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Bad Santa (2003)

Our Christmas Series continues strong with a dark comedy classic–Bad Santa.  It’s junk food humor at its nastiest, and the opposite of any other Christmas movie you could imagine.  To pair, we enjoy Elk Cove Pinot Noir.  It’s a splurge buy ($30ish) from Oregon, and goes perfectly as a first bottle, or as a gift…

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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

Kevin Conroy performed the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne for decades, including Batman: The Animated Series, and multiple direct-to-video releases and video games.  Sadly, he passed away on November 10, 2022.  In honor of his indelible stamp on the role, we take a special look at Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, released to theaters on December 25, 1993.

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Lethal Weapon (1987)

Our Christmas season kicks off with a movie that I forgot totally qualifies as a Christmas movie–Lethal Weapon.  It’s an 80s classic, with big action, iconic characters, and memorable one-liners. To read my full review–click here! To pair with this flick, we downed a few seasonal beers!  The Scotch Ale from Bells Brewery was outstanding–rich,…

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This is Spinal Tap (1984)

For our final leftovers entry, we take a good look at one of my personal favorites–This is Spinal Tap.  It’s a landmark in rockumentaries, documentaries, and movie comedies, all at once. Next up:  We kick off our Christmas series with an 80s action classic.  And no, it’s not Die Hard.

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022) *spoilers*

For this special episode, we review and recap Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, now in theaters!  Naturally, our talk will be loaded with spoilers, so go see it and head back here! To pair with this discussion, we drink a delicious red from South Africa! If you want to read my full review, click here!

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BASEketball (1998)

Our Leftover series continues with BASEketball, a raunchy 90s sports comedy, starring Matt Stone and Trey Parker, creators of South Park.  This was Tay’s pick, and we have strong opinions.

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O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

Our Leftovers series continues with O Brother, Where Art Thou?, a memorable movie that nonetheless won no Oscars.  We loved this movie, and our discussion reflects this.  To pair, we enjoy some delicious Prosecco. Next, we hit up a leftover from our Baseball series!

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Fright Night (2011)

Our “Leftover Series” kicks off with the 2011 remake of Fright Night.  Every week in November, we’ll pick a movie from a previous series we’ve done–one we wish we could’ve already covered.  This was a great idea by Sean, and I can’t wait. To pair with this movie, we’re drinking The Chook, a sparkling Shiraz from…

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Halloween Special II: Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)

Our Halloween Special continues with something completely different.  To go with the edgy, grisly From Dusk till Dawn, we present you Ernest Scared Stupid.  You can’t expect much from anything with Stupid in the title, and this movie delivers exactly what you expect. Next week kicks off our leftover series, with a spooky carryover from Halloween.

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Halloween Special: From Dusk till Dawn (1996)

It’s a special Cinemavino, as we’re delivering a double feature for Halloween!  For Part I, we screen the Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriquez collaboration, From Dusk till Dawn.  It has an all-star cast, and scorching, violent, audacious screenplay.  We have strong opinions. Support this podcast and visit our sponsor!  

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