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After another extended hiatus the VideoETA podcast has returned! That's right, John and Tim are back with an improved version of the podcast that's even leaner and even meaner. It's VideoETA's Return of the Podcast The Podcast Awakens.
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Darth Vader Re-Animates! 1/8/16

We talk even more about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, specifically the possible identities of Rey and Supreme Leader Snoke. Then we swing through our Golden Globe predictions before the awards are handed out this coming Sunday. Finally, we offer our hopes and dreams for 2016 -- at least as far as the movie and home entertainment industries go. (64 Minutes)

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This isn't your father's Star Wars 12/22/15

The VideoETA podcast is back -- and for a good reason. We reconvene after a three-month hiatus to talk about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Caution: this is a very spoiler-heavy discussion. If you haven't seen Episode VII yet, please wait before listening. We get into the events of the film hard and heavy. (68 Minutes)

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Happy Josh Brolin Day! 9/4/15

We pay tribute to horror legend Wes Craven. Then we turn to the Star Wars marketing event Force Friday. Next up is a quick talk about the Fantasy Movie League game and our invitation to play. That segues to a preview of our most anticipated fall movies. We wrap our news round-up with a discussion of the just announced Lucille Ball biopic. For the review portion of the program we discuss the 2013 Jason Reitman film Labor Day starring Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet. Join us next time when we review the 2009 Wes Anderson movie The Fantastic Mr. Fox. (46 Minutes)

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We Love Awards; Send 'Em Our Way 8/21/15

It's another speed round of movie news! We discuss our recent recognition from the American Library Association, the top-notch marketing for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this summer's movie winners and losers, and we cast Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of Ready Player One. We wrap things up with a beer-fueled review of Drinking Buddies. Join us in two weeks when we review the 2013 Jason Reitman film Labor Day. (47 Minutes)

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You Can't Quit the Crazy 8/7/15

The guys rapidly talk about recent topics in movie news including the Deadpool trailer, the Star Wars steelbook blu-rays, Fantastic Four's bad reviews, and the Zoolander 2 teaser. Then your hosts review the current film Trainwreck directed by Judd Apatow and written by and starring Amy Schumer. Join John and Tim next time when they review the 2013 Joe Swanberg film Drinking Buddies. (37 Minutes)

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In A Row! 7/24/15

Actor Adam Sandler has created a brand of inferior comedies -- that make money. Your hosts discuss the particulars of this bankable star and his longtime association with Sony Pictures. John and Tim brainstorm ways for him to return to his beloved status. In the beloved portion of the program, the guys review last year's romantic drama The Fault In Our Stars. (Author John Green's second film, Paper Towns, is now in theaters.) Next time around John & Tim will be reviewing the Judd Apatow comedy Trainwreck. (52 Minutes)

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Han Solo Goes Solo 7/10/15

Your genial hosts discuss the recent news of a new Han Solo spin-off film. What they don't mention is that it will be directed by Lego Movie directors Chris Miller and Phil 'Sith' Lord. They dive into all the possibilities and implications of this new Star Wars offshoot. As if that weren't enough sci-fi, John and Tim then review the Alex Garland film Ex Machina. Is it worth watching or do we say "domo arigato, Ms. Roboto?" Next time around we'll be critiquing the Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort starrer The Fault In Our Stars. (Elgort is seemingly in contention for the coveted Han Solo role.) (51 Minutes)

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Making Chicken Sh*t Palatable 6/29/15

Your hosts discuss their love affairs with their 4K televisions. They talk about available 4K programming and the future prospects for ultra high definition movies. After that comes the review portion of the program. John and Tim discuss the 2007 comedy Lars and the Real Girl. Next time they'll be critiquing the 2015 sci-fi drama Ex Machina. (49 Minutes)

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Fixing Hollywood 6/12/15

We solve all of Hollywood's problems in under an hour! Well, maybe not. But we do discuss ideas for movie distribution -- including a world where digital and physical coexist. In the oh-so-popular review portion of the program we chat about the 2006 Christopher Nolan film "The Prestige". Abracadabra! Join us next time around when we talk about the 2007 indie dramedy "Lars and the Real Girl." (54 Minutes)

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Crystal Balls of Fury 5/29/15

We discuss our practice of predicting box office performance for upcoming films. There are ones we get dead-on (like Tom Cruise movies) and ones we miss terribly (Gravity, Frozen). We lay down our forecast for June's movies. In the beloved review portion of our episode, we discuss the 2013 sci-fi film Ender's Game. We actually agree on this film. Join us next time as we watch the 2006 Christopher Nolan film The Prestige. (50 Minutes)

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Running of the Blades 5/15/15

We talk about the official (but yet unofficial) casting of Asa Butterfield in the film reboot of Spider-Man. We offer our advice to Sony Pictures on how to handle the new Spidey movies. In the review portion of the program we discuss the 1982 sci-fi classic Blade Runner. We answer the age-old question: is Deckard a replicant? Next time we will be reviewing the 2013 film Ender's Game starring Asa Butterfield. (48 Minutes)

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A Very Special Star Wars Episode 5/4/15

Being as today is the informal holiday known as Star Wars Day, hosts John and Tim get together to discuss the Holy Trilogy. It's part nostalgia trip and part modern celebration. Oh, and there's some solid talk about Disney's The Black Hole. (37 Minutes)

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Math is Hard, Let's Go Shopping 4/24/15

We look back at the big news from last week's Star Wars Celebration including a lengthy talk about the new The Force Awakens trailer and Rogue One teaser. Next up we dissect the just-launched trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's grandparent horror film The Visit. We get ready for The Avengers: Age of Ultron with a review of 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Join us next time as we watch (shamefully, for the first time) and review the 1982 classic Blade Runner. (68 Minutes)

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A Dingo Ate My Baby 4/10/15

We talk about movie spoilers and Google's new patent that may save us all from ruined movie secrets. Next up we discuss the new Star Wars Digital Collection and why it might not be a good buy over the DVD/Blu-ray. Finally, we review the new movie Kill Me Three Times starring Simon Pegg. For our April 24 podcast, we will be watching last year's Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Watch (or re-watch) it and join us for our next podcast. (48 Minutes)

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Star Wars Script Read 4/1/15

We take a crack at reading the Star Wars script that John received. MAJOR SPOILER WARNING. If you don't want to know what happens in the upcoming movie, do not listen. It seems obvious but it had to be said. (87 Minutes)

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Sexology 3/27/15

More breaking news! Steven Spielberg is reportedly directing the film version of Ernest Cline's best-selling novel Ready Player One. Before we get into that discussion, we talk about the new Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation trailer. We contemplate the franchise's fine roster of directors and come up with other series with helmed by solid directors. We also discuss the news of a Mallrats sequel from Kevin Smith. We wrap it up with a review of 2006's basketball film Glory Road starring Josh Lucas. Spoiler alert: one of us liked it and one didn't so much. (47 Minutes)

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Why didn't Target have a special announcement? 3/12/15

Breaking news! Disney has announced the title of the first stand alone Star Wars film. The Mouse House also provided the release date for Star Wars Episode VIII. We talk about that news and its impact. We also discuss the big new trailer of the week, Tomorrowland. We slice and dice it and the very different international version of the trailer. Finally, we review the 1979 film Breaking Away. It was John's first viewing and the umpteenth time for Tim. Tell us which of these basketball films we should watch and review for our next podcast. Should we watch Basketball Diaries (1995), Fish that Saved Pittsburgh (1979), or Glory Road (2006)? Vote on our Facebook page or through Twitter @videoeta. (53 Minutes)

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Quarter Quell 2/27/15

We talk about the recently released Mighty Morphin Power Rangers short film starring James Vander Beek and Katie Sackhoff. Should kids shows like this grow as their audiences do? With the release of his latest film, Focus, we assess the career of Will Smith. His recent roles haven't been the successes his earlier works were. Finally, we review the 1993 cult classic True Romance from writer Quentin Tarantino. It's long been a favorite of John's and Tim just saw it for the first time. For our March 13 podcast we will be reviewing 1979's Breaking Away. Watch it and then join us for the conversation. (Oh, and stick around at the end for a brief talk about adult tones in The Empire Strikes Back.) (53 Minutes)

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Not Nearly Enough Lens Flares 2/12/15

We discuss Spider-man joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe and what that means for both Disney and Sony. We also toss out our casting choices for the new web slinger. Next we talk about the possibility of Star Wars: The Force Awakens moving up to this summer. Could it really happen? Finally, we review the 2013 Joseph Gordon-Levitt film Don Jon. Yeah, that talk is most certainly not safe for work. For our Feb. 27 podcast we will be reviewing 1993's True Romance. So re-watch it or, like Tim, watch it for the first time. (38 Minutes)

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Feeg Fyeg Fo Fum 1/29/15

We talk about Paul Feig's recent announcement for 2016's Ghostbusters and what it means. We continue our discussion on the 2015 box office including our predictions for the year's top 15 films. Finally, we review the Shep Gordon documentary Supermensch. Be sure to vote which of these films we will review next time: Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Drinking Buddies (2013), or Don Jon (2013). Yes, our next podcast will have a Valentine's Day theme. Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook. (43 Minutes)

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One Extra Second to Buy Movie Tickets 1/16/15

We talk last Sunday's Golden Globe Awards and yesterday's Academy Award nominations. We make our predictions for Oscar's big four categories. John reveals his three big predictions for 2015. Finally, we review three different '80s comedies. Yes, we watched Midnight Madness, Airplane!, AND Real Genius. Be sure to vote which of these films we will review next time: Super Mario Bros. (1993), Super High Me (2008), or Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2014). No, we will not be watching all three again. Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook. (69 Minutes)

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With a Name Like Pfister 12/31/14

We talk about the wild and wacky digital and limited theatrical release of The Interview and what it means for the future. We also look back at the best and worst of movies in 2014. Finally, we review 2014's little movie that could, Snowpiercer. Be sure to vote which of these films we'll review next time: Airplane! (1980), Midnight Madness (1980), or Real Genius (1985). Oh, and you get to hear a barking dog. Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook. (52 Minutes)

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The Song of the South Treatment 12/19/14

We discuss the alleged hack of Sony Pictures by North Korea and the subsequent withdrawl of Seth Rogen's The Interview. We lighten things up by talking about our favorite Christmas movies and tangentially Christmas-related movies. Finally we review the holiday (is it Christmas or Halloween?) film Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas. Be sure to vote which of these films we'll review next time: Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Snowpiercer (2014), or Tim's Vermeer (2014). Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook. (44 Minutes)

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Spinning the Millennium Falcon On His Middle Finger 12/4/14

We discuss the hot new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer and all that it does and does not show. After that we hit on two breaking news stories, the announcement of Spectre as the next Bond film and the trailer for Terminator Genisys. We wrap things up with a review of the movie you wanted us to watch, 1974's Phantom of the Paradise. Be sure to vote which of these films we'll review next time: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010), or Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964). Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook. (49 Minutes)

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18

Here We Go, Exposition! Exposition! 11/20/14

We pay our respects to Mike Nichols before getting into discussions about TV series adaptations of movies, the newly released trailer for The Peanuts Movie, and the 2011 dramedy HappyThankYouMorePlease. Be sure to vote which of these films we'll review next time: Chinatown (1974), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), or Phantom of the Paradise (1974). Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook. (39 Minutes)

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A Father and Son Tale Starring Brandi Chastain 11/6/14

We cross the space-time continuum to discuss Christopher Nolan's epic film Interstellar. In honor of Veterans Day we also dissect the 2013 movie Lone Survivor with Mark Wahlberg. Be sure to vote which of these films we'll review next time: HappyThankYouMorePlease (2011), Thanks for Sharing (2013), or Free Birds (2013). Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook (58 Minutes)

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That Makes No Sense 10/24/14

Join us for discussions about the Avengers 2 teaser trailer, the Marvel Cinematic Universe vs. the burgeoning DC movie schedule, and the 2009 horror film Trick 'r Treat. Be sure to vote which of these films we'll review next time: The Big Red One (1980), Saints and Soldiers (2004), or Lone Survivor (2013). Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook. (36 Minutes)

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Adam Driver in an X-Men Outfit 10/10/14

Join us for discussions about avoiding (or not) Star Wars Episode VII spoilers; blatant propaganda/ad movies; the Say Anything TV series and creator ownership; and our movie of the week: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Be sure to vote which of these films we'll review next time: Trick 'r Treat (2009), Dawn of the Dead (2004), or The Evil Dead (1983). Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook. (35 Minutes)

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If We Ever Had It, We've Still Got It 9/26/14

We're back and better than ever. We discuss Kevin Smith's latest film Tusk, the surprising performance of Guardians of the Galaxy, how domestic violence issues will affect Gone Girl, and a review of the new movie Believe Me. Be sure to vote which of the three films we'll review next time. Tweet us at @videoeta or comment on Facebook. (33 Minutes)

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Back from the Dead 9/25/14

The VideoETA podcast is crawling out of its grave. This is just a preview of what to expect as we relaunch. Consider this an appetizer for what's to come this weekend. (10 Minutes)

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I'm Batman 7/19/12

Your beloved hosts discuss Tim's reaction to watching both Batman Begins and The Dark Knight for the first time this week. That leads to a greater discussion of Christopher Nolan's film trilogy and the implications of Heath Ledger's death. They also have their DVD picks and play the Box Office Over/Under game with predictions for The Dark Knight Rises and The Watch. John ends it by talking about the death threats lobbed at critics on Rotten Tomatoes. (67 Minutes)

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Park's Closed 6/15/12

Your beloved hosts discuss the Movie Cash bundled with older DVD movies, the enigma that is Prometheus, and the best movies for summer vacation. They have their DVD picks for the week and do battle once again in the Box Office Over/Under game. The guys tag team on a rant about the death of subtlety in film. (37 Minutes)

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200 Meeellion Dollars 5/14/12

Your beloved hosts discuss the $200 million haul by The Avengers. They argue whether or not forthcoming The Dark Knight Rises can beat that mark. The 25th anniversary of Ishtar brings up all-time biggest box office failures and this summer's impending flops. They've got the usual staff picks, the Box Office Over/Under game, and John ends it with another rant. (40 Minutes)

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May the Fourth Be With You 5/4/12

Your beloved hosts celebrate May 4th as the officially unofficial Star Wars Day with their favorite far, far away memories. They also compare this summer's high-profile film slate with the biggest summer of all-time, 1982. They've got their staff picks which you're want to check out and Tim pulls a slight lead in the Box Office Over/Under as we enter Avengers weekend. John seals up the episode with a rant against the overcrowding of summer releases. (55 Minutes)

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If a Film Falls in the Woods... 4/24/12

Your beloved hosts celebrate Earth Day by discussing all the great Earth Day movies. That short discussion is followed by all the great stoner movies in honor of 4/20. They resurrect talk of dead actors in light of Tupac's performance at Coachella. They scare up staff picks and go double shocka crazy with the ever popular Box Office Over/Under. If that weren't enough, Tim has a rant on misdirection trailers. (37 Minutes)

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The Neverending Hunger 4/4/12

Your beloved hosts talk about the monumental success of The Hunger Games and its potential effect on other films for 2012. The guys reports back from their weekend together (um, not like that) with studio representative and a special celebrity guest. The ever popular Box Office Over/Under game returns with predictions for American Reunion and The Three Stooges. There's that, the gang's staff picks and John's rant against movie trailers. (48 Minutes)

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March Movie Madness 3/22/12

Your beloved hosts talk about their favorite basketball movies, needless Blu-rays, and their new DVD picks. They also predict the box office performance of The Hunger Games and Mirror, Mirror. Tim ends with a rant about those wasteful cardboard wrappers found on new DVD and Blu-ray releases. (37 Minutes)

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Beware the Ides of Michael Madsen 3/6/12

Your beloved hosts talk about the fabulous films of William Shakespeare, the various typecast actors in Hollywood, and introduce their Box Office Over/Under game. They're joined by Zack Parks for another installment of the Synopsis Game. Finally, John has another rant about the stale Academy Awards. (49 Minutes)

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04

Full Frontal Oscar 2/28/12

Your beloved hosts talk about Sunday night's Academy Awards, from Billy Crystal as host to the yes/no/maybe wardrobe malfunction of Jennifer Lopez. The guys name the best and worst presenters of the evening and even offer their suggestions to make the event better. (51 Minutes)

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I'm Super! Thanks for Asking! 2/6/12

Your beloved hosts talk about the Super Bowl, but not the game. They talk about all the expensive commercials featured during the broadcast, especially the ads for big summer movies. Tim and John even pick out the best and worst from the other commercials. Strap in and see if your favorites match up with their choices. (38 Minutes)

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A Griswold Family Christmas 12/1/11

It's the most wonderful time of the year as Tim and John discuss the new podcast name, their favorite holiday movies, and suggested names for the new pack of young actors. They're also joined by Joey Magidson for some early Oscar talk and contestant Brian Stovall to play the synopsis game. Last but not least, John confesses his love for 3D nudity. (83 Minutes)

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And So It Begins 11/3/11

Welcome to the inaugural VideoETA podcast! On this episode we look to our listeners for a name, discuss the craziness surrounding NetFlix and Redbox these days, take an early look at the Oscar race and introduce our movie synopsis game. (61 Minutes)

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