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More Movies Please!


Jul 13, 2020

We’re kicking off a brand new mini-series on the podcast this week: an extensive and appreciative talk about our current most favorite movies ever. Somebody cue the celebration horns!

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Over these five episodes, Steven and Sean are going to be sharing their favorite movies with each other and then they’re going to gush about those stupendous films. What better place to celebrate our love for these movies than a podcast that celebrates loving movies?

Funny how life works out like that.

In-store for you, this week is one of Steven’s favorite films. Coming out in 2008, the somber, yet life-affirming, Seven Pounds kicks things off. Honestly, is there anything Will Smith can’t turn into a moving, enjoyable watching experience? This man has always had major talent and he shows it off like crazy here. Get the tissue box ready for this one because you’re going to need it.

Up next is one of Sean’s favorite movies, The Grand Budapest Hotel. If you’re any sort of a Wes Anderson fan, then you likely already know this one. It’s an energetic, glorious romp across a fictional Europe, with the main centerpiece of the fabulous, titular hotel. It came out in 2014 and has been delighting us ever since.

Both of these films have always meant a lot to us and we’re thrilled to share them with you today. This is a series we’ve been talking about doing for a while. It’s been long in the making, but it’s here for you now.

So get into it and tune in again for part 2!

(Recorded on January 20, 2020)

Links to Stuff We Mentioned:

The Grand Budapest Hotel - IMDb

The Grand Budapest Hotel trailer - YouTube

Seven Pounds - IMDb

Seven Pounds trailer - YouTube

Demolition Man - IMDb

Sharktopus - IMDb

1917 - IMDb

Uncut Gems - IMDb

The Mesmerizing Chaos of “Uncut Gems” - The New Yorker

Seriously, Uncut Gems is a crazy masterpiece of a film. Give it a watch and then go take a nap.

Hereditary - IMDb

The Rocky Horror Picture Show - IMDb

Beginners - IMDb

20th Century Women - IMDb

The “kind of” sequel to Beginners.

Box Jellyfish: World's Most Venomous Sea Creature - How Stuff Works

One of Sean’s favorite moments/shots in The Grand Budapest Hotel - Evan E. Richards

Amélie - IMDb

Yes Man - IMDb

Complete Time Wimey Don’t Blink Speech | Doctor Who - YouTube

A Quiet Place and A Quiet Place Part II - IMDb

Gemini Man - IMDb

Bad Boys for Life - IMDb

Bad Boys 4 - IMDb

How I Met Your Mother - IMDb

Game of Thrones - IMDb

Sorry, Game of Thrones haters: entitled man-babies don't get to decide how a series ends - The Telegraph

Doctor Who - IMDb

Birdemic: Shock and Terror - IMDb

Garden State - IMDb

Elizabethtown - IMDb

About Time - IMDb

Bella - IMDb

The French Dispatch - IMDb

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