My 2 Cents on Honeymoon

Premise: "A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of the night." There’s plenty to enjoy about the 2014 horror sci-fi movie Honeymoon, even with its imperfections. The slow-burn pacing builds up a creeping tension that left me uncomfortable for the majority of … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Honeymoon

My 2 Cents on Apple TV+’s Spirited

Premise: "Imagine Charles Dickens' heartwarming tale of a scrooge visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve—but funnier." What's new, everyone? Yes, here is yet another adaptation of A Christmas Carol—this time, an Apple TV+ movie that puts its own modern musical spin on the Charles Dickens novel, with Ryan Reynolds playing the Scrooge-esque Clint Briggs … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Apple TV+’s Spirited

#77 – Kung Fu Panda | Directed by Mark Osborne and John Stevenson (with Joey DiCarlo of So Wizard Podcast)

Tune in as Joey DiCarlo of So Wizard Podcast hangs out with Arthur to break down Kung Fu Panda, the 2008 DreamWorks Animation movie that follows an enthusiastic and bumbling panda named Po as he goes on an unlikely-hero’s journey to become the Dragon Warrior. On top of discussing one of Arthur’s favorite animated movies … Continue reading #77 – Kung Fu Panda | Directed by Mark Osborne and John Stevenson (with Joey DiCarlo of So Wizard Podcast)

#75 – Collateral | Directed by Michael Mann (with Josh and Ryan of Millennial Coffee Break)

Tune in as Josh and Ryan, the two cohosts of the podcast Millennial Coffee Break, hang out on the show to discuss Collateral, the 2004 neo-noir action thriller in which humble and street-smart cabbie Max is being forced by ruthless assassin Vincent to drive him around L.A. so that he can commit several hits. The … Continue reading #75 – Collateral | Directed by Michael Mann (with Josh and Ryan of Millennial Coffee Break)

#74 – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs | Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (with Larry Fried of My Favorite Movie is…)

Tune in as Larry Fried (My Favorite Movie is…) hangs out with Arthur for a deep dive into Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, the 2009 animated movie that was loosely adapted from Judi and Ron Barrett’s 1978 children’s book. A few of the topics that the hosts chat about include subverting the Manic Pixie … Continue reading #74 – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs | Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (with Larry Fried of My Favorite Movie is…)

#73 – Thor: Love and Thunder | Directed by Taika Waititi (with Livvy)

Tune in as Discord buddy Livvy hangs out with Arthur for a breakdown of Thor: Love and Thunder, the 29th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Overhyped and underwhelming queer rep, whether it was worth it to bring back Jane Foster, and conflicting takes on those screaming goats are just a few of the subjects … Continue reading #73 – Thor: Love and Thunder | Directed by Taika Waititi (with Livvy)

#72 – Netflix’s Do Revenge | Directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (with Brandi and Mindy of Drunk Bitches Be Like)

Tune in as Brandi and Mindy (Drunk Bitches Be Like) hang out on 2CC for a deep dive into Netflix’s Do Revenge, the 2022 modernized twist on Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train. This incredibly campy throwback to 90s and 2000s teen cinema provides a foundation for the three hosts to chat about plenty of … Continue reading #72 – Netflix’s Do Revenge | Directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (with Brandi and Mindy of Drunk Bitches Be Like)

#71 – Free Guy | Directed by Shawn Levy (with Jessica and Saunya of Opinionated Lushes)

Tune in as Jessica and Saunya (Opinionated Lushes) collaborate with Arthur for a deep dive into Free Guy, the 2021 action-adventure comedy that follows the happy-go-lucky bank teller Guy as he realizes he’s an NPC (non-player character) inside a MMOG (massively multiplayer online game) called Free City. Are we being oversaturated with Ryan Reynolds’s presence? … Continue reading #71 – Free Guy | Directed by Shawn Levy (with Jessica and Saunya of Opinionated Lushes)

#69 – Everything Everywhere All At Once | Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, AKA Daniels (with Torry of Ready to Be Petty)

Tune in as past guest Torry (Ready to Be Petty) returns for a thorough breakdown of Everything Everywhere All At Once, the multiversal film that’s been sweeping up all the love and fame. The many emotions swirling through this narrative, figuring out what footage to leave on the cutting room floor, Letterboxd Easter eggs, and Netflix’s … Continue reading #69 – Everything Everywhere All At Once | Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, AKA Daniels (with Torry of Ready to Be Petty)

#68 – Dune (2021) | Directed by Denis Villeneuve (with Karyn Cooper of Chick-Lit)

Tune in as Karyn Cooper, cohost of the podcast Chick-Lit, hops in to break down the 2021 film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 space opera novel Dune—or at least the first half of the epic book, a crucial detail that Warner Bros. failed to clarify in the film’s marketing campaign. This is one of the … Continue reading #68 – Dune (2021) | Directed by Denis Villeneuve (with Karyn Cooper of Chick-Lit)