#49: The Dirt

Drugs, sex, and rock and/or roll. This Dirt is the story of Mötley Crüe and all they’re sexin’ and druggin’ and rockin’. We’re talking about rock stars, biopics, and more in this sexy, druggy and rocky episode.

From IMDB: “The story of how Mötley Crüe came to be one of the most notorious rock ‘n roll groups in history.”

Cast:
Machine Gun Kelly – Tommy Lee (as Colson Baker)
Douglas Booth – Nikki Sixx
Daniel Webber – Vince Neil
Iwan Rheon – Mick Mars

Director:
Jeff Tremaine


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#39: “Gold”

Matthew McConaughey stars in the sort-of biopic about…you guessed it…GOLD. He goes full method actor and gets fat and goes bald and yet we still would…

From IMDB: “Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia”

Cast:
Matthew McConaughey as Kenny Wells
Edgar Ramírez as Michael Acosta
Bryce Dallas Howard as Kay
Corey Stoll as Brian Woolf

Director:
Stephen Gaghan

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#26: “Sully”

Time to get high in the friendly skies with “Sully”, a film about that guy who landed the plane in the Hudson River. I think. It’s definitely not about that character from “Monsters, Inc.”  Or is it? I have no idea what’s going on.

From IMDB: “The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight’s passengers and crew.”

Cast

Tom Hanks as Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger
Aaron Eckhart as Jeff Skiles
Laura Linney as Lorraine Sullenberger
Anna Gunn as Dr. Elizabeth Davis
Holt McCallany as Mike Cleary
Mike O’Malley as Charles Porter

Director

Clint Eastwood

#16: “I, Tonya”

If you don’t listen to this review of “I, Tonya”, Kevin and Brian will never figure skate again. Do you want that on your conscious? DO YOU?!

From IMDB: “Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.”

Cast:
Margot Robbie … Tonya
Sebastian Stan … Jeff
Allison Janney … LaVona

Director:
Craig Gillespie

#14: “The Founder”

Ever thought “man, I wish they’d make a biopic about the founders of McDonald’s starring Batman”? If you answered with “no” then we’re all in the same boat but here’s our review of that movie we didn’t know we wanted. Ba da ba ba bah.
From IMDB: “The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers’ innovative fast food eatery, McDonald’s, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.”
Cast:
Michael Keaton … Ray Kroc
Nick Offerman … Dick McDonald
John Carroll Lynch … Mac McDonald
Linda Cardellini … Joan Smith
B.J. Novak … Harry J. Sonneborn
Laura Dern … Ethel Kroc
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