100 episodes

Every week, Nate, Ben, ad Eric, with the occasional special guest, talk movies and entertainment news, and then play a series of movie-related games, including the central game, The Pitch, wherein our heroes take a concept and try and turn it into a working movie. Most of the time the podcasts will just descend into girlish laughter.

Other reoccurring games include Defend Yourself, where one person must defend their enjoyment of an indefensible movie, Sequel-ize It, Porno-ize It, Recast It, Genre Swap, Adapt the Unadaptable, and Vanity Project, wherein our heroes tailor a movie project to a star.

Dirty Sons of Pitches Nate, Ben, and Eric

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    • 4.5 • 6 Ratings

Every week, Nate, Ben, ad Eric, with the occasional special guest, talk movies and entertainment news, and then play a series of movie-related games, including the central game, The Pitch, wherein our heroes take a concept and try and turn it into a working movie. Most of the time the podcasts will just descend into girlish laughter.

Other reoccurring games include Defend Yourself, where one person must defend their enjoyment of an indefensible movie, Sequel-ize It, Porno-ize It, Recast It, Genre Swap, Adapt the Unadaptable, and Vanity Project, wherein our heroes tailor a movie project to a star.

    My Dad & the Movies -- "Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015)

    My Dad & the Movies -- "Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015)

    A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. Next is the Oscar-winning, post-apocalyptic, face-meltingly awesome "Mad Max: Fury Road."

    Available on Spotify and Apple

    • 44 min
    Ep. 348: Switch the Pitch -- "Double Indemnity" (1944) / "Shin Godzilla" (2016)

    Ep. 348: Switch the Pitch -- "Double Indemnity" (1944) / "Shin Godzilla" (2016)

    The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" have returned from a recent power outage and are even more powerful than ever, or so they believe. The guys are watching two very different movies this week, 1944's "Double Indemnity" and 2016's "Shin Godzilla," to combine into a new project.
    Available on Spotify and Apple
    Episode 348 includes:
    -The game of chicken that Ezra Miller continues playing with Warner Brothers takes a few new turns, also more MeToo news.
    -R.I.P. respected character actor Phillip Baker Hall.
    -Nate runs through several mildler romantic comedies like "Downtown Abbey," "Father of the Bride," and "Good Luck to You, Leo Grande."
    -Turns out "Jurassic World: Dominion" is even worse than you feared.
    -"Lightyear" is solid mid-range Pixar.
    -Switch the Pitch -- "Double Indemnity" / "Shin Godzilla"
    -The guys discuss the 2016 very talky, very in-the-weeds of government technospeak Godzilla movie, where it loses them, and then Billy Wilder's 1944 film noir classic that has less shine for Ben, and then they attempt to combine them into a new project about insurance fraud via giant monster destruction.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    My Dad & the Movies -- "Vanilla Sky" (2001)

    My Dad & the Movies -- "Vanilla Sky" (2001)

    A special new podcast subset featuring Nate and his father. "My Dad & the Movies" is a ten-part series where Nate and his father, George, discuss a movie of his father's choice, maybe a favorite or a formative work that made him the cinephile he is, and father and son can talk about their shared love of the movies. Next is 2001's "Vanilla Sky," based upon the 1997 Spanish movie, "Open Your Eyes," both starring Penelope Cruz.

    Available on Spotify and Apple

    • 43 min
    Ep. 347: Switch the Pitch -- "Haunter" (2013) / "A Brady Bunch Movie" (1995)

    Ep. 347: Switch the Pitch -- "Haunter" (2013) / "A Brady Bunch Movie" (1995)

    The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are back at it with Switch the Pitch, where they watch two unrelated movies and then try and marry both of them into a new creative project. This time it's the 2013 Canadian ghost thriller "Hanter" combined with the hit meta 1995 comedy, "The Brady Bunch Movie."
    Available on Apple and Spotify
    Episode 347 includes:
    -R.I.P. Ray Liotta
    -Reactions to "Black Adam" trailer and Johnny Depp/Amber Heard defamation verdict.
    -Ben has seen the horror that is the animated "Marmaduke" movie on Netflix.
    -"Dual" leaves soemthing to be desired.
    -Switch the Pitch -- "Haunter" / "Brady Bunch Movie"
    -The 2013 ghostly thriller is a well-constructed and conceieved chiller, but the 1995 "Brady" movie is a one-joke irony time capsule for not just the 1970s but now the 1990s as well.

    • 1 hr 40 min
    DSOP Presents: "Saturday Night Jive" -- "Problem Child" (1990)

    DSOP Presents: "Saturday Night Jive" -- "Problem Child" (1990)

    While the "Dirty Sons of Pitches" wait to record next, check out Ben and his brother George's long-running podcast covering movies starring "Saturday Night Live" alums as well as exploring the history of the famous sketch comedy series. Listen to the guys discuss their take on "Problem Child," especially after they both unabashedly loved "Problem Child 2" which they saw first. Can it live up to the hype? Is that even the appropriate term?
    Available on Apple and Spotify

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep. 356: Movie Catch-Up: Doctor Strange 2, Fantastic Beasts 3, Firestarter, and more!

    Ep. 356: Movie Catch-Up: Doctor Strange 2, Fantastic Beasts 3, Firestarter, and more!

    The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are catching up on movies from April and May to discuss after ending their brief hiatus and get back to pitching starting with the next podcast.
    Available on Apple and Spotify
    Episode 356 includes:
    -Trailer reactions: "Thor: Love and Thunder," "Mission: Impossible 7," and more.
    -"Fantastic Beasts 3" is a slog about election coups that feels like it should be the end of this franchise.
    -"2000 Mules" is just as bad as you would think from Dinesh D'Souza.
    -Who's the firestarter? Twisted "Firestarter."
    -the guys have divided responses to Marvel's "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" and different takes on whether its big villain breaking bad worked.

    • 1 hr 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Jameserrggg ,

Great podcast.

Love the show, but someone needs to get one of these dudes an oxygen tank. You sound like you're gasping for breath.

Edward9000 ,

Channeling...

Siskel and Ebert intelligently channel Beavis and Butthead. These kids actually know movies!

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