Movies On The Side

Movies On The Side

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A podcast about bad movies, mayonnaise, and everything in-between


Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Aug 9 • 38 min
Will Smith can cover a multitude of sins, but Director Roland Emmerich thought he could make a sequel to the beloved classic Independence Day without him. Turns out, it needed Will Smith. But our review is fun nonetheless, out now on MOTS! Independence…
Hamilton (2020)
Aug 2 • 54 min
There’s a million things we haven’t done, but we DID review the 2020 streaming version of the hit musical, Hamilton! Enjoy our off key melodies that fade into Tony-award winning songs and the return of our Top 5! Hamilton (2020) - IMDb Hamilton (2020) on…
Artemis Fowl (2020)
Jul 26 • 51 min
Ever have a beloved book you read as a child, only to have its memory completely tarnished by a terrible movie adaptation? Now you know how Nate feels during our review of Artemis Fowl! Artemis Fowl (2020) - IMDb Artemis Fowl (2020) on Rotten Tomatoes…
Jumper (2008)
Jul 12 • 26 min
An exciting plot, great villain, and enjoyable side characters, but what ONE thing could ruin a fun movie that basically rips off Nightcrawler? Find out as we reviewed Jumper for this week’s episode! Jumper (2008) on IMDb Jumper (2008) on Rotten Tomatoes…
Lost In Space (1998)
Jul 5 • 33 min
Ever love a movie as a kid, only to watch it in your 30’s and ruin that memory forever? That’s basically what happened to Stephen as we rewatched Lost In Space and reviewed it this week on MOTS! Lost In Space (1998) on IMDb Lost In Space (1998) on Rotten…
Spies In Disguise (2019)
Jun 28 • 23 min
Bet you didn’t know what a cloaca was until you watched this movie! But was it worth it? Find out on this week’s episode of MOTS as we review Spies In Disguise! Spies In Disguise (2019) on IMDb Spies In Disguise (2019) on Rotten Tomatoes Support the show…
I Still Believe (2020)
Jun 21 • 26 min
Listen, we know when it comes to “Christian” movies the bar can be pretty low. But Stephen tries to convince Nate that this biopic of Jeremy Camp is actually a good movie, Christian genre or not! I Still Believe (2020) on IMDb I Still Believe (2020) on…
John Carter (2012)
Jun 14 • 35 min
Can a movie go from sci-fi, to steampunk, to western, back to sci-fi and still be good?? Apparently not. We review this bonkers movie where our favorite character is a dog and George Lucas used all these ideas before. Here’s our review of Disney’s 2012…
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)
Jun 7 • 32 min
If you see Mr. and Mrs. Smith on your first date, is marriage inevitable? Nate seems to think so, plus we offer our thoughts on Brangelina, Vince Vaughn, and whether or not this movie is just one big marriage counseling session. Bonus Episode In this…
Night at the Museum (2006)
May 31 • 31 min
Which is the better trilogy, Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight, or Night at the Museum?! Spoiler: it’s the former, but NATM (not to be confused with MOTS) was a fun review. Can a wax mannequin become a real boy? Is Ben Stiller the best actor for this role?…
Footloose (2011)
May 24 • 37 min
It only took 108 episodes, but Stephen became unhinged talking about the 2011 remake of Footloose! Gird up your loins and join us for a spoiler-free review at the top of the episode, and then a deep dive into all the dancing, accents, bad lines and more!…
Always Have Another Idea | Costume Designer Kate Hawley
May 20 • 33 min
A special interview episode with Kate Hawley! Kate is known for her work as Costume Designer on Crimson Peak (2015), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Mortal Engines (2018) and The Call of the Wild (2020)! Kate tells us how she got in the industry, where she finds…
Ford v Ferrari (2019)
May 17 • 34 min
Nate gives us his customary accent corner, Stephen covers wardrobe corner with a vintage watch worn by Matt Damon, and we both review the 2019 film, Ford v Ferrari! Ford v Ferrari (2019) on IMDb Ford v Ferrari (2019) on Rotten Tomatoes The Watches of Ford…
The Call of the Wild (2020)
May 10 • 35 min
Does a gravely Harrison Ford voice and beautiful Alaskan countryside call out to you? What if your companion was a completely computer-animated super dog? Find out on this week’s episode as we review The Call of the Wild! We also have a brand new episode…
Cats (2019)
May 3 • 43 min
Did T.S. Eliot ever intend his poems about cats to become a fantastical movie with Judi Dench becoming a CG cat wearing another cat and singing the world “Jellicle” 1,000 times? Probably not. But it happened anyway! And it is our duty at MOTS to review…
2012 (2009)
Apr 26 • 44 min
In our most confusing episode title yet, we review the disaster movie 2012, which came out in 2009 πŸ€” ANYWAY, it’s a little different watching an end-of-the-world movie amidst a pandemic, but we manage to have fun nonetheless! 2012 (2009) on IMDb Hear…
27 Dresses (2008)
Apr 19 • 54 min
One of our hosts has crashed a wedding, the other dreads any reception dancing. We’ll let you guess which is which. Find out on this episode and listen to our review of 27 Dresses! Then stay for our Top 5 Wedding songs! 27 Dresses (2008) on IMDb Wedding…
Dolittle (2020)
Apr 12 • 58 min
Listen, we know coming off Avengers: Endgame is no easy task for the next Robert Downey Jr. movie, but maybe put in a little effort? Maybe? Anyway, whether you’ve seen it or not, we promise you’ll enjoy our barrage of insults on the 2020 remake: Dolittle!…
The Good Place (2016)
Apr 5 • 30 min
Wait a minute. Am I in the right place? I thought this was Movies on The Side? Yeah, you’re right, but for this episode (and maybe some future ones), we’re becoming TOTS (TV on the Side) so we can talk about The Good Place! We’ll cover Seasons 2-4 at some…
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Mar 29 • 43 min
We made it! 100 episodes and still going strong. Thank you to all our MOTS fam and listeners out there. And a special shout out to our Patreons who are literally the best. And for our 100th episode, we did one of Nate and Stephen’s favorites, Pitch…
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
Mar 22 • 26 min
Need a pick me up after a week of quarantine?? How about a movie about Hitler? I mean, it’s satire, but still…Hitler. Anyway, it may not be the funniest (mostest funny?) episode, but we go pretty deep. Plus, Jojo Rabbit won an Oscar for a reason. Enjoy!…
The Hunt for Toilet Paper | Special Quarantine Episode
Mar 19 • 24 min
An early bonus episode for those of you social distancing. Nate tells his story of hunting for toilet paper, and we find the Top positive things about quarantine. We hope this brightens your day! Special thanks to our awesome Patreon Supporters for making…
Abduction (2011)
Mar 15 • 64 min
We come to the conclusion that Abduction, starring Taylor Lautner, is a 1-to-1 remake of the original Mission: Impossible. But for young adults and way worse. Plus we discuss our favorite birthday memories! Abduction (2011) on IMDb Tell us what you’d like…
Knives Out (2019)
Mar 8 • 55 min
What would 007 sound like with a New Orleans’ accent? Can Don Johnson spend an entire movie delivering cringy lines? Is Michael Shannon a perma-villain? Find out all this and MORE as review the 2019 murder-mystery, Knives Out! Then stay for our Top 5…
The Hunger Games (2012)
Mar 1 • 32 min
Lenny Kravitz just gave you a surprisingly good pep talk. You’re going up a tube like the old school bank drive through. Clock is counting down. Do you run for the Thanksgiving centerpiece, or do you run away? Find out what our hosts would do, and then…
Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
Feb 23 • 40 min
Knuckles the Echidna? Chaos Emeralds? Only the die hard Sonic fans know what I’m talking about. But does Sonic’s first attempt at the big screen deliver enough blue streak to satisfy our nostalgia? Find out on this week’s MOTS! Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)…
Valentine’s Day (2010)
Feb 16 • 48 min
We know Valentine’s Day can be a mixed bag, so we chose to review a mixed bag of a movie, the 2010 star-studded classic: Valentine’s Day! Whether you have a significant other or not, you’ll always have us, your MOTS Fam! Valentine’s Day (2010) on IMDb Get…
Scenic Art in Film | Interview with Rohan Harris
Feb 9 • 28 min
Ever wonder about all those paintings and set pieces in the backgrounds of some of your favorite movies? How are those sets for Beauty and the Beast created? Who painted the murals in Game of Thrones? Well you’re in luck, because this week we interviewed…
The Aeronauts (2019)
Feb 2 • 45 min
If Nate and Stephen were in a hot air balloon trying to break the altitude record, who would be sending down carrier pigeons and who would be climbing the balloon to fix the valve? Let us know, but first enjoy our review of The Aeronauts! Then stay for…
Gemini Man (2019)
Jan 26 • 46 min
Could CG Will Smith remake all the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air episodes? What happens if we have CG Will Smiths all the way down? We discuss the uncanniest of valleys and the limitless charisma of Will Smith, all while reviewing Gemini Man! Gemini Man (2019)…
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
Jan 19 • 80 min
It’s Star Wars time listeners, and we have brought a very special guest to the Jedi council: Cecily! We discuss her experience of watching all nine movies for the first time recently and then rip into the final installment of the saga: The Rise of The…
Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Jan 12 • 67 min
Any movie that gets 93% on Rotten Tomatoes from the audience has to be pretty good right? RIGHT? I mean this movie has Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, AND more practical explosions than a Michael Bay joint! Well, maybe not that many. Anyway, Nate and…
Ad Astra (2019)
Jan 5 • 58 min
Ad Astra, or Ad nauseam? We go to the future looking for the answer of whether or not this week’s Brad Pitt movie is actually good. And yes, we discuss the baboons. We also list our Top 5 Brad Pitt movies! So stop wondering WHAT’S IN THE BOX, and listen…
The 2019 Mayo Awards
Dec 29, 2019 • 33 min
It’s a night of tuxedos, Hollywood Stars and music, it’s the 2019 Movies All Year’Ound Awards! Plus a huge thank you to all our listeners and supporters. We love making MOTS and look forward to more great episodes in 2020! Hear our 2020 New Year’s…
Home Alone vs. Die Hard: What Makes a Christmas Movie?
Dec 22, 2019 • 52 min
The time has come for the showdown of the decade. Will Die Hard remain a Christmas movie? Will Home Alone be dethroned from its holiday nostalgia? Find out as Stephen presents the Robles Rubric for Christmas Movie Canonization! Home Alone (1990) on IMDb…
Noelle (2019)
Dec 15, 2019 • 61 min
Can Anna Kendrick single-handedly save Christmas and Disney’s first attempt at an original Christmas movie direct to streaming?! Find out this week as we review the 2019 Disney + original: Noelle, and stay for a nostalgia filled Top 5 “Wintery Things.”…
I’ll Be Home For Christmas (1998)
Dec 8, 2019 • 53 min
Ok, hear us out. We think this week’s Christmas movie, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” is actually a horror movie. No, we’re not talking about the horror of how bad this movie is, but the actual genre too. Just listen, ‘cause we make a pretty good case.…
Die Hard (1988)
Dec 1, 2019 • 47 min
The Christmas season has begun! But is this week’s movie actually a Christmas movie? Tell us what you think, as we review the 1988 Bruce Willis classic, Die Hard! Die Hard (1988) on IMDb Our MOTS Armageddon Review Get MOTS Merch before Christmas! Support…
Waterworld (1995)
Nov 24, 2019 • 50 min
The Polar ice caps have melted, the Earth is covered in water, and Kevin Costner isn’t really that much of a fish. But he may be an X-Man. We review the 1995 Costner Classic, Waterworld and perform a dramatic reading of the bespoke water brand: Liquid…
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Nov 17, 2019 • 36 min
Can a franchise become sentient and present its own movie? Apparently Fast & Furious has done just that, and we review the 87th installment of this action-flooded genre: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw! Also, Nate is recording from a Mexico City…
Yesterday (2019)
Nov 10, 2019 • 50 min
After some brief follow-up on Fiji water, we have a special offer going on through the rest of 2019! Support us on Patreon and we’ll send you a free MOTS T-Shirt! AND if you sign up with $10+ monthly, we’ll up that to a hoodie for the winter season!…
The Lion King (2019)
Nov 3, 2019 • 53 min
A Patreon shout out, gas station candy ranking, an argument about the taste of water, but the main event is still our review of the 2019 remake: The Lion King! The Lion King (2019) Stephen’s Talk on Disney’s Creative Drought Get MOTS Merch! Social Links:…
Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
Oct 27, 2019 • 47 min
We websling back into the Marvelverse and review Tom Holland’s second go at being Spider-Man! At first we reminisce about last week’s episode on Aladdin, but stay tuned for the end when we rank our Top 5 Spider-Man villains! Spider-Man: Far From Home on…
Aladdin (2019)
Oct 20, 2019 • 57 min
You ain’t never had a MOTS episode like this! There’s so much singing, so much Vietnamese, and so many versions of “A Whole New World,” you may need to listen twice! Keep your hands and arms inside the carpet, and get ready for our long awaited review of…
The Time Machine (2002)
Oct 13, 2019 • 89 min
What do bootleg orcs, cheesy early 2000’s special effects and nostalgia have in common? The 2002 Time Machine movie of course! We have an extra long episode for you since we missed a week, but more importantly, we discuss where we would tattoo a portrait…
Interlude: Patreon Episode Sneak Peek
Oct 6, 2019 • 18 min
We’ll be honest, it’s been pretty busy at the Baranowski and Robles estates, so we didn’t get a chance to review a movie this week. But fear not! We are giving you a peek behind the curtain at our Patreon-only feed! If you enjoy this random banter and…
National Treasure (2004)
Sep 29, 2019 • 38 min
How many clues does it take to get to the center of a Nicholas Cage impression? Or is it just clues all the way down? Find out as we review the 2004 Disney movie: National Treasure! National Treasure on IMDb MOTS T-Shirts and More Support MOTS on Patreon…
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Sep 22, 2019 • 34 min
What would Nate sound like as a history teacher? Find out in this week’s episode as he gives a doctoral thesis of the Persian Empire, and why this might not be the worst movie in the world! Even including the doe-eyed Jake Gyllenhaal and all. Prince of…
Australia (2008)
Sep 15, 2019 • 52 min
Can the eyes of Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman in a henley carry an entire 3-Hour movie? Probably. But luckily Australia has a lot more to offer than that. We review this 2008 Baz Luhrmann epic this week on MOTS! Australia (2008) on IMDb MOTS T-Shirts and…
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Sep 8, 2019 • 48 min
How many Godzilla movies does it take to break a Nate Baranowski? This many apparently. We spend this entire episode breaking down the 2019 hodgepodge of monsters and lizards, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. MOTS T-Shirts and More Support MOTS on Patreon…
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Sep 1, 2019 • 22 min
What‘s the ideal genre of movie to watch while a hurricane looms in the Atlantic? A disaster movie of course! This week we review the 2004 classic, The Day After Tomorrow. And we even squeeze in our Top 5 Roland Emmerich movies! MOTS T-Shirts and More…
Shazam! (2019)
Aug 25, 2019 • 31 min
Is it fair to compare the seven deadly sins in Shazam! to real-live cataracts? How exactly does one say the name “Levi”? All this plus our new segment: 30 second movie pitch on this week’s episode of MOTS! MOTS T-Shirts and More Support MOTS on Patreon…
Van Helsing (2004)
Aug 18, 2019 • 63 min
We return to our rose colored glasses era and review the 2004 Jackman / Beckinsale special: Van Helsing! Our Top 5 is all about Hugh, and we have a very special announcement. We don’t want to give it away but…WE HAVE MERCH!! Get MOTS Shirts and More!…
Men in Black: International (2019)
Aug 11, 2019 • 30 min
Nothing satisfies quite like Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, black suits, and aliens. But does the latest MIB installment have that special sauce?? Find out in today’s episode and stay for Nate and Stephen’s ranking of ALL Men In Black movies! MIB:…
Alita: Battle Angel
Aug 4, 2019 • 48 min
Nate sings Newsies, Stephen sings Aladdin, we give some shout outs, review the manga inspired Alita: Battle Angel, and then list our Top 5 Young Adult Movies! Alita: Battle Angel on IMDb Become our boss, on Patreon Social Links: MOTS Instagram MOTS…
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Jul 28, 2019 • 33 min
At the request of our newly crowned CEO, Hector, we have reviewed the 2010 “classic”: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World! And a top speed Top 5 of our favorite indie rock band names! Scott Pilgrim vs. the World on IMDb Become our boss, on Patreon Social Links:…
Mortal Engines (2018)
Jul 21, 2019 • 36 min
After some exciting updates to our MOTS Family 3D Triangle, and a little teaser for our MOTS Patreon, we review the 2018 dystopian-fantasy movie: Mortal Engines! Show Notes Hector’s Post with Bryce Dallas Howard MOTS Family 3D Triangle Mortal Engines on…
Déjà Vu (2006)
Jul 14, 2019 • 33 min
Is it possible to love Denzel Washington too much? No, we don’t think so. That’s why we’re so glad to review our first Denzel Washington movie: Déjà Vu! Plus we rank our personal favorite Denzel movies in this week’s Top 5! Show Links Deja Vu on IMDb…
Morning Glory (2010)
Jul 7, 2019 • 52 min
Yes, we reviewed yet another Rachel McAdams movie, but this one is Nate’s favorite. Our hosts accept the bottle cap challenge, we argue the overall quality of “Morning Glory,” Nate gushes, Stephen is meh about it, and we list our favorite Harrison Ford…
Passengers (2016)
Jun 30, 2019 • 49 min
If you were destined to spend your entire life stranded on a space ship with the ability to wake someone else to share your fate, would you do it?! Nate and Stephen discuss the hard questions of life and review Passengers, then rank their Top 3 stranded…
Interview with Animator Valerie Scheiber
Jun 23, 2019 • 50 min
Nate is back and we have a special interview episode with Valerie Scheiber, a feature film animator who’s worked on Snow White and the Huntsman, Hotel Transylvania 2, X-Men, and more! Stick around for our Top 3 animated movies after 2000! Show Links…
Dark Phoenix
Jun 16, 2019 • 44 min
On this special episode of MOTS, you get an incredible intro from Father Baranowski and then a special guest hosting episode from Brother Baranowski! We discuss the just released X-Men movie: Dark Phoenix and give Jacob a shot at naming his Top 5 mutants.…
Nacho Libre
Jun 9, 2019 • 41 min
The battle is on as our two luchadors enter the ring and fight over the Jack Black classic film, Nacho Libre! Then our hosts pull their Top 5 movies from the year 2006! Show Notes Nacho Libre on IMDb Nacho Libre on Hulu Nacho Libre on Amazon Prime Social…
X-Men Trilogy Part 2 (2011-2016)
Jun 2, 2019 • 31 min
Confucius once said, you can never have too many X-Men movies, especially when they star Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy. Amirite? Well in preparation for the new Dark Phoenix movie this summer, we decided to review a second crop of X-Men movies! Plus…
Kong: Skull Island
May 26, 2019 • 36 min
If you ever wondered what kind of movie Nate loves the most, it’s the kind that has giant primates, lizards, and Samuel L. Jackson glaring vengefully. As it would happen, that’s exactly what this Avengers prequel movie provides! Show Notes Kong: Skull…
Avengers: Endgame
May 19, 2019 • 31 min
What is the most amount of guests we can squeeze into 1 MOTS episode? Two? Three? How about FOUR special guests plus Nate and Stephen discussing the biggest box office opening ever, Avengers: Endgame! Avengers: Endgame on IMDb Special Guests Matthew…
X-Men Trilogy Part 1 (2000-2006)
May 12, 2019 • 35 min
We believe the original X-Men movie from 2000 A.D. is the origin of the modern superhero movie. Some people may disagree, but they’re wrong. So Nate and I offer this three movie review as our dissertation of why X-Men is really good. Show Notes X-Men…
Ralph Breaks The Internet
May 5, 2019 • 46 min
An unbelievable show this week, where Nate’s Dad makes a cameo appearance, we have some beautiful MOTS fan art, announce special bonus Patreon content, we review Ralph Breaks the Internet, say some serious things about social media, mention Bryce Dallas…
Overboard (2018)
Apr 28, 2019 • 41 min
Overboard? That old movie with Goldie Hawn? No listener, we mean the NEW Overboard with Anna Faris! We review this incredibly frustrating and insipid movie, give a few shout outs to MOTS 3D triangle members, and then rank our Top 5 cereals! Overboard…
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
Apr 21, 2019 • 46 min
After a quick recap of the MOTS Fam 3-D triangle, we have some Q-Tip follow-up, Stephen doesn’t tell a joke, then explains the joke so he can use it in the future, and we get even more hyphens as we review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse! MOTS Fam…
50 First Dates
Apr 14, 2019 • 43 min
We’ve made it! 50 episodes, 1 year, and many laughs along the way. Thank you to all the MOTS family! Now we have a special opportunity for our listeners, one that appears to be a 3D triangle…you’ll hear what we mean. And for our 50th episode, we review 50…
The Matrix (1999)
Apr 7, 2019 • 46 min
MOTS listeners, when you’re here, you’re family. And if you’ve been with us since the beginning, we’re about to celebrate 50 episode and 1 full year of shows! What were your favorite segments? Favorite episodes? What would you like to hear on the big…
The Mummy (1999)
Mar 31, 2019 • 50 min
As our 50th episode quickly approaches, we invite a brand new special guest on the show, Thomas Mark Zuniga from Your Other Brothers! We review the 1999 classic, The Mummy starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. After a brief intermission, we list our…
The Time Traveler’s Wife
Mar 24, 2019 • 36 min
Another face-to-face episode, a little morning radio talk, a waitress who loves zombie movies, and then we review our second Rachel McAdams time travel movie, The Time Traveler’s Wife! Show Links The Time Traveler’s Wife on IMDb Stephen as the Tech Guy On…
Venom (2018)
Mar 17, 2019 • 47 min
We have a BIG show for you this week! After unveiling our brand-new look at MOTS, Nate visits Hollywood, we do a deep-dive on hand sanitizer, then a record-breaking review for the 2018 movie “Venom”. Lastly, we rank the Frito-Lay party pack chips…
A Quiet Place & Bird Box
Mar 10, 2019 • 56 min
Show Links: After comparing a stair-master to a form of torture and revealing Stephen’s next musical debut, we review John Krazinski and Emily Blunt’s “A Quiet Place” while comparing it to Bird Box! At the end, we stumble through a Top 5 monsters /…
Robin Hood (2018)
Mar 3, 2019 • 52 min
What if your thought-to-be deceased fiancé comes back and finds you engaged to someone else?? A real Cast Away situation. Nate and Stephen discuss what they would do, and how much Nate spent on Chipotle in 2018. Plus we review the 2018 Robin Hood and list…
God’s Not Dead (2014)
Feb 26, 2019 • 52 min
Buckle up family, this is gonna be a deep one. After a brief foray into Nate’s first hover boarding experience, which Disney princess we’re most like, and a special fan shout-out, Nate and Stephen willingly ride a unicycle across a tightrope over a pit of…
The Post (2017)
Feb 17, 2019 • 35 min
Does a head cold make for a better podcasting voice? Most likely. This time-shifted episode reviews the 2017 movie, The Post. Then stay for our Top 5 Steven Spielberg movies! The Post on IMDb The Marvel Symphonic Universe A Theory of Film Music Inception…
The Meg
Feb 10, 2019 • 53 min
Can you drink a gallon of milk in 1 hour? What about 10 saltines in under 1 minute? We discuss, then add some follow up on our Pixar character and Aquaman episodes. After, we wade into shark infested waters by reviewing The Meg and finally, rank our Top 5…
Aquaman
Feb 3, 2019 • 26 min
For the second time ever, Nate and Stephen watch a movie in theaters together and in person! We watch the incredibly overrated Aquaman, and then proceed to review the movie in a car. Show Links: Aquaman on IMDb Social Links: MOTS Facebook MOTS Instagram…
Incredibles 2
Jan 27, 2019 • 51 min
Who are your favorite Pixar characters? A tough question Nate and Stephen tackle in our Top 5 this week, but first we review the much anticipated sequel, Incredibles 2! Show Links: Incredibles 2 on IMDb Creativity, Inc. - Book Geri's Game - Pixar Short…
The Greatest Showman
Jan 20, 2019 • 63 min
At long last, Nate and Stephen wax poetically about musicals on the show! We review the cultural phenomenon The Greatest Showman, and then sing our Top 5 Broadway Musical numbers! Show Links: This Is Me - Behind The Scenes Rehearsal Rewrite The Stars -…
Crazy Rich Asians
Jan 13, 2019 • 46 min
Nate and Stephen ask why you, listener, loved our Me Before You episode so much, and then dive into the cultural phenomenon, Crazy Rich Asians! Then stay for our Top 3 favorite women and men leads in a romantic comedy. Show Links Crazy Rich Asians on IMDb…
San Andreas
Jan 6, 2019 • 47 min
Happy New Year from Nate and Stephen! We kick off the year right with non other than an implausible disaster movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Come for our review and stay for our Top 5 Movie Posters starring Dwayne Johnson! Show Links San Andreas…
Christmas Spectacular 2018
Dec 23, 2018 • 28 min
On this special Christmas episode, Nate and Stephen skip reviewing a movie entirely and give not one, not two, but THREE Top 5’s! Top 5 Christmas songs, Worst 5 Christmas songs, Top 5 Christmas movies, and finally, our favorite childhood traditions.…
It’s A Wonderful Life
Dec 16, 2018 • 35 min
It’s Part 1 of our Movies On The Side Christmas Spectacular! We learn Stefen’s one Christmas wish, taste some eggnog, and then review the Holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful Life Movie Links It’s A Wonderful Life | IMDb It’s A Wonderful Life | Rotten…
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Dec 9, 2018 • 66 min
Recorded on the 77th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Nate and Stephen reviewed none other than the 2001 Ben Affleck and Kate Beckinsale movie of the same name. Of course, first we cover the trustworthiness of the popcorn button on your microwave and what…
GoldenEye
Dec 2, 2018 • 64 min
Could you break a window in an emergency situation? Nate and Stephen discuss, and then go into an EPIC review of the 1995 Pierce Brosnan film: GoldenEye! No, not the Nintendo 64 game. (Don't miss the cameo by a premiere medical student by the way.)…
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Nov 25, 2018 • 42 min
A little foreign object follow-up, Thanksgiving debrief, and memories of Black Fridays gone by. Then we review one of Nate’s all-time favorites: Sherlock Holmes! Followed by our Top 5 movies from 2009. Links: Sherlock Holmes on IMDb Sherlock Holmes…
Ant-Man and The Wasp
Nov 18, 2018 • 55 min
A Happy Thanksgiving to all Movies on the Side listeners! We get to the movie and our Top 5 favorite Thanksgiving side dishes eventually, but FIRST, a harrowing account of Stephen’s….foreign object story. Links: Foreign Object Story Ant-Man and The Wasp…
Me Before You
Nov 11, 2018 • 58 min
A brief foray into Glengarry Glen Ross and how to pronounce “important,” then we dive into the romantic yet somber movie, “Me Before You.” After some tough topics, we lighten the mood with our Top 5 movies set in England! Links: Me Before You IMDb Me…
Ocean’s Eight
Nov 4, 2018 • 54 min
A smattering of Fall-O-Ween follow-up, thoughts on Eggnog and eggnosticism, plus Stephen now has a dog. Nate reflects on Hollywood’s double-standard for beauty, then we review Ocean’s Eight! Finally, our Top 5 Sandra Bullock movies. Links: Ocean’s Eight…
Step Up (2006)
Oct 28, 2018 • 50 min
It’s a Harvest Party Fall-O-Ween Festival here at Movies On The Side, and Nate and Stephen reminisce of costumes and candies gone by. Then, the long-awaited review of Step Up, starring Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, and a PowerBook G4. Plus not one, but two…
Bonus: Gritty, Grazing, Bagels, and Banksy
Oct 24, 2018 • 50 min
What’s that? You loved hearing the last mashup with Nate, Steve, and the Bro, Did You See This? guys? Well today’s your lucky day, because we have another crossover episode where we run things like Ben and Drew, discussing the internet, design, and…
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Oct 21, 2018 • 45 min
Our very first mashup episode with our good friends from the podcast: Bro, Did You See This? As per usual, we discuss mayonnaise and food habits, but then we review the exquisite piece of filmmaking: G.I. Joe: Retaliation.Links:Bro, Did You See This?…
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Oct 16, 2018 • 74 min
Not one, but two Baranowski’s on this very extra-special episode discussing Solo: A Star Wars Story! A game of laundry washing roulette, and then we rate all the Star Wars movies.Links:Nate Recording in Stephen’s AtticJacob Baranowski on TwitterMovies On…
About Time
Oct 7, 2018 • 59 min
Deep discussions this episode concerning the ephemeral nature of chalk art, time travel, and of course, mayonnaise. We review the wonderful romantic movie, About Time, and we go down the rabbit hole to give our Top 5 Time Travel movies.Links:Nate’s…
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Sep 30, 2018 • 60 min
Our very first special guest on this landmark episode of the newly renamed Movies On The Side podcast! Nate & Stephen recreate the Mohs Hardness scale for food, then Matthew Glover joins us for a heated debate on Jurassic Park III, Jurassic World: Fallen…
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Sep 19, 2018 • 65 min
In this special time travel episode, we hear about Nate & Jill’s epic cross-country camping trip, then return to the present for an I Kissed Dating Goodbye brief, followed by our official review of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.…
Pacific Rim: Uprising
Sep 9, 2018 • 28 min
Stephen offends all sportsball lovers, we lovingly spit on Pacific Rim: Uprising, then we name our Top 5 Robot Movies!Links:Exchange Movies on TwitterNate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest a Bad Movie!Support Movies On The Side
Deep Impact (1998)
Aug 26, 2018 • 52 min
The much-anticipated, end-of-the-world-asteroid movie match-up, Deep Impact vs. Armageddon! Plus our Top 5 movies of 1998.Links:Exchange Movies on TwitterNate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest a Bad Movie!Support Movies On The Side
Armageddon (1998)
Aug 19, 2018 • 39 min
The deadliest highway in America, sarcophagus-like earthquake beds, a horrifying raw chicken teddy bear, but most importantly, we review the 1998 Deep-Impact twin, Armageddon. Then stay tuned for our Top 5 Bruce Willis movies.Links:I-4 Deadliest Highway…
Skyscraper
Aug 10, 2018 • 83 min
Nate visits Stephen’s house and disses his lawn. We discuss walking out of a movie, our weakness for good packaging, review Dwayne Johnson’s latest hit, and give our Top 5 fast food establishments.Links:Skyscraper IMDBExchange Movies on TwitterNate on…
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Aug 5, 2018 • 72 min
Nate got some new shoes, we discuss sell-by date protocol, Stephen has a compulsive shaking practice, Nate stopped using Q-Tips, a brief Tomb Raider follow-up, and THEN we review Mission: Impossible - Fallout without spoilers. We rate all Mission:…
Tomb Raider (2018)
Jul 29, 2018 • 78 min
Nate’s in a funny mood, Stephen’s issue with The Office, we review the 2018 Tomb Raider, Stephen recalls the time he could have been a hero and blew it, plus our Top 5 heroines!Links:Tomb Raider (2018) IMDBNate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest a Bad…
Geostorm
Jul 24, 2018 • 54 min
A recap of Nate’s travels abroad, can Gerard Butler ever be a scientist, and our Top 5 natural disaster movies!Links:Geostorm IMDBNate’s Netherlands Sidewalk ArtNate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest a Bad Movie!Support Movies On The Side
Sahara
Jul 18, 2018 • 52 min
Ever wonder in what percentage of Matthew McConaughey’s movies does he appear shirtless? Me neither, but in this episode we find out. Discussions on shoe theory, cheap airlines, a review of Sahara, and our Top 5 heist ​​​​​​​movies.Links:Allbirds ShoesWow…
Godzilla (1998)
Jul 8, 2018 • 64 min
Yet another follow-up on condiments, Stephen teaches Nate about vegenaise, and a scathing review of the 1998 movie, Godzilla. Finally, we list our Top 5 movies that have scored under 20% on Rotten Tomatoes.Links:About VegenaiseGodzilla (1998) on IMDBRoger…
Green Lantern
Jul 1, 2018 • 52 min
What happens when you let a six-year-old watch Jurassic Park, Green Lantern review, and most importantly, our Top 5 Nintendo 64 games.Links:Green Lantern (2011) on IMDBWhy Banjo-Kazooie is better than Super Mario 64Nate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest…
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle
Jun 24, 2018 • 64 min
To the children of the 90’s, this episode is for you. A lengthy discussion of N64 games segues to a review of the 2017 Jumanji movie and our Top 5 “Re-Make” movies.Links:Jumanji (2017) on IMDBNate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest a Bad Movie!Support…
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Jun 16, 2018 • 70 min
After a brief discussion on mattress sizes and sheet etiquette, we review The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Plus a Top 5 rundown of our favorite “Team-Up” movies.Links:The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen IMDBBest “Team-Up” Movies ListNate on…
Downsizing
May 20, 2018 • 38 min
Nate as Thanos, a questionable stay at Red Roof Inn, plug for VidAngel, Downsizing review and then Top 5 Matt Damon movies.Links:Nate As Thanos MemeRed Roof Inn CheckinRed Roof Inn BedDownsizing IMDBNate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest a Bad…
Gods of Egypt
May 13, 2018 • 46 min
Toaster strudel debrief, naming conventions, Stephen’s mafia-like countenance, and waitresses calling you “honey.”Then a review of Gods of Egypt plus a Top 5 mythology movie rundown.LinksGods of Egypt IMDBNate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest a…
Valerian: City Of A Thousand Planets
May 6, 2018 • 38 min
A title that doesn’t make sense, lackluster script, and hewey, dewey, and louie playing main characters, Valerian promises to confuse. But stay for a new segment: Top 5 Alien Movies from Nate and Steve.Links:Valerian on iTunesValerian on Google PlayNate…
Avengers Infinity War
May 3, 2018 • 34 min
After a heated discussion over Taco Bell, ketchup, mustard, and hot dog eating habits, we discuss the just-released Avengers: Infinity War!Links:Nate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest a Bad Movie!Support Movies On The Side
The Core
Apr 29, 2018 • 49 min
However implausible, the core of the Earth has stopped spinning. Come for the end of the world, stay for the passionate discussion about toaster strudels and many 2003 references to “the Net”.Links:The Core on iTunesThe Core on Google PlayNate on…
The Commuter
Apr 25, 2018 • 34 min
Never go up against Liam Neeson with a left-handed guitar. Especially if you’re right-handed.Links:The Commuter on iTunesThe Commuter on Google PlayNate on TwitterStephen on TwitterSuggest a Bad Movie!Support Movies On The Side
Justice League
Apr 22, 2018 • 40 min
It’s like the Avengers, but not as good. Just imagine Superman with an incongruous mustache in every scene and the movie will be at least 1.5x better.Keep in mind, Warner Brothers spent $25 Million just to remove the mustache on Henry Cavill’s face.25.…
The Circle
Apr 17, 2018 • 73 min
Hosted by Nate Baranowski and Stephen RoblesA serious movie that should have been a comedy. Because knowing is good, but knowing everything is better.Watch The Circle on Amazon PrimeSupport Movies On The Side