The MegaPod, Vol. 3
Every Thanksgiving, your strangely committed hosts watch six movies for something they call The MegaPod. For the third iteration, we drafted movies from franchises we thought we might otherwise not get to in the course of our normal episode selections. As always, our families just loved that we had to watch 12 hours of movies over the weekend. Check out the choices and timestamps below.
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6:40 – “Jaws: The Revenge” – Positing that there’s a psychological bond between a grieving widow and a shark, and streaming on Netflix.
22:30 – “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” – Thriving on the unintentional hilarity of those uber-detailed turtle suits, and streaming on Hulu.
32:50 – “Scream 2” – Losing itself in a tidal wave of self-awareness and blood, and streaming on HBO.
44:20 – “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” – Grappling with your 13-year-old sense of humor, and streaming on HBO.
59:50 – “Ocean’s Twelve” – Watching powerlessly as those beautiful thieves hatch a plan so hair-brained it notoriously ruins the movie, and streaming on Amazon.
1:15:00 – “The Mighty Ducks” – Shooting on the net and wondering if a warm, childhood feeling is enough for a good-good, and streaming on Netflix.
our favorite movies
Be Reel is a movie reviewing & reappraising podcast hosted by Chance Solem-Pfeifer and Noah Ballard.
Each time out, we select three movies based around a genre and call up guests ranging from submarine captains to Oscar winners. Then, we rate the movies, weighing both technical quality and entertainment.
Noah and Chance are old friends who mostly respect each other’s opinions. Even though Chance is a fool and a traitor. Find their show presented at ThePlaylist.Net and follow them on Twitter for the latest on Noah’s literary agenting and Chance’s work in the Portland arts scene.