There was so much disagreement on our 100th episode between Errol and Nick, that they decided to sit down one on one and hash out which side of the force they were on. Since Errol writes these, Nick was on the dark side. Tune in for an in depth review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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.
Surprise! Here's a super late special bonus Halloween special for you guys. We let ourselves go way, way off the rails in honor of drinking, costumes and candy. Tune in to hear our review of Paranormal Activity 3 somewhere in this mixed bag of tricks.
Act I: Who knows?
Act II: Paranormal Activity review we guess?
Act III: 2 Shots
This week we encounter numerous technical difficulties and push through it to discuss talk fests, what they mean and what we like in them, and then we get to review the biggest talk fest since Clerks.
Act I: Talk Fests
Act II: Before Sunrise Review
Act III: 1 Shot
Drink of the week: Before the Sunrise
1 1/2 oz Tequila
3/4 oz Blue Curacao
6 oz Grape Juice
Mix all ingredients together in highball glass with ice. What do you get, but a starry night sky right before the sunrise!
We seize the day this Thirsty Thursday as the guys get together to talk high brow entertainment, perfect characters, and the least offensive way to correct someone. Also Nick thinks surnames don't matter and might end up having sex with a relative as a result, which Errol is ok with.
Act I: Perfect characters in stories
Act II: Dead Poets Society Review
Act III: 2 Shots
Drink of the Week: Carpe Diem
1 1/2 oz Mango Rum
1/2 oz Orange Rum
1 oz Orange Juice
Mix Rums, OJ and grenadine in highball glass with ice, fill with soda, garnish with slice of lime.
Our new release this month is the sequel no one asked for to the cult classic Blade Runner. Along the way we get into a pretty deep philosophical discussion about sex robots and consciousness in general. If you can sit through that, then you're rewarded with our thoughts on the film. Also one of us is definitely a replicant.
Act I: Sex Robots
Act II: Blade Runner 2049 Review
Act III: 1 Shot
Drink of the Week: Johnnie Walker Black The Director's Cut
You probably haven't heard of this movie. That's because it's ridiculously hard to find, but fear not, for the MoT boys found a way and we're gonna talk about it regardless of if you've seen it or not! That's what we get for letting Nick pick the movie this week. Along the way we talk about draft dodging and what we wars we would and wouldn't dodge.
Act I: Draft Dodging
Act II: Hamburger Hill Review
Act III: 1 1/2 Shots
Drink of the week: Sugar Cane Juice Cocktail
2 oz Rum (Your preference)
Sugar Can Juice
Pour rum over ice, fill with Sugar Cane, and stir. That easy!
Rob's TV pick of the month is takes the fellas down a dystopic jaunt through the mad tech world of the British television series Black Mirror. While we battle our way through a cultural apocalypse we discuss our own personal hells, Nick lament's the absence of Errol, and Dalton and Rob bond. It gets weird.
Drink of the Week:
(This Drink Was Made Up On The Spot And By No Means Do The Makers Of This Podcast Advocate The Consumption Of Such A Vile Cocktail)
2 oz Yagermeister
6 oz Guiness
1 Stick of Black Licorice
2 Cubes of Ice
1 Solid Gullet
Muddle the ingredients along with your sense of self worth. Hold your nose and pray for death.
Dalton's pick this week brings us the first western brought to you by spaghetti in the italian/american remake of Yojimbo (See our previous yojimbo review). Along the way we talk about why people like seeing the same story told and retold while experimental films go the wayside. Also a surprise kind of sort of review of Mother! by Daron Aranovsky.
Act I: Why the heroe's journey is more popular than experimental storytelling
Act II: Fistful of Dollars Review
Act III: 3 Shots
Drink of the week: Japanese Whisky History Lesson
With the worst summer box office in 20 years over, the boys sit down to discuss the result and the winner of the Summer Movie Wager from way back in our Alien: Covenant episode. We also discuss Rob's love for Stephen King, and draw a solid line for when it's ok to change your shot ratings.
Act I: Summer Movie Wager results
Act II: It Review
Act III: 0 Shots
Drink of the Week: Clown's Cup
2 oz Vodka
3/4 oz lime juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
4 cucumber wheels
Muddle together 3 cucumber wheels and simple syrup in shaker. Pour in rest of ingredients with ice and shake. Strain into tumbler with one big ice cube and garnish with the last cucumber wheel and a pinch of sea salt.
We have a new substitute reviewer this week in the form of Derek Bowles from Talking to myself joining us in place of Dalton, who is currently knee deep in the film he and Errol have been working on the past few weeks. But fear not, because Nick has chosen that warm, weird, holiday film that people obsess over to kick us into the new season! Also, Black Mirror is not what's coming next week, so we apologize for our incompetence.
Act I: Favorite romance moment in film and real life
Act II: Love Actually review
Act III: 4 shots
Drink of the week: Garbage Cocktail
Who cares, just mix a bunch of drinks together at your Christmas party and hit on your work crush before you throw up. This movie sucks.
There's no fighting this week as we discuss the film Airplane! with drunken civility. Mainly because those ne'er-do-wells Nick and Dalton had to take the day off, at least that's Rob's theory. Tune in as we try and nail down what qualifies as a parody or a satire, swoon over our favorite funny folk, and giggle our way through the reviews!
It's been awhile since the MoT boys got into heated debates, but leave it to a classic 70s film about divorce to really set everyone off! Join us as we discuss net neutrality, Disney, contractual obligations and Dustin Hoffman.
Act I: Disney Streaming services
Act II: Kramer V. Kramer review
Act III: 0 Shots
Drink of the week: Egg Cream Cocktail
3 tbsp chocolate syrup
1/2 cup milk, chilled in the freezer
1 1/2 oz Bourbon
1/2 oz Vanilla extract
1 cup Seltzer
Mix all ingredients except seltzer in glass. Fill with seltzer while whisking to froth drink.
Nick peeks up from his nursing hole to give his take on Stephen King's newest adaptation, and the guys talk what shitty super powers they'd like to have the most! We'll let him tell you why that ties into our review.
Act I: What awful super powers would you like to have?
Act II: The Dark Tower Review
Act III: 3 Shots
Drink of the Week: Graf - a drink commonly consumed in In-world. A mixture of apple juice and beer wort fermented with yeast.
Show notes:Britt Hayes Screen Crush shows Stephen King is first cinematic universe http://screencrush.com/stephen-king-connections-in-dark-tower/
To commemorate our 80th episode, Rachel sits down with us as we talk about an indie movie from like 10 years ago! We get cringe worthy as we talk about realism in movies vs. actual life events and why it does or doesn't work. Then we review Compliance.
Act I: Real vs. realistic
Act II: Compliance Review
Act III: 3 Shots
Drink of the week: Breakfast of Champions
2 cups milk
1 cup Cheerios
1 tbsp brown sugar
pinch of salt
Mix all ingredients together and leave in fridge overnight. Use a fine mesh strainer to strain out the cheerios, add 2 oz bourbon and chug. Good morning!
Christopher Nolan takes a dip in the war movie pool and the MoT boys sit down to determine how well he did! We also talk Comic con and how waiting in lines is the only way to really see anything good.
Act I: Comic con/Film scores
Act II: Dunkirk Review
Act III: 1 Shot
Drink of the Week: French 75
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
1 oz Gin
3 oz Champagne
Mix Gin, simple and lemon juice in strainer with ice. Shake and strain into champagne flute and fill with Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist