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FTW320 - F/X (1986)

In which our intrepid trio welcome back another episode or Second Time Watchers to discuss a classic from Wally’s childhood. Note: this is our final episode of Season 1 of 2018 as we start our new seasonal format. We will be back at the end of August to start Season 2! Don’t fret, we will release bonus episodes during the summer. Thank you all for your continued support! Yay/Nay (1:37) 2001 A Space Odyssey (70mm) • Hereditary • Logan • Bao (short) • The Incredibles 2 • Jurassic World •...


FTW319 - Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

In which our intrepid trio lay out the perfect murder but are foiled when Andrew Johnson from steals our car and make the police think we killed someone else. Please follow Andrew on twitter @WriterAndrew for all sorts of hot takes and random film musings. Yay/Nay (3:33) Dog Day Afternoon • Upgrade • Night Moves • Hereditary • Hotel Artemis • First Reformed • Best F(r)iends Vol. 2 • Coco • The Staircase (Netflix) • Oceans 8 • Psychokenesis • Jurassic Park • Andrew’s...


FTW318 - Black Narcissus

In which our intrepid trio take vows of celibacy and retreat to a castle upon high to give our takes on a film many could consider “List of Shame” worthy. Yay/Nay (1:35) Coco • War for the Planet of the Apes • Back to the Future Parts 2 and 3 • The Incredibles • Thoroughbreds • I Kill Giants • Upgrade • Neerja • The Fearless Vampire Killers • Double Indemnity • Evil Genious (Netflix) • Trailer Hitches (35:22) Suspiria (2018) Main Review (48:21) Spoilers (1:25:11) Email:...


FTW317 - Solo: A Star Wars Story

In which our intrepid trio take an unnecessary journey down an unecessary path to forge an unnecessary discussion on an unnecessary podcast to discuss the latest entry into the extended Star Wars universe of films. It’s not our fault! Yay/Nay (1:25) The Party • Scorched Earth • Crash (2004) • Super 8 • Back to the Future • Revenge (2018) • Spider-Man Homecoming • Tully • Demons • Main Review (24:45) Spoilers (56:50) Email: Twitter:...


FTW316 - Sisters (1972)

In which our intrepid trio pretend not to discuss an Alfred Hitchcock film and do a really had job at hiding it. Instead we try to focus on Brian De Palma and if his touch showed in an early film of his. Yay/Nay (3:07) The Lost Boys • The Florida Project • Three Days of the Condor • Deadpool 2 • Geostorm (aka The Greatest Film of All Time™) • E.T. • The Insider • Veronica • Revenge • The Terror (AMC) • Main Review (25:23) Spoilers (55:35) Email:...


FTW315 - The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

In which our intrepid trio are down one since Walter has traveled to parts unknown in an attempt to uncover a grand conspiracy. However, joining us to continue our 2018 Alfred Hitchcock series is Jason Michael from the Atlantic SC Podcast. Please follow Jason on twitter @JasonBMichael and listen to the @AtlanticSC podcast anywhere you can find them! Yay/Nay (3:07) The Rachel Divide • Bobby Kennedy For President • Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist •...


FTW314 - Memoir of a Murderer (2017)

In which our intrepid trio play a cat and mouse game but forget about the game and decide to be best friends and record a podcast instead to discuss a Korean film that just landed on Netflix! Be sure to listen to the open of the show for a special announcement regarding a change to the schedule of our show. Yay/Nay (5:51) Forgetting Sarah Marshall • Wild at Heart • D.O.A. • Bob le Flambeur • Hostiles • Tully • Cobra Kai • Main Review (30:32) Spoilers (54:54) Email:...


FTW313 - Dreamscape (1984)

In which our intrepid trio invade your nightmares and break down Dreamscape only to find out it just may be the most influential film of the 1980s. Start paying some royalties, Chris Nolan! Yay/Nay (5:23) Isle of Dogs • American Ninja 2: The Confrontation • Life is Beautiful • Den of Thieves • About Time • You Were Never Really Here • Main Review (33:49) Spoilers (1:05:33) Email: Twitter: @1sttimewatchers Tumblr: Back...


Bonus Episode - Avengers Infinity War

In which our intrepid trio are down one, once again, since Hermano used an Infinity Stone to get the hell out of Dodge before another MCU film obliterated the multiplex. However, joining us is the Grendel himself, Dave from the Grand Gesture Podcast. Please follow Dave on twitter @pccasestudy for all sorts of random musings. This is a spoiler filled discussion, so beware! Email: Twitter: @1sttimewatchers Tumblr: Back...


FTW312 - American Ninja

In which our intrepid trio have no formal training in film criticism but decide to criticize films anyways as we discuss a classic Michael Dudikoff film from 1985. Yay/Nay (2:08) The Avengers • The Avengers Age of Ultron • 24 Hours to Live • Big Trouble In Little China • Sin Nombre • You Were Never Really Here • A Quiet Place • Ready Player One • The Villainess • Phenomena • Trailer Hitches (35:26) We discuss the new trailer that Sony dropped in our laps for the upcoming Tom Hardy...


FTW311 - The Wizard (1989)

Second Time Watchers is back! In which our intrepid trio take the warp zone back to 1989 to revisit a feature length advertisement for Nintendo and a childhood classic of Hermano’s. Does it hold up or do we need an extra life to send it to oblivion? Yay/Nay (1:49) Branded to Kill • You Were Never Really Here • All the Money in the World • The Greatest Showman • Rampage • Movie Battle Royale (23:23) Underword v The Professional • Jumanji v Zodiac • Total Recall v Back to the Future •...


FTW310 - A Quiet Place

In which our intrepid trio are down one since Wally couldn’t keep quiet as usual. However, joining us is Andrew Johnson from Film Geek Radio. Please follow Andrew on twitter @WriterAndrew Yay/Nay (1:17) Accident Man • Mighty Aphrodite • Titanic • Thelma • The Young Karl Marx • Ready Player One • The Death of Stalin • Upstream Color • Michael Clayton • Fail Safe • The Terror (tv) • Andrews Hot Takes (27:00) Andrew uses his time to convince the world that The Book of Henry is actually...


FTW309 - Tokyo Drifter (1966)

In which our intrepid trio sings each others life songs to each other as we travel the country side and discuss this 1966 Japanese film. Yay/Nay (0:49) Santa Clarita Diet • Ben Hur • Best F(r)iends Vol 1 • In the Heat of the Night • Jacobs Ladder • Whiplash • Amores Perros • Ready Player One • Star Wars the Last Jedi • Main Review (27:12) Spoilers (49:25) Email: Twitter: @1sttimewatchers Tumblr: Back Catalogue:...


FTW308 - The Ritual

In which our intrepid trio make all the wrong decisions as we explore this Netflix original film. Yay/Nay (1:44) Lady Bird • Atomic Blonde • Arrival • Silence of the Lambs • The Death of Stalin • My Neighbor Totoro • Wild Wild Country • The Alienist (TNT) • Mom and Dad • Pacific Rim Uprising • Wind River • Harry Potter series • Tim’s Letterboxd Ranking: Patreon Thank You (40:49) Main Review (45:47) Spoilers...


FTW307 - Saboteur (1942)

In which our intrepid trio are joined by Mark Hurne on a cross country getaway while we encounter circus freaks, blind men, and the elite 1 percenters behind a grand conspiracy. Please follow Mark on twitter @MarkHurne and his work at Yay/Nay (3:40) The Strangers Prey at Night • Jupiter Ascending • Mrs. Doubtfire • Dredd • Annihilation • The Revenant • Wild Wild Country (Netflix) • Tomb Raider • In The Name Of The Father • Paprika • Marks Criterion 101 (31:22) Mark...


FTW306 - Buffalo ‘66

In which our intrepid trio kidnap an unwilling youngster and force her to pretend to be a relative to fool other podcasters into thinking we have done something useful with our lives other than talk about movies for 90 minutes at a time. Yay/Nay (2:10) Buzzfeed Unsolved True Crime • Legends of Chima • The Florida Project • Lady Dynamite S2 • Murder on the Orient Express (2017) • Altered Carbon (Netflix) • Alien Covenant • American Made • The Hurricane Heist • Donate to Patreon/Give...


FTW305 - Mute

In which our intrepid trio try to stay upbeat and positive to discuss the latest film by Duncan Jones to drop on Netflix, Mute. Serenity now! Oscars 2018 talk (5:57) Yay/Nay (20:40) Swimming With Sharks • Murder on the Orient Express (1974) • Red Sparrow • Darkman • The 39 Steps • Veronica • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 • A Serious Man • Deep Red • Movie Battle Royale (40:14) Cars v Back to the Future • Big v Sin City • Superman Returns v The Fast and the Furious • The Goonies v...


FTW304 - Annihilation

In whihc our intrepid trio are down one since Hermano was taken into the woods by the fearsome ManBearPig. However, joining us tonight to give us his best scientific analysis is Matt Curione from Please listen to his shows on iTunes and give him a follow on twitter @TheRealMattC Yay/Nay (7:44) It Happened One Night • The Dark Crystal • The Love Witch • The Eyes of My Mother • Maelstrom • Game Night • Mom and Dad • Trailer Hitches (25:10) A Quiet Place • Sicario...


FTW303 - River’s Edge (1986)

In which our intrepid trio walk lazily about our boring lives in the most apathetic way imaginable while Andrew Johnson joins us to brag about the corpse in the woods he may or may not have been involved with. Please follow Andrew on twitter @WriterAndrew. If you want. If not, whatever. It doesn’t matter. Yay/Nay (4:29) Death Wish (1974) • Basic Instinct • Showgirls • Starship Troopers • The Virgin Spring • Body Double • Rotten • The Angry Birds Movie • The Emoji Movie • Ms .45 •...


Bonus Episode - Black Panther

In which our intrepid trio are down one, again, since Hermano refuses to enjoy himself. However, joining us for this special bonus episode is Bubbawheat of and DJ Valentine from the Simplistic Reviews podcast. Please follow them on twitter, @Bubbawheat and @TryingToBeDJV, respectively. This is a spoiler filled discussion of the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Black Panther. Email: Twitter: @1sttimewatchers Tumblr:...