Then in the second segment, it’s that time of year for Shane’s favourite annual podcast game: The Summer Movie Wager where the guys try and guess what will be the 10 top-grossing films over the American summer. Can Shane defend his title?
04:25 – The Amazing Spider-Man 2
23:33 – Summer Movie Wager 2014
This week on The Awesome Addiction, the trio of Shane, Jason H and Terry gather around the mics to review the critically acclaimed The LEGO Movie and Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, starring Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins and Emma Watson.
03:05 – Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes
24:04 – Shadow of The Colossus
41:16 – Titanfall
49:39 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier
1:30:13 – Mr. Peabody & Sherman
It’s a show of super heroic proportions again this week as the guys drench themselves in nothing but bad-ass movies and games!
In the first segment, Jason M and Nicole join Shane and Jason H to discuss whether Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes is worth its asking price. Shane and Jason M have also been playing the critically acclaimed Shadow of The Colossus and they discuss whether it stands the test of time.
Welcome to Episode 54 of The Awesome Addiction! This week, in the very first segment, Shane finds himself expectedly defending against Jason’s cynicism and Ben’s disappointment for Need For Speed, starringAaron Paul and Imogen Poots.
And it’s rinse and repeat in the second segment as Shane’s positivity for Kit Harrington and Kiefer Sutherland in Pompeii is volcanically smothered by Jason and Ben’s frustration and displeasure.
03:42 – Infamous: Second Son
33:43 – Ico
49:47 – Colossatron
This week on the Awesome Addiction it’s all about the games as Shane, Jason & Jason circle the mics to discuss PlayStation 4 exclusive Infamous: Second Son. Mr. Mirah has also finished the HD remake of critical darling Ico and Shane has dived into Colossatron on Android, from the makers of Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride.
03:29 – 300: Rise of an Empire
29:09 – Non-Stop
43:28 – VS.
57:32 – The Monuments Men
78:58 – Titanfall
113:44 – Birthday Speeches
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AWESOME ADDICTS!!
It’s the podcast’s 1st Birthday, and to celebrate Shane, Jason, Ben & Terry have a mega-four-part episode for you!
In the first segment, the guys review one of the big sequels of 2014, 300: Rise of an Empire. In the second segment, Jason and Ben give their thoughts on Liam Neeson on a plane in Non-Stop. The guys also review George Clooney and Matt Damon in World War II true story The Monuments Men. And to wrap it up, it’s the review we’ve all been waiting to hear: Terry and Shane sing the praises of Xbox One’s Titanfall.
02:56 – 86th Academy Awards Results/Oscar Predictions Wager
16:18 – VS.
25:41 – Thief
57:28 – Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
89:12 – 3 Days To Kill
We’re one episode away from The Awesome Addiction’s 1st Birthday and the crew record a big show to warm up. In the first segment, Shane, Jason, Ben & Terry discuss the winners of the 86th Academy Awards and decipher who won the Oscar Predictions Wager. And because can’t help themselves, they play a little VS!
In the second and third segments Jason Mirah, returning champion Nicole Haering and first-timer Chad Bennett get a hold of the microphones to discuss stealth game Thief and RPG Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.
And to wrap it up, the guys review Kevin Costner in 3 Days To Kill before teasing what they’ll be doing next week for a very special birthday episode 52.
03:30 – Labor Day
33:40 – Irrational Games
43:35 – Dallas Buyers Club
We’re half way to a letter from the Queen this week as Shane, Jason and Ben review Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet in Jason Reitman’s latest film Labor Day. Fellow Addict Andrew wanted to hear the guys’ thoughts on BioShock developer Irrational Games effectively shutting down and what it means for the rest of the industry and those affected, so the guys discuss that as well.
Then to wrap it up, the crew gives their thoughts on Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto in Best Picture nominee Dallas Buyers Club.
In the second segment, Shane and Jason are joined by Jason “Animazing” Mirah and for the first time, good friend Nicole Haering to discuss The Last Of Us: Left Behind DLC.
In the third segment, the guys play another instalment of their favourite movie face-off game VS. and then review Mark Wahlberg in Lone Survivor. And in the final segment, the guys make their predictions for the winners of the 86th Academy Awards.