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

  • Greenland (2020)

    Episode  |  February 14th, 2021  |  21 mins 18 secs

    A very special guest joins us this week as we whisper-review the 2020 disaster movie, “Greenland!” We didn’t want to wake the kids.

  • One Day (2011)

    Episode  |  February 7th, 2021  |  42 mins 22 secs

    Can a movie with a terrible ending still be worth watching? We attempt to answer as we review the 2011 movie: “One Day”. P.S. Thanks to Bridget for recommending!

  • Soul (2020)

    Episode  |  January 31st, 2021  |  41 mins 31 secs

    Stephen takes the witness stand, Nate talks about purpose vs. passion, and we go deep reviewing Pixar’s “Soul”!

  • My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)

    Episode  |  January 24th, 2021  |  35 mins 8 secs

    In case you haven’t heard, Julia Roberts is a pretty great actress. And during the height of her powers she starred in this classic rom-com, My Best Friend’s Wedding! Sometimes the rose-colored glasses stay intact.

  • Tenet (2020)

    Episode  |  January 10th, 2021  |  45 mins 40 secs

    🕕 A special gust joins us to discuss 5-word Latin palindromes, listening to our future time-traveling selves, and of course this week’s movie: Tenet!

  • The 2020 Mayo Awards

    Episode  |  January 3rd, 2021  |  29 mins 22 secs

    We’re ringing in the New Year with our 2nd Annual Mayo awards! Your hosts are in tuxedos, the stars are out, and the orchestra is beginning to swell.

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)

    Episode  |  December 20th, 2020  |  31 mins 36 secs

    Merry Christmas to all, and to all the finale of our Grinch-a-thon spectacular! Plus enjoy our hosts singing their rendition of “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch!”

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

    Episode  |  December 13th, 2020  |  37 mins 31 secs

    The rose colored glasses are off as we watch Jim Carrey’s horrifying rendition of the Grinch. Stay tuned for our final installment next week of our Grinchinity: the original TV special!

  • The Grinch (2018)

    Episode  |  December 6th, 2020  |  35 mins 36 secs

    We kick off our Grinch triathlon with the 2018 rendition starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Hear our review and get ready for the 2000 Jim Carrey version next week!

  • Skyfall (2012)

    Episode  |  November 29th, 2020  |  47 mins 56 secs

    Listen, we know we just did a Daniel Craig 007 movie, but we had to settle our disagreement over one of the best Bond films! In honor of the late Sean Connery, enjoy this review of “Skyfall”!

  • The King of Comedy with Adam Lisagor

    Episode  |  November 22nd, 2020  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Special guest Adam Lisagor joins the show as we review the 1982 Martin Scorsese movie, The King of Comedy! Be sure to follow Adam at all the links below and check out his incredible production company, Sandwich video!

  • The Wedding Planner (2001)

    Episode  |  November 15th, 2020  |  44 mins 19 secs

    Nate gets his rose-colored glasses checked as we go back in time to this 2001 rom-com starring Jennifer Lopez, The Wedding Planner! Then Stephen asks Nate what he would do with the X-Man ability to tell how long a marriage would last.

  • Twister (1996)

    Episode  |  November 1st, 2020  |  53 mins 35 secs

    Let’s be honest, Nate wanted to review a rom-com, but Stephen needed some disaster movie action right now. Come for the review of the 1996 Twister, and stay for our incredible disaster movie plot pitches!

  • Casino Royale (2006)

    Episode  |  October 25th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Our second Bond movie review enters the pantheon as Casino Royale from 2006, but what you REALLY need to hear is our epic Top 5 Bond song ranking at the end of the show!

  • 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!