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

  • The One and Only Ivan (2020)

    Episode  |  October 18th, 2020  |  29 mins 29 secs

    Can a fully computer animated gorilla make a grown man cry? Well, it can make at least one of our hosts cry, but we both review the 2020 Disney+ movie, “The One and Only Ivan”!

  • The Rock (1996)

    Episode  |  October 11th, 2020  |  40 mins 40 secs

    We discover one of the biggest cover-ups in motion picture music history, and we discover it’s basically impossible for Sean Connery to not look cool. Enjoy our review of the 1996 movie, The Rock!

  • The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

    Episode  |  September 27th, 2020  |  40 mins 43 secs

    How many different ways can you pronounce Shia LaBeouf? We go for the record in this week’s episode: The Peanut Butter Falcon!

  • Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

    Episode  |  September 20th, 2020  |  38 mins 31 secs

    Apparently, the term “mechanic” doesn’t just mean someone who works on cars. Stephen didn’t know that, and watched the entire movie waiting for Jason Statham to change some oil. Spoiler: that doesn’t happen. But you can listen to our full review in the latest episode!

  • Flipper (1996)

    Episode  |  September 13th, 2020  |  31 mins 6 secs

    Nostalgia? This episode has it. Guest co-host? Check. Angsty teenager Elijah Wood? The trifecta. Enjoy our review of the 1996 movie: Flipper!

  • Draft Day (2014)

    Episode  |  September 6th, 2020  |  40 mins 1 sec

    SPORTSBALL! Never has a movie smelled more like a locker room than this Kevin Costner NFL movie. But, could one enjoy watching it without enjoying sports?? Find out on this week’s episode, and in our bonus feed hear Nate advise Stephen on scope creep!

  • Little Women (2019)

    Episode  |  August 30th, 2020  |  38 mins 50 secs

    A special episode because BOTH our hosts are now Dads! Yes, Nate had a baby (you should listen to our bonus episode to hear more about that) and he took a quick break from all the diapers and crying to record an episode reviewing the 2019 rendition of Little Women!

  • Free Solo (2018)

    Episode  |  August 16th, 2020  |  35 mins 35 secs

    Our first documentary review is a cliff-hanger! (Literally). On that pun, we’ll see ourselves out and let you enjoy this weeks’s episode.

  • Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

    Episode  |  August 9th, 2020  |  38 mins 45 secs

    Will Smith can cover a multitude of sins, but Director Roland Emmerich thought he could make a sequel to the beloved classic Independence Day without him. Turns out, it needed Will Smith. But our review is fun nonetheless, out now on MOTS!

  • Hamilton (2020)

    Episode  |  August 2nd, 2020  |  54 mins 59 secs

    There’s a million things we haven’t done, but we DID review the 2020 streaming version of the hit musical, Hamilton! Enjoy our off key melodies that fade into Tony-award winning songs and the return of our Top 5!

  • Artemis Fowl (2020)

    Episode  |  July 26th, 2020  |  51 mins 38 secs

    Ever have a beloved book you read as a child, only to have its memory completely tarnished by a terrible movie adaptation? Now you know how Nate feels during our review of Artemis Fowl!

  • Jumper (2008)

    Episode  |  July 12th, 2020  |  26 mins 18 secs

    An exciting plot, great villain, and enjoyable side characters, but what ONE thing could ruin a fun movie that basically rips off Nightcrawler? Find out as we reviewed Jumper for this week’s episode!

  • Lost In Space (1998)

    Episode  |  July 5th, 2020  |  33 mins 40 secs

    Ever love a movie as a kid, only to watch it in your 30’s and ruin that memory forever? That’s basically what happened to Stephen as we rewatched Lost In Space and reviewed it this week on MOTS!

  • Spies In Disguise (2019)

    Episode  |  June 28th, 2020  |  23 mins 4 secs

    Bet you didn’t know what a cloaca was until you watched this movie! But was it worth it? Find out on this week’s episode of MOTS as we review Spies In Disguise! Listen at: mots.fm

  • I Still Believe (2020)

    Episode  |  June 21st, 2020  |  26 mins 26 secs

    Listen, we know when it comes to “Christian” movies the bar can be pretty low. But Stephen tries to convince Nate that this biopic of Jeremy Camp is actually a good movie, Christian genre or not!

  • John Carter (2012)

    Episode  |  June 14th, 2020  |  35 mins 56 secs

    Can a movie go from sci-fi, to steampunk, to western, back to sci-fi and still be good?? Apparently not. We review this bonkers movie where our favorite character is a dog and George Lucas used all these ideas before. Here’s our review of Disney’s 2012 movie: John Carter!