21 - The House That Jack Built

December 31, 2018

For our final episode of 2018, Dave and I talk about Lars von Trier's (try-hard?) new serial killer movie to kill all serial killer movies. Dave gives me (JDO) a checklist of all the serial killers this movie is referencing, and we talk von Trier's behavior and how it relates to his art.

Thanks for listening! It's been a great year.


20 - Bird Box

December 27, 2018

Dave and I talk JG Ballard, getting into fights while taking your kid to see Santa, Bird Box, and the perils of disliking movies that your friends all seem to like.


19 - First Reformed

December 16, 2018

On this episode, Dave and I talk social media scolding, Dog Eat Dog, and Schrader's newest, First Reformed.


18 - Cam / Searching

December 2, 2018

Dave and I talk: pulling someone out of the driver's seat of a car, internet tattletales, Universal Soldier 4, Cam, the fakeness of online in films, Harlan Ellison's Shatterday, Searching, and the curious case of the n-word entity. N-tity? 


17 - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

November 21, 2018

Dave and I talk about the newest straight-to-Netflix Coen Brothers movie, anthologies, the Meg, and the Bill Maher / Stan Lee controversy

Meg by Steve Alten

What Maher said about Lee

"The Blinding Whiteness of the Coen Brothers' Wild West"

The Last Projector


16 - You Were Never Really Here

November 11, 2018

Abortion, Nazis, and dad rock revenge films. Why do we never see the rich get murdered?

Mentioned in this episode:

"Killing Babies" by T.C. Boyle

Charlene - "I've Never Been to Me"


Leon: The Professional

Road House

We Need to Talk About Kevin

You Were Never Really Here

American History X

American Pimp


I Saw the Devil

John Wick


15 - Mandy

October 1, 2018

In this one, Dave and I rant about how you can't criticize books, then he talks about not liking BlackKklansman, then we talk MANDY.


14 - The Friendless

September 7, 2018

Me and Dave are all we've got in this world. ALso, we talk about the Endless, a real ok movie


13 - Beyond the Black Rainbow

August 19, 2018

We go in-depth with Beyond the Black Rainbow, unpacking the symbolism, what exactly is going on, the use of tropes in a non-aesthetic way (using tools as tools), brain-melting psychedelics, and how Kill Bill 2 might hold the key to the type of storytelling we want in a movie


12 - STBY

August 1, 2018

I was really frustrated on this one. Me and Dave talk about SORRY TO BOTHER YOU, which is one of the best movies I've ever seen