Episode 56: Best Picture 1974: The Exorcist, American Graffiti, The Sting, A Touch of Class, Cries & Whispers
September 17th, 2020 | Season 6 | 1 hr 9 mins
1974, a touch of class, academy awards, american graffiti, best picture, cries & whispers, oscars, the exorcist, the sting
While adding A TOUCH OF CLASS to a building with some AMERICAN GRAFFITI during THE STING of the century, Palmer & Tim hear some CRIES & WHISPERS from none other than Father Merrin, a.k.a. THE EXORCIST. Shenanigans ensue.
Episode 55: Best Picture 1984: Terms of Endearment, The Right Stuff, The Big Chill, Tender Mercies, The Dresser
August 27th, 2020 | Season 6 | 1 hr 12 mins
1984, academy awards, best picture, oscars, tender mercies_, terms of endearment, the big chill, the dresser, the right stuff
Before THE BIG CHILL sets in on the set of THE DRESSER, Palmer sets out to right the new TERMS OF ENDEARMENT concerning his friendship with Tim, who reminds Palmer to factor in THE RIGHT STUFF a.k.a TENDER MERCIES.
Episode 54: Best Picture 1994: Schindler's List, The Fugitive, The Remains of the Day, The Piano, In the Name of the Father
August 6th, 2020 | Season 6 | 1 hr 21 mins
1994, academy awards, best picture, in the name of the father, oscars, schindler's list, the fugitive, the piano, the remains of the day
Palmer and Tim are back to discuss the 1994 Best Picture nominees! Following a viewing over SCHINDLER'S LIST, Palmer and Tim debate what to do with THE REMAINS OF THE DAY. Tim says play THE PIANO, but Palmer wants to reenact THE FUGITIVE ballroom scene IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER of comedy about that specific ballroom, John Mulaney.
Episode 53: Best Picture 2004: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Lost in Translation, Mystic River, Seabiscuit
July 16th, 2020 | Season 6 | 1 hr 22 mins
2004, academy awards, best picture, lost in translation, master and commander: the far side of the world, mystic river, oscars, seabiscuit, the lord of the rings: the return of the king
Palmer and Tim are back for the Best Picture of 2004! In this episode, they conclude the journey in Middle-Earth (in reverse) by dissecting THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING. Unfortunately, a lot of it is LOST IN TRANSLATION for Palmer who takes SEABISCUIT down by the MYSTIC RIVER to reenact MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD instead.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Lost in Translation, Mystic River, Seabiscuit
Episode 52: Best Picture 2014: The Wolf of Wall Street, Gravity, American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, Nebraska, Captain Phillips, Philomena
June 25th, 2020 | Season 6 | 2 hrs 10 mins
12 years a slave, academy rewind, american hustle, best picture, captain phillips, dallas buyers club, gravity, her, nebraska, oscars, philomena, the wolf of wall street
Palmer and Tim are back after the season break for the next round of Academy Rewind! This episode, they venture bravely into NEBRASKA discussing 12 YEARS A SLAVE with PHILOMENA and CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, all to find the elusive "HER." On their journey, they encounter THE WOLF OF WALL STREET outside the DALLAS BUYERS CLUB trying to sell GRAVITY in classic AMERICAN HUSTLE style.
Best Picture 2014: The Wolf of Wall Street, Gravity, American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, Nebraska, Captain Phillips, Philomena
*This episode was recorded months prior to the Black Lives Matter movement currently igniting the United States, therefore, the conversation regarding "12 Years a Slave" does not touch upon the political or cultural climate of the country.