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EPISODE 518: TOP TEN OF 2016

21 Feb

In this episode, Tyler and David discuss their top ten of 2016.

EPISODE 517: THROUGH THE CRACKS

14 Feb

In this episode, Tyler and David discuss the various 2016 releases that flew under the radar.

BP Movie Journal 2/9/17

11 Feb

Tyler and David discuss the movies and TV shows they’ve been watching, including:

Movies
O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA
TO ROME WITH LOVE
MOONLIGHT
13 MINUTES
HIDDEN FIGURES
SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS
THE UNTOUCHABLES
NORMAN

TV
THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW
THE ROCKFORD FILES

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EPISODE 516: INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENTS 2016

6 Feb

In this episode, Tyler and David discuss their favorite individual artistic achievements of 2016.

BP Movie Journal 2/2/17

3 Feb

Tyler and David discuss the movies and TV shows they’ve been watching, including:

Movies
THE FOUNDER
MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON
TROUBLE IN PARADISE
HEART OF A DOG
SPLIT
FENCES
LO AND BEHOLD
POPSTAR
PATERSON
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS
THE KID
ONE WEEK
O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA
10 CLOVERFIELD LANE
ALWAYS SHINE
DEEPWATER HORIZON
GHOSTBUSTERS
TRAPPED
SPA NIGHT
THEY CALL US MONSTERS
TICKLED
THE SPACE BETWEEN US
A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING
QUEEN OF KATWE
MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE
DIRTY GRANDPA

TV
THE GOOD PLACE
MARTY
THE MARTHA RAYE SHOW
FATHER KNOWS BEST
MAMA
ROOTS
JULIA
AMOS AND ANDY

Academy Award nominations!

24 Jan

In this special episode, Tyler is joined by film critic Stephen Farber to discuss this year’s Oscar nominations.

EPISODE 514: BP MASTER CLASS with DAVE PLATT

22 Jan

In this episode, Tyler is joined by fellow film student Dave Platt to talk about the Oscars, Jamaa Fanaka, and Star Wars.

Split: Schlock Treatment, by Tyler Smith

20 Jan

M. Night Shyamalan’s Split is so silly, so trashy, so unabashedly schlocky that one really can’t resist being remarkably entertained while watching it. It helps that Shyamalan employs all of his best visual and editing tricks – along with a fair amount of storytelling charm – to help sell the central concept. The story of a young man with 23 distinct personalities and the young women he abducts attempting to navigate those personalities to freedom requires commitment on the part of all involved, and this film is nothing if not totally committed. By the end, I had been won over and was able to revel in the pure wacky earnestness of it all, which may sound like an insult, but is actually a testament to the power of a filmmaker to transcend his conceptual limitations.

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BP Movie Journal 1/12/17

13 Jan

Tyler and David discuss the movies they’ve been watching, including:

AQUARIUS
A TRIP TO THE MOON
THINGS TO COME
THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL
LA LA LAND
ZERO DAYS
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
THE BYE BYE MAN
ALLIED

EPISODE 512: SCOTT’S TOP TEN

10 Jan

In this episode, Tyler and David are joined by Scott Nye to discuss his favorite films of 2016.