Episode 49 – Point Break vs. Speed
Speed Vs Point Break podcast

Episode 49 – Point Break vs. Speed

After multiple attempts by Roy to shoehorn 1991's 'Point Break' vs. Ben Affleck's, 'The Town,' into one of our shows, HBO gives him the ultimate assist by playing 'Point Break' and 1994's 'Speed' back-to-back one Saturday night.  Since our 'Starship Troopers' vs. 'Robocop' episode, we don't dare spell action anymore…

Episode 48 – Spy
MTNpod movie review - Spy

Episode 48 – Spy

As the film states, “well-behaved women seldom make history,” so we invited two of our favorites on to discuss 2015’s, Spy.  Jo usually joins us for art films, but this time she joins us for a comedy.  Jo’s past episodes are The Discrete Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Oldboy, and Being…

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Episode 43 – Predator
MTN podcast - Predator (1987)

Episode 43 – Predator

Predator was released on June 12, 1987, and Roy has been in love with this film since day one of its release.  Is this another occurrence of what Sean calls being mugged by nostalgia?  We unpack this and other discussions and disagreements over the quality of this sci-fi action masterpiece.…

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Episode 39 – Spaceballs vs. Galaxy Quest
Spaceballs VS Galaxy Quest podcast

Episode 39 – Spaceballs vs. Galaxy Quest

This episode is a lot of fun.  Henno improved an idea Roy wanted to borrow from a friend on Facebook, which was: Change My Mind: Galaxy Quest is better than every Star Wars movie.  We have no guest this week, but we discuss: Who prefers Spaceballs over Galaxy Quest? Tim…

Episode 32 – Almost Famous
Almost Famous movie Review podcast

Episode 32 – Almost Famous

Almost Famous turns 20 this year, and Roy is very excited.  He is a shameless Cameron Crowe fan.  We welcome two new guests to Moving the Needle 2.0: Dan, who is a film blogger and musician who joined us for the Mad Max episode in May 2015.  He was also…

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Episode 29 – Oldboy
OldBoy (2003) movie review podcast - Moving the needle

Episode 29 – Oldboy

This fortnight, we are back with another movie to read!  This time, it's Chan-wook Park's 2003 Korean revenge thriller, Oldboy.  Jo suggested we discuss this film, so she comes back for the second straight show.  We are so glad she returned! Oldboy gave us a lot to talk about.  We…

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Episode 26 – Con Air vs. The Rock
MTN Podcast Con Air Vs The Rock

Episode 26 – Con Air vs. The Rock

We are delighted to have Sara Netzley, (@SaraNetzley on Twitter) journalism professor by day and TV reviewer by night to discuss Nic Cage in back-to-back roles in 1996 and 1997.  Historically, our versus series asks which movie we love more knowing we really like them both.  Tonight, the rules have…

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