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Avengers: Age of Ultron Characters POWER RANKINGS (183)

Once again we're thinking outside the bun and have created a unique segment we're calling the "POWER RANKINGS!" We use the science of "Math & Gu" to bring you a definitive list of the best characters from 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron!

When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as they battle to save the planet from destruction at the hands of the villainous Ultron.

Robert Downey Jr....Tony Stark / Iron Man

Chris Hemsworth...Thor

Mark Ruffalo...Bruce Banner / Hulk

Chris Evans...Steve Rogers / Captain America

Scarlett Johansson...Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow

Jeremy Renner...Clint Barton / Hawkeye

James Spader...Ultron

Samuel L. Jackson...Nick Fury

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Hellboy (181)

Hellboy is back, and he's on fire. From the pages of Mike Mignola's seminal work, this story sees the legendary half-demon superhero (David Harbour, "Stranger Things") called to the English countryside to battle a trio of rampaging giants. There he discovers The Blood Queen, Nimue (Milla Jovovich, Resident Evil series), a resurrected ancient sorceress thirsting to avenge a past betrayal. Suddenly caught in a clash between the supernatural and the human, Hellboy is now hell-bent on stopping Nimue without triggering the end of the world.

Director: Neil Marshall

Writers: Andrew Cosby (screenplay by), Mike Mignola (based on the Dark Horse Comic Book "Hellboy" created by)

Stars: David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane

Say hello to our latest movie review, Hellboy. We detail the hellacious experience that was this R-Rated garbage. Was it a helluva good time or did it put us through hell? Was this the worst movie we've ever seen? Do we have a new term in the MacAndGuberverse?

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Shazam! (179)

We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson's (Asher Angel) case, by shouting out one word--SHAZAM!--this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Zachary Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart--inside a ripped, godlike body--Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot lightning out of his hands? Can he skip his social studies test? Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he'll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Strong).

Director: David F. Sandberg

Writers: Henry Gayden (screenplay by), Henry Gayden (story by)

Stars: Zachary Levi, Djimon Hounsou, Mark Strong

We review the movie Shazam! and tell you how it stacks up to other movies from the World's of DC! Is it shockingly good? Does it live up to the BIG hype? Where do we go from here?

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Dumbo (177)

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

Director: Tim Burton

Writers: Helen Aberson (novel), Ehren Kruger (screenplay)

Stars: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito and Eva Green

We discuss the newest Disney live action adaptation, Dumbo. Does the movie soar or fall flat? How does it compare to animated version? What's the deal with elephants?

Spoiler-free for 20 minutes!

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Us (175)

Haunted by an unexplainable and unresolved trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels her paranoia elevate to high-alert as she grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, the Tylers (Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon), Adelaide and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway. Us pits an endearing American family against a terrifying and uncanny opponent: doppelgängers of themselves.

Director: Jordan Peele

Writer: Jordan Peele

Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke and Elisabeth Moss

We review Jordan Peele's second inventive & ambitious horror film, "Us" How does it compare to "Get Out?" Does Peele hit the sophomore slump? Is "Us" an instant classic?

Spoiler free for 20 minutes!

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March MACness: Mac's Childhood Crushes (173)

It's bracket season once again and we didn't want to leave the GUbers hanging after last year's hotly debated #MuffinMadness! This year we present to you a very special #MarchMACness! All you #MacsRacks fans, rejoice! Everyone had that certain childhood crush, whether it was an actress or maybe a singer. So let's decide once and for all who the definitive childhood crush is! Mac worked arduously to come up with the field of 64 and the four regions, deciding on the '1980s', '1990s', '2000s', and 'Singers'. We run through each region's seeding and matchups before ultimately giving you our "final fours" and eventual champions. Who were the biggest snubs? Who's winning it all?!

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Captain Marvel (172)

Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

We review the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first female-led movie, "Captain Marvel." Does it fall victim to expectations? How does it compare to the first 20 entries in the MCU, and where does it rank? Does Brie Larson shine as the titular character? Plus our staples: Fun Factor, Satisfactor, Borometer, Aquator, Pants Tent City, and HalloWEEN!

Spoilers begin at 24:46!

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2019 Movies: An Auction Draft (170)

We preview the upcoming year in film in a way only Mac & Gu can... it's an auction-style draft! The lads from The Boxers Podcast and #DORK Podcast's Rich Keefe join us as we each attempt to build 20 movie rosters. The rules are simple - each team has a 100 hotdog budget to spend as they please on 2019 movies. Who overpaid? What were the bargains? Did we miss any? Let us know!

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169: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

‪We head back to 1990 to discuss the cinematic debut of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!‬

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie is the live-action, feature film adaptation of the cult comic book and the popular animated television show. After prolonged exposure to radiation, four teenage turtles--Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo, and Donatello--have mutated into ninjas and have begun living in the sewers of a large city. Under the guidance of a ninja master Splinter the Rat and television reporter April, the Turtles embark on a mission to run crime out of the city and battle the warlord Shredder. The Turtles have been designed by Jim Henson Productions and effortlessly fit into the live-action surroundings.

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168: Crazy, Stupid, Love.

We commemorate Valentines Day with a RomCom instant classic, 2011's "Crazy, Stupid, Love." Mac loves this movie, Gu does not, so Gu's wiiiiife @BaddieDae joins us to break the tie! What does this movie do to distinguish itself from other RomComs? What makes it work? What are Gu's gripes with it? How does it stack up against some of the genre's classics?

At fortysomething, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream-good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his "perfect" life quickly unravels. Worse, in today's single world, Cal, who hasn't dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protégé to handsome, thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling).

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167: The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

“The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part," reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are now facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO (R) invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than it can be rebuilt. The battle to defeat the invaders and restore harmony to the LEGO universe will take Emmet (Chris Pratt), Lucy (Elizabeth Banks), Batman (Will Arnett) and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a strange galaxy where everything is a musical. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are.

We discuss the newest film in the LEGO-verse & touch upon the FYRE Festival documentaries.

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164: Best Comedy Sequels

We tackle the question, "what is the best comedy sequel?" But not before first defining what even makes something a comedy sequel... semantics! We start with some of the worst comedy sequels of all-time, move onto the honorable mentions, and finish by nominating 4 movies - Guvie Vault style! Do your part and help settle the debate by voting on Twitter and letting us know what the greatest comedy sequel of all-time is!

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