Thomas and Michael discuss hard hitting questions with various guests.
Swinging dicks talking flicks. Low-structure podcast that feels like a fly on the wall of an ideal conversation: no gaps, plenty of digressions, going deep on a topic and hitting all the walls. Expect new releases, retro reviews, and frequent A-list Hollywood guests. Also, we love you.
In this episode, we diss people, talk about cancel culture, drink old soda, and the google man interupts too many times.Por Michael Lipton and Thomas Pangburn
On this especially spooky October Friday 13, Adrian joins the Hard Boys to talk hockey masks, machetes, and a bunch of other stuff that isn’t actually in the original Friday the 13th. Read MorePor Jared
Robert De Niro AND Al Pacino, working a script that makes a 3-hour runtime feel like a 3-hour sensual massage. By Robert De Niro AND Al Pacino. Read MorePor Jared
The Point Break Remake Double-Take once again teaches the Hard Boys a very valuable lesson: every remake is terrible, without exception. Read MorePor Jared
Jordan Peele’s directorial debut Get Out is good, and Keanu isn’t, and Key & Peele is okay. Read MorePor Jared
We put The Princess Bride to the nostalgia test with Cuji, the only man on Earth who didn’t see the most beloved film ever dozens of times as a child. Read MorePor Jared
Casey Affleck is an alleged sexual harasser and Mel Gibson is a confirmed anti-Semitic abusive drunk, and they’re both getting lots of love from Hollywood. Local expert in all things problematic Frankie comes back to the show to talk Manchester by the Sea and Hacksaw Ridge. Read MorePor Jared
Anthony is back from the gutter and he’s brought someone with him! His Rhode Island accomplice Kat joins the podcast as our first female contributor, to talk La La Land and Lion and the difference between good crying and bad crying. Read MorePor Jared
Whaddya know, the Academy can recognize black excellence in film, or at least enough to nominate three black-centric films: Hidden Figures, Fences, and Moonlight. Do any of these white-friendly black movies have what it takes to go all the way? How the hell should we know? We can only tell you if they are good, and spoil them thoroughly in the proc…
Closing thoughts on Sundance before we shift into low gear for the Oscar Best Picture race. From now until Oscar night we’ll be talking the 9 nominees for the big prize. Having already previously castigated the unaccountably nominated Arrival, we start with Hell or High Water. Read MorePor Jared
The final act of a three-part saga of live Sundance 2017 podcasts. This time: Chinese con man comedy Free and Easy, Western murder drama Wind River, and whatever the fuck Axolotl Overkill is supposed to be.Por Jared