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Transformers: The Last Knight

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Michael Bay's Transformers franchise. To commemorate, Paramount and Bay have released the fifth movie in the series: The Last Knight. And this seems to be Bay's last go-round with these Autobots and Decepticons. The box office is soft, but could Bay have possibly saved the best for last? And where does the franchise go from here? ROLL OUT with the hosts of Now Playing to hear their thoughts!

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Now Peaking Episode 37: There’s a body all right - For Annual Subscribers

 

25 years after Leland Palmer was arrested for the murder of Jaques Renault the Twin Peaks police department find new evidence connected to the case. Will the town ever escape the shadow of Laura’s murder? Doc Hayward did...but to where? And what does Diane know about the Mr. C who is in that South Dakota prison? All this, plus Dougie vs Ike the Spike in this episode of Now Peaking!

 

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Bad Boys 2

Bad Boys exploded in 1995. The career surge it caused for both stars Smith and Lawrence, as well as for director Bay, meant an eight-year wait for the sequel. In 2003 the Boys were back and it was bigger, badder, and much longer. But was it better? Join the bad boys of Now Playing Podcast for their review to find out!

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Now Peaking Episode 36: Don’t Die. - For Annual Subscribers

25 years after FBI Agent Dale Cooper disappeared into the Black Lodge, his oft-mentioned, never-seen assistant Diane appears on screen. Can she provide the insight to diagnose the jail-bound Mr. C’s possession? No answers are in this episode but we do see more of Richard Horne, and some surprising Fire Walk With Me cameos! Plus someone does die in “Don’t die”. Find out who in this episode of Now Peaking!

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

You can also get this episode and every donation show we've done-- plus a 12 month subscription for all new shows! Details can be found on our Podbean Subscription page.

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Coherence - for Annual Subscribers

A group of friends come together for a casual dinner, but when the power goes out is everyone who they seem to be? Have they been drugged? Is it in their heads? Or is the comet overhead opening a door to parallel dimensions? These are the questions asked in the low-budget science-fiction film Coherence. A review picked by a Now Playing Podbean backer and only available for other backers to hear!  Patrons of Now Playing's Podbean Campaign pledging $10 or more can join Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob now to find out if this plot coheres or not!

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Bad Boys

In 1995 Will Smith was a sitcom star with a rap career. Martin Lawrence was host of HBO's Def Comedy Jam, and his own show Martin where he would cross-dress to play Sheneneh. And Michael Bay was an unknown, save for a few stylish music videos. Their careers all blew up, as did several cars and an airplane, when they teamed up to make Bad Boys.  Now join the bad boys of Now Playing for their review of this action classic!

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Now Playing’s Alien Retrospective Series Preview

This summer Ridley Scott returned to his Alien franchise for the third time with the thriller COVENANT. Arnie, Stuart, and Brock reviewed this film, continuing the Alien Review Series they started in 2012 with the release of Prometheus. On this preview hear clips from the entire Alien Retrospective Series, and learn how you can hear the full reviews! Plus reviews for Planet of the Apes and Pirates of the Caribbean.  All donations help keep Now Playing operating becuase, without donors... no one could hear Now Playing.

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Wonder Woman (1975) Bonus Episode: Soundtrack Interview with Neil S. Bulk

Fans of the 1975 Wonder Woman series have to be excited for the Wonder-ful release from La La Land records: The Wonder Woman 3-CD set. This release has music cues and score from all three seasons of Wonder Woman's run from composers Charles Fox, Artie Kane, Robert Prince, Johnny Harris, Robert O. Ragland, Angela Morley, and Richard LaSalle.  On this bonus Now Playing, Arnie talks with Wonder Woman album producer Neil S. Bulk. Find out what goes into making a soundtrack for a 40-year-old show, and take a listen to some of the music found in this set.  And on this episode--find out how to win one of six copies Now Playing is giving away! You have until June 13th to enter.

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Now Peaking Episode 35: Case files. - For Annual Subscribers

25 years after BOB vacated the body of Leland Palmer, Dougie Jones vacated his bladder.  That’s right, Dale Cooper is still stuck in Dougie mode, trying to make his way through a day as an insurance claims adjuster. How in the world will this Las Vegas storyline tie into the drugs in Twin Peaks? And is Ernie Hudson hunting the ghost of Major Briggs? This is all discussed, plus a recap of everything we know so far, in this episode of Now Peaking!

 

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

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Wonder Woman (2017)

Sometimes a movie becomes something more than a film--it becomes a movement. That seems to be the case with Wonder Woman. It has become celebrated as not only a great DC movie but also the first wonder-ful female-led superhero film, and a breakthrough for a female director. Beyond the politics, though, how much does this movie improve the Snyder-verse of DC Comics films? Join Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob to find out!

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