The Hold Up
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Each month two old nerds both named John watch a movie they remember being good but haven't seen in years to determine whether or not it... holds up.

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    57 - Fallen

    The Johns Watch Fallen

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    56 - 300

    The Johns are joined by special guest, Nick North, to watch 300

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    52 - The Others

    The Johns are joined by their wives, Ali and Sujata, to watch The Others.

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    51 - Popeye

    The Johns watch Popeye

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    50 Pt 1 - Mad Max

    Our special four part 50th episode begins with Mad Max!

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    48 - Buffy The Vampire Slayer

    The Johns are join by the Movie Trivia Schmoedown champ, Rachel Cushing, to watch Buffy The Vampire Slayer

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    46 - Unbreakable

    Trevor joins The Johns once again to watch Unbreakable

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    45 - Red Rock West

    This month we're out of gas and stuck in the town of Red Rock West.

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    44 - The Cable Guy

    You better go answer the door. It's... The Cable Guy!

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    43 - Philadelphia

    The Johns ring in the new year with Philadelphia.

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    42 - The Net

    Supporting The Trevor Project, our charity listener request: The Net

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    40 Pt 1 - Psycho II

    Holdup Halloween 2018 kicks off with Part 1 as we watch Psycho II!

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    38 - Gattaca

    For their 3rd anniversary, the Johns crack the genetic code of sci-fi dystopian nightmares and watch Gattaca.

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    37 - Can't Hardly Wait

    The John's go back to high school and watch Can't Hardly Wait

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    35 - The Shadow

    The Johns watch the Alec Baldwin superhero epic: The Shadow

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    33 - The Sandlot

    The Johns are joined by Trevor of Joe Blow Gamer to watch The Sandlot

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    32 - Falling Down

    The Johns abandon their cars on the freeway to go watch Falling Down

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    30 - American Beauty

    We talk about the elephant in the room with American Beauty

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    29 - Face/Off

    The Johns watch Face/Off

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    27 - The Craft

    The Johns get all witchy and watch The Craft

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    24 - License To Drive

    The Freshman 15 join the Johns for a viewing of License To Drive

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    23 Pt 2 - Old Yeller

    For part 2 of childhood trauma May we watch Old Yeller

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    23 Pt 1 - Bambi

    The Johns kickoff their childhood trauma double feature with Bambi.

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    21 - Austin Powers

    Yeah baby, yeah! The Johns watch Austin Powers.

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    19 - Twister

    Welcome... to the suck zone! The Johns take on Twister.

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    18 - Hook

    Bangarang! John and John watch Hook this month.

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    17 - Bob Roberts

    For the election season the Johns take on Bob Roberts

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    16 - The Sixth Sense

    The Johns dust off the twisty classic, The Sixth Sense

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    15 - The Hitcher

    The horror of October begins as the Johns kick the month off with The Hitcher.

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    Special 01 - Grab Bag

    To celebrate one year of The Hold Up we have a bonus Grab Bag episode!

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    09 Pt1 - Young Guns

    Regulators mount up! We're doing Young Guns 1 and 2!

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    08 - Garden State

    This podcast episode will change your life.

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    07 - Shakespeare In Love

    Join the Johns and special guest, Alison, for Valentine's Day as we watch Shakespeare In Love

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    06 - Houseguest

    John and John bring it all the way back to 1995 as they take on the Sinbad classic, Houseguest.

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    05 - Lethal Weapon

    Happy Holidays! Join John and John as they unwrap one hell of a present... Lethal Weapon!

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    04 - Legend

    John and John watch Ridley Scott's Legend and discuss Satan, unicorns, The Legend Of Zelda and other such nonsense.

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    03 - The Blair Witch Project

    In October of 2015 two film geeks disappeared while recording a podcast on The Blair Witch Project. A week later, their episode was found...

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    02 - Big

    This month the Johns tackle the Tom Hanks classic, Big. Time to make a wish on Zoltar... or was it Zoltan?

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    01 - The Last Starfighter

    The Hold Up is starting with The Last Starfighter? You bet your asteroids!

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    00 - Introduction

    John and John introduce themselves and explain the concept behind The Hold Up.

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