Golden Brobes

21 01 2014

Season 2, muthas. In Episode XVII, Alf and J-Ron recap the year’s achievements in film and announce the nominees for the highest honours bestowable in the movies – The GOLDEN BROBES!

They also chat up the first trailer for Christopher Nolan’s upcoming sci-fi opus Interstellar and dive back into the listener mailbag. On the block: Josh’s math skills, why Jaron has no future as a game show host, and the debate is settled once and for all – Star Trek or Star Wars.

And for those of you who just don’t have the time to listen, the nominees for the 2013 Golden Brobes are as follows…

“Best Trailer That Was Better Than Its Film”

1. Elysium   2. The Lone Ranger   3. Man of Steel  4. Pacific Rim   5. Saving Mr. Banks

“Biggest Disappointment”

1. Man of Steel   2. Only God Forgives   3. Upstream Color   4. World War Z

“Most Embarrassing Over-the-Hiller”

1. Michael Douglas, Last Vegas   2. Ron Perlman, Pacific Rim   3. Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Last Stand   4. Sylvester Stallone, Escape Plan   5. Bruce Willis, A Good Day to Die Hard

“Movie You Most Wish You Could Unsee”

1. The Best Man Holiday   2. Ender’s Game   3. Man of Steel   4. World War Z

“Most Brotastic Film”

1. Anchorman 2   2. This Is the End   3. The Wolf of Wall Street   4. The World’s End

“Biggest Fuck-You to Fans”

1. Iron Man 3 – The Mandarin   2. Star Trek Into Darkness – Khan   3. World War Z – the whole film

“Favorite Film Experience of the Year”

– Richard Linklater’s Before Trilogy, capped by this year’s Before Midnight (Jaron)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in a packed AVX theatre (Josh)

“Strongest Case for Smaller Filmmaking”

1. The Dirties   2. In a World…   3. The Spectacular Now   4. The Way Way Back

“Favorite Film of the Year”

–     Out of the Furnace (Josh)

–     Before Midnight (Jaron)

Send us your votes! Or suggest your own nominees/categories. Let ‘em fly, listeners.  longdistancebro@gmail.com

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22 01 2014
Andy

You missed Stallone and Deniro as over the hillers in Grudge Match. It was way cheesy and it’s 2for1. Also how did you not mention Catching Fire for most disappointing?

Maybe there should be a category for worst adaptation.

P.S. where are the normal oscar type categories like best actor/actress or director. I’m curious to know what you would have chosen for best screenplay.

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