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 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!

  • 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!