Ep. 14 – “Frailty” (2001)

RIP Bill Paxton, you talented bastard.  Mark and Chad sulk in a darker world and try to bring ourselves around to a world without Private Hudson.  This is a special episode for us – it’s our first time having a special guest on the episode – a coworker of Chad’s and editor on the Bill Paxton series, […]

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Ep. 13 – “Flirting” (1991)

What can we say about this movie that likely no one reading this has ever heard of?  “Flirting” is an Australian film made in the early 1990’s, starring a whole lot of actors/actresses that you’ve assuredly seen elsewhere since (even though they were “small time” at the time of release), including Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Thandie Newton, […]

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Ep. 12 – “Spartan” (2004)

Sternly disciplined and rigorously simple. “Spartan” is not just an adjective, it’s a movie thanks to David Mamet who brings his trademark “so unrealistic, it starts to sound realistic” dialogue to this 2004 thriller.  No, it’s not a prequel to “300”.  This is a story of manly men (and Val Kilmer) working all night and […]

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