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Movies, Films and Flix

A one stop shop for all things movies. The MFF crew tackle the real issues like "What is Kurt Russell's best sleeveless shirt?" Listen. Enjoy. Share

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Episode 554 (Legion vs Priest, Paul Bettany, and Rock Throwing)
Mark and Nathan pit Legion (2010) and Priest (2011) against each other to see which Paul Bettany film reigns supreme. It’s an incredibly close matchup that will be decided by 10 categories that cover topics like rock throwing, monotone monologues, and final fights. Enjoy!
68:00 4/15/24
Episode 553 (Barbie, Greta Gerwig and Beach Fights)
Mark and Niall discuss the 2023 comedy blockbuster Barbie. Directed by Greta Gerwig, and starring Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America Ferrera and a lot of pink, the movie focuses on what happens when Barbie and Ken travel to the real world and learn about horses (there’s a lot more to it…). In this episode, they also talk about bespoke songs, beach fights, and the excellence of Greta Gerwig. Enjoy!
71:31 4/8/24
Episode 552 (Cocktail, Tom Cruise, and Big Dreams)
Mark and Erik discuss the 1988 bartending drama Cocktail. Directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Shue, Bryan Brown and lots of flair bartending, the movie focuses on a guy named Brian who makes cocktails and has big dreams. In this episode, they also talk about flipping bottles, sad endings, and Tom Cruise’s filmography. Enjoy!
79:29 4/1/24
Episode 551 (Red Scorpion, Dolph Lundgren and Short Shorts)
Mark and John discuss 1988 action film Red Scorpion. Directed by Joseph Zito, and starring Dolph Lundgren, Al White, M. Emmet Walsh, and some short shorts, the movie focuses on what happens when a disgraced Russian soldier starts blowing up everything in sight. In this episode, they also talk about grenade logistics, bar fights, and terrible productions. Enjoy!
63:47 3/25/24
Episode 550 (Backdraft, Kurt Russell and Ron Howard)
Mark and John Leavengood (@MFFhorrorcorner on X)  discuss the 1991 action drama Backdraft. Directed by Ron Howard, and starring Kurt Russell, Robert De Niro, William Baldwin and some angry fire, the movie jams about eight plotlines into a single movie and still works really well. In this episode, they also talk about Kurt Russell’s hair, Ron Howard’s filmography, and rewatchable movies. Enjoy!
63:57 3/18/24
Bonus Episode (Godzilla, King Kong and the MonsterVerse)
Mark and Aaron Neuwirth (@AaronsPS4 on X) talk about Godzilla (2014), Kong: Skull Island (2017), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), and Monarch: Legacy of Monsters (2023). In this episode, they also discuss the difficulties of moving, monster fights, and Godzilla's top four films. Enjoy!
67:13 3/15/24
Episode 549 (The Replacements, Shane Falco, and Quicksand)
Mark and Norbert discuss the 2000 sports comedy The Replacements. Directed by Howard Deutch, and starring Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, and some wild yam, the movie focuses on what happens when a rag-tag group of replacement players get recruited to play in the NFL. In this episode, they also talk about football movies, platitudes, and kicking a football while smoking a cigarette. Enjoy!
63:46 3/11/24
MFF Classic Episode - The Movies Featuring Bathroom Fights Draft
This episode was originally released in 2021. Mark and Nick Rehak (@TheRehak) draft their favorite movies that feature bathroom fights. In this episode, they discuss Mission: Impossible - Fallout, The Warriors, Jack Reacher, Non-Stop, and Resident Evil: Afterlife. If you enjoy this episode, make sure to listen to our Jet Ski Action Scene Draft episode (Episode 323) as well. Enjoy!
54:00 3/8/24
Episode 548 (Baby Driver, Car Chases, and Red)
Mark and Phil discuss the 2017 action film Baby Driver. Directed by Edgar Wright and starring Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Eiza Gonzalez, Jamie Foxx, and Jon Hamm, the movie focuses on a getaway driver who listens to some very cool music. In this episode, they also talk about primary colors, car chases, and movie soundtracks. Enjoy!
63:48 3/4/24
Episode 547 (Something in the Dirt, Benson and Moorhead, and Quartz)
Mark and Zanandi (@ZaNandi on X) discuss the 2022 science fiction film Something in the Dirt. Directed by and starring Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Resolution, Spring, The Endless, Synchronic), the movie focuses on what happens when two polar opposites investigate some supernatural shenanigans happening in their apartment complex. In this episode, they also talk about floating quartz, sleeveless t-shirts and the filmographies of Benson and Moorhead.
48:45 2/26/24
Bonus Episode - Talking About the 2024 Best Picture Nominees
Mark and David Cross (@ItsMeDavidCross on X) talk about Maestro, Killers of the Flower Moon, Poor Things, Past Lives, Oppenheimer, Anatomy of a Fall, The Zone of Interest, The Holdovers, American Fiction and Barbie. In this episode, they also rank the 10 nominees and talk about which film will win Best Picture.
75:40 2/23/24
Episode 546 (Last Night in Soho, Edgar Wright, and Mirrors)
Mark and Nathan Lahay discuss the 2021 supernatural thriller Last Night in Soho. Directed by Edgar Wright, and starring Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, Diana Rigg and lots of pop songs, the movie focuses on the exploits of a fashion student named Eloiuse who over-idolizes the 1960s. In this episode, they also talk about nostalgia, dream sequences and Edgar Wright's filmography. Enjoy!
68:19 2/19/24
Episode 545 (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Toyota Tundras, Good Sequels)
Mark and Tom discuss the 2003 science fiction action film Terminator 3: The Rise of the Machines. Directed by Jonathan Mostow, and starring Claire Danes, Nick Stahl, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kristanna Loken and a Toyota Tundra, the movie focuses on what happens when more robots are sent back in time to kill John Connor. In this episode, they also talk about successful sequels, robot mayhem, and Nick Stahl’s filmography. Enjoy!
57:35 2/12/24
Episode 544 (Columbus, Kogonada, and Architecture)
Mark and Joey (@soulpopped on X) discuss the 2017 drama Columbus. Directed by Kogonada, and starring John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey, and several beautiful structures located in Columbus, Indiana, the movie is the result of what happens when a film scholar decides to direct a film (and wildly succeeds!). In this episode, they also talk about production design, big swings, and their favorite films released since 2017. Enjoy!
59:14 2/5/24
Episode 543 (The 2023 Marvel Cinematic Universe Recap)
Mark and Norbert discuss the 2023 Marvel Cinematic Universe releases (and Echo) and hand out random awards to their favorite moments. In this episode you'll hear them talk about Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, The Marvels, Secret Invasion, Loki S2, and Echo.
94:14 1/29/24
Episode 542 (Hellraiser, Clive Barker, and Goo)
Mark and John (MFFHorrorCorner on X) discuss the 1987 horror film Hellraiser. Directed by Clive Barker, and starring Doug Bradley, Clare Higgins, Ashely Laurence, and several pain loving interdimensional Cenobites, the movie focuses on what happens when a mystical box is opened. In this episode, they also talk about movie monsters, basements, and Clive Barker's filmography. Enjoy!
63:27 1/22/24
Episode 541 (The Hunt for Red October, Jack Ryan, and Submarine Cinema)
Mark and Norbert discuss the 1990 action thriller The Hunt for Red October. Directed by John McTiernan and starring Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Sam Neill, James Earl Jones, and a few strategic pings, the movie focuses on what happens when an intelligence analyst meets a submarine captain. In this episode, they also talk about submarine cinema, Jack Ryan, and countermeasures. Enjoy!
63:22 1/15/24
Episode 540 (Dragonslayer, Cranky Dragons, and Hot Lakes)
Mark and Adam Hodgins (of the GoFigure show on YouTube) discuss the 1981 fantasy film Dragonslayer. Directed by Matthew Robbins, and starring Caitlin Clarke, Peter MacNicol, Ralph Richardson and a cranky dragon, the movie focuses on what happens when a young wizard thinks he can defeat a powerful dragon. In this episode, they also talk about practical effects, 1980’s fantasy movies, and being the last of something.
51:19 1/8/24
Episode 539 (The 2023 Random Movie Awards)
The 2023 Random Movie Awards! Mark and Megan hand out random awards to their favorite 2023 films. in this episode, you'll hear them talk about Full Time, Poor Things, Perfect Days, Ferrari, Fremont, Bottoms, Dream Scenario, Godzilla Minus One, Past Lives, Fallen Leaves, Insidious: The Red Door, Scrapper, All of Us Strangers and many more 2023 films. Enjoy!
66:58 1/1/24
Episode 538 (The 2023 Horror Movie Awards)
The 2023 Horor Movie Awards! Mark and Zanandi (@ZaNandi on X) talk about their favorite horror films released in 2023. In this episode, you'll hear them discuss their favorite moments in Thanksgiving, The Pope's Exorcist, Brooklyn 45, Saw X, Insidious: The Red Door, The Wrath of Becky, No One Will Save You, The Blackening, The Conference, Birth/Rebirth, Dark Harvest and more! Enjoy!
71:54 12/25/23
Episode 537 (John Wick: Chapter 4 vs. Fast X vs. Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One
Mark and Aaron Neuwirth (@AaronPS4 on X) pit Fast X, John Wick: Chapter 4, and Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One against each other to see which 2023 action film is the best. In this episode, they also discuss Vin Diesel, staircase action scenes, and giving axes to bouncers. Enjoy!
79:50 12/18/23
Episode 536 (The Original Songs Written for Movies Draft)
Mark and Billy Patterson (@billyapatterson on X) talk about their favorite original songs from movies like Romeo Must Die, The Great Gatsby, Blade 2, In the Heat of the Night, Take Shelter, Batman Forever, Wild Wild West, With Honors and Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey. If you enjoy this episode make sure to listen to the Batman Forever, Batman & Robin, and Godzilla (1998) soundtrack episodes that Billy and Mark recorded.
77:23 12/11/23
Episode 535 (The Devil's Rejects, Rob Zombie, and Free Bird)
Mark and Russell discuss the 2005 horror film The Devil's Rejects. Directed by Rob Zombie, and starring Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie, Sid Haig, and William Forsythe, the movie focuses on what happens when three horrible people go on a horrible road trip. In this episode, they also talk about effective horror films, Mark Twain and Rob Zombie's filmography. Enjoy!
59:24 12/4/23
Episode 534 (Piranha, Joe Dante, and Corn Eating)
Mark and David Cross (itsMeDavidCross on X) discuss the 1978 creature feature Piranha. Directed by Joe Dante, and starring Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Dick Miller, and a bunch of hungry fish, the Roger Corman produced film is one of the best Jaws knock-offs ever made. In this episode, they also talk about the inspired special effects, Joe Dante's filmography, and where it stands amongst all the other Jaws knock-offs that were made in the 1970s and 1980s. Enjoy!If you enjoy this episode, make sure to listen to our episodes that cover Alligator (1980) and Grizzly (1976)
53:26 11/27/23
Episode 533 (The Wailing, Na Hong-jin, and Cave Demons)
Mark and Zanandi (@ZaNandi on X) discuss the 2016 horror film The Wailing. Directed by Na Hong-jin and starring Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min, Chun Woo-hee, and Jun Kunimura, the movie focuses on what happens when a demon goes fishing. In this episode, they also talk about epic horror movies, cave demons, and why 2016 was such a great year for horror cinema. Enjoy!
65:20 11/20/23
Episode 532 (The Virgin Suicides, Sofia Coppola, and Kirsten Dunst)
Mark and Jonny Numb (@JonnyNumb on X) discuss the 2000 drama film The Virgin Suicides. Directed by Sofia Coppola, and starring Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, Kathleen Turner, and James Woods, the adaptation of Jeffrey Eugenides 1993 book (of the same name) kicked off Coppola’s Oscar winning career and it makes for a fine addition to the Jonny Numb “Feel Good Series.” In this episode, they also talk about soundtracks, wigs and the filmography of Kirsten Dunst. Enjoy! Also, make sure to listen to the “Feel Good Series” which includes movies like First Reformed, Green Room, The House That Jack Built, Only God Forgives, Super Dark Times, Thirst, and many more excellent films!
78:30 11/15/23
Episode 531 (Lady in the Water, M Night Shyamalan, and Narfs)
Mark and Lisa discuss the 2006 fantasy film Lady in the Water. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan, and starring Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Bob Balaban and several boxes of cereal, the movie focuses on what happens when a Narf visits Philadelphia. In this episode, they also talk about committed performances, Scrunts, cookbooks, Tartutics, film critics, blue worlds, vessels, and movie tropes. Enjoy!
69:35 11/10/23
Episode 530 (Double Dragon, Video Game Adaptations, and Jet Ski Action)
Mark and Norbert discuss the 1994 video game adaptation Double Dragon. Directed by James Yukich, and starring Mark Dacascos, Scott Wolf, Alyssa Milano, Robert Patrick and a mystical medallion, the movie focuses on what happens when two brothers are forced to battle a guy who can turn into a shadow. In this episode, they also talk about jet ski action scenes, video game adaptations, and dirty rivers.
66:03 11/6/23
Episode 529 (The Mummy Returns, Brendan Fraser, and Scorpions)
Mark and David Cross (Itsmedavidcross on X) attempt to wrap their heads around the 2001 film The Mummy Returns. Directed by Stephen Sommers, and starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, Arnold Vosloo, Oded Fehr, Patricia Velasquez, John Hannah and lots of VFX creations, the movie focuses on some nonsense about Dwayne Johnson returning and laying the smackdown on the world. In this episode, they also talk about sand armies, intricate plots, and Action Hero Rachel Weisz. Enjoy!
60:01 11/2/23
Bonus Episode - The Final Destination Franchise Explained!
The Final Destination franchise explained! Jay Cluitt attempts to fit 23 years (and 5 films) of Final Destination lore into a 20-minute synopsis. Enjoy!
29:11 11/1/23

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