BONUS REVIEW: GRAMMA AND GINGA: THE MOVIE

Before we get started we want to send a special THANK YOU to Jennifer and Geralyn at Smush Media for granting us this opportunity to be one of the first podcasts to review this documentary. It was a great honor to review a new film.

Now, let’s see what Gramma and Ginga were up to.

This documentary was released on May 24, 2021 to online and VOD.

Now, onto the review.

IMDB Rating: N/A

Rotten Tomatoes: N/A

In honor of Ginga and her “drunken husbands” we’re going to change the rating this episode. Instead of rating by popcorn sizes we’re going rate from 1-4 drunken husbands. One drunken husband being a terrible movie to four drunken husbands being the best of the best. Here are the guys ratings:

Dave’s Rating: 3.5 Drunken Husbands (Overflowing Large Popcorn)

Justin’s Rating: 4 Drunken Husbands (Mop Bucket Popcorn)

Joe’s Rating: 4 Drunken Husbands (Mop Bucket Popcorn)

The guys all agree that regardless of whether you are a fan of Gramma or Ginga or not, you will DEFINITELY be entertained by this movie.

REVIEW: The Outsiders

This episode the guys review an online submission, The Outsiders.

Synopsis:

The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.

The Outsiders was first released in theaters on March 25, 1983.

Lets see what the guys think of The Outsiders.

IMDB Rating: 7.1 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: 63% Tomatometer, 82% Audience Score

Justin’s Rating: Medium Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: Large Popcorn

Joe’s Rating: Medium Popcorn

It looks like Dave appreciated this film more than Joe and Justin. One thing the guys can agree upon is the movie is definitely worth a watch.

REVIEW: SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT

This episode the guys review Joe’s pick: Smokey and the Bandit.

Synopsis:

The Bandit is hired on to run a tractor-trailer full of beer over state lines, in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff.

Smokey and the Bandit was released on May 27, 1977.

Let’s get trucking on the review.

IMDB Rating: 7 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: 80% Tomatoemeter, 84% Audience Score

Dave’s Rating: Overflowing Medium Popcorn

Justin’s Rating: Medium Popcorn

Joe’s Rating: Large Popcorn

While Justin and Dave were a little harder to sell on Smokey and the Bandit overall the guys were entertained by this classic.

REVIEW: VISION QUEST *JUSTIN’S FIRST MOP BUCKET*

This episode the guys review Dave’s Pick: Vision Quest.

Synopsis:

A high school wrestler in Spokane, Washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a beautiful young drifter takes up temporary residence at his home.

This movie hit theaters on Febuary 15, 1985.

Lets see how the guys wrestle with this review.

IMDB Rating: 6.6 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: 57% Tomoatometer, 78% Audience Score

Dave’s Rating: OVERFLOWING Mop Bucket

Justin’s Rating: Mop Bucket

Joe’s Rating: Overflowing Medium

It appears that Justin and Dave agree that Vision Quest gets the win while Joe is still calling for a rematch.

REVIEW: The General *CERTIFIED SMALL POPCORN*

Justin’s Pick of the Week: The General

Synopsis:

When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

This movie first hit theaters on January 2, 1927.

Now, onto the review.

IMDB Rating: 8.1 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: 93% Tomatometer 92% Audience Score

Justin’s Rating: Small Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: Small Popcorn

Joe’s Rating: Small Popcorn

It’s obvious that when it comes to movies that the guys don’t agree on alot of things, but one thing is for certain, The General did not live up to the hype.

REVIEW: The Blues Brothers

Joe’s Pick of the Week is The Blues Brothers.

Synopsis:

Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and his brother Elwood were raised.

This movie was released in theaters on June 20, 1980.

This movie is Rated R for Drug use, foul language, violence, sexual content.

Lets see what the guys think of The Blues Brothers.

IMDB Rating: 7.9 / 10 Stars

Rotton Tomatoes: *CERTIFIED FRESH* 73% Tomatometer, 92% Audience Score

Justin’s Rating: Large Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: Overlfowing Medium Popcorn

Joe’s Rating: Large Popcorn

So the guys couldn’t convince Dave to upgrade to the Large Popcorn, the movie is still a classic and definitely worth a watch. Stay tuned as we review, The General.

REVIEW: American Beauty

This episode the guys review Dave’s pick: American Beauty. This 1999 drama stars Kevin Spacey.

Synopsis:

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter’s best friend.

The movie was originally released in American Theaters on October 1, 1999.

This movie is Rated R for strong sexuality, language, violence and drug content.

Let the review, begin.

IMDB Rating: 8.3 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: *CERTIFIED FRESH* 87% Tomatometer, 83% Audience Score

Dave Score: *MOP BUCKET*

Joe Score: Large Bucket

Justin Score: Large Bucket

Justin and Joe are on the same page for this review, but Dave stands behind his pick with a mop bucket all of the way. Coming up next: The Blues Brothers.

REVIEW: Clue

This week the guys review a fan submission. We want to send a special shoutout and thanks for the submission to Bobby Nicholas for this submission. Bobby’s submission for the guys to review is the 1985 mystery, Clue.

Synopsis:

Six guests are anonymously invited to a strange mansion for dinner, but after their host is killed, they must cooperate with the staff to identify the murderer as the bodies pile up.

Clue made its original theatrical debut on December 13, 1985.

This movie is Rated PG for Language and Violence.

Let’s see what the guys thought about Clue.

IMDB Rating: 7.3 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: Tomoatometer: 65%, Audience Score: 86%

Justin’s Rating: Burnt Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: Small Popcorn

Joe’s Rating: Small Popcorn

This movie can be summarized as a Mel Brooks movie bought from Wish.com. Stay tuned as we review Ford vs. Ferrari.

Review: Reservoir Dogs *CERTIFIED MEDIUM*

Dave’s Pick of the Week: Reservoir Dogs

Synoopsis:

Six criminals, who are strangers to each other, are hired by a crime boss, Joe Cabot, to carry out a diamond robbery. Right at the outset, they are given false names with the intention that they won’t get too close and will concentrate on the job instead. They are completely sure that the robbery is going to be a success. But, when the police show up right at the time and the site of the robbery, panic spreads amongst the group members, and two of them are killed in the subsequent shootout, along with a few policemen and civilians. When the remaining people assemble at the premeditated rendezvous point (a warehouse), they begin to suspect that one of them is an undercover cop.

The movie was released in theaters on September 2, 1992.

This movie is Rated R for strong violence and language.

Let the review, begin.

IMDB Rating: 8.3 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: *CERTIFIED FRESH* 92% TOMATOMETER, 94% AUDIENCE SCORE

Justin’s Rating: Overflowing Medium

Joe’s Rating: Medium Popcorn

Dave’s Rating: Overflowing Medium Popcorn

The guys all agree Reservoir Dogs is definitely worth a watch for all Quentin Tarantino fans. Stay tuned as the guys review Clue.

REVIEW: I Am Mother

Justin’s pick of the week: Netflix Original: I Am Mother

Synopsis:

In the wake of humanity’s extinction, a teenage girl is raised by a robot designed to repopulate the earth. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

The movie was released on Netflix on June 7, 2019

I Am Mother is rated PG.

Now, onto the review.

IMDB Rating: 6.7 / 10

Rotten Tomatoes: *CERTIFITED FRESH* 91%, Audience Score: 91%

Justin Score: Large Popcorn

Dave Score: Overflowing Medium Popcorn

Joe Score: Large Popcorn

The jury is still out if I Am Mother is worth a rewatch or not. However, if you have not seen I Am Mother, then it is definitely worth a watch.