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Latest Episode: July 18, 2024

Defocused 376: Hit Man

Dan and Joe are joined by Merlin Mann and Ry Amidon and mostly avoid talking about Hit Man. There is a lot of business brainstorming.

Previous Episodes

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    June 28, 2024
    Defocused 375: The Fall Guy

    Dan and Joe talk about The Fall Guy.

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    June 7, 2024
    Defocused 374: The Defocused 10 Year Anniversary

    Raw recording of a silly draft from 10 years of silly episodes.

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    April 26, 2024
    Defocused 373: Road House (2024)

    Dan and Joe discuss the slick and polished cheeseball action movie, and its director who boycotted the movie to try and get a theatrical release. Also Limp Bizkit.

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    March 22, 2024
    Defocused 372

    Dan has an idea for the Super Oscars, and Joe has an idea to reconsider awards, which mostly revolves around taking away Birdman’s Oscar.

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    February 29, 2024
    Defocused 371: The Creator

    Joe and Dan love the look of ‘The Creator’ but have some quibbles about the story.

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    January 26, 2024
    Defocused 370: Asteroid City

    Dan and Joe talk about this turducken of twee.

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    December 12, 2023
    Defocused 369: Dumb & Dumber

    Dan has fond memories of ‘Dumb & Dumber’ and Joe does not.

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    November 17, 2023
    Defocused 368: The Killer

    Dan and Joe can’t figure out why David Fincher went ahead with this made-for-TV movie.

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    September 22, 2023
    Defocused 367: Renfield

    A love of storytelling, and a discussion of Dan’s “concussion syndrome”

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    August 18, 2023
    Defocused 366: Barbie

    We talk about the Barbie movie and the general vibe of the summer of film.

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    July 14, 2023
    Defocused 365: Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

    Joe doesn’t know much about D&D and explains it slowly to Dan. Also there is a lot of discussion of really trashy fast food and chain restaurants.

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    June 7, 2023
    Defocused 364

    No movie. WWDC, and Visions of the future.

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    April 20, 2023
    Defocused 363: The Menu

    Dan ate a prestigious restaurant before we recorded.

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    February 9, 2023
    Defocused 362: The Lost City

    Dan and Joe talk about D.

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    January 12, 2023
    Defocused 351: Glass Onion

    A Knive’s Out Podcast.

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    December 8, 2022
    Defocused 360: Reindeer Games

    Don’t play no reindeer games with me.

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    November 15, 2022
    Defocused 359

    No movie this time. Just having some Arby’s fun.

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    October 4, 2022
    Defocused 358: Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Joe worried about Dan having ideal conditions to finally watch the movie.

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    September 8, 2022
    Defocused 357: Top Gun: Maverick

    You’ll never believe this, but these men are not good at expressing their feelings.

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    August 19, 2022
    Defocused 356: Prey

    A brief summary of all Predator movies, and then Prey, which was fine.

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    July 28, 2022
    Defocused 355

    No movie this week.

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    July 6, 2022
    Defocused 354: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

    This definitely was a sequel.

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    May 25, 2022
    Defocused 353: Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

    Who can belive we covered another movie released in 2022? Not us.

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    May 5, 2022
    Defocused 352: The Batman

    You’ll never believe this but he’s The Batman.

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    April 19, 2022
    Defocused 351

    No movie this week, but Dan gives a brief, but unenthusiastic nod to ‘The Batman’ and Joe heartily endorses ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ - No spoilers.

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    April 13, 2022
    Defocused 350: Cliffhanger

    Die Hard on a mountain. Another Carolco masterpiece.

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    March 9, 2022
    Defocused 349: Free Guy

    Ryan Reynolds is heavily featured.

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    March 3, 2022
    Defocused 348: Gone Girl

    Gone Girl. That’s the tweet.

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    February 23, 2022
    Defocused 347: Panic Room

    Panic! Room.

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    January 26, 2022
    Defocused 346: Fight Club

    Some people seem to take this seriously, like Joe’s RA.

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    January 20, 2022
    Defocused 345: Ghostbusters: Afterlife

    Dan and Joe are joined by Seth Worley and Ryan Polly from The Writers Room Game Show to talk about a very WRGS movie.

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    January 13, 2022
    Defocused: Ghostbusters (2016)

    Well, there’s a lot to say just about The Discourse on this one.

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    January 6, 2022
    Defocused: The Matrix Resurrections

    These rebels would be foiled by a captcha.

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    December 16, 2021
    Defocused 342: Moonstruck

    Christmas adjacent.

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    December 8, 2021
    Defocused 341

    No movie this week. Air filters, bidet’s, and Christmas trees.

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    November 18, 2021
    Defocused 340: A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas

    It’s a good thing 3D never went out of fashion.

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    November 11, 2021
    Defocused 339: Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

    We mostly talk about bad fast-food menus.

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    October 28, 2021
    Defocused 338: Dune

    We talk about the 2021 version of Dune and compare adaptations.

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    October 20, 2021
    Defocused 337: Freaky

    Deween, Hallowfocused. Stuff.

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    October 13, 2021
    Defocused 336: The Lego Batman Movie

    Batman should be fun!

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    September 15, 2021
    Defocused 335

    Naval promotions, cinema, shooting Alexa LF and dropping it on film to scan it again for the ulimate cinematic mode, and Nolan News.

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    August 25, 2021
    Defocused 334: The Suicide Squad

    The other one.

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    August 19, 2021
    Defocused 333: Birds of Prey

    We have some editing notes.

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    August 5, 2021
    Defocused 332: Suicide Squad

    Not to be confused with “The Suicide Squad”.

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    July 28, 2021
    Defocused 331: Hot Rod

    Shifting gears back to silly, and light after ‘The Lighthouse’

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    July 23, 2021
    Defocused 330: The Lighthouse

    Fond of me lobster.

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    July 15, 2021
    Defocused 329: Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

    And soda fountains.

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    July 1, 2021
    Defocused 328: The Punisher

    Tampa!

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    June 17, 2021
    Defocused 327

    No movie this week. Coffee! Espresso! Corndog problem-solving!

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    May 26, 2021
    Defocused 326: Next

    We talk about the very bad Nicolas Cage movie “Next” for 57 minutes, and then we have an aftershow where we talk about the “recipes” section of the Wonder Bread website.

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    May 13, 2021
    Defocused 325: Source Code

    Loops!

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    May 6, 2021
    Defocused 324: Tenet

    It’s safe to say that this wasn’t Christopher Nolan’s best work.

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    April 29, 2021
    Defocused 323: Palm Springs

    Like Groundhog Day but with more stuff.

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    April 14, 2021
    Defocused 322: Paycheck

    There is some colorful (blue) language in this episode.

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    April 8, 2021
    Defocused 321

    No movie this week. Talking about stuff and things - and food. Always food.

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    March 24, 2021
    Defocused 320: Jumper

    At least it’s only an hour and a half.

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    March 17, 2021
    Defocused 319: Detective Pikachu

    Maybe there are some issues with the writing.

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    February 25, 2021
    Defocused 317: Sonic the Hedgehog

    TEETH, TEETH, TEETH, TEETH!

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    February 18, 2021
    Defocused 316: Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

    Dining on ashes.

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    February 11, 2021
    Defocused 315: Sneakers

    We’re joined by Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Todd Vaziri!

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    February 3, 2021
    Defocused 314: Kuffs

    Dan saw this movie a long time ago and wanted an excuse to watch it again. Joe was not very happy about it.

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    January 28, 2021
    Defocused 313: Face/Off

    Dan ate some candy, and Joe says he doesn’t really have a sweet tooth. The movie is also discussed.

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    January 20, 2021
    Defocused 312: Broken Arrow

    Nuclear bomb things and boxing.

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    January 11, 2021
    Defocused 311: Cutthroat Island

    The film that killed Carolco Pictures. We can see why. Remember that our Carolco-inspired shirts are only on sale for a few more days.

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    December 30, 2020
    Defocused 310: Street People

    A.K.A. Gli esecutori, The Executors, or The Sicilian Cross. There is a tenuous connection between this very bad movie and our new Defocused shirts on sale January 4th.

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    December 23, 2020
    Defocused 309

    Food, including watergate salad, and then drafting the food for the “gift guide”

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    December 10, 2020
    Defocused 308: National Treasure: Book of Secrets

    Of course they have to capture the president to prove their family never did anything to the president.

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    November 25, 2020
    Defocused 307: National Treasure

    Sure, why not?

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    November 17, 2020
    Defocused 306: Gone In 60 Seconds

    This is extremely 2000. After the show is over we read through the list of other movies from 2000 that we can’t believe were from 2000 if you really want some wikipedia reading in your life.

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    November 12, 2020
    Defocused 305: Con Air

    Joe has never seen this movie before. Dan has seen this movie a lot.

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    November 6, 2020
    Defocused 303

    No movie, just pensive election coverage that no one really needs and will be out of date by the time anyone listens. We’re releasing this as 303 and we’re releasing ‘Alien: Covenant’ next week.

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    October 22, 2020
    Defocused 304: Alien: Covenant

    We finally did it. Now they have to stop making them, right?

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    October 15, 2020
    Defocused 302: Prometheus

    Maybe the writing isn’t so good on this one.

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    October 5, 2020
    Defocused 301

    No movie this time. Just catching up.

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    September 4, 2020
    Defocused 300: 300

    What a toxic waste dump.

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    August 26, 2020
    Defocused 299: Batman & Robin

    The Scooby-Doo sound library.

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    August 19, 2020
    Defocused 298: Batman Forever

    Dan is not having any of these shenanigans.

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    August 13, 2020
    Defocused 297: Batman Returns

    What you put in your toilet I put on my mantel.

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    August 6, 2020
    Defocused 296: Batman

    There are some disagreements about Batman.

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    July 31, 2020
    Defocused 295: Alita: Battle Angel

    There’s a lot going on here.

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    July 23, 2020
    Defocused 294: The Iron Giant

    Joe says Dan hates The Iron Giant and Dan says Joe hates dogs. Technical call issues abound, but that’s why this is an unedited bootleg.

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    July 15, 2020
    Defocused 293: Super 8

    An extensive discussion of J.J. Abrams, and tippy toes.

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    July 9, 2020
    Defocused 292: Paddington 2

    Mid-Atlantic pink.

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    July 2, 2020
    Defocused 291: Paddington

    We also talked for a long time about junk food before the movie.

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    June 17, 2020
    Defocused 290: Six Year Anniversary Episode

    We go through each year of podcast episodes and pick our favorites.

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    June 11, 2020
    Defocused 289: Speed 2: Cruise Control

    June de Bont continues with the deeply flawed sequel to his first hit movie.

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    June 4, 2020
    Defocused 288: Twister

    Seth Worley’s “favorite” movie, so naturally Seth Worley is on.

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    May 27, 2020
    Defocused 287: Speed

    The start of June de Bont.

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    May 21, 2020
    Defocused 286: The Adventures of Tintin

    Seth Worley joins us once again to talk about a Spielberg movie.

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    May 6, 2020
    Defocused 285: Red Planet

    Just like that Krusty the Clown doll with the evil/good switch.

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    April 29, 2020
    Defocused 284: The Saint

    Dan defends his position.

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    April 23, 2020
    Defocused 283: Timecop

    Dan wishes he could travel back in time and stop Peter Hyams.

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    April 15, 2020
    Defocused 282: Running Scared

    This 1986 movie starring Gregory Hines and Billy Crystal might not have lived up to expectations.

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    April 8, 2020
    Defocused 281: Outland

    Sean Connery is a space cop.

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    April 3, 2020
    Defocused 280: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    Seth Worley returns as our guest to discuss our mutual disappointment in this Indiana Jones installment, and maybe it’s a good thing James Mangold will take this over.

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    March 25, 2020
    Defocused 279: Stargate

    The movie, not the TV shows.

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    March 21, 2020
    Defocused 278: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    We know people mostly want to listen to this bootleg for the Skype issues.

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    March 10, 2020
    Defocused 277

    We ate hot dogs.

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    February 25, 2020
    Defocused 276: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    At this point you really know what to expect.

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    February 11, 2020
    Defocused 275: Knives Out

    Steve Yedlin’s 11 herbs and spices.

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    February 6, 2020
    Defocused 274

    Film vs. Digital vs. Food (as usual).

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    January 30, 2020
    Defocused 273

    No movie. Mostly food.

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    January 23, 2020
    Defocused 272: Hustlers

    Pretty sure The Financial Crisis was bad.

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    January 16, 2020
    Defocused 271: Dolemite Is My Name

    Eddie Murphy appears as a real-life comedian who had to promote himself because no one else would - which is pretty meta when you realize Netflix didn’t really promote this movie at all.

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    January 7, 2020
    Defocused 270: Tremors

    Let’s have some fun.

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    December 18, 2019
    Defocused 269: Hudson Hawk

    Dan tricked Joe into watching this one.

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    December 10, 2019
    Defocused 268: Honey, I Blew Up the Kid

    Seth Worley is back and he really wants to rewrite this entire movie.

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    December 4, 2019
    Defocused 267: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

    Returning guest Seth Worley is on to talk about one of his childhood favorites.

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    November 20, 2019
    Defocused 266

    No movie. Bread. At an hour and 20 minutes Dan does mention a slight spoiler for The Mandalorian episode 1, so stop listening or skip it for five minutes.

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    November 13, 2019
    Defocused 265: The Man Who Knew Too Little

    Bill Murray as Bill Murray.

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    November 7, 2019
    Defocused 264

    No movie this time, just catching up, and of course a conversation about food and salsa viscosity.

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    October 23, 2019
    Defocused 263: Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    The Dark Knight of Mission: Impossible movies.

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    October 15, 2019
    Defocused 262: Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

    Pepe Silvia and the Syndicate Gang.

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    October 9, 2019
    Defocused 261: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    Maybe Joe likes it.

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    September 30, 2019
    Defocused 260: Mission: Impossible III

    Now we enter uncharted territory.

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    September 25, 2019
    Defocused 259: Mission: Impossible 2

    🐦 🏍 πŸƒ 🦠

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    September 18, 2019
    Defocused 258: Mission: Impossible

    Your bootleg, should you choose to accept it.

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    September 10, 2019
    Defocused 257: Venom

    If Upton Sinclair had a leather jacket.

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    September 4, 2019
    Defocused 256

    No movie this week. We talk about Joe’s trip to Spain and Portugal, hot dogs, and the importance of camera backpacks.

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    August 14, 2019
    Defocused 255: A Quiet Place

    We talk about a suspenseful, thrilling monster movie about a family trying to hold together - also Pepe Silvia.

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    August 12, 2019
    Defocused 254: The Predator

    It’s definitely a Shane Black movie.

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    August 7, 2019
    Defocused 253: Predators

    Adrian Brody falls out of the sky and does a Batman voice with some other people in Predator Fan Fiction.

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    July 31, 2019
    Defocused 252: Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem

    How is predalien babby formed?

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    July 25, 2019
    Defocused 251

    More trailers! β€’ Terminator: Dark Fate Followup β€’ Cats Followup β€’ Top Gun: Maverick β€’ Gemini Man β€’ Picard If you would like to suggest a title, go to The Incomparable Member Slack’s #defocused channel.

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    July 17, 2019
    Defocused 250

    We talked about current trailers, and behind the scenes featurette: β€’ Terminator: Dark Fate β€’ Hobbes & Shaw β€’ King’s Man β€’ Knives Out β€’ Cats β€’ Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

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    July 12, 2019
    Defocused 249: John Carter

    We have some notes.

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    June 28, 2019
    Defocused 248: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    I’ve buried 14 Spiders-Men.

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    June 19, 2019
    Defocused 247: Universal Soldier

    This movie is exactly what you think it is.

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    June 13, 2019
    Defocused 246

    No movie this week, just spicy tacos.

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    May 30, 2019
    Defocused 245

    No movie. Hawaii and routers galore. If you’re listening to the bootleg, please feel free to suggest titles in #defocused

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    May 21, 2019
    Defocused 244: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

    Dan didn’t know what “Star Trek Bad” was so Joe showed him.

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    May 16, 2019
    Defocused 243: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

    Joe made Dan watch a Star Track.

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    May 8, 2019
    Defocused 242: Doom

    Well. We talked about it.

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    April 30, 2019
    Defocused 241: The Blues Brothers

    Dan is excited about ‘The Blues Brothers’ and Joe is mostly fine with it.

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    April 24, 2019
    Defocused 240: Be Cool

    Well this was a mistake. Remember when I used to be John Travolta? I used to talk into my disco shoe.

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    April 18, 2019
    Defocused 239: Out of Sight

    Another Elmore Leonard novel turned into a movie, but definitely different from the other two. When you’re here, you’re family.

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    April 12, 2019
    Defocused 238: Jackie Brown

    Continuing with movies based on Elmore Leonard novels.

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    April 5, 2019
    Defocused 237

    No movie this week, just Joe’s trip to Mexico City.

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    March 26, 2019
    Defocused 236: Get Shorty

    Coffee mugs, soup, and mobsters in 90s LA. This is a lively one.

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    March 21, 2019
    Defocused 235

    No movie this week. Keep an eye out for the member special with Mikah Sargent in the First Class feed. It’ll show up shortly.

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    March 13, 2019
    Defocused 234: Die Another Day

    Pie Another Day.

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    March 8, 2019
    Defocused 233: The World is Not Enough

    I hope everyone likes bread.

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    February 27, 2019
    Defocused 232: Tomorrow Never Dies

    In a strange turn of events, Joe likes this one and Dan hates this one.

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    February 20, 2019
    Defocused 231: GoldenEye

    Only 90s kids will remember… Also we talked about how Dan doesn’t play card games.

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    February 13, 2019
    Defocused 230: The Shadow

    Well … we have some notes.

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    February 7, 2019
    Defocused 229: The Phantom

    The 1996 box office bomb. Also there’s a milk poster.

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    February 1, 2019
    Defocused 228

    No topic, but a lot of Apple gripes.

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    January 25, 2019
    Defocused 227: Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Title for the “aftershow” is: ‘Sanity (Grape Leaves)’

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    January 16, 2019
    Defocused 226: Annihilation

    One of us generally liked it, and one of us didn’t like it at all

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    January 9, 2019
    Defocused 225: Super Troopers 2

    The first disappointment of 2019!

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    January 2, 2019
    Defocused 224

    No topic! Happy New Year!

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    December 12, 2018
    Defocused 223: Dune

    Dunecember continues with ‘Dune, Where’s My Kwisatz Haderach?’

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    December 10, 2018
    Defocused 222: Dude, Where's My Car?

    Dudecember continues … sorry.

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    December 5, 2018
    Defocused 221: The Big Lebowski

    Dudecember continues with The Dude. Dan mostly looks at maps and google results. Joe likes oat milk.

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    November 28, 2018
    Defocused 220: Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

    Welcome to DUDEcember. (Sorry.)

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    November 23, 2018
    Defocused 219

    NoTopicVember. Dan made some Black Friday purchases, and tried to get a bouncy house.

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    November 14, 2018
    Defocused 218

    Inspired by The Incomparable Film Score Draft and Do By Friday’s recent make-a-playlist episode, Dan and Joe draft their favorite film scores, and songs, from the films that have been covered on Defocused up to this point. Dan also learns how drafts work.

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    November 7, 2018
    Defocused 217

    NoTopicVember! Ice cubes, craft services, seating arrangements, social pressures of networking, laundry, sheets on top of sheets, shoes, phone colors, and RED Hydrogen One — oh my!

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    October 31, 2018
    Defocused 216: Addams Family Values

    The physics of severed hands.

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    October 24, 2018
    Defocused 215: Weekend at Bernie's

    Well… Foxtober took an unexpected turn.

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    October 18, 2018
    Defocused 214: AvP: Alien vs. Predator

    Exploring another of Fox’s brands, Predator, but we already talked about the first and second one, so let’s talk about this mess.

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    October 10, 2018
    Defocused 213: Logan

    FOXtober continues with another Fox franchise kept alive through science and money.

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    October 3, 2018
    Defocused 212: Alien: Resurrection

    Welcome to FOXtober. There’s nothing more scary than a brrrrraaaaaand being reanimated when it’s purchased by another company. Let’s examine the franchises that are coming along on this spooky ride. πŸ‘»

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    September 25, 2018
    Defocused 211: Ready Player One

    We end Steven Septemberg with his latest blockbuster film based on the book based on references to things he and his contemporaries did 30+ years ago.

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    September 18, 2018
    Defocused 210: Minority Report

    Steven Septemberg continues with ‘Minority Report’.

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    September 13, 2018
    Defocused 209: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

    For Steven Septemberg, Dan picked E.T., another Spielberg movie Joe had not watched all of before.

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    August 21, 2018
    Defocused 208: Jaws

    Starting off the month of Steven Septemberg.

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    August 14, 2018
    Defocused 207: Flight

    Denzel WAUGUSTshington concludes with the critically acclaimed ‘Flight’.

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    August 7, 2018
    Defocused 206: Man On Fire

    Dan and Joe love Dezel’s performance, but maybe don’t love everything that’s happening with this camera — and we do mean EVERYTHING.

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    August 2, 2018
    Defocused 205: Training Day

    Raw recording of our discussion of ‘Training Day’ and some bootleg material about “everyday carry” peanut butter.

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    July 27, 2018
    Defocused 204: Crimson Tide

    Everyone’s favorite red submarine movie … (checks notes)

    ‘Crimson Tide’

    Welcome to (checks notes again)

    Denzel WAUGUSTshington

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    July 19, 2018
    Defocused 203: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Seth Worley joins us again to discuss the flamming mountain of things that went wrong with this film.

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    July 12, 2018
    Defocused 202: Jurassic Park III

    Returning guest Seth Worley sums up his thoughts on the first two Jurassic Park films before we dive into Jurassic Park III.

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    July 9, 2018
    Defocused 201: The Lost World: Jurassic Park

    Mistakes were made.

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    June 28, 2018
    Defocused 200: Jurassic Park

    JULYssic Park

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    June 19, 2018
    Defocused 199: The Big Short

    The end of ChrisJUNE Bale.

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    June 13, 2018
    Defocused 198: Terminator Salvation

    ChrisJUNE Bale continues with a movie that’s mostly famous for him yelling at the DP.

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    June 6, 2018
    Defocused 197: Equilibrium

    ChrisJUNE Bale continues with a very … derivative movie.

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    May 22, 2018
    Defocused 196: American Psycho

    First episode of ChrisJUNE Bale.

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    May 17, 2018
    Defocused 195: Avatar

    Continuing James CaMAYron with this … thing.

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    May 9, 2018
    Defocused 194

    No movie. Thanks a lot, James CaMAYron.

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    May 4, 2018
    Defocused 193: Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    James CaMAYron continues.

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    April 25, 2018
    Defocused 192: The Terminator

    It’s the start of James CaMAYron.

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    April 19, 2018
    Defocused 191: Bad Boys II

    The conclusion of Michael Baypril.

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    April 10, 2018
    Defocused 190: Bad Boys

    For the month of Michael Baypril.

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    April 3, 2018
    Defocused 188: Back to the Future Part III

    Seth Worley returns to talk about the final movie in the series, and reflect on the series as a whole. After the show Dan and Joe talk to Seth about what his directing future holds.

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    March 29, 2018
    Defocused 189

    Dan and Joe talk about nonsense. This is the episode that will be published after the ‘Back to the Future Part III’ episode. It was recorded before that one. It’s just like time travel.

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    March 21, 2018
    Defocused 187: Back to the Future Part II

    The Elisabeth Shue is on the other Claudia Foote.

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    March 14, 2018
    Defocused 186: Back to the Future

    We’re happy to have Seth Worley returning to discuss one of his favorite movies. It’s been influential in how he thinks of film. That’s the power of love.

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    March 6, 2018
    Defocused 185: Donnie Darko

    Dan asked to watch ‘Donnie Darko’ but was a little underwhelmed.

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    February 20, 2018
    Defocused 184: Zodiac

    “More like Mark Mumble-O”

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    February 12, 2018
    Defocused 183: Nightcrawler

    Not the blue guy. Welcome to Gyllenbruary.

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    February 1, 2018
    Defocused 182: 22 Jump Street

    We recommend seeing the movie before listening. It’s worthy of your time.

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    January 23, 2018
    Defocused 181: 21 Jump Street

    Dan and Joe discuss a lot of jokes from this movie. Also Halloween … for reasons.

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    January 16, 2018
    Defocused 180: Logan Lucky

    Channing Tatum and John Denver again this week, but this time it’s a Steven Soderbergh heist movie.

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    January 9, 2018
    Defocused 179: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    We discussed the first Kingsman movie with Mikah Sargent, and he makes a triumphant return to discuss the Kingsman sequel.

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    January 2, 2018
    Defocused 178

    No movie topic this week, just catching up on what we did over the holidays.

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    December 18, 2017
    Defocused 176: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Dan and Joe like many things about the film, but they have some notes.

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    December 11, 2017
    Defocused 177: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Dreaming of a Shane Black Christmas. This is recorded as episode 177, episode 176 will record later.

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    December 6, 2017
    Defocused 175: Bad Santa

    We discuss the crass, but acclaimed, movie from 2003. Also sandwiches.

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    December 4, 2017
    Defocused 174: Trading Places

    Dan tries to avoid saying “problematic”.

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    November 27, 2017
    Defocused 173: Gremlins

    So much casual murder.

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    November 21, 2017
    Defocused 172

    Non-movie episode about Dan’s trip to LA.

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    November 16, 2017
    Defocused 171

    No movie this week. Dan’s sick, but still using a jib. Dan and Joe talk about iPhones and Portrait Mode, followed by Animoji.

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    November 8, 2017
    Defocused 170: Men in Black

    In an unusual twist, we talk about the news of Kevin Spacey being replaced with Christopher Plummer on a movie that’s finished filming, when it’s supposed to debut in about a month and a half. Then we say a lot of complimentary things about 1996’s ‘Men in Black’. If you have any title suggestions, send them to @DefocusedShow, or post them in the #defocused Slack channel.

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    November 2, 2017
    Defocused 169: Wild Wild West

    Last week we talked about ‘Blade Runner 2049’. You can always listen to that one again. If not, there’s this monstrosity.

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    October 27, 2017
    Defocused 168: Blade Runner 2049

    We talk about the movie that’s in theaters right now, and we do heartily encourage you to watch it first.

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    October 19, 2017
    Defocused 167: Alien 3

    We continue our tradition of talking about an Alien franchise movie every year. Unfortunately it’s Alien Superscript Three. We’re all out of good Alien franchise movies.

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    October 10, 2017
    Defocused 166: Blade Runner

    Joe sent Dan mail. The ‘Final Cut’ version of ‘Blade Runner’ is discussed. Neither of us has seen ‘Blade Runner 2049’ yet so we don’t compare the movies.

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    September 20, 2017
    Defocused 165

    No movie this week. Some nonsense, and some nonsense about spending money on Apple things.

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    September 14, 2017
    Defocused 164: The Matrix Revolutions

    Dan and Joe are back after a break to finish the trilogy off.

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    August 21, 2017
    Defocused 163: The Matrix Reloaded

    Maybe don’t undo your whole movie with some bad dialog at the end?

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    August 15, 2017
    Defocused 162: The Matrix

    If you ever wanted to hear two guys who were teens when the movie came out discuss it 18 years later, now’s your chance. It’s also on Netflix, if you want to revisit it for yourself without taking out your 4:3 VHS copy.

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    August 15, 2017
    Defocused 161

    Joe is going on a vacation so we’re banking episodes. For some reason we talked about text editors and to-do list apps. But these are not good opinions about these things, or advice. Yikes.

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    August 8, 2017
    Defocused 160

    No movie this week. We discussed Dan’s Ohio trip, Netflix and Disney, and UHD HDR Apple TV.

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    August 2, 2017
    Defocused 159: Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Special guest Mikah Sargent joins Dan and Joe to discuss how warm it is, Mikah’s food feels, and ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’.

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    July 25, 2017
    Defocused 158: Drive

    With Special Guest Merlin Mann.

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    July 17, 2017
    Defocused 157: Baby Driver

    Discussion of Edgar Wright’s latest film.

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    July 12, 2017
    Defocused 156: Her

    Dan and Joe discuss 2014’s ‘Her’. “What if Samantha was a hot dog?”

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    July 6, 2017
    Defocused 155

    No movie episode. Discussion of recent travels and then Dan let’s RED camera know what he really thinks about their holographic smartphone nonsense.

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    June 28, 2017
    Defocused 154: Mortal Kombat

    Techno beats.

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    June 22, 2017
    Defocused 153

    No movie. Topics include Dan ranting about tourists when he was a tourist in San Diego, and the recent, and abrupt change to who’s directing the Han Solo movie.

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    June 14, 2017
    Defocused 152: My Cousin Vinny

    Dan and Joe are very tired because they haven’t had much sleep with all the screeching owls, and steam whistles, and freight trains.

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    June 5, 2017
    Defocused 151

    No movie this week. Dan and Joe discuss a couple things from Apple’s WWDC event, Dan’s love of San Jose food, and Dan’s photographic catalog of San Jose restrooms.

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    May 30, 2017
    Defocused 150: Animal House

    Dan said Joe should watch ‘Animal House’ even though all signs pointed to this being a bad idea. It’s not clear if fans, or critics, will be able to listen to this episode.

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    May 22, 2017
    Defocused 149: Caddyshack

    Follow up from last week about palomas, and Scott Conant, and then Kenny Loggins.

    Pool. Pond.

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    May 16, 2017
    Defocused 148: My Blue Heaven

    Dan really likes this movie. Joe found out it was a movie.

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    May 3, 2017
    Defocused 147

    No movie this week, but there was a listener Q&A.

    Here are some of the titles suggested by listeners during the live broadcast:

    • Add Verberations To My Things
    • See Dan Jump
    • Social Network Gameshow
    • What’s So Bad About Your Life
    • Make Podcast Go
    • Hard Puck of Meat
    • #notallhomemadehamburgers
    • Oblong Meat Puck
    • Sad Depressing Meat Pucks
    • A Controversial Sandwich
    • You Don’t Know Enough People Who Let You Down In Your Life
    • Expert Flop Flipper Dan Sturm
    • Big Questions That Require Thought
    • Spend Our Hard Earned Cash to be Disappointed Again
    • I Like Looking at Michael Fassbender
    • Nice And Square And Delicious
    • Depressing Little Manifestation of Loneliness
    • All Waffles are Good Waffles
    • Baker, Florist, Something
    • I Managed to Stay Awake, It Was a Good Movie
    • Sometimes I Save Files to Dropbox
    • Not Elated About Elara
    • A-E-I-O-U and sometimes Y
    • What About Their iPad Pro Support?
    • Match Made In Confusion
    • A Lot of Chefs in the Fire
    • Scorsese’s World War Z
    • Beat this Button to Death
    • We Berated Everyone’s Hamburgers
    • That Griddles this Burger
    • Put the Burger In Between Two Round Waffles
    • Or Else It Gets the World War Z Again
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    April 24, 2017
    Defocused 146: Inglorious Basterds

    The raw recording of Dan and Joe discussing ‘Inglorious Basterds’ with special guests Merlin Mann and Todd Vaziri.

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    April 17, 2017
    Defocused 145: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    This probably would have been a good place to leave the series.

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    April 13, 2017
    Defocused 144: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Screaming and chasing and more screaming and more chasing.

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    April 5, 2017
    Defocused 143: Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Special guest Seth Worley was on to talk about nerdy Indiana Jones stuff with Dan and Joe.

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    March 28, 2017
    Defocused 142: Turner & Hooch

    ‘Turner & Hooch’ is not a great movie so we talk about a lot of other stuff including a general overview of Pierce Brosnan Bond movies.

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    March 20, 2017
    Defocused 141

    No movie topic this week. Crackers, slit scan, and Netflix’s “skip intro” button were discussed.

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    March 16, 2017
    Defocused 140: Hellboy

    This movie doesn’t make any sense so don’t expect to much from us.

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    March 8, 2017
    Defocused 139: L.A Confidential

    Another ray of suuuunnnnn — no wait, wrong movie. Little darker.

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    March 1, 2017
    Defocused 138: La La Land

    Another day of sun.

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    February 22, 2017
    Defocused 137: Hail, Caesar!

    Would that it t’were so simple.

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    February 15, 2017
    Defocused 136

    No specific movie was covered in this episode. Pies were discussed.

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    February 8, 2017
    Defocused 135: Spaceballs

    We discussed then, just now.

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    February 2, 2017
    Defocused 134: Dredd

    Dr. McCoy is Batman.

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    January 27, 2017
    Defocused 133: Judge Dredd

    Armand Assante is so wet, and unblinking.

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    January 19, 2017
    Defocused 132: Kickboxer

    For some reason, we thought it would be fun to go from ‘Bloodsport’ to ‘Kickboxer’. We regret this decision.

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    January 11, 2017
    Defocused 131: Bloodsport

    Dan and Joe briefly discuss the Defocused shirts, and logo, inspired by Cannon films, which inspired the selection of a Cannon film for this week, which … Well. Here’s ‘Bloodsport’. It qualifies as a Cannon film.

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    January 3, 2017
    Defocused 130: The Running Man

    Raw recording of Dan and Joe talking about 1987’s movie about 2017.

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    December 17, 2016
    Defocused 127: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Dan and Joe discuss ‘Rogue One’. Spoilers right from the start.

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    December 7, 2016
    Defocused 128: Die Hard 2

    This episode will be released after the ‘Rogue One’ episode is recorded, which is why the episode number won’t make sense chronologically in the Bootleg feed, but will in the Defocused feed. Also we talked about ‘Die Hard 2’ so … Happy Holidays.

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    November 30, 2016
    Defocused 126: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Dan and Joe return to the Home Alone franchise and watch the same movie, but set in New York.

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    November 25, 2016
    Defocused 125: Scrooged

    Dan and Joe discuss Scrooged, and new potatoes, to kick off their Christmas-themed December episodes.

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    November 25, 2016
    Defocused 124: Spies Like Us

    Dan, Joe, and AnΕΎe Tomic discuss this 1980s film, and vans.

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    November 16, 2016
    Defocused 123

    No movie this week. Just stuff and things. There is a brief mention of Doctor Strange with a spoiler warning called out in advance of it.

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    November 9, 2016
    Defocused 122: The Nice Guys

    Raw recording of Dan and Joe discussing ‘The Nice Guys’.

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    November 3, 2016
    Defocused 121: Dazed and Confused

    Dazed and Confused is briefly mentioned.

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    October 26, 2016
    Defocused 120

    Raw recording of Dan and Joe talking about stuff and things. Things and stuff.

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    October 20, 2016
    Defocused 119: The Thing

    Raw recording of Dan and Joe discussing John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’.

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    October 12, 2016
    Defocused 118: Predator 2

    Welcome to the jungle we got fun and games We got everything you want honey, we know the names We are the people that can find whatever you may need If you got the money honey we got your disease In the jungle, welcome to the jungle Watch it bring you to your sha na na na na knees knees I wanna watch you bleed

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    October 4, 2016
    Defocused 117: Predator

    Raw recording of ‘Predator’ episode.

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    September 27, 2016
    Defocused 116: Aliens

    Start of October seasonal programming. Check out Defocused 69 for the episode on Alien, (Also there was a recent Incomparable episode on Alien).

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    September 21, 2016
    Defocused 115: Top Gun

    Highway to the breath away.

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    September 15, 2016
    Defocused 114

    No movie this week. iPhone 7 thoughts, donuts, and cereal.

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    September 7, 2016
    Defocused 113: Demolition Man

    You can take this podcast, and you can shovel it.

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    August 30, 2016
    Defocused 112: The Net

    Ordering pizza on the internet! Backdoors!

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    August 25, 2016
    Defocused 111: Cobra

    Ugh.

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    August 15, 2016
    Defocused 110: Beverly Hills Cop II

    ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’

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    August 10, 2016
    Defocused 109: Beverly Hills Cop

    ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ and horrible, horrible, horrible junk food.

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    August 2, 2016
    Defocused 108

    No movie this week. Just stuff and things. Things and stuff.

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    July 27, 2016
    Defocused: Star Trek Beyond

    Rounding out the last three weeks of Star Trek, we have this week’s Star Trek Beyond. Spoilers, obvi.

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    July 14, 2016
    Defocused: Star Trek into Darkness

    Dan and Joe discuss the not-so-great Star Trek into Darkness. This will be published the week before Star Trek Beyond is released.

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    July 13, 2016
    Defocused: Star Trek

    Dan and Joe discuss the 2009 ‘Star Trek’ movie. This will be edited as Defocused 105 for this week.