Your favorite Kentucky-fried, Foghorn Leghorn drawling detective, Benoit Blanc, swaggers back to the screen to solve another murder. A.Ron rescinds his previously released negative take on Knives Out (2019) because these movies are entertaining! With entertaining twists, genre subversions, and social commentary, you’re sure to have a good time. Think you’ve figured it out? Just you wait!
Stick around for upcoming coverage of Christmas movies and Avatar: The Way of Water!
What do you say about a movie that’s better the first time around but is a little confusing even on subsequent watches, requires multiple trigger warnings, and seems to want to end about 45 minutes before the runtime expires? Join us for our The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo podcast to find out.
The final chapter of Daniel Craig’s story as James Bond has finally been written and we’re honestly pretty relieved. We’ve mostly enjoyed the journey, and find this movie to be one of the more enjoyable parts of it, but the darker tone of the Craig Bond movies has taken its toll and we’re ready for a fresh new look at James Bond. Join us for our discussion of No Time To Die.
Road to Perdition is the only movie we could think of that features Tom Hanks as anything other than a wholesome heroic type. It turns out he’s an honest-to-goodness actor and he can absolutely pull off the Irish gangster dead set on avenging his murdered family, especially when he’s sharing the screen with other talented actors such as Paul Newman and Daniel Craig. Who knew!
Jim and A.Ron went out over the long weekend and treated themselves to the latest James Bond flick, Spectre. After discussing the experience itself, in which we checked out our hometown’s newest theater experience, the Eastgate Brew and View, we dish on the few charms and big disappointments in Daniel Craig’s latest outing on Her Majesty’s Service, Daniel Craig’s place in the 007 pantheon, and our relationship with the series as a whole. Massive spoilers incoming, so if you want to see this unsullied, put this pod on the back burner until you’ve had a chance to experience it yourself.