(2012) - PG-13 - Comedy, True Story
Starring: Mike Birbiglia, Ira Glass, Lauren Ambrose,
Director: Mike Birbiglia, Seth Barish
Rodney recommended this one to Chet during the interview with Kurt Braunohler of The Big Sick and Chet agreed, this is a GREAT #MovieNight pick!
Mike Birbiglia narrates the story of how his career in comedy took off, how it affected his relationships, and also how a chronic sleepwalking problem became scarier and scarier.
This is a quick one and it's on Netflix so we highly recommend!
Also, we read sleepwalking stories from the listeners as well as talk about a movie to avoid.
Lastly, Rodney plays "Racehorse or Movie?" This is where Chet says a name and Rodney has to guess if it is the name of a racehorse or a low-budget movie.
What is your best sleepwalking story?
(2014) - PG-13 - Biography, Crime, Drama
Starring: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz
Director: Tim Burton
Ready for another #MovieNight pick? Check out this episode where we explain why Big Eyes is a great pick for this week. We also hear from the listeners on what movies THEY think are good for #MovieNight.
Also, Chet sets up the second installment of "Movie or Metal?" where Rodney hears a name and has to determine if it's a low-budget horror movie or a heavy metal band!
(2014) - R - Thriller, Crime, Drama
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed
Director: Dan Gilroy
This week's "Movie Night" is Nightcrawler, a memorable one for sure! The guys also discuss Jake Gyllenhaal as an actor and talk about whether or not Swiss Army Man is a "movie to avoid."
Also, who wins in a fight? Danielle Radcliffe or Elijah Wood?
Join the conversation! What is YOUR favorite Jake Gyllenhaal film?
In this episode, we get the chance to talk to Kurt Braunohler from "The Big Sick" who talks about his career and what it was like to star in an early "Best Picture" contender.
In addition to talking about his career, Kurt also talks about why it is that comedians seem to stick together and how he landed his role in "The Big Sick". He also gives a definitive answer to the age old question: "Which podcast is better: This American Life or Down the Hall." The answer: Down the Hall...obviously.
(2014) - Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi - R
Starring: Mark Duplass, Elizabeth Moss, Ted Danson
Director: Charlie McDowell
This week the guys have an Amazon Prime find for you and your Movie Night. "The One I Love" is a trippy, mess-with-your-mind type of film that you are sure to remember long after seeing it. A simple cast with a simple premise but one that will get you thinking and talking about it for days.
Also, the listeners answer the question, "What are your favorite psychological mystery movies?"
Plus a brand new segment called "Metal or Movie?" where Rodney has to guess whether a name is that of a low budget horror movie or a heavy metal rock band.
(2014) - Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi - R
Starring: Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac
Directed by: Alex Garland
This week the guys are back to save your Movie Night with Ex Machina. Also, updates from the road trip to Jersey where Chet and Rodney sat in with the guys from Checked Out in Jersey and got to meet Mark, a fan of the show.
The guys talk through other movies about Artificial Intelligence and debate who would win in a fight between Dwayne Johnson and Jason Momoa.
Join the conversation!
Is Chet wrong for saying that the movie "Girls Trip" is "smut"?
Who wins the fight between Johnson and Momoa?
What are your favorite movies involving Artificial Intelligence?