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Straight Outta Compton and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Review; Our Favorite Movie Scenes

Straight Outta Compton and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Review

This week on the podcast, we review Straight Outta Compton and The Man from U.N.C.L.E., and great news! The whole cast is here this week, so we had tons of opinions and thoughts to share.

We also covered the latest entertainment news, read our favorite comments you left for us last week, gave you our Netflix Recommendation of the Week, then covered new movie releases you can check out next weekend.

(Amy, we’re pretty glad we won you in the “breakup”)

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite movie scene EVER?

Go on…Straight Outta Compton and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Review; Our Favorite Movie Scenes

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Review, Best Trailers For The Worst Movies

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In this week’s episode of Now Conspiring, we’re joined by Reid Jones as we have a spoilery discussion about Marvel’s latest Avengers-related assembly. If you want to avoid spoilers, stop listening at the 8:25 mark of the podcast and then pick it up again at 34:44.

But Age of Ultron isn’t all we’re talking about this week. We also cover the new Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts film, While We’re Young for a quick review. We also cover the latest movie news, including the recent 21 Jump Street crossover, the AMC Star Wars marathon, and more.

Later in the show, we try to decide what the best trailer is for the worst movie. Don’t forget to add your suggestion to the comments!

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to subscribe on iTunes and rate/review us if you like us! THANKS!

Question of the Week: Who is your favorite Avenger?

By the way, our Song of the Week this week is “Bad Dream” by The Mowgli’s. Be sure to check out their new album (same name as the song), which is in stores now.

Other music you heard in this episode:

  • “Something Personal” – Bright and Early
  • “Irreplaceable” – Beyoncé

Why Do Movie Trailers Suck?

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We’ve all watched that trailer. It gives away the whole movie, including key plot twists. Sometimes you watch a trailer that isn’t even close to what you get in the real movie (we’re looking at you Frozen and Kangaroo Jack).

And sometimes, a movie trailer is just plain bad, even though the movie itself is quite good. Well this week on the Now Conspiring Podcast, Maria and I delve into what makes our trailers, well trailers. Is it money? Greed? Power? Greedy power? We discuss.

Later in the show, we quickly review PaddingtonAmerican Sniper, and Blackhat. And we also cover this week’s movie news, including our thoughts on the Oscars, the new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer, and more.

Stick around for our Netflix Recommendation of the Week, and as always, we finish the show with new Movie Releases coming this weekend.

Question of the Week: 

Why do movie trailers suck? Let us know your thoughts in the comments, and don’t forget to subscribe to our show on iTunes for updates on every episode!

Links to cool things we mentioned:

My American Sniper review. 

How George Lucas almost directed Star Wars: Episode VII.

The second trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron (which Maria hates for some reason).

All of the Oscars nominees in one place! 

Movieo Lets You Discover the Best Movies For Free – Without Ads

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About | Movieo:

This is a place for discovering movies. Made by a couple of friends for fun – as a side project.

We love movies but finding new ones is usually a hassle. We searched for a nicely designed and simple interface for movie browsing but we didn’t find one. So we made one ourselves.

There’s no ads, no annoying popups, no catch – it’s free. We’ll keep improving it as time passes. For now we’d appreciate your feedback. Criticism and praise are both welcome.

This website is seriously worth your time. At its base level, it offers you a chance to stream excellent movie trailers without popups and ads by hosting from a YouTube channel.

But it also features a search function that lets you find new movies that you’ll like, complete with review scores that hover with the description. Fun idea.

Check it out and see for yourself: Movieo

 

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