The guys breakdown their thoughts on this year’s Academy Awards in this week’s episode before going into a few rounds of Potpourri. In Potpourri, Matt gets excited about The Man in the High Castle, Star Trek: The Original Series and SyFy’s The Expanse. Mike shares his thoughts on Kingsman: The Secret Service, the new Power/Rangers short film and revisiting Snowpiercer. Tiny speaks highly of Whiplash and Citizenfour.
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Show Start - 00:30
General Thoughts on the Oscars - 01:04
Politics at the Oscars - 07:33
Lady Gaga, The Sound of Music and Fashion - 11:37
JK Simmons’ Acceptance Speech - 15:22
Allen West and American Sniper Outcry - 18:18
Jokes and Controversy at the Oscars - 21:59
Pre-Show and Performances - 28:13
Wishing for Laid Back Oscars - 33:26
Final Thoughts on the Oscars - 35:26
OV Potpourri - 37:16
Whiplash on VOD (Tiny) - 37:36
Kingsman: The Secret Service (Mike) - 39:34
Star Trek: The Original Series (Matt) - 42:22
Citizenfour (Tiny) - 48:48
Power/Rangers Short Film (Mike) - 53:29
The Troubles of Cord Cutting (Matt) - 1:00:10
Amazon Prime and The Man in the High Castle - 1:02:19
Revisiting Snowpiercer (Mike) - 1:05:08
The Expanse on SyFy - 1:05:36
Episode Tag - 1:08:20
Pre-Recorded Outro - 1:10:40
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