Zach and James process the one-take wonder of the World War I action-drama 1917, directed by Sam Mendes, whose eight films they then rank in order of preference. Spoiler-chat after the show proper!
So many lists! Zach and James bid 2019 adieu with a plethora of alternative year-end lists, NEW New Year movie resolutions, and an overview of what to expect in cinemas in 2020. Special thanks to our Patreon Supporters – Specifically thanks to Adem, Allan, Amanda, Andrew, Josh, Joshua, Justin, Kareline, Kyle, Mansouri, Marco, Michael, Mindy, Roger, Scotty, Scott, The Circle of Film Podcast, Thomas, Troy, Victoria!
Zach and James count down their 20 favorite movies of 2019, as well as their greatest disappointments, films they regret not having seen before making their lists, and much more.
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.
Zach and James rank and discuss the last 10 movies they watched, including a bunch of 2019 films, some animated classics, a handful of documentaries and much more.
James is joined by special-guest hosts Scotty and Alyson – both of whom have seen EVERY movie Paul Rudd has been in – to discuss the actor’s new NetFlix TV project Living With Yourself, list the ups and downs of watching all of one actors films, and close out the episode with a quick movie game.
James is joined by special-guest hosts Rico and Jessica of the Always the Critic Podcast to run down the last 10 films they’ve seen in order of preference, then play a quick movie game.
Zach and James rank and discuss the last 10 movies they watched.
James and Zach celebrate 400 episodes by adding 100 more to their list of Favorite Films of All Time. This episode covers 301-350 and last week’s episode rounds out the top 400. Full Letterboxd lists: Zach / James
In our continuing series of listing our favorite films, we prepare for our 400th episode by listing half of our top 300-400 favorite films.
James and Zach get campy on the new biographical film Judy which is centered around famed performer Judy Garland with a comeback performance from Renee Zellweger, then sing their way through their favorite moments of singing in films in which singing is not the main draw.
Zach and James toe-tap their way through a discussion on Joker by director Todd Phillips, then brood their way through their favorite 10 Joaquin Phoenix film performances.
James and Zach vocalize their internal monologue regarding the space-thinker Ad Astra by director James Grey, then moonwalk over their favorite 10 Brad Pitt film performances.
Special-guest Kyle fills in for Zach and joins James to rank and discuss the last 10 films they’ve seen.
James and Zach discuss their picks for the most forgotten films of the second year of the current millennium, or something.
Zach and James discuss the movie Parasite and our Top 10 Movies with Con Men.
Zach and James discuss their picks for the most forgotten films of the first year of the current millennium, or something.
Zach and James ponder the new NetFlix sci-fi film I Am Mother, then run down their favorite characters clad in full makeup and body-suits.
James and Zach discuss the fourth Toy Story films and how it fits within the the other three, then run down our favorite 4th films amongst the actors whose voices have brought the series’ characters to life.
Zach and James rank the last 10 movies they watched including a bunch of films still in theaters, and some long-recommended first-time watches.
James and Zach catch up with the the teen comedy Booksmart, then discuss their favorite movies that feature “friendship” as a key theme.
Zach and James are joined by pocket monster expert Zach to discuss the first live-action Pokémon film Detective Pikachu, then run down their top 10 favorite video game movies.
Zach and James discuss the new neo-noir mystery film Under the Silver Lake (from the director of It Follows), then run down their 10 favorite neo-noir films of the last 9 years.
Resident MCU expert/superfan Evily returns to the show to discuss the end of the end (but also a beginning) of Avengers: Endgame, then the trio run down their 10 favorite film franchises, and end the show with a spirited round of Marvel-related trivia.
Zach and James discuss the new A24 sci-fi art film High Life (jump to 52:17 when prompted to avoid spoiler talk), then the run down their 10 favorite films starring Juliette Binoche and/or Robert Pattinson. Plus stick around after the credits for some hot-take Game of Thrones discussion on Season 8 episode 2.