Stephen the Creative Arts, Production, and Worship Teams at The Crossing Church in Tampa, FL.
Podcast host of Movies On The Side. Writer on creativity, leadership, and technology. Husband, father, musician, runs on coffee, and loves classical music. Mozart’s Lacrimosa, especially.
Episode | March 1st, 2020 | 32 mins 49 secs
Lenny Kravitz just gave you a surprisingly good pep talk. You’re going up a tube like the old school bank drive through. Clock is counting down. Do you run for the Thanksgiving centerpiece, or do you run away? Find out what our hosts would do, and then let us know your Hunger Games style on Instagram! May the odds be ever in your favor.
Episode | February 23rd, 2020 | 40 mins 14 secs
Knuckles the Echidna? Chaos Emeralds? Only the die hard Sonic fans know what I’m talking about. But does Sonic’s first attempt at the big screen deliver enough blue streak to satisfy our nostalgia? Find out on this week’s MOTS!
Episode | February 16th, 2020 | 48 mins 39 secs
We know Valentine’s Day can be a mixed bag, so we chose to review a mixed bag of a movie, the 2010 star-studded classic: Valentine’s Day! Whether you have a significant other or not, you’ll always have us, your MOTS Fam!
Episode | February 9th, 2020 | 28 mins 53 secs
Ever wonder about all those paintings and set pieces in the backgrounds of some of your favorite movies? How are those sets for Beauty and the Beast created? Who painted the murals in Game of Thrones? Well you’re in luck, because this week we interviewed scenic artist Rohan Harris who’s worked on over 100 movies and TV shows! Stay for Rohan’s top suggestions of what to do in England!
Episode | February 2nd, 2020 | 45 mins 25 secs
If Nate and Stephen were in a hot air balloon trying to break the altitude record, who would be sending down carrier pigeons and who would be climbing the balloon to fix the valve? Let us know, but first enjoy our review of The Aeronauts! Then stay for one of the BEST Top 5’s you’ve ever heard and get in on the ground floor of a brand new GrouperMowl snack!
Episode | January 26th, 2020 | 46 mins 1 sec
Could CG Will Smith remake all the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air episodes? What happens if we have CG Will Smiths all the way down? We discuss the uncanniest of valleys and the limitless charisma of Will Smith, all while reviewing Gemini Man!
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.