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Episode #122 - Olympus Has Fallen

November 19th, 2015

In the prequel to the upcoming London Has Fallen, Gerard Butler plays secret service agent Mike Banning, who was "disgraced" when he made the biggest mistake of his career... saving the life of the President of the United States (Aaron Eckhart). After being banished to a desk job, his life seems to be in a holding pattern. Thankfully a national tragedy comes along to get him out of his funk! When the White House is taken by North Koreans, he finds himself going full John McClane, taking on the terrorists on his lonesome and becoming the President's, and the nation's, only hope. Grab your RPGs, hit SHIFT+3, and join us as we lay siege on Olympus Has Fallen!

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Episode #121 - The Gambler

November 5th, 2015

Marky Mark is back? What? No! Mark Wahlberg plays a college professor who just... can't... stop... with the gambling. The film opens with him already in debt to the tune of $240,000. On the plus side, it seems like people just can't help themselves from giving him money to pay off his debts. Unfortunately, he uses exactly zero cents of any of that money to pay off the dangerous people who are after him, and instead uses all of it to play the worst hands of black jack and games of roulette that anyone has ever seen. Seriously, he's the worst gambler ever. His "arc" includes borrowing money from every loan shark in existence to pay off every other loan shark he owes, alienating and emotionally abusing his girlfriend, proving that he's the worst lecturer that has ever lectured, corrupting the best college athlete the world has seen in years, and forever wrecking his relationship with his family. No redemption to be seen here, folks! Grab your playing cards, put everything on red, and join us as we lecture The Gambler!

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