SR Underground Ep. 23: ‘The Grey’

Published 2 years ago by , Updated February 16th, 2012 at 10:41 am,

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The Screen Rant editorial team is back with episode twenty three of the Screen Rant Underground.

Join host Ben Kendrick as well as fellow SR editors Rob Keyes, Anthony Ocasio, and Kofi Outlaw as we chat about Matthew Vaughn returning to direct X-Men: First Class 2, a Dwight Schrute Office spin-off series, and the 84th Academy Award nominees, and review writer/director Joe Carnahan’s The Grey starring Liam Neeson.

Screen Rant Underground is available in the iTunes Music Store (where you can subscribe as well as download individual episodes) but if you’re not near your home computer, check out our twenty-third episode in the player below.

Also, Screen Rant Underground is an EXPLICIT podcast. We don’t go out of our way to say controversial things or use explicit language but it does happen – so use discretion when playing the podcast at work and around young, or sensitive, ears.

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Screen Rant Underground: Episode 23 – The Grey

In episode 23 of the Screen Rant Underground podcast we chat about Matthew Vaughn returning to direct X-Men: First Class 2, a Dwight Schrute Office spin-off series, and the 84th Academy Award nominees, as well as review writer/director Joe Carnahan’s The Grey starring Liam Neeson.

[0:00] News: Matthew Vaughn returning to direct X-Men: First Class 2, Dwight Schrute Office spin-off series, and the 84th Academy Award nominees.

[32:16] Rants and Raves: Things I Don’t Understand, Zookeeper, Chuck, Sherlock Season 2, Man on a Ledge, Jekyll, The League Season 3, and Childrens Hospital. Note – For additional information and eventual release info on cast, crew and to view a short preview of David Spaltro’s Things I Don’t Understand visit the official website http://www.tidu-film.com or their Facebook page.

[58:48] Pre-Review Box Office Battle

[1:04:35] Review: The Grey (read our full written review)

[1:17:37] The Grey SPOILERS conversation

[1:40:49] Mailbag, Twitter Handles, and Contact Information

[1:42:36] Game Rant News Brief: The Amazing Spider-Man movie tie-in screenshots, Madden NFL 12 predicts the Giants to win the Super Bowl, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City gameplay footage, and Everquest going free to play as well as tease upcoming reviews.

Hosts: Ben Kendrick, Rob Keyes, Anthony Ocasio, and Kofi Outlaw.

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Use the comment section below to continue our various discussions by weighing in with your own thoughts – or just to let us know what you think of the show. Also, don’t forget to vote in our weekly Screen Rant Underground poll:

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We release one episode a week and while myself, Rob Keyes, Anthony Ocasio, and Kofi Outlaw are standard fare on the podcast, we’ve already lined-up a fun set of guests for future episodes.

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  1. Another awesome episode. I said it before and I’ll say it again Rob Keyes = Box Office Champ 2012.

    OMG I WON!!!
    Okay this week is a little tough but I’ll try.
    1.)Woman in Black
    2.)Chronicle
    3.)The Grey
    4.)One for the Money
    5.)Underworld

    Tie Breaker 10.)Man On A Ledge

    You guys gotta review ‘The Vow’.A.)because it’s going to be #1 at the box and B.)It’s got classic podcast episode written all over it.

    Also Anthony
    Why u no rant or rave about the Chicken McBites?

    • Thank you, sir!

  2. ****The Grey Spoilers Ahead!!****

    I had the same problems with The Grey as you guys did. I really enjoyed it despite some plot points (like the rope they made being able to support their weight and the guy just giving up on surviving) but I expected there to be some more retaliation from the group of guys in which they pick off some of the wolves in creative ways like with traps. Kind of like the stand that Arnie and his team make in Predator when they realize they’re being killed one at a time.

    Kofi is right though the marketing really planted some bad ideas into peoples’ heads where they expect Neeson to be beating up wolves. Granted that part of the trailer really is visually awesome looking – had it been left out of the trailer people would have been fine with how the film ended I think. Overall it’s still a great movie to see especially for January.

    Great podcast guys

  3. Any of you guys notice that Sam Worthington’s hair style and look in Man on a Ledge looks like a skinny version of Nils Bjurman in Fincher’s Girl…Tattoo???

    • Seconded.

      That picture is so awkward.

  4. ok here is my picks:
    1) Woman In Black
    2) Chronicle
    3) Big Miracle
    4) The Grey
    5) One for the Money

    Tie Breaker: 10) Haywire

  5. Here are my picks:

    1.)Woman in Black
    2.)Chronicle
    3.)The Grey
    4.)One for the Money
    5.)Underworld

    10.) Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness

    That’s how I do it…

    • You do know you can’t win the reader shout-out and last word in the review, right? ;)

      • Just because I happen to have the same name as the endearing gentleman in the podcast, I am actually a different person.

        • Anthony Ocasio is awesome and does what he wants.

          • …and it only cost me $20, a bag of Skittles and some Crunch ‘n Munch to pay for that type of support. ;-)

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