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

  • 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.

  • In Time (2011)

    Episode  |  April 25th, 2021  |  44 mins 16 secs

    How many months of your life would you give to drive a fancy car? Stay in a fancy suite? Can Justin Timberlake perform a believable cry? Find out in this episode as we review “In Time”!

  • Ted Lasso (2020)

    Episode  |  April 18th, 2021  |  38 mins 26 secs

    Can a TV show about an NBC commercial character really be that good? Yes, yes it can. Here’s our review of Ted Lasso on Apple TV+!

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Episode  |  April 4th, 2021  |  51 mins 46 secs

    The journey comes to its conclusion, but it’s not the end. Some of us stay in the Shire, some ride a magical boat to the next life, but all of us can enjoy this review of The Return of the King!

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    Episode  |  March 28th, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins

    We gain a third in the fellowship of MOTS as special guest Cecily joins us for our review of The Two Towers! Listen to our bonus episode on Patreon to hear what we would do if shrimp tails were found in our Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal.

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

    Episode  |  March 21st, 2021  |  55 mins 20 secs

    An episode is never late, nor is it early, it arrives precisely when it means to, and this episode begins a 3-part series reviewing the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy!

  • Cast Away (2000)

    Episode  |  March 14th, 2021  |  38 mins 46 secs

    Which one of our hosts could survive longer on a desert island? Neither would probably last as long as Tom Hanks, who became a dentist and sea captain on an island in this 2000 movie, Cast Away!

  • The Three Musketeers (2011)

    Episode  |  March 7th, 2021  |  46 mins 54 secs

    Can a few good actors save a terrible script? Can the prospect of steampunk airships cover a multitude of cinema sins?? We find out on today’s review of The Three Musketeers!

  • Interstellar (2014)

    Episode  |  February 28th, 2021  |  51 mins 22 secs

    Time slippage, Michael Caine impressions, and a space epic that gets the science right: join us for our review of Interstellar!

  • 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.