Episode 181: Don’t Look Up (2021)
Max, Mike; Movies: a name you can trust. A name that shares your values. A name that means honesty. Freedom. Decency. Family. [insert additional focus-group approved positive emotional trigger words end-subroutine]. And in our series “Now Streaming to a Room Near You”, in these trying times, we know you want to feel safe. Secure. Not worried about being consumed by flesh-eating hyper-zombies. So, we’re making this pledge to you: while you listen to our discussion of the Oscar-nominated film “Don’t Look Up,” at no point will you or your family be attacked by flesh-eating hyper-zombies. That’s the Max, Mike; Movies guarantee. Ignore what the Fake News may be telling you about flesh-eating hyper-zombies. Don’t be fooled by the alleged sounds of radioactive claws tearing at the doors of your home or the so-called “screams of your neighbors” the libs keep going on about. You can trust us on this: flesh-eating hyper-zombies will be kept at bay by this podcast. Believe us. We’ve done our own research on this. Give a listen, secure in the knowledge that at no point will you be menaced by flesh-eating hyper-zombies. [Disclaimer: protectionagainstflesh-eatinghyper-zombieshasnotbeenpeer-reviewedguaranteeisnotbackedbyanyfinancialsourcesomepartsmaybemadeofchickennotvalidinallstatessorryTennessee]
Poll question: what is your most-hated minor movie cliché? The rain starting right after a romantic breakup? The hacker saying “I’m in”? The fact that no one ever has trouble finding a parking space in a movie What often-used minor point just really sets your teeth on edge every time?
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