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This week, an era draws to a close, but not before we review the crime thriller Sicario. Plus, we relax the Star Wars news embargo a bit, Ricky admits he's warming to the Ghostbusters reboot, and it wouldn't be a Wham Bam Pow sendoff without some Back to the Future Part II chat. Thank you for listening, and SEE SPY!

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On this very special episode, the ladies of Lady to Lady (Tess Barker, Barbara Gray, and [past guest panelist] Brandie Posey) are taking over hosting duties in honor of The Great Switcheroo! I bet you never thought you'd hear so much Magic Mike XXL chat on a Wham Bam Pow, huh? Plus, we give you a review of the 1984 action/romance flick Romancing the Stone!

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This week, the gang is back together to talk about the Kristen Stewart/Connie Britton/Jesse Eisenberg action flick, American Ultra! Plus, we compare streaming original series, Cameron sings an ode to baseball, and we make some exciting announcements.

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This week, Rhea and Ricky review 2014's The Rock vehicle, Hercules! Plus, we say goodbye to a horror movie legend and a groundbreaking neurologist.

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This week, we review the 1997 Paul Verhoeven flick Starship Troopers! Does it hold up nearly 20 years later? Plus, we admire Chris Hemsworth's Ghostbusters getup and take another look at trailers for upcoming movies.

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This week: Ricky Explains Movie Trailers to Rhea, what marvel over Fantastic Four, and we delve into Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation. Plus, baseball talk!

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Happy birthday, Arnold Schwarzenegger! In honor of the birth of the original Terminator himself, we dug into the newest entry in the franchise: Terminator Genisys. Love you, Arnold! Plus, Rhea and Ricky are joined by a very special guest -- Rhea's mom! Tha' Mom shares the movie that made her, and Ricky drops some hot summer trailers on us. BAM!

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This week, comedian Baron Vaughn and MaxFun impresario Jesse Thorn join Rhea Butcher to swap Comic Con news and anecdotes. Plus, a review of Thief!

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This week, Jordan Morris from @Midnight and JJGo opens up his fourth slot, and we settle in for an extra-long exploration of Jurassic World! Plus, Ghostbusters speculation and everyone forgets a bunch of names!

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This week, Rhea and Ricky are joined by comedian and writer Alison Stevenson to discuss California's inevitable destruction as depicted in this summer's disaster flick San Andreas. Plus, Ricky shares a movie that made him (coincidentally, it's the same movie that ruined SpaghettiOs for Rhea).

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This week, Rhea and Ricky are joined by the hilarious Emily Gordon to discuss Melissa McCarthy's action/comedy Spy! Plus, Rhea reveals a movie that made her, and we all wonder why The Crow remake is a thing that's happening.

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This week, Rhea and Ricky scrape the bottom of the news barrel, Ricky shares What's Poppin', and we were all jonesing for a new (old) disaster flick, right? We take a look at 2003's The Core.

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This week, we're breaking major ground by doing two things never before done in Wham Bam Pow history: we're reviewing TWO movies, and one of those reviews is a re-review. That's right, not only are we taking a look at Avengers: Age of Ultron, we're also stepping back and digging deeper into Mad Max: Fury Road, a movie that didn't get a fair shake the first time around. Plus, lots of goofy puns in honor of episode 100! WHAM!

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This week, Hollywood's own Brady Novak is back in the guest seat to chat with Ricky about the 2002 thriller Infernal Affairs! Plus, we dive into the mailbag to discuss a new segment idea.

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We had a change of plans this week -- we're tabling our review of Avengers Age of Ultron and instead digging into Mad Max: Fury Road, this summer's hottest Charlize Theron-helmed action flick. Grab Tom Hardy and use him to stabilize your rifle!

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This week, Ricky and Cameron review Edgar Wright's 2007 action comedy, Hot Fuzz. Plus, we look forward to catching Mad Max: Fury Road in theaters, and Cameron discloses a Diet Coke incident.

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This week, Ricky is joined by comedian and actor Brady Novak to chat about Darren Aronofsky's 2014 Bible epic Noah. Plus, comedian Dan Telfer calls in to share the movie that made him, and we marvel at costume reveals. 

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This week, Rhea and Ricky review the sci-fi thriller Ex Machina, Ricky lets us know what's popping, and we finally have the chance to catch up on all of the movie trailer news from the past couple of weeks.

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This week, Rhea and Ricky pitch Christopher Meloni vehicles, we chat about the Wachowskis' film Bound, and we appreciate the splendor of Gina Gershon and Jennifer Tilly.

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This week, we wonder over formats, resurrect Pitch It, and chat about the newest installment in the Fast-and-Furious-verse: Furious 7.

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This week, we take a look at 1995's Tank Girl, a sci-fi/action comedy with a feminist message. Plus, Rhea shares a movie that made her (to Cameron's chagrin), and we parse our feelings about the Lego movie spinoff.

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This week, Cameron, Rhea, and Ricky are coming at you LIVE from the UCB Theater in Los Angeles to tell you all about Total Recall! Plus, producer Lindsay shares the movie that made her, and we all wonder why the TMNT are such scumbags. 

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Reviewing the Robocop reboot a couple of weeks ago left us craving the smooth flavor of the original, so we indulged this week. Plus, we figure out what Paul Feig's insistence on making movies WITH WOMEN comes from, and we examine 1987's biggest blockbusters.

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Neill Blomkamp dropped a robot in South Africa and made a sci-fi movie about it called Chappie. In this episode, we share our thoughts about that movie. Plus, we explore why action and sci-fi movies are performing so poorly this year, and we react to the all-male Ghostbusters movie announcement.

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This week, we take a look at the reboot that we were all dreading but (spoiler alert) didn't hate: 2014's RoboCop! Plus, we remember Leonard Nimoy's contributions to film and culture and get excited about the forthcoming Avengers film.

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This week, Rhea and Ricky try to make sense of the Wachowski's 2015 sci-fi flick, Jupiter Ascending. Plus, we take one final look at The Oscars (we promise!), and we revel in our prophesied Alien announcement.

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This week, we dig into last year's best film about a big, friendly robot: Big Hero 6! Plus, Sig Weav Is On Board with Neill Blomkamp's Alien movie, and we're all feeling a little silly. It's good to be back!

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This week, Rhea's adrift in the ocean, so Cameron and Ricky invite comedian Jared Logan to join the panel for an in-depth discussion of American Sniper and the culture surrounding it. Plus, Cameron shares a TV show that made her, and everyone tries to figure out Sienna Miller.

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This week, we check in with everyone's favorite Wall Street guru turned CIA analyst turned POTUS (eventually), in the 2014 action flick Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit! Plus, Rhea divulges a movie mystery that made her, and we wonder about the difficulties of recasting beloved characters.

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This week, Rhea and Ricky take a look at the 2014 sci-fi/thriller Automata. Plus, we have an indepth discussion of who and what went overlooked by the Oscar nominations and what it means for the industry.

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This week, Ricky welcomes guests Sarah Morisano and Kimberly Clark to chat about Oscar nominations snubs and shockers. Plus, we take a look at the classic Bond film From Russia With Love.

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This week, we take a look back at the movies of 2014. What genres crushed in theaters? How did the year stack up to years gone by? What were our overall bests and worsts? Where is our Wonder Woman movie? All of these questions and more, answered!

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