So many lists! Zach, Kyle and James bid 2020 adieu with a plethora of alternative year-end lists, NEW New Year movie resolutions, and an overview of what to expect in cinemas in 2021. Special thanks to our Patreon Supporters – Specifically thanks to Adem, Allan, Amanda, Josh Sale, Joshua, Justin, Kareline, Mansouri, Marco, Roger, Ryan from The Circle of Film Podcast, Scott W, Scotty, Thomas, Troy, and Victoria!
Zach, Kyle and James count down their 20 favorite movies of 2020, as well as their greatest disappointments, films they regret not having seen before making their lists, and much more.
The guys discuss the Amazon drama Sound of Metal which features a lot of great sound design, then run down other films that also have great sound design.
Our intrepid trio finally discuss the covid-delayed Tenet, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and then run down Kyle’s ranking of the autuers beloved filmography while James and Zach challenge each other to a guess-off related to Kyle’s list. Spoiler chat ends at 1:25:30
Kyle, Zach, and James discuss the new NetFlix drama Hillbilly Elegy, and then run down their favorite 10 Ron Howard-directed films.
The guys rank and discuss the movies they are most thankful for.
Zach, Kyle and James rank the last 10 movies they’ve seen – including a ton of documentaries, a bunch of 2020 films, and a kung-fu classic.
James, Zach and Kyle celebrate 450 episodes by setting in stone for ever and ever and ever their top 10 favorite feature film directors of all time.
The guys run down their favorite films of 2003 that nobody talks about.
James and Kyle discuss the results of last week’s Top Movies of Each Decade consensus list, the recently released Netflix remake The Boys in the Band, and then list their favorite films base don a stage performances.
Kyle and Zach compare their respective Top 300 Favorite Films lists, then try to come to a consensus on the top film of every decade.
The guys list and rank the last 10 movies they’ve seen.
James and (resident co-host) Kyle and another special-guest list and rank the last 10 movies they’ve seen.
James and (resident co-host) Kyle ferment their thoughts on the new high-concept comedy-drama An American Pickle, then open up a jar of their favorite movies starring funnyperson Seth Rogen.
James and (resident co-host) Kyle discuss the slow-burn period film First Cow, then get weird as they run down their 10 favorite films from the independent film studio a24.
James and (resident co-host) Kyle brave the high seas of the writer/star Tom Hanks WW2 thriller Greyhound, then run down their favorite 10 seafaring war movies.
James and (resident co-host) Kyle rank and discuss the las 10 movies they’ve seen.
Zach and James visit Vietnam via the Spike Lee joint Da 5 Bloods on NetFlix, then use their respective blinkers while listing their favorite 10 films that take a mid-film hard left.
James and Zach pick the right movie when they pick the new Amazon sci-fi drama The Vast of Night, then get nostalgic with their favorite 10 films set (but not filmed in) the 50s.
Zach and James pick the wrong movie when they pick the new NetFlix comedy The Wrong Missy, then get stupid with their favorite 10 dumb comedy films.
James and Zach learn about the new HBO drama Bad Education, starring Hugh Jakcman and Allison Janney, then run down their favorite films featuring an intrepid reporter.
James and Zach discuss the newly announced live-action remake of Disney’s Robin Hood, dive into the deep sadness of Alan Yang’s Tigertail (new on NetFlix), then run down their list of favorite dad characters in movies.
We continue our series of going through the forgotten films of the 2000s with a great episode on the films of 2002. Guest and friend of the show Kyle joins us with his list!
Zach and James are completely transparent on their opinions of the 2020 reboot of The Invisible Man, as are they on their favorite 10 films that feature invisibility in one shape or form.
James and Zach ponder what went wrong with the recent Mark Whalberg/Peter Berg NetFlix collab Spenser Confidential, then move on with a discussion of Pixar’s Ownard, featuring the voice of Chris Pratt (amongst others) whom they then count down their favorite films from..