June 29, 2023

EP. 322 — Hypnotic LIVE!

Paul, June, & Jason try to avoid a migraine while attempting to break down the 2023 Ben Affleck thriller Hypnotic directed by Robert Rodriguez. LIVE from Largo in LA, they ask is this movie Dumb Inception or Dumb Manchurian Candidate? What’s the difference between a hypnotist and a hypnotic? Are we in the construct or out of the construct? WHAT IS A CONSTRUCT?! WHAT WAS THE DIVISION’S PLAN?!? AHHHHH! All this and not much more, on this week’s How Did This Get Made?

 

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Transcript

Paul Scheer [00:00:00] Are you ready for dumb Inception? We saw Hypnotic, so you know what that means.   Music [00:00:13] [Intro Song]   Paul Scheer [00:00:58]  Hello people of Earth, and hello people of Largo! We are live here in Los Angeles to talk about a movie that just came out a mere few weeks ago. As millions of people raced to see Book Club 2. A handful of people scattered themselves into a theater to see Robert Rodriguez’s Hypnotic or Hypnotic? Probably hypnotic. And here is the plot. It’s complicated. I’ll give you what maybe they would say on the poster. Ben Affleck is a sad cop trying to find his little girl who loves braids in her hair. That’s where it starts. It goes off the rails and very quickly. There’s a bank robbery. There’s a psychic. There’s something called hypnotics. And there’s something about Ben Affleck that allows the hypnotics not to affect him. Everyone’s turning on everyone until the movie tu

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