Ep. 105 – Cinderella, Frozen Fever, The Company Men – 30th Mar. 2015

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It’s a magical episode this week as Shane, Jason, Ben and Terry dive feet first into their reviews of Cinderella and Frozen Fever. Shane’s been playing some Rayman Legends and the 2013 indie title Shelter. He also visits a Pile of Shame film in Chronicle and the guys check out John Wells’ 2010 drama The Company Men, with Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Costner and Chris Cooper.

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02:23 – Rayman Legends
05:22 – Shelter
15:16 – Chronicle
25:18 – Cinderella
48:37 – Frozen Fever
52:14 – The Company Men

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Fast & Furious 7, Fire Emblem: Awakening, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection and much more!

Ep. 104 – House of Cards, Ori and The Blind Forest, Kung Fu Panda – 23rd Mar. 2015

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It’s another MEGA-SIZED episode of The Awesome Addiction this week as Shane, Jason and Ben cover all three awesome topics of games, movies and TV shows. Shane and Jason kick things off with talks on Valiant Hearts, Ori and The Blind Forest and Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey: New & Tasty.

In the second segment, Jason talks about his favourite TV show Banshee while Shane and Ben review the DreamWorks animated film Home. And in the final segment, Shane professes his love for House of Cards while Ben and Jason visit a Pile of Shame film in Kung Fu Panda.

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03:21 – Valiant Hearts
11:12 – Ori and The Blind Forest
19:53 – Home
35:26 – Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey: New & Tasty
44:52 – Banshee
56:56 – House of Cards
01:12:14 – Kung Fu Panda

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Cinderella, Run All Night and Rayman Legends!

Ep. 103 – Chappie, Focus, Dying Light – 15th Mar. 2015

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It’s a crazy show this week as Shane, Jason, Ben and Amy orbit the mics to review some awesome things! In the first segment, Shane catches up on another Pile of Shame film in Red Dragon. Jason H also tells tale of his adventures in the open-world zombie game Dying Light. Then in the second segment Amy jumps in to help the guys review the latest Neil Blomkamp sci-fi film Chappie. And then the guys wrap it all up with the surprisingly good crime dramedy Focus with Will Smith and Margot Robbie.

01:53 – Red Dragon
09:43 – Dying Light
17:53 – Chappie
44:57 – Focus

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey: New & Tasty, Valiant Hearts, Ori and the Blind Forest, Inherent Vice, True Detective, House of Cards, Home and (takes a breath) Manny Lewis.

Ep. 102 – Minecraft, Project Almanac, Jupiter Ascending – 7th Mar. 2015

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Shane’s back from Las Vegas and he has plenty of films from his flights to talk about including The Departed, The Artist, Horrible Bosses 2 and the documentary Minecraft: The Story of Mojang. Jason, Terry and Ben join him around the mics to revisit Jupiter Ascending, play a little Survival of The Nerdiest and VS and review the latest sci-fi found-footage film, Project Almanac.

01:09 – Jupiter Ascending
08:46 – The Departed
10:00 – The Artist
12:31 – Horrible Bosses 2
16:25 – Minecraft: The Story of Mojang
24:26 – Survival of The Nerdiest
38:50 – Project Almanac
01:02:42 – VS

Thanks for listening fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Focus, Chappie, Ori and the Blind Forest and Dying Light.

Ep. 101 – The Order: 1886, Jupiter Ascending, 2015 Oscars Results – 28th Feb. 2015

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Episode 101 of The Awesome Addiction kicks straight into high gear with the guys reviewing heavy hitters The Order: 1886 and Tomb Raider. Shane, Jason, Ben and Terry discuss the 87th Academy Awards results and how they each performed in their annual predictions. And to wrap up the show, Shane and Ben give their thoughts on The Wachowskis’ latest sci-fi epic Jupiter Ascending.

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01:56 – Tomb Raider
07:37 – The Order: 1886
22:27 – 2015 Academy Awards Results
38:27 – Jupiter Ascending

Thanks for listening, everyone! Join us next week to hear Shane’s thoughts on the highly-acclaimed drama series True Detective and the lauded 3DS turn-based RPG Fire Emblem: Awakening and the guys’ review of Project Almanac.

EPISODE 100 – Kingsman, Valiant Hearts, Brothers, 2015 Oscar Predictions – 22nd Feb. 2015

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It’s a MEGA-SIZED show this week as the whole crew celebrates Episode 100! Shane, Jason, Terry and Ben open the show with some recaps of some movies they’ve seen before discussing the big Spider-Man and Bethesda E3 news and playing a little VS!
In the third segment, Shane is joined by Jason M and Jackie to talk about #IDARB, Valiant Hearts and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.
And to wrap it up, the guys make their 2015 Oscar Predictions and review the surprisingly excellent action film Kingsman: The Secret Service!

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01:40 – Unbroken
11:00 – The Gambler
17:25 – The Theory of Everything
23:52 – Spiderman joining the MCU
34:11 – Bethesda coming to E3 2015! Fallout 4?
39:39 – VS.
56:33 – #IDARB
01:01:39 – Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
01:11:26 – Valiant Hearts
01:27:25 – 2015 Oscar Predictions
01:49:24 – Kingsman: The Secret Service

Thanks for listening, gals and pals! Join us next week for the 2015 Oscar Results and our reviews of The Order 1886 and Jupiter Ascending.

The Legend of Korra Episode – 13th Feb. 2015

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In the lead up to EPISODE 100, Shane, Nicole and Jason  take this opportunity to dive deep into a full series analysis of The Legend of Korra TV show. Find out why it is one of the greatest TV series ever made and how it breaks ground and makes history in some very real and important ways.

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03:10 – Introduction
12:49 – Book 1: Air
47:35 – Book 2: Spirits
01:19:22 – Book 3: Change
01:58:33 – Book 4: Balance

Thanks for listening to this epic episode, fellow addicts! Tune in next week for our EPISODE 100 Celebration where we’ll be discussing more amazing games, movies and TV shows!

Ep. 099 – The Gambler, Unbroken, Transistor – 9th Feb. 2015

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In the lead up to Episode 100, Shane, Jason and Jason gather around the mics to review some more Oscar-nominated films including Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken and  The Gambler featuring Mark Wahlberg and John Goodman. The guys also talk some Transistor and some Movie Backlog films including The Godfather, 47 Ronin and Fast & Furious 6.

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02:06 – Transistor
08:24 – The Gambler
17:08 – The Godfather
21:43 – 47 Ronin
27:00 – Fast & Furious 6
31:06 – Unbroken

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our very special Bonus Episode discussing the entire series of The Legend of Korra! Then join us the following week for our big Episode 100 celebration!

Ep. 098 – The Theory of Everything, Wild, South Park: The Stick of Truth – 31st Jan. 2015

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The Oscar-nominated biopics invade The Awesome Addiction this week as Shane, Jason and Ben review Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything and Reese Witherspoon in Wild. Shane also recounts his brief time with last year’s turn-based RPG South Park: The Stick of Truth.

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04:41 – South Park: The Stick of Truth
13:20 – The Theory of Everything
30:51 – Wild

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Unbroken, The Gambler and hopefully Foxcatcher and Still Alice!

Ep. 097 – American Sniper, Paper Planes – 26th Jan. 2015

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It’s a film-filled week this episode as Shane, Jason, Ben and Terry review Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper, Australian indie darling Paper Planes, the sequel no one asked for in Dumb & Dumber To and two 2014 films we missed: Into The Storm and A Walk Among The Tomb Stones.

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02:16 – American Sniper
28:53 – Into The Storm
35:59 – Dumb & Dumber To
44:09 – Paper Planes
47:50 – A Walk Among The Tomb Stones

Thank you for listening, awesome addicts! Don’t miss next week’s episode when the guys review South Park: The Stick of Truth, The Theory of Everything and much more!