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Rob, Triz and Dave (The Oues) talk through movies, TV and anything else that might come up. The Brothers review films, give their takes on everything and shell out the news as they work their way through the line up of cinema and TV in a fun and lighthearted chat format - while vaping up a storm!

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Rob, Triz and Dave (The Oues) talk through movies, TV and anything else that might come up. The Brothers review films, give their takes on everything and shell out the news as they work their way through the line up of cinema and TV in a fun and lighthearted chat format - while vaping up a storm!

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Latest release on Jan 17, 2021

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Rank #1: Episode 32 - We're Back!

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Happy 2021 - The Befok Boys are Back!

Listen in as the Ous break down the biggest movie and entertainment news of the week!

Streaming News

- Who's going to helm episodes of Marvel's Moon Knight?
- Was Liam Neeson playing coy about an Obi-Wan cameo?
- Which sexy, city-based show is being revived at HBO Max?

Film News

- What's Ben Affleck doing at Disney?
- What are the latest film delays?
- What the hell is happening with Armie Hammer?

Movie Trailers

- Cherry, The Equalizer, Adverse, More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story, Judas and the Black Messiah, Falling, Willy's Wonderland

Entertainment News

- RIP Michael Apted, you will be sorely missed
- Does Ray Fisher feel he got the closure he needed with the Justice League investigations?

Whatcha Watch?

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WandaVision Episodes 1 & 2

Dave

The Heartbreak Kid
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
The Judge
John Q
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
The Shape of Water
Metro
War
Cool Hand Luke
15 Minutes
The Mechanic
The Last Witch Hunter
Money Train
Triz

Brooklyn Nine Nine (Season 5,6,7)
Rob

Batman Begins
The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Rises
Dunkirk
The Long Kiss Goodnight
Color Out of Space
BASEketball

Jan 17 2021

2hr 26mins

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Rank #2: Smoke and Mirrors Reflections - Soul vs. Wonder Woman 84 Reviews!

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Join one of The Oues Rob as he reacts and breaks down two of the biggest movies released this weekend!

This weekends movies are:

Soul vs. Wonder Woman 84

Who will reign supreme in the battle between the separated soul and the wedge wearing warrior to become the Weekend Warrior?

Why is Soul (potentially) the most important Pixar film ever released?

Which low budget early 90's horror movie does Wonder Woman 84 get it's plot from?

Check it out!

Jan 01 2021

51mins

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Rank #3: Episode 31 - Sweet Christmas (& Die Hard is a Christmas Movie!)

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Ho Ho Ho! Spreading Christmas cheer and wrapping up the year, The Oues talk:

Streaming News

- What's happening on the set of The Witcher now?
- How did HBO Max respond to Dave Chappelle?
- When might we see Zack Snyder's Justice League in 2021?

Film News

- Who will be playing Whitney Houston in her biopic?
- Rob finds out about the "Revenge of the Nerds" controversy
- Why is Tom Cruise going crazy on set?

Movie Trailers

- Outside the Wire, Walker Texas Ranger, Camp Cretaceous S2, Billie Eilish: The World is a Little Blurry, Wrong Turn Remake, In the Earth, Skyfire

Entertainment News

- RIP Jeremy Bulloch
- Die Hard: Christmas Movie or not?

Whatcha Watch?

Dave

Once Upon a Time in......Hollywood
Tenet
Wonder Woman
The Mandalorian Season Finale

Triz

Tenet

Rob

Apocalypse Now: Final Cut
The Bee Gees: How do you Mend a Broken Heart
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Get Out
The Revenant
The Mandalorian Season Finale

Dec 20 2020

2hr 5mins

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Rank #4: Episode 30 - Disney hit Warners with the Alligator F*ckhouse!

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This week The Oues talk:

Streaming News

- Legendary and directors respond to Warners decision to release films on HBO Max
- What did Joe Mangienello reveal about Ben Affleck's "The Batman"?
- Disney comes through with all the news!

Film News

- Who's joining Spider-Man 3?
- Yahya Abdul Mateen joins Michael Bay's next flick!
- All the Disney film news details!

Movie Trailers

- Death to 2020, Clarice, Swear Words, Nobody, Shadow in the Cloud, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki, What If....?, Andor, WandaVision

Entertainment News

- RIP Tommy Lister Jr and Barbara Windsor
- What the hell is going on with Monster Hunter?
- Where is CrunchyRoll setting up now?

What The Oues Watched this week:

Dave

Our Man Flint
Blade
Total Recall
The Mandalorian S2E7

Triz

Tokyo Ghoul S1E1

Rob

The Green Mile
Sound of Metal
Mank
The Mandalorian S2E7

Can you handle the Smoke on this one?

Dec 13 2020

1hr 51mins

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Rank #5: Episode 29 - How Did HBO Max Win 2021 already? (The Peach Emoji and Finger Guns)

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This week The Oues Talk:

Streaming News
- Who's joining the Willow series at Disney+?
- How did HBO Max win 2021 for film goers already?

Film News
- Who else is joining the David Leitch directed, Brad Pitt starring Bullet Train?
- Who's got a Solid Snake for Oscar Isaac?

Movie Trailers
- Red Dot, Sylvie's Love, The Mauritanian, The Dry

Entertainment News
- RIP Hugh Keays-Byrne and David Prowse
- Who does Barack Obama want to play him in a movie?

What The Oues Watched This Week

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The Mandalorian S2E6

Dave
Southpaw
Red Dragon
The Town
Lord of the Rings Trilogy
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Desolation of Smaug
Machete Kills
From Paris with Love
The Green Hornet

Triz

The Villainess
Atlanta S1
See Episode 1
Deadpool 2
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air Reunion Special
Devil May Cry anime
Venom

Rob

The Christmas Chronicles Part 2
Assassins Creed
On the Waterfront
Hellboy remake
Mosul

Dec 07 2020

2hr 5mins

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Rank #6: Episode 28 - Just the Boots and Robe?

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This week The Oues talk:

Streaming News
- Which 80's slasher is joining Stranger Things Season 4?
- Which Monster Mash may go direct to streaming?
- What happened on the Joss Whedon created The Nevers?

Film News
- Which Cloverfield director will tackle the new Predator film?
- What does Hulk Hogan think of Chris Hemsworth's body transformation?
- Who else is joining Brad Pitt's "Bullet Train"?

Movie Trailers
- Clifford, The Big Red Dog

Entertainment News
- RIP Daria Nicolodi
- Where is the Jaws shark now?
- What does Xavier Gens think of the Marvel production process?

What The Oues Watched

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The Mandalorian Season 2, Episode 5 - The Jedi

Dave
The Expendables 3
The Avengers
Speed
Ballers S1
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air Reunion Special

Triz
Attack on Titan S3
Devil May Cry Anime
Deadpool

Rob
Braveheart
The Maltese Falcon
A Clockwork Orange
Dallas Buyers Club
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air Reunion Special

Listen in for the gold!

Nov 29 2020

1hr 48mins

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Rank #7: Episode 27 - Let's Get Dangerous!

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This week The Oues talk:

Streaming News

- Haggar the Horrible to become an animated series
- Songbird coming to PVOD
- Wonder Woman 84 to drop on VOD this Christmas!

Film News

- Who's joining the new Thor film, currently shooting in Australia?
- What's next for Angelina Jolie?
- Who could direct the new "Lilo & Stitch" film?

Movie Trailers

- Justice League Snyder Cut, Tom & Jerry, Castle Freak, One Night in Miami, Godfather Part 3, We Can Be Heroes, Chaos Walking (finally)

Entertainment News

- RIP Kirby Morrow - Goku voice actor has sadly passed
- How could Marvel approach Black Panther 2? The Oues tread through lightly and offer some approaches (free of charge).
- What does the original Home Alone director think of a remake?

What The Oues Watched

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The Mandalorian (Season 2, Episode 4)

Dave
Krampus
Jurassic World
Vice

Triz
Attack on Titan S2
Attack on Titan S3E1

Rob
Star Wars Lego Holiday Special

Nov 22 2020

2hr 7mins

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Rank #8: Episode 26 - Jake Glizzy-Hole

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This week The Oues talk: Streaming News - Paramount+ to merge it's entities together like Voltron....or Transformers! - How many seasons of Loki are on the cards? - Could Wonder Woman 84 jump straight to HBO Max? Film News - Who might take over for Johnny Depp on Fantastic Beasts 3? - Jordan Peele announces new directorial effort and we pitch our sequel series to Get Out! - Which early comic book movie could be getting a late sequel? New Movie Trailers - Mosul, Max Cloud, The Fresh Prince Reunion Entertainment News - Who was set to be the big bad in George Lucas original plan for the Star Wars sequel? Hear our takes on these movies this week: - The New Mutants - The Craft Legacy - Spell - Unhinged - Attack on Titan - Unforgiven This one is for all the Smokers!

Nov 15 2020

1hr 56mins

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Rank #9: Episode 25 - Toxic Femininity

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A Quarter Century reached! This week the Oues talk: Streaming News - Clive Barker's return to the Hellraiser franchise! - Sony purchasing Crunchy Roll from AT&T - The Witches get fingered by the Paralympic Games Committee - Netflix took our strategy advice and the cheque is in the mail! Find out why! Film News - New Neil Marshall film "Lair" in the works! - We put together our concept for a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel to the 90's films! - Henry Golding divulges "Snake Eyes" influences! - Wonder Woman, Free Guy and Death on the Nile delays! Movie Trailers - Vanguard and Lego Star Wars Holiday Special Entertainment News - RIP Sir Sean Connery and Geoffrey Palmer - Ray Fisher detailing the Joss Whedon Justice League reshoots and how he was cut out of the film! - Johnny Depp losing his case in the UK and his role as Grindelwald! This one had so much content that we nearly got shut down!

Nov 08 2020

2hr 11mins

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Rank #10: Episode 24 - Which J.B. is it?

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Happy Halloween! This week the Oues talk through: Streaming News - What's happening at HBO Max with the label shutdown? - Will Dexter's revival be trivial? - Is Adam Sandler going serious at Netflix? - How much did MGM want for No Time to Die streaming rights? - Who's in serious conversation for the Moon Knight role at Disney +? Film News - Who could be directing Creed III? - What's happening with Sherlock 3 and The Saint reboot? - What will the new Evil Dead movie have in store for us? - What's the latest on the Avatar sequel, Red Notice and Justice League? - Why did Mahershala Ali sign up for Blade? Movie Trailers Reviews for - The Dry - The Midnight Sky - Stardust - Songbird - Willys' Wonderland - Halloween Kills Watcha Watch? This what The Oues watched: Dave - The Empire Strikes Back - Mandalorian S2 E1 Triz - Hunter X Hunter - Overlord (Anime) Blade Hellraiser 2 Hellraiser 3 Rob - Green Room - Mulan (Live Action) - Halloween 3, 6, H20, Resurrection, Reboot and it's sequel - Mr Robot Season 1 - Mandalorian S2 E1 Check in for full thoughts and opinions! And watch out for clips through the week!

Nov 01 2020

1hr 57mins

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