Fast X

Going to the cineplex or staying in and streaming this weekend? Every Thursday morning at 8:15 a.m. you can listen to Mike Schulz dish on recent movie releases & talk smack about Hollywood celebs on Planet 93.9 FM with the fabulous Dave & Darren in the Morning team of Dave Levora and Darren Pitra. The morning crew previews upcoming releases, too.

Or you can check the Reader Web site and listen to their latest conversation by the warm glow of your electronic device. Never miss a pithy comment from these three scintillating pundits again.

Thursday, May 25: Discussion of Fast X and Master Gardener, previews of six new ones opening locally, and a Memory Lane return to Best Picture winners of the 1990s.

Thursday, May 18: Discussion of Book Club: The Next Chapter, Hypnotic, and BlackBerry, with conervsational detours on Darren's first BlackBerry, Mike's brief ComedySportz tenure, and Dave's wife's binge-watch of the first nine Fast & Furious movies.

Thursday, May 11: Discussion of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Love Again -- the former weakly watchable, the latter joyously, transcendently terrible.

Thursday, May 4: Discussion of Big George Foreman, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret., Polite Society, Sisu, and Judy Blume Forever, and previews of three new ones opening locally this weekend. Yes: Only three. A reprieve at last.

Thursday, April 27: Discussion of Beau Is Afraid, Evil Dead Rise, Chevalier, Guy  Ritchie's The Covenant, and Somewhere in Queens, and previews of Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, Big George Foreman, Sisu ... . The cineplex overstuffing continues.

Thursday, April 20: Discussion of Renfield, Nefarious, Sweetwater, The Pope's Exorcist, and Mafia Mafia, and previews of another five movies opening this weekend. When it rains ... .

Thursday, April 13: Discussion of Air, Paint, and The Super Mario Bros. Movie, plus previews of no fewer than six movies opening locally this weekend.

Thursday, April 6: Discussion of Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (which Dave also saw and loved), A Thousand & One, and A Good Person.

Thursday, March 30: Discussion of John Wick: Chapter 4 (all the John Wicks, actually) and The Lost King, and anticipation for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.

Thursday, March 23: After a week off, discussion of Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Champions, 65, and the 95th Oscars.

Friday, March 10: A little later than usual ... and a little longer than usual! Discussion of Creed III and Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre; a (p)review of Scream VI (it's really good!); anticipation for the Beck/Woods 65; predictions for this Sunday's Academy Awards; and reminiscences of being traumatized by Sesame Street.

Thursday, March 2: Discussion of Cocaine Bear and Jesus Revolution.

Thursday, February 23: Discussion of Ant-Man & the Wasp: Quantumania, and much excitement for Cocaine Bear - the oddest-imaginable reunion for The Americans stars Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, and Margo Martindale.

Thursday, February 16: Discussion of Magic Mike's Last Dance, Consecration, Your Place or Mine, and You People, plus a sneak (p)review of Marlowe.

Thursday, February 9: Discussion of 80 for Brady, Knock at the Cabin, and The Amazing Maurice.

Thursday, February 2: Discussion of Infinity Pool, Women Talking, Living, and To Leslie.

Thursday, January 26: Discussion of Tuesday's Oscar nominations, plus Missing, EO, and The Son.

Thursday, January 19: Discussion of Plane, Skinamarink, and House Party, and a few guesses on next week's Oscar nominations.

Thursday, January 12: Discussion of M3GAN and A Man Called Otto, and much eagerness at the prospect of Plane.

Thursday, January 5: After two Thursdays off, the boys are back with discussion of Avatar: The Way of Water, Babylon, The Whale, Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody, and Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.

Thursday, December 15: In the gents' last chat of 2022, discussion of Spoiler Alert, Emancipation, and Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio, plus a few words on Avatar: The Way of Water, Jeanne Dielman ..., and the Adult Swim Yule Log. Happy Holidays!

Thursday, December 8: Discussion of Violent Night, RRR, Sr., Stutz, Causeway, and All Quiet on the Western Front, plus quite a bit of advance chatter on next week's Avatar: The Way of Water.

Thursday, December 1: After a week off, a lightning-round discussion of (deep breath) Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, The Fabelmans, Strange World, Devotion, The Menu, Bones & All, She Said, Good Night Oppy, The Wonder, and Spirited.

Thursday, November 17: Before the guys take a week off for Thanksgiving, discussion of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Aftersun, and The Good Nurse, plus previews of Glass Onion, The Menu, She Said, and more.

Thursday, November 10: Discussion of The Banshees of Inisherin, Armageddon Time, and Decision to Leave; a preview of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever; and semi-shameless plugs for Mike's 12 Angry Jurors at Playcrafters and Dave's return in the return of ComedySportz.

Thursday, November 3: Discussion of TAR, Till, Call Jane, and Prey for the Devil, plus advance excitement for The Banshees of Inisherin.

Thursday, October 27: Discussion of Ticket to Paradise, Black Adam, and The Triangle of Sadness, one of which wasn't awful.

Thursday, October 20: Discussion of Halloween Ends, an announced sequel to Twister, the forthcoming movie theater in downtown Davenport, and more.

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