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.
The boys are BACK for the 4 of JULY shenanigans! On this weeks episode we are giving an ode to our wonderful US of A! Join us on the couch as Rom gives us a review of the HBO mini series ‘John Adams’ (0:05:45) and then a deep discussion and review of the movie ‘Independence Day’ starring Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum (0:14:00). We end the show discussing some of the latest tv/movie news including the DC comic event ‘Fandome’ (1:03:25) and then the recent rumors about the Star Wars universe possibly removing the latest 3 movies from canon! (1:06:00) All that and much more! Stream the episode on Spotify below, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.
We are back, and this week we are once again giving you an episode that has absolutely nothing to do with what we said last week. That’s the couch for you! On this special episode we dive into HBO’s The Sopranos. Join us as we hit season highlights, episodes we considered series defining, the controversial?, epic?, perfect? series finale, and more of Gab’s existential rants inspired by one of the best shows in television history. Stream the episode on Spotify below, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.
Here at the 17 Waverly Podcast we know that to be silent is to be complicit. Black lives matter. So, as the messiest film/tv podcast you have never heard of, we wanted to dedicate this episode to appreciate excellent Black films and performances. Join us as we talk about 1965’s ‘A Patch of Blue’ starring Academy Award winner Sidney Poitier (0:03:15), the 2018 excellent adaptation of James Baldwin’s ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ (0:22:00) , Spike Lee’s ‘Malcolm X’ (he inspired Magneto never forget it)(0:40:15) and finally, Spike’s iconic 1989 film (which clearly has not aged at all) ‘Do the Right Thing’ (0:54:20). Below are some important links to petitions to sign and places to donate so that we can all be part of the change! PETITION JUSTICE FOR GEORGE FLOYD: https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd GEORGE FLOYD MEMORIAL FUND: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd BLACK LIVES MATTER RESOURCES & INFORMATION: https://moreblminfo.carrd.co/ https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/
Welcome back everyone to season 7 of the 17 Waverly Podcast! We’ve got an action packed episode in store this week as we introduce a new Podcast theme song and then discuss, in length, the first day of the HBO MAX streaming service including all of its new original content! We finish up with updates on the effects of Covid-19 and what movies/tv and much more!
We did it folks, episode 60! Quite the accomplishment considering we were very convinced this would last only a month at inception. Join us as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of “Empire Strikes Back” with (yet another) sloppy discussion of the Star Wars franchise. Join us as we tackle topics like why Darth Vader ain’t shit, why adults pushing 40 should still see the animated Clone Wars series targeted for kids, and the future of the franchise at Disney+. Lastly, the Snyder Cut is a go at HBOMax, (01:04:38) so course we wrap with our two cents on that.