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Two cinephiles. One mission. Every Best Picture nominee of the 21st century.

Apr 26, 2021

Is "The Two Towers" even better "The Fellowship of the Ring"? 

Would the movie be stronger with less Gollum?

And is every film in Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy a lock for its respective year's top 5?

Mike and Brian tackle these questions and more in this episode, recorded in studio on Facebook Live,...

Apr 22, 2021

Live-action reimaginings of animated Disney classics: yea or nay?

Mike and Brian continue their summer series this week with Disney's live-action "Mulan." They dive into the history of the Chinese legend that inspired the story, Disney's recent run of live-action remakes, as well as the usual Best Moments, trivia...

Apr 21, 2021

Jim Carrey makes his return to the big screen (and to absurdist comedy) in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG (2020), directed by Jeff Fowler. But is his commitment to the role enough to keep this film afloat?

In this Facebook Live bonus episode, Mike and Brian dive into Carrey's career in comedy and drama, talk trivia and pull out...

Apr 20, 2021

Director Paul Greengrass explores the power of storytelling in 2020's "News of the World" which, starring the great Tom Hanks, earned four Academy Award nominations. But what else can the Oscar-nomated western teach us about genre, truth and modern life in America?

In this special bonus episode, broadcast live on...

Apr 19, 2021

What was really the best movie of 2001?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences chose Ron Howard's "A Beautiful Mind." But how does that pick hold up 20 years later?

In this miniseries finale, Mike and Brian re-rank the Academy's nominees for Best Picture, kick those that don't belong and build their own top 5...