we review movies and then try to guess the rotten tomatoes score. please don’t tell rotten tomatoes.
info_outline Episode #19 - Shang-Chi / Pig / Respect / Free Guy / Black Widow (2021) 09/10/2021
Episode #19 - Shang-Chi / Pig / Respect / Free Guy / Black Widow (2021) Another month, another pod! After the riveting response to their season 2 debut, Chandler and Carolina do an end-of-summer lightning round of movies they've seen lately—reviewing Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Pig, Respect, Free Guy, and Black Widow.
info_outline Episode #18 - In the Heights / Cruella / Zola / A Quiet Place Part II / Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) 07/22/2021
Episode #18 - In the Heights / Cruella / Zola / A Quiet Place Part II / Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) It's a post-pandemic roundup! After over a year of being deprived of their precious AMC A-List and the overall moviegoing experience, Chandler Dean and Carolina Trevino have watched 5 movies in theaters in the last month—and now you'll get to hear their takes and Rotten Tomatoes predictions for all of them. Enjoy mini-reviews of In the Heights, Cruella, Zola, A Quiet Place Part II, and Space Jam: A New Legacy to kick off 2021.
info_outline Episode #17 - Joker (2019) / Oscar Predictions ft. Kara Hogan 02/07/2020
Episode #17 - Joker (2019) / Oscar Predictions ft. Kara Hogan At long last, the day has come. Chandler and Carolina are finally forced to watch and review Joker (2019) -- the final film nominated for Best Picture in 2020 that they procrastinated seeing as long as they could. Directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Chandler and Carolina determine once and for all whether we live in a society.
info_outline Episode #16 - The Irishman / 1917 (2019) 02/06/2020
Episode #16 - The Irishman / 1917 (2019) We're in the home stretch of Oscar season, folks. Chandler and Carolina catch up on two of the Best Picture nominees they avoided seeing as long as they could: The Irishman starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino, and 1917, starring some British people. Were they right to summarily dismiss the movies based on genre and masculinity? Or do Martin Scorsese and Sam Mendes demand at least a modicum of credit? Listen to find out!
info_outline Episode #15 - Little Women (2019) 01/13/2020
Episode #15 - Little Women (2019) Little Chandler and Little Carolina review and predict the Rotten Tomatoes score for Greta Gerwig's Little Women (2019), starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothée Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Louis Garrel, Chris Cooper, and Meryl Streep. They also predict the scores for upcoming movies like The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run, Respect, and In The Heights based on their previews.
info_outline Episode #14 - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker / Marriage Story (2019) 01/09/2020
Episode #14 - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker / Marriage Story (2019) It's an Adam Driver special! Chandler and Carolina review and predict the Rotten Tomatoes score for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Marriage Story -- both of which feature star turns from America's favorite Adrien Brody cosplayer, Adam Driver. Also, stay tuned until the end for instantly-inaccurate Golden Globes predictions from Chandler!
info_outline Episode #13 - Ford v. Ferrari / Honey Boy / Last Christmas (2019) 12/08/2019
Episode #13 - Ford v. Ferrari / Honey Boy / Last Christmas (2019) Lo, we thought the takes would only last for one review -- but we stretched them out for THREE! Chandler and Carolina review Ford v. Ferrari starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, Honey Boy starring Shia LaBeouf and Lucas Hedges, and Last Christmas starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding.
info_outline Episode #12 - Knives Out (2019) 12/03/2019
Episode #12 - Knives Out (2019) Chandler and Carolina review Rian Johnson's Knives Out, starring Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Frank Oz, and Christopher Plummer. They also give their takes on the trailers for Sonic the Hedgehog and Antebellum.
info_outline Episode #11 - The Lighthouse (2019) 11/18/2019
Episode #11 - The Lighthouse (2019) Chandler and Carolina review Robert Eggers's The Lighthouse, starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. They discuss the film's patient pacing, symbolism, performances, general weirdness, and yarr, pirate voices. They also give their takes on the trailers for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Bombshell, and Little Women.
info_outline Episode #10 - Jojo Rabbit (2019) 11/12/2019
Episode #10 - Jojo Rabbit (2019) Chandler and Carolina review and predict the Rotten Tomatoes score for Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit -- starring Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Sam Rockwell, and Scarlett Johansson. They also briefly give a MINI-REVIEW of Ad Astra, directed by James Gray and starring Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones. Finally, they give their quick takes on the trailers for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and Frozen 2.
info_outline Episode # 9 - Parasite (2019) 10/25/2019
Episode # 9 - Parasite (2019) Chandler and Carolina review and predict the Rotten Tomatoes score for Parasite, directed by Bong Joon-Ho and starring Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, and Park So-dam. We're not going to summarize the plot here in the description, because you should just see it. (That said, the review contains spoilers.) They also check out the trailers for The Irishman and Greener Grass.
info_outline Episode #8 - Hustlers (2019) 09/17/2019
Episode #8 - Hustlers (2019) Chandler and Carolina review Hustlers, starring Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez, written and directed by Lorene Scafaria. They discuss the stellar performances from the ensemble cast, the film's role as a period piece spanning the years 2008-2015, the true story it was based upon, and whether this film will, in fact, inspire them to go to a strip club.
info_outline Episode #7 - Good Boys (2019) 08/30/2019
Episode #7 - Good Boys (2019) Chandler and Carolina take a trip down (mostly Chandler's) memory lane as they review Good Boys, a coming-of-coming-of-age story about a trio of sixth graders who stumble their way into their first "kissing party." Chandler and Carolina also briefly chat about the trailer for Last Christmas, starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding.
info_outline Episode #6 - The Farewell (2019) 08/22/2019
Episode #6 - The Farewell (2019) Chandler and Carolina review The Farewell, directed by Lulu Wang, starring Awkwafina and Zhao Shuzhen, and distributed by A24. Things get personal as they discuss the film's resonant themes -- including accepting death, the role of the family vs. the individual, and the challenges that come from leaving your homeland to pursue opportunity. Plus, they give quick-and-hot takes on the trailers for Charlie's Angels, Harriet, and After the Wedding.
info_outline Episode #5 - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) 08/06/2019
Episode #5 - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) Chandler and Carolina review the ninth and supposedly penultimate film by Quentin Tarantino, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie. In 1969 Hollywood, an actor and his stuntman best friend begin to realize they may be past their prime -- just as some unseemly activity from the Manson family begins to bubble to the surface.
info_outline Episode #4 - The Lion King (2019) 07/24/2019
Episode #4 - The Lion King (2019) Chandler and Carolina review Disney's "live-action" (style) remake of The Lion King. They talk about the experience of seeing the movie in IMAX, comparisons to the original, and being enveloped by Beyoncé's silky smooth voice in glorious surround sound.
info_outline Episode #3 - Spider-Man: Far From Home 07/12/2019
Episode #3 - Spider-Man: Far From Home Carolina and Chandler do whatever it takes to review and predict the world's reaction to Spider-Man: Far From Home, the 23rd installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Uncertified Fresh is a podcast where Chandler Dean and Carolina Treviño review movies and predict each film's discourse, Twitter hot takes, box office numbers, Rotten Tomatoes scores and critics' consensus.
info_outline Episode #2 - Yesterday (2019) 07/01/2019
Episode #2 - Yesterday (2019) Carolina and Chandler dive into Yesterday (2019), a new film that explores what would happen if a struggling singer-songwriter woke up in a world without the Beatles. Plus, some hot and fast takes on previews for films like Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Brittany Runs a Marathon.
info_outline Episode #1 - Late Night (2019) 07/01/2019
Episode #1 - Late Night (2019) Chandler and Carolina dive deep and chat about why Mindy Kaling's Late Night falls a little bit short, the weirdness of comedy in film, and that darn only-POC-in-the-room problem. They'll also take a stab at guessing the Rotten Tomatoes score (with literally no context).