The Film Buds
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 movies 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:...
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...
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:...
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 -...
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, Lovesick, 13 Reasons Why, Adult Beginners, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Evil Genius, Wild Wild Country, Arrested...
Solo: A Star Wars Story and Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Cooper's back with us to meet our lifelong friends in Solo: A Star Wars Story then become legendary heroes in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). Later we tackle films plagued by multiple directors plus we also talk Future World, The Shape of Water 4K, It, and Two-Lane Blacktop. 0:00 - Intros: Cooper's Close Call, Sleeping Medicines, and Coffee Addiction 9:15 - Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story 44:40 - Retro Review: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 1:20:05 - Mail: Films with...
Deadpool 2 and Logan
We get foul-mouthed for Deadpool 2 then suddenly have our legacies upended by a little girl in Logan (2017). Later we tackle new trailers for Mowgli, Beautiful Boy, City of Lies and Papillon, It: Chapter 2 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood casting, Sherlock Holmes 3, auteur directors losing their edge and comments about our personal heroes plus we also discuss Wild Wild Country, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, Instinct, The Ricky Gervais Show, Amy, and Murder on the Orient Express...
Tully and Rosemary's Baby
Cooper's back to get overwhelmed with motherhood in Tully then become mysteriously pregnant in Rosemary's Baby (1968). Later we tackle new trailers for Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman and Bohemian Rhapsody, the advantages/disadvantages of movies released through Netflix plus we also talk The Lords of Salem, The Post 4K, The Dekalog, The Merchant of Four Seasons, and Evil Genius. 0:00 - Intros: More Infinity War Thoughts 10:55 - Review: Tully (Spoilers Start 21:40!) 34:30 - Retro Review:...
Avengers: Infinity War and X-Men: Days of Future Past
We sacrifice it all in Avengers: Infinity War then travel back in time in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). Later we tackle what films best define our personalities plus we also talk The Week Of, Lady Dynamite, The Honeymoon Standup Special, and The Office. 0:00 - Intros: GRE Prep and Swim Lane Problems 7:05 - Review: Avengers: Infinity War 42:12 - Retro Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) 1:08:40 - Mail: What Films Best Define Our Personalities? 1:17:47 - Picks of the Week:...
Final Portrait and You Were Never Really Here
Cooper joins us for the third week in a row to pose for a famous artist in Stanley Tucci's Final Portrait then search for a missing girl in You Were Never Really Here. Later we tackle Avengers: Infinity War's long-awaited critical reception, current political climates effecting movies and television, films we've gone from hating to loving plus we also talk Silence, Chef's Table: Season 4, Get Curious with Jonathan Ness, God of War (2018), and Silicon Valley. 0:00 - Intros: Coffee Shop...
A Quiet Place and A Cure for Wellness
Cooper joins us once again to shut our mouths for A Quiet Place then investigate a strange health center in Gore Verbinski's A Cure for Wellness (2017). Later we tackle A24's Hot Summer Nights trailer, Han Solo's annoying runtime, movie performances we'd like to have seen live, if A Quiet Place became a reality, problems of differing film opinions plus we also talk Phantom Thread, All the Money in the World, Chef's Table, The Expanse, Miss Stevens, Splinter Head, Amelie, and...
Isle of Dogs and Spirited Away
Our wacky friend Cooper joins us to search for our furry best friends in Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs then be transformed into fantastical creatures in Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001). Later we discuss T.J. Millers' fake bomb threat, new trailers for The First Purge and Terry Gilliam's long-awaited The Man Who Killed Don Quixote plus we also talk Western filmmakers handling foreign countries/cultures, favorite character tropes, Iris, Legion: Season 2, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,...
Ready Player One and The Iron Giant
We visit the Oasis in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One then befriend a forgotten robot in The Iron Giant. Later we tackle the ethics of eating and drinking during heavy movies, the best/worst date movies, plus we also talk Raw, The Killing, Jaws, Red Sparrow (Novel), The Death of Stalin, and Back to the Future. 0:00 - Intros: Timothée Chalamet Lookalike, Cake Sitting, Irish Oatmeal, Braden's Dad, and Passover Limitations 17:15 - Review: Ready Player One 52:35 - Retro Review: The...
Unsane and Shutter Island
We're committed to a mental institution in Steven Soderbergh's Unsane then try to forget our dark pasts in Shutter Island (2010). Later we tackle the most fashionable movies ever plus we also discuss A Perfect Day, Mister Lonely, Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq, Funeral Parade of Roses, The Girl Who Played with Fire, Circus Kid, The Phantom Carriage, Santa Clarita Diet: Season 2, Dramaworld, and Icarus. 0:00 - Intros: Chloe Makes Chairs and Henry's Odd Bank Deposit...