In this episode, Chet and Rodney are joined by Jon Negroni, author of, The Pixar Theory. Jump in as Jon takes the time to respond to Down The Hall’s previous episode on his theory and gets a chance to have a little fun at Chet and Rodney’s expense.
You definitely don’t want to miss this one as all three guys laugh and talk through The Pixar Theory and Jon shares the story of how it became such a major success.
You can find more information about Jon by visiting jonnegroni.com or by interacting with him on Twitter @jonnegroni.
Do all the Pixar movies tell a story of an ongoing war between humans, animals, and machines?
Break out the tin foil hats for this one as Chet reads through the theory one movie at a time and Rodney grows increasingly fed up with the notion.
Also, how long is too long to have a Redbox movie before you decide just to keep it forever?
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Xfinity OnDemand, Amazon Rental $2.99
R - 122min - Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rodney finally takes the time to watch one of Chet’s favorites. Listen in as the guys talk through this emotional roller coaster of a movie that deals with love, loss, family, and lighthearted humor. If you have never seen this crowd-pleaser, make sure to put it at the top of your list!
“After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.”
Drama, Romance, Comedy - R - 122 Min
Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Julia Stiles
Director: David O. Russell
Writer: David O. Russell (Screenplay) Matthew Quick (Novel)
Edge of Seventeen (2016)
R - 104min - Comedy, Drama, Coming of Age
“A new coming-of-age movie in the vein of Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club - an honest, candid, often hilarious look at what it's like to grow up as a young woman in today's modern world.”
Cast – Hailee Steinfield, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Woody Harrelson
Director – Kelly Fremon Craig (First Film - nominated for an award: Best First Film)
Writer – Kelly Fremon Craig
Make sure all your homework is done and then join Rodney and Chet as they take a look at this high school-based, coming of age comedy drama.
A Case of You (2013)
R - 91 Minutes - Romantic Comedy
“Nursing a secret crush on a cute coffee barista, a lowly writer sets out to become the man she desires -- by studying her Facebook profile.”
Cast: Justin Long, Evan Rachel Wood, Keir O’Donnell, Busy Phillips, Vince Vaughn, Peter Dinklage, Sam Rockwell, Brendan Fraser
Director: Kat Coiro
Writers: Justin and Christian Long
Rodney and Chet break down this Netflix Rom-Com and ask the age-old question: Why is it so hard to root for Justin Long?