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



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)


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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)



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)

#680: Top 5 Too-Real Parenting Moments



1. Son’s disappointment, THE BICYCLE THIEF

2. “I just thought there would be more,” BOYHOOD

3. “Of course I love you.” / “But do you like me?”, LADY BIRD

4. “Be quiet.” / “What’d you say”?, THE TREE OF LIFE

5. “I'll always worry about you Alton. That's the deal.”, MIDNIGHT SPECIAL



1. Swimming Lesson, MOONLIGHT

2. “Does it get easier?” LOST IN TRANSLATION

3. Bundling up for school, A CHRISTMAS STORY

4. Desperate for sleep, THE BABADOOK

5. “I think we might be @!*#-ups,” AWAY WE GO

#678: Filmspotting's Avengers



Mission: Saving cinema and the world!

Lin-Manuel Miranda
Name: EGOT
Power: Ability to inspire and unite people in a common cause

Tilda Swinton
Name: Chameleon
Power: Ability to manipulate appearance and make any situation weird

Agnès Varda
Name: The Seeker
Power: Heightened curiosity, empathy and wisdom

Roger Deakins
Name: Virtuoso
Power: Ability to manipulate light, time and space

Matt Zoller Seitz
Name: Rational Man
Power: Ability to apply logic and reason to any scenario



Mission: Saving the romantic comedy

Stars: Gina Rodriguez and Donald Glover

Composer: Michael Giacchino

Cinematographer: Elisha Christian

Writer-director: Jordan Peele

#648: Top 5 Stephen King Scares




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1. Room 237, THE SHINING

2. Prom night, CARRIE

3. Fiery rundown, CHRISTINE

4. Trapped in the car, CUJO

5. Electric knife attack, MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE


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