Join us this week for a spirited disagreement about Dallas Buyers Club and what sets apart a great performance from simply acting. In the process, we pronounce Jard Leto’s name at least three different ways. Then, at the 56-minute mark, we discuss our favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman moments. RIP PSH.
Next week: Robocop
We finally get around to seeing Short Term 12, which we unfortunately missed last year. If you haven’t seen it, you can skip to our 3×3 of movies referenced in other movies that we didn’t like. The references, not necessarily the movies. We explain it better at the 52-minute mark.
Next week: Dallas Buyer’s Club
What happens when a Gemma Chan fan, a Jack Ryan fan, and Kelly Wand see the new spy thriller, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit? This week’s Qt3 Movie Podcast is what happens. If you’re not into movies, skip to the 57-minute mark for our 3×3 of our favorite appearances of books in movies.
Next week: I, Frankenstein
It’s January. Boy, is it January. And what a January it is with Kellan Lutz in The Legend of Hercules, a movie that sets the bar for Januaries to come. In case you don’t want to listen to three people talk very seriously about Kellan Lutz and the legend of Hercules, which you might not want spoiled so you can see it for yourself, jump to the 39-minute mark for this week’s 3×3. The topic? Our favorite Kellan Lutz roles. Sorry, I lied. The actual topic is lies in movies.
Next week: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
This week we combine our respective top ten lists for a plus-sized podcast about the best movies of 2013. We also single out our most surprising movies, our most disappointing movies, and a set of special awards that would be suitable for framing if they existed in the analog world.
Next week: The Legend of Hercules. Yep, the Legend of Hercules.
Has David O. Russell conned us into liking American Hustle? Well, some more than others. Find out what happens when three Silver Linings Playbook fans watch some of our favorite actors get all 70s. At the one-hour mark, we do a 3×3 that has something to do with corporations.
Next week: the top movies of 2013
Join Tom Chick for a conversation with Banshee Chapter director Blair Erickson, who has made a Lovecraft movie that isn’t technically a Lovecraft movie, but is definitely a Lovecraft movie. He defends his use of jump scares, reveals his inspiration for some of the creepiest bits of the movie, and explains that parts of the sound design are 100% real.
This week we see the Coen brothers’ love letter to existential despair by way of folk music, starring Oscar Isaac, an awesome cat, and some pretty good folk music. Then, at the 42-minute mark, we discuss things we’ve never seen in movies, or some such thing. It makes sense at times.
Next week: The next Hobbit movie