Movies with my Best Friend, Phil

15. Destroy All Monsters – Kaiju


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In our 2nd movie for 2021 Craig, Will, and Phil watch and review the Kaiju classic “Destroy All Monsters”. Also in the pod: the guys chat about their favorite Kaiju monsters, spend some time in Will and Phil’s childhood and Will impersonates a few characters from the movie (spoiler alert, it doesn’t go well).

Recommendations:

Will: The History of Swear Words

Craig: Maniac Cop

Phil: The Wind Rises

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14. King Kong (1933) – Kaiju


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Happy New Year! We are back in the new year with a themed new month, Kaiju movies. Our first (technically not a Kaiju movie, maybe?) is “King Kong” from 1933. Also on the pod, the guys receive some a very special gifts, confuse monkey’s with apes, and get emotional about a 90 year old movie!

Recommendations:

Will: Immortals Fenyx Rising

Craig: American Graffiti

Phil: Scrabble

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13. Muppet Christmas Carol – Christmas


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It’s finally here the last episode of 2020! Thank you to everyone who’s come with us and made Phil your best friend too! For our final Christmas episode we are watching and chatting about “Muppet Christmas Carol”. Also on the pod, Craig, Will, and Phil discover the worst Christmas song of all time, discuss the monstrosity that is pig and frog sexual relationships, and over all have a Holly Jolly Christmas time!

Recommendations

Will: Barenaked For The Holidays

Craig: Arthur Christmas

Phil: The Dip

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12. Batman Returns – Christmas


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Didja hear? It’s Christmas time! Which means watching a movie that’s probably not a Christmas movie but what the heck it’s time for Tim Burton’s “Batman Returns”! Craig, Will, and Phil also discuss Batman, the world’s greatest detective, and the dark knight and Craig and Will get very close to deciding it’s time to spin off their own podcast “Movie’s with this Other Guy.”

Recommendations

Craig: Mank

Will: Big Mouth

Phil: Somebody Feed Phil

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11. Krampus – Christmas


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Merry Christmas! It’s time for some Christmas movies! This week Craig, Will, and Phil watch Will’s Christmas pick the 2015 horror/comedy film “Krampus”. Also on the pod, the boys discuss some Christmas traditions like how to “Hide the Pickle”, and when one should or should not drink eggnog.

Recommendations:

Craig: The Queen’s Gambit

Will: We Are The Champions

Phil: The Happiest Season

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10. Brokeback Mountain – Western


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In the final episode of Western month, Phil, Craig, and Will sit down (remotely) and watch “Brokeback Mountain” together (but separately). Also in this episode, the guys debate the quality of M. Night movies, talk about gay sex with all the poise and grace of a water-buffalo with stomach problems, and decide if this movie even counts as a Western.

Recommendations

Craig: Animaniacs (2020)

Will: The Umbrella Academy (TV Show)

Phil: Castlevania (TV Show)

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9. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada – Westerns


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This week, Phil, Craig, and Will watch and review Tommy Lee Jone’s directorial debut “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada”. Also on the pod, the guys chat about first time directors, their personal history with watching Tommy Lee Jones, and how far they would go with each other’s corpses.

Recommendations

Will: 1st Draft, 2nd Pass

Phil: Moon Child

Craig: Six Feet Under

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8. The Searchers – Westerns


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Phil, Craig, and Will dive into another Western classic “The Searchers”, a John Ford film starring John Wayne. The guys also finally solve the misrepresentation of Natives in Westerns (they really don’t), chat about what weirdo John Ford must of have been, and discuss their favorite paintings at the DIA, for some reason. . .

Recommendations:

Phil: The DIA

Craig: The Mandalorian

Will: Last Podcast On The Left

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7. Once Upon a Time in The West – Western


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Yee-haw! It’s Western month! To kick things off, Phil, Craig, and Will watch one of Phil’s favorites “Once Upon a Time in The Western”. Also on the pod, the guys go into great detail about Phil’s emotional journey with the genre of Westerns, and Will & Craig maybe destroy their decades long relationship with their mutual best friend with dissenting opinions. . .

Recommendations:

Phil: Other Men Need Help

Craig: Return of The Obra Dinn

Will: Graveyard Keeper

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