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So you're sitting on your couch... Or in your bed... Or on the subway during a 3-hour commute to a generic ceremony that vaguely involves a series of bizarre acquaintances... And you need something to stream. You stumble across the free film streaming app named Tubi. You marvel at the variety of quality films, many of which no one has encountered before. You click a title that interests you based on the description. A dog vomits within the first ten minutes... in live-action. We made a podcast to experience that so you don't have to. Join Ceci and Rafiq as they traverse the inner depths of Tubi's vast film library to view, analyze, and evaluate your next favorite (or least favorite) works of cinema.

So you're sitting on your couch... Or in your bed... Or on the subway during a 3-hour commute to a generic ceremony that vaguely involves a series of bizarre acquaintances... And you need something to stream. You stumble across the free film streaming app named Tubi. You marvel at the variety of quality films, many of which no one has encountered before. You click a title that interests you based on the description. A dog vomits within the first ten minutes... in live-action. We made a podcast to experience that so you don't have to. Join Ceci and Rafiq as they traverse the inner depths of Tubi's vast film library to view, analyze, and evaluate your next favorite (or least favorite) works of cinema.

Location:

United States

Description:

So you're sitting on your couch... Or in your bed... Or on the subway during a 3-hour commute to a generic ceremony that vaguely involves a series of bizarre acquaintances... And you need something to stream. You stumble across the free film streaming app named Tubi. You marvel at the variety of quality films, many of which no one has encountered before. You click a title that interests you based on the description. A dog vomits within the first ten minutes... in live-action. We made a podcast to experience that so you don't have to. Join Ceci and Rafiq as they traverse the inner depths of Tubi's vast film library to view, analyze, and evaluate your next favorite (or least favorite) works of cinema.

Twitter:

@NotTubiPod

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 57: A Tudor Feast (At Christmas)

5/17/2022
In this esoteric, homely episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we take a historical step and witness the 2006 film, A Tudor Feast, directed by Chris Mitchell. This marks the podcast's first-ever review of a documentary found on the Tubi platform! What wonders await in this thus far uncharted genre...

Duration:00:50:27

Episode 56: Long-Distance Princess

5/3/2022
In this faithful, deceptive episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we nearly entirely abandon the world of adults in the 2012 or 2010 or 2014 film, Long-Distance Princess, written and directed by Lionel Chew. This film is... allegedly... a Star Wars-inspired romantic drama that allegedly takes place in not space somehow... Can Tubi handle this high concept? We must find out.

Duration:01:22:10

Episode 55: Ragdoll

4/19/2022
In this forbidden, shadowy episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we summon the spirit of vengeance in the 1999 film, Ragdoll, directed by Ted Nicolaou. This is the part where I often insert a quizzical paragraph about the content you are about to experience, but I too fear the wrath of Woman Detective, and you should too.

Duration:01:33:10

Episode 54: Dismissed

4/5/2022
In this educational, high-achieving episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we hand in our Othello papers Tubi evaluated in the 2017 film, Dismissed, directed by Benjamin Arfmann and starring Dylan Sprouse. Tubi has a track record of providing truly spooky educational and education-related content... But what does Tubi do when the students themselves ARE the spook? We must investigate!

Duration:01:38:43

Episode 53: The Twobiversary!

3/22/2022
In this celebratory ritual of a Tubi or Not Tubi Episode, we are honoring a SECOND YEAR of Tubi Trials and Tribulations! In this doubly special episode, we once again face the fury of Quizmaster Pete! We revisit and rank the Year Two Tubi Movies! And! In the spirit of this unprecedented year known as 2022! We have of course completed an ALL-TIME TUBI RANKING! You can peruse that list here!

Duration:01:20:51

Episode 52: Ghouls

3/8/2022
In this paranormal, feared-by-Romanians episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we skydive right into the celestial conflict depicted in the 2008 film, Ghouls, directed by Gary Jones. The late 2000s has managed to be a very odd and specific time capsule year for paranormal-style content. But is this kind of thing right up Tubi's alley? Perhaps! We must investigate...

Duration:01:03:29

Episode 51: Afternoon Tea w/ Krys Fox The Benevolent

2/22/2022
In this 2-22-22 Tubi Tuesday of a Tubi or Not Tubi: An interview! With Krys Fox, the crafty human who plays "Darque" in the 2012 film, POP-U-larity! This is our debut interview episode! What an honor! What a delight! For more Krys Kontent be sure to check out... Twitter: @krysfox Instagram: @krysfox Podcast: The Dirty Pillows

Duration:01:56:38

Episode 50: Apparition

2/8/2022
In this foreboding, authoritative episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we venture into the dark territory of the 2019 film, Apparition, directed by Waymon Boone. Tubi has a seemingly endless stream of unknown ghost films. Will this one rise above? Will it leave much Tubi desired? Whatever the answer is, it's probably not what we would expect!

Duration:01:32:17

Episode 49: POP-U-larity!

1/25/2022
In this talent-filled, ambitious episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we finally get to lay our eyes on the 2012 film, POP-U-larity!, written and directed by Michelle Ehlen. When we first encountered this film on Tubi, we immediately knew we had to save it for its own episode within the first five minutes of footage! However, many movies have great beginnings... will Tubi allow this one to thrive? We watch on eagerly! (As of literally yesterday, this film isn't on Tubi currently... But you can still...

Duration:01:13:06

Episode 48: Akira

1/11/2022
In this monumental, apocalyptic episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we tackle the cinematic triumph of animation known to the world as the 1988 film, Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo. This film is available on Tubi currently, and it is quite an important task to discern what function this acquisition serves. Does this Tubi Movie get along with the others? Or is it simply too powerful to be contained?

Duration:01:31:19

Episode 47: Ouija: Deadly Reunion

12/28/2021
In this ambitious, forboding special episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we reconvene with some familiar souls at the Tubi Premiere of the 2021 film: Ouija: Deadly Reunion, written and directed by Israel Luna. The Ouija Experiment series, being a personal joy of a... particular podcast host. So, in the spirit of said joy, Tubi has presented us with the simply irresistible newest installment!

Duration:01:48:52

Episode 46: Tubi Twofers, Fifth Edition!

12/14/2021
In this episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we've got another riveting round of Tubi Twofers! Once again, we put our memories to the test as we wander/consult the catacombs of the Great Tubi Cinematic Library! You what they say... "Tubi is a proverb, maybe they don't actually say that, just roll with it."

Duration:01:22:42

Episode 45: A Lobster Tale

11/30/2021
In this seafaring, wives' tale of a Tubi or Not Tubi episode, we harvest some mysterious magical remedies in the 2006 film, A Lobster Tale, directed by Adam Massey. Tubi is once again attempting to whisk us away in another whimsical fable. What mysteries of the deep will it attempt to show us? Are these the kinds of mysteries meant Tubi uncovered? We shall find out indeed!

Duration:01:24:42

Episode 44: Hyperfutura

11/16/2021
In this apocalyptic, frantic episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we implant our memories into a robot to break the system or whatever with the 2013 film, Hyperfutura, written and directed by James O'Brien. What does Tubi believe is poetry? How does Tubi's algorithm respond to the existence of poetry as a concept? Is this question worth asking? This feels like a very dangerous question.

Duration:01:51:09

Episode 43: A Haunting in Cawdor

11/2/2021
In this spooky, forboding nighttime release of Tubi or Not Tubi, we channel our ethereal selves with the 2015 film, A Haunting in Cawdor, directed by Phil Wurtzel and starring Cary Elwes. What happens when Tubi decides a group of dastardly teens are required to perform The Scottish Play in a barn theatre? Time travel? Ghosts that can communicate well? Manual Labor? I guess. I guess.

Duration:01:24:03

Episode 42: Conjuring: Book of the Dead

10/19/2021
In this occult, convoluted episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we descent into a world of darkness in the 2020 film, Conjuring: Book of the Dead, written and directed by Richard Driscoll. Tubi is a safe haven for cult movies. No, I don't mean the genre of the cult film. I'm talking about New York comic book publishing company executives who own an interconnected ring of occultist strip clubs in New Orleans. Indeed, there's lots to not understand here!

Duration:01:20:14

Episode 41: Temple Wood: A Quest for Freedom

10/5/2021
In this wayfaring, soul-searching episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we traverse the spiral woods of Scotland in the 2012 film, Temple Wood: A Quest for Freedom, directed by Ethan Race. The Lovecraftian Horror genre has inspired many a creator, and Tubi is far from immune from this realm of influence. That said, one must wonder, is the Lovecraft Realm of this app something Tubi admired? Or is it something Tubi avoided?

Duration:01:42:33

Episode 40: The Empty Acre

9/21/2021
In this hollow, dry episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we survey the land in the 2007 film, The Empty Acre, written and directed by Patrick Rea. The labor necessary to cultivate the resources on a farm is a great amount, but what happens when the earth itself refuses to provide? This week, we explore Tubi's take on what needs tubi done in this situation!

Duration:01:16:11

Episode 39: Twisted House Sitter

9/7/2021
In this sneaky, anonymously written episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we spend our social capital as influencers on the 2021 film, Twisted House Sitter, directed by Courtney Miller. This episode right here is an occasion Tubi celebrated. Why? It's our first review of a Tubi Original Film! Will this be an algorithmic triumph? Or will it leave much Tubi desired? We must investigate!

Duration:01:16:02

Episode 38: Christmas Trade

8/24/2021
In this jolly, anxious episode of Tubi or Not Tubi, we prepare for the pageantry of the 2015 film, Christmas Trade, written and directed by Joel Souza and starring Denise Richards and William Baldwin. In this festive holiday-filled month of August, we are tasked to revisit the eggnog. How does the mystical streaming app known as Tubi interpret the film Freaky Friday? Can they actively execute that one proverb about moccasins in a Christmas environment? We evaluate the attempt!

Duration:01:01:39