Monthly Archives: May 2017

pirates of the caribbean

Crooked Table Podcast: Episode 49 — ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’: Off the Depp End

In Episode 49 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Robert Yaniz Jr. takes to the high seas for his review of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. But first he looks back at star Johnny Depp’s most surprising roles with another round of Let’s Talk About SIX. So, is Jack Sparrow better the fifth time around? Listen for yourself. Yo ho, yo ho and all that…

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star wars

Crooked Table Podcast: Episode 48 — My ‘Star Wars’ Story

In Episode 48 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Robert Yaniz Jr. travels to the “galaxy far, far away” for a personal account of his love for the Star Wars saga, as the franchise celebrates its 40th anniversary. From how he got into the franchise to his feelings on Ewoks, listen in as a longtime fan of George Lucas’ creation shares his thoughts on any and everything Star Wars. Cue up that opening crawl, and may the Force be with you!

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Snatched

Crooked Table Podcast: Episode 47 — ‘Snatched’ and ‘Death Becomes Her’ Turns 25 (The Goldie Hawn Edition)

In Episode 47 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Robert Yaniz Jr. celebrates the big-screen return of Oscar winner Goldie Hawn and the 25th anniversary of her 1992 black comedy Death Becomes Her, directed by Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future) and co-starring Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis and Isabella Rossellini.  Then, it’s on to Hawn’s newest release, which teams the actress with Amy Schumer for director Jonathan Levine’s (50/50, Warm Bodies) R-rated comedy Snatched. Stay Gold(ie)!

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Crooked Table Podcast: Episode 46 — ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ and MCU Sequels Ranked

In Episode 46 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Rob hits the cosmos to review Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel and Kurt Russell. But before evaluating writer/director James Gunn’s film, he looks back on previous sequels in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Will the Guardians deliver a strong follow-up to the 2014 smash hit or hit a sophomore slump? One way to find out…

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