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Each week, Danielle and Brenton discuss a movie from the Internet Movie Database list of best films, as rated by IMDb account holders. Starting with #1, they are counting up the best movies of all time and looking into some of the greatest films you mightn't ever have seen. An 'Honorable Mention' episode is released once a month, discussing a great film that didn't quite make the Top 250 list.

Each week, Danielle and Brenton discuss a movie from the Internet Movie Database list of best films, as rated by IMDb account holders. Starting with #1, they are counting up the best movies of all time and looking into some of the greatest films you mightn't ever have seen. An 'Honorable Mention' episode is released once a month, discussing a great film that didn't quite make the Top 250 list.
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Each week, Danielle and Brenton discuss a movie from the Internet Movie Database list of best films, as rated by IMDb account holders. Starting with #1, they are counting up the best movies of all time and looking into some of the greatest films you mightn't ever have seen. An 'Honorable Mention' episode is released once a month, discussing a great film that didn't quite make the Top 250 list.

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English


Episodes

Honorable Mention - Rain Man

5/24/2019
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Rain Man - Rated at 8.0 / 10 on the IMDb as of May 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes the outstanding acting from Cruise and Hoffman, and a breakdown of Brenton's Autism spectrum disorder.

Duration:00:48:55

Episode #16 - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

5/20/2019
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - The #17 movie on the IMDb as of May 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton, with guest Jessica. The discussion includes the comparisons between the mental health practices of the 1960's and today, and the questionable practices of Nurse Ratched.

Duration:00:48:59

Episode #15 - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

5/13/2019
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - The #16 movie on the IMDb as of May 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The episode includes the comparison between this trilogy and the Harry Potter series (and we forgot the fact that the main character in each has a burning scar!). For a spoiler-free broad conversation about The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien's work, please see Episode #7 - The Return of the King.

Duration:00:45:29

Episode #14 - Inception

5/6/2019
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Inception - The #15 movie on the IMDb as of May 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes defining the Nolan style and great modern directors, and a breakdown of the complex storyline. The episode begins with a brief conversation about whether or not you need to see the MCU movies in order to watch Avengers: Endgame; Please listen and comment. This is also the reasoning why Inception is (temporarily) ranked at #15, and not #14, at the time of this recording.

Duration:00:58:15

Episode #13 - Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

4/29/2019
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Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back - The #13 movie on the IMDb as of April 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes why this is the best Star Wars movie ever made, and briefly ranking the series so far. The episode begins with a broad, spoiler-free conversation about Star Wars for those who haven't seen the series, with the specific discussion on The Empire Strikes Back starting at 22:42.

Duration:00:41:52

Honorable Mention - The Revenant

4/26/2019
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The Revenant - Rated at 8.0 / 10 on the IMDb as of April 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton, with guest Jessica. The discussion includes the beautiful cinematography, and extended conversations about the underlying messages of climate change and first nations representations.

Duration:01:18:45

Episode #12 - Forrest Gump

4/22/2019
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Forrest Gump - The #12 movie on the IMDb as of March 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes the other ridiculous anecdotes from the film and novel, and whether or not Jenny is a bad person.

Duration:00:46:36

Episode #11 - The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

4/15/2019
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - The #11 movie on the IMDb as of April 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The episode includes whether this is a film or just part of a film, and Gandalf's plan for the Fellowship all along. For a spoiler-free broad conversation about The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien's work, please see Episode #7 - The Return of the King.

Duration:00:42:23

Episode #10 - Fight Club

4/8/2019
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Fight Club - The #10 movie on the IMDb as of February 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes Tyler Durden's Buddhist philosophy, and Fincher's creative story-telling methods. This episode is a re-record due to losing the original audio.

Duration:00:25:55

Episode #9 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

4/1/2019
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - The #9 movie on the IMDb as of March 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes a summary of the entire 'Man With no Name' trilogy, and why this is the best Western every made.

Duration:00:42:02

Honorable Mention - The Godfather: Part 3

3/29/2019
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The Godfather: Part 3 - Rated at 7.6 / 10 on the IMDb as of March 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes the character developments of old and new, and how they decided to finally end the saga.

Duration:00:37:43

Episode #8 - Pulp Fiction

3/25/2019
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Pulp Fiction - The #8 movie on the IMDb as of March 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes Tarantino's filmography and distinct style, and why we think John Travolta's character is the central aspect of the film.

Duration:00:39:08

Episode #7 - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

3/18/2019
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - The #7 movie on the IMDb as of March 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes why 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy is the greatest movie trilogy ever made, and the many long endings of the series. The episode begins with a broad conversation about series and Tolkien's work, with the specific discussion on The Return of the King starting at 23:34.

Duration:01:10:46

Episode #6 - Schindler's List

3/11/2019
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Schindler's List - The #6 movie on the IMDb as of March 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton, with special guest Dan LeFebvre of the 'Based on a True Story' podcast. The discussion includes the sheer importance of films like this, and the comparison between history and Hollywood's version of history.

Duration:01:11:11

Episode #5 - 12 Angry Men

3/4/2019
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12 Angry Men - The #5 movie on the IMDb as of January 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes the excellent directing from Lumet, and what we would do in that situation.

Duration:00:27:18

Honorable Mention - Arrival

3/1/2019
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Arrival - Rated at 7.9 / 10 on the IMDb as of February 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes a new director Renaissance, and the differences between the characters' decisions toward the end.

Duration:01:02:45

Episode #4 - The Dark Knight

2/25/2019
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The Dark Knight - The #4 movie on the IMDb as of December 2018, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes the two different tones of the Superhero genre, and Heath Ledger's memorable performance as the Joker.

Duration:00:34:43

Episode #3 - The Godfather: Part 2

2/18/2019
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The Godfather: Part 2 - The #3 movie on the IMDb as of February 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes the solid grounding of the character of Vito Corleone, and how that reflects his son's life as the Don.

Duration:00:40:18

Episode #2 - The Godfather

2/11/2019
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The Godfather - The #2 movie on the IMDb as of January 2019, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes women in the mafia, and the important development of all the characters.

Duration:00:48:19

Episode #1 - The Shawshank Redemption

2/4/2019
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The Shawshank Redemption - The #1 movie on the IMDb as of December 2018, discussed by Danielle and Brenton. The discussion includes the differences between the novella and film, and why we think this deserves the top spot on the IMDb.

Duration:00:32:53