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Podcast #49 Devil

Teaser: The devil in Devil doesn’t just torment people in elevators. He also makes people on podcasts yell at each other. Then we do a 3×3 of movies that traumatized us as kids, starting at the 1:02:30 mark.

Date: September 20, 2010

Running Time: 02:09:01

Domestic Box Office Take: $33,601,190

Opening and Closing Song: Levitate Me by The Pixies

Tagline: If idle hands be the devils workshop, the only way to paradise is watching a lot of porn.

3x3: “Movies that traumatized you as a kid” by Kelly starts at 01:02:21.

Tom Chick
3. It Happened at Lakewood Manor
2. Phantasm

  1. Jaws

3. Poltergeist
2. Piranha

  1. Psycho

Kelly Wand
3. Invasion of the Body Snatchers
2. Orca

  1. Strongest Man in the World


Podcast #50 Catfish

Teaser: Don’t let anyone tell you about this podcast! Except for the 3×3 of reflection moments in movies. It starts at the 54-minute mark.

Date: September 27, 2010

Running Time: 01:42:34

Domestic Box Office Take: $3,237,343

Opening and Closing Song: Stranger Things Have Happened by Foo Fighters

Tagline: Let us tell you about it.

3x3: “Best reflection moments” by Dingus starts at 54:06.

Tom Chick
3. Nine Miles Down
2. Final Destination

  1. Twins of Evil

3. Patriot Games
2. Tombstone

  1. Taxi Driver

Kelly Wand
3. Mirrors
2. Taxi Driver

  1. Prince of Darkness


Podcast #51 The Killer Inside Me

Teaser: Dingus at one point makes the very astute comment that The Killer Inside Me is to film noir what Unforgiven was to Westerns. We think you should see it. Until then, you can fast forward to our 3×3 at the 1:04 mark for our three choices of the best moments of actors playing musical instruments.

Date: October 4, 2010

Running Time: 01:56:28

Domestic Box Office Take: $217,277

Opening and Closing Song: What Did I Do by Dirty Three

Tagline: Life is a bucket of shit with a barbed wire handle.

3x3: “Best moments of actors playing musical instruments” by Tom starts at 01:03:54.

Tom Chick
3. Christina Ricci on the trombone in The Ice Storm
2. Michael Pitt on the guitar in The Last Days

  1. Richard Jenkins on the drums in The Visitor

3. Samuel L. Jackson on the slide guitar in Black Snake Moan
2. Geoffrey Rush on the piano in Shine

  1. Richard Jenkins on a countertop in The Visitor

Kelly Wand
3. Bill Murray on the piano in Groundhog Day
2. Ringo Starr on the drums and old man’s hands in Caveman

  1. Tommy Rettig on the megapiano in The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T


Podcast #52 Stone

Teaser: Robert De Niro and Edward Norton? John Curran directing? What could go wrong? Listen to the podcast and find out. Or fast forward to this week’s 3×3 at the 51-minute mark for movies everyone loves but us.

Date: October 11, 2010

Running Time: 01:36:00

Domestic Box Office Take: $1,810,078

Opening and Closing Song: God by Tori Amos

Tagline: If there is reincarnation I would like to come back as Milla Jovovich’s eggs.

3x3: “Movies you hate that everyone loves” by Kelly starts at 50:47.

Tom Chick
3. Life Is Beautiful
2. The Departed

  1. Forrest Gump

3. The Departed
2. Crash

  1. Saving Private Ryan

Kelly Wand
3. Scarface
2. Spider-Man 2

  1. 300


Podcast #53 Red

Teaser: It’s a “getting the band back together” movie with actors we love! How awesome is that? Listen to the podcast and find out. And listen to our 3×3 of favorite prison cell moments starting at the 45-minute mark.

Date: October 18, 2010

Running Time: 01:55:09

Domestic Box Office Take: $90,380,162

Opening and Closing Song: Brainstorm (Rock ‘N’ Roll) by The Prodigy

Tagline: The red hat society is an official organization of women in their 50’s who bond by wearing red hats.

3x3: “Favorite prison cell moments” by Dingus starts at 45:04.

Tom Chick
3. Watchmen
2. The Man Who Wasn’t There

  1. The Rapture

3. Silverado
2. Papillon

  1. Hunger

Kelly Wand
3. Edmond
2. Cool Hand Luke

  1. The Exorcist III


Podcast #54 Paranormal Activity 2

Teaser: So how is the sequel to one of our favorite horror movies? Find out in our Paranormal Activity 2 podcast. And join us for this week’s 3×3 for our favorite sound effects in movies. We’ll play them for you as well as talk about them, starting at the 49:30 mark.

Date: October 25, 2010

Running Time: 01:39:17

Domestic Box Office Take: $84,752,907

Opening and Closing Song: A Wolf at the Door by Radiohead

Tagline: I guess Tom’s not the only one with a haunted man cave.

3x3: “Favorite sound effects” by Tom starts at 49:20.

Tom Chick
3. The French Connection
2. War of the Worlds

  1. Wall-E

3. Rushmore
2. Barton Fink

  1. Paranormal Activity

Kelly Wand
3. 2001
2. Disorderlies

  1. Basket Case

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Podcast #55 The Social Network

Teaser: We get in the way-back machine to finally get around to discussing The Social Network. Our 3×3 of sequels that are better than the originals begins at the 42-minute mark.

Date: November 1, 2010

Running Time: 01:31:39

Domestic Box Office Take: $96,962,694

Opening and Closing Song: People Are Strange by The Doors

Tagline: There’s an election in two days, and, I never though I’d live to see the day when we had a black president trying to take away my legal weed.

3x3: “Sequels that are better than the originals” by Kelly starts at 42:00.

Tom Chick
3. Evil Dead 2
2. The Road Warrior

  1. The Dark Knight

3. Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan
2. Silence of the Lambs

  1. 2010

Kelly Wand
3. The Dark Knight
2. Lethal Weapon 2

  1. Spider-Man 3


Podcast #56 Due Date

Teaser: Does this latter-day Planes, Trains, and Automobiles with Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis work for us? Find out in our Due Date podcast. Or fast forward to this week’s 3×3 for moments that portray religion sincerely in movies. It starts at the 37-minute mark.

Date: November 8, 2010

Running Time: 01:56:08

Domestic Box Office Take: $100,539,043

Opening and Closing Song: If You Need a Friend by James Murphy

Tagline: Why would a dog masturbate when he can blow himself?

3x3: “Most sincere portrayals of religion” by Dingus starts at 36:44.

Tom Chick
3. Will Oldham’s sermon about Potiphar’s wife in Matewan
2. Jesse Eisenberg stopping for the phylactery ritual in Holy Rollers

  1. Robert Duvall converting Billy Bob Thornton in The Apostle

3. Diana Rigg’s marriage analogy to Naomi Watts in The Painted Veil
2. Susan Sarandon’s “look at me” line to Sean Penn in Dead Man Walking

  1. Robert Mitchum and Lillian Gish’s duet at the end of Night of the Hunter

Kelly Wand
3. The crowd debating Graham Chapman’s sandal in Life of Brian
2. Keanu Reeves rebuking his own reflection in Little Buddha

  1. Jim Caviezel’s comments to his tormentors in Passion of the Christ


Podcast #57 Skyline

Teaser: We love cheesy sci-fi about alien invasions, particularly invasions of our home city of Los Angeles!

But do we love Skyline? Listen to the podcast and find out, or fast forward to the 51-minute mark for this week’s 3×3: great movie, shame about the name.

Date: November 15, 2010

Running Time: 01:50:45

Domestic Box Office Take: $21,393,620

Opening and Closing Song: Starstruck by Lady Gaga

Tagline: It used to be a shy line until I made it my line.

3x3: “Great movie, shame about the name” by Tom starts at 51:09.

Tom Chick
3. Reservoir Dogs
2. Blade Runner

  1. Running Scared

3. The Bourne Supremacy
2. Syriana

  1. Running Scared

Kelly Wand
3. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
2. Star Wars

  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey


Podcast #58 127 Hours

Teaser: 127 Hours is grueling, to be sure. But then what? Listen to this week’s podcast. If you haven’t seen the movie, skip ahead to our 3×3 at the 54-minute mark for the best scenes with eggs. Yep, that’s the actual topic.

Date: November 22, 2010

Running Time: 01:35:44

Domestic Box Office Take: $18,335,230

Opening and Closing Song: Wave of Mutilation by The Pixies

Tagline: On the upside, at least it wasn’t his dick.

3x3: “Best scenes with eggs” by Kelly starts at 53:43.

Tom Chick
3. Killer Inside Me
2. Funny Games

  1. 28 Days Later

3. Angel Heart
2. Airplane

  1. Alien

Kelly Wand
3. Cool Hand Luke
2. 1941

  1. The Trouble with Lou


Podcast #59 Faster

Teaser: Join us this week for some explosive three-way action between a driver, a cop, and a killer! Also, the movie Faster. Or just fast forward to this week’s 3×3 at the 49-minute mark for movies that deserve sequels.

Date: November 29, 2010

Running Time: 01:52:43

Domestic Box Office Take: $23,240,020

Opening and Closing Song: I Will Survive by Cake

Tagline: Oh, so his first name’s faster.

3x3: “Movies that deserve sequels” by Dingus starts at 49:00.

Tom Chick
3. The Rocketeer
2. The Incredibles

  1. Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle

3. Serenity
2. Unbreakable

  1. Hudson Hawk

Kelly Wand
3. Castaway
2. Cloverfield

  1. Mac and Me


Podcast #60 Black Swan

Teaser: Have you seen Darren Aronofsky’s hi-falutin’ ballet-themed companion piece to The Wrestler? If so, listen to our podcast. Otherwise, fast forward to the 47-minute mark for this week’s 3×3: the most awesome movie pets.

Date: December 6, 2010

Running Time: 01:38:12

Domestic Box Office Take: $106,954,678

Opening and Closing Song: Caught a Lite Sneeze by Tori Amos

Tagline: The darker the swan the sweeter the juice.

3x3: “Most awesome movie pets” by Tom starts at 46:59.

Tom Chick
3. All of K.D. Lang’s cats in Eye of the Beholder
2. Buckley in The Royal Tenenbaums

  1. The dog in The Road Warrior

3. Two Socks the wolf in Dances with Wolves
2. Lucy the dog in Wendy and Lucy

  1. Samantha the dog in I Am Legend

Kelly Wand
3. Ed the chimp in Ed
2. Wilbur the pig in Charlotte’s Web

  1. Toto the little dog in Wizard of Oz


Podcast #61 The Tourist

Teaser: If you haven’t seen The Tourist, now you don’t need to! We’ve done if for you! You can thank us later. You can also hear our 3×3 for best dream/hallucination sequences at the 40-minute mark.

Date: December 13, 2010

Running Time: 01:37:57

Domestic Box Office Take: $67,631,157

Opening and Closing Song: PDA by Interpol

Tagline: Which of those two actors is slumming?

3x3: “Best dream sequences or hallucination” by Kelly starts at 40:21.

Tom Chick
3. The first third of Living in Oblivion
2. Monsters crashing the Muppet Show in American Werewolf in London

  1. Gutterballs in The Big Lebowski

3. Opening scene in Rushmore
2. Lone Biker of the Apocalypse in Raising Arizona

  1. Mis Farrow’s boat dream in Rosemary’s Baby

Kelly Wand
3. Scatman Crothers chased by sausages in Zapped
2. Monsters crashing the Muppet Show in American Werewolf in London

  1. The last part of Brazil


Podcast #62 Tron Legacy

Teaser: Tron Legacy. Hmm. Well, it’s no Clash of the Titans. If you don’t want us spoiling Tron Legacy for you, jump to our 3×3 of best uses of poetry in a movie. It starts at the 57-minute mark.

Date: December 20, 2010

Running Time: 02:10:16

Domestic Box Office Take: $172,062,763

Opening and Closing Song: The Grid by Daft Punk

Tagline: Oh, so that’s what a grid is.

3x3: “Best uses of poetry” by Dingus starts at 56:52.

Tom Chick
3. Paul Schneider’s “poetry don’t work on whores” from The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
2. Richard E. Grant’s Hamlet monologue at the end of Withnail and I

  1. The second poker game scene in In the Bedroom

3. Ewen Bremner’s bagpipe/Dylan Thomas assault in The Rundown
2. Micheal Caine’s ee cummings to Barbara Hershey in Hannah and Her Sisters

  1. Matthew Broderick reciting his father’s poem in The Freshman

Kelly Wand
3. Steve Martin’s fake poetry in The Man with Two Brains
2. Rodney Dangerfield’s Dylan Thomas in Back to School

  1. Martin’s Landau’s poetry improv in Ed Wood


Podcast #63 True Grit

Teaser: What have the Coen brothers done with True Grit, an adaptation of Charles Portis’ novel instead of John Wayne’s movie? Find out for yourself by seeing the movie, at which point you can listen to the podcast without us spoiling anything. Until then, this week’s 3×3 of weapons we’d like to use starts at the 52-minute mark.

Date: December 26, 2010

Running Time: 01:39:57

Domestic Box Office Take: $171,243,005

Opening and Closing Song: Judy’s in the Sandbox by Nina Nastasia

Tagline: Looking back is a bad habit.

3x3: “Weapons you’d like to use” by Tom starts at 52:32.

Tom Chick
3. Horse-mounted gattling guns in Jonah Hex
2. Drake and Vazquez’ squad assault weapon in Aliens

  1. Gogo’s chain and bladed ball in Kill Bill

3. Cast-iron skillet from Tangled
2. Improvised knife-mace in The Signal

  1. Legolas’ bow in Fellowship of the Ring

Kelly Wand
3. Four-barrelled shotgun from Phantasm 2
2. The common cold in War of the Worlds

  1. Tricked out baby carriage in Shogun Aassassin


Podcast #64 Best Movies of 2010

Teaser: Join us for a discussion of the best movies of 2010. And then stick around for this week’s 3×3 of the best sporting events in movies.

Date: January 3, 2011

Running Time: 02:15:23

Opening and Closing Song: Main Offender by The Hives

Tagline: I have a sickening feeling everytime I think about it. I still do.

Tom Chick
10. The Kids Are All Right
9. True Grit
8. Greenberg
7. Another Year
6. Animal Kingdom
5. Blue Valentine
4. Fish Tank
3. Killer Inside Me
2. 44-Inch Chest

  1. Winter’s Bone

Most surprising: Resident Evil Afterlife
Most disappointing: Stone

10. Greenberg
9. Buried
8. Shutter Island
7. 127 Hours
6. True Grit
5. Black Swan
4. Winter’s Bone
3. Animal Kingdom
2. Enter the Void

  1. The King’s Speech

Most surprising: Animal Kingdom
Most disappointing: Iron Man 2

10. The Ghost Writer
9. The Killer Inside Me
8. Greenberg
7. True Grit
6. Biutiful
5. 44-Inch Chest
4. Blue Valentine
3. Animal Kingdom
2. Fish Tank

  1. Winter’s Bone

Most surprising: Tangled
Most disappointing: Toy Story 3

3x3: “Best sporting events” by Kelly starts at 01:48:30.

Tom Chick
3. Christmas cricket match in Praise
2. Super Bowl in Sum of All Fears

  1. Soccer match in Superbad

3. The final tournament in Karate Kid
2. The “you never got me down Ray” fight in Raging Bull

  1. Champions match in the beginning of Troy

Kelly Wand
3. Game against rednecks in Bad News Bears: Breaking Training
2. Football game in Gus

  1. Stanley Cup Finals in Sudden Death


Podcast #65 Season of the Witch

Teaser: If you’ve ever thought our podcasts were too long, the Season of the Witch episode is the episode for you!

Date: January 10, 2011

Running Time: 10:20

Domestic Box Office Take: $24,827,228

Opening Song: Sabbath Bloody Sabbath by Black Sabbath

Closing Song: No music played.

Tagline: In Russia witch seasons you.

3x3: None


Podcast #66 The Green Hornet

Teaser: So, yeah, uh, The Green Hornet. Another January release. If you’re worried about The Green Hornet spoilers, such as how terrible it is, skip ahead to this week’s 3×3 at the 44-minute mark for our discussion of the best meal scenes in movies.

Date: January 17, 2011

Running Time: 01:30:40

Domestic Box Office Take: $98,780,042

Opening and Closing Song: Party at a Rich Dude’s House by Ke$ha

Tagline: When I see crossroads is on TV, I’m always bummed if it’s not the Britney Spears one.

3x3: “Favorite meal scenes” by Dingus starts at 43:54.

Tom Chick
3. Ofelia’s tempting feast in Pan’s Labyrinth
2. Jesse’s visit in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

  1. The opening meal of 28 Weeks Later

3. Mark Ruffalo meeting the mothers in The Kids Are All Right
2. Dinner with the family before heading to Yuma in 3:10 to Yuma

  1. Jesse’s visit in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Kelly Wand
3. Metaphysics, trances and monks in My Dinner with Andre
2. Palace meal in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

  1. Ray Liotta invited to dinner in Hannibal


Podcast #67 The Way Back

Teaser: Finally a movie we don’t agree on. It’s a 2 vs. 1 split on Peter Weir’s out-of-Siberia odyssey. If you’re worried about spoilers, jump to the 53-minute mark for our 3×3 of great character introductions.

Date: January 24, 2011

Running Time: 01:42:37

Domestic Box Office Take: $2,701,859

Opening and Closing Song: Tales of Brave Ulysses by Cream

Tagline: They think a Siberian gulag’s bad. They should try being a freelance video game writer.

3x3: “Great character introductions” by Tom starts at 52:35.

Tom Chick
3. Miles in Sideways
2. Everyone in Magnolia

  1. Quint in Jaws

3. Harry Lime in The Third Man
2. The Joker in The Dark Knight

  1. Don Logan in Sexy Beast

Kelly Wand
3. The Dude in The Big Lebowski
2. MacReady in The Thing

  1. The Sundance Kid in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid


Podcast #68 Buried

Teaser: This is like one of those “Suzy fell down a well” movies, but with Ryan Reynolds instead of Suzy and a wooden coffin instead of a well. Also, with a political subtext. If you haven’t seen it yet, skip to the 3×3 at the 65-minute mark for our take on product placement.

Date: January 31, 2011

Running Time: 01:54:46

Domestic Box Office Take: $1,044,143

Opening and Closing Song: The Boy in the Well by R.E.M.

Tagline: A lot of nay sayers may nay say, Willow Smith, as Annie, because she’s not a redhead and she’s kind of the opposite of a poor orphan, but I just want to say, she’s got the perfect eyes.

3x3: “Best uses of product placement” by Kelly starts at 01:05:09.

Tom Chick
3. Nike shoes and Power Loaders in The Terminator and Aliens
2. Tanqueray gin in Down with Love and A Single Man

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in The Wrestler

3. Healthy Choice Pudding in Punch Drunk Love
2. Roscoe’s Chicken ‘n’ Waffles in Tapeheads

  1. Casio watches in Defending Your Life

Kelly Wand
3. Magic Mountain’s Revolution in Rollercoaster (the movie)
2. Taco Bell in Demolition Man

  1. Coke and McD’s in Mac and Me