The Canon

The Canon
Film critics Devin Faraci (BIRTH. MOVIES. DEATH.) and Amy Nicholson (MTV News) have a weekly conversation about if a film is worthy to enter the Canon. They will put it up to fan vote at the end of the show, and the legacy of each movie will be officially decided forevermore. [This show is currently on hiatus]. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Howl.FM, ad-free. Use promo code ‘Earwolf’ for a 30-day free trial.

The Adventures Of Robin Hood
Apr 11, 2016 • 58 min
Game of Thrones producer Bryan Cogman joins Devin and Amy to discuss The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). ​They talk about the film’s inspiration on future pop culture, which character the movie is really about and the actors getting shot with arrows.…
Fast Times At Ridgemont High
Oct 19, 2015 • 73 min
Hollywood’s own Jake Fogelnest (writer for Hulu’s Difficult People, Billy on the Street) joins Devin & Amy this week to discuss Fast Times at Ridgemont High: one of the definitive teen movies of the 80s. From the real uncomfortable way sex is portrayed to…
Animal House vs. Revenge Of The Nerds
Jun 29, 2015 • 87 min
It’s snobs vs. slobs as Devin & Amy put two college comedies against each other: National Lampoon’s Animal House vs. Revenge of the Nerds. Would there be a Revenge of the Nerds without Animal House? Does Poindexter give Bluto a run for his money in the…
Casino Royale
Mar 24, 2015 • 71 min
James Bond expert and I Was There Too host Matt Gourley joins Devin & Amy this week to nominate his pick for the only Bond film in the canon: 2006’s Casino Royale. Is Daniel Craig a better Bond than Sean Connery? Is Vesper the ultimate Bond girl? Should…
Star Wars Vs. The Empire Strikes Back
Nov 29, 2014 • 60 min
Devin & Amy clash lightsabers in the first ever versus episode where they will decide which Star Wars movie belongs in the canon. The prequels don’t even deserve to be in the running. Instead they will only focus on the original trilogy. Is Han & Leia’s…
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