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Always enthusiastic, and intermittently intelligent, film and television discussions between former video store clerks. Hosted by Clay Keller and Ryan Marker.

Aug 15, 2017

This is a big one. Longtime listener Dane McDonald and host emeritus Darren Franich join Clay and Ryan on the stage of the Aero theater to talk TITANIC, PIRATES 5, COLUMBUS, DUNKIRK, THE LAST ACTION HERO, HOOK, ATOMIC BLONDE, Darren's defense of SOMEWHERE, and much, much, more. 

Next week: Dane & Darren (Part 2)!


Aug 8, 2017

We discuss early works from two masters that we lost last week, Sam Shepard in DAYS OF HEAVEN and Jeanne Moreau in ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS. Also: Ryan has been watching the Harry Potter films and Clay sorta recommends Amazon's The Last Tycoon. 


Aug 2, 2017

In Washington D.C., the more things change the more they stay the same. This week, we discuss two D.C.-set films with a surprising number of similarities, Otto Preminger's ADVISE AND CONSENT (1962) and Roger Donaldson's NO WAY OUT (1987). Also: Ryan sees Jenny Slate in LANDLINE and Clay finally sees THE...


Jul 25, 2017

To commemorate what would have been the 50th birthday of Philip Seymour Hoffman, we revisit two of his most incredible performances, in two very challenging films: Charlie Kaufman's SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK and Paul Thomas Anderson's THE MASTER. 


Jul 18, 2017

It's well after dark at disappointingly un-haunted Aero theatre and we're talking about two first films about fighting families: Jeff Nichols' SHOTGUN STORIES and Trey Edward Shults' KRISHA. But first: GREEN ROOM, TAKE ME, and THE FOUNDER!