Colossal Review – We Need Movies

Jamie caught the limited release of Colossal, starring Anne Hathaway as a woman who can control a 100-foot tall lizard monster.

What were his thoughts? Did you see the outtakes?!

NOTE: Spoilers will be marked, so you can easily skip them!

Written and Directed by Nacho Vigolando

Starring Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, Tim Blake Nelson, and Austin Stowell.

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51- Drive, Life, and Rookie

We discuss single title movies and then go into my #52PickUp, which breaks the mold and offers FOUR words. Hot damn, that’s crazy talk.

 

No August’s Night Talk segment this time but be sure to listen to episode 49 to hear his thoughts on Terrance Malick.

 

Jamie– Life – SPOILER WARNING! (Starts at 00:00)

Alex– Drive (12:17)

#52PickUp– Rookie of the Year (19:55)

Plugs and Close (27:22)

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Follow us on Facebook!  /NotQuitePod

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Do you have questions, suggested movies, or topics for us to discuss? E-mail us at  NotQuitePod@gmail.com

Visit Jamie’s blog at GuyOnAWire.

See Tim on the Universal Lot! He’ll be the one showing you around!

And visit Alex’s blog at Doggone Movie Reviews.

And finally, see what Jamie looks like (hint: not so good) at his other project: We Need Movies.


-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

Ep. 50 Extravaganza!

In honor of making it to FIFTY episodes, this one is JAMMED-packed today!

We talk our favorite movies from each year that we’ve been alive with our guest Dan Davis of the 44 Minutes Podcast (and this topic is LONG). ALSO: Share your lists with us on Facebook!!

Then, we quickly discuss my #52PickUp, and finally, we reach back into the annals of time and find every single guest and former co-host we’ve featured so far and chat with them about their experiences recording Not Quite Hollywood.

So enjoy this EXTRA long episode!

Alex– Favorite Movies from Every Year We’ve Been Alive (Starts at 00:00)

Tim’s Communal Movie Announced! (45:34)

#52PickUp– Eraser (46:00)

Jamie– An Introspective on Not Quite Hollywood (47:49)

Brian [I apologize for the audio issues with this one] (48:16)

Tony (53:19)

Brandon (58:51)

Joel (1:06:31)

August (1:14:36)

John (1:22:03)

Plugs and Close (1:30:55)

Listen here.

Download us on iTunes every Thursday!! Subscribe and comment below to join the conversation!

Follow us on Twitter! @NQHPod

Do you have questions, suggested movies, or topics for us to discuss? E-mail us at  NotQuitePod@gmail.com

Visit Jamie’s blog at GuyOnAWire. Here’s the #52PickUp I mentioned!

Subscribe to Dan’s Podcast: 44 Minutes: A Record of Records.

See Tim on the Universal Lot! He’ll be the one showing you around!

And visit Alex’s blog at Doggone Movie Reviews.

Then John’s new blog (!!) at They Called Him Red.

See Brian AND Tony on the streets of Maine!

Check out Joel and his wife Hailey’s photography work at HaileyandJoel.com and his work at the Bangor Daily News.

Watch Brandon and his movie reviews on WABI TV5 Bangor and Cinema Savvy here.

And finally, see what Jamie (and Brandon) look like (hint: not so good) at their other project: We Need Movies.


-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

47- I Don’t Feel Shame Anymore… Get Out!

The boys are back in town! Tim, Alex, and Jamie regroup to take on the dire in three very disturbingly dark films (A streeetch).

 

Unannounced spoilers for I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore at 6:43 (It’s on Netflix as of this episode posting!) Otherwise than that, it’s largely spoiler-free for that and the new horror, Get Out!

 

But we definitely spoil the DICK out of Shame, (and what a dick it is). WHAT?! Siri, how do I erase podcast descriptions?

 

“Okay, here’s what I found on ‘howling erect podcast prescriptions:'”

 

Noooooooo!

 

Then we talk the OSCARS 2017 and who won the Not Quite Hollywood Predictions Contest in a bonus segment!

 

Jamie– I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (Starts at 00:00)

Tim– Get Out! (12:06)

Alex– Shame [Communal Film of the Week] (17:45)

#52PickUp– Maximum Overdrive (24:12)

OSCARS 2017– (29:05)

Listen here.

Download us on iTunes every Thursday!! Subscribe and comment below to join the conversation!

Follow us on Facebook!  /NotQuitePod

Follow us on Twitter! @NQHPod

Do you have questions, suggested movies, or topics for us to discuss? E-mail us at  NotQuitePod@gmail.com

Visit Jamie’s blog at GuyOnAWire.

See Tim on the Universal Lot! He’ll be the one showing you around!

And visit Alex’s blog at Doggone Movie Reviews.

And finally, see what Jamie looks like (hint: not so good) at his other project: We Need Movies.


-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

42- The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

We talk the best and worst films of 2016! The lists will surprise you!!! CLICKBAIT….

 

They’re interesting in a lot of ways, but nothing INSANELY different. You’ll hear it.

 

Speaking of hearing, see if you can pinpoint when we realize that we need to pick up the pace… 

Worst of 2016 (Starts at 00:00)

Best of 2016 (14:24) 

#52PickUp– Cool Runnings (37:07)

Listen here.

Download us on iTunes every Thursday!! Subscribe and comment below to join the conversation!

Follow us on Twitter! @NQHPod

Do you have questions, suggested movies, or topics for us to discuss? E-mail us at  NotQuitePod@gmail.com

Visit Jamie’s blog at GuyOnAWire. Here’s the #52PickUp I mentioned!

See Tim on the Universal Lot! He’ll be the one showing you around!

And visit Alex’s blog at Doggone Movie Reviews.

And finally, see what Jamie looks like (hint: not so good) at his other project: We Need Movies.


-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

33- We Get Personal and Compare Ourselves to Characters!

This week August roars like Godzilla, Jamie Thinks Twice, and John sings in High Fidelity.

 

August– Godzilla (1954) (Starts at 00:00)

Jamie– Don’t Think Twice (15:21)

John– High Fidelity (24:23)

 

 Oh and BONUS: I found the list I mention dated June 7th, 2004, when I was on the verge of nineteen.

 

TOP TEN BUBBLEGUMS

  1. Rain-Blo
  2. Chicklets (Fruit Flavor)
  3. Bubblicious (Watermelon)
  4. Orbit (BubbleGum)
  5. Gum Cigars (Any)
  6. Bazooka (Any)
  7. Dubble Bubble
  8. Big League Chew (BubbleGum)
  9. Freshen-Up (Spearmint)
  10. Bubble Tape (BubbleGum)

Where were those Easter Egg ones?

Then we also discuss the trailer for Passengers briefly. (48:08)

Naturally SPOILERS for each film ahead!

Each odd-numbered episode we talk specific films, and each even-numbered episode we discuss topics regarding Hollywood and the things we’re passionate about (either way).

Listen here.

Download us on iTunes every Thursday!! Subscribe and comment below to join the conversation!

Do you have questions, suggested movies, or topics for us to discuss? E-mail us at  NotQuitePod@gmail.com

Visit Jamie’s blog at GuyOnAWire.

And visit John’s new blog (!!) at They Called Him Red.

And finally, see what Jamie looks like (hint: not so good) at his other project: We Need Movies.


-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

31- Dreams of Death and Hell

This week, we go dark: We discuss a film about the extremes of financial ruin, the spirit journey of a Dead Man, and dreams taking over reality!

 

We really try with our segues and themes folks, it’s a real tragedy. Please support us by listening in!

 

We first talk about a deleted scene in Daredevil! (Starts at 00:00)

Jamie– Hell or High Water (2:28)

John– Dead Man (12:26)

August– Paprika (26:44)

Naturally SPOILERS for each film ahead!

Each odd-numbered episode we talk specific films, and each even-numbered episode we discuss topics regarding Hollywood and the things we’re passionate about (either way).

Listen here.

Download us on iTunes every Thursday!! Subscribe and comment below to join the conversation!

Do you have questions, suggested movies, or topics for us to discuss? E-mail us at  NotQuitePod@gmail.com

Visit Jamie’s blog at GuyOnAWire.

And visit John’s new blog (!!) at They Called Him Red.

And finally, see what Jamie looks like (hint: not so good) at his other project: We Need Movies.


-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

29- The Spiciest Conversation of The Guest Yet!

We are insane! We BEGIN the podcast with trying some of the hottest salsa in all of the land, then we delve into our musically-oriented movies with special guest, Brian Mellgren! Brian has been a musical connoisseur for over two decades, and he proves it!

 

We Eat Salsa– (Starts at 00:00) If you don’t like crunching and chewing sounds, then skip this part!

August– Dogtooth (4:13) Then we talk Emojis for Classic Films!! (Million Dollah Sellah)

John– Blazing Saddles (17:16)

Brian– Groundhog Day (32:24)

Jamie– The Guest (46:14)

Naturally SPOILERS for each film ahead!

Each odd-numbered episode we talk specific films, and each even-numbered episode we discuss topics regarding Hollywood and the things we’re passionate about (either way).

Listen here.

Download us on iTunes Tuesdays AND Thursdays! Subscribe and comment below to join the conversation!

Do you have questions, suggested movies, or topics for us to discuss? E-mail us at  NotQuitePod@gmail.com

Visit Jamie’s blog at GuyOnAWire.

And visit John’s new blog (!!) at They Called Him Red.

See Brian on the streets of Maine!

And finally, see what Jamie looks like (hint: not so good) at his other project: We Need Movies.


-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

My Cancer Story Ch. 22 “The Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost”

Chapter 22: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost

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As I mentioned before, I wasn’t terribly religious. Now please, don’t get me wrong: I had nothing against faith, (the faith of my loved ones and of my own was keeping me sane during my chemotherapy), but I did notice a disturbing element to religion. I found that lots of religions were obsessed with trying to get people to accept their respective interpretation of the Bible.

And while I appreciated all of the prayers and thoughts (and could feel the collective energy helping), I knew that I wasn’t long for my Catholic ways. Instead, I would use this newfound focus on positivity and compassion to be a better person overall- free from sect and sacrilege.

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