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66 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
The End Is Here: Final Episode EVER! - Episode 75
We've made it to the end. It's been an incredible run and this podcast has introduced us to so many wonderful people! To celebrate our last episode ever, we decided to just talk about movies. Any and all movies. Westerns, sci-fi's, Whiplash, Adam McKay, and everything in between. A special shoutout to everybody who has listened to one episode or all of them, without your support and love, this podcast would not have been possible. Remember, go watch some movies!
78 minutes | Jun 14, 2021
Our Top 5 Actors/Actresses Of All Time! - Episode 74
There are so many damn good actors and actresses in Hollywood, it's harder than you think to narrow it down to a list of top 5. So of course we gave it our best shot. Some absolute predictable choices ensure (*cough* Ethan *cough*) as well as some deep cuts! PLUS Andrew Garfield is the trailer king right now. No big deal. So we talk about his many trailers that just got released! Who are your top 5 actors/actresses? Let us know on Twitter @finaltakepod
69 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
Director of the Month: Darren Aronofsky w/ Matt Scott! - Episode 73
Darren Aronofsky is quite possibly the most depressing director in modern cinema, but is he misunderstood? What movie is ACTUALLY his best one and why all the Biblical allegories? We sit down with friend of the show Matt Scott to answer these questions and more. Ethan hates mother!. Austin defends The Fountain. And Matt Scott is still depressed from rewatching Requiem for a Dream. What's your Final Take on Darren Aronofsky? Let us know on Twitter!
71 minutes | May 31, 2021
A Quiet Place 2 Review + Some Sad News... - Episode 72
John Krasinski is back in action with A Quiet Place Part 2 and you bet your bottom we went to go see it! Does the sequel really stack up against the first movie? Is there maybe even room for a third? We answer all of those questions and everything in between in our SPOILER FILLED review. We also share some sad news that the podcast will be ending... have a topic you want us to cover in the final episodes? Let us know!
86 minutes | May 24, 2021
Army of the Dead: Too Many Plot Holes? - Episode 71
Even though Austin thinks zombie movies are overrated, we decided to give our Final Take for the new Zack Snyder movie Army of the Dead! We review the movie with full spoilers and toss out some SERIOUS theories for the movie!! Could they really all be stuck in a time loop? Are the zombies actually a type of alien from Area 51? What does the ending mean? We break it all down and give our thoughts! PLUS Knives Out 2 cast just keeps on growing... who do we think the killer will be now? Have thoughts on Army of the Dead or the podcast? Let us know on Twitter!
81 minutes | May 17, 2021
Spoiler-Filled Spiral Review! - Episode 70
We went to a movie theater. And not just any movie theater... a Regal movie theater. And we saw Spiral. And our lives were changed! Well not really, but still, you get the idea. We give our spoiler-filled review of the latest installation in the Saw franchise, including all of the gruesome torture traps, plot twists, and everything in between. Plus we talk about how absolutely stacked the Knives Out 2 trailer is, who we think the killer will be, and the new Venom trailer. Because that's an interesting trailer... Hit us with your final takes and thoughts on twitter or instagram!
70 minutes | May 10, 2021
The Great Sandman Cometh! - Episode 69
Ethan is an Uncut Gems STAN. Austin LOVES 90's comedies. What better way to get on our soapboxes and talk about Adam Sandler for an entire episode? We break down all of Sandler's best (and worst) movies, why he doesn't get any credit for his serious roles, and what the future looks like for him. PLUS we talk about the final trailer to A Quiet Place Part 2, the teaser trailer for Stranger Things, and Ethan tries to figure out what kind of pie Austin likes... Follow us on Twitter @FinalTakePod !!
73 minutes | May 4, 2021
May The Fourth Celebration: So Many Star Wars Questions! - Episode 68
May the Fourth Be With You All! Happy May The Fourth once again! This year we decided to ask a TON of Star Wars questions to each other and see what our answers were. We are talking things like... who should've played Anakin Skywalker instead of Hayden Christianson? What color lightsaber would you have? And is the Prequel trilogy really the most cohesive trilogy of them all? Plus things get a little weirdddd when Austin asks a NSFW question about droids... just sayin! Have any Star Wars thoughts? Send them our way on Twitter or Instagram! And May The Fourth Be With You!
70 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
Mortal Kombat Review + Shang-Chi Trailer Reaction! - Episode 67
Mortal Kombat is FINALLY here and we are so freaking ready! Austin is hyped and Ethan wants to know what all the hype is about... we give our full review of Mortal Kombat including all of the awesome video game references, cool deaths, and glaring plot holes. PLUS we react to the new Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings trailer AND give our final take on the whole season of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. What did you think of either of these things? Let us know!
70 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
2021 Oscars Predictions! - Episode 66
The 2021 Oscars are just around the corner so we decided to predict who would win! We also talk about who we actually want to win, which is very different from who will actually win in some categories. Who do you predict to win Best Picture? What about Best Leading Actor? Let us know! Plus, trailers for both F9 and Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead have been released! Which one looks better? Austin has choice words for one of them...
68 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Director of the Month: Bong Joon Ho - Episode 65
Out director of the month is the famed and Oscar-record-holding director Bong Joon Ho. Most well known for his 4-time Oscar award winning movie Parasite, Bong Joon Ho is an incredibly storyteller in all of his movies, with his recurring tropes of class and social injustice are always found at the heart of any of his projects. We take a look at his storytelling style and visual style and rank the Bong Joon Ho films that we have seen. Plus Ethan bought a super dope piece of movie memorabilia and wants people to tell him so. Because Austin doesn't think it's too great. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram!
67 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Godzilla vs. Kong: Who Is The True King Of The Monsters? - Episode 64
Godzilla vs. Kong FINALLY released on HBO Max and in theaters which means that it's time to decide who the true king of the monsters is. Ethan is Team Kong. Austin is Team Godzilla. Who actually won? We go through the movie scene by scene and discuss what worked and what didn't work. And why the movie might've been better with no humans. Like at all. Netflix is on the verge of securing the Knives Out franchise for $450M which is INSANE. Is that kind of money worth it? We talk about what we would like to see in the next 2 movies as well. PLUS THE TRAILER FOR SPIRAL IS LIT AND IT'S GOING TO BE AMAZING. BOOK IT.
64 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Best Comedies of the 90's! - Episode 63
The nineties were absolutely STACKED with golden comedies. Some would even argue it was the golden decade for comedy movies and comedy stars like Adam Sandler and Jim Carrey. So naturally, we talked about 10 of the best comedies from the 90's. Ethan FINALLY got around to watching a few and the takes were spicy hot people! What are your favorite comedy movies from the 90's? What should've made our list that didn't? Tell us!!
68 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
Snyder Cut Justice League Review! - Episode 62
The motherf#$%ing Snyder Cut is here friends and we are absolutely stoked to talk about all 4 hours and 2 minutes of it! Short answer is it's SO MUCH BETTER than the theatrical Justice League, but we tell you why. Plus, Popeye's vs. Chik-FIl-A in battle of the chicken sandwiches. Who wins? TELL US!
68 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
Coming 2 America Review + Snyder Cut Hype Train BABYYYYY!!! - Episode 61
Coming 2 America released. We watched it. And reviewed it! How does it stack up against the first Coming to America? And why is Ethan being such a hater this week? PLUS the Snyder Cut train has officially pulled out of the station and it's going at the speed of a bullet baby. Ethan has never seen Justice League... should he keep it that way? Or watch it before the Snyder Cut? And we try to figure out how Superman gets his hair cut...
73 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Our Favorite MCU Moments with Ben Lawhorn! - Episode 60
It's an MCU week here on Final Take, talking all about our favorite MCU moments, movies, and what we are most excited about in the future! We brought on Ben Lawhorn from Three Films and a Podcast to help us out and bring the hot takes! What is your favorite MCU moment? Let us know!
85 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Director of the Month: David Fincher with guest Matt Scott - Episode 59
David Fincher is meticulous, intense, and just next-level when it comes to directing. Ethan, Austin, and returning guest Matt Scott break down his directing style, what their favorite Fincher movie is, and go through a list of Fincher "almosts" that are prettttty wild. What is your favorite Fincher movie? Let us know on Twitter or Instagram!
60 minutes | Feb 22, 2021
Our Favorite Rom-Coms + Mortal Kombat Trailer IS SICK! - Episode 58
Valentine's Day has passed, but that doesn't mean we can't talk about Rom-Coms we love! We talk about some of our favorites and try to decide what constitutes a true Romantic Comedy.... Plus we review the new Mortal Kombat trailer and Austin isn't too hyped about it??? Follow us on social media and send us your Final Take!
63 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
Judas & The Black Messiah + BHM Movies - Episode 57
Judas & The Black Messiah is officially out and officially incredible. We give out full review and talk about a handful of other Black History Month films that we watched for the first time! Plus, do we actually believe Tom Holland about Spider-Man 3? And how stoked are we for The Falcon And The Winter Soldier? Hint: VERY stoked. Send us your Final Take on Twitter or Instagram!
69 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
Malcolm & Marie + The Little Things Reviews! - Episode 56
2 new movies means 2 movie reviews! One holds up to the hype and the other falls short... which is which? Tune in to find out! Plus, our winner of the 'Best Jon Favreau Project' bracket and Wandavision thoughts!
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