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108 - The Iron Giant

The Dudes discuss 1999's "The Iron Giant", directed by Brad Bird, starring Jennifer Aniston and Harry Connick Jr. This subversive animated classic is fun, exciting, and sends a positive message to both kids and adults. And the art style is just *muah*! Everything you want from a "kids" movie. Other Movies Discussed Basket Case (1982) – Directed by Frank Henenlotter The Giver (2014) – Directed by Phillip Noyce QUESTION OF THE WEEK What animated movie made you cry as an adult? And don't forget...

Duration: 01:12:58

107 - Natural Born Killers

The Dudes discuss 1994's "Natural Born Killers", directed by Oliver Stone, starring Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis. This notorious satire is full of style, violence, and social commentary on violence and media. Get ready for one hell of a ride! Other Movies Discussed Weekend (2011) – Directed by Andrew Haigh Shin Godzilla (2016) – Directed by Hideaki Anno & Shinji Higuchi QUESTION OF THE WEEK What is your favorite Director's Cut? And don't forget to tell us what YOU'VE been watching!...

Duration: 00:37:25

106 - Lone Star

The Dudes discuss 1996's "Lone Star", directed by John Sayles, starring Chris Cooper and Elizabeth Pena. This murder mystery, set in small town Texas, is a true master class in character driven cinema. You'll want to solve the case, reconcile with your past, and reconsider everything you know to be true. Other Movies Discussed Maniac (2012) – Directed by Franck Khalfoun Alien: Covenant (2017) – Directed by Ridley Scott QUESTION OF THE WEEK Name a movie whose cover art has been ret-conned due...

Duration: 00:33:30

105 - Gladiator

The Dudes celebrate their 2nd anniversary by travelling to ancient Rome, in 2000's "Gladiator", directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe. It's a tale of power and revenge, loved by many, and despised by others. Find out what the Dudes think in this epic birthday episode! Are you not entertained?! Other Movies Discussed Eating Raoul (1982) – Directed by Paul Bartel Colossal (2016) – Directed by Nacho Vigalondo QUESTION OF THE WEEK What is your favorite Joaquin Phoenix performance? And...

Duration: 01:23:34

104 - Total Recall

The Dudes get their asses to Mars and discuss 1990's "Total Recall", directed by Paul Verhoeven, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. This sci-fi classic blends action spectacle, philosophical quandaries, and smart storytelling into a fantastic adventure that your brain will definitely not reject. See ya at the party! Other Movies Discussed Meantime (1984) – Directed by Mike Leigh Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993) – Directed by Stuart Gillard QUESTION OF THE WEEK What is your favorite...

Duration: 00:34:45

106 - Boyz n the Hood

The Dudes discuss 1991's "Boyz n the Hood", directed by John Singleton, starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Lawrence Fishburne, and Ice Cube. This quintessential film about life in South Central has been universally praised, and even included in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. If you haven't seen it, do so. Other Movies Discussed Multiple Maniacs (1970) – Directed by John Waters When Harry Met Sally (1989) – Directed by Rob Reiner QUESTION OF THE WEEK Name a serious movie you...

Duration: 00:34:59

102 - The Dragon Live Again

The Dudes travel to hell with Bruce Lee to defeat The King of Hell in 1977's "The Dragon Lives Again", directed by Joe Law, Starring Siu-Lung Leung (a.k.a. Bruce Leong). But Bruce isn't alone! He teams up with Popeye the Sailor Man, and battles pop-culture icons, such as Clint Eastwood, The Godfather, and Dracula! This inept "Bruceploitation" film is pure, irresistible garbage! Other Movies Discussed The Exorcist III (1990) – Directed by William Peter Blatty Dawn of the Planet of the Apes...

Duration: 00:33:29

101 - Corvette Summer

The Dudes discuss 1978's "Corvette Summer", directed by Matthew Robbins. This confused romantic comedy stars a Post-Star Wars Mark Hamill and a Pre-Ghostbusters Annie Potts, on an adventure in Las Vegas to find a stolen dream car. Various romantic and perilous adventures ensue, including bicycle chases, de-flowerings, and getting beaten by gigantic chains! Other Movies Discussed The Cabin in the Woods (2012) – Directed by Drew Goddard Heat (1995) – Directed by Michael Mann QUESTION OF THE...

Duration: 00:34:40

100 - The Godfather: Part II

It’s our 100th episode, and we’re discuss 1974’s “The Godfather: Part II”, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro. Considered my many as the greatest movie ever made, and a genuine Dude favorite, this film deservedly earns its reputation. Listen to us discuss why! Other Movies Discussed The King of Marvin Gardens (1972) – Directed by Bob Rafelson The French Connection (1971) – Directed by William Friedkin QUESTION OF THE WEEK What's your favorite thing about...

Duration: 00:41:44

99 - To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar

The Dudes discuss 1995's "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar", directed by Beeban Kidron, starring Patrick Swayze, Wesley Snipes, and John Leguizamo. This misguided comedy about being true to yourself, and kind to others, has its heart in the right place, but gets a lot of things wrong. Other Movies Discussed Serpico (1973) – Directed by Sidney Lumet Power Rangers (2017) – Directed by Dean Israelite QUESTION OF THE WEEK What's your favorite film with an overly long title?...

Duration: 00:34:23

98 - If....

The Dudes discuss 1968's "If....", directed by Lindsay Anderson, starring Malcolm McDowell. This is the first film in the "Mick Travis Trilogy", where we join him for a surrealist rebellion against religion, jingoism, and the English preparatory school system. Other Movies Discussed Marty (1955) – Directed by Delbert Mann X-Men (2000) – Directed by Bryan Singer QUESTION OF THE WEEK What's your favorite film about boarding school? Contact us below! And don't forget to tell us what YOU'VE...

Duration: 01:22:30

97 - Punch Drunk Love

The Dudes fall in love with Adam Sandler and Emily Watson in 2002's "Punch Drunk Love", directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Imagine the Adam Sandler caricature transplanted into the real world - that's this movie. Sprinkle on a love story, and a slimy Philip Seymour Hoffman, and you've got something glorious. PTA is truly, ahem, the master. Other Movies Discussed Mildred Pierce (1945) – Directed by Michael Curtiz Beauty and the Beast (2017) – Directed by Bill Condon QUESTION OF THE WEEK What...

Duration: 00:31:35

96 - Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels

The Dudes discuss 1998's "Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels", directed by Guy Ritchie. This stylish crime-caper follows four friends who get in over their heads with various London gangsters. This smart, flashy, and humorous plot has enough charm to make even Vinnie Jones smile. Other Movies Discussed Under the Sun of Satan (1987) – Directed by Maurice Pialat I Am Thor (2015) – Directed by Ryan Wise Question of the Week What's your favorite Tarantino rip-off? Contact us below! And don't...

Duration: 00:33:40

95 - Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

The Dudes love the bomb, and fight in the War Room, as they discuss 1964's "Dr. Strangelove", directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott. This cult comedy is often considered one of the best Kubrick films, and touches on absurd subjects still relevant today. A true classic. Other Movies Discussed The Thing (1982) – Directed by John Carpenter Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984) – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki QUESTION OF THE WEEK What's your favorite Stanley...

Duration: 00:36:44

94 - Hot Fuzz

The Dudes discuss 2007's "Hot Fuzz", directed by Edgar Wright, starring Simon Pegg. This English satire takes all you love about action, mystery, and suspense films, and lovingly mocks them with rapid paced jokes, and a big ol' fat wink. A soon-to-be comedy classic! Other Movies Discussed Point Break (1991) – Directed by Kathryn Bigelow The Founder (2016) – Directed by John Lee Hancock QUESTION OF THE WEEK What's your favorite English Comedy? Contact us below! And don't forget to tell us...

Duration: 00:28:47

93 - The Shawshank Redemption

The Dudes get busy livin' as they discuss 1994's "The Shawshank Redemption", directed by Frank Darabont, starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. Considered one of the best films of the 90s, it chronicles the life of two prisoners who form a friendship that overcomes all odds. If you haven't seen this movie, do yourself a favor, and do it. OTHER MOVIES DISCUSSED I Am Not Your Negro (2016) – Directed by Raoul Peck Rashomon (1950) – Directed by Akira Kurosawa QUESTION OF THE WEEK What is...

Duration: 00:33:19

The Secret of My Success

The Dudes discuss 1987's "The Secret of My Success", directed by Herbert Ross, starring Michael J. Fox. This cliched comedy comes with all the trappings of any mediocre 80's film, including montages to bad music, chauvinistic rants, idiot plot lines, and bad haircuts. No cocaine though! Other Movies Discussed Split (2016) – Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Psycho (1960) – Directed by Alfred Hitchcock QUESTION OF THE WEEK What is your favorite Michael J. Fox performance, that isn't Back to...

Duration: 00:29:08

91 - Longtime Companion

The Dudes discuss 1989's "Longtime Companion", directed by Norman Rene, starring Campbell Scott and Bruce Davison. This might be the first theatrically released film that addresses the AIDS crisis, and it does so in a sincere, sympathetic, and hopeful manner. Hopefully, we find a cure soon. Other Movies Discussed Halloween II (1981) – Directed by Rick Rosenthal 5 Centimeters per Second (2007) – Directed by Makoto Shinkai QUESTION OF THE WEEK What is the best movie about the AIDS crisis?...

Duration: 00:34:28

90 - Alien

In space, no one can here the Dudes. This week we discuss 1979's "Alien", directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Sigourney Weaver. This seminole sci-fi horror flick redefined our expectations of both genres, and created one of the biggest pop-culture sensations of the last 50 years. And, yes, Yaphet Kotto could probably beat you up. Other Movies Discussed Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) – Directed by Steve Miner Happy Gilmore (1996) – Directed by Dennis Dugan QUESTION OF THE WEEK What is...

Duration: 00:39:57

Gosford Park

The Dudes join the servants and the masters for an English murder-mystery in 2001's "Gosford Park" directed by Robert Altman. The all-star ensemble cast will give you an engaging look at England's class system, how it effects the people surrounding it, and the ends that come from those means. Keep your eyes and your ears open for this one! Other Movies Discussed Chopping Mall (1986) – Directed by Jim Wynorski Silence (2016) – Directed by Martin Scorsese QUESTION OF THE WEEK What is your...

Duration: 00:36:02

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