Yipee-Ki-Yay, Melon Farmers! Dave, David, Erik (he's back!), and Mike are joined by special guest Evan Hanson to talk robots, Russians, and Roy Rogers. Additional discussions include favorite Jack Ryans and "Is Die Hard a Christmas movie?"
00:00:45 - Review of AI: Artificial Intelligence
00:23:17 - Review of The Hunt for Red October
00:43:00 - Review of Die Hard
01:10:03 - Guessing the Connection
David, Michael, and Dave are joined by special guest Rob Graham to talk about Gales, Goblins, and Goro. And after learning what connects them all, we reveal our favorite '80s fantasy movies.
00:00:56 - Review of The Wizard of Oz
00:17:56 - Review of Labyrinth
00:42:26 - Review of Mortal Kombat
01:16:25 - Guessing the Connection
Michael, Dave, and David are joined by Kay (Hyperspace Theories, Fangirlblog.com) to talk over a trio of Alfred Hitchcock movies with a second connection.
00:02:00 - Review of Jamaica Inn
00:12:52 - Review of Rebecca
00:32:22 - Review of The Birds
00:55:19 - Guessing the Connection
Lots of cool guests on this one as Dan Taylor and Ron Ankeny (Starmageddon, N3rd World) and Paxton Holley (Nerd Lunch, Cult Film Club, Hellbent for Letterbox) join Dave, David, and Michael to talk grunge, guns, and gigawatts.
David, Dave, and Michael are joined by their mother, sister, and wife (respectively) Diane, who also happens to be the creator of the Mystery Movie Night concept. Together, the gang reconsiders a couple of maligned superhero movies and a family classic.
00:04:21 - Review of Batman and Robin
00:27:10 - Review of Shrek
00:40:07 - Review of The Amazing Spider-Man
01:12:33 - Guessing the Connection
Michael, Dave, and David are joined by very special guest Jeff Somogyi (Nerd Lunch Presents Down the Rabbit Hole) to talk about some divisive movies. We question Lee Marvin's murder skills, M Night Shyamalan's storytelling skills, and Billy Zane's... Okay, we don't question anything about Billy Zane, but there may be another element or two in The Phantom that make us wonder. Check out the great discussion and see if you can guess the secret connection between the movies before it's revealed.
00:02:19 - Review of Point Blank
00:34:54 - Review of The Phantom
01:03:20 - Review of The Village
01:47:00 - Guessing the Connection
Erik, David, Dave, and Michael discuss Robert Preston's cons, Barry Sonnenfeld's creatures, and where Mulan fits into the Disney canon. And of course, the top secret connection that ties them all together.
00:00:49 - Review of The Music Man
00:30:45 - Review of Men in Black
00:54:28 - Review of Mulan
01:11:00 - Guessing the Connection
Dave, David, Erik, and Michael are back for another Burt Reynolds car chase movie, teenage beach shenanigans, and the death of Jean Grey. What did we think? What's the secret that connects them all? Tune in to find out!
00:01:12 - Review of Muscle Beach Party (1964)
00:21:29 - Review of Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
00:41:18 - Review of X-Men 2 (2003)
01:15:12 - Guessing the connection
Mystery Movie Night turns one year old this month as David, Dave, Erik, and Michael talk about the original Ghostbusters flick, Peter Jackson's King Kong remake, and the surprise hit of 2014: The Lego Movie. We loved one of them and were evenly divided on the other two.
Ghostbusters discussion starts at 00:02:00
King Kong discussion starts at 00:31:00
The Lego Movie discussion starts at 01:02:30
Michael, Dave, David, and Erik cover the Howard Hawks science fiction classic The Thing from Another World (1951), the Sidney Poitier/Tom Berenger thriller Shoot to Kill (1988). and the much maligned second X-Files movie The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008). And since it's the first episode of 2017, we also talk about our most anticipated movies for the year.