Dorking Out About Trailers Episode 4: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, The Mummy And More

Hey there, dorks. Welcome to the fourth episode of Dorking Out About Trailers, our monthly roundtable discussion about movie trailers, co-hosted by Chris, Sonia and Peter Brown, associate editor of Assignment X.

In this month’s podcast, we talk about “The Last Jedi,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Baby Driver,” “Atomic Blonde,” “The Bad Batch,” “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” and “The Mummy.”

The Last Jedi


Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score
Sonia: 90
Peter: 95
Chris: 94

Thor: Ragnarok


Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score
Sonia: 80
Peter: 75
Chris: 82

Baby Driver


Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score
Sonia: 90
Peter: 82
Chris: 87

Atomic Blonde


Sonia: 78
Peter: 84
Chris: 81

The Bad Batch


Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score
Sonia: 45
Peter: 52
Chris: 60

The Hitman’s Bodyguard


Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score
Sonia: 15
Peter: 28
Chris: 40

The Mummy


Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score
Sonia: 50
Peter: 62
Chris: 45

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 43: The Fate of the Furious Mystery Science Theater Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we review “The Fate Of The Furious,” the eighth movie in the popular movie series. Sonia hasn’t seen the other movies, so saying she didn’t like this one would be an understatement.

In our second segment, we talk about the return of Mystery Science Theater 3000. And we end our show by talking about what we are dorking out about this week, including the return of “Better Call Saul” and the Star Wars Celebration tribute to Carrie Fisher.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

The Let’s Pretend We Care About Sports Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, in honor of baseball season starting last week, we are going to share our top 3 favorite sports movies, but don’t worry, Smith will still find a way to mention the fact that he’s reading “War and Peace.”

In the second half of the show, we unveil a new segment, Dorking Out Debates. What do we watch first when a movie remake is coming out? Do you watch (or rewatch) the old version before going to see the new version? We’re going to argue about it.

And finally, we will end the show with what we’re dorking out about this week, including the return of “The Get Down” on Netflix and Louis CK’s monologue on “Saturday Night Live.” Plus, Sonia goes on an epic rant about how much she hates promposals, 

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 41: The Ghost in the S-Town Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we chat about S-Town, a podcast from This American Life and Serial. All seven episodes dropped last Tuesday, and we listened to every episode. Is it addictive listening like Serial season one, or is it disappointing like Serial season two?

In our second segment, we review the live-action remake of “Ghost In The Shell, and talk about the controversy surrounding the casting and more importantly – is it a good movie?

And we end our show by sharing what we are dorking out about, including the series finale of “Big Little Lies,” which concluded Sunday night. We have thoughts and feelings about it.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

Dorking Out Episode 40: The Dave Chappelle Is Better Than Amy Schumer And That’s OK Edition.

In this week’s episode, we talk about Amy Schumer and Dave Chappelle’s new comedy specials on Netflix. Are they funny? Well, one of them is.

In our second segment, we get random and talk about a variety of things we’re dorking out about right now, including the How Is This Movie podcast, Missing Richard Simmons podcast, “Planet Earth 2” and Wonkette. Oh, and Chris’s obsession with getting Sonia to read “War and Peace.”

And we end our show with our favorite headlines: “Justice League,” “Star Wars” and #GOPDnD. 

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes, Stitcher and YouTube.

Dorking Out Episode 39: The Beauty & The Beast & Bette & Joan Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we review Disney’s live action remake of “Beauty & The Beast,” which made $170 million this weekend at the box office. David Tracy, the biggest Disney fan we know and Sonia’s handsome better half and co-host of her other podcast Old Movies, New Beer, will be our guest to talk about it.

In our second segment, David sticks around to chat about FX’s new anthology series “Feud: Bette & Joan.” And we will end our show with what we are dorking out about this week.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes, Stitcher and YouTube.

Dorking Out Episode 38: The Big Little Lies About Kong Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we monkey around and talk about “Kong: Skull Island,” which made all the money this weekend at $61 million. Is it more like the 1933 “King Kong,” the 1976 “King Kong,” or the 2005 “King Kong?” You’ll have to listen to find out.

In our second segment, we talk about HBO’s seven-part miniseries “Big Little Lies” about wealthy moms and their wealthy mom problems, which include MURDER. And we end the show with our favorite headlines of the week.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes, Stitcher and YouTube.

Dorking Out Episode 37: The Get Out, Logan Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode we review the new “X-Men” movie, “Logan,” which star Hugh Jackman insists in the final time he is playing Wolverine. It made a ton of money this weekend, so we will see if that sticks. Friend of the show, “X-Men” fan, and Sonia’s better half, David Tracy, joins us to talk about it.

In our second segment, we talk about the horror movie “Get Out,” which was released about two weeks ago and has an almost-impossible to get 99% on Rotten Tomatoes. Is it as good as everyone says? Well, you’ll have to listen to find out.

All of that, plus our favorite headlines of the week. 

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes, Stitcher and YouTube.

Dorking Out Episode 36: The What Did I Just See On The Oscars Edition

Hey there, dorks. What the what?! In this week’s podcast, we try to make sense of what happened at last night’s Oscars.

We recorded this podcast immediately following last night’s broadcast. We share our thoughts about that Hollywood ending for this year’s Academy Awards. Plus, we rundown all the winners in every category. Oh, and Sonia does some bragging about beating Chris in this year’s Oscar pool.

And, just in case you missed it, we did some Facebook Live broadcasting throughout the show, so please like our Facebook page and check it out.

We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you can find us on iTunes, Stitcher and YouTube.

Dorking Out About The Oscars: Chris’s Predictions

Hey there, dorks. As promised, Chris’s Oscar picks are below. The only difference between his picks and Sonia’s picks is in the Documentary Short category, in which Sonia picked “The White Helmets,” while Chris went with “Joe’s Violins,” because it’s a Holocaust documentary, and Holocaust documentaries are a safe bet.

And don’t forget, we will be broadcasting on Facebook Live broadcasting throughout the show, so please like our Facebook page now, so you don’t miss any of it. Plus, we’re going to be recording our podcast immediately following the Oscar telecast. We don’t usually get to record in the same room together, so it should be really fun. You won’t want to miss it.

Best Picture: La La Land

Best Director: Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Best Actor: Denzel Washington, Fences

Best Actress: Emma Stone, La La Land

Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis, Fences

Best Documentary: O.J.: Made in America

Best Foreign Language Film: The Salesman, Asghar Farhadi

Best Animated Feature: Zootopia

Best Cinematography: Linus Sandgren, La La Land

Original Screenplay: Manchester by the Sea

Adapted Screenplay: Moonlight

Costume Design: Mary Zophres, La La Land

Documentary Short: Joe’s Violin

Film Editing: Tom Cross, La La Land

Makeup and Hairstyling: Joel Harlow and Richard Alonzo, Star Trek Beyond

Original Score: Justin Hurwitz, La La Land

Original Song: “City of Stars,” Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul, La La Land

Production Design: David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, La La Land

Short Film, Animated: Piper

Short Film, Live Action: Ennemis Intérieurs

Sound Editing: Robert Mackenzie and Andy Wright, Hacksaw Ridge

Sound Mixing: Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee, and Steve A. Morrow, La La Land

Visual Effects: Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones, and Dan Lemmon, The Jungle Book