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Our Idiot Brother (2011) – PF22

Our Idiot Brother (2011) – PF22

This week on the podcast Jim joins me to discuss the 2011 film Our Idiot Brother. The film stars Paul Rudd as a happy-go-lucky hippie named Ned who just wants to work on a farm with his dog “Willie Nelson” but who is entrapped by a police officer and arrested on  drug charge.  The film focuses […]

Coming Attractions: Our Idiot Brother

On the Next episode of the podcast Jim will join Ed to discuss the 2011 film Our Idiot Brother, starring Paul Rudd and a host of talented co-stars so large it can’t be listed here. The Episode drops Sunday(9/29).

Short Film: Rob ‘n’ Ron

(Source: Firstshowing.net, io9)

Big Night (1996) – PF21

Big Night (1996) – PF21

Today on the podcast we discuss the 1996 hit film Big Night. Big Night focuses on the story of two brothers from Italy (played by Stanley Tucci and Tony Shalhoub) trying to become successful Italian restaurateurs. They finally feel think they might have an opportunity for their big break when another restaurateur (played by Ian […]

Coming Attractions: Big Night (1996)

Next week on the podcast Dean will be my co-host and we will be discussing the comedy/drama Big Night starring Stanley Tucci and Tony Shalhoub. Apologies, I could not find an embedable trailer on youtube, so this clip will have to do.

Derek (2012) – PF20

This week on the podcast, an extra-long episode covering the ins and outs of the new Netflix original series Derek (2012). Derek was written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Gervais plays the title character. Derek tells the story of an interesting man who works at a nursing home in the UK. Gervais gives one of his […]

Netflix is a “thing” that other companies want to “be”

How do you know that you’ve become one of the most successful companies in the world? You might point to things like how many users/consumers you have or your stock prices, but those are old metrics and I’m not really talking about success in the business sense here. Instead, I mean success in the “permeating […]

Lost in LaMancha (2002) – PF19

Lost in LaMancha (2002) – PF19

This week on the podcast Jim is my co-host and we discuss the documentary Lost in LaMancha (2002). The film documents the trials and tribulations faced by the filmmaker Terry Gilliam as he tried to pull off a film about Don Quixote that has been a “passion project” for him for most of his life. As Murphy’s […]

Coming Attractions: Lost in LaMancha (2009)

Next week on the podcast Jim will be joining me to discuss the documentary Lost in LaMancha (2009) about Terry Gilliam’s attempts to make a Don Quixote film.

Orange is the New Black (2013) – PF18

Orange is the New Black (2013) – PF18

This week we have a special longer episode of the podcast wherein we discuss the Netflix Original series Orange is the New Black (2013). OITNB tells the story of Piper Chapman, an upper-class, white-collar criminal who goes to prison for a crime she committed nearly twelve years ago. It stars Taylor Schilling in the lead role and […]