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Fat Guys at the Movies Ep. 120 – One Fat Proposal

Fat Guys at the Movies

On This Week’s Show: Kevin and Neil say “Screw the new films!” and dive into a bed of controversy – Kevin for calling both Sarah Palin and David Letterman idiots and Neil for some racial comments we’re sure he’ll have to apologize for at some point. Oh, and they do talk a little bit about The Proposal and Year One. Later in the show, they unveil a Fat Guy Five about classic historical comedies, and Neil makes the case for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb even though it was a contemporary comedy in the 60s. And the final answer has also been delivered as to whether Neil can do an effective Schwarzenegger impression.

Films Reviewed this Week: The Proposal and Year One.

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Episode Schedule:

Segment 1 [8:50] – Review of The Proposal

Segment 2 [10:40] – Review of Year One

Segment 3 [12:45] – Box office recap and predictions, Kevin’s rant about Sarah Palin and David Letterman, and the Fat Guy Five: Five Awesome Historical Comedies

Segment 4 [6:35] – DVD Round-Up: Neil’s picks are Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb and Burn Notice: Season Two; Kevin’s picks include a Friday teh 13th grab bag, Nature’s Most Amazing Events on Blu-ray and the second season of the family dramas Everwood and The Secret Life of the American Teenager; Review Recap and a look ahead to next week.

Next Week’s Show:

Neil and Kevin review the little indie film called Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and the billion-dollar blockbuster My Sister’s Keeper

Show Links:

FSR’s Weekly Report Card for The Proposal and Year One

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Kevin Carr crawled from the primordial ooze in the early 1970s. He grew up watching movies to the point of irritation for his friends and was a font of useless movie knowledge until he decided to put that knowledge to good use. Now, Kevin is a nationally syndicated critic, heard on dozens of radio stations around the country, and his reviews appear in a variety of online outlets. Kevin is also a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Central Ohio Film Critics Association (COFCA).

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