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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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BOO! - "Halloween" and Other Scary Movies plus Melissa McCarthy gets serious

10/19/2018
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It's the time of the year when kids demand candy and scary movies come out. This year there's a new "Halloween" movie featuring the return of original star Jamie Lee Curtis. John Carpenter is executive producer and it's got everything you look for in a scary movie. But is it? We've got guet Mike Sargent along to take a look at it. Plus there's a very different kind of movie for Melissa McCarthy coming out called "Can You Forgive Me" which is getting award buzz for Ms. McCarthy. Bill McCuddy...

Duration:00:40:34

A Star, the Moon and the Hamptons! At the Hamptons International Film Festival

10/12/2018
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Here's a podcast that takes you (and us) on a real trip. We start with "A Star is Born." It's the blockbuster starring Bardley Cooper and Lady Gaga. It's about the 4th time this story has been told by Hollywood but what makes this one different? Can Lady Gaga act? Can Bradley Cooper direct? We'll tell you what we think. There's also "First Man" starring Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong and Claire Foy ("The Crown") as his wife, Janet. It's directed by Damien Chazelle, who did "LaLa Land." Does...

Duration:00:38:30

All About "All About Nina" plus "The Hate U Give," "Walking Dead" & more!

9/28/2018
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Fall is here and there's a fresh harvest of new movies to talk about. This week we're joined by author Aaron Sigmond - he's also an editor and publisher, which is good because we could use some literary license. First up is "All About Nina" which stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as blisteringly provocative stand-up comedian whose career is taking off, but whose personal life is a near-complete disaster. Neil fell in love with it...and her. Then Bill Bregoli talks about "The Hate U Give"...

Duration:00:51:25

The View from Toronto - Plus "Colette," "Life Itself" and lots more!

9/21/2018
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Here that buzz? No, it's not locusts.It's all the new award-worthy movies just over the horizon. They've been screening at film festivals all over the world and they're headed this way. So we got our friend Peri Nemiroff from Collider.com to tell us what she saw at the recent Toronto Film Festival. And if you know Peri like we do you'll guess that one of her favorites was a horror movie. Oh, but that's not all. We take a look at "Life Itself" from "This is Us" creator Dan Fogelman. Is it as...

Duration:00:40:27

"The Predator," "White Boy Rick" and Primetime Emmy Predictions and more!

9/14/2018
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"The Predator" is in theaters this weekend. No, not some horrible entertainment executive but the latest in the classic sci-fi series. The original starred Arnold Schwarzenegger but this one's got Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn and Jacob Tremblay (the kid from "Room"). We also take on "White Boy Rick" which is based on a true story about a 15-year-old FBI informant.. The incredible cast features Matthew McConaughey, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Lee and impressive newcomer Matthew Merritt. Bill...

Duration:00:21:43

Summer's Over! It's Our Fall Preview Podcast!

9/7/2018
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Chances are you're still sweating but according to Hollywood summer is over. Done. Finished. The superhero movies are taking a breather (for the most part) and now come the award-worthy made-for-grownup movies. Well, there's "Pepermint," a Jennifer Garner action movie coming out this week. But THEN things get serious. So we've put our heads together to talk about the movies we're really looking forward to. Such as Robert Redford's final acting performance, "The Old Man and a Gun." And...

Duration:00:57:19

Summer 2018's Winners and Losers! Plus Aretha Franklin and James Bond News!

8/23/2018
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Summer 2018 is over (well, as far as the box-office is concerned) and what a hot summer it was! There were super hero movies and action movies and comedies and more superhero movies. Were any of then any good? Neil Roasen, Bill McCuddy and Bill Bregoli look at the summer's winners and losers. From "Mission Impossible: Fallout" to "Ant-Man and the Wasp" and "Avengers: Infinity Wars" and "Crazy Rich Asians." Did all the good ones make money? Did any of the crappy ones make money? We'll let you...

Duration:00:54:45

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:01:01:16

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:00:51:37

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 drama...

Duration:00:49:52

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:00:41:24

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:00:52:01

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 little...

Duration:00:58:21

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:00:37:24

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 it....

Duration:00:55:00

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:01:02:15

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:00:51:14

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 Keaton...

Duration:00:40:16

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:00:49:30