There Will Be Movies – Episode 26: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Special Watch-Along Episode)

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Ben Phillips & Matt Waters continue to present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, this time with 2010 – 2019.

To celebrate 100 episodes together, Ben & Matt decided to make one of their favourite films a watch-along experience. Cue the movie up and wait for the countdown to enjoy a commentary track nobody would pay for. We did our best to make it listenable even if you’re not watching along, but no promises… Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 26: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Special Watch-Along Episode)

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Spotlight

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The Movie: Spotlight (2015)

One Sentence Plot Summary: A group of Boston Globe journalists (FAKE NEWS) expose a wide range of sexual crimes committed by the Catholic Church and show the importance of local reporting.   Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Spotlight

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Good Night, and Good Luck

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The Movie: Good Night and Good Luck (2005)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Edward R. Murrow brings down a tyrannical senator in the name of journalism and decent while capitalism ultimately ends Murrow’s career.   Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Good Night, and Good Luck

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Almost Famous

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The Movie: Almost Famous (2000)

One Sentence Plot Summary: A teenage writing prodigy learns sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll aren’t really all that fun; also, it’s very okay to not be cool. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Almost Famous

Jerome’s 10 Favorite Movies Ever: All the President’s Men

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The Movie: All The President’s Men

One Sentence Plot Summary: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein help bring down a corrupt presidential administration, and it all feels like a fantasy now. Continue reading Jerome’s 10 Favorite Movies Ever: All the President’s Men

There Will Be Movies – Episode 25.1: The Rules (Redux)

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Ben Phillips & Matt Waters continue to present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, this time with 2010 – 2019.

Before they can kick the podcast back off properly it’s time for a few minutes of all-important admin. How did they craft the list? What are the rules? What is disqualified? Plus: Important information for next week’s very special Episode 26. Continue reading There Will Be Movies – Episode 25.1: The Rules (Redux)

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Independence Day

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The Movie: Independence Day (1996)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Aliens come to earth but succumb to a virus created by Jeff Goldblum. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Independence Day

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Her

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The Movie: Her (2013)

One Sentence Plot Summary: A lonely man who struggles to make connections in real life falls in love with Scarlett Johannsen’s voice (understandable) on a phone. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: Her

Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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The Movie: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

One Sentence Plot Summary: Rooney Mara becomes a star while Daniel Craig goes against type, and David Fincher starts a trilogy he didn’t get to finish. Continue reading Jerome’s 100 Favorite Movies Ever: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Pantheon Plus: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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Jerome and Brian are back to examine the final part of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. They the mostly good and some shakiness surrounding the ending. Brian also learns about the real meaning of taking an animal to a farm. Continue reading Pantheon Plus: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King