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Sausage Party is yet another dumb stoner comedy from Rogen and his idiot friends. Don’t get me wrong. There’s nothing at all wrong with a good stoner animated comedy. We need these, I get it. But this feels like something these boys would have done years ago. Aren’t they past this phase in their careers yet?

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Today we celebrate every toker, smoker, and joker who ever had the mantle of responsibility thrust upon them in film, and rank them based on the success they experienced navigating their various situations.

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Ultimately True Story fails to create any real suspense, its only saving grace is the compelling nature of its source material.

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This week sees the wide release of director Clint Eastwood’s newest film, American Sniper, which concerns itself with the story of real-life U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. Hollywood has showcased the Navy’s premiere Special Forces squad in dozens of films throughout the years, yet a few portrayals have stood out as particularly memorable. Today’s list is a celebration of the movies that took the time to feature Navy SEALS in a badass fashion.

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The maniacal genius Paul Haggis has created the impossible. Third Person is a film that is complex and trite, clichéd and nonsensical, and misanthropic and overly sentimental.

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Caesar returns in the summer sci-fi epic that is more about the cost of being a leader than it is the novelty of talking monkeys.

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Trevan and Trey return to go over two new movies: Third Person from that writer/director/guy Paul Haggis, who gave us Crash. If you don’t already, please Like us on Facebook. It’s the quickest way to get news, reviews and podcasts from us and the rest of the Web. And please subscribe to the Scene Stealers Podcast on iTunes or our RSS.

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Seth Rogen is one of those actors who who seems like he might have sprouted fully formed from a movie like Slacker. He’s actually Canadian, but his comedic tendencies seem to have evolved from a similar worldview as the Austin fringe thinkers.

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After a week off, Trevan, Eric and Trey are back with three movies for your listening pleasure.

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Because This is the End has transplanted the egotistical and childish behavior normally reserved for Team Apatow’s lovable manchild characters onto the actors themselves, it feels dangerous.

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Was Harmony Korine expecting the excitement and reception that ‘Spring Breakers’ has received? Does he seek out subject matter in his films that makes him uncomfortable? What is the perfect way to view his new film?

Find out the answers to all of the questions and more by listening to Trey’s interview with Harmony Korine!

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This week, Trey gushes over two movies, Spring Breakers and Stoker while Eric joins in on the Stoker love fest. Trevan pouts because he missed them both!

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I can with a straight-face and complete seriousness say that ‘Spring Breakers’ is Harmony Korine’s most mature film, and the craft and control that Korine exerts on his medium is incredible.

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It was in the freewheeling spirit of huckster Oscar Diggs that the exceptionally talented Drafthouse chefs created the ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ Dinner Party as a way to celebrate.

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Eric, Trevan and Trey return to talk about Oz the Great and Powerful, West of Memphis and Don’t Stop Believin: Everyman’s Journey. Is Sam Raimi’s first film in four years worth the wait? Is James Franco a worthy Oz? Does West of Memphis provide some needed closure or shed additional light on The West Memphis Three? Tune [...]

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