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NIACW 189 Sicario

Not In a Creepy Way

Release Date: 02/26/2017

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Brothers Drew and Eric discuss (and spoil) the latest Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead movie Synchronic. It’s great. Along the way the brothers discuss hallucinogens, synthetic copycat drugs, the V/H/S anthology films, and Moon Knight.

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What started out as an exploration of epic storytelling by watching all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies in order has turned into mostly a monthly torture session for Brother J. He’s a good sport.

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The brothers dissect the movie so nice you’ll need to watch it twice (or you might be frustrated by its extreme density). The standouts are John David Washington and Robert Pattinson.

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Brother J introduces us to Oscar award winning “Mank,” directed by David Fincher. It’s a beautiful film that’s doing a thing. Whether that thing is completely successful is the matter of the brothers’ discussion

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Brother E introduces Drew to the 1985 cult classic “Re-Animator,” which somehow eluded his much-too-young viewing in the VHS era. Watching with modern eyes and in high-definition does this movie no favors

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The brothers close out MCU phase two with Ant Man. Brother J is not amused. The other brothers, much more so.

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Brothers J and Eric discuss the gorgeous Robert Pattinson, Willem Defoe film The Lighthouse. It’s… batshit crazy but really well done

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Brothers J and Drew go back to 1988 and discuss the shortcomings of the Michelle Pfeiffer, Mel Gibson, Kurt Russell film Tequila Sunrise

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Brothers Drew and Eric discuss the Lulu Wilson, Joel McHale, Kevin James film Becky. They spoil it, as always, but the movie is worth hearing about whether or not the genre is your cup of tea.

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Nearing the end of MCU’s Phase Two is Avengers: Age of Ultron. Drew remains the Avenger defender while J and Eric, while finding the movie fine, weren’t wowed. #avengers #mcu #ultron

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Sicario gets a 5 star rating from Drew and Eric and a bit less from J, though all agree the score is fantastic. Drew suggests a second viewing would enhance the experience.

 

The brothers discuss the spectrum of actors which include: Jake Gyllenhaal, Joaquin Phoenix, Shia LaBeouf, Crispin Glover, James Franco, and Jared Leto.

Housekeeping begins at 1:00:00, during which they discuss: 1973’s The Exorcist, 1996’s Thesis, stubborn males, concussions, 2016’s Train to Busan, 2015’s Spotlight, 2015’s The Big Short, the 2017 TV series Santa Clarita Diet, and bathroom percussion.

References:

Johnny English Trailer

Excess Baggage

Edge of Tomorrow (2014) IMDb

Enemy (2013) IMDb

Alaskan Excapes Kidnappers in Mexico - Juneau Empire

Shep Smith DESTROYS Donald Trump

The Exorcist (1973) - IMDb

Thesis (1996) - IMDb

Train to Busan (2016) IMDb

The Big Short (2015) IMDb

Spotlight (2015) IMDb

Santa Clarita Diet (TV Series) IMDb

File length 1:20:34

File Size 74.0 MB

Alaskan escapes kidnappers in Mexico

Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 By The Associated Press

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage woman kidnapped from a beach home in Mexico escaped by slipping into a dark jungle and walking to a town. Tammy Griffin, 46, a regional manager for The Hotel Group, slashed her feet during her flight but was not seriously hurt, her three children said Sunday.

The 5-foot-4, 120-pound Griffin is a grandmother and big game hunter in Alaska. She phoned her children Saturday from Mexico to tell them what happened, they told the Anchorage Daily News.

They had not had time to worry - she escaped before they knew she had been kidnapped from a beach home near Zihuatanejo, a popular tourist destination on Mexico's west coast.

She escaped using survival savvy learned from growing up in Alaska and hunting, her family said. She has killed at least one black bear and several moose and deer, her son said. "She's a survivor. She's tough as hell," said Taylor Tanner, 20, at the family's home in East Anchorage.

 

Tammy Griffin and her husband, Mike, 52, travel often to Mexico. The ordeal began Thursday night at about 8 p.m., said Amanda Aguilar, 28, of Eagle River, Griffin's oldest child. Several kidnappers and perhaps as many as five had robbed a couple in a home near the Griffin's residence. They walked that couple at gunpoint to the Griffin's vacation home, Aguilar said.

Mike Griffin walked outside and the men thrust rifles in his face, ordered him in the house and struck him, Aguilar said. Tammy Griffin was asleep in a bedroom. Griffin told KTUU-TV that she heard her husband yell that they were being robbed. A gunman ordered her into the living room, pointed a gun at Mike Griffin's head, tied him up and blindfolded him.

The men grabbed cash, guns, a laptop computer, a DVD player, tools, cash and other items of value. They said they did not have enough and would take Griffin for ransom, she said.

Leaving a cell phone behind for Mike Griffin to arrange a ransom, they drove off in the Griffin's rental car. The kidnappers met up with other men, left the car and drove to a remote area in the mountains about 45 minutes away. After walking deeper into the jungle, they gave Tammy Griffin a mat and rested on the jungle floor.

There were as many as seven men in all and they took turns watching her. Her children said she remained submissive but confident, refusing to cry. "She just did what they asked her to do, which is why they never tied her up," Aguilar said. "They figured a petite redheaded white girl isn't going to run into the jungle."

They did not blindfold her, and Griffin interpreted that as a sign they were planning to kill her. "She knew running was her best chance of survival," Tanner said.

 

About 3 a.m., when her guard fell asleep, Tammy quietly walked away, Aguilar said. In her escape, wearing flip-flop sandals, she crashed through brush and spider webs, stopping to listen often but never hearing pursuers, Aguilar said.

She found a creek and followed it, knowing it would flow to the coast and coastal highway. After the sun came up, she reached a town and walked into a small store. The shop owners gave her a calling card to dial police, Aguilar said

Mike Griffin, who owns Aurora Construction services, was not planning to return to Anchorage for a month. He's building onto the couple's vacation home, Aguilar said. Tammy, who is staying with friends, will stick around for another week to work with the U.S. embassy and local officials to find her abductors.

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