Movies and Stuff Minisode: Green Jello, RIP Terry Gilliam and Betrayed by Porn

Dan and Abe talk about a bunch of stuff. Yeah, they do that from time to time. Thus the “stuff” in their show’s name.

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Movies and Stuff Minisode: Chicken Pox, Shoeless Joe, and Water Everywhere
Topic 1: Chicken Pox Is it okay to give your kids chicken pox to avoid them getting it as an adult? Topic 2: He has no shoes! And no chance to be reinstated by baseball. Yeah, we’re talking about Shoeless Joe Jackson. Topic 3: Beware the Ocean No one should ever go... Read more
Movies and Stuff Minisode: Colonel Abe and His Stance on Historical Violence
Hey, hey, everybody, So no animated minisode this week. My animators went on strike! Apparently I’m supposed to “pay” them or something. Anyway, here is an audio version and some visual references to look at while you listen. Enjoy! Dan Topic 1: Colonel Sanders and Norm So Norm McDonald... Read more
R.I.P ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’ Colon Maybe Colon Probably

Aqua Teen Hunger Force (aka Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1, aka Aqua Something You Know Whatever, aka Aqua TV Show Show, aka Aqua Teen Hunger Force Forever) apparently died this past Sunday after 15 years of battling absurdity and surrealism.

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Movies and Stuff: Star Wars and Disney D23 Expo Minisode

In this special news break, Dan & Abe talk about Disney’s D23 Expo and the Star Wars news that broke. They chat about the Star Wars theme parks, Rogue One casting news, the Episode VII Force Awakens teaser poster, EW’s Star Wars coverage and who Kylo Ren actually is.

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Movies and Stuff Animated Minisode: Cecil the Lion and Historical Plotholes

In this Movies and Stuff animated minisode, Abe and Dan talk about how the gun from Nintendo’s duck hunt works, Cecil the Lion and the terribleness in the world, Historical plotholes and more!

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Was Season 2 of ‘True Detective’ a Waste of Time?

In Season 1 of True Detective, the finale saw the light winning. On the surface, the same cannot be said about Season 2’s bloody ending. There will be a lot of people who write this season off as a waste of time. What did you think?

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Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Series is Even More Bizarre Than the Movie

Wet Hot American Summer the movie is an absurd gem of a flick that has gained quite a cult status since it came out in 2001. The film is ripe with tongue-in-cheek, satirical (and often bizarre) humor that certainly isn’t for everyone. The same can be said about the eight-episode prequel season that launched on Netflix on July 31st only, well, it’s even weirder. And that’s not a bad thing.

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No MSG, No Problem as Faith No More Rocks the Theater
The first cassette tape I ever bought for myself was Faith No More’s The Real Thing. I was seven years old and like many other people, I fell for their hit single Epic and was sucked into the endless loop of that video showing on MTV. As the band... Read more
Movies and Stuff Minisode: Emmy Odds and Comic Con

Dan and Abe talk about Emmy Odds, Andre the Giant drinking beer, San Diego Comic Con, and much more.

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Movies and Stuff Minisode: Trash Cans and Cassette Tapes

The Movies and Stuff guys (Dan and Abe) talk about trash cans, The Decemberists, The Eagles of Death Metal, cassette tapes, hipsters and more in this first ever animated minisode.

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The Film That Killed Belushi

Atuk has claimed the lives of several comedic actors such as John Belushi, John Candy and Chris Farley. But is it really cursed?

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How Fright Night 3 Was Killed by the Menendez Brothers

The story of how a meeting to get Fright Night 3 made never happened because Lyle and Erik Menendez killed their parents.

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Best/Worst Fathers On TV

To celebrate Father’s Day, here are some great TV dads to look up to and some bad ones that can make you feel like an even better dad.

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Redeemer (2014) Movie Review

If Marko Zaror’s character in Redeemer had a white skull painted on the front of his hoodie, this movie could easily have been marketed as the Chilean version of Punisher.

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How Million Dollar Mystery Ended Up With a Negative Box Office Total

Million Dollar Mystery, the comedy directed by Richard Fleisher (yes, that Richard who directed Soylent Green, Conan the Destroyer and Red Sonja) made $989,033 in the theaters but had to give it all back, and even more, due to a marketing ploy gone awry. What other movies had terrible marketing ploys?

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We Are Still Here (2015) Review

“We Are Still Here” is a Bloody Love Letter to 70’s Euro-Horror.

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No Surprise That Tomorrowland Derezzed Tron 3

Rumor has it that Tomorrowland’s bad box office performance led to Tron 3 being put on indefinite hold. It’s not the first time that another movie’s negative response led to a different movie being cancelled. We take a look at some of the bigger movies that never were.

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DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 24 – March – 2015

Today’s DVD and Blu-Ray releases!

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DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 17 – March – 2015

Today’s new Blu-Ray & DVD releases!

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DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 3 – March – 2015

Today’s new Blu-Ray & DVD releases!

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Our Beloved Spock, Leonard Nimoy, Dies at 83

Our Beloved Spock, Leonard Nimoy, Dies at 83

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DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 24 – February – 2015

Today’s new Blu-Ray & DVD releases!

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DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 17 – February – 2015

Today’s new Blu-Ray & DVD releases!

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DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 10 – February – 2015

DVD/Blu-Ray releases for this week!

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DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 3 – February – 2015
Hey, hey everyone. This week you can get some bad horror, kickass action, a 3-pack of animation from Studio Ghibli and some Blu-Ray releases for films that I am surprised weren’t yet out for Blu-Ray. As usual, click on the images to be teleported to a land of wonder called... Read more
DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 27 – January – 2015
Hey, hey everyone, Nothing too great this week. The best one is for a film that came out twenty years ago but the Blu-Ray has no extras on it, so even that’s a bummer. Maybe you’ll see something you want. If so, click on the image and be transported... Read more
DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 20 – January – 2015
Hey, hey everyone, Check out this week’s releases and help us all out. If you see something missing, let us know in the comments. If you like what you see, click on the image and be ported to Amazon to buy a DVD/Blu-Ray and send a few cents to... Read more
How the hell did American Sniper dominate the box office?
A few weeks back, the Shut Up Kids podcast had John Ary on to discuss our Top 3 and Worst 3 films of 2014. Among the mentioned (by John, actually) was Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys abomination. The conversation then turned to how we dislike much of Eastwood’s body of... Read more
DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 13 – January – 2015
Hey, hey everyone, Interesting mix of releases this week. As always, if you want to buy one of these, click on the image and buy through Amazon so the site can get a few pennies here and there for operational costs. Like booze and gambling debts. -Dan Liam Neeson... Read more
DVD/Blu-Ray Releases: 6 – January – 2015
Hey-hey everyone, Happy New Year! Dan here from the SUK. This is the first ever DVD/Blu-Ray release thingy I’m gonna do. Basically, I’ll list the main releases, write some snappy commentary about the release, link up to any reviews/articles on SN about it and you can click on the... Read more
Review: Little Feet (2014)
Full disclosure here, I contributed to the Kickstarter for Little Feet. Also, the Shut Up Kids had Alex Rockwell on as a guest back in September and he’s a really cool guy. So feel free to consider this review to be completely biased. I won’t be upset with you.... Read more
Review: Nymphomaniac Vol. 2 (2014)
Release Date: 4-Apr-2014 (USA); also VOD Rated: NR Length: 145 minutes With: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, and Shia LaBeouf The problem with Nymphomaniac Vol. 2 isn’t that it tries too hard to be as good as Vol. 1. It doesn’t try hard enough. The film looks and sounds beautiful, with those Von... Read more
Review: Nymphomaniac Vol. 1 (2014)
Release Date: 21-Mar-2014 (USA); also VOD Rated: NR Length: 145 minutes With: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, and Shia LaBeouf There is something downright ridiculous about philosophizing about sex. Tear away all of the stigmas and the baggage, the joy and pleasure, the excitement and apprehension and what you are... Read more
Review: Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)
Release Date: 14-Mar-2014 (USA) Rated: NR Length: 91 minutes With: Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Ray Liotta, Jane Fonda and Michelle Monaghan It’s easy to press a reset button on a video game if the CPU starts beating you badly and you just can’t take it anymore. You get a... Read more
Review: The Art of the Steal (2014)
Release Date: 14-Mar-2014 (USA); also VOD Rated: R Length: 90 minutes With: Kurt Russell, Matt Dillon and Jay Baruchel “People are predictable” is a main theme of The Art of the Steal. Sadly, it also represents the plot of this movie. This film adds nothing new to the heist genre... Read more
Review: Veronica Mars (2014)
Release Date: 14-Mar-2014 (USA) Rated: PG-13 Length: 107 minutes With: Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis and Krysten Ritter Many who hail from a seedy, armpit of a hometown have high hopes of moving on to greener pastures. Others acknowledge the bad but see more of the good and plant... Read more
Review: Adult World (2014)
Release Date: 14-Feb-2014 (USA) Rated: R Length: 97 minutes With: Emma Roberts, Evan Peters and John Cusack Kurt Vonnegut was 47 years old when Slaughterhouse Five was published. He had witnessed the horrors of World War II and used his experiences from the bombings at Dresden to craft a masterful story... Read more