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Ep. #43: “We Saw Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2!”

You got it in the title! We're giving our reviews of the movie. Spoiler alert: We are going to give away some of the stuff that happens in the movie. So if you haven't seen it yet and don't want spoilers, skip the last part where we talk about it. Also, there is a lot of talk about the samurai inspired by our new sponsor and Iron Fist apparently... A ton of hillarious running gags in this episode. It's a laugh riot the whole way!

The trailers in this episode are:

  1. Dark Tower
  2. The Defenders (Netflix series)
  3. The Big Sick
  4. Absolutely Everything
  5. Shot Caller
  6. The Recall
  7. Black Water
  8. Score: A Film Music Documentary

Ep. #42: “Fate of the Furious Dominates + Kyle Suffers from Banjo Inadequacy”

Miguel is back among us! To everyone's joy - especially Kyle's (He missed slapping Miguel around when they both get excited). Kyle took Rick's place with his tired, boring week, and Rick was happy to reliquish the title. Shawn made good money over the week. So the two and a half Mexicans plot to rob the gringo blind after the podcast. There's a new banjo in town so Kyle threatens to hang up his banjo to go hunting Bigfoot in the Apalachians. 

This week's trailers are:

1. Alien Covenant Prologue Trailer
2. Kingsman 2
3. Once Upon A Time In Venice
4. Tulip Fever
5. Jamestown

As always, you can catch up on them yourself by going to

Some awesome movie and videogames news and conversation this time too! So stay tuned.


Ep. #41: “The Last Jedi, eh? Wait… Where’s Miguel?”

Ok, so we got behind a few days in production... But that just means you got two episodes this week! The Blade Runner Retro, and now our 41st Episode!  Kyle has a new job overseeing the proper scrubbing of spacewhales as a Spacewhale Shop Foreman. Rick had a restful week despite unspeakable rituals going on next door, and Shawn got amnesia for Easter. Oh! And Miguel mysteriously didn't show up... Purportedly to take his wife to a clinic because she was ill. But who knows... Get our perspective on the latest relevant trailers (because if we're not interested, then it's not worth mentioning!) In this episode we cover:

1. The Last Jedi
2. Overdrive 
3. Hitman's Bodyguard
4. Wakefield
5. The Little Hours

You can see them for yourself at

(Credits: we include a metal riff by Artist: AKnewGod from their song, Indifferent.

Their social links are:

And you can find their full song on YouTube at )




C.T.P.’s Retro-Rewind: “Blade Runner”

To make up for last's week missed episode, we've decided to crack open a new Retro Rewind! For all of you that remember Blade Runner, take a stroll down memory lane with us and see what we think looking at it now by today's standards. If you've never seen it before or don't remember it very well, get ready to become acquainted with this classic movie. Directed by the legendary Ridley Scot and starring Harrison Ford, for all the impact it's had on movies, books, videogames, and everything else in the nerdiverse, this movie has had a legendary effect. But does it live up to the mythology? Is it worthy of the legend? We answer that question in this Retro Rewind episode! So buckle up for a ride into a facinating future.


Ep. #40 “Thor be getting all gangsta with Tupac Hammering on My Little Ponies…”

Ladies and Gents, El Kyle ha vuelto! (That means he's back)  And he's as crazy with all the voices in his head as ever! Apparently Shawn, Miguel, and Rick were all abducted by aliens last weekend...  This episode we cover 5 trailers:

1. Paris Can Wait

2. Paradox (2017, starring Tony Jaa)

3. All Eyes On Me (a movie about the life of Tupac)

4. Thor 3: Ragnarok (the one with Led Zepplin in it!)

5. My Little Pony (yes, they are making a movie)

You can see all of them yourself at if you wanna check out what we're BSing about.

Rick also has some other movie news for y'all, keeping us all up on the buzz as always. Hope y'all enjoy! Please share with others and let us know what you think.



Ep. #39 “It’s the year of the apes!” + Lots of Marvel & DC news

Kyle is off busting his butt! So we bust on him while he's gone... This week, Rick was schmoozing and making moves like Jagger. Shawn gets irate about a pop icon trying to hog the spotlight... Looks like Miguel's getting his wish this year with so may ape centered movies coming out. First trailer we hit is about a monkey kingdom and lost prince! It's called Spark: A Space Tail. Lots of monkey business in this show. The other trailers include Ferdinand (a new animated movie based on the classic kids' story), Spider-Man Homecoming, It (very scary remake), War for the Planet of the Apes (second trailer came out), The Mummy (a thrilling remake starring Tom Cruise), and the Game of Thrones Season 7 (the winter is here!) You can see all the same trailers we saw at We also give shoutouts to a few fellow podcasters that we love: thepodcouple's podcast, Nthcast, and more!


Ep. #38: “Rick is back, baby! And he bringeth a Lootcrate!”

"The Rizzo" is among us yet again, my friends! Fresh from San Antonio, he won the best weekend contest this time. This one gets pretty out of hand. I think Kyle and Miguel are getting into the sauce a bit too much... So tell me: where else can you hear Captain Underpants and Winston Churchill discussed back to back!? Only during the Critical Four's trailer talk! We also cover Three Billboards, Death Note, Black Butterfly, and the latest Justice League trailer. Some interesting new tidbits as well. For instance, Brad Pitt almost went for a Marvel role...? Suprising. Listen in on this off-the-chain episode as we all bounce and collide like overgrown kids on crack in the world's biggest bounce house!


Ep. #36 “So…much…carnage… Gerard Butler must be going for an Oscar!”

We talk about seven trailers and bomblast them straight to hell! Mostly anyway... They are:

1. Win It All (a Netflix Movie) 
2. Small Crimes
3. Rough Night 
4. How to Be A Latin Lover 
5. Savage Dog 
6. Baby Driver 
7. Geostorm 
8. A Family Man

Same dumbasses. Same place. Always new material to rag on! 


Ep. #37 “Furry bastards…” Beauty and the Beast 2017 + King Kong Reviews

Rick is gone on an epic journey self discovery in his closet. We have a new guest to torment. Miguel shows his true love of ape ass. Kyle continues to try convincing himself - and everyone else- that he's beautiful and that we're not all just figments of his own lonely, tortured imagination... And Shawn loves Emma Watson! Nyehh nyehh! Listen as he eats Crow Pie like its the breakfast of champions and they're his main sponsor.


Critical Thinking Podcast #35: “Talk respectful when you’re talkin’ about my tomato!”

Critical Thinking Podcast #35: "Talk respectful when you're talkin' about my tomato!"