Episode 103 - Once Upon A Time In China and Once Upon A Time In Mexico
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6d ago
In this episode Sarah Behl joins me in talking about 2 movies that sound like fairytales but aren’t with Once Upon A Time in China and Once Upon A Time in Mexico. Once Upon A Time in China Release: 1991 Director: Hark Tsui Stars: Jet Li, Rosamund Kwan, Biao Yuen Once Upon A Time in Mexico Release: 2003 Director: Robert Rodriguez Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp Vampire Helpers Ok they are called a “Drudge” or a “Familiar”. They were definitely called familiars in the Blade movies. Scoundrels? I was so wrong, the movie is called “The Hustle ..read more
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Episode 100 - Napoleon Dynomite and National Lampoon's Van Wilder
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2M ago
In this episode Brendan Crates joins me in talking about 2 very different comedies with Napoleon Dynamite and National Lampoon’s Van Wilder Napoleon Dynamite Release: 2004 Director: Jared Hess Stars: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, Tina Majorino National Lampoon’s Van Wilder Release: 2002 Director: Walt Becker Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson, Kal Penn Brendan’s Podcast “That Movie You Like: The Sequel” – Gotta say I love the title of the show, can’t wait to listen. Here is where to follow and find. Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100083758568943&mibext ..read more
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Episode 98 - Mystery Men and Ocean's Eleven (2001)
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3M ago
In this episode Nilesh Patel joins me in talking about 2 films from the turn of the century, Mystery Men and Ocean’s 11. Mystery Men Release: 1999 Director: Kinka Usher Stars: Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, William H. Macy, Paul Reubens, Hank Azaria, Geoffrey Rush, Greg Kinnear Ocean’s Eleven Release: 2001 Director: Steven Soderbergh Stars: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts. Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan Shaket So according to google this is what a shaket “a shacket is essentially a slightly oversize shirt-jacket hybrid” Pineapples and Swi ..read more
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Episode 96 - Men In Black and Minority Report
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4M ago
In this episode Mike Suderman joins me in talking about 2 sci-fi films with Men in Black and Minority Report. Men in Black Release: 1997 Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D’Onofrio Minority Report Release: 2002 Director: Steven Spielberg Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton Men in Black Comic Book Well, looking into this I can see why I never read one of these. Its full run is a whopping 6 issues that was published in 1990-1991. This was just before my foray into comic nerdom so I would never have come across them in a comic b ..read more
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Episode 95 - Matchstick Men and Memento
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5M ago
In this episode Austin Wong joins me in talking about 2 moody films from the early 2000s with Matchstick Men and Memento. Matchstick Men Release: 2003 Director: Ridley Scott Stars: Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell Memento Release: 2000 Director: Christopher Nolan Stars: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano Gentlemen Broncos Here’s the trailer for a small sample of the weirdness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdpFpfIBkXc Mispronunciations The name I was trying to say was “Zaphod Beeblebrox”. It is a mouthful. The Hated movie I realize we didn’t actually say the whole name of ..read more
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Episode 94 - The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, and The Matrix Resurrection
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5M ago
In this episode Sarah Behl and Josh Ratcliffe join me to talk about the Matrix Sequels, Reloaded, Revolutions, and Resurrection. The Matrix Reloaded Release: 2003 Director: The Wachowskis Stars: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving, Jada Pinkett Smith The Matrix Revolutions Release: 2003 Director: The Wachowskis Stars: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving, Jada Pinkett Smith The Matrix Resurrections Release: 2021 Director: Lana Wachowski Stars: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris Lawn ..read more
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Episode 93 - The Matrix and The Animatrix
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6M ago
In this first episode on the Matrix Franchise, Sarah Behl joins me in getting trapped in a cyberpunk dystopia with The Matrix and The Animatrix. Animatrix Release: 2003 Director: Andy Jones, Mahiro Maeda, Shinichiro Watanabe, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Koji Marimoto, Peter Chung Stars: Pamela Adlon, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, The Matrix Release: 1999 Director: The Wachowskis (The Wachowski Brothers) Stars: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving What things smell like in space Here is an article about 4 great smells in the galaxy https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/oscillator ..read more
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Episode 92 - Mars Attacks and Masters of the Universe
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6M ago
In this episode Brendan Crates returns to talk about b-movie awesomeness and 80s nostalgia with Mars Attacks and Masters of the Universe. Mars Attacks Release: 1996 Director: Tim Burton Stars: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Annette Bening, Glenn Close, Danny DeVito, Martin Short, Michael J. Fox, Tom Jones, Natalie Portman, Pam Grier, Jack Black Masters of the Universe Release: 1987 Director: Gary Goodard Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Courtney Cox, Robert Duncan McNeil Sweet-Bee That’s the name of the doll I couldn’t remember. Here is the best pic of the doll I c ..read more
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Episode 91 - The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and Man On Fire
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7M ago
In this episode Julian Spillane joins me in talking about 2 action flicks with The Man From UNCLE and Man on Fire. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Release: 2015 Director: Guy Ritchie Stars: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki Man On Fire Release: 2004 Director: Tony Scott Stars: Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning, Marc Anthony, Christopher Walken Harry Palmer Films There are a series spy thrillers starring Michael Caine as “Harry Palmer” starting in 1965 with The Ipcress File. It was followed by Funeral in Berlin in 1966 and Billion Dollar Brain in 1967. It was almost 30 year ..read more
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Episode 90 - Magnolia and Mallrats
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7M ago
In this episode Alix cook joins me in talking about 2 films that are so 90s it hurts with Magnolia and Mallrats. Magnolia Release: 1999 Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Stars: Tom Cruise, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Baker Hall, William H. Macy, John C. Reilly, Mallrats Release: 1995 Director: Kevin Smith Stars: Jason Lee, Shannon Dorherty, Jeremy London, Claire Forlini, Jason Mewes, Michael Rooker, Ben Affleck, Stan Lee Magnolia Frog Rain Ok so, I found this article by Film School Rejects about it and according to it, we may have got the movie wrong but somehow came to the sam ..read more
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