Fat Guys at the Movies Ep. 130 – Shenanigans!

Fat Guys at the Movies

On This Week’s Show: So here we are with another weekend of movies that Hollywood deemed unfit for critical consumption. Kevin and Neil call shenanigans on the studios this week in the Magical Studio in the Sky. Kevin had the gumption to go see the only press screening of Extract while Neil boycotted it out of principle. Word is that even the few press members who got to see Gamer had a chastity belt of a gag order, and All About Steve was only shown in limited markets. Meh! Such is Labor Day weekend. Go rent a DVD or Blu-ray instead of heading to the cinemas. There’s much more quality stuff out at the video store than in the theaters this week.

Films Reviewed this Week: Extract, Gamer and All About Steve


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Episode Schedule:

Segment 1 [8:50] – Review of Extract

Segment 2 [10:40] – Previews of Gamer and All About Steve

Segment 3 [13:45] – Box office recap and predictions and the Fat Guy Five: Labor Day Movie Dolldrums

Segment 4 [6:35] – DVD Round-Up: Neil’s picks are DisneyNature’s Earth, Rescue Me Season 5, Sin Nombre and Gladiator & Braveheart on Blu-ray; Kevin’s picks include Heroes: Season 3, Two and a Half Men: Season 6, State of Play, Desperate Housewives: Season 5, Brothers & Sisters: Season 3 and a nod to the older season one release of Lie to Me and Sons of Anarchy; Review Recap and a look ahead to next week.

Next Week’s Show:

Kevin and Neil visit the apocalyptic future with 9, check out some horror with Sorority Row and Whiteout, then do bad all by themselves with Tyler Perry

Show Links:

FSR’s Weekly Report Card for Extract, Gamer and All About Steve
The Unnamed Podcast at GManReviews.com with Kevin as a special guest

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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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