Warning....this one went off the rails. Chet and Rodney found themselves in rare form.
The Land Before Time, Friday the 13th, Air Bud, and Madea just to name a few! Chet and Rodney (in the absence of Lyndon) take on several examples of movie franchises with far too many sequels. We're sure you will be as surprised as we were to hear how many installments of Home Alone there are! Can you name all of the 9 "Ernest" films?!
Plus we read some of YOUR answers to the question, "What is one movie I wish got a sequel?"
Get the tissues ready. We were blessed to be joined by Sam Humphrey who play Tom Thumb in The Greatest Showman. Listen in as Sam opens up about the obstacles he faced on his path towards being an actor which included living with a disability as well as the emotional and mental battles he encountered. An amazing story of faith, positivity, and determination led to Sam acting alongside his childhood hero, Hugh Jackman.
Also, does Zac Efron whistle songs from High School Musical on set?
You can follow Sam on Twitter @RealSamHumphrey
So now that the Oscars are here, you heard about all of the Best Picture Nominees but are any of them actually worth seeing?? We still aim to help you save time and "Take Back Movie Night" but this time it is through the lens of ranking the Best Picture Nominees 10-1 (there were 9 but we cheated and added 1....shhh).
Also, we asked YOU what your "favorite movie of 2017 was that DID NOT get nominated." In this episode you will hear us reference several interviews we have done including Kurt Braunohler (The Big Sick), Hayden Szeto (The Edge of 17), and Paul Walter Hauser (I, Tonya). You can find those older episodes in our library and be sure to look for next weeks episode which is an interview with Sam Humphrey of The Greatest Showman!
Thanks to Jameson from Portland, the guys were able to watch and choose "Band of Robbers" as the Movie Night Pick of the Week! It is a DEEP Netflix find which is what Down the Hall is all about! Also in this episode it's Rodney vs Lyndon in "Band or Gang?" Plus we discuss YOUR answers to "Hollywood Bromances."
2015 - PG-13 - Comedy, Action
Starring: Kyle Gallner, Adam Nee, Matthew Gray Gubler, Hannibal Burres
Director: The Nee Brothers
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
In the mood for an interesting story? How about a small idea from a 15-year-old in Iowa followed by an innocent conversation over breakfast ultimately leading to the creation of a film sporting 13 Oscar nominations including Best Picture! Jump on in to this conversation with Daniel Kraus, Co-Author of "The Shape of Water" who birthed the idea that became the blockbuster film directed by Guillermo Del Toro.
You can learn more about Daniel at www.danielkraus.com
In this episode the guys talk through "I Love You Man" as the Movie Night pick of the week! It's a quote-driven, hilarious film dealing with the awkwardness of adult friendship. We also give a movie to avoid and ask YOU the question, "Who would be your celebrity groomsmen/bridesmaids?"
2009 - R - Comedy
Starring: Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones, Jon Favreau
Director: John Hamburg
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
What's better than 3 guys discussing a Romantic/Drama that was highly controversial upon its release? 3 guys discussing a Romantic/Drama that was highly controversial upon its release AND partaking in a Game of Thrones themed quiz!
Hop on in as the guys help you Take Back Movie Night with "Me Before You"
Starring: Emelia Clarke, Sam Claflin
Director: Thea Sharrock
Where to Find: Amazon Prime
Rotten Tomatoes: 57%
In this episode, Paul Walter Hauser who plays Shawn Eckhardt in the Oscar-nominated "I, Tonya" joins the show! Listen in as he talks backstage stories, the challenges of portraying a real-life person, and a story of when he was momentarily Margot Robbie's real-life bodyguard!
Join us this week as we talk through the first ever Netflix original film to be discussed for Best Picture. Also, we play “Would you rather” with the listeners!
2017 - R - Historical Drama
Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jonathan Banks, Rob Morgan, Mary J. Blige, Jason Mitchell
Director: Dee Rees
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
A Movie Night pick, a movie to avoid, and picking a champion for a movie character shootout. A fun, witty, banter-filled film leading to a fun, witty, banter-filled episode!
Action, Comedy, Drama - R - 2017
Starring: Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Cillian Murphy
Director: Ben Wheatley
Where to Find It: Amazon Prime
Jump on in to a quick, spoiler-free discussion about "Free Fire", and action comedy that we think is definitely worth your Movie Night! Also in this episode we get YOUR answers for "Which movie character would you pick in a gun fight?"