Travis Bickle On The Riviera
  • 0:00:00 - 0:17:34 - INTROS, Morgan has never seen Grease, Tucker has write-in question for Morgan and has also never seen Grease, Sean watched a disappointing gay trucker porno. 
  • 0:17:35 - 1:41:51 - We discuss Bowie and/or Bowie's music in the following films:
  • The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976), directed by Nicolas Roeg, starring David Bowie, Candy Clark, Rip Torn, Bernie Casey, and Buck Henry. 
  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983), directed by Nagisa Oshima, starring David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Tom Conti, and Jack Thompson
  • Basquiat (1996), directed by Julian Schnabel, starring Jeffrey Wright, David Bowie, Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, Michael Wincott, and Courtney Love
  • Velvet Goldmine (1998), directed by Todd Haynes, starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale, Ewan McGregor, Toni Collette, Eddie Izzard, and Joseph Beattie
  • The Prestige (2006), directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine, David Bowie, Rebecca Hall, and Andy Serkis
  • Mauvais Sang (1986), dir. Leos Carax, starring Michael Piccoli, Denis Lavant, and Juliet Binoche.
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), directed by Wes Anderson, starring Bill Murray, Wes Anderson, Seu Jorge, Cate Blanchett, Anjelica Huston, Jeff Goldblum, Waris Awhulia, Willem Dafoe, Michael Gambon, Bud Cort, Noah Taylor, and Robyn Cohen.
  • A Knight's Tale (2001), directed by Brian Hegeland, starring Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Rufus Sewell, Mark Addy, Paul Bettany, Alan Tudyk, Laura Fraser, and James Purefoy. 
  • Inglourious Basterds (2009), directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Melanie Laurent, Diane Kruger, Michael Fassbender, Daniel Bruhl, Denis Menochet, Mike Meyers, Rod Taylor, Til Sweiger, Sylvester Groth, Jackie Ido, BJ Novak, Eli Roth, Paul Rust, Samm Levine, Michael Bacall, Bo Svenson, Lea Seydoux, and Martin Wuttke. 
  • Dogville (2003), directed by Lars Von Trier, starring Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, John Hurt, Lauren Bacall, Chloe Sevigny, Stellan Skarsgard, Udo Kier, James Caan, Ben Gazarra, Patricia Clarkson, Shauna Shim, Jeremy Davies, Phillip Baker Hall, Zeljko Ivanek, and Sibohan Fallon.
  • The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barabara Hershey, Harry Dean Stanton, David Bowie, Irvin Kershner, Verna Bloom, Victor Argo, and John Lurie. 
  • Into the Night (1985), directed by John Landis, starring Jeff Goldblum, David Bowie, Michelle Pfieffer, Bruce McGill, Richard Farnsworth, Vera Miles, Paul Mazursky and a good 100 cameos. 
  • Labyrinth (1986), directed by Jim Henson, starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly. 
  • The Hunger (1983), directed by Tony Scott, starring David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Catherine Deneuve, and Dan Hedeya.
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992), directed by David Lynch, starring Sheryl Lee, Kyle McLachlan, David Bowie, Moira Kelly, Chris Isaak, Keifer Sutherland, Harry Dean Stanton, Ray Wise, Madchen Amchick, Heather Graham, David Lynch, Grace Zabriskie, Jurgen Pronchow, Miguel Ferrer, and Frank Silva. 
  • 1:41:52 - 1:48:45 - The final entry in Travis Bickle's featuring of classic episodes of David Brothers' DEACON'S CORNER, ther world's longest running Blade fancast. We were extremely lucky to have these segments blow our show out of the water for the past month. 
  • Next Week: Hail Caesar. 
  • Our outro music this week: "Black Tie White Noise" by David Bowie. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York. This week combined with David Bowie's "Fantastic Voyage". The interstitial music is "Win" by David Bowie.
  • You can download episodes directly from itunes and rss. For a quick look at who has been on the show before and what movies have been discussed in each episode, look at our one-page episode guide. This is a Patreon-supported podcast, subscribing to the show can give you access to monthly criticism from Sean, Tucker, and Morgan. 
  • You can follow the show on twittertumblrletterboxd and facebook. If you like this show, please check out Tucker’s other podcast Comic Books Are Burning In Hell (also located at TFO and here), TFO's music podcast Beat Connection with Marty Brown and Nate Patrin (at TFO and here), and Katie Skelly & Sarah Horrock’s Trash Twins (located here and here), which Sean edits. 
  • WE'LL NEVER SAY ANYTHING NICE AGAIN WHY SHOULD WE
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Category:Movies -- posted at: 2:46pm EST

  • 0:00:00 - 0:42:58 - 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016), directed by Michael Bay, starring James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Max Martini, Dominic Fumasa, Pablo Schreiber, David Denman, and Alexa Barlier. 
 
Also discussed in this section: Miami ViceTucker's original review of Miami Vice, Collateral, Black Hawk Down, Lords of Salem, Ridley Scott, Pain & Gain, Green Zone, Dirrty Harry, The Wire, Captain Phillips, Zero Dark Thirty,  Steven Soderbergh, Dion Beebe, Act of Valor, Need For Speed, Orange Is the New Black, Blackhat, Quentin Tarantino, Paul Thomas Anderson, Christopher Nolan, American Sniper, Lone Survivor, Shooter, Armageddon, Assault on Precinct 13, Zulu, The Alamo, The Coen Brothers, Transformers 4, The Rock, Pearl Harbor, 1941, Twisted Metal, Malice, Mission Impossible Rogue Nation, Glengarry Glen Ross, Sicario, Pacific Rim, Black Sails, You're Next, the Drive-By Truckers, Quantum of Solace, Heat, The Island, Kathryn Bigelow, Tony Scott, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Born on the Fourth of July, Rain Man, Total Recall, and Natural Born Killers. 
 
  • 0:42:59 - 0:49:56 - 7 Man Army (1976), directed by Chang Cheh, starring Ti Lung, David Chiang, Kau Tai Chen, and Sheng Fu. 
 
Wolf Warrior (2015), directed by Wu Jing, starring Wu Jing, Scott Adkins, Yu Nan, and Ni Dahong. 
 
Also discussed in this section: Red Cliff, John Woo, Andrei Tarkovsky, Vengeance, Johnnie To, Defiance, Jan Michael Vincent. 
 
  • 0:49:57 - 0:54:33 - Body & Soul (1925), directed by Oscar Micheaux, starring Paul Robeson, Mercedes Gilbert, Julia Theresa Russell. 
 
Also discussed in this section: Charles Burnett and Killer of Sheep
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    0:54:34 - 1:16:52 - Coonskin (1975), directed by Ralph Bakshi, starring Scatman Crothers, Phillip Michael Thomas, Barry White, and Charles Gordone. 
 
Also discussed in this section: Taxi Driver, Heavy Traffic, Al Sharpton, The Godfather, Wizards, Fritz the Cat, George Herriman, Krazy Kat, Fukitor, Black Caesar, Let's Do It Again, Song of the South, Steven Spielberg, Vaughn Bode, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Mr. Freedom, Putney Swope, Charlie Brown, and Irreversible.

  • 1:16:53 - 1:41:39 - The Intern (2015), directed by Nancy Meyers, starring Robert Deniro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Anders Holm, and Zack Perlman. 
 
Also discussed in this section: The Parent Trap, The Devil Wears Prada, Avatar, Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Baxter, The Queen, Elizabeth, The Iron Lady, Julie & Julia, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, The Bridges of Madison County, Sam Elliot. Glen Close, Damages, Roadhouse, and Alice. 
 
  • 1:41:40 - 1:45:45 - We are extremely happy to feature another episode of Deacon's Corner with David Brothers, the world's longest running Blade fancast. We are proud to be re-running a month of episodes here on Travis Bickle. Only one episode left!
 
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  • Next Week: The Man Who Fell To Earth.
  •  Our outro music this week: "Bombers" by David Bowie. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York. This week combined with David Bowie's "All Saints". The interstitial music is "Delia's Dream" by Delia Derbyshire. 

 

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Category:Movies -- posted at: 5:00am EST

  • 0:00:00 - 0:13:41 - To grease the gears a little bit, we start off talking about how much we hated --The Revenant (2015), directed by Alejandro Inarritu, starring Leonardo Dicarprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Lukas Haas, and several racial caricatures.
 
Also discussed in this section: Deliverance, Carol, Defiance, Training Day, John Flynn, John Boorman, Jan Michael Vincent, Wolf of Wall Street, Django Unchained, Major Dundee, Birdman, John Milius, Michael Mann, Blackhat, and There Will Be Blood.
 
  • 0:13:42 - 2:16:11 - Movies discussed/ in contention for our Best Of The Year Lists (in alphabetical order): 
 
Anomalisa (2015), directed by Duke Johnson & Charlie Kaufman, starring David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Tom Noonan. 
 
The Assassin (2015), directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien, starring Shu Qi, Chang Chen, Zhou Yun, and Fang-yi Sheu. 
 
The Big Short (2015), directed by Adam McKay, starring Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, John Magaro, Finn Whittrock, Rafe Spall, Vinny Strong, Marisa Tomei, Melissa Leo, Stanley Wong, Karen Gillan, and a bunch of cameos. 
 
Blackhat (2015), directed by Michael Mann, starring Chris Hemsworth, Leehom Wang, Viola Davis, Tang Wei, and William Mapother. 
 
Bone Tomahawk (2015), directed by S. Craig Zahler, starring Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins, Sid Haig, Lilli Simmons, David Arquette, and Zahn McClarnon.
 
Bridge of Spies (2015), directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Scott Shepard, Amy Ryan, and Alan Alda. 
 
Carol (2015), directed by Todd Haynes, starring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lacey, Corey Magaro, and Carrie Brownstein. 
 
Creed (2015), directed by Ryan Coogler, starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, and Wood Harris. 
 
Furious 7 (2015), directed by James Wan, starring Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, The Rock, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Jordana Brewster, Djimon Hounsou, Jason Statham, and Kurt Russell. 
 
The Hateful Eight (2015), directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Kurt Russell, Bruce Dern, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Demian Bichir, James Parks, Channing Tatum, Dana Gourier, Zoe Bell, Lee Horsely, Gene Jones, Keith Jefferson, and the triumphant return to westerns by ENNIO MORRICONE!
 
Heaven Knows What (2015), directed by Ben & Joshua Safdie, starring Arielle Holmes, Buddy Duress, and Ron Braunstein. 
 
It Follows (2015), directed by David Robert Mitchell, starring Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto, and Jake Weary. 
 
The Lobster (2015), directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, starring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Lea Seydoux, John C. Reilly, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, Michael Smiley, and Ben Whishaw. 
 
 
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), directed by George Miller, starring Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Nicholas Hoult, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Zoe Kravitz, and Nathan Jones.
 
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015), directed by Guy Ritchie, starring Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Jared Harris, and Hugh Grant.
 
The Mend (2015), directed by John Magary, starring Josh Lucas, Stephen Plunkett, Mickey Sumner, and Lucy Owen. 
 
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015), directed by Christopher McQuarrie, starring Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Simon McBurney, Alec Baldwin, and Tom Hollander. 
 
Mistress America (2015), directed by Noah Baumbach, starring Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Heather Lind, Cindy Cheung, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Matthew Shear, Kathryn Erbe, and Michael Chernus. 
 
Phoenix (2015), directed by Christian Petzold, starring Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, and Michael Maertens. 
 
Queen of Earth (2015), directed by Alex Ross Perry, starring Elizabeth Moss, Katharine Waterston, and Patrick Fugit. 
 
Results (2015), directed by Andrew Bujalski, starring Guy Pearce, Cobie Smulders, Kevin Corrigan, Giovanni Ribisi, Brooklyn Decker, and Anthony Michael Hall.  
 
Sicario (2015), directed by Denis Villeneuve, starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Daniel Kaluuya, Victor Garber, Jon Bernthal, and Jeffrey Donovan. 
 
Steve Jobs (2015), directed by Danny Boyle, starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, and Katharine Waterston.
 
Wild City (2015), directed by Ringo Lam, starring Louis Koo, Shawn Kue, Simon Yam, Phillip Ng, and Tong Liya. 
 
  • 2:16:12 - 2:20:05 - Movies we're excited about in 2016!
 
  • 2:20:06 - 2:25:40 - David Brothers has kindly allowed us to feature segments from his long-running podcast on the movie Blade, DEACON'S CORNER!. 
  • Next Week: In honor of Jojo McCulloch, BENGHAZI

     Our outro music this week: "Jim Jones At Botany Bay" by Jennifer Jason Leigh from The Hateful Eight. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York. The interstitial music is "Fresh Aire" by Delia Derbyshire.

    You can download episodes directly from itunes and rss. For a quick look at who has been on the show before and what movies have been discussed in each episode, look at our one-page episode guide. This is a Patreon-supported podcast, subscribing to the show can give you access to monthly criticism from Sean, Tucker, and Morgan. 

    You can follow the show on twittertumblrletterboxd and facebook. If you like this show, please check out Tucker’s other podcast Comic Books Are Burning In Hell (also located at TFO and here), TFO's music podcast Beat Connection with Marty Brown and Nate Patrin (at TFO and here), and Katie Skelly & Sarah Horrock’s Trash Twins (located here and here), which Sean edits. 

    GOODBYE DAVID BOWIE YOU WERE TOO GOOD FOR US 

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Category:Movies -- posted at: 1:08pm EST

  • 0:00:00 - 0:08:11 - INTROS - Also discussed in this section: Snow Crash, 13 Hours, the Jack Reacher making of features, and Valkyrie.
 
  • 0:08:12 -  0:20:55 - Magic Mike XXL (2015), directed by Gregory Jacobs, edited and shot by Steven Soderbergh, starring Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Mat Bomer, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez, Gabriel Iglesias, Andie MacDowell, Amber Heard, Jada Pinkett Smith, Twitch, Donald Glover, Elizabeth Banks, and Michael Strahan.
 
Also discussed in this section: Alex Pettyfer, Tony Jaa, Collateral, America's Best Dance Crew, Chuck Norris in Return of the DragonRoad House, Michael, K-Pax, Phenomenon, Sex Lies and Videotape, Face/Off, The Crow: City of Angels, Gods of Egypt, Run All Night, Rob Zombie, The Firm, Bonfire of the Vanities, Midnight and the Garden of Good and Evil, Tom Hanks, House of Cards, and Ant-Man.  
 
  • 0:20:56 - 0:28:49 - Love (2015), directed by Gaspar Noe, starring Karl Gusman, Aomi Muyock, Klara Kristin, Isabelle Nicouf, and Gaspar Noe.
 
Also discussed in this section: Je T'aime Je T'aime, Deep Red, Quentin Tarantino, Vincent Cassell, Monica Bellucci, John Carpenter, Epidemic, Celebrity,  Triumph of the Will, Birth of a Nation, Salo, My Name Is Nobody, 2001: A Space Odyssey, John Waters, Enter The Void, Irreversible, and I Stand Alone.
 
  • 0:28:50 - 0:42:25 - Spotlight (2015), directed by Todd McCarthy, starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schrieber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci, and RIchard Jenkins. 
 
Also discussed in this section: The Big Short, The Cobbler, Trumbo, Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Alan J Pakula, Steven Soderbergh, And The Band Played On, Don't Be A Menace To South Central While Drinking Your Juice In the Hood, The Vatican Tapes, 30 Minutes or Less, T.I., and Prisoners.
 
 
 
  • 0:42:26 - 0:50:08 - Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015), directed by Matthew Vaughn, starring Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine, Mark Strong, Taron Edgerton, and Sofia Boutella. 
 
Also discussed in this section: James Bond, Watchmen, Men In Black, Harry PotterMichael Caine's acting classKick Ass, Samuel L. Jackson, Gogo Yubari, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
 
  • 0:50:09 - 1:04:42 - Revenant (2015), directed by Alejandro Inirratu, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Forrest Goodluck, and Lukas Haas. 
 
Also discussed in this section: Star Wars 7, Scorch Trials, marvel movies, Titanic, Jeremiah Johnson, Paul Thomas Anderson, Jim Bridger, Andrei Rublev, The New World, Passion of the Christ, Saving Private Ryan, Birdman, The Assassin, Training Day, The Grey, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Doom
 
 
 
  • 1:04:43 - 1:16:26 - Chi-Raq (2015), directed by Spike Lee, starring Nick Cannon, Samuel L. Jackson, Teyonah Parris, Jennifer Hudson, Wesley Snipes, Angela Basset, John Cusack, DB Sweeney, Dave Chapelle, David Patrick Kelly, and Isiah Whitlock Jr. 
 
Also discussed in this section: 25th Hour, Bamboozled, Hamilton, Jungle Fever, Do The Right Thing, Inside Man, Mo Better Blues, Malcolm X, Antonio Fargas, Expendables 3, Wolf Warrior, Kanye West, the Economist, Exorcist II: The Heretic, Spike Lee's Old Boy, He Got Game, She Hate Me, Hoosiers, Blue Velvet, Roger Corman, Bruce Dern, and Anatomy of an Actor: Tom Cruise.
 
  • 1:16:27 - 1:19:51 - SPECIAL BONUS FEATUREDeacon's Corner with David Brothers! This is the first of 4 featured segments from David's longest running Blade fancast!
 
  • Next Week: The Best Films of 2015. 
  •  Our outro music this week: "Miami" by Riz Ortolani from Goodbye Uncle Tom. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York. The interstitial music is "Environmental Studies From Gnutella" by Delia Derbyshire.
  • You can download episodes directly from itunes and rss. For a quick look at who has been on the show before and what movies have been discussed in each episode, look at our one-page episode guide. This is a Patreon-supported podcast, subscribing to the show can give you access to monthly criticism from Sean, Tucker, and Morgan. 
  • You can follow the show on twittertumblrletterboxd and facebook. If you like this show, please check out Tucker’s other podcast Comic Books Are Burning In Hell (also located at TFO and here), TFO's music podcast Beat Connection with Marty Brown and Nate Patrin (at TFO and here), and Katie Skelly & Sarah Horrock’s Trash Twins (located here and here), which Sean edits. 
  • OH NO THE HOUSE
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Category:Movies -- posted at: 5:28pm EST

  • 0:00:00 - 0:20:31 - Star Wars Episode Seven: The Force Awakens 3D IMAX Experience (2015), directed by JJ Abrams, written by JJ Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan, Michael Arndt, starring Harrison Ford, John Boyega, Daisey Ridley, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Peter Mayhew, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyongo, Andy Serkis, Domnhall Gleeson, Simon Pegg, Max Von Sydow, Yayan Ruihan, Iko Uwais, and Gwendoline Christie. 

Also discussed in this section: Star Wars, Avengers 2, Empire Strikes Back, Girls, Attack the Block, Young Indiana Jones, James Cameron, Zack Snyder, Fantastic Four, Return of the Jedi, and Halloween.

  • 0:20:32 - 0:31:05 - Silverado (1985), directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Scott Glenn, Kevin Kline, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover, John Cleese, Brian Dennehy, Rosanna Arquette, Jeff Goldblum, Linda Hunt, James Gammon, Brion James, Joe Seneca, Jeff Fahey, Lynn Whitfield, and Richard Jenkins.

Also discussed in this section: Dreamcatcher, Pale Rider, Stephen King, Homicide, Heaven's Gate, Gene Hackman, Maverick, Lonesome Dove, Tom Selleck, Jesse Stone, Jack Reacher, Class of 1984, Parker, Jason Statham, Jim Brown, and Terrence Howard. 

  • 0:31:06 - 0:39:09 - In the Heart of the Sea (2015), directed by Ron Howard, starring Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Holland, and Ben Whishaw.

Also discussed in this section: Rush, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, Leviathan, Russell Crowe, The Machinist, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Vanilla Sky, Moby Dick, Barry Lyndon, Transformers 2, and A Hijacking

  • 0:39:10 - 0:43:20 - Knock Knock (2015), directed by Eli Roth, starring Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana De Armas, and Colleen Camp. 

Also discussed in this section: Hostel 2, John Wick, and The Green Inferno. 

  • 0:43:21 - 0:59:02 - Ant-Man (2015), directed by Peyton Reed, starring Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lily, Michael Pena, T.I., Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Anthony Mackie, David Dastmalchian, Wood Harris, and Greg Turkington. 
  • The Punisher (1989), directed by Mark Goldblatt, starring Dolph Lundgren, Louis Gossett Jr, Jeroen Krabbe, and Kim Miyori. 
  • Also discussed in this section: The Break Up, Attack the Block, Iron Man, Punisher War Zone, Aliens, Terminator, From Dusk Til Dawn, Kill BIll Vol. 1, Chuck Dixon, Circle Of Blood, Romancing the Stone, Agent Carter, Prisoners, The Wire, Mr. Show, Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean's Black Orchid, Dune, Thulsa Doom in Conan The Barbarian, David Cronenberg, Guardians of the Galaxy, Jerry Bruckheimer, Judd Apatow, Quentin Tarantino, and John Milius.
  • 0:59:03 - 1:22:59 - eXistenZ (1999), directed by David Cronenberg, starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Ian Holm, Don McKellar, Sarah Polley, and Christopher Eccleston. 

Also discussed in this section:  28 Days Later, Bane, The Revenant, Fury Road, Collateral, Blackhat, Thor, Vacation, Miami Vice, Sean Connery, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Darby O'Gill and the Little People,  Hugh Jackman, X-Men: First Class, Layer Cake, Kevin Bacon, January Jones, Chris Claremont, John Byrne, Dave Cockrum, Daniel Craig, Harry Potter, Simon Pegg, Keira Knightley, Godzilla Vs King Kong, Iron Man, Dr. Strange, Tarzan, Samuel L Jackson, Nicholas Cage, Christoph Waltz, Coming to America, Exorcist 3, Werner Herzog, Fantastic Four, Ridiculous 6, Ted 2, Katherine Heigl, Spotlight, Zodiac, All the Presidents Men, Concussion, Pursuit of Happyness, After Earth, Seven Pounds, Bad Boys 3, Suicide Squad, Martin Lawrence, Legends, Infinite Crisis, Jessica Jones, and Daredevil. 

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Category:Movies -- posted at: 11:04am EST

  • 0:00:00 - 0:11:15 - Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015), directed by Marielle Heller, starring Bel Powley, Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgaard, and Christopher Meloni.
  • Also discussed in this section: Asia Argento. Phoebe Gloeckner, Dino De Laurentis comic book movies, My Friend Dahmer, American Splendor, Art School Confidential, Mark Twain, and Franco Nero.
  • 0:11:15 - 0:28:15 -  Fat Girl (2001), directed by Catherine Breillat, starring Anais Reboux, Roxane Mesquida, Libera Di Relenzo, and Arsene Khanjian. 
  • Also discussed in this section: Todd Solondz, Catherine Hardwicke, Thirteen, Michael Haneke, Isabelle Huppert, John Waters, Heaven's Gate, I Heart Huckabees, The 400 BlowsTwilight, 30 Days of Night, David Slade, Irreversible, Abuse of Weakness, Meryl Streep, and Into the Night.
  • 0:28:16 - 0:43:38 - The Psychic (1977), directed by Lucio Fulci, starring Jennifer O'Neill, Gianni Garko, Gabrielle Ferzetti, and Marc Porel. 
  • Also discussed in this section: Deep Red, The Bloodstained Butterfly, Don't Torture A Duckling, Kill Bill, Rza, The Conversation, Cannibal Holocaust, Possession, A Lizard In Woman's Skin, E.T., Alien, Dune, Scanners, "Firework" by Katy Perry", HR Giger, Debbie Harry, Sergio Leone, Salo, Don't Deliver Us From Evil, Jean Rollin, Edgar Allan Poe, Two Evil Eyes, Fulci's The Black Cat, Cask of Amontillado, La Pretora, Milo Manara, Men, Women, and Chainsaws, The Monstrous Feminine, House of Psychotic Women, and Recreational Terror.
  • 0:43:39 - 1:14:31 -The Brood (1979), directed by David Cronenberg, starring Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, and Cindy Hinds. 
  • Also discussed in this section: Bone Tomahawk, Brian De Palma, Federico Fellini, George Romero, Shivers, Rabid, Alien, Scanners, Dead Ringers, Crimes of the Future, Possession, High Rise, Olivier Assayas, Suspiria, John Carpenter, Julia Kristeva, The Hunger, Love The Most Important Thing, Dogville, The Exorcist, Existenz, Carlos, Demonlover, M Butterfly, Antichrist, Melancholia, La Residencia, House on Sorority Row, The Night Porter, Videodrome, A Dangerous Method, Eastern Promises, Alan Moore, Cronenberg on Cronenberg (AKA THE BIBLE), Chris Cunningham, Consumed, Maps to the Stars, Lindsay Lohan, Bruce Wagner (not Weber), Twin Peaks, William Gibson, Wild Palms, Ms 45, Isaballe Adjani, and Andrej Zulawski.
  • Next Week: In the Heart of the Sea.
  • Our outro music this week: "Suicido (Prologo)" by Bixio - Frizzi - Tempera from The Psychic. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York.
  • You can download episodes directly from itunes and rss. For a quick look at who has been on the show before and what movies have been discussed in each episode, look at our one-page episode guide. This is a Patreon-supported podcast, subscribing to the show can give you access to monthly criticism from Sean, Tucker, and Morgan. 
  • You can follow the show on twittertumblr, and facebook. If you like this show, please check out Tucker’s other podcast Comic Books Are Burning In Hell (also located at TFO and here), TFO's music podcast Beat Connection with Marty Brown and Nate Patrin (at TFO and here), and Katie Skelly & Sarah Horrock’s Trash Twins (located here and here), which Sean edits. 
  • MOMMY DRANK
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Category:Movies -- posted at: 5:38pm EST

  • 0:00:00 - 0:18:57 - Certified Copy (2010), directed by Abbas Kiarostami, starring Juliet Binoche & William Shimmell. 
  • Also discussed in this section: The Report, Crimes of the Future, Stereo, The Brood, Spectre, Hard Ball, Kevin Costner, Before Sunrise, Let the Right One In, Zatoichi, Masters of Cinema, Dario Argento, Arrow video, Blue Underground, Johnnie To, Body Beast, PiYo, and Gal Gadot. 
  • 0:18:58 - 0:38:08 - Creed (2015), directed by Ryan Coogler, starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Wood Harris, and THE VOICE OF LIEV SCHRIEBER.
  • Also discussed in this section: Rocky 1-6, Seven Days In Hell, Luis Bunuel, 30 for 30 on Rocky 4, ConcussionHateful 8, Christopher Morse, Albert Brooks, Andrew Bujalski on Rocky, Truffaut's Antoine Doinel series, Fantastic Four, Friday Night Lights, Fast & Furious 7, Daniel Day Lewis, and Miles Teller.
  • 0:38:09 - 1:21:22 - SPORTS BRACKET PART ONE: Boxing/Fighting movies! We start our sports bracket Movies covered: Girlfight, The Set Up, Raging Bull, , Million Dollar Baby, Fighting, Kickboxer, Best of the Best 1-3, Rocky 2-4, Warrior, Triumph of the Spirit, Undisputed, Undisputed III: Redemption, Boyka: Undisputed, Ali, The Hurricane, Hard Times, Play It To the Bone, Great White Hype, Sanshiro Sugata, The Boxer, Cinderella Man, Karate Kid 1-4 ,In Hell, Far & Away, Gladiator, Gymkata, Only the Strong, and Vision Quest.
  • Also discussed in this section: Tin Cup, Steel Helmet, Field of Dreams, Major League, Miami Vice, Blackhat, Martin Scorsese, Bobby Deerfield, Blue Chips, Seven, Beverly Hills Cop, Bull Durham, Ron Shelton, Money Train, White Men Can't Jump, Joseph Ruben, Sleeping With the Enemy, The Forgotten, Good Son, The Stepfather, Jennifer's Body, Tom Cruise, John Carpenter, U Talking U2 2 Me, Aziz Ansari, The Next Iron Chef, Solo, Soldier, Legends of the Dark Knight, "How Do You Talk To An Angel", Without Limits, Idris Elba, Shaolin Soccer, Varsity Blues, Any Given Sunday, and Rocky Balboa.
  • Next Week: Diary of a Teenage Girl.
  • Our outro music this week: "How Do You Talk To An Angel" by The Heights from 90210. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York.
  • You can download episodes directly from itunes and rss. For a quick look at who has been on the show before and what movies have been discussed in each episode, look at our one-page episode guide. This is a Patreon-supported podcast, subscribing to the show can give you access to monthly criticism from Sean, Tucker, and Morgan. 
  • You can follow the show on twittertumblr, and facebook. If you like this show, please check out Tucker’s other podcast Comic Books Are Burning In Hell (also located at TFO and here), TFO's music podcast Beat Connection with Marty Brown and Nate Patrin (at TFO and here), and Katie Skelly & Sarah Horrock’s Trash Twins (located here and here), which Sean edits.
  • THIS NOT EVEN MY DESK
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Category:Movies -- posted at: 12:23pm EST

This week, Sean Witzke and Tucker Stone talk about:

  • 0:00:00 - 0:37:58 - Spectre (2015), directed by Sam Mendes, starring Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Cristoph Waltz, Dave Bautista, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Andrew Scott, Monica Bellucci, Jesper Christensen and Rory Kinnear. 
  • Also discussed in this section: Sherlock, Christopher Nolan's Batman, Casino Royale, Skyfall, Green Hornet, Hateful 8, Joy, Revenant, Star Wars 7, the Point Break  remake, In the Heart of the Sea, Ron Howard, Mockingjay part 2, Transformers 4, Transformers 3, Preacher, East Bound & Down, David Gordon Green, Walking Dead, Our Brand is Crisis, Manglehorn, Joe, Prince Avalanche, Pineapple Express, Suspiria, George Washington, Danny McBride, Let The Right One In, John Landis, Spies Like Us, The X-Files, Heaven's Gate, Superman 4, Indiana Jones 4, Titanic, Sicario, Roger Deakins, Creed, The Great White Hype, Dolemite, Richard Kiel, 28 Days Later, Dr. Evil, You Only Live Twice, other Bond actors, Mission Impossible Rogue Nation, Matt Damon, the Bourne films, Idris Elba, Guardians of the Galaxy, Suicide Squad, Lethal Weapon 2, Michel Gondry, Kevin Smith, Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, The Interview, 12 Years A Slave, Roland Emmerich, Superman, Spider-Man, Zero Dark Thirty, Baz Luhrman, Moulin Rogue, Spock, the Last Witchhunter, Last Airbender, Ride Along, Barbershop 4, Wet Hot American Summer, Kill List, First Sunday, and Passion of the Christ.
  • 0:37:59 - 0:44:39 - China Gate (1957), directed by Sam Fuller, starring Angie Dickinson, Nat King Cole, Yves Montand, Gene Barry, Paul Dubov, Lee Van Cleef, and James Hong.
  • Also discussed in this section: Fixed Bayonets, Children of Men, House of Bamboo, The Crimson Kimono, Fury, Forty Guns, The Third Face, Ann Nocenti, Ronin, and Frank Miller. 
  • 0:44:40 - 1:06:05 - Entertainment (2015), directed by Rick Alverson, starring Greg Turkington, John C. Reilly, Amy Seimetz, Michael Cera, Annabelle Lwin, Tye Sheridan, Tim Heidecker, and Dean Stockwell. 
  • Also discussed in this section: The Comedy, Computer Chess, Boy, David Lynch, John Carpenter, Wim Wenders, John Hyams' Universal Soldier movies, Amour, Atonement, Mystery Science Theater, Brian De Palma, 31, 13 Days, The Fighter, I Heart Huckabees, Martin Scorsese, Paul Thomas Anderson, Lars Von Trier, Domino, Beverly Hills Cop 2, Carlos, Bend it Like Beckham, Blast From the Past, The Dead Zone, Joe Dirt, Iron Man 2, Lord of the Rings, Crimson Tide, Angel Heart, Glory, Hoosiers, and The Last Castle.
  • Next Week: Creed.
  • Our outro music this week: "Mountains and Sunsets" by John Bary from You Only Live Twice. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York.
  • You can download episodes directly from itunes and rss. For a quick look at who has been on the show before and what movies have been discussed in each episode, look at our one-page episode guide. This is a Patreon-supported podcast, subscribing to the show can give you access to monthly criticism from Sean, Tucker, and Morgan. 
  • You can follow the show on twittertumblr, and facebook. If you like this show, please check out Tucker’s other podcast Comic Books Are Burning In Hell (also located at TFO and here), TFO's music podcast Beat Connection with Marty Brown and Nate Patrin (at TFO and here), and Katie Skelly & Sarah Horrock’s Trash Twins (located here and here), which Sean edits.
  • STARRING JAMES GANDOLFINI FROM LAST SUMMERS THE LAST CASTLE 
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Category:Movies -- posted at: 9:41pm EST

 

  • 0:00:00 - 0:19:22 - Once Were Warriors (1994), directed by Lee Tamahori, starring Rena Owen, Temura Morrison, Julian Arahanga, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell, Cliff Curtis, and Pete Smith
  • Also discussed in this section: The Scorch Trials, Reservoir Dogs, Natural Born Killers, The Edge, Die Another Day, Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Sunshine, Training Day, Collateral Damage, Dark Horse, Hawaii, Blake Edwards, 50 First Dates, Mad Max, Flashpoint, Magnum PI, Molochai, Princess Kaiulani, Blue Crush, Drunk History, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Descendants, Aloha, North Shore, Rob Schneider, Fisher Stevens, and Aziz Ansari. 
  • 0:19:23 - 0:30:15 - Boy (2010), directed by Taika Waititi, starring James Rolleston, Taika Waititi, Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu, Rachel House, and Moerangi Tihore.
  • What We Do In the Shadows (2014), directed by Taika Waititi & Jemaine Clement, starring Waititi, Clement, Jonathan Brugh, Ben Fransham, Jackie Van Beek, Cori Gonzalez-Macauer, Stu Rutherford, and Rhys Darby. 
  • Also discussed in this section: 400 Blows, Wes Anderson, Stone, Jean-Luc Godard, Green Lantern, Thor 3E.T., Michael Jackson, Boogie Nights, Akira, Spike Lee, Jim Jarmusch, Eagle Vs. Shark, The Office, Flight of the Conchords, Mighty Boosh, Snowtown, and Dead Man's Shoes.
  • 0:30:16 - 0:32:30 - Whale Rider (2002), directed by Nikki Caro, starring Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Hauton, Cliff Curtis, Grant Roa, and Rachel House. 
  • Also discussed in this section: Unstoppable.
  • 0:32:31 - 0:46:07 - The Dead Lands (2014), directed by Toa Fraser, starring James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Rena Owen, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xaivier Horan, and George Henare.
  • Also discussed in this section: Ringo Lam, Gareth Evans, Last Samurai, Conan the Barbarian, Lord of the Rings, Apocalypto, Akira Kurosawa, Cormac McCarthy, Collateral, Fury Road, Chaac the Rain God, The Other Quest, Utu, Jason Statham, Sukiyaki Western Django, and Johnnie To. 
  • 0:46:08 - 1:00:30 - The Orator (2011), directed by Tusi Tamasese, starring Fa'afiaula Sagote, Tausil Pushparaj, Salamasina Matala, and Ioata Tanielu.
  • Also discussed in this section: The Hole, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Noami Kawase, Mourning Forest, and Lav Diaz. 
  • 1:00:31 - 1:15:45 - Picture Bride (1995), directed by Kato Hatta, starring Youki Kudoh, Cary Hiroyuki-Tagawa, Tamlyn Tomita, Akira Takayama, Toshiro Mifune, and Jason Scott Lee.
  • Also discussed in this section: Dario Argento, Cat O'Nine Tails, Fury Road, Once Upon A Time in the West, Django Unchained, Morgan Freeman, Edward James Olmos, 
  • 1:15:45 - 1:30:33 - Hunger Games Mockingjay part 2 (2015), directed by Francis Lawrence, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Julienne Moore, Donald Sutherland, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Sam Clafin, Jena Malone, Natalie Dormer, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, and Gwendoline Christie. 
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), directed by Wes Craven, starring Heather Lagenkamp, John Saxon, Robert Englund, Johnny Depp, Ronnee Blakely, Amanda Wyss, Nick Corri, and Charles Fleischer. 
  • Also discussed in this section: Harry Potter, the X-Men, Orphan, Battle Royale, Alfonso Cuaron, Die Hard, Limp Bizkit, xXx, Fast & the Furious, George Orwell, Steven Soderbergh, David O. Russell, Man of Steel, and the Dark Knight trilogy. 
  • Next Week: Spectre.
  • Our outro music this week: "Getting Nowhere in a Hurry" by Roy Budd from Get Carter. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York.
  • You can download episodes directly from itunes and rss. For a quick look at who has been on the show before and what movies have been discussed in each episode, look at our one-page episode guide. This is a Patreon-supported podcast, subscribing to the show can give you access to monthly criticism from Sean, Tucker, and Morgan. 
  • You can follow the show on twittertumblr, and facebook. If you like this show, please check out Tucker’s other podcast Comic Books Are Burning In Hell (also located at TFO and here), TFO's music podcast Beat Connection with Marty Brown and Nate Patrin (at TFO and here), and Katie Skelly & Sarah Horrock’s Trash Twins (located here and here), which Sean edits.
  • HOT DAMN SCORCH TRIALS
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Category:Movies -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

  • 0:00:00 - 0:04:03  - Intros! This is our first 3 man episode, which will now be a monthly feature on this podcast, thanks to our Patreon supporters. Also dropping, as of this episode, is our first monthly collection of criticism -- featuring writing from Sean and Tucker and new original art from Morgan. The only way to read it right now is to subscribe
  • 0:04:03 - 0:24:31 - Bridge of Spies (2015), directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, Jesse Plemmons, Austin Stowell, Dominick Lambardozzi, Eve Hewson, and Steve Cirbus. 
  • Also discussed in this section: Lincoln, Munich, Minority Report, A.I., Amistad, The Terminal, War Horse, Tintin, War of the Worlds, Transformers 4, North By Northwest, Alfred Hitchcock, Christine, Saving Private Ryan, Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Bourne Legacy, Balky from Perfect Strangers, The Right Stuff, Martin Scorsese, Paul Thomas Anderson, Delocated, Scott Wolf, Eugene Mirman, Argo, the Coen Brothers, David Fincher, The Wire, Daniel Day Lewis, and Deja Vu.
  • 0:24:32 - 0:44:00 - The Gift (2015), directed by Joel Edgerton, starring Edgerton, Jason Bateman, and Rebecca Hall. 
  • Also discussed in this section: Exodus: Gods And Kings, The Rover, Jane's Got A Gun, Arrested Development, Unlawful Entry, Fatal Attraction, Cache, Felony,  Jai Courtenay, Terminator Genesys, "A Boy Named Sue", Oliver Reed, Smokin' Aces, Teen Wolf Too, Hogan's Family, Silver Spoons, Single White Female, Rosemary's Baby, Animal Kingdom, The Conjuring, Lords of Salem, Little Murders, and The Usual Suspects.
  • 0:44:01 - 1:05:06 - Bone Tomahawk (2015), directed by S. Craig Zahler, starring Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Richard Jenkins, Matthew Fox, Sean Young, Lilli Simmons, David Arquette, Sid Haig, Zahn McLarnon, James Tolkan, and Kathyrn Morris. 
  • Also discussed in this section: Longmire, Wild Bill, Walter Hill, Garrett Dillahunt, Lost, Alex Cross, The Lord of the Rings, Dominic Monaghan, The Green Inferno, Greg Nicotero, Blood Simple, The Searchers, David Cronenberg, The A-Team, Lorenzo Music vs Bill Murray, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Shane, Sergio Leone, Sergio Corbucci, Clint Eastwood, The Proposition, Spectre, Quantum of Solace, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Thunderball, From Russia With Love,  and finally, if you like this podcast, please check out Chris Ready's series of reviews on the James Bond franchise
  • Next Week: Spectre.
  • Our outro music this week: "The Apartment" by Giorgio Moroder from American Gigolo. And our intro, as always, is from Escape From New York.
  • You can download episodes directly from itunes and rss. For a quick look at who has been on the show before and what movies have been discussed in each episode, look at our one-page episode guide. This is a Patreon-supported podcast, subscribing to the show can give you access to monthly criticism from Sean, Tucker, and Morgan. 
  • You can follow the show on twittertumblr, and facebook. If you like this show, please check out Tucker’s other podcast Comic Books Are Burning In Hell (also located at TFO and here), TFO's music podcast Beat Connection with Marty Brown and Nate Patrin (at TFO and here), and Katie Skelly & Sarah Horrock’s Trash Twins (located here and here), which Sean edits.
  • Like a potato with celery for hair.
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Category:Movies -- posted at: 6:00am EST