The Recasting Couch: Ep. 5 Twister

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We decided to recast Twister, the 1997 disaster blockbuster starring Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Cary Elwes and Jami Gertz the week after Bill Paxton died*. It holds up surprisingly well from a visual standpoint. This was the era right before the CGI got really good, so I went in with my expectations tempered, and I left with them exceeded. Continue reading “The Recasting Couch: Ep. 5 Twister”

The Recasting Couch Ep. 4: Top Gun

What happens when you watch one of the most iconic movies of your childhood with a critical eye? How do you recast one of the biggest starts of a generation? What is with the volleyball scene? Find out on this weeks episode.

Top GunThis week we recast the 1980’s Aerial Combat classic, Top Gun. Now I don’t remember if I mentioned it in the pod, but for how many times I’ve seen this movie, I don’t think I’d ever seen it all the way through in one sitting.

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The Recasting Couch Ep. 3: The Princess Bride

Princess Bride

This episode we are tackling The Princess Bride, and it’s a tough one. This movie has so many unique characters, lines, and scenes. We had a really fun time recapping the plot and rediscovering some of the smaller moments that really make this film so much fun and completely watchable all these years later. Continue reading “The Recasting Couch Ep. 3: The Princess Bride”

The Recasting Couch Ep. 2: Armageddon

Armageddon

Oh boy…where to start? Both of us went into this one really excited. We both loved this movie growing up. We came out of it…well…angry.

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The Recasting Couch Ep:1 Point Break

Point Break

We have launched! The first episode is finally here!

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