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

  • 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!

  • The Time Traveler’s Wife

    Episode  |  March 24th, 2019  |  36 mins 20 secs

    Another face-to-face episode, a little morning radio talk, a waitress who loves zombie movies, and then we review our second Rachel McAdams time travel movie, The Time Traveler’s Wife!

  • Venom (2018)

    Episode  |  March 17th, 2019  |  47 mins 25 secs

    We have a BIG show for you this week! After unveiling our brand-new look at MOTS, Nate visits Hollywood, we do a deep-dive on hand sanitizer, then a record-breaking review for the 2018 movie “Venom”. Lastly, we rank the Frito-Lay party pack chips (Spoiler: BBQ chips are terrible).

  • A Quiet Place & Bird Box

    Episode  |  March 10th, 2019  |  56 mins 35 secs

    After comparing a stair-master to a form of torture and revealing Stephen’s next musical debut, we review John Krazinski and Emily Blunt’s “A Quiet Place” while comparing it to Bird Box! At the end, we stumble through a Top 5 monsters / monster movies that ends in controversy.

  • Robin Hood (2018)

    Episode  |  March 3rd, 2019  |  52 mins 57 secs

    What if your thought-to-be deceased fiancé comes back and finds you engaged to someone else?? A real Cast Away situation. Nate and Stephen discuss what they would do, and how much Nate spent on Chipotle in 2018. Plus we review the 2018 Robin Hood and list our Top 5 Movie Archers!

  • God’s Not Dead (2014)

    Episode  |  February 26th, 2019  |  52 mins 7 secs

    Buckle up family, this is gonna be a deep one. After a brief foray into Nate’s first hover boarding experience, which Disney princess we’re most like, and a special fan shout-out, Nate and Stephen willingly ride a unicycle across a tightrope over a pit of poisonous vipers while attempting to juggle knives and live grenades simultaneously.

    In other words, we review the 2014 movie, “God’s Not Dead.”

  • The Post (2017)

    Episode  |  February 17th, 2019  |  35 mins 12 secs

    Does a head cold make for a better podcasting voice? Most likely. This time-shifted episode reviews the 2017 movie, The Post. Then stay for our Top 5 Steven Spielberg movies!

  • The Meg

    Episode  |  February 10th, 2019  |  53 mins 9 secs

    Can you drink a gallon of milk in 1 hour? What about 10 saltines in under 1 minute? We discuss, then add some follow up on our Pixar character and Aquaman episodes. After, we wade into shark infested waters by reviewing “The Meg” and finally, rank our Top 5 bald actors!