86 - What's Up, Doc?

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This week we’re kicking it old school by demand of show patron Paul, and checking out the 1972 screwball comedy ‘What’s Up, Doc?’.

What's Up, Doc? is a 1972 American romantic screwball comedy film released by Warner Bros., directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, and Madeline Kahn. It is intended to pay homage to comedy films of the 1930s, especially Bringing Up Baby, and Warner Bros. Bugs Bunny cartoons.

What's Up, Doc? was a success, and became the third-highest grossing film of 1972. It won the Writers Guild of America 1973 "Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen" award for Buck Henry, David Newman and Robert Benton. What's Up, Doc? was ranked number 61 on the list of the 100 greatest American comedies published by the American Film Institute (AFI), number 68 on the AFI's list of 100 greatest love stories in American cinema, and number 58 on the list of the WGA's 101 Funniest Screenplays published by the Writers Guild of America. The film was very loosely based on the novel A Glimpse of Tiger by Herman Raucher.

85 - Brightburn

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This week we’re adopting an alien baby, raising him to believe he’s special, and then getting surprised for some reason when he turns into a bad egg, all while discussing the new superhero-horror, ‘Brightburn’.

Brightburn is a 2019 American superhero horror film directed by David Yarovesky and produced by James Gunn and Kenneth Huang. It stars Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner, Gregory Alan Williams, Jennifer Holland, Steve Agree, Becky Wahlstrom, and Christian Finlayson, and follows a young alien boy raised on Earth who realizes he has superpowers, soon using them to terrorize his town. The film is produced and financed by Screen Gems, Stage 6 Films, Troll Court Entertainment, and The H Collective.

84 - Tommy Boy

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Join us this week for the ultimate road trip, as we demand some wings, sing what we know of REM, and try to save our dad’s company, all while discussing one of Billy’s favourite films that Topher has never seen - 1995’s ‘Tommy Boy’.

Tommy Boy is a 1995 American road comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by Bonnie and Terry Turner, produced by Lorne Michaels, and starring former Saturday Night Live castmates and close friends Chris Farley and David Spade. The film was shot primarily in Toronto and Los Angeles under the working title "Rocky Road". It tells the story of a socially and emotionally immature man (Farley) who learns lessons about friendship and self-worth following the sudden death of his industrialist father. The film did well commercially, but received mixed reviews from critics. However, since its release, Tommy Boy has become a cult classic due to being very successful on home video.

83 - Magic May (Part IV): The Deathly Hallows Parts One and Two (The Drunkest Episode Since Episode 50)

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Welcome to the fourth and final part of Magic May!

Join us as we finally come to the end of our Harry Potter marathon, and drink more than two people should thanks to the rules we were given by some of our favourite podcasters.

This episode covers the final two films in the series ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ parts one and two.

This episodes drinking game rules come from:

Tiffany over at the absolutely fantastic and completely magical Harry Potter podcast ‘Swish and Flick’ who are pouring through the books chapter-by-chapter. You can find their podcast, which deals with this subject matter far better than ours at http://swishandflickcast.com

Harry Potter is a British-American namesake film series based on the eponymous novels by author J. K. Rowling. The series is distributed by Warner Bros. and consists of eight fantasy films, beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and culminating with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011).

The series was mainly produced by David Heyman, and stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as the three leading characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger. Four directors worked on the series: Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, and David Yates. Michael Goldenberg wrote the screenplay for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), while the remaining films had their screenplays written by Steve Kloves. Production took place over ten years, with the main story arc following Harry Potter's quest to overcome his arch-enemy Lord Voldemort.

Five of the series' eight films are among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the highest-grossing film in the series and one of 36 films to gross over $1 billion, ranking at number ten. Without inflation adjustment, it is the third highest-grossing film series with $7.7 billion in worldwide receipts.

83 - Magic May (Part III): The Order of the Phoenix and The Half-Blood Prince

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Peak Magic!

Join us as the drinking and pizza starts to catch up with us as we continue our marathon through the Harry Potter franchise. This episode covers the fifth and sixth films ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’.

This episodes drinking game rules come from:

The great lads over at the IMDB Journey Podcast, who are working through the entire IMDB Top 250 one episode at a time, as well as having GREAT guests on their Pod V Pod segments. You can find them at https://player.whooshkaa.com/shows/the-imdb-journey

and

Emily Higgins from the Tasteless podcast, who is hilariously telling us what trashy films we should watch INSTEAD of the classics. You can find her at http://tastelesspod.com

Harry Potter is a British-American namesake film series based on the eponymous novels by author J. K. Rowling. The series is distributed by Warner Bros. and consists of eight fantasy films, beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and culminating with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011).

The series was mainly produced by David Heyman, and stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as the three leading characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger. Four directors worked on the series: Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, and David Yates. Michael Goldenberg wrote the screenplay for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), while the remaining films had their screenplays written by Steve Kloves. Production took place over ten years, with the main story arc following Harry Potter's quest to overcome his arch-enemy Lord Voldemort.

Five of the series' eight films are among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the highest-grossing film in the series and one of 36 films to gross over $1 billion, ranking at number ten. Without inflation adjustment, it is the third highest-grossing film series with $7.7 billion in worldwide receipts.

83 - Magic May (Part II): The Prisoner of Azkaban and The Goblet of Fire

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The magic continues!

Join us as we continue our journey through the Harry Potter series.

This episode covers the third and fourth films in the franchise - ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’.

This episodes drinking game rules come from:

Justin and Krissy Winters from So I Married A Movie Geek, a fantastic husband and wife movie review podcast (And probably the longest running on the planet!) that is also home of the fantasy movie draft. You can check out their show at https://soimarriedamoviegeek.podbean.com/

and

Keating Thomas from the Film Snuff podcast, one of Billy’s personal favourite shows in which two writers and comedians tear apart supposedly great movies that actually suck. You can find their great show at http://filmsnuff.com

Harry Potter is a British-American namesake film series based on the eponymous novels by author J. K. Rowling. The series is distributed by Warner Bros. and consists of eight fantasy films, beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and culminating with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011).

The series was mainly produced by David Heyman, and stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as the three leading characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger. Four directors worked on the series: Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, and David Yates. Michael Goldenberg wrote the screenplay for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), while the remaining films had their screenplays written by Steve Kloves. Production took place over ten years, with the main story arc following Harry Potter's quest to overcome his arch-enemy Lord Voldemort.

Five of the series' eight films are among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the highest-grossing film in the series and one of 36 films to gross over $1 billion, ranking at number ten. Without inflation adjustment, it is the third highest-grossing film series with $7.7 billion in worldwide receipts.

83 - Magic May (Part I): The Philosopher’s Stone and The Chamber of Secrets

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It's here! Magic May!

This month, you're in for a magical time, as the eternal question is answered - What would happen to the minds of your two favourite podcasters if they were to subject themselves to a marathon of all 8 Harry Potter films?

This episode covers the first two films in the franchise - ‘Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone’, and ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’.

This episodes drinking game rules come from:

Julio of The Contrarians podcast, the show that rages against the rotten tomatoes machine. You can find Julio and his awesome show at http://wearethecontrarians.com

and

Garrett and Carson of the Two Views Movies Podcast, another great two man review show. You can find their stellar show at http://www.twoviewsmovies.com

Harry Potter is a British-American namesake film series based on the eponymous novels by author J. K. Rowling. The series is distributed by Warner Bros. and consists of eight fantasy films, beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and culminating with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011).

The series was mainly produced by David Heyman, and stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as the three leading characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger. Four directors worked on the series: Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, and David Yates. Michael Goldenberg wrote the screenplay for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), while the remaining films had their screenplays written by Steve Kloves. Production took place over ten years, with the main story arc following Harry Potter's quest to overcome his arch-enemy Lord Voldemort.

Five of the series' eight films are among the 50 highest-grossing films of all time, with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 the highest-grossing film in the series and one of 36 films to gross over $1 billion, ranking at number ten. Without inflation adjustment, it is the third highest-grossing film series with $7.7 billion in worldwide receipts.

82 - Avengers: Endgame (w/ Beth)

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Sometimes living downunder has its benefits. Benefits like getting certain movies early. So, if you’re prepared for spoilers, then join us as we try take down Thanos while chatting about the finale to Phase 3 of the MCU - ‘Avengers: Endgame’.

Avengers: Endgame is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and set for distribution by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the direct sequel to 2018's Avengers: Infinity War, a sequel to 2012's Marvel's The Avengers and 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo with a screenplay by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely and features an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, and Josh Brolin. In the film, the surviving members of the Avengers and their allies work to reverse the damage caused by Thanos in Infinity War.

81 - Unicorn Store

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This week we’re purchasing happiness and learning to grow up (or maybe we’re just insane), as we chat about Brie Larson’s new directorial debut ‘Unicorn Store’.

Unicorn Store is a 2017 American fantasy comedy film directed and co-produced by Brie Larson (in her feature directorial debut) from a screenplay by Samantha McIntyre. It stars Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Joan Cusack, Bradley Whitford, Karan Soni, Mamoudou Athie, Mary Holland, and Hamish Linklater.

It screened in the Special Presentations section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. It was released on April 5, 2019, by Netflix.

80 - Shazam!

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This week we’re meeting a Wizard, saying his name, and becoming Superman (without the brooding) while we chat about the latest entry to the DCEU ‘Shazam!’

Shazam! is a 2019 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name. Produced by New Line Cinema and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is the seventh installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Directed by David F. Sandberg from a screenplay by Henry Gayden, and a story by Gayden and Darren Lemke, the film stars Asher Angel as Billy Batson, a teenage boy who can transform into an adult superhero, played by Zachary Levi. Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Djimon Hounsou also star. It is the first live-action film version of the character since the 1941 serial Adventures of Captain Marvel (the character's original name).

79 - Us

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Join us as we head to a creepy carnival, meet our Dopplegangers, and run the hell away, all while discussing the latest horror from Jordan Peele ‘Us’.

Us is a 2019 American horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele. The film stars Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker, and follows a family who are confronted by their doppelgängers.

78 - Triple Frontier

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This week we’re convincing our special forces friends to join us an a covert mission, abandoning the mission for the sake of cash and then abandoning the cash for the sake of guilt, all while discussing the new straight-to-netflix release ‘Triple Frontier’.

Triple Frontier is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by J. C. Chandor, with a screenplay by Chandor and Mark Boal, from a story by Boal. The film stars Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal, and follows a group of former Special Operations soldiers who reunite to plan a heist job of a South American crime lord.

77 - The Princess Bride

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This week is a request from patreon of the show Caleb Brothers - Join us as we fall in love at first sight, chase down a six fingered man, and battle some rats, all while discussing the classic adventure film ‘The Princess Bride’.

The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner, starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, and Christopher Guest. Adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name, it tells the story of a farmhand named Westley, accompanied by companions befriended along the way, who must rescue his true love Princess Buttercup from the odious Prince Humperdinck. The film effectively preserves the novel's narrative style by presenting the story as a book being read by a grandfather (Peter Falk) to his sick grandson (Fred Savage).

76 - Captain Marvel

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This week we’re rocking out 90’s style, heading to far off fantasy lands like Blockbuster Video, and kicking some butt, all while discussing the latest entry to the MCU ‘Captain Marvel’.

Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Carol Danvers. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the twenty-first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, with Geneva Robertson-Dworet also contributing to the screenplay. Brie Larson stars as Danvers, alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law. Set in 1995, the story follows Danvers as she becomes Captain Marvel after Earth is caught in the center of a galactic conflict between two alien worlds.

75 - The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

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This week we’re going delusional, jousting at windmills, and talking non-stop about our student films, all while discussing Terry Gilliam’s 20+ years-in-the-making film ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’.

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is a 2018 adventure-comedy film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam and Tony Grisoni, loosely based on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. Gilliam unsuccessfully attempted to make the film many times over the span of twenty-nine years, which made it an infamous example of development hell.

74 - Oscars 2019 Recap / The Sisters Brothers

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Join us this week as we catch up on all the events of this years Oscars ceremony! Then it’s off to the old west, as we pan for gold, and lose our limbs, while discussing the new Western dark-comedy ‘The Sisters Brothers’.

The Sisters Brothers is a 2018 western dark comedy directed by Jacques Audiard from a screenplay he co-wrote with Thomas Bidegain, based on the novel of the same name by Patrick deWitt. The film stars John C. Reilly (who also produced the film) and Joaquin Phoenix as the two notorious assassin brothers Eli and Charlie Sisters, and together they get caught up in the California Gold Rush. It is Audiard's first English-language film.

73 - If Beale Street Could Talk

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This week we’re falling in love, getting falsely accused, AND getting snubbed for the Oscars, all while discussing the new romance-drama from Barry Jenkins ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’.

If Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018 American romantic drama film directed and written by Barry Jenkins, and based on James Baldwin's novel of the same name. It stars KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Dave Franco, Diego Luna, Pedro Pascal, Ed Skrein, Brian Tyree Henry and Regina King. The film follows a young African-American woman who, with her family's support, seeks to clear the name of her wrongly charged lover and prove his innocence before the birth of their child.

71 - Trainspotting

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This week we’re getting off drugs, then getting on drugs, then getting off drugs and descending into a magical toilet world, all while discussing Danny Boyle’s 1996 cult classic ‘Trainspotting’.

Trainspotting is a 1996 British black comedy drama film directed by Danny Boyle and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald in her debut. Based on the novel of the same name by Irvine Welsh, the film was released in the United Kingdom on 23 February 1996.

The Academy Award-nominated screenplay by John Hodge follows a group of heroin addicts in an economically depressed area of Edinburgh and their passage through life. Beyond drug addiction, other themes in the film are exploration of the urban poverty and squalor in Edinburgh.

The film has been ranked 10th by the British Film Institute (BFI) in its list of Top 100 British films of the 20th century. In 2004 the film was voted the best Scottish film of all time in a general public poll. In 2017 a poll of 150 actors, directors, writers, producers and critics for Time Out magazine ranked it the 10th best British film ever. A sequel, T2 Trainspotting, was released in January 2017.