This week, BFFC take a trip down memory lane with PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (2004). They'll talk Gerard Butler's accent, gondolas, sexy eyeshadow, and why this adaptation succeeds where more recent musical adaptations have failed.
Ha! We're back! And just in time to talk about DUNE, Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of the Frank Herbert classic. BFFC talks the fraught history of the book's movie adaptations, little rock noises, Villeneuve's use of sound mixing in the film, a
Ha! We're back! With a special summer episode on (what else) F9: THE FAST SAGA. Discussed: cameos, everybody works for Mr Nobody, "are you there God? it's me, Dominic Toretto", positive masculinity, and, as is tradition, BFFC's pitches for the
This week BFFC tackle Netflix's SHADOW AND BONE. Discussed: love triangles, YA convention, Tumblr manifestations, and OF COURSE, Ben Barnes.
ORG OF THE MONTH: Khalsa Aid - providing COVID relief in India. khalsaaid.org
After covering nearly all of his other films, BFFC tackles ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE, also known as The Snyder Cut. They'll go through it all: the eternal mystery of Snyder's aesthetic, the differences between JL17 and this iteration, and wh
BFFC starts a new series on female action heroes with SALT, the Angelina Jolie-led action franchise that never was. They'll talk male fridging, allowing female stars to have emotions without their character centering around them, and their pitc
BFFC talks TENET, Christopher Nolan's latest, this week! They'll cover it all: time travel, entropy, sound mixes, Nolan's best and worst tendencies, and the general mayhem that is this movie.
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CW for this film & episode: r*pe / sexual assault
This week, BFFC are excited to cover PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN, the long-awaited feature debut of Emerald Fennell. Discussed: the myth of the "nice guy", religious iconography in the film, and the
BFFC kicks off 2021 with a discussion of Netflix's BRIDGERTON! Topics covered include a comparison of the show to the typical tropes of the historical romance genre, the issue of male consent in the show, and the under-sexing of today's media.
Well, shit, Diana! BFFC gets into it this week with WONDER WOMAN 1984. They'll discuss it all (in an extra-long ep), the good, the bad, and the yikes: body-swap insanity, confused plots and mixed messaging, heels (???) and outdated tropes. As a
This week, BFFC discuss two adaptations of REBECCA: the 1940 Hitchcock classic, and the most recent Netflix remake. They'll discuss the requirements of gothic romance, yellow suits, and what it means when ALL the characters are bad people.
Happy Halloween, listeners! This year, BFFC are delighted to discuss CRIMSON PEAK, Guillermo del Toro's most recent film. They'll discuss its classic gothic themes, fabulous costumes, set design, and gothic / Byronic heroes.
That's right, folks - for the next three episodes, BFFC is covering ALL the Twilight movies. This week, it's NEW MOON: the filler movie with the most romantic view of toxic relationships since Wuthering Heights. They'll talk cliff jumping, cult
This episode, BFFC talk BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA, the fabulous 90s fever dream. They'll discuss monsters as metaphors for womens' sexuality, the conflicting messages of the movie, the fabulous costumes, and why there's no sexy Draculas.
This week, BFFC tackle HAMILTON. As first-time viewers of the musical, they'll discuss the work itself, the ways discussions surrounding the work have changed in its short existence, and the changing nature of broadway and access to theater in
This week, BFFC discusses THE INVISIBLE MAN, their first isolation-released film! They'll discuss the use of horror tropes to bring the viewer into Cee's mental state, the ways the film shows both realistic and fantastical portrayals of abuse s
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