Welcome back to our first week in geek for the New Year! As is tradition this week’s episode will focus on looking back on what we watched, what we liked, what we didn’t like and what surprised us the most. We watched a lot of streaming movies but what surprised us both is how many theatrical releases we go out to see. It was a busy year and we’re going to break it all down. We also discuss our streaming review of The Big Sick, Free Shit Good Shit and answer our podquestion of what Comic Cons should be named going forward.
This week’s streaming review was The Big Sick. As I stated when I recommended this one it was mainly due to my love of the Geeky Husband/Wife podcast that Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon used tot do along with Nerdist. This movie is based around how the found and fell in love with each other in real life with a few embellishments here and there. While it was over all rather light on the comedy it was a very endearing movie and we both enjoyed how it portrayed a real relationship with it’s ups and downs. Probably some of our favorite moments were those with the parents of Gordon, played by Holly Hunter and Ray Romano. While Bat said he enjoyed it I came out of the movie very happy and a little teary eyed. We both recommend giving this a whirl.
This week’s streaming review comes from our dear friend TK, the Netflix original Bright
We were both really curious about this one as it was pretty well publicized and is a higher profile Netflix original. The movie takes place in modern setting but with Orc, Elves and magic. You can watch it with us on Netflix.
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