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Podcast: Full Episodes

Exploring Fan Theories with Special Guest “Liz & a Movie!”

Spoilers: https://youtu.be/aSM_eNMWTv8 For the first time ever, we have a special guest host join us! We know Liz is a great movie fact researcher and loves conspiracy theories, so she was really the only choice for this topic. Fan theories are so exciting because they’re another way to share our communal love of these movies,…

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Why Do Critics Hate Great Movies?

Spoilers: https://youtu.be/ALXy-SGqlt8 This episode we’re celebrating all the great movies that critics just don’t appreciate. There are TONS of fan favorites that have a “rotten” rating on ⁠Rotten Tomatoes⁠. We decide to pick the best of the so-called worst to point out how flawed the system is. After listening, we’ll be asking you to vote…

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Top 10: Action (Redux)

https://youtu.be/2gi_Z2YrPQE Spoilers: HAPPY 4-YEAR BIRTHDAY TO US! June 13th marks the anniversary of our first ever episode, where we boldly chose to make our Top 10: Action/Adventure lists. Now we’re a little bit older, and a little bit wiser, so we decide to redo that topic for a few reasons: 1. the sound quality of…

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Interview with CJ Goodwyn: Writer/Director of “Sherlock Holmes: Mare of the Night”

https://youtu.be/DV9qykRbuUU Spoilers: We are really excited about this upcoming feature film, and it was so fun getting to talk to the writer, director, editor, and overall creator: CJ Goodwyn. We talk about what goes into researching and writing a compelling mystery featuring the world’s greatest detective. We also discuss balancing characters fans know and love…

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Top 10: Foreign Films

https://youtu.be/b_Lwp8sHhJU Spoilers: This topic has been on the list since the beginning, but we can’t believe it took so long to get around to. There are SO many great movies made around the world, but they are almost never shown in American theaters, so they really rely on word-of-mouth to get noticed in the states….

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Interview with Jonathan Salemi: Writer/Director of “The Last Deal”

Spoilers: We were offered a fantastic opportunity to sit down with Jonathan Salemi, and pick his brain about writing, directing, and producing his film The Last Deal (out now). We talk about why he wanted to write this story, based on a real person and real events, as California ended its prohibition on marijuana. He enlightens us…

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Planet of the Apes: Franchise Recap

Spoilers: https://youtu.be/Qyt-DYYh2MI Possibly the best remake ever attempted, we break down why the Apes trilogy works so well. One of us grew up loving the original movies, and the other didn’t, but we both are so profoundly moved by the new series. We get deep into the decisions made by the filmmakers, and the powerful…

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Where Artistic Vision Meets Fan Frustration

https://youtu.be/VltVFLEO16w Spoilers: Since Justice League, the discussions of Director’s Cuts have been at an all-time high. Even though it’s been a thing since the 60’s, and continues to affect movies that were initially released in the late 1920’s. But as we wait for Zack Snyder’s apparently definitive “Rebel Moon” versions, let’s look back at some…

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April 21st is FOG DAY!

Spoilers: https://youtu.be/E10G8auJEs8 We told you last October in our ⁠episode about the movies John Carpenter wrote, directed, and scored⁠ that THE FOG (1980) was a delight and unexpectedly good. Because the movie takes place on April 21st, and is about the centennial founding of Antonio Bay, we decided every April 21st should be celebrated as…

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THIS is an Original Movie!

Spoilers: When people complain there’s no originality left in Hollywood, this is the kind of movie they should be seeking out and supporting. Fantastic performances from actors you don’t know the names of. Amazing that it is both almost entirely improvised, and a brilliant, mind-blowing story as well! Do yourself a favor and watch “Coherence”…

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