Podcast Episode 115

Disney’s Plans for Star Wars.

February Movies: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, The Choice, Hail Caesar, Deadpool, How to be Single, Zoolander 2, Gods of Egypt, Triple 9, Eddie the Eagle.

February DVD & Bluray Releases: Bridge of Spies, Batman Bad Blood, Spectre, Crimson Peak, Black Mass, Steve Jobs, The 33, The Good Dinosaur.

February Video Game Releases: Cobalt, Crypt of the Necordancer, Digimon Sotry Cyber Sleuth, Megadimension Neptunia VII, Nitroplus Blasterz, Fortified, Shtshimi, Xcom2, Alekhine’s Gun, Arslan The Warriros of Legend, Firewatch, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4, Neverwinter Underdark, Unravel, The Escapists The Walking Dead, Layers of Fear, Street Fighter V, Tron Run, Far Cry Primal, Platns vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2.

Movie Classic: Batman Begins.

The List: Favorite Fictional Companies.

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The Hateful Eight Review

The Hateful Eight – Tarantino’s Eight Film

The movie starts out with some nods to the Westerns of days gone by. Though as I remember them they used to take place in the desert with rolling sand and extreme heat. Tarantino’s takes this twists and he does best and puts it in the middle of a blizzard. Of course he brings back some faces he likes to work with such as Samuel L Jackson, Tim Roth, and many more. To start this off I have to say very few directors could pull off putting 8 people in a small room and turn it into something interesting for over 2 hours. Of course Tarantino can as he does use dialog to drive his film and violence to keep you on your toes.

Now don’t go thinking that this film is by any means light on violence and or language. There is plenty of blood to go around and even a fair amount of brain matter being splattered around. As far as the language goes if you have problems with a couple of the major ones being dropped on a regular basis as well as a couple racists words then you might want to stay clear. These words have to be used at least 100 times. Once again if you enjoy Tarantino’s previous work that you have come to expect that.

I did mention that you see some faces that you have seen before in Tarantino’s work. Considering the script for this film was leaked and almost caused the project to be canceled we still get some great performances. Samuel L Jackson delivers a performance very similar to what he did in Pulp Fiction and Black Snake Moan. He is the lead you just might not know it at first. Kurt Russell also is at the top of his game and really is everything you would expect from his character. If I had to pick a surprise performance it would have been Demian Bichir as Bob. I just felt like he really went above expectations making his character come alive. You also never can go wrong with Tim Roth at least in a Tarantino film. As with his previous films I really never question the people he puts into rolls. Jennifer Jason Leigh also delivers a great performance even though she takes a beating in this film and spends a good portion of it covered in blood, brains, and stew.

You put those great actors in a room, in the middle of a blizzard and you know that something is going to happen.  From violence, to some great dialog, to some surprise moments, to even some man junk, this movie finds a place for it all.

Overall I would say that as the movie came to a close that is when I started to be a little concerned.  Granted the ending is very much the logical ending for this film it just does not leave you walking away feeling like there was a winner.  For me that takes a few minutes to swallow but also recognize that it also is nice to not have the happy Hollywood ending that has come to be expected.

As I have warned above Tarantino’s work is not for everyone but for this guy he creates some of the most entertaining films I have watched and this one is follows that pattern.

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Podcast Episode 114

The Nut Gallery Review Podcast Episode 114

The Good Dinosaur and Star Wars The Force Awakens (Spoiler Alert).
January Movies: The Forest, Norm of the North, Ride Along 2, 13 Hours The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, Dirty Grandpa, The 5th Wave, The Boy, The Finest Hour, Jane Got a Gun, Kung Fu Panda 3, Fifty Shades of Black.
January DVD & Bluray Releases: The Walk, The Green Inferno, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, Captive, Martian, Hotel Transylvania 2, Sinister 2, Straight Outta Compton, The Intern, Everest, Woodlawn, Goosebumps.
January Video Game Releases: Amplitude, Hardware Rivals, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles India, The Banner Saga, Zheros, Resident Evil 0, Resident Evil Origins Collection, Stardust Vanguards, Lego Marvel’s Avengers, The Witness, The War of Mine.
Movie Classic: Back to the Future.
The List: Favorite Villains

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Ghostbusters Photo

I keep hoping that this is not true, the Ghostbusters Franchise deserves better


The Ghostbusters Abby (Melissa McCarthy), Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Erin (Kristen Wiig) and Patty (Leslie Jones) inside the Mercado Hotel Lobby

Thirty years after the original film took the world by storm, Ghostbusters is back and fully rebooted for a new generation.  Director Paul Feig combines all the paranormal fighting elements that made the original franchise so beloved with a cast of new characters, played by the funniest actors working today.  Get ready to watch them save the world this summer!

Release: July 15, 2015

Director: Paul Feig


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Podcast Episode 113

Podcast Episode 113

Next hero up in Marvel Universe.
December Movies: The Wannabe, Krampus, Youth, In the Heart of the Sea, Star Wars The Force Awakens, Sisters, Alvin and the Chipmunks The Road Chip, Point Break, Daddy’s Home, Concussion, Hateful Eight.
December DVD & Bluray Releases: Mississippi Grind, Minions, Ant Man, The Transporter Refueled, Mission Impossible 5, Ted 2, Maze Runner 2 Scorch Trials, Fantastic Four, War Room, Black Mass, Pan, Pawn Sacrifice, The Intern, A Walk in the Woods, Hitman Agent 47.
December Video Game Releases: Just Cause 3, Rainbow Six Siege, Xenoblade Chronicles X, Devil’s Third.
Movie Classic: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
The List: Characters you miss.

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Podcast Episode 112

Jurassic World 2 Announcement.
November Movies: Spectre, The Peanuts Movie, The Hallow, The 33, Man Up, By the Sea, Love the Coopers, Secret in their Eyes, The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2, The Night Before, The Good Dinosaur, Victor Frankenstein, Creed.
November DVD & Bluray Releases: Inside Out, Vacation, A Lego Brickumentary, Trainwreck, Termiantor Genisys, Mr. Holmes, Selfless, The Man from Uncle, We are your Friends, No Escape, Ricki and the Flash, Sahun of the Sheep.
November Video Game Releases: Need for Speed, Peanuts Snoopy’s Grand Adventure, Call of Duty Black Opps III, Alekhine’s Gun, Fallout 4, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Rodea the Sky Soldier, The Crew Wild Run, Stars Wars Battlefront, Sword Art Online Lost Song, Mario Tennis Ultra Smash, Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires.
Movie Classic: Walking Tall (1973).
The List: Movies that should not have been made.

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Podcast Episode 111

The Nut Gallery Review Podcast Episode 111

Sequels in the works part 1.

October Movies: The Martian, He Named Me Malala, Pan, Freeheld, Goosebumps Movie, Crimson Peak, Bridge of Spies, Woodlawn, Steve Jobs, Paranormal Activity The Ghost Dimension, The Last Witch Hunter, Rock the Kasbah, Burnt, Our Brand is Crisis, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.

October DVD & Bluray Releases: Avengers 2 Age of Ultron, Magic Mike XXL, Insidious Chapter 3, San Andreas, Tomorrowland, Jurassic World, Paper Towns, Dragonball Z Resurrection F, Pixels, Southpaw, Max.

October Video Game Releases: Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax, Disgaea 5 Alliance of Vengeance, Elite Dangerous, Ride, Rock Band 4, Super Meat Boy, Transforemrs Devastation, Atelier Arland Trilogy, Dragon Quest Heroes, Grand Ages Medieval, The Talos Principle, Wasteland 2, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Guitar Hero Live, Tales of Zestiria, Fatal Frame Maiden of Black Water, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Halo 5 Guardians, WWE 2K16.

Movie Classic: Maltese Falcon.

List: Best Monster Movies.

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Uptown Funk Compiliation

Uptown Funk Movie Mash Up

This is an incredible mash up of movie dance scenes set to the tune of Uptown Funk

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Podcast Episode 110

The Nutgallery Review Podcast Episode 110

Fall movie preview. September Movies: The Transporter Refuled, Kitchen Sink, Ther Perfect Guy, The Visit, Maze Runner The Scorch Trails, Everest, Captive, The Intern, Hotel Transylvania 2, Before I Wake. September DVD & Bluray Releases: Mad Max Fury Road, Boulevard, The Age of Adaline, American Heist, Gotham Season 1, Furious 7, Cinderella, Pitch Perfect 2, Arrow Season 3, Flash Season 1, Spy, Poltergeist. September Video Game Releases: Mad Max, Metal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain, Super Mario Maker, Forza Motorsport 6, NHL 16, Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, Skylanders Superchargers, FIFA 16, Lego Dimensions, NBA 2k16, NBA Live, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5. Movie Classic: Dr. No. The List: Best Soundtracks.

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Fallout Monopoly

Fallout monopoly

Due to its ever-present popularity, the Fallout series is getting its own version of the beloved family game, Monopoly.

Set to release this November, Bethesda, owners of the franchise, have announced that the ever growing Monopoly brand will grab hold of all five Fallout games, including Fallout 4 of course.

This nerd-tastic version will come out the same month as the new game, which will sure make Fallout fans extra excited. The news is that the game is a Gamestop exclusive in the U.S. and there is no word yet on whether it will come to other territories.

So when you are at Gamestop picking up the blockbuster video game this November 10th, be sure to consider this awesome version of Monopoly.

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