Episode 6: Incredibles 2
Finally! Incredibles 2 is out. Come on, Brad Bird, don’t keep us waiting so long next time. “Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.” Written and directed by Brad Bird, this film has so many great voice actors in it it would be silly to list them all, but here’s a few: Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Catherine Keener, and Jonathan Banks.
We went to the earliest premiere showing we could find this Thursday and recorded the episode right after we saw the movie so you guys could have our thoughts, feelings, comments, and questions on this movie right away!
Episode 5: Tropic Thunder
The first episode in our rescue series! Tropic Thunder. Another first episode of the month for us that is directed by Ben Stiller. This movie stars Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Brandon T Jackson, and Jay Baruchel among many others.
“Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.”
Episode 4: Little Miss Sunshine
Theme this month: Fame, Movie this week: Little Miss Sunshine.
“A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.”
Little Miss Sunshine stars Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano, Abigail Breslin, and Alan Arkin and is directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris.
Episode 3: La La Land
“While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.”
La La Land is our film this week. Directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and of course, Los Angeles, jazz, and chasing your dreams.
This is our last film for this month’s theme, Fame, so we will be including a discussion on the movies for this month overall. We will also hold our monthly awards where we crown a winner for each of the following categories: Best Performance, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, and Best Film.
We are so excited to be finishing our first month of podcast episodes and we thank you for listening along with us! Our next month’s theme is going to be….obligatory drumroll….Rescuing! Listen to our final fame installment to hear the film for next week’s episode.
Episode 2: Zoolander
Our second installment into our fame theme this month, our film this week is Zoolander. Another look at the modeling industry, this time a comedy that parodies the industry it talks about. Zoolander is directed by Ben Stiller and stars Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell, and Milla Jovovich.
“At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.”
Episode 1: The Neon Demon
The first episode of our podcast! This month’s theme is fame and our first episode is a discussion about the 2016 film, The Neon Demon. This film stars Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Bella Heathcote, and Abbey Lee and is directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. Refn also directed Drive, Valhalla Rising, and Only God Forgives.
“When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.”