63 - Nomadland

• March 1st, 2021

For this episode, we review Hulu's realist drama, Nomadland, starring Francis McDormand as a house-less traveler. We also propose our own dream casts for the imminent Wizard of Oz remake, and at the end of the episode, we discuss the 1984 cult-film, C.H.U.D. 


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62 - Judas and the Black Messiah

• February 22nd, 2021

For this very special episode, we review the HBOMax thriller, Judas and the Black Messiah. We talk at length about the painful history and the cinematic tension behind the Fred Hampton biopic starring Daniel Kaluuya and LaKeith Stanfield. For our streaming homework, we discuss the 2015 horror-comedy Bloodsucking Bastards along with this week's guest, writer/director/comedian Brian James O'Connell. We get into on-set stories, Brian's filmmaking process, and what it was like casting pre-Game of Thrones/Mandalorian/Narcos star, Pedro Pascal. 

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61 - The Little Things

• February 15th, 2021

For this week's episode, we review the new thriller, The Little Things, now available on HBOMax, which stars starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, and Jared Leto. We also discuss the latest movie news and for our streaming homework, we review Sam Raimi's Darkman from 1990.  

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60 - Promising Young Woman

• February 7th, 2021

This week's podcast discusses the new dark comedy "Promising Young Woman," starring Carey Mulligan and Bo Burnham. We also list the 6 coming-of-age films that defined us, and for our streaming homework, we review the 2009 South Korean thriller, "Mother," directed by Bong Joon-Ho. 

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59 - Soul

• January 25th, 2021

For this episode, we review the new Pixar animated film, Soul, starring Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey. We also discuss the best and worst performances by Leonardo DiCaprio. At the end of the program, we review last year's sci-fi horror film, Underwater. 

 

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58 - Wonder Woman 1984

• January 11th, 2021

For this podcast episode, we review Wonder Woman 1984, and for our streaming homework, we review the 1983 rom-com, Valley Girl. Due to the 80s nature of our reviews, we pick four movies that best invoke an 80s aesthetic. 

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57 - Tenet

• January 4th, 2021

For this episode of the podcast, we discuss all of the feature films by director Christopher Nolan, including his latest sci-fi epic, Tenet. We also get to our last Christmas movie review of 2020, Bad Moms Christmas, which is available to stream on Netflix. Keith updates us with his latest cat drama as well. 

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56 - Sound of Metal

• December 21st, 2020

For this episode of the podcast, we review the Amazon Prime indie drama, The Sound of Metal, starring Riz Ahmen and Olivia Cooke. We also pitch four new ideas for Christmas movies, and at the end of the show, we review the 2010 Finnish holiday horror film, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale. 

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55 - Mank

• December 14th, 2020

For this episode of the podcast, we review the new David Fincher film, "Mank," based on the writing process that developed "Citizen Kane." We also talk about the casting news behind Sony/Marvel's Spider-Man 3, and we discuss the future of post-Covid cinema. At the end of the podcast, we review the 1994 Christmas comedy, "Mixed Nuts," which is available to stream for free on Tubi. 

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54 - Run

• November 30th, 2020

In this episode, we review the direct-to-Hulu thriller "Run," starring Sarah Paulson. We also catch up with the movie news, and at the end of the program, we review the Coen brother's 1984 debut, "Blood Simple." 

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