Tuesday, January 12, 2021

CVIII: Pieces of a Woman, Fargo

 Recorded - 1/10/2021

Hosts - Terry Plucknett, Zach Saltz, Todd Plucknett

On this episode of the Almost Sideways Movie Podcast, we review the latest Netflix Oscar contender before deep diving an all-time favorite celebrating 25 years in 2021.  Here are the highlights:

  • What We've Been Watching
    • Todd's Cager Review: A Score to Settle (6:10)
    • Zach Review: South Mountain & Small Axe: Red, White, and Blue (8:50)
    • Terry's Oscar Review: Cape Fear (13:40)
  • Featured Review: Pieces of a Woman (17:30)
  • DEEP DIVE: Fargo
    • Trivia (31:30)
    • First Impressions (42:10)
    • Mt Rushmore: Pregnant Characters & Recasting Fargo (51:00)
    • Highest WAR, Worst Performance, Favorite Minor Character (1:11:10)
    • Biggest Stickman, Douchebag, Best Scene (1:24:50)
    • Gripes and Conspiracy Theories (1:37:40)
    • LVP, MVP, Quote of the Day (1:46:30)

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

CVII: Small Axe, Unwarranted TV/Film Killings

 Recorded - 1/3/21

Hosts - Terry Plucknett, Todd Plucknett, Zach Saltz

On this episode of the Almost Sideways Movie Podcast, we review the many films we watched leading up to the New Year, including the Steve McQueen Small Axe anthology.  Then, we count down the most unwarranted killings in movies and TV before our latest trivia game in honor of 2021.  Here are the highlights...

  • What We've Been Watching
    • Todd's Cager Review: The Trust (6:15)
    • Zach Review: First Cow (8:30)
    • Terry's Oscar Review: In a Better World & The Patriot (12:00)
    • Todd Review: The War with Grandpa (20:00)
    • Small Axe Review (23:20)
    • Todd Review: The Prom (39:30)
    • Zach Review: Strummer (45:15)
    • Terry Review: Wonder Woman 1984 (52:30)
  • Power Rankings: Unwarranted TV/Film Killings (58:40)
    • Guessing Adam's List (1:37:00)
  • Trivia
    • Zach's Trivia Review: Tombstone (1:45:45)
    • Todd's Trivia Review: That's Entertainment! (1:51:15)
    • Trivia: 21 (1:56:30)
  • Quote of the Day (2:09:20)

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Sunday, January 3, 2021

Daly Notes (presented by Almost Sideways): 10 Worst Movies of 2020, 2020 Movie Theater Experiences, and Most Anticipated 2021 Movies

2021 is finally here!! This episode of Daly Notes (presented by Almost Sideways) Adam talks about his Top 10 Worst Movies of 2020. It's been a fun year, but there was a lot of bad movies for sure. Adam also talks about his 9 Movie Theater Experiences he had. It gets personal with stories about watching movies with his wife and the last time he's able to watch a movie with his father. Finally, we talk about the Top 10 movies Adam is excited to watch in 2021!

5:24 -Top 10 Worst Movies
18:25 - Movie Theater Experiences
38:32 - Top 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2021

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

CVI: Soul, Toy Story

 Recorded 12/27/20

On this episode of the Almost Sideways Movie Podcast, our three fearless hosts (Terry Plucknett, Zach Saltz, Todd Plucknett) discuss everything they watched during the Christmas holiday before reviewing the new Pixar film Soul as a group.  Then the Pixar train keeps rolling as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pixar in a way only Almost Sideways can: their unique deep dive of Toy Story.  Here are the highlights:

  • What We've Been Watching
    • Zach - The Wilds (6:30)
    • Terry's Oscar Review - Everybody's Famous! (8:50)
    • Todd's Cager Review - Fire Birds (13:30)
  • Winter Movie Roundup (18:40)
    • The Swerve
    • The Midnight Sky
    • Wonder Woman 1984
    • Better Watch Out
    • Sylvie's Love
    • Uncle Frank
  • Featured Review: Soul (36:40)
  • Deep Dive: Toy Story
    • Trivia (49:20)
    • First Impressions (1:04:20)
    • Mt. Rushmore: Voice Performances Since Toy Story (1:14:20)
    • Who Would Nicolas Cage Play?, Highest WAR, Worst Performance (1:25:00)
    • Minor Character, Stickman, Douchebag (1:36:00)
    • Favorite Scene, Gripes, and Conspiracy Theories (1:42:20)
    • Bonus Categories: Favorite Christmas Present & Pixar Easter Eggs (1:59:30)
    • LVP, MVP, Quote of the Day (2:07:30)

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Monday, December 28, 2020

Daly Notes (presented by Almost Sideways): Wonder Woman 1984/TRON: Legacy Reviews and Interview with Movie Oracle

On this episode of Daly Notes (presented by Almost Sideways), Adam reviews Wonder Woman 1984 and also TRON: Legacy.

For today's sit down conversation, Adam Daly of the Almost Sideways Movie Podcast sits down with fellow Youtube movie reviewer - The Movie Oracle. They both talk about - renting horror movies, Barney, the Dark Universe, bad book adaptations, movies that set up sequels, Charmed, TV shows, starting YouTube, becoming the Movie Oracle, mean comments, 2021 channel goals!

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Watch her break down of the 2020 Netflix Movie Prom: https://youtu.be/07-vUqkSOBA

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

CV: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Lowest WAR Performances of the 2010's, All Decade Superlatives of the 2010's

 Recorded - 12/20/20

On this episode of the Almost Sideways Movie Podcast, we (Terry Plucknett, Zach Saltz, Todd Plucknett) review Chadwick Boseman's last film role before taking one last look back at the 2010's decade with several crazy categories.  Here are the highlights:

  • Reactions to Critics Awards (4:45)
  • What We've Been Watching
    • Todd Review: Stolen (9:45)
    • Zach Review: Time (12:45)
    • Terry Review: The Grifters (16:25)
  • Featured Review: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (22:10)
  • Mt Rushmore: Lowest WAR Oscar Nominations of the 2010's (40:00)
  • Power Rankings: All Decade Superlatives (51:15)
    • Guessing Adam's Picks (1:20:50)
  • Trivia
    • Zach's Trivia Review: The Neon Demon (1:30:30)
    • Terry's Trivia Review: Thunder Road (1:37:00)
    • Trivia: Birthday Filmographies (1:42:15)
  • Quote of the Day (1:49:45)

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