This week, Tiny and I share our thoughts on the incredible HBO miniseries, Chernobyl. After a brief non-spoiler review, we dive into what we loved and were horrified by in Craig Mazin’s miniseries. Then, for potpourri, we talk about Dark Phoenix, Bodyguard, Fargo, and I lament the amount of balls I keep juggling
This week, Tiny and I review episodes 5 and 6 of the final season of Game of Thrones. In this episode, we share our spoiler-filled thoughts on the show’s penultimate episode, “The Bells” and it’s series finale, “The Iron Throne”, respectively.
This week, Tiny and I review episodes 3 and 4 of the final season of Game of Thrones. In this episode, we share our spoiler-filled thoughts on “The Long Night” and “The Last of the Starks” respectively. We also share our concerns and predictions for how the series will wrap up!
Tiny and I are back and all we’re doing in this episode is talking the first two episodes of the final season of Game of Thrones. In this episode, we share our spoiler-filled thoughts on episodes 1 and 2: “Winterfell” and “A Night of the Seven Kingdoms” respectively. We also rundown 5 characters each of us think will die in The Battle of Winterfell!
In this episode, Tiny and I review Netflix’s true crime satire American Vandal and then discuss a plethora of Potpourri covering Manhunt: Unabomber, The Neon Demon, Dunkirk, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, and more! Continue reading →
It’s our 200th episode! To commemorate this milestone Tiny and I share 5 of our favorite TV shows and go into the episode we think are each show’s best, worst, and most representative of the series as a whole! We also talk about a cool sci-fi Indiegogo campaign, the new Power Rangers trailer, and more! Continue reading →
In this bonus episode, Matt and Tiny review season 1 of Netflix’s latest original series, Stranger Things, This episode is a spoiler-filled discussion, so be sure to watch the show before you listen to the episode! Continue reading →
This week Matt and Tiny discuss some of their favorite TV neighbor characters after discussing some news about The Dark Tower as well as some news about MoviePass. For Potpourri, they share their thoughts on Finding Dory and 13 Hours. Continue reading →
This week Matt and Tiny discuss TV shows they never finished. Specifically, they discuss what pushed them away and what would bring them back. They also talk about the latest Halloween news, Christopher Nolan’s next movie, and a big announcement from Netflix in their news segment. For Potpourri, Matt reviews Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and Goosebumps, while Tiny shares his thoughts about the latest Star Trek Beyond trailer. Continue reading →
In this bonus ep, Matt welcomes Brian Davids from Film Schlubsto review Hulu’s recent event series, 11.22.63 based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. There is a spoiler-free review and a spoiler discussion included in this episode, so be warned and check the timestamps. Continue reading →
This week Tiny and I discuss a rundown of some recent movie news and trailers before we share some of our favorite TV show “one season wonders”, those television series that never found their audience and ended up cancelled after one season. Shows discussed include Firefly, Freaks and Geeks, Studio 60, Andy Richter Controls the Universe and more. We also get a call-in from Mike with his review of The Jungle Book! Continue reading →
We’re back after an impromptu hiatus! This week, while Tiny was in D.C., I invited my friend Sam (one of the contributors for ObsessiveBookNerd.com) to come discuss and review season 1 of Netflix’s Fuller House. For Potpourri, Sam offers his thoughts on Wish I Was Here and New Girl, while I talk about a few movies I’ve seen in the theater lately. Continue reading →
In this week’s episode, Tiny and I review and discuss the Netflix original documentary series Making a Murderer. We begin with a brief general review before we dive into a more spoiler-heavy discussion 16:10 into the episode. For Potpourri, I talk about The Jinx, Errol Morris’ The Thin Blue Line, Absinthe, and Pontypool while Tiny talks about the documentary Best of Enemies. Continue reading →
This week Matt and Tiny share some of their memorable moments from sitcom television. Examples include scenes from How I Met Your Mother, Friends, Seinfeld and more. For potpourri, Tiny watched a “dam” good documentary and Matt shares his thoughts on Comet and We Are Your Friends. Continue reading →
I watched Force Majeure back in 2018 and didn't care for it all that much. Downhill makes me want to revisit and re-evaluate Force Majeure.Downhill really isn't terrible. It just feels hollow. It only touches on the theme of fragile masculinity without making it a focal point of the movie, which is a big misstep. The relationship between Will Ferre […]
It's the kind of movie that thinks it's being clever despite not trying hard at all to do it. I appreciate the variety, I guess, but the tonal shifts among the different fantasies just made the whole movie feel like it was working through a genre identity crisis. The way the story tries to tie things together was a bit haphazard but better than not […]
Well-meaning and sugary sweet, but doesn't really have much of anything really profound or interesting to say. Allison Janney and the mean troop just go through the motions of being antagonists for the misfit characters. It's also got one of the strangest "group unites in an act of solidarity" scenes I've seen.Full review: https://ob […]
Weird Valentine's Day viewing. Sure. But man, talk about a 180. I saw Snowpiercer 5.5 years ago in suboptimal conditions on zero sleep.Revisiting it now, in a better frame of mind and in the as aftermath of Parasite, I can see the things that should have worked for me when I saw it in 2014. The world building and class system social commentary is a work […]
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is Netflix’s charming teen romance film based on the first of Jenny Han’s trilogy of novels. In adapting the story to film, screenwriter Sofia Alvarez and director Susan Johnson pack the ethos of classic John Hughes films into a modern teen world. They do so in an earnest and unironic way that feels refreshing in an age of c […]