Movie BS Ep 290: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' 'Sisters,' 'The Big Short,' 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip' | One of Us

Movie BS Ep 290: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ ‘Sisters,’ ‘The Big Short,’ ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’

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0:00 – Greetings to one and all
1:50 – “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” review (no, it doesn’t have any spoilers, don’t be stupid)
16:05 – “Sisters” review
25:25 – Bayer has a plan that Snider is convinced won’t happen; Bayer also makes an offer to listeners
27:20 – “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” review (Snider only)
32:10 – “The Big Short” review
40:05 – QOTW (your “Force Awakens” plans)
47:20 – Snider was a target of weaponized spoilers
50:40 – Recap and goodbye

QOTW: 1) What are your three favorite movies of 2015? 2) What movie (if any) did you see this year primarily because Jeff and Eric suggested it? (You have two weeks to answer these.)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: B+ 8/10 (B.S.-approved!)
Sisters: C+ 5/10
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip: D+ n/a
The Big Short: B+ 9/10 (B.S.-approved!)

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Brian is a four-year veteran of the interwebs, a member of The Austin Film Critics Association, and currently writes for Film School Rejects, Movie Pilot,, and Fandango. An obsessive consumer of film, Brian loves everything from Buster Keaton to 80s post-apocalyptic sci-fi. He’s also a diehard Indianapolis Colts fan and collects VHS, laser discs, and classic game systems. An eighth-level geek overlord, Brian is one of the founders of, the brainchild of he and partner in crime Christopher Lawrence Cox. Brian cohosts both the Inside the Locker and Digital Noise podcasts.