The Little Things / Parallel/ Baby God/ American Skin

This week we discuss the HBOMAX crime thriller The Little Things starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, and Jared Leto.

Jeff also talks about the HBOMAX documentary, Baby God as well as the documentary MLK/FBI.

Patrick discusses the sci-fi film Parallel and well as the drama American Skin and the 2018 drama Blood Brothers.

Trailers discussed:

Locked Down/ Shadow in the Cloud /Alone / Rogue

This week we covered a lot of movies. Patrick started us off by talking about the Megan Fox action movie Rogue. He then went on to talk about the latest Chloe Grace Moretz action-fantasy film Shadow in the Cloud and ended it with Cut Throat City.

Jeff then talks about the Hulu thriller Alone. He then continues on to talk about HBOMAX’s Locked Down, the first film made during quarantine. Jeff talks about Jungleland that also stars past guest Michael Tow. Lastly, Jeff talks about the comedy Save, Yourself which was a delight.

Trailers discussed:

One Night in Miami…/ Pieces of a Woman/ Songbird

This week we talk about Regina King’s One Night in Miami… Patrick talks about the movies Songbird and Apostasy. Jeff then talks about the movies Outside The Wire, Pieces of a Woman and the John Wayne classic Big Jake.

Trailers discussed:

Guest: Actor Michael Tow

This week we welcome actor Michael Tow from Lucky Grandma and Sound of Metal as well as TV. We had a great conversation where we talked about his career as well as representation for Asian/Asian-American and Pacific Islanders in the film and tv industry. Check it out!

Best / Worst 2020

It is our annual Best / Worst / Honorable Mentions for the year.

Jeff’s list goes as follows

Best:

  1. Tenet
  2. The Outpost
  3. Lucky Grandma
  4. Totally Under Control
  5. Mank
  6. Extraction
  7. The Sleepover
  8. The Social Dilemma
  9. Sound of Metal
  10. Onward

Worst:

  1. Artemis Fowl
  2. Dolittle
  3. Vivarium
  4. Gemini Man
  5. Dangerous Lies
  6. The Rhythm Section
  7. Anna
  8. Coffee and Kareem
  9. Ava
  10. Fantasy Island

Honorable Mentions:

  • The Invisible Man
  • Antebellum
  • Kingdom of Silence
  • Relic
  • The Half of It
  • Palm Springs
  • Yes, God, Yes
  • Bad Boys For Life
  • Bluebird
  • Athlete A
  • Da 5 Bloods
  • Memory: The Origin of Alien

Patrick’s list goes as follows

Best:

  1. Small Axe Anthology
  2. Tenet
  3. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  4. Da Five Bloods
  5. The Devil All The Time
  6. Extraction
  7. The Invisible Man
  8. The Old Guard
  9. Lucky Grandma
  10. The Hunt

Worst:

  1. The Grudge
  2. Dolittle
  3. Tyler Perry’s Fall From Grace
  4. Fantasy Island
  5. Fatal Affair
  6. The Tax Collector
  7. Fast and Fierce
  8. 365 Days
  9. Welcome to Sudden Death

Honorable Mentions:

  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Bad Boys for Life
  • The Sleepover
  • The Good Liar
  • Palm Springs

Dishonorable Mentions:

  • WW84
  • The Lodge
  • The Turning
  • Antebellum
  • The New Mutants

WW 84 / Soul / We Can Be Heroes / Sylvie’s Love

This week we go back to 1984 to discuss WW84, as well as Disney’s new movie Soul. Patrick talks about Transformers: War for Cyertron-Earthwise. Jeff talks about the family movie night choice, We Can Be Heroes, as well as putting his “two cents” in on Mulan (2020). Jeff also discusses the disappointing movie, Ava and then talks about the amazing film Sound of Metal.

Trailers discussed:

Tenet/ A Recipe For Seduction/ Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom / Mank

This week we finally get to talk the much anticipated new Christopher Nolan movie, Tenet, the brilliantly acted Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, as well as Peninsula, Small Axe: Alex Wheatle, Small Axe: Education, Run and the Lifetime short film, A Recipe For Destruction.

Trailers discussed:

Happy Merry Whatever: Merry Harder

This week we welcome guest Ruth Hall to talk about Christmas movies that we watched this year that we had not previously see before. Ruth helps break down some Lifetime Christmas movies. We discover that there is a Winter Storm Megan Universe in Lifetime Christmas Movies.

We also hear about a confession from Patrick that may change the course of his and Jeff’s relationship.

No trailers this week. Happy Merry Whatever everyone!

Super Intelligence/ Small Axe: Red, White, and Blue/ Godmothered/ A Christmas Carol

This week we have some great movies to discuss. Patrick starts it off by talking about Small Axe: Red, White, and Blue. Patrick then discusses the Jim Carey CGI adaptation of A Christmas Carol and then discusses the independent cult favorite Attack the Block.

Jeff talks about the Sci-Fi Romantic Comedy Super Intelligence, and then talks about the new Disney Plus family film Godmothered. Jeff then talks about the conspiracy thriller Capricorn One.

Trailers discussed:

Fatman/ Small Axe: Lovers Rock/ Josie and the Pussycats /The Truman Show

This week we have another fun packed episode. We talk about the Christmas action movie Fatman where we see Mel Gibson as Santa Claus take on a hitman. Jeff talks about another cult related movie Martha Marcy Mae Marlene and then discusses one of his favorite guilty pleasure movies Josie and the Pussycats as well as Can’t Hardly Wait.

Patrick discusses the newest installment in the Small Axe film series Small Axe: Lovers Rock. Patrick also talks about The Truman Show, Ed TV and The One.

Trailers discussed:

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