33- We Get Personal and Compare Ourselves to Characters!

This week August roars like Godzilla, Jamie Thinks Twice, and John sings in High Fidelity.

 

August– Godzilla (1954) (Starts at 00:00)

Jamie– Don’t Think Twice (15:21)

John– High Fidelity (24:23)

 

 Oh and BONUS: I found the list I mention dated June 7th, 2004, when I was on the verge of nineteen.

 

TOP TEN BUBBLEGUMS

  1. Rain-Blo
  2. Chicklets (Fruit Flavor)
  3. Bubblicious (Watermelon)
  4. Orbit (BubbleGum)
  5. Gum Cigars (Any)
  6. Bazooka (Any)
  7. Dubble Bubble
  8. Big League Chew (BubbleGum)
  9. Freshen-Up (Spearmint)
  10. Bubble Tape (BubbleGum)

Where were those Easter Egg ones?

Then we also discuss the trailer for Passengers briefly. (48:08)

Naturally SPOILERS for each film ahead!

Each odd-numbered episode we talk specific films, and each even-numbered episode we discuss topics regarding Hollywood and the things we’re passionate about (either way).

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-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

“Don’t Think Twice” #ConTENders 2016

This week’s Railroad Square Cinema viewing was a film that I had requested to be shown there (not that my lone voice had much of an impact on the owners’ decision), but a #ConTENder for the best film of the year is the 2016 comedy/drama:

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Don’t Think Twice is a film about an improv group known as The Commune, who perform in New York City, and not-so-secretly wish they could be cast in the thinly-veiled allegory to Saturday Night Live called Weekend Live. Jack Mercer (played brilliantly by Keegan-Michael Key), lands the role and it causes a dynamic fissure amongst the entire team. But in reality, the film is about failure. Writer/ Director Mike Birbiglia said as much when interviewed on the Scriptnotes podcast: Continue reading