Every month, fearless Cinema 52 Lab Rats Ben Katz and Philip Hobby select a popular or critically acclaimed film that neither of them have seen before and watch it up to the exact halfway point. Then they pause it and try to predict how it's all going to end. These are their adventures.
All Lab Rats Ben and Phil know about the critically acclaimed foreign film Life is Beautiful is that Roberto Benigni flipped out at the Oscars, so they watch the first half and predict how it ends.
Romantic comedies are so predictable, right? Lab Rats Ben and Phil find out firsthand as they watch half of Pretty Woman and try to guess how it ends.
Lab Rats Ben and Phil have never seen Friday the 13th, so they watched the first half and tried to guess who remains unslashed, who's doing the slashing, and why there are sequels.
Ben and Phil pause Sidney Lumet's film adaptation of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express at the halfway point and try to guess whichpersonupandkilledtheguy.
Ugh, movies about competitions are so predictable, right? Lab Rats Ben and Phil prove it by watching Pitch Perfect to the halfway point and then guess who wins at life, love, and pop songs.
Lab Rats Ben and Phil have never seen Patton, so they watch the first half and see if they can figure out who wins World War II. Oh, also, if hard-ass warrior poet General Patton ever changes his tune.
Lab Rats Ben and Phil have never seen How to Train Your Dragon, so they watched the first half and tried to guess how it ends. Does being a movie for kids make it extra predictable? Find out.
Lab Rats Ben and Phil have never seen Ghost, so join them as they watch the first half and guess how its overabundance of plot threads tie up. Is this Best Screenplay winner entirely predictable?
Network may have predicted the state of the media today, but can Lab Rats Phil and Ben use their mad prophet skills to predict how the film ends by watching just the first half?
Labs Rats Phil and Ben have never seen The Notebook, the greatest love story of our time (if "our time" refers specifically to June of 2004). Can they predict how it ends by watching just the first half?
With that fancy new-fangled RoboCop in theaters, Lab Rats Phil and Ben realized neither of them have seen the original. Can they predict how it ends by watching just the first half?
The Shawshank Redemption was a smash hit upon its home video release, but Phil and Ben never got around to seeing it. Can they predict how it ends by watching just the first half?
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