#59: Mrs. Doubtfire

Has there ever been a movie better suited to an actor’s strength’s than Robin Williams in Mrs. Doubtfire? We’re not sure, we don’t do much research for this show. Also, this is our second Sally Field movie in a row, so that’s something!

From IMDB: “After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.”

Cast:
Robin Williams as Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire
Sally Field as Miranda Hillard
Pierce Brosnan as Stu

Director:
Chris Columbus

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#58: Forrest Gump

Take a seat on a bus bench and we’ll tell you the tale of Forrest Gump, a young man who did an insane amount of things to influence American history while having a very low IQ. This movie dominated the Oscars the year it came out and remains one of the most beloved films of all time.

From IMDB: “The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.”

Cast:
Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump
Sally Field as Mrs. Gump
Robin Wright as Jenny Curran
Gary Sinise as Lieutenant Dan Taylor

Director:
Robert Zemeckis

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#56: Overboard

We’re taking a trip back to the 80’s: a time when you could abduct people with brain damage with seemingly no consequences. Also, Kurt Russell is a stud.

From IMDB: “A cruel but beautiful heiress mocks and cheats a hired carpenter. When she gets amnesia after an accident, he decides to introduce her to regular life by convincing her they are husband and wife.”

Cast:
Goldie Hawn as Joanna / Annie
Kurt Russell as Dean Proffitt
Edward Herrmann as Grant Stayton III

Director:
Garry Marshall

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#55: The Basketball Diaries

You like drugs? Well you won’t enjoy them anymore after watching a young Leo deal with heroin addiction in this 90’s bummer.

From IMDB: “A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.”

Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio as Jim Carroll
Lorraine Bracco as Jim’s Mother
Mark Wahlberg as Mickey
Bruno Kirby as Swifty
Juliette Lewis as Diane Moody

Director:
Scott Kalvert

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#54: Seven

Staring a young and sexy Morgan Freeman, “Seven” follows a veteran detective and his forgettable partner Brad Pitt as they hunt down a serial killer in a city that is always experiencing rain.

From IMDB: “Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.” Isn’t that what I just said?

Morgan Freeman as Somerset
Brad Pitt as Mills
Gwyneth Paltrow as Tracy

Director:
David Fincher

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#53: Kindergarten Cop

Kevin gets to take the reins on this episode for the first time! Be dazzled at his abuse of power! Also we review “Kindergarten Cop”.

From IMDB: “A tough cop must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to locate a dangerous criminal’s ex-wife, who may hold the key to putting him behind bars.”

Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger as Kimble
Penelope Ann Miller as Joyce
Pamela Reed as Phoebe
Richard Tyson as Crisp
Carroll Baker as Eleanor Crisp

Director:
Ivan Reitman

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#52: The Big Lebowski

From IMDB: “Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.”

Cast:
Jeff Bridges as The Dude
John Goodman as Walter Sobchak
Julianne Moore as Maude Lebowski
Steve Buscemi as Theodore Donald ‘Donny’ Kerabatsos
David Huddleston as The Big Lebowski
Philip Seymour Hoffman as Brandt
Tara Reid as Bunny Lebowski

Directors:
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

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#48: A Quiet Place

Better listen to this episode with headphones because a bunch of spooky aliens are gonna kill you if you make a sound, you idiot! This thriller made us ask the tough questions like: how do you puke silently so the creatures don’t kill you? Does fire make a sound? Does this movie make sense?

From IMDB: “In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.”

Cast:
Emily Blunt as Evelyn Abbott
John Krasinski as Lee Abbott
Millicent Simmonds as Regan Abbott
Noah Jupe as Marcus Abbott

Director:
John Krasinski

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#47: BlacKkKlansman

After the Oscar outrage that seemed to only come from Spike Lee, we decided to review BlacKkKlansman. We get into this bio-pic and talk a lot of about race, cops, the KKK, and other fun topics. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

From IMDB: “Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.”

Cast:
John David Washington as Ron Stallworth
Adam Driver as Flip Zimmerman
Topher Grace as David Duke

Director:
Spike Lee

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#46: Green Book

Welp, this is the one you’ve been waiting for. Brian (the loser of the Oscar bet) will be wearing a dog shock collar during this episode, while Kevin holds the remote. Not only will you get to enjoy the sound of Brian being electrocuted several times, we’ll be discussing the most recent Best Picture winner, Green Book.

There’s a lot of controversy around this film so we’re going to be going through some of that as well as what we thing of Green Book’s depiction of racism.

From IMDB: “A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.”

Cast:
Viggo Mortensen as Tony Lip
Mahershala Ali as Dr. Donald Shirley
Linda Cardellini as Dolores

Director:
Peter Farrelly

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Links to things we mentioned in this movie:
‘Green Book’ Passes $44M In China
91st Academy Awards
White savior narrative in film
DON’T TOUCH MY HAIR: From slavery to colonialism and school rules, navigating the history of myths about black hair
BlacKkKlansman

#45: “High Flying Bird”

Filmed on an iPhone 8, “High Flying Bird” is Steven Soderbergh’s new movie about an NBA lockout and the one sports agent who’s gonna DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. We also go down the rabbit hole on athlete activism, free speech, and sports contracts. There’s a lot to unpack here.

From IMDB: “A sports agent pitches a rookie basketball client on an intriguing and controversial business opportunity during a lockout”

Cast:

André Holland
 as Ray Burke
Melvin Gregg as Erick Scott
Zazie Beetz as Sam
Bill Duke as Spence
Zachary Quinto as David Starr
Sonja Sohn as Myra
Kyle MacLachlan as David Seton

Director:
Steven Soderbergh

Links to things we mentioned in this episode:
A comedian was ordered to pay $42,000 because he insulted a child with a disability

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#44: “Velvet Buzzsaw”

Netflix is back with another original film “Velvet Buzzsaw” or “Why My F*cking Subscription Fee is Going Up Again”. Let’s judge some art!

From IMDB: “After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.”

Cast:
Jake Gyllenhaal as Morf Vandewalt
Rene Russo as Rhodora Haze
Zawe Ashton as Josephina
Tom Sturridge as Jon Dondon
Toni Collette as Gretchen
John Malkovich as Piers

Director:
Dan Gilroy

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