Well, folks the dream has come true. Dave actually got paid to watch a great movie AND talk about it! In this episode, we talk about the Alfred Hitchcock classic, Vertigo. First, Britt simultaneously talks about the movie and tries to end her marriage by daring to speak ill of Jimmy Stewart. How dare she!? Then, Dave talks briefly about obsession. Finally, Dave enlists the help of two fantastic podcasters, Mike and Web, to talk about one of the greatest films ever made. And stay until the end for lots of out of context outtakes!
Special thanks to Andrew of the AB Film Review for sponsoring this episode!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:02:01
Mike and I take on another critical darling (huh?) in the Jungle Book!
Join us as we get excited about director Jon Favreau's latest, The Jungle Book. Britt joins us for Fangirl Fixation to talk mostly about food and breasts (yes, really). Then, Dave talks about the psychology of criticism. Finally, we are joined by Jairo to talk about one of his favorites, Chef!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:01:31
Dave and Mike take on new release, Demolition. Once again, Dave is harder on a movie than Mike! What is the world coming to?! Well, take a listen and then make your own decision on Demolition!
In this episode, Britt makes an appearance to discuss another one of Dave's "weird movies." Additionally, she talks about the abusive relationship inherent in the movie. Next, Dave talks about psychopathy, specifically how it changes with age, how it has been represented in movies. Finally, we are joined by Tangible Teddy to talk about our movie this week, Nightcrawler!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:01:18
Psychopathy: 0:17: 48
Check out our new release episode on the opposite end of the spectrum from last week!
In this episode, an ill and punchdrunk Britt returns for Fangirl Fixation to talk about About A Boy, Mad Max fanboys, and a bit about Maturity. Speaking of maturity, Dave tells the audience the psychological definition of that. Finally, Dwight from the Broken Brain Podcast joins us to talk about one of his favorite movies!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:01:28
About A Boy: 0:29:34
This week, Mike bows out of the conversation, so Dave invited Web Bist of It's Terrific to talk Man of Steel, twitter culture, and, of course, Batman v Superman. Check it out!
Welcome to our milestone episode! We made it to Episode 100! To celebrate this, we are watching Zack Snyder's best film by a mile, 300. Britt stops by to tell us about the hell that is being on this show, before Dave attempts to not laugh when he talks about Duty. Finally, Jamison from Real Films shows up to talk about the movie.
Featuring special appearances from It's Terrific, Coretemparts, InSession Film, the True Bromance Film Podcast, and War Machine vs. War Horse
Fangirl Fixation: 0:6:00
To celebrate the pseudo-release of Midnight Special, Dave decides to tackle a great recent science fiction flick, Looper. But first, Britt joins us once again to talk about Looper, time travel, Star Wars and the MCU. Then, Dave talks about potential in regards to psychology, and how we can measure it. We close off the show with a new guest, Berook from the Cinemabun Podcast! We discuss Rian Johnson brilliance and then, of course, get really confused by time travel. Listen up!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:01:30
Dave and Mike review 10 Cloverfield Lane. Is it as good as all of the critics think? Or is this a case of being fooled by another JJ Abrams Mystery Box? Tune in to find out!
In this episode, Dave brings Britt back for more abuse on Fangirl Fixation, then he talks about a well-known subject in psychology, the Hawthorne Effect. Finally, he brings on two guests he has been looking forward to having on, Andrew and Bernadette from the AB Film Review. They talk about all manner of subjects including Andrew's love of bad Tom Cruise movies, Bernadette's fear of cameras, oh and Cloverfield. They also touch on the new release 10 Cloverfield Lane.
Fangirl Fixation: 0:01:18
Hawthorne Effect: 0:15:20
In this episode, Mike and Dave share their love of Casey Affleck and their disappointment with one part of pretty solid ensemble action flick, Triple 9!
In this episode, we are sadly sans Britt and Fangirl Fixation. However, we still have a really interesting episode where we talk about the effects of parental imprisonment (spoiler: it's not good). To help me discuss that, along with the movie The Town, Dave brings in J.D. from InSession Film!
Parental Imprisonment: 0:01:35
To finish our Oscars prep, Dave and Mike talk about the dark horse, The Big Short. Join us!
The Pop Culture Case Study Awards are finally here! Join me, the True Bromance Film Podcast, Joy Sandwich, and War Machine vs War Horse to celebrate 2015!!
Best Screenplay: 0:02:58
Best Supporting Actor: 0:21:11
Best Supporting Actress: 0:36:20
Best Actor: 0:52:20
Best Actress: 01:15:45
Best Director: 01:36:43
Best Film: 02:00:31
In this episode, Dave and Mike take on another film festival darling, The Witch!
In this episode, in celebration of the release of The Witch, Dave searches for other signs of the devil, or just the first movie with witches that he could think of. Britt shows up to show her disdain for uber religious folks. Then, Dave talks at length about the symptoms of groupthink, as well as how to prevent it. He is then joined by Sarah Jane to talk about The Crucible!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:02:23
Check out our review of Deadpool, featuring our brand new consistent cohost!
In this episode, after Britt joins us for an exhausted Fangirl Fixation, Dave discusses Volition. Then he is joined by Amanda from the Cinema Geeks to talk about Green Lantern!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:04:36
On this new release review, I invite Nick from the French Toast Sunday podcast to talk the Coens and their newest release Hail, Caesar!
In this episode, Dave brings on Britt to talk about "that weird movie" from the Coens. Next, Dave talks about gender roles, specifically gender roles at work. Finally, Chris Crespo joins us to worship at the altar of the Coen Brothers!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:03:38
Gender Roles: 0:16:01
In this episode, we have a great time reviewing a movie that has not been critically acclaimed, The Finest Hours. But seriously, this episode is fun whether or not you have seen the flick. Check it out!
In this episode, Dave watches a movie he has never seen before, The Perfect Storm. But first, Britt talks about her hatred of “fish stories.” Dave talks about courage briefly, specifically theories of courage, anxiety, and professional courage. Finally, Jess and Non from the Joy Sandwich podcast discuss yet another movie with over the top Boston accents!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:03:44
The Perfect Storm: 0:27:04
In this episode, Britt makes her triumphant return for her first watch (!) of When Harry met Sally. She also talks a bit about the beginnings of her relationship with Dave. Then, Dave discusses platonic relationships, specifically on men and women being friends and romantic escalation in friendships. Finally, Jairo from the True Bromance Film Podcast makes a special appearance to talk about one of his favorite movies ever!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:03:17
Platonic Relationships: 0:16:11
When Harry Met Sally: 0:24:35