Kiss Your Franchise Goodbye

Kiss Your Franchise Goodbye

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A movie podcast about film franchises, their ups and downs, franchises that worked, franchises that failed, franchises that never were.


Top Secret!
Jul 8 • 120 min
It’s not James Bond, it’s Nick Rivers! (Val Kilmer) Returning champ Melissa is back, as are Jon, Roy, and JB from Yours, Mine and Theirs. Why Top Secret? When is this movie? Great singing! Very specific energy. Kilmer’s career. Kilmer is hot but Ze Torch…
Never Say Never Again
Jun 29 • 132 min
Sean Connery is back! And he should’ve stayed gone. Returning champ Melissa joins us again. This is a terrible movie. Why is this movie? and Kevin McClory’s ability to remake Thunderball as many times as he wants. Melissa had to watch it twice. We…
Octopussy
Jun 22 • 119 min
We’re joined by Returning Champion Melissa, who used to do a Doctor Who podcast with Mark and Andy! Her Abuelo loved these movies and she has lots of questions about why we would ever like them? We all agree (FINALLY!)— this one is terrible. When should…
Black Lives Matter
Jun 14 • 109 min
Taking a break from James Bond to acknowledge *gestures vaguely* all of this. Our regular crew welcome a team of some of our favorite Black geeks and experts to talk about all of the media from Black creators that have shaped America, have shaped us.…
For Your Ears Only
Jun 3 • 114 min
Welcome to our partner for June, the Freaky Geeks Podcast, part of the Geek Nerd Network (GNN). Check them out here or wherever fine podcasts are sold. Jon from Yours, Mine, and Theirs is back! Check them out, and Andy, Mark and Brooke should be guesting…
The {Blank} {Blank} (Secret Episode!)
May 26 • 96 min
It’s Brooke’s birthday, so we take a break from James Bond to talk about one of her favorite movies ever. Guesses on what that movie is. No one guessed it. Why we love this movie. What’s problematic AF about it. Behind the scenes history. Box office. How…
Moonraker (on Cough Syrup)
May 19 • 104 min
Brooke is high on sizzurup and you can tell because she liked Moonraker. We’re joined by returning champs Sarah and Doug. Everyone in this movie is two opposite things. Why there are letters on mountains in Utah. Brooke REALLY wants to talk about the…
The Spy Who Loved Me
May 11 • 102 min
Andy serenades us with Nobody Does It Better. Brooke did NOT like this movie while Mark and Andy both think it’s the best Roger Moore movie. Is it boring? Cinematography. JAWS! We make a mistake about which Adam Sandler movie Richard Kiel was in. Naomi,…
The Man With the Golden Gun
May 4 • 110 min
Christopher Lee, tho. 20 minutes of us fawning over Christopher Lee and then 20 minutes of us hating on Sheriff Pepper. The AMC Hornet and the slide whistle. Mitt Romney! The women in this movie are horribly written. Nick Nack, tho! Scaramanga has a point…
Zardoz!
May 1 • 63 min
Zardoz! (Content and Trigger Warning for this episode: sexual assault and discussion of rape and assault). We blame Mark for making us watch this. Rape alarm! No, it’s just Facetime. Did we see an edited version of this movie? The BYU Cougar Theatre…
Live and Let Die
Apr 20 • 137 min
We’re joined by Candace who loves James Bond thanks to her mom. Mr. Big has a big payroll and big revolving door budget. Favorite fashion decades. Blaxploitation. Rosie’s agency vs. Solitaire’s agency. Trigger warning: discussion of sexual assault and…
011 - Our Podcast Flint
Apr 13 • 56 min
Andy and Mark take on Derek Flint (James Coburn) in the Bond-inspired spy movies Our Man Flint and In Like Flint. More Austin Powers connections. Derek Flint is a Mary Sue. The Mediocre Seven. A long tangent about westerns, James Mangold, and Wolverine.…
Diamonds/Connerys are Forever
Apr 6 • 113 min
Jon from Yours, Mine and Theirs is back to talk Diamonds are Forever. He also has a new podcast where he reads audiobooks that don’t exist called Safe Words Aloud (Apple link—other links below). What if Bert Reynolds or Adam West had been Bond? Sean…
On Her Majesty’s Secret Podcast
Mar 30 • 151 min
George Lazenby - we stan a legend. And we bring in guests Sarah and Doug to talk this movie and cars! The other fellow. Lazenby’s history. King of the haymakers. The porn parody. Is Bond Poseidon? No one says no to Diana Rigg. Bond’s blonde partner is…
Darby O’Gill and the Little (Mandela Effect) People
Mar 17 • 74 min
QUICK! SOMEBODY CHANGED DARBY O’GILL!! Featuring special guest Dr. Debra! Watch her Ted Talk here! Watch Bond on PlutoTV now. But seriously, Brooke remembers this movie totally differently. It was The Gnome Mobile. They’re called “The Mary Poppins…
Casino Not So Royale
Mar 13 • 73 min
Andy and Mark take on the not at all funny “spoof” Casino Royale starring David Niven, Peter Sellers, and Ursula Andress. What even is this movie? It’s not funny. Peter Sellers peaces out. The Look of Love. Austin Powers. Orson Welles. Don’t watch this…
You Only Live Twice … aka Ninjas in Volcanoes
Mar 3 • 84 min
The regular crew is back, Brooke is bored, Mark loves Japanese culture, and Andy is disturbed by screenwriter Roald Dahl. John Barry and the score. Bond’s not really dead?!?! The middle section of the movie is so boring we just talk about The Rock for 5…
Thunderball
Feb 24 • 135 min
Welcoming guests old and new— Roy, JB and now Jon from Your, Mine and Theirs. Why this podcast is called Kiss Your Franchise Goodbye. Star Wars Prequel Talk! Thunderball! What is a thunderball? Why Jon likes Domino. Largo. Gendered guns, swimming. VARGAS!…
Goldfinger
Feb 19 • 114 min
Andy, Brooke and Mark sing a lot about Goldfinger. Trgger warning for rape and sexual assault. That theme song. A duck? Disposable and replaceable (brown) women. Oddjob’s many hats. The return of Wolf Mankeweitz. We love the Masterson sisters. The car.…
From Russia With Love
Feb 11 • 113 min
With Special Guests Roy Fillmore and JB Flinders from Yours, Mine and Theirs podcast. Mark is back as our Pedro Armendáriz but Brooke is out sick. Why Andy loves Yours, Mine and Theirs. Living Daylights hate. A-ha vs. Duran Duran. HANK SCORPIO. Andy loves…
Dr. No
Feb 5 • 103 min
Andy, Brooke, and Mark take on the first Bond movie, Dr. No. But first, vote on what this season of the podcast should be called by joining our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/kissyourfranchisegoodbye/ History of the James Bond film rights…
Bond, James Bond
Jan 29 • 100 min
Our pilot episode of “Kiss Your Franchise Goodbye” we discuss the history of the Bond films, our best/worst films, Bonds, theme songs, and others. Join host Andy Wilson, Brooke Heym, and Mark De Leon as we begin a discussion of the Bond franchise and what…