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Big Gross Movies

Comedians Dave Atkinson and Meg Mackay invite hilarious guests to go back in time to study the popular culture and history of a year and then watch the highest grossing movie of that year to try and find out why it was that year's Big Gross Movie.
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Now displaying: September, 2015
Sep 30, 2015

This week we give the time machine a bit of a break and hop back to the once futuristic year 2000 to have a look around and see it's highest grossing movie: Mission: Impossible 2 with comedian Jarrett Campbell! We talk about the dot-com crash and other whoopsie-goofs like the first Bush Presidency before going over the insane Mission: Impossible 2, a movie with gun doves, kicking and a real lady problem.  

Sep 23, 2015

This week we put chrome tail fins on the time machine and check out 1959 with comedian Hisham Kelati, a lovely fellow.  We talk about the horrible fifties, then go over the best movie ever made about guys giving each other water.

Sep 16, 2015

This week we dress up the time machine in Gold and head to 1963 to look around and watch its big gross movie: Cleopatra.  We talk about the Birmingham campaign, Kennedy things, and then talk about the four hour money fire that is Cleopatra.  With special guest Ted Morris.

Sep 9, 2015

This week we pack the time machine with Gas Bombs and head for 1933 to look around and check out it's big gross movie: King Kong.  We talk about the New Deal, Germany, and a Toronto race riot before going over King Kong: The story of a jerk who steals an ape with our special guest, Comedian and organizer of the Toronto She-dot comedy festival Karen O'Keefe.

Sep 2, 2015

This week the new parts come in for the time machine so we run her in heading to 1971 to check it out and watch it's big gross movie: The French Connection.  We talk about Bangladeshi independence, an alarmingly reasonable prison riot, parliamentary swearing and the confusing plate of mysterious movie goulash that is The French Connection with Andrew Ivimey, comedian and boss guy at texts from superheroes.

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