We strap in for yet another awful movie pick from Nick. I guess when you break the seal on 5 Shots, they just flood right in. Tune in to hear us talk a bunch of shit on this awful movie that has a 76% on Rotten tomatoes. Also we talk about people who talk to animals.
Act I: Favorite Zoolingualist
Act II: A Boy and His Dog Review
Act III: 5 Shots
Drink of the Week: Nuclear Daquiri
1/2 oz Bacardi Carta Blanca rum
1/2 ozWray & Nephew Overproof rum
1/2 oz Crème de Banane
1/2 oz sugar syrup
1 1/2 oz lime juice
Lime wheel to garnish
Shake all ingredients in boston shaker and strain into coupe glass
Dalton returns to grace us with his presence and sit us down to talk about a 3 and a half hour classic by none other than, you guessed it, Akira Kurasawa. Our review of his entire catalog is nearing completion, and you can pretty much guess at this point what each of us will think about it if you've listened to previous reviews of Kurasawa's movies we've done. Nonetheless, we ramble, we love, and we drink!
Act I: Favorite Type of Warrior
Act II: Seven Samurai review
Act III: 2.5 Shots/Favorite Samurai
Drink of the week: Seven Samurai Sunrise
1 oz Cointreau
1 oz Brokers London Dry Gin
1 oz Yoshinogawa Winter Warrior Junmai Ginjo Sake
1/2 oz Cantaloupe
1/2 oz Pineapple juice
1 egg white.
Dry shake/Shake/Strain, garnish with Peychauds bitters pattern.
Special guest Courtney Porter joins in on this week's review to help prove the Mot boys aren't misogynists as we get fancy with a foreign Flick. Apologies for audio issues, as we did a different method of recording for this one.
Act I: Courtney Porter
Act II: Force Majeure Review
Act III: 2 Shots/ Go-to comedy/comedian
Drink of the Week: Avalanche Cocktail
2 oz Banana liqueur
1 oz Creme liqueur
1/2 oz Amaretto liqueur
1 oz Half and half
1 oz Milk
blend all ingredients together with ice and serve in a collins glass with a banana slice as garnish and serve to your best lactose intolerant friend.
Dalton returns from his hiatus to say hi and hit us with an Improv pick from Mike Burbiglia, and he finally gets to talk about the PC madness and social justice warrior mentality in comedy, which is something we've definitely danced around often in the past. Let Dalton know how much you missed him this week on MoT!
Act I: PC ruins comedy
Act II: Don't Think Twice Review
Act III: Dalton's movie progress/3 Shots
Drink of the Week: Improv Vodka Old Fashioned
2 oz Vodka
Put Lemon Wheel, bitters, and sugar cube in glass and muddle together, then mix in Vodka and a splash of Club Soda and stir with ice.
Special Guest Zach Smorch joins in to help us review an Edgar Wright cult classic! No, not that one. No, not that one either. Fine. It's Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. Zach puts the rest of the MoT boys to shame with his own drunkenness in honor of the holiday. You're Welcome Derek. If anyone else wants us to review a movie of their choice on the holiday, write us at email@example.com with a suggestion!
Act I: St. Patrick's Day
Act II: Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
Act III: Favorite Ex in the movie/2 shots
Drink of the Week: Green Beer
Your favorite Pilsner + Blue dye. That's it. Get blacked out!
Nick subjects us to his March new release pick as we talk about the classic YA novel turned film A Wrinkle in Time! March is a slow month, so you'll have to forgive us, for we are very unforgiving in this episode, even without Dalton's cynicism. Enjoy?
Act I: YA Novels
Act II: A Wrinkle in Time Review
Act III: Ramblings/ 5 Shots!
Drink of the Week: Tesseract
1 1/2 oz Gin
1/2 oz Aperol
2 oz Grapefruit Juice
Mix ingredients together in a shaker and shake, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Drink a lot of them for this movie
It's a calmer sea in the MoT liquor pool sans Dalton this week. Could be the subject matter, could be like missing a Beatle! You tell us, cause we're in for a morbid episode as we tackle season one of the only show that doesn't let you avoid thinking about death for 13 episodes straight.
Act I: How are you going to die?
Act II: Six Feet Under Review
Act III: Best season 1 you've seen/ 2 Shots
Drink of the Week: Six Feet Under Cocktail
1/2 oz Everclear
1 1/2 oz Root Liqueur
1/2 oz Faretti
Mint, lime, bitters
Muddle together mint, lime and bitters in a cocktail glass. Add alcohol, and fill with Ginger Ale.
Meta vs. inside joke is our sidetrack this week on the way to discussing all things Marvel in the latest addition to the MCU. Nick's memory betrays him yet again and Dalton becomes pressured to define foil. We also have some changes coming soon to the podcast, but don't worry! We'll always be here for you, dear listeners. Also we do a shot bet on the sex of Rob's future kid.
Act I: Favorite Marvel Villains
Act II: Black Panther review
Act III: Dalton's leaving/ 1 Shot
Drink of the Week: Dawa Cocktail
1 teaspoon sugar
2 oz vodka
Dawa stick in honey
put lime, sugar and vodka in glass and muddle with a Dawa stick dipped in honey. Add crushed ice and enjoy!
The boys sit to argue about genres, subgenres, whether or not it's ok to slap a woman around for answers, and why we think it's funny anyway. It wouldn't be MoT without some passionate and pointless arguments, so let's dive in!
Act I: Who would star in the movie of your life?
Act II: Chinatown Review
Act III: Favorite Jack Nicholson movie/ 0 Shots
Drink of the Week: Tom Collins with lime
2 oz gin
1 1/2 oz lemon juice
3/4 oz simple syrup
Mix gin, lemon juice and syrup in a shaker, shake and strain into Collins glass with ice, garnish with a lime wedge.
We're doing bonus holiday episodes this year with requests from listeners! This pick comes from OG listener Alex! We also spend our time talking about the commercialism of Valentine's Day and why we should still give a shit about it regardless. If you want us to do a movie you think is great send us your picks at firstname.lastname@example.org
Act I: Valentine's Day
Act II: Sunshine Review
Act III: Chuck Klosterman/ 1.5 Shots
Drink of the Week: Between the Sheets
1 oz Cognac
1 oz Triple Sec
1 oz Light Rum
Garnish: Heartshaped strawberry
Shake ingredients together and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a personalized strawberrry heart!
This week the boys talk about their childhood fears before taking a deep dive into one of the original slasher horror films in this 80s filled episode of Movies on Tap!
Act I: Most terrifying childhood memory
Act II: A Nightmare on Elm Street review
Act III: When was her last dream/ 2.5 Shots
Drink of the week: Nightmare Cocktail
1 oz Dry Gin
1/2 Cherry Liqueur
1 oz Red Wine
2 oz Orange Juice
Mix ingredients together in cocktail shaker, shake and strain into a martini glass, garnish with a cherry on the rim.
Well, if you thought the boys have been a little too agreeable this year, do we have a doozy for you! This is one of those occasions where the act I topic superscedes the actual review. The MoT boys get into it over fighting Hollywood actors, and somehow work out reviewing the best romance of the past 5 years, at least.
Act I: Which actor would you beat up to get their fortune?
Act II: The Shape of Water
Act III: .5 Shots
Drink of the week: Water Infusion
Very simple process really. Take a favorite fruit, such as watermelon. Soak it in water overnight, then strain into cocktail glass and mix with your favorite liquor over ice. Stir and enjoy.
This month's new release comest with an asterisk, because it was technically released at the end of 2017, but went wide in 2018, so they could get that oscar love, which segues nicely into our act I topic for this week as the boys sit down to discuss papillae, taste preference, and making TV Sitcom puns for why they love Errol.
Act I: What kind of Taster are you/Oscar predictions
Act II: The Post Review
Act III: Do you like Period Pieces/ 1 Shot
Drink of the Week: Ink Cocktail
2 oz dry gin
1/2 oz Peach Liqueur
1/2 oz Blue Curacao
2 oz Cranberry Juice
Pour ingredients into shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. garnish with an orange peel.
The boys get stuck in the past this week when they uncover a recent Ethan Hawke time travel movie that may have gone under your radar, but if nothing else, it allows for quite a trip for your mind and takes the idea of time travel loops to an entirely new level.
Act I: Time travel pet peeves
Act II: Predestination review
Act III: Retro-futurism: What is it? /1 Shot
Drink of the week: Dewar's Dramble
2 oz Dewar's
3/4 Lemon Juice
1/2 simple syrup
splash creme de mure
Add scotch, lemon juice, and simple into glass with crushed ice, stir and top with more crushed ice, add creme de mure and garnish with blackberry.
We're ringing in the New Year with something truly awful! Sorry folks, but it's no one's surprise that a movie with this title is as bad as it actually is. So sit back and grab a bottle of something, anything! Just drink with us.
Act I: 2018 expectations
Act II: Billy the Kid Vs. Dracula review
Act III: Favorite Horror Monster - 5 Shots
Drink of the Week: Vampire's Kiss
2 oz Raspberry Vodka
2 oz Raspberry Liqueur
3 oz Cranberry Juice
Pour ice and water in Martini glass to chill. Mix ingredients in shaker and shake. Empty out Martini glass, strain mixture into glass. It's red as hell.
We've got a doozy for you to wind down the year with! Hope you've got a long drive home while we discuss cleaning out our drinking rules, best movies and TV of the year and we play a drinking game for shot ratings! Oh yeah, and always bet against Errol. You'll find out why on this extended edition of Movies on Tap! Happy New year folks!
Happy Hundred! We made it! And a more fitting movie, this couldn't be. Tune in as we really demonstrate all of our personalities to the fullest with an extremely, and surprisingly, polarizing review of the latest Star Wars movie. A lot of drinking, talking over each other, and definite moves form light to dark side and vice versa. Enjoy, and thank you so much for tuning in every week!
Act I: Disney buying Fox
Act II: The Last Jedi Review
Act III: Ranking the Star Wars movies, 2 shots
Drink of the Week: Hope cocktail
1/2 oz Lime Juice
2 oz Hope Vodka
10 Mint leaves
Muddle lime juice, strawberries, and mint leaves in shaker. Add Vodka, shake with ice, strain into collins glass and fill with soda.
Here we are! Rolling down the hill like a rum-dipped snowball toward our big 100! We've got our last TV show of the year from Netflix this week as we discuss VR and what it means for entertainment and Errol woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning.
Act I: Future of VR
Act II: Big Mouth Review
Act III: When will VR become normal/ 2 Shots
Drink of the Week: Cotton Candy Brandy
Mix cotton candy flavored vodka and Brandy together. Enjoy?
What's in a documentary? That's what we sit down to ask ourselves this week as we round out our 4th documentary for the year. We're also gearing up toward our 100th episode and our end of year in review! So stay tuned for that and feel free to check out our year in review from last year to see just how drunk we all get.
Act I: The future of docs
Act II: June 17th, 1994 Review
Act III: Favorite moment in sports, 2.5 shots
Drink of the week: Grilled Arnold Palmer
Black iced tea
2 oz bourbon
Cut lemons in half and grill them, then mix bourbon and iced tea together, squeeze grilled lemons into mixture and stir. Garnish with slice of grilled lemon.
The boys give their very first review of a car crash as a nice warm up to the fast and furious this week as we discuss our view of big budget action movies and their place in movie society. Also, Dalton doesn't like the taste of coconut oil.
Act I: Big Budget movies
Act II: Fast Five Review
Act III: Where does Pacific Rim 2 fall on the spectrum of big budgets? 3 Shots
Drink of the Week: NoS cocktail
2 oz coconut rum
1 oz blue curacao
NoS energy drink
Mix all three ingredients in a highball glass with ice.
Last year's slight scifi hit arrives at our podcast this week on MoT! Dalton tells Errol how he really feels about the drink of the week, and we take a look in the mirror to wonder why people even bother listening to critics!
Act I: Value of critics
Act II: Arrival review
Act III: 1 Shot
Drink of the Week: Cunning Linguist
2 oz Gin
2 slices cucumber
Muddle cucumber in cocktail glass, fill with ice, pour in 3 oz of your shrub, fill with gin and soda.
Errol takes a turn at ruining segues this week as we review the Scorsese classic that came out in the heart of the decade under the influence. Nick loses his shit, Dalton tries to get a hooker for a ham sandwich, and Rob defends New York Bourbon.
Act I: Is it ok for kids to play adult themed roles
Act II: Taxi Driver Review
Act III: Our best Robert Deniro impression, 1.5 shots
Drink of the Week: New York Sour
2 oz Hudson Bourbon
3/4 oz Simple
1 oz Lemon Juice
1 egg white
1/2 oz Red Wine
Add all ingredients except wine in shaker, shake vigorously. Add ice and shake again, then strain into cocktail glass. Take red wine and pour slowly over a spoon to float on top.
Guest host, guest pick! Why have we not thought of this before? Nick graces us with his absence this week and Rob's wife Chelsea takes the spotlight, asking us the important questions such as what do we expect from heaven before we review the 90s classic What Dreams May Come.
Act I: What's your version of Heaven look like?
Act II: What Dreams May Come review
Act III: 1.5 Shots and Favorite Robin Williams movie
Drink of the Week: Seventh Heaven Cocktail
1 3/4 oz gin
1/2 oz maraschino liqueur
1/4 oz grapefruit juice
Mix ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice, strain into cocktail glass and if you're feeling frisky, add a little salt to the rim.
What's a better subject to talk about before Thor than to discuss all the allegations in Hollywood lately. Things get prettay, prettay, prettay somber for a bit this week on MOT, but fear not, for we turn it around like we always do! So sit back and enjoy?
Act I: Hollywood Allegations
Act II: Thor Ragnarok review
Act III: Favorite Marvel Movie
Drink of the Week: Blackberry-Mead Old Fashioned
2 tblsp honey syrup
2 Dashes bitters
1 orange peel
1 1/2 oz Mead
1 oz bourbon
splash of water
Muddle together berries, honey syrup, bitters and orange peel. Add ice, mead, bourbon and water then stir and have fun watching Thor.
And you thought you were getting just one episode this week? Boom! Coming at you is our horridly audio filled issue episode of our review of Rian Johnson's least popular movie. Fear not, for we are plenty drunk for our mistakes.
Act I: Movies we feel should have had a sequel
Act II: Brothers Bloom Review
Act III: 1 Shot
Drink of the Week: Queen of Hearts
8 oz Cranberry Juice
4 oz Orange Juice
4 oz Berry flavored Vodka
2 oz Campari
Mix cranberry juice, orange juice, vodka, and Campari in a cocktail shaker with ice. Squeeze in lemon juice and strain into 4 glasses filled with ice.