Mike Smith and Mike DeCriscio are two guys who love movies - so much so they had the completely original idea of doing a whole podcast about it! The two have been podcasting for years, and now this revamped version of their show will have reviews of the latest movies, retrospectives on their favorite media, discussions about a bunch of random topics, and jokes! Lots of jokes!
We didn't have time to do a full episode this week, so the Mikes are coming in hot with their first "Off Mike" bonus episode! Here we talk FAST AND FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS AND SHAW, and we go into a brief Film News segment where we discuss the controversy surrounding Blumhouse's THE HUNT.
On the latest episode of Mike & Mike Go To The Movies, we talk Quentin Tarantino's ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, and to celebrate, we introduce a new segment called You May Also Like, where we recommend some picks that you may like if you're a HOLLYWOOD fan. We also talk everything from the original A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET to recent VOD hits like DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE and UNDER THE SILVER LAKE. Check it out!
You May Also Like (43:00)
Once Upon A Time in Hollywood Review (1:09:00)
Once Upon A Time in Hollywood Spoilers (1:27:10)
On the latest episode of Mike & Mike Go To The Movies, the Mikes go through every single detail about Marvel's massive panel at San Diego Comic-Con, in which they unveiled a whole lot of upcoming projects including THOR 4, SHANG-CHI, and BLADE - plus, they've got an in-depth review of Disney's new remake of THE LION KING! They also talk everything from KILLING EVE to the 25th Anniversary Warped Tour concert. So yeah, lots of stuff happening in this one.
FILM NEWS (3:00)
THE LION KING REVIEW (1:02:10)
On the latest episode of Mike & Mike Go To The Movie, the Mikes are joined by their buddy Vin Craig, esteemed actor who just finished a run in Viral: The Musical and who can be seen in Jim Jarmusch's new zombie-comedy, THE DEAD DON'T DIE. We chat with him about that for a bit before covering all kinds of pop culture under the sun, including STRANGER THINGS 3, the original WICKER MAN, the remake of CHILD'S PLAY, YESTERDAY, and more! After that, we launch into a double review - first for the new MCU joint, SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, and then for Ari Aster's follow-up to Hereditary, MIDSOMMAR.
SPIDER-MAN REVIEW (57:10)
SPIDER-MAN SPOILERS (1:20:25)
MIDSOMMAR REVIEW (1:49:05)
MIDSOMMAR SPOILERS (2:10:55)
On the latest episode of Mike & Mike Go To The Movies, the boys take you through a retrospective on the TOY STORY series before finally going in-depth on TOY STORY 4! They also talk subjects as varied as SUPER TROOPERS, THE DEAD DON'T DIE, the new MEN IN BLACK, the '80s low-budget classic NIGHTBEAST, and Mike S's beloved cancelled sitcom HAPPY ENDINGS!
4:50 - DISCUSSIONS
49:50 - TOY STORY RETROSPECTIVE
1:19:30 - TOY STORY 4 REVIEW
1:42:25 - TOY STORY 4 SPOILERS
On another double episode of Mike & Mike Go To The Movies, Nick Wermuth joins us as we get underwhelmed by a couple of new franchise films - GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS and the final-ish X-Men movie, DARK PHOENIX. We'll also do a whole retrospective of the X-Men franchise and have some spirited discussions about TREMORS, ROCK N ROLL HIGH SCHOOL, THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE and more along the way!
Discussions - 3:52
Godzilla Review - 43:10
Godzilla Spoilers - 1:04:25
X-Men Retrospective - 1:22:45
Dark Phoenix Review - 1:56:10
Dark Phoenix Spoilers - 2:10:30
YEAH WE'RE THINKING WE'RE BACK. Get ready for a double episode as Mike and Mike are joined by music supervisor Kyle Cullen to talk the action insanity of JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 - PARABELLUM. Then stick around for an hour-long discussion on the strengths and weaknesses of Game of Thrones' final season, and how we each reacted to the finale. Plus we talk the new ALADDIN, other releases like BOOKSMART and BRIGHTBURN, and a whole mess of exploitation B-movies.
John Wick: Chapter 3 Review (45:30)
John Wick: Chapter 3 Spoilers (1:04:25)
Game of Thrones Discussion (1:31:30)
On the first episode of Mike & Mike Go To The Movies, we're introduced to our heroes, Mike Smith and Mike DeCriscio - two movie-loving guys who just want to podcast their hearts out. They're joined by their "producer," Collin Stiles, a Pokemon expert who came by just in time for the Detective Pikachu review! Plus, we do a big retrospective on Pokemon as a franchise, and end up talking everything from Joe Bob Briggs to Veep.
- Collin: Reads back the minutes of our last episode of FilmBookCast (Avengers: Endgame) ; The Book of Mormon (Syracuse production)
- Mike D: The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs (available on Shudder) ; The Undertaker and Bloody New Year (Vinegar Syndrome Blu-Rays)
- Mike S: Long Shot (theaters) ; Three Identical Strangers (available on Hulu) ; Her Smell (theaters) ; Veep (Final Season, HBO)
Pokemon Retrospective (38:10)
Detective Pikachu Review (1:06:00)
Detective Pikachu Spoilers (1:20:00)