The Film Buds
The Girl in the Spider's Web and Beautiful Boy
We reconnect with punk-hacker Lisbeth Salander in The Girl in the Spider's Web then reinvent our lives with Beautiful Boy. Later we discuss the passing of comic book legend Stan Lee, new trailers for Pokémon: Detective Pikachu and Toy Story 4, what makes a great female protagonist plus we also talk Lady Bird, Call Me By Your Name, The Dark Knight, The Florida Project, The Girl in the Spider's Web (novel), Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Macbeth (2015), Hello I Must Be Going, Class...
Mid90s and American Honey
Our friend Anna Claire joins us to experience skateboarding culture in Mid90s then join a traveling band of misfits in American Honey (2016). Later we discuss if historical movies can be educational plus we also talk Inside Llewyn Davis, The Sisters Brothers, Red Dead Redemption 2 (video game), Palace of Treason (novel), Downton Abbey, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffering the Vampire Slayer (podcast), The Kindergarten Teacher, and Pete Davidson videos. 0:00 - Intros: Anna Claire Shares...
A Star is Born and Bad Times at the El Royale
We find the spotlight in Bradley Cooper's A Star is Born then discover the dark past of Bad Times at the El Royale. Later we tackle the Pirates of the Caribbean reboot plans, our favorite musician-turned actors and the best holidays for movies plus we also talk First Man, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Shrek, Shrek 2, Stardust, Big Eyes, The House with a Clock in its Walls, Isle of Dogs, Titan A.E., Eighth Grade, First Reformed, Inherent Vice, Big Mouth, The Year of Spectacular Men,...
Hold the Dark and I Am the Pretty Little Thing That Lives in the House
We hunt for wolves in Hold the Dark then see weird mold on our walls in I Am the Pretty Little Thing That Lives in the House (2016). Later we tackle new trailers for Adam McKay's Vice, Rocketman and Holmes & Watson plus we also talk heroes vs. antiheroes, American Horror Story: Cult, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Blade Runner 2049, Out There, Survivor, Agatha Raisin, and The Miniaturist. 0:00 - Intros: Chloe's Physical Therapy Fiasco 10:00 - Review: Hold the Dark 20:45 -...
The House with a Clock in Its Walls and Hugo
We learn how to tell time in The House with a Clock in Its Walls then discover the magic of movies in Martin Scorsese's Hugo (2011). Later we tackle new trailers for X-Men: Dark Phoenix and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald plus we also talk Paterson, Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, Halloween (1978), Flower, Afternoon Delight, and A Million Little Things. 0:00 - Intros: Henry's Mom 16:39 - Review: The House with a Clock in its Walls 38:30 - Retro Review: Hugo (2011) 53:22 - News:...
A Simple Favor and The Nun
We have a taboo relationship in Paul Feig's A Simple Favor then second guess our final vows in The Nun. Later we talk Cary Fukunaga directing Bond 25, the new Captain Marvel trailer, Netflix versus the movie industry, Film Buds bonus show ideas plus we also talk The Purge (TV series), High Tension, True Blood, Jackie, World Trade Center, Groundhog Day, The Mummy (2017), The Rum Diary, The Predator, Dunkirk, Hell's Angels (book), Barry, Band Aid, Flower, and The Magician King (book). 0:00...
The Little Stranger and Dark Shadows
We get visited by a suspicious doctor in The Little Stranger then sink our teeth into Tim Burton's Dark Shadows (2012). Later we discuss the passing of Burt Reynolds, if film festivals are still important plus we also talk Red Sparrow 4K, Atonement, The Leftovers, The Adventures of Tintin, Valérian & Laureline: Volume 2 (comic book), The Incredible Jessica James, and You, Me and Him. 0:00 - Intros: Henry's Psychedelic Experience 14:50 - Review: The Little Stranger (Spoilers!) 42:02 -...
Papillon and The Great Escape
We get sentenced to a prison island in the Papillon remake then bust out on a motorcycle in Steve McQueen's The Great Escape (1963). Later we tackle the new True Detective season 3 trailer, if we'd ever do a top 50 favorite movie list plus we also talk Man on Wire, Dallas Buyers Club, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Valérian & Laureline: Volume 1 (comic book), GameFace, Crashing, Cruel Intentions, and The Beautiful Fantastic. (Sorry for occasional background noise!) 0:00 - Intros:...
Crazy Rich Asians and Gone Girl
Kayley joins us again to marry an eligible bachelor in Crazy Rich Asians then trick our husbands in David Fincher's Gone Girl (2014). Later we tackle Danny Boyle's departure from Bond 25, the most interesting classic film icons, alien movie marathon ideas plus we also talk You Were Never Really Here, Tag, Chappaquiddick, Hugo, Ender's Game (Novel), The Spy Who Dumped Me, UnREAL, Making It, and Ordeal by Innocence. 0:00 - Intros: Chloe's Big Family News 11:55 - Review: Crazy Rich...
BlacKkKlansman and Imperium
Our awesome friend Kayley joins us to fight the power in Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman then infiltrate a Neo-Nazi group in Imperium (2016). Later we tackle Ruby Rose's Catwoman casting controversy, if iconic movie scores are dead plus we also talk Orange is the New Black, Locke, Blue Valentine, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Sharp Objects, Harry Potter and the Sacred Text (podcast), and Insatiable. 0:00 - Intros: Our New Guest Kayley! 11:40 - Review: BlacKkKlansman 49:10...
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot and Milk
We discover the healing power of art in Gus Van Sant's Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot then fight for our rights in Milk (2008). Later we discuss the Oscars' new awards category and presentation, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms trailer, Akira Kurosawa's filmmaking process plus we also talk Tully, Mission: Impossible III, The Nice Guys, Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Carters' Everything is Love (album), Velvet Goldmine, Won't You Be My Neighbor?, Ostrich (novel), and The Joy Formidable...
Mission Impossible - Fallout and Hot Summer Nights
We jump from a helicopter in Mission Impossible - Fallout then get into drug dealing with A24's Hot Summer Nights. Later we tackle updates on Steve McQueen's Widows and the Coen Brothers' Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the best anti-war movies, Chloe's rapid-fire questions plus we also talk Ready Player One 4K, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, Grantchester, The Little Hours, Leave No Trace, and BoJack Horseman. 0:00 - Intros: Braden's Back! 16:05 - Review: Mission Impossible - Fallout 52:10 -...
Leave No Trace and The Revenant
We have an ideal existence in Leave No Trace then crawl out of the grave in The Revenant (2015). Later we tackle new trailers for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and M. Night Shyamalan's Glass plus we also talk what movies we would remake, how we describe The Film Buds to friends, Clouds of Sils Maria, Heathers, Eyes Without a Face, The Breakfast Club, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Sharp Objects, and 86ed. 0:00 - Intros: Chloe's Embarrassing Childhood Stories 10:55 - Review: Leave...
Sorry to Bother You and Dr. Strangelove
We discover the key to professional success in Sorry to Bother You then learn to love the bomb in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove (1964). Later we tackle Mission Impossible - Fallout's big early buzz plus we also talk Patriot's Day, Lolita (1962), GLOW, Preacher, Luke Cage, In a World, and Harry Potter: A History of Magic. 0:00 - Intros: Braden's Back! 12:01 - Review: Sorry to Bother You 56:29 - Retro Review: Dr. Strangelove (1964) 1:34:56 - News: Mission Impossible - Fallout Early...
Ant-Man and the Wasp + The Fly (1986)
We get miniaturized for Ant-Man and the Wasp then fail our big experiment in David Cronenberg's The Fly (1986). Later we tackle the 2018 Emmy Nominations, our favorite A24 movies plus we also talk Throw Momma From the Train, The Virgin Suicides, The Strangers: Prey at Night, Watership Down, The Village, Naked Lunch, Puffs, and The English Teacher. 0:00 - Intros: Chloe Meeting Armie Hammer 7:32 - Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp 32:58 - Retro Review: The Fly (1986) 50:38 - News: 2018 Emmy...
Sicario: Day of the Soldado and Domino
Our buddies Jemma and Sam join us to help start a war with everyone in Sicario: Day of the Soldado then become famous bounty hunters in Tony Scott's Domino (2005). Later we tackle Dune adaptation strategies, increased violence in movies/television plus we also talk Isle of Dogs, The Elephant Man, Alone, Deidra & Laney Rob a Train, and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. 0:00 - Intros: Our TWO NEW Guests! 11:35 - Review: Sicario: Day of the Soldado 30:40 - Retro Review: Domino...
American Animals and The Bling Ring
We rob a school library in American Animals then sneak into Paris Hilton's mansion in The Bling Ring (2013). Later we tackle our favorite movie eras and Henry's American Gods/Gareth Edwards mistakes plus we also talk The Great Interior Design Challenge, Gemini, The Vietnam War, and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 0:00 - Intros: Pottery Camp Mishaps 4:14 - Review: American Animals 34:45 - Retro Review: The Bling Ring (2013) 1:03:20- Mail: Henry's American Gods/Gareth Edwards Mistakes and...
Incredibles 2 and Ocean's 8
We get superpowers for Incredibles 2 then pull off an impossible heist in Ocean's 8. Later we tackle the evolution of CGI and having creative freedom within franchises plus we also talk the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Evil Genius, Hurricane Heist, Hereditary, Deadpool 2, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Legion. 0:00 - Intros: Jacob (#1) is Back! 5:49 - Review: Incredibles 2 38:17 - Review: Ocean's 8 1:13:44 - Mail: Evolution of CGI and Creative Freedom within Franchises 1:41:14 - Picks...
Hereditary and First Reformed
Cooper joins us to get haunted by Hereditary then question our life choices in First Reformed (spoilers!). Later we tackle new trailers for The Girl in the Spider's Web, First Man and Tim Burton's Dumbo plus we also talk our favorite films of 2018 (so far), Lady Bird, Conan, Hot Ones, The Lego Movie, Ghost Town, How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Chef's Mind. 0:00 - Intros: Which is the Golden State? 4:30 - Review: Hereditary 21:12 - Review: First Reformed...
Beast and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
We break free from our families in the Sundance hit Beast then befriend a punk hacker in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011). Later we tackle new trailers for Bumblebee, Wildlife, Suspiria, Mortal Engines, American Animals, Sharp Objects, The Sisters Brothers, White Boy Rick, The Lego Movie 2, and Wreck-It Ralph 2, plus we also talk Jared Leto's standalone Joker movie, Billy Wilder's 10 screenwriting tips, Lovesick, 13 Reasons Why, Adult Beginners, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Evil Genius,...