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First Reformed (2017)

The Card Counter

Venom (2018)

Deep Cuts On Woody Harrelson

Deep Cuts On Robin Williams:

Deep Cuts On Harrison Ford

Road Trip Movies

CHF on the Road: Chicago Movies

The Crow (1994)

The Suicide Squad

American Graffiti (1973)

Blade Runner 2049

For our 18th episode, 25YL film critics, frenetic dads, and dormant school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan welcome back Phoenix film critic Ben Cahlamer for the second of two special request science fiction episodes. Last time, the love was very shared for 1982's "Blade Runner." As gorgeous as the sequel is, there were less bouquets thrown in the direction of "Blade Runner 2049" from the trio. What was rich last time gets a little more spicy this time around. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Blade Runner (1982)

BLADE RUNNER: The time has come for bringing in a tiebreaker! For our 17th episode, 25YL film critics, dad bod dads, and hibernating school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan welcome Phoenix film critic Ben Cahlamer for the first of two special request science fiction episodes. The three of us come together from different histories to compare our long and sometimes disjointed journeys with Ridley Scott's 1982 watershed "Blade Runner." Folks, this is a rich one. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Star Trek (2009)

For our 16th episode, our hosts venture into a different cinematic universe and a galaxy not so far, far away. 25YL film critics, patriotic dads, and vacationing school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan take aim at 2009's reboot of "Star Trek" from J.J. Abrams. As fate would have it, these guys recorded this one on Abrams' birthday. Listen for who called it their favorite fun movie of 2009 and who shoots it down as a shell of what it was supposed to be. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Black Widow

For our slightly-delayed 15th episode, our hosts swoop into the (sort of) present of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a special new release podcast episode covering "Black Widow." 25YL film critics, mansplaining dads, and released school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan compare their notes on whether this prequel merits the appreciation and audience the MCU usually demands. Leave it to the Marvel shill Will to have plenty to say while Don plays the hype fireman. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Will Johnson and Don Shanahan virtually arm wrestle over 2013's the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2 starter "Iron Man 3."

The First Half of 2021

For our lucky 13th episode, our hosts pause from the usual movie debate to take a look at the first half of this 2021 movie year. 25YL film critics, celebrated dads, and middle school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan present their Top 5 "Best of 2021 So Far" lists. As you know, these two guys have differing tastes, so the triggers for debate are still there. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Cruella (2021)

For our 12th episode, our hosts with two faces for radio get fashionable talking up Disney+’s new “Cruella” starring Emma Stone. 25YL film critics, liberated dads, and summer break teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan have landed on a rare double-love edition of a hissy fit. Both proclaim their puppy love for the dueling villainesses. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

La La Land (2016)

For our eleventh episode, our hosts dance around all kinds of points and obstacles to talk about "La La Land" from 2016.

Joker (2019)

For our tenth episode, our hosts go head-to-head on Todd Phillip's wildly divisive and Oscar-winning film "Joker" from 2019. 25YL film critics, celebrated dads, and calendar-counting school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan saw this movie's intentions in surprisingly the same way yet come away with shockingly different reactions. They have chosen their "Joker" hills to die on. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast

The Tree of Life

For our ninth episode, our hosts get lost in Terrence Malick curtains and the long passage of aimless universe creation. 25YL film critics, wise dads, and expert school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan are at their most defensive in the directions of love and hate on Malick's "The Tree of Life." Put your earmuffs on, because this Hissy Fit gets colorful in a hurry! Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Godzilla vs Kong (2021)

For our eighth episode, two monsters meet and instead of hugging it out, our hosts team up to present a special DOUBLE HATER edition! 25YL film critics, protective dads, and tough school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan are in complete agreement on the mess that is "Godzilla vs. Kong." Rather than argue, they combine their powers together to point out the negatives of this and the entire MonsterVerse. No need to choose a side on this one! Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Mortal Kombat (2021)

Can the buckets of blood match the first movie's buckets of cheese? Find out here!

Mortal Kombat (1995)

For our sixth episode, hit the EDM music, rip your shirt off, and get ready to fight! However, the battle has changed! GASP! This is a special DOUBLE LOVE edition featuring 1995's "Mortal Kombat." 25YL film critics, aging dads, and sharp school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan combine their praises and reminiscing powers to enjoy this cheesy good time in anticipation of the new movie interpretation coming this month. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

The Academy Awards

For our fifth episode, our hosts take a bonus round to debate the upcoming Academy Awards. 25YL film critics, wise dads, and expert school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan go through the Best Picture nominees and highlight their thoughts, favorites, and mindsets coming out of this very drawn-out awards season. The conversation is rich and the debate is easy. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Zack Snyder's Justice League

SPECIAL EXTENDED RANT! Welcome to the fourth Cinephile Hissy Fit! 25YL film critics, handsome dads, and heroic school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan extend their usual timed debate to cover all the edited corners of "Zack Synder's Justice League." DC defender Don was quite encouraged by the improved product while the Marvel shill Will was less-than-pleased with the four-hour time suck. Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Cherry (Russo brothers)

Welcome for our third episode! 25YL film critics, cool dads, and exhausted school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan engage in a lively debate on AppleTV+'s "Cherry" featuring Tom Holland and directed by the Russo brothers. The movie really landed for Marvel shill Will, while it was a scattered mess for Don." Come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!

Coming 2 America

Ep 1: Once Upon A Time in Hollywood

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