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Filtering by Category: 2018

#710-711: Top 10 Films of 2018

ADAM

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1. If Beale Street Could Talk

2. Minding the Gap

3. The Rider

4. First Reformed

5. Roma

6. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

7. BlackKklansman

8. Isle of Dogs

9. Can You Ever Forgive Me?

10. The Death of Stalin

View Adam’s Top 35 on Letterboxd

JOSH

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1. Isle of Dogs

2. Roma

3. First Reformed

4. Sorry to Bother You

5. Zama

6. BlacKkKlansman

7. Private Life

8. Game Night

9. Hale County This Morning, This Evening

10. Leave No Trace

View Josh’s Top 25 on Letterboxd


TASHA ROBINSON

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1. BlacKkKlansman

2. The Death of Stalin

3. The Favourite

4. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

5. Bad Times at the El Royale

6. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

7. Mid90s

8. Marrowbone

9. Apostle

10. If Beale Street Could Talk

MICHAEL PHILLIPS

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1. The Rider

2. Roma

3. Can You Ever Forgive Me?

4. The Favourite

5. Minding the Gap

6. Widows

7. First Reformed

8. Sorry to Bother You

9. Zama

10. Black Panther


Summary

Films that made 2 lists: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, The Death of Stalin, The Favourite, If Beale Street Could Talk, Isle of Dogs, Minding the Gap, The Rider, Sorry to Bother You
Films that made 3 lists: BlacKkKlansman, First Reformed, Roma
Film that made all 4 lists: n/a


Guest #1 Films

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Rian Johnson - Roma

Daniel Nava - First Reformed

Sean Baker - Border / Vox Lux / Let the Corpses Tan

Aisha Harris - The Favourite

Dave Chen - The Favourite

Amy Nicholson - The Favourite

Christopher Harris - First Reformed

Scott Tobias - Roma

Alison Willmore - The Rider

Nathaniel Myers - Minding the Gap

#701: Top 5 Movie Flights

ADAM

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1. “I’ll have wings soon,” A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

2. Kong rides the bomb, DR. STRANGELOVE

3. Defeating the demon, THE RIGHT STUFF

4. Joe fails in the fog, ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS

5. “Draw them off, play with them, but don’t fire,” THE FINAL COUNTDOWN


JOSH

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1. First Dogfight Scene, WINGS

2. Running out of fuel, DUNKIRK

3. Cropduster attack, NORTH BY NORTHWEST

4. Dream flight, THE WIND RISES

5. Chorus girls in the clouds, FLYING DOWN TO RIO

#700: Top 5 Movie Duets

ADAM

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1. Falling Slowly,” ONCE

2. “Bye Bye Baby,” GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES

3. “Fare Thee Well (Dink’s Song),” INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

4. “A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow,” A MIGHTY WIND

5. “Equal Rights (Not Gay)” POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING


JOSH

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MICHAEL PHILLIPS

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1. “Thanks for the Memory,” THE BIG BROADCAST OF 1938

2. “The Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia,” WAY OUT WEST

3. “Cassard’s Story,” THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG

4. “When Your Mind’s Made Up,” ONCE

5. “For Me and My Gal,” FOR ME AND MY GAL

Honorable mentions: “Bella Notte,” LADY AND THE TRAMP ; “Money,” CABARET ; “Til There Was You,” THE MUSIC MAN ; “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” SHALL WE DANCE ; “I Love to Sing-a,” THE SINGING KID

#698: Top 5 David Lean Moments

ADAM

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1. From refreshment room to living room, BRIEF ENCOUNTER

2. A prophet’s shadow, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA

3. Inside the mom’s coffin, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO

4. Col. Nicholson drops swagger stick, THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI

5. “Funny sense of fun,” LAWRENCE OF ARABIA


JOSH

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1. Laura dissolving back to reality, BRIEF ENCOUNTER

2. Sherif Ali's entrance at the well, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA

3. Nicholson giving Saito the side eye, THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI

4. Train doors opening on apocalypse, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO

5. London cityscape, OLIVER TWIST

#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


 
 

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