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Dudes on Movies

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We discuss a single movie each week; breaking it down with humor, insight, and all around dudeness.

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BONUS - Question Of The Week Responses June 2024

July 17, 2024 12:09 - 35 minutes - 45.5 MB

We read your responses to our Questions of the Week for June 2024! Episode 221 - My Own Private Idaho - What movies were you forbidden from seeing as a young person? Episode 222 - Paris is Burning - What are your favorite movies about subcultures? Episode 223 - Go Fish - What are the most unusual love stories? Episode 224 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Have you ever attended a midnight movie?   Thanks for listening!   If you want more Dudes on Movies, check out the links below. We...

227 - Michael Clayton

July 15, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 79.4 MB

The Dudes aren't the guys you kill, they're the guys you buy, with 2007's Michael Clayton.  This well-acted, suspenseful, legal thriller is George Clooney at his smoldering best, while Tilda Swinton and Tom Wilkinson show you why they're two of the best to ever do it.  So curl up with a gripping Fantasy novel, and then irreparably embarrass your colleagues with this modern classic!      Other movies discussed: Caged (1950) - Directed by John Cromwell The Great Ziegfeld (1936) - Directed ...

226 - The Christmas Shoes

July 08, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 109 MB

The dudes hold back their anger, unsuccessfully, with 2004's The Christmas Shoes. What do you get when you adapt a crappy song into a crappy book and then into a crappy movie? You get this. Rob Lowe learning it's okay to be an asshole as long as your wife accepts your apology. Good lord everyone. Just listen.     Other movies discussed: Persona (1966) - Directed by Ingmar Bergman Night of the Comet (1984) - Directed by Thom Eberhardt QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What are some TV movies that y...

225 - The Iron Claw

July 01, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 93 MB

The Dudes head to the Dallas Territory with 2023's The Iron Claw. The Von Erichs captivated wrestling fans, and the tragedy of them dying so young and so needlessly is an important story that needed to be told.  And while you'll likely cry when you see this film, you'll somehow leave smiling too.  Sing it with us now: "I wanna live that waaaayyyy, forever...."       Other movies discussed: Little Odessa (1994) - Directed by James Gray Witness For The Prosecution (1957) - Directed by Bill...

224 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show

June 24, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 134 MB

The Dudes wrap up Pride 2024 with an all-time classic, 1975's The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Join us on a journey of song and pleasure, as we discover the secrets of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, portrayed by the indelible Tim Curry, and his devious plans. This is the original cult movie, and has been played at theaters around the globe for nearly 50 years. You can't deny it. Give into pleasure.   Other movies discussed: Walk on the Wild Side (1962) - Directed by Edward Dmytryk Fire and Ice (1983)...

223 - Go Fish

June 17, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 78.3 MB

The Dudes celebration of Pride 2024 rolls on with 1994's Go Fish! This artistic, highly personal film is pure class, and when you realize they did it all with no money, it becomes even more impressive.  Intimate, funny, and groundbreaking, this one is still referenced 30 years later as an inspiration to all independent filmmakers, and it deserves all your attention!   Other movies discussed: Juice (1992) - Directed by Ernest Dickerson Easy A (2010) - Directed by Will Gluck QUESTION OF TH...

BONUS - Question Of The Week Responses May 2024

June 12, 2024 06:30 - 35 minutes - 30.4 MB

We read your responses to our Questions of the Week for May 2024! Episode 217 - The Matrix - What are your favorite movies of 1999? Episode 218 - Attack The Block - What are your favorite directorial debuts? Episode 219 - Mortal Kombat - What are your favorite movies based on video games? Episode 220 - The Incredible Shrinking Man - What are your favorite 1950s Science Fiction films? Thanks for listening! If you want more Dudes on Movies, check out the links below. We’re active on soci...

222 - Paris is Burning

June 10, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 81.6 MB

The Dudes continue Pride 2024 with 1990's Paris is Burning! This documentary gives an unrelenting look at late 80's ball-culture in New York City, and has been placed in the National Library of Congress for being culturally significant. It's a candid look that's simultaneously fun and heartbreaking.  We see it all: the good, the bad, and the fabulous.   Other movies discussed: Speak No Evil (2022) - Directed by Christian Tafdrup Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) - Directed by Peter Weir   ...

221 - My Own Private Idaho

June 03, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 78.4 MB

The Dudes elegantly start Pride 2024 with 1991's My Own Private Idaho.  Part Shakespeare, part faux-documentary, part avant-garde experiment, this genre-defying classic gave moviegoers a new perspective on street life, and showcased its two famous leads in ways we hadn't seen before.  So tune in for a discussion on New Queer Cinema, and Udo Kier appreciation.      Other movies discussed: Advise and Consent (1962) - Directed by Otto Preminger Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) - Directe...

220 - The Incredible Shrinking Man

May 27, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 107 MB

The Dudes get blasted with radiation in 1957's The Incredible Shrinking Man! What first seems like a silly tale of nuclear danger turns out to be so much more, tackling philosophical issues about what it means to be human, and how we too often take for granted the small things in life. Great special effects, and a compelling story will leave you talking about this gem long after the credits roll. And you'll never look at your cat the same way! Other movies discussed: The Bad and the Beauti...

219 - Mortal Kombat

May 20, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 91.5 MB

The Dudes scream a movie title at you before the opening credits roll with 1995's Mortal Kombat.  Based on a video game that shaped our culture for better and worse, this less violent live-action adaptation features impressive fighting and attractive locations.  So GET OVER HERE...and...FINISH HIM...and...FLAWLESS VICTORY...Man, the 90s were great.     Other movies discussed: Drowning By Numbers (1988) - Directed by Peter Greenaway Manhunter (1985) - Directed by Michael Mann QUESTION OF ...

BONUS - Question Of The Week Responses April 2024

May 15, 2024 10:00 - 49 minutes - 64.9 MB

We read your responses to our Questions of the Week for April 2024! Episode 212 - Pump Up the Volume - What are your favorite teen angst movies? Episode 213 - Alien 3 - What polarizing franchise films do you most admire? Episode 214 - Bill & Ted Face the Music - What is your favorite legacy sequel? Episode 215 - Tiptoes - What are the most embarrassing parts of the careers of your favorite actors or filmmakers? Episode 216 - Robin Hood Prince of Thieves - What are your favorite pop songs th...

218 - Attack the Block

May 13, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 113 MB

The Dudes fight invading aliens, and systematic injustice, in 2011's Attack the Block! This highly original sci-fi adventure not only delivers the thrills and laughs, but thoughtful commentary on modern day society. It also introduced the world to the commanding presence of a pre-Star Wars John Boyega. Both Dudes agree, everyone should be watching this - not playing FIFA.   Other movies discussed: Chicken Hawk (1994) - Directed by Adi Sideman Hamlet (1948) - Directed by Laurence Olivier ...

217 - The Matrix

May 06, 2024 06:15 - 2 hours - 107 MB

The Dudes finally tackle a modern classic with 1999's The Matrix.  If you live on this planet, there's a good chance you're very familiar with this movie, and our only hope is that our discussion measures up.  The good news is that if you were blown away in 1999, nothing has changed since then.      Other movies discussed: Late Night With The Devil (2023) - Directed by Colin and Cameron Cairnes Weird Science (1985) - Directed by John Hughes QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite mo...

216 - Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

April 29, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 144 MB

The Dudes battle a tyrannical Alan Rickman in 1991's Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves! This box office sensation brought grit and gore to a familiar tale, but it also brough criticism. Is Kevin Costner as bad as they say, does Morgan Freeman celebrate Life Day, and is Bryan Adams the real hero of the film? The Dudes find out and more in this revamped episode! Just remember: everything we do, we do it for you. OTHER MOVIES DISCUSSED Another Body (2023) Directed by Sophie Compton and Reuben Ham...

215 - Tiptoes

April 22, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 68.5 MB

The Dudes patience is stretched far too taut with 2003's Tiptoes, the insanely inappropriate outrage that entreats for the rights of Little People while casting a non-Little Person actor as a Little Person.  Ugly, wrongheaded, shameful, and appalling, this legendarily terrible film is as rotten as movies get.  It's also called Tiptoes. For God's sake everybody.      Other movies discussed: Baby Face (1933) - Directed by Alfred E. Green My Fair Lady (1964) - Directed by George Cukor   Q...

BONUS - Question Of The Week Responses March 2024

April 17, 2024 10:00 - 41 minutes - 54.9 MB

We read your responses to our Questions of the Week for March 2024! Episode 208 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Whose films are hard to watch because of the artist's misdeeds? Episode 209 - The Crucible - What are your favorite movies about injustice? Episode 210 - Saturday Night Fever - What are your favorite movies about idiot friends? Episode 211 - Celtic Pride - What are the most and least accurate sports movies? [email protected] www.facebook.com/dudesonmovies www.i...

214 - Bill & Ted Face the Music

April 15, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 111 MB

The Dudes attempt to save the world, and their marriages, in 2020's "Bill & Ted Face the Music"! This legacy sequel finds our most excellent heroes at a low point in their lives, not having lived up to their expectations. However, they get an opportunity to make things right with the help of their loving daughters and several other versions of themselves. Although it has its fair share of problems, B&T's charm is impossible to resist. Station!   Other movies discussed: The Good, the Bad a...

213 - Alien 3

April 08, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 88.7 MB

The Dudes go into hypersleep, and are again greeted with terror with 1992's Alien 3.  This famously troubled production almost ended David Fincher's career before it got started, but time has been semi-kind to most of it, mainly due to still impressive practical special effects, and the always awesome Sigourney Weaver.    Other movies discussed: In a Lonely Place (1950) - Directed by Nicholas Ray The Greatest Show On Earth (1952) - Directed by Cecil B. DeMille   QUESTION OF THE WEEK: ...

212 - Pump Up the Volume

April 01, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 112 MB

The Dudes broadcast their pirate signal to angsty high schoolers in 1990's Pump Up the Volume! Get ready for some pre-grunge rebellion led by Christian Slater and the always amazing Samantha Mathis in her first major role. It's filled with poignant drama, still relevant social commentary, and a feast of excellent underground tunes! So get your bubble gum, turn it up, and talk hard.   Other movies discussed: The Outsider (1983) - Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Dead Birds (2004) - Direct...

211 - Celtic Pride

March 25, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 82 MB

The Dudes pray for a Game 7 miracle and put Boston fans on blast with 1996's Celtic Pride.  While this sports-based comedy can be frustrating at times with unwanted athlete cameos, it still features decent humor and some fairly realistic basketball scenes.  It's also a mostly harmless good time at the movies that we don't get much of anymore, so kick back and enjoy one of Scott's most played VHS tapes.     Other movies discussed: The Battle of Algiers (1966) - Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo...

210 - Saturday Night Fever

March 18, 2024 10:00 - 2 hours - 163 MB

The Dudes are staying alive in 1977's Saturday Night Fever. Watch John Travolta dance his way through Brooklyn, women, and life in general. Will he learn to better himself? Will he "make it" with Annette? And will Bobby stop asking so many damn questions? Tune in to find out, and make it two slices two is good.   Other movies discussed: The Devil's Honey (1986) - Directed by Lucio Fulci A Haunting in Venice (2023) - Directed by Kenneth Branagh   QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What are your fav...

BONUS - Question Of The Week Responses February 2024

March 13, 2024 06:15 - 35 minutes - 30.9 MB

We read your responses to our Questions of the Week for February 2024! Episode 204 - Face/Off - What are your favorite examples of actors mimicking other actors? Episode 205 - Sphere - What mediocre films do you enjoy the most? Episode 206 - The One I Love - What are the best movies with a small cast? Episode 207 - The Last Temptation of Christ - What are the best movies about faith? [email protected] www.facebook.com/dudesonmovies www.instagram.com/dudesonmovies https://bsky.a...

209 - The Crucible

March 11, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 76.7 MB

The Dudes can't recall one key Commandment with 1996's The Crucible.  Arthur Miller's masterpiece was both a dramatization of terrible historical events as well as a  powerful allegory against McCarthyism and the HUAC.  Such witch-hunts unfortunately carry on to this day, and if this were a just world, the swine who start them would receive swift retribution.  All that aside, this is a great movie and you should watch it.         Other movies discussed: An American in Paris (1951) - Direc...

Oscars - 2023 Predictions

March 06, 2024 06:15 - 40 minutes - 34.5 MB

It's time once again for the Dudes annual Oscar show.  Join us as we make our picks in all of the major categories.  You know how we feel at this point: we care about the nominees and discussing the films, and that's where it ends.  Can you imagine if they let us program the ceremony?  We'd be done in an hour, and people would have fun for once.  Strap in!    Contact us below! [email protected] www.facebook.com/dudesonmovies www.instagram.com/dudesonmovies https://bsky.app/profile...

208 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

March 04, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 131 MB

The Dudes visit Hogwarts for the first time with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban! As the third film in the franchise, it develops a more mature tone while hanging on to some of the childish nature from the prior films. But does the film pull it off? Is Snape secretly in a metal band? And why is Gary Oldman riding a bird-horse? Tune in to find the answers!   Other movies discussed: Trucker's Woman (1975) - Directed by Will Zens The Creator (2023) -  Directed by Gareth Edwards   ...

207 - The Last Temptation of Christ

February 26, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 133 MB

The Dudes spread a message of love in 1988's The Last Temptation of Christ. This Scorsese passion project spawned a worldwide controversy due to its sympathetic and exaggerated portrayal of biblical characters and events. Not just protests, but actual death threats and violence. Sometimes these are the things Men must face to accomplish something greater. Other movies discussed: Class of 1984 (1982) - Directed by Mark L. Lester The Sting (1973) -  Directed by Gregory Roy Hill QUESTION OF...

206 - The One I Love

February 19, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 75.3 MB

The Dudes stumble into a romantic Event Horizon with 2014's The One I Love, one of the strangest love stories ever told.  Though this movie contains only 3 actors with onscreen speaking roles, its ambition is limitless, and by the end the voice of Mama Cass will play on a loop in your head for days afterward.  Let's just get it going now! "While I'm far away from you, my baby..."       Other movies discussed: The Devil All The Time (2020) - Directed by Antonio Campos Prince Of The City (1...

BONUS - Question Of The Week Responses January 2024

February 14, 2024 06:15 - 37 minutes - 31.9 MB

We read your responses to our Questions of the Week for January 2024! Episode 199 - Before Sunrise - What are your favorite movies that take place over a single day? Episode 200 - Being There - What are your favorite final performances? Episode 201 - Midsommar - What are your favorite movies about cults? Episode 202 - The Hunger - What are your favorite movies about strange medical phenomenon? Episode 203 - Oldboy - What cinematic plot twists did you find the most surprising? dudesonmo...

205 - Sphere

February 12, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 70.3 MB

The Dudes don't often find themselves pondering mediocrity, but that's the case this week with 1998's Sphere, an atmospheric but often tedious Science Fiction adventure.  Weirdly edited, unevenly paced, and sometimes a gigantic mess, even the bombastic ending leaves you wanting after 135(!) misspent minutes.  All aboard.      Other movies discussed: Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001) - Directed by Peter Jackson The Killer (2023) - Directed by David Fincher QUESTION OF T...

204 - Face/Off

February 05, 2024 10:00 - 2 hours - 151 MB

The Dudes attempt to explain an experimental surgery gone wrong in 1997's Face/Off! This unhinged action film from acclaimed director John Woo is just as awesome as it is ridiculous. Excellently crafted action sequences, and incredible mimicry from its two stars, propel this off-the-wall crowd pleaser beyond its plot holes and into the the action movie hall of fame. Don't try to explain it: just enjoy it. Wooo!   Other movies discussed: Jennifer's Body (2009) - Directed by Karyn Kusama T...

2023 Dudes Year In Review

February 01, 2024 06:15 - 36 minutes - 30.7 MB

In this Bonus Hangout episode, Scott and Dave give you their thoughts on the state of the show, as well as additional insight into when they screw up.  Its a lot of fun, and its all for the benefit of our favorite people: The Listeners!  Thank you so much everybody! (Photo: Cate Blanchett and Todd Field at Criterion.) Contact us below! [email protected] www.facebook.com/dudesonmovies www.instagram.com/dudesonmovies https://bsky.app/profile/dudesonmoves.bsky.social

203 - Oldboy

January 29, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 84.5 MB

Dudes On Demand 2024 makes its final stop in South Korea with 2003's Oldboy, the brutal, stylish, relentless masterpiece that asks you to think very carefully about revenge.  Infamous for its brutality and shocking twists, it's also entirely grounded and the kind of human drama you can't believe you can identify with.  Other movies discussed: The Wonder (2022) - Directed by Sebastian Lelio Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) - Directed by Pedro Almodovar QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What cinematic ...

202 - The Hunger

January 22, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 101 MB

The Dudes live forever and ever in 1983's The Hunger! This sexy vampire tragedy ponders mortality and eternity in a way that only Tony Scott could: with soft-blue light and billowing curtains. The mood is set, and the cycle must continue, so grab your ankh, practice your cello, and engage in monkey science, because we're on the hunt for eternal youth. And high quality goth music. Other movies discussed: The Iron Claw (2023) - Directed by Sean Durkin Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Cr...

201 - Midsommar

January 15, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 98.7 MB

On its first international stop, Dudes On Demand 2024 goes way out of your phone's signal range with 2019's Midsommar.  If you're patient, this movie delivers massively in every scenario.  And if these events disturb you, try to remember its just a spring clean for The May Queen. Other movies discussed: Blood Feast (1963)  – Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis Candyman (1992)  – Directed by Bernard Rose QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What are your favorite movies about cults? Contact us below! ...

BONUS - Question Of The Week Responses December 2023

January 10, 2024 10:00 - 31 minutes - 38.6 MB

We read your responses to our Questions of the Week for December 2023! Episode 195 - Gods and Monsters - What are your favorite fictional stories in which real people are characters? Episode 196 - Ferris Bueller's Day Off - What are your favorite examples of breaking the fourth wall in movies? Episode 197 - The Hidden Fortress - What are the best foreign films that influenced or inspired an American version? Episode 198 - It's a Wonderful Life - What are the best movies about alternate t...

200 - Being There

January 08, 2024 10:00 - 1 hour - 127 MB

Dudes On Demand 2024 ventures forth with 1979's Being There! This satire of American politics, culture, and society was famously Peter Sellers' final performance, and oh what a performance it is. Grab your television remote, put on your finest vintage clothing and give Raphael this message: the Dudes like to watch. Other movies discussed: A Disturbance in the Force (2023)  – Directed by Steve Kozak and Jeremy Coon The Pale Blue Eye (2022)  – Directed by Scott Cooper QUESTION OF THE WEEK:...

199 - Before Sunrise

January 01, 2024 06:15 - 1 hour - 71.4 MB

Dudes On Demand 2024 launches with 1995's modern classic Before Sunrise!  You've probably never lived quite as vicariously through other people as you do watching this movie, and with good reason.  Celine and Jesse's romance is what we all aspire to, even if it slips our grasp after roughly 12 hours.  Just remember everybody: This is life, and everything's all right. Living, living, living, living, living, living, living, living life. Other movies discussed: Miami Connection (1987)  – Dire...

The Hays Code: Hollywood History Part 1

December 30, 2023 21:09 - 48 minutes - 46 MB

In Part I of their series on Hollywood History, Scott and Dave take you through the Production Code and its influence on not just Cinema but the rest of American culture.  Will Hays, Joseph Breen, and their enablers worked tirelessly to make sure movies didn't reflect reality, and in this podcast we give you the background on how it all happened, as well as the fallout we're still dealing with today. If you'd like more information, please visit our site for a list of our sources. https://...

198 - It’s a Wonderful Life

December 25, 2023 10:00 - 1 hour - 105 MB

The Dudes learn there's more to life than money in 1946's It's a Wonderful Life. This holiday classic tells the tale of George Bailey, a generous everyman who sacrifices his own happiness to do what's right.  But is there a cost? Make a wish, ring those bells, and celebrate the people you love - because Clarence said so! Other movies discussed: Dream Scenario (2023)  – Directed by Kristoffer Borgli Home Alone (1990)  – Directed by Chris Columbus QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What are the best m...

197 - The Hidden Fortress

December 18, 2023 06:15 - 1 hour - 83.7 MB

The Dudes protect their future Queen in enemy territory with 1958's The Hidden Fortress.  This classic jidaigeki adventure is another excellent entry in the Toshiro Mifune/Akira Kurosawa collaboration.  While Mifune is as amazing as ever, prepare to be blown away by the power of Misa Uehara, whose portrayal of the Princess will make you seriously depressed about what passes for leadership today. Other movies discussed: Napoleon (2023)  – Directed by Ridley Scott I Come In Peace (1990)  – ...

BONUS - Question Of The Week Responses November 2023

December 15, 2023 04:34 - 38 minutes - 48 MB

We read your responses to our Questions of the Week for November 2023! Episode 191 - Primal Fear - What is your favorite courtroom drama? Episode 192 - Pumping Iron - What are your favorite movies that feature actors before they were famous? Episode 193 - The Karate Kid Part III - What sequels do you find the most disappointing? Episode 194 - Clash of the Titans (1981) - Do dated or poor special effects bother you? [email protected] www.facebook.com/dudesonmovies www.instagram.com/...

196 - Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

December 11, 2023 06:15 - 1 hour - 94.6 MB

The Dudes run afoul of school officials and ditch class in style with 1986's Ferris Bueller's Day Off.  There's a good chance you're very familiar with this classic, so let us walk you through this impossibly overstuffed day of activities.  Gummy bear?  They've been in my pocket, they're real warm and soft.   Other movies discussed: Chasing Chasing Amy (2023)  – Directed by Sav Rodgers The Batman (2022)  – Directed by Matt Reeves QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What are your favorite examples of ...

195 - Gods and Monsters

December 04, 2023 06:15 - 1 hour - 85.6 MB

The Dudes lumber down the street beneath a rain machine with 1998's Gods and Monsters.  This brilliant fictionalized story of the last days of filmmaker James Whale is not only a great movie about Old Hollywood, but also a realistic, meditative study on aging and dementia.  Its a great success for everyone involved, and a must-see if you love The Movies. Other movies discussed: Casino (1995)  – Directed by Martin Scorsese How to Blow Up a Pipeline (2022)  – Directed by Daniel Goldhaber Q...

194 - Clash of the Titans (1981)

November 26, 2023 10:00 - 1 hour - 107 MB

The Dudes find their destiny in 1981's Clash of the Titans! Thanks to Zeus' inability to keep it in his pants, we join Perseus on his epic journey to slay the Gorgon, save his bride, and appease the Gods once and for all. Filled with Ray Harryhausen's stop-motion special effects, an R2D2 clone, and a few indelible performances, this is a film you will soon not forget. "Release the Krrraken!"   Other movies discussed: Anatomy of a Fall (2023)  – Directed by Justine Triet The Changeling (1...

193 - The Karate Kid Part III

November 20, 2023 06:15 - 1 hour - 94 MB

The Dudes de-plane at LAX only to find themselves in yet another blood feud with 1989's The Karate Kid Part III.  Daniel Larusso is a nice enough guy.  But he possesses an indefinable quality which attracts tormenters, and instead of engaging in self-assessment and gaining a deeper understanding of his issues so that this doesn't keep happening, he mouths off and keeps making new, richer enemies.  In short, he's getting increasingly difficult to root for.   Other movies discussed: Killers ...

BONUS - Question Of The Week Responses October 2023

November 15, 2023 10:00 - 34 minutes - 42.6 MB

We read your responses to our Questions of the Week for October 2023! Episode 186 - Possession - What movies subverted your expectations on your first viewing? Episode 187 - Society - What are the grossest special effects you've ever seen? Episode 188 - Raw - What movies best depict the harsh reality of college life? Episode 189 - The Return of the Living Dead - What are the funniest horror films? Episode 190 - The Invisible Man (1931) - What is your favorite Universal horror movie? dudeso...

192 - Pumping Iron

November 13, 2023 10:00 - 1 hour - 109 MB

The Dudes feel the pump in 1977’s Pumping Iron. This documentary about the world of competitive body building features a pre-movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger and follows him and several others as they compete to see who the biggest “hunk of man” in the world is at the 1975 Mr. Olympia. Take our advices, and listen to this one.    Other movies discussed To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)  – Directed by William Friedkin Clearcut (1991)  – Directed by Ryszard Bugajski   QUESTION OF THE WEEK ...

191 - Primal Fear

November 06, 2023 06:15 - 1 hour - 64.3 MB

The Dudes are asked to ponder the nature of truth, and our complicity in a broken justice system with 1996's Primal Fear.  This 90s legal drama does a great job hiding it's secrets, so we wouldn't dare betray any of them here.  Just make sure you start misusing the word 'allegedly' as often as you can.     Other movies discussed: The Boys In The Band (2020) – Directed by Joe Mantello The Fog (1980) – Directed by John Carpenter QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite courtroom drama?...

190 - The Invisible Man (1933)

October 30, 2023 06:15 - 1 hour - 72.2 MB

The Dudes unleash a terrible power on the world with 1933's The Invisible Man.  While James Whale's adaptation of the H.G. Wells classic is a masterclass of practical special effects, it also ponders evil while being hilarious.  Its the work of true artists and craftsmen, and in another 90 years will likely still impress.   Other movies discussed: Q: The Winged Serpent (1982) – Directed by Larry Cohen The Many Saints of Newark (2021) – Directed by Alan Taylor QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What ...