Now Conspiring: Hail, Caesar; Eddie the Eagle

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This week on the podcast, we review Hugh Jackman’s latest film, Eddie the Eagle along with the Coen Brothers’ latest, Hail, Caesar!

We also cover all of this week’s biggest entertainment news, discuss directing/writing styles we can’t stand, and answer all your feedback from last week’s show.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Which directing/writing styles do you dislike the most? And how many of you have ever heard of Magic Tree House?

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This is Jon.

This is Jon

 

Seriously, don’t be like Jon.

(Amazing artwork by Kayla Savage, who also loves randoming)

‘Revenant’ Review; How Star Wars and Marvel Could Last Forever

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We had a full cast for this week’s episode of Now Conspiring, and for good reason. After weeks of dancing around it, we finally review Revenant once and for all, with some of us loving it and others…not so much.

We also discuss a ton of new movie news you can jump to in the show notes below, and our main segment covers the possible permanence of Disney’s new flagship franchises.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Will Star Wars and Marvel last forever?

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Oscars 2016 Breakdown

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This week on Now Conspiring, we discuss the Academy Award nominations and provide our picks for each category. Throughout, we review several movies like Dirty GrandpaAnomalisaCarol, and The End of the Tour.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who do you think should win this year’s award for Best Picture? (Feel free to add any other picks for the other categories if the mood strikes).

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‘The Hateful Eight’ Review; Our Favorite Quentin Tarantino Movies

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This week on Now Conspiring, we have a full cast (plus a special surprise guest) on deck to have a full discussion about The Hateful Eight, without getting into any spoilers.

By popular demand, we’ve added Show Notes below so you can keep track of our segments and jump around to your heart’s desire.

In our main segment, we discuss our favorite Tarantino movies, and then ask you all…

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite Quentin Tarantino movie?

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What’s Your Most Anticipated 2016 Movie?

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This week on the podcast, we discuss our most anticipated movies of 2016. From Pixar and comic books to wizards and french cartoons, we discuss which films are on track to become new favorites.

We also briefly discuss our favorite movies of 2015 to kickoff the show (and there are some surprises, for sure). Feel free to add your favorite 2015 movie to the comments below.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Which 2016 movies are you looking forward to the most?

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The Top 10 Songs of 2015 (Podcast)

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We missed two weeks of the podcast thanks to holiday travels, so this week, we’re giving you a bonus episode before Sunday’s normal dose of Now Conspiring.

And it’s a different episode than normal. We brought in the “Pop Song Professor” Clifford Stumme, who is one of the leading writers on song meanings. He gives us his picks for the best songs of the year and why they’re so relevant.

Of course, we want to hear your favorite songs of 2015 down below in the comments. Let us know what’s tickled your ears and why.

You can see my personal list below, which varies quite a bit from Cliff’s picks. Read More