All tagged podcast episode
This week, we watch the unprecedented sequel that pumped blood back into the Max Mad trilogy with a shotgun, the sci-fi/fantasy film that brought an imaginative, cohesive plot to the screen with almost no dialogue, the action movie that received a best picture nomination. With special guest/Mad Max trilogy binger, Tim Brown. WITNESS ME! Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), directed by George Miller.
This week, we watch the winner of 8 Oscars, including Best Director, Best actor (Ben Kingsley), and Best Picture, which it thoroughly deserved. This is one of the most epic films in history, and stands up strongly to the test of time. Gandhi (1982), directed by Richard Attenborough.
This week, we watch Jim Carrey play Truman Burbank, a normal every-day kinda guy that just happens to be the focal point of the worlds biggest reality TV show. In the 90's the story seemed absurd, but nowadays, reality TV is everywhere and this movie almost feels normal. The Truman Show (1998), directed by Peter Weir.
This week, we watch the comic book movie that blew up the box office. The Hard-R, ultra-violent comedy was a passion project that almost didn't get made, which not only restarted Ryan Reynolds career, but also is bound to start an R-rated comic book movie surge. Deadpool (2016), directed by Tim Miller.
This week, we watch the mind-bending, genre-defying film that is at once about a time traveling super-hero who receives his directives from a imaginary man in a scary bunny outfit, while also being a coming of age drama/comedy with one of the best sound tracks in movie history. Donnie Darko (2001), directed by Richard Kelly.
This week, we try to make sense of the 1964 winner of the Best Foreign Film Academy Award, which is described a story of a director struggling to make a movie. Thats about as much of it as we understood. 8 1/2 (1963), directed by Federico Fellini.
This week, we watch ANOTHER (back-to-back) time travel, science fiction mash-up classic, that contains the break-out performance of Mr. Universe himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and kicked-off the career of the man who would go on to direct the two top-grossing movies of all time, James Cameron. The Terminator (1984).
This week, we watch the time travel, science fiction mash-up classic, that contains performances from Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt that defied all expectations, and is helmed by the visual genius, Terry Gilliam - Twelve Monkeys (1995).
This week, we watch Bill Murray live the same day over and over again, as he struggles with self-hate, love, and death, in the classic comedy Groundhog Day (1993). Directed by Harold Ramis.
This week, we watch the film that not only created the summer blockbuster and put the fear of swimming into multiple generations of viewers, but also marked the jumping off point for one the greatest directors of all time - Jaws (1975). Directed by Steven Spielberg.
This week, we watch a classic in the dark-comedy genre, where a distant relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne sets off to murder all eight family members that stand ahead of him to claim the wealth and position of his family - Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949). Directed by Robert Hamer.
This week, we watch the film that kickstarted a renaissance in French cinema, which tells a story of a day in the life of three friends living in the projects one day after a night of violent riots of protest in the streets of Paris- La Haine (Hate, 1995). Directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.
This week, we watch the tale of the life and struggles of a man living in 18th century England, Barry Lyndon. Directed by the master himself, Stanley Kubrick.
This week, we watch the bank robbery movie that was based on the true story of John Wojtowicz, who set out to rob a bank to pay for his transgendered wife's sex change operation- Dog Day Afternoon (1975). Directed by Sidney Lumet.
This week, we watch the stylized true story of Frank W. Abagnale Jr., the most successful bank robber/con artist of all time, Catch Me If You Can (2002). Directed by Steven Spielberg.
This week, we watch a kung fu movie that aim's to detail the life of the legendary master of Bruce Lee, Ip Man (2008). Directed by Wilson Yip.
This week, we watch the best picture nominated biopic about the genius mathematician Alan Turning, and his immense contributions towards the defeat of Nazi Germany during World War II. Directed by Morten Tyldum.
This week, we watch the theme-park-ride based film that started one of the biggest movie franchises of all time, due in no small part to Johnny Depp's unique creation, Jack Sparrow - Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). Directed by Gore Verbinski.