RAR on BTR

Premiere DateDec 21, 2013
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Cold Opening
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02:02 Top Entertainment News
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08:39 Chit Chat
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16:05 See It My Way Mikal Cronin
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19:54 SPOILERS: American Hustle (Part 1)
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29:30 Crossovers: Video Games and Movies
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42:58 SPOILERS: American Hustle (Part 2)
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53:52 Rhythm Bruises Har Mar Superstar
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57:05 Con Men and Heist Flicks and Thieves, Oh My!
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62:51 Send Off
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63:30 Finish
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Welcome to Restricted Audience Required!

Photo courtesy of Valerie Hardt

RAR is a movie review and entertainment news podcast that is not afraid of spreading spoilers or rumors. We review new films as well as yesterdays soundtracks that still resonate with us. Tune in for what’s hot and what’s not on the silver screen.

The Playlist

Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures.

American Hustle offers a glimpse into the life of Con Artist Irving Rosenfeld(Christian Bale), his sexy and seductive partner Sydney Prosser(Amy Adams), as they are forced to work for the FBI with Agent Richie DiMaso to try and arrest corrupt white collar criminals. In this hilarious farce a comedy of errors ensue with the stakes being continually raised by characters like New Jersey Camden Mayor Carmine Polito(Jeremy Renner) and Rosenfeld’s wife, Rosalyn(Jennifer Lawrence). Tune in to find out what we thought of this cunning confidence film.

American Hustle Trailer
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ST7a1aK_lG0[/youtube]

Also on the program this week, DJ Falanga of Tech Trek here on BTR stops in to discuss the best and worst in video game movies. Obviously when it comes to games and cinema, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so some of these may not line up with your favorites. Check out the videos below to see what I mean. Also, below those is some of the test footage from Neill Blomkamp’s attempt at a Halo film.

Top 10 Best Video Game Movies
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_OftY7XWm8[/youtube]

Top 10 Worst Video Game Movies
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIYWhtlY8vA[/youtube]

Halo Test Footage
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BaVb2TlWb0[/youtube]

As always on RAR, we like to think that some films just stand out as great and are worth revisiting. Check out our list segment of what confidence films and flashy heist movies we love to revisit. Take The Sting for instance.

Throwback Trailer: The Sting
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAIb_J9T5M[/youtube]

Top Entertainment News
Shia Labeouf “f***ed up.”

New Films Join the National Registry!

Man of Steel Sequel Gets a Rewrite

Joaquin Phoenix (possibly) In Talks for Lex Luthor

Paul Rudd is Any Man?!

Gilligans Island is Getting a Reboot

Netflix Acquires the Documentary, ‘Mitt’ Focusing on the Romney 2012 Campaign

Middle Earth May Come to an End with The Hobbit Franchise

Cameron Talks Avatar as a Family Saga

Divergent Sequel Drops Neil Burger

Check out the new Jupiter Ascending trailer
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoCyL_Pqzu8[/youtube]

Jess Goulart and Zach Schepis have co-hosted BTR's Scotch & Cinema podcast since February 2014. Learn more about Jess and Zach.

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