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#696: Top 5 Ethan Hawke Moments

ADAM

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1. “It’s Q&A time,” BEFORE SUNRISE

2. “So please forgive this helpless haze I’m in,” BORN TO BE BLUE

3. “We even fell in love,” BEFORE MIDNIGHT

4. “If you wanna be like everybody else, just do what everybody’s telling you to do,” FAST FOOD NATION

5. “Alright, Lelaina… I am really in love with you,” REALITY BITES


JOSH

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1. Counseling session, FIRST REFORMED

2. Tentatively reaching for Celine’s hair, BEFORE SUNRISE

3. “Try to look normal,” BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD

4. “Sweaty-toothed madman,” DEAD POETS SOCIETY

5. “What is it that you want from me?” REALITY BITES


KEITH PHIPPS

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1. "My life is 24/7 bad" (Cab ride), BEFORE SUNSET

2. The Black Album, BOYHOOD

3.  “Tell me a story,” TRAINING DAY

4. “Is Cody a better town now or when we were kids,” FAST FOOD NATION

5. “This night saved our country,” THE PURGE

#694: Top 5 Things We've Learned Podcasting (About Movies)

ADAM

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1. “Be a mensch!” (THE APARTMENT)

2. “Now look, we’re going to do this thing. We’re going to have a conversation.” (THE GRADUATE)

3. “I know you think those guys are your friends. You wanna be a true friend to them? Be honest, and (sic) merciful.” (ALMOST FAMOUS)

4. “With so much at stake, all you can think of is your own feelings.” (CASABLANCA)

5. “Take me to Pleasure Town.” //  “Oh, we’re going there.” (ANCHORMAN: THE LEGEND OF RON BURGUNDY)


DAVE CHEN OF /FILMCAST

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1. “Neither the flower nor the insect will ever understand the significance of their lovemaking. I mean, how could they know that because of their little dance the world lives? But it does. By simply doing what they're designed to do, something large and magnificent happens.” (ADAPTATION.)

2. "Kelsey, in this terrifying world, all we have are the connections that we make.” (BOJACK HORSEMAN)

3. “I wish I knew how to quit you.” (BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN)

4. “I mean, I got everything I need right here with me. I got air in my lungs, a few blank sheets of paper. I mean, I love waking up in the morning not knowing what’s gonna happen or, who I’m gonna meet, where I’m gonna wind up. Just the other night I was sleeping under a bridge and now here I am on the grandest ship in the world having champagne with you fine people.” (TITANIC)

5. “Well, whatever you do, however terrible, however hurtful, it all makes sense, doesn't it? In your head. You never meet anybody that thinks they're a bad person." (THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY)


JOSH

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1. “Preparation, preparation, preparation.” (SEXY BEAST)

2. "Do you think anyone will join our club?" (WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE)

3. “She’s my Rushmore, Max.” (RUSHMORE)

4. "We'll be listening." (THE CONVERSATION)

5. “The numbers all go to 11.” (THIS IS SPINAL TAP)

#693: Top 5 Spike Lee Shots

ADAM

1. Opening Credits/”Fight the Power”, DO THE RIGHT THING

2. Det. Frazier’s fury, INSIDE MAN

3. Moonlight Klan ride, MALCOLM X

4. Overlooking Ground Zero, 25TH HOUR

5. Trumpet practice, MO’ BETTER BLUES


JOSH

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1. Malcolm floating down street to his death, MALCOLM X

2. “Wake up!” SCHOOL DAZE

3. Radio Raheem murdered, DO THE RIGHT THING

4. The eyes of Da Good Bishop Enoch, RED HOOK SUMMER

5. Mars Blackmon against the Brooklyn Bridge, SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT

#691: Top 5 Tom Cruise Performances (Revisited)

Originally aired September 29, 2017

ADAM

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1. Vincent Lauria, THE COLOR OF MONEY

2. Frank T.J. Mackey, MAGNOLIA

3. Dr. William Harford, EYES WIDE SHUT

4. Ron Kovic, BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY

5. Ethan Hunt, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE



JOSH

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1. Jerry Maguire, JERRY MAGUIRE

2. Ron Kovic, BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY

3. Maverick, TOP GUN

4. Les Grossman, TROPIC THUNDER

5. Cage, EDGE OF TOMORROW

#690: Top 5 Films of 2018 (So Far)

ADAM

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1. FIRST REFORMED

2. ISLE OF DOGS

3. THE RIDER

4. ANNIHILATION

5. DID YOU WONDER WHO FIRED THE GUN?

Honorable Mentions: PADDINGTON 2, THE DEATH OF STALIN, WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?, LEAN ON PETE, EIGHTH GRADE, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, A QUIET PLACE, THE ZEN DIARIES OF GARRY SHANDLING

Regrets: HEREDITARY, THE TALE, ZAMA, LET THE SUNSHINE IN, 24 FRAMES


JOSH

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1. ISLE OF DOGS

2. FIRST REFORMED

3. SORRY TO BOTHER YOU

4. ZAMA

5. GAME NIGHT

Honorable Mentions: LEAVE NO TRACE, HEREDITARY, PADDINGTON 2, THE RIDER, LEAN ON PETE

Regrets: THE DEATH OF STALIN, FIRST MATCH

#689: Top 5 Struggling Adolescents

ADAM

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1. Mouchette, MOUCHETTE

2. Oskar and Eli, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN

3. Students at Northeast High, HIGH SCHOOL

4. Mia, FISH TANK

5. Chiron, MOONLIGHT

Selected honorable mentions: Cyril, THE KID WITH A BIKE; the boys from STAND BY ME; Ned, ABOUT A BOY; DONNIE DARKO; Riley, INSIDE OUT


JOSH

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1. Dawn Wiener, WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE

2. Antoine Doinel, THE 400 BLOWS

3. Suzy and Sam, MOONRISE KINGDOM

4. Helen Keller, THE MIRACLE WORKER

5. Mouchette, MOUCHETTE

Selected honorable mentions: Violet Parr, THE INCREDIBLES; CORALINE; Toni, THE FITS; Tom, LEAVE NO TRACE; the sisters, EVE'S BAYOU

#688: Top 5 Worst Movie Jobs

ADAM

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1. Moonbase Caretaker, MOON

2. Bible Salesman, SALESMAN

3. Coal Miner, MATEWAN

4. Old West Sheriff, RIO BRAVO & HIGH NOON

5. Corporate Downsizer - UP IN THE AIR

Honorable Mention: Post-mortem cleaner, SUNSHINE CLEANING


MICHAEL PHILLIPS

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1. Anonymous Office Drone, BRAZIL

2. Human Football, I LOVE MELVIN

3. Nightman at hotel in the middle of nowhere, TOUCH OF EVIL

4. Head of the Grandi Crime Family, TOUCH OF EVIL

5. Chicken Lady, FREAKS

Honorable Mentions: Seamstress, LES MISERABLES; Farmer Dan, THE BIRDS; the Turin horse, THE TURIN HORSE

#687: Top 5 Women in Westerns

JOSH

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KATIE RIFE

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1. Vienna (Joan Crawford), JOHNNY GUITAR

2. Feathers (Angie Dickinson), RIO BRAVO

3. Barbara Stanwyck (Vance Jeffords), THE FURIES

4. Jill McBain (Claudia Cardinale), ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

5. Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh), THE HATEFUL EIGHT


 
 

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