a very long while. Is it the old formula with a new twist? We also talk about "The Meg." That's the giant shark movie which stars Jason Statham? Is it the next "Jaws" or a fish out of water? Bill McCuddy talks...

Duration:01:00:55

SpiKKKe's BlackkKlansman, plus Christopher Robin and the new Star Trek series

8/10/2018
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Spike Lee is back and his new film "BlackkKlansman," based on an amazing true story, is getting all sorts of buzz. So we asked Mike Sargent to join us and give his viewpoint. It's got Adam Driver, Topher Grace and Denzel Washington's son. And it also has a definite point of view. Then there's Disney's "Christopher Robin." It's a live-action, computer animated hybrid featuring some beloved characters. Is it another classic or just one of Disney's marketing ploys? We also look at the recent...

Duration:00:51:05

Mission: Improbable But Still Fun, plus Teen Titans, Better Call Saul and more!

8/1/2018
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First it was a Tv series and now "Mission Impossible" is a great big film franchise starring Tom Cruise. And the sixth - "Mission Impossible: Fallout" is now in theaters so we take a good look at it. Is it really the best MI movie yeat? Plus there's the animated satire "Teen Titans Go! to the Movies" which Bill Bregoli says isn't just for kids. Neil tells us about his sneak peek at the new season of "Better Call Saul" and Bill McCuddy details a new book about "Caddy Shack" which gives an...

Duration:00:54:16

What Happened to Borat? - Sacha Baron Cohen's new show & Skyscraper's Collapse

7/19/2018
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The dog days of summer are almost upon us and it's time to take a look at some of what Hollywood has to offer. There's "Who is America" the latest from intrepid comedian Sacha Baron Cohen which is now on Showtime. Is it another "Borat" or a misstep? We'll hear what Cher has to say about "Mamma Mia Here We Go Again" and why Bill Bregoli couldn't see "The Equalizer 2." Then we take on "Skyscraper." What happened to it? Are people getting tired of Dwayne Johnson? Bill McCuddy looks at the...

Duration:00:48:49

High Anxiety! - "Skyscraper" plus "Sharp Objects" and the new season of "GLOW"

7/11/2018
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It's been a couple of weeks since the last Dwayne Johnson movie so now it's time for "Skyscraper." This time Dwayne has to rescue his character's wife, played by Neve Campbell (!) and their kids from a burning super building in Hong Kong. There are villains and fire and duct tape. Yes, duct tape. But is it any good? Bill Bregoli, tells us all about it. Then Bill McCuddy talks about the new HBO limited series "Sharp Objects" starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson. Neil tells us what he...

Duration:00:40:51

Sicario 2: Day of the Soldado, Won't You Be My Neighbor, TV stuff and more!

6/28/2018
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Hey, there's another "Sicario" movie coming out. "Sicario 2: Day of the Soldado" it's called. It's a mouthful alright. Is it as intense as the first one? You probably heard Emily Blunt's not in this one but who is? We've invited Reg Brach, who's worked for a big Hollywood studio, to sort out just why we're always seeing sequels and remakes. He's got lots of inside knowledge to share. We also look at "Won't You Be My Neighbor," the Mr. Rogers documentary. And there's more, including Neil's...

Duration:00:51:59

Dino-Sore - Jurassic World 2, plus The King, Damsel and a whole lot more!

6/22/2018
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You can tell it's really summer time at the movies when there's a dinosaur morvie opening up across the country. That's right "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." We brought Mike Sargent along to tell us whether it's a worthy sequel to the first Jurassic World movie. There's also "The King," which is a new documentary about Elvis Presley. It's an interesting take on The King. And there's the quirky western "Damsel" starring Robert Pattinson. What's a big star like him doing in a strange...

Duration:00:58:04

Game Time - "Tag" plus "Incredibles 2" "Superfly," "Thoroughbreds" and more!

6/14/2018
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Do you long for the carefree days of childhood? Hollywood hopes you do, which is what "Tag" opens this week. It stars Ed Helms, John Hamm, Jeremt Renner and Hannibal Burress as grown-ups who play a game of "tag." You'll hear what John Hamm has to say about it as well as what we think. Then there's "Incredibles 2." Does it live up to the 2004 original? Is it worth the wait? And then there's the remake of "Superfly." Well, you probably remember the theme song. Neil takes a look at a Hulu...

Duration:00:36:51

All (Female) Hands on Deck! - "Ocean's 8" Plus "The Notorious RGB" and more!

6/7/2018
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Hankering for a heist movie? You're in luck. "Ocean's 8" sets sail this week. And this one's got an all-female cast including Annne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Paulson and many more. You may remember the recent Ocean's movies featuring George Clooney or maybe the original which featured the famous Rat Pack. How does this one measure up? Bill Bregoli not only saw it, he went to the press conference with all the stars and you'll hear what some of them have to say about...

Duration:00:53:57

We're Lost at Sea - "Adrift" plus "Action Point" the Michelle Wolf show & more!

6/1/2018
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It's time to get totally immersed in a movie so we take a look at "Adrift." It stars Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin and it's based on a true story about two nautical adventurers who fall in love and endure one of the worst hurricanes in history while sailing in the Pacific. Is it worth the trip or is it all wet? Then there's Johnny Knoxville's latest - "Action Point." Knoxville famously does his own stunts. Did he injure himself in vain? Plus we've got Michelle Wolf's show. She shook up...

Duration:01:01:41

Is This Blockbuster Necessary? - Solo: A Star Wars Story, The Seagull and more!

5/24/2018
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Did you hear there's a new "Star Wars" spin-off opening? OF COURSE YOU DID! So we brought Mike Sargent along to suss out "Solo: A Star Wars Story." Does it live up to the hype? Do we really need Han Solo's back story? And how did director Ron Howard do? It was a "troubled" production. Is it worth your time and money? For grown-up moviegoers we have "The Seagull" which is an adaptation of Checkov's play starring Annette Bening. We also talk about Spike Lee's "BlackkKlansman" which was a big...

Duration:00:49:57

Neil gets Upfront! Plus Deadpool 2, Book Club, on Chesil Beach and Barry!

5/18/2018
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It's time for a new number one at the box-office don'tcha think? Well this week the foul-mouthed mercenary Deadpool returns in "Deadpool 2." The orginal surprised everyone - can the sequel surpass expectations? We asked superhero expert Perri Nemiroff of Collider to let us know what she thinks. We try to go easy on the spoilers but the trailer spoils just about anything anyway, but hey, we try. Bill B takes a look at "Book Club" which has a powerhouse cast including Jane Fonda, Diane...

Duration:00:45:00

Birth of a Notion - "Tully" plus "Overboard," "The Week Of" and TV News

5/8/2018
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Charlize Theron is back and if you saw her in "Atomic Blonde" you're in for a surprise. In "Tully" she's a struggling mom with 2 kids and a newborn - not to mention baby weight, and Charlize added close to 50 pounds for the role.It's a whole different take on motherhood, so Neil Rosen, Bill McCuddy, Bill Bregoli and Mike Sargent discuss what it all means. There's also a remake in the mix - "Overboard" - the old Goldie Hawn comedy re-worked with Anna Faris and a gender switch. And isn't it...

Duration:00:48:28

There's a Racoon in it! - "Avengers: Infinity War," "Disobedience" and More!

4/26/2018
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"Avengers: Infinity War" is here and it's almost too much movie to talk about. So we brought in Grace Randolph and Roger Friedman to help us with it. Don't worry - we were very careful not to reveal any spoilers - except the one about a racoon...oh, and somebody dies...but that's it! There's also "Disobedience" which stars Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams and it's about two Orthodox Jewish women in love. Roger got to see the new Harry Potter play on Broadway and tells us what that's like...

Duration:00:46:47

A Tribeca Film Festival Scoop! Plus "I Feel Pretty," "Killing Eve" and more!

4/21/2018
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Not that you can tell by the temperatures but it's spingtime in New York which can only mean that the Tribeca Film Festival has taken over lower Manhattan with glitz and glamor and some interesting films. Neil's been hitting the red carpet as well as the party circuit and he has inside info on some of the cinematic offerings. He's also got a honest-to-goodness scoop from Billy Crystal who was there for the Gilda Radner documentary. No hints here, you'll have to listen to find out what it...

Duration:00:45:54

We're Going Down the Dwayne! - "Rampage," "Truth or Dare" and "Beirut."

4/15/2018
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Well it seems like it's only been a couple of weeks since a Dwayne Johnson movie came out so it's obviously time for another one. Mike Sargent joins us as we take a look at "Rampage." This time Dwayne Johnson plays a primatologist (type casting of course) who raised a silverback gorilla from birth only to have it turned into a raging monster by an evil corporation (is there any other kind?). Is this great cinema or are they just monkeying around? We'll let you know. Plus there's "Truth or...

Duration:00:38:25

Shhh, Glug and Barf - "A Quiet Place," "Chappaquiddick" and "Blockers."

4/5/2018
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Spring has sprung and new movies are blooming. We've brought guest Mike Sargent along to discuss this week's offerings. We start with "Chappaquiddick" based on the true story of Senator Ted Kennedy and the death of aide Mary Joe Kopechne. It was huge news in 1969, how does it feel today? Then Mike tells us about "A Quiet Place," a horror movie about a familytrying to survive in a world where space aliens eat anyone who makes a noise. Then we've got "Blockers," the latest gross-out comedy...

Duration:00:43:08

Spielberg's Having Fun - Will You? "Ready Player One," "Roseanne" Reboot & More!

3/30/2018
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After such serious fare as "Lincoln" and "The Post" it looks like Steven Spielberg's going back to the light side with "Ready Player One" - a futuristic tale about people who play a virtual reality game in search of a fortune. Special guest, comedian Corey Kahaney watched it along with us and gives us her opinion. Can a seventy-something director make a fun movie about fan boys? Then we look at the "Roaseanne" reboot which got amazing ratings for ABC. And since we're in comedy mode we look...

Duration:01:00:49

Haven't We Seen This Before? - Tomb Raider and Seven Days in Entebbe

3/16/2018
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"Tomb Raider" is the latest female-driven action movie heading to theaters this week and you're probably thinking you've seen this before. You did, with Angelina Jolie, but this one's got recent Oscar winner Alicia Vikander. Is it a sequel, an origin story? We've got Mike Sargent on hand to help us with this one. And we'll hear what Ms. Vikander has to say about taking over the franchise. Then there's "Seven Days in Entebbe." Yes, you've seen the story of the 1976 hijacking of an Air...

Duration:00:38:10

We've Got an Oscar Hangover, plus "Gringo" and "A Wrinkle in Time."

3/9/2018
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The Oscars are over and we're feeling a little odd. Were there any surprises? No. Why not? Everything we picked to win actually won. So why are we feeling so blue? Mike Sargent joins us to discuss. And what about next year? Will "Black Panther" get a nomination? And will anyone even watch? Bill Bregoli lets you know which of the Oscar movies are now on DVD all of a sudden. Plus we look at two new movies: "Gringo" which stars Charlize Theron adn A Wrinkle in Time" which is based on a...

Duration:00:43:34