Ep106: Luke Cage, Miss Peregrine, and the Now Conspirer

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This week on Now Conspiring, Jon is joined by the infamous Now Conspirer to review Luke CageMiss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, and the inclusion of Groupon product placement in indie podcast episodes. And as always, we read your comments and answer your questions from last week’s show before talking about the new movies coming out next week.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: VOTE! If the only Presidential candidates were Now Conspiring hosts, who would you vote for? Here are the candidates:

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Review: ‘Creed’ is the First Sequel in Years that Actually Feels Like One

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It might be too easy to say that Creed’s winning strength is how it will bring in new fans of the Rocky lore in the same way the original movie did in 1976. After all, that was clearly the intent.

The typical beats of the franchise make it to this “requel” – our hero is a longshot boxer who trains to go the distance against someone objectively better than him at the sport. But this time it’s with the illegitimate son of Apollo Creed, the champion responsible for Rocky Balboa’s rise to fame and eventual rebirth in Rocky III.

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‘The Martian’ Review; What is Your Favorite Space Movie About Space?

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This week on the podcast, we review The Martian and chat about our favorite Matt Damon movies. Of course, longtime fans of the show know that I irrationally dislike Damon as an actor, so this was a fun conversation.

As always, we talk about the latest entertainment news and make fun of Adonis while listening to Kayla talk about how cool Pixar’s next film, Coco, looks.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite space movie about space? Or in space at least…

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Inside Out, Dope, Best Pixar Movies (PODCAST)

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I’m joined on the podcast this week by writers Maria Garcia, Adonis Gonzalez, and Mike Overkill has we explore Inside Out and Dope, the two new movies that came out this past weekend. Also on the show is digital artist, Kayla Savage, who comments on animation and other interesting topics I know nothing valuable about.

We also cover some of the top entertainment headlines and discuss our Netflix recommendation this week. Here’s out big question to you all…

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Podcast: Insidious 3, Spy, Movie News This Week

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Spy has been getting all of the praise lately, so what does Team Conspiring think about its success? Get ready for some heat, Paul Feig style.

We cover tons of movie news this week (including some comic news), along with some coverage of some recent trailers that just dropped. We also read your comments from the last episode and bring up this week’s topic of discussion.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is a movie that you hate, even though everyone else loves it?

Enjoy the show! Let us know your answers to this week’s question in the comments. Or just hit us up on Twitter! We’re @NowConspiring. And don’t forget to rate/subscribe us on iTunes or the Stitcher app if you feel like it.

Our Song of the Week is “Beat of My Drum” by up-and-coming band, Powers.

You also heard these songs in this week’s episode:

“Wish You Were Here” – Lee Fields and The Expressions

“Don’t Carry It All” – The Decembrists

Game of Thrones S5E8 Recap: Go Big or Go Hardhome

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Hey Game of Throners, sorry for the delay in this week’s episode recap. The Now Conspiring podcast gang gathered around to discuss the latest episode, “Hardhome,” and the results are as terrifying as you can imagine.

An interesting thing you’ll notice about this episode is that we talked a lot about the future of the series as a whole, for obvious reasons. Careful for spoilers if you haven’t seen this episode, and if you hate comparisons between the book and the show, this isn’t the podcast for you.

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Tomorrowland, Poltergeist Review, Movie News This Week

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For a podcast about the latest in movies and entertainment, we bring up The Office quite much…This week, Reid Jones guests with us to talk about Tomorrowland and the new Poltergeist remake. Fur flies.

We also cover tons of movie news and randomly conspire about the leaked “Supergirl” pilot, early Inside Out reviews, and Adonis’s strange shaving habits.

Question of the WEEK: What is your FAVORITE wholly original non-remake/sequel movie of all time and why? Well, I guess that’s two questions.

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