Posts by Mike Gravagno

Nutflex 031-My Golden Days

Nutflex 031-My Golden Days From the mind of Arnaud Desplechin, comes My Golden Days, and a lot of French names the Taste Buds struggle to wrap their lips around. A tale of a self-absorbed young man becoming a self-absorbed older man, the film is one at least 4 of the panelists can relate to. Will…

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Nutflex 029- Hush

Nutflex 029 – Hush This week Kay, Mike, Josh, and Ryan say shhhhhh! The Taste Buds try to discuss the 2016 thriller Hush as quietly as possible. Once the realize whispers aren’t needed or possible, they scream their little heads off about what a modern horror movie needs to do to be relevant. Do motives matter? Do tropes need…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 11/11/16- ARROW

Arrow is the grandaddy of all shows, and this grandaddy dog still knows new tricks. Do those tricks sometimes make no sense and are hodgepodge thrown together mishmash? Sure!  But there’s so much charisma and character work, and the flashbacks are actually fun again! Ollie’s new team learns about his murdery past and they take…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 11/04/16- THE FLASH

This week on The Flash, Team Flash has to deal with the adventures of H.R. Wells who spends his time recording on TalkBoy (TM) pens, Caitlyn deals with her chilly mom, and everyone has to deal with the detrimental effects of bullying! Lessons are learned, and not a single one of them has to do…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 10/22/16- LUCIFER

Lucifer Morningstar aka The Morningstar aka The Fallen One aka Beelzebub aka the Prince of Darkness aka Owner of Lux aka Iblis aka the Serpent aka the Silver-tongued one aka Lucy has a bit of an attention problem. He’s lost in his phone, just like those damn kids these days, heads down walking into traffic…

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Nutflex 024 – Bring it On

Nutflex 024 – Bring It On   People like to go nuts about all the wacky hijinks and stupid lingo Pitch Perfect gave us, but before we dove into that subculture, pre-Ant Man Peyton Reed gave us a cheerific attempt at showing the world the seedy and not so seedy underbelly of high school cheerleading. Torrance has…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 10/07/16- LUKE CAGE

Luke Cage is here, and the Taste Buds are set to devour it week by week! Sure you’ve watched it and rewetted thrice by now, but Mike and Ryan will be watching one signal episode per week. This week the gruesome twosome tackle the pilot, and how it introduces the world to the world of…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 10/01/16- GOTHAM

Gotham is akimbo when Fish takes Bullock hostage and Ivy returns after a nail-bitingly long week of being possibly (obviously not) drowned in a sewer. Ryan and Mike talk the mean streets, the upper echelons, and everything in between, as they follow Valerie Vale running around to get to know this ca-razy town. Do they…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 09/24- MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D returns for season four with a whole new status quo! Dayse/Quake/Skye is a vigilante hunting down the anti-inhuman terrorists, the old team is split up with Phil and Mac out in the field, May training a new team, Fitz getting into soccer with the mad doctor, and Simmons is brown nosing with…

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Nutflex 021 – Best of 2015 Flashback

Fall is officially here, which means that it’s movies that win awards season! For the next few months, your local theater will be inundated with historical dramas, stories of triumph over adversity, underdog tales, pictures of race and sexuality and otherness taking the main stage, and Tom Hanks. With the glut of 2016 Oscar-bait upon…

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