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.
James and Zach play some old-school CRL movie games!
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.
Mo joins Zach and James for his eleventh appearance on the podcast, this time to discuss the Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw – and then challenge Zach to some Dwayne Johnson trivia.
James and Zach return with contentious discussions of the new live-action 3D-animated remake of Lion King and Quentin Tarantino’s celebration of late 60’s actor culture in Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood.
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 dissect Spider-Man: Far From Home (in both spoiler-free and spoiler-full forms), the latest and first post-Endgame MCU film, and also other stuff.
Zach and James take turns trying to identify the 100 greatest movie quotes of the 21st Century (according to Thrillist).
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 wish that Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin is good – wish granted? Then the guys dive into a literal stack of long-neglected listener email.
James and Zach have the most pointless argument in the history of podcasting. Apologies in advance.
Zach and James battle it out over John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, then discuss the controversial final season of Game of Thrones.
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.
Special-guest Kyle joins James to discuss the best films Zach has not seen, then discuss the first episode of the last season of Game of Thrones.