“A Cheap Factory of Childhood Nightmares” (w/Todd Malta) – “Storks”, “The Magnificent Seven” & “Queen of Katwe”

Ep. 169: Three new films for The Movie Guys to talk about this week, including Storks, The Magnificent Seven and Queen of Katwe. Plus, remembering Curtis Hanson and quality time with this week’s guest, “Personal Assistant to the Stars” Todd Malta (we gave him that title), who shares his favorite movie of all time and stories of working with Sydney Pollack. [...]

“Bosom Buddies” (w/Andrea Grano & Tara Karsian) – “Bridget Jones’s Baby”, “Blair Witch” & “Snowden”

Ep. 168: BFFs Andrea Grano and Tara Karsian hit The Admiral’s Club to talk about their new movie…BFFs and the challenges and rewards of making a feature film with your best friend, plus they help The Movie Guys preview new movies Snowden, Bridget Jones’s Baby and Blair Witch. Also, a look at The Movie Guys Bump in action and it’s a Happy Firthday as Karen celebrates the birthday of one of her (and Bridget Jones’s cinematic boyfriends). [...]

“Brace! Brace! Brace!” (w/Stephe Schmidt, Sandy Marshall & Justin Kaufmann) – “Sully”, “When the Bough Breaks” & “The Wild Life”

Ep. 167: Members of Chicago comedy troupe Schadenfreude invade The Admiral’s Club including Stephe Schmidt, Sandy Marshall and Justin Kaufmann, turning the whole show into a big party. The jam-packed studio previews the upcoming movies Sully, When the Bough Breaks and The Wild Life and talks about the latest with Schadenfreude, Sandy’s job at The Second City Toronto and Justin’s on-going gig as host of The Download on WGN Radio in Chicago. Plus, roundtable talk over everyone’s favorite movies of all time and Karen’s Birthdays! [...]

“I See No Need For It” (w/Ryan McKee & Ron Babcock) – “Morgan” & “The Light Between Oceans”

Ep. 166: Former Showcast guest Ron Babcock returns to The Admiral’s Club with Ryan McKee, his comedy partner from Modest Proposal. Ron just finished a national stand-up tour and Ryan is a digital content writer for The Late Late Show with James Corden, and they both sit in the whole show for previews of Morgan and The Light Between Oceans and stories from the road. Also, Adam’s parents Janet and Fred dole out insight as to how adults enjoy movies in 2016. [...]

“Samantha’s Choice” (w/Samantha Hale) – “Mechanic: Resurrection” & “Don’t Breathe”

Ep. 165: This week’s guest is a full-on winner as stand-up comedian and documentary filmmaker Samantha Hale is the perfect fit with The Showcast. A pair of new releases get previewed – “Don’t Breathe” and “Mechanic: Resurrection”, which prompts another exciting edition of Trailers for the Blind. Also, extended Mel Gibson talk in the wake of “Blood Father”. [...]

“Madness Takes its Toll…” (w/Kevin Theis) – “War Dogs”, “Ben-Hur” & “Kubo and The Two Strings”

Ep. 164: Three new films hit cinemas this week and The Movie Guys are all over them – War Dogs, Ben-Hur & Kubo and the Two Strings. Really, something for everyone and actor/author Kevin Theis (Confessions of a Transylvanian) sits in the whole show to sort it all out and add stories about his life as a Rocky Horror shadow cast member and his visit to Scientology centers while visiting Los Angeles. [...]

“They All Die in the End!” (W/Scott Mantz) – “Sausage Party”, “Pete’s Dragon” & “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Ep. 163: Resident film critic for Access Hollywood, Scott “Movie” Mantz joins The Movie Guys in The Admiral’s Club for rapid fire previews of new releases Sausage Party, Pete’s Dragon and Florence Foster Jenkins. Then all manner of Movie Guy talk ensues – favorite films, Movie Jail selections, guilty pleasures, The BEST….Movies of 2016 and more! [...]

“Ass Warmth” (w/Chris Mulkey) – “Star Trek Beyond”, “Lights Out”, “Ice Age: Collision Course” & “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie”

Ep. 160: It’s a big, four-summer-movie weekend and The Movie Guys bring full previews of Star Trek Beyond, Ice Age: Collision Course, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and Lights Out. Then actor Chris Mulkey stops by The Admiral’s Club to talk about his career and there’s MUCH to discuss – Twin Peaks, First Blood, Dreamscape, Captain Phillips, Whiplash (spoiler alert – they don’t get to all 200+ of his IMDB credits…) [...]

“I Ain’t Afraid of No Guest” (w/Paul Preston, Karen Volpe, Adam Witt & Bart Kias) – “Ghostbusters”

Ep. 159: The Movie Guys don’t need no stinking guests when the only movie worth talking about this week is Ghostbusters! Karen’s favorite movie of all time sparks tons of talk about the ’80s original, trivia, a Movie Guys Quote-Off, profiles of some legendary and not-so-legendary characters from the franchise, a Ken Burns take on dealing with online haters and a flashback to The Movie Showcast’s original preview of Ghostbusters from 1984. [...]

“The Resistance is NOT Futile” (w/Kurt Scholler) – “The Secret Life of Pets” & “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”

Ep. 158: Tons of jokes (perhaps too many) about this week’s new releases, The Secret Life of Pets and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, also a mashup look at The Secret Life of Zac Efron. Plus, The Movie Guys are joined all episode long by TV actor Kurt Scholler, whose improv troupe, The Resistance, performs an improvised movie every week at the ioWest Theater in Hollywood. [...]

“Kids Love Rick Wakeman” (w/Robert Meyer Burnett) – “The BFG”, “The Legend of Tarzan” & “The Purge: Election Year”

Ep. 157: There is MUCH to discuss with this week’s special guest Robert Meyer Burnett, director of the classic Free Enterprise, who is also one of the makers of the Star Trek fan film series Axanar. He discusses Paramount’s new fan film guidelines, working in the Star Trek Universe and the future of the franchise. As ever, the show kicks off with extended movie previews, this week covering the big 4th of July weekend – The BFG, The Legend of Tarzan and The Purge: Election Year. [...]

“Krazee-Eyez Killa” (w/Chris Williams) – “Independence Day: Resurgence”, “Free State of Jones” & “The Shallows”

Ep. 156: The Movie Guys cover a trio of new movies trying to get a jump on the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend – The Shallows, Independence Day: Resurgence and Free State of Jones. All three get the thorough preview treatment. Sitting in the whole show is actor Chris Williams, currently recurring on HBO’s Silicon Valley and soon to be seen on the new CBS series The Great Indoors. We talk all of that, plus his appearances in Curb Your Enthusiasm, The World’s Fastest Indian, Dodgeball and more! [...]