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.
02:29 – Passion
09:46 – Hitman: Agent 47
26:35 – We Are Your Friends
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
02:12 – Paper Towns
14:56 – Don Jon
22:54 – Awesome Headlines
27:45 – Match Point
36:27 – FEATURE REVIEW: Mr. Holmes
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.
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
Shane, Jason H, Ben and Terry are reunited around the mics once more to review Terminator: Genisys, the latest film in the iconic blockbuster franchise. Jason tells tale of his adventures from Tamriel in The Elder Scrolls Online, the guys also check out J.C. Chandor’s 2014 film A Most Violent Year and they wrap it all up with some Survival of The Nerdiest and VS.
01:55 – A Most Violent Year
17:44 – Terminator Genisys
38:36 – The Elder Scrolls Online
55:05 – Survival of The Nerdiest
01:11:03 – VS.
It’s a MONSTER episode this week as Shane, Ben, Terry and Jason M review the massive video game sequel Batman: Arkham Knight. Shane and Ben also watch Jaws for the very first time to celebrate the film’s 40th Anniversary and the next Woody Allen film on Shane’s list is the highly-acclaimed Vicky Cristina Barcelona. The guys also review Julia Roberts’ Oscar-winning performance in Erin Brockovich before closing out the show with a double game of Survival of The Nerdiest!
03:35 – Erin Brockovich
18:04 – Jaws
28:42 – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
37:46 – Awesome Headlines
44:04 – FEATURE REVIEW: Batman: Arkham Knight
01:13:51 – Survival of The Nerdiest
It’s all about action and adventure this week as Shane, Terry and Ben gather around the mics to review a couple of Pile of Shame films in Raiders of The Lost Ark and Predator. Shane also tells a few more tales of his time in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and to wrap it up the guys review the latest sci-fi adventure, Tomorrowland, starring George Clooney.
02:25 – Raiders of the Lost Ark
13:41 – Predator
28:04 – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
39:37 – Tomorrowland