Zach and James prepare for a hurricane by discussing and ranking the last 10 movies they’ve seen.
We really liked the new movie Good Time and talk about it on the show (spoiler free until after the end of the podcast), then we countdown our Top 10 Director Acting Performances. .
Zach and James deep dive an episode of a popular children’s television show (at listener request), then discuss the new Kathryn Bigelow film Detroit and round out the episode with lists of their Top 10 Movie Titles That Are A Place!
James and Scotty get caught in Spider-Man: Homecoming starring Jon Favreau, the first multi-studio effort to be integrated into the Marvel Cinemtatic Universe, then discuss their favorite 3rd films and franchise and non-franchise reboots and remakes (or something). Also, watch for spoiler chat at the end!
James and Zach rank and discuss the last 10 movies they’ve seen regardless of genre, year of release, or any other conceivable grouping criteria…
James and Zach rank and discuss the last 10 movies they’ve seen regardless of genre, year of release, or any other conceivable grouping criteria…
Zach and James discuss the strangest thing to happen James on his trip to Europe, then dive into the new DCEU movie Wonder Woman, then run down their favorite female-directed films. Stick around for spoilers after the show!
Victoria and Dan are long-time listeners visiting Florida on holiday from London, so we had them on the show to talk about their Top 10 Favorite “So Bad They’re Good” Movies. Honestly, if you haven’t seen any of these movies, do yourself a favor and check them out. They really are fun watches despite being terrible, terrible movies.
Zach and James rank and discuss the last 10 movies they watched, regardless of genre or decade or anything that would make sense.
James and Zach hack away at the Ghost in the Shell remake and then go all crash override on their Top 10 Scarlett Johansson Movies.
Zach and James debate the merits of Life (the movie, not in general) and then run down their favorite space-set thrillers.
Disney has released it’s latest live-action remake of a beloved animated classic and this one is taking the box office by storm. Special guest Hannah joins us on the show to discuss the film and find out how it stacks against the original. Then we each count down our Top 10 favorite movies with a princess in them.
Superfan Mindy joins the guys for super-special episode in which she watched and ranked the films the guys have most disagreed on in the past. Will Mindy be more Team James or Team Zach? Listen to find out!
We continue our series by going through the forgotten films of 1998.
After seeing the original John Wick, both of us we’re pretty excited to see the recently-released sequel, John Wick Chapter 2. In this episode, we discuss the film, along with each of our Top 10 Action Movie (1st) Sequels.
We discuss The Founder, a movie about Ray Croc and the founding of McDonald’s, then count down each of our favorite biopics, all while playing a ridiculous game that we’re not even sure who won. Enjoy!
Zach and James go deep into the year that was 2016 with listener favorites, loads of alternative year-end lists from the guys, NEW New Year movie resolutions, and an overview of what to expect in cinemas in 2017. Warning: This episode holds the NEW world record for the most movie lists contained in a single podcast. Probably. Special thanks to our Patreon Supporters who helped us finally get new recording gear – Specifically thanks to Matt, Mindy, Scott, Ryan, Scotty, Roger, Botond, Adem, Justin, Micheal, Catarina, Miran, Mathew, Thomas, and Andrew!
James and Zach count down their 20 favorite movies of 2016, as well as their greatest disappointments, films they regret not having seen before making their list, and more.
On a very special episode of the podcast… Jason Pyles of Movie Podcast Weekly and the Horror Movie Podcast sits in with Zach and James to run down their 10 favorite films that happen to have just three letters in the title. What defines a letter? Let the debate begin!
James is joined by long-time by guest co-host and long-time listener Troy Carruthers to rundown their own personal Top 10 Last 10 lists, which is a ranking of the last 10 movies they’ve seen from worst to best.
Special guest co-host Corey from the Soundtrack of Your Life podcast joins James in discussing the new Christoper Guest mockumentary Mascots, then run down their favorite fictional movie bands.
James is joined by International guest co-host Paul from The Countdown Podcast as the guys discuss and rank the last 10 movies they watched, including a handful of docs, a horrendously boring 70’s boxing movie, and a South Korean zombie/train disaster thriller!
James is joined by special-guest co-host Roger – who just happens to be James’ real-life Dad! Together they discuss the recent remake of the western classic The Magnificent Seven, discuss Roger’s affinity for old-west based films and TV, then run down James’ personal Top 10 Westerns.
Adam & Matt from The Pilot Podcast join Zach & James of the Cinereelists podcast to discuss the aviation-centric film Sully, then run down some Tom Hanks-centric lists.
Luke came on the show and filled James’ very large shoes to help co-host a discussion with Zach on Mike Birbiglia’s latest film, Don’t Think Twice. Then we talk a little bit about improv and the desire to create, and run down our top five lists, Luke’s Top 5 Movies that have a fictional version of a clearly real thing, and my Top 5 Movies about Comedians.
We continue to work our way through the 1990s by listing off our Top 10 Forgotten Films of 1996. We tried to pick movies that we think are definitely worth a watch, yet no one is really talking about them any more. We are joined by longtime listener Megan who brings a top ten list of her own. Fun fact: Megan and Zach actually used to do a podcast of their own 7 years ago! It’s no longer available on iTunes, but you can hear the first three episodes of the Yes We Would podcast by becoming a Patreon subscriber.
It’s time again for another Last 10 Top 10 list, and so James and Zach run through the last ten movies they have each seen and rank them against each other.
We are happy to be joined this week by Andrew James, co-host of Row3’s Cinecast Podcast. We discuss our Top 5 Litmus Test films…these are movies that are not necessarily your absolute favorites, but movies that are so great to you that you simply cannot understand or relate to anyone that doesn’t enjoy/like this movie. It’s a fun episode and we think you’ll like it. Be sure to send us your Litmus Test films as well!
Zach and James are back once again with yet another Last 10 Top 10 in which they rank and discuss the last ten movies each of them have seen including a listener-recommended anime classic, a modern Norwegian disaster movie, and a nazi punk siege film!
Zach and James dig deep into the mid-90s to find some forgotten hidden gems!
James and Zach rank and discuss the last ten movies each of them have seen including a handful of documentaries, a french classic from the 90’s, and the second in the current TMNT series. Plus, there’s an entire additional Last 10 Top 10 episode available early to Patreon supporters! Click here to grab it and help support the show!
Special-guest Kyle (returning from Episode 2…that’s right, our second episode ever) to discuss his recently completed viewing of the entire Reddit Top 250 Movies list. You can view the entire list here.
James and Zach settles some bets before attacking their respective thoughts on Independence Day: Resurgence, then run down their list of sequels (and some prequels) that couldn’t manage to retain the entirety of their original cast.
Zach and James rank and discuss the last ten movies each of them have seen including a comedy about a kidnapped cat, a riveting British war movie, lots of listener suggestions and more! Plus, there’s an entire additional Last 10 Top 10 episode available now to Patreon supporters! Click here to grab it and help support the show!
With their ever-growing watchlists, Zach and James decided to pick 5 movies from each others list and force each other to stop putting it off and go and watch them. Then they take the five they both picked and made a Top 10 list!
We have finally reached our #200th episode, and it’s another doozy. James and Zach have added 100 more to their list of Favorite Films of All Time (hear them discuss the first 100 here and here). This episode covers #101-150. If you enjoy the show and want to support us (or just want a mug or t-shirt), here’s our Patreon page.
In celebration of the upcoming episode #200, James and Zach have added 100 more to their list of Favorite Films of All Time (hear them discuss the first 100 here and here). This episode covers #151-200 and episode #200 will cover #101-150. Also, Patreon supporters have had access to this episode for weeks now! Weeks!
James and Zach review the new first-person perpective action flick Hardcore Henry, then run down their favorite action sequences of all-time. Also, don’t forget to check out our Patreon pitch video!
James and Zach rank and discuss the last ten movies each of them have seen ranging from westerns to horror, threats of nuclear holocaust to horse-racing. Also, we’d love if you’ll visit our new Patreon page to help support the show!
Director William Dickerson stops by to talk his new film No Alternative, then join Zach and James in a time-warp to 1994 as they continue their countdown of the most forgotten films of the 90s.
Zach and James try to resist going savage on Zootopia, then ponder the subtle messages of 10 of their favorite films.
James and Zach review the Coen Bros film Hail, Caesar!, then run down their top 10 favorite films from the eccentric duo. Also, James puts on the hard sell for Zach to re-watch Fargo.
James and Zach give the early word on the upcoming action/comedy/period drama Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, then run down their 10 favorite genre mashup films.
James and Zach dive deep into the year that was 2015 with listener year-end lists, loads of alternative year-end lists from the guys, their own New Year movie resolutions, and an overview of what to expect in cinemas in 2016. Warning: This episode holds the world record for the most movie lists contained in a single podcast.
Zach and James count down their 20 favorite movies of 2015, as well as some other goodies like Greatest Disappointments, Movie Regrets, and more.
James and Zach discuss and rank the last 10 movies they’ve seen including early word on 2016’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, a handful of listener suggestions, many new releases, and a smattering of old classics. Also – Zach watched Rango!
James and Zach watch 10 non-traditional Christmas movies, discuss them, and then rank them by preference and how “Christmassy” they are. And if you need even more alternative Christmas movie talk check out last years Vol 1 here!
Real-life pilot (and *3rd Cinereelist) Matt joins Zach and James as they discuss and rank 5 pilot-centric movies. *Pending
Zach and James rank 10 movies they’ve never seen that were recommended by special-guest Superfan Mindy who also watched and ranked 10 movies from each of the Cinereelist hosts. That’s right – we talk 40 movies in this episode – from mainstream crowd-pleasers, to critically-acclaimed masterpieces, to foreign arthouse flicks and a whole slew of romantic comedies – this episode is packed with something for everyone!
Zach and James spend some time in a room discussing the excellent new drama Room, then rank their top films that are primarily set in one room. It’s a very room-centric episode, if you must know. Initial chat is spoiler-free, jump to 48:42 when prompted if you want to keep yourself clean for the film, which we recommend.
James Bond expert and special-guest Scotty inspects the new James Bond film Spectre with Zach and James, then the guys rank all 7 of director Sam Mendes films. Stick around for spoiler chat after the music!
Zach and James think different as they discuss the new Steve jobs biopic Steve Jobs, then rank the films of director Danny Boyle.
Zach and James rank the last 10 movies they’ve seen including several listener recommendations, the latest and final Paranormal Activity film, a 90’s classic and a new release film with a 90’s throwback vibe, and much more.
Zach and James test their nerves while watching 10 horror films (5 each hand picked by the other) then discuss and rank them in ascending order… Boo!
Special-guest Ryan joins James and Zach on their mission to uncover the new cold war era spy flick Bridge of Spies, directed by Steven Spielberg, who then also gets the Top 10 treatment.
James and Zach are diametrically opposed on Joe Wright’s Pan, the new Peter Pan prequel origin story, which stars Hugh Jackman, whom they then run down the top films of.
Zach and James are joined by space-man Luke (the Flute) as they discuss the new Matt Damon survival flick The Martian, then the guys run down their favorite movies that are set in space.
James and Zach dive deep into the fight against Mexican drug cartels with Sicario, then take aim at their top movies featuring a hitperson.
James and Zach discuss the new Johnny Depp-led gangster biopic Black Mass, then round-robin their favorite movies starring the eccentric actor.
Inspired by a recent Letterboxd list, the guys run down the films that, um… well – it’s right there in the title!
The year is 1993. Bill Clinton just became president, “Got Milk?” became a cultural touchstone, and Michael Jackson was just accused of engaging in sexual activities with a teenage boy. Also, some movies were released -some more memorable than others. These are the others.
James and Zach rank the last 10 movies they’ve seen including the new release N.W.A biopic, a Russian single take film, the requisite handful of documentaries, and much more.
James and Zach chat about Guy Ritchie’s latest 60’s spy film The Man From U.N.C.L.E., then run down their Top 5 TV to Film adaptations.
Special-guest and Tom Cruise expert Ryan joins Zach and James as they discuss the finer points of the short-in-stature-but-big-on-charm actor, specifically in Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, the latest in his signature spy franchise. Also, a Top 5 list is run down, a quick game is played, and the good name of Miles Teller is besmirched.
Zach and James discuss the latest Pixar film Inside Out, then run down the animation studios’ entire filmography in order of preference.
Zach and James are joined by Mike Johnson, Goonies expert and pinballer extraordinaire, who created his very own custom Goonies pinball table. The guys chat about the classic kid film, hear all about Mike’s pinball project, then run down their top 5 movies that were eventually made into a pinball table. Plus don’t miss the quick video below we made about Mike’s project…
Zach and James discuss the recent disaster flicks San Andreas and Entourage, then run down their favorite California-set films.
Zach and James list the top 10 films they are positively not positive if they have ever mentioned on the show in the past 125 episodes, but they are pretty sure they haven’t. Maybe.
James and Zach are joined by comic-book expert Luke in discussing the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film Avengers: Age of Ultron, then the guys run down their Top 5 films that begin with the letter “A” and/or end in the letters “Er”.
Zach and James discuss two new HBO documentaries, then run down their 10 favorite documentaries of all time.
Roger Ebert released some variation of a “Top Films of the Year” list every year that he worked at The Chicago Sun Times. Join James and Zach in celebration of Ebert’s legacy as they run down each and every of his 46 top film picks from every year he worked as a film critic. This is part 2, check out part 1 for the first half of Ebert’s list!
Roger Ebert released some variation of a “Top Films of the Year” list every year that he worked at The Chicago Sun Times. Join James and Zach in celebration of Ebert’s legacy as they run down each and every of his 46 top film picks from every year he worked as a film critic. This is part 1, check out part 2 for the first half of Ebert’s list!
Special-guest and Will Smith expert Mohsen joins Zach and James as they discuss the upcoming con-man film Focus, then count down their 10 favorite Will Smith movies. Spoiler-free, unless you count Mr. Smith’s boob. Follow Mohsen on Twitter
Zach and James discuss their personal picks for the top 10 non-animated Disney films from the 60s to today.
James and Zach give Jupiter Ascending the good what-for, then run down all the Wachowski movies, in order of preference (of course)!
Zach and James celebrate episode 100 as they finish running down their 100 favorite movies of all time. This episode covers #1-50, and part 1 covers the rest of the best! Thanks for listening!
James and Zach start the episode 100 part a bit early as they begin to run down their favorite 100 movies of all time. This episode covers #100 to 51, part 2 will cover the top 50!
Zach and James run down their favorite 20 films of 2014 as well as their biggest disappointments of the year, favorite documentaries and other stuff.
Celebrate the holidays with James and Zach as they discuss and rank 10 Christmas movies you’ve probably never heard of.
Zach and James answer a spate of recent listener email, then rank the last 10 films they’ve seen in order of preference.
The year is 1992. Tarantino has just directed his first feature Reservoir Dogs, the soundtrack to The Bodyguard is topping the music charts, and Unforgiven is up for major awards consideration. But forget about those classics as James and Zach dive deep into the year in an effort to bring to light a few gems amongst the many forgotten films from 1992.
James and Zach rank the last 10 film they’ve seen including a handful of classic gangster films, several on-demand genre flicks, a listener recommended comedy-horror movies from New Zealand and much more!
James and Zach discuss two well-reviewed dramas in Whiplash and Birdman, then run down their Top 5 Single-Take Scenes.
James and Zach are joined by special-guest and Batman expert Mohsen as they discuss the intricacies of Christopher Nolan’s new space-epic Interstellar, rank the films of the famed director, and then play a surprise movie game. And don’t forget to stick around after the closing music for our Interstellar spoiler discussion!
James and Zach rank the last 10 film they’ve seen including a handful of horror flicks both old and new, several films that are currently in theaters, a unique documentary trilogy and much more!
James and Zach answer some listener email, take on John Wick in hand-to-gun combat, then run down their top ten films that happened to be titled with a only a first and last name.
Zach and James search for the truth in Gone Girl, then run down their lists of the Top 10 films directed by David Fincher – which happens to number exactly 10 in total! Subscribe: iTunes / RSS
Special-guest Luke joins Zach and James as they run down the 10 films that most disappointed them, and why. Let the grousing begin!
Special-guest Kristin infuses some much needed female-perspective into your new favorite podcast as she joins Zach and James in discussing Richard Linklater’s new film Boyhood, then the crew run down their Top 10 Coming of Age movies including a controversial #1.
Special-guest Luke joins Zach and James in reviewing the comic-book based sequel Sin City: A Dam to Kill For and then the guys run down their Top 10 Top 10 Non-Superhero Comic Book Films.
Special-guest Luke is back in the Cinereelists studio (Site A) to walk through the new Michael Bay produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie complaint-by-complaint, then Zach runs down his Top 10 Robin Williams (RIP) films.
Pack your swim trunks and write your parents because James and Zach watched ten classic Summer Camp movies, chatted about each, and then ranked them in order of least to best. No shrek!
Zach and James are joined by special guest Keane as the Cinereelists attempt to define what exactly a movie “gadget” is, then run through their Top 5 Coolest Movie Gadgets. Much arguing and more than a few surprises to be had in this one!
The year is 1991. James and Zach pick through a slim (generally) year for film in an effort to find a few gems amongst the many forgotten films from 1991. Also, the guys take the Hook trivia challenge.
Join James and Zach as they sift through the first year of the 90’s search for one of the best Mel Gibson actioners, quirky Leslie Neilson parodies, rare animated mashup drug warnings, and other (generally) forgotten films from 1990!
In this episode we discuss the Top 10 Movies that were released in March and argue the merits of the Tom Hanks/Shelly Long comedy Money Pit, among other things.
In this episode we reboot the discussion on the new Robocop remake, test Zach’s ability to remember the filmography of the Coen Bros, run down a list of our favorite films that feature at least one robot, and close out with another sobering game of 30 Words!
In this episode we commemorate the work of Philip Seymour Hoffman, rank the last 10 films we’ve seen, and close out with a rousing game of 30 Words!
The third is the word in this episode of Cinereelists! We dance around some difficult and just plain wacky films as we run down to top 10 films our mother should, never, ever, never ever, ever, ever, ever watch. Plus a new twist for the bonus round of our first game 30 Words!
Welcome to the very second episode of Cinereelists! We go a bit long as we dive deep into two top 10 lists consisting of movies that blew our minds as well as ranks the last 10 films we’ve seen. Plus we solidify the rules of our first game 30 Words!