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December 24, 2015

Episode 026 - Our Epic Star Wars: The Force Awakens Debate!

One week ago, our Epic Film Guys were primed with excitement for the opening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. After the show, the two had vastly different reactions: Justin loved it so much he has since seen it a further two times, and Nick was so disappointed that he scrapped any plans for a repeat viewing. The battleground is set as we provide our full, spoiler-filled review of The Force Awakens
 
We also look ahead to next week's best of 2015 episode, where we'll be counting down our best (and worst!) of the year. As much as we agree on things sometimes, expect two very different lists. We also discuss the further re-branding of the podcast on this final episode of the Reel Rundown. This week in Epic Previews, we're reviewing trailers for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, and the "spiritual" sequel to Dazed and Confused, Everybody Wants Some
 

 
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Friends of the show: 
 
As always, a big shout-out goes to our brothers in Perth, Paul and Wayne, from the Countdown movie and TV review podcast. I had a chance to speak with Paul prior to recording to start working out the details of our crossover! If you like our show, you will love their show (and their sexy Aussie accents, if you're Justin). Check them out and please rate them on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/countdown-movie-tv-reviews/id979577413.
 
We also want to give a big shout-out to James and Emily of the Classy Little Podcast! They're still on hiatus until 2016, but they'll return next year with new episodes and to drink a lot more wine and cheese. Find them at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/classy-little-podcast/id1019422584.
 
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.
 
The Afterburn739 podcast comes to you live from the Scrish bar, as Kitty, Leo, Midge, Cobra, Jackie & Fez explore the latest in pop culture. One listen and you'll be a regular! Check them out at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/afterburn-739/id1003616097.
 

 
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