Fat Guys at the Movies Ep. 153 – Fatter Island

Fat Guys at the Movies

On This Week’s Show: Before Kevin and Neil weigh in on the movies opening this week, they take a heartfelt look at the situation brewing between Kevin Smith and Southwest Airlines. And they have so much to say, you’ll need two seats to hear it all. They also give their opinions on Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island as well as looking back on last week’s The Wolfman and Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Finally, they lay down their lamest Fat Guy Five ever.

Films Reviewed this Week: Shutter Island and the Oscar-nominated short films

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Episode Schedule:

Segment 1 [8:50] – A discussion of Kevin Smith, being fat and flying

Segment 2 [10:40] – Review of Shutter Island and a look at the Oscar-nominated short films

Segment 3 [15:00] – More on Kevin Smith, box office recap, some post-reviews of The Wolfman and Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief and the Fat Guy Five: Five Crappy Martin Scorsese List Ideas

Segment 4 [6:35] – DVD Round-Up: Neil’s picks are Black Dynamite, Women In Trouble, Hunger, Contempt, The Ladykillers and Ran, all on Blu-ray; Kevin’s picks include Law Abiding Citizen, Scooby Doo! Abracadabra Doo and Clint Eastwood – 35 Films 35 Years; a look at Film School Rejects “For Science” feature, Review Recap and a look ahead to next week.

Next Week’s Show:

The Fat Guys Cop Out and become part of The Crazies

Show Links:

FSR’s Weekly Report Card for Shutter Island and the Oscar-nominated Shorts
FSR’s “For Science” feature
FGATM Archive show #34, featuring Kevin’s in-theater airline experience
The Oscar-nominated Shorts

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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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