There Will Be Movies – Episode 92: Raising Arizona

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Yeah, yeah, discussion points, tangents, Woody Woodpecker, all that jazz. But the real main event of this episode is The (never to be played again) Nicolas Cage Genre Game Spectacular!!!

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 91: Blue Velvet

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Join us on a surreal exploration of the id of David Lynch, with plenty of discussion of Twin Peaks, Matt’s time in film school and the Community movie, obviously.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 90: Top Gun

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

You knew this day was coming when we announced an 80’s volume… It’s time to Play With the Boys.

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Ranking the Noah Baumbach Films

 

Still Need to Watch: Mistress America, White Noise

Still Need to Rewatch: Greenberg

Noah Baumbach has evolved over the last three decades into one of the best modern writer/directors in the United States. He knows his voice. He knows his lane. He knows what he knows. And he does it all very well.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 89: Back to the Future

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Is this the best Hollywood production of all time? Let’s find out and also talk theme parks, video games, re-castings and The Power of Love, but somehow not Rick and Morty. Sorry/you’re welcome!

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 88: The Breakfast Club

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

Astonishingly this was Ben’s first time with one the most iconic movies of the 80s and he certainly has some thoughts for unapologetic superfan Matt to parse.

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There Will Be Movies – Episode 87: The Terminator

Ben Phillips & Matt Waters present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, and for what could be the last time they’ll be focusing on 1980 – 1989.

For many years Ben has had to suffer in private as Matt expressed his preference for this movie over its more iconic sequel. Now his suffering can end as the pair take things public for a fun discussion of the entire franchise and occasionally remember to cover the actual movie.

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Ranking the Stanley Kubrick Films

Stanley Kubrick was one of the genuine masters of the filmmaking craft in the 20th century. He was one of the few impeccable filmographies. Not in the sense that all of his films are great (or even all good), but in the way that all of his films feel distinct and worthy of study. Here is how I rank them. Continue reading Ranking the Stanley Kubrick Films