The guys get wordy on the new Amazon streaming film Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan and then play an untitled trailer-based movie game.
The guys make their case for the new NetFlix courtroom drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 (written and directed by Aaron Sorkin), then get quirky with the new VOD release Kajillionaire (written and directed by Miranda July), and finish out the show answering some recent listener emails. Troy’s blog post on movie stills
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.
The guys are joined by Meghan to compare and contrast the new Disney live-action remake of the animated film Mulan, then the group plays an epic game of the scarcity-based movie game 28 Words Later.
The guys dive deep into writer/director’s latest oddball thinker I’m Thinking of Ending Things, debate the merits of his being considered a “pretentious” and/or “self-indulgent” filmmaker, and then discuss the rest of the enigmatic artist’s challenging filmography.
James and (resident co-host) Kyle are joined by Kevin and (a different) Zach from the Dadgum Nerds podcast to discuss the most excellent sequel Bill & Ted Face the Music, then the group play a pun-based movie game to close out the episode.
James and (resident co-host) Kyle and another special-guest pop a pill on the new NetFlix film Project Power, then play a deception-filled game of Movie Bluff.
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 (and some other guy) take calls from random Patreon listeners while discussing the slow-burn allegorical horror film Relic from Australian first-time writer/director Natalie Erika James.
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.
It’s NetFlix -vs- Hulu as James and (resident co-host) Kyle read an urgent listener email and then discuss the dueling high-concept streaming-service-exclusives The Old Guard and Palm Springs.
James and (resident co-host) Kyle take their shot and enter the room where it happened while discussing the filmed version of the hit stage play Hamilton.
James and Zach re-evaluate their personal opinions of SNL-vet Pete Davidson in the Judd Apatow directed The King of Staten Island, then lock the door to the cabin in the bottle-thriller 7500 starring JGL.
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 discuss the 10-part ESPN documentary The Last Dance which chronicles the Chicago Bulls 6-championship run in the 90s, then dissect the 6-part sci-fi thinker mini-series Devs, written and directed by Ex Machina director Alex Garland.
Zach and James sing along with the highly-regarded new Amazon noir-thriller Blow the Man Down, then play against each other in the classic CRL movie game Chain Reaction.
James and Zach extract the most they can from the new NetFlix film Extraction, then read and discuss some long overdue emails from listeners.
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.
Zach and James let it all hang out as they bounce from topic-to-topic to movie-to-movie and just speak open and freely about anything that comes to mind – its the first ever CRL Spoiler Special!
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.
Special-guest and Jane Austen expert Hannah join James and Zach to compare and contrast the recent 2020 adaptation of Austen’s Emma starring Anya Taylor-Joy, the 1996 big-screen edition of Emma starring Gwyneth Paltrow, and the 1996 tv-movie version of Emma starring Kate Beckinsale.
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.