This year, the gentlemen at 17 Waverly Podcast decided to take the Halloween programming schedule into our OWN hands. For years we’ve complained about the many ‘# nights of Halloween’ lists where most of the movies suggested have no real connection to the holiday. This year we decided to create a list of our own that we think is THE list for anyone that loves Halloween or is looking to get in the mood. While this list may change over time with the addition of newer moves, we believe this is currently the strongest list of movies to get anyone in the halloween spirit. Listen to our latest podcast episode ‘Halloween Hijinks Part 1’ for an explanation of our first 4 movies on this list. If you think we overlooked any movies or if you think a movie we have does not belong, let us know in the comments or on twitter! 17 Waverly Podcast 13 Nights of Halloween schedule: The Craft (1996) – Oct. 19 Casper (1995) – Oct. 20 Scream – Oct. 21 …
Welcome everyone to the annual 17 Waverly Pod Halloween special! This year since we are all stuck at home due to this incredibly annoying pandemic, we are giving you 3, that’s right, 3 consecutive weeks of Halloween madness. This week we review (with SPOILERS) 2 Netflix originals starting with a lengthy discussion of ‘The Haunting of BLY Manor’ @ (0:06:45) and then Adam Sandler’s ‘Hubie Halloween’ @ (0:49:00). We close the show revealing the first 4 movies on our own special ’13 Nights of Halloween’ movie list. Come join us! COUCH POTATO SCORES (Out of 10): Haunting of Bly Manor: Rom – 5, Angelo – n/a, Gab – 5 Hubie Halloween: Rom – 8, Angelo – 8, Gab – 8 Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.
Your favorite podcasters are back! Tus podcasters favoritos han regresado! The hiatus is over and we are back this week with a Hispanic Heritage month special episode. Come join us this week as we discuss and review ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ (2006) by Guillermo Del Toro @ (0:06:00), ‘We The Animals’ (2018) by Jeremiah Zagar @ (0:25:45), and finally the Robert Rodriguez film ‘Desperado’ (1995) @ (0:57:45). Come join us for all that and as usual much more! COUCH POTATO SCORES (Out of 10): Pans Labyrinth: Rom – 9, Angelo – 8, Gab – 8 We The Animals: Rom – 8, Angelo – 8, Gab – 9 Desperado: Rom – 7, Angelo – 7, Gab – 7 Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.
Welcome back for another installment of the 17 Waverly Podcast! This week we decided to give recognition to the star of ‘Black Panther’, Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick tragically passed away on August 28th, 2020 at the young age of 43 after a battle with colon cancer. While he may be gone, we will never forget the impact he left on us. So this week we chose 3 movies that he starred in for our discussion and reviews. We start the episode with a quick Black Panther discussion and then move to ‘Get On Up’ (2014) @ (0:15:00), ’42’ (2013) @ (0:36:40), and finally ‘Marshall’ (2017) @ (0:58:00). Join us for all that and so much more! Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.
Welcome back everyone! So as we’ve mentioned before, we had an episode of the pod that was recorded MONTHS ago but we thought was lost due to technical issues. In a fortunate turn of events, we were able to salvage the episode and give it to you all! In this episode, we discussed James Cameron’s ‘The Terminator’ franchise in all good, bad, and ugly glory. Join us for that and much more! Listen here: You can also stream the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.
We made it to episode 70! Though we had a different agenda announced last week we decided (in classic 17 Waverly fashion) to take a sharp left with a different idea. Therefore, this week we hope you join us as we talk about DAD movies. No, not the deadbeat kind, but rather films depicting the best of the best. For this episode’s discussion, we have ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ (1993) starring Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, and Sally Fields @ (0:03:45) and ‘John Q’ (2002) starring Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Anne Heche, and Kimberly Elise @ (0:28:45). The classic movie for the week is the 1962 adaptation of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ starring Gregory Peck, Mary Bedham, Brock Peters, and, once again, Robert Duvall @ (0:51:30). Lastly, while on the subject of fathers, we just couldn’t leave without reviewing season 2 of the best super-powered daddy issues on Netflix, ‘The Umbrella Academy’ @ (1:09:45). COUCH POTATO SCORES (Out of 10): Mrs. Doutbfire: Rom – 8, Angelo – 7, Gab – 6 John Q: Rom – 9, Angelo – 8, Gab – 8 To …
We’ve got a special, out of this world, episode today on the podcast! Welcome back everyone and join us on the couch as we discuss aliens, our friends (or enemies) from the universe. The movies for today are: ‘The 5th Element’ (1997) starring Bruce Willis @ (0:07:30), Tim Burton’s ‘Mars Attacks’ (1996) @ (0:28:15), and finally ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’ (1956 & 1978) @ (0:41:20). We end the episode discussing some recent news and much more! Stream the episode on Spotify below, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.
Welcome back for episode 68 on the couch! This week? CRIME. Good old fashioned bank thefts, folks! We’ll be touching on the tropes and best elements of heist films with ‘The Town’ (2010) starring Ben Affleck and Jeremy Renner @ (0:4:30), Spike Lee’s ‘Inside Man’ (2006) starring Denzel Washington & Clive Owen @ (0:26:30), and finally ending with ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ (1975) starring Al Pacino @ (0:54:30). All that and much more so come join us! Stream the episode on Spotify below, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.
Welcome BACK to the couch. After a week of seeing the twitterverse AFLAME with the Jada and Will drama, we decided to give our two cents on the entire ENTANGLEMENT. As we are a film and television podcast we figured this was a fantastic opportunity to segue into an episode all about movies highlighting toxic relationships because- why not? Join us as we discuss 500 Days of Summer (2009) starring Joseph Gordon Levitt and Zooey Deschanel (0:22:45), The Breakup (2006) starring Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn (0:43:00), and a cinema classic Gone With the Wind (1939) starring Vivien Lee and Clark Gable (01:03:30). Join us for that and much more!
It is officially TWENTY years since the release of the first X-Men film; the spark that would begin the modern comic book era (don’t @ us). To celebrate we are revisiting the original trilogy (in our typical ‘all over the place’ fashion). Join us and our special guest host, Mags, as we talk about the three movies, comment on the later reboot films (its unavoidable), and give our two cents on the future of the X-Men within the MCU. Stream the episode on Spotify below, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.