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Movie Issues: The Giver

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Movie Issues: The Giver

The Giver is a social science fiction film directed Phillip Noyce, based on the 1993 novel of the same name by Lois Lowry. In a perfect world where there is no conflict, racism, or sickness, every member of society has a specific role, and 16-year-old Jonas is selected to be the new Receiver of Memory. Soon Jonas uncovers the truth behind his world’s past, and discovers that many years earlier, his forefathers gave up humanity in order to have a stable society. Now he must come to terms with what he’s learned and either except it or try to find a new path. Staring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgard, and Katie Holmes.

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Movie Issues: Predator

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Movie Issues: Predator

The guys are right in the middle of Action August and it was time we hit the big boy: the Action God of the 80′s Arnold Schwarzenegger. But which movie to do? There are so many, but the guys decided on the 1987 sic-fi action flick, Predator, where Arnold and his team go into South America to help out an old friend, only to be hunted by a alien who keeps and collects human parts as trophies. Soon it comes down to a battle for survival between the beast and Arnold. Who will win? Well download and find out as Leland and Spooky enter the world of 80s action flicks! Read On

Movie Issues: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Movie Issues: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Since the first comic book appeared in the mid-eighties, and on to the much different iterations in animated forms and films, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been a huge success, gaining love from millions of fans. Each has their favorite turtle or series they remember as their first. It’s fair to say that the Turtles aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. Which brings us to the newest version of their live action movie franchise. Directed by Jonathan Liebesman (Battle LA, Wrath of the Titians) produced by Michael Bay, they bring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into a new world full of CGI, and new plots/themes for a whole new generation to enjoy.

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Movie Issues: Dirty Harry

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Movie Issues: Dirty Harry

Continuing the guys look at action movies though the decades, this week they enter the gritty world of 70s film.  They look back at the classic 1971 Clint Eastwood film, Dirty Harry.  It’s the 1970s in San Francisco, and an evil sniper called Scorpio is killing random people. Only one man can stop him, enter Dirty Harry. He’s a cop that hates everyone and plays the cop game by his own rules.  Please download and listen as we discuss 70s film, Harry and recap some of the awesome stuff we saw at Comic Con.  Read On

Movie Issues: Guardians of the Galaxy

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Movie Issues: Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvel and their cinematic universe opened the summer with Captain America: The Winter Solider, so it’s only fitting they also close down the summer movie season with their new film, Guardians of the Galaxy, directed by James Gunn and staring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, and featuring the voice talents of Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel. This time Marvel shows us an all new, exciting, and absolutely amazing world above and beyond the stars with a fantastic new team of heroes in one great action packed movie.

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Movie Issues: You Only Live Twice

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Movie Issues: You Only Live Twice

It is August and the guys felt it was time for a theme month. So for the whole month of August they guys are looking back at action movies. Starting in the 1960s with the James Bond classic, You Only Live Twice. Where Bond is going up against the evil Ernst Stavro Blofeld who is the leader of the evil organization, SPECTRE. Space shuttles are being stolen, world war III is on the horizon, no one can be trusted, Bond must go to Japan and become Japanese and hide in plain site. It’s one crazy action ride from the Bond series. So please download and listen in as the guys start their action movie month off right with James Bond!

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Movie Issues: Lucy

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Movie Issues: Lucy

Lucy is the new film by director Luc Besson (Leon: The Professional, The Fifth Element) staring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. Lucy is a woman living in Taipei, Taiwan, who is forced to be a drug mule for the mob. A drug implanted in her body inadvertently leaks into her system, which allows her to use more than the 10% of her brain’s capacity, thus changing her into a superhuman. As she transforms into something unknown and new, she decides to turn the tables on her captors to become a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

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