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July 21, 2016

Episode 055 - Ghostbusters with Girls is Good!

This week, we're far less concerned with structure and more concerned with having a great time! We'll open the show talking about our weekends, and Justin recounts his trip to Washington D.C. to meet horror legend John Carpenter. We also pay homage to James Cameron's Aliens, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary on the recording date, and to The Dark Knight, which celebrated its 8th. Some friends of the show return, and we feature a brand-new segment this week, as I edit your mini-reviews of Paul Feig's Ghostbusters.

On the heels of our commentary of the original Ghostbusters last week, this week we're diving headlong into a full review of the 2016 reboot, directed by Paul Feig and starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. However, we won't be doing it alone! This week we are joined by Emmy-winning film critic Jackson Murphy of Lights-Camera-Jackson! We are proud to be participating in the LCJ POD-A-THON, in which Jackson is appearing on numerous shows over a five-day period to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Before he signs off, we'll talk to him about the summer movie season thusfar and ask what he's looking forward to for the rest of 2016. Catch Jackson's full review of Ghostbusters on his website: http://lights-camera-jackson.com/ghostbusters-pg-13.php. Once Jackson signs off, we launch into a more in-depth review and discussion of the new Ghostbusters film, as I read from my written review while Justin chimes in to agree or disagree. 

Thanks for listening, and we'll see you at the movies!


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Promos this week:

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 had the pleasure of filling in for Wayne these past few weeks, and I had a blast! Follow them on twitter @thecountdownpc. 

Self-described as a "rocket powered shit show bus," Everyone Has a Podcast is hosted by Adam and Byron out of Alberta, Canada. Adam's hobbies include "Mailing animal shit to the Westborough Baptist Church." Check them out at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ehap-everyone-has-a-podcast/id964435478, and find them on twitter @EHAPPodcast.

The Geek Yogurt Podcast is a group of four guys who get together every Wednesday and discuss all things comic books and geek culture. You can find their show at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/geek-yogurt-podcast/id1064341558. Find them on twitter @YogurtPodcast.

Ice and the Face is a weekly podcast with Rick & Sarah from AWESOME TALK! They have guests, a few drinks, and some interesting conversations. Their motto: "Hilarity over feelings!" So grab yourself a 12-pack or a bottle of champagne and subscribe to this verbal hell on Earth at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ice-and-the-face/id794270581. Find them on twitter @IceAndTheFace.

The Afterburn739 podcast comes to you live from Scrish bar! The "Seinfeld of Podcasts" will make you laugh as Kitty, Leo, Midge, Cobra, & Fez discuss random adventures, pop culture, current events, and whatever other wacky things they happen upon that week. One listen and you'll be a regular! Check them out at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/afterburn-739/id1003616097. Follow them on twitter @afterburn739. 


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 www.epicfilmguys.com/support or following the link there to: https://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 "supporters" segment! 

A huge thank you to Jackson Murphy of Lights, Camera, Jackson for being on the show! Jackson has been a movie critic since he was 7 years old, and won a NY Emmy in 2010 for his reviews on YNN. Please check out his reviews at his website at http://lights-camera-jackson.com/, and find him on twitter @LCJReviews. Please visit the crowdrise page for the LCJ Pod-A-Thon at https://www.crowdrise.com/lcj-pod-athon-2016-for-make-a-wish and donate to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 


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A huge thanks to Lisa from the Our Story Podcast for giving us our first-ever podcasting award. It is great to be recognized! If you could, give a listen to her show over at http://listentoourstory.com/. You can follow her on twitter @lparke, and her show is at @OurStoryPodcast. Check out the other shows she's awarded @LisasPodAwards!

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! 

Intro: "Unsustainable" by Muse. All Rights reserved.

"Agent of Chaos" from the Dark Knight Official Soundtrack by Hans Zimmer. All Rights reserved.

"Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr, performed by Pentatonix/Walk the Moon/Ray Parker Jr. All Rights reserved.

Outro: "Far Beyond the Sun" by Yngwie Malmsteen. All Rights reserved.

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