Movie BS Ep 291: 'Joy,' 'The Revenant,' '45 Years,' 'Concussion,' 'Point Break,' 'Daddy's Home' | One of Us

Movie BS Ep 291: ‘Joy,’ ‘The Revenant,’ ’45 Years,’ ‘Concussion,’ ‘Point Break,’ ‘Daddy’s Home’

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0:00 – Merry Christmas! Et cetera
2:35 – Joy review
11:55 – The Revenant review
21:10 – 45 Years review
27:15 – Concussion review (Bayer only)
32:20 – Point Break (Snider only)
37:25 – Daddy’s Home (Bayer only)
41:35 – Your QOTWs reiterated: tell us your 3 favorite movies of 2015; and tell us about movies you saw this year based on our recommendation
42:55 – Questions from Listeners®: advice for would-be film critics
47:35 – Recap and goodbye

Joy: C+ 7/10
The Revenant: B 9/10
45 Years: B+ 7/10
Concussion: n/a 8/10
Point Break: D n/a
Daddy’s Home: n/a 5/10


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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.