The Movie Breakdown show

The Movie Breakdown

Summary: Hosts Scott and Christopher review and discuss the latest releases along with foreign, independent and classic (and not so classic) pictures. Like any good review show, they also hop down many pretty rabbit trails.

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 The Breakdown of 'Everything Everywhere All at Once', 'Operation Mincemeat', 'Sneakerella' and 'Southern Comfort' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6329

This week hosts Scott Martin and Christopher Spicer review the break-out indy hit of the year in the Michelle Yeoh starring multiverse picture, 'Everything Everywhere All at Once.' As well, they review the family musical, ''Sneakerella', the 1981 thriller 'Southern Comfort' and the World War 2 drama 'Operation Mincemeat.'

 The Breakdown of 'Firestarter', 'Senior Year' and 'The Forgotten Battle' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6082

This week hosts Christopher Spicer and Scott Martin dig into the latest Stephen King adaptation in 'Firestarter.' They also review the Rebel Wilson comedy in 'Senior Year', and a lesser known war picture in 'The Forgotten Battle.' They also look at fan gatekeeping and its effect on creatvivity.

 The In-Depth and Spoiler-Filled Breakdown of Doctor Strange | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5708

It is a bonus episode this week as hosts Scott Martin and Christopher Spicer dig deep into the big blockbuster 'Doctor Stranger in the Multiverse of Madness' They dig into the nuance of the villain, some of the major story moments, how the movie works for non MCU fan and where the series should go from here.

 The Breakdown of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Marmaduke and Moonshot | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5120

This week co-hosts Scott Martin & Christopher Spicer serve up a review for the biggest movie of the summer in 'Doctor Stranger in the Multiverse of Madness.' They also look at a animated feature in 'Marmaduke' and a sci-fi romantic comedy in 'Moonshot.' They also look at the complaint that Hollywood is becoming too woke, and if you listen to the show, you can probably guess their direction.

 The Breakdown of the State of the Summer Blockbuster | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7556

This week hosts Christopher Spicer and Scott Martin look at what is the first proper summer movie season since the pandemic. They discuss how the movie theatres rebounded, what is needed for a successful blockbuster and is there a place for smaller movies during the summer. Plus, it is the return of the Summer Blockbuster Challenge Draft.

 The Breakdown of Our Favourite Bruce Willis Movies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 9362

This week hosts Christopher Spicer & Scott Martin celebrate the great career of Bruce Willis by each listing their top ten favourite movies from the actor. Willis may be known as an action star but he played a variety of roles in many different genres. It is a diverse collection of movies that get discussed.

 The Breakdown of the State of Streamers and Movies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5761

It is a special bonus episode of 'The Movie Breakdown' where hosts Scott Martin & Christopher Spicer discuss the loss of subscribers and money by Netflix. They look at what led to this and what the streamer needs to do. They also discuss the modern trailer, the health of the comic book movie and the recent success of original movies.

 The Breakdown of All the Old Knives, Choose or Die and Metal Lords | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7822

This week's episode hosts Scott Martin and Christopher Spicer review three movies including a Chris Pine thriller in 'All the Old Knives.' There is also a horror picture about a killer video game in 'Choose or Die'. They also rock out to the heavy metal infused coming of age tale in Metal Lords. After the reviews, they discuss the plan to shake up DC movies and look at the career of Jim Carrey.

 The Breakdown of Sonic the Hedgehog 2, The Bubble, Better Nate Than Ever and Remembering Estelle Harris | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6278

The latest episode is racing at you with a review for the movie many kids would say is the most anticipated of the year in 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2'. We also have a new Judd Apatow comedy in 'The Bubble' and a family musical in 'Better Nate Than Ever.' We also look at Will Smith suspended from the Oscars and we pay tribute to Estelle Harris.

 The Breakdown of 'Morbius', 'Moonfall' and 'Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7550

This week doesn't suck even if hosts Christopher Spicer & Scott Martin are reviewing the movie about the living vampire in 'Morbius.' They also have a coming-of-age animated tale from Richard Linklater in 'Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood' and they have a sweeping sci-fi disaster picture in 'Moonfall.' As well, they look at what can be learned from the box office success of 'The Lost City' and celebrate the career of Bruce Willis.

 The Breakdown of 'The Lost City', 'Deep Water', 'Windfall', 'Master' and Oscar Thoughts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7543

Hosts Scott Martin and Christopher Spicer review four movies this week. They discuss the sweeping romance in a jungle adventure in the Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum starring 'The Lost City'. Then it is the return of the erotic thriller in the Ben Affleck starring 'Deep Water.' There is also the Jason Segal, Jesse Plemons and Lily Collins starring thriller 'Windfall', The movie reviews wrap up with the psychological supernatural thriller 'Master'. Then they go all in with thoughts on the major events that happened at the Oscars, and yes, they talk about the slap.

 The Breakdown of Nicolas Cage | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6768

This week hosts Christopher Spicer and Scott Martin celebrate the career of Nicolas Cage by reviewing five of his movies. You really get to see how diverse his career has been over the past four decades. They review one of the first big Coen brothers movies in 'Raising Arizona', the movie Cage won an Oscar in 'Leaving Las Vegas', the crazy John Woo sci-fi actioner in 'Face/Off', the sci-fi end-of-the-world thriller 'Knowing' and the horror comedy 'Willy's Wonderland.' There something for everyone in this episode.

 The Breakdown of 'Turning Red', 'The Adam Project; 'Fresh', 'Vince Carter: Legacy' and Remembering William Hurt | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6780

It is a huge episode this week as hosts Scott Martin and Christopher Spicer look at Pixar's latest animated adventure in 'Turning Red.' They also have the big Netflix time travel actioner in 'The Adam Project.' As well, they review the horror comedy 'Fresh' and the sports documentary 'Vince Carter: Legacy'. After all the reviews, they pay tribute to William Hurt.

 The Breakdown of 'The Batman', 'No Exit', 'BigBug', 'Arctic Drift' and Remembering Sally Kellerman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5964

This week we review one of the biggest movies of the year in the Matt Reeves directed 'The Batman.' It is a very different movie compared to previous adaptations of the caped crusader, and we dig deep into what makes it stand-out. As well, we review a thriller in 'No Exit', a documentary about exploration in North Pole in 'Arctic Drift' and a quirky comedy about the rise of the machines in 'BigBug'. We also pay tribute to major 1970s and 1980s actor Sally Kellerman.

 The Breakdown of Ivan Reitman: Ghostbusters, Dave, Kindergarten Cop, No Strings Attached, Draft Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6674

This week we celebrate beloved comedy director Ivan Reitman by reviewing five of his movies. We revisit his big blockbuster special effects comedy and his most well-known movie in 'Ghostbusters.' We also look at the kinder and gentler throwback political comedy 'Dave.' We also have Reitman's foray into romantic comedies with 'No Strings Attached.' Reitman did a few movies with Arnold Schwarzenegger and we will look at when comedy blends with action in 'Kindergarten Cop.' We also have a Kevin Costner combining with the NFL drama in 'Draft Day.' It was a blast to record, and we are so happy to be brought to you by Spreaker Prime.

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