Dune Pod Set List

A list of the films we're watching on Dune Pod! Listen to full episodes at dunepod.com.

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★★

    It is all leading to this. See it with us on Oct 21, 2021! Then, Protolexus and Ctcher join us to hash it all out!

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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    In our third episode, we discuss why Denis Villeneuve is the perfect choice to direct Dune (2020) by studying his most recent sci-fi masterpiece: Blade Runner 2049. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by film critic and artist Ctcher, as they explore: jaw dropping visuals, the importance grounding science fiction in reality, and the unanswerable questions of life.

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  • Arrival

    Arrival

    In our fourth episode, we continue our look at why Denis Villeneuve is the perfect choice to direct Dune (2020) by studying his very first science fiction outing: 2016's Arrival. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by podcasting legend Veronica Belmont, as they explore: free will vs. predestination, wise regal whales, and Fermat's principle of least time.

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    In our fifth episode, we see Dune (2020)'s Paul Atreides himself, Timothee Chalamet, shine in his first Oscar nominated performance, 2017's Call Me By Your Name. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by film critic and artist Ctcher , as they explore: the highs and lows of opening yourself to love, alternative parenting paradigms, and whatever happened to braided leather belts.

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  • No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men

    ★★★★★

    In our sixth episode, we focus on Dune (2020)'s Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem (in his Oscar winning performance), starring in The Coen Brothers' 2007 neo-western noir masterpiece, No Country for Old Men. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by the host of IMDb's podcast Movies That Changed My Life, Ian de Borja, as they explore: whether fate or chaos determine our paths, the natural beauty of the world, and the fight to keep the flame alive against the forces of darkness.

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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    In our seventh episode, we focus on Dune (2020)'s own Duke Leto Atreides: Oscar Isaac, in his breakout role in Alex Garland’s 2014 sci-fi banger, Ex Machina. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by prodigious software engineer and product manager, Sara Beykpour, as they explore: what makes someone truly conscious, the value of a great dance scene, and the responsibility of technologists to do more than just pay lip service to the ethical obligations of their creations. Enjoy!

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  • Sicario

    Sicario

    In our 10th episode, we discuss director Denis Villeneuve’s beautiful and heartbreaking 2015 film, Sicario. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by VP of Viewer Experience at Twitch: Tom Verrilli. We explore what happens when you are consumed by the hunt for revenge, whether any of us would hold up on the front lines of battle, and why so many great authors seem unable to finish their master works.

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  • Jodorowsky's Dune

    Jodorowsky's Dune

    In our Season 1 Finale(!) we discuss 2013’s inspirational and magical documentary, Jodorowsky’s Dune. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by the creator and producer of this masterpiece: Stephen Scarlata. We explore how much madness is too much madness, the path of the spiritual warrior, and why it’s important to say YES in life.

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  • Dune

    Dune

    In our Season 2 premiere, we discuss the current definitive film version (for a few more months?), David Lynch’s Dune. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by the Managing Editor of legendary horror magazine Fangoria Meredith Borders. We explore the risks of tackling impossible projects, how much exposition is too much exposition, and the strategic value of war pugs.

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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    In our latest episode, we discuss Timothee Chalamet’s performance in Greta Gerwig’s definitive period film, Little Women. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by film critic extraordinaire Ctcher. We explore artistic ambition vs. responsibility, what exactly constitutes genteel poverty, and whether Beth had it coming all along.

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  • Enemy

    Enemy

    In our latest episode, we discuss Denis Villeneuve’s 2013 surreal Jake Gyllenhaal thriller, Enemy. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by co-host of the 70mm podcast, Slim. We discuss ambiguity in film storytelling, the deeper meaning of the Jungian model of the psyche, and declare that we are not here to f#@k spiders.

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  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    In our latest episode, we discuss Dune (2020) Cinematographer Greig Fraser’s previous sci-fi visual masterpiece, Rogue One. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by co-host of the 70mm podcast and famous Star Wars artist, Danny Haas. We consider the meaning of sacrifice, how reshoots can sometimes change a movie for the better, and why the Empire has so damn many OSHA compliance issues.

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  • Zardoz

    Zardoz

    We discuss the 1974 science fiction mind-bomb: Zardoz. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by New York Times reporter and bestselling author, Mike Isaac. We cover the implications of counter-counterculture in the mid-1970s, the unintended consequences of immortality, and the dangers of wearing a mankini.

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  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Regular hosts and are joined by Industrial Light and Magic Visual Effects Editor, . We cover how much we miss traveling, dissect special effects techniques, and try to figure out just what the hell Tom Cruise is up to anyway.

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  • Prisoners

    Prisoners

    We discuss Denis Villeneuve’s 2013 dark thriller, Prisoners, starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by Emmy winning producer and director, Rob Schroeder. We cover how we feel as fathers responsible for the safety of our kids, the secret behind the scenes details of Roger Deakins' cinematography, and the sorry state of our home improvement skills.

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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    We welcome back Timothee Chalamet, for his first pairing with Saoirse Ronan in Greta Gerwig’s 2017 masterpiece, Lady Bird. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by the host of the hit new podcast Cinenauts, Ctcher. We cover the power of an auteur director’s singular vision, the challenges of family dynamics, and take a trip down memory lane to revisit our high school theater experiences.

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  • Drive

    Drive

    In our Season 2 finale, we discuss an early role for Duke Leto himself, Oscar Isaac, the 2011 crime thriller, Drive. Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by the Chief Technology Officer of Slack, Cal Henderson. We cover how sympathetic villains can be, just how hunky Ryan Gosling is, and the dangers of listening to REO Speedwagon while under the influence.

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  • Frank Herbert's Dune

    Frank Herbert's Dune

    In our Season 3 premiere, regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by return guest and Senior Director of Product Management at Twitter, Sara Beykpour. We cover the dangers of translating majestic works of fiction, the highs and lows of achievements in costuming, and how we’ve adjusted to living the same day over again every day.

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  • The Greatest Showman

    The Greatest Showman

    In our latest episode, regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by return guest and founder-engineer, Sara Chipps. We cover Zendaya & Rebecca Ferguson’s 2017 musical powerhouse movie, The Greatest Showman! We discuss the struggle for equality, humane treatment of humans and elephants, and have a quick sidebar on Zendaya’s incredible HBO Series, Euphoria.

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  • The King

    The King

    Haitch and Jason are joined by return guest and host of the 70mm podcast, Slim. We cover Timothée Chalamet’s perfect warmup for his performance in Dune, 2019’s The King. We discuss the ups and downs of home theater configuration, historical facts vs fiction, and whether the movie Heat is wildly over-rated?

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  • Polytechnique

    Polytechnique

    Haitch and Jason are joined by return guest and host of the hot new podcast Cinenauts, Ctcher. We cover Denis Venilleuve’s first feature film, Polytechnique. This powerful drama about a 1989 school shooting, led us to have a very real conversation about the dangers of isolation and delusion, the barriers to economic and gender equality, but hopefully to still have a few laughs along the way.

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  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    Haitch and Jason are joined by Emmy Award winning producer and director, Rob Schroeder. We discuss the breakout role for Dune’s Duke Leto himself, Oscar Isaac, in the 2013 Coen Brothers masterpiece, Inside Llewyn Davis. We discuss the dangers of demanding artistic purity, great achievements in music, and marvel at the majesty of John Goodman.

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  • Ladyhawke

    Ladyhawke

    Haitch and Jason are joined by return guest and Managing Editor of Fangoria Magazine, Meredith Borders. We discuss the 1985 classic fantasy romance film, Ladyhawke! Topics include the complexity of animal mating rituals, esoteric details of historical weaponry, and the dangers lurking in the Dark Web.

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  • Ronin

    Ronin

    Haitch and Jason are joined by return guest and VP of Viewer Experience at Twitch, Tom Verrilli. We discuss our first film featuring the Baron Harkonnen himself, Stellan Skarsgard, 1998s heist thriller, Ronin. We discuss the value of maintaining one’s personal honor, get surprisingly in depth on german sports sedan configurations, and finally figure out what color the boathouse at Hereford really is.

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  • Lost Highway

    Lost Highway

    Haitch and Jason are joined by the hosts of the amazing low rent horror podcast Bat & Spider: Charles Forsman and Dale_A. We discuss David Lynch’s 1997 surreal nightmare, Lost Highway. Topics include how this soundtrack changed our lives, how to spot a psychotic fugue state, and accept David Lynch’s blessing that a movie can mean whatever we want it to.

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  • Skyfall

    Skyfall

    Haitch and Jason are joined by the podcast godfather himself, Jonesy Loves Beer. We discuss Stilgar himself from Dune 2021, Javier Bardem, in Skyfall. We cover the deeper meanings of James Bond’s journey, debate which 007 theme song is the best, and as always, lay in adoration at the feet of DA GAWD Roger Deakins.

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  • Tenet

    Tenet

    Haitch and Jason are joined by digital set designer, Tim Croshaw. We discuss the *definitive* big budget serious sci-fi masterpiece from 2020: no, not Denis’ Dune, Nolan’s TENET. We cover international film finance, how much it costs to rent a 300’ yacht, and try to sort out the grandfather paradox.

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  • The Big Lebowski

    The Big Lebowski

    ★★★★★

    Haitch and Jason are joined by legendary tech investor and Shark Tank host, Chris Sacca. We discuss the #1 cult film of all time: The Big Lebowski, shot by our man, Roger Deakins. Topics include the amazing community that has sprung up around the film, its limitless rewatchability, and all the behind the scenes secret insights.

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  • True Grit

    True Grit

    Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by Product Manager and investor, Merci Grace. We discuss Dune 2021’s Gurney Halleck himself: Josh Brolin, in the Coen Brothers and Roger Deakins’ 2010 western masterpiece, True Grit. We cover complicated Civil War era dynamics, the power of being able to admit you’re wrong, and the dangers of frontier era dentistry.

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  • Malcolm & Marie

    Malcolm & Marie

    Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by 2021 podcast rookie sensation and co-host of the Cinenauts Pod, Boom. We discuss our kween, Zendaya, and her sensational performance in the black and white 2 person drama, Malcolm & Marie. We discuss unreliable narrators, aggressive food eating acting, and the dangers of filmmakers tussling with critics.

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by Internet thought leader and General Partner at Google Ventures, M.G. Siegler. We tackle Paul Muad’dib himself, Timothee Chalamet’s very first film, Christopher Nolan’s 2014 epic, Interstellar. We discuss the dangers and responsibilities of being a parent, Jason gives a 4 part symposium on the Physics of Interstellar, and we consider just how alike Chris Nolan and Denis Villeneuve truly are.

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  • Excalibur

    Excalibur

    Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by the Founder and CEO of the online game organizing platform Warhorn, Brian Moseley. We cover Gurney Halleck himself, Sir Patrick Stewart’s very first movie, 1981’s epic sword and sorcery film, Excalibur. Topics include the power of a score to make a movie, the dangers of casting your own children as actors in your movie, and we recite the Charm of Making.

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  • Blue Velvet

    Blue Velvet

    Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by Steph Colbourn and Sophie Shin, from the podcast production studio, editaudio. We discuss David Lynch’s direct follow-up to Dune, his 1986 surreal thriller starring Paul Atreides himself, Kyle MacLachlan, Blue Velvet. We cover the seedy underbelly of Americana, the ways standards have changed since 1986, and how this film inspired the generation of directors that came after it.

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  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by visual effects superstars from Industrial Light & Magic: Todd Vaziri and Lorelei David. We discuss the 2014 science fiction/time travel banger starring Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise, Edge of Tomorrow. We cover the time travel sci-fi masterpiece Edge of Tomorrow, including out of control marketing departments, complex interconnected storytelling, and why everyone is wrong about CG.

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  • The Transformers: The Movie

    The Transformers: The Movie

    Regular hosts Haitch and Jason are joined by the crew of the Lost Light podcast, Jim Lind and Caleb VanDeren. We discuss the 1986 classic animated sci-fi film, The Transformers: The Movie (1986). We cover the importance of succession planning, debate hair metal, and wrestle with mortality following the traumatic deaths of our beloved icons.

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  • I Love You to Death

    I Love You to Death

    We're joined by cartoonist and co-host of the Film Hags podcast, Melissa Mendes. We discuss the 1990 dark comedy starring Keanu, River Phoenix, Kevin Kline, Tracy Ullman, and William Hurt, I Love You to Death. We cover monogamy in long term relationships, the appeal of true crime, and the enduring legacy of religion in our lives.

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  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    70mm Month Strikes Back starts here! Famous artist Danny Haas makes his return to the pod, to discuss one of his favorite Miyazaki movies, the sci fi ecological masterpiece, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Don't miss it!

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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    70mm Month Strikes Back continues! By popular demand, Slim rejoins us to talk our boi Waaa-keeen Phoenix in Paul Thomas Anderson (PTA) offbeat film.

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  • Incendies

    Incendies

    ★★★★

    Ctcher returns for the Dune Pod Season 3 finale! Denis' last independent work in Canada before Enemy.

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  • WarGames

    WarGames

    ★★★★★

    Meredith Borders returns to continue her love for Matthew Broderick (see our Ladyhawke episode) for a very special bonus episode between seasons!

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  • Good Will Hunting

    Good Will Hunting

    ★★★★

    MikeyP, the nicest guy anybody joins us for Boston talk, in this classic film, featuring an early performance by Baron Harkonnen himself, Stellen Skarsgård in this very special between seasons bonus episode!

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  • Time Bandits
  • Labyrinth

    Labyrinth

    ★★★★

    The amazing DJ, producer, and social justice icon Daisy O'Dell joins us to discuss her favorite 80's fantasy film, Jim Henson's Labyrinth. I mean, why wasn't Bowie cast as Feyd in Lynch's Dune?!

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  • Source Code

    Source Code

    ★★★

    Trippy, time shenanigans with Jake and Duncan Jones! Back to back Bowie relations. We're joined by @eparillon to figure it all out. NO SPOILERS!

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  • Batman

    Batman

    Prince historian and CEO of Glitch walks us thru Prince's stunning impact on the massive 80's cultural phenomenon.

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★★

    Documentary producer Stephen Scarlata details how this classic was born from the ashes of Jodorowsky's Dune.

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  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    ★★★★★

    Slack CTO Cal Henderson returns to talk the. greatest. sci-fi movie. ever made.

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  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

    Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

    Twitter co-founder Biz Stone shows up to talk the classic(?) Star Trek movie!

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  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    Mckenzie Wilkes, host of the On Lynch podcast talks David Lynch's other masterpiece - besides Dune (1984) 🤣

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  • Face/Off

    Face/Off

    Ian deBorja of IMDb's Movies That Changed My Lifes takes us on an insane journey with Nicholas Cage and John Travolta!

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  • Prince of Darkness

    Prince of Darkness

    The host of 70MM, @slim returns and kicks off our John Carpenter Triple Header, with his slept on 1987 classic, Prince of Darkness.

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  • Escape from New York

    Escape from New York

    Comics superstar Skottie Young joins us to talk Kurt Russell and John Carpenter's ultimate action/sci-fi movie!

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  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ILM VFx rockstar Lorelie David returns for Part 2 of our Kurt Russell & John Carpenter's perfect movie journey.

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  • Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko

    Emmy winning producer/director Rob Schroeder and the co-writer of his recent feature film debut Ultrasound, Conor Stechschulte returns to talk the greatest cult sci-fi movie of all time? Let's get weird.

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  • Aliens

    Aliens

    ★★★★★

    Ryan Condal, showrunner of HBO Max' upcoming House of the Dragon joins us to talk Aliens (The Director's Cut!)

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    M.G. Siegler joins us to talk the sci-fi classic Denis just knocked off the pedastal as the greatest movie ever made?

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  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    ★★★★★

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  • Contact
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Cloud Atlas

    Cloud Atlas

    Are we? We are. Ctcher: are you receiving me? We need you.

  • Tron

    Tron

    Meredith Borders returns as we are transported into The Grid, for this 1982 sci-fi classic!

  • Inception

    Inception

    Hans + Nolan!

  • Conan the Barbarian

    Conan the Barbarian

    Haitch’s dungeon master Brian Moseley returns to talk the greatest fantasy film of all time?

  • Logan's Run

    Logan's Run

    Ultimate '70s sci fi film (other than Star Wars!)

  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    Will we finally cover Jason Momoa on the pod? Stay Tuned!

  • Milk

    Milk

    Everybody's favorite artist with a heart of gold, @mikeyp joins the boys to discuss Josh Brolin in this Gus Van Sant jawn.

  • Beautiful Boy

    Beautiful Boy

    Timothée in a challenging role set in Haitch's home county of Marin.

  • The Hunt for Red October

    The Hunt for Red October

    Tom Verrilli returns to talk about this early standout in the Baron Harkonnen/Stellan Skarsgard catalogue. This movie is unreal and Alec Baldwin is a vision in it.

  • Frank Herbert's Children of Dune

    Frank Herbert's Children of Dune

    Sara Beykpour rejoins us to talk the SyFy miniseries, directed by our recent guest Greg Yataines!

  • The Matrix

    The Matrix

    Proto's favorite movie (even though he won’t be joining us for this episode due to TAPEDECK Podcasts legal conflict restrictions). Anyway, Matrix Month begins, as we start the march to The Matrix Resurrections.

  • The Matrix Reloaded

    The Matrix Reloaded

    Jason & Haitch's favorite Matrix movie. Matrix Month continues the march to Resurrections.

  • The Matrix Revolutions

    The Matrix Revolutions

    Is this **ANYONE'S** favorite Matrix movie? Matrix Month continues the march to Resurrections.

  • The Matrix Resurrections

    The Matrix Resurrections

    Matrix Month concludes. KERMIT FLAIL!! Let's watch this movie!!

  • mother!

    mother!

    Who is the guest host that is brave enough to tackle this film? Are we ready for this? No, I do not think we are.

  • Doctor Sleep

    Doctor Sleep

    Stephen King's sequel to The Shining. Heard it's actually good?! Rebecca Ferguson is in it.

  • The Thin Red Line

    The Thin Red Line

    Protolexus? On a non-bookclub episode? They said it would never happen. They must have thought this was a game. Hans Zimmer provides the score to film legend Terrence Malick's seminal WW2 film.

  • The French Dispatch

    The French Dispatch

    Podcast impressario Ian de Borja returns to the pod, as Timothée does Wes Anderson. Finally.

  • Chappie

    Chappie

    CHAPPIE! Hans score. Cool/serious sci-fi. Die Antwoord. Blomkamp. Hugh Jackman is terrible in this.

  • Let Me In

    Let Me In

    Greig Fraser shot this.

  • Mary Magdalene

    Mary Magdalene

    Greg Frasier (Dune DP) and Waaaa-keeeen Phoenix!

  • Years and Years

    Years and Years

    Features Liet Kynes herself, Sharon Duncan-Brewster

  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Did you know Stellan is in this? One of my favorite Christmas movies!

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    Da Gawd, Kubrick.

  • The Dark Knight

    The Dark Knight

    2nd best superhero movie in history. Hans at god level.

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    Stellan in the art house.

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Dr. Yueh, Chen Chang is in this. Love this movie!

  • Collateral

    Collateral

    Tom + Hans Zimmer.

  • Dead Poets Society

    Dead Poets Society

    Don't mind if I do.

  • Chernobyl

    Chernobyl

    Stellan depressing our lives.

  • The Goonies

    The Goonies

    Josh Brolin and Richard Donner.

  • El Topo

    El Topo

    Jodo!

  • Show Me a Hero

    Show Me a Hero

    Oscar and David Simon (creator of The Wire!)

  • The Girl on the Train

    The Girl on the Train

    Rebecca Ferguson and Emily Blunt together?

  • The Night Manager

    The Night Manager

    Jason said we should watch this like 1,000 times.

  • Batman Begins

    Batman Begins

    Hans defines movie music for a generation.

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises

    Not good. But the completionist in me...

  • The Postman

    The Postman

    Really? Hans tho.

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    Written by Eric Roth (writer of Dune). David Fincher!

  • Gladiator

    Gladiator

    Hans + Ridley.

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    Hans + Tom!