Kong: Skull Island – We Need Movies Review

Jamie watched Kong: Skull Island! What were his thoughts? Does he swear in this video? How’s his shot composition? Does his video cut out? Yikes, really?!

Well, at least his hair isn’t terrible this time… and it’s in focus.

NOTE: Minor plot points and references discussed!

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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).

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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)

My Love of Mixtapes

Growing up I used to adore the radio because it would provide me otherwise unattainable access to each song that I loved. I’d painfully wait until it played again just so I could relive the magic of that inner joy when the chorus would hit its crescendo before it would all taken away after the three-four minute song would end. Then, I would have to wait to hear it again for what could be an hour, but felt like a day.

Cassettes

That is, until I was introduced to the wonders of the cassette tape. With my new tool firmly in hand, I would sit by the radio with a more cautioned ear, patiently waiting for the song of the month, (the one I couldn’t stop singing), to play. As soon as I heard the first few notes, I clicked the red dot on my cassette player and it was recording. This was my first taste in the art of mixtapes.Read More »