These are the things that Bilbo hates! Venture out of The Shire with us as we watch 1977's The Hobbit! We make comparisons to Peter Jackson's bloated Hobbit trilogy (and flawless Lord of the Rings trilogy), talk about some of the actors and art
Say's it all in the title! We're talking both cuts of Superman II this week, and it's a fun one! Listen in as we compare the two versions, talk our favorite Supermen, and just what is Irking John's Grits!
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Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! No, it's a plane! No, it's The Memory Distillery covering Superman! Listen as we talk villains, bumbling henchmen, impossible flights, and much much more!
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We're talking religion this week as we dive into Kevin Smith's hard-to-find film, Dogma! Listen as we talk our own religious pasts, how we feel about Ben Affleck's performance (you might be surprised), and more!
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Lace up your cleats and grab your helmets, because we're watching The Replacements! John takes issue with something, Anthony disagrees, we make reference to other football movies, and we have a quick round of Dream Casting.
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Is that a banana in your tailpipe, or are you just excited for this week's episode? Join us as we dig into the escapades of Axel, Billy, Taggart, and all the rest! Was this a good movie? It depends on who you ask. What we know for sure is that
Heeeere's Johnny! Johnny Five, that is! Join us as we talk about everyone's favorite 80's robot in Short Circuit! We discuss lots in this one, so you won't want to miss one minute of it (It's super late as I write this and I just want to sleep.
Mellow Greetings, Distillers? What's your boggle? We watched Demolition Man this week! Lots to talk about, including what's outside San Angeles, our favorite one liners (boy, does this movie have one liners...), and do a round of Dream Casting!
We strut our stuff in this week's episode about Christopher Guest's mockumentary, Best in Show! Listen is as we discuss our favorite dogs from the movie, great lines from great comedians, and we wrap it up early because it's hard to shit on a m
We got some hot tips and cool secrets to share about what's unfolding in the world of movies the rest of this year. Join us as proclaim some eerily specific predictions about movies, actors, and future box offices. If you're eager and excited
Woman? Whoa, man! Whoa-a-a-a-a MAN, have we got an episode for you this week! We give our best Scotsman impression (which, obviously, John has a lot more practice at), we discuss our favorite Mike Myers roles, everything this movie is, everythi
We're digging into E.T. this week! Listen in as we discuss the John Williams score, make comparisons to other Spielberg films, chat about the mechanics of emotional connections, and even make valid points about M. Night Shyamalan's films. You w
We're watching Falling Down this week, and boy, do we have some opinions about it! We're talking about villains, victims, entitlement, and we even bring The Good Place into the discussion! You won't want to miss this week's episode!
What the frick?? We're munchin' on tots and dancing our hearts out to Napoleon Dynamite! Listen in as we discuss a more specified nostalgia, how this differs from other movies, and whether this is still a good film.
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Jackie. Chan. The man, the myth, the legend. Sure, this IS about Rumble in the Bronx - but really, it's more of a celebration of Jackie, in general. Join us as we discuss the power of hovercrafts and broken bones, in this very special episode.
Alex Hoffman stands in for John this week as he and Anthony watch 1995's Hackers! Listen in as we deep dive hacker culture, talk about some of the cringe-y dialogue, give you a few security tips, and go through a spirited round of Dream Casting
Happy Birthday to our listener, Nicole, who requested that we review Romeo + Juliet! We're talking in Early Modern English about all manner of thine... stuff. We discuss the soundtrack, casting choices, and more. Listen in!
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We're talking Blade Runner this week and we get pretty philosophical! Listen as we discuss who may or may not be a Replicant in the real world, our theories on Deckard, Anthony's difficulty with dimensions, and a whole lot more. You won't want
This week get growl-y as we deep dive The Dark Knight! We talk dogs, Anthony does his best Joker impressions, and we both do our best Batman! Plus, we tell you who the best and worst Batman and Joker are, and John passionately runs down his TV
We jump into 2009's Sherlock Holmes! Listen in as we talk our favorite (and not so favorite) parts, John tells us what irks his grits, and we have a rousing round of Dream Casting! Plus, we have a special announcement that you won't want to mis
Thanks again to all of you for making the last 100 episodes possible! Here's to another 100, starting with 101, Mystery Men! We break down the broken down plot issues, talk favorite characters, surprising cameos, and are joined by our friend, t
To celebrate our 100th episode, we go where we've never gone before. We drink the chocolate river, shiver at Slugworth, and really...REALLY hate on Grandpa Joe - all from WITHIN THE MOVIE! You'll want to set aside a good amount of time, and ho
We're an episode away from our 100th, and we've got a fun one in store for you! While you wait, listen as we talk about Ferris Bueller's Day Off! We talk about how it's more Cameron's day than it is Ferris', get into some light time travel theo
Malkovich Malkovich. Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich, Malkovich Malkovich? Take a journey into the mind of John Malkovich (through the birth canal, which John manages to say no less than 5 times this episode). Lots to cover this week, so listen i
Holy Schnikes, we watched Tommy Boy this week! Well, Anthony screwed up and watched Black Sheep, but they're basically the same movie anyway, aren't they? Answer: they're really not, and we go over that, along with music, Chris Farley, and John
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