#426 : THE NEON DEMON

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The guys review The Neon Demon. Michael is shocked at the idea of Nicolas Winding Refn directing Spectre. Joe provides a swift takedown of the Independence Day sequel. Jared mourns the loss of Abbas Kiarostami.

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#425 : FINDING DORY

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The long-awaited sequel to Pixar’s Finding Nemo gets the RF treatment. Michael raises storytelling concerns. Jared praises the photorealistic pre-show short. Joe identifies the greatest American crime story and explains the cinematic equivalent of Cheetos.

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#424 : Favorite Summertime Films

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Michael, Jared, and Joe share their five favorite films that evoke the feeling of summer. Joe recommends the best documentary he has ever seen and angrily declares The Godfather Part II inferior to the first.

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#423 : POPSTAR / LOVE & FRIENDSHIP

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A double review episode! The hosts discuss the new flick from The Lonely Island crew and agree on the strength of its music. Joe and Jared are charmed by Whit Stillman’s Jane Austen adaptation. Michael pushes for another Movies on Trial debate. Joe regrets a preemptive recommendation.

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#422 : THE LOBSTER

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The fellas debate The Lobster, the first English language feature from Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos. Michael provides an update on an older Marvel movie. Joe asserts his hatred of spiders. Jared mentions Ralph Fiennes’ penis.

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#421 : THE NICE GUYS

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One of RF’s most anticipated 2016 movies is reviewed. There’s an impromptu debate about who should be the next James Bond. The Ghostbusters remake pre-release backlash gets more discussion than it deserves.

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#420 : CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

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Michael explains why the Marvel brand is so strong and what it gets right about story. Joe praises Civil War‘s big setpiece and talks about drinking & “Draking.” Jared champions Ant-Man. Joe and Jared discuss their newfound interest in King Hu and wuxia cinema.

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#419 : GREEN ROOM

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The guys agree Jeremy Saulnier’s new film is a nasty, white-knuckle thriller and debate its use of violence. Joe is annoyed no one else is drinking while recording.

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#418 : THE JUNGLE BOOK / BETTER CALL SAUL S2

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The fellas discuss the new live-action Disney film and Better Call Saul S2. Joe and Michael upset Jared with their mutual distaste for the essay film genre. Jared shares his Top 5 American Coming-of-Age Movies.

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#417 : EVERYBODY WANTS SOME

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There is disagreement on Richard Linklater’s latest film. Joe tells Jared to “respectfully, fuck off.” A tough trivia question in Cinemassociations stumps Michael and Jared.

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