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Dan: On this episode of the podcast we discuss Mortdecai!
Stuart: Oh, I saw posters for that movie!
Elliott: Yeah, Johnny Depp's in it, and he has a moustache, and he's in the movie on the poster, and it's called Mortdecai, and Johnny Depp is in it, with a moustache on the poster. The movie's called Mortdecai.
Stuart: That sounds great.
Elliott: Who's in it? Mr. John Depp. And what's he wearing? Moustache, on the face. Name of the movie? Mortdecai. I haven't seen it.

Official Show Notes[]

"Hoo boy does Johnny Depp certainly have a mustache in Mortdcai!  Meanwhile Dan reads copy off a beer for some reason, Elliott invites George Lucas to stop by, and Stuart recommends a surprising film."

Movie Summary[]

Premise[]

Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part-time rogue Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost gold.

Story[]

Charismatic British aristocrat and part-time shady art dealer Charlie Mortdecai suffers from a constant lack of funds to support his lush lifestyle, so when Alistair Maitland, a college friend and officer in MI5, asks him to find a stolen Goya painting, he accepts. But Charlie's not the only one with designs on the painting; an American heiress and a revolutionary want it too, for the artwork is rumored to contain the code to a bank account filled with Nazi gold.

Final Judgments[]

  • Movie I Kinda Liked (Elliott) @33:15
  • Between Bad-Bad and a Movie I Kinda Liked (Dan)
  • Bad-Bad Movie (Stuart)

Episode Highlights[]

Tangents[]

Movie Pitches[]

Quotes[]

Listener Mail[]

Mailbag Song[]

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Letters[]

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Recommendations[]

  • Need For Speed (2014) by Scott Waugh (Dan) @Time
  • Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) by George Miller (Elliott) @Time
  • Castle Freak (1995) by Stuart Gordon (Stuart) @Time
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