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.

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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. 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. 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!

Ep. 127 – Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes – 30th Aug. 2015

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The game reviews make a triumphant return this week as Shane, Terry and Ben review Gears of War: Ultimate Edition. Does the game hold up well after nine years? They also discuss the 2015 Oscar nominee Foxcatcher.

In the second segment, Shane is joined by the Animazing Jason Mirah to discuss the 2005 film Brick, written and directed by Rian Johnson, and Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, which Shane has finally played.

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02:46 – Foxcatcher
26:46 – Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
51:14 – Brick
01:07:57 – Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Hitman: Agent 47, We Are Your Friends, Passion and much more!

Ep. 125 – The Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Adjustment Bureau, Magic Duels: Origins – 18th Aug. 2015

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Shane, Ben and Terry bring it hard and fast this week smashing out reviews on Woody Allen’s Melinda & Melinda, Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List and Magic Duels: Origins. The boys also discuss the lack of local cooperative play in Halo 5: Guardians. And to wrap it up, they revisit 2011’s The Adjustment Bureau and review this week’s feature film: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

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02:00 – Melinda & Melinda
06:35 – Schindler’s List
20:50 – Magic Duels: Origins
24:11 – Awesome Headlines
37:15 – The Adjustment Bureau
50:44 – FEATURED REVIEW: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of

Ep. 124 – Fantastic 4, Gamescom 2015, Halo Wars 2 – 8th Aug. 2015

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The action continues this week as Shane, Ben, Terry and Jason M review the rebooted Fantastic 4, starring fan favourite Miles Teller. They also revisit Mission Impossible III and talk about all the big reveals from Gamescom 2015, before wrapping it up with another series of Survival of The Nerdiest and VS!

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02:36 – Mission Impossible III
15:12 – Gamescom 2015
38:43 – FEATURED REVIEW: Fantastic 4
01:04:04 – Survival of The Nerdiest
01:23:19 – VS.

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Trainwreck and much more!

Ep. 123 – Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Magicka 2, Self/Less – 2nd Aug. 2015

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Join us for another fun episode as Shane, Terry and Ben get their action-hats on! In the first segment they review Ryan Reynolds in the sci-fi dramatic mystery Self/Less and they also discuss the action-RPG Magicka 2. And in the second segment they review Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation before Shane wraps things up with his thoughts on Chris Evans’ directorial debut Before We Go.

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01:46 – Self/Less
28:42 – Magicka 2
38:45 – FEATURED REVIEW: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
01:05:57 – Before We Go

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Fantastic 4, Schindler’s List, Melinda & Melinda and Anything Else, plus our discussion on all of the news out of Gamescom 2015.

Ep. 122 – Mr. Holmes, Don Jon, Paper Towns – 27th Jul. 2015

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It’s another FILM-tastic episode as Shane, Ben and Terry review a bunch of movies this week. Things kick off with the latest romantic mystery drama Paper Towns, then Shane and Terry discuss watching Joseph Gordon-Levitt play a pro addict in Don Jon. Shane also reviews Woody Allen’s Match Point and the guys wrap things up with their review of Ian McKellan in Mr. Holmes.

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02:12 – Paper Towns
14:56 – Don Jon
22:54 – Awesome Headlines
27:45 – Match Point
36:27 – FEATURE REVIEW: Mr. Holmes

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Self/Less, Magicka 2, The Adjustment Bureau and This War of Mine.

Ep. 120 – Ex Machina, Inside Out, Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade – 11th Jul. 2015

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Movies dominate The Rundown this week as Shane, Ben and Terry review nothing but films! Terry catches us up on his thoughts on Pixar’s Inside Out. Shane watches the next Woody Allen film on his list and os gives his review of 2007’s Cassandra’s Dream. He has also finally watched all of the Indy films and so the guys discuss Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade.
And then they wrap it all up with their review of Alex Garland’s sic-fi dramatic thriller Ex Machina, starring Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac.

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02:35 – Inside Out
08:49 – Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade
16:26 – Cassandra’s Dream
24:08 – Awesome Headlines
35:32 – FEATURE REVIEW: Ex Machina

Thanks for listening, fellow addicts! Join us next week for our reviews of Marvel’s Ant-Man, Paper Towns, Children of Men, Scoop and Match Point.