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Join Colin MacIntyre, Gregg Beever, and Scott C. Bourgeois as they examine Hollywood’s most mediocre movies and discuss how to fix them.How could the Man of Steel be less of a Man of Heel? What could Ghostbusters II have done to make bustin’ feel good


Side Notes - The Best of Colin MacIntyre
Aug 20 • 34 min
Last month Colin retired as host of I Have Some Notes, so we decided for our bonus Side Notes episode we would salute the man who’s given us so many laughs over these past three years.
The Green Lantern
Aug 5 • 68 min
We light The Green Lantern for Colin’s final episode as host of the show. Keep watching the skies, Colin.
The Dark Knight Rises
Jul 21 • 61 min
We rearrange the the rising and falling and rising again of Batman into a film I think we all truly wanted to see.
Olympus Has Fallen
Jul 7 • 68 min
We do a White House tear Down and raise the I Have Some Notes flag over top the house we rebuilt in its place.
The Net
Jun 23 • 47 min
Abdul Malik of the Kino Lefter podcast joins Colin, Gregg and Scott to upload a patch for 90’s “thriller”, THE NET.
Secret Life of Pets
Jun 9 • 50 min
How has it come to this, seriously discussing the merits of a Louis C.K. dog movie?
Interstellar
May 28 • 63 min
There’s always room for improvement, and who better to launch a reimagined Interstellar into the atmosphere than a rag tag crew of middle-aged, arm-chair screen writers?
Godzilla (2014)
May 13 • 58 min
But good kaiju movies come to those who wait, and we’ve got some atomic fixes for this Gareth Edwards monster mash. Now smash that play button!
Star Trek: Insurrection
Apr 29 • 67 min
Once a year we look to the stars for another Star Trek movie to fix, and this year it is Star Trek: Insurrection’s turn.
Transformers (2007)
Apr 14 • 66 min
We repairs the robots in disguise while praising the good work of Megan Fox. Poo poo the pew pews!
Rotten Tomater Prognosticator 2019
Mar 31 • 47 min
The Rotten Tomater Prognosticator is a game we play predicting the Rotten Tomato ratings for all the summer blockbuster movies.
Side Notes - We Have to Talk Ghostbusters…Again
Mar 17 • 27 min
Gregg, Danica and Anita talk about Jason Reitman bungling the roll of his Ghostbusters movie.
Barbarella
Mar 3 • 69 min
Danica LeBlanc, Anita Bourgeois and Erin Beever are back to break down the psychedelic mess that is Barbarella.
Side Notes: What Makes a Good Bad Movie?
Feb 20 • 21 min
What is it about bad movies that are so much fun? Why do we take so much delight in someone else’s failure? How is it that Tommy Wiseau is beloved for his badness?
Sudden Death
Feb 3 • 69 min
We’ve come up with some script tweaks that would get Van Damme’s arena romp a green light, even today!
Side Notes: The Bonusode
Jan 13 • 29 min
Bonus content! We’re still on break, back soon though.
Jingle All the Way
Dec 10, 2018 • 63 min
Arnold Schwarzenegger makes his debut with us as we redecorate his Christmas comedy mess.
Spider-man 3
Nov 25, 2018 • 72 min
The I Have Some Notes crew’s spider senses are tingling, a mediocre Spider-man movie is approaching.
Side Notes - Can a Movie Ruin Your Childhood?
Nov 14, 2018 • 29 min
No.
Ghostbusters: Answer the Call
Oct 28, 2018 • 61 min
Three dudes talk about how Ghostbusters: Answer the Call could have been a better movie…what could go wrong? Also, there’s a twist.
Side Notes - The Price is Rotten Results
Oct 13, 2018 • 30 min
The results from our summer blockbuster guessing game “The Price is Rotten”.
The Mighty Ducks
Sep 30, 2018 • 60 min
Season 4 is upon us and so is, coincidentally, the hockey season so we dusted off an old sports classic from your childhood, The Mighty Ducks.
Side Notes - O’Captain
Sep 16, 2018 • 21 min
Part two of your bonus content while we get set for season four.
Side Notes - Metaluna
Sep 3, 2018 • 36 min
Shootin’ the poopie about movies. Bonus episode!
Justice League
Aug 19, 2018 • 73 min
We had to do something big for the season finale, DC’s biggest cinematic event to date, Justice League, seemed most appropriate.
Side Notes: Does Canon Matter?
Aug 6, 2018 • 34 min
Scott, Gregg and Evan Adnams ponder whether story canon really matters and how it affects our enjoyment of a film.
Star Trek: First Contact
Jul 23, 2018 • 67 min
We continue our effort to repair the Star Trek: The Next Generation filmography.
Side Notes: Celebrity, Social Media & Toxic Fandom
Jul 9, 2018 • 39 min
We discuss the perils actors, actresses and directors face being on social media and whether there are any antidotes to the digital poison spreading throughout the various platforms.
Fate of the Furious
Jun 25, 2018 • 72 min
We tear down the latest installment of The Fate and the Furious epic to the nuts and bolts and rebuild the engine with some new motivations and elevated under used characters.
Side Notes - What Makes Adaptations Succeed or Fail?
Jun 10, 2018 • 32 min
We get into an interesting discussion surrounding movie adaptations and what makes them succeed or fail
Cutthroat Island
May 28, 2018 • 67 min
Cutthroat Island gets a cannon ball of notes right to the stomach, listen in as we fix this Gina Davis blockbuster.
Side Notes - The Price is Rotten
May 14, 2018 • 45 min
We look at the remaining blockbusters to be released this summer and tried to predict what Rotten Tomatoes score each movie would receive from critics.
Congo
Apr 29, 2018 • 64 min
1995’s Congo may be the quintessential case of the book being better than the movie, we basically had a glossy of ready made fixes. Don’t worry, our final solution for Congo went well beyond Michael Crichton’s novel, the episode didn’t turn into a b…
Side Notes - CGI: Hero or Villain?
Apr 15, 2018 • 40 min
Sparked by an article on The Verge claiming Infinity War’s Thanos is proof CGI super villains are bad practice, the Boys Who Note have a discussion about the nature of modern computer effects.
Pacific Rim
Apr 1, 2018 • 52 min
Colin, Gregg and Scott dig deep and discover Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim was a secret sequel to Independence Day. It’s true. That’s the kind of movie sleuthing you can expect from I Have Some Notes, the Sherlocks on Blockbusters they call us.
Side Notes: Peak Super Hero?
Mar 19, 2018 • 39 min
Next month Marvel will culminate a decade’s worth of super hero movies with their biggest team up yet, which makes us wonder if super hero movies about to peak or are there an infinite (get it?) number of films yet to come? Colin, Gregg, Scott and g…
Daredevil (2003)
Mar 5, 2018 • 64 min
Today super hero movies are a dime a dozen, but back in 2003 the super party was just getting started and old Benny Affleck was leading the charge. “Put me in a tight red leather suit” he said “animate me jumping all over Hell’s Kitchen, the box off…
Street Fighter
Feb 11, 2018 • 65 min
Well, we probably bit off more than we could chew with this one. Usually we stay away from movies of the page-one-rewrite variety, content to tighten the screw of more mediocre movies, but Street Fighter was such a notorious flop we couldn’t resist….
Bright
Jan 28, 2018 • 61 min
Netflix pumps out more content than Cannon Films in the 80s, so we’d understand if a show or 10 escaped your attention. But one show we’re confident did not dodge your senses was Bright. As Netflix’s first “blockbuster”, Bright was absolutely everyw…
Side Notes - 2017 Movie Round Up
Jan 14, 2018 • 38 min
Colin, Gregg and Scott round up their best and worst of 2017 and fantasize about Pulled-Porg Sandwiches.
Die Hard 2
Dec 19, 2017 • 58 min
Pour yourself an eggnog, cozy up to the fire and listen to the I Have Some Notes crew pick apart your third or possibly fourth favourite Die Hard film, Die Hard 2.
Side Notes - No Internet
Dec 3, 2017 • 32 min
It’s the last Side Notes of 2017! Learn what a bunch of dumb dumbs in Edmonton, AB are watching on TV.
Top Gun
Nov 26, 2017 • 70 min
We attempt to turn Top Gun into Top Fun. Yes, we hate ourselves for that joke.
Side Notes - Masculinity in Movies
Nov 19, 2017 • 37 min
We talk with German Villegas about masculinity in movies.
Waterworld
Oct 29, 2017 • 55 min
We take a big swig of Waterworld and try to make it less worse.
Side Notes – Gregg Wants to Talk About Star Trek Edition
Oct 15, 2017 • 34 min
Side Notes is our monthly general pop-culture discussion. Half the length, half the quality!
Moonraker
Sep 11, 2017 • 67 min
The wait is over. I Have Some Notes is back for its 3rd season of movie improving and we’re returning with a series of firsts for the show. The first first is our first Bond film: Moonraker. Yes, the Bond movie that never heard the phrase “less is more…
The Mummy (2017)
Jul 25, 2017 • 62 min
It’s the season finalé of I Have Some Notes! Don’t worry, we’re not leaving you for the summer without giving you something a little something extra special, we’re fixing Tom Cruise’s The Mummy! Okay, okay, so that in and of itself is not particular…
Jurassic World
Jun 19, 2017 • 63 min
The dino park is open! The exhibits are amazing, the patrons are having a great time and everything seems like its going great when doggonit! Another dinosaur escapes in a surprisingly stupid way. Well, shoot, we better get Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas…
Side Notes - Upgrades
Jun 11, 2017 • 25 min
Achievement Unlocked: Microphones! You have all been loyal troopers listening to our show despite it’s rather average audio quality. Well, dear listener, get ready to have your loyalty rewarded with BETTER THAN AVERAGE SOUND*! Oh, and we also talk a…
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
May 22, 2017 • 67 min
This month we’re wading into the rebellious waters of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. A controversial pick, to be sure, a lot of you love this movie, but that doesn’t mean we can tighten the screws a little bit. Plus comedian Liam Creswick joins the cast…
Side Notes - Just Say F**k!
May 14, 2017 • 23 min
Comedian Liam Creswick joins the cast as we discuss what we’ve been watching this past month, telling Marvel to please just say f**k or don’t in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Gregg asks that you repeatedly watch the fantastic reboot of Mystery Scienc…
Passengers
Apr 24, 2017 • 62 min
Okay, you’re Chris Pratt, you’ve accidentally woken from stasis on an interstellar cruise ship bound for a planet 90 years away and you’ll die of old age before it ever arrives. Faced with unending loneliness do you: a) attempt to repair your stasis po…
Side Notes - White as a Ghost in the Shell
Apr 12, 2017 • 31 min
Our podcast foursome are back with more fantastic movie and TV recommendation, the fantastic four…you might call them. In this month’s edition Gregg laments cueing up Josh Trank’s super hero mess; Scott insists everyone immediately watch John Wick & Jo…
Alien 3
Mar 26, 2017 • 65 min
Of the many praises we can shower on the Alien movies, Alien 3 is certainly the one with the highest shaved head count. Colin and Gregg are joined by now I Have Some Notes regulars Scott C. Bourgeois and Erin Beever talk about the thirdest movie in the…
Side Notes - Reboot?
Mar 24, 2017 • 26 min
We’re back, and it’s time to talk about movies and other junk! Colin and Gregg chat with Scott C. Bourgeois and Erin Beever about what they’ve been watching over the last month. They crew hits on The Expanse, Leverage, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,…
1st Annual Oscars Special
Feb 20, 2017 • 66 min
It’s Oscar time, and the movie world is abuzz with speculation as to who will be the big winners and losers come Oscar night. Who are the category favourites? Who has the most to gain from an Academy Award? Who will get snubbed the hardest? “Somebody t…
Suicide Squad
Jan 31, 2017 • 76 min
The Noter-boys are back for their biggest challenge yet, Suicide Squad! Colin and Gregg bravely tackle DC’s world-building monstrosity with guests Eri Riot (Hellbound Ride) and Erin Beever. Tune in to hear Colin profess his love for Batman in a trench …
Side Notes - Gold Pressed Latinum
Jan 22, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode of of Side Notes the boys who note talk about what they’ve been watching since 2016 came to a merciful end. Colin & Gregg discuss Oliver Stone’s The Untold History of the United States, Hardcore Henry, Before the Flood, Love Actually, L…
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Dec 19, 2016 • 77 min
It’s the Christmas season and boy do we have a holiday special lined up for you: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Yes, Jim Carrey and Ron Howard team up to deliver a fart filled adaptation of your favourite Christmas classic. Grace and Champ blogger Jes…
Side Notes - Lobster Bisque
Dec 9, 2016 • 22 min
Hey film gleeks (that’s film enthusiasts who have trouble controlling their saliva), it’s another Side Notes episode. Colin and Gregg read some follow-up comments to the Mortal Kombat episode, discuss what they’ve been reading recently, revel in a Broa…
Mortal Kombat
Nov 27, 2016 • 68 min
MORTAL KOMBAT!! If you were a 90s kid who grew up on a steady video game diet of fighters you will immediately have the MK techno theme song blaring in you head hearing those words. Yup, this month we take on what is probably still one of the best vide…
Side Notes – White House Down
Nov 22, 2016 • 22 min
Welcome back to Side Notes, our mid-month mini episode in which Colin and Gregg discuss the world of entertainment. Colin discusses his progressive exhaustion with “grim and gritty” comic book adaptations, the bizzaro flick The Lobster, hard sci-fi fil…
I Know What You Did Last Summer
Oct 30, 2016 • 64 min
The first full episode of Season 2 also happens to be our Halloween Spooktacular, in that we half-heartly picked a mediocre 90s slasher flick to fix. Ah the nineties, when NBC ruled the ratings, comic artists were obsessed with underboob and PG-13 “hor…
Side Notes - Season Two
Oct 26, 2016 • 23 min
I Have Some Notes returns for Season Two…sort of! While this a “Side Notes” episode, the mini episodes will now be a permanent feature of the show used to tee up our next full episode, as well as chat about what we’ve been watching and the movie world …
Side Notes - Is Riker the Hottest?
Sep 16, 2016 • 16 min
We’re going away for a while. Colin is getting married and Gregg is off to Italy with his wife and frequent podcast guest Erin. So, in light of that, we’ve got another Side Notes episode to tide you over until season 2 gets started. This episode featur…
Side Notes - Summer Movie Wrap Up
Aug 29, 2016 • 34 min
As promised, we’ll be publishing some sub-episodes this summer while we’re on break. We’re calling these little podcast diversions Sides Notes. This episode Colin & Gregg chat about the summer that was in movies, what they enjoyed, what they didn’t …
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Aug 17, 2016 • 74 min
It’s our season finale! And what a doozy we have as we crunch the numbers and calculate how best to correct the 4th Indiana Jones film. Yes, the one with aliens. It’s like Close Encounters of Third Kind and George Lucas had a baby, and Steven Spielberg…
Prometheus
Aug 1, 2016 • 63 min
Prometheus is a very divisive movie. Some fans triumph its beauty, world building and willingness to tackle some big themes. Others bemoan its confusing script and the high rate of baffling decisions made by its main characters. In other words, it w…
A-Team
Jul 17, 2016 • 66 min
Have you every had the burning desire to listen to four 30-somethings sing the theme to 80s television sensation, The A-Team, over and over and over again? Well, you’re in luck, because episode five of I HAVE SOME NOTES has arrived! Sally Poulsen and J…
Ghostbusters II
Jul 3, 2016 • 75 min
We ain’t afraid of no ghosts, particularly because this movie didn’t have a whole lot of them. Did have a lot of slime, though. Andrea Beca and Lauren Dary from the podcast That’s So Maven stop by to breakdown, analyze and ultimately fix 1989’s Ghostbu…
Terminator: Genisys
Jun 20, 2016 • 77 min
Welcome to the Genisys…of a new episode of I Have Some Notes. This week we look at the time-travel-palooza that is Terminator: Sega Genisys. Our guests this week are the avowed Terminator fan Evan Adnams and the wonderful Erin Beever. Together we explo…
Star Trek: Generations
May 23, 2016 • 77 min
Time is the fire in which we burn…for our second episode of I Have Some Notes! In episode 2 we take on the wonderfully flawed Star Trek: Generations, a movie that disappointed a generations of Trek fans. Good news Trekkies, we’re hear to help fix this …
Man of Steel
Apr 28, 2016 • 77 min
Welcome to the first episode of I Have Some Notes, the podcast that attempts to fix flawed, but salvageable films. This month’s episode examines Zach Synder’s Man of Steel. Host Colin MacIntyre and co-host Gregg Beever are joined by Edmonton enterta…