Not Actually Film Critics

Media & Entertainment Podcasts

Welcome to Not Actually Film Critics where not actual film critics critique actual films. Each week, join us as we talk about random stuff, watch movies together and review them. For every episode, we take turns picking movies that fit within a theme, which often leads us to some real hidden gems, or fun oldies that give us a blast from the past! Sometimes we will even release a sync-track of us watching the movie together, so you can sync it up to your viewing of the movie and feel like you're one of us! Follow along with our journey, and you might just discover a favorite film you've never seen before! Also, if you have a great movie pick for one of our themes, or just want to reach out to us, feel free to email us at nafilmcritics@gmail.com You can also support our podcast at https://www.patreon.com/nafc Support us!

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to Not Actually Film Critics where not actual film critics critique actual films. Each week, join us as we talk about random stuff, watch movies together and review them. For every episode, we take turns picking movies that fit within a theme, which often leads us to some real hidden gems, or fun oldies that give us a blast from the past! Sometimes we will even release a sync-track of us watching the movie together, so you can sync it up to your viewing of the movie and feel like you're one of us! Follow along with our journey, and you might just discover a favorite film you've never seen before! Also, if you have a great movie pick for one of our themes, or just want to reach out to us, feel free to email us at nafilmcritics@gmail.com You can also support our podcast at https://www.patreon.com/nafc Support us!

Language:

English


Episodes

Ingrid Goes West - Corgi Ass

1/31/2023
The bratwursts discuss huskies, The Thing, and new games being played like Loop Hero, Scarlet Nexus, and Typing of the Dead. These enbonered men then lay out their last Cineboner with Izzy's pick of Ingrid Goes West, a black comedy where social media and reality collide. Support us!

Duration:01:19:34

Time Bandits - A Loaf of Crackers

1/24/2023
Everybody gets caught up on Puss in Boots: The Last Wish and Izzy is astounded. The gang also reviews the first episode of The Last of Us, Velma, and gives thoughts to the casting of a live-action God of War. Izzy shares a story of being a Southeast Asian ambassador for white people before the gang gets into Terry Gilliam's 1981 adventure film Time Bandits and its fantastic set and costume design, quirkiness, and downright fun. Support us!

Duration:01:24:28

Possession - Gundumb

1/16/2023
The NAFC crew talks about their cine-softies and what types of movies they hate to watch, and get into the cancellation of several good animated shows on Netflix. Then, after reviewing some recent anime series, they launch into Mox's cineboner pick Possession, a very European 1981 thriller, and get into the brilliant performance of the lead actress, the pirouetting, and the child neglect. Support us!

Duration:00:51:12

Æon Flux - Have You Ever 70'd?

1/10/2023
The gang gives some reviews of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, Bullet Train, and Octopath Traveler. Then, we kick off Gibbs' theme of Cineboners with the 2005 Charlize Theron sci-fi action flick Æon Flux, where they get into how good Charlize Theron looks, questions about devices work, and how good Æon fux. Support us!

Duration:00:41:48

[Bonus] SPOILERS!!! 2022 Anime Year End Review

1/3/2023
Bocchi the Rock! Chainsaw Man Mob Psycho 100 Boku no Hero Academia Akiba Maid Wars Blue Lock Eminence in Shadow and More! Support us!

Duration:00:20:08

Bottle Rocket - Woooooow

1/3/2023
The crew welcomes in the new year by recounting some past wildlife encounters before Zea updates all with her take on Turning Red and her motherhood is brought into question. Gibbs gives his own "turning red" account from allergy shots. NAFC then caps off the theme of "Breaking Bad" with Zea's pick of Wes Anderson's very first film from 1996, Bottle Rocket, where they talk about the charm of the Wilson brothers, an emerging Wes Anderson filmography, and if you need to know Wes Anderson...

Duration:01:04:20

[Bonus] SPOILERS!!! Avatar: The Way of the Water

12/27/2022
This bonus episode features HEAVY SPOILERS of Mox shitting on Avatar 2. Support us!

Duration:00:17:52

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio - Dichter Scale

12/27/2022
Zea sits out with a sick kid at home while Izzy talks about his seismophobia and his enjoyment of RDR2 minus bounties. Gibbs gives a review of Turning Red before the guys get into the crafting masterpiece of Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio, which as aptly dark for a PG film yet stuns with its visuals. Support us!

Duration:01:19:26

Bonnie and Clyde - Panty Stamp

12/20/2022
Izzy can't get over the Chainsaw Man opening, and Gibbs can't get over where to stand in women's stores, which turns into a discussion of mall shopping versus online shopping. The gang then gets into the latest pick, the 1967 cuhlassic Bonnie and Clyde, based on the real-life stories of of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow and portrayed by the dazzling Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty. Support us!

Duration:01:02:04

Emily the Criminal

12/13/2022
Kevin Conroy's last cameo is in Suicide Squad Zea thinks sequels suck. Also God of War: Ragnarok should have been GOTY. Izzy's RDR2 experience Bullet Train plug at the end Support us!

Duration:01:15:32

Dark City - Women Are From Bitties

12/6/2022
Izzy recalls a recent escape room experience, Gibbs gets into Mob Psycho 100 for the first time, and Izzy and Mox fulfill long awaited promises of films to be watched in Cruella and Enola Holmes 2. The gang then caps off the theme of dystopia with Mox's pick of the 1998 film Dark City, from the same director of The Crow. If you loved Batman TAS, watch it! Support us!

Duration:00:45:55

Fantastic Planet - Gur

11/29/2022
Zea and Gibbs finally dip into Gloomhaven and update us with their cast of characters, while Izzy fools around with Red Dead Redemption 2. The gang talks about video game sequels , including the the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet and its glitches. This week's film is the 1972 French-Czech animated film Fantastic Planet, a unique and "out there" movie that must be seen to be believed. Support us!

Duration:01:02:33

Crimes of the Future - S***posting

11/22/2022
We break down what wireless controllers and headsets to buy with Izzy's buying guide. Gibbs forms and expunges his inner beauty into a porcelain enclosure, just like in Izzy's pick for the theme of dystopia, David Cronenberg's recent Crimes of the Future - more like, Crimes of the SUTURE! 🤢🤮 Support us!

Duration:01:14:35

Gloomhaven Digital Dive

11/15/2022
The team NERDS OUT as they dive a little deeper with some Gloomhaven insights. Support us!

Duration:00:17:01

Metropolis - Raw fo Dog

11/15/2022
Can you be intimidating with a lisp? How bad are farticles? How awesome was Kevin Conroy? How bad was Wendell & Wild? How disappointing was season 4 of Dragon Prince? How good is God of War: Ragnarok? And how influential is the prototype of sci-fi films, the German-made 1927 film Metropolis? All this, AND MORE, gets answered today! *Check out our bonus episode where we dive into Gloomhaven and board-game-nerd out. Support us!

Duration:01:11:44

Barbarian - Balls Deep

11/8/2022
We get caught on the latest movies and shows, including Mox reviewing Don't Worry Darling and Gibbs elaborating on Cabinet of Curiosities, along with Izzy's review of the currently excellent season of anime. And of course, Zea reminds us of the essence of jobing. This is all prelude to the sizzling new horror hit and our last pick in the theme of "Poopypants", the 2022 horror film Barbarian (streaming on Hulu and HBO Max). With as little as you can know... it's a fun ride. Support us!

Duration:01:26:18

His House (and Cabinet of Curiosities) - Guillotine Del Toro

11/1/2022
It's episode one hundo! and the gang looks back on our most memorable episodes and movies watched. Izzy fills in on his unique scavenger hunting for bargains, while the crew recollects absolute flops of games bought at high prices. We then review the 2020 refugee-rented house horror film His House, available on Netflix, which is British and spooky and HAUNTED. Support us!

Duration:01:14:41

Alice, Sweet Alice - Championships White & Loser Yellow

10/25/2022
This week, we answer some burning color questions, like "Are Asians actually yellow?" and "How do bear colors work?" Zea starts to stroke her Pandorection with Avatar coming in December while discussing her avid porn research, while Izzy and Mox update us on recent games and movies like Zero Caliber VR, Gloomhaven, and Don't Worry Darling. ...and Zea's journey into The Winx Saga. Then we review the 1976 "slasher"/crazy kid horror film Alice, Sweet Alice, who is not sweet AT ALL. Support...

Duration:00:57:28

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum - You're Our Lightsaber

10/18/2022
We're back at it as Zea shares her guilty pleasure, Gibbs catches up on life, and Mox fills us in on Shin Ultraman. We then launch into Mox's new theme of "Halloween Poopy Pants" with the 2018 Korean horror film Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum. Support us!

Duration:01:07:50

Marked for Death - Button Mashing at Life

10/4/2022
The gang is back as Izzy goes DietBro on us, while the crew recounts experiences with Cyberpunk 2077, Spiderman, and Hitman. We finally get to talk about Cyberpunk: Edgerunners before encountering the once-in-a-lifetime 'actor' Steven Seagal in the 1990 film Marked For Death. Jamaica will never be the same once Seagal hits them, and you won't be the same once you've been Seagal'd. PS: here is an ad for his energy drink (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IId64OJdCKM). Support us!

Duration:01:27:28