Nate is a street painter, muralist, and fine artist previously based in Tampa, FL and recently relocated to Chicago, IL. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where his passion for street painting began.
Nate is a versatile artist experienced with a range of mediums, including large chalk murals, indoor and outdoor painted murals, acrylic on canvas, and various forms of digital painting and concept art. While comfortable capturing any subject matter, Nate especially enjoys portraits for their ability to connect with the viewer.
Episode | January 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 20 mins
It’s Star Wars time listeners, and we have brought a very special guest to the Jedi council: Cecily! We discuss her experience of watching all nine movies for the first time recently and then rip into the final installment of the saga: The Rise of The Skywalker The. (You’ll get it once you listen). Then stay for our Top 5 movie score themes!
Episode | January 12th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
Any movie that gets 93% on Rotten Tomatoes from the audience has to be pretty good right? RIGHT? I mean this movie has Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, AND more practical explosions than a Michael Bay joint! Well, maybe not that many. Anyway, Nate and Stephen disagree on this one, but come together for their Top 5 sodas in the end.
Episode | January 5th, 2020 | 58 mins 55 secs
Ad Astra, or Ad nauseam? We go to the future looking for the answer of whether or not this week’s Brad Pitt movie is actually good. And yes, we discuss the baboons. We also list our Top 5 Brad Pitt movies! So stop wondering WHAT’S IN THE BOX, and listen to this week’s episode!
Episode | December 29th, 2019 | 33 mins 35 secs
It’s a night of tuxedos, Hollywood Stars and music, it’s the 2019 Movies All Year’Ound Awards! Plus a huge thank you to all our listeners and supporters. We love making MOTS and look forward to more great episodes in 2020!
Episode | December 22nd, 2019 | 52 mins 1 sec
The time has come for the showdown of the decade. Will Die Hard remain a Christmas movie? Will Home Alone be dethroned from its holiday nostalgia? Find out as Stephen presents the Robles Rubric for Christmas Movie Canonization!
Episode | December 15th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
Can Anna Kendrick single-handedly save Christmas and Disney’s first attempt at an original Christmas movie direct to streaming?! Find out this week as we review the 2019 Disney + original: Noelle, and stay for a nostalgia filled Top 5 “Wintery Things.”
Episode | December 8th, 2019 | 53 mins 19 secs
Ok, hear us out. We think this week’s Christmas movie, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” is actually a horror movie. No, we’re not talking about the horror of how bad this movie is, but the actual genre too. Just listen, ‘cause we make a pretty good case. Also, we do our Top 5 Christmas party snacks!
Episode | December 1st, 2019 | 47 mins 17 secs
The Christmas season has begun! But is this week’s movie actually a Christmas movie? Tell us what you think, as we review the 1988 Bruce Willis classic, Die Hard!
Episode | November 24th, 2019 | 50 mins 30 secs
costner, throwback, waterworld
The Polar ice caps have melted, the Earth is covered in water, and Kevin Costner isn’t really that much of a fish. But he may be an X-Man. We review the 1995 Costner Classic, Waterworld and perform a dramatic reading of the bespoke water brand: Liquid Death!
Episode | November 17th, 2019 | 36 mins 12 secs
Can a franchise become sentient and present its own movie? Apparently Fast & Furious has done just that, and we review the 87th installment of this action-flooded genre: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw! Also, Nate is recording from a Mexico City hotel next to a sleeping roommate and has scheduled Lasik surgery for himself.
Episode | November 10th, 2019 | 50 mins 47 secs
After some brief follow-up on Fiji water, we have a special offer going on through the rest of 2019! Support us on Patreon and we’ll send you a free MOTS T-Shirt! AND if you sign up with $10+ monthly, we’ll up that to a hoodie for the winter season! That’s three exclamation points in a row!
Next we get to Stephen’s crash course on The Beatles’ repertoire and our review of the 2019 movie: Yesterday. Finally, our Top 5 Beatles songs bring the show to a close with Nate singing all the hits.
Episode | November 3rd, 2019 | 53 mins 50 secs
A Patreon shout out, gas station candy ranking, an argument about the taste of water, but the main event is still our review of the 2019 remake: The Lion King!
Episode | October 27th, 2019 | 47 mins 20 secs
We websling back into the Marvelverse and review Tom Holland’s second go at being Spider-Man! At first we reminisce about last week’s episode on Aladdin, but stay tuned for the end when we rank our Top 5 Spider-Man villains!
Episode | October 20th, 2019 | 57 mins 27 secs
You ain’t never had a MOTS episode like this! There’s so much singing, so much Vietnamese, and so many versions of “A Whole New World,” you may need to listen twice! Keep your hands and arms inside the carpet, and get ready for our long awaited review of Disney’s Aladdin(s)!
Episode | October 13th, 2019 | 1 hr 29 mins
What do bootleg orcs, cheesy early 2000’s special effects and nostalgia have in common? The 2002 Time Machine movie of course! We have an extra long episode for you since we missed a week, but more importantly, we discuss where we would tattoo a portrait of our own face if under duress.
Episode | October 6th, 2019 | 18 mins 52 secs
We’ll be honest, it’s been pretty busy at the Baranowski and Robles estates, so we didn’t get a chance to review a movie this week. But fear not! We are giving you a peek behind the curtain at our Patreon-only feed! If you enjoy this random banter and reminiscing, consider supporting MOTS on Patreon and get access to a TON of these bonus episodes right away! And we release bonus episodes every week! Visit patreon.com/moviesontheside to learn more, and if you support the show with $20 or more, we’ll review the movie of your choice!