Flix Anonymous — Episode 24

Steve Stebbing “Stevil Dead” (CKNW and League of Manchildren Film Critic) and Trevor Dueck (VancityBuzz Film Critic) have joined forces to bring you Flix Anonymous, a podcast that will bring you a fresh perspective on the cinematic universe each and every Friday.

Over the course of 45-plus minutes, this dynamic duo will help you separate the “must sees” from the “wait-for-DVDs” helping you to decide what’s worth watching during the week ahead. Don’t expect your regular stuffy film critics however, this is a fun, no-nonsense take on everything entertainment.

Trev and Steve review Jon Favreau‘s The Jungle BookBarbershop: The Next Cut, and some other limited releases for the week. We get into the weekly entertainment news, why Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure is a great stoner pick, and we show off some fantastic new trailers. All of this and more in your weekly film show! Party on! You can find us on Vancity BuzzThe League Of Manchildren and Cannabis In Canada

New Releases

The Jungle Book

  • Starring Neel Sethi and featuring the voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Garry Shandling
  • Directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man)
  • Written by Justin Marks (Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li), Rudyard Kipling (book)
  • RT 100% META 74

Barbershop: The Next Cut

  • Starring Ice Cube, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, Eve, J.B. Smoove, Common, Nicki Minaj, Lamorne Morris, Deon Cole, Troy Garity
  • Directed by Malcolm D. Lee (Scary Movie 5)
  • Written by Kenya Barris, Tracy Oliver, Marc Brown (characters)


  • Starring Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Alice Eve, Gary Oldman, Antje Traue, Tommy Lee Jones, Scott Adkins, Michael Pitt, Amaury Nolasco, Jordi Mollà, Robert Davi
  • Directed by Ariel Vromen (The Iceman)
  • Written by Douglas Cook (The Rock), David Weisberg (Double Jeopardy)
  • RT 0% META 35


Miles Ahead

  • Starring Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Michael Stuhlbarg
  • Directed by Don Cheadle
  • Written by Steven Baigelman (Get on Up), Cheadle (screenplay), Stephen J. Rivele (Pawn Sacrifice), Christopher Wilkinson (Ali)
  • RT 71% META 65

Sleeping Giant

  • Directed by Andrew Cividino
  • Written by Cividino, Blain Watters, Aaron Yeger
  • RT 83% META

No Men Beyond This Point

  • Starring Patrick Gilmore, Tara Pratt
  • Directed by Mark Sawers
  • Written by Sawers

Netflix/VOD Recommendations



Stoner Pick

Next Week

Four films open next week including a sequel to a movie that at this recording time I haven’t seen yet, a new Tom Hanks film, a new comedy starring his mom in Forrest Gump, Sally Field and a documentary called The First Monday in May.