Kaylia and, special guest, Jess talk about The Danish Girl. Or, to be more honest, Kaylia and Jess rant about what should have been called “Gerda’s Very Sad Decade”
Kaylia and Leah discuss Jurassic Park in this super-sized episode. We talk dinosaurs, life lessons, chaos theory, and the travesty of the Genaro character assassination. Plus a Schitt’s Creek shoutout and some gleeful celebration of bad guy death. Enjoy!
The story about abusive relationships, fighting against changing cultural norms, the victory of the self-sufficient American hero, the rejection of authority, and eschewing of the very institutions that should be able to make sense of the supernatural world… And a giant pig.
That’s right, it’s our very special crossover Halloween episode: The Amityville Horror!
Sex, murder, mental health, incest, …. maybe masturbation?
Yep, must be Psycho! Is Norman sympathetic? How much trivia is trivial? A dramatic reading, an apology to a friend from college, and a potentially unpopular opinion about if the movie is worth the hype. PLUS, a rousing discussion of phallic objects. Enjoy!
Join Jennifer and Kaylia for a discussion of the classic Fahrenheit 451 (1953 novel and 1966 movie). We discuss censorship, the difference between knowledge and expertise, the hypocrisy of Bradbury, and whether the two trouble makers in the movie were gay or just bros. Also a supplemental interview with an English teacher AND a bitContinue reading “37. Fahrenheit 451”
Join us for a slightly truncated conversation about The Mountain Between Us. Book: Hey look, a perfect man shows off how stellar he is by taking care of an enfeebled woman while grieving for the totally unnecessary death of his wife and there is a lot of snow. Movie: Hey look, two well rounded charactersContinue reading “36. The Mountain Between Us”
Jennifer and Kaylia discuss Wild (From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail). Join us as we compare it to another White Woman on Walkabout novel and attempt to find the beauty and the flaws in the book and film adaptation. Spoilers: Kaylia hates nature and Jennifer hates when people sexually objectify others! Also,Continue reading “35. From Lost To Found On The PCT aka Wild”
Jennifer and Kaylia discuss the 1997 book and 2004 film Ella Enchanted. Will we fall under its spell? Did we need the talking snake? Do the creepy moments outweigh the pure delight? Which curse breaking method was the best? All this plus the obligatory Star Trek reference and a Special Guest gives her take atContinue reading “34. Ella Enchanted”
Join Kaylia and Matthew as they discuss the racism, classism, misogyny, and homo-eroticism of the 1885 novel and the 2004 miniseries. Yeah, we went full Hallmark channel on this one… and yes, we explain why. Plus the obligatory Star Trek shout out, an overabundance of ambushes, and Chekhov’s gun(shot wound). Enjoy! You might notice thatContinue reading “33. King Solomon’s Mines”
Jennifer and Kaylia discuss the memoir and award winning film Born On The 4th Of July. This episode is light on jokes and heavy on themes. We talk about toxic masculinity, the acting chops of Tom Cruise, and how we are sort of still living the protests and social upheaval of the 1970s in 2020.Continue reading “32. Born On The 4th Of July”