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Jun 16, 2021

John and Max discuss the selections for the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Reviews for Rita Moreno: Just A Girl Who Decided to Go for It, Mare of Easttown, and History Is Made at Night are included as well. 

2nd Place: Max / Annette, John / Petrov’s Flu

Palme d’Or: Max/ Benedetta, John / Bergman Island


Jun 1, 2021

John and Max talk all about war movies this week in honor of Memorial Day.  Max completes his Stanley Kubrick blindside with a viewing of Full Metal Jacket, while John watches From Here to Eternity and Pearl Harbor. Also stay tuned for the end with reviews for A Quiet Place: Part II and Boyz n the Hood.


May 12, 2021

John and Max talk all about gambling movies this week. Highlighted are some classics like The Hustler and California Split, as well as, some newer titles to the genre. Also stay tuned for the end with reviews for Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, Cliff Walkers, Shiva Baby, and Ishtar. 

Gamblers on Criterion...

Apr 25, 2021

John and Max are here to make Oscar predictions and a Summer movie preview. Who would've thought those two things would happen at the same time! 



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Apr 7, 2021

John and Max are joined this week by guest Oluwatayo Adewole (@naijaprince21) to discuss the films of Pedro Almodovar. First, they talk about the big Knives Out deal for Netflix. Then, they dive into Almodovar's world. 


Pedro Almodovar

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