Phil and Lisa Ruin the Movies

Phil and Lisa Ruin the Movies
Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels say terrible things about movies they haven’t seen and ruin everything for everybody.
27: Phil and Lisa Ruin Charlie Hunnam
Mar 7 • 60 min
King Arthur, Lost City of Z - It’s a very Charlie Hunnam episode as we look at the “King Arthur” and “Lost City of Z(ed)” trailers, followed up by “Boss Baby” and “Alien: Covenant.” One of those is about a parasitic lifeform who terrorizes a crew of…
26: Phil and Lisa Ruin the Super Bowl
Feb 7 • 45 min
Super Bowl movie trailers - While the rest of you were watching sportsball this weekend, Phil and Lisa paid extra-close attention to the many movie trailers that debuted during the big game. Their verdict? Stick to sports. Movies Ruined: The Road to…
25: Phil and Lisa Ruin the Oscar Nominations
Jan 31 • 59 min
Dunkirk, Trainspotting 2, Logan - Instead of just complaining about trailers for movies they’ll never see, Phil and Lisa go next level to complain about award nominations for films they’ve not watched. Also, a haunting rendition of college fight songs.…
24: Phil and Lisa Ruin Moana
Nov 29, 2016 • 46 min
Moana, Cars 3, Beauty and the Beast, and more. - Phil and Lisa share their thoughts on the latest Disney animated movie, skewer two upcoming releases from Pixar and Disney and tempt violent retribution from fans of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Mandy Patinkin.…
23: Phil & Lisa Ruin Comic-Con
Jul 26, 2016 • 56 min
Comic book movies - Excited about all the movies based on funny books that had people talking at Comic-Con this past weekend? Well, let Phil and Lisa sneer at your joy. But at least there’s a tender rendition of “It’s Raining Men” to put a song in your…
22: Donald Duck Learned His Trade in the Navy
Jul 12, 2016 • 51 min
The Shallows, and more - Blake Lively battles a shark, and who wins? You do, America. Also, we return to some animated children’s movies and talk Pixar sequels, before Mickey Mouse stops by to wet his beak a little bit. And finally: Musicals! Host Lisa…
21: Phil and Lisa Ruin Your Childhood
Jun 23, 2016 • 56 min
Pete’s Dragon! - The upcoming “Pete’s Dragon” remake sends Phil and Lisa on a trip down memory lane about the terrible Disney live-action pictures of their youth. Also, Lisa freaks out Phil about “The Rescuers,” and we assess the career of cinematic giant…
20: Phil and Lisa Ruin Sports Movies
Jun 6, 2016 • 59 min
Pledge break time! - Lisa talks up the terrible trailers she saw before watching Popstar, while Phil wonders why so many movies about sports icons are so very terrible. Also, Miles Teller gets renamed Ol’ Slappy. Plus, a pledge break! Movies Ruined:…
19: Phil & Lisa Ruin the Patriarchy
May 5, 2016 • 54 min
Bad Moms, Ben-Hur, Now You See Me 2, Money Monster - Bad Moms? More like Sad Moms once Lisa Schmeiser gets through ripping it. Also, Phil reminisces about fits of pique by Charlton Heston and Dennis Boutsikaris. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
18: The Movies Ruin Phil and Lisa
Mar 14, 2016 • 47 min
Burnt, Angry Birds, Keanu, Civil War - Thanks to the generosity of a listener, Phil and Lisa watch “Burnt” and then resolve never to ask anything of listeners again. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
17: Phil and Lisa Ruin Pratfalls
Mar 7, 2016 • 46 min
Ghostbusters, The Boss, The Nice Guys, Spotlight and Burnt - Maybe Melissa McCarthy should just skip this episode. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
16: Snake Lady
Feb 15, 2016 • 42 min
The Jungle Book, Gods of Egypt - Phil and Lisa ruin The Jungle Book and Gods of Egypt and hope against hope that Zoolander 2 and Hail Caesar will warm their curdled hearts. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
15: Phil and Lisa Ruin Superheroes
Dec 25, 2015 • 46 min
Superhero movies - Ruining “X-Men: Apocalypse”, “Suicide Squad”, and “Captain America: Civil War.” Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
14: Team Whale
Oct 10, 2015 • 42 min
“The Martian” and more - Phil and Lisa ruin “The Martian”, “Spectre”, “Jobs”, and “In the Heart of the Sea”. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
13: Ridley Squat
Sep 12, 2015 • 41 min
The Finest Hours, Everest, The Martian, Kevin Costner’s career - Phil and Lisa ruin “The Finest Hours,” “Everest,” “The Martian,” and Kevin Costner’s career—or wait, maybe Kevin Costner did that last one himself. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
12: Arguing for Epigenetic Inheritance
Aug 25, 2015 • 46 min
Jem, Ant-Man, and the Holograms - Phil and Lisa ruin “Jem and the Holograms” and “Ant-Man.” Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
11: Phil and Lisa Hate America
Jul 5, 2015 • 36 min
Fireworks! - Paul Rudd goes method and builds an ant farm. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
10: Cereal Sommelier
Jun 30, 2015 • 39 min
Magic Mike XXL - Phil and Lisa ruin “Magic Mike XXL.” Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
9: Phil Ruins the Age of Ultron
Jun 7, 2015 • 46 min
Avengers 2 - Superhero movies and old actors and tangents. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
8: Some Days You Just Can’t Get Rid of a Bomb
Mar 22, 2015 • 39 min
Batman movies. - Phil and Lisa ruin Batman movies, Batman TV shows, plus other superhero things. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
7: Phil and Lisa Ruin the 2015 Oscars
Feb 17, 2015 • 42 min
The 2015 Oscars - Phil hasn’t seen any of the Oscar nominees, because he hates watching movies with other people. Lisa has seen a few. But that isn’t going to stop them from ruining all the Oscar nominees. They’d ruin the Oscars themselves, but the…
6: Oprah Wrestles an Ocelot
Dec 20, 2014 • 37 min
“Into the Woods” - In this issue, Phil and Lisa talk about “Into the Woods,” based on the musical. Phil is a big musical theater fan, and enjoys Sondheim, so this puts him in a difficult position. Plus, the presidents sing “Annie.” Host Lisa Schmeiser and…
5: Hallmark Holiday
Dec 16, 2014 • 30 min
Hallmark Christmas movies. - Phil and Lisa ruin Christmas with their critiques of holiday movies from the Hallmark channel. Host Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels.
4: The Safety Word is Garlic
Nov 28, 2014 • 33 min
“50 Shades of Gray” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” - Phil and Lisa refuse to ruin “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” because they refuse to acknowledge teaser trailers, but… they still spend 10 minutes talking about it. Then they ruin “50 Shades of Gray.”…
3: Macking on the Triceratops
Nov 25, 2014 • 31 min
“Jurassic World” - Phil and Lisa ruin “Jurassic World,” a movie nobody’s even seen! Also fantasy casting a “Day the Clown Cried” remake. Phil recalls women soccer players while Lisa admits to being a dinosaur nerd. Then Lisa uses her biology and business…
2: Sir, It’s Burlesque
Aug 29, 2014 • 28 min
“Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For” and “Lucy” - Phil and Lisa ruin “Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For” and “Lucy.” Also: the original “Sin City,” “V” the miniseries, the politics of Latveria, “Dark Angel,” Walter the muppet, “Rock of Ages,” “The Last…
1: Purge Insurance
Jul 17, 2014 • 20 min
Phil and Lisa ruin “The Purge” - Philip Michaels and Lisa Schmeiser have spent hours speculating on the details of the movie “The Purge.” On the special occasion of the release of the sequel film, “The Purge: Anarchy,” we bring you a discussion about the…