Episode 52 - The Breakfast Club - "This is More Guidance Counseller S#!t"Miscast Commentary add
School is back in session and the guys are bringing you The Breakfast Club. They discuss the incredible legacy of John Hughes, Molly Ringwald's turn to music and reveal which of the Brat Pack members were actually teenagers when this movie was shot. Todd connects this movie to Matt Groening, and Joe talks about how this movie could have become a series, also pitching ideas for other Hughes Sequels. The guys share their own detention stories and pitch the idea of this as a play. The art of the middle finger is discussed and they talk about equal pay in film. They also share stories from high school, share their feelings for everything from Drugs, Alcohol and Dancing.
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Episode 51.5 - Coming AttractionsMiscast Commentary add
In this week's Coming Attractions Episode, the guys talk about Canadian Summer Jams, Eminem's new album and M&M Flavours. They discuss the men who have been accused of inappropriate behaviour returning to work and the Real Doll Brothel coming to Toronto. The Colin Kaepernick Nike ad was talked about and Todd puts forth a challenge to redo an old movie. A movie that salutes the kids' return to school is announced as the next commentary. The guys announce the release of new t-shirts available for purchase at www.teepublic.com/user/miscastcommentary
Episode 51 - Diggstown - "A Broken Christopher Lambert"Miscast Commentary add
Season 3's first movie is the James Woods/Louis Gossett Jr. film Diggstown. The guys rediscover how good the cast of this movie is, discuss James Woods' controversial twitter presence and name their favourite local son. An on set affair is revealed and the guys work through the con in this movie. The guys reminisce about their days as high school wrestlers and cast the would-be remake of this movie with current day actors.
Best of Season 2 Clip 1 - IntrosMiscast Commentary add
A clip from the Best of Season 2 episode, featuring all of the intros of the season.
Episode 50.5 - Coming AttractionsMiscast Commentary add
In this week's Coming Attractions Episode, the guys discuss their time apart, Todd shares his Tales From the Sea. The guys discuss Danny Boyle's exit from the latest Bond Film, including their theories as to what the creative differences were between Boyle and the Studio that caused the resignation. The first movie of the season is announced and sequels to The Mighty Ducks and Karate Kid are discussed for their role models. The news of Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves potentially being married during Bram Stoker's Dracula is discussed and the guys discuss how they might have gotten married to each other. he guys want to hear your favourite methods of getting married in Vegas. Todd shares an embarrassing moment with a Golf Cart and Joe shares his tales from Camping and how he almost embarrassed himself.
Episode 50 - Goldeneye - "He Calls It a Water Birth"Miscast Commentary add
Our 50th episode covers the guys' introduction to 007 in the theatres, Goldeneye. The guys talk about an interesting hand double, the path of Pierce Brosnan to the role of James Bond and how Ian Fleming pictured Bond. Joe talks about the big Fan Theory that changes the way you look at James Bond Movies and the adaptation from this movie into one of the great video games of all time. The guys compare Bond Themes. A repeat emergency takes place and Todd gives the fans a quiz to win a free T-Shirt.
Episode 49.5 - Coming AttractionsMiscast Commentary add
In this week's coming attractions episode, Joe recounts his recent car accident with tangents about his son's 3rd birthday party and the Louis CK sex scandal. The guys talk about Robert DeNiro being in Talks for the Joaquin Phoenix Joker movie and review San Diego Comic Con trailers for Aquaman, Shazaam, Predators, Godzilla: King of Monsters , Star Wars: Clone Wars, Titans and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Joe recaps Conan at Comic Con. Next Week's episode, our Season Finale, is released and the guys tease the upcoming schedule. Joe finishes up by sharing a story of Todd spitting all over him and announcing new places you can listen to the show.
Episode 49 - Hard Target - "Even If Every Bullet Misses"Miscast Commentary add
This week, the guys settle in for an early foray into American Film for John Woo as they lend commentary to the JCVD movie Hard Target. They talk about the original star of the movie, John Woo's American legacy and which up and coming actor wanted Woo to direct him in an early film. A dispute between Woo and JCVD is detailed and who was hired as a backup director of the movie. They talk about an old dream cast list for the X-men Movie in the 90's and review the use of slow motion in this movie.
Episode 48.5 - Coming AttractionsMiscast Commentary add
You know the guys are back together when Keelhauling is the first subject of the Coming Attractions Episode. Todd reacts to avoiding the re-record of Super Mario Brothers and the guys talk Netflix, as the releases of Luke Cage, GLOW and Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee have recently been released. Joe does a 180 on his opinion of Jerry Lewis and praises Jerry Seinfeld as a host. Joe also explains being emotionally invested in the relationship between Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan. The next movie is announced (HINT* - SLOOOWWWWW MOOOTION) and the upcoming summer and fall schedule is teased.
Episode 48 - Super Mario Bros - "One Wears Red, the Other Wears Green"Miscast Commentary add
Joe welcomes back his wife Carrie as guest co-host after a series of unforeseen circumstances. The couple compares the video game and movie, Carrie points out some major mistakes that Joe had missed and the turbulent relationship between the directors and studio (and their effect on the cast) is discussed.
Episode 47.5 - Coming AttractionsMiscast Commentary add
Joe is on his own for this Coming Attractions Episode. He Explains the whereabouts of Todd, announces some special circumstances regarding the next movie and talks about his latest trip to a Theme Park. Joe takes a last chance to thank a previous guest and calls out to the listeners to pick their favourite past episodes.
Bonus Episode - B.J. Mendelson Interview - UneditedMiscast Commentary add
Check out the complete interview with B.J. Mendelson. In the interview, he talks about his time as a Mall Santa, A substitute teacher and his work as a public speaker. He discusses his comic book and we discuss, in detail, the movie Double Dragon.
Make sure to check out bjmendelson.com and buy his books, "Social Media is Bullshit" and "Privacy: And How to Get it Back." Check out his comic book, Vengeance, Nevada and keep an eye out for his upcoming projects.
Episode 47 - Double Dragon - "Going Through It"Miscast Commentary add
*NOTE* An issue with the recording caused a slight quality issue with the live portion of the commentary (not unlistenable, but not up to our standards)
The guys dive deep into a Rabbit Hole when they provide commentary for the... let's say video game adaptation, Double Dragon. Author/Speaker/Comic Book Creator B.J. Mendelson revisits us this episode via unheard clips from last week's interview. Todd experiences a major case of Deja Vu and an announcement regarding the next movie. A character actor in multiple Miscast Commentary movies is discussed. Todd is fascinated by the little person in charge of keeping the building standing and the futurism in the movie is taken to task. The lack of training for the actors is brought to light. Comparisons to other adaptations that came out during this time period are made and Todd spots an actor from a cult movie in a very small role. Joe has a theory about Alyssa Milano's involvement in a childish scene. B.J.'s clips include discussion about the prologue and cast, what should have been a solemn moment in the movie, Abobo's journey and how the end reminds him of Kevin Smith. For Extra Credit, all three of the guys try to get to the bottom of the question 'Is this the worst Video Game to Movie Adaptation?'
Episode 46.5 - Interview with B.J. MendelsonMiscast Commentary add
In this episode, the guys have their first interview on the show as they talk to Author/Speaker/Comic Book Creator and Mall Santa (Yes that last one is true and he has a great story about it), B.J. Mendelson. In the interview, B.J. discusses his motivations for writing his books, using social media to promote himself as a young stand up comic, the race to a million followers on Twitter and how he is somewhat of a soothsayer when it comes to his work. He discusses his time as a substitute teacher, his debate at the U.N. His ability to write for female characters in his comic, Vengeance, Nevada and how it was created ahead of the use of strong female characters in Superhero Movies. As the guys announce next week's movie, it is up to B.J. to explain his motivations as to why he challenged them to do the movie.
Episode 46.1 - Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers pt 2 - "You! Let Me See Your Gross Eye!"Miscast Commentary add
The guys travel deeper into Middle Earth with Part 2 of their commentary for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. The guys discuss the scenes deleted from the extended cut for the theatrical release, the last minute replacement that led to Viggo Mortensen taking the role of Aragorn and Orlando Bloom's Career after Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean. Joe lets you know which Hobbit alum plays multiple roles in this movie and gives thanks to his wife for supporting him during podcast production. A parallel between Frodo and Gollum that was shot but never made it in the movie is talked about and Joe talks about getting his two year old son into nerd culture. MASSIVE technology is discussed and Todd poses the question of who the main character actually is in the trilogy. Joe explains the process of getting the singer for the end credit theme.
Episode 46 - Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Pt. 1 - "I've Walked Here and There Before"Miscast Commentary add
The guys continue their epic journey through Middle Earth with the first of their 2-part commentary of Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. They talk about their lack of experience with the books, catch us up on where we left off in the first movie and what video game likely derived from this story. Todd shares a story of a public bathroom stall and they share their admiration for the work of Andy Serkis. Similarities between this and a former Miscast Commentary Movie, The Empire Strikes Back are brought to light. Numerous filming-related injuries are listed.
Episode 45.5 - Coming AttractionsMiscast Commentary add
In this week's coming attractions episode, the guys pitch for a new theme song, tease an upcoming interview and talk about Deadpool, including Todd's ill-fated viewing of the movie. Joe talks about the only weather related incident that made them leave the drive in and the guys brag(?) about a record they set at a Movie Theatre in their teens. Joe shares an unfortunate lottery story and they talk about inconsiderate retail customers and a meeting between Bill Gates and Donald Trump. An epic sequel is announced as our next Movie and it will be a 2 part episode.