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

  • Jungle Cruise (2021)

    Episode  |  November 28th, 2021  |  45 mins 7 secs

    Can the charisma of Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson carry a wild plot and CG bad guys to movie success? Find out as we review the 2021 Disney-ride-made-movie, Jungle Cruise!

  • The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

    Episode  |  November 21st, 2021  |  31 mins 3 secs

    Who would you choose, the Phantom or Raoul? Are the sets and costumes enough to cover up its vocal flaws? Is this even a good musical? Find out as we review the 2004 adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera!

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)

    Episode  |  November 14th, 2021  |  44 mins 49 secs

    Your hosts not only went to the theater to watch this together, but then recorded in a random hotel room trying to figure out exactly how those ten rings work! Here’s our review of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

  • Dune Redux feat. Nate Baranowski

    Episode  |  November 7th, 2021  |  35 mins

    Nate is back and we couldn’t help but dive even deeper into the Dune universe! From the incredible soundtrack and sand worms, to Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya, join us for part two of our Dune review.

  • Dune (2021)

    Episode  |  October 31st, 2021  |  32 mins 22 secs

    From 1965 novel to TV mini-series, and now a 2021 epic movie, this week we review Dune! You’ll hear not only one, but TWO Robles’s on this special episode…

  • Black Widow (2021)

    Episode  |  October 17th, 2021  |  31 mins 40 secs

    Fake Russian accents, pheromone defenses, and is there a Starbucks on that floating fortress? On this episode we review the 2021 Marvel movie: Black Widow!

  • Daredevil (2003)

    Episode  |  October 10th, 2021  |  34 mins 41 secs

    Times used to be tough when trying to find a good superhero movie. Selection was small, characters lackluster, but every once in a while, there was a diamond in the rough. The 2003 Daredevil is not that diamond, but we think you’ll enjoy this episode anyway.

  • Reminiscence (2021)

    Episode  |  September 26th, 2021  |  44 mins 37 secs

    First off, please do not watch the 2021 movie: Reminiscence. Second, do not listen to our episode talking about this terrible movie. We submit a formal apology to everyone who inadvertently has any exposure to this movie or our episode reviewing it. Thank you.

  • 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!