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

  • Déjà Vu (2006)

    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!

  • Morning Glory (2010)

    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!

  • Passengers (2016)

    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!

  • Interview with Animator Valerie Scheiber

    Episode  |  June 23rd, 2019  |  50 mins 39 secs

    Nate is back and we have a special interview episode with Valerie Scheiber, a feature film animator who’s worked on Snow White and the Huntsman, Hotel Transylvania 2, X-Men, and more! Stick around for our Top 3 animated movies after 2000!

  • Dark Phoenix

    Episode  |  June 16th, 2019  |  44 mins 3 secs

    On this special episode of MOTS, you get an incredible intro from Father Baranowski and then a special guest hosting episode from Brother Baranowski! We discuss the just released X-Men movie: Dark Phoenix and give Jacob a shot at naming his Top 5 mutants.

  • Nacho Libre

    Episode  |  June 9th, 2019  |  41 mins 52 secs

    The battle is on as our two luchadors enter the ring and fight over the Jack Black classic film, Nacho Libre! Then our hosts pull their Top 5 movies from the year 2006!

  • X-Men Trilogy Part 2 (2011-2016)

    Episode  |  June 2nd, 2019  |  31 mins 20 secs

    Confucius once said, you can never have too many X-Men movies, especially when they star Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy. Amirite? Well in preparation for the new Dark Phoenix movie this summer, we decided to review a second crop of X-Men movies!

    Plus you’ll hear about Nate’s new business idea, the difference between an alicorn and a unicorn, AND the anatomy of a joke.

  • Kong: Skull Island

    Episode  |  May 26th, 2019  |  36 mins 2 secs

    If you ever wondered what kind of movie Nate loves the most, it’s the kind that has giant primates, lizards, and Samuel L. Jackson glaring vengefully. As it would happen, that’s exactly what this Avengers prequel movie provides!

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Episode  |  May 19th, 2019  |  31 mins 40 secs

    What is the most amount of guests we can squeeze into 1 MOTS episode? Two? Three? How about FOUR special guests plus Nate and Stephen discussing the biggest box office opening ever, Avengers: Endgame!

  • X-Men Trilogy Part 1 (2000-2006)

    Episode  |  May 12th, 2019  |  35 mins 12 secs

    We believe the original X-Men movie from 2000 A.D. is the origin of the modern superhero movie. Some people may disagree, but they’re wrong. So Nate and I offer this three movie review as our dissertation of why X-Men is really good.

  • Ralph Breaks The Internet

    Episode  |  May 5th, 2019  |  46 mins 30 secs

    An unbelievable show this week, where Nate’s Dad makes a cameo appearance, we have some beautiful MOTS fan art, announce special bonus Patreon content, we review “Ralph Breaks the Internet”, say some serious things about social media, mention Bryce Dallas Howard at least 4 times, then rank our Top 5 Disney Princesses!

  • Overboard (2018)

    Episode  |  April 28th, 2019  |  41 mins 40 secs

    Overboard? That old movie with Goldie Hawn? No listener, we mean the NEW Overboard with Anna Faris! We review this incredibly frustrating and insipid movie, give a few shout outs to MOTS 3D triangle members, and then rank our Top 5 cereals!

  • Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

    Episode  |  April 21st, 2019  |  46 mins 46 secs

    After a quick recap of the MOTS Fam 3-D triangle, we have some Q-Tip follow-up, Stephen doesn’t tell a joke, then explains the joke so he can use it in the future, and we get even more hyphens as we review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse!

  • 50 First Dates

    Episode  |  April 14th, 2019  |  43 mins 33 secs

    We’ve made it! 50 episodes, 1 year, and many laughs along the way. Thank you to all the MOTS family! Now we have a special opportunity for our listeners, one that appears to be a 3D triangle...you’ll hear what we mean.

    And for our 50th episode, we review 50 First Dates, then rank the Top 5 worst movies we’ve seen in our one year history!

  • The Matrix (1999)

    Episode  |  April 7th, 2019  |  46 mins 16 secs

    MOTS listeners, when you’re here, you’re family. And if you’ve been with us since the beginning, we’re about to celebrate 50 episode and 1 full year of shows! What were your favorite segments? Favorite episodes? What would you like to hear on the big 50th??

    Tell us on Instagram, or leave us a review in Apple Podcasts (5 Stars of course) and tell us there! But first, enjoy our review of the 1999 classic, The Matrix!

  • The Mummy (1999)

    Episode  |  March 31st, 2019  |  50 mins 53 secs

    As our 50th episode quickly approaches, we invite a brand new special guest on the show, Thomas Mark Zuniga from Your Other Brothers! We review the 1999 classic, The Mummy starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. After a brief intermission, we list our Top 5 Little Debbie, Entenmann's, and Hostess snacks!