Eternals (2021)

Marvel’s latest deep cut superhero origin story movie tries to do too much with too little and ends up disappointing. There’s too much runtime with not enough plot. There are too many characters with not enough development. There are too many scenes with not enough light. Join us on the podcast to hear our non-spoiler thoughts and trailer talk, and come through the paywall to the spoiler section if you’re a club member. If you want to join the club, check out https://support.baldmove.com/ to find out how.

The Guest (2014)

The Guest is nothing like the movie I thought it’d be. It’s one of those movies where the name is so generically boring that someone asks you “Have you seen The Guest?” and you respond “Sure”, thinking you’ve seen it but you’re actually thinking of The Others, The Nun, The Grudge, The Delivery, or The . I actually just made up those last two, that’s how boring the title of this movie is. The premise isn’t that exciting either. A man shows up at a house claiming to be a friend of their son who died in war, but he’s weird.

That said, this movie is way more fun than the title or the premise would indicate. When it breaks the sidewalls of its mediocre horror mold and spills messily out into other genres, it becomes a ton of fun. Dan Stevens and Maika Monroe are excellent as well.

Thanks to Maggie for commissioning this unique movie. Join us on the podcast for our full review.

Dune (2021)

Well, the verdict is in from the USofA (as it already has been from the rest of the world) and Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Dune appears to work, even on skeptics like Jim who have been resistant to it’s Lynch-tainted charms for decades. But it is any wonder? When a movie looks this good and displays such an overwhelming amount of creativity, you just can’t help but enjoy it. Check out our spoiler-free thoughts on the movie and then, if you’re a club member, stick around for our full spoiler review.

Bald Move Pulp - No Time To Die (2021)

The final chapter of Daniel Craig’s story as James Bond has finally been written and we’re honestly pretty relieved. We’ve mostly enjoyed the journey, and find this movie to be one of the more enjoyable parts of it, but the darker tone of the Craig Bond movies has taken its toll and we’re ready for a fresh new look at James Bond. Join us for our discussion of No Time To Die.

Flight of the Navigator (1986)

For an 80’s sci-fi family movie, Flight of the Navigator holds up remarkably well. The child actor is great, the cutting-edge computer effects hardly show their age, and the plot is more well-considered than most movies of the era. That’s probably why we were both so taken with it as children and remain nostalgic about it to this day. Thanks to Kira for commissioning our coverage of this very literal Pee-Wee Herman vehicle.

The Suicide Squad (2021)

What a difference a word, and one excellent writer / director, makes! The Suicide Squad is a complete 360 from the steaming pile of garbage that was Suicide Squad. It’s fun, action-packed, ultra-violent and everything we would hope to see from the evolution of subversive superhero movies.

Under Siege (1992)

What do you get when you pair up Steven Seagal with an apron, a playboy playmate, and the insanity of both Gary Busey and Tommy Lee Jones? You get the most notable entry in his badass resume, Under Siege. Is it enough to measure up to the likes of Arnold, Stallone, or JCVD? Check out the podcast to find out what we think.