Episode 36: Drop that Oscar Like It’s Hot

We’re back after a long hiatus! As such, we talk about politics a little bit, the #idesofTrump postcard campaign, some of the Oscar winning movies, the Oscar ceremony itself, and the animated movie category in detail. Plus, there are sound effects in this episode. We then share our obsessions. Let us know what you’re obsessing about by tweeting at us @rhymeetreason or on facebook.com/rhymeetreason.

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Lady Gaga to Make Film Debut in “Machete Kills”

  The internets are abuzz now that it has been revealed that Lady Gaga is set to make her film debut in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills–the sequel to 2010’s Machete. She’ll play “La Chameleón”–Spanglish for a female Chameleon–as per the above promo pic, which features a wolf stole and a smoking (silenced) gun. Are you excited to see Mother Monster on the big screen?! Continue reading Lady Gaga to Make Film Debut in “Machete Kills”

Movies for a Hot Wet American Summer

This summer is actually looking pretty good for movies, if you look past the fact that “summer” didn’t start at the beginning of May. All descriptions are from IMDB since, you know, they (mostly) aren’t out yet. These aren’t the only ones on the list that we want to see. Leave your recommendations in the comments. Damsels in Distress A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus, and to rescue their fellow students from depression, grunge and low standards of every kind. Lola Versus Dumped by her boyfriend just three weeks … Continue reading Movies for a Hot Wet American Summer

What is Google Play?

Google Play is the rebranding effort of Google to combine Google Books, Music, Apps and Games, and Movies. It’s basically Google’s iTunes. Everything is connected to the cloud which means that as long as you have the app installed on, you can download the book/movie/app/music that you already bought. Google sells MP3s while iTunes sells DRM protected songs. You can even give your friends a free listen on a song before they purchase it. Google is trying to tie everything together and include it in Google+. So far, it’s not doing much for it. Overall, it’s a freer platform to … Continue reading What is Google Play?

Must See: Hunger Games

The Hunger Games has amassed a huge following due to the immense popularity of the trilogy of novels by Suzanne Collins. The movie, while not perfect, certainly lived up to the expectations of the fans.      At two and a half hours-ish, one could argue that it is difficult to focus on something so long. This is an epic movie, though, people! This enabled director Gary Ross to hit most of the major points in the book in a way that didn’t feel rushed, even though I didn’t like the editing at the beginning. It was very fast and … Continue reading Must See: Hunger Games