Sherlock Holmes (2009)
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We're digging into the work of prolific director Guy Ritchie with a look at his 2009 adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, and an against-type villain performance by Mark Strong. Join in as we discuss the age of edgy reboots, the cult of Irene Adler, the 2009 box office, and UK laws around magic. Plus: How exactly did Blackwood become a lord? Are the stakes of this movie too high for Holmes? Why haven't we had a great King Arthur movie? And, most crucially, is there ever going to be a third Sherlock Holmes movie? Make sure to rate, review, and sub ..read more
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The Omen (1976)
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Just in time for last weekend's release of The First Omen, we're looking at the actual first Omen: Richard Donner's 1976 horror classic starring Gregory Peck! Join in as we discuss legasequels (and legaprequels), Jerry Goldsmith's Oscar-winning score, the Book of Revelation, and the collapse of the family in 70s film. Plus: How will we know the end times are coming? Did they ever check Mrs. Baylock's references? Why would the ambassador to the UK need a guard dog? And exactly how much influence does Damien have over other people? Make sure to rate, review, and subscribe! Next week: Sherlock Ho ..read more
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My Cousin Vinny
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We're headed south this week for a look at the surprisingly supportive romance at the core of the 1992 comedy hit My Cousin Vinny! Join in as we discuss Joe Pesci's long acting (and music) career, Marisa Tomei's incredible outfits, Southern comedy, and the movie's robust reputation among lawyers. Plus: Is this the most reasonable DA possible? What's the conspiracy theory around Tomei's Oscar win? Who was almost cast as Vinny instead of Pesci? And, most importantly, in the world of 1992 legal films, how does this compare to Rob Reiner and Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men? Make sure to rate, review ..read more
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Okja
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We're headed to the 2017 Cannes Film Festival this week for a look at Bong Joon-ho's Okja, a movie about a little girl and the super pig she loves. Join in as we discuss animal sidekicks, GMOs, Jake Gyllenhaal, and extra Tilda Swintons. Plus: Why was Okja booed at Cannes? Are we giving out standing ovations too freely? How do we get more high-energy Giancarlo Esposito? And, most importantly, does this movie have any romance at all? Make sure to rate, review, and subscribe! Next week: My Cousin Vinny (1992) --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/we-love-the-love/me ..read more
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Speed (1994)
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We're jumping aboard for a look at the occasional romance of Jan de Bont's 1994 action classic Speed, starring Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves! Join in as we discuss impossible stunts, Bullock's box office track record, the MTV Movie AWards, and the long arc of Keanu's relationship with the public. Plus: Is this the most successful child of Die Hard? What exactly is Dennis Hopper's evil plan? Was Keanu right to tell the passengers about the bomb? And, most perplexingly, what do we actually know about Sandra Bullock's character Annie? Make sure to rate, review, and subscribe! Next week: Okja (2 ..read more
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2023 Oscars Extravaganza!!!
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Just in time for the Oscars, we're here to let you in on the believability of all ten Best Picture nominees, from American Fiction to Zone of Interest! Join in as we discuss the Barbie snubs that aren't, Anatomy of a Fall's Messi the dog, the 2023 PETA Oscats, and our recent trip to see Madame Web together. Plus: Why can't the song category pick good nominees? What happened in Best Animated Short? What do Bradley Cooper's movies have in common? What are they gonna name Mission: Impossible 8? And, most importantly, who abandoned Snoopy in the vestibule? Make sure to rate, review, and subscribe ..read more
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Leap Year
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February 29 is a bonus day, so we're here with a bonus episode on the 2010 romantic comedy Leap Year, in which Amy Adams heads to Ireland to propose to her boyfriend because that's the only time and place she's allowed to do it! Join in as we discuss Adams's career trajectory, the evils of apartment staging, the film's fanfic logic, and Irish train schedules. Plus: Why is Anna always wearing heels? Did she ever tell Jeremy she wanted to get married? Is Jeremy actually the only reasonable character? And, most importantly, is this movie anti-Irish? Make sure to rate, review, and subscribe! Next ..read more
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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
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We're finishing our month of high school romances with a look at the intergenerational fauxlationship at the heart of Irving Reis's The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer! Join in as we discuss teenage Shirley Temple, Cary Grant's star persona, woman judges, and high school health classes. Plus: How does this movie show Hollywood's transition to the 1950s? Why is susan so mean to Jerry? How many guest speakers does this school have? And, most importantly for producer Dore Schary, is this title too suggestive? Make sure to rate, review, and subscribe! Next week: 2024 Oscars Extravaganza!!! --- Send i ..read more
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A Cinderella Story
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We're continuing our look at high school romance with one of the four modern princess stories released in 2004: the post-Lizzie McGuire Hilary Duff vehicle A Cinderella Story. Join in as we discuss our best Halloween costumes, the North Ridge earthquake, Chad Michael Murray, and the movie's surprisingly extensive series of spinoffs. Plus: What's going on with the gazebo at the dance? Why didn't Austin return Sam's phone sooner? Why was the pep rally about personal drama in a small group of students? And, most importantly, why did anyone think she looked like Cinderella? Make sure to rate, revi ..read more
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High School Possession
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We're continuing our look at high school romances with the Lifetime original High School Possession (sometimes listed as High School Exorcism). Join in as we discuss beating curfew, school newspapers, church computer espionage, and a sequel tease more compelling than the actual movie. Plus: What do the Chosen believe? Why does this church have so many gates? Is this the most unreasonable movie teacher we've ever seen? And, most importantly, how do you apply for an exorcism? Make sure to rate, review, and subscribe! Next week: A Cinderella Story (2004) --- Send in a voice message: https://podca ..read more
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