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Life + the movies
By Jeffrey Piotrowski
About this podcast
Life + the movies is a conversational movie podcast featuring three men drinking beer. Join the conversation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lifeandthemoviespodcast/
Episodes (Total: 10)
Dec. 22, 2017 · 01:38:44
On this week’s episode of Life + the movies, The Guys deliver THE definitive review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  Jeff also offers up mini reviews of The Greatest Showman, Logan Lucky, Detroit, and Stronger.  All of that and more, all on today’s Life + the movies! (02:35) WHAT WE’RE DRINKINGZak - 21st Amendment Hop Crisis IPAJeff - Lord Hobo Brewing Consolation Prize (04:00) WHAT WE’VE BEEN WATCHINGJeffThe Greatest ShowmanLogan LuckyDetroitStronger (17:02) FEATURED REVIEW: STAR WARS - THE LAST JEDI(38:50) SPOILERS!
Dec. 12, 2017
On this week’s episode of Life + the movies, The Guys catch up on everything from the story behind the best worst movie of all time, The Room, to Zak’s second biggest fear.  They also talk about what they’ve been watching, including an in-depth review of the new Netflix documentary about Jim Carrey, Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond, before gushing about their excitement for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  All of that and more, all on today’s Life + the movies! (02:18) WHAT WE’RE DRINKINGZak -Nesheminy Creek - Shape of Hops To ComeJeff - Victory Mighty Things Imperial IPA (04:11 )WHAT WE’VE BEEN WATCHINGJeffBoss Baby (Netflix)Why Him? (HBO)Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady (HBO)Voyeur (Netflix)Wind River (Redbox)Girls Trip (Redbox)ZakThe Room (30:33) REVIEW: JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYOND (47:15) STAR WARS HYPE
Nov. 30, 2017 · 01:02:12
On this week’s episode of Life + the movies, Jeff and Zak spend an hour breaking down the two-and-a-half-minute, brand new trailer for Avengers: Infinity War.  They divulge Easter eggs, hypothesize on plot details, and pontificate about the future of the MCU after Infinity War.  All of that and more, all on today’s Life + the movies!SHOWNOTES:(02:35) WHAT WE’RE DRINKINGZak - DuClaw Brewing Co. Sweet Baby Jesus PorterJeff - Troëgs Scratch Series #307 Stout(04:45) AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR TRAILER BREAKDOWN
Nov. 23, 2017 · 01:30:55
On this week’s episode of Life + the movies, Jeff and Zak debate the merits of the DCEU’s newest blockbuster, Justice League.  Plus, Jeff posits that we’re smack dab in the middle of a Gibsonaisance, The Guys offer conspiracy theories about MoviePass’s new payment plan, and vent about fellow moviegoers being obnoxious during trailers.  All of that and more, all on today’s Life + the movies!SHOWNOTES:(01:04) WHAT WE’RE DRINKINGTroëg’s Mad Elf Grand Cru 2017(03:43) WHAT WE’VE BEEN WATCHINGJeffDaddy's Home 2 (Amazon Prime)Star Wars Battlefront 2 (PS4)Tove Lo - Blue Lips (Spotify)ZakCreep 2 (On Demand)The Punisher (Netflix)Wind River (On Demand)Murder on the Orient Express (In Theaters)(31:46) FEATURED REVIEW: JUSTICE LEAGUE(53:21) SPOILERS
Nov. 9, 2017 · 01:33:43
On this week’s episode of Life + the movies, Jeff and Zak review the newest Marvel comedy(?), Thor: Ragnarok.  Plus, they discuss the state of the podcast, talk about a ton of movies and shows in theaters and on Netflix, and debut a new segment called The Dooley Theory.  All of that and more, all on today’s Life + the movies!SHOW NOTES:(01:18) WHAT WE’RE DRINKINGZak - Dogfish Head Liquid Truth Serum IPAJeff - Firestone Walker Leo v. Ursus Double IPA(03:50) STATE OF THE PODCAST(07:40) WHAT WE’VE BEEN WATCHINGZakCurb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)The Defenders (Netflix)Stranger Things 2 (Netflix)Mindhunter (Netflix)The Dark TowerBlade Runner 2049Atomic BlondeITJeffBig Mouth (Netflix)Haters Back Off! Season 1 (Netflix)The Good Place (Netflix / NBC)War for the Planet of the Apes (On Demand/Redbox)A Bad Moms Christmas (In Theaters)Baby Driver (On Demand/Redbox)(41:35) THE DOOLEY THEORY(48:30) FEATURED REVIEW: THOR: RAGNAROK(01:14:09) SPOILERS
July 20, 2017 · 01:22:58
On today’s episode of Life + the movies, Jeff and Zak finish up episode 49 with a bang, with in-depth reviews of Baby Driver, The Big Sick, and, of course, Spider-Man: Homecoming.SHOWNOTES:(01:50) WHAT WE’RE DRINKINGZak - Woodchuck Hard CiderJeff - Half Acre Vallejo(03:48) REVIEW: BABY DRIVER(16:40) REVIEW: THE BIG SICK(28:46) REVIEW: SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING(54:45) SPOILERS
July 18, 2017 · 00:58:18
On today’s episode of Life + the movies, Jeff and Zak catch up on a ton of stuff, from “The Michael Bay Rule” to the Planet of the Apes upsetting Spider-Man at the Box Office.  Plus, they give you everything you need to know coming out of Disney’s D23 Expo.  Whether it’s the first teaser of Avengers: Infinity War, Disney World announcing a Westworld-style Star Wars hotel, or the first footage of the Lion King remake, Jeff and Zak have you covered.  Best of all, it’s only Part 1 of a two-part mega-episode!SHOWNOTES:(01:58) WHAT WE’RE DRINKINGZak - Victory Prima PilsJeff - Troegs Nimble Giant(03:50) WHAT WE’VE BEEN WATCHINGZakThe Seven Five (Netflix)Alien CovenantKing Arthur: Legend of the SwordTour De Pharmacy (HBO)The Mummy (2017)JeffSpeed (HBO)Over The Top (Amazon Prime)Playing House (USA)Get Out (On Demand)Captain America: Civil War (Netflix)Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Blu-ray)(30:45) BOX OFFICE BREAKDOWN(33:04) NEWVIE MOOSAvengers: Infinity War Teaser Released at D23Disneyland Paris is opening a Marvel-themed hotelStar Wars: The Last Jedi - Behind the Scenes footageHan Solo stand-alone is suspiciously absent from D23Disney World is building an immersive Star Wars hotel, a la WestworldThe Great Movie Ride at Disney World is closing in AugustFirst Look at Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins at D23First Footage of the Lion King remake at D23Quintin Tarantino’s new film is about the Manson murders
June 15, 2017 · 01:06:37
On this week’s episode of Life + the movies, The Guys are back together after a break to discuss the DCEU’s objectively best movie in years, Wonder Woman.  Plus, Tyler saw (Grateful) Dead & Company, Zak & Tyler saw Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, The Guys have an impromptu Documentary Talk, discuss the actors who have exist in both the MCU and DCEU, and we offer an extended review Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.  All of that and more, all on today’s Life + the movies!SHOW NOTES:(01:00) WHAT WE’RE DRINKINGZak - Victory Hop DevilTyler - Bell’s Two Hearted AleJeff - Sierra Nevada/Fuller’s Brewery - Beer Camp 2017: Atlantic-Style Vintage Ale(03:14) WHAT WE’VE BEEN WATCHINGThe Keepers (Netflix)A Long Strange Trip (Amazon Prime)Mommy Dead & Dearest (HBO)Batman & Bill (Hulu)The LEGO Batman MovieJohn Wick Chapter 2Masterminds (Netflix)Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (On Demand)LifeGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2(37:55) FEATURED REVIEW: WONDER WOMAN(54:52) SPOILERS
May 6, 2017 · 01:21:16
On this week’s episode of Life + the movies, Jeff & Zak review M. Night Shyamalan’s latest thriller, Split, now On Demand.  Plus, Zak drinks a beer from Belgia, Jeff reveals his high school nick name, and Tyler writes in his thoughts on the film.  All of that and more, all on today’s Life + the movies!SHOW NOTES:(01:17) WHAT WE’RE DRINKINGZak - Flying Dog The Truth Imperial IPAJeff - Stable 12 Crowd Pleaser Double IPA(05:33) WHAT WE’RE WATCHINGZak13 Reasons Why (Netflix)Veep (HBO)The Americans (FX - Available on Amazon Prime)Get Out (On Demand)JeffSilicon Valley (HBO)The Leftovers (HBO)The Seven Five (Netflix)Colossal (In Theaters)Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (On Demand)(27:18) NEWVIE MOOSGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on track for $150MM weekendLogan is being released in B&W as “Logan Noir”(35:02) FEATURED REVIEW: SPLI(52:52) SPOILERS
April 14, 2017 · 00:38:09
On this week’s episode of Life + the movies, Jeff and Zak giddy up about their most anticipated movie releases between now and Memorial Day.  Plus, they offer a mini-review of Office Christmas Party and Zak compares The Fate of the Furious to The Big Bang Theory.  All of that and more, all on today’s Life + the movies!