The Movie Breakdown Episode 104 Podcast: 'Straight Outta Compton' and 'The Gift' Make it a Wild and Great Time at the Cinemas

This week Scott and I finally get to see one of our most anticipated movies of the year, Straight Outta Compton. From there we review a very different picture in the thriller, The Gift. We also discuss a whole slew of news including The Hateful Eight trailer, Sesame Street on HBO, and Colin Trevorrow directing Star Wars. As always if you love the show then please spread the word.

The Movie Breakdown Outline:

00:00 - 05:13 Intro and Scott talks about being a jerk
05:14 - 25:26 Straight Outta Compton review
25:27 - 37:00 The Gift review
37:01 - 40:40 Blumhouse is the place for mid-budget high concept pictures that big studios ignore
40:41 - 49:51 Box Office Game Update
49:51 - 55:51 Hateful Eight trailer
55:51 - 1:04:27 The failure of Fantastic Four is proof we need the return of mid-budget star-vehicles
1:04:28 - 1:13:45 Losing top talent and unique voices to big blockbusters
1:13:46 - 1:18:16 Sesame Street goes HBO and what that means about the state of TV
1:18:17 - 1:26:14 Trumbo and Burnt trailers
1:26:15 - Review rundown and closing

Star Ratings:

Straight Outta Compton **** (CS & SM)
The Gift *** (CS) & **** (SM)