Articles written by: Jeff Bayer

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 257: ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘True Story,’ ‘Unfriended,’ ‘Monkey Kingdom’

0:00-4:00 – Hello; we’re both playing while injured this week 4:00-6:40 – This week’s sponsor: Kurt Pankau, aka The Past Imperfect, aka you might enjoy his album of rock ‘n’ roll music! 6:40-9:00 – An update on the Bayers’ return to Portland 9:00-16:35 – “Ex Machina” review 16:35-24:00 – “True Story” review 24:00-29:50 – “Unfriended” review (Snider only) 29:50-37:20 – […]

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 256: ‘The Longest Ride,’ ‘While We’re Young,’ ‘Freetown’

0:00-3:30 – We begin our sixth year of broadcasting 3:30-10:10 – A Nicholas Sparks memory game 10:10-25:30 – “The Longest Ride” review 25:30-30:00 – “While We’re Young” review (just Bayer) 30:00-33:40 – “Freetown” review (just Snider) 33:40-47:20 – QOTW (your favorite movie animals, non-animated) 47:20-51:30 – Hey, What’d You Watch? (“Stuart Saves His Family,” some TV) 51:30-57:15 – Recap, then […]

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 255: ‘Furious Seven,’ Pitch Me

0:00-4:00 – It’s our 5th anniversary! We reminisce a little (plus a baby-monitor cameo by Dylan) 4:00-6:00 – Lead-up to a big announcement, derailed by April Fool’s Day 6:00-12:30 – A big, exciting announcement! Really! One that affects the sitcom of our lives! 12:30-15:10 – Another announcement: the Movie B.S. Perpetual Lunch Fund 15:10-35:40 – “Furious Seven” review 35:40-49:00 – […]

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 254: ‘Get Hard,’ ‘It Follows,’ Character Casserole

0:00-5:45 – Introductions; a brief and mostly inaccurate description of the show; we’re on One Of Us now! 5:45-23:00 – “Get Hard” review 23:00-33:40 – “It Follows” review 33:40-46:20 – Question of the Week (suggestions for improving the show) 46:20-58:45 – A round of Character Casserole (Alex Forrest, Hermione Granger, Jessie the cowgirl) 58:45-1:01:10 – Recap, summary, and goodbye QOTW: What […]

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Combo Pack)

Blu-ray Review The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Directed by: Peter Jackson Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage Running Time: 2 hr 24 mins Rating: PG-13 Due Out: March 24, 2015 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc DVD Special Edition and Digital HD on March […]

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Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider, Episode 253: Our SXSW report

0:00-9:30 – Hello, we are in Austin, some housekeeping items and a new online home for the show 9:30-13:15 – The movies opening today that we didn’t see; the fun of SXSW 13:15-17:00 – The SXSW movies we saw that weren’t really movies 17:00-21:00 – Brief reviews of SXSW movies we didn’t like 21:00-1:12:00 – Our SXSW reviews: Fresno 6/10 […]

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SXSW 2015, The Good: ‘Manglehorn,’ ‘Hello, My Name is Doris,’ ‘Spy,’ ‘Love & Mercy’ and More

SXSW 2015, The Good: ‘Manglehorn,’ ‘Hello, My Name is Doris,’ ‘Spy,’ ‘Love & Mercy’ and More

SXSW 2015 Film Review complete coverage of the SXSW Film Festival 2015 The Overnight Director/Screenwriter: Patrick Brice Two families meet at the park and set up a playdate that has unexpected outcomes for all. Cast: Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Taylor Schilling, Judith Godrèche. (film synopsis from sxsw.com) OVERALL It’s hilarious. The boundaries of bromance, marriage, friendship and even penis comedy are […]

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SXSW 2015, The Average: ‘7 Chinese Brothers,’ ‘Adult Beginners,’ ‘Just Jim’ and More

SXSW 2015, The Average: ‘7 Chinese Brothers,’ ‘Adult Beginners,’ ‘Just Jim’ and More

SXSW 2015 Film Review complete coverage of the SXSW Film Festival 2015 7 Chinese Brothers Director/Screenwriter: Bob Byington A man unaccustomed to telling the truth learns to at least describe it. Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Tunde Adebimpe, Eleanore Pienta, Olympia Dukakis, Stephen Root. (World Premiere) (film synopsis from sxsw.com) OVERALL The film is almost about nothing, just like the title of […]

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SXSW 2015, The Not Good: ‘Pod,’ ‘The Nymphets,’ ‘The Visit’

SXSW 2015, The Not Good: ‘Pod,’ ‘The Nymphets,’ ‘The Visit’

SXSW 2015 Film Review complete coverage of the SXSW Film Festival 2015 The Nymphets Director/Screenwriter: Gary Gardner A well-to-do 30-something man invites two rowdy young girls to party in his loft, leading to a night of provocation and cruelty, all in the name of getting laid. Cast: Kip Pardue, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Jordan Lane Price, Paulina Singer. (World Premiere) (film synopsis […]

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Film School Club at Film School Rejects is Coming March 26 with Guest Critic Drew McWeeny

I am Jeff Bayer, and I have not seen every film in the world. A new column is coming called Film School Club with Jeff Bayer. You have an assignment. Watch Dead Man by Jim Jarmusch. The column discussing the film with Jeff Bayer and guest Drew McWeeny will be available on Thursday, March 26. The film is available on […]

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