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Catch Me If You Can feat. Albert W. Dubreuil

10/9/2018
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This week we invited our friend Albert Dubreuil (@AWDubreuil) back on the show to talk about a film he loves — Catch Me If You Can! We also announce the next film we'll be watching that YOU the fans selected. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you want to follow our social media presence, check us...

Duration:01:05:20

DARK PHOENIX TRAILER REVIEW & POLL ANNOUNCEMENT

10/2/2018
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So the Dark Phoenix trailer came out and boy does it look like a movie! Since we couldn't bring you a full episode, we wanted to give you SOMETHING. You can also check out the video version here. We'll be back to normal next week! Make sure you vote in the current poll here. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your...

Duration:00:09:34

128: The Iron Giant

9/25/2018
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This week, Max picked THE IRON GIANT (1999) as his 96% selection! This animated film is beloved by many, but didn't do that well in theaters. This Brad Bird film actually has some ties with another Bird film we watched — Tomorrowland, but we liked this a lot better. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your...

Duration:00:59:49

THE IRON GIANT: LIVE EPISODE, Thursday, Sept. 20

9/17/2018
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Join us this week for a special LIVE episode! While we typically do event episodes live, we're changing things up since Hurricane Florence knocked our schedule out of whack! We'll see you all on Thursday, September 20 at 8:15 PM: Facebook YouTubeTwitter

Duration:00:01:10

127: SNOWPIERCER

9/11/2018
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Our fan vote brings us a film that many love, but not nearly enough people have seen — SNOWPIERCER (2014). Directed by Bong Joon-Ho, this film boasts an international cast and is a unique experience. We also introduce a new segment on the future fate of the podcast. We call it THE NINETY. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com....

Duration:01:18:50

126: Pan's Labyrinth

9/4/2018
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For our second 95% film, we watched Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth (2006). This was Max's selection, and it was an exciting movie to dive into. There's a lot of depth in this one, boys. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you want to follow our social media presence, check us out on twitter...

Duration:01:02:43

125: CREED

8/28/2018
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This week, Scott dropped CREED (2016) on me and I couldn't be happier. We go deep on this one, and while our boxing trivia is terrible, our love for the movie shows. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you want to follow our social media presence, check us out on twitter @breakdowncast and instagram...

Duration:00:57:17

124: Arrival

8/21/2018
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As selected by our listeners, we are discussing Arrival (2016). As far as movies about contact with extraterrestrials, this is one of the best ones out there. Great acting, stellar visuals, and a memorable score — and not to mention, its really well written. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you...

Duration:01:15:11

123: Beauty and the Beast

8/14/2018
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This week, Scott set us up with a heck of a selection — Beauty and the Beast (1991). This is really our first big animated feature we've reviewed, and it's one of the best ones around. We also take some time to discuss our favorite Disney songs! Oh yeah, we had a technical difficulty that made this week sound weird, so sorry about that.

Duration:01:07:11

122: Raiders of the Lost Ark

8/7/2018
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You know The Podcast Boys love a good adventure film — and Raiders of the Lost Ark is one of the best. With George Lucas and Steven Spielberg throwing down with Harrison Ford, what else can you expect? Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you want to follow our social media presence, check us out on...

Duration:01:02:29

121: Boogie Nights — Listeners' Choice

7/31/2018
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Since you guys voted hard for Boogie Nights, we really sunk our teeth into this one. It's a fun movie to talk about, and we really get into it. We also talk about Godzilla and Mission Impossible. Surprised? Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you want to follow our social media presence, check us out...

Duration:01:00:08

120: Young Frankenstein & Vote Results

7/24/2018
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Reevaluating old comedy films can be illuminating for both classic jokes, as well as how far our humor has changed. Young Frankenstein (1974) is a perfect example of this. Sometimes Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder seem fresh and light hearted, while other jokes are downright bad or regressive. Still, it's an interesting watch. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is...

Duration:01:08:38

119: Fargo

7/17/2018
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This week we're watching Scott's 93% rated pick — Fargo! This film is iconic for toeing the line between amoral crime flick and heartwarming fairytale — like in a fable way, where you learn a lesson at the end. Here's a challenge — can you describe Steve Buscemi's facial features? Give it a shot. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is...

Duration:01:02:43

118: Jurassic Park

7/10/2018
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Here it is! The podcast boys take on Jurassic Park (1993) — as voted by you, the listeners! We have a REALLY fun time talking this cinema classic, so plug in those ear buds and let's get podcastin'. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you want to follow our social media presence, check us out on...

Duration:01:16:58

Prelude to Jurassic Park - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

7/3/2018
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This week, Scott and Max take time to review some films they've been watching, which includes all of the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World franchise films, as well as some sports rivalry movies. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. Our email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you want to follow our social media presence, check us out on twitter...

Duration:00:53:30

116: The Spectacular Now feat. Myles of The More You Nerd & Cosmic Crit

6/26/2018
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For our second 92% film, we're joined by Myles Griffin of The More You Nerd and Cosmic Crit to talk about A LOT of things, including The Spectacular Now, Coming of Age movies, and why people want us to review bad movies again. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. As we previously, our new email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you want to...

Duration:01:27:26

115: FACE/OFF — John Woo, John Travolta, and Nicolas Cage

6/19/2018
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For our first 92% film, we're talking about John Woo's 1997 masterpiece FACE/OFF. Starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage, this movie asks what happens when a hero and villain LITERALLY swap faces. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. As we previously, our new email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send us your thoughts! If you want to follow our social media presence,...

Duration:01:08:14

114: There WIll Be Blood | Hereditary | Riverdale | Arrested Development Season 5

6/12/2018
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You guys chose it, so we watched it! We got treated to Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood thanks to our fan voters! We have a good time talking about this Daniel Day Lewis powerhouse, which is maybe the most quoted movie whenever someone orders a milkshake. Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. As we previously, our new email address is podcast@thecriticalbreakdown.com. Send...

Duration:00:59:24

113: The Witch | Mission Impossible 3, The Book of Henry, and Girls Trip

6/5/2018
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This week we look at Max's choice for a 91% film, The Witch (2015). As a supernatural horror that's also a period piece, this film challenges the audience to delve into a sense of dread that builds up over time. Does it pay off? And why is everyone so obsessed with Black Phillip? Synthwave by Ryan Andersen is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. Jason Brown did our theme music and Josh Rivera did our artwork. As we previously, our new email address is...

Duration:01:06:21

112: SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Review — VOTE ON OUR POLL

5/29/2018
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VOTE ON OUR LISTENERS' CHOICE POLL HERE. We know we promised you guys The Witch — and that's coming next time — but with the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, we decided to switch gears and talk about the movie nobody asked for and only half of your friends went to see. Solo: A Star Wars Story had a troubled path to the screen, but also presents a path for the anthology "Story" series to continue with — fan-service remixed from new angles. But it all comes down to these questions — was...

Duration:01:03:38