Dirty Sons of Pitches
About This Show
Every week, Nate, Ben, ad Eric, with the occasional special guest, talk movies 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, Disney-fy-It, and Vanity Project, wherein our heroes tailor a movie project to a star.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 212: Hereditary, family tragedies, Upgrade, the end of Star Wars as we know it?
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are scratching their heads over the buzz-worthy indie horror film "Hereditary" and trying to make sense of the movie and what critics are raving about. In honor of that film, this week they're pitching stories about family tragedies. Along the way they also talk about a variety of topics such as racist mascots, a 1980 movie with black face, sexual side effects of Ambien, a Supreme Court filled with child justices, a "Bad Boys 11" spinoff 15 years later, Ben's ability to be manipulated by his own writing, James Franco purposely playing a sexual predator, and Ben's edict on how certain people are "liking movies wrong." Available on iTunes. Episode 212 includes: -Roseanne might go into porn... now scrub your brain. Also, a trip down memory lane of Skinemax and the virtues of soft core eroticism. -What are the lessons and effects of "Solo" for Kathleen Kennedy and the "Star Wars" franchise? -Go see "Upgrade," a fun genre movie, while able. -"The Strangers: Prey at Night" is apparently a lot dumber than you would even believe. -"Hereditary" is a horror movie for people that like movies wrong, says Ben. -This Week's Pitch -- Family Tragedies! -Ben pitches a woman raised by cannibal parents trying to start her own life, two brothers running a haunted graveyard, and a makeshift team hunting sexual predators from their youth. -Nate pitches a younger German generation trying to square their idea of their parents going along with the Holocaust.Read more »