Steven Soderbergh returns to the big screen with the underwhelming Logan Lucky. We dig into that and other redneck exploitation movies on the latest episode of Drunk Monkeys Radio!
The Drunk Monkeys Radio crew, along with special guest Derrick Lafayette of the Two Bricks Podcast, navigate the emotionally difficult, historically complex waters of Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit. Also on the show, Ryan watches Robert Pattinson's latest, Good Time.
WHAT WE WATCHED: Good Time (2017); Kong: Skull Island (2017); Ingrid Goes West (2017)
FEATURED REVIEW: Detroit (2017)
60'S CIVIL RIGHTS MOVIES: The Intruder (1962); In The Heat of the Night (1968); Loving (2016); Panther (1995)
Yet another contentious discussion on the Drunk Monkeys Radio Filmcast! will Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk be the movie that finally tears the group apart? Also, Matt reconsiders The Thin Red Line, and the group talks war movies from Kubrick to Gibson.
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets & War for the Planet of the Apes
War! War in space, amongst primates, and between the Filmcast hosts as Ryan and Lawrence split votes on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. After that, we dig into the conclusion of the Planet of the Apes Caesar trilogy, which leads to a discussion of wrapping up trilogies. Also, Matt reconsiders Rogue One and Lawrence and Ryan reconsider Adam Driver's face, all on the latest episode of The Drunk Monkeys Radio Filmcast!
TWO-FOR-TUESDAY ON DRUNK MONKEYS RADIO! For the first time, we dig into TWO movies in current release, Marvel's latest, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Edgar Wright's Baby Driver. Baby Driver's 98% on Rotten Tomatoes, but only 33% on Drunk Monkeys Radio! Listen as Ryan defends the movie against an onslaught of criticism by Matt and LVH. Also, Matt reconsiders Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan in Drive, LVH revisits The Last Starfighter, and much, much more!
The Filmcast crew returns for their first foray into horror with the ultra-slow burn of It Comes at Night. Also, Matt gives Hail, Caesar a second chance and the guys discuss post-apocalyptic movies.
Films discussed: The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015); Planet Outlaws (1953); Hail, Caesar (2016); It Comes at Night (2017); The Quiet Earth (1985); The Rover (2014); Last Night (1998)
How does Wonder Woman fare in her first solo outing? Why does Matt hate Apocalypse Now? Who is the best Batman? All this and much more on the latest episode of the Drunk Monkeys Radio Filmcast!
An interview with poet J.D. Scrimgeour, Drunk Monkeys Writer of the Month for June 2017!
To avoid Pirates of the Caribbean, we let the audience choose our feature, 2016's The Hunt for the Wilderpeople. Also, a poll question: George Clooney or Brad Pitt, and discussion of adventure movies.
EITHER/OR: George Clooney v. Brad Pitt/ WHAT WE WATCHED: Alien: Covenant (2017); The Graduate (1968); The Passion of the Christ (2004)/ AUDIENCE CHOICE: The Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)/ ADVENTURE MOVIES: Swamp Water (1941); Adventures in Babysitting (1987); Willow (1988)
The Filmcast celebrates its one-year anniversary with a look at Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! Also games, an LVH rap, and much, much more!