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

Dorking Out About The Oscars: Sonia’s Predictions

Hey there, dorks. Sonia, here. I’m feeling relatively confident about the Oscar predictions I made on our Oscar podcast, so I’m going to stick with them. Second guessing has come back to haunt me in the past. So, here are my Oscar picks …

Best Picture: “La La Land”

Best Director: Damien Chazelle for “La La Land”

Best Actor: Denzel Washington for “Fences”

Best Actress: Emma Stone for “La La Land”

Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali for “Moonlight”

Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis for “Fences”

Best Adapted Screenplay: “Moonlight”

Best Original Screenplay: “Manchester By The Sea”

Best Animated Feature: “Zootopia”

Best Cinematography: “La La Land”

Best Costume Design: “La La Land”

Best Documentary Feature: “O.J.: Made In America”

Best Documentary Short: “The White Helmets”

Best Film Editing: “La La Land”

Best Foreign Language Film: “The Salesman”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: “Star Trek Beyond”

Best Original Score: “La La Land”

Best Original Song: “City Of Stars” from “La La Land”

Best Production Design: “La La Land”

Best Animated Short: “Piper”

Best Live Action Short Film: “Ennemis Interieurs”

Best Sound Editing: “Hacksaw Ridge”

Best Sound Mixing: “La La Land”

Best Visual Effects: “The Jungle Book”

Smith and I are going to actually be in the same place at the same time, and watching the Oscars at my house. We are planning on trying out some 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 Dorking Out immediately following the Oscar telecast. We don’t usually get to record in the same room together, so it should be really entertaining. Plus, Smith is going to drink a ton of Coke Zero, and I tend to get a little drinky on Oscar night. You won’t want to miss it.

Dorking Out Episode 35: The Oscar Predictions by Dorking Out Studios Edition

Hey there, dorks. We are really excited about this week’s episode, because we share our Oscar predictions for Sunday night’s Academy Awards. We have been big Oscar nerds our entire lives, so the Oscars are something we REALLY dork out about, which is why you got an Oscar nomination podcast, an Oscar predictions podcast, and next week you’ll get an Oscar winners podcast, in which we reveal how we did with our Oscar picks.

We don’t wanna brag, but we have a pretty good track record, so you might want to pay attention and win your office Oscar pool. We will be posting our official ballots on right here on the blog on Saturday. Until you then, you’ll need to listen to the podcast to get our predictions.

Oh, and one more thing about the Oscars, Chris and Sonia will actually be in the same room at the same time, so we will be doing a little Facebook Live on Sunday throughout the night to update on how accurate our predictions are and offer a few thoughts on the show.

The Academy Awards air Sunday on ABC.

In our second segment, we play another round of Dorking Out Studios with Raymond Scott Dagle, Coryon Redd and Smith giving me, the head of Dorking Out Studios, their best movie pitches. 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 34: The Legion Of Love Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s podcast, we talk about the latest installment in the Marvel Universe, FX’s new TV show “Legion,” which you may or may not know is an X-Men spin-off.

In our second segment, in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re going to get all mushy on you and share our top 3 favorite love stories. 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 About Trailers Episode 3: Power Rangers, Transformers, Colossal And More

Hey there, dorks. Welcome to the second 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 chat about “Power Rangers,” “The Belko Experiment,” “Wilson,” “Colossal,” “Aftermath,” “Snatched” and “Transformers: The Last Knight.”

“Colossal,” “Transformers: The Last Knight” and “Aftermath” are just a few of the trailers we discuss in this month’s Dorking Out About Trailers.

Below are the trailers we review in this podcast, and our prediction of each movie’s Rotten Tomatoes score. Watch along with us, won’t you?

Power Rangers

Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score for “Power Rangers”
Sonia: 50
Peter: 41
Chris: 59

The Belko Experiment

Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score for “The Belko Experiment”
Sonia: 75
Peter: 72
Chris: 81

Wilson

Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score for “Wilson”
Sonia: 88
Peter: 67
Chris: 80

Colossal

Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score for “Colossal”
Sonia: 80
Peter: 68
Chris: 55

Aftermath

Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score for “Aftermath”
Sonia: 65
Peter: 71
Chris: 68

Snatched

Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score for “Snatched”
Sonia: 45
Peter: 36
Chris: 31

Transformers 5: The Last Knight

Predicted Rotten Tomatoes Score for “Transformers 5: The Last Knight”
Sonia: 20
Peter: 15
Chris: 25

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 33: The Musical Super Bowl Edition

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we talk about the Super Bowl, because it’s an important key word that will get us a lot of sweet, sweet downloads. We chat about the commercials, the halftime show with Lady Gaga, and what’s it’s like when everyone is into something in pop culture that you couldn’t care less about.

In our second segment, in honor of “La La Land,” we share our top 3 favorite musical moments in our recurring segment, “Why Should I Listen To You.”

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.