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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: November, 2017
Nov 29, 2017

This week it's a Meg Remembers Special! After we recorded last week's episode Dave and Meg each recapped a favorite movie from memory that the other hadn't seen.  Dave's didn't record right, but Meg's did, so this week Meg is going over The Dark Crystal! Being sick of the hero's journey in a hero's journey, everything being puppets, and the meaning of the bird people and whatnot.

Nov 22, 2017

This week, we attach unnecessary chairs to the sides of the time machine and dino-safari back to 1997 to have a look around and watch its second-highest grossing movie The Lost World Jurassic Park with guest comedian Nigel Grinstead! we first talk about a weird bug kid that invents Pokémon and whoopsie-doops caused a buncha seizures, then go over Spielberg's big good bad confusing simple mess featuring dinosaurs.

Nov 15, 2017

This week we grease up the time axles and head back to 1967 to have a look around and then watch its second highest-grossing movie: The Graduate with guest Selby Nixon.  We go over the life of a stupid nazi and then watch a movie that's amazingly made and yet still bleeeeeeak.

Nov 8, 2017

This week, we just throw some nuclear whatever in the tank and head back to the radioactive everything year of 1953 to have a look around and watch its second highest-grossing movie From Here to Eternity with guest comedian Jennifer McAuliffe! We go over a bit of history about a lot of wives, then recap the best made movie about not very much at all 1953 has to offer.

Nov 1, 2017

This week, Meg and Dave take a Stallone Hubris joyride to 1994 to watch the incredibly goodbad The Specialist.  Sylvester Stallone IS Ray Quick, a bomb man who knows James Woods, also a Bomb Man.  Then Sharon Stone is also there, but look out, because explosions! We go over feeling bad for Sharon Stone, Eric Roberts' traumatizing pants and more!

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