In Episode 4 of In the Can, the CHIEF is joined by The BarnBurner’s in-house meme savant, Sweaty Freddy. The dudes drink some (read: many) beers and talk Netflix’s original The Cloverfield Paradox. Do you dig on sci-fi? Do you like to watch characters frantically running through spaceship corridors a la the Alien franchise? What the hell is a “paradox?” Find out what the CHIEF and Freddy thought about this flick:
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- The CHIEF’s Quick Plot Summary — (2:28)
- The BarnBurner’s Patented One-Sentence NO CONJUNCTIONS Review — (3:47)
- The CHIEF totally and completely breaks his own rule.
- “They should call it the Cliche Paradox…”
- Background of Writer & Director and How this Damn Thing Got Made — (7:13)
- Writer is Oren Uziel
- Spec scripts…
- Director is Julius Onah
- Why add the Cloverfield-y things?
- Who Gets the Most Buckets? — (12:24)
- “But also we don’t know the names of anyone in this movie…”
- BUT IT’S GOT THE DUDE FROM BRIDESMAIDS IN IT!
- How to identify with one-dimensional characters.
- The Boyfriend/Little Girl “Subplot” — (16:04)
- BURNING HOT TAKE About Netflix Original Movies — (20:11)
- A comparison is made…
- Sixth Man Award — (22:29)
- We discuss, er, patriotism??
- Parallel Dimension Plot — (26:22)
- “Damn I wish Neil DeGresse Tyson would have been here so he could just roast this shit…”
- “If I get a message from myself in a different universe, that’s really gonna ____ me up, dude…”
- “If I get messages from another universe, I can’t rule out that it’s Jim Halpert just messing with me…”
- The BarnBurner’s Nick Cage Switcheroo — (33:43)
- Replace one actor with Nicholas Cage, who would you and why?
- Mandarin mixup…
- 10/10 Tinder Fodder…
- Freddy and the CHIEF’s Barn Ratings — (37:20)
- “This is a great movie to play for someone to test if they know what makes a ‘good’ movie…”
- Rewatchability — (39:54)
- “We need [Netflix] to be a little more rigorous on their scripts and their directors…”
- OUTRO (44:18)
- Kings of Leon
- SNEAK PEEK SEINFELD SEGMENT AKA “WHAT’S THE DEAL??” — (45:35)
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