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Ryan and Nate agree to disagree about movies.

Ryan and Nate agree to disagree about movies.

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Ryan and Nate agree to disagree about movies.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 90: Small Axe

2/24/2021
Nate and Ryan discuss Steve McQueen’s ground-breaking anthology series Small Axe. In a Can We Still Be Friends first, we watch and discuss 5 movies as one, and only a masterpiece like Steve McQueen’s Golden Globe nominated series could compel us to attempt something so monumental. Listen in as we break down… Continue reading The post Ep. 90: Small Axe appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:22:15

Ep. 89: Favorites of 2020 / I’m Thinking of Ending Things / Time

1/26/2021
Nate and Ryan pick out their 5 favorite movies of 2020 and take time to dig deeper into I’m Thinking of Ending Things written and directed by Charlie Kaufman, and Time, a moving documentary directed by Garrett Bradley. For this episode, Nate and Ryan each picked a movie from 2020 that they… Continue reading The post Ep. 89: Favorites of 2020 / I’m Thinking of Ending Things / Time appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:37:24

Ep. 88: The Holiday (2006)

12/18/2020
The holiday season winds down as Nate and Ryan discuss The Holiday, the 2006 romantic-comedy from writer/director Nancy Meyers. Listen in as we discuss the highs and lows of all that star power, what this movie gets right, and how much we’ve missed Jude Law. Is The Holiday in your holiday… Continue reading The post Ep. 88: The Holiday (2006) appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:09:20

Ep 87: A League of Their Own

11/24/2020
For the second annual T. Hanksgiving, a celebration of all things Tom Hanks, Nate and Ryan are watching A League of Their Own, the 1992 hit directed by the late, great Penny Marshall. Listen in as we discuss Hanks as not quite leading man, praise the strength and brilliance of Geena… Continue reading The post Ep 87: A League of Their Own appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:06:33

Ep 86: The Babadook

10/25/2020
Nate and Ryan celebrate the most wonderful fright of the year by re-watching The Babadook, written and directed by Jennifer Kent. We wish you and yours a very merry (and scary) 7th annual Holiday Spooktacular! As usual, we’re celebrating by watching a horror movie, and this year’s choice might be a… Continue reading The post Ep 86: The Babadook appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:05:03

Ep 85: Da 5 Bloods

9/27/2020
For the first time, Nate and Ryan review a movie from this year, breaking our routine for the one and only Spike Lee and his 2020 film Da 5 Bloods streaming on Netflix. Nate and Ryan chose this movie before the heartbreaking news of Chadwick Boseman’s death, but as anyone who… Continue reading The post Ep 85: Da 5 Bloods appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:08:56

Ep 84: American History X

8/23/2020
Reflecting on their own history with learning about racism, Nate and Ryan re-watch American History X. As it was for so many people (especially white men) their age, American History X served as one of the first visceral looks at racism in modern America. However, the rhetoric of Edward Norton’s Derek Vineyard… Continue reading The post Ep 84: American History X appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:17:18

Ep 83: Quarantine Check-In

5/24/2020
Nate and Ryan talk about what they’ve been watching with all this time on their hands. Listen in as they share recommendations and explore what makes them gravitate to a certain sort of movie during these uncertain times. We apologize for the change in our plans to watch Bend it Like… Continue reading The post Ep 83: Quarantine Check-In appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:01:54

Ep 82: Mikey and Nicky

3/30/2020
Nate and Ryan watch an under-seen gem in Elaine May’s curve ball of a gangster movie, Mikey and Nicky. The story of the making of the movie is almost as quietly legendary as the film itself, as May shot an unbelievable 1 million feet of film and took 3 years… Continue reading The post Ep 82: Mikey and Nicky appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:01:24

Ep 81: Bridget Jones’s Diary

2/22/2020
Nate and Ryan watch Bridget Jones’s Diary and discuss their feelings about it, until they turn their critical eyes on themselves. The episode ends up being quite a departure for CWSBF as we realize just how problematic it is that we feel the need to weigh in on movies that aren’t… Continue reading The post Ep 81: Bridget Jones’s Diary appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:00:55:10

Ep 80: American Psycho

1/26/2020
Nate and Ryan rewatch Mary Harron’s 2000 horror satire American Psycho and discuss how frighteningly timeless her vision of greedy late ’80s masculinity is. Christian Bale’s Patrick Bateman has become iconic, but is he iconic for the right reasons? Listen in as Nate and Ryan talk about the humor and the… Continue reading The post Ep 80: American Psycho appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:04:03

Ep 79: Decade in Review

12/26/2019
In a CWSBF first, Nate and Ryan talk about their favorite ten movies of the last decade. On top of the list of movies, listen in as Nate and Ryan reflect on the last ten years in movies and make new-decade resolutions for the next ten years of movie watching.… Continue reading The post Ep 79: Decade in Review appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:40:43

Ep 78: Cast Away

11/25/2019
This month, Nate and Ryan celebrate T. Hanksgiving by re-watching Cast Away. In what may be a new tradition, this November Nate and Ryan give thanks for Tom Hanks by discussing his performance as Chuck Noland in Robert Zemeckis’ 2000 film about a man lost on a deserted island with… Continue reading The post Ep 78: Cast Away appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:00:56:38

Ep 77: Ed Wood

10/21/2019
Nate and Ryan re-watch Tim Burton’s 1994 homage to the world’s worst director, Ed Wood, to celebrate the 6th annual Holiday Spooktacular! Tim Burton and Johnny Depp teamed up to bring the life and work of Ed Wood to new audiences, and in the process, offered a celebration of underdogs and outsiders… Continue reading The post Ep 77: Ed Wood appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:01:50

Ep 76: Roger & Me

9/25/2019
Nate and Ryan watch Roger & Me (1989), Michael Moore’s groundbreaking documentary about the rapid decline of Flint, MI after the shuttering of several GM plants. 30 years later, the plight of Flint and the struggles of the United Auto Workers continue to be in the news. Listen in as… Continue reading The post Ep 76: Roger & Me appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:00:58:51

Ep. 75: Do The Right Thing

8/24/2019
Nate and Ryan are back from a brief break to discuss Spike Lee’s masterpiece Do the Right Thing. In celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary, Nate and Ryan are doing an appreciation episode to give a much deserved re-watch to a movie that has proven to be more timely and prescient… Continue reading The post Ep. 75: Do The Right Thing appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:18:41

Ep. 74: All That Jazz

6/28/2019
Nate and Ryan discuss Bob Fosse’s 1979 semi-autobiographical fever dream, All That Jazz. Listen in as they plumb the depths of their knowledge of dance, compare Bob Fosse with Kanye West, and try to figure out what’s going on in those damn hospital scenes. What are your thoughts on All That Jazz?… Continue reading The post Ep. 74: All That Jazz appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:14:31

Ep. 73: 10 Things I Hate About You

5/28/2019
Nate and Ryan put on their Sketchers and Prada backpacks and roam the halls of Padua High School as they rewatch 10 Things I Hate About You, the ’90s teen rom-com to end all ’90s teen rom-coms. Join in as they reminisce on nights at Blockbuster video, gush over the eternally… Continue reading The post Ep. 73: 10 Things I Hate About You appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:01:12

Ep. 72: Hellboy (2004)

4/26/2019
Nate and Ryan kick-off the summer blockbuster season with Guillermo Del Toro’s 2004 adaptation of Hellboy. While the moody, lovelorn Hellboy might not exactly fit into today’s world of gigantic comics cinematic universes, Nate and Ryan talk about where Hellboy fits in the landscape of Del Toro’s monstrous heroes and how… Continue reading The post Ep. 72: Hellboy (2004) appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:04:11

Ep. 71: Good Will Hunting

3/25/2019
Nate and Ryan return to the ’90s to re-watch Good Will Hunting, the movie that made Matt and Ben household names. The charm of director Gus Van Sant’s biggest commercial hit never really stuck with Nate and Ryan, so they’re giving it another go. Listen in as they find out… Continue reading The post Ep. 71: Good Will Hunting appeared first on Can We Still Be Friends? Podcast.

Duration:01:07:23