Author: Mike Masters

March 6, 2012 No comments exist

This week on SSWL Rick is involved in a (echo effect on) “Great Moment In Podcasting” (echo effect off). Trust me, you’ll know it when it happens. Aside from that we have some news, notes, and reviews in the world of movies and video games. Here is what we covered:

MOVIES
News – Human Centipede 3 (Bryce is very excite)
News – Step Brothers 2 in development
News – Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho details
Review –  Act of Valor

FLIX WE PIX
Bryce – Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell: Vol. 1
Rick – Spider-Man (2003 MTV animated series)
Mike –  Darkness Falls

VIDEO GAMES
News – Stan Lee to be playable in The Amazing Spider-Man video game
News – PS3/PS Vita bundle of MLB 12: The Show to be $20 cheaper than separate purchases
News – Assassin’s Creed 3 leaks and confirmations
Demo Discussion –  MLB 2k12

***The second half of the show is a bit echo-y.  I did my best to fix it.  Sorry.***

February 28, 2012 No comments exist

Hot off the heels of an awesome one year celebration that included a video edition of SSWL, a gag reel of the aforementioned show, and a special audio exclusive intro for the iTunes version, we come right back at you with another packed show. Here is what we covered this week:

MOVIES
News – A few details about A Good Day to Die Hard
News – The Hunger Games breaks Twilight pre-sale record
News – Independent Spirit Awards recap
Review –  The Women In Black

FLIX WE PIX
Mike – Beautiful Girls
Rick – Memento 
Bryce –  Kevin Smith: Too Fat for 40

VIDEO GAMES
News – MotorStorm RC releases date
News – Sony explains why we don’t get the UMD passport program
Trailer – Borderlands 2
Demo Discussion – SSX
Early Impressions – Mike’s Vita wrap-up

February 22, 2012 No comments exist

It has been one glorious year since we started SSWL and since then we have grown and evolved. Thank you to everyone that has contributed music, time, and all around awesomeness to the website and various podcasts. The strides and growth we have made will only continue and we hope you will all be there with us. Okay, enough of all that and onto this week.

For the first time we went in front of the camera and did a full video edition of SSWL (audio will also be available). Here is what we covered on this beer filled edition of SSWL:

MOVIES
Trailer – The Bourne Legacy
Trailer – Intruders
Trailer – Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

VIDEO GAMES
News – Journey to kick off PSN Spring Fever event
News – More awesome details from Double Fine
Early Impressions – Twisted Metal & UFC Undisputed 3

February 14, 2012 No comments exist

SPOILER NOTE: After our initial review, we get into some spoiler talk about Chronicle. Spoiler talk starts at 31:01 and ends at 37:12.

On this Valentine’s Day edition of SSWL we fill your holes (ear holes that is) with looooong… conversation about all the things that mattered to us this week. We didn’t talk about candies, hearts, or lame Hallmark cards, but we did get a little sexy and romantic. We hope you enjoy the show. Here is what we covered.

MOVIES
News – Naomi Watts to play Princess Diana in Caught in Flight
News – Jon Favreau to direct J.J. Abrams/Eric Kripke pilot
News – Lots of Kill Your Darlings casting news
Review – Chronicle (spoiler talk from 30:01 to 37:06)

FLIX WE PIX
Bryce – Shaolin Soccer
Mike – Knoclaround Guys
Rick – Hot Shots! Part Deux

MUSIC
News – Metallica – Orion: Music & More festival

VIDEO GAMES
News – PSP compatibility with the Vita
News – Double Fine takes to Kickstarter.com to fund new project
Other Discussion –  Starhawk Beta and Twisted Metal Demo

February 7, 2012 No comments exist

Here it is. Another loaded episode of SSWL. We didn’t really cover a lot of news, but we did stick to the name of the show by ranting, raving, and rambling about Some Shit We Like. Here’s the tasty morsels that fueled our runaway train this week:

MOVIES
News – Matthew Vaughn set to direct Sequel to X-Men: First Class
News – Harrison Ford in early talks for Blade Runner sequel
News – Kevin Smith news and notes
Review – The Artist

FLIX WE PIX
Mike – The Secret of My Success
Bryce – Evil Dead
Rick – Ocean’s Eleven (Original, NOT remake. Also, not instant streaming as it turns out)

VIDEO GAMES
Hands On – Playstation Vita
News – Vita games to be cheaper on the PSN
News – Lollipop Chainsaw pre-order bonuses