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Podcast #206: Discussing THE DISASTER ARTIST and THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
Dec 6 • 62 min
It’s awards season! It’s happening! There’s no turning back! You can’t escape it! With that in mind we dedicated this week’s episode to running down the 4 major critic’s circle prizes that have been announced over the last 2 weeks as well as taking some…
Podcast #205: Judging JUSTICE LEAGUE and Loving LADY BIRD
Nov 21 • 63 min
It’s our 2nd comic book behemoth review in as many weeks here at We Like Movies and the overwhelming fatigue has certainly crept into our collective unconscious. We struggle valiantly to remain constructive as opposed to outright dismissive about the…
Podcast #204: The Unconventional Conventionality of THOR: RAGNAROK
Nov 7 • 49 min
After an early winter hiatus we’re back at it and in familiar territory with our bi-yearly shlep into the weird, wacky, wonderful, yet confoundingly customary Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s time for our spoiler-free, shoulder-shrugging reaction to THOR:…
Podcast #203: A 35 year old genre classic gets sequelized in BLADE RUNNER 2049
Oct 10 • 65 min
If you thought the original BLADE RUNNER was dark, somber, deliberately-paced, and philosophically-inlined, then boy-howdy you’ve yet to experience the sequel. BLADE RUNNER 2049, a film nearly 4 decades in the making, has finally arrived on a wave of…
Podcast #202: The MOTHER! of all Podcasts and our awards season preview
Sep 21 • 59 min
This week on your podcast of podcasts we journey down the allegorical rabbit hole with a giddily bible-obsessed (not to be confused with bible-THUMPING) Darren Aronofsky and get conflicted about his latest, unhinged, Studio-produced, “arthouse” oddity…
Podcast #201: Reacting fondly to IT and bidding fare-thee-well to Colin Trevorrow
Sep 15 • 34 min
We’ve got a nice, tight IT-pod this week preceded by a blunt but empathetic reaction to the news that the under-qualified Colin Trevorrow has been summarily removed from the franchise many of us believed he was never a good fit for in the first place. We…
Podcast #200: Contextualizing the Summer of 2017
Sep 6 • 85 min
We made it to 200 episodes. Who woulda thunk it? Join us for a Bicentennial Celebration wherein we wax critical about the summer of 2017 and wax nostalgic about 1997 AND 1987. (It’s obviously WAY too early to talk about 2007) ​​​​​​​Onwards and upwards!…
Bonus Episode: An Interview with INGRID GOES WEST Director Matt Spicer
Aug 19 • 42 min
The highly-anticipated new film, INGRID GOES WEST rolls out wide this weekend on the heels of a red-hot bow in limited release. I was fortunate enough to interview director and co-writer Matt Spicer a couple months back and he impressed me with a candid…
Podcast: Oeuvre - The 1st Age of STEVEN SPIELBERG - 1971-1979
Aug 2 • 95 min
Our long-promised, much-delayed Oeuvre series finally bows in earnest with the the first of [at least] 6 episodes chronicling the 40+ years and 30+ films of an artist named Steven Spielberg. Perhaps you’ve heard of him. This installment is affectionately…
Podcast #199: Nolan Redefines Yet Another Genre with the Breathtaking DUNKIRK
Jul 25 • 53 min
Here we are, 1 episode shy of our podcast bicentennial, and what better way to celebrate the occasion than with a review of one of the most hotly-anticipated films of the summer? Christopher Nolan’s 10th directorial feature, the big, short, artsy war epic…
Podcast #198: The Problematic Brevity of THE BEGUILED and a contrarian BABY DRIVER opinion
Jul 6 • 62 min
Here’s the juice this week: -We stew and hand-wring about the unceremonious sacking of Lord and Miller from the Han Solo movie. -We chat amicable about THE LITTLE HOURS and the miraculous rise of Kate Micucci. -We get briefly nostalgic regarding the…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #83 - TITANIC (w/ Special Guest- Superfan Laura Crow!)
Jun 27 • 63 min
“Music to drown by. Now I know I’m in first class.” Note: We experienced a little sound glitch that starts up around the 55 minute mark and continues until the end of the podcast (hazard of a 3-way skype call across as many states). But don’t be deterred!…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #84 - EASY RIDER
Jun 17 • 28 min
It’s AFI time again and this week we’re taking a long, strange trip with EASY RIDER.
Podcast #197: 2017 Fantasy Film League Draft, the CASSIDY RED premiere, and a controversial WONDER WOMAN stance
Jun 9 • 62 min
The past week has been quite busy for our fearless podcasters. Travel, movie premieres, hobnobbing, and meeting-taking has defined the first week of June. Needless to say there’s much to discuss and we decided to do it in this order: -A run-down of the…
Bonus Podcast with Special Guest- CASSIDY RED Producer Brooks Yang!
Jun 2 • 102 min
Roping writer, director, producer Brooks Yang into a podcast interview has long been a WLM dream. Today that dream is a reality as she sits in to discuss her career trajectory, the making of CASSIDY RED, and her thoughts on producing in the independent…
Podcast #196: Scandinavians take the Caribbean in DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
May 30 • 84 min
Heyo! This week we’re talkin’ Cannes, we’re talkin’ ALIEN: COVENENT, we’re talkin’ KING ARTHUR, we’re even talkin’ Netflix (natch). We also shamelessly (albeit briefly) plug the upcoming world premiere of CASSIDY RED (if you’re gonna be in LA this Friday,…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #85 - A NIGHT AT THE OPERA
May 24 • 25 min
“Is it my imagination or is it getting crowded in here?”
Podcast #195: Summer 2017 Trailer Roundup and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY vol. 2 Review
May 9 • 58 min
Summer movie season has arrived f’reals. Join us as we sound off about the inaugural film of summa 2017: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY vol. 2. Not to toot the proverbial horn but this is really good one. It’s tight, streamlined, contenty, to-the-point, and we…
Podcast #194: Video Games, STAR WARS Teasers and THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS as Treatise on the State of the Franchise
Apr 19 • 68 min
We’re back! After a spring hiatus we return to you, our beloved WLM brethren, with a discussion about one of this podcast’s most enduring and beloved topics: The Freakin’ Fast and The Furious Franchise. But, seeing as we’ve been off for almost a month we…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #86 - PLATOON
Mar 22 • 29 min
It’s AFI time, it’s Charlie Sheen time, it’s PLATOON time… We’ve got a classic war film here that survived the 80s with its dignity intact. Listen is as we sing praises and lavish superlatives.
Podcast #193: KONG: SKULL ISLAND gets a quickie-pod
Mar 15 • 33 min
Have ya heard? There’s a new King Kong flick out there and it’s currently wreaking havoc in a movie theater near you. We saw it. We talked about it. Now we can go on with out lives. We love you.
Podcast #192: LOGAN [finally] brings the berserker
Mar 5 • 71 min
WLM Podcast #192: LOGAN [finally] brings the berserker
Podcast #191: Emergency Academy Awards Postmortem!
Feb 27 • 40 min
When an unprecedented, full-fledged, four-alarm Oscar emergency occurs, the boys at We Like Movies are always ready to answer the call. Spontaneous podcast coming in hot!
Oscar & Matt’s Oscar Predictions & Matt Predictions
Feb 24
Podcast #190: Our Unsolicited Oscar Predictions
Feb 24 • 52 min
Happy Oscar Weekend, WLM faithfuls! Seems like just yesterday we were patting ourselves on the back and handing out golden statues. But somehow it’s the glorious time of year again when the world turns its attention toward the magical world of movies.…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #87 - 12 ANGRY MEN
Feb 14 • 36 min
The first AFI challenge pod of 2017 arrives, bringing with it a polite genuflection before the alter of the one of the greatest (nay, the greatest?) single room dramas ever committed to film. The oft-referenced, oft-remade, oft-revered chatfest known as…
Podcast #189: Oscar Nom Hot Pod
Jan 24 • 48 min
We got up at 5am this morning, sat through the awkward, self-congratulatory, pre-taped nomination presentation, then immediately went on the record with our thoughts. Our spirits were high, our opinions were fresh, our commentary was cutting and…
Matt’s 2016 Theatrical Watchlist
Jan 13
Matt’s Top 10 Films of 2016
Jan 10
Podcast #188: The Top 10 of 2016 Lists (plus hot Globes talk)
Jan 10 • 86 min
Our beloved Top 10 of the year podcast is here again and this time around we someone managed to bring it in for a landing shy of 90 minutes. Maybe we’re gettin’ better at this, nearly 200 episodes in… We start off with a brief Golden Globes breakdown…
Podcast #187: Holiday Movie Catchup featuring LA LA LAND, JACKIE, FENCES, and ELLE
Jan 5 • 78 min
Happy New Year to you, our WLM faithful. In our first podcast of 2017 we discussed the last films we caught in 2016. And it goes a little something like this: 00:12:48 - LA LA LAND 00:42:00 - JACKIE 00:51:30 - FENCES 00:59:36 - ELLE
Podcast #186: ROGUE ONE: A Star Wars Pod
Dec 20, 2016 • 71 min
Our long-awaited ROGUE ONE podcast has landed and let’s just say there are some disturbances in the force. Our reactions may not be what you’d expect from such fervent STAR WARS sympathizers. But we manage to keep our reactions to a nice, tight 70…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #88 BRINGING UP BABY
Dec 13, 2016 • 29 min
It’s screwball time y’all. One of the most inimitable couples ever to grace the silver screen achieve bicker-banter critical mass in the Howard Hawks classic BRINGING UP BABY. And if rat-a-tat chatter isn’t your thing there’s an extraordinarily…
Podcast #185: A “Prestige” Pod featuring THE HANDMAIDEN, NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, MOONLIGHT, and MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Dec 6, 2016 • 80 min
There’s an embarrassment of riches out there at the multiplexes these days (God bless the holiday/award season!). But “limited release” schedules often get in the way of our ability to stay current with everything that’s generating “buzz” (curse you,…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #89 THE SIXTH SENSE
Nov 30, 2016 • 33 min
The first legitimate turkey on AFI’s revised top 100 list materializes in the form of M. Night Shyamalan’s “game-changer” psychological thriller THE SIXTH SENSE. The film that changed the way popular culture handles spoilers, foisted a…
Podcast #184: FANTASTIC BEASTS brings the wizarding world stateside and ARRIVAL proves to be an unexpected sci-fi tearjerker
Nov 22, 2016 • 75 min
We’ve waited long enough for the “prestige season” to save us from a criminally underwhelming 2016 cinematic slate. The arrival of ARRIVAL signals that good things are to [finally] come. We gush over that instant classic science fiction game-changer, wax…
Podcast #183: Discussing INFERNO and the cinematic legacy of Dan Brown
Nov 2, 2016 • 64 min
After an extended foray into AFI territory during the dregs of the early fall movie season we return to you now with a real, honest to goodness review of something that’s actually, legitimately currently in movie theaters! The bad news is that we chose to…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #90 SWING TIME
Oct 26, 2016 • 32 min
SWING TIME is a film of modest narrative ambitions but vast musical and choreographic pleasures. On this week’s episode we take the sour with the sweet as we break down the film’s charm, substance, and shortcomings. This is a nice, tight convo with very…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #91 SOPHIE’S CHOICE
Oct 19, 2016
(sigh) It’s time to talk about SOPHIE’S CHOICE. We promise that our conversation is not as much of a downer as the movie is. Actually that’s unfair. The movie is an incredible dramatic achievement. But boy is it an emotional investment to get through it……
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #92 GOODFELLAS
Oct 11, 2016 • 47 min
It’s GOODFELLAS. It’s time. It’s gonna be a gush-fest. What more do you need to know? Give it a listen otherwise Sally Balls’ brother Fat Andy will be forced to make you listen.
Podcast #182: Bemoaning THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN and stroking Netflix (again)
Sep 26, 2016 • 50 min
Westerns are back en vogue but unfortunately the new remake of the THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN doesn’t look primed to achieve the classic status of its predecessor. On this week’s episode we do our best to try and break down what went wrong with this clunky…
Podcast #181: Catching up with CASSIDY RED delivery news, Telluride, Venice, and TIFF responses, plus a preview of potential awards season contenders
Sep 21, 2016 • 64 min
We’re catching up on everything! -Matt’s feature debut- CASSIDY RED is delivering this week… -The Telluride and Toronto film festivals have anointed movies like ARRIVAL and LA LA LAND and NOCTURNAL ANIMALS and MOONLIGHT as award season heavyweights, so…
Podcast #180: Closing out the dog days with some STRANGER THINGS chat, TIFF previews, and a HELL OR HIGH WATER review
Aug 23, 2016 • 69 min
We’re gettin’ a lot off our chests this week as a spirited discussion veers wildly from James Bond geekery to our belated reactions to Netflix’s summer hit STRANGER THINGS. We dance through a rundown of the most high profile films recently announced to…
Podcast #179: Reminiscing on the Summer of 1996 and Bemoaning SUICIDE SQUAD
Aug 11, 2016 • 65 min
After some technical hiccups and unexpected disagreements over a couple of polarizing films during the last few episodes, Oscar and Matt are back in lockstep and firmly on the same side of the aisle regarding the last “big” tentpole of the summer of 2016-…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #93 THE FRENCH CONNECTION
Aug 3, 2016 • 28 min
The second best picture winner of the AFI Top 100 Countdown comes to the WLM Podcast this week and it brings with it a whole lot of early 1970s, “New Hollywood” pedigree. We’re talkin’ drugs, sex, needles, junkies, R&B, garbage fires, porkpie hats, racial…
Podcast #178: Comic Con Trailer roundup and STAR TREK BEYOND disagreement
Jul 26, 2016 • 65 min
As the mercury rises and the pages fall off the calendar, the We Like Movies podcast keeps fighting the good fight and trekking (get it?), ever vigilantly, back to the multiplex to screen product and proffer opinion. On this week’s episode we talk San…
Podcast #177: The Contentious GHOSTBUSTERS Dissection
Jul 19, 2016 • 60 min
After an extended, mid-summer hiatus we return to you now with one of the most terse, impassioned, argumentative conversations we’ve ever recorded. The pod starts off with a lot of good-natured catch-up before descending into a full-on rift regarding Paul…
Podcast #176: The CLIFF MARTINEZ Countdown
Jul 15, 2016 • 70 min
Oscar’s been out of town but Matt was itching to create some content so he rolled up his sleeves and got busy with a mellow and self-indulgent stroll through the career and creative resume of the master of cinematic ambience- Mr. Cliff Martinez. In honor…
Introducing the new WLM podcast segment: “OEUVRE”!
Jul 6, 2016 • 40 min
We return to you now with the introductory podcast to a brand spanking new segment we’ve lovingly monikered: “Oeuvre”. This on-going feature will examine entire bodies of work for selected filmmakers and we will break down and dissect that director’s…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #94 PULP FICTION
Jun 8, 2016 • 35 min
The AFI countdown lands on the most important film of the last decade of the 20th Century. That alone is worth 35 minutes of impassioned gushing, right? Right.
Podcast #175: The 2016 Fantasy Film Draft and the attempted defense of X-MEN: APOCALYPSE
Jun 1, 2016 • 62 min
There have been high peaks and deep artistic valleys over the 9 films in 16 years covered by the X-MEN franchise. The newest entry “APOCALYPSE” sits smack dab at sea level which makes it a fertile topic for dissection and disagreement. Listen in as we…
Podcast #174: NEIGHBORS 2, THE NICE GUYS, and The Shane Black Sensation
May 25, 2016 • 56 min
We’re getting back to basics with a thrift, semi-contentious conversation about the two films that opened last weekend but failed to top THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE at the box office: The little-loved sequel NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING and Shane Black’s…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #95 THE LAST PICTURE SHOW
May 18, 2016 • 28 min
It’s AFI time again and this week we’re chattin’ about Peter Bogdanovich’s beloved coming-of-age downer THE LAST PICTURE SHOW. It took us 5 films to get to a place of quasi-disagreement but there is more sparring than usual in this episode. Things get a…
Podcast #173: CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR and the unstoppable Marvel freight train
May 9, 2016 • 81 min
The summer of 2016 threatens to peak early as the 13th installment into the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes roaring into multiplexes on a wave of critical acclaim and financial expectation. Join us for a gush-fest tempered by moments of constructive…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #96 DO THE RIGHT THING
May 3, 2016 • 25 min
Next up on our AFI countdown is Spike Lee’s seminal work, DO THE RIGHT THING. It’s no secret that Oscar and I are big fans of this universally acclaimed film. But we do our best during the conversation to put the film into a historical context as opposed…
Podcast #172: THE JUNGLE BOOK podcast and a spring season catch-up
Apr 19, 2016 • 62 min
One of the most critically acclaimed films of 2016 (thus far) bowed this past weekend to huge box office and whether you agreed with the critics or felt your ticket money was well spent, it’s hard to argue that Disney consistently represents an…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #97 BLADE RUNNER
Apr 13, 2016 • 38 min
We’re back to our old AFI Top 100 Challenge tricks with a lengthy discussion about a science fiction masterpiece as misunderstood as it is influential. There will be: -Navel gazing -Robot alcoholism -Cyberpunk signifiers -Industrial fans (not to be…
Podcast #171: BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE - podcast; dissection/reaction [overview?] *^#
Mar 28, 2016 • 54 min
It’s here. It’s not going away. We might as well just talk about it.
Podcast #170: The 88th Oscars Talk-Down
Mar 1, 2016 • 58 min
Another Oscar ceremony has come and gone. Let’s talk about it so that we can stop talking about it.
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #98 YANKEE DOODLE DANDY
Feb 24, 2016 • 29 min
The AFI Top 100 Challenge marches ahead and this week we discuss the a bit of jingoistic fluff from 1942- Michael Curtiz’s enduring musical YANKEE DOODLE DANDY. There will be: -Star spangled standards -Vaudevillian shenanigans -Shuffle ball changes -An…
Podcast #169: HAIL, CAESAR!, ZOOLANDER 2, and DEADPOOL get the pod treatment
Feb 17, 2016 • 68 min
A surprisingly crowded February hums along, incorrigibly, bringing us 3 new films of wildly different quality, success rates, and tonal ambitions. Join us for in-depth but thrifty dissections of the Coen’s latest, Ben Stiller’s forced sequel, and a…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #99 TOY STORY
Feb 9, 2016 • 29 min
WLM’s newest feature, The AFI Top 100 Challenge presses on and this week we discuss the 20 year old animated classic, buddy comedy TOY STORY which takes the number 99 spot on the countdown. There will be: -Insult comics -FULL METAL JACKET references…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - #100 BEN-HUR
Feb 4, 2016 • 31 min
The AFI Top 100 Challenge is off to a rousing start with William Wyler’s 4 hour monstrosity BEN-HUR. To say this is an epic of biblical proportions would be an obtuse observation. But that doesn’t make it not true. There will be: -Crucifixions -Leper…
Podcast: AFI Top 100 Challenge - Mission Statement
Feb 3, 2016 • 12 min
Nearly 4 years ago we conceived of a new feature of the We Like Movies blog: A 100-installment challenge dedicated to the American Film Institute’s controversial “best” list. But the challenge proved to be too much for our fledgling website and the…
Podcast #168: The New Website and Our Most Anticipated Films of 2016
Jan 20, 2016 • 88 min
The We Like Movies blog is reborn with a fresh look, exciting features, and a brand spanking new podcast feed! The good news is we’re starting fresh with a more intuitive interface that is less likely to experience iTunes hiccups. The bad news is that by…
New Year, New Look, New Beginnings!
Jan 17, 2016
Podcast #167: Top 10 of 2015 Lists (plus THE REVENANT, ANOMALISA, and the Golden Globes)
Jan 12, 2016 • 145 min
It’s official. Oscar and Matt have finalized their Top 10 of 2015 lists and they defend them to one another over the course of a two and a half hour conversation that represents the longest sustained podcast they’ve ever recorded. Fasten your seatbelts.…
Matt’s Top 10 Films of 2015
Jan 12, 2016
Matt’s 2015 Theatrical Watchlist
Jan 7, 2016
Podcast #166: THE HATEFUL EIGHT[ful] Podcast
Jan 4, 2016 • 71 min
It’s a new year. That means new challenges, new opportunities, and new podcasts. In this case we present a new podcast about a new Tarantino film. Not all Tarantino films are created equal. But the one thing they all have in common is they inspire…
Podcast #165: Our 5 Year Anniversary and THE FORCE AWAKENS Celebration
Dec 22, 2015 • 103 min
It’s here. It’s time. It’s happening. What wonderfully serendipitous timing that our discussion about the newest entry in the Star Wars saga coincides with the 5 year anniversary of this blog. Join us for a spoiler-heavy celebration of THE FORCE AWAKENS…
Podcast #164: STAR WARS Antiquity
Dec 16, 2015 • 68 min
As we all brace for the end of a decade-long Star Wars fast and properly fortify our emotions (lest we be blindsided they way we all were during the infamous Summer Of ‘99) it’s important that we take stock of the 6 episodes that have led us, for better…
Podcast # 163: Post Thanksgiving Holiday Catchup
Dec 4, 2015 • 88 min
We’re back. The Bond hangover has subsided and now it’s time to get on to more pressing holiday movie season matters. In this 90 minute episode we play serious catchup, pull a proverbial “speed date” and discuss 8 films back to back, culminating with a…
Of Human BOND-age: Matt ranks and blurbs the 24 Bond Films
Nov 15, 2015
Podcast #162: The Long-Awaited SPECTRE Pod
Nov 9, 2015 • 70 min
The “Autumn of Bond” comes to an end ends and so begins the ” Winter of Our Bond Discontent”. Join us for a terse conversation about the cruel realities that too often pair with expectation and somberly speculate with us about “what might have been”. We…
Podcast #161: The 22nd and 23rd Films of The 007 Countdown
Nov 5, 2015 • 129 min
We made it, folks. Some said it couldn’t be done. Some said it shouldn’t be done. But through vigilance, dedication, and sheer stubborn, geektastic force of will we made it through screenings and discussions of all 23 films in the current 007 canon. Join…
Podcast #160: The 19th, 20th, and 21st Films of The 007 Countdown (with special guest Dan Kelly!)
Nov 3, 2015 • 101 min
This is a big one, folks. With only 5 films to discuss before our SPECTRE review we decided to invite friend of the podcast, Bond aficionado, and all around raconteur Daniel Kelly to join us for this week’s epic, 100 minute episode. Dan was particularly…
Podcast #159: The 16th, 17th, and 18th Films of The 007 Countdown (1 week ‘till SPECTRE!)
Oct 30, 2015 • 94 min
It’s all happening. Home stretch, folks. Home-stretch. 8. GOLDENEYE 7. SKYFALL 6. FOR YOUR EYES ONLY
Podcast #158: STEVE JOBS and BRIDGE OF SPIES offer a brief respite from Bond talk
Oct 27, 2015 • 57 min
Experiencing 007 Countdown fatigue? If so you’ll be happy to hear we’re taking the day off from hot Bond talk to spar about Oscar hopefuls STEVE JOBS and BRIDGE OF SPIES. We might even find a brief window to sound off about what went wrong with a member…
Podcast #157: The 13th, 14th, and 15th Films of The 007 Countdown
Oct 23, 2015 • 95 min
Bond marches on. We’re in the home stretch, folks. 3 more episodes before SPECTRE! But first: 11. THUNDERBALL 10. LIVE AND LET DIE 9. YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE
Podcast #156: The 10th, 11th, and 12th Films of The 007 Countdown AKA The Halfway Point!
Oct 13, 2015 • 88 min
Here we are at the halfway point of our epic James Bond Countdown and on this week’s episode we will discuss the following films as we work our way toward the best of the best (at least according to Matt): 14. THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS 13. DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER…
Podcast #155: The 7th, 8th, and 9th Films of The 007 Countdown
Oct 9, 2015 • 68 min
In the interest of time (we’re now less than a month away from the US premiere of SPECTRE!) we’ll be tripling up on Bond films for the next few episodes. And you know what that means: More Bondy goodness. This week it’s all about: 17. THE WORLD IS NOT…
Podcast #154: Quad-Cast: THE WALK, BLACK MASS, SICARIO, and THE MARTIAN
Oct 5, 2015 • 75 min
We take a break from our Bond-a-thon to chat about 4 films that are so discussion-worthy and interesting they cannot be ignored: 06:17 - THE WALK 18:08 - BLACK MASS 29:20 - SICARIO 51:41 - THE MARTIAN So many movies… SO little time…
Podcast #153: The 5th and 6th films of The 007 Countdown
Sep 30, 2015 • 88 min
The countdown continues with the last of the truly “bad ones”. The next 17 films are all defensible (to varying degrees). But the 2 we discuss this week- yikes. ROUGH. 19. TOMORROW NEVER DIES 18. QUANTUM OF SOLACE
Podcast #152: The 3rd and 4th films Of The 007 Countdown
Sep 23, 2015 • 67 min
The Bond countdown continues, whether you like it or not.. 21. MOONRAKER 20. LICENSE TO KILL We love you. We Love Bond. It’s a WLM love-fest.
Podcast #151: The Late Summer Catch-Up and the CASSIDY RED Wrap-Up
Sep 9, 2015 • 89 min
Matt’s back from Arizona, the duo has reunited, and all is right with the universe. Much to discuss, not the least of which is: -Telluride -THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E -STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTOM -THE END OF THE TOUR -and a brief Q&A about Matt’s time on the set…
That’s a wrap on CASSIDY RED!
Sep 9, 2015
Podcast #150: The First 2 Films of The 007 Countdown
Aug 23, 2015 • 64 min
This week’s episode introduces a new, ongoing segment to the We Like Movies canon of content: “The 007 Countdown”. Starting today we will be counting down the 23 films in the James Bond franchise from worst to best (according to Matt’s tightly curated…
Podcast #149: The M:I:RN Gushfest
Aug 4, 2015 • 63 min
We Like Movies. It’s the truth. It says it right there in the title of the website and it’s not false advertising. But occasionally, often in fact, we LOVE movies. This week’s episode addresses one such occurrence. Oh, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION,…
Podcast #148 - The Superhero-sized ANT-MAN pod (with special guest Ryan Julio)!
Jul 22, 2015 • 92 min
This is a BIG one, folks. But it’s not because of the subject matter, nor the running time of the episode (though both are respectable) but rather because our long-pursued and highly-anticipated special guest Mr. Ryan Julius Julio finally joins us for a…
Podcast #145: The MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Pod
May 19, 2015 • 60 min
We came, we saw, we chatted, we recorded, we even disagreed (!) MAD MAX: FURY ROAD was one of our most highly anticipated films of 2015 so, by extension, this was a podcast we were both really looking forward to. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Stay…
Podcast #144: AVENGERS: AoU or “Another Marvel-ous podcast you’ve gotten me into”
May 7, 2015 • 62 min
We saw AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. We podcasted about it. (SPOILERS GALORE, natch) What’re you gonna do, NOT listen? That’s what I thought! ​…Love you, WLM fam.
CASSIDY RED’s Kickstarter has gone live!
May 1, 2015
Podcast #143: EX MACHINA et al.
Apr 28, 2015 • 100 min
We’re back. After a lengthy estrangement, Oscar and I reconvene for (no ego or hyperbole) quite possibly one of the most fruitful and rewarding podcast discussions we’ve ever had. Maybe it was our time apart. Maybe it was the fact that we were positively…
Podcast #142: The CASSIDY RED pitch
Apr 22, 2015 • 108 min
Oscar’s out of town this week and I’m currently in pre-production on a film so I thought I would take this opportunity to discuss westerns, my commitment to the genre, and the upcoming Kickstarter campaign for the production of a film entitled “CASSIDY…
Podcast #140: IT FOLLOWS, yes it does
Apr 1, 2015 • 50 min
There is some light at the end of the first quarter movie season tunnel, dear listeners. The first glimmer came courtesy of the recently-minted “instant genre classic” IT FOLLOWS- the first film worth its weight in DCP to hit multiplexes in months! More…
Podcast #133: Top 10 Of 2014 Lists
Jan 13, 2015 • 92 min
Top 10 time, friends. The opinion dam is about to break. Don’t act like you’re not excited.
Matt’s Top 10 Films of 2014!
Jan 11, 2015
Matt’s 2014 Theatrical Watchlist
Jan 11, 2015