The Martian 

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With The Martian, director Ridley Scott has finally found a story worthy of his filmmaking talent. Matt Damon stars as Mark Watney, Mars’s most optimistic botanist, who is abandoned on the planet by his fellow astronauts, believing him dead. Isolated, wounded, rapidly depleting his supplies, and unable to contact Earth, Watney is faced with an impossible task: he has to MacGyver together a plan for survival on a planet with no food or oxygen–all in a way that doesn’t feel hopelessly contrived. And boy, does he rise to the occasion! Damon’s superb performance and Scott’s expert handling of the subject material make The Martian not just one of the best films of 2015, but the most fun movie-going experience I’ve had all year.

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2 Guns: Rampant Cinemania Episode 14

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This Week: Albert Cantu, Andrew King, Gabriel Vogel, Joe Holley

Show Notes:

Fruitvale Station: 0:47 – 4:24

Kagemusha: 4:27 – 7:36

The Gateway Meat: 7:36 – 11:58

Shut Up Little Man: 11:58 – 16:09

Frankenstein’s Army: 16:09 – 19:39

2 Gunz Review: 20:14 – 43:03

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The Wolverine: Rampant Cinemania Episode 13

 

This Week: Albert Cantu, Andrew King, Gabriel Vogel, Joe Holley

Show Notes

The World’s End 0:43 – 3:22

Lay the Favorite 3:22 – 6:24

The Conjuring 6:24 – 8:36

R.I.P.D. 8:36 – 11:56

The Late Quartet 11:56 – 14:25

The Master 14:25 – 15:55

The Way Way Back 15:55 – 19:42

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 19:42 – 21:02

Hard Eight (Sydney) 21:02 – 23:30

The Wolverine 23:30 – 50:43

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Red 2: Rampant Cinemania Episode 12

 

This Week: Albert Cantu and Andrew King

Show Notes:

Grown Ups 2: 1:07 – 3:32

The Mummy: 3:32 – 5:19

The Kings of Summer: 5:19 – 8:07

Red 2 Review: 8:07 – 31:45

A very special episode with just Albert and I discussing the merits of Red 2, and the trend of unnecessary sequels.

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The Lone Ranger: Rampant Cinemania

 

This Week: Gabriel Vogel, Joe Holley, Albert Cantu, and Andrew King

Show Notes:

Bad Santa: 0:26 – 2:20

Doubt: 2:20 – 3:55

Man on the Moon: 4:00 – 5:11

Despicable Me: 2 5:14 – 8:45

The Departed: 9:29 – 11:22

Regarding Last Week’s Absence/ The Heat: 11:23 – 15:57

The Lone Ranger Review: 15:57 – 41:09

The Trend of Clapping in Movies: 41:09 – 45:12

Pacific Rim/Closing Thoughts: 45:12 – 46:46

Rampant Cinemania: World War Z

 

 

This Week: Gabriel Vogel, Joe Holley, Albert Cantu, and Andrew King

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Show Notes:

Much Ado About Nothing: 0:25 – 5:20

Mars Attacks: 5:21 – 7:00

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 7:00 – 8:01

Monsters University: 8:01 – 11:16

The Bling Ring: 11:18 – 15:39

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai: 15:39 – 17:51

World War Z Review: 18:33 – 47:07

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Rampant Cinemania: Man of Steel

 

This Week: Gabriel Vogel, Joe Holley, Albert Cantu, and Andrew King

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Show Notes:

Before Trilogy: 0:50 – 2:48

Various Cartoons (Albert Gets Married): 2:52 – 4:08

Upstream Color: 4:21 – 6:05

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men: 6:06 – 8:14

This is the End: 8:15 – 10:00

Andrew’s a great host #sarcasm: 10:00 – 10:20

Man of Steel: 10:20 – 37:39