Movie BS Episode 273 | One of Us

Episode Movie BS 273: ‘American Ultra,’ ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,’ ‘Tangerine,’ ‘Once I Was a Beehive,’ ‘Listen to Me, Marlon,’ ‘The Gift’

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0:00-1:45 – Hello! We’re back! We’ll never leave you again!
1:45-5:30 – An update on the Bayers’ imminent return to Portland
5:30-6:15 – There were screening conflicts (again), so we had to choose
6:15-14:40 – American Ultra review
14:40-17:50 – The Man from U.N.C.L.E. review (Bayer only)
17:50-24:10 – Tangerine review
24:10-28:30 – Once I Was a Beehive review (Snider only)
28:30-36:35 – Listen to Me, Marlon review (Bayer only), with discussion of how other stars might fall the way Brando did
36:35-39:10 – The Gift review (Snider only)
39:10-42:00 – Question of the Week for next week
42:00-47:05 – The final update on the Summer Box Office Challenge
47:05-49:00 – Recap and goodbye

QOTW: What 2nd film in a series was the most improved over the 1st?

American Ultra: C+ 7/10
The Man from UNCLE: n/a 8/10
Tangerine: B+ 5/10
Once I Was a Beehive: B+ n/a
Listen to Me, Marlon: n/a 8/10
The Gift: B- n/a


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Born in the wilds of northern Virginia, in 1992 Chris managed to put all of his survival skills to use and barely escaped with his life to Austin Texas, where ever since he’s dabbled in everything from plumber’s assistant to sandwich maker, from band to bar management. An opportunity to see theatrical release films for free, by becoming a critic on a local public access show called “The Reel Deal”, turned into a full time job when Chris and his friends decided to take it to the internet. They built the site, adding multiple podcasts and animated features, to no small amount of success. During this time, a fortuitous friendship sprung up between Chris and young Brian Salisbury, who was also a local film critic, and they merged their forces of will, and their laundry list of ideas for shows, to eventually build this paradise you see before you.