Watching 100 Movies (general)
Christiana Ellis and Mike Meitin watch and talk about 100 Movies and more!
 

Christiana and Mike pull another pair of classics from the Sight & Sound list, Akira Kurosawa's "Rashomon" (1950), and Carol Reed's "The Third Man" (1949)

Direct download: W100MRashomonThirdMan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11am EDT

Christiana and Mike do some heist research with the best heist franchise out there! Ocean's 11, Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, and Ocean's Eight

Direct download: w100m-Oceans.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:28pm EDT

Christiana and Mike revisit Christopher Nolan's Batman Trilogy: Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises

Direct download: W100M-Nolan-Batman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09am EDT

We discuss, with spoilers, Elemental, Nyad, Society of the Snow, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, and Mission Impossible Dead Reckoning Part 1

Direct download: W100M-2024Oscars2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

We discuss our first batch of nominated films, with spoilery discussions of Anatomy of a Fall, Barbie, The Holdovers, Killers of a Flower Moon and Oppenheimer.

Direct download: W100M-2024Oscars1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:36pm EDT

We discuss another pair of movies from the Sight and Sound Top Movies of All Time list, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, and There Will Be Blood, and then introduce our 2024 Oscar Movie Marathon!

Direct download: W100M-Portrait-Blood.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:26pm EDT

Christiana and Mike dig into Martin Scorsese's extensive filmography with discussions of four Scorsese films that neither of us had seen before! After Hours, The King of Comedy, The Age of Innocence and Silence

Direct download: W100M-Scorsese.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23pm EDT

It's a discussion of spy movies with Spy Game, Bridge of Spies, Three Days of the Condor and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Direct download: W100M-Spies.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am EDT

We discuss movies which place food front and center, including the Pixar classic Ratatouille, the twenty-teens-feel-good Chef, the mysterious Nicolas Cage vehicle Pig, and the Dutch-language period piece Babette's Feast.

Direct download: W100M-Food.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:38pm EDT

Inspired by "The Last Action Heroes" by Nick de Semlyen, we watch a quartet of classic 80's action flicks.

Direct download: W100M-EightiesAction.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:01pm EDT

We discuss Dreamworks Animation's short-lived 2D division, with a look at four of their five films: Prince of Egypt, Road to El Dorado, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, and Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas

Direct download: W100M-Dreamworks2D.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

Christiana and Mike talk about the evolution of films based on the Tom Clancy hero Jack Ryan.

Direct download: W100M-JackRyan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11am EDT

Christiana and Mike tackle a pair of challenging arty flicks from the Sight and Sound Top 100 - Mulholland Drive and Beau Travail.

Direct download: W100M-BeauTravail-MulhollandDrive.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

We check out a pair of excellent Baz Luhrman films and also a third one he made!

Direct download: W100M-Luhrman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30pm EDT

We're temporarily changing systems from D&D 5E to Blades in the Dark! In this session, we adapt our characters!

Direct download: SoManyLevelsC2E98.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:10pm EDT

 
Christiana and Mike discuss a trio of David Fincher films, including Fight Club, Panic Room, and Zodiac... but mostly Fight Club!
Direct download: W100M-Fincher.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:21pm EDT

Christiana and Mike wrap-up the marathon with a discussion of the winners and then deep dives into All Quiet on the Western Front and Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio.

Direct download: W100M-2023Oscars3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

 
Christiana and Mike continue their 2023 Oscar journey with a deep dive into a pair of great movies!
Direct download: W100M-EEAAO-TurningRed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:25pm EDT

We discuss Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Avatar: The Way of Water, Elvis, and The Batman

Direct download: w100m-2023Oscars2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46am EDT

Christiana and Mike begin their Oscar Marathon with in-depth discussions about The Banshees of Inisherin, Top Gun: Maverick and Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.  

We do go into spoilers, so check out the time-codes below if you would like to skip ahead...  

Introduction - 00:00 - 09:08  

The Banshees of Inisherin - 09:08 - 50:10  

Top Gun: Maverick: 50:10 - 1:01:40  

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery: 1:01:40 -  1:09:24  

Wrap-up: 1:09:24 - End  

Direct download: W100M-2023Oscars1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:43pm EDT

Christiana and Mike crossover with Shameless Cashgrab to discuss a real couple of stinkers.

Direct download: W100MBeachStreets.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT

Christiana and Mike discuss a pair of films from the Sight & Sound Top 100 List

Direct download: W100M-JeanneDielman-NightoftheHunter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21pm EDT

Christiana and Mike try to choose between Robocop, Total Recall, and Starship Troopers.

Direct download: W100M-Verhoeven.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Christiana and Mike rank the movies they've discussed since the original AFI list!

Direct download: W100M-ListUpdate.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:20pm EDT

We dive into the Muppets legacy with a selection of their feature films.

Direct download: W100M-Muppets.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31pm EDT

We conclude our look at Tom Cruise's career with his films since 2000, focusing on Minority Report, Collateral and American Made.

Direct download: W100MCruise00s.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

We continue our investigation of Tom Cruise's career with a look at his films of the 90's, focusing on A Few Good Men, Jerry Maguire and Magnolia.

Direct download: W100MCruise90s.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:09pm EDT

Christiana and Mike open up a series where we'll be examining the career of Tom Cruise.

Direct download: W100M-Cruise80s.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT

Christiana and Mike dive into the deep well of Sam Raimi's career.

Direct download: W100M-Raimi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:54pm EDT

Christiana and Mike dig deeper into David Lean's filmography.

Direct download: W100M-DavidLean.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17am EDT

We discuss the films of Robert Zemeckis, with a focus on Back to the Future and Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Direct download: W100M-Zemeckis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:34pm EDT

Christiana and Mike conclude their 2022 Oscar Marathon with a discussion of the winners!

Direct download: W100M-22Oscars4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:57pm EDT

Christiana and Mike update their marathon progress and then dig into Belfast, CODA and West Side Story.
Direct download: W100M-22Oscars3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT

Christiana and Mike update their progress and then dig deep into "The Power of the Dog" and "No Time to Die"

Direct download: W100M-22Oscars2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

Christiana and Mike dig deep into "Don't Look Up", "Dune", "Nightmare Alley", and "Encanto"

Direct download: W100M-22Oscars1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Christiana and Mike inaugerate their 2022 Oscar Marathon with a rundown of the nominations!
Direct download: W100MOscars2022Noms.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT