What do you expect to see in a movie about three Americans who become heroes by stopping a terrorist attack while backpacking through Europe? Do you expect a 3-minute scene that depicts nothing more than our protagonists deciding between flavors at a gelato shop in Venice? Well… that’s in there! It’s a scene that has no bearing on the rest of the story, and yet it’s critical to the film’s goals and emblematic of the fascinating, awkward oddness of The 15:17 to Paris.Read More
It's Valentines Day and there's no greater declaration of love in 2018 than sitting down and watching a Woody Allen romantic comedy with your significant other. Or maybe not. Anyway, Rom C'mon is making its triumphant return by picking up where the last episode left off: Annie Hall. This time, Jake is on the sidelines while resident OV power couple Shawn and Sophie take a close look at the film and how Allen portrays women.
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Not a traditional Bond film but not quite a complete spin-off, the original 1967 Casino Royale was a baffling comedic ensemble film that failed to impress critics. How does it stack up today? Jake and Jack investigate with special guest Shawn Glinis.Read More
SERIOUS INTERNET FILM WRITERS are convinced that movie theaters are dying and it's entirely YOUR fault. Maybe they're right. Maybe they're just giant babies with overflowing diapers. Maybe none of this matters because the new TV series 9-1-1 is the only media anyone should ever consume ever again.
This week, Steve introduces Jake to Lucio Fulci's surreal, blood-soaked, macabre masterpiece: The Beyond. It's part Lovecraftian homage, part southern gothic, part Italian Zombie flick and more than a little incoherent, but dammit, The Beyond has plenty of charm to spare. Hit play my friend and you will face the sea of darkness and all therein that may be explored!Read More
In 2017, television featured the premiere of Rupaul’s Drag Race season nine on a mainstream network, VH1. The show spent a previous eight seasons (ten if you include two seasons of Rupaul’s Drag Race: All Stars) on LOGO, the popular queer programming network.Read More
Join the OV boyz as they reflect on the sweltering dumpster fire that was 2017. We talk shitty writers, shittier YouTubers, our favorite films and, of course, 2018 resolutions. Here's to a brand new year where hopefully Logan and Jake Paul will both contract hepatitis!Read More
Sean Connery is back in glorious widescreen Panavision for the most financially successful Bond film to date: 1965's Thunderball. Join Jack and Jake as they marvel at cutting-edge special effects and puzzling long underwater action sequences.
Christmas is a time to celebrate everything that makes modern life worth living: mass consumerism, unchecked gluttony and of course, FAMILY FUN. Once the presents are opened and the dinner table is cleared, you might find yourself in the unenviable position of figuring out what to do with a room full of adults and screaming children. Aunt Janet will insist on a rousing game of Pictionary, where frustration rules the day as your kin repeatedly mistake abstract art speed drawing with effective visual communication. Your uncle will take refuge in the garage, chain-smoking Marlboros and grumbling about how no one wants to watch Die Hard this year, AGAIN. Finally, Grandma will dust off the well-worn copy of Miracle on 34th Street she taped off TV during the first Reagan administration as you nod, defeated, and scroll through a list of local convalescent home options on your phone.
But this year will be different. This year you’ll be ready. It’s time to start a new holiday tradition that will alienate your loved ones and potentially cause a deep, irreparable rift in your family the likes of which you’ll never recover from. These are the only three movies you should be watching on Christmas this year.Read More
Nothing says "Merry Christmas" like a good discussion about good movies about bad movies. Or something. Steve C, Steve K, Jake and Miros talk The Disaster Artist and The Room as well as the first Oscar season film that introduced us to trash cinema, Ed Wood.Read More