Sinopse

Movies of the Meek is a weekly podcast, breaking down the best and worst made for tv movies around. From Gia to Zenon, Hysteria to Sybil. Join Max and Zac as they trudge through decades of schlock to find the hidden gems from the boob tube.

Episódios

  • Toothless: Why Would You Need To Scare People To Go To Heaven?

    Toothless: Why Would You Need To Scare People To Go To Heaven?

    21/12/2017 Duração: 33min

    Episode 34:   This week we watched the 1997 Disney Channel Original Movie, Toothless! We talked about flying in dreams, metaphysics, pet semetery and how dentists aren't sadists. 

  • Star Wars: Caravan of Courage: I Will Be Mom and Dad

    Star Wars: Caravan of Courage: I Will Be Mom and Dad

    14/12/2017 Duração: 30min

    Episode 33:   This week we watched Star Wars: Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure. We talked about the physics of laser bolts, animals in the Star Wars universe and how apparently they have ferrets... We also finally got to the bottom of how Made for TV Movies might be structured.

  • The Ultimate Christmas Present: Hes a Bone Salesman?

    The Ultimate Christmas Present: He's a Bone Salesman?

    07/12/2017 Duração: 46min

    Episode 32:   This week we watched the Disney Made for TV Movie "The Ultimate Christmas Present". We talked about tectonic plates, the sitcom "Dad's" and the Bone industry.

  • Karate Dog: The Blues is Truth

    Karate Dog: The Blues is Truth

    30/11/2017 Duração: 45min

    Episode 31:   This week we watched Karate Dog, or The Karate Dog, which starred Chevy Chase. We talked about the cliche of people on dates with earpieces in, The Matrix, Catwoman and so many things. This was a crazy one folks and was the hardest we ever laughed during an episode.

  • Turkey Hollow: I Hate Them

    Turkey Hollow: I Hate Them

    23/11/2017 Duração: 39min

    Episode 30:   This week we watched Turkey Hollow. We talked about Post Modernism, E.T. Porn, Ludacris and Linguistics. Happy Thanksgiving Y'all!

  • Justice League: I Know My Mother Loves Me

    Justice League: I Know My Mother Loves Me

    16/11/2017 Duração: 31min

    Episode 29:   This week we watched the 1997 Justice League TV movie. It was horrible. We talked about how it was inspired by the real world or friends... who cares. This movie was horrible.

  • High School Lover: I Didnt Know Mustaches Could Be That Wide

    High School Lover: I Didn't Know Mustaches Could Be That Wide

    09/11/2017 Duração: 41min

    Episode 28: This week we watched the lifetime original movie High School Lover. We talked about how it's basically 50 shades of Grey, what the age of consent is in New York and how James Franco's accent from The Disaster Artist crept into this film.

  • Midnight Offerings: Ive Learned So Many Surfing Terms

    Midnight Offerings: I've Learned So Many Surfing Terms

    31/10/2017 Duração: 44min

    Episode 27:   This week we watched the 1981 ABC TV movie, Midnight Offerings. We talked about how it's basically Empire Strikes Back and got real confused by the magic rules in this film. We also loved it. Also, if a movie has surfing in it... is it bad?

  • Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred: Wang Chung Tonight

    Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred: Wang Chung Tonight

    24/10/2017 Duração: 39min

    Episode 26:   This week Zac and Max are back and reviewing the very anticipated sequel to Fred: The Movie. They talk about the writers continued obsession with asian culture, Fred getting peed on and how the world would be better without Fred's "Debilitating hallucinations".

  • Shadows of the Dead (2016): I Just Wanna See People Explode

    Shadows of the Dead (2016): I Just Wanna See People Explode

    10/10/2017 Duração: 39min

    Episode 25:   This week we watched the Syfy Channel Original TV Movie, Shadows of the Dead. We talked about the horror trope of exposition dumps explaining whats happening, it's parallels to Salem's Lot and the ambition of having any arial shots in a Made for TV Movie.

  • Bonus Episode: Geralds Game (2017)

    Bonus Episode: Gerald's Game (2017)

    09/10/2017 Duração: 53min

    Bonus Episode!   Guest Josh Greene joined Max to discuss the 2017 Netflix original TV Movie: Gerald's Game. In it they discuss BDSM, Nietzsche's Theory of Tragedy, the films of Mike Flanagan and we just name drop Lurch a LOT.

  • Salems Lot (1979): Im Sorry

    Salem's Lot (1979): I'm Sorry

    03/10/2017 Duração: 43min

    Episode 24:   This week we watched the 1979 Stephen King miniseries Salem's Lot. We talked about possible themes of repressed homosexuality, building houses on houses and we are sorry for the audio quality this week because Skype was fucked.

  • Mega Piranha: Why Are They So Mean?

    Mega Piranha: Why Are They So Mean?

    26/09/2017 Duração: 36min

    Episode 23:   This week we watched the Syfy original film Mega Piranha! It was made by The Asylum and it blew out minds. We've honestly never seen anything like this. We talked about the editing, the prostitutes, the CGI, and how somehow you can have 10 title cards and still never learn any of the characters names.

  • Mini Episode: Emmys Discussion

    Mini Episode: Emmys Discussion

    26/09/2017 Duração: 12min

    In this episode we discuss Black Mirror winning the Limited Series and Outstanding Television Movie categories in this years Emmys. We discuss what this means for this award as well as what is happening to the film and television industry as a whole.

  • Johnny Kapahala - Back on Board: Its Wiki Wiki

    Johnny Kapahala - Back on Board: It's Wiki Wiki

    12/09/2017 Duração: 44min

    Episode 22:   This week we slaved through the 2007 sequel to Johnny Tsunami. We talked about iMovie filters, Fallen Angels, The definition of Pono and how the main character should have been in Juvie.

  • Stephen Kings It: It Reminded Me of Suicide Squad

    Stephen King's It: It Reminded Me of Suicide Squad

    05/09/2017 Duração: 44min

    Episode 21:   This week we watched the 1990 miniseries It. We talked about Nightmare on Elm Street, Oculus, Suicide Squad and Stephen King's love of the 50s and kid on kid violence.

  • High School Musical 2: They Scissor

    High School Musical 2: They Scissor

    29/08/2017 Duração: 42min

    Episode 20:   This episode we talk about High School Musical 2 and its negative portrayal of rich people, trading places, make up artistry, leitmotif's and Hats... again... 2 movies in a row with characters whose main trait is hats.

  • Mazes and Monsters: Is That a Gorvil?

    Mazes and Monsters: Is That a Gorvil?

    22/08/2017 Duração: 51min

    Episode 19:   This week we reviewed Mazes and Monsters and talked about Hats, Daniel Arsham, The Acting Legacy of Tom Hanks and the insane backstory of this film.

  • Duel (1971): The Incredible Hulk

    Duel (1971): The Incredible Hulk

    08/08/2017 Duração: 42min

    Episode 18:     Steven Spielberg's debut film "Duel" is an actual masterpiece that shows what TV movies can be. This week we basically gush over this brilliant film and talk about it's strengths, score, pacing and symbolism.

  • Descendants 2: Epic Rap Battles of Disney

    Descendants 2: Epic Rap Battles of Disney

    01/08/2017 Duração: 42min

    Episode 17:   This week we talk about Descendants 2, the sequel to Descendants. Hopefully the next one won't be made for tv and we won't have to do the next one. We talk about David Mamet's book Three Uses of the Knife, Dove Cameron giving 5 percent, talking dogs and whether or not Ogres like cheese puffs.

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