About the show

A podcast about bad movies, mayonnaise, and everything in-between. Hosted by Nate Baranowski and Stephen Robles. Follow us on Twitter and send us your bad movie suggestions: @moviesontheside. You can also follow us on Instagram for episode previews, ludicrous topics, and more at: @moviesontheside

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Rocketman (2019)

    Episode  |  September 12th, 2021  |  35 mins 11 secs

    Take an incredible journey through the musical biopic of Elton John as we review the 2019 movie: Rocketman. Also, experience the triumphant return of our Top 5 as we list our favorite Elton John songs!

  • Inside Out (2015)

    Episode  |  September 5th, 2021  |  30 mins 29 secs

    As we review the Pixar masterpiece, Inside Out, Nate plays the Stephen role and is a total downer. While Stephen, for once, plays the optimist!

  • Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

    Episode  |  August 29th, 2021  |  32 mins 47 secs

    How does the Carvana final fight scene in Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol stand up against others in the series? Is Jeremy Renner a bootleg Ethan Hunt? And what about those sticky gloves? All this and more on today's episode of MOTS!

  • The Princess Bride (1987)

    Episode  |  August 22nd, 2021  |  26 mins 36 secs

    Quick sand, giant rats, Miracle Max…inconceivable! This week we review the 1987 classic, The Princess Bride!

  • Minority Report (2002)

    Episode  |  August 15th, 2021  |  32 mins 24 secs

    Does our 2002 vision of the future still hold up? Should we be concerned about these three kids floating in milk? What if Precrime called every time you were about to commit a felony? We answer these questions and more as we review Minority Report!

  • Chaos Walking (2021)

    Episode  |  August 8th, 2021  |  36 mins 15 secs

    Never before have we been so worked up about a movie. Yes, Chaos Walking with Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley may have finally broken Stephen as he rants about how terrible this movie is for 30 whole minutes. Enjoy!

  • Unbreakable (2000)

    Episode  |  August 1st, 2021  |  35 mins 45 secs

    Stephen breaks out all the stops to defend this movie against the dastardly Mr. Chalk (Nate). Listen as we debate the quality of this 2000-era classic: Unbreakable!

  • The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

    Episode  |  July 25th, 2021  |  38 mins 57 secs

    Can one actor play a good Spider-Man but a poor Peter Parker? Can Dennis Leary actually be more likable than the main character of this movie? Do we believe Gwen Stacy is into Peter Parker? Find out on today's episode of MOTS as we review The Amazing Spider-Man!

  • Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

    Episode  |  July 18th, 2021  |  36 mins 27 secs

    How much should we trust people anyway? Our hosts try to find the middle ground as we review the latest Disney hit movie, Raya and the Last Dragon!

  • The Tomorrow War (2021)

    Episode  |  July 11th, 2021  |  34 mins 43 secs

    You know when you try to follow a recipe and have all the right ingredients, but somewhere along the way you dump an entire cup of salt instead of sugar and everything is ruined? That’s a little like the movie we review this week, but sometimes the best reviews come from the worst movies.

  • Mission: Impossible III (2006)

    Episode  |  July 4th, 2021  |  33 mins 48 secs

    We continue our Ethan Hunt saga reviewing the Impossible Mission Force’s third installment, full of rabbits foot, 5G jokes, and more!

  • The Marksman (2021)

    Episode  |  June 27th, 2021  |  36 mins 17 secs

    The Commuter was “Taken on a Train”, Nonstop was “Taken on a Plane”, but The Marksman does NOT follow suit. We discuss Liam Neeson’s accent, burning bags of money, and how this movie’s title is grossly misleading.

  • Mission: Impossible II (2000)

    Episode  |  June 13th, 2021  |  43 mins 25 secs

    Nate has a new mic, we’re back from hiatus, and we reviewed the weirdest Mission: Impossible to date!

  • Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

    Episode  |  May 23rd, 2021  |  41 mins 23 secs

    While the original Wonder Woman movie was a bright star in the DC universe, the sequel is…something else. We review WW84 on this unplugged and raw episode of MOTS!

  • Epic Disney Song Tournament | Part 2

    Episode  |  May 9th, 2021  |  1 hr 17 mins

    Today we crown the musical champion of Disney animated movies!

  • Epic Disney Song Tournament | Part 1

    Episode  |  May 2nd, 2021  |  55 mins 45 secs

    A fight for the ages begins as we decide the best animated Disney movie by their three best songs! Two special guests join us as Disney movies across the years face off and we crown one the musical champion.