Monday, July 15, 2019

XLII: Forrest Gump

On this episode of the Almost Sideways Podcast, Terry Plucknett, Todd Plucknett, and Zach Saltz review some of what they have been watching recently before doing a deep dive on the Best Picture winner from 25 years ago.  Here are the highlights...

  • What are you drinking and breaking Russell Westbrook news (1:00)\
  • What we've been watching (7:40)
  • Todd's epic review of the 2019 World Series of Poker (14:20)
  • Deep Dive: Forrest Gump (1994)
    • Trivia (25:00)
    • Initial Thoughs and experiences (46:50)
    • Revisiting the 1994 Academy Awards (53:40)
    • Highest WAR Performance (1:09:20)
    • Worst Performance and LVP (1:17:10)
    • Biggest Douchebag and Stickman (1:31:20)
    • Biggest Flaws (1:35:50)
    • Favorite Minor Characters and Who Nicolas Cage would play (1:48:20)
    • MVP and Quote (1:52:40)

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

XLVI: Spider-Man: Far from Home, Midsommar, Biggest Douchebags

On this episode of the Almost Sideways Podcast, Terry Plucknett, Todd Plucknett, and Zach Saltz discuss some of the latest hits to enter theaters as well as countdown some of the worst characters in film and TV.  Here are the highlights:

  • Review: Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) (7:25)
  • Review: Midsommar (2019) (24:22)
  • Power Rankings: Biggest Douchebags (45:18)
  • Trivia Review: My Girl (1991) (1:21:17)
  • Trivia: Foreign Acting Oscar Noms (1:27:35)
  • Quote of the Day (1:36:50)

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Monday, July 1, 2019

XLV: Mid-Year Report, American Beauty

On this episode, Terry Plucknett, Todd Plucknett, and Zach Saltz review the first half of 2019 in movies as well as deep dive the 1999 winner of Best Picture 20 years later and discuss how it holds up.  Here are the highlights.

  • What are you drinking and fan poll results (6:30)
  • 2019 Mid-Year Top 5's and Bottom 1's (12:00)
  • Deep Dive: American Beauty (1999)
    • Trivia (29:00)
    • Recasting the 1999 Oscars (45:10)
    • Highest WAR Performances (57:30)
    • Worst Performance (1:06:30)
    • Biggest Douchebag / LVP / Minor Characters (1:13:40)
    • What has aged the worst? (1:24:10)
    • Biggest Flaws and Conspiracies (1:37:20)
    • Stickman / Who would Nicolas Cage play? (1:50:10)
    • MVP / Quote of the Day (1:54:00)

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

XLIV: Toy Story 4, Pixar, Unwanted Sequels

On this episode, The Three discuss the top film in the box office as well as other sequels that may not have been best.  Here are the highlights.

  • Review: Toy Story 4 (2019) (4:07)
  • Spotlight: Pixar Mt. Rushmore (24:00)
  • Power Rankings: Unwanted Sequels (40:39)
  • Trivia Review: Come to the Stable (1949) (1:30:18)
  • Trivia: Animated Oscar Nominees (1:40:04)
  • Quote of the Day (1:47:22)

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

XLIII: Speed


On this episode of the podcast, The Three are joined by Ben Brown of the Red & Brown Podcast to do a deep dive into the 1994 action flick Speed.  Here are the highlights.

  • What have we been watching? (5:00)
  • Deep Dive: Speed
    • Trivia (23:00)
    • First Impressions (40:00)
    • Highest WAR Performance (46:30)
    • Flash Recasting / Who Would Nicolas Cage play? (54:00)
    • Worst Performances (1:00:40)
    • Favorite Minor Characters (1:08:50)
    • Biggest Flaws (1:20:10)
    • LVP / Biggest Douchebag / Speed vs. Die Hard (1:36:00)
    • Conspiracy Theories (1:45:35)
    • Speed Round: Stickman & MVP (1:52:40)
    • Fan Questions (1:59:20)
  • Quote of the Day (2:03:55)

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Monday, June 10, 2019

XLII: Dark Phoenix, Movie/TV Soldiers

On this episode of the Almost Sideways Podcast, The Three discuss...

  • Review: X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019) (5:55)
  • Spotlight: The Next Wolverine (26:10)
  • Power Rankings: Movie/TV Soldiers (37:28)
  • Trivia Review: Earth Girls Are Easy (1989) (1:21:28)
  • Trivia Review: Mom and Dad (2018) (1:25:42)
  • Trivia (1:28:25)
  • Quote of the Day (1:39:52)

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Friday, May 31, 2019

XLI: Brightburn, The Rock


On this episode, The Three review a new horror film from the Gunn family and deep dive a 90's action classic.  Here are the highlights...

  • Review: Brightburn (2019) (3:00)
  • Favorite Feature Deep Dive: The Rock (1996) (17:45)
    • Trivia (22:25)
    • Highest WAR Performances (40:25)
    • Favorite Random Characters (48:20)
    • Worst Performance & Biggest Stickman (55:40)
    • Best Death (1:03:50)
    • Conspiracy Theories and Flaws (1:07:00)
    • LVP / Biggest Douchebag (1:26:30)
    • Who else would Nicolas Cage play? (1:35:40)
    • MVP (1:42:30)
  • Quote of the Day (1:52:50)

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