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 | 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!
Episode | September 29th, 2019 | 38 mins 54 secs
How many clues does it take to get to the center of a Nicholas Cage impression? Or is it just clues all the way down? Find out as we review the 2004 Disney movie: National Treasure!
Episode | September 22nd, 2019 | 34 mins 34 secs
What would Nate sound like as a history teacher? Find out in this week’s episode as he gives a doctoral thesis of the Persian Empire, and why this might not be the worst movie in the world! Even including the doe-eyed Jake Gyllenhaal and all.
Episode | September 15th, 2019 | 52 mins 33 secs
Can the eyes of Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman in a henley carry an entire 3-Hour movie? Probably. But luckily Australia has a lot more to offer than that. We review this 2008 Baz Luhrmann epic this week on MOTS!
Episode | September 8th, 2019 | 48 mins 16 secs
How many Godzilla movies does it take to break a Nate Baranowski? This many apparently. We spend this entire episode breaking down the 2019 hodgepodge of monsters and lizards, Godzilla: King of the Monsters.
Episode | September 1st, 2019 | 22 mins 52 secs
What‘s the ideal genre of movie to watch while a hurricane looms in the Atlantic? A disaster movie of course! This week we review the 2004 classic, The Day After Tomorrow. And we even squeeze in our Top 5 Roland Emmerich movies!
Episode | August 25th, 2019 | 31 mins 36 secs
Is it fair to compare the seven deadly sins in Shazam! to real-live cataracts? How exactly does one say the name “Levi”? All this plus our new segment: 30 second movie pitch on this week’s episode of MOTS!
Episode | August 18th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
We return to our rose colored glasses era and review the 2004 Jackman / Beckinsale special: Van Helsing! Our Top 5 is all about Hugh, and we have a very special announcement. We don’t want to give it away but...WE HAVE MERCH!!
Episode | August 11th, 2019 | 30 mins 47 secs
Nothing satisfies quite like Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, black suits, and aliens. But does the latest MIB installment have that special sauce?? Find out in today’s episode and stay for Nate and Stephen’s ranking of ALL Men In Black movies!
Episode | August 4th, 2019 | 48 mins 46 secs
Nate sings Newsies, Stephen sings Aladdin, we give some shout outs, review the manga inspired Alita: Battle Angel, and then list our Top 5 Young Adult Movies!
Episode | July 28th, 2019 | 33 mins 4 secs
At the request of our newly crowned CEO, Hector, we have reviewed the 2010 “classic”: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World! And a top speed Top 5 of our favorite indie rock band names!
Episode | July 21st, 2019 | 36 mins 38 secs
After some exciting updates to our MOTS Family 3D Triangle, and a little teaser for our MOTS Patreon, we review the 2018 dystopian-fantasy movie: Mortal Engines!
Episode | July 14th, 2019 | 33 mins 36 secs
Is it possible to love Denzel Washington too much? No, we don’t think so. That’s why we’re so glad to review our first Denzel Washington movie: Déjà Vu! Plus we rank our personal favorite Denzel movies in this week’s Top 5!
Episode | July 7th, 2019 | 52 mins 6 secs
Yes, we reviewed yet another Rachel McAdams movie, but this one is Nate’s favorite. Our hosts accept the bottle cap challenge, we argue the overall quality of “Morning Glory,” Nate gushes, Stephen is meh about it, and we list our favorite Harrison Ford movies!
Episode | June 30th, 2019 | 49 mins 56 secs
If you were destined to spend your entire life stranded on a space ship with the ability to wake someone else to share your fate, would you do it?! Nate and Stephen discuss the hard questions of life and review Passengers, then rank their Top 3 stranded movies!