How Do You Watch Movies? [Catlike Reflexes Episode #14]

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This is way better than dry humping in the dark!

“This is way better than dry humping in the dark!”

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you like to watch a lot of movies.  Whether you like to watch quietly at home, or you like cheering along in a crowded theatre, everyone has their own personal favourite way of watching movies.

In this episode, The PodCats discuss their preferred movie consuming situations, as well as some less than ideal experiences.  Also, Steve tells us some Secrets of the Multiplex Manager.

Podcats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard, Brendan Main, Steve Thoms.
Host: Bryan Piitz

Music: Derniere Verre by SugarLab.

Batman Bachelor Party – Catlike Reflexes #13

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Still better than the Joel Schumacher version.

Still better than the Joel Schumacher version.

When tasked to come up with a Batman-themed bachelor party for Steve, Bryan enlisted the help of Reddit.  As usual, they came through.

With that thread as a starting point, the PodCats discuss Batman’s dedication, his sanity and whether or not he should just get over it and move on, dude.

Podcats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard, Brendan Main, Steve Thoms.
Host: Bryan Piitz

Music: batman 1 by Projekt Borsuk

Sports Movies [Catlike Reflexes #12]

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More like Air Dud, amirite?

More like Air Dud, amirite?

I get it, we’re not all into sports.  But even the geekiest among us can enjoy a good (or not so good) sports movie every now and then.

On this episode, the PodCats discuss their favourite sports movies.

Podcats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard, Brendan Main, Drew Parent
Host: Bryan Piitz

Music: Wrong Concept by Moon I Mean.

#11 – The Revenge of the Return of the Jedi [Catlike Reflexes Podcast]

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"Also, is it possible to make them about 40% more racist?"

“Also, is it possible to make them about 40% more racist?”

Return of the Jedi is now more than thirty years old.  Since 1983, it has been regarded as either the best, or worst of what Star Wars has to offer.

On this episode, the PodCats discuss their opinions on the quality of the film and its place in the pantheon of Sci-Fi film.

Podcats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard, Brendan Main, Drew Parent
Host: Bryan Piitz

Music:  Funny Life by Funky Stereo

#10 – Blind Spots [Catlike Reflexes Podcast]

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The two luckiest people of 2003.

The two luckiest people of 2003.

It’s our tenth episode!  Hooray!

We’ve all got movie “Blind Spots.”  Those are those films that everyone else seems to have seen but you.  Sometimes it’s embarrassing to tell people about your Blind Spots, because the reaction is usually, “YOU’VE NEVER SEEN _____???”

In our first double-digit episode, the PodCats explore their own Blind Spots and discuss what it means to have them.

Podcats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard, Brendan Main, Drew Parent
Host: Bryan Piitz

Music: Let Me Go by Steep

#09 – The Levels We Couldn’t Beat [Catlike Reflexes Podcast]

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Oh, I'm sorry, I thought this was THE MUSHROOM KINGDOM!

Oh, I’m sorry, I thought this was THE MUSHROOM KINGDOM!

No matter how many video games you play, no matter how much experience you have or how high your Gamerscore is, there are just some levels of some games that you CAN NOT BEAT.

On today’s episode, the PodCats reminisce about the levels that drove them mad.  Then we reminisce about the video arcades of our youth (which turned out to be the same one).

Host: Bryan Piitz
Podcats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard, Jay Radko.

Music: A Little While by Boogie Belgique

#08 – You’ve Been Kidnapped! [Catlike Reflexes Podcast]

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Also, Microsoft Excel AND Lotus Notes!

Also, Microsoft Excel AND Lotus Notes!

On this week’s episode, we asked the PodCats which fictional character or characters would they call if they had been kidnapped.

Host: Bryan Piitz
Podcats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard, Jay Radko.

Music: Earworms (Spotify link) by JAIEF and ASONG

#06 – The Long Con(vention) [Catlike Reflexes Podcast]

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The best part about cons is the SWAG.

The best part about cons is the SWAG.

Fan conventions are a great way for people to “let their geek flag fly,” and connect with artists and other fans.

They are also crowded, hot, expensive and often poorly-planned money making machines.

On today’s podcast, we talk about fan conventions from our own perspective, and offer advice to con-goers and suggestions to con organizers.

Host: Bryan Piitz
PodCats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard, Drew Parent, Michael Serafin.

Music: Spark by Final Round

05 – Best Villain Deaths [Catlike Reflexes Podcast]

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RaidersA great villain can turn an otherwise mediocre film into a great one.  The more you hate them the more you want to see them go out in a blaze of glory (sometimes literally).  On this week’s podcast, we talk about our favourite movie villain deaths.

Host: Bryan Piitz
PodCats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard, Drew Parent, Michael Serafin.

Music: Tequilight by Chewbaska