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Fat Guys at the Movies Ep. 141 – Big Fat Moon

Fat Guys at the Movies

On This Week’s Show: Neil squeals about Team Jacob in his review of the highly anticipated The Twilight Saga: New Moon while Kevin struts around the Magical Studio in the Sky with no shirt on, desperately hoping people will mistake him for Taylor Lautner. After recounting their harrowing stories of braving the hoards of teenage girls at their respective screenings, Kevin and Neil take a trip to Planet 51 then are Blind Sided by Precious before laying down a Fat Guy Five about awesome vampire/werewolf movies (hint: neither Twilight film makes the list). There’s also a bizarre discussion of where Somali Pirates might fit into one of this week’s movies… how does that all work? Listen and find out!

Films Reviewed this Week: The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Planet 51, The Blind Side and Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire and Not to Be Confused with the Psychic Warrior Movie That Came Out Earlier This Year That No One Really Remembers Because Sapphire Doesn’t Know Squat About Psychic Warriors

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Episode Schedule:

Segment 1 [8:50] – Reviews of Planet 51 and Precious

Segment 2 [10:40] – Review of The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Segment 3 [12:45] – Review of The Blind Side, Box office recap and the Fat Guy Five: Awesome Werewolf/Vampire Movies

Segment 4 [6:35] – DVD Round-Up: Neil’s picks are Star Trek, Fight Club on Blu-ray and the Gone with the Wind box set; Kevin’s picks include Bruno, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: A Very Sunny Christmas, The Kevin Smith Blu-ray Box Set, Drawn Together: The Complete Series, Scrubs: Season 8 on Blu-ray and (God help him) Dane Cook: ISolated INcident; Review Recap and a look ahead to next week.

Next Week’s Show:

Kevin and Neil say Happy Thanksgiving with a possible early show featuring reviews of Old Dogs and Ninja Assassin

Show Links:

The second episode of Fat Guys at the Movies: Second Reel – Roland Emmerich vs. Michael Bay
FSR’s Weekly Report Card for The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Planet 51, The Blind Side and Precious

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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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