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.
On this week’s episode of The Awesome Addiction, Shane, Jason, Ben and Terry gather around the microphones once more to discuss Woody Allen’s 2011 romantic comedy Midnight in Paris. They also dive into the first round of VS. for 2014: the game where the guys are given two movies to choose which is the better, all while compiling a list of their favourite movies of all time and a list of movies that haven’t seen before.