Episode 101: Maniac

This week, Gavia and Morgan go down the rabbit hole of Maniac, the new genre-bending Netflix series from director Cary Fukunaga. They puzzle over the strange casting of Jonah Hill opposite Emma Watson, discuss the success (or failure) of the show's genre pastiches, and bask in the comic genius of Sonoya Mizuno and Justin Theroux.

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Episode 100: A Star Is Born

This week, Morgan and Gavia go deep on the internet meme-turned-critical sensation-turned box office hit A Star Is Born. Topics discussed include the film's use of music, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's sterling performances, and how nice it is to just watch a movie about feelings for a change.

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Episode 98: 13 Going on 30 and 2018's Rom-Com Renaissance

This week, Morgan and Gavia take a trip down memory lane by discussing the seminal classic 13 Going on 30 before assessing the current state of the rom-com. Films covered include Set It Up, Crazy Rich Asians, and To All The Boys I've Loved Before.

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Episode 96: Star Wars: The Revenge of the Sith

This week, Gavia and Morgan conclude their rewatch of the Star Wars prequel trilogy with The Revenge of the Sith. They ponder some of the deepest mysteries of the Star Wars franchise, including why Anakin is such a little shit, why Padme never goes to the doctor, and when Obi-Wan will get the spinoff movie he deserves.

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Episode 95: Mission: Impossible - Fallout

This week, Morgan and Gavia dive into the summer's best action movie, the gloriously high-octane Mission: Impossible – Fallout. Questions posed include: How is Tom Cruise still living and breathing? Is this really the best action flick since Mad Max: Fury Road? And was Henry Cavill's mustache worth it in the end?

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Episode 91: Star Wars: Attack of the Clones

This week, Gavia and Morgan continue their epic rewatch of the Star Wars prequel trilogy with the decidedly underwhelming Attack of the Clones. They discuss the film's thin plot, its outdated visual effects, and most of all... that bad romance.

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Episode 88: Solo: A Star Wars Story

This week, Gavia and Morgan break down what exactly went wrong with the latest underwhelming installment in Disney's Star Wars machine, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Was it the director switch-up? The casting? The muddled plot? The not-so-low-key sexism? And much, much more.

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Episode 87: The Terror

This week... a fight! Gavia and Morgan go in on AMC's limited series The Terror, an Arctic exploration horror-drama show designed to make Gav happy and Morgan annoyed. They discuss how the show compares to other explorer fiction, the insanity of the Victorians, whether or not horror can work on television, and all those old white men.

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Episode 85: The Social Network

This week, Morgan and Gavia travel back in time to revisit David Fincher's 2010 biopic of Mark Zuckerberg, "The Social Network." They assess how the film has aged, its near-total divergence from the actual history of Facebook's early years, and Andrew Garfield's Bambi eyes.

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Episode 84: The Phantom Menace

At long last... Gavia and Morgan revisit the first film in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, courtesy of a very generous Patreon subscriber. Topics discussed include: the greatness of Liam Neeson, the terribleness of George Lucas' dialogue, and what on earth is going on with Jar Jar Binks.

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Episode 82: Pacific Rim

This week, Gavia and Morgan are joined by culture writer Sulagna Misra for a discussion of Guillermo del Toro's fan favorite blockbuster Pacific Rim. They reflect on the film's success as a smart-dumb blockbuster, its elaborate world building, the mesmerizing woodenness of Charlie Hunnam, and how sequel Pacific Rim: Uprising stacks up to the original.

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