The Movie Gang Podcast
Chernobyl (miniseries)

Chernobyl (miniseries)

June 16, 2019

Main Review: Chernobyl (miniseries)

Chernobyl dramatizes the story of the April 1986 nuclear plant disaster which occurred in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, telling the stories of the people who caused the disaster and those who responded to it. The miniseries is based in large part on the recollections of Pripyat locals, as told by Belarusian Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich in her book Voices from ChernobylThe series depicts some of the lesser-known stories of the disaster, including the efforts of the firefighters who were the first responders on the scene, volunteers Alexei Ananenko, Valeri Bezpalov, and Boris Baranov, and teams of miners tasked with digging a critical tunnel.

Scores - Jack - 9, Trevor - 9, Ben - 9

Overview- 9/10

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

June 9, 2019

Main Review: Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Members of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species-thought to be mere myths-rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance.

Scores - Jack - 5, Peter - 6, Trevor - 6, Ben - 3

Overview- 5/10

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Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin (2019)

May 30, 2019

Main Review: Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles upon a magic oil lamp that unleashes a powerful, wisecracking, larger-than-life genie. As Aladdin and the genie start to become friends, they must soon embark on a dangerous mission to stop the evil sorcerer Jafar from overthrowing young Jasmine's kingdom.

Scores - Jack - 5, Peter - 6

Overview- 5.5/5

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

May 27, 2019

Main Review: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

After gunning down a member of the High Table -- the shadowy international assassin's guild -- legendary hit man John Wick finds himself stripped of the organization's protective services. Now stuck with a $14 million bounty on his head, Wick must fight his way through the streets of New York as he becomes the target of the world's most ruthless killers.

Scores - Ben - 7, Peter - 6.5

Overview- 6.5/5

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

May 13, 2019

Main Review: Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry's former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Pikachu, they join forces to unravel the tangled mystery.

Scores - Trevor - 6, Jack - 8, Peter - 5.5

Overview- 6.5/5

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Angel’s Egg (1985)

Angel’s Egg (1985)

May 9, 2019

Main Review: Angel's Egg (天使のたまご Tenshi no Tamago) (1985)

A mysterious young girl wanders a desolate, otherworldly landscape, carrying a large egg. a young girl is the sole protector of a very precious, large egg. her lair is near a large, abandoned, decaying gothic city inhabited by restless shadows. From the Director of Ghost in the Shell Mamoru Oshii, step back in time to an earlier era in Japanese animation as we review Angel's egg as a birthday gift to Jack. 

Scores - Trevor - 4, Jack - 5, Ben - 3.5, Edwin - 2.5

Overview- 4/5

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Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

May 1, 2019

Main Review: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers -- Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner -- must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos -- the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe.

Scores - Ben- 8, Jack - 8, Peter - 10, Trevor - 8

Overview- 8.5 /10

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The Matrix (1999)

The Matrix (1999)

April 25, 2019

Main Review: The Matrix (1999)

Neo (Keanu Reeves) believes that Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne), an elusive figure considered to be the most dangerous man alive, can answer his question -- What is the Matrix? Neo is contacted by Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), a beautiful stranger who leads him into an underworld where he meets Morpheus. They fight a brutal battle for their lives against a cadre of viciously intelligent secret agents. It is a truth that could cost Neo something more precious than his life.

Scores - Ben- 9, Jack - 9

Overview- 9/10

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Shazam! (2019)

Shazam! (2019)

April 15, 2019

Main Review: Shazam! (2019)

We all have a superhero inside of us -- it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In 14-year-old Billy Batson's case, all he needs to do is shout out one word to transform into the adult superhero Shazam. Still a kid at heart, Shazam revels in the new version of himself by doing what any other teen would do -- have fun while testing out his newfound powers. But he'll need to master them quickly before the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana can get his hands on Shazam's magical abilities.

Score- 7/10

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Dumbo (2019)

Dumbo (2019)

April 6, 2019

Main Review: Dumbo (2019)

Struggling circus owner Max Medici enlists a former star and his two children to care for Dumbo, a baby elephant born with oversized ears. When the family discovers that the animal can fly, it soon becomes the main attraction -- bringing in huge audiences and revitalizing the run-down circus. The elephant's magical ability also draws the attention of V.A. Vandevere, an entrepreneur who wants to showcase Dumbo in his latest, larger-than-life entertainment venture.

Scores - Ben- 5, Jack - 3.5

Overview- 4.25/10

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