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Ep179: Wilson the Bartender

Ep179: Wilson the Bartender

Today the Kicking the Seat Podcast ventures to the dying star known as Morten Tyldum's Passengers. The much-maligned Chris Pratt/Jennifer Lawrence vehicle has been torpedoed by critics, so it's no surprise that Ian is first in line to defend a film that's being called "Titanic in Space" (and not in a good way).
Joining him is a galactic federation of righteous reviewers, including David Fowlie of Keeping it Reel, Emmanuel Noisette of Eman's Movie Reviews, and Don Shanahan of Every Movie Has a Lesson. Harry Egbo also drops in to offer Ian some much needed support, and to keep this episode from becoming a full-fledged public intervention!
Is Passengers an empty homage to much better films, or is there something meatier beneath its glossy, star-powered surface? You'll find out in this exciting, spoiler-filled discussion, which has so many references to Jason X, we're pretty sure Todd Farmer is owed  royalties!
If nothing else, Episode 179 proves that it is indeed