#635: Top 5 Alien Attacks

Adam

1. Barry's abduction, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND

2. Black goo seduction, UNDER THE SKIN

3. Opening/Destruction of San Francisco, PACIFIC RIM

4. Bathroom brawl, THE WORLD'S END

5. Gas station hook-up, MONSTERS 


Josh

1. Opening attack, WAR OF THE WORLDS (2005)

2. Succumbing to Scarlett Johansson, UNDER THE SKIN

3. Organizing in the town square, INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1951)

4. Assault on the beach, EDGE OF TOMORROW

5. Gort disarming the soldiers, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1956)

#634: Top 5 Jonathan Demme Moments

Adam

1. "Psycho Killer," STOP MAKING SENSE

2. Clarice meets Lecter, THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

3. "I have a case," PHILADELPHIA

4. Lulu's mom plays "Minuet in G," SOMETHING WILD

5. Dishwasher competition, RACHEL GETTING MARRIED


Josh

1. "Bye Bye Blackbird," MELVIN AND HOWARD

2. End Credits, SOMETHING WILD

3. Baby Suggs preaching in the woods, BELOVED

4. "Once in a Lifetime," STOP MAKING SENSE

5. "Unknown Legend," RACHEL GETTING MARRIED

#633: Top 5 Summer Movie Questions (2017)

Josh

Joel Edgerton in IT COMES AT NIGHT.

1. Will anything in IT COMES AT NIGHT be as disturbing as Krisha uncorking a wine bottle?

2. Can Brad Pitt carry a comedy? (WAR MACHINE)

3. Has Bong Joon-ho gone touchy-feely with OKJA?

4. How strong are John Boyega’s dramatic acting chops? (DETROIT)

5. Which small Sundance film will break out big: BAND AID, BEATRIZ AT DINNER, INGRID GOES WEST, LANDLINE?


Adam

Zoe Kazan and Kumail Nanjiani in THE BIG SICK. 

1. Will the supernatural mysterious forces threatening a family in IT COMES AT NIGHT be as scary and fascinating as the natural mysterious forces that attacked the family in “Krisha”?

2. Do pigs dream of electric meat grinders? (OKJA)

3. What aren’t Grinnell College grads capable of? (THE BIG SICK)

4. Can director Taylor Sheridan follow-up screenwriter Taylor Sheridan’s acclaimed work on “Hell or High Water”? (WIND RIVER)

5. Will the best summer 2017 movie be a summer 1991 movie? (TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY 3D)

Excluded because part of 2017 Preview: THE DARK TOWER, DETROIT, THE TRIP TO SPAIN and LOGAN LUCKY.
Excluded because obvious: DUNKIRK

#631: Top 5 Fast & Furious Moments

This top 5 originally aired on April 10, 2015 (#533).

ADAM


JOSH