Podcast by Joe Findlay and Todd Murray
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The guys travel back in time to the 80's with the movie commentary of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. The guys chat about the upcoming sequel to the franchise, a wish list of who they might want to appear and how Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter caught the eye of the writers of the film. They pitch ideas for part 3. The origins of Bill and Ted as an improv show. Joe talks about George Carlin's career and they review how many of the seven words you still can't say on TV. Joe reveals the original script idea. They explore where they would want to travel if they could go back in time. Todd shares a theory about getting special credit for the afterlife. They address offensive language in some of their old favourites. Joe wonders if the addition of the character Missy had more meaning. They ask the question of what piece of current technology would blow the minds of people in the past. They cast the historical figure roles with bigger stars. The guys share their worst oral presentations ever given in school. Joe pitches a series of spin--offs with the historical figures.Call or Text us at 289-769-3288 Visit us at www.miscastcommentary.com Follow the links on the website to donate to the show. Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=763
In an almost-missed coming attractions episode of the podcast, the guys tease a video reaction to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, talk about the official signing of Robert Pattinson for The Batman and react to the teaser image of Wonder Woman that was posted (including a theory by Todd regarding the costume). Joe mentions a fan-created wish for the Batman movie involving a previous actor from the franchise. They watch the trailer to the Dark Crystal Netflix series and discuss the trailer for Sylvester Stallone's latest Rambo installment. They discuss the race for the highest grossing movie of all time and make their pick for what they think should have made the most among the top grossing movies. They talk about their upcoming trips to Niagara Falls Comic Con, what they are hoping to get and who they are hoping to meet while they are there. Todd admits to a guilty pleasure TV show and they announce a most excellent movie commentary for next week.Call or Text us at 289-769-3288 Visit us at www.miscastcommentary.com Follow the links on the website to donate to the show. Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=763
The guys dip their toes back into Marvel with a commentary of one of the first Marvel movies... Howard the Duck! They discuss the careers that were ruined because of this project, which actress made her debut in this movie and fill your ears with duck puns. Joe reveals its original rating despite some pretty adult content. Todd reflects on an old job. They uncover a celebrity likeness for Howard and what this movie cost George Lucas. Joe talks about Comedians who write comics and Todd claims a new record for the podcast. The guys explore what it would have been like if another actor who auditioned to play Tim Robbins' role got the part instead.Call or Text us at 289-769-3288 Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow the links on the website to donate to the show. Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe talks about his Finale-filled Sunday, rates the end of Game of Thrones (And teases an upcoming GoT related project) and the guys talk about the divisive fandoms in pop culture in this week's coming attractions episode. Joe gives potential callers a warning regarding the voice mail and they give news about the Falcon and Winter Soldier cast. They guys talk about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and the current and rumoured rules to help keep it from overcrowding. Todd reviews John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum and discusses the future of the franchise. Joe makes a plea to fans to see Avengers: Endgame for just a little bit longer and the guys debate the future box office prospects of the Avatar sequels. Joe talks about the release of new photos from Star Wars Episode IX. Todd addresses rumours about the WWE and the death of Ashley Massaro. Joe talks about Dan Aykroyd's new production company and a prequel to Ghostbusters. They react to the casting of Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/Batman and Joe talks about his last straw having a negative reaction to an actor being cast in an iconic role. The guys announce next week's movie, a dip back into Marvel Movies. Todd talks about a recent purchase.Call or Text us at 289-769-3288 Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow the links on the website to donate to the show. Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd get back to the roots of their podcast with old school Schwarzenegger and hid classic Total Recall. Joe explains how Arnold Schwarzenegger helped a company get the rights to the movie and all the projects that were derived from the author of the source material. Todd makes the claim that Arnie's face is perfect for a special effects movie and the relationship between Sharon Stone and Paul Verhoeven is discussed. Todd poses a question about a significant other being mad at you for what you did in a dream. The writers of the story abandoned this film in the 70's to create another Sci-Fi Classic and Joe reveals which movie it was. The guys pick their ideal women as if they are picking their Rekall women. Joe explain's Arnie's approach to film commentary. Joe explains why he couldn't watch the remake. The depth of the deception in this film is discussed at length. Joe tells the story of when he considered using his son for Total Recall cosplay. They discuss the ways you can dismiss the plot of this movie to make an endless amount of sequels.Call or Text us at 289-769-3288 Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd come back with another Coming Attractions episode of the podcast and talk about the Spiderman: Far From Home Trailer, the Marvel Infinity Saga Blu Ray collection and the Don't Spoil Avengers: Endgame campaign. Injuries sustained from watching movies is discussed as is Meghan McCain's appearance on Seth Meyers. Todd lays out the reasonable range of the political spectrum. The guys ask what happened to the people while they were gone during the snap. Joe teases some potential Marvel Characters that may be coming in based on the Easter Eggs from Endgame. The guys try to figure out which Marvel character will be revealed as gay based on what we have seen so far. The Disney/Fox movie release schedule has been revealed and is discussed by the guys. Todd has a rant about the current state of the WWE and threatens to cancel his WWE Network. Joe reviews a number of Documentaries he has watched over the week, including Andre the Giant's documentary. Todd finally got around to seeing Venom and gives it a quick review. Joe announces the next movie to get the Miscast Commentary Treatment. They finish up by talking about Adam Sandler's first hosting gig at SNL and what they expected to happen, but didn't get and Joe shares how his son got into the Beatles.Call or Text us at 289-769-3288 Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
May the Fourth be with you once again as the guys leave the Marvel Cinematic Universe and fly back to a Galaxy Far Far Away as they take on Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. Joe reveals the original plans for the Death Star in the original trilogy and how Alan Rickman almost made it into the Star Wars Universe. George Lucas' original choices for director are revealed as well as a Miscast Commentary favourite who was suggested to Lucas. Joe talks about his least favourite addition to the remastered edition of the movie and #ARancorsJourney on Instagram is revisited. They reveal whose idea it was to put Leia in the sexy slave outfit. Cast from the radio play adaptations are discussed. They weigh the pros and cons of the upcoming streaming service Disney + and share their reverence for Ian McDiarmid (AKA the Emperor), despite George Lucas not wanting him in the role. Child psychology is introduced into the scriptwriting process and the lost search for Nelleth Skywalker is abandoned in the story. Joe talks about the storyline that continued in books, comics and radio plays in the Expanded Universe. They point out where we have seen many of the actors playing Ewoks in other Miscast Commentary Movies.Call or Text us at 289-769-3288 Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
The guys return to a Coming Attractions format for the first time in 2019 and have a lot to cover, starting with a Tribute to Peter Mayhew and his iconic role of Chewbacca across all the Star Wars Trilogies. Joe updates you on the work done on miscastcommentary.com and a live appearance that he is making on YouTube. They update you on their phone number and read their first text. Joe takes you back to events from this day in History (May 2). The guys give their Spoiler-filled (and very mixed) Avengers: Endgame review. Todd shares his view on how characters were utilized in the movie and Joe rewrites a major moment in the film. Joe talks about The Expendables of Horror coming to Netflix and the re-emergence of Gabriel Luna as Ghost Rider and its mysterious lack of a connection to Agents of SHIELD. Joe announces a new movie commentary that will be released tomorrow, May the 4th (wink). They also discuss the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker Trailer and some theories.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd's review of Captain Marvel from their YouTube show Miscast TV. You can watch the video here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrdcHr3HzWk&t=1sVisit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd finish their MCU Commentary marathon with Ant-Man and the Wasp. The guys celebrate completing so many movies in such a short time and start to look ahead beyond endgame and guess where Marvel will go next. They reveal what they would do under house arrest. Todd pitches a Disney Ride based on the movie and Joe lets you in on what DCEU actor is under pressure to write his own script after discussing how some Marvel Actors have taken control of their own scripts. Todd compares today's Halloween costumes with the costumes of old. Joe shares a story about when he was electrocuted. Joe talks about why the casting of Michelle Pfeiffer and Paul Rudd is awkward. They talk about how Pym's lab was built. Joe constantly reminds Todd about a major detail in this movie.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Everything comes together when the guys give their commentary to the culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with their Commentary of Avengers: Infinity War. The guys play an Avengers Featurette and predict James Gunn's Future. Joe reveals a former MCU Director's cameo, they recap the infinity stones and break down the development of the villains in this movie. They talk about the multiple comics that make up this story and how it was thought to influence the names of this movie and its upcoming sequel. Joe lists the ways that the trailers lied to the audience to avoid spoilers. They discuss which superhero movie would be the best representation of the genre as a can't miss movie. Joe dishes on Joss Whedon's apparent issue with dealing with the cast in past movies. The guys talk about their issues with the Iron Spider Suit. Marvel's busy release schedule and combined box office success is discussed. Joe makes a strange but true comparison between this and Star Wars: Episode 1. The guys speculate about Thanos' role in the next movie as well as The Hulk's presence.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
The guys visit Wakanda for their Movie Commentary of Black Panther. Joe reveals which Black Panther came first, the hero or the group. They talk about Denzel Whitaker, who is no relation to Forrest Whitaker, but has played a relative before.Potential castings for T'Challa are discussed as is a previous animated miniseries with a very strong cast. They analyze how Andy Serkis was utilized in the movie and the potential for Disney creating a Marvel Expansion to their theme parks.Joe tells you which actor was trying to get a Black Panther Movie made for years? The Origins of Wakandan language is talked about.They view the movie as a James Bond Movie over a superhero movie. Joe lays out the combination of characters that make up the MCU's Killmonger. They discuss how this movie is empowering for females as well as the black community.A strange piece of Male/Female equality is discussed in this movie.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
In this episode, Joe and Todd learn about their new mixer and so much more in their Movie Commentary for Taika Waititi's Thor Ragnarok.They guys discuss lightening the mood in the MCU. They talk about Taika Waititi's career and speculate on upcoming work (remembering that this was recorded BEFORE James Gunn was rehired for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3).Joe reveals the voice talent behind Surtur and his connection to the Miscast Commentary Cinematic Universe (or MCCU, if you will).They talk about the TV pedigree of the writers and the multiple connections between this movie and the latest Star Trek Franchise. They discuss test audiences and introduce you to the latest Disney Princess.The source material that was combined to make this movie is revealed and the guys discuss the potential of Idris Elba as James Bond. Joe explains how this movie was its own Ragnarok.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd Celebrate a new studio and another step into the MCU with their movie commentary of Spider-Man: Homecoming.In this episode, the guys explain the circumstances behind their equipment upgrade and talk bout the strange pedigree of the director, Jon Watts.They discuss their love for Michael Keaton and his surprising first acting role. The concepts of how one becomes a bad guy and how the heroes/villains are costumed in the comics vs. the movies is explored.Joe reveals which actor was a writer on the film and we connect the MCU to Community once again. Todd has a lot of questions about comic con.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd improvise a makeshift studio to bring you their movie commentary for Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2, but not before they debate a Friends reunion, tabloids and Yogurt.The guys talk about James Gunn's firing (having recorded this before he was rehired). Todd poses the question of how much it would take to leave his wife.They swoon over the ageless good looks of Kurt Russell and discuss the change of Starlord's Father to Ego, The Living Planet.Joe and Todd adopt the powers of Ego and make their own planet as they see fit and explain the rights trade between Fox and Marvel that brought a main character to the movie. Todd denies the death of Groot in part 1 and Joe helps justify it with some Marvel Comics Lore.Joe talks about the ego of actors and a specific example from an old comedy. The prolific careers of certain actors and the lack of time between their jobs is discussed.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
A number of challenges face Joe and Todd as they take on a movie commentary for Doctor Strange.Joe realizes that an important movie in the MCU was left of the schedule and then mistakenly calls Ralph Feinnes "Severus Snape" when he knows he was Voldemort.The strange connection between Marvel and Hannibal is revealed and the decision to cast The Ancient the way they did and some other potential options are discussed.Joe explains how Benedict Cumberbatch ended up on The Simpsons.Todd and Joe debate the pronounciation of the star's name and Brits doing American accents are praised.Benedict Cumberbatch was almost not the lead and the guys talk about why and who was almost cast in his place. Joe reveals whose crew was stolen to shoot this movie.Rachel McAdams' character's role in the Marvel Comics and her tie to other Marvel properties is revealed as are the multiple connections between Sherlock Holmes and Marvel.The guys speculated as to this movie's impact on Avengers: Endgame. Joe reveals how the Dutch dub of the movie was a family affair.Dormammu vs. Thanos is debated. They discuss a way that Doctor Strange can take on The Hulk.At 1:39:25, a catastrophic failure in the recording had to get the guys to think on their feet and get the remainder of the show out.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd get into one of the meatiest movies in the MCU with their Movie Commentary for Captain America: Civil War. The guys discuss why the movie didn't have to be a Captain America Movie, the positive changes to The Falcon Character from the Comics to film and the disappointing superhero movies with higher budgets than this one.Quesions arise as to where an Avengers Videogame is.Joe reveals the proposed Roger Corman Captain America Movie and the all star cast that was going to star in it. They talk about the comic version of Civil War and how everything started compared to the film.Robert Downey Jr.'s role was originally meant to be small, but Joe explains how it ended up being as large as it was and the drama leading up to it. An MCU character with an eight year gap between movies makes his return.Joe and Todd debate both sides in the Civil War and try to justify each of the sides' merits. The source of T'Challa's accent is revealed.Romania as a location, a home to one of the cast members and the source of funny stories from Joe's work is discussed. Joe tells you what is in Bucky Barnes' Backpack.They talk about the evolution of Black Panther and Spiderman's roles in the movie. Joe asks a question about Royalty vs. Diplomats.Tom Holland's Audition process and who helped him shoot his audition tape are discussed.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
It's time to bring in another new character as the guys do a movie commentary for Ant-Man. Joe points out flashbacks that tie in to previous MCU movies and the process of aging/de-aging that was used in the movie. The perceived reasons why Edgar Wright left the film are discussed.Paul Rudd's long, unaging career is laid out. Joe posits the important role of the supporting characters in superhero films. Evangeline Lily's career as an extra is revealed. M. Night Shyamalan and the concept of Director's jail are discussed as is the guys' opinions on re-watching movies with big twists.A key HBO TV Role for Bobby Canivale is discussed and Joe talks about his reaction to this film as a father to a daughter.Multiple connections to the movie 13 Going On 30 are pointed out and Joe details his 2 Vasectomies. Potential candidates for Scott Lang are discussed and the guys have an educated guess as to who Edgar Wright's Ant-Man would have been.Paul Rudd's self-depreciating thoughts on playing the character are talked about and the reason for a costume revision is revealed. Director Peyton Reed's resume is reviewed. The first ever person to portray Ant-Man makes a cameo in this movie and he is revealed. The guys talk about Lang's daughter's rumoured role in the upcoming Avengers: Endgame.Joe's TV viewing habits are discussed and the guys debate Francis Ford Coppolla's career post-Apocalypse Now, particularly how Dracula holds up. Todd points out how Joe keeps ruining past movies for him. New techniques in set/prop making created by Disney is detailed. The guys pitch new licensing for Universal Studio's Marvel-themed rides and Joe points out the source of the laser sound effects in the movie.The question is raised as to the need for Ant-Man's helmet in the shrinking process. A high school video project from Todd is recounted and Joe tells a story about meeting Will Arnett and having a tweet liked by Chris Miller.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd Reassemble for a movie commentary for Avengers: Age of Ultron. The guys talk about Aaron Taylor Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen's relationship prior to this movie and what they wanted to bring to their roles. A connection to the Fox series 'Gifted' is discussed and a comparison between Quicksilver in this universe and the one in the X-Men movies. The process of turning The Hulk into Bruce Banner is figured out in this movie and the guys discuss it, plus an interesting decision about his transition by the film makers. Joe reveals the strategy to work around Scarlett Johansson's pregnancy during filming. An infamous actress auditioned for the role of Wanda (AKA the Scarlet Witch) and she is revealed on this podcast. Joe corrects a previous statement about how Ultron was motion captured in a previous episode. They address a rumour about James Spader's health. More of Marvel's long game is revealed with the introduction of Andy Serkis as Klaue. Joe uses physics to describe the power of Quicksilver. This movie's importance in setting up other MCU movies is discussed. Joe points out how Bruce Banner fought The Hulk in this movie. Joe pitches a dark turn for The Hulk.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Marvel has taken to the stars which, technically, makes Joe and Todd Astronauts. Jojn them as they provide commentary for Guardians of the Galaxy. The guys discuss the prospect of attending a Marvel Marathon in the cinema, the guys' prospective careers in porn and the weird combination of movies written by James Gunn. The impact of this soundtrack on the film and its success is discussed. The guys try to navigate around the Avengers: Endgame rumours as they do not want to hear anything about them. Then they proceed to make their own speculations. They reach out to the listeners looking for someone who is experiencing the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the first time through their podcast. Joe takes on Hollywood's strange relationship with gravity in space. They discuss what a Celestial is in the MCU. They discuss how hiring big celebrities to play the voices of Rocket and Groot was kind of pointless. Joe questions how long one might be able to survive in the vacuum of space. They talk about humour from a fat person compared to someone in shape.Promo by Sequel RightsVisit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd continue on through the MCU with Captain America: The Winter Soldier.They challenge any listener who binges the podcast to reach out and talk about the pleasant surprise that this movie was.The Russo brothers are discussed. The guys talk about what TV work got them the Marvel gig and what the first question was that they asked about Chris Evans.A fan theory regarding a truck in the chase scene is revealed. Joe shares what he believes to be the flaw with old Hollywood films and reveals which MCU star was left out of this movie.They talk about which actors wrote some of their own dialogue and Joe tells a story about a man going after his wife. Joe points out a location reused from a previous Marvel Movie.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
The guys enter a Dark World as they provide commentary for Thor: The Dark World. The guys talk about Directors who tackled multiple MCU Movies, the existence of DC Analogs to Marvel Characters and when the same movie comes out multiple times in a short period. Zachary Levi's involvment in the movie is explained. Joe talks about why Kenneth Branaugh was unable to direct the movie. Joe recounts an embarassing moment on his first date with his now wife. A difficult shooting location for the movie is revealed. They discuss a breakdown with another famous director and how it led to Natalie Portman not wanting to be a part of the project. Joe talks about the original plan for Jane. Idris Elba's dissatisfaction with shooting this movie is explained. The ask the question "How much does Thor weigh?"Promo by the Is It Still Good PodcastVisit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
The guys begin Phase 2 of the MCU with their commentary of Iron Man 3. They start out by having a difficult time naming bands. They discuss Jon Favreau's view of appearing in, but not directing this installment of the franchise, Shane Black's writing career and which iconic movie character he almost killed off. The Manderin's development from Chinese Stereotype to what we see on screen is talked about. The reveal what Captain Marvel cast member was almost a major role in this movie and the Marvel One Shot that reveals the truth about the Mandarin is discussed. Another strange technical glitch interrupts the guys. Joe reveals an interesting trend that is found across all Phase 2 Movies. The guys investigate Shane Black's obsession with Christmas.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
All of the guys MCU commentaries has culminated in the end of Phase 1 as they tackle Marvel's The Avengers. The guys compare themselves to Conan O'Brien's podcast and plead for high-end advertisers and talk about the fate of Hollywood big wigs. They discuss which characters were MVPs and which were woefully underutilized in the movie. Joss Wheden's career as a writer/creator is discussed, including earlier ties to other Marvel/Disney Projects. The trouble with casting dual identity characters is explored and Joe confesses to a crime. Joe pitches the best formula to using The Hulk in a Movie and mourns a cast member, while pointing out how presumptuous the character is while dying. The guys try to tie a weak reason to an interesting cameo. Joe points out a number of 30 Rock references that did not age well. The guys devise a back story for the Chitauri. Joe also reveals why Cap isn't eating in the post-credit scene.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR NEWEST T-SHIRT BASED ON THIS EPISODEPromo by the Piecing It Together Podcast https://www.piecingpod.com/
As the guys near the end of Phase One of the MCU, they reintroduce themselves to Captain America: The First Avenger. In this episode, Joe explains why "The First Avenger" is a misnomer, the guys talk about theme park rights and the reasons for Joe Johnston being brought on to direct this movie. The multiple plans to "Shrink" Chris Evans' Steve Rogers are explained. Stanley Tucci's unexpected relations are revealed. Joe recalls a story about casting Two-Face in Batman Forever and reveals some famous former roomates of some of the cast. The guys try to unwrap how one is deemed worthy of the super soldier serum. Todd recounts a recent encounter with a Coyote. Joe talks about how he turns on his own son and starts a new MCU Fan Theory. Todd tries to answer the question "Can Captain America take a bullet?" The parallels between this movie and Wonderwoman are discussed.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR NEWEST T-SHIRT BASED ON THIS EPISODE
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The guys take a step deeper into the MCU as they introduce Thor into the mix, They discuss the hiring of Kenneth Branaugh, Asgardians vs. Kryptonians and some interesting casting trivia. Joe talks about the old Conan sketches that portrayed Thor as a high-voiced hero. The guys share their thoughts on Chris Hemsworth as a specimen. Joe discusses the quote "You act for free. You get paid to wait" and its relevance for these major productions. SHIELD's role in the movies gains a little more steam. The guys talk about their feelings about camping and share a tragic story bout a frog and a bonfire. Modern day hip hop is subject to the guys' judgment. They also tackle Pizza vending machines, The Rock, The inevitable time when most of the current MCU cast of characters has been spent and the concept of a meal at a movie theatre.Promotional consideration by Hop Nation USAVisit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
Our 2nd trip into the Marvel Cinematic Universe is also our 2nd Iron Man and they talk about the introduction of Scarlett Johansson into the MCU (and who had to pass on the job), Seth Green's record short cameo in the movie and cameos from two other Stars of Marvel Movies. Todd further reveals his aversion to technology and they talk about the animator who helped storyboard the movie. The Elon Musk Connections to Stark and the production itself are discussed. Joe and Todd talk about their times hurting themselves and each other in the name of fun growing up and the ramifications of that fun. The guys address a disruption by Joe's neighbours (We will tell this story another time). They give their praise to Kevin Feige and Joe expresses the need to continue finding new voices in the form of new directors into the MCU, citing the great discoveries Marvel has made so far. Joe translates to make one line in this movie mean something totally different. Todd asks how to get on the Dark Web. A very important appearance from another member of the MCU is confirmed (though we don't believe it was intentional). Fan theories of other big movies are also discussed.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCo…1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-c…tary?ref_id=7636
The beginning of our tour of the Marvel Cinematic Universe begins at the beginning. The guys are watching Iron Man and they talk about why Robert Downey Jr. was cast, the keen eye of Marvel Studios to pick out the best talent and what would have happened to the rights to many Marvel characters had this movie failed. They make predictions of what the next threat to the Avengers will be after Endgame. Joe and Todd debate who would win between Iron Man and Batman. Joe explains why The Incredible Hulk has been omitted from our MCU Schedule. A brief recap of the Rise of Clark Gregg's Agent Coulson and Joe's biggest regret about Coulson post-Avengers is shared. The pioneer of the modern Post-Credit scene is watched and discussed.
The guys finish the year with their final Coming Attractions episode for the next few months, announcing the beginning of their tour of the MCU leading up to Avengers: Endgame. They review he year in the news, in movies and fantasy pitch a number of new projects. The breakneck pace that Netflix is releasing movies is discussed as is the criteria for winning the Oscar for most popular film. Joe gives a shout out to a listener who reached out about our Christmas Story Episode and pitches an episode of Everybody Loves Raymond. Super Smash Bros Ultimate is briefly reviewed. The guys select their favourite Miscast Commentary movies for 2018. Todd talks about his experiences watching Forensic Files.
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Joe goes behind Todd's back this week... WITH HIS OWN WIFE! Carrie Findlay rejoins her man in the studio as they cover one of the all time holiday classics, A Christmas Story. They talk about the Movies that the Director had to do to make this and the filming location near and dear to them. Peter Billingsley's resume and celebrity connections are discussed. Carrie talks about the original house from the movie and how you can see it today. Two different sequels to this movie exist and Joe discusses each of them. Joe recounts a gruesome story from school and Carrie interrupts his 2nd, more gruesome story (It ended with the kid getting hit in the growth and it busting open. They explain their policy on decorating early for Christmas and discuss the idea that, in the past, a movie that moves down the top 10 in the box office could actually move back up. Joe laments his decision to create a more comfortable studio seating situation.
Happy Life Day Folks! We dive into YouTube for the biggest hidden gem in the Star Wars Universe, the Star Wars Holiday Special. The guys talk about the production value, George Lucas' intentions and who actually created this turkey. The tropes of variety specials are discussed as is the special being the debut of Boba Fett. Joe reveals George Lucas' efforts to suppress the special and the big star who the studio didn't want to be cast. Joe's high school rap name is unveiled. The concept of being forced to enjoy a musical performance on TV is discussed. Joe talks about the scandal surrounding the release of the Boba Fett action figure after this special. A connection between the special and Joe's day job is uncovered.
Todd is back from sea and catching up is on the menu in this latest Coming Attractions Episode. The guys talk about a German chocolate spill and announce not only the next movie, but the Bonus Christmas Movie. They chat about the trailers for Avengers Endgame and Brightburn and debate about their anticipation of Aquaman. Fortnite and Videogame microtransactions are discussed. Joe talks about some of the biggest Dick Moves in online gaming.
Joe and Todd Defy Bruce Willis himself and celebrate the Christmas Movies that are the Die Hard Movies, as they cover Die Hard 2: Die Harder. The guys discuss the spoilers found on the movie cover, the Movie Novelizations that they have read and discuss what to do while waiting at the airport. They discuss the fictional country that is mentioned in this movie as well as a previous Miscast Commentary Flick and how Reginald VelJohnson could have been Samuel L. Jackson in Die Hard 3. Awards show hosts are compared. Joe discovers that there actually is a source in this movie to the weirdest TV censorship ever. Todd calls out Joe on a lack of research and Joe calls out Todd for a lack of microphone etiquette.
Joe is solo this week and gives his Spoiler-Free review of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, talks Thanksgiving Box Office and announces the first movie in our December All-Holiday Movie Lineup. He also announces a guest host for the Christmas Bonus episode.Visit us at www.miscastcommentary,com Follow Us On Twitter https://twitter.com/miscastpodcast Join our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCommentary/?source_id=1408355179191224 Check out our Tee Public Store https://www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-commentary?ref_id=7636
We finish November by finishing our first series of movies. The guys are watching Gremlins 2: The New Batch. They discuss what this, Star Trek and Total Recall have in common, explain why so many of the Gremlins are so uniquely designed and invite Joe's Dog to join the podcast. We discuss the cast member who was responsible for an actor appearing in Lord of the Rings. Excuses for why this movie bombed are shared
Joe comes in solo with a brief tribute to Stan Lee, confirmation of the show's New Year schedule and news about the new Disney Streaming Service. He announces next week's movie and reminds everyone about the new Facebook group and its recent activities.
Joe and Todd have "The Touch" this week as they lend their commentary to the 1986 Animated feature Transformers: The Movie. The guys talk about the legacy of Transformers and its latest iterations, Joe rehashes his pitch for a better Transformers Cinematic Universe and reveals the trick to this movie getting a wider release (and a higher rating). The guys talk about a connection to The Simpsons, share their biggest complaint about the animated Transformers series and discuss how dark this movie is. They talk about the toys they had as kids and, for the first time ever, the movie has to be paused so the guys could evacuate the building. Joe talks about George Lucas' plans (according to an interview) for Episode 7-9. They highlight Frank Welker's 800+ credit career
Joe and Todd are coming at you today with a look at what's to come for the rest of the year from Miscast Commentary as well as a major announcement for the new year. The guys talk about the latest developments in Marvel Television and the upcoming Disney streaming service. They announce next week's movie, Joe recounts encounters with a lazy bully from middle school and the guys talk box office for Halloween. Joe announces a move to a new Facebook group and a new event that you'll all want to be present for.Join Our Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCommentaryFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/miscastpodcastCheck out our designs on TeePublic https://www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-commentary?ref_id=7636
Happy Halloween!! The guys continue their foray into the Michael Myers story with Halloween 2. They talk about the movie that the Director put an Alan Smithee on, an upcoming True Lies reunion and how Jamie Lee Curtis met Christopher Guest. Joe explains the status of Michael Myers' mask and reveals an SNL alum with a very small role. The guys staff the Hospital with classic horror characters. The guys discuss their opinions about Rob Zombie's Halloween remake and confirm the new Halloween's place within the canon of the franchise.
We open the Necronomicon this week as we enter the universe of The Evil Dead. Joe talks about some of the low tech techniques used in this movie, compares the budgets of this and another of our classic horror movies and the accommodations for the cast and crew during production. The fate of the cabin and a time capsule left behind are revealed. Joe tells a story of how he listened to old tapes and discuss a crew member who went on to be a big time director. They pitch how we could have put Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash together in an organic way. We uncover the effort to remove the ban on this movie in certain countries and who was involved. Joe talks about a college film he made and asks about Religion and Demon fighting.Join our New Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MiscastCommentary/Check out our latest designs on TeePublic https://www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-commentary?ref_id=7636
Joe and Todd went Live on Thursday night with their podcast and this is the result. Listen to the guys catch up as they reunite after 3 weeks, Todd gives away his makeup plans for the show and Joe gets Todd's opinions on some subjects that were covered in the last Coming Attractions Episode. The guys react to other people's reactions to Venom and chat about the end of the latest Era of Conan O'Brien on Late Night and talk about how he said goodbye his future projects. Legal Pot is now legal in Canada and the guys give their thoughts on it. Joe explains how their home Province of Ontario got started in the most lame way possible. Joe explains the process of deciding to go live just in time to experience a technical difficulty that needs to be fixed on air. The guys announce next week's movie Plus a BONUS episode to be released on Halloween. Todd breaks Patient-Doctor confidentiality*NOTE* The talk about losing the audio was specific to the live. There was nothing lost on the podcast.
The Guys start off a Month of Horror with Tom Savini's 1990 remake of Night of the Living Dead. They talk about the mythos of Romero's Zombie Universe, share their opinions about what a zombie should be able to do and what heavy-hitting actors were up for the role won by Tony Todd. They share their Fortnite strategies and discuss their opinions on renting people for... stuff. Joe talks about making one monster the identifiable one in movies and discover (late) a technical issue with the episode. Joe pitches an idea for a video game. he guys debate how a zombie virus might be contracted.
This week, Joe goes solo as he teases the upcoming month of Horror, talks Russian trolls' role in the Last Jedi Debate, reveals the new look of Rambo and plays the trailer for the next movie. Stay tuned as a sick Joe returns with some bonus Star Wars News just prior to publishing the episode (NOTE - He says Empire and should have said "the fall of the Empire." Cut him some slack).Check out the latest Miscast Commentary T-Shirt Designs here: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-commentary?ref_id=7636
In this episode, the guys put commentary to the 1986 cult musical Little Shop of Horrors. The guys discuss the roots of this as an Off-Broadway Musical and who from this cast was in the original stage cast, the resume of Director Frank Oz and the musical connection between this movie and Disney. Joe talks about a terrible One-Act Play that he wrote in high school. Todd brings up a hoax that had Disney bringing a park to Toronto and the guys pay tribute to John Candy. Joe reveals who could have been in this movie and who was almost forced into this movie against Frank Oz's wishes. Joe explains the technical aspect of shooting the singing scenes with the Audrey II puppet. For Extra Credit, we recast the movie for a modern day remake.Find our T-shirts on Teepublic https://www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-commentary
The guys cover a ton of topics from Todd's experience at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Captain Marvel Trailer, the firing of Henry Cavill from the DCEU. The guys debate the recently released Joker set photos. Todd regales us with a story about a trip to African Lion Safari and Joe desperately tries to segue into the movie announcement. They talk about Chevy Chase's opinions on SNL and Joe takes the Emmy Awards' In Memoriam to task. The guys talk Ariana Grande's groping at the Aretha Franklin Funeral and Joe shares a near fire that occurred in his home and announced a podcast guest appearance he is making next week. The guys also discuss the new Bond Director.Check us out at miscastcommentary.com. Check out our line of T-shirts at https://www.teepublic.com/stores/miscast-commentary?ref_id=7636
School is back in session and the guys are bringing you The Breakfast Club. They discuss the incredible legacy of John Hughes, Molly Ringwald's turn to music and reveal which of the Brat Pack members were actually teenagers when this movie was shot. Todd connects this movie to Matt Groening, and Joe talks about how this movie could have become a series, also pitching ideas for other Hughes Sequels. The guys share their own detention stories and pitch the idea of this as a play. The art of the middle finger is discussed and they talk about equal pay in film. They also share stories from high school, share their feelings for everything from Drugs, Alcohol and Dancing.Check out our merchandise athttps://www.teepublic.com/user/miscastcommentary
In this week's Coming Attractions Episode, the guys talk about Canadian Summer Jams, Eminem's new album and M&M Flavours. They discuss the men who have been accused of inappropriate behaviour returning to work and the Real Doll Brothel coming to Toronto. The Colin Kaepernick Nike ad was talked about and Todd puts forth a challenge to redo an old movie. A movie that salutes the kids' return to school is announced as the next commentary. The guys announce the release of new t-shirts available for purchase at www.teepublic.com/user/miscastcommentary
Season 3's first movie is the James Woods/Louis Gossett Jr. film Diggstown. The guys rediscover how good the cast of this movie is, discuss James Woods' controversial twitter presence and name their favourite local son. An on set affair is revealed and the guys work through the con in this movie. The guys reminisce about their days as high school wrestlers and cast the would-be remake of this movie with current day actors.
A clip from the Best of Season 2 episode, featuring all of the intros of the season.
Listen to the guys tackle (to the best of their ability?) a number of celebrity impressions in a clip from our Best of Season 2 Episode.
In this week's Coming Attractions Episode, the guys discuss their time apart, Todd shares his Tales From the Sea. The guys discuss Danny Boyle's exit from the latest Bond Film, including their theories as to what the creative differences were between Boyle and the Studio that caused the resignation. The first movie of the season is announced and sequels to The Mighty Ducks and Karate Kid are discussed for their role models. The news of Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves potentially being married during Bram Stoker's Dracula is discussed and the guys discuss how they might have gotten married to each other. he guys want to hear your favourite methods of getting married in Vegas. Todd shares an embarrassing moment with a Golf Cart and Joe shares his tales from Camping and how he almost embarrassed himself.
Joe takes you through some of the show's best moments with compilations of the guys talking about Sex, Race and Celebrity Impressions, as well as some of their favourite laughs from the last year.
We look back at season two over the next two weeks starting with this compilation of never before heard outtakes from the show.
Our 50th episode covers the guys' introduction to 007 in the theatres, Goldeneye. The guys talk about an interesting hand double, the path of Pierce Brosnan to the role of James Bond and how Ian Fleming pictured Bond. Joe talks about the big Fan Theory that changes the way you look at James Bond Movies and the adaptation from this movie into one of the great video games of all time. The guys compare Bond Themes. A repeat emergency takes place and Todd gives the fans a quiz to win a free T-Shirt.
In this week's coming attractions episode, Joe recounts his recent car accident with tangents about his son's 3rd birthday party and the Louis CK sex scandal. The guys talk about Robert DeNiro being in Talks for the Joaquin Phoenix Joker movie and review San Diego Comic Con trailers for Aquaman, Shazaam, Predators, Godzilla: King of Monsters , Star Wars: Clone Wars, Titans and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Joe recaps Conan at Comic Con. Next Week's episode, our Season Finale, is released and the guys tease the upcoming schedule. Joe finishes up by sharing a story of Todd spitting all over him and announcing new places you can listen to the show.
This week, the guys settle in for an early foray into American Film for John Woo as they lend commentary to the JCVD movie Hard Target. They talk about the original star of the movie, John Woo's American legacy and which up and coming actor wanted Woo to direct him in an early film. A dispute between Woo and JCVD is detailed and who was hired as a backup director of the movie. They talk about an old dream cast list for the X-men Movie in the 90's and review the use of slow motion in this movie.
You know the guys are back together when Keelhauling is the first subject of the Coming Attractions Episode. Todd reacts to avoiding the re-record of Super Mario Brothers and the guys talk Netflix, as the releases of Luke Cage, GLOW and Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee have recently been released. Joe does a 180 on his opinion of Jerry Lewis and praises Jerry Seinfeld as a host. Joe also explains being emotionally invested in the relationship between Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan. The next movie is announced (HINT* - SLOOOWWWWW MOOOTION) and the upcoming summer and fall schedule is teased.
Joe welcomes back his wife Carrie as guest co-host after a series of unforeseen circumstances. The couple compares the video game and movie, Carrie points out some major mistakes that Joe had missed and the turbulent relationship between the directors and studio (and their effect on the cast) is discussed.
Joe is on his own for this Coming Attractions Episode. He Explains the whereabouts of Todd, announces some special circumstances regarding the next movie and talks about his latest trip to a Theme Park. Joe takes a last chance to thank a previous guest and calls out to the listeners to pick their favourite past episodes.
Check out the complete interview with B.J. Mendelson. In the interview, he talks about his time as a Mall Santa, A substitute teacher and his work as a public speaker. He discusses his comic book and we discuss, in detail, the movie Double Dragon.Make sure to check out bjmendelson.com and buy his books, "Social Media is Bullshit" and "Privacy: And How to Get it Back." Check out his comic book, Vengeance, Nevada and keep an eye out for his upcoming projects.
*NOTE* An issue with the recording caused a slight quality issue with the live portion of the commentary (not unlistenable, but not up to our standards)The guys dive deep into a Rabbit Hole when they provide commentary for the... let's say video game adaptation, Double Dragon. Author/Speaker/Comic Book Creator B.J. Mendelson revisits us this episode via unheard clips from last week's interview. Todd experiences a major case of Deja Vu and an announcement regarding the next movie. A character actor in multiple Miscast Commentary movies is discussed. Todd is fascinated by the little person in charge of keeping the building standing and the futurism in the movie is taken to task. The lack of training for the actors is brought to light. Comparisons to other adaptations that came out during this time period are made and Todd spots an actor from a cult movie in a very small role. Joe has a theory about Alyssa Milano's involvement in a childish scene. B.J.'s clips include discussion about the prologue and cast, what should have been a solemn moment in the movie, Abobo's journey and how the end reminds him of Kevin Smith. For Extra Credit, all three of the guys try to get to the bottom of the question 'Is this the worst Video Game to Movie Adaptation?'
In this episode, the guys have their first interview on the show as they talk to Author/Speaker/Comic Book Creator and Mall Santa (Yes that last one is true and he has a great story about it), B.J. Mendelson. In the interview, B.J. discusses his motivations for writing his books, using social media to promote himself as a young stand up comic, the race to a million followers on Twitter and how he is somewhat of a soothsayer when it comes to his work. He discusses his time as a substitute teacher, his debate at the U.N. His ability to write for female characters in his comic, Vengeance, Nevada and how it was created ahead of the use of strong female characters in Superhero Movies. As the guys announce next week's movie, it is up to B.J. to explain his motivations as to why he challenged them to do the movie.
The guys travel deeper into Middle Earth with Part 2 of their commentary for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. The guys discuss the scenes deleted from the extended cut for the theatrical release, the last minute replacement that led to Viggo Mortensen taking the role of Aragorn and Orlando Bloom's Career after Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean. Joe lets you know which Hobbit alum plays multiple roles in this movie and gives thanks to his wife for supporting him during podcast production. A parallel between Frodo and Gollum that was shot but never made it in the movie is talked about and Joe talks about getting his two year old son into nerd culture. MASSIVE technology is discussed and Todd poses the question of who the main character actually is in the trilogy. Joe explains the process of getting the singer for the end credit theme.
The guys continue their epic journey through Middle Earth with the first of their 2-part commentary of Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. They talk about their lack of experience with the books, catch us up on where we left off in the first movie and what video game likely derived from this story. Todd shares a story of a public bathroom stall and they share their admiration for the work of Andy Serkis. Similarities between this and a former Miscast Commentary Movie, The Empire Strikes Back are brought to light. Numerous filming-related injuries are listed.
In this week's coming attractions episode, the guys pitch for a new theme song, tease an upcoming interview and talk about Deadpool, including Todd's ill-fated viewing of the movie. Joe talks about the only weather related incident that made them leave the drive in and the guys brag(?) about a record they set at a Movie Theatre in their teens. Joe shares an unfortunate lottery story and they talk about inconsiderate retail customers and a meeting between Bill Gates and Donald Trump. An epic sequel is announced as our next Movie and it will be a 2 part episode.
This week, the guys watch one of their favourite comedies, the Keenan Ivory Wayans-helmed 'I'm Gonna Git You Sucka.' They talk about Wayans' writing pedigree before this movie, whose idea was the title for this movie and who wrote the theme to the TV Show 'A Different World.' The guys disagree over the attractiveness of the female lead and Joe reveals the numerous Voice Over jobs that have been done by the cast. Joe reveals that a sequel to this movie exists. A fight between Joe's cat and dog has to be addressed.
The guys are back together for a Coming Attractions Episode. This week, Joe addresses how far in advance they have been recording their shows, the guys announce next week's movie and who accidentally ruined Avengers a year ago. Conan's upcoming format change is discussed and the guys react to Bill and Ted part 3 becoming official. Joe rants on fast food restaurants' very strange menu items. Joe asks a question about Star Trek that had never occurred to him (If anyone has the answer, please e-mail in) and talks about Las Vegas. The guys also make a big announcement regarding the Youtube edition of our episodes.
May the Fourth be with you friends. Joe and Todd have foregone a Coming Attractions Episode to bring you another Star Wars Movie with The Empire Strikes Back. They discuss the circumstances around Mark Hamill's apparent injury prior to filming as well as his uncomfortable Scandinavian shoot, Joe reveals two celebrities with uncredited roles in this movie and discuss the amazing work of Frank Oz, despite not being the first choice for Yoda. Changes made in the remastered versions since the original version are pointed out and debated. Joe educates Todd on Yaddle and reveals his favourite Star Wars moment. The guys posit what Yoda's home world might be like and how the original script would have changed every detail of this franchise moving forward. Joe pitches the one role that Vin Diesel could play in the Star Wars Universe. The guys call the phone number that appears at the end of the credits.
This week, Joe and Todd dive into The Karate Kid. Before pressing play, former WWE Star Chyna's genitals are graphically described. When the movie starts, Joe talks his 80's crush on Elizabeth Shue, underdog movies and John G. Avildsen, who seemed to be at the forefront of the subgenre. The racist stage name of Pat Morita as a stand up comedian is revealed. The guys rehash a story of an unfortunate injury for Joe and the most famous Karate Kid Fan Theory is discussed. Joe shares another story about another unfortunate injury and reveals a very rare award distinction. The similarities between the Cobra Kai and Geese are discussed. Todd argues that an actor with a small role in he movie is more well known from other things.
This week, Joe talks about the struggles with his upcoming viewing of Avengers: Infinity War and announces an altered episode schedule for the next two weeks as we have some well-timed Movies to do. All that, plus connecting the Netflix show GLOW with a couple of recent deaths in this week's Coming Attractions Episode.
Joe and Todd take on the role of Vern as they watch Ernest Goes to Jail this week. Joe reveals a tattoo he almost got, what was the only non-Ernest movie this director did. The guys discuss who could fill Jim Varney's shoes as Ernest and somehow make an organic connection to gun control. Todd commits to performing an Ernest Monologue. For extra credit, the guys pitch what new Ernest Movies would have been made had Jim Varney still been alive.
In this week's Coming Attractions Episode, Joe makes a big life decision, celebrate the delivery of their first ever prize and call out the products that they talk about constantly but have received no freebies from. Todd points out a double standard from American Idol and they start a bunch of arbitrary beefs. The next movie is announced and the whole mythos of the main character in this movie is questioned. Joe literally couldn't find the trailer, so he plays a fake trailer.
This week, the guys dip into the Paul Verhoeven well once again with Starship Troopers. Joe settles a bet with his wife, Carrie, on air and the guys discuss media in the world of Paul Verhoeven Movies. Joe talk about a movie that could have been Verhoeven's big film. They dive into the 90s shows that connect almost every member of the cast and Todd asks Joe which cast member he would rather get with. Joe explains how this movie actually drew a bigger audience than the box office suggested. The guys try to figure out what the Three Hole in "Flip Six Three Hole" actually is. They also have a theory as to why Casper Van Dien was Paul Verhoeven's choice as the star and discuss which director will get all of their movies done on the show first. For Extra Credit, the guys try to figure out what would make you "Like to Know More" and they say what it would take for them to quit making the show.
In this shorter-than-usual Coming Attractions Episode, the guys announce the next movie. how much they have covered a particular Genre and the importance of D.I.Y. Joe also revives his worst, yet favourite impression.
The guys talk about Joe's love for a Goth Girl in High School, The Lee Curse and the early days of Alex Proyas as they take on the 90s classic, The Crow. Joe reveals who Ernie Hudson lost the role of Winston to in The Real Ghostbusters Animated Series and what famous line one of the cast members improvised in a classic movie. The guys discuss the details behind Brandon Lee's Death. The original pitch for this movie and who would star in it is discussed as is what seems to be the cause of the bad luck on set. Joe and Todd disagree over a character recognizing Eric.
Post-dated Superbowl talk, Scientology and White supremacy are on the menu for this week's coming attraction episode. The guys talk about rioting after winning, Todd's encounter with a group of racists (I promise that this is worth listening to) and, of course, announce next week's movie.
In this episode, the guys take on the comedy classic The Three Amigos. They discuss Director John Landis' early movie career, the unlikely co-writer of this movie and how Steve Martin acquired a strange skill set. Lorne Michaels' early career is discussed as is the room full of celebrities before they were stars early in the film. Joe reveals the originally intended cast and one of his earliest experiences with alcohol. They find another Three Amigos movie (unrelated to this one) that features a cast member from this movie. All this and so much more is covered this week.
We've got a new movie to announce and talk about a YouTube commenter in this week's Coming Attractions Episode. The guys theorize about befalling a tragedy at the hands of a celebrity, talk about Bill Cosby if he was in the Matrix and talk about the social significance of Black Panther. They talk about too much content being ruined in trailers and reveal the reasons that they almost didn't make the podcast. Joe and Todd are also appealing to you, the listener, for thoughts on Merchandise for future giveaways, sales, etc. and discuss a recent prize winner.
Do not let the high amount of Shaquille O'Neal Talk at the beginning fool you. This is all about Tales From the Crypt Presents Demon Knight. The guys talk about the soundtrack and its effect on Todd's taste in Music, The old Late Night Horror Movie presentations on TV and John Kassir's impressive resume beyond playing the Cryptkeeper. Todd shares his formula for a great movie and Joe reveals the cast member who had a huge Film First. The guys reiterate their love for practical effects and pitch a TV adaptation for this movie, In extra credit, the guys do impressions of people doing impressions.
Joe and Todd come back to you with another Coming Attractions Episode. Todd shares a story about a trip inside a Scientology Building, the guys discuss the difficult topic of the accused sexual harassers and play a clip from a failed podcast from their vault. The next movie is announced and the guys talk about the latest movie news, hygiene, Ideal sponsors, vaping and so much more.
In this week's episode, The guys talk about one of the all time greats, Back to the Future. They profess their attraction to a member of the BTTF Universe, talk about the studios that turned down this movie and ruin a Classic Christmas Song. Joe talks about the major recasting done in this movie. The relationship between Doc and Marty is dissected and Joe reveals the celebrities who invested in The DeLorean Motor Company. They show how this movie has a huge connection to multiple Miscast Commentary Movies and talk about Michael J. Fox's real middle name. The guys theorize about what Doc Brown does as his every day Job and where all his money came from. For Extra Credit, the guys invent their own 80's Movie Montages. As a bonus after the movie, the guys give you the perfect order of flavours in which to eat Chips, offer up a prize of Canadian Snacks for a lucky listener. make a special pact and share their greatest embarrassments.
Todd mourns a loss, the guys coin the term Crispin' and announce the latest movie in the week's Coming Attractions Episode. The guys talk about McG, navigate a detour of crazy subjects to get back on point and challenge you to share your favourite misheard song lyrics. They reminisce about The Ben Stiller Show and dream about selling out and talk science class.
This week, the guys finally tackle the source of dialogue found in their very own theme song... The John Carpenter/Roddy Piper movie "They Live." The guys talk about the influence this movie had on other media, the strange gifts that Joe and Todd used to get each other and how Neo-Nazis tried to steal the message of this movie. Roddy Piper's development as an actor and the stable of Actors for Best Actor/Best Actress at the Golden Globes are discussed. Joe talks about Roddy Piper's Green Card status affecting his ability to promote the movie. Todd tackles the controversial subject of boxes and the guys recount times when they had to live like homeless people. They guys end the show with their own version of the song "High Hopes."
Joe and Todd are back together after months apart in this week's Coming Attractions Episode. The guys discuss the circumstances of their separation, announce the next movie (Which was already announced a couple of weeks ago) and address a prize winner. They look back on the Golden Globes, Todd shares his saddest celebrity death of 2017 and Joe announces an upcoming campaign and hopes for future projects. Todd and Joe debate the Universal Studios Jaws ride and discuss more on the Dave Chappelle Special and the Hollywood Sexual Harassment scandal. The guys also get to catch up on Star Wars: The Last Jedi and theorize about Post-Talk Show Beards. Joe talks about vintage toys.
In this Episode, Joe employs the help of his daughter, Abigail, as they take on Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. They talk about how Harry Potter has worked his way into their lives, the traditions that have come up and the art of Sorting. Abby tells a story about a Harry Potter Bath Bomb and they discuss the Wizarding World and Harry Potter in Video Games.
Joe announces the next movie, the return of Todd and talks the politics of online movie reviewing/commenting in this week's Coming Attractions Episode. Also, with the end of the year upon us, he has some comments on 2017 and his hopes for the year to come.
Yippee Ki Yay Father Christmas! Joe is with you for a Christmas Bonus Episode with his wife, Carrie as a guest host as they provide commentary for an Action Classic, Die Hard. They discuss the novel that the movie was based on as well as its loyalty to the text, the passing of Alan Rickman and who was the most German actor on set.
The guys had to call an audible after a technical issue with the Harry Potter Recording. They dug deep in the archives and found an unaired episode. Listen to Joe and Todd in one of their earliest recordings as they cover Pee-Wee's Big Adventure. The guys discuss the coming together of Tim Burton and Danny Elfman, the Paul Reubens Porn Theatre Scandal and what Movie was Pee-Wee Herman's first appearance (Hint* It predates anything that starred Pee-Wee Herman). They discuss the legacy of Phil Hartman and Joe reveals a connection between this movie and the Terminator. Joe tells an infamous story in the guys' history and another story about a psychic fair that he and his wife went to. During Extra credit, the guys discuss what would you chase down if stolen and share their favourite collectables and Joe directs you to #ARancorsJourney on Instagram.
Joe came straight home from the premiere screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and he wants to talk about it (without spoiling it like a monster). He also announces next weekend's lineup with two movies being released and gives an update on Todd in this week's Coming Attractions Episode.
In this episode, The guys watch Rocky IV, something that was kept secret from Todd up until Joe pressed play. Joe discussed the connections between this and the sequel to Creed, the amount of times that Sylvester Stallone tried to stick Ivan Drago back into another Rocky movie and what Sly said became of other Rocky Characters that we never saw again. They discuss Stallone's creation of Rocky and its ongoing Story, what hie wanted his role in Hollywood to be and how Carl Weathers' education led to his Acting Career. The origin of the character of Drago's wife is discussed and the guys reveal why Carl Weathers almost quit the movie. Todd brings up the subject of body image for women and men in entertainment. You'll learn what locations substituted for Russia and find out how many times the guys can say Juggalo over the duration of the credits.
Joe announces the next movie and discusses everything from the Justice League Box Office disappointment to the strange William Shatner/Jason Issacs Twitter Feud. He also suggests some entertainment favourites of his for you to check out.
This week the guys revisit Arnold Schwarzenegger and his classic movie, Predator. They talk about the large political contingent in this movie, the musical connection to a recent movie and the changed look of Arnie for this role. Joe reveals the fate of Director John McTiernan and which actor has a way more impressive resume than one would assume. They discover an action movie first and uncover a muscle-based controversy between Jesse Ventura and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Joe is on his own but is still relatively capable of announcing the next movie. He explains what happened to Todd, talks Thor Ragnarok and Superman's weird upper lip.
This week the guys take on the pioneer family film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit." They discuss the coming together of Warner Brothers and Disney, how this movie became an official Disney Movie and the technological marvel that this movie truly was. Joe reveals secrets behind the screen tests including which well known actor played Eddie Valiant in the tests and which director Robert Zemeckis helped bring into Hollywood. They name the actors who were considered to star in the movie and Todd confesses what his dream job would be.
In this week's Coming Attractions episode, the guys announce the next movie and talk recent news such as the Star Wars Trailer, Todd's new video game and the beginning of the Hollywood Sexual Harrassment scandal with Harvey Weinstein. Joe and Todd share their views on sexual harrassment and civil rights in general.
Happy Halloween fellow travellers! Todd and Joe bring a bonus episode to you on this Hallow's Eve, the 1978 John Carpenter Classic Halloween! They talk about the spectacular score in the movie, the expansive resume of the cinematographer and the uncredited roles of Jamie Lee Curtis. The movie's original title and why it had to change is discussed as is the relationships between a director and his/her cast, leading to the sasme people being recast in more of the director's projects. The idea of classic horror movies in a more modern world is explored and Todd brings up the spookiest Halloween Subject: Laundry. The guys talk about what real life scenarios scare them. In an extra long extra credit, the guys discuss everything from unrelated sequels to Poo-mergencies. Personal stories involving house party sex and Todd nearly kicking Joe down a flight of stairs are shared.
Special Halloween Announcement by Joe Findlay and Todd Murray
Joe and Todd hit us with what we all need, which is a commentary track for Berry Gordy's 80's Martial Arts/R&B Action classic "The Last Dragon." They discuss the combination of music and the Martial Arts Film, the Star, Taimak's career off broadway and his ties to the early days of UFC. The guys discuss Prince's protege, Vanity, her role in this movie, her local connection to the guys and what Prince really wanted to call her band. They find a big named cameo. Todd talks about his early days working out to videos from the man who almost starred in this movie. Todd also shares one of the greatest stories from a vacation in the Amazon. Joe, for the first time, had to abandon Todd in a Bathroom Emergency. Joe and Todd debate Bruce Lee vs. Jackie Chan. The guys recast this movie with Modern day stars in Extra Credit.
In this Coming Attractions episode, the guys announce the next movie, but not before Joe and Todd tackle the idea of putting commentary on corporate training videos, talk Linda Hamilton and the next Terminator movie and get into celebrity deaths.
In this episode, the Guys lend their commentary to the Troma breakout hit "The Toxic Avenger" and discuss Troma and its goals in film making. They dig up what they can on the cast and what big name was fired from this movie. They also reveal the scene that was originally banned from the movie... and the scene that made the movie that got even more complaints. Joe also reveals the Oscar winner with a non-speaking role in the movie. The guys are looking for your interaction with the #BuddyBoobs movement. E-mail your pictures of your male friends' boobs (or moobs... or just chest) to firstname.lastname@example.org
The guys discuss their taste in low budget horror and announce their next movie, a film that stands atop that genre. Leah Remini is discussed at strange length and Joe fails to escape without a story about the TV show Community. The guys try to tackle the poor summer box office and Joe talks about his new puppy. Stereotypes in older movies is also discussed.
In this episode, the Guys take on the Keanu Reeves/Sandra Bullock breakout movie Speed. They discuss the origin for the elevator scene, the studio's need for the movie to get off the bus and discuss the writer who came on last minute to rewrite the script. Other replacements from current movies are discussed as well. Joe talks about what could have been the original cast of the movie and calls todd out on a bad habits that he has during production. Todd and Joe send a message to those who suffered from the recent hurricanes. Todd pitches a movie based on the news. Todd explains what happened the first time he went to see this in the theatres. For Extra Credit, the guys take turns being the guy trying to own every VHS copy of the movie.
In this coming attractions episode, the guys are back together for the first time after a number of prerecorded episodes. They catch up and announce the next movie.
In this Episode, the guys tackle one of the All Time Classics, Raiders of the Lost Ark. They discuss the immense impact of Steven Spielberg, the Original idea of who Indiana Jones would be and Todd pitches a brillant Indiana Jones related app. The guys wonder if this movie is the most "Bang for your buck" of any movie they have done and Joe reveals a child in this movie to be a man with multiple connections to Miscast Commentary Memories. The guys share their opinions on porn in a way that is reasonably organic to the conversation about the movie.
In this week's Coming Attractions Episode, The guys announce their next movie, discuss the bright side of some bad movies and share some high school facal hair stories. The guys give their New Season resolutions.
Joe and Todd are fired up for Season 2 with their first movie, the Hulk Hogan vehicle No Holds Barred. The guys discuss the old WWF and the careers of actors who were unknown at the time. Todd discovers the scene that he thought was in a different Miscast Commentary Movie and reveals a sentimental gift idea for Joe. The guys come to blows over a game.
**This episode is being republished due to a technical error.**Recorded in May 2017 so some of the conversations are a little dated, but we wanted to keep them in the episode...Joe and Todd return for Season 2 of Miscast Commentary with the announcement of their next movie and discussions about the Marvel and DC expanded universes. Donald Glover's continued impact on today's pop culture is also talked about. Lots of Fan Theories aare shared and compared to the guys' thoughts on a number of franchises.
We continue our celebration of one year in podcasting with this look back at the whole year hosted by Joe. We revisit some favourite moments, see how dirty and racy the guys tend to be and determine whether Todd has a catchphrase. Check out all this and more in this week's episode.
A Delay on this week's episode by Joe Findlay and Todd Murray
Miscast Commentary is celebrating 1 year of Podcasts by bringing you some of their favourite moments. In this week's special, Joe takes us behind the scenes with some of their funniest outtakes during recording.
This week, Dawn of the Dead receives the Miscast Commentary treatment. The guys discuss Zombie preparation, George Romero's casting style and where some of the cast members had worked together before. Joe explains why he constantly fell down Todd's stairs as a teen. The guys discuss some of the other movies in this universe. They try to determine if you would get infected in certain specific scenarios. Todd gives some insight into how he spends his time at sea. During our Extra Credit sequence, we discuss our personal preferences for where we would want to ride out the zombie apocalypse and ask the audience for their opinions.Note** This was recorded in May, prior to the death of George Romero. Visit www.miscastcommentary.com and check out our news feed for a few words that Joe wrote about Romero and his legacy.
In this Coming Attractions Episode, the guys reveal the final movie of their first year of programming (Don't worry, there are many episodes to come), take Neil DeGrasse Tyson to task and Todd recounts his time at a metal concert. Joe and Todd compare their sleep habits, The effects of over the counter drugs on Joe is discussed After the trailer, they discuss the remake of the movie thay are doing and pitch their ideas to improve the genre. Twitter is further explained to Todd. Late night TV and censorship is talked about.
This week, Joe and Todd lend their commentary to the Summer Comedy "Weekend at Bernie's." They talk about the diversity in some directors' resumes, the worst potential sequel name of all time and who could have starred in this movie. Todd claims another Fist of the North Star Sighting and Joe explains clothes to Todd. More concepts for a Part 3 are discussed and the guys talk party etiquette. Joe shares the real life version of this story and reveals the movie after which Weekend at Bernie's was loosely based. Skeet Ulrich is found in the background of yet another Miscast Commentary Movie. For extra credit, they discuss what they would do with a dead body.
The guys announce their next movie, pitch their versions of a sequel to this movie and bitch about the heat. They share their philosophy of "The Right Kind of Bad," the formula that makes a bad movie enjoyable. Todd and Joe almost didn't make it again and they share their stories. Joe lists his top 5 Summer movies and a brief discussion of the making of the Friday the 13th Movies takes place.
In this episode, the guys celebrate Canada Day and the 4th of July with the Michael Moore Satire "Canadian Bacon." Joe and Todd discuss John Candy and his connection to a vertain director and how he helped Rick Moranis' career, the proximity of most locations to their own hometown and Michael Moore's first foray into fictional filmmaking. For the first time ever, the guys pause the movie to show Todd's appearance as an extra in the movie as a young boy. An old Guest Host makes a quick appearance. Joe and Todd discuss how this movie is more relevant than ever. They also experienced their first ever technical issue where the movie stopped playing on them. Todd Joe lists questions Canadians have heard from Americans and Todd gives important advice regarding sneaking into movies.
In this Coming Attractions Episode, Joe and Todd announce the next movie which is meant to celebrate both Canada Day and The 4th of July, They also announce a special twist with this movie. Todd recounts rewatching Caddyshack and they critique the old classic and talk about the legacy of a great comedic actor. They tackle politcal leaders and Joe makes his case for a credit on a Comedy Central Show. We dip back into the Miscast Commentary Archives and Joe breaks down his top 5 Canadian Films
Joe just had his wisdom teeth out and felt the need to send a special thank you message to everyone for listening. Enjoy.
The guys conclude The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in this episode. They discuss the location of Sting in Elijah Wood's House, how editing, not CG, can add performance and why One movie is on two blu ray discs when Todd has all of the Puppetmasters on one DVD. Todd talks about his exploits with religious recruiters and they talk about the impact that Andy Serkis is having in film today that started with this film. More connections to the BBC Radio play are revealed as is the genetics of multiple actors in the movie. What injury came to the people making chain mail for the movie and where Sean Bean got his scar are also discuss the merits of the after-the-credits scenes in more recent movies and why it was good that it didn't occur here. Joe and Todd finish the movie with a reading of the members of the Lord of the Rings Fan Club.
So sorry for the delay in this episode's release.In this episode, the guys are watching Disc 1 of the Extended Blu Ray Edition of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. They discuss the casting of the movie, the origin of the prologue and Elijah Wood's early career (And Joe's inability to player hate Elijah). Details of the making of the movie are. You discover all of the roles that Christopher Lee could have played (and the people he knew) as well as Lee's record in the world of cinema. The value of the extended scenes are discussed
A Quick announcement from Joe by Joe Findlay and Todd Murray
In this Coming Attractions Episode, Joe and Todd talk about the behind the scenes video they shoot, Joe shares their high school rock band ambition and his epic journey to make it to the recording, which leads into the announcement for the next movie to be covered.
In this Episode, the guys do commentary for the 1990 adaptation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Joe explains the comparison between this and a certain Marvel series, the Jim Henson Workshop's take on the project, the guys' favourite turtles and whether you can find the girl for you based on her preferred turtle (Listen for Todd's subtle wish that he was dating Joe). Todd explains how to tell the turtles apart should you ever find them without their masks or weapons and the guys discuss their experience doing a ninja turtles related performance in elementary school. For Extra Credit, Joe and Todd battle rap the plots to random movies.
In this Coming Attractions Episode, the guys announce an old childhood favourite as their next movie. They also discuss the dumbest things they have heard in a movie theatre, sketch comedy (and who worked on them before they were mega stars) and how the business of entertainment interferes with good development. The guys also talk about the Late Night Talk Show environment, why certain people are thriving and why some are struggling, and a scandal surrounding one of their favourites. It's a packed episode, so check it out.
This week, the guys watch an old favourite, Roadhouse. They discuss the apporpriate name of the director, where we have seen the band in the beginning of the movie and an interesting Off-Screen co-worker for Patrick Swayze. They tell you where you have seen the blonde girl recently, tell you where you find most of the secondary actors and Leap out of the closet at the sight of Swayze's Buns. They also explain how Swayze's good looks hurt the production and answer the question "What does Bill Murray do when he watches this movie?"
In this Coming Attractions Episode, we discuss the next movie and talk about their favourite Saturday Night Live Sketches and 80's Cartoons. Joe gets distracted. Joe gives a spoiler-free review for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The guys talk about Iron Fist, Dave Chappelle's recent comedy specials and Todd chimes in on Wrestlemania.
In This Special May the 4th episode, Joe and Todd cover the original Star Wars (Episode IV: A New Hope). Trivia is the theme of the day and a lot of it comes at you during this movie. We discuss who has the biggest resume among the cast and who requested to be killed off of the movie.
In this coming attractions episode, we recognize that an important date is coming up, and we announce the only movie can be watched on this date. Joe reminds todd about the existence of Shalamar and Todd challenges Joe to a game to play during the next movie. Betamax video is fondly remembered. Revealing anything else that we discuss in this episode would be a spoiler. Wait, is admitting that there can be spoilers also be a spoiler?
In this episode, Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday is given the Miscast Commentary treatment. The guys talk about how the movie was meant to reshape the franchise, Joe's opinon of the movie's score and Kane Hodder's place in Friday the 13th Legacy. Joe and Todd disagree over the concept of the Jason Burger, seen in this movie. The guys talk in detail about their theories regarding the Mythos of Jason. In our Extra Credit segment, Joe and Todd talk through a "Sweet 16" tournament bracket of Horror/Sci Fi Icons
In this coming attractions episode, we announce our latest movie. The guys talk about their further adventures to make it on time for the recording, the video game based on next week's movie and some of the news from the week, including the passing of Charlie Murphy, the Trailer for Thor Ragnarok and the recent announcement made by the people behind Star Wars. The guys also revisit the Miscast Commentary Archive to listen to some old content.
In this episode, the guys are watching the Tae Kwon Do Action Flick "Best of the Best." The guys discuss Eric Roberts' rather impressive resume and more impressive hair, where you've heard the voice of the son and Joe shares a story from the guys' old High School Wrestling days. The fatal flaw of the team's selection process and a stunning resemblance to a Rocky movie are discussed and they determine who is really the bad guys of the movie. A dispute over the role of Eric Roberts' mom is resolved.
In this coming attractions episode, we reveal the next movie that we are doing, discuss whether or not people in certain movies are bad guys and Todd continues his free ad for the Nintendo Switch. Joe rewrites the Transformers cinematic universe. Stay tuned after the guys sign off because a bonus conversation about the Justice League trailer has been added exclusively for the podcast.
In the final part of our Aliens commentary, we continue where we left off last week. The guys talk about the formula for keeping jerks alive in movies, Sigourney Weaver's connections to the Shire and who really was the best Joker. Joe enlightens us with his own brand of claustrophobia and they contrast themselves with MST3K with their impending launch on Netflix.
In part one of this two part episode, Joe and Todd cover the classic Sci-Fi/Action/Thriller/Horror? Aliens. They talk about James Cameron's journey to making this film, his relationships within show business and his troubles with the crew while this was being made. Bill Paxton is remembered and the legacies of Sigourney Weaver and Lance Henrickson are discussed.
The guys are back this week to announce another great movie that they will be providing commentary for. In addition, they discuss the Oscars, the Deadpool 2 Teaser and the release of the Nintendo Switch. Bill Paxton is remembered and the guys introduce a new segment where they visit some lost episodes.
In the latest episode, the guys are watching the Paul Verhoeven breakout film "Robocop." They discuss the distinct style of the Director, the coming together of two writers' stories to make this movie and the reason why Peter Weller almost didn't do the movie. Joe reveals information about the design of ED-209, the original gun meant for Robocop, the quest for a Director before landing on Paul Verhoeven and how one of the most iconic scenes wasn't originally shot. The legacy of the Late Miguel Ferrer is discussed. Todd and Joe have an earnest discussion about talking negatively about people, anxiety, depression and their time in high school.
In this Coming Attractions Episode, Joe and Todd announce the next movie to be covered, share an old high school story and compare our current climate to the distopian future movies. Joe weighs in on Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer impression from SNL and so much more. Check It Out
In This Episode, Joe and Todd talk about the Stallone/Snipes Action flick "Demolition Man." The guys talk about writing changes in the movie, the Police Captain's role in other movies and the futuristic wardrobe. Joe and Todd share their theories of the infamous "Three Seashells." Joe also reveals a major plot point that was removed from the movie.
In this episode, the guys announce the next movie, take on Big Soy and reflect on the most insignificant parts of Bloodsport. Joe coins a useful new term. They discuss the Spiderman: Homecoming trailer, the slew of upcoming superhero TV shows and Ben Affleck's adjusted role in the solo Batman movie. Joe weighs in on the Superbowl half time show (Note - This was recorded prior to the Superbowl)
In this episode, Joe and Todd discuss the Jean Claude Van Damme breakout film "Bloodsport." They talk about the controversy surrounding Frank Dux claims that this is a true story, questions surrounding the kid playing a young Frank Dux, the history of Cannon Films and the History of Bolo Yeung. A number of actors cross over between this and other Van Damme Movies and the guys go into that and Joe adds Aziz Ansari to his list of Flawless Impressions. For Extra Credit, Todd and Joe make their own life stories larger than life a la Frank Dux.
In this episode, Joe and Todd announce the next movie to be covered as well as James Cameron's eventual return to the Terminator Franchise and the wave of nostalgia TV. We also learn about the difficulty that the guys go through to get to a recording.
In this episode, Todd makes his triumphant return to the podcast after being away, leading to an extended pre-movie discussion. Todd regales us with tales of the sea and of personal hygiene. Joe tries to sell out the podcast and shares the news of a potential 3rd superfan with Todd. Once they were done yapping, which included a new impression by Joe, they discussed this week’s movie, Commando. They discuss the writers’ ties to Joe’s job, the reason for the Bad Guy’s tight clothing and who was supposed to play Schwarzenegger’s role.
In this coming Attractions, Joe announces a return to status quo in 2017 and gives his thoughts on the Golden Globes. Joe also discusses the new Mark Wahlberg film, Patriots Day. Next week's movie is also announced.
In this episode, Joe and guest co-host Daryl Sabo discuss the 1984 classic Gremlins. Joe talks about where the cast is now, the numerous connections to Steven Spielberg beyond his producing this movie and why the town looks so familiar. They talk about the amazing cast of voice actors who make up the group of Mogwai and share fan theories about the Gremlins' behaviour and their origins.
In this coming attractions episode, Joe announces the next movie to be covered and gives his tribute to the late Carrie Fisher, including audio clips from some of her interviews and some of her famous quotes.
Happy Holidays! In this special Christmas Day Episode, Joe is joined by his wife Carrie Findlay and they discuss "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation." They talk about the original source material that inspired the movie, the man who almost directed this movie. Joe points out a number of connections to other classic Christmas movies, including our previous episode's movie. Carrie tells the story of when the couple was temporarily homeless following a fire over the holidays.
In This Episode, Joe and Abby talk about the animated classic "The Nightmare Before Christmas." They talk about the movie's journey to being an official Disney Movie, Danny Elfman's extended involvement and Famous Actors who were removed from the film. In Abby's final episode, she leaves a special message for the listeners.
In This Episode, Joe is joined by a special guest… His daughter Abby, and they are covering two classic animated christmas specials. During "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," they discuss Chuck Jones' influence on making the special, the two voices of the Grinch and Abby shares the true meaning of Christmas (And probably the other holidays too). During "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," they talk about the location of the old Rudolph and Santa Puppets, Abby attempts to name the reindeer and sings along to a lot of this movie. In the face of danger, Abby's views on the Abominable Snow Monster get DARK.*NOTE* Please forgive the small gaps of silence or banging noises, Abby is still a podcaster in training, but I think she did a great job on the first try. By the end of it, she really finds her speed.
This week, Joe is on his own as Todd is on a temporary hiatus. Joe announces the plans for the show in Todd's absence, complains about a recent injury and talks about an eerie coincidence. The search for the first super fan continues and Joe offers thanks to the listeners of the show.*NOTE* The sound quality is a little off on this episode as the usual equipment wasn't used. This is a one-off issue.
In this episode, the guys talk about Big Trouble in Little China, the way it was originally written and subsequently rewritten and John Carpenter's difficulties with the studio all along the way. They discuss all of the connections to other John Carpenter Movies and to previous movies we have done, the true role of Kurt Russell's Character in the movie and Joe astonishes Todd with another impression. Joe reveals the roster of the super group that does the main song in the Credits. For Extra Credit, the guys act as Studio Execs looking to improve the movie.
In this episode the guys are in search of the identity of the person who will be known as the Podcast's first Superfan, they announce the Movie for next week and discuss some news from around Hollywood. Joe gives his latest Top 3 and discusses his recently released blog.
In this episode, the guys talk about the 1990 movie Tremors, it's connections to James Gunn and why a movie like this resonates with audiences. Joe talks about this being the one of the worst movies to be edited for TV. And the guys get off track talking about animals eating their young. For Extra Credit, the guys pitch premises for the many more sequels to come.
In this Coming Attractions Episode, Joe explains the reason for the delay in this episode's release, namely his time with his son in the hospital, and gives a shout out to the staff at Niagara Health System. They announce the next movie and talk about the latest movie news and List their top 3 Movies in Hospitals.
In this episode, the guys do commentary for the 1984 Sci-Fi Film "The Last Starfighter." We talk about the connection to one of the worst movies of all time, its deep connection to the Halloween franchise and the cast's impressive 80's film pedigree. Joe talks about a couple of attempts of making a sequel and the subsequent musical that came from the movie. The conversation turns to how hot the 1984 box office was and other years that followed the same suit. Talk turns to our favourite soundtracks and scores. For Extra Credit, we decide what other videogames could be used as recruiting tools for an intergalactic crisis.
Happy Halloween. In this special Bonus Episode, Joe and Todd discuss the cult classic "Blood Diner." We talk about our original misconception of the movie, the limited resumes of the cast and the history of Nazi Wrestlers (because it comes up in the movie). Joe discusses Niagara Falls Comic Con Celebrity Meetings and Todd talks about his awkward moments with a Celebrity at the Toronto International Film Festival. For their Extra Credit, the guys plan a meal befitting the Goddess Shitar and her cannibalistic tastes.
In this new and improved Coming Attractions Episode, Joe and Todd announce next week's episode, plus a Bonus Episode to be released on Halloween.The guys also discuss some of this week's entertainment news, including Donald Glover being cast in the Han Solo Movie, Uwe Boll and the potential end of his film making career and the release of the first Nintendo Switch Trailer.Joe also lists his top 3 favourite Documentaries about Film Making.
In this Episode, the guys discuss Revenge of the Nerds, questioning how any of the things they do in the movie could be ok, the Director's pitch that won him the job, The effect of being Nerds on the cast and we ask the question "Who isn't a nerd nowadays?" all of which somehow leading to a talk about the Power Rangers and a Rant about the Kardashians... I know right? But it doesn't end there. A basic misunderstanding leads to the creation of a new racial slur which we regret.*NOTE* Joe had come down with a cough prior to the recording and, since the podcast is done in one take in real time, they bulk of the coughing could not be edited out. Just know that Joe is ok and will not be dead before the next episode.
In this mini episode, we give a name to an anonymous fan, we announce the next movie we'll be doing and tell a story from our high school days.
In this episode, the guys discuss the Jim Henson Cult Classic Labyrinth. They talk about the Late David Bowie and Jim Henson, the Film's connections to Maurice Sendak, its limited release and where Baby Toby is now. Todd proves that his impression of Ludo is superior, so naturally Joe play's Ludo in this week's Extra Credit Sketch.
The guys announce the subject of episode 4, give much deserved shout outs and display just how quickly they can go off the rails when they are tired.
In this episode, the guys talk about the birth of the Nightmare on Elm Street Mythology, which movie is truly best in the series and what are the requirements to commit someone to a mental health facility in Springwood. Joe and Todd also compare their impersonation abilities and consider how they might end this series. Joe has a misunderstanding about a band name.
In this minisode, Joe and Todd announce next week's movie and continue to track their slow path to fame.
In this episode, Joe and Todd discuss the 1989 movie "The Wizard." They discuss the cast, then and now, Nintendo's role in the movie, their own video game experiences and the time Joe's mom thought he was coming out of the closet. The guys also compare the movie to another 80s classic and discuss the cameos in the film, both actor and vehicle alike.
In this minisode, Joe and Todd address the early reaction to the podcast and announce the next movie to be done.
In Episode 1, Joe and Todd discuss the Steven Seagal classic, Marked for Death, in real time. They discover a cameo, discuss Seagal as a legitimate martial artist and learn about Jamaican culture as it is presented in this movie. The guys also pitch an idea for the sequel.Follow us on Twitter (@miscastpodcast), check out our facebook page and follow Joe on Twitter (@jkfindlay)
The first mini episode of our new podcast. We hope you check us out.