“Collateral Beauty” Podcast Movie Review

Edward Norton and Will Smith in Collateral Beauty

Collateral Beauty (2016; David Frankel) – Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 13

“Shed your skin.”

Abstract concepts Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell struggle to find any beauty, collateral or otherwise, in David Frankel’s 2016 “catastro-fuck of the shittiest order.”  

Despite a cast that includes six former Oscar nominees (and two winners), including Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet and Helen Mirren, Collateral Beauty is essentially a rich person’s Hallmark Hall of Fame movie.

Daniel and Corky cut through the treacle to discuss Domino rallies, skin shedding, Heaven experts and CSI: Cleveland, all while scheming to digitally remove themselves from the entire episode.

This week’s craft beer: Revision Brewing‘s Blonde NV (5.5% ABV)

This week’s Darer: Jesse Davis

Why did Jesse dare Daniel and Corky to watch Collateral Beauty? “Because I want the two of you to suffer for my entertainment.”

This week’s referenced movies: BrightRobocopManhattanThe Silence of the LambsQuicksilverBowfingerThe SnowmanAlohaThe Dark TowerBack to the FutureLord of the RingsSeven PoundsThe Pursuit of HappynessAfter EarthWild Wild WestMen in Black

Ratings for Collateral BeautyDaniel – Double Dare; Corky – Double Dare

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