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

  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Episode  |  January 13th, 2019  |  46 mins
    asians, crazy, rich

    Nate and Stephen ask why you, listener, loved our Me Before You episode so much, and then dive into the cultural phenomenon, Crazy Rich Asians! Then stay for our Top 3 favorite women and men leads in a romantic comedy.

  • San Andreas

    Episode  |  January 6th, 2019  |  47 mins 10 secs
    disaster, the rock

    Happy New Year from Nate and Stephen! We kick off the year right with non other than an implausible disaster movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Come for our review and stay for our Top 5 Movie Posters starring Dwayne Johnson!

  • Christmas Spectacular 2018

    Episode  |  December 23rd, 2018  |  28 mins 42 secs
    christmas, movies, music, traditions

    On this special Christmas episode, Nate and Stephen skip reviewing a movie entirely and give not one, not two, but THREE Top 5’s! Top 5 Christmas songs, Worst 5 Christmas songs, Top 5 Christmas movies, and finally, our favorite childhood traditions.

  • It’s A Wonderful Life

    Episode  |  December 16th, 2018  |  35 mins 52 secs
    christmas, eggnog, holidays

    It’s Part 1 of our Movies On The Side Christmas Spectacular! We learn Stefen’s one Christmas wish, taste some eggnog, and then review the Holiday classic: It’s a Wonderful Life.

  • Pearl Harbor (2001)

    Episode  |  December 9th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins
    harbor, pearl, war, world

    Recorded on the 77th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Nate and Stephen reviewed none other than the 2001 Ben Affleck and Kate Beckinsale movie of the same name. Of course, first we cover the trustworthiness of the popcorn button on your microwave and what it’s like talking to a butcher. Finally, our Top 5 war movies, plus a Bonus game after the credits roll.

  • GoldenEye

    Episode  |  December 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Could you break a window in an emergency situation? Nate and Stephen discuss, and then go into an EPIC review of the 1995 Pierce Brosnan film: GoldenEye! No, not the Nintendo 64 game. (Don’t miss the cameo by a premiere medical student by the way.) Lastly, our Top 5 Bond movies since Brosnan’s debut.

  • Sherlock Holmes (2009)

    Episode  |  November 25th, 2018  |  42 mins 9 secs
    2009, friday, holmes, sherlock, thanksgiving

    A little foreign object follow-up, Thanksgiving debrief, and memories of Black Fridays gone by. Then we review one of Nate’s all-time favorites: the 2009 Sherlock Holmes! Followed by our Top 5 movies from 2009.

  • Ant-Man and The Wasp

    Episode  |  November 18th, 2018  |  55 mins 22 secs

    A Happy Thanksgiving to all Movies on the Side listeners! We get to the movie and our Top 5 favorite Thanksgiving side dishes eventually, but FIRST, a harrowing account of Stephen’s....foreign object story.

  • Me Before You

    Episode  |  November 11th, 2018  |  58 mins 50 secs
    clarke, emilia, me, without, you

    A brief foray into Glengarry Glen Ross and how to pronounce “important,” then we dive into the romantic yet somber movie, “Me Before You.” After some tough topics, we lighten the mood with our Top 5 movies set in England!

  • Ocean's Eight

    Episode  |  November 4th, 2018  |  54 mins 59 secs
    bullock, eggnog, eight, fall, halloween, oceans, sandra

    A smattering of Fall-O-Ween follow-up, thoughts on Eggnog and eggnosticism, plus Stephen now has a dog. Nate reflects on Hollywood’s double-standard for beauty, then we review Ocean’s Eight! Finally, our Top 5 Sandra Bullock movies.

  • Step Up (2006)

    Episode  |  October 28th, 2018  |  50 mins 3 secs

    It’s a Harvest Party Fall-O-Ween Festival here at Movies On The Side, and Nate and Stephen reminisce of costumes and candies gone by. Then, the long-awaited review of Step Up, starring Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, and a PowerBook G4.

  • Bonus: Gritty, Grazing, Bagels, and Banksy

    Episode  |  October 24th, 2018  |  50 mins 38 secs

    What’s that? You loved hearing the last mashup with Nate, Steve, and the Bro, Did You See This? guys? Well today’s your lucky day, because we have another crossover episode where we run things like Ben and Drew, discussing the internet, design, and supermarket grazing. Plus Ben has some beef about o

  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation

    Episode  |  October 21st, 2018  |  45 mins 58 secs

    Our very first mashup episode with our good friends from the podcast: Bro, Did You See This? As per usual, we discuss mayonnaise and food habits, but then we review the exquisite piece of filmmaking: G.I. Joe: Retaliation.

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Episode  |  October 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 14 mins

    Double the Baranowski's on this very special episode discussing all the Star Wars's.

  • About Time

    Episode  |  October 7th, 2018  |  59 mins 59 secs

    Deep discussions this episode concerning the ephemeral nature of chalk art, time travel, and of course, mayonnaise.

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Episode  |  September 30th, 2018  |  1 hr 26 secs

    Our very first special guest on this landmark episode of the newly renamed Movies On The Side podcast as we discuss all things Jurassic Park!