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Better Movie...Maybe?

Four friends walk through movies that had great concepts but not so great execution. We discuss what doesn't work while offering up suggestions of what could have made the film a better movie...maybe.

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BMM Ep 13: Season 1 Finale

We made it to the end of the first season! In this episode we're switching up the format and doing a debate show. The reviewers will each debate their points in 5 different rounds. The catch is they can only choose their answer from the list of movies we've watched this season. The categories include best villain, best action scene and much more. We want to thank everyone that has supported us and listened in this season and we'll be back with more movies and more fixes next season.

1hr 56mins

15 Jun 2021

Rank #1

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BMM Ep 12: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

In this week's episode we walk through the award winning film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), available now on Amazon Prime. This is the last episode from our movies we actually enjoy list. We break down the fight scenes, the themes and characters and how each of these elements blend seamlessly to create this masterpiece of a film. As usual at some point we go off the rails and one of us confesses that he's not a fan of this movie.

1hr 29mins

8 Jun 2021

Rank #2

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BMM Ep 11: Inception

In this week's episode we examine the film Inception (2010), available on Amazon Prime. We determined that while the movie has some ambiguous plot points and a few heavy-handed exposition dumps, it is an example of a really good movie. We point out other concepts that could have been explored with with dream building and how this movie excels where other Christopher Nolan films (ahem, Tenet) may have missed the mark.

2hr 12mins

1 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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BMM Ep 10: Scott Pilgrim vs The World

In this week's episode we discuss the 2010 film Scott Pilgrim vs The World, which is currently streaming on Netflix. We've watched so many not so great movies we took a shot at watching one that we all enjoy. As we walkthrough this movie we discover what makes this movie so entertaining, how easily this movie takes bring an outrageous concept to life and why this movie still works to this day. Also, one of us is isn't a fan of Michael Cera as Scott Pilgrim.

1hr 59mins

25 May 2021

Rank #4

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BMM Ep 9: Ultraviolet

In this week's episode we discuss the 2006 action film Ultraviolet, which is currently available to watch on Starz. We gotta be honest--this was a really bad movie, but we try our best to make sense of what could be described as a mix of Kill Bill, The Matrix, Aeon Flux, and maybe Blade? There were several questions we just couldn't answer such as why Violet's hair and clothes sometimes change colors and why the villain wore nose plugs?  Plus, one of us is bothered by the fact that the vampire-like hero doesn't have fangs or drink blood.

1hr 48mins

18 May 2021

Rank #5

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BMM Ep 8: GI Joe: Rise of Cobra

This week we dive into 2009's GI Joe: Rise of Cobra starring Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans. In this episode, search for answers to pressing questions this movie brings up such as...Why is everyone related in this movie? Is the Cobra Commander's real name Rex or Scott? Why did Snake Eyes need rubber lips? Plus we try to understand how holograms work in this universe. 

1hr 25mins

11 May 2021

Rank #6

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BMM Ep 7: Mortal Kombat (2021)

BONUS EPISODE! At the request of multiple fans, we talk through the new Mortal Kombat movie, which is currently in theaters and on HBO Max. In this episode, we explore which video game character should have replaced the main protagonist, how Raiden repeatedly broke his own rules, why Sub-Zero just can't seem to finish the job, and most importantly how a film based on a video game fighting tournament manages to not feature an actual tournament.

2hr

6 May 2021

Rank #7

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BMM Ep 6: Jupiter Ascending

This week we check out the 2015 space opera Jupiter Ascending starring Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum, which is currently available on Netflix. In this episode we explore how many concepts is too many for one sci-fi movie, siblings with very strange mommy issues, and why a dog man would need eagle wings.

1hr 46mins

4 May 2021

Rank #8

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BMM Ep 5: The Happening

This week we take a look at 2008's The Happening starring Mark Wahlberg and Zooey Deschanel, which is currently available on Amazon Prime. In this episode we explore Mark Wahlberg as science teacher, people trying to out run the wind, the mysterious origins of the hotdog scientist and tiramisu the forbidden dessert. Also, can someone please solve John Leguizamo riddle!?

1hr 24mins

27 Apr 2021

Rank #9

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BMM Ep. 4: Zack Snyder's Justice League pt.2 (w/ Brad Wise)

ANOTHER BONUS EPISODE!! There was no way we could cover a 4-hour movie in one episode. So just as most viewers did, we broke the film into parts. In parts 4-6 we cover everything from the Flash's power scale and Cyborg's encounter with zombie grandmas to the very strange chemistry between Batman & the Joker in the epilogue. Also our guest is back and accuses one of us of purposely censoring DC materials.

2hr 7mins

23 Apr 2021

Rank #10