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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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163: Glass

The first 2019 release for the #PressPassBoyz is the much-anticipated addition to M. Night's "Unbreakable" universe, "Glass." Does this trilogy's finale live up to expectations? How does it stack up against 2000's "Unbreakable" and 2017's "Split?" Plus, how were the signature M. Night Shyamalan twists?

From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell Crumb and the multiple identities who reside within, and Anya Taylor-Joy as Casey Cooke, the only captive to survive an encounter with The Beast. Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb's superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Spoiler-free for the first 20 minutes! There's quite the SPLIT between the critics & audience... who's will is more UNBREAKABLE?!

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158: Aquaman

We review the sexiest movie in the D-Sea yet, Aquaman!

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, the city of Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people -- and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. With help from royal counselor Vulko, Aquaman must retrieve the legendary Trident of Atlan and embrace his destiny as protector of the deep.

Spoiler-free for the first 29 minutes! Does it sink or swim? Where does it rank amongst other DC movies? How does it stand up against other comic book movies?

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156: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

We review what's being billed as the best animated movie of the year, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse."

Synopsis: Miles Morales becomes the Spider-Man of his reality and crosses paths with his counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat to all reality.

Spoiler-free for the first 15:13! Does it live up to its billing? Where does it rank amongst the Spider-Man movies? How does it stand up against other comic book movies?

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151: Pokémon Draft: Original 151

We bring in Pokémon draft experts Chris "McShay" Scheim and Ken "Kiper" Borter for a swashbuckling draft of the original 151 Pokémon. Primary ground rules include using the generation three mechanics (Fire Red/Leaf Green) applied to the generation one 'mon. No Mew or Mewto, you have to draft one starter, and legendary birds ARE on the table. Join us as we navigate the Kanto region building the best 'starting six' and in order to become Pokémon Master and defeat that loser Gary! #GottaCatchEmAll

Who reached? What was the best pick? Can you build a better 'starting six' with the undrafted 'mon?

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149: Batman: The Animated Series: An Episode Draft

Batman: The Animated Series was developed by Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski and produced by Warner Bros. Animation. It originally aired on Fox Kids from September 5, 1992, to September 15, 1995, with a total of 85 episodes. For the final fifteen episodes, the series was given the on-screen title The Adventures of Batman & Robin, which was also used for reruns of earlier episodes.

The show followed the heroics of Batman, Robin, Batgirl and Nightwing, while showing off the wide range of villains from Batman's rogues gallery, like The Joker, Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face, Ra's al Ghul, Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, The Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, Bane, Killer Croc, The Mad Hatter, Clayface, Man-Bat and The Ventriloquist.

Gu is joined by Ken Borter and Chris Scheim to draft their favorite episodes of Batman: The Animated Series to create a season.

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