About Shane Bailey

Your host and fellow addict hails from the Central Coast of Australia, and loves to immerse himself in the world of video games. When he's not playing his Xbox One he's either whittling down his Movie Backlog or catching up on awesome TV shows.

Ep. 137 – The Revenant, The Hateful 8, The Big Short – 24th Jan. 2016

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Oscar Season is upon us and with it comes an uber-long episode covering three big contenders! This week, Shane, Ben and Terry review Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. They also discuss Adam McKay’s The Big Short and Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, The Hateful 8.

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03:05 – The Revenant
26:20 – The Big Short
55:20 – The Hateful 8
01:25:47 – Movie, Actor, Go!
01:37:00 – BONUS: Post-Credits Nonsense

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next episode for another Academy Award-themed show with our reviews of the Oscar-nominated Spotlight, Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl and Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs.

PREVIOUS EPISODES:
Ep. 136 – Movie of The Year 2015, The Good Dinosaur, Joy
Ep. 135 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Creed, In The Heart of The Sea
Ep. 131 – The Martian, Pan, The Intern

Ep. 136 – Movie of The Year 2015, The Good Dinosaur, Joy – 3rd Jan. 2016

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Shane, Ben and Jason M kick off 2016 with a mega-sized episode! They start by reviewing David O. Russell’s Joy, starring Jennifer Lawrence, and Pixar’s latest effort The Good Dinosaur.

In the second segment, the guys make their Christmas Wishes for 2016 and then dive deep into their discussion on their Top 5 Movies of 2015 and then crown an overall Movie of The Year Winner! All of that, plus another iteration of our new favourite game: Movie, Actor, Go!

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02:12 – Joy
20:45 – The Good Dinosaur
41:40 – Christmas Wishes 2015
53:58 – Top 5 Movies of 2015
02:15:00 – Movie, Actor, Go!

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next episode for our reviews of Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant, Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful 8 and The Big Short.

Ep. 135 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Creed, In The Heart of the Sea – 20th Dec. 2015

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To wrap up 2015, Shane, Ben, Terry and Jason kick things off with their thoughts on In The Heart of the Sea and Creed before playing a little VS and a brand new game!

And the guys couldn’t end the year on a higher note: strap in for their review of Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens. You might be surprised to hear how they felt about it.

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02:25 – In The Heart of the Sea
24:18 – Creed
34:14 – VS
58:30 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts, and thanks for joining us for another fantastic year! Join us in the New Year for our reviews of The Good Dinosaur and Joy as well as our Top 5 picks for Movies of The Year in 2015!

Ep. 134 – Spectre, Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 2, By The Sea – 29th Nov. 2015

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Shane and Ben’s shake, but not stir, things up this week as they review James Bond in his latest adventure, Spectre and Angelina Jolie’s latest directorial effort, By The Sea. The duo also discuss The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2 as well as the trend of teen-fiction sagas trying to catch on. Plus, Shane gives his quick thoughts on a film he missed from earlier this year: the high-octane comedy Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy.

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02:40 – Spy
08:07 – Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1
13:15 – Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 2
26:05 – By The Sea
48:04 – Spectre

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us in a few weeks for our reviews of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Into The Heart of The Sea and Creed.

Ep. 133 – Bridge of Spies, The Walk, Burnt – 8th Nov. 2015

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The team is reunited this week as Shane, Ben & Terry welcome back Jason H! The waste no time diving into three big reviews: Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies, The Walk starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bradley Cooper in the sizzling new foodie film Burnt. All of that plus a little game of Survival of The Nerdiest.

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01:18 – Burnt
27:39 – The Walk
34:44 – Survival of The Nerdiest
54:44 – Bridge of Spies

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us in a few weeks for our reviews of Spectre, Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 and much more!

Ep. 132 – Legend, Black Mass, Crimson Peak – 18th Oct. 2015

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The show is back to full strength this week as Shane & Ben are reunited with Terry and Jason M! After catching up on some recent films like The Martian and Sicario, Jason gives his thoughts on Crimson Peak and Shane & Ben review Black Mass. They also play Survival of The Nerdiest and VS. before Shane and Ben wrap it up with their review of Tom Hardy in Legend.

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02:08 – Sicario [Catch up]
06:09 – The Martian [Catch up]
11:31 – Crimson Peak
21:19 – Black Mass
38:20 – Survival of The Nerdiest
55:29 – VS.
01:07:20 – FEATURE REVIEW: Legend

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us in a few weeks for our reviews of Bridge of Spies, The Walk, Burnt and much more!

Ep. 131 – The Martian, Pan, The Intern – 12th Oct. 2015

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Shane & Ben return to their rightful positions behind the mics this week to review a bunch of films. In the first segment, Shane gives his thoughts on the recent Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway comedy, The Intern. They guys also review Pan, starring Hugh Jackman. Does it soar to new heights or plummet into boredom?

The guys wrap up the show with their review of the latest sci-fi Ridley Scott film sweeping the globe, The Martian, featuring Matt Damon and many more fantastic actors.

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04:45 – The Intern
17:55 – Pan
35:37 – FEATURE REVIEW: The Martian

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Black Mass, Legend and much more!

Ep. 130 – Sicario, Everest, A Walk In The Woods – 26th Sep. 2015

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It’s movies galore once more as Shane & Ben take on the massive film that is Everest. They also discuss their thoughts on the latest Robert Redford and Nick Nolte film, A Walk In The Woods. And to wrap it up they review the drug-themed thriller Sicario, starring Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin and Benecio del Toro.

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03:46 – Everest
25:38 – A Walk In The Woods
45:34 – Sicario

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us in two weeks for our reviews of Pan, The Martian and much more!

Ep. 129 – Straight Outta Compton, American Ultra, Summer Movie Wager – 17th Sep. 2015

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It’s a two-man podblast this week as Shane and Ben sit down to review the biographical dramatic rap film sweeping the globe, Straight Outta Compton. Ben also gives his thoughts on American Ultra and the both of them discuss the biggest movies of the past few months as they revisit the results of their Summer Movie Wager.

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Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Everest, A Walk In The Woods and much more!

Ep. 128 – Hitman: Agent 47, We Are Your Friends, Passion – 5th Sep. 2015

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This week on The Awesome Addiction, Shane, Ben and Terry dive into a few movie reviews. Terry gives his thoughts on Hitman: Agent 47, while Shane reviews 2012’s Passion, starring Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace. and to wrap it up, Shane and Ben review Zac Efron’s latest film, We Are Your Friends.

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02:29 – Passion
09:46 – Hitman: Agent 47
26:35 – We Are Your Friends

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Straight Outta Compton and A Walk In The Woods, plus the guys revisit their Summer Movie Wager!