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  • 0:00:00 - 0:34:39 - To start off this week, Sean and Morgan talk about Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), directed by George Miller; some more. 

Also discussed in this section: Coraline, Beowulf, AvatarJohn Seale, the Dawn of the Dead remake, Prometheus, Pacific Rim, Need For Speed, Jurassic Park, Star Wars, Inception, Marvel movies, Ghosts of Mars, The Ward, Michael Bay, the Wired oral history of ILM, non-action editors editing action films, Big Trouble In Little China, Robocop, The Road Warrior, The Warriors, Darkman, Terminator, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Sergio Leone, Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, The Empire Strikes Back, Happy Feet, Peter Jackson, Ridley Scott, Denis Villenueve's Blade Runner sequel, Moebius, Syd Mead, Neuromancer, Roger Deakins, Sicaro, and Se7en.

  • 0:34:40 - 1:04:01 - Next up, we both watched Ex Machina (2015), directed by Alex Garland, starring Oscar Isaac, Domnhall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Sonoya Mizuno, and Corey Johnson.  

Also discussed in this section: The Twilight Zone, Black Mirror, EC Comics, George Miller, Anthony Dod Mantle, Dogme 95, Danny Boyle, Sunshine, 28 Days Later, William Gibson's Blue Ant series, Dredd, Garth Ennis, The Beach, Mad Max, Point Blank, Wittgenstein, Slumdog Millionaire, Watchmen, Hugh Laurie, The Abominable Dr. Phibes, Day of the Dead, Prince of Darkness, Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, The Walking Dead, Transcendence, Jonathan Nolan, and Soderbergh's Solaris

  • 1:04:02 - 1:21:51 - To close out, Sean watched some M. Night Shyamalan movies for some reason: Unbreakable, The Village, Lady In the Water, and The Happening.  They are terrible. 

Also discussed in this section: John Leguizamo, Mark Wahlberg, The Gambler, The Crucible, Christopher Doyle, Roger Deakins, Cherry Jones, William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Samuel L. Jackson, Signs, Watchmen (again, sorry), The Dark Knight, Superman, The Devil's Rejects, Audition, Blow Out, and Arthur C. Clarke. 

  • Next Week: who knows
  • Paul Reiser over everything.
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  • 0:00:00 - 1:07:39 - This week, we are joined by resident expert Joe McCulloch. And we discuss the action movie of the moment, Mad Max Fury Road. That's it.
  • And we also mention: The Road Warrior, Mad Max, Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, Brendan McCarthy, Gus Van Sant getting booed at Cannes, George Miller's other career as a children's film director, Cirque Du Soliel, the Power Rangers, Michel Foucault, Vin Diesel as The Last Witch Hunter, the Riddick series, M. Night Shalyman, After Earth, The Happening, the Bourne series, Karl Urban, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Matt Damon, All the Real Girls, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride in All the Real Girls deleted scenes, Henry Cavill, The Cold Light of Day, Doomsday in Batman v Superman, Common's acting career, George Miller's potential Justice League movie, Run All Night, Smokin Aces, Hayao Miyazaki, Darkman, Natural Born Killers, Avatar, Transformers 4, Neveldine & Taylor, Vanishing Point, Kill Bill vol. 1, Kung Fu Hustle, The Raid, Daniel Craig in Star Wars 7, Brad Pitt, Channing Tatum, Busby Berkley, Intolerance, The Passion of Joan of Arc, Spartacus, Ben Hur, Metropolis, Cleopatra, Terminator 2, Aliens, Alien 3, Sigourney Weaver, Domino, Ghosts of Mars, Meryl Streep, Charlize Theron, Directors in their 70s: including Chaplin, Polanski, Woody Allen, Ozu, Scorsese, Kurosawa, and Bergman, Tom Hardy, Michael Bay, Paul Greengrass, Benny Hill, 1980s Punisher comics, Troma movies, Guy DeBord, Eve Ensler, Carrie Ann Moss, Linda Hamilton, Freakwave, Waterworld, The Cars That Ate Paris, 2000 AD, Crisis, Pat Mills, Garth Ennis, DreddFast & The Furious, Sergei Eisenstein, Predator, Sergio Leone, Batman, and Jupiter Ascending.
  • Next Week: Morgan Jeske returns or Jupiter Ascending ascends or something else. 
  • Our outro music this week: "Gyro Saves Max" by Brian May from The Road Warrior. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York.
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0:00:00 - 1:10:45 - Tucker went to see The Avengers 2: The Second One Without Ralph Fiennes (2015), directed by Josh Whedon, starring Zodiac, Snowpiercer, Blacklist, Lucy, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Stendhal Syndrome, Luther, The Guard, Blackhat, Nymphomaniac, Bourne Legacy, Kick Ass, Wimbeldon, She Hate Me, and the Shaft remake. 

Also discussed in this section: Daredevil, Josh Whedon on twitter, Tom Cruise on twitter, Edge of Tomorrow, Mission Impossible, David Miscavidge,  Ving Rhames, Hollywood Minute with David Spade, The Soup, the wage gap, Louis CK, The Rock, Under The Skin, Lucy, Greg Rucka, the guy on trial in the Hague, Sam Fuller, Manny Farber, the Suicide Squad cast photo, Ant Man, Shark, Lincoln, Agents of Shield, The Stendhal Syndrome, the Avengers sidescrolling arcade game, Brad Meltzer, Gamer, Looper, Interstellar, Jack Reacher, Transformers 4, Wesley Morris on Avengers24, Mark Millar, Bryan Curtis on Pacquiao/Mayweather, Charles S. Dutton in Alien 3, Under Armor, Thomas Kinkade, Ann Nocenti, George Perez, Marv Wolfman, Chris Claremont, Heat, Good Will Hunting, Breaking the Waves, looking stupid in photographs, Steve Engleheart, Cable, Man of Steel, Street Fighter, horse racing, Mad Men, The Hardy Boys, Monster's Ball, NTS SD SUV, Person of Interest, Hobo With A Shotgun, Takashi Miike, Dolph Lundgren, Spetters, Penny Dreadful, John Wick, Tyler Perry, Star Trek 3, Robocop, Liam Neeson, Star Wars, Comics of the Weak, Joe McCulloch, Molly Lambert, Sarah Horrocks, Lords of Salem, Amour, Dan Brown or Chuck Palahnuik: who is the worse writer, Gilbert Hernandez, and this video with the cast of The Rover


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  • 0:00:00 - 0:32:36 - We're both very excited about the Superman v Batman trailer. Also discussed in this section: Chris Ready and his recent series of articles on Jackie Chan, Ben Affleck, Dennis the Menace Goes To Mexico, the Fantastic Four trailer, Star Wars trailer, the Bourne movies, Frank Miller, Dirty Harry, Christopher Nolan, Joss Whedon, Kenneth Branagh, Man of Steel, Dark Knight Returns, Watchmen, Suicide Squad, Poochy the Rockin Dog, Les Miserables, James Gunn, Will Smith, Jeremy Irons, Soundgarden, Floyd Farland, Superman Returns, Joel Schumacher, the Walking Dead, Lucio Fulci, Collateral, Josh Simmons' Black River, the Roger Corman Fantastic Four movie, the Iron Giant dvd box art, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Mad Max Fury Road, Person of Interest, Child 44, Ex Machina, Matador, Short Circuit, Chappie, Automata, Assassins, Femme Fatale, Desperado, Haywire, The Specialists, Tango & Cash, James Woods, Sliver, Against All Odds, Videodrome, Willem Dafoe, Once Upon A Time In Mexico, The Professional, Dafoe meeting Molina on Spider-Man 2, Burges Meredith, Rocky, the Sopranos, Boiler Room, Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, and The Dark Knight Rises.  
  • 0:32:37 - 0:43:54 - Sean watched Gone In 60 Seconds (1973), directed by and starring H. B. Halicki.

    Also discussed in this section: the remake, Bullit, Vanishing Point, Ronin, The Hidden, Freddy's Revenge, Belly, Speed Racer, Torque, Runaway, Victory, The Rock, Con Air, Face Off, Payback, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Kill Bill, Minority Report, Nymphomaniac, Michelle Rodriguez, The Slap, 24, Zachary Quinto, and Inside Amy Schumer

  • 0:43:55 - 0:54:07 - Tucker watched the first episode of Daredevil (2015), starring Bob Gunton, Scott Glenn, and probably some other people. 

    Also discussed in this section: Darius Khondji, Christopher Doyle, Old Boy, Winter Soldier, Ace Ventura Pet Detective, Frank Miller, Ann Nocenti, Three Days of the Condor, Demolition Man, Wild Palms, Kathryn Bigelow, Robert Loggia in the orange juice commercialWhiplash, Amadeus, The Grey, Devil's Rejects, The Seventh Seal, The Changeling, and Unbroken

  • 0:54:08 - 1:07:17 - Sean watched Rabid (1977), directed by David Cronenberg, starring Marilyn Chambers,

    Also discussed in this section: Shivers, Carrie, Beyond the Green Door, Ivan Reitman, Piere David, Videodrome, John Carpenter, The Fly, Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer, The Nest, Equalizer 2, Tony Scott, and The Fan


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On this episode, Sean and Tucker saunter down to the watering hole.

  • 0:00:00 - 0:25:42 -  Tucker and Sean saw Furious 7 (2015), directed by James Wan, starring Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, The Rock, Jason Statham, Tony Jaa,  Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Kurt Russell, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Lucas Black, Ronda Rousey, and Djimon Honsou. 

    Also discussed in this section: Marilyn Manson, John Wick, the GoPro footage of the stunts, Richard Brody's reviewWatchmen, Road Warrior, Skin Game, Universal Solider, The Marine, Hunger Games, Lego Movie, Terminator 5, The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Transporter Refueled, Brick Mansions, The Incredible Hulk, Plan 9 From Outer Space, Chronicles of Riddick, Saw, Gladiator, Liam Hemsworth, Jet Li, Fast & The Furious: Tokyo Drift, and Hugh Jackman. 

  • 0:25:43 - 0:34:15 - Sean saw Run All Night (2015), directed by Juame Collet Serra, starring Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joel Kinnaman, Nick Nolte, Bruce McGill, Common, Boyd Holbrook, Genesis Rodriguez, and Vincent D'onofrio. 

    Also discussed in this section: Walter Hill, Warrior, Noah, Unknown, the Robocop remake, Non-Stopthe MUBI article about Collet-Sera/Neesons "Three Colors Trilogy", Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Arrow, Michael Pena, Elias Koteas, valium, Mortal Kombat 2, and The Gunman

  • 0:34:16 - 0:50:06 - Sean watched It Follows (2015), dir. David Robert Mitchell, starring Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, Lilli Sepe, Daniel Zovatto, and Jake Weary. 

    Also discussed in this section: this amazing Hobo With A Shotgun inspirational reel edited by Jason Eisener, John Carpenter, The Guest, Nightmare on Elm Street, Carrie, Christine, Elephant, Tangerine Dream, Housebound, The Devil's Rejects, Daredevil, Arrested Development, The Unbreakable Kimmy Scmidt, The Stand, Joe Carnahan's Daredevil 70s period piece supercut, George Romero, Robocop, Once Upon A Time In The West, Halloween 3, Jerry Minor, The Warriors, The Bourne Supremacy, Mean Streets, Person Of Interest, The Exterminator, The Executioner novels, Don't Go In The House, Jaws, Matthew Holness' A Gun For George, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Cliff Robertson, Monkey Shines, and Hollywoodland.

  • THE THIRD AGE: Paul Buchman from Mad About You. 
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  • 0:00:00 - 0:13:38 - To start off this episode, both of us watched The Hit (1984), directed by Stephen Frears, starring Terrence Stamp, John Hurt, Tim Roth, Laura Del Sol, and Fernando Rey. 

    Also watched in this section: Poltergeist, Superman 2, Poor Cow, The Limey, Lie To Me, Reservoir Dogs, Cul De Sac, Waiting For Godot, Dark Star, Nurse Betty, and Rabid Dogs

  • 0:13:39 - 0:31:47 - Both of us watched The Grifters (1990), directed by Stephen Frears, starring John Cusack, Anjelica Huston, Annette Benning, and Pat Hingle. 

    Also discussed in this section: Jim Thompson, Donald Westlake, Brian De Palma, Psycho, Touch of Evil, In The Mouth of Madnessthe absolutely amazing Beverly D'Angelo scene deleted from High Fidelity, Melanie Griffith, Michael Gough, Breakdown, Ronin, Woody Allen, James L. Brooks, Broadcast News, Used Cars, and James Adomian. 

  • 0:31:48 - 0:58:28 - Morgan watched Near Dark (1987), directed by Kathryn Bigelow, starring Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Jeannete Goldstein, Adrian Pasdar, and Jenny Wright. 

    Also discussed in this section: the time Sean's sister Noel met Eric Roberts, Blue Steelthe Eric Red episode of The Dollop, Point Break, The Loveless, Aliens, The Hitcher, Body Parts, James Cameron, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Preacher, Terminator 2, Best of the Best, Anne Rice, The Guest, Road House, Mario Bava, Billy Zane, The Hunger, I Am Legend, Tangerine Dream, John Carpenter, The Dark Knight, David Lynch, Jonathan Demme, Heroes, The Lost Boys, Falling Down, The Goonies, Phone Booth, Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula, Keanu Reeves, Steve McQueen, Black Sabbath, Tom Cruise, Furious 7, Jeremy Renner, and Twilight.

  • 0:56:29 - 1:14:58 - BOOK CLUB

    Cassavetes on Cassavetes by Ray Carney

    Also discussed in this section: Shadows, Gloria, A Woman Under the Influence, Husbands, Faces, A Child is Waiting, Too Late Blues, Stanley Kramer, Charles Mingus, Eraserhead, and baby Steven Spielberg. 

    Shock Value by Jason Zinoman

    Also discussed in this section: John Carpenter, George Romero, Dan O'Bannon, Ridley Scott, Walter Hill,, Roman Polanski, Brian De Palma, William Friedkin, Alfred Hitchcock, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Roger Corman, William Castle, Wes Craven, Tobe Hooper, David Cronenberg, An American Nightmare, Cronenberg on Cronenberg, House of Psychotic Women, Terminator, and Robin Wood. 

  • 1:14:59- 1:24:11 - Closing comments. We also sort of talk about Hard Target (1993), directed by John Woo, starring Jean Claude Van Damme, Lance Henriksen, Kasi Lemmons, Arnold Vosloo, Sven-Ole Thorson, and WIlford Brimley. 

    Also discussed in this section: Cabin Fever, Cocoon, Cocoon 2, Seinfeld, Ringo Lam, the Universal Soldier films, Cyborg, Double Impact, Maximum Risk, Replicant, Dragon Eyes, Masters of the Universe, Steven Seagal, Chuck Norris, Above The Law, Out For Justice, John Flynn, Pam Grier, Blind Fury, and Meg Foster. 

  • THE SECOND AGE: Burke from Aliens.
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  • 0:00:00 - 0:08:42 - INTROS - Sean goes to the dentist, Spartan, Val Kilmer, Red Planet, MacGruber, Will Forte, Powers Boothe, The Emerald Forest, Tim & Eric, Cruisin, Extreme Prejudice, Stacey Keach, hideous men kissing women, Simon Pegg, the trailer for Man Up, the trailer for Mission Impossible 5, Hugh Grant, Straw Dogs, and the Dark Knight Rises
  • 0:34:26 - 0:43:29 - Sean watched School on Fire (1988), directed by Ringo Lam, starring Sarah Lee, Damien Leung, Roy Cheung. Also discussed in this section: City on Fire, Prison On Fire, Reservoir Dogs, Maximum Risk, and Stand And Deliver
  • 0:43:30 - 1:04:46 -  To close out, we start talking aobut The Deadly Companions (1961) but end up just talking about the films of Sam Peckinpah and barely cover the really good Deadly Companions at all. 

    Also discussed in this section: Savage Cinema by Stephen Prince, Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron, Ride the High Country, The Getaway, Convoy, The Westerner, Bonanza, The Osterman Weekend, Cross of Iron, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, The Wild Bunch, The Ballad of Cable Houge, Straw Dogs, Major Dundee, Junior Bonner, Robert Towne, Days of ThunderRudy Wurlitzer, The Keep, From Paris With Love, Luc Besson, Jason Robards, Crimson Tide, The Simpsons, True Romance, Sterling Hayden, Killing Them Softly, James Gandolfini, Get Shorty, Julia Louise Dreyfuss, John Travolta, and Watchmen 

  • THE FIRST AGE: Jeffrey from Beverly Hills Cop
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It's time to hear from Morgan Jeske and Tucker Stone on the following subjects:


  • 0:00:00 -  0:07:46 - Intros! Also covered: Takers, the Child 44 trailer, Armored, From Hell, The Drop, hats! 
  • 0:07:47 - 0:30:47 - Both Tucker and Morgan watched Spartan (2004), directed by David Mamet, starring Val Kilmer, Derek Luke, Kristen Bell, Ed O'Neill, and William H. Macy. 

    Also discussed in this section: The Edge, 3 Uses of a Knife, Redbelt, Ronin, Natural Born Killers, Bottle Rocket, The Lost World, Oleanna, 24, The Unit, Bill Maher, Dennis Miller, Spanish Prisoner, Garth Ennis, Robert Bly, Glengarry Glen Ross, Heist, The Equalizer, Terminator, Torque, and The Guest

  • 0:30:47 - 0:48:06 - Both Morgan and Tucker watched Kid With A Bike (2011), directed by the Dardenne Brothers, starring Thomas Doret, Cecile De France, and Jeremie Renier. 

  • 0:48:97 - 1:35:30 - Gosling Rankings: Films discussed include: Remember the Titans, The Believer, Murder By Numbers, The Notebook, Blue Valentine, Half Nelson, Fracture, Drive, Lars and the Real Girl, The Ides of March, All Good Things, Crazy Stupid Love, The Place Beyond the Pines, Only God Forgives, and Gangster Squad

    Also discussed in this section:  American History X, Seventeen Magazine, Happiness, Amour, FACE/OFF, The Driver, Alpha Dog, Skinemax, The United States of Leland, The Jinx, Serial, Ben Chaplin, Cinderella, The Slaughter Rule, the Blacklist movie scripts, Robert Towne, Mission Impossible 2, Chinatown, Object of Desire, Sins of the Night, John Q, Instinct, Bad Company, Patricia Clarkson on Broad City, Winning Season, Bad News Bears, The First 48, Hitch, Bruce Willis, The Counselor, The Stand, Mick Garris, World War Z, LA Noir, LA Confidential, Newton Boys, American Sniper, and San Diego Comic Con.

  • Also discussed in this section: David Fincher, 2 Days 1 Night, Rust & Bone, The 400 Blows. Roar, Fury Road, Jurassic World, Interstellar, The Thing, Paul Thomas Anderson, Noah Baumbach, and Jerry Maguire.

  • Next Week: The Gunman. 


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0:00:00 - 0:19:47 - Morgan watched Alien 3 (1992), directed by David Fincher, starring Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Brian Glover, and Lance Henriksen. 

Also discussed in this section: Alien, Aliens, Alien: Resurrection, Alien vs. Predator, Neil Blompkamp, The Defenders, JJ Abrams, the Blade Runner sequel, James Cameron, Michael Beihn, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Soldier, Walter Hill, David Giler, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, abortion, Obvious Child, The Fly, The Fly 2, Nymphomaniac 2, Denis Villeneuve, Apocalypse Now, Paget Brewster, Ridley Scott, Prometheus, Prisoners, Roger Deakins, Rosemary's Baby, David Peoples, Kurt Russell, and Ghosts of Mars

0:19:48 - 1:17:23 - Morgan has been going through the work of John Cassavetes:

Morgan watched A Woman Under the Influence (1974), directed by Cassavetes, starring Gena Rowands, Peter Falk, and Fred Draper. 

MHere's an interview with Gena Rowlands & Cassavetes about ‘Woman Under The Influence’ at AFI (of which Cassavetes became a “student” through Fellowships they offered so that he could get funding and crew).

Both Morgan and Sean watched The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976, re-released in 1978), directed by Cassavetes, starring Ben Gazarra, Timothy Carey, Seymour Cassel, Azizi Johan, Al Ruban, and Haji.


M: Recommended reading Cassavetes On Cassavetes by Ron Carney. It’s an amazing collection of interviews and essays the move chronologically through his filmography. Anything that I could add here is better articulated by the man himself. If you’re thinking about going to film school, don’t. Go buy a copy of this book.

Morgan watched Opening Night (1977), directed by Cassavetes, starring Gena Rowlands, Gazzara, Cassavetes, Joan Blondell, Paul Stewart, and Zhora Lampert. 


M: One of the few interviews (unaired) done for Opening Night

Both Sean and Morgan watched Love Streams (1984), directed by Cassavetes, starring Rowlands, Cassavetes, Cassel, Diahne Abbot, and Margaret Abbot.

Also discussed in this section: Shadows, Faces, Catcher in the Rye, Akira Kurosawa, Boxcar Bertha, Martin Scorsese, Minnie and Moskowitz, Cassavetes on Cassavetes, Peter Bogdanovich, John Flynn, Bob Fosse, Mean Streets, Reservoir Dogs, The Killing, Jim Jarmusch, Roger Corman, Herschell Gordon Lewis, John Lewis, Andy Warhol, "Indie" movies, mumblecore movies, Olivier Assayas, Kurosawa's Dreams, 50 First Dates, Boogie Nights, Michael Haneke, Claire Denis, Gordon WIllis, 48 Hrs, Lucio Fulci, Seijun Suzuki, Gloria, The Professional, Big Trouble, Paper Moon, Ronin, Steven Soderbergh, Fincher, Robert Duvall, Quentn Tarantino, George Clooney, Michael Mann, The American, and that song from Kelly's Heroes.

And finally, for here's Peter Falk, Ben Gazarra, and Cassavetes on Dick Cavett sort of promoting Husbands. The funniest shit e v a r.


M: Director Michael Ventura documented the making of Love Streams in the doc “I’m Almost Not Crazy…” (a great bit of dialogue delivered by Gena Rowlands in the film) More so than any of his other films, and perhaps underlined by Cassavete’s health, Love Streams echoes back to and mirrors many of his previous films. Mabel from ‘Influence’, elements of which appear in Richard and Sarah. Cassavetes/Rowlands interrogating their own relationship through avatars or playing characters themselves. The dissolution of the marriage consummated in ‘Minnie & Moskowitz’. Characters perceived as “crazy” by those around them. Love. Love. Love? Love. Where to put it. What happens when it goes away. Is it constant? Though this wasn’t his last film—that was the terrible work-for-hire ‘Big Trouble’—-Cassavetes thought of it as summation of his life’s work.

1:17:24 - 1:38:20 - Hottest Film Directors Rankings:

Nominations include: David Cronenberg, John Cassavetes, Antoine Fuqua, Shane Carruth, John Sayles, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Zack Snyder, Ringo Lam, David Lynch, Cary Fukunaga, Roger Corman, David Fincher, Kathyrn Bigelow, Anne Banecroft, Claire Denis, Paul Thomas Anderson, John Waters, Noah Baumbach, Sofia Coppola, Steve McQueen, William Friedkin, Sylvester Stallone, Amy Seimetz, Robert Rodriguez, and Renny Harlin.

Also discussed in this section: Woody Allen looking like a turtle, Bob Fosse, Orson Welles, Joe Dante, Casa De Los Babys, Michael Mann, Ron Perlman, Joan Rivers, Brian De Palma, John Carpenter, Sam Fuller, Joe Swanberg, Paul Verhoeven, Steven Soderbergh, Akira Kurosawa, The Fury, and Roman Polanski, and American directors who were nazi sympathizers. 


1:38:21 - 1:48:22 - To close out the show, Sean watched two films by Larry Cohen: 

It's Alive (1974), directed by Cohen, starring John P. Ryan, Sharron Farrell, James Dixon, and William Wellman Jr.

Also discussed in this section: Black Caesar, John Carpenter, Halloween 3, They Live, Hell Up In Harlem, Steven Spielberg, Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, God Told Me To, Phone Booth, Maniac Cop 1-3, Robin Wood's "Return of the Repressed"/"American Nightmare" articles, Keifer Sutherland, David Lean, Stanley Kubrick, Rick Baker, and Cronenberg on Cronenberg

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  • 0:00:00 - 0:13:25 - To start off, both Tucker and Sean watched Power/Rangers (2015), directed by Joseph Kahn, starring James Van Der Beek, Katee Sackhoff, Russ Bain, and Gichi Gamba. 

    Also discussed in this section: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dredd, Lone Survivor, Detention, Watchmen, Battlestar Galactica, Billy Blanks, Bionic Woman, Longmire, Chris Cunningham, Orson Welles, Othello, Michael Mann, Luck, John From Cincinnati, Firefly, Bryan Cranston, Mortal Kombat fan video, Isaac Florentine, John Hyams, Pacific Rim, Michelle Rodriguez, Undisputed, Europa films, Equilibrium, Chappie, Jupiter Ascending, Maid in Manhattan, Out of Sight, and Megan Ellison.

  • 0:13:26 - 0:43:19 - Tucker went to see 50 Shades of Grey (2015), directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, and Max Martini.

    Also mentioned in this section: Miami Vice the tv show and movie, The Master, Wolf of Wall Street, Days of Future Past, The Sex & The City Movie, Old Fashioned, The Duke of Burgundy, The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything, Anthony Lane, Catch Me If You Can, Berberian Sound Studio, Green Lantern, Click, Sunstone, Adrian Lyne, The Last Picture Show, Paul Verhoeven, Brian De Palma, Lars Von Trier, Brett Ratner, Channel 101, Sliver, The Notebook, Taken 3, Transformers, 400 Blows, Sleepers, Dead Poets Society, If, Clockwork Orange, and The Fountainhead

  • 0:43:20 - 0:51:39 - TV comedies inclucing - Bag Boy, the Parks and Recreation finale, the Delocated Finale, Adam Pally's one episode hosting the Late Late Show, On Cinema At the Cinema's Oscars Special, The League, 30 Rock, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • 0:51:40 - 1:05:34 - Sean watched Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015), dir. Steve Pink, starring Rob Cordry, Adam Scott, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Gillian Jacobs, Kumail Nanjiani, and Christian Slater. 

    Also discussed in this section: Gremlins 2, Children's Hospital, Clark & Michael, Super High Me, Morgan Spurlock, Jackass, Super Bad, The Roast of James Franco, and Bill Hader. 

  • Our outro music this week: "Erotica (Sex book Mix)" by Madonna. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York. 
  • The Last Paul Reiser Standing
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