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By David V
A group of friends discussing a different movie every episode. Tangents welcome.

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Thankskilling & Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Ricardo, Nate, and Dave deliver a Thanksgiving gift to our beloved audience.  Be safe everyone.
November 25, 2020
What Dreams May Come
Kelsey, Treb, and I had to watch Robin Williams' awful film What Dreams May Come for this podcast episode.  What kind of hellacious world would drive us to do such a thing? Blame Treb this week on Reel Original.  Am I dead? Is this hell? Next episode will be a groovy double feature of Thankskilling &  Planes, Trains and Automobiles with Ricardo and Nate.
November 19, 2020
Veteran detectives Sterling and Suz discuss the Netflix Exclusive with me, and we use all the clues around us to solve the mystery of what works and what doesn't. We're taking a week off from publishing and then Kelsey, Treb, and I will be back on 11/18/20 with Robin Williams' Oscar-winning movie What Dreams May Come (1998).
November 4, 2020
The Babysitter
Nate and Ricardo come over for a groovy seance. They don't have the best taste in movies but we have a fun time talking about The Babysitter.  Not to be confused with The Babysitters Club or A Babysitter's Guide To Monster Hunting. Correction: Daredevil was not a 90s movie, as it hit theaters in 2003.
October 28, 2020
Noah and Taylor try our best to keep our wits as we discuss the bio-exorcist Beetlejuice. Corrections: the Beetlejuice show intro WAS composed by Danny Elfman, and the show aired on ABC/Fox- not Cartoon Network. Next episode we'll be switching to a Wednesday publish date henceforth for Netflix's The Babysitter!
October 19, 2020
Da 5 Bloods
Treb, Kelsey, and I put on our dirtiest fatigues to discuss Spike Lee's divisive Netlfix original.  Lots of debates and laughs are had along the way. Next episode will be Beetlejuice!
October 12, 2020
Spiderman 3
Taylor and Noah squeeze into their superhero suits to help me figure out my feelings for Sam Raimi's Spiderman 3.  Conversations veer into space nazis, WW1, ghost walks, terrible butlers, and so much more. You don't want to miss this one! We'll be taking a week off after this episode, and we'll be back 10/12 to discuss Spike Lee's Da Five Bloods. 
September 28, 2020
The Devil All The Time
Ricardo and Nate join me to discuss the new Netflix Exclusive The Devil All The Time starting handsome non-Ohioans Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson.  Also a correction on this episode: I mentioned Longmire is filmed in Oregon, when in fact it is filmed mostly in New Mexico. Next week is Spiderman 3! Remember Spiderman 3? Taylor, Noah, and I sure remember it.
September 21, 2020
I'm Thinking Of Ending Things
Suzanne and Sterling grace the podcast once more with their dulcet tones to discuss Charlie Kaufman's I'm Thinking Of Ending Things.  It's a brainbuster of a film and we try to parse  what we watched.   Next week is The Devil All The Time with Recordo and Nate.
September 14, 2020
Labor Day
Ho ho ho, Merry Labor Day! Siblings Kelsey and Trebor join me to discuss the Kate Winslet / Josh Brolin suspense movie Labor Day.   Next week we should be publishing episode on the Netflix exclusive "I'm Thinking Of Ending Things" with Suzanne and Sterling.
September 7, 2020
Over The Top
Nate and Ricardo don their tightest tanktops for a sweaty conversation about what may very well be the worlds best movie filmed in the 80s about arm wrestling.  I should probably specify that Stallone did NOT threaten us in regards to our conversation and we all think he's a super groovy guy.  Some information about the Over The Top toy lineup:  Next episode will be published on Labor Day 9/6/2020, and the movie will conveniently also be "Labor Day" which is free on Tubi.
August 24, 2020
Knives Out
Suz, Sterling, and I discuss Rian Johnson's future classic Knives Out.  Along the way we make references to some Edgar Wright movies, Tomb Raider (2001), Logan Lucky, the James Bond movies, some Star Wars movies, and more. We enjoy discussing the plot of Knives Out while entertaining the idea of a possible sequel.
August 17, 2020
Mr. Right
Manny and Garrett help me discuss and comprehend Mr. Right.  Will I ever find my Mr. Right? Let's find out together.   Next week is Knives Out with Suz and Sterling!
August 10, 2020
What If
Treb picks What If for him, Kelsey, and I to discuss.  It's a wild time and we have a blast. Blade Runner 2049, Tully, Scrotal Recall, Terminator Dark Fate, Mother!, Star Trek TNG, and the video game Life Is Strange all come up as we discuss the film. Next week is Mr. Right!
August 3, 2020
Ex Machina
Recordo and Nathaniel join me in a conversation about Alex Garland's Ex Machina. Starring Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander, and Domhnall Gleeson, this suspenseful sci fi thriller will be wowing audiences for decades to come.  As always, we recommend watching the movie before listening to the podcast but it's up to you! Distractions go far and wide in this one as we find ourselves discussing Icebreaker, Sucker Punch, Sleuth, SWTFA, Annihilation, and even Bethesda Softworks for some reason. Next episode will be the Daniel Radcliffe romcom "What If." The YouTube link referenced is
July 27, 2020
Suzanne and Sterling guest star in their first podcast episode about the excellent Bong Joon Ho film Snowpiercer.  Will our conversation get derailed? Will we stay on track? Can we engineer a good ending to the episode?  Listen to find out all this and more.
July 20, 2020
Uncle Sam
Kelsey and Treb add another punch to their Reel Original loyalty cards by discussing the July 4th "classic" Uncle Sam.
July 6, 2020
The Voices / Swiss Army Man
Reel Original veterans Ricardo and Nathaniel come together to discuss our first double-bill episode, concepted and brought to you by the venerable Nathaniel.  
June 29, 2020
Kate & Leopold
Returning guests Kelsey and Treb discuss the romcom Kate & Leopold with me.
June 8, 2020
Velvet Buzzsaw
Nathaniel and Ricardo have a lovely conversation about the Netflix exclusive Velvet Buzzsaw with me, David.  THE David.
June 1, 2020
Set It Up
My friends Carly and Dylan introduce me to the world of romcoms with.... mixed results. Spoilers for Set It Up, John Wick, Rise Of Skywalker, and FDR American Badass. We say the phrase 'romcom' 20,059 times in this episode, and I accidentally use about half the episode ranting about Rent.
May 18, 2020
Ben, Kelsey, and I dive into the depths of Showgirls and explore it's every nook and cranny.  
May 11, 2020
Nate and Ricardo help me figure out what's going on with Netflix' exclusive Fractured.  A great conversation, and a fun podcast to record. I hope you enjoy.
May 4, 2020
It was a one vs. two in this podcast, but I feel I held my ground well against Manny and Jarrett.  In this podcast we discuss Duncan Jones' movie Mute and how it made us feel (or didn't feel).
April 27, 2020
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Guests Sarah and Andy join me to discuss the Coen Bros' "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" and we have a great time along the way.
April 20, 2020
Guests Kelsey, Trebor, and I discuss the 2017 Netflix exclusive movie Bright.  Insults, debates, epiphanies,  puns...  what more could you want in a podcast?
April 6, 2020