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Oct 29, 2018

Jay (@DietJay) and Jamie (@jamieloftushelp) talk about seminal 80's Brat Pack flick Sixteen Candles -- a movie that's got one-third of a nice coming-of-age story mixed in with some of cinema's earliest incels -- and wonder why John Hughes kept making movies about teenagers when he clearly didn't understand much about...


Oct 26, 2018

Jay (@DietJay) and Josh (@JoshMacuga) argue about The Big Lebowski, a movie with a rabid fanbase, a slacker-friendly plot, and a bushel of unlikable characters that managed to become a cult classic for reasons Josh doesn't understand in the slightest.


Oct 22, 2018

Jay (@DietJay) and Jeff (@heytherejeffro) talk about The Goonies, a movie that 80s and 90s kids across the globe are fond of for reasons that escape both of us -- especially when you consider how dumb and hackneyed it is compared to other movies of the same era designed for the same audiences. Let us take off those...


Oct 19, 2018

Jay (@DietJay) and Daniel (@DanielVanKirk) discuss Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line, the infamous war movie that plays more like a weird episode of Planet Earth, tricking actors and moviegoers alike into thinking it was going to be something more than a big ol' pile of pretentious, cluttered...


Oct 15, 2018

Jay (@DietJay) and Eric (@hahneric) debate the merits and flaws of Luca Guadagnino's coming-of-age romance Call Me By Your Name, a movie that Eric thinks tells its story in a way that does a disservice to young gay men - and not just because of the infamous peach scene.