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Reviews, Interviews and Other Wonderful Things Hosted by Henry Faherty & Chloe Strauss. Produced by Henry Faherty (The Music Buds, You Don't Need Anyone..., and Never Gonna Watch That).

Reviews, Interviews and Other Wonderful Things Hosted by Henry Faherty & Chloe Strauss. Produced by Henry Faherty (The Music Buds, You Don't Need Anyone..., and Never Gonna Watch That).


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Reviews, Interviews and Other Wonderful Things Hosted by Henry Faherty & Chloe Strauss. Produced by Henry Faherty (The Music Buds, You Don't Need Anyone..., and Never Gonna Watch That).






Episode 143: Waves

We tell a story that we shouldn't with A24's epic family drama, Waves, plus we also talk I Know This Much Is True and X Company. Be sure to also check out the exciting new episodes of The Music Buds! 0:00 - Intro: Music Buds Episode #10 Available Now 2:52 - Review: Waves 30:33 - Picks of the Week: I Know This Much Is True + X Company 36:25 - Outro: Patreon: Website: Bonus Shows: Email:...

Episode 142: Message from the King

We discover the truth about our sister in Chadwick Boseman's Message from the King. Change is happening.... this week we're cutting things down a little. One review. That's it. Let us know your thoughts @ Note: Please forgive the occasional scratchiness in the audio. Thank you! 0:00 - Intro: New Music Buds Episodes Available Now 3:08 - Review: Message from the King 30:10 - Outro: Support Us @ Patreon: Website:...


Episode 141: Contagion + I Am Legend

Chloe and her father Gary debunk a virus in Steven Soderbergh's Contagion then become the sole survivors of Will Smith's I Am Legend (2007). Make sure to also check out Music Buds Episode #8, Henry got to interview one of his all-time favorite bands! 0:00 - Intro: Welcome Back Gary 7:26 - Review: Contagion 1:11:10 - Retro Review: I Am Legend (2007) 1:55:52 - Outro: Music Buds Episode #8 Available Now Patreon: Website: Bonus Shows:...


Episode 140: Palm Springs + Ready or Not

We get stuck somewhere... strange in Andy Samberg's Palm Springs then play twisted hide and go seek with Ready or Not (2019). Later we tackle Sofia Coppola's On the Rocks trailer, Olivia Wilde directing a Marvel movie, if we're looking for a third co-host, bad movies vs. good bad movies plus we also talk The Tax Collector, Jurassic Park, In the Dark, and The League. 0:00 - Intro: The Killers New Album / Upcoming Music Buds Interviews 11:00 - Review: Palm Springs 1:00:00 - Retro Review:...


Episode 139: Work It + A Ballerina's Tale

We transform ourselves through dance with Netflix's Work It then experience a prodigious rise with Misty Copeland's A Ballerina's Tale (2015) and surprise Henry with Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha (2012). Later we reveal our rebranded Patreon page and also discuss Lizzo developing Amazon TV shows, The Suicide Squad title reveal, John Wick 5 announcements, House Hunters: Comedians on Couches, In the Dark, 9 to 5, Pie in the Sky, The Boxtrolls, and Defending Jacob. 0:00 - Intro: NEW PATREON @...


Episode 138: Black Is King Interview with Sadyr Diouf

Sadyr Diouf — featured in Black Is King and Birds of Prey — tells us about his exciting time on set. Thank you so much to our special guest for taking the time, plus Chloe and her sister Jemma for helping set it up. Keep in mind this interview was recorded via ZOOM, so apologizes for the audio quality not being our usual standard. Look below to follow more of Sadyr's work! 0:00 - Intro: Welcome Our (Two) Very Special Guests 7:21 - Interview: Sadyr Diouf 45:20 - Outro: Don't Forget to...


Preview: The Hellboy Franchise

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Episode 137: Murder Mystery + The Platform

We go on a wild vacation with Adam Sandler's Murder Mystery then live in a nightmare prison for The Platform. Later we tackle the latest theatrical delays (Mulan, Tenet, The French Dispatch, Star Wars, Avatar, A Quiet Place Part II, and Top Gun Maverick), streaming services vs. "the user" plus we also talk Drake & Josh, The Rockford Files, Killing Eve - Season 3, Indian Matchmaking, Another Period, What the Love?, and Derry Girls. 0:00 - Intro: Star Wars Bonus Show Available Now / Chloe's...


Preview: Star Wars: The Force Awakens + Rogue One: A Star Wars Story



Never Gonna Watch That: Episode 5: Rampage

Want more Film Buds? Check out Henry's latest podcast, Never Gonna Watch That (But Okay). This show reviews films that you probably would never actually take the time to watch on your own -- for better and for worse -- and does it in 5 minutes or less. Episode 5 tackles Dwayne Johnson's 2018 action flick, Rampage. Episodes 1-8 are now available on Apple Music (at the link below), Spotify, iHeartRadio, and many other streaming platforms! Make sure to rate and...


Episode 136: The Old Guard + The Man with the Iron Fists

We become immortal mercenaries for Charlize Theron's The Old Guard then battle martial arts masters in RZA's The Man with the Iron Fists (2012). Later we tackle David Ayer's The Tax Collector trailer, Netflix's 10 most popular original movies, if Ad Astra's science criticisms are justified plus we also talk Space Force, 7500, and The Trip to Greece. 0:00 - Intro: Chloe Switches Banks / Henry's Columbo Box Set 18:22 - Review: The Old Guard 58:50 - Retro Review: The Man with the Iron...


Episode 135: Hamilton + Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Broadway aficionados Aly Schwartz and Henry Wilkinson join us from home to rewrite history with Hamilton then eat juicy meat pies for Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). 0:00 - Aly Introduces Herself / Henry's Dog Update - Part 3 16:24 - Review: Hamilton 1:07:40 - Retro Review: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) 2:20:20 - Outro: Support Us @ Sponsor Safety Masks: Beyond the Film: YouTube...


Episode 134: Wasp Network + Rosewater

We become Cuban defectors for Wasp Network then get detained by Jon Stewart's Rosewater (2014). Later we tackle the passing of legendary actor Carl Reiner, Margot Robbie cast in Pirates of the Caribbean, Seth Rogen's upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, the difference between "popular" and "trending now" movies on streaming services plus we also talk 1917, The Gentlemen, Sonic the Hedgehog, The Adventures of Tintin, The Da Vinci Code Extended Cut, and Love, Victor. NOTICE: COVID-19...


Episode 133: The Photograph, Knives Out + Knives and Skin

We fall in love with Issa Rae's The Photograph then solve a murder mystery for Rian Johnson's Knives Out and look for a missing girl in Knives and Skin. Later we tackle the passing of actor Ian Holm and director Joel Schumacher, Hamilton and The King's Man trailers, Ansel Elgort's sexual assault allegations plus we also talk the Insecuritea Podcast, Dear White People, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Madea's Big Happy Family, Twenties, and Insecure - Season 4. 0:00 - Intro: Henry's...

Episode 132: Da 5 Bloods + Fast Color

We head back to Vietnam with Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods then come out of hiding for Julia Hart's Fast Color (2019). Later we tackle the Bill & Ted Face the Music trailer, 2021 Oscars + Tenet + Wonder Woman 1984 + Black Widow delays, Live PD + Cops cancellations, David Fincher's Mank release date, our podcast outlook changing over time plus we also talk True Detective - Season 3, Insecure - Season 1, Your Highness, and Zodiac. 0:00 - Intro: Henry's Discussion Forum Hatred / Childhood Memory...


Episode 131: Just Mercy + See You Yesterday

We work to free an innocent man in Michael B. Jordan's Just Mercy (available for free on VOD during June) then turn back time with Spike Lee's See You Yesterday. Later we tackle Selma's "I Can't Breathe" controversy, why foreign films are so important plus we also talk In Dubious Battle, Self Made, Pose - Season 2, Queer Eye - Season 5, Columbo, The Great Canadian Baking Show, The Undateables, Maniac (2018), True Detective - Season 3, and GameFace. 0:00 - Intro: Sponsorship Reminder /...


Episode 130: Uncut Gems + Resistance

We risk everything with Adam Sandler's Uncut Gems then rescue orphans in Jesse Eisenberg's Resistance. Later we discuss the passing of Larry Kramer (The Normal Heart), Amazon's upcoming Girl with the Dragon Tattoo TV series, Apple financing Martin Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon, if Citizen Kane is overrated plus we also talk Mine, Menashe, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Robin Hood (2018), Mirror Mirror, Schitt's Creek, and Big Mouth. 0:00 - Intro: Sponsorship Update / Henry's New...


Episode 129: Emma. + The Lovebirds

The wonderful Henry Wilkinson joins us to reimagine Jane Austen's Emma. then get embroiled in a murder mystery with Netflix's The Lovebirds. Later we tackle the Justice League Snyder Cut heading to HBO Max, Ghostbusters' 3.5-hour cut, director's cuts we want to see plus we also talk Hollywood, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Catch-22, Santa Clarita Diet, The Pale Horse, Deadwater Fell, Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet, Capone, Fun with Dick and Jane, and Despite the Falling Snow. NOTE: We had major...

Episode 128: The Goldfinch + Honey Boy

We find a priceless painting in The Goldfinch then switch roles for Shia LaBeouf's Honey Boy. Later we tackle Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods trailer, the Coen Brothers' Scarface reboot, Mad Max: Fury Road prequel updates, Christopher Nolan's Tenet release dilemma plus we also talk Cracked Up: The Darrell Hammond Story, Gretel & Hansel, The Rhythm Section, True History of the Kelly Gang, Dumbo (2019), Fauda - Season 1, Defending Jacob, Trying, and Dickinson. 0:00 - Intro: Chloe's Electrocution /...


Episode 127: Hollywood + The Normal Heart

We rewrite the story of Ryan Murphy's Hollywood then experience a crisis in his renowned HIV-AIDS drama, The Normal Heart (2014). Later we tackle Nicholas Cage cast in Tiger King, Tom Cruise going to Space, Steve Carrell's Space Force trailer, Extraction 2 being green-lit, Roger Deakins' new podcast plus we also talk 30 Rock - Season 2, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and Upload. 0:00 - Intro: You Don't Need Anyone... Podcast - New Episode 11:31 - Review: Hollywood 1:06:33 - Retro...