Episode 040 – His Beard is made of Shredded Wheat!

What are YOU drinking? Last week during our Batman v Superman review, we announced that we’d be temporarily postponing the segment in the lead-up to my wedding next month. After a very vocal fanbase cried out to keep the segment in place, I decided to run a poll on our twitter page, and you responded with a resounding: KEEP DRINKING!! With over 75% of the votes in the affirmative, “What’re you drinkin’?” will remain the opening segment of the Epic Film Guys podcast for a long time to come, and we’ll just have to cut out a few drinks elsewhere to make up for it. 

Speaking of our fans, through twitter this week I asked for listeners to submit questions, and we did get a few to respond to! We’ll discuss films that we’d refuse to watch under penalty of death, as well as our best & worst theater-going experiences and potential villains for Man of Steel 2, which we’re less and less likely to get with the critical thrashing Batman v Superman received.

This week will see the return of our Epic Previews segment, in which we’ll be taking a look at a few trailers that have landed since last time we did the segment. We review the Lego Batman teasers, the newest trailer for the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, the surreal comedy Swiss Army Man starring Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Dano, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Blood Father, the Jean-François Richet directed thriller starring Mel Gibson and William H. Macy. 

Speaking of Mel Gibson, we’ll also briefly discuss his currently-in-post-production Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Gibson and starring himself with Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington, Hugo Weaving & Gibson himself. Garfield plays WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. 

Last, but most certainly not least, we finish off this episode with the long-awaited second part of our Batman 1989 commentary! We’ll be putting the finishing touches on the second half of the film and releasing the entire commentary very shortly in the future. In the meantime, if there are other commentary tracks you’d love to hear us on, let us know! We’ll be happy to record them for your listening pleasure. 

As mentioned toward the end of the show, please take a moment and visit https://www.etsy.com/shop/thegnomeworkshop and support my friends Brian and Kim by buying their book! It is personalized with the child’s name, and is an adorable story with original artwork. Please help share the love for them!

How to find us:

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Shows promoted in this episode: 

Dan Brenic is a great friend of mine who is currently failing his way through classic video games in his series, “Dan Sucks at Video Games.” Find the series on YouTube and subscribe to him at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWNS55hl1-Yw7OuSYULz3ow. You can also follow him on twitter @danofaction.

Simply one of the best podcasts you could ever listen to. Check out our good friends, Wayne and Paul, on the Countdown Movie and TV reviews podcast! Find them and rate them on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/countdown-movie-tv-reviews/id979577413. I’m happy to say I will be filling in for Wayne through the month of April, so please stay tuned! Follow them on twitter @thecountdownpc. 

The Rock Show With Gully and Joe is your source for all types of indie rock and metal. Find them on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rock-show-gully-joe/id1077041583. Follow them on twitter @rockshowonline.

The Lads at the 365Fortress Of Poditude bring you a fortnightly run down of the News and Reviews of anything Movie TV and Game related… All of this from a Pissy Ex Video Store Clerk and a Scottish Whedon Whore, Your Vocal Heroes of Pissy Opinion. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/365flicks-podcast/id1030800334. Follow them on twitter @365FlicksPod.

We’d like to Thank:

Our heartfelt thanks go out to our supporters! Thanks to you, we can start moving forward with our goals and looking at new equipment and opportunities. We do this show for you, and your support is what will make us continue to grow. You can help the show by going to http://www.epicfilmguys.com/support or following the link there to: http://cf.podbean.com/crowdfund/profile/id/hfp2d-2f4/Epic-Film-Guys-Podcast. A pledge of any amount will earn you a shout-out in our special new “supporters” segment! 

Other Tidbits:

Visit our website at http://www.epicfilmguys.com! It is rather rudimentary at the moment, but you can find all of our social media and blog posts there, as well as some written reviews and other content. It is the main hub for your EFG experience! 
Join the discussion about the latest film news over at http://www.facebook.com/epicfilmguys!
Follow us on Twitter (Nick) and Instagram (Justin) @EpicFilmGuys!
Also, check out our video reviews over at http://www.youtube.com/epicfilmguysny. 

“Air on A Theme” and “Far Beyond The Sun” by Yngwie Malmsteen. All rights reserved.

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