A consensus among us this week with another classic movie as we talk about why we bother, Dalton tries to figure out what we're talking about, and another classic Nick V. Errol, but in a positive way? If that's even possible. Find out and let us know!
Act I: Why we review old movies
Act II: The Thin Man review
Act III: Abortion/ 0 shots
Drink of the Week: Martini
2 oz Gin
1 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth
Shake ingredients together in a rhythm and then strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an olive or lemon peel.
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.
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.