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They're Just Movies

By Carpool Critics
Each week our small group of nerds sits down for a not-so-serious, SPOILER-FILLED chat about the movies you love.
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Dune - does it live up to the Hype?
Denis Villeneuve's 2021 sci-fi Epic Dune is an instant classic that we better get a dang sequel to! But can performances from Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson stand up against intense scrutiny from fans of the novels? Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Next week: The Babadook Email: hello@theyrejustmovies.com  Twitter: https://twitter.com/TJMpod
01:47:36
October 23, 2021
Squid Game - Would you Survive?
This Korean survival drama written and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk is breaking record on Netflix...but does it deserve a sequel? Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia  Get $25 off all pairs of Vessi Footwear with offer code shortcircuit at https://www.vessi.com/shortcircuit   Next week: Dune (2021) (!) Twitter: https://twitter.com/TJMpod   Email: hello@theyrejustmovies.com
01:27:03
October 16, 2021
No Time to Die - WHAT AN ENDING!
In the final James Bond film starring Daniel Craig, 007 must confront Blofeld (Christoph Waltz), a new enemy (Rami Malek), and his own emotions in a tour de force conclusion to this era of the series.  Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/TJMpod  Email: hello@theyrejustmovies.com
01:24:06
October 8, 2021
Arrival - This was the Best Sci-Fi in YEARS
Starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, Arrival (2016) is simultaneously one of the most realistic and original science fiction movies to hit screens since Contact (1997)- and it really put Denis Villeneuve (Dune, Blade Runner: 2049) on the map! Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia  Get your Vessi shoes today at: http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics Twitter: https://twitter.com/TJMpod   Email: hello@theyrejustmovies.com 
01:26:46
October 1, 2021
Skyfall - NOW I'm Excited for the New One!!
In Daniel Craig's third appearance in the role, James Bond and M defend against one of the best Bond villains ever, played by Javier Bardem. If you weren't excited for No Time to Die before, you will be after this! The next episode will be: Arrival (2016) Twitter: https://twitter.com/TJMpod   Email: hello@theyrejustmovies.com  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theyrejustmovies/
01:17:45
September 24, 2021
Kill Bill Vol. 2 - is this one better?
Part 2 of Quentin Tarantino's third film, Kill Bill Vol. 2 is less samurai and more Western than its predecessor. Uma Thurman and David Carradine star in this, one of James' favorite movies evaar! Get 30% off list price and 30% off onboarding at http://www.graphus.ai/linus  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia   Listen to the Podcast: https://they'rejustmovies.com   Twitter: https://twitter.com/TJMpod  Email: hello@theyrejustmovies.com 
01:32:14
September 17, 2021
Shang-Chi - A New Era for Marvel (feat. Brandon Lee)
Simu Liu stars as the MCU's next big Martial Arts Superhero in this Fantasy Epic from Disney with Awkwafina, Michelle Yeoh, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung and Meng'er Zhang. There's insane fight scenes and some of the best stunts in Marvel History- but how is the rest of the movie? Find out what the critics, and special guest LTT cinematographer Brandon Lee, think of the next film of MCU Phase 4. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia   Thanks to Grovemade for sponsoring this video! Use code "CRITICS" for 10% off at https://lmg.gg/critics Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics  Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca  Hey Convoy! The next episode will be:  Candyman (2021)
01:12:18
September 4, 2021
Kill Bill Vol.1 - The Most Original Rip-off
Quentin Tarantino's 4th film, Kill Bill (Vol 1.) is a revenge movie starring Uma Therman, Lucy Liu, and the late Sonny Chiba (RIP). Thanks to Grovemade for sponsoring this video! Use code CRITIC" for 10% off at https://lmg.gg/grovemade  Get Immerse Gaming audio by Embody today at: http://immerse.gg/  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Hey Convoy! The next episode will be: Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:31:17
August 26, 2021
Free Guy - this movie totally redeemed itself!
Free Guy is a gamer themed adventure comedy starring Ryan Reynolds. Directed by Shawn Levy, it'll make you laugh, cheer, and consider the ethical implications of making out with AI.  Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia   Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics   Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca  Hey Convoy! The next episode will be: Kill Bill Vol. 1
58:54
August 20, 2021
The Suicide Squad - DC doesn't suck anymore! feat. Madison Reeve
Maybe the strangest DC superhero movie in the universe, The Suicide Squad (2021) features Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Viola Davis, Sylvester Stallone, Pete Davidson, Michael Rooker, Nathan Fillion and many more, this movie's STACKED!  Featuring the always entertaining Madison (aka @suuuooop), will the critics love, hate or hate/love this soft reboot/sequel/alt universe continuation of the one of the most reviled films of all time? Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia   Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics   Listen to the Podcast: https://carpoolcritics.ca   FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL ---------------------------------------------------    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/      Hey Convoy! The next episode will be: Free Guy (2021)   GET MERCH: http://www.LTTStore.com/ SUPPORT US ON FLOATPLANE: https://www.floatplane.com/    AFFILIATES & REFERRALS --------------------------------------------------- Affiliates, Sponsors & Referrals: https://lmg.gg/sponsors Get a Displate Metal Print at https://lmg.gg/displateltt Support a Creator code LINUSMEDIAGROUP on Epic Games Store: https://lmg.gg/kRTpY Get a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime at https://lmg.gg/8KV1v Our Test Benches on Amazon: https://lmg.gg/HOx0z Our Production Gear: https://lmg.gg/podcastgear    FOLLOW OUR OTHER CHANNELS ---------------------------------------------------   Linus Tech Tips: https://lmg.gg/linustechtipsyt TechLinked: https://lmg.gg/techlinkedyt Techquickie: https://lmg.gg/techquickieyt   ShortCircuit: https://lmg.gg/shortcircuityt   Channel Super Fun: https://lmg.gg/channelsuperfunyt LMG Clips: https://lmg.gg/lmgclipsyt
01:27:34
August 13, 2021
The Green Knight - Instant (cult) Classic
The Green Knight is the next Cult Hit in A24's lineup; Dev Patel stars as King Arthur's Knight of the Round Table Gawain who gets called to a mystical adventure where he must face himself and the Green Knight, a mysterious figure connected to the forest he lives in. Surreal and Cerebral, find out what the critics thought. Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia   Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics  Listen to the Podcast: https://carpoolcritics.ca   FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL ---------------------------------------------------    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics   Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca   Hey Convoy! The next episode will be THE SUICIDE SQUAD  GET MERCH: http://www.LTTStore.com/ SUPPORT US ON FLOATPLANE: https://www.floatplane.com/     AFFILIATES & REFERRALS --------------------------------------------------- Affiliates, Sponsors & Referrals: https://lmg.gg/sponsors  Get a Displate Metal Print at https://lmg.gg/displateltt  Support a Creator code LINUSMEDIAGROUP on Epic Games Store: https://lmg.gg/kRTpY  Get a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime at https://lmg.gg/8KV1v  Our Test Benches on Amazon: https://lmg.gg/HOx0z Our Production Gear: https://lmg.gg/podcastgear     FOLLOW OUR OTHER CHANNELS ---------------------------------------------------    Linus Tech Tips: https://lmg.gg/linustechtipsyt  TechLinked: https://lmg.gg/techlinkedyt  Techquickie: https://lmg.gg/techquickieyt    ShortCircuit: https://lmg.gg/shortcircuityt    Channel Super Fun: https://lmg.gg/channelsuperfunyt LMG Clips: https://lmg.gg/lmgclipsyt
01:17:02
August 6, 2021
Pig - Nicolas Cage is BACK!
They kidnapped Nicholas Cage's truffle pig. Now he's on a mission to get it back!...but it's not a John Wick knock-off; no, Michael Sarnoski's Pig (with Alex Wolff and Adam Arkin) is a movie all its own.  Get $5 off your Magic Spoon order today at https://magicspoon.thld.co/CARPOOL   Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20 Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics   Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:04:28
July 29, 2021
Loki - Marvel's Best Series Yet
Loki is a Disney+ original series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the God of Mischief (Tom Hiddleston) as he and Owen Wilson travel through multiple timelines in search of answers.  Hey Convoy! The next episode will be: Pig (2021) Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:17:56
July 22, 2021
Black Widow - This could have been Better (feat. Anthony Young)
Starring Scarlett Johansson as the titular super spy, and Florence Pugh, David Harbour and Rachel Weisz as her Russian Double Agent Family who reunite to stop the grossest villain the MCU has ever seen from mind-controlling a regiment of Widow assassins. But is the movie actually good? Grab the Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics  Listen to the Podcast: https://carpoolcritics.ca  Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics   Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca --Hey Convoy! The next episode will be Loki: Season 1
01:02:11
July 16, 2021
Bo Burnham: Inside - Healing the World with Comedy?
Bo Burnham: Inside was written, performed, shot, and edited by Bo Burnham himself over the course of the past year. It's just as likely to make you cry, or think, as it is to make you laugh, so is it really a 'comedy special', and can it heal the world? Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:38:47
July 8, 2021
F9: The Fast Saga - This Series Needs to End Plz
F9: The Fast Saga (aka Fast & Furious 9) stars Vin Diesel and John Cena with Justin Lin directing (again). We're happy to have 'car guy' Jonathan Horst -host of Mac Address on YouTube- cohosting as we cover this silly, silly movie.
01:11:53
July 1, 2021
Luca - Screenwriter Mike Jones' Final Answer on the 'Gay Question'
Pixar screenwriter Mike Jones (who also wrote Soul) joins the gang to discuss Pixar's process and the scenes that never made it into Luca. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:13:48
June 25, 2021
In the Heights - I wish I was Latino!
From the director of Crazy Rich Asians (Jon M. Chu) and the Creator of Hamilton (Lin-Manuel Miranda) comes the film adaptation of the musical In the Heights. It'll make you feel good (unless you're a critic of the film's representation, then it might hurt) :) Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:04:54
June 18, 2021
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
We take a look back at Star Wars Episode 1 to see how it holds up in light of the more recent Disney sequels. Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia
01:32:18
June 11, 2021
A Quiet Place Part II - a Worthy Sequel?
The sequel that everybody's whispering about: A Quiet Place Part 2 stars Emily Blunt and Cillian Murphy with Director John Krasinkski (Jim from The Office) putting himself in a couple scenes just to get butts in seats, I guess. Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:08:34
June 5, 2021
Army of the Dead
Writer/Director Zack Snyder returns with a Zombie action flick set in post apocalyptic Las Vegas, starring Dave Bautista and Ella Purnell. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:31:29
May 28, 2021
Oldboy - IS THIS ASIAN CINEMA??
The best known of the Revenge Trilogy from director Park Chan-wook, Oldboy (2003) follows a man seeking answers after being imprisoned without cause for 15 years. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:06:59
May 20, 2021
The Mitchells vs. the Machines - It's Tik-Tok in Movie form!
From the creators of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse comes a kooky family comedy starring Danny McBride and Abbi Jacobson. It's pretty dang creative, I'll say that.. Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:03:43
May 14, 2021
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World - This WAS my favorite but...
Adapted from the comic book by Bryan Lee O'Malley, Scott Pilgrim is a frenetic teen comedy from director Edgar Wright starring Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. And David really REALLY likes it. Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:17:01
May 6, 2021
Mortal Kombat (2021) - a Fatality for the Franchise
Finally, an R-rated live action Mortal Kombat movie! But can this iteration, directed by Simon McQuoid, top 2020's Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge as the best MK movie of all time? Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:22:46
April 29, 2021
Prisoners - HOW HAS NO ONE SEEN THIS?
From the Director of Arrival and Blade Runner 2049, Prisoners (2013) is an intense child abduction drama starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal- and it may be the most under-reported movie ever! Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia      Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:33:57
April 23, 2021
Ingourious Basterds - I WANT MY SCALPS!
Undoubtedly one of his best movies, Inglourious Basterds is the 8th film from Quentin Tarantino, with Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, and Michael Fastbender (to name a few). Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:32:38
April 16, 2021
Andhadhun - Bollywood Movies are CRAZY
Directed by Sriram Raghavan, Andhadhun is a 2018 black comedy (sort of?) rollercoaster ride starring Ayushmann Khurrana and an actress known only as Tabu. We are completely our of our element in this one, folks!! Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia      Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping at Manscaped.com with code CARPOOL20 - https://mnscpd.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics   Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:09:29
April 8, 2021
Hot Fuzz - the Best of the 'Trilogy'?
The second film in Edgar Wright's Cornetto Trilogy,  Hot Fuzz (2007) is a British buddy cop parody starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:13:57
April 2, 2021
Snyder's Justice League Review
Starring Ben Affleck, Jason Momoa, and Gal Gadot, Zach Snyder's cut of Justice League double's the film's runtime, includes re-shot scenes, and a whole new music score. It truly is a completely new movie. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:55:46
March 25, 2021
The Departed - How's Ya Mutha?
Martin Scorsese's The Departed (2006) is a remake of the 20012 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. It stars Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio, in a role that brought him back to prominence (along with Blood Diamond). Also Mark Wahlberg is hilarious in this.
01:14:23
March 19, 2021
WandaVision - What it Really Means (Full Season Review)
Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany, WandaVision is a bold series from Disney+ full of references and homages from TV history, and questions that will keep you engaged across its nine episodes. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:37:30
March 11, 2021
Event Horizon - They Need to Remake this Movie!
Event Horizon is a sci-fi horror cult classic starring Morpheus and that guy from Jurassic Park. @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia     Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca 
01:29:53
March 5, 2021
Shaun of the Dead - How to use Zombies Right
The first in Edgar Wright's 'Cornetto Trilogy', Shaun of the Dead is a horror-comedy that follows a man-child's journey through zombie hordes on his way to maturity.
01:07:38
February 25, 2021
Judas and the Black Messiah - He was Only 21!!
Judas and the Black Messiah is a biopic from Shaka King that follows the final years of Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton's (played by Daniel Kaluuya) life from the perspective of his assassin, William O'Neal (LaKeith Stanfield). Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca 
01:19:36
February 20, 2021
Jurassic Park - A Horror Movie for Kids!
The original 1993 Jurassic Park movie from Steven Spielberg occupies special territory in our hearts and minds...But does it hold up to a critical re-watch? And if it does, can the 2021 sequel, Jurassic Park: Dominion, possibly be as good? Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia      Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:22:21
February 12, 2021
2001: A Space Odyssey - Mind Blowing...50 years ago
Stanley Kubrick's 2001: a Space Odyssey is a monolith of sci-fi cinema history, but does it hold up in 2021? Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:30:14
February 4, 2021
Fight Club - are MEN the Problem?
David Fincher's Fight Club (adapted from Chuck Palahniuk's book) is one of the most iconic movies of the 90's. But did all those dudes quoting Tyler Durden even watch the whole thing? Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics   Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:32:06
January 29, 2021
The Silence of the Lambs - My Teacher Wants to Eat Me?
Jonathan Demme's adaptation of the Thomas Harris novel of the same name introduces us to Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter - one of the best villains of all time - and to Clarice Starling, the titular character of a new spin-off series debuting in 2021. This is a Sarah episode too! Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia      Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/
01:29:20
January 21, 2021
LotR: The Return of the King - I AM NO MAN!
There's no denying Peter Jackson's final Lord of the Rings film is a triumph...but how does it stack up against Fellowship and Two Towers- and can the upcoming Amazon Prime series possibly compete? Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics   Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:42:02
January 15, 2021
Soul - Pixar's never done THIS before...
Soul is Pixar's tentpole film for 2020 (sorry, Onward) and stars Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey in what may be the least for-kids movie Pixar's ever made. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:24:43
January 8, 2021
Wonder Woman 1984 - DC Does it Again...
The 'Critics discuss DC Comic's Wonder Woman 1984 (WW84), the first movie to be simultaneously released in theaters and the HBO Max streaming platform. Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:20:22
December 31, 2020
LotR: The Two Towers - MEAT'S BACK ON THE MENU, BOYS!
The 'Critics discuss the second Lord of the Rings movie (extended edition) and - in a special segment at the end - their favorite Christmas movies! Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics   Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:26:58
December 24, 2020
The Dark Knight Rises - I WAS BORN IN THE DARK
The final film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, Rises is a big, ambitious, messy conclusion to one of the greatest superhero franchises of all time. 
01:47:47
December 17, 2020
LotR: The Fellowship of the Ring - AND MY AXE!
This is Part 1 of our coverage of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings franchise! The 'Critics discuss the merits of the theatrical vs extended releases, and the ways in which the movie is better than the book!
01:50:03
December 12, 2020
Mank - Only Smart People Like this Movie
The 'Critics discuss David Fincher's new movie 'Mank'- written by his father Jack Fincher about a legendary screenwriter's journey writing Citizen Kane. Is it a work of art...or an impenetrable snoozer? That depends who you ask...
01:13:59
December 10, 2020
Mortal Kombat - featuring Linus Sebastian
The 'Critics and special guest Linus from Linus Tech Tips argue over whether Mortal Kombat (1995) is campy on cringe on purpose or if that's just how the 90's looked. Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:18:22
November 27, 2020
The Dark Knight - I'M NOT WEARING HOCKEY PADS
The 'Critics discuss - possibly the best comic book movie ever - Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight. Heath Ledger's joker amazed audiences, while Christian Bale's incomprehensible Batman voice spawned hundreds of hilarious parodies that we're still thankful for.  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia      Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics  Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics   Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:28:17
November 20, 2020
No Country for Old Men - Is this country getting WORSE?
No Country for Old Men swept the Oscars in 2007 despite being up against films like There Will be Blood and Zodiac. But is it better (or even different from) the Coen Brothers' previous classic, Fargo?
01:10:44
November 13, 2020
Batman Begins - SWEAR TO ME
One of the most successful and influencer reboots in cinema history, Batman Begins is the first installment of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy, featuring Christian Bale as the caped crusader. Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20   Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia      Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics    Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca 
01:13:49
November 6, 2020
Borat 2 - Is Borat UNFAIR to People?
You may not have expected Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm to be among the best sequels ever...but it is! But are all those people actors or is this actually real? Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:20:23
October 29, 2020
Hereditary - The Closest thing to Kubrick?
Warning: this podcast contains spoilers for BOTH Hereditary and Midsommar, but the Midsommar ones have (brief) spoiler alerts ahead of them. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Get 20% OFF + Free International Shipping + 2 FREE Gifts @MANSCAPED at https://manscaped.com/CARPOOL20 Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:42:08
October 23, 2020
Avengers Endgame - They RUINED Thanos!
The 'Critics wrap up their coverage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (phase 4) with Avengers: Endgame, the truly epic conclusion to one of the most ambitious endeavors in cinema history. Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: hello@carpoolcritics.ca
01:22:27
October 15, 2020
Your Name - The Most Popular Anime of All Time
The 'Critics take another crack at anime with the hotly requested Your Name (2016) from writer/director Makoto Shinkai. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping at Manscaped.com with code CARPOOL20 - https://mnscpd.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:13:25
October 8, 2020
Seven - Is the World WORTH Saving?
Seven (Se7en) is David Fincher's classic film noir starring Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt. But are we still allowed to like Kevin Spacey's (cancelled) performance? Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:24:36
September 30, 2020
The Platform - Eat the Rich!
The Platform is a sleeper-hit Spanish film that makes a strong case for ethical cannibalism- two words I'd never thought I'd say. Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping at Manscaped.com with code CARPOOL20 - https://mnscpd.com Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Facebook: Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:08:45
September 24, 2020
Infinity War - Definitely Better than End Game
Avengers: Infinity War is the first in a two-part culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's 'Infinity Saga' (along with End Game), and it might be the best movie of the entire MCU... Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics Get Private Internet Access VPN today at https://lmg.gg/piacc Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:29:42
September 17, 2020
Mulan - The REAL Reason to Boycott Mulan 2020
Sure, people are boycotting Disney's 2020 update of Mulan for reasons related to the Hong Kong protests and Disney thanking Xinjiang in the credits, but the 'Critics have a couple other good reasons too... Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping at Manscaped.com with code CARPOOL20 - https://mnscpd.com Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:26:41
September 10, 2020
The Truman Show - A Masterclass in Gaslighting
The 'Critics discuss themes of control and authenticity in one of the most underrated black comedies ever, The Truman Show. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at vessifootwear.com/carpoolcritics Hit Us Up: Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:16:48
September 3, 2020
Tenet - Don't Take Your Parents to See This...
Christopher Nolan's 11th film, Tenet, is finally here!...depending where 'here' is. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping at Manscaped.com with code CARPOOL20 - https://mnscpd.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/ Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:26:05
August 28, 2020
Thor: Ragnarok - Is this Thor Movie the Best Hulk Movie?
Third time's the charm with Taika Waititi's Thor: Ragnarok (2017)- one of the funniest movies in the MCU. And where this movie ends, Infinity War begins! Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/pages/CarpoolCritics Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/ Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.c
01:17:39
August 20, 2020
Spaceballs - This Just Ruined My Childhood
Watching a 33 year old comedy is a dangerous game; David defends Mel Brooks, and Riley keeps trying to talk about StarWars. Again. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Grab the new Vessi Weekend Shoe at http://vessi.com/carpoolcritics FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/ Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:01:48
August 12, 2020
Jaws - What are you Afraid of?
Jaws changed Hollywood movies forever, made Spielberg a household name, and put sharks in the crosshairs of hunters all across the world. Join David, Riley and SUPERSTAR GUEST Sarah as we discuss the good and bad of the film. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping at Manscaped.com with code CARPOOL https://mnscpd.com/TECH Listen to the Podcast: https://carpoolcritics.libsyn.com/ FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL --------------------------------------------------- Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/ Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com   
01:02:58
August 7, 2020
Gladiator - Does Historical Accuracy Matter?
The 'Critics discuss Gladiator (2000) starring Russel Crowe and a very creepy Joaquin Phoenix. Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:16:52
July 30, 2020
Spider-Man: Homecoming - Marvel's Spider-Man is Missing Something...
Does the first Marvel Studios Spiderman trade heart and emotion for MCU integration? That depends who you ask. Don't ask David. Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping at Manscaped.com with code CARPOOL https://mnscpd.com/TECH Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Hit us up on social! Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:03:21
July 23, 2020
Saving Private Ryan - Are Some Lives WORTH More?
Riley is back and now he's a dad, but more importantly, the 'Critics discuss Saving Private Ryan- and what really is the right thing to do... Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping at Manscaped.com with code CARPOOL - https://mnscpd.com Watch more movies with Private Internet Access VPN: https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/ Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:19:38
July 16, 2020
Alien - It's Not Perfect but it's Close
The movie that spawned a whole franchise of films, video games, and crossovers, Alien (1979) is Ridley Scott's quintessential cosmic horror! With special first appearance from Sarah Butt :D Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/ Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:01:02
July 9, 2020
The Prestige - The TRICK that Fooled Us All!
Maybe the greatest illusion Christopher Nolan ever pulled is convincing us this movie is only about MAGIC.  Get Private Internet Access VPN and watch more movies today at https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping at Manscaped.com with code CARPOOL - https://mnscpd.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/ Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:07:29
July 2, 2020
Guardians of the Galaxy - The Best Movie No One Expected
The 'Critics move into Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with their review of Guardians of the Galaxy (vol.1), which David thinks is funnier than any comedy movie of the past 10 years...(?) PIA VPN: https://lmg.gg/carpoolpia    Manscaped: Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping with code CARPOOL - https://mnscpd.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarpoolCritics Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarpoolCritics/ Email: carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:02:42
June 25, 2020
Whiplash feat. Kirk Hamilton - Does abuse make you stronger?
The 'Critics are joined by special guest Kirk Hamilton from Strong Songs and Triple Click to talk about Damien Chazelle's jazz drama, Whiplash (2014).
01:10:03
June 18, 2020
Audience Q&A Episode - What Movies Make You Cry?
In this episode the 'Critics answer listener questions about crying in movies, home theater setups, and who's most likely to win a fight against the bear from The Revenant. Big thanks to everyone who wrote in!!
01:12:26
June 11, 2020
The Shawshank Redemption - Why is this EVERYBODY's favorite movie??
Morgan Freeman narrating? Check. Satisfying twist? Check. The Shawshank Redemption is one of the highest rated films ever, but is it too safe?
59:31
June 3, 2020
Iron Man - Was the First MCU Movie Good?
The Infinity Saga is over, phase 4 is trying to happen, but COVID is keeping Black Widow from the big screen. What better time to look back at Iron Man, the movie that kicked off the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe!
01:04:39
May 29, 2020
The Fountain - Bad or Brilliant?
You probably think The Fountain is either Darren Aronofsky's best film or his worst film, and in either case you're right. Unless you're David. David's wrong.
01:10:57
May 22, 2020
Grand Budapest Hotel - Is this "Peak Wes Anderson"?
It may not have the headwear of The Life Aquatic, it may not have the jumpsuits of The Royal Tenenbaums, but what The Grand Budapest Hotel lacks in garments it makes up for in spades with penciled on mustaches.
01:04:03
May 15, 2020
Pulp Fiction - Can HE say the N word??
The 'Critics review their first Quentin Tarantino movie. Which of his movies we should do next: Kill Bill or Ingourious Basterds? Let us know on Twitter: @carpoolcritics or email us at carpoolcriticspodcast@gmail.com
01:02:46
May 8, 2020
Baby Driver - Technically Good, Actually Bad
The 'Critics discuss Edgar Wright's stylish chase movie Baby Driver (2017) starring Ansel Elgort and an uninspired Kevin Spacey.
01:02:10
April 30, 2020
The Breakfast Club - Who is this movie for??
The Critics discuss the John Hughs classic The Breakfast Club and debate whether 80's tropes are still relevant- especially in the post #metoo era. Also Riley doesn't make any sense today.
55:07
April 23, 2020
Blade Runner 2049 - Best Sequel Ever?
An unnecessary sequel that doesn't suck? It exists, people, and it's called Blade Runner 2049, starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. And now the director, Denis Villeneuve is working on Dune. Here's hoping it's as good as this masterpiece of cinema!
01:10:29
April 15, 2020
Cats - does the Butthole Cut exist?
You guys win, OK? We're doing Cats, the 2019 movie based on the musical. FYI James cries in this episode.
58:59
April 10, 2020
Onward - OK Pixar, you got me.
There's only one thing David loves more than James Bond, and that's Pixar... but is Onward up to snuff? Oh, and here's David's spreadsheet of all his Pixar movie ratings lol: shorturl.at/gLSYZ Tweet at us @CarpoolCritics !!
53:14
April 2, 2020
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark - featuring Linus from LTT!
Can you hold old movies up to the same standards as modern ones? Because not everything ages as nicely as Indy's patina'd leather jacket...
58:26
March 28, 2020
Contagion - Featuring Linus from LTT!
David is at home in COVID19 self-isolation, so what better time to have Linus on to talk about the year's most viral video, Contagion?! Yell at us on Twitter @CarpoolCritics !!
56:19
March 20, 2020
Casino Royale - Why do people like James Bond?
Turns out one of us is a Bond nut (weird, I know). And since the new 007 movie's been delayed, why not revisit the one where Bond gets tortured naked? Tweet your recommendations and personal questions @CarpoolCritics !!
01:03:11
March 12, 2020
Swiss Army Man - Featuring Brandon from LTT!
It's a movie about a suicidal man using a talking Harry Potter corpse as a vehicle, and we can't help but relate! Check out our special guest Brandon Lee on Twitter @Brandon_Y_Lee and find us @CarpoolCritics :)
59:38
March 6, 2020
Spirited Away - Why do people like Anime?
Spirited Away is in "favorite movie of all time" territory for a lot of people. So why do 2/3 Carpool Critics think it's wack?  Ask us weird questions on Twitter @CarpoolCritics !!
50:43
February 28, 2020
The Matrix - Is This Podcast Even, Like, Real?
If we really do live in a simulation, the best way to spend your time is to listen to the Carpool Critics talk about living in a simulation! Follow us on Twitter @CarpoolCritics !!
56:32
February 22, 2020
Sonic the Hedgehog - the Internet was right!
After internet backlash forced a redesign of the character, Sonic has finally hit theaters! But is it the best video game movie ever made, or just a blurry blue mess? Also we reveal the results of our Oscars predictions!  Follow us on Twitter @CarpoolCritics !!
53:58
February 14, 2020
Betting on the Oscars - Featuring Brandon Lee from LTT!
Cinematographer Brandon Lee joins the 'Critics as they place their bets on who will win at the Oscars. You can make you own predictions using our spreadsheet from Twitter, @CarpoolCritics !!
01:05:14
February 7, 2020
Interstellar - "like Inception, but Space"
Listeners were SHOCKED when they learned David hadn't seen Interstellar, and actually MAD when James said he thought it was over-rated. Well, we watched it...but was it as good as everyone says? Follow @CarpoolCritics on Twitter and tell us what you think!
01:01:06
January 30, 2020
Dolittle - OMG we've made a great mistake :/
We didn't watch the trailer. We just knew Iron Man was in this movie. If there's any consolation for what happened next, it's that we saved you from making the same mistake... Follow us @CarpoolCritics on Twitter!
45:21
January 25, 2020
Parasite - Korean names are hard!
An opportunistic family has infiltrated Linus Media Group and supplanted the hosts. Just kidding, it's Riley, James, and David again :) Follow us on Twitter @CarpoolCritics !!
54:35
January 17, 2020
New Year's Episode: Top 3 Movies of the Decade!
What are the three best movies from the past ten years? Well, some people have better taste than others... Follow us @CarpoolCritics on Twitter!
55:18
January 2, 2020
Inception - Great or just Good?
It's a discussion about a movie inside your podcast app inside your phone. I NEED TO WAKE UP Follow us on Twitter @CarpoolCritics !!
51:55
December 31, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Best Star Wars ever, or steaming pile on your entire childhood?  Follow us @CarpoolCritics on Twitter!
01:15:12
December 21, 2019
Star Wars: Who's the biggest fan?
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker comes out this week but before we see it, we need to get some things off our collective chest... Follow us @CarpoolCritics on Twitter!
01:06:29
December 20, 2019
Knives Out - Surprise best movie of the year?
A classic whodunnit with a modern twist- from the director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi...but James thought it was 'meh'. Follow us @CarpoolCritics on Twitter!
43:03
December 20, 2019
The Shining 2 - Doctor Sleep
Too much Stephen King and not enough Kubrick makes Jack a dull boy. P.S. If you think the audio sucks, we upgraded for the next episode! Follow us on Twitter @CarpoolCritics !!
54:20
December 20, 2019
Terminator: Dark Fate
It was supposed to be the first real sequel since Judgement Day. It wasn't. Ps. if you hate the audio quality, don't worry: we upgraded in Episode 3. Follow us on Twitter @CarpoolCritics !!
50:21
December 20, 2019