Academy Rewind

Every Best Picture Nominee Ever.

About the show

The podcast where Tim and Palmer take a look at every OSCARS® Best Picture Nominee from years past. Did the Academy pick the right film? Our hosts will decide. New episodes every other Sunday.

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  • Episode 76: Best Picture 1972: A Clockwork Orange, The French Connection, Fiddler on the Roof, The Last Picture Show, Nicholas and Alexandra

    December 30th, 2021  |  Season 8  |  1 hr 12 mins
    1972, a clockwork orange, academy awards, best picture, fiddler on the roof, film, hollywood, movies, nicholas and alexandra, oscars, stanley kubrick, the french connection, the last picture show

    While ironically taking in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with Tsar NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA at THE LAST PICTURE SHOW in the area of Paris known as THE FRENCH CONNECTION, Palmer begins to ask the eternal question: what exactly is A CLOCKWORK ORANGE?

  • Episode 86: TBA Holiday Special 2021

    December 13th, 2021  |  Season 8  |  58 mins 46 secs

    Our annual holiday hatewatch returns! Hosts from across the Thought Bubble Audio network recap Netflix's The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star. It's a holiday gift from us to you. Cheers!

  • Episode 75: Best Picture 1982: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Chariots of Fire, On Golden Pond, Reds, Atlantic City

    December 2nd, 2021  |  Season 8  |  52 mins 12 secs
    academy awards, atlantic city, best picture, chariots of fire, film, indiana jones, movies, olympics, on golden pond, oscars, raiders of the lost ark, reds

    Racing on CHARIOTS OF FIRE in Atlantic City while smoking a pack of REDS, Palmer & Tim a.k.a the RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK nearly reach the finish line which rests ON GOLDEN POND.

  • Episode 74: Best Picture 1992: Beauty and the Beast, The Silence of the Lambs, JFK, Bugsy, The Prince of Tides

    November 11th, 2021  |  Season 8  |  56 mins 4 secs
    1992, academy awards, academy rewind, beauty and the beast, best picture, bugsy, cinema, film, jfk, movies, oscars, the prince of tides, the silence of the lambs

    Firmly now only calling ourselves BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Palmer and Tim head out to JFK airport to meet BUGSY aka THE PRINCE OF TIDES, the man responsible for THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, the musical!

  • Episode 73: Best Picture 2002: Moulin Rouge, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, A Beautiful Mind, In the Bedroom, Gosford Park

    October 21st, 2021  |  Season 8  |  56 mins 23 secs
    2002, a beautiful mind, academy awards, academy rewind, best picture, cinema, film, gosford park, in the bedroom, moulin rouge, movies, oscars, the lord of the rings: the fellowship of the ring

    While Tim is IN THE BEDROOM overlooking GOSFORD PARK reading THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, a novel from A BEAUTIFUL MIND of J.R.R. Tolkien, Palmer bursts in singing Come What May from MOULIN ROUGE.

  • Episode 72: Best Picture 2012: The Help, The Artist, Hugo, Tree of Life, War Horse, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Descendants

    September 30th, 2021  |  Season 8  |  1 hr 46 mins
    2012, academy awards, academy rewind, best picture, cinema, extremely loud & incredibly close, film, hugo, midnight in paris, moneyball, movies, oscars, the artist, the descendants, the help, tree of life, war horse

    Academy Rewind is back with a new season and a host of new movies. Though it's MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, Tim and Palmer are EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE to finding HUGO inside of the TREE OF LIFE. Shaped like a WAR HORSE, the tree is the creation of THE ARTIST known only as THE HELP, someone possibly connected to THE DESCENDANTS of the creator of MONEYBALL.

  • Episode 71: Best Picture 1943: Yankee Doodle Dandy, Pride of the Yankees, Wake Island, King's Row, Random Harvest, The Pied Piper, The Magnificent Ambersons, The Talk of the Town, 49th Parallel, Mrs. Miniver

    August 12th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 12 mins
    1943, 49th parallel, academy awards, academy rewind, best picture, cinema, film, king's row, movies, mrs. miniver, oscars, pride of the yankees, random harvest, the magnificent ambersons, the pied piper, the talk of the town, wake island, yankee doodle dandy

    Academy Rewind is THE TALK OF THE TOWN and THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES on the 49TH PARALLEL (located on WAKE ISLAND right across from KINGS ROW) since Palmer and Tim brought in THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS as an opening act. They work as almost a PIED PIPER, bringing in the audience nightly, even such guests as MRS. MINIVER. Though the island seems like a RANDOM HARVEST, Palmer and Tim are having a good enough success to cry out, "YANKEE DOODLE DANDY!" with gusto night after night.

  • Episode 70: Best Picture 1953: Moulin Rouge, The Greatest Show on Earth, Ivanhoe, High Noon, The Quiet Man

    July 22nd, 2021  |  Season 7  |  48 mins 1 sec
    1953, academy awards, best picture, film, high noon, hollywood, ivanhoe, moulin rouge, movies, nominees, oscars, the greatest show on earth, the quiet man

    Celebrating the success of their staging of IVANHOE starring THE QUIET MAN, considered THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, Palmer and Tim headed off to the MOULIN ROUGE at HIGH NOON, not realizing that the venue does not open until after sundown.

  • Episode 69: Best Picture 1963: To Kill a Mockingbird, Lawrence of Arabia, The Longest Day, The Music Man, Mutiny on the Bounty

    July 1st, 2021  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 2 mins
    1963, academy awards, best picture, film, lawrence of arabia, movies, mutiny on the bounty, oscars, the longest day, the music man, to kill a mockingbird

    After enjoying a rousing production of THE MUSIC MAN, Palmer wants to do is watch TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, but Tim forces him to watch LAWRENCE OF ARABIA which amounts to THE LONGEST DAY in Palmer's life...a MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY might be afoot.

  • Episode 68: Best Picture 1973: The Godfather, Deliverance, Cabaret, Sounder, The Emigrants

    June 10th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 9 mins
    1973, academy awards, cabaret, deliverance, film, movies, oscars, sounder, the emigrants, the godfather

    While putting on a CABARET for THE EMIGRANTS as means of DELIVERANCE from THE GODFATHER, Tim tells the SOUNDER to cut the mics when Palmer is onstage.

  • Episode 66: Best Picture 1983: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, Ghandi, Tootsie, Missing, The Verdict

    May 20th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  56 mins 23 secs
    1983, academy award, alien, best picture, e.t. the extra terrestrial, film, ghandi, missing, movies, oscars, spielberg, the verdict, tootsie

    While trying to help E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL phone home to talk to his friend, TOOTSIE, Tim discovers that Palmer is MISSING, but soon arrives at THE VERDICT that he's just been stuck in a theatre since 1982 watching GANDHI.

  • Episode 67: Academy Awards 2021 Recap

    April 27th, 2021  |  1 hr 48 mins
    2021, academy awards, film, judas and the black messiah, mank, minari, movies, nomadland, oscars, promising young woman, sound of metal, the father, the trial of the chicago 7

    Palmer and Tim are joined by Lisa from the I Love that Movie Podcast to discuss the 2021 Academy Awards!

  • Episode 65: Best Picture 1993: Unforgiven, A Few Good Men, Scent of a Woman, Howard's End, The Crying Game

    April 15th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 6 mins
    1993, a few good men, academy awards, best picture, film, hollywood, howard's end, movies, oscars, scent of a woman, the crying game, unforgiven

    Palmer remains UNFORGIVEN for saying Tim has the SCENT OF A WOMAN while playing THE CRYING GAME with A FEW GOOD MEN over at HOWARD'S END.

  • Episode 63: Best Picture 2003: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Chicago, Gangs of New York, The Hours, The Pianist

    March 25th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 39 mins
    academy awards, adrian brody, chicago, chopin, daniel day-lewis, fantasy, film, fosse, gangs of new york, holocaust, leonardo dicaprio, lord of the rings, martin scorsese, meryl streep, movies, mrs. dalloway, musical, oscars, poland, the hours, the pianist, the two towers, tolkien, virginia woolf, warsaw, world war ii

    While trying to convince Palmer that THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS is worth THE HOURS spent watching it, Tim discovers that the GANGS OF NEW YORK and CHICAGO have kidnapped famed mob boss, simply known as THE PIANIST. Another adventure awaits!

  • Episode 62: Best Picture 2013: Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Amour, Beasts of the Southern Wild

    March 4th, 2021  |  Season 7  |  2 hrs 31 mins
    academy award, amour, argo, beasts of the southern wild, best picture, django unchained, film, les miserables, life of pi, lincoln, movies, oscars, silver linings playbook, zero dark thirty

    Tim & Palmer are back with the three's to discuss Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Amour, Beasts of the Southern Wild.

  • Episode 64: Best of 2020 with Lisa!

    January 10th, 2021  |  1 hr 56 mins
    academy awards, best of 2020, birds of prey, city hall, emma, film, hamilton, harley quinn, i'm thinking of ending things, invisible man, movies, oscars, palm springs, soul, sound of metal, tenet, the devil all the time, trial of the chicago 7

    Palmer and Tim are joined by Lisa from "I Love that Movie Podcast" to make the best of the 2020 film scene!