7.22.2015

WHM Mission: Impossible-a-thon Part IV

On the exciting conclusion* of WHM's Mission: Impossible-a-thon, Andrew, Eric, Chris & Ben take a look back at Brad Bird's action-packed (and mostly coherent) Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol! What's with the sidelining of Ving Rhames? Why did they bother with Jeremy Renner's tragic back story? And wow does Paula Patton drop that assassin! PLUS: Is everyone's ranking of these movies 1, 4, 3, 2?

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol stars Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Michael Nyqvist, Josh Holloway, Léa Seydoux, Tom Wilkinson, and a criminally underused Ving Rhames; directed by Brad Bird.

*We've released a bonus episode a week on a different M:I film throughout July so don't miss out! Catch up on the previous three installments by visiting our Bandcamp page!

7.21.2015

Episode 213 - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

On the penultimate episode of the #SBE2015, the gang tackles possibly the worst adaptation of Alan Moore's work yet, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen! Why does Mr. Hyde look like a giant man-ape? What's with Dorian Gray being such a sleaze? And who in their right mind was asking for Tom Sawyer?! PLUS: The gang bids a fond, if temporary, farewell to one of their own.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen stars Sean Connery, Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran, Stuart Townsend, Shane West, Jason Flemyng, and Richard Roxburgh; directed by Stephen Norrington.


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7.16.2015

WHM Mail Bag: Special Summer Camp Edition!

On this special edition of WHM Mail Bag, Andrew and Eric take a look at a selection of letters from summer camp! Well, not actually from a summer camp, but the letters are about some insane summer camp experiences!

This is the last Mail Bag of the season, gang, so head into the woods and proceed with caution -- some of these stories are OUT there! Write us some letters over the summer, gang!


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7.15.2015

WHM Mission: Impossible-a-thon Part III

On part three* of WHM's series retrospective, the gang takes a look at the film that jump started the heart of the franchise, J.J. Abrams' Mission: Impossible III. Marvel at the excellent villain portrayed by the incomparable Philip Seymour Hoffman! Take note as Ethan Hunt wants nothing more than to be a teacher and live a quiet life with a wife and trips to 7-11! And how about that brain explosion, huh? Didn't see that coming! PLUS: Ving Rhames is only one film away from sitting back and drinking a beer the whole time!

Mission: Impossible III stars Tom Cruise, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell, Maggie Q, Simon Pegg, and the great Laurence Fishburne; directed by J.J. Abrams.

Featuring a special appearance by Blame It On Outer Space's Ben Worcester!

*We're releasing a bonus episode a week on a different M:I film throughout July so don't miss out! Be sure to pick up our app (Amazon, Google Play or The Podcast Source) or visit our Bandcamp page to catch up on the first two parts!

7.14.2015

Episode 212 - The Matrix Revolutions

As the Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza winds down, the gang tackles the worst part of one of the biggest movie franchises, The Matrix Revolutions! Why did they think it was a good idea to have all sorts of important story elements play out in video games no one wanted? Did we need to meet this many members of Dozer's family? And what's with all the sex clubs? PLUS: The one who owns all the Sunglass Hut franchises in the Matrix is truly The One.

The Matrix Revolutions stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Harry Lennix, Harold Perrineau, Jada Pinkett Smith and Bruce Spence; directed by The Wachowskis.


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