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We Don’t Know How to Say “The Marvels”

We’re a little rusty, but we managed to review the next installment in the demise of the MCU, The Marvels! Tune in to our bonus episode for thoughts on AI generated vi...

Get Your Papes, Pulitzer-Winning Plot Holes, and Newsies (2017) Review!

MOTS returns with a Top 5 songs, questionable mustache performances, and review of the 2017 musical movie: Newsies!Watch this on YouTube!Listen to our bonus episodes o...

Bad Haircuts, Tragic TV Deaths, and Lessons in Chemistry (2023) Review!

Stephen has an existential crisis about his hair, Nate is trying his best to hold it together, and we return to TV on the Side as we review the Apple TV+ original seri...

MacGuffins Galore, Time Travel Sphincter, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny Review!

We take issue with CGI young Indiana Jones, this movie has one too many MacGuffins, and we touch on the time travel sphincter as we review The Dial of Destiny!Hollywoo...

Mojo Dojo Casa House, the Patriarchy Isn’t About Horses, and Barbie (2023) Review!

Greta Gerwig reminds us what good writing is all about, Stephen fights Nate on Ryan Gosling vs. the other Ryan, and we review the 2023 Mattel-inspired movie: Barbie!Oh...

CG Fighting, Henry Cavill Got the Shaft, and our Black Adam (2022) Review!

Stephen is finally on the same page when it comes to CG-infused fight scenes, Nate searches for a moral to this disaster of a story, we’re still bitter about Henry Cav...

Claymation Body Horror, Oogie Boogie Man…The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Review!

Stephen’s upset that Nate has forced him to watch even more body horror (albeit claymation style), the Oogie Boogie man may have stolen the show, and Kevin’s Mom from ...

Bebop and Rocksteady, Blue Mary Poppins, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Review!

Nate is moved by an anthropomorphized otter, Stephen is done with body horror bebop and rocksteady, and will we ever have another golden age of the MCU?Watch this epis...

Pivotal Music Experiences, Bad Tomatoes, and Elvis (2022) Review!

Nate and Stephen recall moments of musical epiphany, Elvis was actually a great musician, and we wouldn’t want to be trapped in Vegas.Watch this episode on YouTube!Fol...

MOTS Alignment Chart, Ninja Turtle Personality Test…Dungeons and Dragons (2023) Review!

Nate and Stephen analyze each other’s moral alignment, we develop a comprehensive MOTS personality test, and Stephen makes a startling admission about his shorts.Links...

The Worst Disney Song, Sneaky Grandmas, and Moana Review!

Dwayne Johnson tries to sing, a grandmother undermines Moana’s parents, and an insufferable crab literally sings a song called “Shiny,” but it’s written by Lin-Manuel ...

One of Us is Wrong About The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Stephen mispronounces Mario in the first five seconds, Nate gets worked up over the PLOT of this movie 🙄 and the Brooklyn theme carries across to our bonus episode thi...

A Trinity of Trilogies, Melty Faces, and Raiders of the Lost Ark Review!

After a bonus episode of what maketh a fitness bro, we review the 1981 classic: Raiders of the Lost Ark! How young is too young to see face-melting, what makes Indiana...

Who’s Your Spider-Man? Secret Identities, and Tobey vs. Andrew vs. Tom

It is a universal truth that everyone has their Spider-Man. But is it Tobey, Andrew, Tom, or maybe you’re more of a Miles? Tune in as we rank our favorite Peters Parke...

Gravelly Voices, Unintelligible Villains, and Dark Knight Trilogy Review

We discuss eight hours of movies in 25 minutes in our comprehensive Dark Knight Trilogy review! Stick around past the ending theme for a literally terrifying Joker imp...

90's Nostalgia Tour, MOTS 5th Anniversary, and Tetris (2023) Review

Welcome to our 5th Anniversary Special of Movies on the Side! Your hosts Stephen Robles and Nate Baranowski discuss the newly released Apple TV+ original movie, Tetris...

John Wick (2014)

John Wick is Keanu Reeves is John Wick. Got it? Tune in as we dissect the mysterious oeuvre of both Keanu the actor and the character, plus stay til the end to take a ...

Big Hero 6 (2014)

Sandwiched between Frozen and Inside Out, Big Hero 6 may be an overlooked gem in the Disney pantheon. We discuss the action, the music, feel all the feelings, and then...

Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

What kind of movie gives people hot dogs for fingers, includes an evil everything bagel, and includes a multi-dimensional plot?? One that makes you cry at googly eyes ...

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023)

Can Marvel film an entire movie on blue screen and get away with it? Is Ant-Man 3 just a two hour trailer for Kang? How many times will we say orifice in one episode??...

Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

Can Tom Cruise make the Kessel run in under 2 minutes? Who exactly are we fighting in this movie? What happens if you eject at Mach 10 speeds? Find out as we review th...

Amsterdam (2022)

Is it possible to love the vibe of a movie but not the movie itself? We search our feelings about the incredible trio of protagonists in this 2022 film and attempt to ...

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022)

We peel back the layers of this literal onion and do our best to impersonate Daniel Craig’s southern detective accent as we review this Knives Out mystery: Glass Onion...

Disenchanted (2022)

Can the incredible vocal ability of Amy Adams and Idina Menzel save this direct-to-streaming sequel to the hit movie, Enchanted? Turns out, maybe not. But we hit the g...

Spirited (2022)

Good afternoon! Ryan Reynolds makes his singing debut alongside the eternal Elf, Will Ferrel, in this Apple TV+ original: Spirited! We sing and dance our way through m...

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (2022)

With the largest budget ever for a TV show, can The Rings of Power live up to the hype?? Find out as we review the Amazon Prime original series with Nate, Stephen, Cec...

Oblivion (2013)

Returning guest Jordan Robles stands in for Nate as we review the 2013 sci-fi movie starring Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman: Oblivion! Are we an effective team?•  Obliv...

Why We Love Movies: A Retrospect

Nate and Stephen take a moment before the big 200th episode to reflect on their past and what made them love movies. We visit Blockbuster video, early Disney classics,...

Dear Evan Hansen (2021)

How does a Tony Award-wining broadway musical translate into a movie? We wade through an inordinate amount of makeup and awkward musical numbers to review Dear Evan Ha...

Non-Stop (2014)

How many action movies will Liam Neeson make before they lose their luster? How many times do you have to eat cheesecake before you get tired of that? Exactly. We go b...

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