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
Join us for our review and see how it compares with past Michael Bay efforts like Pain and Gain!
In this episode, sadly there is no Britt or Fangirl Fixation. But, Dave discusses materialism, particularly regarding Self-Concept and Celebrity Worship. Then, Mike joins us again to talk about Michael Bay, Satire, Misogyny, and the Oscars. As Mike would say, "Pain and Gain, Baby!!"
Pain and Gain: 00:18:55
Dave is once again joined by Web of It's Terrific. This time, they take on Inirritu's newest opus. They talk about the movie, positives and negatives, and other topics. These include the Oscars, the importance of actually "being there" in the elements, and how this one compares to other films like Gravity and Birdman. Enjoy!
In this episode, before The Revenant makes its wide release, Dave is joined by Tim from First Time Watchers! But before that, Britt comes by for Fangirl Fixation to complain about the directing style of an Oscar winner. Then, Dave discusses forgiveness. Specifically, beliefs of counselors, the cost of forgiveness, and self forgiveness. Finally, Tim shows up to discuss Inirritu, 21 Grams, and great acting
Fangirl Fixation: 0:03:53
21 Grams: 0:30:30
The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino's latest gem filled with violence and strong language, is finally released. Dave was able to check out the 70mm roadshow and reports back with his friend Web from the sometimes podcast, It's Terrific!
In this episode, Dave takes on another classic! Britt gives her less than glowing review of Pulp Fiction. Then, Dave talks about the history of introspection and when it is helpful. Finally, Mike joins us and talks (a lot!) about one of his favorite movies ever!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:03:30
Pulp Fiction: 0:29:35
Dave is joined by Mike to review David O. Russell's newest effort starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joy. They discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the film, as well as discuss a bit about Russell's work and where this fits in. Enjoy!
Dave takes on an Oscar winner that everyone seems to like, Silver Linings Playbook. Britt returns for Fangirl Fixation to discuss whether or not it is as great as everyone says. Then Dave talks about stigma, specifically its definition and attitudes about bipolar disorder. Then, Jamison from the Real Films Podcast joins us to talk about the movie!
Fangirl Fixation: 0:05:10
Silver Linings Playbook: 0:29:52