It’s an episode filled to the brim with quality this week as Shane, Jason and Ben sit down to review three very well-regarded films. In the first segment, Chris Evans takes centre stage in the post-apocolyptic 2013 drama Snowpiercer. And in the second Tom Cruise spearheads both of Shane’s Pile of Shame films, Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut and Rob Reiner’s A Few Good Men.
04:00 – Snowpiercer
21:33 – Eyes Wide Shut
42:08 – A Few Good Men
Prepare yourselves for an episode packed with flavours for everyone. To kick it off this week Shane, Jason H, Ben and returning champion Kim Bender pay tribute to Robin Williams by sharing their fondest memories of his films.
In the second segment, Shane and Ben give their thoughts on Helen Mirren in the second food-porn film of 2014, The Hundred-Foot Journey, and Ben also tells us what he thought of his first viewing of Disney’s Mulan.
And to wrap it up, they crew discusses all the exciting announcements out of Gamescom 2014 including the wildly controversial Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox exclusivity deal.
02:20 – Robin Williams Tribute
12:00 – The Hundred-Foot Feet
29:00 – Mulan
37:34 – Gamescom 2014
Strap your brains in for a fulfilled episode this week as your Addict Master and Mr. Movies call upon Jason ‘The Animazing’ and Nicole ‘The FemShep of Podcasting’ Haering to talk both games and movies.
In the first segment, the crew review Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman in Luc Besson’s latest flick Lucy. In the second segment, the guys turn their attention to some gaming news about EA Access as eel as their thoughts on Mario Kart 8 and indie puzzle platformer Lifeless Planet. And to wrap it up, Shane challenges the guys with some VS before introducing a completely new game: Survival of The Nerdiest!
01:50 – Lucy Review
37:42 – EA Access Discussion
43:00 – Mario Kart 8
49:09 – Lifeless Planet
53:33 – VS.
01:03:24 – Survival of The Nerdiest
This week on The Awesome Addiction, Shane, Terry and Ben gather around the mics to review Dwayne Johnson in the latest Hercules film. Does it rock?
And in the second segment, the boys revisit 2005′s The World’s Fastest Indian starring Sir Anthony Hopkins in one of his best performances.
01:48 – Dawn of The Planet of The Apes CATCH-UP
08:49 – Hercules Review
25:09 – Hercules SPOILERS
36:37 – The World’s Fastest Indian Review
This week on The Awesome Addiction, Shane, Jason M, Megan and Nicole dive into the games in the first segment with a lengthy discussion on Super TIME Force, Transistor, Persona 3, Visceral Clean-Up Detail and much more!
And in the second segment, Jason H and Ben jump in to review 2006′s Disney hit High School Musical. You might be surprised what the guys thought.
02:09 – Super TIME Force
05:45 – Transistor
14:30 – Persona 3
28:03 – Visceral Clean-Up Detail
40:22 – Games of 2014
56:51 – Inside Llewyn Davis
01:03:07 – Movies of 2014
01:08:17 – High School Musical
This week on The Awesome Addiction Shane and Ben ‘Mr. Movies’ Stapylton are joined by Nicole Haering to dive into the post-apocolyptic stories of Caesar and his ape friends in Dawn of The Planet of The Apes. Does it deserve its 94% Rotten Tomatoes rating?
And in the second segment, the crew catches up on the Coen Brothers’ latest film Inside Llewyn Davis. Does it also deserve its 94% Rotten Tomatoes rating? And following that, the trio takes a look back at 2014 and how it has faired movie-wise so far.
01:32 – The Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
29:05 – Inside Llewyn Davis
44:51 – Mid-Year Review: A Look Back at 2014 so far
Shane makes his triumphant return to the host’s chair and to celebrate he recounts some of his trip, including his thoughts on Disneyland and House of Cards, to Jason H, Ben and Jason M in this fun filled episode.
In the first segment, The Animazing Jason Mirah has played the 2013 indie darling Gone Home and the guys return to the much loved game of VS.
In the second segment, Shane and Ben give their thoughts on Clint Eastwood’s latest film Jersey Boys and to wrap it up the guys review Part Two of Nymphomaniac and Shane catches us up with his thoughts on How To Train Your Dragon 2.
03:00 – Shane’s European stories
06:21 – House of Cards
11:02 – Gone Home
19:30 – VS.
26:58 – Jersey Boys
49:57 – Nymphomaniac Pt. 2
01:02:50 – How To Train Your Dragon 2
It’s another week Awesome Addicts and there are more movies to be reviewed, and so Jason “Not Shane” Hendrickx wastes no time in picking some important and recent movies that just need to be talked about, and so he hand-picks Ben “Mr. Movies” Stapylton to have a one-on-one discussion in a very intimate edition of The Awesome Addiction!!
In the first segment, fresh from being released, Jason and Ben discuss Michael Bay’s newest film *coughtravestycough*, Transformers: Age of Extinction starring Mark Wahlberg. What were the guys’ thoughts about this new robot-fuelled action fest? Spoilers: if you can manage to sit through it’s absurd runtime… it’s terrible.
In the second segment, Jason and Ben review a film unlike any other they have reviewed on the show; Lars Von Trier’s latest film Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1, concluding the director’s “Trilogy of Depression” which was made up of Anti-Christ and Melancholia. Discover the hardships and madness of addiction as the guys do their best to describe this artistic and dark adventure.
03:01 – Transformers: Age of Extinction
29:38 – Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac
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Thanks for listening fellow Addicts and stay tuned for next week as we welcome home our gracious Host, Shane Bailey as he returns from his European adventure with amazing stories no doubt. He will be arriving just in time for us to review Clint Eastwood’s new film, the musical Jersey Boys based on the broadway production and the story of Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons.
Welcome to a HUUUGE episode this week on The Awesome Addiction, so kick back, relax and listen to our amazing voices as we cover some interesting and exciting games and movies.
In the first segment Jason H, Jason M and the Sisters Haering (Megan and Nicole) discuss every gamer’s favourite time of the year, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 in all of it’s glory. From announcements like Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, The Halo: Master Chief Collectionto Rainbow Six: Siege, Call of Duty: Andvanced Warfare and White Night and Abzu, the guys discuss the highlights and disappointments of this year’s biggest gaming event. Also, are you missing the sound of Shane’s voice, we are too so we have a special surprise for you: Shane sends us a message from his European holiday to give his thoughts and ideas for this year’s E3!
In the second segment we get our tissues and handkerchief’s ready as Jason H, Ben, Terry and Megan review the movie adaptation of Jon Green’s novel, The Fault In Our Starsstarring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. Was it the tear-fest it is hyped up to be??
The movie madness continues as Jason H, Ben, Terry and Megan review the new Doug Liman action, sic-fi film, Edge of Tomorrow starring the amazing, the phenomenal, the brilliant, the “Cruise Missile” himself, Tom Cruise and the beautiful and talented Emily Blunt. Was it a brilliant film or was it a disappointment?? Spoilers: It was awesome!
0:03:20 – E3 2014
1:20:22 – Shane’s Message
1:24:53 – The Fault In Our Stars
1:46:52 – Edge of Tomorrow