Bart Kias

“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!

“…As You Do” (w/William Bryan) – “Finding Dory” & “Central Intelligence”

Ep. 155: Ghostbusters season is upon us! Karen’s excited as The Movie Guys finally get someone from Ghostbusters in studio – The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. William Bryan was the actor inside the Stay Puft suit in the classic comedy and he joins the show with stories about working on the sets of not only Ghostbusters, but Army of Darkness, Bicentennial Man and more. Plus, previews of Central Intelligence and Finding Dory, including a look at how Peter Gabriel’s “Solsbury Hill” is STILL finding its way into movie trailers.
BONUS: Donald Drumpf calls into the show!!!

“A Small Taste of Success” (w/Diane Franklin) – “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”, “Me Before You” & “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows”

Ep. 153: A longtime guest wish is fulfilled as ’80s icon Diane Franklin of the legendary films “Better Off Dead…” and “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” joins the Movie Guys in studio! Plus, previews of new films “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” and “Me Before You”.

“The Uncanny Ex-Men” (w/Damion Poitier) – “Alice Through the Looking Glass” & “X-Men: Apocalypse”

Ep. 152: The big holiday weekend sees the release of two huge summer films, X-Men: Apocalypse and Alice Through the Looking Glass, and The Movie Guys are all over them both with full, patented comedy previews. Then guest Damion Poitier, seen in theaters right now in Captain America: Civil War joins the show to discuss being involved in some of the coolest films and TV shows of the last fifteen years.

“Live From Whedonopolis” (w/Zack Ward) – “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”, “The Nice Guys” & “The Angry Birds Movie”

Ep. 151: This week The Showcast is live from Whedonopolis, the all-things-Joss-Whedon fan convention in Los Angeles where Paul, Karen, Adam & Bart find time to preview new releases Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, The Nice Guys and The Angry Birds Movie. They are joined the whole show by A Christmas Story and Transformers actor Zack Ward, at the fest to talk about his two-episode arc on Whedon’s Dollhouse and more. The Movie Guys nab him to talk about his directorial debut, Restoration.